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Vancouver Fiction

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Winlaw, BC, Raincoast Book Dist Ltd: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 35809204

ISBN: 0919591051

Condition: Good


0919591051 198 pages. "An outstanding centennial collection by Vancouver's world-class writers!" - front cover. A baker's dozen of brilliant literary confections - by Vancouverites about Vancouver. Average wear. unmarked. Glossy illustrated covers. View more info

Only in Oak Bay

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Oak Bay, British Columbia, Corp. Of the District of Oak Bay: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72409383

ISBN: 0969070101

Condition: Fine


0969070101 127 pages. An pictorial attempt to capture the unique atmosphere of the municipality: its people, its past, its present and its future. Book is very handsome with bright gilt decoration and lettering upon fresh green boards. Contents clean and unmarked. Dust jacket shows signs of gentle handling and light wear. View more info

Vancouver's First Century: A City Album 1860-1960

By: N/A

Price: $44.99

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., J. J. Douglas: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64409861

ISBN: 0888941463

Condition: Very Good


0888941463 153 pages. Over two years of careful research into facts and photographs - some of which have been reproduced from the original glass negatives - make this a very special city portrait and a fine tribute to Vancouver's early photographers. Gift greetings upon front endpaper else unmarked. Light wear. Book in excellent clean condition. Minor lean to spine. Price-clipped dust jacket with two closed tears and average wear. View more info

Perspectives on Northern Northwest Coast Prehistory (Mercury Series-Archaeological Survey of Canada, 160)

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Hull, PQ, Canada, Canadian Museum of Civilization: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64601498

ISBN: 0660178443

Condition: Fine


0660178443 281 pages. Thirteen scientists provide insight into the archaeology of the north coast of British Columbia in celebration of the field work begun by George F. MacDonald for the National Museum of Canada in 1966. A decade of field seasons saw excavation at 18 sites representing 5000 years of human occupation. Most fieldwork was done at Prince Rupert Harbour. Author is Curator of Physical Anthropology at the Canadian Museum of Civilization and has been involved in Northwest Coast archaeological research for over 30 years. Clean, bright and unmarked with minor crease to bottom cor... View more info

The Rcn in Transition, 1910-1985

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16102227

ISBN: 0774803126

Condition: Very Good


0774803126 411 pages including extensive notes, index and black and white photographic plates. Describes the life of a navy, going back to its roots in the nineteenth century and looking ahead to its prospects in the twenty-first. The Royal Canadian Navy is portrayed as a resilient institution, often starved for resources, capable of basic change, and on the brink of important new developments. Gift greetings upon front endpaper. Very light wear overall. Dust jacket in clear protective cover. Excellent copy. View more info

Reflections: Thompson Valley Histories

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Plateau Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75202684

ISBN: 0969884206

Condition: Very Good


0969884206 198 pages including index. A collection of new writing which explores the neglected post-settlement history shared by the communities of the Thompson Valley in British Columbia. Abundant black and white illustrations. High quality glossy paper. Unmarked. Light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

Rainshadow: Stories from Vancouver Island

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Oolichan Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75202966

ISBN: 0889820392

Condition: Good


0889820392 253 pages. Includes works by Birch-Jones, Cameron, Guppy, Hodgins, Kinsella, Murray, Roberts, Rooke, Skelton, Smith, Tremblay, Valgardson, Virgo, Watson and Wynand. Average wear. Unmarked. Solid copy. View more info

Methane: Fuel for the Future

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York/London, Springer: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62403786

ISBN: 0306411229

Condition: Fine


0306411229 334 pages including index. Proceedings of a world conference entitled "Methane - Fuel for the Future," sponsored by the government of British Columbia, held during September 1981, at Delta's River Inn, Vancouver, British Columbia. Offers valuable information for mechanical and biochemical engineers, organic chemists, transportation and energy specialists, and all others interested in the development of alternate fuels. Clean, bright and unmarked but for prior owner's signature upon front free endpaper. Minimal wear to book. Tight and square. Light wear to dust jacket. ... View more info

British Columbia reconsidered: Essays on women

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Press Gang Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86604300

ISBN: 0889740380

Condition: Good


0889740380 451 pages including selected bibliography. "Explores the rich and complex experiences of women from the eighteenth century to the present." - from back cover. Prior owner names upon half-title page else clean and unmarked with light wear. Solid clean copy. View more info

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Pioneer Pipers of British Columbia - A biographical directory of Pipers active in B.C. in the 1950s

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Western Academy of Pipe Music B.C.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155A5135

ISBN: 0969303505

Condition: Very Good


0969303505 286 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A compilation and sythesis of biographical data. Consists of almost 700 articles on about that many pipers, plus a few miscellaneous subjects. Some of the articles are rather full biographical outlines, and others are brief mentions of early pipers found in early newspapers and other sources." - from Introduction. Black and white illustrations throughout. Unmarked but for publication date hand-written upon title page. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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A Bibliography of British Columbia ornithology (Heritage record)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 333A7106

ISBN: 0771881258

Condition: Good


0771881258 185 pages. "All references... have been cross-referenced under three headings; species, geographic area, and author." Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Binding sound. Quality working copy. (Location: Reference Collection) View more info

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A Boy of Tache

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Toronto Pr: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 252A7160

ISBN: 0887760236

Condition: Fair


0887760236 Unpaginated. "This is not a story of Indians long ago, but of Indians now. Through her delicately beautiful watercolours, and a simple text, Ann Blades has tried to recreate the Tache reserve of today so accurately that its own residents will recognize their own." - from dust jacket. "The reserve of Tache on Stuart Lake, B.C. is located on the site of the old Indian village of Thatce." - from text. Usual library markings. Heavily worn. Reading copy only. View more info

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Six Poets of British Columbia

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Sono Nis Pr: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231A7552

ISBN: 0919462650

Condition: Good


0919462650 176 pages. Unmarked with light to moderate wear. Tight and square. Quality copy. View more info

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Raincoast Chronicles Eleven Up

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Harbour: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155A7638

ISBN: 1550171054

Condition: Fine


1550171054 408 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. Stories and history of the British Columbia Coast from Raincoast Chronicles, Issues 11-15. Few very small chips from top edge of back panel of dust jacket (now preserved in archival-grade Brodart cover) which otherwise bears light wear. Lovely copy. View more info

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Genius of Place

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Raincoast Books, Polestar: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 321A8230

ISBN: 1896095488

Condition: Good


1896095488 431 pages. "Combines history, landscape, politics and culture in an astonishing portrait of the 'storm-washed green' of BC." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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The History of Armstrong, British Columbia - The First Hundred Years

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Coliumbia, Publisher Not Stated: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 647A8659

ISBN: B00IGMJB5O

Condition: Good


B00IGMJB5O 230 pages. Circa late 1960s. Some black and white illustrations. Average wear. Unmarked. One-inch opening at top of backstrip. Binding intact. Sound copy. View more info

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FRONTIER TO FREEWAY

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Unknown: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A0670

ISBN: 0772604290

Condition: Very Good


0772604290 48 pages. Circa 1993. Loaded with great black and white photos of B.C.'s amazing highway infrastructure, past and present. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Vanderhoof. The Town That Wouldn't Wait

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Nechako Valley Historical Society: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 752A4793

ISBN: 0889250324

Condition: Fair


0889250324 211 pages including index and a wealth of black and white illustrations. The history of Vanderhoof, British Columbia. Usual library markings. Front free endpaper removed. Binding intact. Above-average wear. A sound reference copy. View more info

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Darwin Wiggett Photographs Canada

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Whitecap Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 856C5291

ISBN: 1551106213

Condition: Very Good


1551106213 127 pages. Large oblong coffee-table-sized book, 11.5" x 14.5". What a beautiful book! The two-page photo of Florencia Bay, B.C. will hold you spellbound. "In his words, as in his photographs, Darwin shares a profound view of the landscape. From the ethereal water of Rushing River, scrambling over layers of Canadian Shield, to a wintery wall of trees in British Columbia's Manning Provincial Park, this book is a unique combination of colour, light, and meaning." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. View more info

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Fisheries and Uncertainty: A Precautionary Approach to Resource Management

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Calgary Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 466C6521

ISBN: 1895176689

Condition: Good


1895176689 195 pages. Index. "The recent catastrophe in Atlantic fisheries resource managment has important national and international implications that we would ignore at our peril. What lessons can be learned from the disappearance of cod from the Grand Banks of Newfoundland? Can we apply this knowledge to help explain the recent disappearance of millions of salmon off the coast of British Columbia?" - from back cover. Usual library markings. Moderate wear only. Binding tight. A sound working copy. View more info