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Prince George; Rivers Railways and Timber

By: Christensen, Bev

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Windsor Publications: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A0620

ISBN: 0897812662

Condition: Very Good


0897812662 175 pages. Index. Bibliography. Abundantly illustrated in black and white plus some colour photos. Presents the history of Prince George, British Columbia. Prior owner's inkstamp upon verso of front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Victoria Modern : Investigating Postwar Architecture and Design on Southern Vancouver Island, an Introduction

By: Christopher Thomas, et al.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H4173

ISBN: 1550583166

Condition: Fair


1550583166 44 pages. Footnotes. Black and white reproductions of photos. "This publication participates not only in local history but in a national and international conversation about the heritage of the Modern. We hope this publication will stimulate public appreciation of what remains in Victoria and on southern Vancouver Island from the postwar period - here considered the span 1945-75. It is also intended to double as a primer on modernism in architecture and design." - Foreword. Usual library markings. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A worthy refere... View more info

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The Founders of Vancouver (B.C. / British Columbia) 1886 - Our City is Their Monument

By: City Archives, City Hall, Vancouver, British Columbia; Maitland, Robert R.; Matthews, Major; Annandale, K.F.; Miller, George C.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, City Archives, City Hall, Vancouver, British Columbia: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 724H0046

Condition: Good


20 page booklet published on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of Vancouver's incorporation as a city, and celebrated with a dinner at the Stanley Park Pavilion, Monday, May 7th, 1956. Includes list of hosts, roll of former Park Commissioners, guests and speeches. Photo and discussion of "The Barkley Chair, 1787". Also included is a five-page list of names and addresses of all surviving pioneers resident in or about Vancouver before the arrival of the first trans-continental passenger train, 23rd May, 1887 (163 invited - 81 attended). Finally, included is a list of the nam... View more info

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Clayton's Heritage 1883-1983 - A Brief History of Clayton and Area (Surrey, British Columbia)

By: Clayton Heritage Committee; Calkins, Wilbur

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Clayton Heritage Committee: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 627A7483

Condition: Fine


136 pages. Index. Many black and white illustrations. Local history of the Clayton area of Surrey, British Columbia. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Lovely copy. HALE & BARMAN 186. View more info

Image for Discover the Gap: Through the Memories of Those Who Lived Them at Porlier Pass (B.C. / British Columbia)

Discover the Gap: Through the Memories of Those Who Lived Them at Porlier Pass (B.C. / British Columbia)

By: Cloke, Bobbie (Editor); Ladysmith & District Historical Society

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, The Ladysmith & District Historical Society: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 413G4184

ISBN: 0978498429

Condition: Very Good


0978498429 140 pages. Glossary. Reproductions of many black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Bit of peeling atop first page where label removed. A nice copy. View more info

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The Timberman, An International Lumber Journal, November, 1937, Volume XXXIX, Number 1

By: Cornwall, George M.: Editor; Koroleff, A.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, The Timberman: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G1657

Condition: Fair


96 pages. Index of advertisers. Features: Cover photo of the vessel 'Orient City' fully loaded with lumber; Two-color ad for Broderick yellow-strand wire rope inside front cover; Nicely logging-theme illustrated Timken bearing full-page ad; American Tiger Brand Wire Rope ad features great photo (circa 1885) of steam (bull) donkey and many loggers; R.G. LeTourneau ad features photo of their bulldozer and a Willamette-Hyster arch at work; Full-page two-color photo ad for Caterpillar features A.E. Baker of Fruit Growers Supply, Susanville, CA; Durable Douglas Fir Cross Arms used on telephone po... View more info

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Trucking: A History of Trucking in Bc Since 1900

By: Craig, Andy A.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House Pub Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713H1653

ISBN: 0919654886

Condition: Good


0919654886 168 pages. Index. Documents the challenges of early truck transport in B.C. "Author was B.C.'s best-known Pioneer Trucker who travelled the length and breadth of British Columbia interviewing and taping the reminiscences of the old-time drivers. A trucker since his youth, Andy Craig had an ear for detail and a natural flair for story-telling. This book is unique in combining a first-hand history of pioneer trucking in B.C. with an updating as to what is happinging in the trucking industry in the 1970's." - back board. Some of the truckers featured include: Boyd's Freig... View more info

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British Columbia Access: Third (3rd) Catalogue (Catalog)

By: Crocker, David Graham; et al

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., B.C. Access: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327C5224

Condition: Fair


144 pages. Undated. Circa 1970s. Contents include: Omnichrome print process; massage; converting to propane; Chinese cooking; granny's home health guide; magic mushrooms; basic building hints; crown land; free money - grants and such; sell your crafts; kids pages; pedal power; cosmos - a parable; hydroponics; and more. Few markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this nostalgic and informative hippy publication. View more info

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Vancouver's Society of Italians

By: Culos, Raymond

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C6721

ISBN: 1550171887

Condition: Fine


1550171887 223 pages. Index. Extensive reference notes. Signed and inscribed by author upon half-title page. "A compelling social history and the first comprehensive book of its kind... an inside look at an interesting and essential part of Vancouver's unique cultural heritage." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

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Princeton B.C. (British Columbia)

By: Currie, Laurie

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Similkameen Spotlight Publishing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G2425

Condition: Fair


131 pages. Presents the history of Princeton, British Columbia. Numerous reproductions of archival black and white photos. Binding intact. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Agricultural Geography of British Columbia

By: Dalichow, Fritz

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Versatile: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A0779

Condition: Good


161 pages. "The first 2 chapters consider the physical and human geography of B.C. and its relationship to agriculture. The remainder deals individually with the five primary agricultural areas of the province and their degrees of specialization, as well as some of the smaller areas of production." - from Foreward. Average wear. Sturdy library binding with usual markings. View more info

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It Was Quite a Performance : The Memoirs of Ron Dalziel

By: Dalziel, Ron

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, Classic Memoirs: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 716C8495

ISBN: 096826820X

Condition: Fine


096826820X 171 pages. "Ron Dalziel came of age in a peried when it was believed that any man in British Columbia could be successful - if he'd just work hard, and take a few chances. Like others of his generation, his confidence in the future of B.C. was subsequently rewarded. For nearly a half century, he fished and logged across central Vancouver Island, and up and down the Georgia Strait. This is the story of the years from the 1940's to the 1980's, and of the successes and failures of one man who embodied the spirit of the period... Presents with good humour an array of interesting... View more info

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A Graphic History of Pacific Mills Limited, Manufacturers of Pulp and Paper and Paper Products / The Story of Pacific Mills Limited - Vancouver and Ocean Falls, B.C. [British Columbia]

By: Davidson, John; et al

Price: $250.00

Publisher: British Columbia, Pacific Mills: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H3706

Condition: Good


106 pages. Oblong 7" x 10". Undated but appears to be circa 1945. Profusely illustrated with wonderful vintage black and white photos. "This is the story of Pacific Mills Limited and the most northerly located paper mill on the North American continent at Ocean Falls, B.C." - page 3. Name stamped atop title page otherwise unmarked with moderate external wear and soiling. A sound vintage copy of this important history. HALE 1230, EDWARDS & LORT 2700. View more info

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Waterfront : The Illustrated Maritime History of Greater Vancouver

By: Delgado, James P.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Stanton Atkins & Dosil: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155H0366

ISBN: 0973234652

Condition: Very Good


0973234652 186 pages. Index. References. Abundant beautiful colour photos supplemented with reproductions of archival black and white photos. "A Mangificently illustrated, authoritative and lively tour of the dynamic ebb and flow between the water, the surrounding land and, above all, the people who strove and dreamed along the waterfront." - from dust jacket. Chapters include: The Northwest Coast; Skid Road Logging Port 1858-1886; Rails Meet the Sea 1887-1913; Dreams and Development 1914-1939; The Boom Years 1940-1959; Rise of the Ports 1960-present. Clean and unmarked with ligh... View more info

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Okanagan Harvest: Favorite (Favourite) Fruit and Vegetable Recipes

By: Delver and Weston: Editors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, DVA: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 755C9921

ISBN: 0969341105

Condition: Good


0969341105 197 pages plus index. Colour photos. Produced by the Downtown Vernon (B.C.) Association Cookbook Committee... "this collection of recipes is a co-operative venture by a number of local citizens who wish to share their culinary achievements, utilizing the pride of our valley - the Okanagan harvest." - from Mayor's Dedication. Average wear and soiling. Few markings. A sound working copy. View more info

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Railways of the West Kootenay Part 1 (Railways of Western Canada Ser., Vol. 2)

By: Doeksen, Gerry

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Western Audio Visual Educational Services: 1991

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 524H1832

ISBN: 0969081383

Condition: Very Good


0969081383 64 pages densely packed with text, diagrams and photography in colour and black and white. Printed upon glossy stock. "The first of three volumes depicting early and present day railroads in the West Kootenay of southern British Columbia. This volume deals specifically with the Slocan and Arrowhead areas north of Nelson and south of Revelstoke." - from Introduction. Highly informative. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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The Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway: The Dunsmuir years, 1884-1905

By: Donald F MacLachlan

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, B.C. Railway Historical Association, with assistance from the B.C. Heritage Trust: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328C6047

ISBN: 0969251106

Condition: Fair


0969251106 168 pages. Bibliography. Glossary. Index. Moderate wear. Contents include: Conception; Survey and Construction; The Last Spike; The Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Land Grant; Passenger Service; The Development of Freight Service; Weather, High Water and Wrecks; E&N Presidents and other personalities; Early Facilities and Locomotives; The Sale of the E&N; Contract for Construction; Locomotive Roster; Engine Movements from Dispatcher's Diary; E&N Employees in the running trades; Railway Statistics; Abstracts of Payroll, 1905. Unmarked. Moisture exposure to last 10 pages or so ha... View more info

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Here We go Again

By: Doug Collins

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Colpress: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 234G4030

ISBN: 0968415008

Condition: Good


0968415008 177 pages. "Being a compendium of columns from the writer the New Democratic Party government of B.C. (British Columbia) and its Human Rights Commission tried to silence, and his fight against censorship." - subtitle. Author was one of the strongest crusaders for free speech in Canadian history. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Northwest Digest [Magazine], December [Dec.] 1958 - The Cariboo Gold Rush With Many Previously Unpublished Photos

The Northwest Digest [Magazine], December [Dec.] 1958 - The Cariboo Gold Rush With Many Previously Unpublished Photos

By: Downs, A.; Downs, D.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Northwest Digest Ltd.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 565H4130

Condition: Good


46 pages. This special issue contains many outstanding photos from the albums of Victoria photographer F. Dally who visited the Cariboo in 1868. Features: Transportation to the Goldfields; Photos of Barkerville and its pioneers; Famous photos of the Cariboo gold rush by C. Fulton; The Ne'er Do Well Claim; The Prairie Flower Claim; The Forest Rose Claim; The Mucho Oro Claim; The Aurora claim; The Davis Claim; The Quesnel hockey team in 1912; Soda Creek in 1868; Boston Bar in 1863; A mule train crossing the Quesnel River in 1868; The Cottonwood House; Various sternwheelers; Nicaragua Bluff in ... View more info

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British Columbia Digest Magazine, February 1967

By: Downs, Art: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Northwest Digest Ltd.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658C9763

Condition: Good


62 pages. Features: B.C.'s Natural History; Waterfowl Sanctuary on the Fraser Delta - The George C. Reifal Waterfowl Refuge; Outdoorsman's Observations; Around B.C.-Yukon with Rod and Gun; Pollution in Canada Conference; Naturalist's Notebook - Steve Cannings; B.C.'s Log Fences; Coastal Crusing - Will Dawson; Adventure in Rocks - Ron Purvis; Pioneers of British Columbia - Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie; Canadian Forestry Association News; Upper Fraser Sternwheel Days - Part 4; and more. Advertisements: B.C. Tel; Nice full-page photo ad for CJOR 600 featuring Phil Gaglardi; Bowell McLean Motor Lt... View more info