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BARHAM, Richard Harris
1874 Chisholm's Route NEW YORK & Canada St. Lawrence Niagara Illustrated MAPS
Montreal: C.R. Chisholm & Bros, 1874. I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I can provide a link to many more photos. Just ask! 1874 Chisholm's Route NEW YORK & Canada St. Lawrence Niagara Illustrated MAPS 'Chisholm's all round route and panoramic guide of the St. Lawrence' is a railroad excursion guide for vacationers from 1874 when steam boats and railroads were making vacation and travel an option for the rising middle class. This book gives a screen shot of the past with its illustrations and large fold out maps. The frontispiece is a folding panorama by Alfred E. Waud. It is a full 11 1/2 feet long with 40 engraved panels showing both sides of the river from Quebec to Cape Vincent, with an add on of the Niagara River & Falls. This book illustrates places including: · The Hudson River · Saratoga · Trenton Falls · Niagara · Toronto · Thousand Island · Montreal · Quebec · The White Mountains · Portland · Boston · New York · And more! This 1874 edition is bound in decorative cloth with gold embossing and includes 6-fold-out maps. Of note, the massive frontispiece is a folding map that measures in over 11.5 feet long! Item number: #8665 Price: $750 BARHAM, Richard Harris. Chisholm's all round route and panoramic guide of the St. Lawrence: the Hudson River; Saratoga; Trenton Falls; Niagara; Toronto; Thousand Island, and the river St. Lawrence; Ottawa; Montreal; Quebec; the lower St. Lawrence and the Saguenay rivers; the White Mountains; Portland; Boston; New York. Montreal: C.R. Chisholm & Bros., 1874. 1st edition Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o 176, [66 ads … [Click Below for Full Description]
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