Auction 144, Lot 46

"Carte de l'Acadie et Pais Voisins…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canadian Maritimes

Period: 1757 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

13 x 8.3 inches
33 x 21.1 cm

Nice map with a decorative rococo-style cartouche. It shows in good detail Prince Edward Island, here called Isle Saint Jean, covers all of Nova Scotia including Cape Breton, locates numerous banks south of Nova Scotia. At lower left: "Tome XIV in 4o. No. 13."

References: Kershaw #783.

Condition: A

Strong impression on watermarked paper with just a hint of offsetting.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 4/3/2013