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Image for Ancient Road Networks and Settlement Hierarchies in the New World (New Directions in Archaeology)

Ancient Road Networks and Settlement Hierarchies in the New World (New Directions in Archaeology)

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: England, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126H3018

ISBN: 0521383374

Condition: Fair


0521383374 277 pages. Index. "The discovery of ancient road networks in the New World is a puzzle, since they predate the use of wheeled transport vehicles. But whatever their precise functions, they are among the only tangible indication of how extinct American societies were ordered in space." - back board. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. Several blank stickers to contents. A sound reference copy. View more info

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A cameo of the West; a story of the pioneers of the present Namao School District, no. 24.

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Alberta, Namao U.C.W.: 1968

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 648H1198

ISBN: B004PCIWOK

Condition: Good


B004PCIWOK 363 pages. Black and white photographic plates. 15" x 9" legal base map of district laid inside front board. "A revised and much enlarged edition of the 1936 edition. First forty-five pages cover the Sturgeon Namao areas, homesteading, transportation, mining, Carbondale, local government, district churches, schools, and recreation. Balance of book devoted to bibliographies/family histories from 1879 to 1955." - Krotki (2) 941. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this very informative ge... View more info

Chilton's repair & tune-up guide, Ford vans 1961 to 1982: All 1/2, 3/4, and 1 ton models : E-100, E-150, E-200, E-250, E-300, E-350

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Radnor, PA, U.S.A., Chilton Book Co: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 83402942

ISBN: 0801971713

Condition: Fair


0801971713 318 pages including index. All 1/2, 3/4 and 1 ton models: E-100, E-150, E-200, E-250, E-300, E-350. Well-worn and soiled. Binding intact. Usable working copy. View more info

Methane: Fuel for the Future

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York/London, Springer: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62403786

ISBN: 0306411229

Condition: Fine


0306411229 334 pages including index. Proceedings of a world conference entitled "Methane - Fuel for the Future," sponsored by the government of British Columbia, held during September 1981, at Delta's River Inn, Vancouver, British Columbia. Offers valuable information for mechanical and biochemical engineers, organic chemists, transportation and energy specialists, and all others interested in the development of alternate fuels. Clean, bright and unmarked but for prior owner's signature upon front free endpaper. Minimal wear to book. Tight and square. Light wear to dust jacket. ... View more info

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FRONTIER TO FREEWAY

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Unknown: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A0670

ISBN: 0772604290

Condition: Very Good


0772604290 48 pages. Circa 1993. Loaded with great black and white photos of B.C.'s amazing highway infrastructure, past and present. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

100 Years of History - Rockwood Municipality

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Stonewall, Manitoba, Rockwood Municipality History: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83700750

ISBN: 0889253595

Condition: Fine


0889253595 445 pages including index. The Municipality of Rockwood, in its present size, was formed in 1880. As the one hundredth year of its existence approached, this work was envisioned to pay tribute to the many who helped build and maintain the various communities within the municipality. Chapters as follows: Natural and Cultural History: Story of the R.M. of Rockwood; Area Histories; Post Offices; Agriculture; Transportation; Local Industry; Churches; Schools; Lodges; Music in Balmoral Area; Hospitals; War Years; Family Histories; Short Stories; Photograph Section. Contents clean, br... View more info

The Right Time - British Columbia, North East Coal and Transportation Development

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Mitchell Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75203343

ISBN: 0888360347

Condition: Fine


0888360347 50 pages. Circa mid-1980s. "This is a book of images - fleeting moments in a construction project captured on film. "North East Coal" conjures up many different images: to those who negotiated sales agreements in Canada and Japan there is one set; to those who spent years styding and planning the development, other memories come to the fore; to those who worked on the construction projects across northern British Columbia there are other pictures; and to those who live in Tumbler Ridge and work in jobs created by the development yet still another set of images surface... View more info

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Jack Tar in History: Essays in the History of Maritime Life and Labour

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Acadiensis: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 527A4025

ISBN: 091910732X

Condition: Very Good


091910732X 275 pages. "A volume of original essays in the history of maritime life and labour addressed to the scholar and general reader alike." - from Foreward. "A provocative, stimulating and challenging set of essays... breaking new ground, demanding different visions... this volume will set you thinking." - R.E. Ommer, ISER. Discard stamp atop half-title page else clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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A Rainbow of Traction (Bulletin / Central Electric Railfans' Association)

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Central Electric Railfans Assn: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 533G0005

ISBN: 0915348268

Condition: Fine


0915348268 144 pages. Oblong 11.5" x 9". "A third in CERA's series of full-colour volumes illustrating the development of electric rail transportation in the quarter-century from the birth of amateur color photography about 1939. Also, some brief essays about electric traction technology." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Light wear to attractive dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A handsome copy. View more info

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2000 Golden Memories

By: 2000 Golden Memories Book Committee; Palumbo, Colleen

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Golden, British Columbia, Golden and District Historical Society: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648G4524

ISBN: 1550567152

Condition: Fine


1550567152 420 pages. Documents the history and families of Golden and the Columbia Valley district of British Columbia. Chapters include: Native Peoples; Business; Transportation; Logging; Trapping Guiding and Hunting; Mining; Agriculture; Churches; Schools; Hospitals and Health Care; Clubs and Organizations; Sports Social Activities; Law Enforcement and the Military; Families; Swiss Guides and their Families; Neighbours to the East, West and South. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Sternwheelers, Sandbars and Switchbacks: A Chronicle of Steam Transportation in the British Columbia Waterways of the Columbia River System 1865 to 1965

Sternwheelers, Sandbars and Switchbacks: A Chronicle of Steam Transportation in the British Columbia Waterways of the Columbia River System 1865 to 1965

By: Affleck, Edward Lloyd

Price: $79.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 1973

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 318C6926

Condition: Good


147 pages. Detailed index. Bibliography. Maps. Archival black and white illustrations. Includes a new chapter on "Two Generations of Steamboating on British Columbia's Inland Lakes" as told to the author by Otto L. Estabrooks. Light wear and soiling. Unmarked. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info

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Pride in progress: Chipman, St. Michael, Star, and Districts

By: Alberta Rose Historical Society

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Alberta Rose Historical Society: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 628H0164

ISBN: 0889253692

Condition: Very Good


0889253692 828 pages. Index. Map endpapers. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Chapters include: The Early Years; Agriculture; Governments; Towns and Businesses; Education/Schools; Spiritual Life/Churches; Communication and Transportation; Historic Events; Traditions; Clubs and Organizations; The War Years; Sports and Recreation; Familiy Histories; Family Index. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A quality copy of this wonderful genealogical reference and local history. View more info

Railways, Ships and Aeroplanes Illustrated - Their Construction and Working Fully Described in Words and Pictures

By: Allen, Cecil; Stone, J.V.; Macmillan, Norman

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.K., Odhams Press Limited: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16502765

Condition: Good


320 pages including index. No date. Appears to be circa the World War II era. Loaded with nostalgic black and white illustrations and photographs of state of the art transportation hardware of a few decades back. Many illustrations include very detailed labelling of parts etc., making them highly informative. Decorated endpapers. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. Nice copy in red leatherette boards. A most educational work. View more info

Image for Legacy: Memories of Yesteryear and Today for Tomorrow of Bowden (Alberta) and Districts

Legacy: Memories of Yesteryear and Today for Tomorrow of Bowden (Alberta) and Districts

By: Anderson, Roy F.

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Canada, Bowden (Alberta) Chamber of Commerce: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 627A4977

Condition: Very Good


589 pages. Bibliography. Hundreds of archival black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Chapters include: Bowden Story; Communities; Community Organizations; Governments; Schools; Churches; Fraternal Organizations; Sports; Special Days in Bowden's History; Oil; Down Memory Lane; Radio Program; Red Lodge Park; Community Hall; Transportation; Fires - Storms and Pests; Miscellaneous; Profiles; Colourful Characters; Memoirs; Family Stories. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. A lovely copy of this magnificent reference. View more info

Image for Lines of Country: An Atlas of Railway and Waterway History in Canada

Lines of Country: An Atlas of Railway and Waterway History in Canada

By: Andreae, Christopher

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 618G4199

ISBN: 1550461338

Condition: Fine


1550461338 238 pages. Oblong 42cm x 32cm. 39 Full-colour maps. 560 archival and contemporary photos, maps and drawings. "This truly outstanding work of research details Canada's present and historic transportation networks. Over twenty years in the making, this work will prove to be a vital reference for many decades to come." - from promotional slip. No dust jacket as issued. An unused copy. New in shrinkwrap. View more info

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From the Wheelhouse: Tugboaters Tell Their Own Stories

By: Armitage, Doreen

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, Harbour: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A1019

ISBN: 155017293X

Condition: Good


155017293X 182 pages. Index. "Author interviewed 17 old-time tugboat captains, engineers and deckhands to assemble this intimate and often hair-raising account of life aboard BC tugs. Generously illustrated with archival photos and images of the skippers who appear within... An engaging portrait of the coastal characters and vessels that shaped this region's maritime history." - from dust jacket. Glossary. Usual library markings. Average wear. A sound reference copy. View more info

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All Drawn by Horses

By: Arnold, James

Price: $44.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, David & Charles: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 524C7179

ISBN: 0715376829

Condition: Fair


0715376829 142 pages. Index. Diagrams and black and white photos. "A celebration of horse-drawn transport, this book combines the author's superb illustrations - at the same time technically accurate and decorateive - with descriptive text." - from dust jacket. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A sound reference copy. View more info

Wheels and Waves: A Cruise, Ferry, River, and Canal Barge Guide for the Physically Handicapped

By: Aroyan, Genie; Aroyan, George

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Wheels Aweigh Pub Co: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44204422

ISBN: 0963569805

Condition: Fair


0963569805 179 pages. Index. "...I enjoyed reading through the material which I found to be eminently practical, well-written, and logically organized." - Travel Books Division, Berlitz. Usual library markings. Average wear. Useful reference copy. View more info

Image for Harz-Braunschweig: Kyffhäuser, Elm-Lappwald, Heilbader, Kurorte, Sommerfrilchen, Fremdenoerkehrsorte (Vintage German Tourism Ephemera)

Harz-Braunschweig: Kyffhäuser, Elm-Lappwald, Heilbader, Kurorte, Sommerfrilchen, Fremdenoerkehrsorte (Vintage German Tourism Ephemera)

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Germany, Publisher Unknown: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349H2201

Condition: Good


Seven-panel two-sided travel brochure. 21cm x 10 cm. Text in German. Includes five maps which indicate local transportation systems and area attractions. Undated but appears to be circa mid-1930s. Small piece missing from bottom edge with minimal loss to text, otherwise unmarked with light wear. A nice vintage copy. View more info

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Nanaimo - The Story of a City

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, Nanaimo & District Museum Society: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 715A4976

Condition: Good


68 pages. A collection of uncommon historical pictures and their descriptions. Chapters include: First Peoples; Mining; Other Industries; Transportation; People; Buildings and Services; Recreation; Local Government; Military; Development. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Illustrated brown card covers. An excellent overview of the history of this dynamic city. View more info