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
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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],-296, frontispiece (view of Halifax, folding map (Shubenacadie River & Canal), 6 plates. Large 8vo, half-calf, marbled boards and end-papers.
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