“LOWER CANADA AND NEW BRUNSWICK.” Thomas Gamaliel Bradford. Boston: Weeks, Jordan and Co., c. 1838. Rare first edition – rare first issue – with outline color. (Image: 11 ¼ x 14’’)
Very fine & beautifully engraved map with original outline color. Engraved by G. W. Boynton (owner of an engraving company in Boston 1830’s - 40’s). From An Illustrated Atlas, Geographical, Statistical and Historical of the United States and Adjacent Countries by T. G. Bradford.
This map depicts Lower Canada (Quebec), Nova Scotia and New Brunswick with topographical features shown and most major cities, towns, waterways, islands and mountain ranges located. Wool Factory (in Stanstead), Military Posts, and light houses are also shown. The inset at the bottom center depicts “Nova Scotia”.
Lower Canada is the region in Canada now known as Quebec. It retained this name from 1791 to 1841.