"Carte de l'Accadie et Pais Voisins pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Eastern Canada
Period: 1757 (dated)
Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Black & White
13.1 x 8.3 inches
33.3 x 21.1 cm
This handsome map shows Isle Saint Jean (Prince Edward Island) in good detail, covers all of Nova Scotia including Cape Breton, and locates numerous banks south of Nova Scotia. It is adorned with a decorative rococo-style cartouche at bottom right.
Issued folding on a sheet with a bunch of grapes watermark, light offsetting and some minor toning. A tear in the bottom right corner of the sheet has been closed on verso with tape.