Auction 179, Lot 117

"Carte du Golphe de St. Laurent et Pays Voisins pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: St. Lawrence Bay, Canada

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

14.1 x 8.5 inches
35.8 x 21.6 cm

This attractive, copper engraved map shows St. Lawrence Bay with Anticosti Island, Prince Edward Island (I. St Jean), Cape Breton Island (Isle Royale), Newfoundland and the adjacent mainland. The map is adorned with a decorative rococo-style cartouche. "Tom. XIX" engraved at top left.

References: cf. Kershaw #591.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright sheet, issued folding with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/16/2020