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Auction 130, Lot 130

"The British Colonies in North America", Hughes, William

Subject: Canada

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication: Smollett's History of England

Color: Hand Color

12.7 x 9.5 inches
32.3 x 24.1 cm
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This uncommon map shows eastern Canada, with an inset of Newfoundland. The map is delicately engraved in the style popularized by John Tallis with vignettes and a decorative border. The scenes illustrate Cod Fishing, Quebec, a Sledge, and War Council of Indian Warriors. The illustrations were drawn by A.H. Wray and engraved by J. Kernot. The map was drawn and engraved by William Hughes, and published by James S. Virtue.


Condition: B+

Faint toning along fold.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/2/2009