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Lignum A history

By: Drushka, Ken

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Lignum: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16008

ISBN: 0973108401

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear head & tail of spine of book and dust jacket. Two signatures, not author's (illegible) on title page ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pages; Lignum was created by Leslie Kerr in 1946 in the Cariboo district of British Columbia, starting out as a planing mill to service the timber industry of the area. View more info

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Whistle Punks & Widow-Makers Tales of the BC Woods

By: Swanson, Robert & Ken Drushka

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18529

ISBN: 1550171771

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book,; B&W Photographs; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 160 pages; These tales from the golden age of logging in BC star all the legends of the woods. Not the founders of corporate dynasties, but the hookers, fallers, bull cooks, whistle punks and locie engineers who became real-life Paul Bunyans of the West Coast. "From sheer force of personality," writes Ken Drushka in his introduction, "these men rose above their workaday callings and became the subject of interminable bunkhouse bull sessions and barroom storytelling.&... View more info