“THE MOST FLOURISHING AND INTERESTING SECTION OF THE BRITISH COLONIAL EMPIRE”
(CANADA) BOUCHETTE, Joseph. The British Dominions in North America. WITH: A Topographical Dictionary of… Lower Canada. London, 1832. Together, three volumes.
Expanded second edition of Bouchette's important illustrated survey of Canada, with frontispiece portrait, 19 aquatint and lithographic views, including a lovely double-page prospect of Montreal, and 11 maps and plans, including a folding plan of Halifax Harbor—presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper: "a testimonial of esteem and regard from one of the Author's sons, R.S.M. Bouchette, Washington, July 26th, 1839." Together with a first edition of Bouchette's Topographical Dictionary, issued to coincide with the release of the revised edition of The British Dominions in North America, three quarto volumes handsomely bound in contemporary morocco. $4500.