London: Sells Ltd., 1912. First Edition. Hard Cover. 4to. Near Fine. Item #002049
495 p.p. Lacking folding map. A huge compilation of facts, photography, statistics, etc., with many sketches of small communities and businesses throughout B.C. Publisher's cloth binding. Gilt title and publisher on spine, gilt ram's head on front cover with blind rule panel, scuff to rear board. Lots of b&w photos, incl. 4 full-page images of H.R.H. The Duke of Connaught, Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, and the Duchess of Connaught; His Honour Thomas William Patterson, Lieutenant-Governor since December 1909; and Sir Richard McBride, K.C.M.G., M.P.P., Premier and Minister of Mines. Inhabited intials throughout. Slight wear to edges and corners, bumping to spine ends, bubbling on joints. Heavy offsetting to front flyleaf. Ownership inscription on flyeaf. New endpapers pasted onto originals. Minor sporadic staining and one small tear to page.