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Detailed map of Newfoundland, the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Isle St. Jean, Isle Royale and the Pays Des Esquimaux, extending to the Mouth of the St. Lawrence River.

Includes a decorative title cartouche.

From a Dutch edition oNichlas Bellin for Prevost d'Exiles influential travel book, L'Histoire Generale des Voyages.

Condition Description
Minor foxing.
J.V. Schley Biography

Jakob van der Schley was a skilled draftsman and engraver who operated out of Amsterdam and had strong ties with the Hague. He was trained by Bernard Picart and his style resembles that of the elder man. Van der Schely was known for intricately engraved portraits and frontispieces. He signed most of the plates used in the Hague edition of the Abbe Prevost's Histoire generale des voyages