Item #37470 The British Dominions in North America; or a Topographical and Statistical Description of the provinces of Lower and Upper Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, the Islands of Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton. Including considerations on land granting and emigration. To which are annexed, statistical tables and tables of distances. Together with: A Topographical Dictionary of The Province of Lower Canada. Joseph BOUCHETTE.
The British Dominions in North America; or a Topographical and Statistical Description of the provinces of Lower and Upper Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, the Islands of Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton. Including considerations on land granting and emigration. To which are annexed, statistical tables and tables of distances. Together with: A Topographical Dictionary of The Province of Lower Canada.

The British Dominions in North America; or a Topographical and Statistical Description of the provinces of Lower and Upper Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, the Islands of Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton. Including considerations on land granting and emigration. To which are annexed, statistical tables and tables of distances. Together with: A Topographical Dictionary of The Province of Lower Canada.

London. Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown. 1832. Hardcover. 4to. 29cm, tall copies, in 3 volumes, xxviii,498, & xii, 296,[viii] & [plus the unpaginated dictionary (c.300)],pp. complete with 31 plates, maps and plans (inc. 2 folding), in publisher's original boards rebacked in light grey cloth with paper labels, corners bumped, more often found with some foxing or discolouration this set is clean, free of foxing, for a set in original boards this is in fine condition . (cgc) Abbey Travel, 622. T.P.L. 1627. Lande 1594. Sabin 6848 & 6851. Gagnon I-527. Morgan p43. Joseph Bouchette was Surveyor-General of Lower Canada from 1804 until his death in 1841. He was the nephew of the Surveyor-General for the Northern District of North America in the latter part of the 18th century; his son, Joseph Jr., became Surveyor-General of Canada. Bouchette worked studiously and travelled extensively over a period of fifteen years to produce the most accurate and important topographical works of his time on British North America. Spendlove p86. "Bouchette's books have played an important part in the geography and topography of Canada, some of them were illustrated by himself and he was also a noted cartographer" Fine. Item #37470

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