The Picture of Quebec

BOURNE, GEORGE (1780-1845)] -

Published by Published by D. And J. Smillie, Printed By Robert Armour, Montreal, Quebec, 1829
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Title: The Picture of Quebec

Publisher: Published by D. And J. Smillie, Printed By Robert Armour, Montreal, Quebec

Publication Date: 1829

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.


13.5 cm x 8 cm, bound in 6's, pp. 139 (index and map legend), large clean, bright folding map of the "City of Quebec" in rear drawn by J. Hamel, Surveyor, printed by P. Desobry's Lith. 62 Beaver St., 8 engraved plates (includes frontispiece and extra engraved title-page, for a total of 16 small attractive steel engraved views), half-title. Original illustrated boards with vignette to upper cover and adverts to lower cover, rebacked in gilt-stamped calf, newer marbled endpapers, small tape repair to map, otherwise a near fine, bright copy in fine matching slipcase. TPL 1537; Lande 1599. One of the views called for in the list of illustrations "the New Exchange" was not issued but appeared on the map, issued later. The building was not finished at the time of publication. Size: 24 Mo. Bookseller Inventory # 20797

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