Four years in British Columbia and Vancouver Island. An account of their forests, rivers, coasts, gold fields, and resources for colonisation
by Mayne, R. C., Commander
London: John Murray, 1862. First edition, 8vo, pp. [iii]-xi, , 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.
(Inventory #: 49137)
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