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Canadian Register of Heritage Properties; First Annual Report 1992

By: Anon.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Minister of Supply and Services Canada: 1992

Seller ID: 14782

ISBN: 0662196392

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to light blue card covers, a little fading back cover. ; Text unmarked, bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 98 pages View more info

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An Historical Guide to Canadian Pacific Railway Stations in British Columbia

By: Baird, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Heritage Architectural Guides: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18970

ISBN: 0968303404

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Card covers show very light shelf wear.; Signed by the author on the title page. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 86 pages; This is a follow-up to Baird's previous book Canadian Pacific Railway Stations in British Columbia View more info

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"Mind, Heart and Vision" Professional Engineering in Canada 1887 to 1987

By: Ball, Norman R.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Canada, National Museum Of Science And Technology: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14704

ISBN: 0660120003

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Price clipped DJ shows only light wear, bottom fore corner bumped. attractive gift notation verso of FFEP. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 183 pages; Pictorial views and description of Civil Engineering achievements in Canada from 1887 until 1987 View more info

Francis Rattenbury and British Columbia Architecture and Challenge in the Imperial Age

By: Barrett, Anthony A.; Rhodri Windsor Liscombe

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12729

ISBN: 0774801786

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Some creasing top edge if DJ, gift notation on FFEP ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Photographs; 1.4 x 8.9 x 6.2 Inches; 391 pages; "Yorkshire-born Francis Mawson Rattenbury (1867-1935) emigrated to British Columbia as a young architect in 1892. Within months of his arrival in Victoria he launched his brilliant, if abbreviated, career by winning an international competition to design the legislative buildings. While his life was marred by controversy, scand... View more info

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The Open Timber Roofs of the Middle Ages Illustrated By Perspective and Working Drawings of Some of the Best Varieties of Church Roofs

By: Brandon, Raphael and J. Arthur Brandon

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Algrove Publishing Limited: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18591

ISBN: 0921335571

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Slight sticker shadow on paste-on illustration on front board. ; A bright, solid book. As new, B&W and colour illustrations throughout. ; B&W and colour illustrations; 12 X 9.70 X 0.70 inches; 87 pages; A lovely facsimile of the original edition from 1849. View more info

Image for Living With Logs British Columbia's Log Buildings and Rail Fences

Living With Logs British Columbia's Log Buildings and Rail Fences

By: Clemson, Donovan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House Publishers Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17087

ISBN: 091965410X

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light edge wear, light scuffing and creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 93 pages View more info

Image for Restoring Canadian Homes;  A sourcebook of supplies and services

Restoring Canadian Homes; A sourcebook of supplies and services

By: Hearn, John

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Markham, ON, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1986

Seller ID: 10753

ISBN: 0889029857

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities ; A bright solid, book ; Trade PB; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 176 pages View more info

Image for Hallowed Timbers  The Wooden Churches of Cape Breton

Hallowed Timbers The Wooden Churches of Cape Breton

By: Hyde, Susan & Michael Bird

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Erin, ON, Boston Mills Press: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16918

ISBN: 1550461214

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book & DJ ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W and Colour photographs.; 8.31 X 8.26 X 0.68 inches; 128 pages; "From the grandest, most ornate church to the tiniest, most humble chapel, Cape Breton Island's houses of worship possess a timeless charm. In these pages, we join Susan Hyde and Michael Bird as they travel the winding roads of Cape Breton — along the windswept coast, through sheltered river valleys, and up ru... View more info

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Vancouver The Way It Was

By: Kluckner, Michael

Price: $26.50

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Whitecap Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16858

ISBN: 0920620566

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small dot top page edges, only light wear top book and dustjacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 12.30 X 9.50 X 1 inches; 239 pages; Kluckner has taken old historical photographs from the Vancouver of old and created beautiful watercolour reproductions, romanticizing Vancouver's historical buildings and neighbourhoods. Accompanying all this is a brief biography of the people associated with the buildings and histor... View more info

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Vanishing Vancouver

By: Kluckner, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Whitecap Books: 1990

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 16882

ISBN: 1895099242

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author & Illustrator; Light general wear to book and dust jacket, stain to lower page edges ; Signed and dated by author/artist. A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Colour Illustrations; 12.90 X 9.60 X 1 inches; 208 pages; Award-winning author and artist Michael Kluckner takes another look at a city where the only thing that doesn't seem to change is the rapid pace of development. Vanishing Vancouver explores the origins of our landma... View more info

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Vanishing Vancouver

By: Kluckner, Michael

Price: $29.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Whitecap Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17065

ISBN: 1895099242

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and dust jacket ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book in near-fine condition.; Watercolor paintings; 12.90 X 9.60 X 1 inches; 208 pages; "Vanishing Vancouver is an extraordinary collection of watercolours painted in the late 1980s, many of downtown buildings and houses that have since been demolished, and others that are doomed by the changing nature and growth of the city." Award-winning author and artist Michael... View more info

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The Face of Early Toronto An archival record, 1797-1936

By: Martyn, Lucy Booth

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Sutton West, Paget Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18225

ISBN: 0920348246

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, some creasing and one short tear top edge. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Maps and B&W photos; 157 pages; The highlights of this book are the number of street maps taken from Goad's 1884 Atlas of Toronto, architectural drawings of 19th century buildings and early photographs of buildings accompanied by a short history. View more info

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The Maze of Ingenuity, Ideas and Idealism in the Development of Technology

By: Pacey, Arnold

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MS, The MIT Press: 1992

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 17699

ISBN: 0262161281

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Stamp bottom page edges ; A bright, solid book. Dark blue cloth covered boards, as new, text unmarked ; B&W Illustrations; 9.21 X 6.06 X 0.94 inches; 306 pages; "From cathedrals to star wars, Arnold Pacey looks at the interaction of technologies and society over the last thousand years and uses that survey to argue for a more humane form of future technological development. The second edition of The Maze of Ingenuity concentrates on Europe and North America and incor... View more info

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CATHEDRALS, ABBEYS, AND CHURCHES OF ENGLAND AND WALES; Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial 2 vols

By: Prof. T. G. Bonney

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company: 1891

Seller ID: 13583

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some rubbing of front board, small tear front edge of Vol 1. Inner hinges of Vol 1 split but still attached. Vol II hinges split but still attached, missing back free end paper. Light foxing of first couple of pages and frontispiece tissue guards. Light general edge wear. ; Heavy green cloth covered boards with mitered corners, gilt titles and design front and spine, blindstamped on back. All edges gilt ; 838 pages View more info

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Aghtamar. The church of the Holy Cross, 915-921.

By: Step'an K. Mnats'akanian & Rainer K. Lampinen & K. H. Maksoudian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Armenian General Benevolent Union/ Editions Erebouni: 1986

Seller ID: 18601

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Some notations in Armenian on title page, dust jacket shows edgewear and a short tear to of spine, glue stain top of front free end paper. ; Double foldout photographs in middle of book, richly illustrated with colour photographs of the church and its surroundings ; Color Photographs; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; Unpaginated pages; "The Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar (Aghtamar) Island, in Lake Van in eastern Turkey, is a medieval Armenian Apostolic cathedral, ... View more info

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Green Building Design and Technologies: Experiences in Tianjin and Hong Kong

By: Tianjin School of Architecture; Professional Green Building Council

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, China Architecture & Building Press: 2010

Seller ID: 16517

ISBN: 711213109X

Condition: Very Good+


Only slight wear to card covers; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 253 pages; "Green Building Design and Technology: Tianjin and Hong Kong instances included: Tianjin Port sustainable building seminar series papers and lectures report brings together the views of experts and scholars from more than 10 countries. Tianjin Port sustainable building seminar series came to an end in 2009. In retrospect. this series of events ... View more info

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Cathedral of Tarragona

By: Vicens, Francesc

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Company: 1971

Seller ID: 8009

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Some wear to extremities of DJ, scuffing. The beige cloth binding is unmarked and solid. ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book . ; B&W and colour plates; 127 + 240 pages; Their are 127 pages of text about the construction and history of this 12th century cathedral. The text is in Spanish, English, French and German. The 240 full page plates are B&W and colour. At the end are foldout indexes of the illustrations. View more info

Image for De Stad Utrecht Album. Bevattende Afbeeldingen Harer Voornaamste Gebouwen en Gezightspunten Met Historishe Bijschriften door Dr. Wap.

De Stad Utrecht Album. Bevattende Afbeeldingen Harer Voornaamste Gebouwen en Gezightspunten Met Historishe Bijschriften door Dr. Wap.

By: Wap, Dr. (Jan J. F.).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 's-Gravenhage (The Hague), Kruseman 's: 1971

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 11555

ISBN: 9023301900

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Only slight wear to red boards with blind stamped and gilt stamped design and title front and spine ; A bright solid, book ; Color Illustrations; This is a facsimile edition of 25 architectural studies of European buildings first published in 1860, including stunning reproductions of detailed color plates View more info

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Robin Ward's Vancouver

By: Ward, Robin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16806

ISBN: 1550170309

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W line drawings; 144 pages; A retrospect of Vancouver's major architectural accomplishments, with descriptions, legend and fine pen and ink drawings by the author. "The talented hand of Robin Ward captures the unique character of Vancouver's classic landmarks. This handsome book contains 70 of Robin Ward's drawings, which thousands of readers have come to know though his regular Vancouver Sun column. Along with ... View more info

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Taken by the Wind Vanishing architecture of the West

By: Woodall, Ronald & T.H. Watkins

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, General Publishing Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17218

ISBN: 0773600582

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Boards and price clipped DJ show light edge wear.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Color Photographs; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 436 pages; Deals with the old buildings, generally not built to last a long time, that populated farms, ranches and towns of western Canada and the US. These buildings, usually made from wood are disappearing fast fom our landscape. View more info