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Auction 172, Lot 91

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

Subject: Nova Scotia, Canada

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime...

Color: Black & White

13.3 x 7.8 inches
33.8 x 19.8 cm
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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, and an ornate cartouche at bottom right contains the title.

References: Kershaw #791; cf. Tooley (MCC-96) #704.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright watermarked sheet. There are faint damp stains along the top edge, well away from map image.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 4/17/2019