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North America, East Coast: Long Island to Isle Royale, Canada. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) Carte Reduite Des Costes Orientales D

$615$500
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2891T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

North America, East Coast: Long Island to Isle Royale, Canada. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) Carte Reduite Des Costes Orientales De L'Amerique Septentrionale. Paris: Bellin, 1757. Very large double folio copper-plate engraved map on laid paper with hand-coloring and outlining, with an inset of Boston Harbor, matted and framed, 34 1/4 x 21 1/4 in.
Bellin's map is one of the most accurate general coastal charts of New England from the time of the French and Indian Wars.
Estimate $500-700


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