Lord, John Keast
Title The Naturalist in British Columbia - 2 Volumes
Book Condition VG
Type xiv, 358 pp, vii, 375 pp.
Edition First Edition
Publisher London Richard Bentley for Henry Colburn 1866
Seller ID 26964
An early natural history of British Columbia, written by the naturalist for the British Boundary Commission establishing the border with the US along the 49th Parallel. With frontispieces and title page vignettes in both volumes and and 9 other black and white plates. Bound in gilt-stamped green cloth with gilt fish vignettes on the front covers. Overall light wear, more to the spine head of volume one where the joints are just starting to split. The gilt vignette is considerably brighter on volume 2. Owner's signature in both volumes. Lowther 275. Sabin 42035.