Kwant’Stan – The Golden Ears, Don Waite. Volume 1: Lost Mine of Pitt Lake, B.C.’s Oldest Church, Canada’s First Train Robbery. Written and published by author, Maple Ridge, BC., 1972. First Edition. Staples card covers. 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall. 75 pages including illustrations and photographs. Light wear to covers and a corner fold back top cover; contents fine.
Don Waite is a former RCMP constable and author of several titles on British Columbia’s history. Kwant’stan, is the Salish peoples’ name for the Golden Ears, the snow-capped twin peaks of Mt. Blanshard. The Lost Mine of Pitt Lake refers to a fabled bonanza also known as Slumach´s Gold (after a man who was hung in 1n 1891 for murder. 002693 $20