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Auction 130, Lot 123

"[Lot of 2] Carte du Cours du Fleuve de St. Laurent Depuis son Embouchure jusqu'au dessus de Quebec [and] Carte du Golphe de St. Laurent et Pays Voisins", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1757 (dated)


Color: Black & White

11.8 x 7.5 inches
30 x 19.1 cm
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Nice pair of maps detailing the course of the St. Lawrence River from St. Lawrence Bay to just beyond Quebec. Many rocks and shoals are shown in the river with numerous villages and forts located along the shore. Both maps are decorated with rococo-style cartouches.

References: Kershaw #626 & 590.

Condition: A

Both clean and bright. Second map has a lighter impression.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/2/2009