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My Home Forever

By: Boyd, Laura

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, Nazko Indian Band, Laura Boyd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737C6705

Condition: Good


47 pages. "One of three books designed to increase awareness and rightful respect for the Native People living on reserves around the Quesnel (B.C.) area, specifically Nazko, Alexandria and Red Bluff." - from copyright page. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this enjoyable and informative work for readers young and old alike. 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

Image for Canadian Aviation, April 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine - Trans-Canada Air Lines is Incorporated - Fantastic Beechcraft Centrefold Ad

Canadian Aviation, April 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine - Trans-Canada Air Lines is Incorporated - Fantastic Beechcraft Centrefold Ad

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Main, J.R.K.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0914

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Cover photo in cab of the new Twin Beechcraft; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover; Great half-page photo of a De Havilland Dragon above the clouds; Aerial History in the Making - passage of the Act to incorporate the Trans-Canada Air Lines; Great full-page photo ad for Gold Flake cigarettes features photo of screen star Anna Lee; News and Views of the Month; Early Experiments in British Columbia - an account of experimental efforts in flying conducted at Vancouver shortly after the achievements attained by McCurdy, Baldwin, and their associates at Baddeck, Nova Scotia -... View more info

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Historic Railways of the Powell River Area

By: Bradley, R. Ken

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, British Columbia Railway Historical Association: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 321A8013

Condition: Good


99 pages. "An account of the seventeen individual railways operating at various times in the area from the middle 1890s until 1955." - from title page. A superlative compilation of archival black and white photographic plates, with accompanying text. Includes: chronology; locomotive rosters; index; and more. View more info

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Canadian Collector Magazine, November 1985, Volume 20, No. 6

By: Bradshaw, Marian Hahn

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 763A9242

Condition: Good


100 pages. Features: LeBaron collection of Canadiana, folk art; Christmas at Dundurn; Ceremonial horse furniture among the Blackfoot; Coffee, Candles and Cognac - Filling the 1890s inventory at Fort St. James; Coopering at Fort Langley; Mission Churches in British Columbia; Spanish Nootka - prints and drawings record B.C.'s first permanent garrison; Hudson Bay Company country-made furniture on the Pacific Slope; Chilkat Dancing Blankets; Mowachaht - a manuscript reports on the people Cook mis-named Nootka; Craigflower Manor near Victoria; B.C. Woman Artists 1885-1985; U'Mista Cultural Centre;... View more info

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Marine borers and wooden piling in British Columbia waters

By: Bramhall, G.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Queen's Printer]: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 354H0744

ISBN: B007EJINEA

Condition: Good


B007EJINEA 68 pages. Annotated bibliography. Printed upon glossy stock. Reproductions of many black and white photos. The indigenous species of marine borer in British Columbia waters are Bankia setacea and Limnoria Lignorum. Since 1960, Limnoria tripunctata and Teredo navalis have been discovered, and are believed to be recent arrivals. The biology of these animals is reviewed. The various methods used to protect marine structures in the nineteenth century are mentioned. Reasons for premature failure are discussed in some details, and good handling and construction practices are recom... View more info

Image for Northwest Sportsman Magazine - Fishing, Hunting and Boating in B.C., May 1961 - Revised Fresh Water Fishing Spots and Maps of British Columbia

Northwest Sportsman Magazine - Fishing, Hunting and Boating in B.C., May 1961 - Revised Fresh Water Fishing Spots and Maps of British Columbia

By: Brandlmayr, John; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Jim Railton: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 565H4188

Condition: Good


42 pages. Features: Revised Fresh Water Fishing Spots and Maps of British Columbia; Nice one-page illustrated ad for Gibbs fishing tackle; One-page illustrated ad for Hardy and Milward split cane fishing rods from England; Marine fir plywood ad; Clay Chips - article with photos of Mr. & Mrs. Bert Whelan, Ray Gray, Virgil Poppe, Rudy Wiley, Earl Caldwell, Don McKay, Paul Maylor, Larry French, C.H. Reinhard, and Verne Greensword; Yacht Bureau begins research and product testing program; Boats; Nice framable one-page ad inside back cover by the B.C. Department of Recreation and Conservation enti... View more info

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The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, July 1951 - The "Killer" Wolves of British Columbia

By: Bride, W. W.; Pitt-Kethley, Victor; Raddatz, Noel, A.; Galivan; Smith, Robert; Navigator; Barker, R. De La B.; Tench, C.V.; Charles, Bernard; Rogers, Lieut.-Commander, K. Farquhar

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Wide World: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346H2544

Condition: Good


xxiv, 193-254 pages. Features: Cover illustration in the Hoggar Mountains, Sahara Desert; Norfleet's Quest (part 1 of 2) - the adventures of a Texas cattleman who tracked down the swindler gang which conned him; The Broken Pick - a prospector's account of an eventful search for a lost Australian gold mine; The Ambush-a gripping story from the vast cattle country of the South American interior; Photo of man standing on one of the devil's marbles in Australia; "People of The Veil" - a most interesting photo illustrated account of a visit to the Tuaregs, the strange masked nomads of the ... View more info

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British Columbia (B.C.) Ferries - 1968 Route Map

By: British Columbia (B.C.) Ferries

Price: $79.95

Publisher: British Columbia, B.C. Ferries: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H3128

Condition: Very Good


9" x 4" - folds out to 24" x 18". Colour map on one side shows B.C. Ferry routes. Reverse side provides details of tourist destinations with colour photos, reservation details for the sailing to Prince Rupert, corporate contact details, and a brief statement by W.A.C. Bennett. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. 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

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British Columbia Road Map 1962-1963 - With Campsite and Fishing Guide

By: British Columbia Government Travel Bureau

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., British Columbia Government Travel Bureau: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228G2992

Condition: Good


Traditional road map measuring 20" x 40" when unfolded. One side provides a colour map of the province. The back side provides very detailed information about campsites around the province and extensive information about B.C.'s native fish as well as hunting and fishing regulations, including fees. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for British Columbia Road Map 1964-1965 - With Campsite and Fishing Guide

British Columbia Road Map 1964-1965 - With Campsite and Fishing Guide

By: British Columbia Government Travel Bureau

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., British Columbia Government Travel Bureau: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228G2993

Condition: Good


Traditional road map measuring 20" x 40" when unfolded. One side provides colour maps of the province. The back side provides very detailed information about campsites around the province and extensive information about B.C.'s native fish as well as hunting and fishing regulations, including fees. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

The Great Taste of B.C.

By: British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608254

ISBN: 0771885393

Condition: Very Good


0771885393 48 pages. A celebration of B.C. products. Very attractive cookbook featuring wonderful British Columbia foods and exquisite recipes. Gorgeous colour photography. Light creasing to front cover. Light wear overall. Unmarked. View more info

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Rules and Regulations of Horse-Racing, B.C. Reg. 74/61

By: British Columbia Racing Commission

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Province of British Columbia / British Columbia Racing Commission: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 664G4587

Condition: Good


81 pages. Made pursuant to the Racing Commission Act by Order in Council No. 1256, approved May 9, 1961 and amended by nine orders-in-council. Bits of writing to contents and covers. Binding intact. Average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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Rules and Regulations of Horse-Racing, B.C. Reg. 62/70

By: British Columbia Racing Commission

Price: $79.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Province of British Columbia / British Columbia Racing Commission: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 664G4588

Condition: Very Good


74 pages. Index. Made by Order in Council No. 428, Approved February 10, 1970. Duo-tang binding. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Art of E.J. Hughes Featured on 1961 Central Vancouver Island Telephone (Phone) Directory

Art of E.J. Hughes Featured on 1961 Central Vancouver Island Telephone (Phone) Directory

By: British Columbia Telephone Company

Price: $350.00

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 744H2056

Condition: Fair


108 pages. Front cover graced with colour reproduction of E.J. Hughes' "The Cowichan River in July". Provides white and yellow page listings for Bowser, Cassidy, Chemainus, Cedar, Cobble Hill, Courtenay (including Union Bay), Cumberland, Cowichan Station, Crofton, Duncan, Gabriola Island, Hornby Island, Ladysmith, Lake Cowichan, Nanaimo, Nanoose, Northfield, Oyster Bay, Parksville, Port Alberni, Thetis Island, Qualicum Bay, Qualicum Beach, Royston, Shawnigan Lake, South Wellington, Sproat Lake, Toll Stations, Wellington, Westholme, and Youbou. Many nostalgic yellow pages ads for lon... View more info

Image for Victoria (British Columbia) and Vancouver Island Telephone Directory, May 1947

Victoria (British Columbia) and Vancouver Island Telephone Directory, May 1947

By: British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.)

Price: $299.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 664G4286

Condition: Good


205 pages including residential listings (white pages) and many nostalgic illustrated yellow pages ads. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy of this exceptionally informative and enjoyable shapshot of Vancouver Island in 1947. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, March 1944 - The Man Who Lost Face

The Wide World Magazine, March 1944 - The Man Who Lost Face

By: Brockie, Constable W.; Tench, C.V.; Nyberg, Captain Charles E.R.; Martyn, T.; McMaines, F.M.; Samuel, EdwardTaylor, Carl N.; Easterbrook, W.H.; Thomason, Capt. Hugh; Robertson, Wilfrid; Andrew, B. Le M.; Berry, Mike

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G0776

Condition: Fair


Pages 291-348 plus several pages of great vintage ads. Features: "Killer Sleeman" - a Mountie's challenge handling a cop-killer; The Man Who Lost Face - a young ship's officer gets in the bad books of Chinese smugglers; The Inventor of the "Rugger" - William Webb Ellis; Amateur Bandit; A Paraguayan Dance - wild and wooly doings; "Humpie" - the unfortunate choice of a gold-seeking partner; Crocodiles in Northern Australia - article with great photos; The Clue of the Single Finger-Print - Part III of the robbery ofthe First National Bank at Lamar, Colorado and the bloody ... View more info

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The Illustrated London (ILN) News, August 18, 1956 - Suez Crisis

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2842

Condition: Good


Pages: 245-280. Features: Cover photo of Sir Anthony Eden preparing to address the nation about the Suez crisis; Nice one-page Sunbeam car ad; Lovely colour Guinness ad inside front cover features the gramophone; Photos from Egypt re. the Suez Crisis, including Nasser; The Suez Crisis -two pages of photos and text of British troop movements and preparations, evacuees from Egypt and French warships at Toulon; The G.I.G.S. Conference at Camberley; Dr. Musaddeq released from prison; Photos of the Queen in Iona - first monarch to visit for 900 years; One-page photo portrait of Princess Anne; Steep... View more info

Solar Systems in British Columbia - a Step-By-step Guide to Help You Build Your Own Solar Water Heater

By: Bryenton, Roger; et al

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, B.C. Hydro: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51904332

Condition: Fair


Over 80 pages. Undated - circa 1990? Dozens of line drawings. Chapters include: Introduction; Solar Water Heater Construction; A Brief Survey of Solar Heating Systems; plus appendices. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. Sound working copy. View more info