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Auction 147, Lot 115

"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: Colonial United States & Canada

Period: 1759 (published)

Publication: New Geographical Dictionary

Color: Black & White

11.4 x 8 inches
29 x 20.3 cm
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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

A bright, clean example that has been professionally remargined at bottom with old paper.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/20/2013