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Auction 125, Lot 124

"Baye de Hudson et Pays Voisins", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1763 (dated)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Black & White

14 x 9 inches
35.6 x 22.9 cm
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A handsome chart of Hudson Bay and Labrador engraved in Bellin's crisp style depicting the mountains and coastal features. Decorative rococo-style title cartouche incorporates a distance scale.

References: Kershaw #328.

Condition: B+

Dark impression on a full sheet of thick hand laid paper with wide, original margins. A few light spots, otherwise fine.

Estimate: $100 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/24/2008