Place Published: Paris
Publisher: Par M. B. Ingr. de la Marine
Date Published: 
Edition: 1st, 2nd issue
Binding: No binding
First edition, second issue.  Paper size: 13-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches Image size: 11-3/4 x 8-1/2 inches. Copper-engraved brigt hand-coloured map of Hudsons Bay, Labrador and neighbouring regions. Includes decorative cartouche. Two pagination instructions at bottom margin: "Tom XIV. In 4. No. 14. Tome 14. In 8. Page 191." Visual scale. Date depicted is 1757 but circa 1790. (Kershaw, #461, p.107)
Small 1/4 tear in bottom right border corner and a couple of folds, otherwise, very good condition.
Shows Hudson Bay, James Bay, Labrador (previously called New Brittany by the French). Depicting the mountains and coastal features and including numerous forts. There is a note in French in the far northwest corner of the map explaining that the English had searched for a Northwest Passage in that region, but it did not exist. One area of Quebec labelled ‘Esquimaux’. Parts of present day Manitoba labelled ‘Land entirely Unknown’.
Very Good. Item #8463