Item #M11036 Carte Du Canada Ou De La Nouvelle France, & Des Decouvertes Qui Y Ont Ete. Henri Chatelain.

Carte Du Canada Ou De La Nouvelle France, & Des Decouvertes Qui Y Ont Ete....

Paris: 1719. Notes: From "Atlas Historique"- "Chatelain's map of Canada is closely derived from Del 'Isle's map of 1703 with his classic interpretation of the Great Lakes, and Lahontan's 'Long River'" -Kershaw
The map is very rich in detail and represents a very great rendering of the great lakes to date. The writings to the left of the map "Remarque Historique" describes the story of the discovery of Canada. The map is largely based on the surveys of Lahontan, Hennepin, Franquelin and Jolliet. Large French text inset Remarque Historique tells the story of the discovery of Canada by fishermen from Brittany who were shipwrecked in 1504., Size : 410x523 (mm), 16.14x20.59 (Inches), Coloring: Hand Colored, Reference: Kershaw, Early Printed Maps of Canada, Vol II, Entry 334, Category: Maps Canada;. Very Good, left and right margins are trimmed. Item #M11036

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