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Travels Through the Canadas (all plates hand-coloured edition) by HERIOT, George [1766-1844] - 1807

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Travels Through the Canadas (all plates hand-coloured edition) by HERIOT, George [1766-1844] - 1807

Travels Through the Canadas (all plates hand-coloured edition)

by HERIOT, George [1766-1844]

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London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1807. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. SCARCE OLDER HAND-COLOURED EDITION WITH VERY ATTRACTIVE PLATES.

First edition. 8-1/4 x 10-18 inches. xii, [1]-602 p.,1 l., New large 1/2 bound calf, marbled paper sides, gold tooled. Usual off-setting from plates to facing text pages, otherwise fine condition. Complete with all 28 plates as called for including; 1 hand coloured folding frontispiece, 26 nice older hand coloured plates (5 folding), plus 1 hand coloured folding map. Hand-coloured plates all very striking and attractive. A very handsome copy. Stored in a brown slip case.

Full title: Travels Through the Canadas, Containing a Description of the Picturesque Scenery of some of the Rivers and Lakes; With an Account of the Productions, Commerce, and Inhabitants of those Provinces. To Which is Subjoined A Comparative View of the Manners and Customs of Several of the Indian Nations of North and South America

Plates include: Views of Quebec taken from Port Levi (folding frontispiece); The Azores; View of St. Paul's Bay; Quebec from Cape Diamond; Quebec from Beauport; Falls of Montmorenci; Falls of Montmorenci in Winter; Falls of Chaudière; Falls of Niagara Birches Mills; Jeune Lorette; Falls of La Puce;  Lower Falls of La Puce; Ruins of Château Richer; Lake St. Charles; River Etchemin; Bridge on the Jacques Cartier; Montreal from the Mountain; Cascades of the St. Lawrence; Fort of Niagara; Whirlpool of the Saint Lawrence; Falls of Niagara Fort Slausser Side; Grande Chaudière on the Outaouais River; La Dance Ronde dancing(folding); Minuets of the Canadians,(folding); Encampment of the Domiciled Indians, (folding); Costume of the Domiciled Indians,(folding); Moose Deer; engraved map of the St. Lawrence  (folding).

Includes a printing of Father Rasle's vocabulary of the Algonquian language.

"George Heriot was one of the most important landscape artists in Canada in the 19th century." - McCord Museum of Canadian History

Heriot's position as deputy post-master general of British North America, from 1800 to 1816, required that he travel extensively throughout the Canadas.

Scarce hand coloured issue and one of the first important aquatint view books on Canada of this travel classic. "The earliest and the most important aquatint book published on Canada" (Hill)... "Illustrated books on North America are curiously few in the period with which we deal. By far the most interesting is Heriot's Travels through the Canadas.... interesting for its aquatints..." [Prideaux, Aquatint Engravings. pp254-55].

TPL 805 with coloured plates.Cf. Sabin 31489. Cf. Lande 433.Cf. Dionne 934. Cf. Field 687. Cf. Streeter 3658. Cf. Gagnon I;1657 (all for uncoloured copies).

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Toronto: Coles Publishing, 1971. Facsimile Edition. Paperback. pp. 1-270. 271-602. 8vo. Illustrated with a map and numerous engravings from drawings made at the several places by the author. Sunning to spines, ink inscription to inside front covers; very good+ on lightly shelfworn slipcase.
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Travels Through the Canadas (2 Volumes); Containing a Description of the picturesque scenery on some of the rivers and lakes; with an account of the productions, commerce, and inhabitants of those provinces

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London: Coles Publishing Company, 1971. Paperback. Heriot, George. pp. 270; 271-600. 8vo. Black & white illustrations. Minor crease to spine of vol. 1; very good+.
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TRAVELS THROUGH THE CANADAS - in two volumes

TRAVELS THROUGH THE CANADAS - in two volumes

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Toronto: Coles Canadiana Collection - Coles Publishing, 1971. Book. Illus. by George Heriot;. Very Good+. Soft cover. First Printing - First Thus. 8vo. (xii) 602 pp. Trade paperback format, two softcovers in a slipcase. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the books and the slipcase. Illustrated with a map and drawings and fold-out drawings by the author. Originally published in 1807, the full title is: Travels through the Canadas, containing a Description of the Picturesque Scenery on Some of the Rivers and Lakes; with an Account of the Productions, Commerce and Inhabitants of Those Provinces. An account of the author's travels through the Maritimes, Quebec and Upper Canada, along with stories of the indigenous people and the colonists..
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Edmonton: M.G. Hurtig, 1971. Hardcover. pp. 602. 4to. Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contains fold out map and numerous engravings, from drawings made at several places by the author. Light shelfwear and staining, rubber stamp to ffep. Dustjacket with some nicks and short tears to edges, now protected with plastic brodart sleeve; very good in very good dustjacket.
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Toronto: Coles Canadiana Collection 1971, reprint. (Mass market paperback) 270, 271-602pp. Fine. Boxed. Collection palte to inside cover of volume one. Else a perfect set. Facsimile reprint of 1807 volumes..
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