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Hochelaga Depicta; The Early History and Present State of the City and Island of Montreal

By: Bosworth, Newton (Ed.)

Price: $300.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, William Greig: 1839

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005489

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth, delicately blindstamped recto and verso on boards. Previous owner's inked name, otherwise clean and faultless except for very light abrasion to head and foot of front joint. All 23 plates present as listed, with Ancient Plan (Foldout map of 1758) following Page 56 rather than opposite Page 91. Churches of many denominations are pictured, as well as substantial histories of them. Other prominent buildings, organizations, political events, etc., are fully described. Dedicated to Sir John Colborne, Governor-General of British North America. 284 pp. plus current (1839) ... View more info

Image for Hochelaga Depicta; The Early History and Present State of the City and Island of Montreal

Hochelaga Depicta; The Early History and Present State of the City and Island of Montreal

By: Bosworth, Newton (Ed.)

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Congdon & Britnell, Publishers: 1901

Edition: Facsimile Edition of 1839 Edition

Inscription: Signed by Publisher

Seller ID: 013064

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimile Edition of the 1839 Edition, limited to 500 copies. This one is #233, and signed by the publishers. Original navy cloth, delicately blindstamped recto and verso on boards. Gilt title "History of Montreal" on spine. Light foxing to endpapers. All 23 plates, including two fold-out maps, present as listed. Churches of many denominations are pictured, as well as substantial histories of them. Other prominent buildings, organizations, political events, etc., are fully described. Dedicated to Sir John Colborne, Governor-General of British North America. 284 pp. plus curren... View more info