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William Faden plan of the American Siege of Quebec in 1775-76

The finest contemporary plan of Montgomery and Arnold’s disastrous assault on Quebec in December 1775. In May 1775 a force under Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold captured the British forts at Crown Point and Ticonderoga, from which were taken the cannon that ultimately enabled General Washington to drive the British from Boston. This opened a […]

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William Chewitt, Senior Surveyor & Draughtsman / [Henry?] Cooper (engraver), A MAP of the LOCATED DISTRICTS in the PROVINCE OF UPPER CANADA, Describing all the New Settlements, Townships, &c. with the adjacent Frontiers, Compiled and Corrected From the latest Surveys in the Surveyor General’s Office. London: William Faden, Jan. 1, 1813.

William Chewitt map of Upper Canada … the best of the region to date

The first edition of this rare and important case map of the Province of Upper Canada, drawn by surveyor William Chewitt and published while region was the primary theatre of war on land between the United States and Great Britain. This map depicts Upper Canada and adjacent parts of Lower Canada and the United States, […]

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A scarce composite atlas of the French and Indian War

An interesting composite atlas published at the outset of the French and Indian War, likely hurried into print by le Rouge to meet demand for information about events in North America. The plates primarily depict towns and forts in North America and the Caribbean, but the atlas also includes two smaller-scale maps of Canadian subjects. […]

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