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Auction 98, Lot 106

"Carte de la Baye de Hudson Pour servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1757 (dated)


Color: Black & White

12 x 8.7 inches
30.5 x 22.1 cm
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A handsome chart of Hudson Bay and Labrador engraved in Bellin's crisp style depicting the mountains and coastal features. Decorative title cartouche.

References: Kershaw #328.

Condition: B

Good impression on hand laid paper with watermark and full margins. Two small spots, not distracting and a little faint offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $85

Closed on 3/6/2002