British Columbia and Vancouver's Island comprising a description of these dependencies: their physical character, climate, capabilities, population, trade, natural history, geology, ethnology, gold fields, and future prospects ... also an account of the manners and customs of the native Indians. Duncan George Forbes MacDonald.
British Columbia and Vancouver's Island comprising a description of these dependencies: their physical character, climate, capabilities, population, trade, natural history, geology, ethnology, gold fields, and future prospects ... also an account of the manners and customs of the native Indians

British Columbia and Vancouver's Island comprising a description of these dependencies: their physical character, climate, capabilities, population, trade, natural history, geology, ethnology, gold fields, and future prospects ... also an account of the manners and customs of the native Indians

London: Longmans, Green [et al.], 1862. First edition, 8vo, pp. xiii, [1], 524, [1] ads, [1]; large folding map with two short, insignificant tears; original blue cloth, spine soiled and a little sunned, extremities rubbed, front hinge starting; good and sound. Ex-Northern Pacific Railway Co. with 2 small rubberstamps on the flyleaf and a small accession label at the base of the spine, but no other markings. Includes a section on "Chinook jargon and English equivalent terms" on pp. 394-398. Not in Field; TPL 4161; Lowther, Bibliography of British Columbia, 177: "Written to expound the author's view that opportunities for settlers in the two colonies had been exaggerated and that it was highly unjust to promote emigration to them." Item #49129

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