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Auction 92, Lot 118

"Partie Orientale du Canada, avec la Nouvelle Angleterre, l'Acadie, et la Terre-Neuve", D'Anville/Santini

Subject: Colonial United States and Canada

Period: 1776 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel Dresse sur les Meilleures Artes Modernes

Color: Hand Color

22.7 x 19 inches
57.7 x 48.3 cm

Lovely, large map covering New England, the St. Laurence River, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. The map is partially based on the cartography of Bellin and Robert de Vaugondy. The large (uncolored) cartouche, featuring a ferocious looking-beaver, is copied from De Vaugondy's 1755 map of Canada. Second state without pagination.

References: Kershaw #714.

Condition: A+

Clean and crisp with a lovely watermark in the fine paper.

Estimate: $650 - $750

Sold for: $650

Closed on 9/13/2000