BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

The inside passage to Alaska 1792-1920 : with an account of the North Pacific Coast from Cape Mendocino to Cook Inlet, from the accounts left by Vancouver and other early explorers, and from the author's journals of exploration and travel in that region. Volume I Woollen, William Watson, 1838-1921


"The author was a distinguished Indiana lawyer and amateur naturalist. He commenced writing this study in his 74th year and completed it shortly before his death. '... traces the discoveries made by Vancouver and other early navigators along the northwest coast, incorporates many interesting facts of natural history and describes the region as Mr. Woollen found it ... the manuscript has been greatly condensed by the editor ... ': - Intro., p.11. Particularly valuable for the study of Vancouver's explorations." -- Strathern, G. M., & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 326.

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