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Title:
Four Years in British Columbia and Vancouver Island. An Account of Their Forests, Rivers, Coasts, Gold Fields, and Resources for Colonisation

Author:
Mayne, R. C.

Place:
London

Publisher:
John Murray

Date:
1862

Description:
[iii]-xi, [1], 468 pp. Illustrated with 18 wood-engraved plates; folding copper-engraved map with some hand coloring; woodcut vignette on title-page. 8½x5¼, modern fabricoid, new endpapers. First Edition. With much information on the native inhabitants of the region, as well as the natural resources and recent settlers. The map has gold-bearing regions colored in yellow; there are a few additional in markings on the map, of unkown origin. Sabin 47174.

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Condition:
Chipping to margins of title-page, with some edge wear to following leaf, the frontispiece has been bound following the title, and the half-title is lacking; a few instances of pencil underlining to the text, else very good.


 
Item number:
125160
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