Item #125718 The Naturalist in Vancouver Island and British Columbia. John Keast Lord.
The Naturalist in Vancouver Island and British Columbia

The Naturalist in Vancouver Island and British Columbia

1866. London: Richard Bentley, 1866.

2 vols., 8vo, 358; 375pp. Plates. Frontispiece in each volume. Original green gilt pictorial cloth. Occasional foxing. A very good copy.

§ First edition. "Lord (1818-1872) was the naturalist with the British North American Boundary Commission. This book contains an extensive overview of natural history in British Columbia, including birds, fishes, reptiles, etc. Plates show a camp on the boundary line, Indian burial ground, various fishes, a group of Spokan Indians, the Kettle Falls, etc. An interesting narrative based on observations made while Lord served on the Boundary Commission. LANDE 1290. LOWTHER 275. SABIN 42035." (Reese). Item #125718

Price: $300.00

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