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Sketches in New Brunswick : taken principally with the intention of shewing the nature and description of the land in the tract purchased by the New Brunswick & Nova Scotia Land-Company in the year 1833, and of illustrating the operations of the Association during the years 1834 & 1835.
London : Published March 1st, 1836 by Ackermann & Co. Strand, [1836]
[London] : Printed by Day & Haghe, Lithrs to the King
Physical Description:
[4] pages, [1], 12 leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations (lithographs); 3̄9 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
T 623 (F0A)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Lithographs by Robert Trewick Bone and S. Russell, after Philip Harry, William Porden Kay, and Edward Nicholas Kendall. William Porden Kay worked for the New Brunswick Land Co. (see Australian Dictionary of Biography) and Edward Nicholas Kendall became involved in the New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company (see Dictionary of Canadian Biography).
Title page is lithographed.
"No published price has been found, and it seems likely, if not certain, that the work was produced for private circulation."--Abbey.
Issued with paper covers. The front cover has the same lithograph image as the title page. See Toronto Public Libraries.
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 81551
Toronto Public Libraries. Bibliography of Canadiana, 1907
Lawrence Lande Collection of Canadiana in the Redpath Library of McGill University, 2035
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 623
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. The plates are hand-colored and heightened with varnish. Unbound; plain gray paper back wrapper present, front wrapper missing. "Two copies of the title-page are present, both, judging from the stitch-marks, originally bound with this set, presumably due to an error in gathering."--Abbey.
BEIN 2002 Folio 98: From the library of Paul Mellon.
Subject Terms:
Canada -- Pictorial works.
Mellon, Paul -- Ownership.
New Brunswick -- Pictorial works.
New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company.
Stanley (N.B.) -- Pictorial works.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1836.
Harry, Philip, active 1833-1857, illustrator.
Kay, William P., illustrator.
Kendall, Edward Nicholas, 1800-1845, illustrator.
Bone, Robert Trewick, 1790-1840, lithographer.
Russell, S., (Lithographer) active 1836, lithographer.
Day & Haghe, printer.
Ackermann and Co., publisher.
New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company.

  • Plates: [Lithographed title]
  • 1. Encampment of surveying party at the site of Stanley
  • 2. Erecting the mill dam
  • 3. The mill dam, at Stanley
  • 4. The Commissioner's camp at Stanley
  • 5. Process of clearing the town-plot at Stanley
  • 6. The mill at Stanley
  • 7. Tavern at Stanley, built of logs
  • 8. General view of Stanley, from the road
  • 9. Elm tree on the Royal Road, New Brunswick
  • 10. Winter view from the Company's office St Mary's opposite Fredericton, looking up the River St John
  • 11. Farmer's sleigh and sled
  • 12. A winter scene in Fredericton.

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