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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

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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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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

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Drainage Structures for Logging Roads

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, The Association of British Columbia Professional Foresters and the Centre for Continuing Education, the University of British Columbia: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133A5248

ISBN: 0888431139

Condition: Very Good


0888431139 238 pages. Papers presented at a conference held April 2 & 3, 1979 at the Sheraton-Plaza 500, Vancouver, B.C. Clean, bright and unmarked (but for title written along spine) with very light wear. Sunning to spine. Excellent copy. View more info

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We Stand on Guard for Thee

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Coomber-Hempsall Pub.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118C6937

ISBN: 0968564410

Condition: Good


0968564410 138 pages. List of sources. Glossary. Author's signature and inscription upon title page. A history of the war years at the Royal Canadian Air Force station, Ucluelet and Tofino. Black and white illustrations. Unmarked but for an accidental pen mark to last page. Light wear. A quality copy of this interesting work. View more info

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Wolves in Canada and Alaska/Cat No Cw65-8-45E (Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Government Pub Centre: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 351G3403

ISBN: 0660113783

Condition: Fair


0660113783 135 pages. Proceedings of the Wolf Symposium held in Edmonton, Alberta, 12-14 May, 1981. Includes submissions such as: A Perspective on the taxonomy of wolves in North America; Status and Management of wolves in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec; Historical and Present status of wolves in the NWT; Status and management of wolves in the Yukon Terrritory; Historical and present perspectives on wolf management in Alaska; Population dynamics of wolves; Social influence on reproduction in wolves; Considerations in wolf management related to genetic variability and... 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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2000 Golden Memories

By: 2000 Golden Memories Book Committee; Palumbo, Colleen

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Golden, British Columbia, Golden and District Historical Society: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648G4524

ISBN: 1550567152

Condition: Fine


1550567152 420 pages. Documents the history and families of Golden and the Columbia Valley district of British Columbia. Chapters include: Native Peoples; Business; Transportation; Logging; Trapping Guiding and Hunting; Mining; Agriculture; Churches; Schools; Hospitals and Health Care; Clubs and Organizations; Sports Social Activities; Law Enforcement and the Military; Families; Swiss Guides and their Families; Neighbours to the East, West and South. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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B.C. Binning

By: Abraham J. Rogatnick; Adele Weder; Ian M. Thom

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AH3779

ISBN: 1553651715

Condition: Good


1553651715 "This elegantly designed book pays well-deserved homage to the life and work of B.C. Binning, a man who helped steer Vancouver's artistic community more boldly towards the mainstream and an international future." - dust jacket. 179 pages. Chronology, footnotes, selected bibliography and index. Generously illustrated in colour and black and white. Printed upon glossy stock. Large handwritten gift greetings upon front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. Short opening to front fold of dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade... View more info