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Image for Colour Plate Containing: Horizontal Section of Part of the Comstock Lode, 331 Feet Below the Outcrop at Gould & Curry Mine; and East and West Section Across Part of the Leadville Mining District

Colour Plate Containing: Horizontal Section of Part of the Comstock Lode, 331 Feet Below the Outcrop at Gould & Curry Mine; and East and West Section Across Part of the Leadville Mining District

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Publisher Not Stated: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228A7974

Condition: Very Good


Outside dimensions 14.5" x 10.5" Circa 1902. Centerfold. Light wear. Please see our photo for details. View more info

Image for King Gobble's (Gobbles) Feast, Spoilt Piggy Wiggy

King Gobble's (Gobbles) Feast, Spoilt Piggy Wiggy

By: Author(s) Unstated

Price: $595.00

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Bros., Manufacturers: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 219H0327

Condition: Fair


34 Unnumbered pages including title. 16 Wonderful full-page colour illustrations. 7.5" x 6". Front board illustrated in gold, black and blue. Presents the tales of how King Gobble was ultimately served for dinner, and how Piggy Wiggy pulled over the table. Unmarked. Above-average wear and general soiling. Three leaves loose but present. Binding quite tender. Front hinge starting, back hinge open. Possibly missing one or more leaves from back as Piggy Wiggy's story ends with him crushing all flowers in the garden whereas the troublesome piglet also seemed destined to be cooked... View more info

Image for British Columbia: The Magic Mine - An Illustrated History of Mining in B.C.

British Columbia: The Magic Mine - An Illustrated History of Mining in B.C.

By: Bain, David

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, B.C. Museum of Mining: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 744A0510

Condition: Fair


32 pages. "A series of true events in the discovery of coal, gold, lead, silver and copper. Intended as a basic introduction to the story of mining." - from Foreward. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Worthy reference copy. View more info

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Sixty (60) Years on the Klondike

By: Baird, Andrew

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Gordon Black Publications Ltd.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463G2994

Condition: Good


111 pages. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. A series of articles by Andrew Baird which appeared in Western Miner magazine and are now compiled into book form. Baird left his native Australia and spent sixty years in the Klondike. He acquired fifteen claims on Sulphur Creek and for ten years carried on an individual placer mining operation - so he knows of what he writes. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

Bunch-Grass Beef - Ranching in the Kamloops District

By: Balf, Mary

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Kamloops, BC, Kamloops Museum: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64409636

Condition: Very Good


18 pages stapled pamphlet. Minor quantity of faint yellow highlighting. Headings include: The Fur Trade; The Gold Era; Cattle - First Rances; Bunch Grass; Troubled Times; The Railway Era; Breeds; Fodder; Mixed Farming; Organizations; Toward Modern Times. Light wear. View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, February (Feb.) 13, 1972 -  Snowmobile Dream Machines! / How Rich is a Rich Apache?

The New York Times Magazine, February (Feb.) 13, 1972 - Snowmobile Dream Machines! / How Rich is a Rich Apache?

By: Ball, George W.; Roiphe, Anne; Rice Berkeley; Greenfeld, Josh; Gold, Herbert; Neuer, Kathleen

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3971

Condition: Fair


88 pages. Features: Dual turntable ad inside front cover; Many lovely color fashion ads; Vantage cigarette ad features photo of Lester Schreiber of Tampa; Nixon, Kissinger and the Peking (Beijing) Summit - Is This Trip Necessary?; What Women Phychoanalysts Say About Women's Liberation; The Snowmobile is an American Dream Machine - article with photo of Bill Ward and his family of Steep Falls, ME; "Writing Plays is Absolutely Senseless - But I Love It" - Arthur Miller; How Rich is a Rich Apache? - they have transformed themselves from a primitive, defeated people to a modern cooperativ... View more info

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Canadian Aviation Magazine, February 1939

By: Bankart, D.E.; Field, G. Blackstone; Farrell, Con; Bradbrooke, F.D.; Ritchey, V.J.; Keith, R.A.; Finnie, Richard

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0933

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: Cover photo of an Aeronca Chief piloted by Johnny Jones on his non-stop transcontinental flight; Photos taken at the Luncheon at the Annual Meeting of teh Canadian Flying Clubs Association, Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, January 30, 1939; Nice one-page Gold Flake cigarette ad; Flying beyond sixty - article and photos (part 1); Flight tests of the Boeing Stratoliner - article and great photos; Pilots of the Northern Sky use Up-to-date Radios; De Havilland Expands - photos of addition to Willowdale plant; Excellent one-page photo ad for De Havilland features the Dragon Rapide, Tig... View more info

Image for Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge in Color - Fortieth (40th) Anniversary Edition - Signed #343 OF 750 - Slipcase Included

Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge in Color - Fortieth (40th) Anniversary Edition - Signed #343 OF 750 - Slipcase Included

By: Barks, Carl; Blum, Geoffrey (Commentary), Bedford, Annie North; McGary, Norman

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, Gladstone Publishing Ltd.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 853A1793

Condition: Fine


Lovely Scrooge-decorated bookplate inside front board bears Barks' hand-written signature and book number. Slipcase bears large excellent colour illustration of Scrooge posing in cowboy hat and red bandana with sack of gold, pick, canteen, ammunition belt, and rifle. Contents include: "Donald Duck's Christmas on Bear Mountain", "Dickens Redone" (two-page illustrated commentary, "The Storybook Scrooge" (one-page commentary), "Uncle Scrooge", "Uncle Scrooge's Christmas Carol", "The Triumph of Scrooge McDuck" (10 page colour illustrated commentary... View more info

Image for Canada West [Magazine] - The Quarterly for Western Canadians, Volume 6, Number 3, Summer 1976

Canada West [Magazine] - The Quarterly for Western Canadians, Volume 6, Number 3, Summer 1976

By: Barlee, N.L.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, N.L. Barlee: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 822H3062

Condition: Good


40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: The Gold Pool of the Similkameen; Historic Houses - Part II; The Death of Nigger Dan; The Collector's Page; The Lost Patrol; 10,000 Lost Coins; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for Canada West Magazine, Winter 1972, Volume 4, Number 4 - The Cliff Dweller / The 1913 Liberty Nickel

Canada West Magazine, Winter 1972, Volume 4, Number 4 - The Cliff Dweller / The 1913 Liberty Nickel

By: Barlee, N.L.; Dyre, A.R.; Milliken, A.C.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada West Magazines: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3143

Condition: Good


40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: Discovery - Gold Town in the Atlin District of B.C.; The Collector's Page; Edward Dossetter's Queen Charlottes - he was a photographer who travelled the northwest coast in the late 1870s; The 1913 Liberty Nickel; Billy Ballou - The Forgotten Expressman; Canadiana - spitoons/cuspidors; The Cliff Dweller; Letters from the North-West - Part II - A.R. Dyre was a young North West Mounted Police Constable from 1882 to 1885; Our Vanishing Heritage - false front buildings; Gagnon and His Flying Machine - was he the first to make a vertical free (he... View more info

Image for Canadian West Magazine - The Pioneer Years, Collector's Issue #1, August (Aug.) 1985: James Cornwall - Promoter of the Peace River Country

Canadian West Magazine - The Pioneer Years, Collector's Issue #1, August (Aug.) 1985: James Cornwall - Promoter of the Peace River Country

By: Barlee, N.L.; Paterson, T.W.; Fryer, Harold

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire Publications Ltd.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3156

Condition: Good


32 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Features: Jolly Jack Thornton's Lost Placer; Historic Greenwood, B.C.; Fraser River Bars - once, hundreds of gold seekers panned every gold bar from Hope to Lytton; Peace River James (Jim) K. Cornwall - the greatest promoter of the Peace River country; and more. Moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Canada West Magazine, Fall 1972, Volume 4, Number 3 - Lost Morgan Mine / Historic Hedley

Canada West Magazine, Fall 1972, Volume 4, Number 3 - Lost Morgan Mine / Historic Hedley

By: Barlee, N.L.; Sismey, Eric D.; Dyre, A.R.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada West Magazines: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3142

Condition: Good


40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: The Lost Morgan Mine (near Greenwood City); The Highest Judge in the Highest Court in the HIghest City in Canada - W.R. "Willie" Williams; Historic Hedley, B.C.; Gold Bullion at Twelve Fathoms - the Pacific went down in 1875 off Cape Flattery; The Money Shell - money used by native peoples of Western Canada was dentalium or higua, a sea shell; Letters from the North-West - Part I - A.R. Dyre was a young North-West Mounted Policeman who served in the wests from 1882 to 1885. Name atop front cover. Average wear. A sound vintage cop... View more info

Image for Canada West Magazine, Fall 1971, Volume 3, Number 3 - Gold on Little Hixon / The K & S Railway

Canada West Magazine, Fall 1971, Volume 3, Number 3 - Gold on Little Hixon / The K & S Railway

By: Barlee, N.L.; Wilkie, D.; Hearn, G.; Newell, George

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada West Magazines: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3141

Condition: Good


40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: Gold Along Little Hixon Creek; The K and S Railway; Our Vanishing Heritage - Salishan Indian Basketry; Old Fort Rupert, Vancouver Island; W.G. Cox - Gold Commissioner - Part III; Collector's Page; The Battle Bend Country; W.S. Hatton's Paintings; Historic Three Forks, in the silver country of the West Kootenay. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men: February, 1914 - Volume 32, Number 190 - Gun-Running with Zapata

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men: February, 1914 - Volume 32, Number 190 - Gun-Running with Zapata

By: Barr, William; Dunn, H.H.; Nicholls, G. Heaton; Grenfell, Wilfred T.; Fagan, D.W.O.; Pratt, A.E.; Burton, Colonel R.G.; Talbot, P. Amaury; Blake, Harry M.; Guinand, W.B.; Villepion, Guy De; Barracliffe, Captain James

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G1221

Condition: Good


Pages 303-396 plus 28 pages of ads, many wonderfully illustrated. Numerous black and white illustrations and photos in text. Features: Saved by Two Inches - How a big-horn sheep brought a veteran hunter to the verge of destruction in Montana; Gun-Running with Mexican Outlaw Emiliano Zapata - article with great photos; A Terrible Trip - Gold Searching in German New Guinea; Twenty Years in Newfoundland (Part II) - article with nice photos; Fishermen's Luck - a story from New Zealand involving T. Colthart, H. Hewlett and D.G. FitzGibbon; Across the Andes and Down the Amazon - the story of an a... View more info

Beyond the island: An illustrated history of Victoria

By: Baskerville, Peter A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Burlington, ON, Windsor Publications: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608768

ISBN: 0897811429

Condition: Very Good


0897811429 144 pages including index and bibliography. Extensive archival illustrations in colour and black and white. Chapters include: The Company Town - Image and Reality; The Gold Town; The Emerging Metropolis; The Legacy of a Boom; Modern Victoria - Leader or Laggard; Partners in Progress. Light wear. Unmarked. View more info

Image for Canadian West Magazine - The Pioneer Years: Spring 1994, Vol. 10, No. 1 (Collector's #35)

Canadian West Magazine - The Pioneer Years: Spring 1994, Vol. 10, No. 1 (Collector's #35)

By: Basque, Garnet: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9070

Condition: Very Good


46 pages. Abundantly illustrated with colour and black and white archival photos. Features: The Gold Boulder of Kootenay Lake; West with the (Wheat) Harvesters - an army of 1,500 adventurers; Medicine of Earth and Sky - Native ways of curing illness, healing wounds and easing pain; Fort Victoria 1850-1853 (Part II); Shootout at Seven Oaks - bloodshed between the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Image for Canadian West Magazine - The Pioneer Years: Jan./Feb./Mar. 1993,  Vol. 9, No. 1 (Collector's #31)

Canadian West Magazine - The Pioneer Years: Jan./Feb./Mar. 1993, Vol. 9, No. 1 (Collector's #31)

By: Basque, Garnet: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9072

Condition: Very Good


46 pages. Abundantly illustrated with colour and black and white archival photos. Features: The Origins of the Fraser River Gold Rush; Donald McLean - Hudson's Bay Company Man at Hat Creek; Death in the Barrens of the North West Territories; Rocky Mountain Rangers - Southern Alberta Milita. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Image for Canadian West Magazine - The Pioneer Years: October/November/December 1992,  Vol. 8, No. 3 (Collector's #30)

Canadian West Magazine - The Pioneer Years: October/November/December 1992, Vol. 8, No. 3 (Collector's #30)

By: Basque, Garnet: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9080

Condition: Very Good


Abundantly illustrated with colour and black and white archival photos. Features: Canyon City and Closeleigh - klondike locations; The Forgotten Mines of Silver Peak Mountain - just south of Hope, B.C.; Portaging in the Fur Trade; The Amazing Mr. O'B - Eugene Francis O'Beirne was the western traveller's worst hazard; Mapping Klondike Gold. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Image for Canada West Magazine - The Pioneer Years, Spring 1979, Volume 9, Number 1, Collector's Number 33

Canada West Magazine - The Pioneer Years, Spring 1979, Volume 9, Number 1, Collector's Number 33

By: Basque, Garnet; Duncan, Hal G.; Brown, Ron; Paterson, T.W.; Barkhouse, Joyce C.; Wilken, Lulu Beatrice; Barton, Marie; Pethick, Derek

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Stagecoach Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3152

Condition: Good


44 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Features: Gold! - Part 1 - Gold throughout the ages; Massacre at Seven Oaks - the battle became a massacre when a Metis shot the governor; The Black Donald Mines - John Moore slipped on a rock and made the largest and richest graphite discovery in Canadian history; On the Klondike Trail - some struck it rich but many more experienced only hardship; A Brief History of Matches; The Saga of the Steam Threshing Machine on the Canadian Prairies; Writing-On-Stone in the Milk River Valley - a replica of the NWMP fort recalls the border pat... View more info

Image for Canadian Treasure Magazine - True Stories on Lost, Sunken and Buried Treasure - Volume 2, Number 1 (Collector's No. 4)

Canadian Treasure Magazine - True Stories on Lost, Sunken and Buried Treasure - Volume 2, Number 1 (Collector's No. 4)

By: Basque, Garnet; Fidler, Vera; Paterson, T.W.; Friesen, Victor C..

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Garnet Publishing Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115H3126

Condition: Good


40 pages. Features: A Sea Monster Guarded Islander's Gold; Legend of the Lost Creek Mine (aka Slumach's Lost Mine) (part 1); Major Studholm's Treasure; Queen Anne's Treasures; Gold on the Saskatchewan; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info