Seutter, Matthaeus (1678 - c. 1757): Partie Orientale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada....Seutter...
copper engraved map with original hand colouring; overall 61 x 52 cm; plate 58 x 50 cm. fold as issued; small left margin, cropped to plate mark; some faint foxing and discolouration throughout; some watermarks; hand written annotations on verso; o/w vg cond.
A very beautiful and detailed map of North Eastern Canada with Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador. The vertical depiction slightly distorts the actual shape of the area. There is a large and very decorative cartouche with allegorical figures,indigenous people, a map maker, animals and plants as well as additional scenes of a fishing flotilla and war ships.