Place Published: Montreal
Publisher: Canada Department of Public Works. Geo. E. Desbarats & Co. Lith.
Date Published: 1883
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
QUITE SCARCE LARGE MAP
First edition Size : 52-1/2 x 40 inches. Hand-colored. Various tears at folds, no loss of paper, otherwise good condition. Includes table of distances; key to 4 types of telegraph lines. Scale [ca. 1:703 000], (W 140°--W 52°/N 58°--N 41°). Depths shown by soundings.
Dominion of Canada: Department of Public Works, Ottawa 1883.
Geo. E. Desbarats & Co. Lith. Montreal
One of a set of 4 produced.
A large scale wall map of Newfoundland, the Maritime Provinces, and Quebec east of Montreal. All telegraph lines, both submarine and land, are shown and identified by nationality. Projected and abandoned cables are indicated. Two tables on the map gives the distances of many domestic and international lines. Also shown are coastal signal stations and lighthouses.
Good. Item #8090