Partie occidentale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada
Printed map. "Par Mr. Bellin Ingenieur du Roy et de la Marine...." Two visual scales. Described in Catalogue of the National Map Collection, Public Archives of Canada, H2/903-1755, Volume 10, p. 435: "Map of the area around the Great Lakes, showing and naming numerous physical features, towns, forts, missions, and Indian villages. There are several lead mines, "mines de plomb," shown along the Upper Mississippi, where the French would in future establish mining operations on a large scale. There is a non-existent line of mountains running down the centre of what will become the state of Michigan. The fictitious Isle Philippeaux is also indicated in Lake Superior. This map is almost identical to a map Bellin drew in 1745. It was published in the Homan Heirs Atlas geographicus maior exhibens... 1759- and appeared as plate no. 146."