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The British Dominions of North America; or a Topographical and Statistical Description of the Provinces of Lower and Upper Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, The Islands of Newfoundland, Prince Edward, and Cape Breton  Vol II only, BOUCHETTE, Joseph
Author Name:    BOUCHETTE, Joseph

Title:   The British Dominions of North America; or a Topographical and Statistical Description of the Provinces of Lower and Upper Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, The Islands of Newfoundland, Prince Edward, and Cape Breton Vol II only

Publisher:    1831, 

Seller ID:   4121

BOUCHETTE, Joseph. The British Dominions of North America; or a Topographical and Statistical Description of the Provinces of Lower and Upper Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, The Islands of Newfoundland, Prince Edward, and Cape Breton. Including Considerations on Land-granting and Emigration. To which are annexed, Statistical Tables and Tables of Distances, &c. In Two Volumes. Vol.II only. London : Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831. Pp (6),[v]-[xii],[1]-296, frontispiece (view of Halifax, folding map (Shubenacadie River & Canal), 6 plates. Large 8vo, half-calf, marbled boards and end-papers.

Plates :
St. Paul's Island;
Government House, Fredericton;
Great [Grand] Falls on Saint John River;
Barracks and Market House, Fredericton;
"On the Kenibeckasis near St. John";
generic Township Plan.

Morley p.1, TPL 1627, Lande 1593, O'Dea 394, Waterston p.51.

See Morley for some publishing variants.
This Bentley edition not in TPL.

Lt.-Colonel Joseph Bouchette (b. May 14, 1774, Quebec City d. April 8, 1841, Montreal) was the Canadian Surveyor-General of British North America. See DCB Vol. VII.

Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland are covered in this volume.

Newfoundland : Chapter XII, pp.180-195.

Prince Edward Island : Chapter XI, pp.158-179.

Cancellation stamps from both the U.S. Department of State (front paste-down & 2nd blank verso) and the Library of Congress (tp verso). Spine and edges worn, rear cover detached. Internally very bright and clean. With half-title. 700.00


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