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1 Norcross, E.Blanche; Tonkin, Doris.Farmer Frontiers of Vancouver Island
Courtenay, BC Island Books 1970 Second Printing Paperback Good 
128 pages plus fold-out map. Black and white illustrations. "There is scarcely a settlement of any size on Vancouver Island which is not mentioned in detail to some degree by the authors of this most interesting volume." - Nanaimo Daily Free Press. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. Solid copy. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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2 Norcross, E. Blanche: Co-ordinating Editor Nanaimo Retrospective: The First Century - Revised Edition
Nanaimo, BC, Canada Nanaimo Historical Society 1983 Revised Paperback Good 
169 pages including index, fold-out map and numerous black and white photographic plates. Traces a broad spectrum of the social history of Nanaimo's first hundred years. s include: The Foundations are Laid; A Community in Embryo (1854-1862); The Isolated Port (1862-1886); Into the Twentieth Century (1886-1950); Moderate to average wear. Unmarked. Remains a nice copy. 
Price: 49.95 USD
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3 Scott, A.; Cameron, W.; Wilson, C.; Barbeau, Marius; Ingersoll, W.; Norcross, E. Blanche; De Wet, J.; Webster, J.; MacLeod, M.; Barker, B.; Learmonth, L.; Horner, S.; Anderson, J. The Beaver, A Magazine of the North, December 1945, Outfit 276 - The Cowichan Sweater / Peter Rindisbacher / McLoughlin's Letters
Canada Hudson's Bay Company 1945 First Edition Paperback Good 
50 pages. Many reproductions of black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Features: Christmas at Fort Pitt; Hobby for Booklovers - the Canadiana book collection of D'Alton C. Coleman; The House That Mac Built - the log buildings erected by the North West Company in the north and west originated in French Canada - interesting photo-illustrated article on early building styles; Redcoats at Fort Garry - nearly a century ago, 300 foot soldiers, with artillery and engineers, came from England to Red River, brought by the HBC to stand on guard for Canada; The Cowichan Sweater - photo-illustrated article; Mining in the North; Sled Journey - photo study; Peter Rindisbacher - Red River Artist; Chief Factor Dr. John McLoughlin's Letters, 1844-46; Arctic fur show - photos of Eskimo ladies wearing fur fashions; Atmospheric Defence - how HBC 'brass-pounders' heled guard our northern approaches during WWII - fascinating photo-illustrated article; Veteran of Two Wars - the good ship 'Nascopie'; Vintage back cover two-colour (orange and black) ad for the HBC's Imperial Mixture of tinned pipe tobacco. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. 
Price: 199.95 USD
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4 Maclachlan, Morag; Gough, Barry M.; Ralston, H. Keith; Karr, Clarence G.; Norcross, E. Blanche - Editor The Company on the Coast
British Columbia NHS 1983 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
86 pages. Index. Topics include: The Founding of Fort Langley; Fort Rupert, Its Coal and its Spar Trade; Miners and Managers - The Organization of Coal Production on Vancouver Island by the Hudson's Bay Company, 1848-1862; James Douglas - The Gold Governor in the Context of His Times. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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5 Norcross, E. Blanche The Warm Land: A History of Cowichan
Duncan, B.C. Island Books 1975 Revised Edition Paperback Fair 
136 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Chapters include: Indian Country; The Trail-breakers and Early Pioneers; Pioneer Housekeeping and the Birth of Amenities; Two Families in One House; Coming of Age; The Railway Age; The New Century; War Comes to Cowichan; Highlights of Thirty Years; The Changing Face of Cowichan; Communities and Special People; Public Places. Prior owner's name atop title page and on copyright page. Above-average wear. A worthy reference copy of this engaging Vancouver Island local history. 
Price: 79.95 USD
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