1 April 2014
CARVER, Jonathan (ca 1732-1780). A New Map of the Province of Quebec, According to the Royal Proclamation, of the 7th of October, 1763, from the French Surveys Connected with those Made after the War by Captain Carver. London: Robert Sayer and John Bennet, 16th February, 1776.
Engraved map of the Province of Quebec, with contemporary outline coloring, image 461 x 698 mm (511 x 747 mm sheet). (Some light browning.)
First state with with the 16th February, 1776 imprint. Insets of Montreal and Quebec. This map outlines the boundaries of the new British province of Quebec at the end of the French and Indian War. "The map shows places visited by Carver - see also the detailed insets - during the recent French and Indian War" (Goos). First published in North American Atlas this is "one of the most authoritative and comprehensive atlases of America..." (Walter Ristow). Goos, p. 134; Kershaw IV,1005; Stevens & Trees 1967; See Walter Ristow Bibliographical Note in American Atlas facsimile of the 1776 edition, 1973.
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