Rectangular map, black on white paper. The map shows Newfoundland; Prince Edward Island; Anticosti Island; Cape Breton; part of mainland Nova Scotia; part of New Brunswick; part of Quebec; and part of Labrador. The map shows rivers and coastal places and features such as capes, points and bays. Depths are shown by hatchings, stippling and soundings. The fishing banks off Nova Scotia and Newfoundland are featured prominently, with the extensive banks east of Newfoundland charted in detail. The upper left corner of the map contains an illustrated wreath which encircles five (5) bar scales showing Italian, French, Spanish, German and nautical measures of scale. The upper right corner contains a decorative illustrated title cartouche with twined serpents or creatures.