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Auction 161, Lot 124

"Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale, qui Comprend le Canada, la Louisiane le Labrador, le Groenland, les Etats-Unis et la Floride...", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Eastern Canada, Greenland

Period: 1783 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Moderne…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.3 x 11.9 inches
43.9 x 30.2 cm
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Third state of this lovely map that covers eastern Canada and Greenland from the bottom of Hudson Bay, northward beyond the Arctic Circle to about 70° N. latitude. It includes an interesting depiction of a passage between Lake Winnipeg and Hudson Bay alluding to a possible navigable passage to the Pacific. The sheet is decorated with a large title cartouche. This is the top sheet of a two-part map; thus it does not cover the whole region indicated in the title. The map has full borders and stands on its own without the other sheet.

References: Kershaw #475; McCorkle #771.2.

Condition: B+

Very light toning along the centerfold, light scattered foxing mostly confined to the blank margins, and a hint of offsetting.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Unsold

Closed on 2/8/2017

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