Auction 88, Lot 63

"British America, Comprehending Canada, Labrador, New-Foundland, Nova Scotia &c:", Cruttwell, Clement

Subject: Canada

Period: 1799 (dated)

Publication: Cruttwell's Gazetteer

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.2 x 15.5 inches
38.6 x 39.4 cm

Fine copper engraved map of eastern Canada filled with fascinating notations (an area west of Lake Winnipeg is noted "The Climate of this Land is a great deal more temperate than Hudson's Bay"), and several notes concern recent discoveries. Forts, Indian villages and much else of interest. Bit of light offsetting and some light ink marks in an unengraved section, else fine.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $220

Closed on 10/2/1999

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