1851 Black Map of Eastern Canada ( Ontario, New Brunswick)

CanadaEast-b-51
$100.00
Canada, New Brunswick & C.
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1851 Black Map of Eastern Canada ( Ontario, New Brunswick)

CanadaEast-b-51

$100.00

Title


Canada, New Brunswick & C.
  1851    11 x 15.5 in (27.94 x 39.37 cm)

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.

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.

Condition


Fine or perfect condition. Wide margins. Blank on verso.