Picturesque Quebec: A Sequel to Quebec Past and Present. Sir . . LEMOINE, ames, acPherson.
Picturesque Quebec: A Sequel to Quebec Past and Present
Picturesque Quebec: A Sequel to Quebec Past and Present
Picturesque Quebec: A Sequel to Quebec Past and Present
Picturesque Quebec: A Sequel to Quebec Past and Present
Picturesque Quebec: A Sequel to Quebec Past and Present
Picturesque Quebec: A Sequel to Quebec Past and Present
Picturesque Quebec: A Sequel to Quebec Past and Present
Picturesque Quebec: A Sequel to Quebec Past and Present

Picturesque Quebec: A Sequel to Quebec Past and Present

Place Published: Montreal
Publisher: Dawson Brothers
Date Published: 1882
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover

First Edition. 6 x 8 3/4 inches,  xiv, 535pp. with index.  Original dark green gilt decorated cloth with blue decorated endpapers.  - . Illustrated with 4 maps. Some wear on covers and spotting internally, otherwise very good condition.

History of the City of Quebec and its Environs, Old Stadacona , Plains of Abraham.  Remarkable Men of American History : Cartier,  Champlain ,  Phipps ,  D'Iberville,  Laval,  Frontenac, Wolfe Montcalm, Levis, Nelson Cook etc... Quoted from the book: Here in ancient times on the Shore of the St. Lawrence  stood the wigwam and canoe of the marauding savage;  here you heard the clang of French Sabre and Scotch Claymore  in deadly encounter;  din of battle, but no further had surged the wave of American Invasion, here the gay Warriors  from  the Seine,  the staunch Musketeers of Old England,  the Unerring Riflemen of New York,  Massachussetts and Rhode Island.  On to Cap Rouge,  St. Fay ,  Beauport , Charlesburg, Fall of Montmorency  etc... 1. Frontispiece shows a plan of the City of Quebec,  in 1759, situated on the St. Lawrence or the great River.     2.  One fold-out map show the St. Lawrence River  from the Sillery to the Fall of  Montmorency with the operations of the Siege of Quebec in 1758.     3.    Map of the Vicinity of Quebec to Illustrate  Operations of Generals De Levis  and Murray.  4. Plan of the Golf Links at the Quebec  Golf Course.   Names of Holes. :  Glacies Hole- Plateau -  Cup - Racket Court - Stevenson - Swamp - Ridge - Valley - Tower - Lacrosse - Rifle Pits - French Fort - and Long Hole.  Appendix  has a list of  Jaques Cartier's  Officers and Crew.  Chapters on the Bronze Cannon,  Militia Uniforms, Horses etc...;  plus  a  list the members  of the Golf Course &  of the Quebec Snow Shoe Club  with list of members for 1881. 

(In Appendix) Plus interesting historical note to the game of Golf  told by  Dr. Daniel Wilson : " we read that King Charles I.  was engaged in the Game of Golf on Leith Links  when, in November 1641  a Letter was handed to him which gave First News  of the Rebellion in Ireland.  This was undoubtedly his last game in Scotland."


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