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Auction 135, Lot 120

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

Subject: Canada

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

14.2 x 8.6 inches
36.1 x 21.8 cm

First state of this nice copper engraved map of St. Lawrence Bay with Anticosti Island, Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton Island, Newfoundland and the adjacent mainland. Decorative title cartouche At bottom left: "Tom. XIII" and at lower right "No. 2".

References: Kershaw #589; Kershaw Chapter 2 page 64.

Condition: A

Issued folding with binding trim at upper right. Fine hand laid paper with tiny watermark and original margins. Dark impression.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $85

Closed on 2/16/2011