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The (Victoria, British Columbia) Daily Colonist Newspaper: Sunday, December 4, 1904 Issue by  Multiple Contributors - Paperback - First Edition - 1904 - from RareNonFiction.com and Biblio.co.uk

The (Victoria, British Columbia) Daily Colonist Newspaper: Sunday, December 4, 1904 Issue

by Contributors, Multiple

Condition: Fair


Victoria, BC, Canada: The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company. Paperback. 16 pages. A wonderful snap shot of life as it was on Vancouver Island 100 years ago. News of the day includes: Russo-Japanese War Coverage; American Schooner PIcks up Survivors on Derelect Sampan at sea - Captain went mad, others starved; B.C. Mines and Mining article (mentions Tyee Copper Company, Ladysmith); The Spaniards of the North West Coast of North America - article by Provincial Historian E.O.S. Scholefield; Lovely photo of croquet on the beach at Foul Bay; The Meteoric Career of John Steele of Pennsylvania - Spent $3,000 a day; List of Victoria Tax Sale Properties, complete with legal description, registered owner and amount owing; large article entitled "Andrew Carnegie on Universal Peace; and much more. Dozens of advertisements including: "10 Acre Blocks (off Cook St.) For Sale from $140 to $200 in Tolmie Estate" Significant chipping along fold. Top of back page is devoted to 'Costly (Victorian) Garments for Evening Wear' and contains lovely illustrations. Bottom of back page illustrates and describes elaborate Home Wedding breakfasts. Some yellowing. Few edge tears. Large clipping from page 3. Small advertisement clipped from page 6. Fatigue cracks to central portion of all pages. . Fair. 1904. First Edition.
  • Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 349a7754
  • Title: The (Victoria, British Columbia) Daily Colonist Newspaper: Sunday, December 4, 1904 Issue
  • Author: Contributors, Multiple
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company
  • Place: Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Date published: 1904
  • Keywords: The (Victoria, British Columbia) Daily Colonist Newspaper: Sunday, December 4, 1904 Issue Russo-Japanese War Coverage; American Schooner PIcks up Survivors on Derelect Sampan at sea - Captain went mad, others starved; B.C. Mines and Mining article (menti
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / Canada / Western Provinces (AB, BC);


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