Vancouver, BC: Progress Publishing Company Ltd. 1919. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. (cover title) Brown cloth over boards, title and decorations stamped in gilt and dark brown onto upper board and spine , 8vo (8-7/8 inches tall), pp. 199, [10, ads], illustrated with duotone photo plates (frontis in full color), drawings, decorative tailpieces and maps, Index. Covers bumped with light wear and faint p.o. name above title on top board, gutter cracked, ads at rear and duotone plates toned, full color plate with fly selections still bright and white. Near very good overall. Good plus. Item #855
Written by an ex-provincal game warden, this early look at fishing in the colonies gives some valuable and historical insights into the Kootenays, Okanagan, Vancouver, Vancouver Island and the Caribou. Includes ten pages of great period ads for the Hudson's Bay Company, the Canadian Pacific Railway, etc. Ref. Hampton's/Callahan, p. 296.
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