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Auction 169, Lot 121


"Carte de l'Isle d'Orleans et du Passage de la Traverse dans le Fleuve St. Laurent Dressee sur les Manuscrits du Depot des Cartes Plans et Journaux de la Marine", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: St. Lawrence River, Canada

Period: 1744 (dated)

Publication: Histoire et Description Generale de la Nouvelle France

Color: Black & White

10.8 x 7.6 inches
27.4 x 19.3 cm
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This delicately engraved map centers on the Ile d'Orleans. It covers the St. Lawrence River from Quebec City east to Isle-aux-Grues. There is good topographical detail and plenty of place names along the banks of the river. An anchorage, hazards, and navigable channels are identified. Engraved by Dheulland.

References: Kershaw #621.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with light offsetting and a few minor spots.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/12/2018