Auction 153, Lot 112

"Map of the City of Quebec", Walker & Miles

Subject: Quebec City, Canada

Period: 1875 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.1 x 12.6 inches
38.4 x 32 cm

This is an uncommon plan of Quebec that features an extensive lettered key identifying dozens of buildings throughout. There is excellent detail of the street layout and the protective fortifications and walls. The numbers within the plan identify the fire alarm boxes within the city. The distance scale below the title cartouche is in English feet.

References:

Condition: B+

Light scattered foxing with minor toning along edges of sheet. There are a few short edge tears, one of which touches the neatline at bottom and has been closed on verso with archival material.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Unsold

Closed on 5/20/2015

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