Auction 96, Lot 126

"Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale, qui comprend le Canada, la Louisiane, le Labrador, le Groenland, les Etats-Unis et la Floride", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Canada

Period: 1783 (dated)

Publication: Lattre's Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.1 x 11.6 inches
43.4 x 29.5 cm

The map covers eastern Canada and Greenland from the bottom of Hudson Bay, northward beyond the Arctic Circle to about 70? N latitude. It includes an interesting depiction of a passage between Lake Winnipeg and Hudson Bay alluding to a possible passage to the Pacific. Fine decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: B

Nice impression and thick paper. Faint damp stains in margins barely affecting borders and crease parallel to centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/12/2001

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