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CHABOT, Jean (1806-1860)
Maps, Reports, Estimates &c, relative to Improvements of the Navigation of the River St. Lawrence and a proposed Canal connecting the River St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain. Laid before the Legislative Assembly during the 2nd Session, 5th Parliament, 1856
Toronto: Published by John Lovell, 1856. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. First edition, scarce. 20 x 14 in. 40 pages. Original leather spine and corners with gilt type on worn cloth cover. Inside pages are in very good condition with small pin holes old library name O.F.M. Québec on three of the 40 text pages. With a folding table and 7 folding maps on 6 sheets (with one extra map not called for on the 'Maps Accompany this Report') Six long folding map pages are generally very good condition with some wear. Contains the following maps: #1.- Surveys of the Principal Rapids of the River St. Lawrence between Prescott and Lake St. Louis... DIVISION 3. from Lake St. Francis to Pointe au Diable comprsing the Coteau Rapids. (colour) 41 x 19-3/4 inches. #2.- Survey of the Rapids of the River St. Lawrence between Prescott and Lake St. Louis... DIVISION 4 from Pointe au Diable to Pointe au Moulin comprising the Cedar Rapids. (some colour) 60-1/2 x 19-3/4 inches. #3.- Survey of the Rapids of the River St. Lawrence between Prescott and Lake St. Louis... DIVISION 5 from Pointe au Moulin to Lake St. Louis comprising the Split Rock & Cascades Rapids. (some colour). 52 x 19-3/4 inches. #4.- Diagram Map, Exhibiting the Various Routes proposed for the St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain Ship Canal. (some routes outlined in colour). 53 x 31 inches. #5a. - Surveys of the Principal Rapids of the River St. Lawrence between Prescott and Lake St. Louis... Division Map No. 1 Galops- Rapids #5b. - Division Map No. 2 Survey of a Portion North Channel of the Long Sault Rapids 23 x 19 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA) [St. Catharines, ON, Canada]

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