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Vancouver Island and British Columbia . Their History, Resources and Prospects.

Macifie, Matthew

Published by Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, London, 1865
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original publisher's binding, blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. 5 1/2 X 8 3/4 inches. 574 pages with 2 pages of books that Longman, Green and company publish. Copy contains information on the voyage out, topography, geology, physical geography, and general history of Vancouver Island, the discovery of gold in British Columbia in 1858, and its influence on the growth of Victoria, Victoria as a free port, general resources of Vancouver Island, agriculture in Vancouver Island, British Columbia: Historical sketch-geology, etc, general description of British Columbia, the mines of British Columbia, process of mining, agriculture resources of British Columbia, animal and vegetable productions of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, political statistics of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, proposed interoceanic railway- emigrant route and telegraph-their influence upon the growth of the Colonies, society in Vancouver Island and British Columbia, the Indians of Vancouver Island and British Columbia and emigration. Copy also contains 2 colored folded maps. The first map measures 13 X 14 inches, and the second measures 8 1/2 X 18 inches. Some foxing on several pages. A previous owner, John Newton Morton" wrote his name on the inside front cover in black ink. Also on the inside front cover is a white bookplate with the words, "Se Taire Faire" which means To Be Silent in French. Covers are slightly scuffed. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 018196

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Title: Vancouver Island and British Columbia . ...

Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, London

Publication Date: 1865

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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