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Image for The Beaver, Magazine of the North, March 1954, Outfit 284 - Early Northern Surgeons / Rae's Franklin Relics / Rae's Arctic Correspondence

The Beaver, Magazine of the North, March 1954, Outfit 284 - Early Northern Surgeons / Rae's Franklin Relics / Rae's Arctic Correspondence

By: Hewlett, A.; Nesbitt, J.; Simpson, F.; Ellis, F.; Mitchell, R.; Kerr, R.; Wallace, R.; Bird, J. & M.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Hudson's Bay Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H0488

Condition: Good


58 pages. Many reproductions of black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Features: France on the Prairies; Potlatch in the Park - photo-illustrated article on potlatch held in new Kwakiutl house built in Victoria's Thunderbird Park; Journey for Frances - 2nd instalment of Mrs. George Simpson's canoe journey of 1930 through two of the Great Lakes and on to the post later named Fort Frances; Wings Across Greenland - between 1928 and 1931 Parker D. (Shorty) Cramer made three attempts to fly across the Atlantic by way of northern Quebec and Greenland - photo-illustrated article; Early... View more info

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(Vancouver Island) House of Assembly Correspondence Book, August 12th, 1856, to July 6th, 1859 - Archives of British Columbia, Memoir No. IV (4)

By: House of Assembly, Government of British Columbia

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., King's Printer / Government of British Columbia: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713G4878

Condition: Fine


61 pages. "Completes the first series of publications relating to the inauguration and progressive development of the Colonial Government of Vancouver Island. The letters which passed between the Governor, Legislative Council, and the House of Assembly throw light on the working of our earliest Legislature and the public questions of that day." - Scholefield, E. O. S. (in letter of transmittal on page 3). Bevelled beige cloth-covered boards. Pages uncut. Clean and unmarked with remarkably light wear. An excellent copy. (Lowther 1643) View more info

On the Street Where You Live: v. 1: Pioneer Pathways of Early Victoria

By: Humphreys, Danad

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Nanoose Bay, BC, Canada, Heritage House Publishing Co Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75202863

ISBN: 1895811902

Condition: Fine


1895811902 190 pages including bibliography and index. Author's signature upon half-title page. From Admirals to Yates, the streets of Victoria boast numerous intriguing names that tell the history of the city. This work combines a passion for the past with a curiosity about street names as she tells the stories behind over forty streets from Saanich to Sooke. Abundantly illustrated in black and white with archival photos. Clean, bright and unmarked. Lightest wear. Beautiful copy. View more info

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Canada West Magazine, Fall 1977, Volume 7, Number 3: Coalmont - Blakeburn

By: Hutchings, Ozzie; Paterson, T.W.; McGeachie, Pixie; Whalen, Dwight

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Stagecoach Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3150

Condition: Very Good


40 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Features: The Weaker Sex - Anna Ullman at Hazelton, B.C.; British Columbia's Greatest Marine Disaster - the foundering of the Canadian Pacific liner Princess Sophia in Lynn Canal in 1818 took 343 lives; The Case of the Stolen Church - St. Peter's Anglican of Windermere, B.C.; The B.C. Boomtown Phenomenon - most of them have now disappeared altogether; Coalmont-Blakeburn - Coal Dust Twins; The Copper Hoard of the Pewabic - the steamship Pewabic carried more than a hundred persons to a watery grave in Lake Huron; North to the Klondike... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 June, 1950 - Oilman Richard Keith Van Sickle / Vigilante Murder of the Donnelly Family Near Lucan, Ontario

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 June, 1950 - Oilman Richard Keith Van Sickle / Vigilante Murder of the Donnelly Family Near Lucan, Ontario

By: Israels, Josef II; Callwood, J.; Gardner, Ray; Dilworth, Mary Lou; Bigelow, S. Tupper; Zacks, Robert; Litsey, Sarah; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2462

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: Cover illustration by Oscar Cahen of wedding scene; Nice colour-photo ad for International Trucks inside front cover; Austin car ad; Richard Keith Van Sickle - this oilman from Petrolia, Ontario ducked out of Austria in 1939 and the Russians grabbed his oil wells; The Girl with the Gingham Heart (fiction); But the Red Men (Indians) Didn't Vanish! - Canada's policy of cruelty and neglect toward native peoples is on the mend (large photo of Chief Joseph Abel of Yellowknife); An Island to Share (fiction); Country Minister - as the United Church celebrates its 25th anniversary... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine - October 10 1959 Issue *Feature Article: Beothuck Indians Murdered For Fun / Duddy Kravitz

Maclean's Magazine - October 10 1959 Issue *Feature Article: Beothuck Indians Murdered For Fun / Duddy Kravitz

By: Katz, S.; Newman, Peter C.; Storey, Red; Horwood, Harold; Tyrwhitt, Janice; Gzowski, Peter; Richler, Mordecai

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, Maclean Hunter: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146A9000

Condition: Good


92 pages. Contents: Cover illustration by Don Anderson of high school football final - view of field from beneath bleachers; Is our youth equipped to face the future? - by Sidney Katz; Will Germany's Krupp become Canada's biggest mining man?; The World According to Duddy Kravitz - conclusion of excerpts from the new and major Canadian novel by Mordecai Richler; Why I'm Through with Sports, by Red Storey; Holiday Weekend in Victoria; The Beothuck Indians of Newfoundland - They are extinct today because, for more than two centuries a favourite sport of the island's whites was hunting the native... View more info

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Weekend Magazine, 22 May 1965 - Leduc Family Cover Photo

By: Keller, Jack; Kearns, Hilda; Brown, Bill; Quig, James

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Telegram: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319G0728

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: The Sinatras and Lanzas Drove Agent Jack Keller out of Hollywood to the wilds of Vancouver Island; - article with photos; Florence Robb of Amherts, Nova Scotia charms plants with music - and they grow much bigger! - article with photos; Photos of 007's new number Claudine Auger; Walter Bonatti on the Matterhorn - the impossible took him just five days - great photos; Many Children, Much Happiness - Rose and Paul Leduc of Ottawa have 19 Children! - article with photos; Aquatic Hockey - photos; Nice colour photo centerfold ad for Miss Clairol; Morning wiith Max Ferguson of ... View more info

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Lahmer's Nurseries - Vintage Plant Catalogue

By: Lahmer & Son / Lahmer's Nurseries

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Lahmer & Son / Lahmer's Nurseries: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349H0045

Condition: Good


20 pages. Vintage nursery catalog with prices for choice and unusual flowering shrubs, dwarf conifers, fruit trees, evergreens and roses. Somewhat above-average wear and soiling. Original hand-written address and cancelled one-cent stamp on back cover. A nice vintage memento of this early Vancouver Island nursery, and an interesting snapshot of plants available to local landscapers at that time. View more info

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Chinatowns: Towns Within Cities in Canada

By: Lai, David Chuenyan

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114A0579

ISBN: 0774803096

Condition: Fine


0774803096 347 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "A definitive history of Chinatowns in Canada - the culmination of 20 years of research." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A splendid copy of this rare and important work. View more info

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Vignettes in verse

By: Luxton, Mary Clendinning O'Donnell Martin

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Driggon's: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231H0424

ISBN: B0007JTV68

Condition: Very Good


B0007JTV68 Signed and dated by author inside front cover. 16 Pages. Twelve poems germane to life on southern Vancouver Island. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality vintage copy. View more info

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Milestones on Vancouver Island

By: Lyons, C.P. (Signed)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C6699

Condition: Fair


314 pages. Many black and white illustrations. "The Story of this 'Island to the West', its past, and its present" - from title page. Signed and inscribed by author atop title page. Somewhat above-average soiling and wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Rhododendrons on a Western Shore

By: McCarter, J. Alec

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Victoria Rhododendron Society: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 514A4253

ISBN: 0969398905

Condition: Fair


0969398905 106 pages. Index. "A compendium of articles, mainly about rhododendrons and the people who grow them on Vancouver Island." - from Preface. Rebound in green hardcover by libarary. Usual library markings. A worthy reading copy. View more info

Image for Diver Magazine: 9 Issues from 1985 Plus 4 Bonus Issues

Diver Magazine: 9 Issues from 1985 Plus 4 Bonus Issues

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Seagraphic: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 312A7445

Condition: Good


Includes the February, March, May, June, August, September, November, December issues. Bonus: includes the following additional issues: November 1984, December 1984, June 1982 and the Diver Magazine 1985 Travel Annual. Topics include: Diving with the Astronauts, Goose Barnacles, Shipwrecks of Lake Superior, Spring Break with the Manotees, 'Drumrock' - dream shipwreck; Snorkel-Buying Buide; Wreck Diver's Nirvana - Bermuda; Down a Saskatchewan Crater; Turtles and Tourism on Australia's Famous Heron Island; Historic Wreck discovered in Canada; Santa Barbara Island, Victoria's Popular Breakwater... View more info

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Diver Magazine: 9 Issues from 1994

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Seagraphic: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 312A7454

Condition: Good


Includes the following issues from 1994: February, March, April, May, June, August, September, November, December. Topics include: The Red Sea; Mexico Revisited; Dugong - Homely Mermaids; Slingsby Channel, B.C.; Flagship of the Muskokas; Thailand Daytrips and Liveaboards; New Caledonia; Lake Erie Shipwreck - Carlingford; Indonesian Princess - Island Hopping; Nova Scotia; Dive the Brae; Cayman Islands; Cetacean Encounter - Dolphins; Ten Best Dives in the West; Choose a Suit; Disable Divers; Swimming Scallops; U.S.S. Monitor Update; Coral in the Maldives; Beach Access in B.C.; Shipwreck - Presi... View more info

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The (Victoria, British Columbia) Daily Colonist Newspaper: Thursday, August 4, 1904 Issue

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349A7743

Condition: Fair


8 pages. A wonderful snap shot of life as it was on Vancouver Island 100 years ago. News of the day includes: The Russo-Japanese War ('Little Enemies Made Short Work of the Flower of the Czar's Army'); Crowded Winnipeg cattle shed roof collapses while man wrestles bull; Mrs. Maybrick is Insane; Ill feeling in Dawson over closure of 20 saloons; Mining interests on Lorne Creek; and many more. Dozens of advertisements including: "For Sale - 50 Acres, Victoria District, 4 miles from town, 7 acres under cultivation, $40 per acre." Significant chipping along fold. Some yellowing. Few ... View more info

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The (Victoria, British Columbia) Daily Colonist Newspaper: Wednesday, August 3, 1904 Issue

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349A7744

Condition: Fair


8 pages. A wonderful snap shot of life as it was on Vancouver Island 100 years ago. News of the day includes: The Russo-Japanese War; Trade with the Orient; News from Nanaimo and Ladysmith; B.C. Telephone announcment of new exchange at Ladysmith including list of all 33 numbers; Dr. Telford Case Proceedings; and much more. Dozens of advertisements including "WANTED - Smart girl or an experienced woman for store (city). Significant chipping along fold. Some yellowing. Few edge tears. View more info

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The (Victoria, British Columbia) Daily Colonist Newspaper: Tuesday, August 2, 1904 Issue

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349A7745

Condition: Fair


8 pages. A wonderful snap shot of life as it was on Vancouver Island 100 years ago. News of the day includes: The Russo-Japanese War; The Fraser Sockeye Run; A Fierce Struggle at Steveston Ends in Grievous Injury to Many Whites; American Trusts Blamed for War by M. Menshikoff; Nearly half a million treasure from the Yukon - White Horse Placers; and much more. Dozens of advertisements including "For Sale at $850.00 each - Two Water Front Lots on Kitchener St." Significant chipping along fold. Some yellowing. Few edge tears. Small clipping from bottom of page 5 and from page 7. View more info

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The (Victoria, British Columbia) Daily Colonist Newspaper: Sunday, November 27, 1904 Issue

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349A7746

Condition: Fair


16 pages. A wonderful snap shot of life as it was on Vancouver Island 100 years ago. News of the day includes: The Russo-Japanese War; J.P. Planta, well known Nanaimo Public Man, Passes Away; C.P.R. Harbour Improvements - removal of Sehl's Point; W.W. B. McInnes likely to be next governor of the Yukon; The Mullally Sisters; Britannia Mines, Howe Sound, B.C. - History, Geology, Characteristics of Ore Bodies, Development; Chumbi the Key to Thibet (Tibet); Hardships of Russian Workmen; The Centenary of Shrapnel - Its Inventor and his history; Japan's Military System; London Society's Love of T... View more info

Image for The (Victoria, British Columbia) Daily Colonist Newspaper: Wednesday, October 26, 1904 Issue

The (Victoria, British Columbia) Daily Colonist Newspaper: Wednesday, October 26, 1904 Issue

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349A7747

Condition: Fair


8 pages. A wonderful snap shot of life as it was on Vancouver Island 100 years ago. News of the day includes: Mr. Borden to Electors; Seattle Electric Cars in Collision; Aeronaut startles World's Fair Visitors; reaction to trawler outrage; Latest from Yukon capital; Sir C.H. Tupper in Saanichton; Cartoon which is critical of the "Railroad Hog"; Captain Wolley at Mount Tolmie; and much more. Dozens of advertisements including "For Sale - 50 acres water frontage on Cordova Bay, $50 per acre." Significant chipping along fold. Some yellowing. Few edge tears. Two clippings ... View more info

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The (Victoria, British Columbia) Daily Colonist Newspaper: Tuesday, November 22, 1904 Issue

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349A7748

Condition: Fair


8 pages. A wonderful snap shot of life as it was on Vancouver Island 100 years ago. News of the day includes: Farewell Banquet to Earl Grey; Russo-Japanese War; American Federation of Labor petitions congress to legislate against Mikado's subjects; The Rock Bay Bridge Question; Alberta Company Makes Big Strike - Fine Flow of Oil near the B.C. line and the Rich Flathead Valley - Pincher Creek; and much more. Dozens of advertisements including "Esquimalt & Nanaimo (E&N) Railway Time Table No. 53 with stops in Victoria, Shawnigan Lake, Duncan, Ladysmith, Nanaimo and Wellington" Signi... View more info