Sale 503 Lot 43

BELLIN, Jacques Nicholas (1703-1772)
Partie Occidentale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada. Nuremberg: Homann Heirs, 1755.

Engraved map hand-colored in outline of the Great Lakes, Canada, and the Northern United States, image 425 x 536 mm (567 x 665 mm sheet). Issued on the eve of the French & Indian War, this map depicts the French territory and includes 4 fictitious islands in Lake Superior, and was closely copied from Bellin's 1745 map of the region. Kershaw 950.

Estimate $ 1,800-2,200

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