Sunset Canada – British Columbia and Beyond, Archie Bell – First Edition 1918

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Product ID: 9673 SKU: 003104 Categories: , ,

Sunset Canada – British Columbia and Beyond, Archie Bell. Published by The Page Company The Colonial Press, Boston, U.S.A., 1918. First Printing/First Edition. 4to up to 12″ tall.  xii, 320 pages with folding coloured map and fifty-six plates, of which eight are in colour; bibliography and index.  Brown cloth boards with colored oval pictorial to front board framed by elaborate gilt stamped illustrations front; gilt spine titles and illustration; illustrated endpapers front and back; top edge gilt and remainder rough-cut. Boards have rubbing to edges and spine tail and head are frayed and torn; corners rubbed; small loss of paper to pictorial. Fold out map has 3 closed tears and hinge is cracked between 2 pages: versus of half title and versus of frontispiece. Contents are otherwise in fine condition without marks, tears and folds and pages remain bright.

From Title page:  “An Account of its Settlement; Its Progress from the Early Days to the Present, including a Review of the Hudson`s Bay Company; Its Amazing Variety of Climate; Its Charm of Landscape; Its Unique Cities and Attractive Towns and Their Industries; A Survey of the Different Peoples to be Found There, including Japanese and Doukhobors; An Analysis of What it Offers in Opportunity to the Home Seeker, the Agriculturalist, the Business Man, the Sportsman and the Traveller.”          003104            $65