New Foundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia Cape Brenton & Prince Edward Is.


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Price: $75.00

Date Published: 1857

Description: Map. Lithograph with hand coloring. Image measures 13.5" x 16.5". Page measures 14.5" x 18".

Comments: This is a wonderful map of the East Coast of Canada. It includes names of cities, sea ports, bays, and mountains. It is especially unusual considering the level of detail in a map of the region made before the civil war. It was published in 1857. There is some staining and minor chips in the margins as well as a fold at the center. A.K. Johnston (1804-1871) was a Scottish geographer and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Partnered with his brother William, Johnston maintained a prolific map publishing firm throughout the 19th century. Their output ranged from globes, to atlas and wall maps.

Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Maps

Book ID: 253041

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