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Auction 184, Lot 139

"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 Eastern United States & Canada, Great Lakes

Period: 1759 (published)

Publication: New Geographical Dictionary

Color: Hand Color

11.5 x 8.1 inches
29.2 x 20.6 cm
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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: B+

A crisp impression with light toning and foxing that is more prominent in the blank margins. There is a chip at top right and a tear that enters less than 1/2" into the image at top right that has been closed on verso with hinge tape.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/15/2021