Jul 09 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2540 - Exhibition Hours

Sale 2540 - Lot 56

Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
CORONELLI, VINCENZO MARIA; and NOLIN, JEAN BAPTISTE. Partie Occidentale du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France ou Sont les Nations des Ilinois, de Tracy, les Iroquois, et Plusieurs Autres Peuples; Avec la Louisiane Nouvellement Decouverte etc. Double-page engraved map of the Great Lakes and upper Mississippi River scattered with regional anecdotes in French and illustrative vignettes of native figures. 20x26 1/2 inches sheet size, wide margins; faint original hand-color in outline; expertly cleaned and flattened with minor edge repairs, but overall an attractive example. Paris, 1688

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"The first printed map devoted to the Great Lakes and upper Mississippi... it would remain the definitive map of the region for over fifty years" -- Burden 630 (third state).