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    Showing the Great Lakes

    [Map]. Homann Heirs. Partie Occidentale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada Par Mr. Bellin..., ca. 1755.

    Copper-engraved map, uncolored, but in clean condition with wide borders. 21 x 25 inches. Light foxing, else, very good.

    Showing the Great Lakes. The map is based on a map issued by Jacques Bellin in 1745. That map was revised and reissued by the heirs of Johann B. Homann in 1755, the eve of the French and Indian War. The map is noteworthy for the inclusion of the islands in Lake Superior. It shows the river systems, French forts and settlements, and Indian villages.


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