Ottawa, Canada, Minister of Marine and Fisheries of Canada (For the Geographic Board of Canada): 1909
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 64500905
546 pages. Black and white frontis of George Vancouver plus twenty black and white photographic reproductions. Author was well-equiped for this work. By disposition a student, he became greatly engrossed in his researches, and secured copies of all the old records of voyages to the coast of British Columbia and knew their contents intimately. His duties in command of the Quadra took him to every portion of the British Columbia coast, including a great many waters that were practically unsurveyed, and so he acquired a thorough knowledge not only of the charts in existence, but also of the u... View More...