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Image for Marginal Adaptations and Modernization in Newfoundland

Marginal Adaptations and Modernization in Newfoundland

By: Wadel, Cato

Price: $19.50

Publisher: St. John's NFLD, Memorial University of Newfoundland: 1969

Seller ID: 16389

Condition: Very Good+


Light sunning of grey card covers ; A bright, solid book, uncreased ; Trade PB; Newfoundland Social and Economic Studies No. 7 View more info

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Park Prisoners The Untold Story of Western Canada's National Parks, 1915 - 1946

By: Waiser, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Fifth House: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17229

ISBN: 1895618657

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Edges show light wear. Previous owner's name inked out on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 10.25 X 7.25 X 1 inches; 294 pages; "Park Prisoners tells the startling and little-known history of the labour camps that once existed in Canada's mountain and prairie national parks. Between 1915 and 1946, some ten thousand men were put to work in western Canada's national parks. They were the country's unwanted - unskilled foreign workers, the jobless and the homeless, concientious objectors, perceived enemies of the state, and prisoners o... View more info

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Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows - A History in Photographs

By: Waite, Donald E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Maple Ridge BC, Waite Bird Photos Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19196

ISBN: 0969708599

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear to dust jacket, black cloth covered boards with gilt print as new ; A bright, solid book Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W and colour photographs, drawings, maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages; This a colorful history of this particular area in the lower Mainland of British Columbia, dealing with the families who first settled there, the First Nations peoples who were the original inhabitants and the businesses that developed. It is liberally illustrated with B&W, sepia and colourful photos as well as maps. Scattered throughout are tasteful advertisements ... View more info

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The Charlottetown Conference

By: Waite, Peter B

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Historical Association: 1963

Seller ID: 9917

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, scuffing ; A tight solid booklet, text unmarked. ; Canadian historical booklet #15; 28 pages View more info

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Canada 1874-1896 Arduous Destiny

By: Waite, Peter B

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1971

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16183

ISBN: 0771088000

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket lightly chipped and scuffed ; A bright, solid book, appears unread, DJ in Mylar ; Canadian centenary series #13; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 340 pages; Waite covers such issues as the Riel Rebellion in Saskatchewan, the building of the CPR, religious issues in Quebec and the borders of the provinces. Check our inventory at ainsworthbooks for other titles in this series. View more info

Image for British Columbia Coast names 1592-1906  To which are added a few names in adjacent United States territory: Their Origin and History with map and illustrations

British Columbia Coast names 1592-1906 To which are added a few names in adjacent United States territory: Their Origin and History with map and illustrations

By: Walbran, John T

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver Island, J.J. Douglas Ltd.: 1971

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 15794

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear to dust jacket, spine faded, small note top half title page, a few notations in text ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 546 pages; This book's first edition was issued in 1909 by the Government Printing Bureau. The copyright page of this book states second reprinting December 1971, should probably be called a third edition considering the different publisher and the fact that it was not issued with the fold out map present in first and second. Introduction by G.P.V. Akrigg 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 his distinctive illustrations, the author's commentary provides an insightful look at some of the heritage and history of Van... View more info

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Canadian Exploration Literature; An Anthology

By: Warkentin, Germaine

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15778

ISBN: 0195409892

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear to DJ, short crease front flap ; DJ in Mylar, as new, unread ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 464 pages; "This anthology offers lengthy selections from more than twenty writers spanning two centuries, from Radisson to Palliser. There are substantial selections not only from major figures like Samuel Hearne , David Thompson, and Alexander Mackenzie but also from early Hudson's Bay Company men..." View more info

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Canadian Exploration Literature; An Anthology

By: Warkentin, Germaine

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16864

ISBN: 0195409892

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to DJ.; DJ in Mylar, as new, unread ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 464 pages; "This anthology offers lengthy selections from more than twenty writers spanning two centuries, from Radisson to Palliser. There are substantial selections not only from major figures like Samuel Hearne , David Thompson, and Alexander Mackenzie but also from early Hudson's Bay Company men..." View more info

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Canadian Exploration Literature

By: Warkentin, Germaine (editor)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 15066

ISBN: 0195408675

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to card covers.; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 1 x 8.9 x 6 Inches; 464 pages; "This anthology offers lengthy selections from more than twenty writers spanning two centuries, from Radisson to Palliser. There are substantial selections not only from major figures like Samuel Hearne, David Thompson, and Alexander Mackenzie but also from early Hudson's Bay Company men..." View more info

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Land Grab One Man versus the Authority

By: Waterfield, Donald Cresswell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin & Co. Ltd.: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18964

ISBN: 0772005923

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with small tears, chipping and creasing. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Brodart jacket protector, unclipped. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 193 pages; Oliver Buerge, a British Columbia farmer in the Arrow Lakes Valley, along with others in the area, had his property expropriated when then the government and BC Hydro contracted, as a part of the Columbia River Treaty, to build a hydroelectric dam on the Columbia River (High Arrow or Keenleyside Dam) which would supply electricity, not only to BC residents but to the US as well. He felt that he and others were not... View more info

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High Water Living with the Fraser Floods

By: Watt, K. Jane

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Abbotsford, BC, Dairy Industry Historical Society of B. C.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19245

ISBN: 0968766315

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. Upper front corner of FFEP has been clipped. Short closed tear top edge of dust jacket ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Liberally illustrated by archival photos. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 320 pages; The author goes back to the 1870s with a history of the various floods in the Fraser Valley and their effect on the residents in the area. Sumas Lake, the agriculture in the area as well as efforts to prevent future floods are also discussed. View more info

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Milk Stories A History of the Dairy Industry in British Columbia, 1827-2000

By: Watt, K. Jane; Dairy Industry Historical Society of British Columbia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Abbotsford, BC, Dairy Industry Historical Society: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17125

ISBN: 0968766307

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. Oblong small 4to ; B&W Photographs; 363 pages; A comprehensive history of the Dairy Industry in British Columbia. Many photographs. View more info

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The Promised Land the Story of the Barr Colonists

By: Wetton, Cecilia

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lloydminster, SK, The Lloydminster Times: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 17669

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show some light shelfwear, sun-faded near spine, some light creasing. Previous owner's name on title page. ; A tight solid book. Pasted onto the inner side of the card cover is a presentation card dated June 1979 and signed by the Mayor of Lloydminster. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages; This is a brief history of Bishop Lloyd's efforts to create a group of emigrants to go to the Canadian prairies and clergyman Isaac M. Barr who was delegated to be their leader. View more info

Image for Republic of Dreams Greenwich Village: the American Bohemia, 1910-1960

Republic of Dreams Greenwich Village: the American Bohemia, 1910-1960

By: Wetzsteon, Ross

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19246

ISBN: 0684869950

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.6 X 6.5 X 1.8 inches; 640 pages; "If the twentieth century was the American century, it can be argued that it was more specifically the New York century, and Greenwich Village was the incubator of every important writer, artist, and political movement of the period. From the century's first decade through the era of beatniks and modern art in the 1950s and '60s, Greenwich Village was the destination for rebellious men and women who flocked there from all over the country to fulfill their artistic, political, and perso... View more info

Raincoast Chronicles Vol.1 No.8

By: White, Howard

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, B.C. Coast Historical Society: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9400

Condition: Very Good-


Some soil and edgewear, creasing to beige card covers ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; Raincoast Chronicles, Vol.1 No.8; Short essays and anecdotes dealing with the history of the British Columbia coast. This volume includes pieces by George Woodcock, EarleBirney, Edith Iglauer, M. Wylie Blanchet among others. This Raincoast Historical Society book is undated but appears to be from circa 1976. View more info

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Early Land Surveyors of British Columbia

By: Whittaker, John A.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, The Corporation of Land Surveyors of the Province of British Columbia: 1990

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 16259

ISBN: 1550560905

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to extremities, bottom fore corner creased, some light edge wear to white glossy decorative card covers ; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 5.80 X 0.50 inches; 165 pages; British Columbia is blessed and cursed with numerous mountain ranges which provide land surveyors with a difficult task. This book covers the lives and work of many of these in alphabetical order. View more info

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Memories of the Skeena

By: Wicks, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12173

ISBN: 0919654622

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light edge wear chipping & creasing to DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Photographs; Wicks worked many different jobs - fisherman, carpenter, telegraph repairman in his life near the Skeena River View more info

Image for Southeast Alaska  Early Photographs of the Great Land

Southeast Alaska Early Photographs of the Great Land

By: Wilson, Graham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Whitehorse YK, Wolf Creek Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17901

ISBN: 0968195547

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear, corner curl.; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp. ; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.40 inches; 128 pages; "Step back in time and experience historic Southeast Alaska. The story begins with early photographs of Indian communities. Russian settlement, the Klondike Gold Rush and the emerging towns and cities of Southeast Alaska are also explored. This collection of 125 archival photographs is a compelling keepsake for anyone interested in Alaska. " View more info

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The Great Upheaval America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788-1800

By: Winik, Jay

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16781

ISBN: 0060083131

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Remainder mark bottom page edges; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped; 9.10 X 6.10 X 2.10 inches; 659 pages; "It is an era that redefined history. As the 1790s began, a fragile America teetered on the brink of oblivion, Russia towered as a vast imperial power, and France plunged into revolution. But in contrast to the way conventional histories tell it, none of these remarkable events occurred in isolation. Now, for the first time, in The Great Upheaval, acclaimed historian Jay Winik masterfully illuminates how their fates combined in one extraordinary moment to change t... View more info