Three volumes of bibliographies of British Columbia published by University of Victoria. Vol. 1 Traffiques & Discoveries 1774-1848 ; Years of Growth 1900-1950 ; Navigations, Laying the Foundations 1849-1899
Place Published: (Victoria, BC)
Publisher: University of Victoria
Date Published: 1968, 1970 & 1975
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
FIRST VOLUME SIGNED BY BARBARA J. LOWTHER
3 volumes. Original blue cloth with gilt crest on volumes 1 and 2 and gilt lettering spines of all three volumes. Some fading on spines and slight shelf-wear with tear and wrinkling to page 23 in volume one otherwise, all volumes in very good condition.
Vol. I: A Bibliography of British Columbia Navigations, Traffiques & Discoveries 1774-1848: A Guide to Publications Relating to the Area Now British Columbia. Barbara J Lowther. xii,328pp. Published 1968. Volume signed by author Barbara J. Lowther on title page. 2,173 biblio entries. 8-1/2 x 11 inches.This volume covers the period from the first recorded arrival of the Spanish to England's colonization of Vancouver Island, with items in English, French, Spanish, and Dutch. This is the first book of two published on Bibliographies of British Columbia.
Vol. II: A Bibliography of British Columbia Years of Growth 1900-1950: Margaret H. Edwards. xv,417pp. Published 1975. 6,125 biblio entries. 8-1/2 x 11 inches. Volume covers the literature and writings from the first half of the twentieth century. This is the third book which was originally begun by Mr. J.C.R. Lort and finished by Margaret H. Edwards
Vol. III: Navigations, Laying the Foundations 1849-1899: Gloria M. Strathern x,446pp. Published 1970. 631 biblio entries. 5-3/4 x 9 inches. Volume covers the literature and writings from the last half of the nineteenth century
Standard bibliographical references on the history of British Columbia with a total in all three volumes of 8,929 biblio entries.
Very Good. Item #3297