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Auction 138, Lot 141

"Part of North America; Containing Canada, the North Parts of New England and New York; with Nova Scotia and Newfound Land", Barrow, John (Sir)

Subject: Canada & United States

Period: 1759 (published)

Publication: New Geographical Dictionary

Color: Black & White

11.5 x 8 inches
29.2 x 20.3 cm

This beautifully engraved copper plate map, after Didier Robert de Vaugondy, describes the Maritimes and New England with an inset of the Great Lakes and course of the Mississippi River. The title is enclosed in a decorative cartouche. This is the first state of this map with the notes on fishing boundaries intact.

References: Kershaw #369; McCorkle #759.3.

Condition: A

There is a hint of toning and minor soiling in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/7/2011