Auction 153, Lot 114

"A New Chart of the River St. Lawrence from the Island of Anticosti to Lake Ontario", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: St. Lawrence River, Canada

Period: 1759 (published)

Publication: London Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.1 x 7.2 inches
25.7 x 18.3 cm

This two-part map elaborates on navigational hazards in the St. Lawrence River. The main map, the smaller continuation from Quebec to Lake Ontario, and inset of The Traverse or Passage from Cape Torment into the South Channel of Orleans Isle are each adorned with fine, decorative cartouches. Additional insets of the Bay of Seven Islands and Lake Champlain have their own compass roses.

References: Jolly #LOND-174; Sellers & Van Ee #238.

Condition: A

Issued folding with a few archivally repaired fold separations.

Estimate: $140 - $170

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Closed on 5/20/2015

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