October 03, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Des Barres - Map of Nova Scotia, 1780

Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres (1721-1824), The Coast of Nova Scotia, New England, New York, Jersey, the Gulph and River of St. Lawrence…,  London, in two uncut sheets, engraving on laid paper, left endorsed "Nova Scotia & American Coast" verso, 32-5/8 x 24-1/4 in.; right endorsed "James Sever Nova Scotia &c." verso, 33 x 25 in.; unframed

Note: Click here to read about this important American maritime collection from the Sever family and to view additional items from this collection.

Provenance:Captain James N. Sever (1761-1845), Captain USS Congress; by descent in family


minor wear to edges, scattered creasing and light staining throughout, left sheet with three professionally mended tears and small hole at upper right corner, right sheet with small areas of loss at upper right and left edges

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000
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