Auction 179, Lot 120

"Karte von der Insel Montreal und den Gegen den Imher...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Montreal, Canada

Period: 1760 (dated)

Publication: Geschichte der Kriege

Color: Hand Color

11.4 x 8.6 inches
29 x 21.8 cm

This is a German version of Bellin's map of the islands of Montreal and Jesus. Montreal (here Stadt Maria) is depicted as a walled and fortified city. Forts Klaren Spitze, St. Annen, Senneville von Steine, Se. Genevieve, Roland, etc. are located, as are the surrounding islands of St. Therese, Ronde, St. Helene, Perot, and Bizard. This is the second state, published by Korn in 1776, with the additional inset plan of Montreal based on Thomas Jefferys important plan of the city.

References: Kershaw #1107.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with light scattered foxing, a couple small rust spots, and light printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/16/2020