Canada Railway News Co. Limited
A wonderful collection of 19th century colour-tinted etchings presented in a foldout typically reserved for panoramas. A visual record of Halifax and its harbours before the war-era explosion changed the city forever.
- Publisher: Canada Railway News Co. Limited
- Edition: n/a
- Date Published: nd. ca 1880s
- Place Published: Montreal
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Very Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
15 cm fold-out viewbook extends to 155 cm in length, featuring 35 b&w or lightly coloured illustrations of Halifax landmarks. Panorama view points out the Citadel entrance, the Barracks, Mt. Hope Insane Asylum, Y.M.C.A., etc. and numerous other sights. Also views of the Post Office & Custom House, New City Hall, Garrison Chapel, Exhibition Building, Public Gardens, H.M.S. Canada in dock, Bank of Nova Scotia, and so on. B&w map of Halifax on rear pastedown. Gorgeous red cloth hard cover with black & gold impression. Light soiling to rear. Some creasing to inside edge and a few light spots on map page not affecting map itself.