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Image for Canadian West Magazine - Spring 1991

Canadian West Magazine - Spring 1991

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9200

ISBN: B00UBHPJHG

Condition: Very Good


B00UBHPJHG 38 pages. Features: Writing-on-Stone; The All Red Route Through the Kootenays; Camels in the Cariboo; A Sea Monster Guarded Islander's Goad; Charcoal's Reign of Terror. Clean, bright copy. View more info

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Lardeau-Duncan Memories - Association Copy

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 321A7669

ISBN: 0968354009

Condition: Fine


0968354009 182 pages. Index. Maps. Black and white illustrations. Inside front cover is the interesting handwritten pertinent biographical information of Margaret Barwis (nee Matthews), who states she was "the first public health nurse to work in the Landeau Valley - from Kaslo to Nelson." In this book I have endeavoured to relate the memories and adventures of living and growing up in the Lardeau-Duncan Valleys from the day I was born (in 1914) until the present time." - from Introduction. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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Cranbrook: 100 (One Hundred) Years of Heart and Soul

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, City of Cranbrook: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328C6054

ISBN: 0968003648

Condition: Very Good


0968003648 146 pages. Glossy colour illustrated boards. Chapters include: Early Cranbrook; White Traders, Missionaries and Prospectors; Rail Will Go to Cranbrook; The Golden Age of the Early Years; The War to End All Wars Was Over; Tempered by War, a City Consolidates; A Time for Restoration; Cranbrook - Still "Gem of the Kootenays". Wonderfully illustrated with colour and black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Couple of short scratches to back cover else as new. A very nice copy. View more info

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Backtracking with Fernie Historical Association

By: Crisafio, Robert: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Fernie Historical Association: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C6424

ISBN: B002D020PI

Condition: Good


B002D020PI 144 pages. Many archival black and white photos reproduced. Printed on glossy stock. Gift greetings upon title page. Average wear. A sound copy of this informative and interesting local history. Hale & Barman 294. 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

Image for Kootenay yesterdays: Three first hand accounts of mining, prospecting, ranching, teaching and trapping in the Kootenay District in pre-World War I times (Kootenays in retrospect)

Kootenay yesterdays: Three first hand accounts of mining, prospecting, ranching, teaching and trapping in the Kootenay District in pre-World War I times (Kootenays in retrospect)

By: Graham, Clara;Affleck, Edward Lloyd;Picard, Alexander Edward;Davis, Angus Ward

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Alexander Nicolls Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G2027

ISBN: 0920034039

Condition: Good


0920034039 174 pages. Index. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. Volume III in the series entitled "The Kootenays in Retrospect". Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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The Lost Valley

By: Havdale, Daisy (Signed)

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Daisy Havdale: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3055

ISBN: 0973586117

Condition: Very Good


0973586117 Signed by author upon title page. 182 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. "A true account of what happened from the time B.C. Hydro (the 'Gestapo' of B.C.) began running over us. I kept a detailed diary in which I wrote accurate accounts of events." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Camp-Fires in the Canadian Rockies

By: Hornaday, William T.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123C9582

Condition: Fair


353 pages. Index. Many wonderful black and white photographic plates. Gilt lettering upon front board and backstrip still legible. Lacking frontispiece and its tissue guard. Illustration from front board either missing or entirely faded. Writing inside front board. Hinges open. Moisture stains near spine to prelims and first 17 pages. Heavily worn but still a worthy reading copy of this great vintage hunting work. View more info

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Saturday Night Magazine, Volume 73: Complete Run of 1958 Issues Bound in One Volume

By: Marjoribanks, Robert: Editor

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Canada, Saturday Night/Consolidated Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 857C6113

Condition: Very Good


Topics: Shocking mess in civil defense; Canada-US Partnership problems; Lester Pearson - Peacemaking to Politicking; New Surgery repairs the heart - Dr. Wilfred Bigelow; Nice 2-page colour GM ad with five illustrations of Chevrolet through Cadillac; Canada's CF-100 - Boldest and Costliest Aviation Venture; How the Price Squeeze hit the Newspapers; U.K. Trade Mission - what it achieved; How to make money when stocks go down; Colour Chevrolet ad; Toronto Exchange in Losing Battle with Skulduggery; Let's not panic on Canadian Education; Playground of Danger in the Middle East; Small Investors inv... View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 7, 1951 - Radiation Death of Louis Slotin / Mordecai Richler Novella

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 7, 1951 - Radiation Death of Louis Slotin / Mordecai Richler Novella

By: Moon, Barb.; Metcalfe, R.; Richler, Mordecai; Szulner, Eva; Hutton, E.; Nash, K.; Gray, J.; Bruce, H.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2439

Condition: Fair


110 pages. Features: Prudential ad inside front cover features fantastic one-page illustration of Lionel Conacher being carried by his Toronto Argonaut teammates after they beat the Edmonton Eskimos to win the Grey Cup in 1921; Four Canadians plan a trip to mountain climb in the Himalayas - Sev Heiberg et al; Editorial discusses propaganda vis-a-vis the Berlin Crisis; Nuclear Researcher Louis Slotin - A Tiny Slip, A Terrible Death; Falconry in the Suburbs - Frank Beebe of Vancouver Island; It's Harder to Be Anybody - novella by Mordechai Richler; For ten days Eva Szulner was den mother to 24 ... View more info

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Frontier Times Magazine: September, 1970

By: Mulltiple Contributors

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Western Publications Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0491

Condition: Good


Features: Brakeman on the Great Northern - W.S. Dulmage - long article with great photos; Lost Arch Nuggets; The West's Most Competent Mercenary - Emilio Kosterlitzsky; Dodging the Road Agents - an Oregon tale; Sixty Years ago on the Kootenai; You don't chase the wild bunch on a bycycle - bank robbery at Montpelier, Idaho; Old-time storekeeper - Civilization's advance scout - Thomas McGuill; Cheyenne girl and white man's ways - Amache Ochinee Prowers; Under the wing of the Raven - Temple Houston, youngest son of Sam Houston; All the news that's fit to laugh at! - Colonel Robert Lowery, famous ... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, December 1955 - Australian Edition

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0708

Condition: Good


Features: Terror of the Zambezi Swamps - Crocodiles Story; Dance of the Pygmies; Target Lightship - "Twixt Sea and Sand," Continued - the story of a lightshipman who helped to man the North Goodwin vessel; The Secret of the Reef - a treasure hunt on the coast of Western Australia; Riding in Rough Waters - a canoeist in Britain's Backwaters; Short Cut - a Sierra Leone Railroad Tale; Sutty of the Railroad - a tale from the Kootenays in British Columbia; Sons of the Snake - the bushmen of Southwest Africa; Tin-Tacks - the author and his wife are captured by Japanese Pirates; The Rogue Mal... View more info

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British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1926 Through December 1926

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $699.95

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73AA1978

Condition: Fair


Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of ... View more info

Image for British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1923 Through December 1923

British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1923 Through December 1923

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $799.95

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73AA1981

Condition: Fair


Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of ... View more info

Image for The Winnipeg Tribune - Weekend Magazine, April 7, 1962

The Winnipeg Tribune - Weekend Magazine, April 7, 1962

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The Winnipeg Tribune: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339A4039

Condition: Good


55 pages. Features: How a Canadian jazz singer became the wife of an Earl - Stevie Wise of Toronto is now Lady Listowel, married to the Earl of Listowel; They Help Themselves by Helping Others - Rev. Henri Groues of France originated the Emmaus idea of collecting, repairing and selling used goods to build homes for the poor - Rev. Laurent Laporte of Montreal; He goes fishing in his own living room - George Wendelkin; A Cold Wind Makes Lola Albright a hot property; Don't put off that children's Party - or you may find it's too late to enjoy the fun yourself; League of the Light-Fingered - Shop... View more info

Down the Road Journeys Through Small-Town British Columbia

By: Neering, Rosemary

Price: $39.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Canada, Whitecap Books Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71105174

ISBN: 1895099943

Condition: Good


1895099943 204 pages. Book shows little wear but is wavy and does not lie flat. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Takes reader on a journey to small-town British Columbia where it is possible to share in a lifestyle that is a universe away from that typically experienced in the city. Author has been associate editor of and a regular contributor to 'Beautiful British Columbia.' View more info

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Bugles on Broadway: A History of Nakusp - Part Two, Volume 5 - Centennial Series

By: Parent, Milton (Signed)

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Arrow Lakes H.S.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246G2754

ISBN: 0969423640

Condition: Very Good


0969423640 376 pages. Index. Bibliography. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. "The fifth and final book of the Centennial Series. This collection of books tells the history of the area of the Arrow Lakes in the West Kootenays and, because of commercial ties, includes part of the Lardeau area." - from dust jacket. Appears to be signed by author upon title page, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. An excellent copy. View more info

Nature's Fury - The Inside Story of the Disastrous British Columbia Floods May-June, 1948

By: Sanderson, Eric: Editor

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, South Hill Publishers Ltd.: 1948

Seller ID: 64500656

Condition: Fair


64 pages. Copiously illustrated with incredible black and white photographs. The inside story of the disastrous British Columbia floods of 1948 which inundated thousands of acres of fertile farmland, left hundreds of persons homeless, and wrought ruin and devastation throughout the province. Compiled from the works of newspapermen who spent almost three weeks in the Fraser, Columbia, Kootenay and Okanagan Valleys to bring first-hand accounts of the disaster to the public. "Most of the pictures, the climax to a hundred dangers traversed by each photographer, are self-explanatory. They ... View more info

Nelson: Queen City of the Kootenays - An Historical Profile

By: Scott, David; Hanic, Edna H.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Mitchell Press Limited: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72409486

Condition: Fair


127 pages. The story of a town its pioneers of mining boom days liked to call "the queen city of the Kootenays." Well-used copy with front endpaper removed and usual library markings. Includes black and white illustrations. View more info

Image for The National Home Monthly Magazine, May 1948 - Cominco in the Kootenays / The Company of Adventurers

The National Home Monthly Magazine, May 1948 - Cominco in the Kootenays / The Company of Adventurers

By: Stewart, Dr. H.; Cross, A.; Bird, W.; Dixon, H.; Shaw, Capt. F.; Green, H.; Roberts, L.; Muller, E.; Adams, E.; Francis, M. & R.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, The National Home Monthly: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0018

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: Nostalgic colour GWG (Great Western Garment) ad inside front cover for their Red Strap Overalls features farmer with farm in background; Half-page colour-photo ad for Ritz Crackers; Massey-Harris one-page colour ad shows farmer on tractor in corn field; Can Europe Be Saved? - Sequel to President Truman's Message; Charming half-page colour ad for Canada Dry features beaming girl; Who Will Be the Moses of the Federal Liberal Party?; The Money Belt (short story); Happy Ending (short story); The Company of Adventurers - colour-illustrated article on the history of the Hudson's... View more info