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Auction 157, Lot 123

"A New Map of the Only Useful and Frequented Part of New Found Land", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Newfoundland, Canada

Period: 1762 (published)

Publication: London Magazine

Color: Black & White

9.5 x 7 inches
24.1 x 17.8 cm

Uncommon and crisply engraved chart with details mostly along the coast. Shows the southern 90% of the island up to Cape Rich. Locates Widows Bank, the Great Fishing Bank, Madelaine Isles, etc. Interior areas "are entirely unknown." A portrait-style title cartouche and simple compass rose adorn the map.

References: Jolly #LOND-215.

Condition: B

Issued folding with light toning, light staining, and faint offsetting from an opposing page of text.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $130

Closed on 5/4/2016