Canada Nova Scotia Newfoundland Fundy Bay 1807 large old Cary hand color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
A New Map of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & c.
(Canada, Magdalen Islands, Cape Breton, Northumberland Straits, Whale Bank, Halifax)
Issued 1807, London by J. Cary
Fine and uncommon old engraved folio sheet map with attractive original full hand color.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Centerfold gently age browned, offsetting from title cartouche, 2" split at bottom centerfold, 1" closed tear in lower blank margin. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan. Overall displays well.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 21 3/8" H x 25 1/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 18" H x 20 3/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 239