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Auction 171, Lot 112

"Isle de Terre Newe", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Eastern Canada

Period: 1684 (circa)

Publication: Beschreibung des Ganzen Welt-Kreisses...

Color: Hand Color

4.1 x 5.8 inches
10.4 x 14.7 cm

This charming bird's-eye map of the Canadian Maritimes is centered on the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Newfoundland has a very rudimentary shape with just a few place names off the eastern coast. St. Pierre is noted on Cape Breton Island, and further south is an enlarged Sable Island. A sea battle rages in the Atlantic.

References: Burden #566; Kershaw #272; King (2nd ed.) pp 152-53; Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I B.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/6/2019