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JOHNSTON, A. J. ( Alexander Keith), [1804-1871]
Canada. Lithographed edition
Edinburgh: John Johnstone, W. & A.K. Johnston and Cowan & Co, 1849. 5th State. No binding. Very Good. SCARCE COPY OF AN INTERESTING MAP OF CANADA CIRCA 1849 5th state. Canada. Lithographed edition map. Folded paper size: 13-14 x 20-3/4 inches. Flat paper size: 25-24 x 20-1/2 inches. Printed map. "By A. K. Johnston F. R. G. S." Two visual scales [67 mm=90 geographical miles] and [63 mm=100 English miles]. Includes "References to the Townships". Running title and page number in upper right margin, "National Atlas 38". Hand-colored outline. With "References to townships" Paper joined along center on verso to the 20-1/2 inch horizontal. Very good condition. Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 120 (5), p. 41: "[Above title printed in red] 'LITHOGRAPHED EDITION' [and in red below margin] 'EDINBURGH: JOHN JOHNSTONE W. & A.K. JOHNSTON AND COWAN & CO. GLASGOW LUMSDEN & SON Print (lith) In The National Atlas (Edinburgh: W. & A.K. Johnston and Cowan & Co.; Glasgow: James Lumsden & Son [c1849-54]...; shows the same information as entry 120 (3) but cos and shoreline are shown in red.
Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA) [Canada]
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