HOCHELAGA DEPICTA : the early history and present state of…

HOCHELAGA DEPICTA : the early history and present state of the city and island of Montreal

Toronto: Congdon & Britnell, 1901. Facsimile reprint of the rare Montreal: William Greig, 1839, edition. #266 of an edition of 450 regular copies (plus 50 large paper copies), signed "Congdon & Britnell". Octavo, dark blue cloth decorated in blind to front and rear covers, spine lettered and framed in gilt. [10], 284 pp. Frontispiece and illustrated title inserted before letterpress title, two folding maps, and 19 plates inserted. The Montreal scenes are after drawings by James Duncan, a talented artist of the time. Includes much about the history of Montreal's public buildings. For the original edition, see TPL 2247, Sabin 6793, Gagnon I, 513, and Lande 1586. Text paper lightly toned; ink name to front pastedown; else a fine copy of this uncommon facsimile (i ncluding the binding) edition.; Signed by publisher

Book ID: 17744
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