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Selected Paintings

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, A & A Gallery Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128H4171

ISBN: 0981019501

Condition: Very Good


0981019501 72 pages. Profusely illustrated in colour. Bilingual English/Chinese text. Printed upon glossy stock. Oblong 11.5" x 8.75". "My paintings are personal investigations into the interaction between Eastern and Western culture. They express how I see and feel about my subject; how I interpret it intuitively and spiritually by using a visual language. The scenery of British Columbia is a major subject of my painting. I blend the old and the new to forge a contrast between ink and colour, between the ancient traditions of Chinese painting and the rapidly-changing world... View more info

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Behind Closed Doors: Stories from the Kamloops Residential School

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Kamloops, B.C., Theytus Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H4167

ISBN: 0919441971

Condition: Fair


0919441971 206 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A true testament of the events that took place. It was 'behind closed doors' that the storytellers, as children, experienced mental, spiritual, emotional and physical abuse and trauma." - Dedication. "The bonds the school tried to break have made us stronger. The children, now adults, 'know' and are closer because of it. To those storytellers who shared, we would like you to know that we heard you and we hope that what you have shared will now be a part of our history that will never be repeated." - back cove... View more info

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Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3900

ISBN: 0774809817

Condition: Good


0774809817 380 pages. "Updates and expands our understanding of the nature and evolution of precontact Northwest Coast society to reveal the vibrant, rich cultures that existed there. Scholars and students of archaeology and anthropology, and those with an interest in Northwest Coast history will find this volume especially rewarding." - back board. Maps, diagrams, tables, graphs, black and white reproductions of photos, and index. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound working copy. View more info

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Tyee : The Story of the Tyee Club of British Colombia

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Ptarmigan Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155H3777

ISBN: 0919537413

Condition: Very Good


0919537413 The Tyee Club of British Columbia began in 1924 with a group of anglers who returned to Campbell River each year in pursuit of the elusive "Tyee" - a coastal Indian word meaning, "the chief", a Chinook salmon, 30 pounds or larger. 208 pages. Bibliography. Sepia-tone reproductions of photos plus several in colour. Lists of trophy winners. Unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket not included. An attractive copy. View more info

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The Celebration of the Century 1871 - 1971

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., British Columbia Centennial '71 Commitee: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H3711

ISBN: B001IHYAL4

Condition: Good


B001IHYAL4 92 pages. Many black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. An expansive overview of the profusion of province-wide activities held to celebrate her Centennial. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy View more info

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Columns, cornices, & coal: The heritage resources of Nanaimo

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, The Commission: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 754H3775

ISBN: 0968358306

Condition: Good


0968358306 "For the first time, Nanaimo's historic treasures are documented in a single, comprehensive survey." - page 7. 90 pages. Index by street address. Glossary of architectural terms. Biographical sketches of architects. Black and white reproductions of photos accompany text describing noteworthy structures from downtown/old city, Harewood, Newcastle, Northend, Southend, and Chase River. Some structures documented here have already been torn down. Valuable documentation of Nanaimo's architectural heritage. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

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At The Foot of the Hill (Cobble Hill History)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Mill Bay, BC, Canada, Self Published: 1982

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 121H3469

ISBN: B01M08SLTV

Condition: Good


B01M08SLTV Signed with "Best Wishes" by author upon title page. Printed in 1982. 157 pages. Numerous black and white reproductions of archival photos. A compilation of the history of Cobble Hill, British Columbia, on Vancouver Island. Includes information on many families including the Blakes, Copleys, Dougans, Eatons, Gravells and Hawkins, to name a few. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. [Hale & Barman 284] View more info

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The Marine Pilots of Canada's West Coast

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Canada, Hill Wilson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 666H3366

ISBN: B004KIONOC

Condition: Very Good


B004KIONOC Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. xii, 278, [32] pages. Numerous black and white reproductions of archival photos. Bibliography. Index of pilots. Index of vessels. Chapters include: The History of Pilotage; The Legislation; The Pilots and the District; Tales of the Pilots and the Coast of British Columbia; The Pilot Boats of British Columbia. Author spent 48 years at sea, including 26 as a pilot. Unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. [ISBN 9973785306] View more info

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70 Years Next to Paradise

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Alan Blackwell / Power Line Productions: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H3297

ISBN: 1550565907

Condition: Very Good


1550565907 Signed and dated by author upon dedication page. 150 pages. Bibliography. Black and white reproductions of photos. Map endpapers. "An entertaining look at one man's extraordinary life. Yet with its descriptions of pioneer life and the events that helped mold the author's character, it accomplishes much more than the average autobiography. In fact, though perhaps as much by accident as design, it also affords readers a rare glimpse into the social, cultural, and economic development of the Ootsa Lake [B.C.] area - and for this reason, if no other, should be read." - Fo... View more info

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Islands in the Salish Sea: A Community Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, TouchWood Editions: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 623H3019

ISBN: 189489832X

Condition: Good


189489832X 157 pages. Endnotes. Colour photos and illustrations. "The spectacular and surprising maps in this atlas were created by communities on 17 of the largest islands in the Strait of Georgia and are presented with stories of their remarkable places and people." - from back cover. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Grapple Yarder and Supersnorkel Handbook

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Workers Compensation Board of British Co: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101H4436

ISBN: 077189192X

Condition: Good


077189192X 176 pages. Prepared with the industrial worker in mind, thus consists of concise text supplemented with many excellent colour illustrations. Chapters include: Planning and Developing a Grapple Yarder Site; Transporting Equipment to the Yarding Site; Grapple Yarder Operator; Grapple Yarder Hooktender-Spotter and Back Spar Operator; The Utility Man; Grapple Yarding in Winter Conditions; Grapple Yarder and Loader Inspections; Loading in Proximity to Grapple Yarders; Super Snorkel Yarker/Loader; Super Snorkel Landingman; Radios, Verbal Signals, First Aid, Rigging Identification. Clea... View more info

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Pacific Rim National Park: An Annotated Bibliography (SSFC=FCSS) (English and French Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Social Science Federation of Canada = Federation Canadienne: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 724H1367

ISBN: 0920052207

Condition: Fair


0920052207 234 pages. Index. Text in English. 1,570 entries. "The Human History, Land Use and Resources Management of the West Coast of Vancouver Island and Adjacent Coastal Areas of Vancouver Island" - subtitle. Usual library markings. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this valuable reference. View more info

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Nk'Mip Chronicles: Art from the Inkameep Day School

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Theytus Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H1221

ISBN: 0973392401

Condition: Fine


0973392401 64 pages. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Documents the art and history of the Inkameep Day School, which served the Osoyoos Indian Band in British Columbia. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Unread. An excellent copy. View more info

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B.C. Science Probe 6

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Nelson Thomson Learning: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 414H1025

ISBN: 0176271767

Condition: Fair


0176271767 287 pages. Somewhat above-average wear. Few school markings. Binding intact. A sound working copy. View more info

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Aspen Manager's Handbook for British Columbia

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, Canada/British Columbia: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 352H1019

ISBN: 0772624410

Condition: Very Good


0772624410 x, 106 pages. Reference list. Map. Tables. Graphs. "Identifies and develops habitat enhancement objectives and recommendations that maintain biodiversity of the Cariboo-Chilcotin grasslands." - from page iii. High-lighting on one page, otherwise unmarked with light wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Calligraphic Art of Confucius' Sayings. Exhibition Catalogue (In Chinese and English)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Hong Kong, Karma of the Brush Exhibition Committee: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H0721

ISBN: B00EUHVIEQ

Condition: Fine


B00EUHVIEQ 143 pages. Sumptuously presented on high-quality glossy stock. Text in English and Chinese. Exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition "The Calligraphic Art of Confucius' Sayings", City University of Hong Kong, June 18-July 2, 2001 / University of British Columbia, September 14-22, 2002. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A beautiful copy. View more info

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Dakelh Keyoh: The Southern Carrier in Earlier Time

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Quesnel School District: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H0643

ISBN: 0969363885

Condition: Good


0969363885 87 pages. Bibliography. Maps. Reproductions of photos. "Offers a glimpse of what life was like for the people at a time when they were free to enjoy the fruit of their land without the intrusions of our modern society" - Editor. Moderate wear. Few markings. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

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A Sto:lo-Coast Salish Historical Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 828H0305

ISBN: 1550548123

Condition: Very Good


1550548123 208 pages. "Presents a comprehensive overview of Sto:lo-Coast Salish history. Full colour original maps, artwork and photographs grace the pages of this monumental volume, placing a vast wealth of easily accessible information at the fingertips of general readers and academics alike... (contains) innovative analyses that will expand the horizons of anyone interested in Native and West Coast history." - from dust jacket. Please note that this copy includes a replica dust jacket rather than an original. Unmarked with light wear. Several small bits of white discolouration ... View more info

This is Beautiful British Columbia - the Book of B.C. Trivia

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71507940

ISBN: 0969212704

Condition: Good


0969212704 108 pages. The how, what, why, where, when and the trivia of what made, or makes, British Columbia. Illustrated. Average wear and some soiling to illustrated covers. Unmarked. View more info

Go to Sleep Smiling - a Bedside Book of True Stories

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Gordon M. Smart Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608769

ISBN: 0969211651

Condition: Very Good


0969211651 129 pages. Author's inscription and signature upon title page. The ideal book for the bedside table. The scenario of Part One is World War II, depicting corporal Bryan Smith in his endeavours to outwit the rigid and military adherent Sergeant Major "Hookey" Walker. Part two provides true stories of everyday life in British Columbia. "Quite enchanting... very humorous... can be picked up whenever you desire. A great read." - Tony Owen, Publisher, Beautiful British Columbia Magazine. Very light wear. Occasional black and white illustrations. View more info