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Pioneer Buildings of British Columbia

By: Danglemaier, Rudi & Martin Segger

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17044

ISBN: 1550170120

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Gift inscription on title page, 1" closed tear bottom fore corner of dustjacket. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Color Paintings; 10 X 10 X 0.75 inches; 160 pages; This gorgeously illustrated hardcover presents an interpretive survey of British Columbia's architectural heritage recorded by artist Rudi Dangelmaier in a series of watercolours and oil paintings. Trained in Germany, Danglemaier has been documenting pioneer buildings in Saskatchewan and British Columbia since 1929. The buildings portrayed in this book date from the mid 19th to the early 20th century a... View more info

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Into the Mountains Celebrating 100 Years of Mineral Exploration Advocacy, 1912-2012

By: Davis, Chuck

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia: 2011

Seller ID: 17126

ISBN: 0973839546

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Light edge wear & scuffing of glossy pictorial paper covered boards ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 297 pages 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

ISBN: 1550170279

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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, and gathering of records and data from government and other sources. She died before she could publish her intended history, ... View more info

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'Stroller' White Tales of a Klondike Newsman

By: DeArmond, R. N.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Mitchell Press Limited: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17030

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Edge wear and light soiling to DJ, sun-faded on edges, small tears. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A tight solid book. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 182 pages; "Here is a book of lively anedcotes of the Klondike and Alaska told by a beloved writer who was part of the great Gold Rush and who stayed in the North until he died." White was an American journalist who fell in love with the North and its peoples View more info

Pemberton; The History of a Settlement

By: Decker, Frances

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pemberton, BC, Pemberton Pioneer Women: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13653

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 348 pages; "Tells about; - the native people, the Lillooets and their 1st known contacts with Europeans, the miners in a hurry to get to the Gold Rush, the isolated pioneers establishing farms in spite of adverse conditions..." View more info

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Search for a Place, Black Separatism and Africa, 1860

By: Delany, M.R. & Campbell, Robert

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor MI, University of Michigan Press: 1969

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 16934

ISBN: 0472279106

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Price clipped dustjacket shows light soil, closed tear top edge ; A bright, solid book, book as new ; reprint of 2 works published in 1860; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages; The two works reprinted in this volume are: Official Report of the Niger Exploring Party, by Delany (Chief Commissioner to Africa) and A Pigrimage to My Motherland; An Account of a Journey Among the Egbas and Yorubas of Central Africa in 1859-60 by Robert Campbell who was one of the Commissioners of the Niger Valley Exploring Party. Extensive introduction by Howard H. Bell. View more info

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The Chilliwack Story

By: Denman, Ron; editor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chilliwack BC, Chilliwack Museum and Historical Society: 2015

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 19111

ISBN: 0969591136

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. Oblong book, 9 1/2" tall by 11 1/2" wide ; B&W Illustrations; 360 pages; A thorough and comprehensive history of Chilliwack, it's people, places and industry, which developed along the old heritage routes to the interior of BC. "From Greendale to Popkum and from Yarrow to Chilliwack, a series of small communities developed along these roads, often with just a school, general store (with post office) and church. These centres have grown over the years as urbanization has swelled the local population, but - and this is ... View more info

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Reassessing the Presidency The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom

By: Denson (editor), John V. & et al.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Auburn, AL, Mises Institute: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18721

ISBN: 0945466293

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear.; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 9.10 X 6 X 2.40 inches; 826 pages; "This remarkable volume is the first full-scale revision of the official history of the U.S. executive state. It traces the progression of power exercised by American presidents from the early American Republican up to the eventual reality of the power-hungry Caesars which later appear as president in American history. Contributors examine the usual judgments of the historical profession to show the ugly side of supposed presidential greatness.The mission inherent in this un... View more info

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The Laughing Falcon

By: Deverell, William

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland & Stewart: 2001

Edition: First Canadian Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11545

ISBN: 0771027044

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Author; Signed by Deverell on title page. DJ in Mylar, unclipped. As new; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 384 pages; A tale of romance and adventure set in the jungles of Costa Rica. "All that Maggie Schneider, a romance writer from wintry Saskatoon, wants is a glorious holiday in the tropics and maybe a little real romance to reawaken her creative juices. What she gets instead, soon after she arrives in Costa Rica, is a nasty surprise. First she is robbed of most of her money. Then she is kidnapped and held for ransom somewhere in the steamy jungle by self-styled revolutionar... View more info

CROW'S EGGS AND GOPHER TAILS - MEMOIRS OF THE DEPRESSION AND DUST BOWL

By: Dexter, Eric

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Self Published: 1990

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5597

ISBN: 0969322941

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; Light creasing. The author led a varied life and this is the story of the first part of it growing up in Western Canada. View more info

THE BATTLE OVER BILINGUALISM THE MANITOBA LANGUAGE QUESTION 1983-85

By: Doern, Russell

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, Cambridge Publishers: 1985

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 3724

ISBN: 0969231318

Condition: Very Good


Trade PB; 8vo; Light wear. View more info

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The Mob Politics, a Memoir

By: Drapeau, J. Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2008

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17096

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Card covers show light edge wear, Index at back of text has been stapled into book. ; A tight solid book. ; Inscribed by the author. This is a revised edition. In eastern Canada there has been much speculation about mob involvement with politicians and corruption. Drapeau looks at a some of these instances including the Dorion Inquiry and the Montreal Olympics View more info

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Fifteenth-Century Studies Vol. 31

By: DuBruck, Edelgard E. & Barbara I. Gusick

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Rochester, Camden House: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16829

ISBN: 157113333X

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book. Red cloth covered boards, with gilt stamped design front and spine, as new ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.22 X 0.79 inches; 236 pages; Fifteenth-Century Studies offers essays on diverse aspects of the period, including liberal and fine arts, historiography, medicine, and religion. The standard survey of drama research leads off the present volume. Ten essays follow, involving France, Spain, Germany, England, and Finland. Essays deal with love poetry, laughter and manhood in Jehan de Saintré, a new dating of Sir Gawein and the Green Knight, German eschat... View more info

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Packers, Pans, and Paydirt Prospecting to the Cariboo

By: Duclos, Noel George

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Quesnel, BC, Arthur Duclos: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16745

ISBN: 0969997302

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to card covers ; Book is bright and unmarked. ; B&W and Colour Photographs; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.40 inches; 196 pages; The author wrote this history of Cariboo gold mining as a result of research he performed while investigating the life of his parents, who settled in the Cariboo area of British Columbia. It was published privately by Arthur Duclos (the author's brother) three years after his death. View more info

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Imagine Please Early radio broadcasting in British Columbia

By: Duffy, Dennis

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Sound and Moving Image Division, Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Govt. Services, Provincial Archives: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18646

ISBN: 0771883498

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear evident on blue card covers.; A tight solid book. ; Sound heritage series #38; B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.87 X 0.75 inches; 92 pages; A history of the early days of radio in British Columbia told through interviews with those involved. View more info

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North River The Story of BC's North Thompson Valley & Yellowhead Highway 5

By: Dunford, Muriel Poulton

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Merritt, BC, Sonotek Publishing Ltd.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18995

ISBN: 0929069137

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show very light shelf wear, corner curl. ; A bright, solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.9 X 5.9 X 1.1 inches; 384 pages; "Muriel Dunford's love of the North Thompson Valley shows through as she describes the evolution of the region from the pre-contact First Nations culture to the post World War II battle against British Columbia's first uranium mine. Through a lifetime of observation and nearly a decade of serious research, Dunford has uncovered a wealth of stories stories that bring history and this book to life." View more info

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"...From The Ashes of the Old" 25 Years... from Past to Present - BC Fed

By: Duperreault, Claude

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, British Columbia Federation of Labour (CLC): 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19291

Condition: Very Good


Stapled wraps have some shelf wear, light soiling and creasing.; A tight solid book. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 24 pages; This is a brief illustrated history of the BC Federation of Labour and trade unionism in British Columbia View more info

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A Pictorial History of Vancouver Book 1 Origin of Street and Place Names

By: Edward Allen, Richard

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Josten: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15843

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; Front card cover has a little soil, crease lower spine, some scuffing ; Large author inscription on front fly leaf, tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 128 pages; This incudes a brief history of the area along with early photos of the streets covered and a brief background and photos of those who streets were named for. This is only book one of two. View more info

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The Trail to the Charmed Land

By: Edwards, Ralph E. W.

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Hamilton ON, H. R. Larson Publishing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10509

Condition: Very Good-


Signed by Author; Signed by author on title page. Some edge wear and creasing of decorative card covers ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 135 pages; The author relates his life as a trail guide in the Rocky Mountains during the first half of the 20th century. Map of Yoho Park and photos View more info

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Historic Bedford

By: Edwards, Tony

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Halifax, NS, Nimbus Publishing, Limited: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17158

ISBN: 1551096374

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Card covers show light edge wear.; A bright, solid book, inscribed by author on the title page. ; Images of Our Past; B&W Photographs; 9.25 X 6.50 X 0.51 inches; The Bedford Basin is an attractive area in the beautiful province of Nova Scotia. In the distant past it was a way station for everyone from the Mikmaq to weary travelers. It was on the road to Halifax and became a natural place for a community with its lumber mills and shipbuilding yards to grow. The photos and maps highlight its history. View more info