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Auction 138, Lot 125

"A Chart of the River St. Laurence, as High as Quebec", Anon.

Subject: Canada

Period: 1759 (published)

Publication: Grand Magazine of Magazines

Color: Black & White

7.5 x 4.5 inches
19.1 x 11.4 cm

This rare map of the St. Laurence includes a fine Plan of Quebec showing limited fortifications, individual buildings and streets. Published in the October 1758 issue of the rare Grand Magazine of Magazines. The first issue was in July 1758 and the publication ceased with the November 1759 issue. A rarely seen map with no prior sales records located.

References: Jolly GMOM-9.

Condition: B+

Fine example with dark, early impression on thick paper. With a tiny hole or paper flaw in upper neatline and some text offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/7/2011