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The First Circumnavigation of Vancouver Island: Memoir No. 1 - Archives of British Columbia *Signed and Inscribed By E.O.S. Scholefield, Provincial Archivist*
Government of British Columbia, Victoria, BC 1914 - 69 pages. Complete with 8 protected map plates. Signed and inscribed by E.O.S. Scholefield, Archivist of British Columbia, to Mrs. Beanen (?) atop front cover. Pages 3-4 constitute a letter of submittal by Mr. Scholefield to the Honourable Henry Esson Young, Provincial Secretary. This work "represents the first bulletin of the British Columbia Provincial Archives Department." - from page 3. "Vindicates the contention of Captain Vancouver that his ships were the first to complete the navigation of the inner channels which separate Vancouver Island from the British Columbia mainland." - M. Menzies. Errata neatly affixed to verso of Map List. Map plate V loose but present. Rough cut pages. Contents clean, unmarked and lightly yellowed. Small tears to bottom edges of beige card covers. A rare and significant contribution to British Columbia history. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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