1851 Black Map of Eastern Canada ( Ontario, New Brunswick)
Description: This is a fascinating 1851 hand colored map of Eastern Canada covers Ontario, New Brunswick, Quebec, and Nova Scotia. Inset includes Cape Breton Island and Prince Edward Island.
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Cartographer: Charles and his uncle Adam Black of Edinburgh, Scotland, founded their publishing firm in 1807. They published a series of maps and atlases throughout the 19th century. In addition to an array of atlases, the Black firm is known for their editions of the Encyclopedia Britannica (1817 - 1826) and the first publishing of Sir Walter Scott's novels in 1854. In 1889 the A. & C. Black publishing house moved to London where it remains in operation to this day. Click here for a list of rare maps by Charles & Adam Black.
Size: Printed area measures 15.5 x 11 inches (39.37 x 27.94 centimeters)
Condition: Fine or perfect condition. Wide margins. Blank on verso.
Code: CanadaEast-b-51 (to order by phone call: 646-320-8650)