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La Parte occidentale della Nouva Francia O Canada. [cartographic material] 



Place of creation



Presso Antonio Zatta

1 map : hand col. outline ; 30 x 42 cm on sheet 37 x 52 cm.

Scope and content

This is an important map of the region between James Bay, Lac Mistassine, Lake Huron and Montreal. The map is actually one of twelve sections comprising the Italian edition of Mitchell's landmark map of North America. This Italian edition is richly illustrated with annotations not found on the English version. It includes remarkable detail regarding towns, roads, rivers, and mountains. The boundary of the Six Nations is prominently shown.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC191010
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #342
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/400/[1779?] (copy 1)

Terms of use

Copyright expired.
Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Pictorial relief.

"Fogl. II" appears in upper left margin.

The map, while issued separately as part of Zatta's Atlante Novissimo, is actually one of 12 sections comprising the Italian edition of Mitchell's map of North America.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
For other copies and or editions see: Mikan 4158820 (NMC 6319 & 6320) ; Mikan (NMC 191009)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:21,000,000] (N 51°15'--N 46°)

Citation / reference note
Kershaw, Entry 981
Sabin, Entry 68109
David Rumsey Map Collection, Image No: 5007004
Phillips, Entry 651, v. 4, map no [39]

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC191010.

Subject heading

1. New France - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Canada - Maps - Early works to 1800.


Other system control no.