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Description:This fine original antique map of Hudsons Bay, Canada, was engraved by Bellin in 1744 - the date is engraved in the title cartouche - for the German edition of Antoine-François Prevosts monumentus 20 volume edition of "L`Histoire Generale des Voyages" first published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague in 1758.
This is a finely engraved and detailed map with a heavy and deep impression on strong clean paper. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - off white Age of map color: - Colors used: - General color appearance: - Paper size: - 14in x 9 1/2in (355mm x 240mm) Plate size: - 12in x 9in (305mm x 230mm) Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm) Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - None Verso: - None