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Auction 182, Lot 114

"The River St. Lawrence, Accurately Drawn from D'Anville's Map Publish'd Under the Patronage of the Duke of Orleans", Harrison, John

Subject: St. Lawrence River, Canada

Period: 1784 (published)

Publication: Atlas to Accompany Rapin's History of England

Color: Hand Color

16.5 x 13.1 inches
41.9 x 33.3 cm
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This detailed map delineates the course of the seaway from Lake Ontario to Point Kamouraska at the mouth of the river. The map locates channels, islands, shoals, waterfalls, rocks, and rapids in the river, as well as detail of the towns, forts and place names in the river valley. This depiction was drawn from an inset in D'Anville's large, four-sheet map. Engraved by Simpkins.

References: Kershaw #681; Phillips (A) #5206-20; Sellers & Van Ee #251.

Condition: B+

There is light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 4/28/2021