Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1905. First edition. Hardcover. 459pp. Small quarto [24 cm] Dark red cloth with gilt stamped titles. Fair. Ex-library, however with very few library markings. The covers are slightly rubbed. There is a light moisture stain on the top edge of the front cover. The spine is slightly faded. The text block is cracked at the beginning. The pages at the beginning of the text are moisture stained. Item #17260
As is. Profusely illustrated. Wheeler became a land surveyor and surveyed large areas of western Canada, including photo-topographical surveys of the Selkirk Mountains and the British Columbia-Alberta boundary along the continental divide through the Canadian Rockies.