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British Columbia (B.C. / BC) - Sixty (60 - Scholefield, E.O.S.; Gosnell, R.E. (S - 1913. [1230979]
British Columbia Historical Association, 1913. Unread. As new. Number 216 of limited edition of 350 copies. Signed by co-author R.E. Gosnell. "Few publications, if any, of similar size and excellence have been produced in Canada." - From Editor's Foreword. Part I includes 210 pages and eighteen chapters which constitute "a survey of events from the earliest times down to the Union of the Crown Colony of British Columbia with the Dominion of Canada." Part II is "a history, mainly political and economic, of the Province since Confederation up to the present time." Part I is preceded and followed by dozens of tissue-protected black and white portraits of individuals influential in the early history of the province, complete with their brief biographies upon the tissue. Part II comprises eighteen chapters over 226 pages plus 5 pages of addenda followed by dozens of tissue protected portraits of "some of the men conspicuous as present day factors in development." Top edge gilt. Gilt lettering upon backstrip. Marbled endpapers. Exceptionally clean, bright, and unmarked with zero wear. Brown suede exterior appears as fresh as the day it was applied over 100 years ago. This majestic fourteen pound tome measures 13" x 10.5" x 4". A magnificent acquisition for any serious collector of British Columbia history. A better copy will not be found. Lowther 1607.
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