British Possessions North America Canada 1848 rare large map w/ city plansBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
British Possessions in North America, with Part of the United States Compiled from Official Sources.
(Canada- Great lakes- New England).
Inset city plans of Montreal and Quebec, Newfoundland inset lower right.
Issued c. 1848, New York by Harper and Brothers. Engraved by C. Copley.
Scarce mid-19th century antique engraved map, with superior hand color.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, closed tear near inset tab at middle left edge (shown in video), small discolorations at left side top & bottom edges, remaining clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example.
Beautiful example of this very uncommon map.
Sheet measures c. 16" x 26 1/4".
Printed area measures c. 14 1/2" x 24 1/2".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 2.