Hudson Bay Ontario Canada c.1746 Bellin antique map Kershaw #456AntiqueMapsPrints.com
Carte des Parties du Nord-Ouest De L'Amerique
Suivant les Voyages de Middleton et d. Ellis.
(Hudson Bay / Ontario / Canada)
Issued Paris, 1746 by J. N. Bellin.
Lovely antique engraved map with excellent hand color. Better than typical looking example.
In VG or better condition, minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, some gentle signs of age, overall the image and paper remain clean, well preserved and very attractive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 11 1/2" x 9 3/4".
Engraved area measures c. 10 3/4" x 8".
Kershaw, Early Printed Maps of Canada , 456 (noting variant language editions, this French one appearing first).
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 116.