Historical Atlas of Toronto

Historical Atlas of Toronto

By Derek Hayes
$34.95




In just two centuries, Toronto has grown from a far-flung outpost of the British Empire to a world-class city, the largest in Canada. This book is the first to illustrate Toronto's history through contemporary maps, drawn at the time to record, promote or illustrate major events. Collected together for the first time, these beautiful, revelatory documents add up to a fascinating visual history of the city's development. The book covers all of today's Greater Toronto Area, from Mississauga in the west to Oshawa in the east.


Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 9781553654971
Paperback / softback
9.5 in x 12.0 in - 192 pp

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In just two centuries, Toronto has grown from a far-flung outpost of the British Empire to a world-class city, the largest in Canada. This book is the first to illustrate Toronto's history through contemporary maps, drawn at the time to record, promote or illustrate major events. Collected together for the first time, these beautiful, revelatory documents add up to a fascinating visual history of the city's development. The book covers all of today's Greater Toronto Area, from Mississauga in the west to Oshawa in the east.

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Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 9781553654971
Paperback / softback
9.5 in x 12.0 in - 192 pp