Auction 139, Lot 117

"The River St. Lawrence, Accurately Drawn From D'Anville's Map…", Harrison, John

Subject: St. Lawrence River, Canada

Period: 1784 (circa)

Publication: Atlas to Accompany Rapin's History of England

Color: Black & White

16.5 x 13.3 inches
41.9 x 33.8 cm

A detailed map of the course of the seaway from Lake Ontario to Point Kamouraska at the mouth of the river. The map locates channels, islands, shoals, waterfalls, rocks and rapids in the river, as well as detail of the towns, forts and place names in the river valley. This depiction was drawn from an inset in D'Anville's large, four-sheet map.

References: Kershaw #681; Phillips (A) #5206-20; Sellers & Van Ee #251.

Condition: A

A strong impression and wide margins with some light creasing.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/15/2012