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Image for British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1914 Through December 1914 *ASSOCIATION COPY*

British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1914 Through December 1914 *ASSOCIATION COPY*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $799.95

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73AA1984

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, 1913 Through December 1913 *DOCUMENTS DIRECT CONNECTION OF VANCOUVER TO NANAIMO ON 16 JUNE BY LAYING OF 30-MILE SUBMARINE WIRE*

British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1913 Through December 1913 *DOCUMENTS DIRECT CONNECTION OF VANCOUVER TO NANAIMO ON 16 JUNE BY LAYING OF 30-MILE SUBMARINE WIRE*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $1,295.00

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73AA1985

Condition: Fair


Half-leather binding. 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 ... View more info

Image for British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1912 Through December 1912 *INCLUDES JUNE SOUVENIR ISSUE - FEATURES VICTORIA*

British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1912 Through December 1912 *INCLUDES JUNE SOUVENIR ISSUE - FEATURES VICTORIA*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $995.00

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73AA1986

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 Sailing (Magazine) - The Beauty of Sail: September, 1975

Sailing (Magazine) - The Beauty of Sail: September, 1975

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Port Publications: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 357A4768

Condition: Very Good


Features: Renaissance of a Herreshoff classic - fiberglass has given the Herreshoff 12.5' designed by Nathanael G. Herreshoff, new life; Ms. Overboard - the Lake Lanier Sailing club holds a Lightning Championship on Lake Lanier; Crotch Island Pinky returns; MOONSHADOW - an unabashed racer designed by graduates of the School of Hard Knocks; The Geary 18 - challenging 18-footer that's easy to build for little money; Gathering of the Clan at Block Island; Heavy weather test for Cal 29s - off Victoria, British Columbia; Canadian has a first in production aluminum 25-footer by Tom Timmerman of Van... View more info

Image for Heritage, Winter 1999: The Magazine of the Heritage Canada Foundation

Heritage, Winter 1999: The Magazine of the Heritage Canada Foundation

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Heritage Canada Foundation: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823C5248

Condition: Very Good


Features: Housing in Canada - from Tipi to Tract House; Boss Gibson - the Magnate of Marysville and her Cotton Mill built in 1885; Historic Ewen barn threatened by neglect - Canada's only national historic barn, in Richmond, B.C.; Weather-ravaged Lighthouses Receiving help - Sambro Island, N.S. and Pelee Island; Proposal to build a nine-storey building to replace Victoria's old police hall and a senior's facility. Bilingual English/French. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, March 24, 1962 - The War Against Werner Von Braun

Maclean's Magazine, March 24, 1962 - The War Against Werner Von Braun

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter Limited: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144C5620

Condition: Good


Features: Some of Johnny's Best Teachers are Machines - startling changes in our classrooms, by Sidney Katz; How the 1,500 man OAS is warring on France - l'Organisation de l'Armee Secrete/The Secret Army Organization of Algeria; Grand Prix - colour photos of auto racing on Canada's first major-league track at Mosport; We're still wrong about the Russians, by Michael Barkway; The War Against (Werner) Von Braun - Douglas Kendall now tells how his aerial photographic unit fought history's first battle against missile attack - with great photos; Around the world on a package tour, by Marika Robert... View more info

Image for Canadian Antiques Collector Magazine, November 1969 *The Huge and Surprising Storehouse of Treasures in the Permanent Collections of Canada's Museums, Galleries and Historic Sites*

Canadian Antiques Collector Magazine, November 1969 *The Huge and Surprising Storehouse of Treasures in the Permanent Collections of Canada's Museums, Galleries and Historic Sites*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Willowdale, ON, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764C6204

Condition: Good


This is an extra large issue. Features: The Pursuit of Heritage; The National Gallery as Collector; Furniture for History; Preservation in Canada; Canada Council; Development of Museums in Canada; Prince Edward Island; Art Collection of Memorial University; The NovaScotia Museum; L'Art Traditionnel Musee du Quebec; Art Gallery of Ontario; R.O.M. Canadiana Gallery; Ontario Council for the Arts; Arts and Periodicals; Winnipeg Art Gallery; Vancouver Art Gallery; Art Gallery of Greater Victoria; Treasures from the Northwest Coast; The Crisis in Art Museums; Saskatoon Art Centre; James Henderson -... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, 15 December 1965 *Genevieve Bujold Cover Photo*

Maclean's Magazine, 15 December 1965 *Genevieve Bujold Cover Photo*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $169.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146C7001

Condition: Good


68 pages. Features and articles include: Exit Walter Gordon - a hard act to follow; June Marks may be Toronto's first woman mayor; Crown-Zellerback ad shows *massive* Vancouver Island logs being sorted by hand in Lake Cowichan; Colour photo as for the Oldsmobile Cutlass F-85 Holiday Coupe; Student Crackups - new spectre on the campus - stress, drop-outs and suicide; Time of Goodwill - Christmas photos and article; Our Man in NATO - George Ignatieff's harried life on the Brink of Crisis; Genevieve Bujold - to stardom on a cool new path - the young Montrealer who has jumped from nationalist fil... View more info

Image for Canadian Collector Magazine, July/August 1978, Vol. 13 No. 4

Canadian Collector Magazine, July/August 1978, Vol. 13 No. 4

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts Society: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 763C7854

Condition: Good


Features: Victoria's Crystal Garden - a landmark in iron and glass; The Art and Science of Josiah Wedgwood; The Canadian National Exhibition 1879-1978; An Unrecorded View on 19th Century Earthenware; The Historic Naval and Military Establishments - Penatanguishene, Ontario; Lionel LeMoine Fitzgerald - Painter; Niagara Furniture Makers - IV; Prince Edward Island Silversmiths. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Lambrick Park Secondary School Yearbook 1984-1985

Lambrick Park Secondary School Yearbook 1984-1985

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Lambrick Park Secondary School: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 559C8580

Condition: Good


114 pages. Unmarked. Moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Victoria (British Columbia) 1962 Telephone Directory, Including Ganges, Gulf Islands, Saanich and Sooke

Victoria (British Columbia) 1962 Telephone Directory, Including Ganges, Gulf Islands, Saanich and Sooke

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 317C8939

Condition: Good


318 pages. Cover painting entitled "Mount Robson and Emperor Falls" by Jack L. MacLean. Great back cover colour photo ad for various models and colours of phones. Includes 192 pages of vintage local yellow pages ads plus several pages of ads for contemporary phone products. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. A sound copy of this wonderful 1962 snapshot of Victoria, B.C. View more info

Image for The Daily Colonist, Sunday June 27, 1934, Victoria, British Columbia Newspaper

The Daily Colonist, Sunday June 27, 1934, Victoria, British Columbia Newspaper

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319C9393

Condition: Good


This listing consists of pages 1-16 of this issue which measures 23.5"x17". Contents: Many international headlines; Coast Defence Brigade holds encampment at Fort Macaulay; editorial page; Travel page; Social page; Entertainment page; two pages of sports; business page; cartoon page; two pages of classified ads; Vancouver Island news - including robbery of Duncan clothing store; B.C. Mining News; David Spencer Limited ads; Assorted additional vintage ads. Average wear and soiling. A great heirloom from earlier days in Victoria, B.C. View more info

Image for The Daily Colonist, Thursday August 16, 1934, Victoria, British Columbia Newspaper

The Daily Colonist, Thursday August 16, 1934, Victoria, British Columbia Newspaper

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319C9397

Condition: Good


This listing consists of pages 1-4 and 15-18 of this issue which measures 23.5"x17". Contents include: Labatt kidnapping ransom and many other international stories; Successful Hudson's Bay employee cruise around Saltspring Island; Editorial page; Cartoon page; two pages of classified ads; large ad for David Spencer Limited; Assorted additional vintage ads. Average wear and soiling. A great heirloom from earlier days in Victoria, B.C. View more info

Image for The Daily Colonist, Friday November 2, 1934, Victoria, British Columbia Newspaper

The Daily Colonist, Friday November 2, 1934, Victoria, British Columbia Newspaper

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319C9405

Condition: Fair


This listing consists of pages 1-8 and 13-20 of this issue which measures 23.5"x17". Contents include: Photo of Japanese, British and U.S. diplomates in England attemtping to replace the old London Naval Treaty; Chuckwalla wrecked on west coast of Vancouver Island; Mayor Leeming will run again; Manchukuo disregarding protests against proposed oil monopoly in state; America wants to lead in removal of barriers against international trade - warns against extreme nationalism; Government passes first market plan under B.C. Statute to protect tree fruit growers; Burnett's Gin ad; Piggly Wi... View more info

Official 1951 Year Book: International Woodworkers of America: Local 1-118 Victoria; Local 1-80 Duncan

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Victoria Local 1-118; Duncan Local 1-80: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71306130

Condition: Good


119 pages. A fascinating piece of British Columbia logging history. Loaded with many dozens of advertisements of the day, primarily logging-related businesses located on Vancouver Island. These in and of themselves comprise an excellent reference. Contains a number of full-page black and white photographs of different logging sites of the day including: log loading with a heel boom; falling with a two-man chain saw; a 'high-rigger' topping a spar tree; boom men building a 'Davis raft'; a 120 ton steam skidder in operation; felling a massive sitka spruce by hand on the Queen Charlotte Islan... View more info

Image for The Victoria and Sidney Railway 1892-1919

The Victoria and Sidney Railway 1892-1919

By: Muralt, Darryl E.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, British Columbia Railway Historical Association: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 121A2563

ISBN: 0969251114

Condition: Good


0969251114 236 ages. Illustrated throughout in black and white. "A story of great expectations, shrewd business, and political dealing. At the same time it gives a glimpse of the early growth of the Saanich Peninsula and the town of Sidney." - from back cover. Prior owner's details written inside front cover. Tiny ink stamp to first leaft. Moderate external wear and soiling. A sound copy. View more info

Image for 90 (Ninety) Years of Public Utility Service on Vancouver Island, 1860-1950: A History of the B.C. Electric

90 (Ninety) Years of Public Utility Service on Vancouver Island, 1860-1950: A History of the B.C. Electric

By: Myers, T.R.

Price: $795.00

Publisher: British Columbia, Publisher Not Stated: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 325A2022

Condition: Very Good


359 pages plus xxi page appendix and 8 pages index. List of illustrations. Dozens of archival black and white illustrations on glossy stock. "These notes are mainly a record of the B.C. Electric, its subsidiaries and the companies which preceded it, on Vancouver Island. However, the B.C. Electric, perforce, had a wide range of interests throughout the years, and to preserve the main theme in its proper perspective it has been found necessary to make incursions into the history of other utility companies on Vancouver Island, and also to record a certain amount of local contemporary hist... View more info

Image for Treehouses: The Art and Craft of Living Out on a Limb

Treehouses: The Art and Craft of Living Out on a Limb

By: Nelson, Peter

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Mariner Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 641A5292

ISBN: 0395629497

Condition: Fair


0395629497 128 pages. "Paints a fascinating portrait of this ingenious branch of architecture. Provides a brief history of treehouses, from Caligula through the Medici to Queen Victoria. Shows how to design and build a treehouse, from picking the right tree to shingling the roof. Tells stories of dozens of treehouses and the people who built them, from simple platforms to arboreal palaces lived in by adults. The centrepiece of the book is a photo essay of a spectacular octagonal treehouse thirty feet up an old-growth fir on Saltspring Island in British Columbia." - from back cover... View more info

The case of the Beryl G

By: Newsome, Eric

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Orca Book Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72409369

ISBN: 0920501311

Condition: Very Good


0920501311 203 pages. The trial of two desparadoes for the hijacking and murder of the crew of the Beryl G exposed the darkets underbelly of the world of rum running, providing plenty of copy as newspapers of the day told and retold the grim details. But in the end, the Case of the Beryl G led not to fortune but to the gallows. Interesting British Columbia/Washington State history. Gift greetings upon front flyleaf, else unmarked. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Image for Making the News: A Times Colonist Look at 150 Years of History

Making the News: A Times Colonist Look at 150 Years of History

By: obee-dave

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Times Colonist: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 856C7148

ISBN: 0980919304

Condition: Fine


0980919304 174 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated in black and white and colour with wonderful archival photos. "Traces the evolution of Victoria, British Columbia as well as the Times Colonist newspaper ...not only about the news but also about the community as a whole. It is about a newspaper's relationship with its readers, which can reflect or challenge the social outlook of time." - from dust jacket. Remainder dot to bottom edge of text, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info