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Voyage of Discovery: Gulf Island Names and Their Origins by  Donald A New - Paperback - First Edition - 1966 - from Black Sheep Books (IOBA) and Biblio.com

Voyage of Discovery: Gulf Island Names and Their Origins

by New, Donald A

Condition: Good


Sidney, B.C., 1966 "The purpose of this booklet is to tell the discoverer of today something of the history of the Gulf Islands, and how and where the name of their harbours, bays, points and mountains originated." Green card cover with brown titling and brown sketch by Irving Sinclair, staple binding, fold-out map at back of book, 18 pages. Spine and edges sunned, cover has shelf wear with some light creases, page edges darkened, text is clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Card Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: Black Sheep Books (IOBA) CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 016634
  • Title: Voyage of Discovery: Gulf Island Names and Their Origins
  • Author: New, Donald A
  • Format/binding:Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Place: Sidney, B.C.
  • Date published: 1966
  • Keywords: Gulf Islands, B.C., British Columbia,
  • Bookseller catalogs: British Columbia & Cascadia; Salt Spring Island;
  • Size: 16mo - over 5¾\" - 6¾\" tall

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