ANDERSON, Alexander Caulfield.
Title: Dominion at the West : A Brief Description of the Province of British Columbia, Its Climate and Resources.
Seller ID: 80927
ANDERSON, Alexander Caulfield. The Dominion at the West : A Brief Description of the Province of British Columbia, Its Climate and Resources. The Government Prize Essay, 1872. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d.[ca 2008]. [Originally published Victoria, B.C., in 1872]. Pp [i]-iv,-112,(2),i-xlii. 8vo, blue card covers, printed in black. A facsimile reprint of the original edition. Alexander Caulfield Anderson (1814-1884) worked for the Hudson's Bay Company between 1831 and 1854. He explored most of New Caledonia and in 1846 he pioneered a route to British Columbia's interior, known as the Brigade Trail. In 1858 he was appointed the first collector of Customs for B.C. and became the first postmaster at Victoria. “Only twenty-five copies of this book have been re-printed. On royal linen paper. This copy is No.11. “ A few minor brown spots to covers, else very good. Scarce. 100.00