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

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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Nanaimo Between Past and Future: Critical Perspectives on Growth, Planning and the New Nanaimo Centre

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Friends of Plan Nanaimo Society: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 317G4958

ISBN: 0973940808

Condition: Very Good


0973940808 289 pages. "This collection of accounts of what happened in Nanaimo's battle over a 3P conference centre project provides a disturbing insight into what transpires when politics and money mix in a community." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Canadian West Magazine - Summer 1990

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9205

ISBN: B00UBHPNPY

Condition: Very Good


B00UBHPNPY Features: Champlain transforms tribal rivalry into a continental conflict; William Duncan - missionary to the Tsimshian; Coal dust days in Canmore; The Nanaimo Mine Disaster of 1887; Robert Campbell - Yukon Explorer. Clean, bright and unmarked. 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

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

Image for The State of the Strait: Proceedings of a Conference on the Health of Georgia Strait, 1991 Nanaimo, B.C. February 22-24, 1991

The State of the Strait: Proceedings of a Conference on the Health of Georgia Strait, 1991 Nanaimo, B.C. February 22-24, 1991

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Save Georgia Strait Alliance: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15504986

ISBN: 0969548508

Condition: Good


0969548508 230 pages. "A wide variety of speakers examine the complex factors and interrelationships involved in formulating realistic and effective solutions for Georgia Strait." - from Introduction. Writing upon front cover and some markings to contents. Average wear. Good working copy. View more info

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Buy it By the Acre, Sell it By the Foot - The Anatomy of a Real Estate Development

By: Allman, Sam; Allman, Sheldon

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Crossroads Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 235C7534

Condition: Good


185 pages plus appendix. "Here is the definitive book on Real Estate Development. A taut, exciting interesting and above all useful guided tour of a successful project, - and for comparison , several autopsies of development deals that failed." - from back cover. Gift greetings atop first page, otherwise unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's Weekly News Magazine, June 15, 1992 - Cover Photo of Diana, Princess of Wales

By: Amiel, B.; Newman, P.C.; MacLeod, S.; Et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean's: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3862

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: One-page colour-photo ad for the Fairwinds Golf Course development north of Nanaimo, B.C.; The heat is on Joe Clark as national unity talks enter critical phase; The agony of Martesnville, Saskatchewan - multiple charges of physical and sexual abuse against children; Two-page VW ad features embroidered images of their vehicles; Serbia becomes pariah - U.N. responds with sanctions; Danish voters reject Maastricht Treaty; Feature Article - Diana's Story - and the embattled British Crown; Australian weigh republicanism; Paul Reichmann of collapsed developer Olympia & York (O&... View more info

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100 (One Hundred ) Years: The Story of First Baptist Church, Nanaimo, B.C. 1889-1989

By: Anderson, Thora; Centennial Committe, Nanaimo First Baptist Church

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, First Baptist Church: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 455C6925

Condition: Good


40 pages. Many archival black and white illustrations. Last page is a great photo of an entire March 1988 congregation. Average wear. Binding intact. Frequent yellow high-lighting begins at page 17. A sound copy. Current members of this church will be impressed by the growth of their congregation and physical facilities since this book was published. View more info

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From coalmine to castle;: The story of the Dunsmuirs of Vancouver Island

By: Audain, James

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York, Pageant Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H3283

ISBN: B0007EO5QE

Condition: Fair


B0007EO5QE 213 pages. Eight pages of photographic plates. "A true saga of the New World is the story of the Dunsmuirs of Vancouver Island. No history of British Columbia, no references to older days, no account of the 'good old times' could possibly be complete without a story of the famous family whose members helped found the Province, and whose adventures in life brought them wealth, power, and social position." - page 1. Author was the grandson of James Dunsmuir. Lowther indicates publication of this title was withdrawn in consequence of legal action. Bit of writing stroked o... View more info

25 Years - a Salute to 25 Years of Tubbing Tradition 1967-91

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society (1991): 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608256

Condition: Good


94 pages. Dedicated to those who, during the course of 25 years, have braved the Strait of Georgia in bathtubs, participated in the World Championship Bathtub Races and events of the Nanaimo Marine Festival, to the volunteers who toil tirelessly to make it all possible, and to the memory of the late Glen Galloway, founding father of Nanaimo's bathtubbing tradition. Well illustrated. Blue card covers. Moderate to average wear. View more info

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The Canadian Bank of Commerce: Charter and Annual Reports 1867-1907, Volume I (One)

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Canadian Bank of Commerce: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A8885

Condition: Good


351 pages. Contains reports from 1868 through 1894. A wonderful highlight of this volume is the black and white photographic plates of the bank branches in the following locations: Head Office; Ayr; Blenheim; Brandon; Carman; Claresholm; Cobalt; Collingwood; Dawson; Dundas; Dunnville; Edmonton; Fernie; Galt; Guelph; Halifax; Hamilton; Innisfail; Kamloops; London, England; London, Ontario; Middleton; Moosejaw; Nanaimo; Nelson; New York; Orangeville; Ottawa. Narrow opening along front hinge. Back hinge starting. Unmarked. Average wear to partially dulled dark green boards adorned with clea... View more info

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Nanaimo - The Story of a City

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, Nanaimo & District Museum Society: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 715A4976

Condition: Good


68 pages. A collection of uncommon historical pictures and their descriptions. Chapters include: First Peoples; Mining; Other Industries; Transportation; People; Buildings and Services; Recreation; Local Government; Military; Development. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Illustrated brown card covers. An excellent overview of the history of this dynamic city. View more info

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Black Ball Line (Ferry) Map: Puget Sound Country, Victoria - Vancouver Island, and Southern British Columbia Coast

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Puget Sound Navigation Company/Black Ball Line, Ltd./Black Ball Ferries, Ltd.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228C9711

Condition: Good


Measures 18"x12". Circa early 1950s. Shows existing and proposed ferry routes. Includes photos of the MV. Chinook and the MV. Kahloke, plus photos of local scenic attractions and related write-ups. Average wear. Unmarked. A nice collectible. View more info

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Victoria City and Vancouver Island Directory 1956

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, B.C. Directories Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 617G1213

Condition: Fair


814 pages. Provides an excellent snapshot of Vancouver Island in the year 1956. "Containing an alphabetically arranged list of business houses; private citizens; civic, provincial and dominion governments; churches; public and private schools; secret and benevolent organizations; also an avenue and street guide section with telephone numbers for Victoria, Nanaimo and Port Alberni cities; also a classified business directory." - from title page. Above-average external wear. Hinges starting. A worthy copy of this excellent reference. View more info

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A Historic Guide to the E & N (Esquimalt and Nanaimo) Railway - Including Notes on the Canadian National Railway System

By: Baird, Ian

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Heritage Architectural Guides: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H1855

Condition: Very Good


28 pages. Bibliography. Index. Printed on glossy stock. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy of this diminutive but informative reference. View more info

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Camp Inspector - Tales of a B.C. (British Columbia) Logger

By: Barney, Gord

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, First Choice: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 465G4961

Condition: Very Good


227 pages. Author's humourous black and white illustrations. Barney logged up and down the West Coast of British Columbia, including the Queen Charlotte Islands, and in many of the small logging camps on the Central Coast. Unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

The Nanaimo River Estuary: Status of Environmental Knowledge to 1976 - Special Estuary Series No. 5

By: Bell, Leonard M.; Kallman, Ronald J.

Price: $499.95

Publisher: West Vancouver, BC, Environment Canada: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64501295

Condition: Very Good


298 pages including index. Compiles all available references relevant to the environmental aspect of the Nanaimo River Estuary. Summarizes pertinent information and provides lists on plant and animal life, to provide readers with some idea of the ecological characteristics. Contents include topics such as: Geology; Economic Geology; Surficial Geology; Climatology; Hydrology; Oceanography; Invertebrate Biology; Invertebrate Fisheries Resource; Flora; Wildlife; Land and Water Use; Pollution; plus an extensive Bibliography. Includes a variety of maps. Report of the Estuary Working Group, Depa... View more info

Image for Bastion 1952-1953: Student Yearbook of [N.S.H.S.] Nanaimo Senior High School [Now N.D.S.S.] Nanaimo, B.C.

Bastion 1952-1953: Student Yearbook of [N.S.H.S.] Nanaimo Senior High School [Now N.D.S.S.] Nanaimo, B.C.

By: Bentley, Marlene; Evans, Shirley

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, B.C., Nanaimo Senior High School: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 558H3360

Condition: Fair


80 pages loaded with black and white photos of students and staff, and hand-drawn ads for local businesses. Many of the boys are wearing ties! Includes photo looking over the school toward Gabriola Island - lots of vacant land in Harewood in 1953! Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. Small photo of C. Norsed and G. Duggan has been clipped, otherwise a sound vintage copy of this nice memento of the school which has since been renamed Nanaimo District Secondary School / NDSS. View more info

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M-L-B-U: Full Monty in Korea

By: Bob Ringma

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, General Store Publishing House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A2019

ISBN: 1894263855

Condition: Fine


1894263855 170 pages. Black and white photos. "Author was assigned to the Mobile Laundry and Bath Unit during the Korean war. It was his responsibility to move huge vans and personnel to locations near the Front where there was some form of running water, so he could provide weary troops with the luxury of a shower and clean clothing. The process of locating these sites was in itself an adventure." - from back cover. Bookmark custom-made for this book and bearing author's hand-printed name is laid inside front cover. In his retirement, Mr. Ringma served as a highly popular Reform... View more info