Sale 610 Lot 46

* CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham (1684-1743). Carte de la Nouvelle France: oú se voit le cours des Grandes Rivieres de S. Laurens & de Mississipi. [Amsterdam, 1719].

Engraved map of the Mississippi River and Great Lakes, with hand coloring, image 421 x 488 mm (sheet 456 x 540 mm). Insets within a decorative cartouche of the harbor at Quebec and a view of Quebec, paper with a Strasburg Lily watermark. (Approximately 9 1/2-in. split to fold repaired on verso, small hole touching letters with old repair.) Based on de Fer's four-sheet map of 1718, Chatelain incorporates information about Louisiana and the Mississippi Valley from Delisle's 1701 manuscript map, as well as geography of New England and Canada from Franquelin. Kershaw 332.

Estimate $1,200-1,800

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