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Image for Arctic Odyssey: The Diary of Diamond Jenness, 1913-1916

Arctic Odyssey: The Diary of Diamond Jenness, 1913-1916

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431H4126

ISBN: 066012906X

Condition: Good


066012906X xliii, 859 pages. Footnotes, references, index. Black and white diagrams and reproductions of photos. "Provides insight at a ground level of Jenness' long, tough voyage of discovery, so that anyone interested in Arctic America or Canadian studies will find this journal a rare and enriching experience. Further, for Arctic scholars, this journal presents the detailed context for those pioneer monographs that launched the career of young Jenness and led to his becoming Canada's pre-eminent anthropologist." - dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Modest... View more info

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Karma of the Dragon : The Art of Jack Wise

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 634H2182

ISBN: 0888851715

Condition: Good


0888851715 32 pages. Illustrated in colour. "This exhibition and catalogue is a beginning to what will eventually be both a throrough analysis of Jack Wise's entire oeuvre, a comprehensive biography and a catalogue of raisonne." - from page 9. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Hiking Trails I: Victoria and Vicinity (Includes Area west to Port Renfrew and north to Oliphant Lake)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Outdoor Club of Victoria: 1987

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 64500615

ISBN: 096904013X

Condition: Good


096904013X 93 pages including index and many maps. Describes 27 local hikes. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. View more info

Survival - The Story of a Life: 1942-2001 *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 2001

Edition: Third Printing (Revised)

Seller ID: 15103904

ISBN: 0969730713

Condition: Fine


0969730713 180 pages. Author's signature and inscription to Jim Munro, of Munro's Books, Victoria, upon front flyleaf. The graphic recollections of a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II. "Richard Sewell writes very well, the major publishing houses to which he sent the manuscript said so, but they were very sorry to have to say 'no' and pass it by - 'because it might possibly offend the Japanese, who are now, after all, our (business) friends and allies... Tackles squarely the question of why and how such systematic, deliberate, and intense cruelty was endemic in the Japanes tr... View more info

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Biodiversity in Greater Victoria

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Douglas College: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 744A0265

ISBN: 0969313683

Condition: Fair


0969313683 126 pages. "A review of biodiversity in Greater Victoria conducted by students in the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Victoria... The result of projects done in the summer of 1992. Written as educational material for anyone interested in their local natural environment and how it relates to the city in which they live." - from Executive Summary. Above-average wear externally. Usual library markings. Worthy reference copy. View more info

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Computer Confluence: Exploring Tomorrow's Technology Today - Second Custom Edition for The University of Victoria

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Pearson/Prentice Hall: 2005

Edition: Second Custom Edition for U.Vic

Seller ID: 612C5154

ISBN: 0536919879

Condition: Very Good


0536919879 574 pages. Bit of pencil writing inside back cover else clean and unmarked with very light wear. Nice glossy copy. View more info

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A Passion For Art: The Art and Dynamics of the Limners

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Sono Nis Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7159

ISBN: 1550390708

Condition: Very Good


1550390708 106 pages. Footnotes. Illustrated in colour and black and white. "An insightful look at an unusual group of British Columbia artists. For over a quarter of a century, 17 artists working in 11 media have met, talked, argued, partied, grown and thrived in their disparate pursuit of art and, despite wide differences, have succeeded not only as individual creators but also as a creative group." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Mark Tobey

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Art Gallery of Greater Victoria: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 548C9530

ISBN: 088885059X

Condition: Good


088885059X Printed upon glossy stock. Includes exhibition list and 46 plates in colour and black and white. Biography. Selected Bibliography. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info

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Vancouver Island Shores

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Protected Shores of Vancouver Island: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 622G3855

ISBN: 0968200206

Condition: Very Good


0968200206 199 pages. Index. Selected references. Black and white illustrations. Includes: plants and animals to look for; the natural history of seashore creatures; introduction to local seaweeds; detailed drawings; maps to provincial and regional parks. Prior owner's details atop title page, otherwise minor soiling and light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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At the End of the Trail from Victoria

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Cougar: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713G4132

ISBN: 0969418302

Condition: Good


0969418302 59 pages. Map. Index. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival black and white photos. Describes the good old days of hunting just north of Victoria, BC before much of the area became restricted to protect Victoria's water supply. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

A Touch of Grey - A Colourful Look at Victoria's Elderly

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34206022

ISBN: 0919654517

Condition: Very Good


0919654517 48 pages. Shares some of the delightful everyday experiences of Vicoria's elderly. If you are considering residing here in Victoria after retirement, the book may well be an insight into what to expect.... (author admits he is trying to keep Victoria "small"!) :-) View more info

Image for The Dearborn Independent, Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, April (Apr.) 3, 1926 - Will Palestine Ever Pay Its Board?

The Dearborn Independent, Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, April (Apr.) 3, 1926 - Will Palestine Ever Pay Its Board?

By: Aaron, S.F.; Johns, E.B.; Thompson, Huston; Perry, Armstrong; Barron, C.W.; Barton, William E.; MacConnell, Duncan; Finger, Charles J.; Aschemeier, C.R.; Robinson, Alan M.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4909

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: The Killers' Struggle to Exist - all animals wage unending war for mere right to live; Legislating in Secret Session - Budget Officer Rules United States and is not Answerable to the People - New Method of Neutralizing Congressional Government; Why (Woodrow) Wilson Disliked Reporters (part 2) - distaste for publicity developed into aversion for newspapermen through their boorish blunders; The Fallacies of Philanthropy - There are some glaring inconsistencies in organized charity - Is there a remedy?; Galli-Curci Swayed by Swedish Music - Prima Donna gives a wonderful inter... View more info

Romantic Vancouver Island - Victoria Yesterday and Today

By: Abraham, Dorothy

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Self-Published: 1969

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 64500722

Condition: Good


120 pages. Author's signature upon title page. Illustrated in black and white. A story of life on Vancouver Island in the past and now. Presents extracts from now out-of-print accounts of early life on the island. Unmarked. Light to moderate wear. Nice copy in red card covers. View more info

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Canadian Antiques Collector - a Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts: October 1967

By: Adams, Marian: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764G0121

Condition: Good


31 pages Features: Nova Scotia Furniture - Brief history of furniture making in Nova Scotia; Stoke-On-Trent: City of Living Tradition - History of the Staffordshire Potteries; Art in London - A short guide to the wealth of art and antiquities in London; Victoria and Albert Museum - Brief look at the history and collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum; Transfer Prints on Worcester: First period porcelain; Glamour of Old English Drinking Glasses; Once the Cork is Pulled - Bottled wines antique or "rare" treasure?; Pioneer Living; and Samplers - The craft of sampler stitchi... View more info

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In the context of its time: A history of Woodlands

By: Adolph, Val

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Govt. of British Columbia, Ministry of Social Services: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713H0242

ISBN: 0772629137

Condition: Good


0772629137 150 pages. Index. Glossary of Abbreviations. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos. "Covers the history of British Columbia's care for people with mental illnesses and mental handicaps throughout the years, starting with the first white settlers in Victoria." - from back cover. Prior owner's stamp atop title page. Moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Lords of the stone: An anthology of Eskimo sculpture

Lords of the stone: An anthology of Eskimo sculpture

By: Alistair Macduff

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Whitecap Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 854A2420

ISBN: 0920620353

Condition: Very Good


0920620353 151 pages. Author's flowing signature upon title page. "A poetic appreciation of the beauty of Inuit art in general and the illustrated works in particular... George Galpin has photographed (in colour) 82 pieces from 8 major Arctic communities, as well as Greenland and several smaller settlements. These works are a distillation of the many hundreds of pieces which have passed through the author's hands when he was director of the Gallery of the Arctic, in Victoria, British Columbia, and the represent the artist's achievements at the highest level. A book of lasting beauty, a... View more info

Forty Years' Journey - The Temperance Movement in British Columbia to 1900 *Signed By Author*

By: Allen, Harold Tuttle

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Self-Published: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41302104

Condition: Fair


138 pages including references. Author's signature and warm inscription to his friend, Harry Walker, upon title page. Signed letter, dated 1976, from author to Harry Walker, laid in. Presents hitherto unknown material and personalities in B.C.'s 19th century period from 1859 to 1900. Presents a broader picture than the distorted view many have of the Movement's place in our history. Review stapled to table of contents. Moisure exposure has produced some waviness to pages and covers. Average wear. Some markings. Author was one of the main founders of The Greater Victoria Association o... View more info

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Artscraft Magazine, Volume 2, Number 2, Summer 1990: Carl Beam's Columbus Project

By: Anderson, Mike; Henry, Victoria; Mombourquette, Lois; McCann, Michael; et al

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, National Indian Arts and Crafts Corporation: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H2895

Condition: Good


38 pages. Features: Equity - a view from the gut; The Columbus Project of Carl Beam; Where Do We Go From Here - An inside track of what cultural institution decision-makers are saying about art produced by artists of Native ancestry; Robert Houle Puts puts his art beyond the reach of anthropologists; Stop stealing native stories; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Tools, Operations, and Materials of Hand Forging

By: Anstey, G.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 445A4657

Condition: Good


84 pages. Undated. Circa 1950s? Arranged for the Technical Course, Victoria High School, Victoria, British Columbia. A wonderfully practical work. Illustrated with many line drawings. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding sound. Gilt lettering upon pebbled front board partially worn. A quality copy. View more info

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My Borrowed Life

By: Audain, James

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Sidney, B.C., Gray's Publishing Limited: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H4080

ISBN: B002GW9RT0

Condition: Good


B002GW9RT0 226 pages. 24cm. Autobiography of Vancouver Island coal magnate James Dunsmuir's eldest grandson. "I feel that exposing the situations through which I have passed may be of help to others. I have laced the story of my life with familiar names and incidents of a sensational nature not only to entertain but to point up the pitfalls to be avoided at all levels of society." - dust jacket. "He brings to life the downward path from the silk of society to the seamy side of Soho and the gutters of Marseilles." - dust jacket. Moderate wear to publisher's green cloth. B... View more info