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Image for Grow B.C. - a Teacher's Handbook on British Columbia's Agriculture, Fish and Food Business

Grow B.C. - a Teacher's Handbook on British Columbia's Agriculture, Fish and Food Business

By: B.C. Government

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Province of B.C.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152A9554

ISBN: 0772622744

Condition: Good


0772622744 195 pages. Glossary. Contact List. Illustrated. Provides an excellent overview of the food production industries in B.C. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. View more info

Corridor and Route Nomination for Vancouver Island Natural Gas System

By: B.C. Hydro and Power Authority Gas Engineering Division

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, B.C. Hydro: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64500890

ISBN: 0771985002

Condition: Very Good


0771985002 22 pages plus 6 large, detailed fold-out maps. Summary volume of a report entitled 'Corridor and Route Nomination for Vancouver Island Natural Gas System' which described B.C. Hydro's proposed project to provide natural gas service to Vancouver Island residents and industry. Explains the reasons for nomination of a preferred corridor, and preferred route within that corridor, for a natural gas pipeline to and on Vancouver Island. This summary provides basic technical, environmental, and land use information on the routing B.C. Hydro nominated. Contents include: Introduction - Na... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, March - April 1955: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) -  Kamloops in Camera

Telephone Talk, March - April 1955: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Kamloops in Camera

By: B.C. Tel. Staff

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3752

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Amazing one-page photo of Fred Einarson working 100 feet above Fisherman's Cove as he repars a cable to Eagle Island; Nice Aerial photo of downtown Vancouver looking from the south-southwest; Six photos of Kamloops staff at work; Photos of installation of New Westminster automatic equipment; Photos of company services being used inside Vancouver's new Public Safety Building; Photos of Cranbrook Staff - at work and at their public ball!; Photos relating to the installation of new automatic equipment for Cloverdale; Photos of dancing and skating employees; Photo of Fred (Mic... View more info

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British Columbia's Telephone Tapestry

By: B.C. Telephone

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, B.C. Tel (The British Columbia Telephone Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327C5300

Condition: Good


14 pages. A brief but abundantly illustrated and highly informative history of telephone service in British Columbia. Average wear. Unmarked. Undated, perhaps circa 1970s. View more info

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British Columbia: The Magic Mine - An Illustrated History of Mining in B.C.

By: Bain, David

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, B.C. Museum of Mining: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 744A0510

Condition: Fair


32 pages. "A series of true events in the discovery of coal, gold, lead, silver and copper. Intended as a basic introduction to the story of mining." - from Foreward. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Worthy reference copy. 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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History of British Columbia: 1792-1887

By: Bancroft, Hubert Howe

Price: $99.95

Publisher: San Francisco, The History Company, Publishers: 1890

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 327C5167

Condition: Fair


792 pages. Index. Bibliography. Fold-out map of B.C. Lowther 731. Few markings to contents. Very heavy wear to leather binding.. Front board and pages up to and including title page separated but present. Back board loose but present. Backstrip holding along back edge only. In need of restoration but still a worthy reading copy. View more info

Image for Canada Illustrated Magazine (Amalgamated with Canada West Magazine), Winter 1973, Volume 1, Number 2 - Zincton, British Columbia (cover photo)

Canada Illustrated Magazine (Amalgamated with Canada West Magazine), Winter 1973, Volume 1, Number 2 - Zincton, British Columbia (cover photo)

By: Barlee, N.L.; Wilson, J.V.H.; Adams, Irvine

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Summerland, B.C., Canada West Publications: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 651H2556

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Glass Flowers of the Plains - use of trade beads by the Plains Indiansduring the 19th century - article with photos; The Collector's Page; Writing - On - Stone in the borderland of south-eastern Alberta; The Big Horn Country; The Legend Makers (II); The Vanishing Ghost Towns - The Slocan area of B.C. where the remnants of the old mining era may still be seen; Back cover photo of Sandon, British Columbia in 1898. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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The Remarkable Adventures of Portuguese Joe Silvey

By: Barman, Jean

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328A4771

ISBN: 155017326X

Condition: Very Good


155017326X 88 pages. Index. Many interesting black and white photos. "Joe Silvery was a colourful B.C. settler - a saloon keeper, whaler and pioneer of herring seine fishing in the province." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Children Teachers And Schools: In the History of British Columbia

By: Barman, Jean; Sutherland, Neil; Wilson, J.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Brush Education: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 713A7902

ISBN: 1550591037

Condition: Good


1550591037 426 pages. "Explores a variety of perspecties on British Columbian's shared past. Examines everyday life of children and teachers, the evolution of a system of schooling, the special circumstances of rural life, the differing treatment of children not regarded as part of mainstream society, the professionalization of teachers, and the changing relationship between public and private schools." - from back cover. Occasional black and white photographic reproductions. Cover features a lovely painting of Maple Bay, Vancouver Island. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked in sou... View more info

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Camp Inspector - Tales of a B.C. (British Columbia) Logger

By: Barney, Gord

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, First Choice: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 465G4961

Condition: Very Good


227 pages. Author's humourous black and white illustrations. Barney logged up and down the West Coast of British Columbia, including the Queen Charlotte Islands, and in many of the small logging camps on the Central Coast. Unmarked with light wear. A nice 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

Tough Timber: The Loggers of B.C. - Their Story

By: Bergren, Myrtle

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Progress Books: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64500786

Condition: Fair


254 pages including glossary. Based upon interviews with Arne Johnson, Hjalmar Bergren, John McCuish, George Grafton, Edna Brown, and others who helped organize a woodworker's union in British Columbia. This work was begun in 1957 with the intent of recording a history of the woodworker's union in the Lake Cowichan area, of which so many oft-repeated tales have been heard. Intended to embrace only the camps and mills in the area, it grew to be a larger story, until the author was faced with a mountain of data on paper ad tape, and the necessity to draw a line. For this reason, the story is... View more info

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Trophy Deer of British Columbia

By: BERRETH, Rick

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Antler Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 752H0567

ISBN: B000IDD7RW

Condition: Good


B000IDD7RW 348 pages. "There are many good areas in the province of British Columbia to hunt trophy class bucks. Over 125 deer registered in our province make the Boone and Crockett minimums. This book contains 290 black and white photos of trophy deer to go with their scores. Approximately 65 of these photos are of B.C. class." - from dust jacket (not included with this copy). Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Partial lean to spine. A sound copy. View more info

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Crystal Gardens - West Coast Pleasure Palace

By: Berton, Pierre; et al

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victory, BC, Crystal Gardens Preservation Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 645C9520

Condition: Good


120 pages. Black and white reproductions of over two-hundred archival illustrations accompanied by informative text make this a wonderfully entertaining and nostalgic work. Small address label atop front of first blank leaf, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Northwest Digest Magazine, November 1951

By: Bezanson, A.M.; Lukie, J.; Ketlo, Ed.; Harrison, Eunice M.L.; Campbell, Nellie R.; Kirkpatrick, S.D.; Gordon-Cooper, H

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Cariboo Digest Ltd.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1012

Condition: Good


26 pages. Black and white illustrations. Features: Great cover photo after a successful caribou hunt; Editorial - We Can Have Highways; Who the Loon Got its White Neck Band and Spots on its Back - And Man Was Turned into a Lynx; Pioneer Judge's Wife - part 1; Along the Trapline; Two clear photos of the aftermath of a locomotive boiler explosion in the railway yars of P.G.E. at Quesnel, B.C. in September 1951; The Ghost of Hunter Jack - Poem; Photo of a group of gold panners at Lowhee Placer mine with a pan full of huge nuggets; Yukon Epic - a true tale of the northland; Nature Oddities; Daw... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), March - April, 1959

By: Bond, Mrs. J.W.; Force, William R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3741

Condition: Good


36 pages. Contents: Company Revamps Sales Organization - with photos of R.B. Murphy, N.C. Millidge, R.L. Auld and A.B. Evers; Accounting Geared for Automation - with photos of Allan Bryce, L.A.D. Battrum, M.G. Butler, Robert Sutherland, Kenneth Crowter, J.D. Johnston, Curtis Rice and David Cameron; Personnel Expands Scope - with photos of T.H. Halford, W.E. Wain, O.E. Snead, Dr. J.A. MacMillan, H.L. Brown, A.J. D'Ath and F.G. Fredrickson; Excellent two-page photo and text feature on the closing of the Kerrisdale office, after 38 years, to make way for the more automated Amherst office - the b... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1927, No. 353, Vol. LIX - The Alligators of Cambridge Gulf / Kwis-Kwis the Killer

The Wide World - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1927, No. 353, Vol. LIX - The Alligators of Cambridge Gulf / Kwis-Kwis the Killer

By: Bowen, Patrick; Olden, C.; Woollacott, A.; Tench, C.; Torday, E.; Cassels, G.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H0768

Condition: Good


Pages 338-420 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: By Water in the Desert - an African witch doctor puts a curse on three white men; "Highclimbing" in the Tall Timbers - photo-illustrated article on high-climbers (high-riggers) of the Pacific Northwest which provides a vivid account of their work and its perils; Kwis-Kwis The Killer - British Columbia police sergeant Letherdale brings to book a most cunning and dangerous murderer in the vicinity of Queen Charlotte Sound; "Within the Law" - an unscrupulous Winnipeg estate agent tries to bring off an extra-smart d... View more info

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Road, Rail and River

By: Bowman, Phylis

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Phylis Bowman / Sunrise Printing: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 644H1467

ISBN: 0969090137

Condition: Good


0969090137 Signed by author upon title page. 144 pages. Many interesting black and white reproductions of archival photos. Bookplate inside front cover, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this engaging Skeena-area history. Hale & Barman 109. View more info

Image for History of Hockey in B.C. (British Columbia) - From the Denman Arena to the Pacific Coliseum

History of Hockey in B.C. (British Columbia) - From the Denman Arena to the Pacific Coliseum

By: Boyd, Denny; Douglas, Greg (Editor)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Canucks Publishing: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 521G4521

Condition: Good


60 pages. Many reproductions of wonderful archival black and white photos. Features include: The Patrick Family Legend; The First Game; The First Year; The First Stanley Cup; The Second Stanley Cup; The Great Denman Fire; Fred (Cyclone) Taylor; The Life and Times of Coley Hall; The Glorious Smokies; The Brat Called Pistol - Eddie Dorohoy; The Rollicking, Raggedy Vees; The Spirit of the Canucks; The Drillers of Kimberley; The Heart of Fred J. Hume; The Life and Laughs of Babe Pratt; The Palace by the Sea - Pacific Coliseum; The Anatomy of a Franchise; and more. One page CKNW 98 ad highlights... View more info