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British Columbia Digest Magazine, June 1967

By: Downs, Art: Editor

Price: $79.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658C9764

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: Cover photo of Bridal Lake; B.C.'s Natural History; To Pack River for Grayling - Harry Lomax; Outdoorsman's Observations - W.P. Keller; B.C. Wildlife Park; Don't Fear the Tick - J.D. Gregson; Around B.C. - Yukon with Rod and Gun; C.F.A. News and Views; Landmarks of HIstory - Cariboo Gold Quartz Mine; Coastal Cruising; Frank Rothenfluh - Pioneer of the Foothills; Adventure in Rocks - Ron Purvis; Upper Fraser Sternwheel Days - Part Six; and more. Interesting ads include: Lucky Lager Beer (inside front cover); McCulloch boat motors; Dueck Truck Sales; C-I-L Ammunition; Pil'C... View more info

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British Columbia Digest Magazine, December 1966

By: Downs, Art: Editor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Northwest Digest Ltd.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658C9765

Condition: Good


70 pages. Features: Problems of a Park Keeper - Allan Best is curator of Stanley Park's popular zoo; Our California Bighorn Sheep - Can They Survive?, by Robert F. Harrington; Cape Beale, by William J. Betts; Pioneers of British Columbia - The Voageurs; Adventure in Rocks - Ron Purvis; Upper Fraser Sternwheel Days - Part Three; Landmarks of History - Those Cariboo Stampedes; Purchase of 500 acres of California bighorn winter range at Vaseux Lake by the Okanagan Similkameen Parks Society; Mine Tailings into Buttle Lake; and more. Nice ads include: B.C. Tel (inside front cover); Carling Pilsen... View more info

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British Columbia Digest Magazine, June 1966

By: Downs, Art: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Northwest Digest Ltd.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658C9766

Condition: Good


70 pages. Features: Bowron Lake Park cover photo; Parks are for People, not Profit, by George P. James; Wilderness Waterway - Bowron Lake Park; Are Coyotes losing the battle for survival?; Vancouver's 1966 Boat Show; Man, Water, And Fish - the destruction of fish habitat; Pioneers of British Columbia - Tsimshian Indians; A Hiking trail to parallel the Fraser?; Landmarks of History - Cumberland, B.C.; Adventure in Rocks - Ron Purvis; Babiche Land - Conclusion, as told by Mathilda Kealing; and more. Advertisements include: U.B.C. Beer (inside front cover); International Scout 4WD; Dueck Truck ... View more info

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British Columbia Digest Magazine, August 1966 - Roderick Haig-Brown Article on Conservation

By: Downs, Art: Editor; Haig-Brown, Roderick; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Northwest Digest Ltd.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658C9767

Condition: Good


62 pages. Features: Chilanko Marsh; Tagging the Yukon Grizzly, by A.M. Pearson; Wildlife Federation has 10th birthday; Fish and Wildlife in B.C.'s Future, by Roderick Haig-Brown; Old Locomotive #52 arrived in Skagway 8n 1898; Pioneers of British Columbia - John Nilsen of South Bentinck Arm; Sternwheel Days on the Upper Fraser - Part One; and more. Interesting ads include: Carling Pilsener Beer; B.C. Tel Long Distance; Molson's Old Style Beer; C-I-L Ammunition; Pil'Can Beer; Beaver Hoists; Mercury outboards; Lucky Lager Beer; Jiger 6-wheeled vehicle. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy... View more info

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B.C. (British Columbia) Science Probe 5

By: DOYLE ET AL

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, Nelson Canada ELHI: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 614H4253

ISBN: 0176282807

Condition: Good


0176282807 262 pages. Average wear. Few school markings. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), September - October, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3744

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Rate application explained; Reprints of Victoria Times and Vancouver Sun articles on B.C. Tel's application for higher rates; Lionel Edwards is featured in a photo-illustrated article on how he uses an oscilloscope to spot faults in the video portion of television transmission; Photos of preparations of new automatic equipment in Kerrisdale for a 20,000 line conversion - with photos of Glen Turner, Len Davis, Thor Andersen, Berry Smith, Harris Howe, Fred Smith, George Kozak and John Green; Retirement photos of Vera Gillespie and Nancy Robertson; 19 photos of recent sales tr... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), May - June, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3745

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Great one-page photo of splicer Jack Hobson awork in the vault of the new Amherst automatic office; Microwave TV Opening Perviewed; 1958 Big Year for Radiotelephone - with map of Vancouver-Kamloops Microwave Radiotelephone Chain; Photos of 7,000 mile goodwill call to Brussels; Company plays vital role in B.C. History; Nostalgic photos of 'Modern Telephone Living"; Photos of Ross Calbrick and Dick Di Palma at work; Company sponsors Junior Achivement - with 8 photos; Retirements; Great photo of Alan Higinbotham beside special station wagon which sells colour and extension... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), March - April, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3746

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Gordon Farrell now Board Chairman; C.H. McLean becomes President; Review of 1957; Interesting one-page of cartoon illustrations showing how the company's money is spent; Gigantic effort for March 2 conversions; Photos of conversion of old Dexter to new Hemlock system; Photos of nostalgic phone answering services; Photos of Port Coquitlam, Port Moody and Ladner switchovers; Rate Hearing Update; Great photos of B.C. Microwave service to open July 1st; Retirements; Fashion photos of B.C. Tel ladies - Chapter 53 Annual Spring Show; Artist's conception of new building in Nanaimo... View more info

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Telephone Talk, November - December 1957: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Ladner to Go Automatic

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3750

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Christmas greetings from President Farrell inside front cover; Feedback on Kitimat service; Two pages of great photos of installation of cable between the Pattullo Bridge and Chilliwack features work above the Vedder Canal - Pete Meehan's gang are featured; Photos of plant men boosting sales of extension phones - Norman Bowman of Cedar is tops; First counterless office in North Vancouver; Photos of Ladner's conversion to new automatic phone system; Photos of workers in the Terrace district; Retirees; Great centerfold illustrations of radiotelephones in use on sea-going cr... View more info

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Telephone Talk, July - August 1957: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Dog Mountain Tramway Completed

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3751

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: B.C. hosts 'biggest' telephone convention; Article on new Dog Mountain Tramway with great photos; Photo of George Forsythe and Floyd Adams repairing damaged Squamish cable; two pages of photos of employees who work at night; Howe Sound Line Rebuilt - with great photos of Foreman Davie McKinnon and his men at work; Photos of unique features of phone company buildings; new intra-system teletype system is inaugurated; Squamish Exchange - with five nice photos; Norman Fisher rescues girls near Spanish Banks; Great centrefold photos show how radiotelephones are used at the Ebu... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), November - December, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor; Love, Peggy

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3743

Condition: Good


36 pages. Cover photo of Pat James. Contents: Christmas greetings from Mr. McLean, head of the company, inside front cover; Photos of D.C. Watt, Earl T. Squire and T.D. Owen-Turner; Details of construction around the province, with photo of new structure in Keating on Vancouver Island being built by Farmer Construction; Treasury cheques now processed by I.B.M. - with photos of the new technology at work; Ladysmith Conversion to dial service - with one-page photo of Mrs. Laura Ryan removing her operator headset for the last time, plus 8 more photos showing Tom McCormick, Doug Baigent, Kerry C... View more info

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Working in the Woods: A History of Logging on the West Coast

By: Drushka, Ken

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327C5598

ISBN: 1550170724

Condition: Good


1550170724 304 pages. Signed by author upon title page. Index. Extensive list of oral history sources. A superb reference abundantly illustrated with black and white archival photographs. Chapters include: The Coastal Forest; Beginnings; Early Steam Power; Yarding Them Out; The Railway Era; The Birth of Truck Logging; Final Mechanization; Postwar Conversions; Modern Logging. Appendix - B.C. Coastal Log Production. Prior owner's name atop front free endpaper and half-title page else unmarked. Average wear to book. Light wear to handsome dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy ne... View more info

Image for Against Wind and Weather: The History of Towboating in British Columbia

Against Wind and Weather: The History of Towboating in British Columbia

By: Drushka, Ken

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C6631

ISBN: 088894327X

Condition: Very Good


088894327X Signed by author upon title page. 258 pages. Index. Archival black and white illustrations. Endpapers decorated with detailed schematic diagram of a large B.C. Tug. "Towboats, the workhourses of international shipping, have special significance along North Amnerica's northwest coast. The rich though often inaccessible resources there have given rise to one of the most innovative and important towboat industries in the world. This book is a history of that industry, and of its growth from the first steam tugs of the late 19th century to the sturdy and efficient diesel tugs... View more info

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Working in the Woods: A History of Logging on the West Coast

By: Drushka, Ken

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327G1390

ISBN: 1550170724

Condition: Fine


1550170724 304 pages. Index. Extensive list of oral history sources. A superb reference abundantly illustrated with black and white archival photographs. Chapters include: The Coastal Forest; Beginnings; Early Steam Power; Yarding Them Out; The Railway Era; The Birth of Truck Logging; Final Mechanization; Postwar Conversions; Modern Logging. Appendix - B.C. Coastal Log Production. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. Gift quality. View more info

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Born and raised under a straw roof: A true legacy of the human spirit

By: Drzewiecki, Mary Anna

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, M.A. Drzewiecki: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46207461

ISBN: 0968745806

Condition: Very Good


0968745806 Signed, without inscription, bu author upon title page. 347 pages. Illustrated. A story of human endurance; strength of spirit; love and forgiveness; war and peace. A compelling true story following the lives of the author's parents, Sylwester Drzewiecki and Janina Horoszkiewicx, from Eastern Poland, through Germany during the Second World War, to Canada. Cry, laugh, and celebrate as you follow the many journey's, both perilous and joyous, that brought this couple to Canada, freedom and peace. Two inch crease to lower corner of front cover. A stimulating and enjoyable read. View more info

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The Upper Stalo Indians of the Fraser River of B.C.: Anthropology in British Columbia Memoir No. 1

By: Duff, Wilson

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737G1271

Condition: Good


136 pages. Bibliography. Black and white plates. Figures. Maps. Tables. Covers: History, Material Culture, The Food Quest, Social Organization; Concepts of the Supernatural; The Sxwaixwe Mask; Pastimes and Diversions; Calendar; and Miscellaneous Beliefs. Includes census of Fraser Valley Indians, 1839, comparison of Stalo tribal names and list of phonology employed. Light pencil underlining to contents. Average wear Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Duncan (B.C. / British Columbia) and the Cowichan Valley Including Chemainus and Lake Cowichan, Vancouver Island - Promotional Booklet

Duncan (B.C. / British Columbia) and the Cowichan Valley Including Chemainus and Lake Cowichan, Vancouver Island - Promotional Booklet

By: Duncan Chamber of Commerce

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Duncan, B.C., Duncan Chamber of Commerce / Cowichan Leader: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H1159

Condition: Good


Oblong 6" x 9". Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos highlighting the many family amenities and successful businesses of the area. Undated but appears to be circa 1954. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy of this wonderful Cowichan memento. View more info

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A town called Chase

By: Dunn, Joyce

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vernon, BC, Theytus Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 664H3630

ISBN: 0919441270

Condition: Very Good


0919441270 383 pages. Bibliography. Index. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. Maps. "The first comprehensive local history of this interesting B.C. community. Captures the character of those who made Chase what it is today, particularly the fascinating story of Whitfield Chase, part-time Canadian, part-time American." - dust jacket. Bookplate remnant upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A nice copy. Hale & Barman 274. View more info

Image for From Camp Hut to High Tech - 50 [Fifty] Years: Milne's Landing - Edward Milne [Community School] 1946-1996

From Camp Hut to High Tech - 50 [Fifty] Years: Milne's Landing - Edward Milne [Community School] 1946-1996

By: E.M.C.S. 50th Anniversary Committee

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Sooke, BC, Canada, E.M.C.S. 50th Anniversary Committee: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H3066

Condition: Very Good


44 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. A pleasing nostalgic review of fifty years of education in Sooke, B.C. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Artropolis 90: Lineages & Linkages

By: editor-Ann Rosenberg; editor-Ed Varney

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., A. T. Eight Artropolis Society: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H2067

ISBN: 1895371031

Condition: Fair


1895371031 132, 12 (ads) pages. Index of artists. Illustrated in black and white on glossy stock. Catalogue for an exhibition October 19 - November 18, 1990 at the Roundhouse, Vancouver, B.C., which featured 175 of British Columbia's contemporary visual artists. Most of book was moist at some point resulting in moderate overall waviness. Unmarked with average wear. A worthy reference copy. View more info