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Chisholm's all round route and panoramic guide of the St. Lawrence: the Hudson River; Saratoga; Trenton Falls; Niagara; Toronto; Thousand Island, and the river St. Lawrence; Ottawa; Montreal; Quebec; the lower St. Lawrence and the Saguenay rivers; the White Mountains; Portland; Boston; New York

Chisholm's all round route and panoramic guide of the St. Lawrence: the Hudson River; Saratoga; Trenton Falls; Niagara; Toronto; Thousand Island, and the river St. Lawrence; Ottawa; Montreal; Quebec; the lower St. Lawrence and the Saguenay rivers; the White Mountains; Portland; Boston; New York

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Chisholm's all round route and panoramic guide of the St. Lawrence: the Hudson River; Saratoga; Trenton Falls; Niagara; Toronto; Thousand Island, and the river St. Lawrence; Ottawa; Montreal; Quebec; the lower St. Lawrence and the Saguenay rivers; the White Mountains; Portland; Boston; New York

by BARHAM, Richard Harris

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1874 Chisholm's Route NEW YORK & Canada St. Lawrence Niagara Illustrated MAPS

'Chisholm's all round route and panoramic guide of the St. Lawrence' is a railroad excursion guide for vacationers from 1874 when steam boats and railroads were making vacation and travel an option for the rising middle class. This book gives a screen shot of the past with its illustrations and large fold out maps. The frontispiece is a folding panorama by Alfred E. Waud. It is a full 11 1/2 feet long with 40 engraved panels showing both sides of the river from Quebec to Cape Vincent, with an add on of the Niagara River & Falls. This book illustrates places including:

· The Hudson River

· Saratoga

· Trenton Falls

· Niagara

· Toronto

· Thousand Island

· Montreal

· Quebec

· The White Mountains

· Portland

· Boston

· New York

· And more!

This 1874 edition is bound in decorative cloth with gold embossing and includes 6-fold-out maps. Of note, the massive frontispiece is a folding map that measures in over 11.5 feet long!

Item number: #8665

Price: $750

BARHAM, Richard Harris.

Chisholm's all round route and panoramic guide of the St. Lawrence: the Hudson River; Saratoga; Trenton Falls; Niagara; Toronto; Thousand Island, and the river St. Lawrence; Ottawa; Montreal; Quebec; the lower St. Lawrence and the Saguenay rivers; the White Mountains; Portland; Boston; New York.

Montreal: C.R. Chisholm & Bros., 1874. 1st edition


Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o 176, [66 ads]

o 6 folding maps

· Language: English

· Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure

· Size: ~8in X 5.5in (20cm x 14cm)

· Extremely rare & desirable with no other example for sale worldwide

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Bookseller's Inventory #
8665
Title
Chisholm's all round route and panoramic guide of the St. Lawrence: the Hudson River; Saratoga; Trenton Falls; Niagara; Toronto; Thousand Island, and the river St. Lawrence; Ottawa; Montreal; Quebec; the lower St. Lawrence and the Saguenay rivers; the White Mountains; Portland; Boston; New York
Author
BARHAM, Richard Harris
Format/Binding
Hardcover; tight & secure
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
C.R. Chisholm & Bros.
Place of Publication
Montreal
Date Published
1874
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
1874 Chisholm's Route NEW YORK & Canada St. Lawrence Niagara Illustrated MAPSrare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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