Jul 09, 2020 - Sale 2540

Sale 2540 - Lot 63

Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
DES BARRES, JOSEPH FREDERICK WALLET. [Profile views of the Nova Scotia coast]. Appearance of the Land from the White Islands to [St. Marys River taken two Leagues off Shore]; The Entrance of Milford Haven at the Head of Chedabucto Bay; A View taken off the Entrance of Beaver Harbor Bald Isle bearing E. 15° N; Appearance of the Shore to the Westward of Canso Cranberry Isle bearing N. by E. 1/2 distant 4 miles; Appearance of the S.E. Point of Nova Scotia taken from Canso Island [Shewing the distant Land of Richmond Isles the Gut of Canso &c]. Left sheet only comprising three and two halves (of 8) engraved views on "JBates" watermarked laid paper. 33 1/4x25 1/4 inches sheet size, wide margins; overall age toned, several short closed tears. Stevens 61D. [London, 1777]