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Auction 184, Lot 831

"[4 Volumes] Early Printed Maps of Canada I. 1540-1703 [and] ... Volume II. 1703-1799. Maps of Canada, the Arctic... [and] ... Volume III. 1703-1799. Maps of Eastern Canada & Newfoundland... [and] ... Volume IV. 1703-1799. Quebec City & Province...", Kershaw, Kenneth A.

Subject: References, Canada

Period: 1993-98 (published)


Color: Black & White

8.8 x 11.4 inches
22.4 x 29 cm
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A great reference for identifying, attributing and dating maps of Canada. Complete and matching four volume set. Includes more than 1000 entries profusely illustrated and well documented. The first volume covers maps of the 16th and 17th century. The next volumes cover the period 1703 to 1799, illustrating various regions. Hardbound in red buckram with illustrated dust jackets. This definitive reference for early maps of Canada and the Northeast is out of print and increasingly difficult to locate.


Condition: A

Contents are clean and tight. There is minor shelf wear along the edges of the covers.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/15/2021