1744 Bellin Antique Map of Hudsons Bay, Canada

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

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

$275.00