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1855 Colton Map of Canada East or Quebec - Geographicus - Quebec-colton-1855

An excellent first edition example of Colton's rare map of Quebec and New Brunswick. Covers what at the time was called Lower or East Canada from Montreal in the southwest to the mouth of the St. Lawrence River in the northwest. Includes the province of New Brunswick. Throughout the map Colton identifies various cities, towns, forts, rivers, rapids, fords, and an assortment of additional topographical details. Map is hand colored in pink, green, yellow and blue pastels to define national and regional boundaries. Surrounded by Colton's typical spiral motif border. Dated and copyrighted to J. H. Colton, 1855. Published as page no. 5 in volume 1 of the first edition of George Washington Colton's 1855 Atlas of the World .

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