Auction 127, Lot 118

"Carte du Golphe de St. Laurent et Pays Voisins", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

14 x 8.5 inches
35.6 x 21.6 cm

This attractive, copper engraved map shows St. Lawrence Bay with Anticosti Island, Prince Edward Island ( I. St Jean ), Cape Breton Island (Isle Royale), and Newfoundland with the adjacent mainland. The map is adorned with a decorative rococo-style cartouche.

References: Kershaw #592.

Condition: A

Sharp impression and original color with a couple very insignificant spots, over all very good.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $70

Closed on 2/25/2009