Auction 179, Lot 131

"Part of North America; Containing Canada, the North Parts of New England and New York; with Nova Scotia and Newfound Land. From the Sr. Robert with Improvements", Barrow, John (Sir)

Subject: Colonial Northeastern United States & Canada, Great Lakes

Period: 1759 (published)

Publication: New Geographical Dictionary

Color: Black & White

11.4 x 8.1 inches
29 x 20.6 cm

This beautifully engraved copper plate map, after Didier Robert de Vaugondy, describes the Maritimes and New England with an inset of the Great Lakes and course of the Mississippi River. The title is enclosed in a decorative cartouche. This is the first state of this map with the notes on fishing boundaries intact.

References: Kershaw #369; McCorkle #759.3.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with a couple faint spots and some minor toning in the blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/16/2020