Douglas & McIntyre
Historical Atlas of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

Book details:

January 2001
ISBN 978-1-55289-900-7
Hardcover
9 1/2" x 12 3/4"
208 pages
History
$55.00 CAD

Douglas & McIntyre

Historical Atlas of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

Maps of Exploration

Over 30,000 copies in print. Winner of the Bill Duthie Booksellers Choice Prize for the best work published in British Columbia in 1999.


This intriguing collection of over 320 high-quality reproductions of original maps created by explorers and navigators from over four centuries of voyages and overland treks showcases the evolution of the regions now known as British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Yukon. There are Imaginary and speculative maps, political boundary maps, military and spy maps, gold rush maps, railway maps and Hudsonís Bay company maps. The maps are combined with stories of how they came to be drawn, and the history behind them.

About the Author

Derek  Hayes

Derek Hayes

Derek Hayes, a geographer by training, has a passion for old maps and what they can reveal about the past. He is the author of the bestselling Historical ...

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