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Image for Songs of the Pacific Northwest: Folk, Topical, Historical

Songs of the Pacific Northwest: Folk, Topical, Historical

By: Thomas, Philip

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Hancock House Publishers: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 321A7819

ISBN: 0888390408

Condition: Fair


0888390408 176 pages. Many black and white illustrations. Lyrics and music to many songs. "This unique collection of songs spanning a period of 75 years is a colorful documentary giving vivid glimpses into the social, economic, and political life of the province of British Columbia from the time of Captain Cook to the present." - from back cover. Chapters include: Pre-Colonial Times; Victoria, Vancouver Island; The Fraser River and the Cariboo Gold Rushes; Towards Confederation; Pioneering, Sod-busting and Settling In; Transportation by Land and Water; Logging and Sawmilling; Minin... View more info

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Max Maynard: Landscape as Metaphor - Catalogue for an Exhibition, May 5 - July 3, 1983

By: Tuele, Nicholas; Bovey, Patricia E.[Foreword]

Price: $179.95

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

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 53AH3172

ISBN: 0888850670

Condition: Fair


0888850670 48 pages. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Selected Bibliography. Exhibition List. Eight informative biographical pages including archival photos. Looks "primarily at Maynard's painting in the years before he concentrated on his academic pursuits. Included also are examples of his later and more recent work which completes the circle of his artistic endeavours." - Foreword. Former library copy with above-average wear and usual markings. Hinges taped. Not pretty but a worthy reference copy. View more info

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From the Sidelines 1896-1996: A 100 Year's View of Vancouver Island Soccer and the Victoria West Athletic Association

By: Unwin, Dave

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, T.P.: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 713C5353

Condition: Very Good


360 pages. A comprehensive review of 100 years of soccer on Vancouver Island including many archival photographs of past teams. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Industrial British Columbia 1945

By: Vancouver Sun Staff

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Sun Publishing Co. Ltd. (The Vancouver Sun): 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713C7651

Condition: Good


152 pages. Large oblong book measuring 10" x 14.5". "Because war censorship forbade publicity there is a widespread lack of knowledge of the outstanding production job for the war effort done by British Columbia industry... Few British Columbians - certainly very few Eastern Canadians, United States business men or British Empire industrialists - realize the extent of the accomplishments and the facilities that are now available here for manufacturing of all kinds. This survey has been prepared to place on record the information that is felt should be known. It is in two parts:... View more info

Aircrew memories: Being the collected World War II and later memories of members of the Air Crew Association, Vancouver Island Branch, Victoria, B.C. ... Force and Royal Air Force in war and peace

By: VARIOUS

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Victoria Pub. Co: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16101932

ISBN: 0969869959

Condition: Fine


0969869959 424 pages including photographic plates. The collected World War II and later memories of members of the Aircrew Association, Vancouver Island Branch, Victoria B.C. Sixty-five stories of service with the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Air Force in war and peace. Clean, bright and unmarked. Negligible wear. Splendid copy in giftable condition. View more info

Hiking Trails II - Southeastern Vancouver Island: Area from Koksilah River Park to Mount Arrowsmith

By: Waddell, Jane

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, The Outdoor Club of Victoria Trails Information Society: 1976

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 72409332

Condition: Good


56 pages. Average wear. Unmarked. Includes maps and much additional helpful information. View more info

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Pacific Airway: An Aviation History (Air Pilot Navigator, 2)

By: Weicht, Chris

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Creekside Publications/MCW Enterprises: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761C9326

ISBN: 1412057280

Condition: Good


1412057280 282 pages. Index. References. Dozens of black and white reproductions of archival photos in text. "During WWII the RCAF developed five flying boat stations between Victoria and Prince Rupert for the defense of the Pacific Coast. It would be well into 1943 before airfields were built on the west coast in both Alaska and British Columbia suitable for serving the needs of military aircraft. It would be these airfields, developed in a time of intense need, that would evolve into the future airfields that exist along the entire Pacific Coast today. This, then, is the story of ... View more info

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Three Generations on the Land *Signed By Author*

By: Weighill, Richard

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, British Columbia, Self-Published: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41302202

Condition: Very Good


201 pages of profoundly fascinating and delightful illustrated history. Author's father (b. 1870) left Yorkshire, England with his young family for Canada in 1909 and arrived in Fife Lake, Saskatchewan where they spent their first winter in a straw house. Author was born in a sod house in 1910 and moved with his family to Montana when he was 6 years old. At age 14 the family moved to Victoria, B.C. and from there to Nanoose Bay, further up Vancouver Island. Most pages contain brief text, accompanied by the author's simple sketches of the way things were. He has stressed the most practical... View more info

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All in a Lifetime

By: Wills, Archie H.; Wilson, Eileen (Editor)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ontario, Self-Published: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322G3466

Condition: Very Good


88 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. The very engaging autobiography of Archie Wills who was born in Victoria, BC in 1892, servied in the first world war and later worked as a reporter. Includes historical information about the Butcharts and Dunsmuir families of Vancouver Island. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info