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683Coming Soon!DetailsDepot de la Marine1754
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Depot de la Marine
1754
$350.00Depot-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>
830Coming Soon!DetailsBellin, Jacques Nicolas1757
Antique French map of Hudson Bay
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
1757
$125.00Bellin--Jacques-NicolasAntique-French-map-of-Hudson-BayFascinating 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.
661Coming Soon!DetailsDepot de la Marine1822
Plan of Saint George's Bay Newfoundland
Depot de la Marine
1822
$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.
385Coming Soon!DetailsParry, William Edward1824
Chart of a part of the North Eastern Coast of America [North]
Parry, William Edward
1824
$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.
386Coming Soon!DetailsParry, William Edward1824
Chart of the Northern Shore of Hudson's Strait
Parry, William Edward
1824
$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.
387Coming Soon!DetailsParry, William Edward1824
Chart of a part of the North Eastern Coast of America [South]
Parry, William Edward
1824
$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.
1190Coming Soon!DetailsDavenport, Joseph B.1941
Southern Districts of Vancouver Islands and Adjancent Gulf Islands
Davenport, Joseph B.
1941
$850.00Davenport--Joseph-B-Southern-Districts-of-Vancouver-Islands-and-Adjancent-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.