Auction 169, Lot 124


"Plan du Port Royal dans l'Accadie Appelle Aujourd' par les Anglois Annapolis Royale", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Nova Scotia, Canada

Period: 1744 (dated)

Publication: Histoire et Description Generale de la Nouvelle France

Color: Black & White

11.1 x 7.6 inches
28.2 x 19.3 cm

This detailed map shows the important colonial settlement in Nova Scotia. It clearly depicts the harbor entrance with soundings, anchorages and navigational hazards. A large compass rose orients the map. Engraved by Dheulland.

References: Kershaw #765; Tooley (MCC-96) #704.

Condition: B+

Issued folding on watermarked paper with light offsetting. There is a 1" fold separation at right and a few minor edge tears.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/12/2018