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Image for Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3900

ISBN: 0774809817

Condition: Good


0774809817 380 pages. "Updates and expands our understanding of the nature and evolution of precontact Northwest Coast society to reveal the vibrant, rich cultures that existed there. Scholars and students of archaeology and anthropology, and those with an interest in Northwest Coast history will find this volume especially rewarding." - back board. Maps, diagrams, tables, graphs, black and white reproductions of photos, and index. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound working copy. View more info

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A guide for management of landslide-prone terrain in the Pacific Northwest (Land management handbook)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, Research Program, Ministry of Forests: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 762H1451

ISBN: 0772620598

Condition: Very Good


0772620598 220 pages. Index. Addresses these topics: Slope movement processes and characteristics; An office/field technique for recognizing landslide-prone terrain; Measure to manage unstable terrain during forestry activities; Road deactivation and revegegation of unstable terrain. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy. View more info

Perspectives on Northern Northwest Coast Prehistory (Mercury Series-Archaeological Survey of Canada, 160)

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Hull, PQ, Canada, Canadian Museum of Civilization: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64601498

ISBN: 0660178443

Condition: Fine


0660178443 281 pages. Thirteen scientists provide insight into the archaeology of the north coast of British Columbia in celebration of the field work begun by George F. MacDonald for the National Museum of Canada in 1966. A decade of field seasons saw excavation at 18 sites representing 5000 years of human occupation. Most fieldwork was done at Prince Rupert Harbour. Author is Curator of Physical Anthropology at the Canadian Museum of Civilization and has been involved in Northwest Coast archaeological research for over 30 years. Clean, bright and unmarked with minor crease to bottom cor... View more info

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Solitary Raven: Selected Writings of Bill Reid

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Washington Pr: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 731C6125

ISBN: 029598080X

Condition: Very Good


029598080X 250 pages. Bibliography. Chronology. Black and white illustrations. Photographic colour plates. "...Collects, for the first time, the most important of (Bill Reid's) widely scattered writings: seminal statements on the art of the Northwest Coast, on the role of the native artist in a multicultural world, and on the quintessential role of both the artist and the environment in the survival of human culture... In this book are thirty pieces of Reid's writing, spanning forty years of active life." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked, with light wear. Dust jacket now p... View more info

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Port with a Past!

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1992

Edition: First Ed

Seller ID: 121A6798

ISBN: 096933012X

Condition: Good


096933012X 93 pages. History of Port Edward, located near Prince Rupert, B.C. Illustrated in black and white with dozens of archival photos. Clean and unmarked with light wear. View more info

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The Last Wooden Spar

By: Arthurs, Horace (Signed)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 664G4421

Condition: Very Good


176 pages. Index. Reproductions of archival black and white photos in text. Signed by author upon title page. Oblong 8.5" x 11". An engaging account of the history of coastal British Columbia logging and the part the author played in it over his long career. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A handsome copy. View more info

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Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview

By: Atleo, Umeek E. Richard

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 732H1207

ISBN: 077481084X

Condition: Fair


077481084X pp. xx, (2), 146. Index. Bibliography. Footnotes. "Develops a theory of 'Tsawalk,' meaning 'one,' that views the nature of existence as an integrated and orderly whole, and thereby recognizes the intrinsic relationship between the physical and spiritual realms." - from back board. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. View more info

Kwakiutl Art

By: Audrey Hawthorn

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, University of Washington Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 63601746

ISBN: 0888946120

Condition: Very Good


0888946120 272 pages including index. Nurtured by a benevolent land and guided by a sophisticated mythology, the Kwakiutl Indians of the British Columbia coast developed an art that is characterized by variety, skill and power. "One of the definitive volumes on the art and craft work of the Northwest Coast Kwakiutl Indians. Ceremonial societies and ritual dancing are explained in the introductory section, which is followed by commentary on the symbolic and practical significance of the art." - Booklist. Wonderfully illustrated in colour and black and white. Light wear. Clean and ... View more info

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Kwakiutl Art

By: Audrey Hawthorn

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & Mcintyre: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737C6019

ISBN: 0888942397

Condition: Good


0888942397 272 pages. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with primarily black and white photography. "Introduces the craft and technology of Northwest Coast native art, discusses in detail the wellsprings of its central images, and carefully reviews the significance of such important cultural features as the lineage house and the totem pole." - from dust jacket. One inch opening to top edge of front free endpaper at front board else book clean and unmarked with average wear. Wear to upper edges of dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. ... View more info

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Raven Travelling: Two Centuries of Haida Art.

By: Augaitis, Daina, Lucille Bell, Nika Collison, et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery / Douglas & McIntyre / University of Washington Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H1642

ISBN: 1553651855

Condition: Fine


1553651855 182 pages. "Lavishly illustrated and passionately written, this work situates Haida art where it has always belonged, inseparable from its people and at the very apex of the great accomplishments of human creativity. Features 140 colour photos of Haida masterpieces from the last two centuries, from exquisitely carved totem poles and masks to remarkable pipes, plates and baskets. The wide-ranging text includes excerpts from ancient Raven myths." - from dust jacket. Appears unread. Clean, bright and unmarked with faintest hint of wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archiv... View more info

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Tsimsyan (Tsimshian) Myths Illustrated: National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 174, Anthropological Series No. 51

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources / Government of Canada: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H0266

Condition: Fair


97 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. "The illustrations of these Tsimsyan myths and tales are all from the hands of Haida carvers in argillite except for a few Tlingit wood carvings. And most of them have been discovered recently by the author at the British Museum and elsewhere in Europe, or have been received from correspondents in the past two or three years." - from Preface. Contents toned with age. Price inked-out on title page, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Somewhat above-average external wear with top inch of backstrip open. Binding intact.... View more info

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Totem Poles - Bulletin No. 119 - Volume II (2) Totem Poles According to Location - Anthropological Series No. 30

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of the Secretary of State, National Museum of Canada: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 738C8831

Condition: Fair


Pages 435 - 880. Reprint of the 1950 first edition. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Usual Library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this very informative work. View more info

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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

Gabriola: Petroglyph Island

By: Bentley, Mary; Bentley, Ted

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Sono Nis Pr: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71302567

ISBN: 0919462812

Condition: Fine


0919462812 111 pages including index. Native Indian rock art, the petroglyph, is to be found all over the northwest coast. Gabriola Island houses a major site which was discovered as recently as 1976. Includes photographs, rubbings, drawings and descriptions of over fifty of the petroglyphs on this site and on five other sites on the island. Discusses petroglyphs in general as to their locations, carving methods, dating techniques and the possible reasons for their existence. Well-researched with thoughtful discussion. Negligible wear. Date written atop title page else clean, bright and... View more info

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Northwest Coast Indian Art: An Analysis of Form

By: Bill Holm

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, University of Washington Press: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 731A0985

ISBN: 0888941722

Condition: Good


0888941722 115 pages. Index. Bibliography. Profusely illustrated in black and white. "The analysis of Northwest Coast Indian art that has become a classic since its publication in 1965." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for During my time: Florence Edenshaw Davidson, a Haida woman

During my time: Florence Edenshaw Davidson, a Haida woman

By: Blackman, Margaret B

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Seattle, Douglas & McIntyre: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H3534

ISBN: 0295959436

Condition: Good


0295959436 172 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "The first life history of a Northwest Coast Indian woman. Davidson, daughter of a noted Haida carver and chief Charles Edenshaw, was born in 1896. As one of the few living Haida elders knowledgeable about the culture of a bygone era, she is a fragile link with the past. One of the last Haida women to undergo the traditional puberty seclusion and an arranged marriage, she followed patterns in her life typical of women of her generation." - dust jacket. Name atop half-title, otherwise un... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 4 July 1959 - Scandal of Our Lost Art Treasures

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 4 July 1959 - Scandal of Our Lost Art Treasures

By: Bodsworth, Fred; Newman, Peter C.; Hardy, W.G.; Curry, Ralph L.; MacLennan, Hugh; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2452

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Brief piece on North Vancouver sprinter Harry Jerome; Non-Profits should pay taxes; Bruce Bairnsfather and his friend, Old Bill; Studebaker Lark car ad; The Scandal of our lost art treasures - while our museums were buying Chinese and Greek antiquities foreign collectors practically swept this country bare of irreplaceable native relics and pioneer art - article with colour photos of impressive U.S. collections of northwest coast native art; John Diefenbaker shows his souvenirs of John A. MacDonald; The Day Canada Was Born - interesting photo-illustrated article about July... View more info

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Canadian Aviation, March 1938 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine: TCA Progress Report

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Ritchey, V.J.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0925

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Cover photo of a Junkers being loaded with heavy freight; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover features great photo of the Flying Dreadnaught, the Sikorsky XPBS-1; Great full-page Ethyl Corporation ad with Wright Brothers theme; Excellent full-page photo portrait of Major-General Sir James H. MacBrien, a great friend of aviation who passed away 5 March 1938; Freight-Express Carriage for 1937; Nice full-page Gold Flake cigarette ad with Singapore photo; Trans-Canada Air Lines - Progress Report - article with photos including a full page containing the photos and names of 1... View more info

Image for Native Visions: Evolution in Northwest Coast Art  from the 18th through the 20th century

Native Visions: Evolution in Northwest Coast Art from the 18th through the 20th century

By: Brown, Steven C.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Washington Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G4532

ISBN: 0295976586

Condition: Good


0295976586 216 pages. Index. List of sources. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of similar name which ran from February 19, 1998 to September 6, 1999. Printed upon glossy stock and gloriously illustrated with primarily color photography. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding sound. A quality copy. View more info

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Now You're Logging!

By: Bus Griffiths

Price: $79.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Harbour: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 413G1006

ISBN: 1550170333

Condition: Good


1550170333 119 pages. "Once in a while a book is published about the Pacific Northwest that is so remarkable for its insights and honest portrayal of events that it deserves special attention. This is such a book." - from back cover. The story of Al Richards and Red Harris who go to work in a small west coast truck-logging show during the dirty thirties. Presented in comic format. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info