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Touch Wood: BC Forests at the Crossroads

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71205685


1550170740 236 pages including index. Moderate amount of blue highlighting. Some of B.C.'s best-known forest policy analysts update us on the major issues that fuel the current battles between loggers and environmentalists. View more info

Raincoast Chronicles 11: Forgotten Villages of the BC Coast

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71306901


0920080405 76 pages with fascinating archival black and white photographic reproductions. Covers Horseshoe Valley, Lund, Lost Villages of Vancouver Island, Minstrel Island, 84 years in Bella Coola, Whaling stations of the Queen Charlottes, and more. Average wear and a few spots of soiling to front cover which features impressive photo of five men standing in a massive native canoe. View more info

Boating in British Columbia

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Self-Published: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52706964


0969014503 96 pages including index. Acquaints the boater with one of the most attractive land-water sportlands in North America. The first practical attempt to classify British Columbia's immense ocean-fresh water possibilities, the book will also be helpful to angler, camper, hiker, naturalist, artist, photographer and sightseer. Terrain involving costly access has been omitted. View more info

British Columbia Seafood Cookbook - Revised

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Duncan, BC, Canada, Self-Published: 1981

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 75506980


0919574467 71 pages. A compact yet comprehensive reference with sections devoted to: Abalone, Clams, Crabs, Lobsters, Octopus, Univalves, Oysters, Scallops, Shrimp, Sea Cucumber, Fish, Sauces, Batters, Salads and Stuffings.Gift inscription inside front cover. View more info

This is Beautiful British Columbia - the Book of B.C. Trivia

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71507940


0969212704 108 pages. The how, what, why, where, when and the trivia of what made, or makes, British Columbia. Illustrated. Average wear and some soiling to illustrated covers. Unmarked. View more info

Go to Sleep Smiling - a Bedside Book of True Stories

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Gordon M. Smart Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608769


0969211651 129 pages. Author's inscription and signature upon title page. The ideal book for the bedside table. The scenario of Part One is World War II, depicting corporal Bryan Smith in his endeavours to outwit the rigid and military adherent Sergeant Major "Hookey" Walker. Part two provides true stories of everyday life in British Columbia. "Quite enchanting... very humorous... can be picked up whenever you desire. A great read." - Tony Owen, Publ... View more info

Only in Oak Bay

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Oak Bay, British Columbia, Corp. Of the District of Oak Bay: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72409383


0969070101 127 pages. An pictorial attempt to capture the unique atmosphere of the municipality: its people, its past, its present and its future. Book is very handsome with bright gilt decoration and lettering upon fresh green boards. Contents clean and unmarked. Dust jacket shows signs of gentle handling and light wear. View more info

Breach of Promise - Socred Ethics Under Vander Zalm

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour Publishing Company, Limited: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64409585


1550170384 334 pages including index. An unflinching look at the Vander Zalm Socreds' disgraceful record, including the Bill Reid-Bud Smith affair, the David Poole severance package, the privatization and decentralization programs and the Budget Stabilization Fund. Moderate wear. Unmarked. View more info

Vancouver's First Century: A City Album 1860-1960

By: N/A

Price: $44.99

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., J. J. Douglas: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64409861


0888941463 153 pages. Over two years of careful research into facts and photographs - some of which have been reproduced from the original glass negatives - make this a very special city portrait and a fine tribute to Vancouver's early photographers. Gift greetings upon front endpaper else unmarked. Light wear. Book in excellent clean condition. Minor lean to spine. Price-clipped dust jacket with two closed tears and average wear. View more info

Hiking Trails I: Victoria and Vicinity (Includes Area west to Port Renfrew and north to Oliphant Lake)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Outdoor Club of Victoria: 1987

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 64500615


096904013X 93 pages including index and many maps. Describes 27 local hikes. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. View more info

Lower Fraser Valley - Evolution of a Cultural Landscape B.C. Geographical Series, Number 9

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Tantalus Research Limited: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 64500784


0919478115 207 pages including index. A collection of essays intended to offer visitors a general introduction to the region, and provide residents with new insights into their surroundings. Chapters include: Prehistory of the Lower Mainland; The Process of Settlement in the Lower Fraser Valley - in its Provincial Context; The Changing Role of Railways in the Lower Fraser Valley, 1885-1965; The Evolution of Roads in the Lower Fraser Valley; The Climatic Factor; Agricul... View more info

The Geography of Death: Mortality Atlas of British Columbia, 1985-1989 (Western Geographical Series)

By: N/A

Price: $114.66

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Univ of Victoria Dept of: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41301962


0919838162 223 pages. How often and where do people die, and from what causes? These and related questions are central to the study of population health geography and epidemiology. As one contribution to answering such important questions, and hopefully as a catalyst to the generation of other inquiries, this atlas illustrates spatial variations of all major causes of death in British Columbia for the period 1985 to 1989. Overhead transparencies in pocket inside back... View more info

Prospering Together: The Economic Impact of the Aboriginal Title Settlements in B.C

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Laurier Institution: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 41302314


0968234305 315 pages. Aims to improve the negotiating process by presenting a factual description of the issues on the table and some background and history to put those issues into context. Also includes examinations of what effect settlements and their costs will likely have on investment and the provincial economy. Clean, bright and unmarked with faintest wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Reflections: Thompson Valley Histories

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Plateau Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75202684


0969884206 198 pages including index. A collection of new writing which explores the neglected post-settlement history shared by the communities of the Thompson Valley in British Columbia. Abundant black and white illustrations. High quality glossy paper. Unmarked. Light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

Rainshadow: Stories from Vancouver Island

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Oolichan Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75202966


0889820392 253 pages. Includes works by Birch-Jones, Cameron, Guppy, Hodgins, Kinsella, Murray, Roberts, Rooke, Skelton, Smith, Tremblay, Valgardson, Virgo, Watson and Wynand. Average wear. Unmarked. Solid copy. View more info

Biogeoclimatic zones and subzones of the Cariboo Forest Region

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Information Services Branch: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75404059


0771981341 103 pages including bibliography and appendix of plant species mentioned with their common names. "Presents in a general way the basic ideas behind the Ministry of Forests ecosystem classification and a brief current summary of the characteristics of zones and subzones in the Cariboo Forest Region." - from Preface. Clean, bright and unmarked. Very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Pioneer Pipers of British Columbia - A biographical directory of Pipers active in B.C. in the 1950s

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Western Academy of Pipe Music B.C.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155A5135


0969303505 286 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A compilation and sythesis of biographical data. Consists of almost 700 articles on about that many pipers, plus a few miscellaneous subjects. Some of the articles are rather full biographical outlines, and others are brief mentions of early pipers found in early newspapers and other sources." - from Introduction. Black and white illustrations throughout. Unmarked but for publication date hand-written upon title ... View more info

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Glancing Back: Reflections and Anecdotes on Vancouver Public Schools

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Vancouver School Board: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 147A5544


1550311689 128 pages. Bibliography. Abundantly illustrated. "This history, comprised of hundreds of photographs and candid anecdotes collected from former students, teachers and trustiees, tells the story of our public schools, complete with blemishes and triumphs." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with lightest wear. Dust jacket preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Excellent copy. View more info

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A Bibliography of British Columbia ornithology (Heritage record)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 333A7106


0771881258 185 pages. "All references... have been cross-referenced under three headings; species, geographic area, and author." Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Binding sound. Quality working copy. (Location: Reference Collection) View more info

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Coquitlam: 100 Years. Reflections of the Past.

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Canada, District of Coquitlam: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146A7501


0969459203 400 pages. "One hundred years of history as told by the pioneers themselves who recall taming the tree-filled wilderness, the warmth of a growing community, and the many cultures which formed what is now Coquitlam." - subtitle. Black and white archival illustrations throughout. Faint dab of liquid paper atop front decorated front free endpaper otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket preserved in glossy new archival-gr... View more info