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Stadacona Depicta: or, Quebecand its Environs. Historically, Panoramically, and Locally Exhibited.
Quebec. Carey Brothers, Music Library, and Railway Reading Depot.[1857]. - 24mo. 13cm, vii,198p., errata leaf, engraved vignette halftitle, 2 plates from engravings, large folding map, rebound in tan linenwith the remnants of the original printed wraps laid down, originalowner's dated signature replaced on the front free fly, (dated Juin 17,1858), internal engraved institutional bookplate front paste down and inkstamp on one page and on one panel of the folding map, good to very good,rare. (cgc) T.P.L. 3753. Sabin 90035. Dionne III-858. "Quebec as she wasfifteen years ago, before the great fires of 1845." The chapter "1857"outlines the changes made since 1845. The large detailed foldinglithographic map is of Quebec City in 1842 by W. Cowan and Son, Glasgow.A chapter is included on the Saguenay. Charles Roger, was born inScotland and came to Canada in 1842, and became a journalist. He lateraccepted a position in the civil service in Ottawa. He was the author of- 1): The Rise of Canada, . Quebec 1856. - 2): Ottawa, Past andPresent, Ottawa, 1871. - 3): Glimpses of London and Atlantic Experiences,or An Account of a Voyage to England, what was seen there, and backagain, the starting point being Ottawa, in the Winter of 1872-73. Ottawa.1873. Title of the large vignette folding map is: Plan of the City ofQuebec, Drawn and Compiled from Original Plans by A. Larue. Published byW. Cowan & Son, Quebec. 1842. - (Lithographed by Allan & Ferguson, forRobert Weird, wholesale Stationer, Glasgow. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: J. Patrick McGahern Books Inc. (ABAC)]
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