1917 Description of and Guide to Jasper Park
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First Edition, Illustrated, Scarce
The first edition of this work. A scarce work. Illustrated with a frontispiece, and ninety-three in-text illustrations. Collated, complete. A useful guide to the Jasper National Park. The photographs in this work were taken by M. P. Bridgland on his photographic survey to the central part of Jasper Park in 1915. Jasper Park is a national park established as a forest park in 1907, in the province of Alberta in Canada. The park is a beautiful terrain, which contains glaciers, springs, lakes, waterfalls, and mountains. The park also has an extensive variety of wildlife, including moose, elk, timber wolf, cougar, river otter, marten, caribou, coyote, bald eagles, spruce grouses, bohemian waxwings, evening grosbeaks, and many more. The topographical part of the guide was written by M. P. Bridgland, with historical notes by R. Douglas, who was the Secretary of the Geographic Board. The work was edited by E. Deville, who was the Surveyor General of Canada, Published by the Department of the Interior in Ottawa.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. Discolouration to the rear board. Light marks to the boards. A very little cockling to the rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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