"Karte von l'Isle Royale Entworfen", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Canadian Maritimes
Period: 1756 (published)
Publication: Allegmeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande
Color: Hand Color
10.5 x 9.3 inches
26.7 x 23.6 cm
A strongly engraved map of Cape Breton Island and eastern Canada that includes topography and coastal place names. This is from a German edition of Charlevoix's Histoire et description générale de la Nouvelle France. Pierre Francois Xavier de Charlevoix was a Jesuit historian who explored Canada, the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River Valley.
References: Kershaw #863.
Trimmed to neatline and remargined at bottom, else fine.