Illustrated Historical Atlas of Northumberland and Durham Counties, Ontario
Place Published: Toronto
Publisher: H. Belden Co.
Date Published: 1878
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
First edition. 17-1/2 x 14-1/4 inches. [i-x], -121pp. Atlas, rebound with new leather binding of spine and corner tips, plus black leather spine with gilt type, saving original front and back boards, with gold tooled embossed front cover. Engraved title page includes a coat of arms with a lion and a unicorn. Some covers scuffing and minor soil or thumb marks internally otherwise, overall near fine condition of this important local atlas.
Maps and views of various towns located in the counties of Northumberland and Durham. Coloured maps and black and white scenes identifying land owners.
The United Counties of Northumberland and Durham was a historic county in the Canadian province of Ontario. The two counties were originally combined in the District of Newcastle formed in 1802, and continued as united counties until January 1, 1974 when portions of Durham County were amalgamated with adjacent Ontario County to form the Regional Municipality of Durham. Manvers Township went to Victoria County. What is now Cavan-Monaghan went to Peterborough County. What is now Port Hope remained in the United Counties which was continued as Northumberland County. Wikipedia
Near Fine. Item #6657