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Image for Valley of Dreams A Pictorial  History of Vernon and District

Valley of Dreams A Pictorial History of Vernon and District

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Vernon BC, Greater Vernon Museum and Archives: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18067


Only light wear to DJ and book ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 251 pages; An extensive pictorial history of the City of Vernon, published on the occassion of the city's 100th anniversary. Covers the history of the city from the establishment of the O'Keefe Ranch up to the developments of the late 20th Century. View more info

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A Mission With a Purpose A History of Stewart, British Columbia, and Hyder, Alaska

By: .Gordon, Nancy E

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Burnaby, BC, Abbey Graphics: 1996

Seller ID: 14619


Only light wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 214 pages View more info

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History of Seymour Arm

By: Bauer, Gwen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Salmon Arm, BC, Self Published: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18615


Beige card covers show light soiling. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 39 pages; "Seymour Arm, known historically also as Ogdensville or Ogden City and Seymour, is an unincorporated area and former town located at the head of the inlet of the same name on Shuswap Lake in British Columbia, Canada. Located at the mouth of the Seymour River" (wikipedia). This is a remote area, not easily accessed. Ogden was named for Charles Ogde... View more info

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Forgotten Legacy of the Slocan

By: Benton, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Trafford Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16563


Signed by Author; Only slight wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book, signed by author on title page ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 79 pages; Elizabeth Benton was born in 1915 to the family of a mining engineer. She heard as a child many of the stories about the history of the communities she grew up in and met many of the local characters. A number of these communities have since become ghost towns and these stories remain only as oral history. Benton, who h... View more info

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Prince George; Rivers Railways and Timber

By: Christensen, Bev

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Burlington, ON, Windsor Publications: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17063


Signed by Author; DJ is price-clipped.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; Partners in Progress; Colour and B&W photographs; 11.20 X 8.60 X 1 inches; 175 pages; A history of the northern Hub City. Includes brief summaries by several commercial and industrial businesses in the city. View more info

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Historic Hornby Island 1969

By: Corrigall, Margery

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Comox, BC, Comox District Free Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18385


Signed by Author; Card covers show some shelf wear, light soiling. Two stains on back cover. ; Signed by author and John Corrigall on front fly leaf. Side stapled wraps. A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 64 pages; This deals with everything from the geological formation to the discovery of the island, the indigenous peoples, the whalers and the pioneers. View more info

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Enderby An Illustrated History

By: Cowan, Robert & Joan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Enderby, BC, Enderby & District Museum Society: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18303


Card covers show light shelf wear and scuffing. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages; The book begins with a brief history of the geography of the territory as well the First Nations who inhabited it. This is followed by a historical record of the area from 1860-1945. The major part of the book is taken up with historical records of the railways, industries, families, churches and other landmarks and institutions. This is follo... View more info

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Helen Dawe's Sechelt

By: Dawe, Helen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17600


DJ shows light wear and light scuffing. ; A bright, solid book, Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 152 pages; A history of Sechelt, BC from the time of it's first settlement by white Europeans in 1869 up until the late 1970's. The author spent most of her life living in Sechelt and throughout her life collected information on the area, both through listening to oral histories from local residents and First Nations, a... View more info

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Four Score and More; Pioneer Life in the Kootenays

By: Fraser, William

Price: $16.50

Publisher: British Columbia, Self Published: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15562


Light wear and soil of beige card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 68 pages; Mr Fraser's life spans a large part of the community history of Kootenay district of British Columbia, including service during WWI. View more info

Memories of Pioneer Life in British Columbia; A Short History of the Agassiz Family

By: Goodfellow, Florence Agassiz

Price: $25.00

Publisher: British Columbia, Kent Centennial Committee: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 14828


Only light wear and soil to blue card covers ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 43 pages; This is a reprint of the 1945 book. It is undated but was published around the time of Canada's Centennial in 1967 View more info

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Comox Valley Memories: Reminiscences of Early Life in Central Vancouver Island

By: Hagen, Judy

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Courtenay and District Museum & Historical Society: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15954


Signed by Author; Short tear bottom front cover, light edge wear to white card covers ; Signed by author on half-title page ; Trade PB; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 95 pages View more info

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Salt Spring Island

By: Hamilton, Bea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Mitchell Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16091


Light wear to extremities. Dust jacket has heavy creasing, small tears, small chips missing from top and bottom of DJ spine, light soil on back.; DJ in Mylar. A tight solid book. ; B&W Photographs, maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 180 pages; A history of Salt Spring Island, from the first Black American colonization in 1857 up to the mid-Twentieth century. View more info

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Hays' Orphan The Story of the Port of Prince Rupert

By: Hick, W. B. M.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Prince Rupert, BC, Prince Rupert Port Authority: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16782


Card covers have some light shelfwear, small spotting to page foredges, but do not penetrate to page surfaces. ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked, French flaps.; B&W Photographs; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 237 pages; A thorough history of the establishment and development of the port facility at Prince Rupert, located on British Columbias north-west coast. Included are accounts of the early Spanish and English explorers (16th Century). View more info

Image for Voices from the Sound   Chronicles of Clayoquot Sound and Tofino, 1899-1929

Voices from the Sound Chronicles of Clayoquot Sound and Tofino, 1899-1929

By: Horsfield, Margaret

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Salal Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16009


Signed by Author; Light creasing top edge of dust jacket ; Signed by author on title page, imprints of the signatures of the local personages above and below an early representations of scenes from the area on front and back end papers. B&W illustrations throughout. ; B&W Illustrations; 365 pages; This history of Clayoquot Sound on Vancouver Island is made up of the stories of the individuals who settled there, the settlers, sealers, prospectors, natives, schoolchildren... View more info

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Chronicle of Ladysmith and District

By: Johnson-Cull, Viola & Miss E. Norcross

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Ladysmith BC, Ladysmith New Horizons Historical Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18571


Shelf wear evident on DJ, chipping, creasing and short tears. Gift inscription on FFEP in ink. ; A tight solid book, blue cloth covered boards. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.10 inches; 392 pages; Once named Oyster Harbour, this small community on the east coast of Vancouver Island was renamed Ladysmith upon the relief of Ladysmith, South Africa by the British troops during the Boer War. This community history starts out with... View more info

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One Hundred Years Of History Terrace, BC

By: Kerby, N. J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Terrace, BC, Terrace Regional Museum Society: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18245


Card covers have very light soiling, top fore corner has a light crease.; A tight solid book, stapled wraps. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 28 pages; The area around Terrace BC is rich in natural resources, the rivers laden with salmon. 5000 years ago it was populated by the Tsimshian Indians. Since then many factors affected the infux of peoples, the establishment of Fort Simpson and trading posts in the neighbouring communities, the construction... View more info

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Vedder Crossing British Columbia

By: Lawrence, Sharon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chilliwack BC, Chilliwack Museum and Archives: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18532


Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 122 pages; Vedder Crossing, part of Sardis (now part of Chilliwack), is on the south side of Hwy 1, just 20 minutes from the crossroads at Hope. It once housed a large Canadian armed forces base, now greatly reduced. Various divisions of the Sto-lo nation have land holdings around the community and enrich the cultural diversity. It was settled in the early... View more info

Image for The Town That Got Lost  A story of Anyox, British Columbia

The Town That Got Lost A story of Anyox, British Columbia

By: Loudon, Pete

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Gray's Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17596


DJ and boards show edge wear, DJ has light soiling and scuffing with small tears. A couple of spots on front DJ ; Dustjacket in Mylar A bright solid, book. Silver binding on book with titles on spine ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 111 pages; Many years ago Anyox was home to the largest copper smelter in the British Empire, a small British Columbia town near the Alaskan border. Now there is little to commemorate the history the little town. Foreword... View more info

Image for The Town That Got Lost  A story of Anyox, British Columbia

The Town That Got Lost A story of Anyox, British Columbia

By: Loudon, Pete

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Gray's Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17972


DJ and boards show edge wear, DJ has light soiling and scuffing. ; Dustjacket in Mylar A bright solid, book. Silver binding on book with titles on spine ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 111 pages; Many years ago Anyox was home to the largest copper smelter in the British Empire, a small British Columbia town near the Alaskan border. Now there is little to commemorate the history the little town. Foreword by columnist Denny Boyd, 'one of only 480 peo... View more info

Image for The town that got lost  A story of Anyox, British Columbia

The town that got lost A story of Anyox, British Columbia

By: Loudon, Pete

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Gray's Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18089


Signed by Author; DJ shows some shelf wear, 1" tear bottom back spine and top back edge.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Signed by the author on the half-title page. ; B&W Photographs; 9 X 6.10 X 0.70 inches; 111 pages; Many years ago Anyox was home to the largest copper smelter in the British Empire, a small British Columbia town near the Alaskan border. Now there is little to commemorate the history the little town. Foreword by columnist Den... View more info