Auction 178, Lot 78

"[Lot of 2] Quebec [and] Quebec",

Subject: Quebec, Canada

Period: 1683-1722 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

Size:
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A. Quebec, by Alain Manesson Mallet, from Description de l'Univers, circa 1683 (3.8 x 5.4"). A charming small panoramic view of the city of Quebec along the St. Lawrence River. The river is filled with ships and the title is in a ribbon banner in the sky. References: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I A [627].

B. Quebec, by Claude Charles le Roy Bacqueville de la Potherie, from Histoire de l'Amerique Septentrionale, Vol. 1, circa 1722 (6.4 x 5.1"). This panoramic view of Quebec has a key contained within a drape-style cartouche that identifies 10 locations, including the fort, the cathedral, and the magazines.

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Condition: A

Nice impressions on bright sheets.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/10/2020

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