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From Britain to British Columbia

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Published by Government of Canada in [Ottawa?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Company.,
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Company.,
  • Railroad travel -- Canada.,
  • Voyages en train -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Description and travel -- 1867-1900.,
  • Canada -- Descriptions et voyages -- 1867-1900.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.P. Sheldon.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 16144, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 16144
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (44 fr.)
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23732881M
    ISBN 100665161441

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