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Auction 95, Lot 99

"A Plan of the City & Harbour of Louisburg; shewing that part of Gabarus Bay in which the English landed, also their Encampment during the Siege in 1745", Anon.

Subject: Colonial Canada

Period: 1758 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

10 x 7.5 inches
25.4 x 19.1 cm
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Handsome French and Indian War map covering the vicinity of Louisburg with batteries, light house, military quarters, etc. Large inset "A map of the Island of Cape Brenton". Each map contains a compass rose. Still bound into the complete March 1758 issue.

References: Jolly GENT-114.

Condition: B

Strong impression. Little foxing and short split at one fold, repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/13/2001