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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Roe Brothers (Firm)
Date:
1878
Short Title:
Title Page: Atlas of the Maritime Provinces.
Publisher:
Roe Brothers
St. John
Type:
Title Page
Obj Height cm:
41
Obj Width cm:
33
Note:
First edition (2nd ed., 1880). This is the only 19th century atlas of the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Another Roe, who we assume is related to A.D. & W.B. Roe, was Frederick B. Roe, who had a substantial output of county atlases in Pennsylvania, and other states (see our copies). Full color. Bound in quarter leather teal blue cloth covered boards with "Atlas of the Maritime Provinces, of the Dominion of Canada. By Roe Brothers." stamped in gilt. Includes geological maps and text on geology of area; city maps; and text by Duncan Campbell and James Fowler. County maps at scale 1:443,520. Four p. "Business directory" at end.
State/Province:
New Brunswick; Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island
Full Title:
(Title Page to) Atlas of the Maritime Provinces of the Dominion of Canada, with historical and geological descriptions. Drawn on the Rectangular polyconic projection, from the British Admiralty charts, the National Boundary Survey, official plans, railway surveys, latest and most reliable maps, and new surveys made by the authors. Drawn and published by Roe Brothers, (A.D. & W.B. Roe). St. John, N.B. 1878. Eng. by Worley & Bracher, 27 South Sixth Street, Philada. Printed by F. Bourquin, 31 South Sixth St., Philada.
List No:
0859B
Series No:
2
Engraver or Printer:
Bourquin, F. (Frederick), b. 1808; Campbell, Duncan; Fowler, James; Worley & Bracher
Publication Author:
Roe Brothers (Firm)
Pub Date:
1878
Pub Title:
Atlas of the Maritime Provinces of the Dominion of Canada, with historical and geological descriptions. Drawn on the Rectangular polyconic projection, from the British Admiralty charts, the National Boundary Survey, official plans, railway surveys, latest and most reliable maps, and new surveys made by the authors. Drawn and published by Roe Brothers, (A.D. & W.B. Roe). St. John, N.B. 1878. Eng. by Worley & Bracher, 27 South Sixth Street, Philada. Printed by F. Bourquin, 31 South Sixth St., Philada.
Pub Reference:
P10358; Library and Archives Canada.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
0859.000
Pub Type:
State Atlas
Pub Maps:
35
Pub Height cm:
41
Pub Width cm:
34
Image No:
0859B
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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