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Auction 195, Lot 118

"Bayes d'Hudson et de Baffins, et Terre de Labrador", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Eastern Canada & Greenland

Period: 1749 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Portatif Universel et Militaire

Color: Hand Color

6.4 x 6.4 inches
16.3 x 16.3 cm
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Very attractive, small map focusing on Greenland, Baffin Bay, Hudson Bay and Labrador. Greenland is shown with the three island configuration that began with Sanson. Baffin Bay is shown with a large James Island within it, and the coast discovered by Middleton in 1742 is noted at the western portion of the map.

References: Kershaw #443; Pedley #461.

Condition: A

A watermarked sheet with light edge toning and hinge remnants in the top margin.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/15/2023