Nova Scotia with Part of New Brunswick and Lower Canada, 1832 (1)

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$95.00 
SKU: 1820

Map of Nova Scotia and part of the Canadian Maritimes by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (London: Baldwin & Craddock, 1832) Sheet 1 in the North America series includes county divisions, settlements, and lighthouses, but predates highways and railroads.

Hand-applied outline colour and wash highlights to the hills and border.

15.25 x 12" border. Scale of English miles. 1 inch = c. 28 miles

The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge aimed to get quality (non-political) information into the hands of working-class readers through the publication of inexpensive books and magazines. Their atlas maps were prized for their accuracy and clarity.

 

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