Auction 93, Lot 102

"A Map of the Island of St. John in the Gulf of St. Laurence Divided Into Counties & Parishes and the Lots, as Granted by Government…", Sayer & Bennett

Subject: Canada

Period: 1775 (dated)

Publication: American Atlas

Color: Hand Color

27.5 x 14.2 inches
69.9 x 36.1 cm

First state of this fascinating plat map of the island improved from the original survey by Samuel Holland. The island is here divided into fourteen parishes containing 67 numbered parcels. Tables note the acreage of each lot by parish and list the proprietors by number. The relative location of St. John is shown on a decorative inset map of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

References: Kershaw #844

Condition: A

Faint toning along centerfold and short fold separation in bottom margin, else fine.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/6/2000