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Sale 2003 Lot 2

"Carte de la Nouvelle France ou se voit le cours des Grandes Rivieres de S. Laurens & de Mississippi..."

by Nicolas de Fer ( 1646-1720), hand-colored engraving, published Paris, ca. 1719.
Glazed and framed.
sight 21-1/4" x 23-1/4", framed 22-3/8" x 24-3/8"

Estimate $800-1,200

**Map has been laid down on cardboard, and exhibits notable adhesive marks (browning) to margins and scattered throughout. There is creasing to center fold with a possible separation/tear to bottom edge of fold before it was laid down. Map has light toning and a few pinhead-sized scattered accretions, and specks of foxing.

Sold for $1,875
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