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Genius of Place

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Raincoast Books, Polestar: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 321A8230

ISBN: 1896095488

Condition: Good


1896095488 431 pages. "Combines history, landscape, politics and culture in an astonishing portrait of the 'storm-washed green' of BC." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Sound 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

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Sidetracked: The Struggle for BC's Fossils

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, n/a: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 714H4416

ISBN: 0978319559

Condition: Very Good


0978319559 193 pages. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "The fascinating tale of the discovery of the Monroe Dinosaur Trackway in Kakwa Provincial Park, weaving in stories of other fossil finds in British Columbia and across North America, many of which demonstrate how egos, turf wars and a lack of resources diminish the science of paleontology." - back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Groundwater Resources of British Columbia - Revised Edition

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Province of British Columbia: 1994

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 75403898

ISBN: 0772620415

Condition: Very Good


0772620415 Varying paginations. Over 0.5" thick. Glossary. References. Provides an overview of the groundwater resources of British Columiba; how groundwater occurs, where it is found and what conditions favour its development for social and economic benefits. Intended to assist in future groundwater resource planning initiatives at all levels of government, to minimize potential impact of human land use activities on groundwater resources thereby sustaining available quantities and a high degree of groundwater quality for future generations. Subjects include: Origin, Occurrence and... View more info

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Cranbrook: 100 (One Hundred) Years of Heart and Soul

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, City of Cranbrook: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328C6054

ISBN: 0968003648

Condition: Very Good


0968003648 146 pages. Glossy colour illustrated boards. Chapters include: Early Cranbrook; White Traders, Missionaries and Prospectors; Rail Will Go to Cranbrook; The Golden Age of the Early Years; The War to End All Wars Was Over; Tempered by War, a City Consolidates; A Time for Restoration; Cranbrook - Still "Gem of the Kootenays". Wonderfully illustrated with colour and black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Couple of short scratches to back cover else as new. A very nice copy. View more info

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At the End of the Trail from Victoria

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Cougar: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713G4132

ISBN: 0969418302

Condition: Good


0969418302 59 pages. Map. Index. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival black and white photos. Describes the good old days of hunting just north of Victoria, BC before much of the area became restricted to protect Victoria's water supply. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. 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

ISBN: 0920080405

Condition: Good


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

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

ISBN: 1550170740

Condition: Very Good


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

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Living Stones : A History of Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, BC

By: Adams, Neale

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Christ Church Cathedral: 2006

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 457G4183

ISBN: 0978220706

Condition: Very Good


0978220706 144 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white and colour archival photos, supported by considerable text. Printed upon glossy stock. Gift greetings atop title page otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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From the Wheelhouse: Tugboaters Tell Their Own Stories

By: Armitage, Doreen

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, Harbour: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A1019

ISBN: 155017293X

Condition: Good


155017293X 182 pages. Index. "Author interviewed 17 old-time tugboat captains, engineers and deckhands to assemble this intimate and often hair-raising account of life aboard BC tugs. Generously illustrated with archival photos and images of the skippers who appear within... An engaging portrait of the coastal characters and vessels that shaped this region's maritime history." - from dust jacket. Glossary. Usual library markings. Average wear. A sound reference copy. View more info

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B.C. (British Columbia) Rail - Tumbler Ridge Electrics: 2 Hour VHS Videotape in Case

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Iron Horse: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A1358

Condition: Fair


2 Hour VHS videotape in case. "North America's newest mountain railway was opened in 1984 in British Columbia's western central interior. BC Rail's 50,000 vold electrified Tumbler subdivision starts at Wakely junction at mile 537 on the Chetwynd subdivision. The line travels northeast 82 miles to Quintette mine through some of the most rugged and remote territory where rails have ever been laid." - from cover. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Undated. Circa 1990? View more info

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The British Columbia Readers: Second Reader

By: Author(s) Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage & Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 467C7969

Condition: Good


224 pages. Charming two-colour illustrations throughout. A wonderful collection of over sixty stories including: The Paper Boy; Little Fuzzy; Belling the Cat; Frogs at School; Sir Cleges and the Cherries. Decorated front free endpaper bears ink stamp of Point Grey Kerrisdale School and is nearly detached. Small opening at bottom of front hinge. Somewhat above-average wear to decorated olive-green boards. Few light pencil markings to contents and front board. A pleasing copy of this wonderful vintage British Columbia reader. View more info

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From Gypo to B.T.O: The first twenty five years of the Truck Loggers Association of British Columbia

By: Baikie, Wallace (compiler)

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Ptarmigan Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G1864

ISBN: 0919537375

Condition: Good


0919537375 203 pages. Many black and white photos reproduced in text. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this important work. View more info

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TNT BC : Temporize Not Terrorize BC

By: Bakewell, Jack

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, TNT Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328C5831

ISBN: 0969910002

Condition: Good


0969910002 194 pages. Index. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. An eccentric examination of forest resource conflicts in British Columbia. "The initial intent over ten years ago was to generate some humour about B.C.'s forest industry. As the data were assembled, credibility and incredibility appeared, to obscure the humour." - from back cover. View more info

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Essentials of Mathematics 11

By: Baron, Celia

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, British Columbia Ministry of Education: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 222G2755

ISBN: 0772648239

Condition: Good


0772648239 496 pages. Moderate wear. Few school markings. Binding intact. A sound working copy. View more info

Image for Lodgepole Pine: The Species and Its Management - Symposium Proceedings, May 8-10 1984 Spokane, WA and Repeated May 14-16 Vancouver BC

Lodgepole Pine: The Species and Its Management - Symposium Proceedings, May 8-10 1984 Spokane, WA and Repeated May 14-16 Vancouver BC

By: Baumgartner, David M.; Et al - Editors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, WSU: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 762A8472

Condition: Very Good


381 pages. Contents divided into the following sections: The Resource; Physiology and Genetics; Site Classification; Factors Influencing Productivities; Regeneration; Management; Harvest and Utilization; The Future of the Industry; Field Tours; Poster Session Abstracts. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Pioneers in Skirts: The Women's Stories From The BC/Yukon Area

By: BC/Yukon Area 79 Archives Committee

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, BC/Yukon Area 79 Archives Committee: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155H0895

ISBN: 4939462803

Condition: Very Good


4939462803 108 pages. Presents the stories of eighteen British Columbia/Yukon women who, with the assistance of A.A., recovered from alcoholism. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Island Adventures: An Outdoors Guide to Vancouver

By: Blier, Richard K.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Orca Book Pub: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 71507360

ISBN: 0920501281

Condition: Very Good


0920501281 198 pages including index. A practical, informative guide for the outdoors enthusiast dedicated to getting to all those 'off the beaten track' adventures that Vancouver Island is famous for. It is *the* book for the hiker, kayaker, canoeist, fisherman, off-roader, and anyone else seeking to get away from it all. Describes 35 adventures covering Provincial Parks and Forest Service campsites, logging road travel, wilderness trails, fishing lakes, canoeing routes and four-wheeling areas from Sooke to Cape Scott. Minimal wear. Unmarked. Fresh copy. Attractive illustrated covers. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's Newsmagazine, October 31, 1977 - Gilles Villeneuve

By: Boyle, Harry; Fotheringham, Allan; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4887

Condition: Good


84 pages. Features: Interview with U.S. newsman Edwin Newman; Classy two-page ad for Seiko digital watches; Volkswagen Rabbit ad; This Country Showed Such Promise Once...; Nice color photo ad for Sears/De Beers Diamonds features new mother with child; CN Rail ad features image of executive R.R. Latimer; Media coverage of the House of Commons; Willy De Roos sails into Vancouver's False Creek Harbour, setting a world record for fastest Northwest Passage trip in the smallest craft ever to make the route; John McCallum burned by Winnipeg restaurant pyrotechnics; Bloody Italy - terrorist casualtie... View more info

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Souvenir of the Imperial Plant of British Columbia Packers Limitied on the Fraser River at Steveston, B.C.

By: British Columbia (B.C.) Packers Ltd.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Steveston, British Columbia, British Columbia Packers Limited: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155G0672

Condition: Good


16 pages. Twenty-four black and white photos in text. Perhaps prepared as a handout for guests of the plant, this informative booklet presents an overview of the company and details of this plant including its production line, warehousing, fresh fish department, cold storage department, reduction plant, evaporation plant, research and development, employment, and the BC Packers fishing fleet. Undated but appears to be circa 1950. Printed on glossy stock. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this informative and nostalgic memento. View more info