Auction 99, Lot 108

"Partie de l'Amerique Septent? qui comprend la Nouvelle France ou le Canada", Robert de Vaugondy

Subject: Colonial Canada and Great Lakes

Period: 1755 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universal

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.8 x 18.6 inches
60.5 x 47.2 cm

Lovely map depicting Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and the entire course of the St. Lawrence River and a very large inset of the 1744 Bellin version of the Great Lakes. The large decorative cartouche features a rather fierce-looking beaver below the title. This is the third state published circa 1768 with the addition of the boundaries of Quebec according to the Treaty of 1763.

References: Kershaw #356; Pedley #459.

Condition: B

Wide margins, but with slight chipping at paper edges. A couple of small spots in map and light water stain in lower margin just into border.

Estimate: $600 - $650

Sold for: $425

Closed on 6/12/2002

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