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Auction 156, Lot 131

"Kaart van het Eiland Terre-Neuve, van Nieuw Schotland, het Eiland St. Jan en het Oostelyk Gedeelte van Kanada", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: Eastern United States & Canada

Period: 1785 (published)

Publication: Atlas tot Opheldering der Hedendaagsche Historie…

Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 cm

This uncommon map covers the area from New Jersey to Newfoundland. New England is shown reaching from Connecticut to Novia Scotia, and Massachuset Baay extends from Boston way up into Northern Maine. The map is based on Bonne's similar map of 1782 but is adorned with a delicately engraved title cartouche.

References: Kershaw #729; McCorkle #785.7; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.BACH-3a.

Condition: A

Clean and bright on watermarked paper with minor soiling confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $300 - $375


Closed on 2/17/2016