Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of Wentworth Ont.


Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of Wentworth Ont.

Page & Smith

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Dedicated by Special Permission to His Excellency The Earl of Dufferin K.P. K.C.B. Governor General. Compiled, Drawn and Published from Personal Examinations and Surveys. One of the scarcest of original county atlases, Wentworth contains much information about Hamilton and surrounding area. The historical sketch is written by Robert Kirkland Kernighan, a Canadian journalist and poet who apprenticed on the Hamilton Spectator. The volume also contains a history of Hamilton, biographies of prominent men, scenes of local businesses and farms, and an advertising section at rear.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Page & Smith
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1875
  • Place Published: Toronto
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xviii, 31, xxxiii, 34-35, xxxvi-xxxvii, 38-39, xl-xli, 42-43, xliv, [1], 46-47, [3], 50-63 p. 44 cm. Title page coat of arms, 32 pages of tinted maps, 15 pages of scenery and views, 10 portraits of local men. Rebound in leather using original cloth boards by Keith Felton of Georgetown. Gold print and blind impressing to covers. Some spots to cloth. Dampstained tvitle page, thumbing, small tears to a few edges, repaired final leaf.

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