Rare Maps of Canada and The Great Lakes
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Map of the City of Ottawa, Published by A.S. Woodburn. Ottawa.
A.S. Woodburn’s rare 1885 map of Ottawa: one of the earliest acquirable large-scale city plans of Canada’s national capital.Cartographer(s): A. S. WoodburnPlace/Date: Montreal / 1885$3,900 Add to cart
Partie Orientale Du Canada Traduite de l’Anglois de Carte de Jefferys publiée a Londres en May 1755…
Scarce 1755 map of French and British historical claims, published in Paris on the eve of the Seven Years’ War.Cartographer(s): Georges-Louis le RougePlace/Date: Paris / 1755$2,200 Add to cart
Carta particolare dello istreto e Mare iscoperto da Hen:º Hudson Ingilese nel. 1611…
An essential map for Canada collectors: the first sea chart of Hudson Bay and Hudson Strait, leaving open the possibility of a Northwest Passage.Cartographer(s): Sir Robert DudleyPlace/Date: Florence / (1647) 1661$12,000 Add to cart
Partie Occidentale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada.
Phantom islands and cartographic trickery: Bellin’s seminal map of the Great Lakes, re-issued during the French and Indian War.Place/Date: Nuremberg / 1755$1,900 Add to cart
New Voyages to North-America. Containing an Account of the Several Nations of That Vast Continent…
First English edition of Lahontan’s description and mapping of New France, which propagated the myth of the Northwest Passage.Place/Date: London / 1703$8,000 Add to cart
L’America settentrionale nuovamente corretta, et accresciuta secondo le relationi più moderne da Guglielmo Sansone
Spectacular old color Italian edition of Sanson’s seminal map of North America.Cartographer(s): Giacomo Giovanni de RossiPlace/Date: Rome / 1677$2,800 Add to cart
An Exact Chart of the River St. Laurence, from Fort Frontenac to the Island of Anticosti shewing the Soundings, Rocks, Shoals &c with Views of the Lands and all necessary Instructions for navigating that River to Quebec…1775
Important 1775 map of French trading routes – the first definitive British map of the St. Lawrence RiverCartographer(s): Thomas JefferysPlace/Date: London / 1775$775 Add to cart