A Map Of Cabotia; Comprehending The Provinces Of Upper And Lower Canada, New-Brunswick, And Nova-Scotia, With Breton Island, Newfoundland, &c. And Including also The Adjacent Parts Of The United States. Compiled from a great Variety of Original Documents, By John Purdy. Published 12th October, 1814, by Jas. Whittle And Richd. Holmes Laurie, No. 53, Fleet Street, London. Engraved by Thomson & Hall, 14, Bury Str. Bloomsby. (with 10 inset maps).
First edition. Large, four sectioned map in original case; each sheet is dissected into 16 sections). Ten inset maps. Editions to 1850. A large, impressive map, with a unique title indicating Purdy's attempt to create a new name for the region discovered by Cabot, and/or an attempt by Laurie and Whittle to sell more maps (see Fredonia map of 1833). The main organizing feature of the map is the drainage of the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes. The inset maps are very detailed and several notes discuss Cabot's explorations. Tanner mentions this map as a source in his preface to the American Atlas, as does Melish in his Geographical Description of the United States. Stevens and Tree list editions of 1814, 1821, and 1821/25; Winearls adds editions of 1828 (May), 1828 (June), 1838, and 1850. With outline color. Folds into original marbled cardboard slip case 21x16.5 with a label reading "Cabotia. Jo Gratz" in ms, and "Sold by Wm. Allen, 32 Dame Strt." printed in ink.
[Bartholomew, J. G. (John George), 1860-1920, John Bartholomew and Son]
(Composite of) Section maps of Canada on scale of 1:2,500,000. The Edinburgh Geographical Institute, John Bartholomew & Son, Ltd. "The Times" atlas. (London: The Times, 1922)
Composite of 6 col. maps. Relief shown by hypsometric tints and spot heights; depths by bathymetric tints. Includes insets. Contents: Pl. 85. Maritime Provinces & Newfoundland -- Pl. 86. Ontario & Quebec -- Pl. Manitoba & North-west Ontario -- Pl. 88. Alberta & Saskatchewan -- Pl. 89. British Columbia -- Pl. 93 North-eastern (United) States. Title from verso of maps. Pl. 85 by John Bartholomew & Co.
(East sheet). Map of the Provinces of Upper & Lower Canada with the adjacent parts of the United States of America &c. Compiled from the latest surveys and adjusted from the most recent and approved astronomical observations by Joseph Bouchette. (Engraved by J. Walker. Published, as the act directs. Augst. 12th. 1815, by W. Faden, Geographer to His) Majesty & to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, Charing Cross, London.
One of 2 engraved sheets. Includes 2 views and ornamental cartouche with 2 views. Boundaries in outline color by hand. Relief shown by hachures.