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Auction 130, Lot 121

"Karte von dem Ende der Hudsons-Bay welche die Englander James Bay nennen", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1744 (dated)

Publication: Allegmeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande

Color: Hand Color

5.5 x 7.5 inches
14 x 19.1 cm
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A German edition of Bellin's map of James Bay, extending north to above Cape Henriette Marie. Numerous rivers flow into the bay, anchorages are noted n the south, it names Ft. Rupert, Fort d'Albani, F. S. Anne and more. Dated 1744, but published in 1756 by Arkstee & Merkus.

References: Kershaw #426.

Condition: B+

Three are a few faint spots, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 12/2/2009