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Whistle Punk Volume 1 Number 1

By: Currie, Gord: Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Curries Forestgraphics Ltd.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18246

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear, sun-faded on spine edge. ; A tight solid book, stapled wraps. Laid in is a subscription form. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 32 pages; This is the first issue of the short lived magazine. The articles included are: Cowichan Lumber Boom; Lumber by Sail; Colonial Forest Legislation View more info

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Whistle Punk Volume 1 Number 2 Fall 1984

By: Currie, Gord: Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Curries Forestgraphics Ltd.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18247

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear. Sun-faded on spine edge. ; A tight solid book, stapled wraps. ; B.C. Forest History Magazine; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 32 pages; The artices in the magazine are: From Cruisers to Foresters; Jesse James - Cowichan Lumberman; Point No Point and its Railway; Logging in 1910. View more info

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Whistle Punk Volume 1 Number 3 Summer 1985

By: Currie, Gord: Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Curries Forestgraphics Ltd.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18248

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear. ; A tight solid book, stapled wraps. ; B.C. Forest History Magazine; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 32 pages; The articles are: Craddock's Slough; People of the Forest and The Cowichan's Roaring Twenties View more info

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Whistle Punk Volume 1, Number 4, Spring 1986

By: Currie, Gord: Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Curries Forestgraphics Ltd.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18249

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear. ; A tight solid book, stapled wraps. ; B. C. Forest History Magazine; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 32 pages; The articles are: The One-Armed Whistle Punk; Guardians in the Sky; Industrial Timber Mills; A Gyppo Logger's Wife View more info

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Once, to Learn It A Lighthearted Account of a Fifty Year Adventure in the B.C. Lumber Industry

By: Gatensbury, Steve

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Delta, BC, Sedge Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16854

ISBN: 0969430507

Condition: Very Good+


Previous owner's name tag on FFEP, light soil bottom page edges ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.43 X 0.79 inches; 243 pages; A number of personal anecdotes of a life in the forestry industry in British Columbia View more info

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Turning Trees Into Dollars The British Columbia Coastal Lumber Industry, 1858-1913

By: Hak, Gordon H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 2000

Seller ID: 17210

ISBN: 0802083056

Condition: Near Fine


A bright, solid book.; 8.82 X 5.98 X 0.79 inches; 239 pages; "The coastal forests of British Columbia are currently a source of controversy, with clashes between corporations, workers, environmentalists, Aboriginals, and politicians frequently in the national media. "Turning Trees into Dollars" sheds light on the historical complexities that lie behind the ongoing crisis. This is a comprehensive account of the formative years of the British Columbian forestry industry. Pinning the historical facts on the central concept of market capitalism, Gordon Hak traces the political, geograp... View more info

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Point No Point And Its Railway

By: Hind, Patrick O.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Self Published: 1984

Seller ID: 18914

Condition: Very Good-


Card covers show some wear, light soiling and creasing. Card covers tearing at point of contact with plastic comb binding. ; Text only on the right hand pages ; B&W Photographs and maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 19 pages; Point No Point on the east coast of Vancouver Island was once known for the logging railway utilised by the Canadian Puget Sound Lumber and Timber Company in the guise of The Island Logging Company. Back in the 1920s these companies had large holdings in the Jordan River area. View more info

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Many Flowers A Loggers Story

By: Lundgren, Allan E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: British Columbia, Self Published: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19274

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; Card covers show light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book. Inscribed by the author on the title page. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 185 pages; This autobiographical account follows the lives of three generations of the Lundgren family who arrived in Canada from Sweden in 1908. They ended up in the small community of Lake Cowichan on Vancouver Island. The accounts are taken from memory and from work diaries of the three generations of men who worked as loggers. View more info

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Witch Hunt in the B.C. Woods

By: Robinson, A. B.

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Kamloops BC, Sagebrush Book Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18819

ISBN: 0968045103

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Colour map endpapers ; B&W and Colour Photographs; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.10 inches; 207 pages; "Follow the evolution of forest policy from colonial times to present day. See how the Principle of Appurtenancy has influenced the granting of logging rights. " 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

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Forests, Power and Policy The Legacy of Ray Williston

By: Williston, Eileen & Keller, Betty

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Prince George, BC, Caitlin Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8117

ISBN: 0920576699

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Front flap of DJ creased, minor edge creasing. Gift notation on front free end paper. ; DJ in mylar, unclipped. A bright solid book. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 318 pages; A biography of Ray Willliston, one of British Columbia's most influential Cabinet Ministers from the W. A. C. Bennett era. "As education minister, Ray Williston introduced the idea of university education for teachers, among other then-radical innovations. As minister of lands and forests, he had his greatest impact. From the mega-power projects to improved forestry practices, all major industri... View more info