Auction 156, Lot 118

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"Atlas of the Dominion - Plan of the City of Quebec",

Subject: Quebec City, Canada

Period: 1875 (dated)

Publication: Dominion of Canada Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.4 x 12.5 inches
39.1 x 31.8 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. Based on a drawing by Paul Cousin, and lithographed by Burland, Lafricain & Co.

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Condition: B+

Very light soiling and minor toning along the edges of the sheet. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/17/2016

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