• Canada ou Nouvelle France

      1683-1719
      1683-1719: Allain Manesson-Mallet, “Canada ou Nouvelle France”, small map, approximately 10 cms by 14 cms, coloured in soft pastels, published some time between 1683 and 1719, and focusing on the French possessions in North America.
    • The North West Part of North America

      Morden, Robert (1687)
      1687: Robert Morden, “The North West Part of North America”, small map, 12 cm by 12 cms with wider borders, gently coloured, showing British and French possessions in North East North America.
    • A View of ye General & Coasting Trade Winds

      Moll, Herman (1715)
      c. 1715: Herman Moll, “A View of ye General & Coasting Trade Winds”, map of the world about 51 cms wide by 19 cms high, black and white, showing the trade winds throughout the world according to information provided by Dr. Edmund Halley; although this purports to be one of the maps drawn by Moll to prove that California was an island, this version of the map does not have what other published versions show, namely, a California partly hidden by the title of the work; in this one, California is clearly not an island, and the gulf of California is visible. It is taken from Vol. II of an unidentified work, and is plate number XXXI on p. 199.
    • Partie de l'Amerique septentrionale

      Chatelain, Henry Abraham (1719)
      1719: Henry Abraham Chatelain, “Partie de L'Amerique Septentrionale”, cut from a larger page with several maps of the New World, this portion of the northern and eastern part of North America; map is 12 cm by 12 cm with no borders (having been cut from the larger page); coloured long ago; text in French explaining the contents of the map.
    • Golfe de St. Laurent, Isle et Bancs de Terre Neuve

      Vaugondy, Robert de (1749)
      1749: Robert de Vaugondy, “Golfe de Stl Laurent, Isle et Bancs de Terre Neuve”, published in 1749 as page 195 of a larger atlas; coloured nicely, unframed, roughly 18 cms by 17 cms.
    • Copper Engraving - Cataracte de Niagara, 1754

      Bellin, Jacques Nicholas (1754)
      A copper engraving of Niagara Falls, "Cataracte de Niagara", uncoloured, published in 1754.
    • Copper Engravings - Boeuf de la Nouvelle France, Un Esquimau dans son Canot, Esquimaux du cote du Nord-Ouest de la Baye de Hudson, Espece de Loup appelle Quick Hatch, ou Wolverene, Tatou ou Armadille, Castor

      Bellin, Jacques Nicholas (1754)
      Four copper engravings published in 1754. Each engraving has a brief description: No. I Boeuf de la Nouvelle France, No. V Esquimau dans son Canot, Esquimaux du cote du Nort-Ouest de la Baye de Hudson, No. III Espece de Loup appelle Quick hatch, ou Wolverene, Porc-Epic, No. IV Tatou ou Armadille, Castor. They measure approximately 26cms x 20 cms.
    • Carte de lay Baye de Hudson

      Bellin, Jacques Nicholas (1757)
      1757: Jacques Nicholas Bellin, “Carte de lay Baye de Hudson”, beautifully-coloured map, approximately 30 cms by 19 cms, published in a 1757 book, later published in a smaller format.
    • Suite du Cours du Fleuve de St. Laurent

      Bellin, Jacques Nicholas (1757)
      1757: Jacques Nicholas Bellin, “Suite du Cours du Fleuve de St. Laurent”, another map published in 1757, this map also coloured, slightly smaller than other maps published at the same time, this one roughly 28 cms by 18 cms
    • Carte du Cours du Fleuve de St. Laurent

      Bellin, Jacques Nicholas (1757)
      1757: Jacques Nicholas Bellin, “Carte du Cours du Fleuve de St. Laurent”, coloured map, roughly 30 cm wide by 19 cms high, published in a 1757 work. Later published by Bellin in a smaller format.
    • Carte Reduite du Globe Terrestre

      Bellin, Jacques Nicholas (1757)
      1757: Jacques Nicholas Bellin, “Carte Reduite du Globe Terrestre”, coloured map of the world, published as the initial map of Bellin’s maps of the world in 1757, roughly 30 cms by 19 cms.
    • Carte Reduite des Partis Septentrionales du Globe, situees entre L'asia et L'Amerique

      Bellin, Jacques Nicholas (1758)
      This map was initially published as part of Bellin's "Histoire Generale des Voyages" in 1758. The map is in colour and measures 40 cms x 26 cms approximately.
    • A Plan of the City & Harbour of Louisbourg

      Anon (1758)
      1758: Anon, “A Plan of the Cityy & Harbour of Louisbourg”, published in Gentleman’s Magazine in 1758 on the eve of the siege of Louisbourg by British forces, which were eventually successful in forcing its capitulation and eventual destruction; coloured, with a fold mark in the middle corresponding to the magazine fold.
    • Plan du Port Royal dans l’Acadie

      Bellin, Jacques Nicholas (1764)
      1764: Jacques Nicholas Bellin, “Plan du Port Royal dans l’Acadie”, a map roughly 33 cms by 20 cms, with coloration on geographic features; from Bellin’s petit atlas of 1764; almost identical to a 1744 map of the same subject, although some of the map’s features were changed since its initial publication in Histoire et Description Generale de la Nouvelle France Charlevoix in 1744; this one, from the petit atlas, is map number 27 of Vol. I.
    • Port de Louisbourg dans L’Isle Royale

      Bellin, Jacques Nicholas (1764)
      1764: J. N. Bellin, “Port de Louisbourg dans L’Isle Royale”, from the same atlas as the above map, this one map number 23 of volume I; map is 32 cms wide by 21 cms high.
    • Carte du Havre de Saint Jean

      Bellin, Jacques Nicholas (1764)
      1764: Jacques Nicholas Bellin, “Carte du Havre de Saint Jean”, map of St. John’s, Newfoundland, mainly black and white, with some blue emphasis on the geographic features; map is 21 cms high by 16 cms wide; taken from Bellin’s Vol. 1, Petit atlas maritime, map number 21.
    • Map of North America 1764

      Jeffrey, Thomas (1764)
      A map of North America from Salmon's "Geography", 1764. The map is hand-coloured after publication.
    • A Map of the British Empire in North America

      Dunn, Samuel (1776)
      1776: Samuel Dunn, “A Map of the British Empire in North America”, a largish map, about 47 cms high by 30 cms wide, published in London in 1776 and showing the British Empire’s possessions in North America on the eve of the American revolution; coloured in pastels; with fold mark in the middle as it had been part of a book used by both sides in the American Revolutionary war for geographic information on the colonies.
    • Planisphere suivant la Projection de Mercator 1780

      Bonne, Rigobert (1780)
      Mercator projection of the world in 1780. The map does not take into account recent explorations of the Pacific. It was originally in Guillaume Raynal's "Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestres Dresse pour l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des Etablissemens et du Commerce des Europeens dans les Deux Indes".
    • Amerique Septentrionale 1780

      Bonne, Rigobert (1780)
      A map from Guillaume Raynal's "Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre, Dresse pour l'Histoire Philosophique et Politque des Etablissemens et du Commerce des Europeens dans les Deux Indes". The map depicts North America without many political divisions. It measures 38 cms x 28 cms.