SOLD: 1752 Bowen - A New & Accurate Map of the Islands of Newfoundland...

SOLD: 1752 Bowen Gulf of St. Lawerence with detailed fishing banks

Title:

A New & Accurate Map of the Islands of Newfoundland, Cape Briton, St. John and Anticosta; Together with the Neighbouring Countries of Nova Scotia, Canada &c...

Map maker:

Emanuel Bowen, A Complete Atlas, or Distinct View of the Known World

Place and Year:

London, 1752

Dimensions:

42.5 x 34.6 cm (16.7 x 13.6 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Hand colored

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

An attractive map of the Gulf of St. Laurence based on Bellin's definitive map of 1744. The map is very detailed with hundreds of place names, especially along the coastlines. The major fishing banks are well delineated.

This is the second state with "No. 63" at the bottom left. Large decorative title cartouche and compass rose.

CONDITION NOTES

A nice impression with faint toning along centerfold.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00006

REFERENCES

Kershaw #694; Phillips (A) #614-41.

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