Auction 144, Lot 48

"Carta del Golfo di S.Lorenzo e Paesi Vicini", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Canada

Period: 1781 (published)

Publication: Teatro della Guerra Marittima e Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 8.5 inches
35.6 x 21.6 cm

This is an Italian edition of Bellin's map depicting the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Anticosti Island at the entrance to the St. Lawrence River. Locates Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton Island, Newfoundland and part of New Brunswick and the Gaspe Peninsula. Adorned by an attractive rococo-style title cartouche and enclosed distance scale.

References: Kershaw #594.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with a few small spots. The margin at left has been extended with old paper to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 4/3/2013

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