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AMÉRIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE


Amérique du Nord

 

75 SANSON, N. Amerique Septentrionale. Paris, Mariette, 1650. Beau col. ancien. Rousseurs, pâles mouillures, fente en bas du pli central (sans manque). Bordures et cartouches coloriés à l'époque. - Paper slightly age toned, split in lower part centerfold, minor water staining and brown spotting. 390 x 553 mm.

1600 - 2000 €
Adjugé pour 3300 €

¤ 3e état. Carte de l' Amérique Septentrionale gravée par A. Peyrounin, avec les bordures et cartouches coloriés à l'époque. - Third state. Map of North America with scale borders and title-cartouches brightly coloured at the time of publication. The map is engraved by Peyrounin.
The North America is one of the most desirable seventeenth century maps and certainly one of the most influential for many years. It was the first map to show all five Great Lakes, which are open-ended to the west and the first to name Lake Superior and Lake Ontario. It's information on Indians in the Southwest was the most up to date at the time, especially for the Apache tribes, many of which are indicated here for the first time. California with flat northern coast sloping up to the east. The Azores are included, Lake Ontario is shaded.
The colouring is uncommon, curious and very decorative. - McLaughlin, California,12, State 3 ; Wagner 360 ; Burden, North America, 294, state 3.


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CANADA

 

77 JEFFERYS, T. An Exact Chart of the River St. Laurence.. Quebec. Londres, Robert Sayer, 1775. Limites coloriées. Carte pliée, imprimée sur 2 feuilles jointes. Petites fentes aux extrémités des plis dont une jusque sur 0,5 cm à l'int. de la carte. Petit trou à 2 intersections, 2 taches pâles au milieu. - Two sheets joined, 2 spots slightly brown in the center. In outline colours. 600 x 950 mm.

700 - 800 €
Adjugé pour 560 €

¤ Grande carte illustrant l'estuaire de la rivière St. Laurent. Accompagné de 5 cartons représentant des tracés de côtes le long du Golfe homonyme. - With five insets. A chart of the St. Lawrence River by the noted eighteenth century English cartographer Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to George III and the Prince of Wales.
Jefferys produced many important maps of America from 1751 until 1768, including this superior chart first issued in 1757. The main source for Jefferys was a map issued in 1702 based on a survey of the river by Jean Deshayes.
Deshayes map became the standard chart of the St. Lawrence until James Cook's surveys appeared in the second half of the century. Jefferys translated Deshayes' chart into English, and added an updated depiction of the river from Lake Ontario to Quebec based on J.B.B. D'Anville's 1755 map of Canada.
This is a sailing chart, complete with soundings, rhumb lines for navigation, written directions, and coastal profiles. The central part of the map shows the river from Anticosti Island to Quebec, and it includes a number of insets such as the one based on D'Anville's map and four others depicting important sections of the river with greater detail.
This reissue of the Jefferys map, which appeared in his "The American Atlas", was prompted by the growing tensions between the British government and its colonies, that generated an increasing demand for maps of North America.
The St. Lawrence River, with its importance for shipping to and from the prosperous Canadian settlements, was of particular interest to readers in London and elsewhere in the English speaking world.


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78 ADAMS, J. Map of the city and suburbs of Montreal. New York, 1825. Carte gravée en 3 ff. non jointes mesurant au total : 80 x 186 cm. Doublée de papier du Japon, entièrement restaurée, manques de papier et déchirures consolidés avec certaines parties redessinées, papier bruni par la colle. - Map engraved on 3 sheets not joined, if joined : 80 x 186 cm. Backed on Japan paper. Heavily restored with some loss of paper replaced and some parts re-drawn, paper browned. Sold as is..

1000 - 1200 €
Adjugé pour 3400 €

¤ Monumental plan de Montréal et de ses faubourgs par J. Adams, gravé par J. Deforrest Stout.
John Adams arpenteur (actif 1819-1837) et James Deforrest Stout graveur (1783-1868).
- Adams, John. Map of the city and suburbs of Montreal : exhibiting distinctly every property public and private, the course of the water works, the river line in front of the city and the La Chine Canal from its junction with the port.../ constructed from a new survey 1825 by John Adams, H.P. Royl Mily Surveyor and draftsman.


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Alaska

 

79 DIDEROT, D. Carte des parties Nord et Est de l'Asie.. (5 maps) / Nouvelle Représentation des côtes Nord et Est de l'Asie / Carte des nouvelles découvertes / Carte générale… de l'Amiral de Fonte / Carte… des Terres Arctiques / Partie de la carte du Capitaine Clun Paris, 1779. Traces de pliures, infimes rousseurs. - Some spotting. 301 x 383 mm.

400 - 500 €
Adjugé pour 550 €

¤ Lot de 6 cartes publiées dans l'"Encyclopédie" de Diderot.
- The maps are from Diderot's "Encyclopedie" which contains ten maps of America, Asia and the Arctic Regions. 6 maps showing California, Canada, Alaska, Siberia and Japan.


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Californie

 

80 DIDEROT, D. / VAUGONDY. Carte des parties Nord et Ouest de L'Amérique Suppl. I.re carte / Carte de la Californie et des Pays Nord-Ouest Suppl. 4e carte / Carte de la Californie suivant… Suppl. 5e carte. / Carte Générale des Découvertes de l'Amiral de Fonte… Suppl. 7e carte Paris, 1772-1773. Infimes rousseurs, traces de pliures.. 295 x 370 mm.

400 - 500 €
Adjugé pour 550 €

¤ Lot de 4 cartes éditées dans l'"Encyclopédie" de Diderot. - The maps are from Diderot's "Encyclopedie" which contains ten maps of America, Asia and the Arctic Regions. One map with two depictions of the northwest American coast: One based on Visscher (1612) and, in a large inset, the other based on Plancius (1641), published by Visscher. Another map showing four versions of California on one sheet. Another map including the route of Admiral De Fonte, and a completely fictitious voyage. With "Mer de l'Ouest". - Pedley 453, 473 et 474


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