Four years in British Columbia and Vancouver Island. An account of their forests, rivers, coasts, gold fields, and resources for colonisation. R. C. Mayne, Commander.
Four years in British Columbia and Vancouver Island. An account of their forests, rivers, coasts, gold fields, and resources for colonisation
Four years in British Columbia and Vancouver Island. An account of their forests, rivers, coasts, gold fields, and resources for colonisation

Four years in British Columbia and Vancouver Island. An account of their forests, rivers, coasts, gold fields, and resources for colonisation

London: John Murray, 1862. First edition, 8vo, pp. [iii]-xi, [1], 468; wood-engraved frontispiece and vignette title page, 17 wood-engraved plates and a folding map; original brown cloth, spine ends chipped, hinges cracked; ex-Northern Pacific Railway Co. with small rubberstamp on the flyleaf and a small accession label at the base of the spine, but no other markings; good copy. Field 1047: "Several engravings illustrative of aboriginal life and two chapters devoted to that subject, form a sufficient claim of this volume to place in a collection of works relating to Indian history." TPL 4076: "This work is based on his trips along the coast and inland; it includes also extracts from the journals and letters to the Church Missionary Society by William Duncan, a Church of England missionary stationed at Fort Simpson and elsewhere." Lowther, Bibliography of British Columbia, 178. Item #49137

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