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70 Years Next to Paradise

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Alan Blackwell / Power Line Productions: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H3297

ISBN: 1550565907

Condition: Very Good


1550565907 Signed and dated by author upon dedication page. 150 pages. Bibliography. Black and white reproductions of photos. Map endpapers. "An entertaining look at one man's extraordinary life. Yet with its descriptions of pioneer life and the events that helped mold the author's character, it accomplishes much more than the average autobiography. In fact, though perhaps as much by accident as design, it also affords readers a rare glimpse into the social, cultural, and economic development of the Ootsa Lake [B.C.] area - and for this reason, if no other, should be read." - Fo... View more info

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B.C. Science Probe 6

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Nelson Thomson Learning: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 414H1025

ISBN: 0176271767

Condition: Fair


0176271767 287 pages. Somewhat above-average wear. Few school markings. Binding intact. A sound working copy. 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

ISBN: 0969212704

Condition: Good


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

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

ISBN: 0919478115

Condition: Good


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; Agricultural Developments; The Dutch and Dairying; Urbanization; and Rationalizing the Use of the Resources of the Lower Fraser Vall... 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

ISBN: 0968234305

Condition: Fine


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

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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

ISBN: 0969303505

Condition: Very Good


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 page. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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A Boy of Tache

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Toronto Pr: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 252A7160

ISBN: 0887760236

Condition: Fair


0887760236 Unpaginated. "This is not a story of Indians long ago, but of Indians now. Through her delicately beautiful watercolours, and a simple text, Ann Blades has tried to recreate the Tache reserve of today so accurately that its own residents will recognize their own." - from dust jacket. "The reserve of Tache on Stuart Lake, B.C. is located on the site of the old Indian village of Thatce." - from text. Usual library markings. Heavily worn. Reading copy only. View more info

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Canadian West Magazine - Summer 1988

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9213

ISBN: B00UBHPZ5W

Condition: Very Good


B00UBHPZ5W Features: Cumberland's Historic Chinatown; City in Panic - Firebug in Nelson; Prelude to Bonanza - A Yukon gold rush which preceded the Klonkike; Pioneer ships of B.C. Clean, bright and unmarked. View more info

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Canadian West Magazine - Winter 1987

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9218

ISBN: B00UBHQ6J6

Condition: Very Good


B00UBHQ6J6 Features: Cape Scott - An Ill-Conceived Providence; Canals of Southern Alberta; B.C.'s Most Famous Prison Escape; Grappler's Fateful Voyage; Port Essington - Only a Dream. Clean, bright and unmarked. View more info

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FRONTIER TO FREEWAY

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Unknown: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A0670

ISBN: 0772604290

Condition: Very Good


0772604290 48 pages. Circa 1993. Loaded with great black and white photos of B.C.'s amazing highway infrastructure, past and present. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Darwin Wiggett Photographs Canada

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Whitecap Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 856C5291

ISBN: 1551106213

Condition: Very Good


1551106213 127 pages. Large oblong coffee-table-sized book, 11.5" x 14.5". What a beautiful book! The two-page photo of Florencia Bay, B.C. will hold you spellbound. "In his words, as in his photographs, Darwin shares a profound view of the landscape. From the ethereal water of Rushing River, scrambling over layers of Canadian Shield, to a wintery wall of trees in British Columbia's Manning Provincial Park, this book is a unique combination of colour, light, and meaning." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. View more info

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A Rich and Fruitful Land: The History of the Valleys of the Okanagan, Similkameen and Shuswap

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C7715

ISBN: 1550171976

Condition: Very Good


1550171976 239 pages. Index. Footnotes. Bibliography. "Documents the Okanagan's transformation from a rough-and-tumble region on Canada's western frontier, into a major agricultural district and one of the fastest-growing areas in the province. The heart of this book is a selection of articles, essays, letters, diaries, memoirs and observations that first appeared in Okanagan History... Interesting, accurate and accessible, with lots of archival photographs, this work is a must-read for Okanagan locals, first-time visitors and BC history buffs alike." - from dust jacket. Few libr... View more info

Slashing a Pathway to Education 2000 Self-Direction, integration, Challenge Graduation

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Bowen Island, BC, Canada, Personal Power Press International: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61305110

ISBN: 189545302X

Condition: Very Good


189545302X 152 pages. Describes one way to implement the basic features of the YEAR 2000 educational initiative developed by the Ministry of Education in B.C. This initiative was developed from the report of the Sullivan Commission which was based upon the widest representation of public and professional opinion in the history of the province of British Columbia. The YEAR 2000 is the most innovative program ever presented by the B.C. Ministry and quite possibly by any educational ministry in Canada. Publications that describe the program in greater detail are outlined at the back of the bo... View more info

Sha-Zalm!: The Vander Zalm Scandal Datebook

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver B.C., New Star Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34205922

ISBN: 0919573991

Condition: Very Good


0919573991 Unpaginated. A 1990 day-timer graced with more than 300 scandalous episodes, shameful deeds and hilarious pronouncements of former British Columbia Premier Bill Vander Zalm. Includes 53 great cartoons by Bob Krieger & Bob Bierman - B.C.'s best! Love or hate Bill Vander Zalm, this is a very entertaining volume. View more info

Hopping on the Coloured Squares of Bright Light

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada, Blue Nun Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25406896

ISBN: 0969419120

Condition: Very Good


0969419120 72 pages in bright red glossy covers. Wonderful young girls' tales from days gone by written by 90 year old author who was born in Nanaimo B.C. in 1901. Chapter titles include: Grandmother, Grandfather, Skipping, Where is Heaven, Aunt Julia, Religion, Patriotism, War, The Music Lesson. Illustrated with lovely black and white drawings. Only lightly worn around the edges. A delightful and uncommon volume. View more info

The Best of Wellspring - a Self-Care Reader

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, The James Bay Community Project: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65108589

ISBN: 0969206100

Condition: Good


0969206100 112 pages. Pleasantly illustrated in black and white. How to enjoy sex, get rid of those knots in your neck, sleep contentedly, and delight in eating the guilt-free way. This book gets to the "heart of the matter." Collected from the pages of Canada's only magazine devoted exclusively to self-care, this volume is a practical, everyday guide to implementing the excitement and power of self-care in your life. Includes up-to-date information about: the philisophy of self-care; in-the-home medical tools and treatments for self-care; how to maintian health and prevent diseas... View more info

British Columbia Recreational Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Infomap: 1990

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 71608698

ISBN: 0969360711

Condition: Very Good


0969360711 130 pages. Your guide to B.C.'s great outdoors. Full colour maps covering all of British Columbia in the popular topographic scale of 1 inch to 9.5 miles (1cm to 6km). Gazetteer of 10,000 places, creeks, rivers, lakes and mountains. All Wildlife management units clearly outlined and numbered. And much more. In fine condition but for light bending to tip of top corner of book. Unmarked. Attractive color-illustrated glossy covers. An exceptional reference in great condition. View more info

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A Man and His Century Gerald Smedley Andrews 1903 - 2005

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Self Published: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H4421

ISBN: 0973434902

Condition: Very Good


0973434902 Signed, without inscription, by Doreen Hunter upon title page. ix, 56 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos. Andrews was a teacher, forester, surveyor, engineer, author, artist, and Surveyor-General of British Columbia 1951-1968. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy of this interesting and important B.C. life story. View more info

Privatization: Tactics and Techniques

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Fraser Inst: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34501817

ISBN: 0889751188

Condition: Very Good


0889751188 269 pages. Privatization is the buzzword of the times. Every day we hear more about the plans of government to sell off assets and privatize services ranging from garbage collection to uranium processing. This topical and timely book contains speeches and discussion which took place during a two-day symposium and is a valuable resource tool for anyone interested and concerned about privatization. Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Glossy illustrated covers. Excellent copy. View more info

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The State of the Strait: Proceedings of a Conference on the Health of Georgia Strait, 1991 Nanaimo, B.C. February 22-24, 1991

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Save Georgia Strait Alliance: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15504986

ISBN: 0969548508

Condition: Good


0969548508 230 pages. "A wide variety of speakers examine the complex factors and interrelationships involved in formulating realistic and effective solutions for Georgia Strait." - from Introduction. Writing upon front cover and some markings to contents. Average wear. Good working copy. View more info