Auction 98, Lot 88

"Carta Geographica del Canada nell' America Settentrionale", Albrizzi, Girolamo

Subject: Colonial United States and Canada

Period: 1742 (published)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 12.8 inches
43.2 x 32.5 cm

Italian edition of Delisle's decorative map of Eastern Canada and New England, including all of the Great Lakes, Labrador and Hudson's Bay. Features Lahontan's 'Longue River' of the West. Locates numerous forts and Indian tribes. Large pictorial cartouche and compass rose.

References: Kershaw II #342 pl.224; Phillips Atlases #594-40.

Condition: A

Good impression and strong color on sheet of hand laid paper with watermark.

Estimate: $750 - $850

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/6/2002

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