British Columbia and Vancouver"s Island comprising a description of these dependencies: their physical character, climate, capabilities, population, trade, natural history, geology, ethnology, gold-fields, and future prospects, also an account of the manners and customs of the native Indians by Duncan George Forbes Macdonald

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Published by Longman in London .

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Paginationxiii, 524 p. map.
Number of Pages524
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