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Auction 135, Lot 117

"Suite du Cours du Fleuve de St. Laurent Depuis Quebec jusqu'au Lac Ontario", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1757 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

11.3 x 7.5 inches
28.7 x 19.1 cm

A detailed map of the region between Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River to Quebec. The map extends to Lake Champlain and Lake George, as well as Lake Nepessing in Michigan, with numerous portages named on the interconnecting waterways. Locates Montreal. There are a number of forts named, including Ft. Toronto, Ft. Oswego, and Ft. Georges. A rococo-style title cartouche encloses the distance scale. At lower left: "Tom XIV" and lower right "No. 17".

References: Kershaw #631.

Condition: A

Light impression on fine hand laid paper with wide margins. One faint spot in map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $70

Closed on 2/16/2011