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Canada
COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.,  Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France et des Decouvertes qui y ont ete faites.., antique map, old maps COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France et des Decouvertes qui y ont ete faites..
Amsterdam c. 1745, Original o/l colour.. 492x574mm. Several marginal tears, some just affecting the engraved area, professionally reinforced. Good impression.
Highly detailed copper-engraved map of Canada and the Great Lakes providing the most accurate rendering of the Great Lakes of the time, with the lakes fully enclosed and properly placed in longitude and latitude.
Decorative cartouche containing the title and the scale of miles, decorated with...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Bid received
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BELLIN, J. N., Carte Reduite du Detroit de Davids…, antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. N. - Carte Reduite du Detroit de Davids…
Paris, 1765, Uncoloured.. 550x870mm. Excellent impression on thick quality hand-laid paper. Real large watermark visible when held against the light. Wide margins. Some faint soiling.
Highly interesting large-scale sea chart of the Davis Strait, which was created for whaling ships, and illustrates the importance of offshore activities in the region. Oriented with north to the right, the coastline of Greenland at the bottom of the map is well detailed with place names, soundings, ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Bid received
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SANTINI, P. / REMONDINI, M., Partie Orientale du Canada avec la Nouvelle Angleterre. . ., antique map, old maps SANTINI, P. / REMONDINI, M. - Partie Orientale du Canada avec la Nouvelle Angleterre. . .
Venice, 1776 - 1784, Coloured.. 484x577mm. Small repairs to worming along centerfold, some light discolouration to centerfold, map may have been cleaned. Else in good condition. Good impression.
A fine map of the extremities of Canada after d'Anville's work, to whom Santini gives credit in the cartouche.
The map extends from New York northwards to include Lake Mistassini and covers the Atlantic coastline between Long Island, New York, and Newfoundland.
Large title cartouche in the...
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Estimate
($ 280 - 435)

Bid received
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TALLIS, J.,  East Canada and New Brunswick., antique map, old maps TALLIS, J. - East Canada and New Brunswick.
London, 1851, Uncoloured.. 260x350mm. Paper age-toned and spotted. Some marginal tears.
This is John Tallis’ map of East Canada or what is now Quebec and New Brunswick. Includes Montreal, Quebec City, and the St. Lawrence River valley. Features five vignettes which include American Indian warriors and a spectacular view of Quebec City. The whole is surrounded by a decorative vine motif... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
Canada cities
ACADEMIE,  Prospect der Strasse gegen der Kirche der Recolecten in der obern Stadt zu Quebec. Vuë de la Rue des Recolets dans la haute Ville de Quebec., antique map, old maps ACADEMIE - Prospect der Strasse gegen der Kirche der Recolecten in der obern Stadt zu Quebec. Vuë de la Rue des Recolets dans la haute Ville de Quebec.
Augsburg, ca. 1780, Original colours.. 310x398mm. Margins / titles made black for viewing, much perforated, windows are cut out, and then a thin transparent paper is mounted at the back and tipped with colour over the perforations.
A so-called optical print showing a decorative imaginary town-view of Québec, with a street view with soldiers marching, and pedestrians, an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.
By Franz Xavier Habermann (1721-1796).
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Estimate
($ 400 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ACADEMIE,  Prospect des Haupt Plazes der Untern Stadt zu Quebec., antique map, old maps ACADEMIE - Prospect des Haupt Plazes der Untern Stadt zu Quebec.
Augsburg, ca.1780, Original colours.. 310x398mm. Margins / titles made black for viewing, much perforated, windows are cut out, and then a thin transparent paper is mounted at the back and tipped with colour over the perforations.
A so-called optical print showing a decorative imaginary town-view of Québec, with a street view with soldiers marching, and pedestrians, an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.
By Franz Xavier Habermann (1721-1796).
This print is a fine ...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR,J.,  Homme & Femme Ottawas., antique map, old maps GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR,J. - Homme & Femme Ottawas.
Paris,1801-1806, In attractive original colours.. 130x85mm. Some very light outer marginal age toning. In very good condition.
Hand-colored mezzotint of Native Americans engraved by Félix Mixelle and Lachaussée Jeune after Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur.
As an etcher, drawer and writer, Grasset de Saint-Sauveur was a prolific polygraph in keeping with the encyclopedic spirit of the eighteenth century: he wrote exotic...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 75)

Bid received
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2