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Memories from the Cowichan Valley: Loggers, Wives and Sawmill Workers

By: Hehn, Del; Davis, Louse; and Many Others

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Duncan, B.C., Malaspina University College: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G1895

Condition: Very Good


64 pages of biographical recollections collected and edited by students in the Fundamental English class at Malaspina University College, Cowichan Campus. Signed inside front cover by fourteen members of the editing and interview teams. Undated but appears to be circa 2000. Includes interviews of: Ruth Dickson, Gordon Dods, Roy Hopwo, Darshan Johel, Weldon Jubenville, Karm Manak, Jacques Marc, Lynda Marc, Fred Roland and John Skertchly. Includes black and white illustrations of the subjects. Light wear. A nice copy of this interesting compilation of Valley biographies. View more info

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Menus from an Orchard Table: Celebrating the Food and Wine of the Okanagan

By: Heidi Noble

Price: $49.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Whitecap Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 758A4767

ISBN: 1552858529

Condition: Very Good


1552858529 320 pages. Celebrates the food and wine of the Okanagan. Lovely colour photogarphy throughout. "Captures the passion and spirit of an extraordinary place." - Chris Johns, Enroute Magazine. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy, View more info

Forest Soils of the Douglas-Fir Region

By: Heilman, Paul E.; Anderson, Harry W.; Baumgartner, David M.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Pullman, WA, Washington State University Cooperative Extension Service: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64500688

Condition: Good


298 pages. "The forest soil has been the object of scientific study for a relatively short time. In the Pacific Northwest, one of the principal forest growing areas of the world, the evaluation of the soil as a factor in the production of forest resources has an even shorter history, but a great deal of progress has been made. This volume represents an attempt to synthesize the results of these studies and thereby add direction to future work as well as provide current guidelines for management. Chapters include: Geology of the Douglas-Fir Region; The Klamath Mountains and Coast Ranges... View more info

A Naturalist Guide to the Comox Valley and Adjacent Areas Including Campbell River

By: Henderson, Lydia; Capes, Phil

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, The Comox-Strathcona Natural History Society: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15504619

Condition: Good


68 pages. Undated. Circa 1970s? Black and white illustrations. View more info

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Small City in a Big Valley: The Story of Duncan

By: Henry, Tom

Price: $79.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Harbour: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A0775

ISBN: 1550172123

Condition: Fine


1550172123 182 pages. "Recounts the area's history with the rigour of a historian, and with the warmth and enthusiams of a hometown boy." - from dust jacket. Abundantly illustrated with archival black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Lovely copy. View more info

Image for Salute Magazine, October (Oct.) 1947, Vol. 2, No. 10 -  Revolt in the Philippines / Magazine Mogul Bernarr Macfadden

Salute Magazine, October (Oct.) 1947, Vol. 2, No. 10 - Revolt in the Philippines / Magazine Mogul Bernarr Macfadden

By: Heym, Stefan; Carter, Clark S.; Dugan, J.; Pickow, G.; Jacobs, B.; Fields, J.; Brennan, R.; Lockard, E.; Churchill, A.; Rooney, Andy; Mehling, H.; Byrne, H.; Flaherty, P.; Camp, C.; Gardner, E.; Wronker, R.; Seaton, L.; Paxton, J.; Sparrow, G.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, Vet Publishers, Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3966

Condition: Very Good


50 pages. Great cover photo of Lila Leeds. Features: "Occupation" (fiction); Revolt in the Philippines - author who helped liberate the Philippines returns to learn more about the struggle between President Roxas and rebels - article with many great photos; What the Boys did for Damon - The Damon Runyon Memorial Cancer Fund - article with nice photos; City Girl at a Country Fair - Lorraine Davies at the Mineola Fair; Back on Top; "I'm Tired of My In-Laws" - Harry Harrison lived in a house with ten people as a publicity stunnt; Chicago's Bungling Cops - article on their poor r... View more info

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Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, October (Oct.) 1949: Making Milk with a Tractor

By: Hillman, Gordon Malherbe; Young, John Richard; Banning, Margaret Culkin

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2279

Condition: Fair


176 pages. Features: Can a young man start farming today?; Now you can prove bulls as yearlings; Farming three to twenty feet down - Louis Bromfield's Malabar Farm in Lucas, Ohio has very deep fertile soil; Irrigated acres in New Mexico - The Roybal family has built prosperity in a moutain valley - article with color photos; "This is my best bet yet"; You can be wiped overnight - are you an 'insurance sinner?'; Making milk with a tractor - H.E. Babcock sets up dairy farms to be manned mainly by a ma with a tractor; Lilies for you, too; How to get a country doctor; Science saves your g... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post Magazine, August (Aug) 22, 1959 - Eugene Holman / How Negro Writer's Children Adjust to Prejudice / We Recovered Space Monkeys

The Saturday Evening Post Magazine, August (Aug) 22, 1959 - Eugene Holman / How Negro Writer's Children Adjust to Prejudice / We Recovered Space Monkeys

By: Hugh B. Cave; George Bradshaw; John P. Heffernan; Jacob Hay; R. E. Foy; Rowan, Carl T.; George Gallup; Evan Hill; George Scullin; Tom Alexander; Ernest O. Hauser; Jack Finney; Clarence B. Kelland

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0204

Condition: Fair


80 pages. Features: Cover sailing illustrations shows man turning green while his Marilyn-like lady friend enjoys the ride; Pepsi ad inside front cover shows poolside scene; Kent cigarette ad shows flower gardening couple; Allstate ad features photo of Ray Morton of Castro Valley, California; We Recovered the Space Monkeys - Navy Diver Lt. (j.g.) R. Edward Foy recalls what happened in this photo-illustrated article; The Gang in Black Jackets - short story; We Tell Our Children - noted Negro journalist Carl T. Rowan tells how he answers questions his children ask when they come face to face wi... View more info

The Highwood-Jumpingpound Anticline, with Notes on Turner Valley, New Black Diamond, and Priddis Valley Structures, Alberta (from Summary report, 1929, Part B, Geological Survey, Canada, Issued in advance)

By: Hume, G.S.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, King's Printer / Government of British Columbia: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71409325

Condition: Fair


24 pages. Tears to the top of many pages and both covers. Text unaffected. Average wear. View more info

Favored Outings of the Huron Valley Sierra

By: Huron Valley Group Members Staf

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Sarah Jennings Pr: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83202240

ISBN: 0931781035

Condition: Fine


0931781035 185 pages. Describes outings enjoyed by members of the Sierra Club's Huron Valley Group, an eclectic group whose members typically savor outings of several kinds. One weekend's backpacker may be next weekend's canoeist, and on to skiing (most often cross country) in the winter. Light wear. Unmarked. Very nice copy. View more info

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The Port Radium Story

By: Jenkins, Robert G

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Canada, Valley Pub: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 721H4127

ISBN: 1896967450

Condition: Good


1896967450 Signed and dated by author, without inscription, upon dedication page. Black and white maps and grainy reproductions of archival photos. [6], 288 pages. "The story of the legendary Eldorado uranium mine in Canada's arctic. The Port Radium community at Great Bear Lake in the Northwest Territories spanned fifty-two years. The circumstances of discovery; the remarkable development under adverse conditions; the attraction of national and international interest; the secrecy of wartime production, and the peace time contribution, all develop into a chapter of Canadian mining hist... View more info

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Comox Valley's Drinking Water Reference Guide

By: Jenssen, Sonya

Price: $129.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self Published: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242C8636

Condition: Very Good


118 pages. Colour illustrations. "The purpose of this report has been to synthesize and outline legislation in hopes of stimulating further public discussion and community action to ensure that adequate water resources are protected for present and future generations... While aimed at the Comox Valley, hopefully audiences across British Columbia and Canada will find it a useful reference guide or point of comparison to their own communities' water challenges." - from Executive Summary. Contents include: Introduction; Glossary; Water History and Regulation; Water Supply Systems in th... View more info

Image for Artscraft Magazine, Volume 3, Number 1 Spring / Summer 1991 - Special Cross-Country Issue

Artscraft Magazine, Volume 3, Number 1 Spring / Summer 1991 - Special Cross-Country Issue

By: Julian, Don; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, National Indian Arts and Crafts Corporation: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H2892

Condition: Good


126 pages. Features: Historical overview of the Micmac; Sak'em's Rules of Order; Kingsclear Hotel and Resort; Micmac weavers illustrate Annapolis Valley history; Quillwork on the Bear River Reserve; A Year Later - Kahnawake hosts its first pow wow and invites the world; Earth Sprit - celebration of First Nation, Inuit and Japanese-Canadian culture in Toronto; Basketmaker Christina Jock; Six Nations of the Grand River; James Bay Cree Bring New Life to old tradition of making tamarack decoys; Bob Boyer creates banners for Skydome; Visit to Manitoulin Island's Wikwemikong Pow Wow; Toronto's Pow... View more info

Image for Salute Magazine, Apr. (April) 1947, Vol. 2, No. 4 - Gagging of the GI Press

Salute Magazine, Apr. (April) 1947, Vol. 2, No. 4 - Gagging of the GI Press

By: Kamp, Louis; Levitt, Saul; Zinberg, Len; Davidson, B.; Jacobs, B.; Geto, D.; Gilpin, D.; Kelly, E.; Rohrbough, E.; Byrne, H.; Anderson, D.; Gordon, P.; Gordon, D.; Mauldin, B.; Flannery, T.; Ellis, R.; Stern, P.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Vet Publishers, Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3960

Condition: Very Good


50 pages. Photos of gorgeous Myra Keck, of Haverford, PA, inside front cover. Short Stories: Dreamboat and the Mouse; Ex-Champion of the World; He Who Lives by the Gun!; Articles: Why Vet Marriages Fail; Is Baseball a Sweatshop? - article with photo of the Giants, Rip Sewell, Bob Murphy, and Ted Williams; Superman's Toughest Fight - now he's taking on native nazis and the Ku Klux Klan - article with photo of Bud Collyer and Richard Gibson; Labor Learns from Wall Street - the fight for higher wages; Let's Spend Money - The Mayor of Chicago, Edward J. Kelly, offers financial advice to Presiden... View more info

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The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine, July 1898 - Guilford, New Hampshire

By: Keay, Fred E.; Scammon, Col. R.M.; Clark, Adelbert; Fisher, C. Howard; Adams, Ida G.; Sanborn, Mrs. E.D.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Granite Monthly Company: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0877

Condition: Fair


59 pages. Printed on glossy stock. Numerous black and white photos. Features: Gilford Village Street - cover photo; Gilford Village and Mt. Belknap frontispiece photo; In the Bearcamp Valley; A Country town in the Revolution - Stratham; The Mountain Spring (poem); The town of Gilford - feature article with dozens of photos; An historical romance; The Vaughans - A California Idyl (part 1); Nice full-page ad with photos for the Boston and Maine Railroad; New Hampshire Necrology. Front cover loose but present. Back cover partly loose. Bit of writing on first advertising page. Peripheral chi... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, February (Feb.) 1949: Undulant Fever - Menace to Farm Families

Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, February (Feb.) 1949: Undulant Fever - Menace to Farm Families

By: Kelland, Clarence Budington; Wire, Harold Channing; Gardner, Erle Stanley; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2288

Condition: Fair


180 pages. Features: Cover photo of the Richard L. Stevensen farm in Hunterdon County, NJ; Undulant Fever - a menace to farm families; Don't lose dollars with dirty milk; Legumes are in trouble; Azalea Man; They Tamed the Desert - The Thain family farm of Cache Valley, Utah; What is a good hereford?; How do you market your livestock?; Making the most of the farm shop; Lumps in the stomach of the Russian bear - interesting photo-illustrated article reports "a hard core of farmer resistance blocks communist moves toward a collectivized agriculture in satellite Poland and Czechoslovakia; Pio... View more info

Image for The Engineers' Manual for Water Well Design *SIGNED BY AUTHOR/INCLUDES LETTER FROM AUTHOR*

The Engineers' Manual for Water Well Design *SIGNED BY AUTHOR/INCLUDES LETTER FROM AUTHOR*

By: Kenny (Signed)

Price: $349.95

Publisher: USA, Roscoe Moss: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133A7795

Condition: Very Good


250 pages. Index. Author inscribed and signed the front free endpaper with the name 'Kenny'. Laid inside front cover is a letter from author to a friend apparently affiliated with the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association. This interesting letter is also signed "Kenny." According to the letter, it would appear that a total of three unnamed authors are responsible for this work. True to its title, this excellent reference includes the following chapters, most of which are broken down into many sub-chapters: Well Designs (gravel envelope, naturally developed); The Engineer's D... View more info

Image for Collier's - The National Weekly Magazine, December 3, 1949 - Charlie Campbell is the King's Man

Collier's - The National Weekly Magazine, December 3, 1949 - Charlie Campbell is the King's Man

By: Kettering, Charles F.; Wickware, Francis Sill; Fay, Bill; Johnson, Vance; Small, Collie; Howley, Frank; St. Johns, Adela Rogers; Neiman, Irving Gaynor; Sellers, Robert; Weaver, John D.; Grubb, Dave; Pearce, Dick

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Springfield, IL, U.S.A., The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1558

Condition: Good


78 pages. Articles: Get Off Route 25 - Charles F. Kettering teaches that a great challenge lies off the traveled highway; Young Man; The Life and Times of Sears, Roebuck (part 1 of 4); Collier's Sectional All-Star Teams; The King's Man - Charlie Campbell is considered a top unofficial 'ambassador' to the US; West from Fifth Avenue - article with sensational photos of Collier's new Manhattan headquarters and their million-a-day Ohio press; Payoff in Berlin (conclusion of "My 4-years war with the reds). Fiction: Cinderella Rides Again (part 1 of 5); The Ward Heeler and the Lady; Shooting... View more info

The Church in the Heart of the Valley 1892-1992

By: Klassen, A.J.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Abbotsford, BC, Canada, Matsqui-Abbotsford Ministerial Association: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41302102

ISBN: 0969339615

Condition: Very Good


0969339615 189 pages including index and bibliography. "One cannot truthfully tell the history of Matsqui and the surrounding area unless one takes careful account of the influence of the church on the lives of the people who pioneered and developed it." - from the Foreward. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. Contents clean and unmarked. Light wear and soiling to illustrated covers. Very nice copy. View more info

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Yarrow: A Portrait in Mosaic

By: Klassen, Agatha E.: Editor (Signed)

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Yarrow, BC, Self-Published: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 629C7684

Condition: Very Good


124 pages. Index. Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival photos. The history of the Mennonite settlement of Yarrow, B.C. "An accurate, interesting and important addition to the ever-growing library of local histories in B.C." - from Foreword. View more info