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