Catalog Archive
Auction 125, Lot 133

"A New and Accurate Map of Quebec and its Boundaries; from a Late Survey", Anon.

Subject: Canada & United States

Period: 1781 (published)

Publication: Universal Magazine

Color: Black & White

12.5 x 10.5 inches
31.8 x 26.7 cm

The focus of this map is much broader than the title indicates. It extends from the coast of Labrador to Long Island and inland to include Lake Mistassin in Ontario and Lake Champlain. New Hampshire takes in all of present-day New Hampshire and Vermont, and Maine is unnamed. The map shows a number of early settlements, forts, and Indian tribal territory.

References: Jolly, UNIV-193; Kershaw #1013; McCorkle #781.8; Seller & Van Ee #583.

Condition: B

There is a small hole by St. Peter's Bank and a repaired binding tear with tape stain and residue on verso.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/24/2008