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The Fraser

By: Hutchison, Bruce

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke Irwin & Company Limited: 1950

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 19206

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with tears and light chipping, some soiling. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Rivers of America #42; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; The Fraser is the major on Canada's West Coast. It provided a thoroughfare for the early explorers as it wended its way through the multiple mountain ranges that form the backbone of British Columbia. In modern times it is one of the largest sources for electrical power in North America. "Shaped like a giant fishhook stuck into the Pacific Ocean, the mighty Fraser is one of the most importan... View more info

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THE SKEENA: RIVER OF DESTINY

By: Large, Richard Geddes

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Mitchell Press: 1958

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19133

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


DJ and boards show shelf wear, with tears, creasing and chipping of DJ. Previous owner's name on front free end paper, gift notation on back of frontispiece ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages; "Navigable and ranking secondto the Fraser in importance among the three all-Canadian rivers that empty into the Pacific Ocean, the Skeena has long been a main traffic artery into North Central British Columbia." The book goes into the history of the Native peoples of the area, the role of the Collins Overland Tele... View more info