"L'Isle de Terre-Neuve l'Acadie, ou la Nouvelle Ecosse, l'Isle St. Jean et la Partie Orientale du Canada", Bonne, Rigobert
Subject: Northeastern United States & Canada
Period: 1783 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
12.4 x 8.2 inches
31.5 x 20.8 cm
Copper engraved map of the Maritimes as far west as Lake Ontario, as well as New England and the Atlantic coast to Philadelphia. The map is detailed to show the provinces, towns, forts, harbors, Indian tribes, and the fishing banks in the North Atlantic. According to Kershaw, this is an anonymous derivative of Bonne's map.
References: Kershaw #725; McCorkle #782.3; Sellers and van Ee #172.
A sharp impression with a hint of toning along the centerfold.