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Image for Pioneer breweries of British Columbia: A look at B.C. breweries from a collector's point of view

Pioneer breweries of British Columbia: A look at B.C. breweries from a collector's point of view

By: Watson, George

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, Westward Collector Pub: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327C5351

ISBN: 091981400X

Condition: Good


091981400X 80 pages. Profusely illustrated with archival black and white photos of breweries, bottles, labels, etc. Provides an impressive alphabetical list of breweries and whatever additional details the authors were able to glean about them. Also included are bottle details and contemporary pricing information. Pages mildly age-toned at periphery. Large hand-written gift greetings upon front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Moderate wear to book. Binding sound. Average wear and two short closed openings to handsomely illustrated dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade... View more info

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The Westward Collector Quarterly (W.C.Q.), Volume 1, Number 4, Fall 1974

By: Watson, George A.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, B.C., Westward Collector Publishing Ltd.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 843H2554

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Letters; Chinese Artifacts, by Flo & Al Clemens; 3rd Annual Vancouver Island Bottle Show & Sale - photo-illustrated article; Nanaimo Dig Club; Sealed Bottles, by Dick & Barbara Hoyle; Insulators, by Larry & Wendy Lundgren; Relics, by Jim Heidt; Auto Collectibles, by Allan Gadsen; Old Guns, by Mike Hill; Vancouver Notes, by D. Harrison; Gold Seal Liquor Co., Vancouver, B.C.; International Wine Co., by G. Northcote; Collecting Old Locks; Documents & Other Paper Collectibles; More Jugs; Living Free - Patricia Armitage writes about Dieter and Tina Bonkowski of Yellow Point - w... View more info

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The Westward Collector Quarterly (W.C.Q.), Volume 1, Number 1, Fall 1973

By: Watson, George A.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, B.C., Westward Collector Publishing Ltd.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 843H2553

Condition: Fair


Premiere issue. 30 pages. Features include: Second annual Victoria and Nanaimo Antique Bottle Show; Letters; We Dig Bottles, by "Bob & George"; Blowing Off Foam! - The Karbonated Korner, by Bob & Donna Skrill; What on Earth Is It?; George Coletti & Son of Nelson, B.C.; Jewels of Talking Wire - insulators; Cecil and Joan Harris of Vernon, B.C.; Books in Review; Relics, by Jim Heidt; License Plate Collecting by Allan Gadsen; Old Ads from Victoria Colonis, Christmas 1874; Photos of Free blown bottle; Pottery Jugs; Ads; Club News. Printed on glossy stock. Covers and first few pages wav... View more info

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Round Mystery Mountain

By: Watson, Sir Norman and Edward J. King

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Edward Arnold: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 746H3338

ISBN: B0026QLQV8

Condition: Fair


B0026QLQV8 xii, 246 pages. Index. Colour frontispiece illustration. Thirty-four black and white photographic plates. Maps of southwestern B.C., the district between Homathko Valley and the Waddington Group, and the district between the Waddington Group and Knight Inlet. Frequent illuminating, caustic, and politically incorrect marginal notes by prior owner whose name, D.M. Sinclair is stamped inside boards, on title page and once to contents. We believe Mr. Sinclair was a resident of Duncan, B.C. who managed a bank in Zeballos on Vancouver Island in the early 1940s during the local gold ... View more info

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Magistrate-judge, the story of the Provincial Court of British Columbia

By: Watts, Alfred

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Distributed by Queen's Printer Publications: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 332H1843

ISBN: 0771885245

Condition: Fine


0771885245 xiv, 114 pages. Index. "An attempt to capture something of the evolution of a magisterial system from nought in 1800 to the present time." - from Preface. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear - appears unread. White, gilt-adorned slipcase in similar condition. A lovely copy. Gift quality. View more info

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The Forgotten Side of the Border

By: Wayne R. Norton; Naomi Miller

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Plateau Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 647H0916

ISBN: 0969884222

Condition: Good


0969884222 238 pages. Index. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. "A collection of memoirs and articles on topics both familiar and forgotten, delightful and disconcerting. Provides a glimpse into the lives of the people of the Valley and the Pass that will surprise even those most familiar with the history of the area." - from back cover. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, Vol. XLVI - No. 271, November (Nov.), 1920 - Adventure in Sing Sing / Ghost of the "Lycaon"

The Wide World Magazine, Vol. XLVI - No. 271, November (Nov.), 1920 - Adventure in Sing Sing / Ghost of the "Lycaon"

By: Webster, F.A.M.; Lincke, C.J.; Craven, B.; Koppel, Harwood; Johns, Geoffrey; Neill, Thomas; Allen, Louis; White, J.; Chinnery, E.W.P.; E'Easum, B.C.; Jones, E.H.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4353

Condition: Good


90 pages plus 16 pages of nice ads. Features: Our Hunting Trip in Brazil - dealing with giant snakes and jaguars; Photo of Sulphur Bottom Whale leaping out of water to avoid swordfish; Stalked by a Mountain Lion (cougar) - while mining in the Selkirk Mountains near Golden, British Columbia; The Leaf-Wearers of Orissa - great photo-illustrated article on these native people's of India; My Adventure in Sing Sing; Silk Mask Jim - this amazing Chicago criminal, James J. Harrigan, was head of a great thieves trust responsible for over seven hundred robberies in a single year; My Strangest Experien... View more info

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Walhachin: Catastrophie or Camelot?

By: Weir, Joan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Hancock House Pub Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C6701

ISBN: 0888399820

Condition: Good


0888399820 103 pages. Index. Many archival black and white illustrations. "The (B.C.) sagebrush desert was transformed into orchards through the imagination and industry of English settlers from 1907 to 1914. Then the men left to fight and die for king and country. A storm wrecked the vital irrigation flume. Now all that remains are ghosts of the flume, trees and homes which mock this once thriving settlement." - from back cover. Address label remnant atop title page. Average wear. View more info

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Ginter

By: Wenzel, Jan-Udo

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Caitlin Press Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 863H0311

ISBN: 0920576354

Condition: Very Good


0920576354 196 pages including index and reproductions of black and white photos. "Before he died in 1982, British Columbia's beer baron/construction king had a major impact on the history of B.C. He built highways from northern to southern B.C. He challenged the liquor laws and the major Canadian breweries. He railed against the overly restrictive receivership laws and caused them to be changed, although too late to do him any good." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A nice copy of this interesting read... View more info

A Hard Man to Beat: The Story of Bill White: Labour Leader, Historian, Shipyard Worker, Raconteur

By: White, Howard

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64400337

ISBN: 0889781311

Condition: Fair


0889781311 221 pages. Illegitimus non Carborundum (don't let the b******ds wear you down.) - Bill White. Average wear. One inch tear to bottom edge of back cover. Peeled area from front cover where sticker removed. Contents square and unmarked. "White's stories of the 'bad old days' of B.C. Labour will fascinate anyone interested in the largely unwritten history of this country. For those concerned with the current state of human and labour rights in B.C., Bill White's call for a return to the kind of gloves-off fighting that marked his heyday will seem appropriate and useful." ... View more info

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Rod & Gun in Canada Magazine, June 1957 - Boat High with Hydrofoils!

By: Whyte, King; Batten, H. Mortimer; Gillese, J.P.; McGillen, Pete; Frost, Rex; Morrow, Les; Landis, C.S.; Nicholson, H.P.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Quebec, National Business Publications Limited: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1513

Condition: Good


Features: Boat High with Hyrofoils - article with great photos - "New Sea Wings Lift Boat, Motor and All Out of Water - Gives Smoother and Faster Riding"; What Kind of Boat do You Want to Buy?.. Now What Kind of Motor?; What's Ahead in Boating?; Photo illustrating why government-approved life preservers need by used; List of items required by government regulation to be taken on power driven pleasure boats; Should I Bother Painting? - add years of life to your boat; Nice photo ad for the Canadian Canoe Company of Peterborough, Ontario; Trout do come Big in July - Silver Springs Lodge, ... View more info

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Sointula: An Island Utopia

By: Wild, Paula

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H3601

ISBN: 1550171283

Condition: Very Good


1550171283 223 pages. List of sources. Index. Many black and white reproductions of photos. "Sointula, a tiny community on Malcolm Island, was founded at the turn of the century by Finnish settlers who, driven from their native land by Czarish oppression, hoped to build their own utopia on the B.C. coast." - dust jacket. Gift greetings upon half-title page, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

Image for One River, Two Cultures: A History of the Bella Coola Valley

One River, Two Cultures: A History of the Bella Coola Valley

By: Wild, Paula

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713H4341

ISBN: 1550173421

Condition: Fine


1550173421 Signed, without inscription, by author upon half-title page. 288 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A remarkable story of human endurance and of a people's relationship with the raw, physical landscape around them. Starting with the prehistory of the Nuxalk First Nation, Wild documents the arrival and impact of the valley's first white inhabitants, and the rough and ready mix of 'outsiders' who embraced the challenges of living in a remote wilderness area." - back board. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A superb copy... View more info

Image for B.C. (British Columbia) Motorist (Magazine), November (Nov.) - December (Dec.), 1964, Vol. 3, No. 6 - B.C. Indian Art / Horne Lake Caves

B.C. (British Columbia) Motorist (Magazine), November (Nov.) - December (Dec.), 1964, Vol. 3, No. 6 - B.C. Indian Art / Horne Lake Caves

By: Williams, R.M.; Chestnutt, Jack; Hronek, Clarence L.; Et al

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. Automobile Association: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H0714

Condition: Good


24 pages. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Features: Vintage ad for B.C. Tel's mobile radiotelephone service inside front cover; Kwakiutl Art - B.C.'s Unique Heritage; Emergency Road Service; Small ad for Canadian Pacific's ferry service from Vancouver to Nanaimo on the 'Princess of Vancouver'; Nice one-page photo-illustrated ad for 1965 Chrysler cars including the Signet (convertible), Barracuda, Custom 200, and Custom 100; Fifty Years Ago; Horne Lake's Wonder Caves; Small ad for the Empress Hotel; Photo of the B.C.A.A. office in New Westminster; Travel Tips; Nice colour-photo bac... View more info

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The Ascent of the Lions: 5th September and Subsequent Days 1903

By: Willisma S., John F.; Latta, Robert P.; Latta, John F.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver, City Archives, Vancouver, B.C.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 715G3665

Condition: Good


22 pages. Published upon the fiftieth anniversary of the climbing of these British Columbia mountains. Printed upon glossy stock. Many black and white photos. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for Favorite (Favourite) Recipes - Brechin United Church, Nanaimo B.C.

Favorite (Favourite) Recipes - Brechin United Church, Nanaimo B.C.

By: Women's Association of the Brechin United Church

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, Women's Association of the Brechin United Church: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 758G0424

Condition: Fair


118 pages. Appears to be circa 1950s. A nice collection of recipes from Nanaimo, British Columbia on Vancouver Island. Above-average but not excessive wear. Scattered markings and soiling through use. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. View more info

A Picture History of British Columbia

By: Woodcock, George

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Hurtig Publishers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64400308

ISBN: 0888301855

Condition: Very Good


0888301855 240 pages including index. Presents the history of British Columbia in all its exciting contrast with almost four hundred illustrations. Spans the whole range from the age of the dinosaurs to the politics of the 1980s. "The pictures are well chosen so the reader comes away with a good idea of what life was like during the different periods of B.C.'s development. Woodcock's text, which is always quick and readable, completes a production that could serve as a model for others of the sort." - Books in Canada. Gift greetings upon front endpaper. Light wear overall. Some ... View more info

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New Westminster: The Early Years 1858-1898

By: Woodland, Alan

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Nunaga: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H3038

Condition: Fair


72 pages. "The rich history and valuable photographs presented here are the results of Mr. Woodland's many years of genuine interest and curiosity. As publishers, we have endeavoured to make this a credible portrayal of his collected material." - page 2. Includes black and white reproductions of 118 magnificent archival photos. Unmarked with average wear. Binding brittle but holding. A worthy reference copy of this fascinating work. View more info

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What Happened B.C.(British Columbia): Book One

By: Workman, B.A.; Ault, Susan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Copp Clark: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 132A5329

Condition: Fair


96 pages. Abundant illustrations. Few school stamps. Somewhat above-average wear. Nice reference for young readers. View more info

Image for Camosun '77 (1977), Yearbook of Victoria High School, Victoria, B.C. (British Columbia)

Camosun '77 (1977), Yearbook of Victoria High School, Victoria, B.C. (British Columbia)

By: Yearbook Staff

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Victoria High School: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 873G4274

Condition: Fair


144 pages. Many autographs. Heavy wear. Binding slack but holding. A well-travelled copy. View more info