Lot 40 of 420:
Scarce chart of Cape Breton Island, Canada  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Océan Atlantique nord. Golfe St. Laurent. Île Cap Breton
Author:
Bayfield, Capitaine
Place:
[Paris, France]
Publisher:
Dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine
Date:
1865-1887
Description:

Engraved map with slight hand-tinting. 94x63.5 cm (37x25"), mounted on linen backing and sectioned for folding. 

Scarce separately issued chart of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. In the top margin are engraved coastal profiles, with additional ones at the bottom of the map. OCLC/WorldCat lists only one example, that of the 1865 first issue, at Memorial University of Newfoundland. No copies of this re-issue are listed. Rubberstamp of Canadian Department of Energy, Mines and Resources in left margin.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Creasing and tears at lower left that were repaired when mounted, another tear from lower edge extending 12" also repaired; very good.
 
Item number:
283435
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