Auction 150, Lot 110

"A New & Accurate Map of the Islands of Newfoundland, Cape Briton, St. John and Anticosta; Together with the Neighbouring Countries of Nova Scotia, Canada &c. Drawn from the Most Approved Moderns Maps and Charts, and Regulated by Astronl. Observatns.", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Eastern Canada

Period: 1752 (published)

Publication: A Complete Atlas, or Distinct View of the Known World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 13.7 inches
42.7 x 34.8 cm

An attractive map of the Gulf of St. Laurence based on Bellin's definitive map of 1744. It is very detailed with hundreds of place names, especially along the coastlines. The major fishing banks are well delineated. This is the second state with "No. 63" at the bottom left. Large decorative title cartouche and compass rose.

References: Kershaw #694; Phillips (A) #614-41.

Condition: B+

A nice impression on watermarked paper with wide margins and light soiling.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/17/2014

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