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2488Bellin's map of eastern Canada.DetailsBellin, Jacques Nicolas1744
Fine decorative chart of eastern Canada
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
1744
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$0.00Bellin--Jacques-NicolasFine-decorative-chart-of-eastern-CanadaSOLD <br></br> Bellin's attractive map of New England and eastern Canada. With insets of the fortified town of Quebec, Fort Dauphin, the city and Port of Louisbourg, and the eastern United States and Canada from Cape Fear northward. The map includes New England as far south as Boston, the St. Lawrence River just beyond Quebec, and north to Cape Round. Very attractive title cartouche with ships and land batteries firing cannon. <br></br> Prince Edward Island, one of Canada's three maritime provinces, is labeled "St. Johns" after the original French name "Île Saint-Jean". The island is named for Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, the fourth son of King George III. <br></br> Coastal detail features soundings and the fishing banks. This attractive map of Canada was published by N. Bellin in 1744.
683Old antique nautical chart of Gulf of St. Lawrence & NewfoundlandDetailsDepot de la Marine1754
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Depot de la Marine
1754
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$0.00Depot-de-la-MarineGulf-of-St--LawrenceSOLD<br></br> Large antique mid 18th century French nautical chart of the entire Gulf of St. Lawrence. Published by the French Depot des Cartes, Plans et Journaux de la Marine in 1754, this variant example of the chart does not contain an attribution to J.N. Bellin, uncovering Pinquin ( Penguin ) Island in the space previously occupied by the cartouche. <br></br> Includes the Island of Newfoundland ( Isle de Terre-Neuve ) with the town of St. John ( St. Jean ), Anticosti Island, the Grand Banks, and Isle Royale. Very interesting is the addition of several very small manuscript? annotations to the chart very near to the Islands of Miquelon and St. Pierre- the only two French possessions in the area. The annotations include the addition of a name to a very small island "Isle Verte" (Green Island) and the overwriting / obscuring of the name for one of the headlands- "le Chapeau Rouge'. <br></br>
830Antique French map of Hudson Bay CanadaDetailsBellin, Jacques Nicolas1757
Antique French map of Hudson Bay
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
1757
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$0.00Bellin--Jacques-NicolasAntique-French-map-of-Hudson-BaySOLD<br></br> Fascinating antique French map records Britain's dominions in the Northeast before the U.S. Revolutionary war. Coverage includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Nunavut, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec along with Hudson Bay, the second largest bay in the world after the Bay of Bengal. Noted features include Repulse Bay, James Bay, Labrador, the Isle de Bonne Fortune, Hudson Strait, and Cumberland Bay. <br></br> Along the shores of lower James Bay are several forts including Fort Albany, Fort de St. Louis, Fort Rupert. The bay is named after British explorer Henry Hudson who discovered the bay while searching for the Northwest Passsage under the auspices of the Virginia Company and the British East India Company. Hudson and a few of his men were set adrift and marooned in Hudson's Bay in June of 1611 by mutineers among the crew of his ship, the Discovery. <br></br> This map is from Bellin's Histoire Generale des Voyages.
661Chart of St. Georges Bay near Stephenville NewfoundlandDetailsDepot de la Marine1822
Plan of Saint George's Bay Newfoundland
Depot de la Marine
1822
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$375.00Depot-de-la-MarinePlan-of-Saint-George-s-Bay-NewfoundlandBeautiful copperplate-engraved chart of the interior of St. George's Bay near the present-day towns of Stephenville and Saint George's on the Southwest coast of Newfoundland. Early 19th century working sea chart of area near the Gulf of St. Lawrence produced by the French Depot de la Marine after the work of two French Naval officers: Saulnier de Vauhello and Begon de la Rouziere. Noted points of interest include Cap Sauvage, Flat Island ( Point de Sable ), and Riviere Saint George. Numerous soundings and hydrographical features. <br></br> With the circular logo of France's Depot General de la Marine. Price Two Francs. No. 148.
385Chart of William Parry's expedition- Northwest passage aboard HeclaDetailsParry, William Edward1824
Chart of a part of the North Eastern Coast of America [North]
Parry, William Edward
1824
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$450.00Parry--William-EdwardChart-of-a-part-of-the-North-Eastern-Coast-of-America-[North]A large chart of the Melville Peninsula and its adjacent islands, including Amherst, Liddon, and Ormond Islands. The chart documents the expedition of the vessels Fury and Hecla from 1822-1823 led by William Edward Parry to find a Northwest passage to the Pacific. Contains the route of the expedition's ships with Cape Englefield and Cape Hallowell off the Fury and Hecla strait as the western-most point. <BR> </BR> Foldout steel engraving from: "Journal of a second voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1821-22-23, in his Majesty's ships Fury and Hecla, under the orders of William Edward Parry, … ". Published by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London. January 6th, 1824.
386Chart of Hudson's Strait by William Edward Parry- Northwest PassageDetailsParry, William Edward1824
Chart of the Northern Shore of Hudson's Strait
Parry, William Edward
1824
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$400.00Parry--William-EdwardChart-of-the-Northern-Shore-of-Hudson-s-StraitA large chart of upper Hudson's Strait from Nottingham Island to Resolution Island. The chart documents the expedition of the vessels Fury and Hecla from 1821-1823 led by William Edward Parry to find a Northwest passage to the Pacific. During that expedition Parry explored Repulse Bay and discovered what is now Fury and Hecla Strait. Contains the route of the expedition's ships. <BR> </BR> Foldout steel engraving from: "Journal of a second voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1821-22-23, in his Majesty's ships Fury and Hecla, under the orders of William Edward Parry, … ". Published by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London. January 6th, 1824.
387Chart of North Eastern America - by Parry aboard the HeclaDetailsParry, William Edward1824
Chart of a part of the North Eastern Coast of America [South]
Parry, William Edward
1824
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$450.00Parry--William-EdwardChart-of-a-part-of-the-North-Eastern-Coast-of-America-[South]A large chart of Northeastern America with Repulse Bay as the Western-most point.. The chart documents the expedition of the vessels Fury and Hecla from 1821-1822-1823 led by William Edward Parry to find a Northwest passage to the Pacific. During that expedition Parry explored Repulse Bay and discovered what is now Fury and Hecla Strait. Other geographical features on this chart include Cape Frigid, Duke of York Bay, Frozen Strait, Gore Bay, Ross Bay, and Lyon Inlet. <BR> </BR> Foldout steel engraving from: "Journal of a second voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1821-22-23, in his Majesty's ships Fury and Hecla, under the orders of William Edward Parry, … ". Published by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London. January 6th, 1824.
4865Panoramic birds-eye view  of Quebec and Lake St. John Railway route.DetailsQuebec and Lake St. John Railway1898
Antique Quebec and Lake St. John Railway map
Quebec and Lake St. John Railway
1898
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$325.00Quebec-and-Lake-St--John-RailwayAntique-Quebec-and-Lake-St--John-Railway-mapAntique panoramic birds-eye view of the Quebec and Lake St. John Railway route between those two locations. A folding lithographed brochure (closed 8" x 3") filled with interesting pictorial Illustrations including steamboats, waterfalls, native Montagnais Indians and: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li>Chateau Frontenac Quebec</li> <li>Princess Louise Basic and Dock, Quebec</li> <li>Lake Saint Joseph</li> <li>Batiscan River</li> <li>Jeannotte River. Outlet of Lake Edward</li> <li>Wharf at Chicoutimi and By Station</li> <li>The Sidewheel Steamer Mistassini</li> </ul> </div> Printed in Canada. <br></br> Shows the entire railway route as it stretches east with key locations as far east as Ha-Ha Bay, Chicoutimi, Grand Discharge, and St. Felicien. <br></br> <img src="/ZoomifyImages/SC_4865/SC_4865_Cover.jpg" alt="Fine cover with a fish bearing a railway route map." width="120" align="right" style="margin: 0px 0px 10px 0px"> Be sure to take a good look at the cover, it’s a work of art. Dated within to 1898. Verso with train schedules, timetables and general information.
4966Antique map of the Dominion of Canada.DetailsCanada Department of the Interior1911
Antique Map of the Dominion of Canada
Canada Department of the Interior
1911
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$400.00Canada-Department-of-the-InteriorAntique-Map-of-the-Dominion-of-CanadaAntique map of the Dominion of Canada, with an emphasis on the Canadian Railroads, published by Canada's Department of the Interior . A reduced edition of the "Railway Map of the Dominion of Canada" aa much larger work of eight sheets totaling 100 inches in length. <br></br> Ottawa. R.E. Young, D.L.S. Chief Geographer. <br></br> Table at right shows a total of 1869 of track miles constructed in the Dominion of Canada during 1910 broken down into railway systems including: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li>Canadian Northern</li> <li>Canadian Pacific</li> <li>Grand Trunk Pacific</li> <li>National Transcontinental</li> <li>Algoma Central and Hudson Bay</li> <li>Atlantic Quebec and Western</li> <li>Sundry Railways</li> </ul> </div>
4968Antique Railway Map of the Dominion of Canada.DetailsCanada Department of the Interior1911
Railway Map of the Dominion of Canada
Canada Department of the Interior
1911
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$700.00Canada-Department-of-the-InteriorRailway-Map-of-the-Dominion-of-CanadaScarce antique railway map of the entire Dominion of Canada, from coast to coast, a work of eight sheets roughly totaling about 104 inches in length inside the neatline, over 9 feet wide including the margins. Call for complete photo set and condition report. No sale of this map is recorded in AMPR. No holdings of the 1911 edition of the Railway Map were found in WorldCat (1 holding of the 1910 edition). <br></br> Ottawa. R.E. Young, D.L.S. Chief Geographer. Scale 35 miles to one inch. <br></br>
4951British Admiralty chart of Burrard Inlet, Vancouver.DetailsBritish Admiralty Hydrographical Office1919
Antique Admiralty chart of Vancouver, B.C. and Burrard Inlet
British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
1919
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$650.00British-Admiralty-Hydrographical-OfficeAntique-Admiralty-chart-of-Vancouver--B-C--and-Burrard-InletBritish Admiralty chart of Burrard Inlet, Vancouver Harbor, the First Narrows, the Second Narrows. First published by the British Admiralty in 1893, this is the edition of 1917 with corrections to 1919. Canada. <br></br> In June 1890, while outbound for the Orient from Burrard Inlet, BC the Canadian Pacific Railway steamer Parthia touched a shoal, incurring minor damage. The incident caused the Dominion government to recommend that the inlet be resurveyed and in April 1891 William J. Stewart arrived in Vancouver, British Columbia to lead the effort which lasted until September of that year. Travelling an estimated 75 miles of shoreline on foot and sounding over 450 miles by whaleboat, Stewart accomplished the survey of Burrard Inlet for less that $2,600. (https://www.cnrs-scrn.org/northern_mariner/vol14/tnm_14_1_7-42.pdf)
4937Very fine British Admiralty chart of Vancouver Island.DetailsBritish Admiralty Hydrographical Office1925
Awesome Chart of Vancouver Island Washington Territory
British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
1925
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$875.00British-Admiralty-Hydrographical-OfficeAwesome-Chart-of-Vancouver-Island-Washington-TerritoryVery fine British Admiralty chart of Vancouver Island, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, San Juan Islands, the Washington Territory, Bellingham. An early 20th century copper-engraved chart with very fine detail. The topography and presentation are based on an earlier edition from the mid-19th century, with corrections as noted. With six fine inset elevation views of the coast. <br/><br/> "North America … West Coast … VANCOUVER ISLAND and Adjacent Shores of British Columbia Surveyed by Captain G.H. Richards, R.N." … First published by the Admiralty on Sept 25, 1865. Large corrections in 1890 and 1900 with last correction in 1925. <br/><br/> 'Sir George Henry Richards (1820 –1896) was hydrographer to the British Admiralty from 1864 to 1874. After joining the Royal Navy in 1832, Richards was a hydrographer on the coast of British Columbia in 1857–1862 and was the second British commissioner to the San Juan Islands Boundary Commission. Richards is responsible for the selection and designation of dozens of placenames along the British Columbia coast. <br/><br/> Richards conducted surveys in the Pacific Northwest aboard the survey ships Plumper, and later the Hecate. As second commissioner for the maritime boundary, he was tasked with a detailed survey of the waters between Vancouver Island and the American mainland, to help determine the location of the international boundary through the San Juan Islands. The survey was completed in June 1858.' (Dictionary of Canadian Biography. http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio.php?id_nbr=6394).
1190Blue-line map of Southern Vancouver Island first printed in 1931.DetailsDavenport, Joseph B.1941
Southern Districts of Vancouver Islands and Adjacent Gulf Islands
Davenport, Joseph B.
1941
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$850.00Davenport--Joseph-B-Southern-Districts-of-Vancouver-Islands-and-Adjacent-Gulf-IslandsVery large whiteprint or blue-line map of Southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. First printed in 1932, this revised edition dates from 1941. Inset map of Saturna Island. Contains cadastral and road detail with a road index at center left. Laid to linen and on rollers; no folds. <br></br> Coverage includes Ladysmith, Duncan, Victoria, Sidney, portions of Juan de Fuca Strait, Strait of Georgia, Galiano Island, Mayne Island, North and South Pender Island, and numerous other islands and passages in that area. <br></br> Contains a red-stamped notation: "Pocket copies of this map may be obtained at the office--". Manuscript pencil course line and distances drawn from top of map near Kulleet Bay, through Stuart Channel and Haro Strait to Victoria Harbor. <br></br> Copyrighted in Canada 1932 by Joseph Davenport. Printed by the Island Blue Print and Map Company, Victoria, B.C.