Place Published: [Paris]
Date Published: 
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
First edition, first state. Copperplate engraving. Paper flat size: 11-1/4 x 7-3/4 inches to neat-line with right border imprinted a sideways 14 and "Dheulland Sculp" engraved on bottom right. Was folded, now flat and has been cleaned and deacidified, with some faded old stains in the bottom 10%, and top left border strip 1/4 x 4 inches lacking, otherwise very good condition.
The map shows the city of Quebec, the St. Lawrence River and the St. Charles River. Various places of the city shown, such as the bishopric and the stewardship, with places numbered and listed to the right of the map. "Dheulland sculp" engraved below the neat-line at the bottom right.
References: Kershaw 1048 ; Toolley p.208-209
The map was produced for Charlevoix, Pierre François Xavier de. Histoire et description general de la Nouvelle France. v. I. Paris : Chez Didor, 1744
Jacques Nicolas Bellin was one of the most important and proficient French cartographers of the mid-eighteenth century. He was appointed the first Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine, and also Official Hydrographer to the French King.
Guillaume Dheulland was a French master engraver and draughtsman was most known for his large Plan of Paris in 1756. He also engraved for famous cartographers such as Charlevoix, Bellin, Cassini and Prevost.
Very Good. Item #8613