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BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

Very far west indeed : a few rough experiences on the north-west Pacific Coast Johnson, R. Byron  (Richard Byron)


"Mainly concerned with the author's experiences in British Columbia, including those at the gold mines in the early 1860's. In his British Columbia: a bibliographical sketch, R. L. Reid writes that the work 'may be classed, in some details, as the product of the imagination.'-p. 34. Second and third editions: 1872. Fourth edition: 1872. Fifth edition: 1873. Appeared in Dutch with title: Avonturen in Britisch-Columbia en op het Vancouver-Eiland (Arnhem, Voltelen, 1873?). There were also two French editions: one was published in 1874." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 46.

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