May 26, 2016 - Sale 2417

Sale 2417 - Lot 90

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
MONTRESOR, JOHN. Map of Nova Scotia or Acadia; with the Islands of Cape Breton and St. John's, From Actual Surveys, by Captn. John Montresor Engr. 1768. Large separately-issued hand-colored engraved map of Nova Scotia. 40x52 inches. Laid on canvas, edged with silk. Some expert restorations. London: Printed & Sold by A. Drury in Duke Court St. Martin Laine, 1768

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Unlike Jefferys, Sayer, or Faden, Andrew Drury published these large format maps almost exclusively for separate issue or inclusion in composite atlases. Today they are quite scarce.