Auction 159, Lot 136

"A New and Accurate Map of Quebec and Its Boundaries; from a Late Survey", Anon.

Subject: Colonial Northeastern United States & Canada

Period: 1781 (published)

Publication: Universal Magazine

Color: Hand Color

12.7 x 10.6 inches
32.3 x 26.9 cm

The focus of this map is much broader than the title indicates. It extends from the coast of Labrador to Long Island and inland to include Lake Mistassin in Ontario and Lake Champlain. New Hampshire takes in all of present-day New Hampshire and Vermont, and Maine is unnamed. The map shows a number of early settlements, forts, and Indian tribal territory.

References: Jolly #UNIV-193; Kershaw #1013; McCorkle #781.8; Seller & Van Ee #583.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now flattened with archival repairs to a short fold separation at top. A binding trim at bottom right has been replaced with old paper, and an associated 3.5" binding tear has been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2016