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Image for Working the Tides: A Portrait of Canada's West Coast Fishery

Working the Tides: A Portrait of Canada's West Coast Fishery

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C6859

ISBN: 1550171534

Condition: Fine


1550171534 216 pages. Index. Many black and white photos. "Makes it possible for readers to go aboard the small ships of the west coast fishing fleet and see the world as fishers see it... Covers the waterfront, presenting gripping insider views not just of the familiar salmon trollers and seiners, but of the men, women and boats that harvest cod, herring, halibut, octopus, and rockfish - eighty different species in all." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Gift quality. View more info

Image for A Rich and Fruitful Land: The History of the Valleys of the Okanagan, Similkameen and Shuswap

A Rich and Fruitful Land: The History of the Valleys of the Okanagan, Similkameen and Shuswap

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C7715

ISBN: 1550171976

Condition: Very Good


1550171976 239 pages. Index. Footnotes. Bibliography. "Documents the Okanagan's transformation from a rough-and-tumble region on Canada's western frontier, into a major agricultural district and one of the fastest-growing areas in the province. The heart of this book is a selection of articles, essays, letters, diaries, memoirs and observations that first appeared in Okanagan History... Interesting, accurate and accessible, with lots of archival photographs, this work is a must-read for Okanagan locals, first-time visitors and BC history buffs alike." - from dust jacket. Few libr... View more info

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Sidetracked: The Struggle for BC's Fossils

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, n/a: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 714H4416

ISBN: 0978319559

Condition: Very Good


0978319559 193 pages. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "The fascinating tale of the discovery of the Monroe Dinosaur Trackway in Kakwa Provincial Park, weaving in stories of other fossil finds in British Columbia and across North America, many of which demonstrate how egos, turf wars and a lack of resources diminish the science of paleontology." - back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Artisan, a collection of Kootenay artisans and their work

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Kootenay Boundary Artisans' Alliance: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 547C9993

ISBN: 0969127804

Condition: Very Good


0969127804 60 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white and colour photography. Artists include: Ed Bamiling, Ursula Le Foley, Tom Lynn, A.Y. Bain, Ann Swanson Gross, Carol Gaskin, Katherine Armstrong, John Smith, and many more. Light wear. Unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

I Am Soon to Be...

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ladysmith, BC, Canada, Golden Age Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45105046

ISBN: 0969438419

Condition: Fine


0969438419 290 pages. "God has given us only one religion that is heard within the heart of each member of the human race but as long as the heart is ignored, then humanity will never hear the simple language of the heart." Author was ordained and registered with the Province of British Columbia as a clergyman in 1979. Almost from the start, things went from bad to worse, and Reverend North was relieved of his duties, as being incompatible; for he was listening more to the voice of God within him, than to those in church authority. He went on to found the Church of the Heart, whose... View more info

Slashing a Pathway to Education 2000 Self-Direction, integration, Challenge Graduation

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Bowen Island, BC, Canada, Personal Power Press International: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61305110

ISBN: 189545302X

Condition: Very Good


189545302X 152 pages. Describes one way to implement the basic features of the YEAR 2000 educational initiative developed by the Ministry of Education in B.C. This initiative was developed from the report of the Sullivan Commission which was based upon the widest representation of public and professional opinion in the history of the province of British Columbia. The YEAR 2000 is the most innovative program ever presented by the B.C. Ministry and quite possibly by any educational ministry in Canada. Publications that describe the program in greater detail are outlined at the back of the bo... View more info

Service above Self : 75 Years of Rotary Service to The Nanaimo Community

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71105370

ISBN: 092022508X

Condition: Very Good


092022508X 118 pages. Portrays the spirit of the club and the excellent work which has been achieved over its first 75 years. Abundantly illustrated with many wonderful historical black and white pictures of Nanaimo and its Rotary members. View more info

Sha-Zalm!: The Vander Zalm Scandal Datebook

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver B.C., New Star Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34205922

ISBN: 0919573991

Condition: Very Good


0919573991 Unpaginated. A 1990 day-timer graced with more than 300 scandalous episodes, shameful deeds and hilarious pronouncements of former British Columbia Premier Bill Vander Zalm. Includes 53 great cartoons by Bob Krieger & Bob Bierman - B.C.'s best! Love or hate Bill Vander Zalm, this is a very entertaining volume. View more info

Hopping on the Coloured Squares of Bright Light

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada, Blue Nun Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25406896

ISBN: 0969419120

Condition: Very Good


0969419120 72 pages in bright red glossy covers. Wonderful young girls' tales from days gone by written by 90 year old author who was born in Nanaimo B.C. in 1901. Chapter titles include: Grandmother, Grandfather, Skipping, Where is Heaven, Aunt Julia, Religion, Patriotism, War, The Music Lesson. Illustrated with lovely black and white drawings. Only lightly worn around the edges. A delightful and uncommon volume. View more info

Forest landscape handbook

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Forests: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71507529

ISBN: 0771882459

Condition: Good


0771882459 100 pages. Abundantly illustrated in colour. Includes references, glossary and index. "...In a province heavily dependent on its forest products, and as rugged and mountainous as British Columbia, the evidence of logging activity cannot be hidden from view. Nor should we, except in special situations, try to do so. Rather, the Ministry objective will be to address the visual impacts of logging activity on the landscape and incorporate measures to harmonize such impacts. This handbook addresses this objective. It is considered an important tool for the use of those involve... View more info

Exploring Sea Life in British Columbia - a Fun, Educational Activity Book

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. Canada, Wonder World Publishing: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71608100

ISBN: 1895167043

Condition: Very Good


1895167043 36 pages. This book will: teach you about the many different sea animals we share our marine environment with; help create an understanding and appreciation for the smaller and more delicate creatures that live on our beaches and rocky shores; amuse younger and older readers with startling facts and interesting activities. Illustrated with many line drawings. Excellent condition. Very light wear. Some pencil marks upon hide-a-word puzzle on page 18, else unmarked. View more info

Industrial First Aid - a Reference and Training Manual

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Worker's Compensation Board of British Columbia: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 65108272

ISBN: 0771891539

Condition: Very Good


0771891539 417 pages including index. Reflects the most current medical thinking in the field of first aid, to ensure a consistent approach among pre-hospital care workers and a smooth transition of care through each stage of the emergency setting. A substantial and practical reference. Solid copy with light wear and moderate soiling. No marks to contents. Bit of writing upon botton edge. Rubber stamp upon title page. View more info

The Best of Wellspring - a Self-Care Reader

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, The James Bay Community Project: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65108589

ISBN: 0969206100

Condition: Good


0969206100 112 pages. Pleasantly illustrated in black and white. How to enjoy sex, get rid of those knots in your neck, sleep contentedly, and delight in eating the guilt-free way. This book gets to the "heart of the matter." Collected from the pages of Canada's only magazine devoted exclusively to self-care, this volume is a practical, everyday guide to implementing the excitement and power of self-care in your life. Includes up-to-date information about: the philisophy of self-care; in-the-home medical tools and treatments for self-care; how to maintian health and prevent diseas... View more info

British Columbia Recreational Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Infomap: 1990

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 71608698

ISBN: 0969360711

Condition: Very Good


0969360711 130 pages. Your guide to B.C.'s great outdoors. Full colour maps covering all of British Columbia in the popular topographic scale of 1 inch to 9.5 miles (1cm to 6km). Gazetteer of 10,000 places, creeks, rivers, lakes and mountains. All Wildlife management units clearly outlined and numbered. And much more. In fine condition but for light bending to tip of top corner of book. Unmarked. Attractive color-illustrated glossy covers. An exceptional reference in great condition. View more info

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A Man and His Century Gerald Smedley Andrews 1903 - 2005

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Self Published: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H4421

ISBN: 0973434902

Condition: Very Good


0973434902 Signed, without inscription, by Doreen Hunter upon title page. ix, 56 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos. Andrews was a teacher, forester, surveyor, engineer, author, artist, and Surveyor-General of British Columbia 1951-1968. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy of this interesting and important B.C. life story. View more info

Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian Stamps 1995

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, The Unitrade Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51301099

ISBN: 1895909236

Condition: Fine


1895909236 532 pages including index. Includes New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI, British Columbia and Vancouver Island, Newfoundland. Features the established Scott Numbering System. Unmarked. Clean. Very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

The Right Time - British Columbia, North East Coal and Transportation Development

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Mitchell Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75203343

ISBN: 0888360347

Condition: Fine


0888360347 50 pages. Circa mid-1980s. "This is a book of images - fleeting moments in a construction project captured on film. "North East Coal" conjures up many different images: to those who negotiated sales agreements in Canada and Japan there is one set; to those who spent years styding and planning the development, other memories come to the fore; to those who worked on the construction projects across northern British Columbia there are other pictures; and to those who live in Tumbler Ridge and work in jobs created by the development yet still another set of images surface... View more info

Groundwater Resources of British Columbia - Revised Edition

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Province of British Columbia: 1994

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 75403898

ISBN: 0772620415

Condition: Very Good


0772620415 Varying paginations. Over 0.5" thick. Glossary. References. Provides an overview of the groundwater resources of British Columiba; how groundwater occurs, where it is found and what conditions favour its development for social and economic benefits. Intended to assist in future groundwater resource planning initiatives at all levels of government, to minimize potential impact of human land use activities on groundwater resources thereby sustaining available quantities and a high degree of groundwater quality for future generations. Subjects include: Origin, Occurrence and... View more info

A Manual of Standard Practices

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Worker's Compensation Board of British Columbia: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62103999

ISBN: 0771892519

Condition: Good


0771892519 154 pages. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Prior owner's name atop front cover. Solid copy. View more info

Site diagnosis, tree species selection, and slashburning guidelines for the Vancouver Forest Region (Land management report)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Forests: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15504843

ISBN: 0771884524

Condition: Good


0771884524 180 pages. Helps in assessing site quality, selecting the most appropriate tree species combination for timber production, and identifying the sensitivity class of a forest site to fire. Three sections include: site diagnosis; tree species selection guidelines; slashburing guidelines. Average wear. Some highlighting. Writing inside back cover. View more info