British Possessions Canada 1844 scarce large harper Copley w/ city plan insetsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
British Possessions in North America, with part of the United States compiled from official sources..
(Canada, Montreal, Quebec, Newfoundland).
Issued 1844, NY by Harper & Brothers. Engraved by Charles Copley.
Fine large mid-19th century engraved map with lovely hand color. Printed on bond paper.
Two detailed city plan insets at top left, both with keys. Inset lower right of Newfoundland divided into Northern and Southern Districts.
2" closed tear at middle right edge above Newfoundland which blends in and is easy to overlook.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to forgive visually.
Very nice looking and uncommon map which would readily press flat for framing if desired.
Sheet Measures c. 15 3/4"H x 25 1/4"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 14 1/8"H x 24 3/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.