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The Seven Years War (1756-63)

Manuscript and printed maps and views, correspondence and journals from the first global war


Battle of Quebec, 1759 (Quebec, Canada) 46°47'51"N 71°13'34"W


Letterpress text; 16 numbered pages [page 1 not numbered]; 2 pages of advertisements; Sigs A, A2, B, B2; stitched together | 27.7 x 21.6 cm (sheet) | RCIN 732101.b

A journal of the Battle of Quebec, 13 September 1759. French and Indian War (1754-63). The text contains the key to the numbers on the map which is at RCIN 732101.a.

  • Thomas Jefferys (c. 1719-71) (publisher) [below title:] Drawn from the ORIGINAL SURVEYS taken by the ENGINEERS of the Army. / Engraved by THOMAS JEFFERYS, / Geographer to his MAJESTY. / Price Five Shillings.


  • Watermark: None

    Condition: faint brown discolouration

  • 27.7 x 21.6 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    A / JOURNAL / OF THE / Siege of Quebec. / To which is annexed, / A CORRECT PLAN / OF THE / ENVIRONS of QUEBEC / AND OF THE / BATTLE fought on the 13th September, 1759 / Together with a particular Detail of / The FRENCH LINES and BATTERIES, / And also of the / ENCAMPMENTS, BATTERIES and ATTACKS of the / BRITISH ARMY, / And the Investiture of that City under the Command of / VICE ADMIRAL SAUNDERS, / MAJOR GENERAL WOLFE, / BRIGADIER GENERAL MONCKTON, / And BRIGADIER GENERAL TOWNSHEND. [top left]


    George III heading: Quebec 27 June - 18 Sep. 1759.

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Quebec A correct Plan of the Environs of Quebec and of the Battle fought on the Sept.r 1759, together with a particular detail of the French Lines and Batteries, and also of the Encampments, Batteries and Attacks of the British Army and the investiture of that City under the command of Admiral Saunders and Generals Wolfe, Monckton and Townshend: drawn from the original Surveys taken by the Engineers of the Army and engraved by Tho.s Jefferys. 2 sheets with a Journal of the Siege of Quebec.

  • Subject(s)

    Quebec, Canada (46°47'51"N 71°13'34"W)

Page revisions

  • 5 June 2024