A Plan of the City of Quebec

Method Copper engraved
Artist Stockdale, John
Published [London, c. 1800]
Dimensions 171 x 238 mm
Notes A detailed plan of the Canadian city of Quebec, when capital of British North America. The walled city is depicted on a peninsula into the Saint Lawrence and Saint Charles rivers. The bottom left quadrant of the map features a 28 point key of major landmarks. Map first published by Stockdale in Isaac Weld's 'Travels through the States of North America'. Title in a decorative cartouche.

John Stockdale (1749 - 1814) was a book and print publisher. Between 1780 and 1781 he worked for the radical publisher John Almon, then on his own account in Piccadilly. In 1788 he was indicted, unsuccessfully, for libel after publishing John Logan's Review of the Charges Against Warren Hastings. His business was carried on after his death by his son John Joseph.

Condition: Light surface dirt to margins.
Framing unmounted
Price £120.00
Stock ID 45343

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