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Image for The Rural Municipality of St. Andrews, No. 287, 1910-1985 History of the Land

The Rural Municipality of St. Andrews, No. 287, 1910-1985 History of the Land

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Andrews, SASK, St. Andrews Book Committee: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19505

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Boards show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. Blue pebbled boards with gilt titles front and spine,decorative endpapers ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 302 pages; A typical community with a history of the original homesteaders along with brief write-ups about the current families View more info

Image for A Mission With a Purpose  A History of Stewart, British Columbia, and Hyder, Alaska

A Mission With a Purpose A History of Stewart, British Columbia, and Hyder, Alaska

By: .Gordon, Nancy E

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Burnaby, BC, Abbey Graphics: 1996

Seller ID: 14619

ISBN: 1896777007

Condition: Near Fine


Only light wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 214 pages View more info

Image for British Columbia Chronicle, 1847-1871  Gold & Colonists

British Columbia Chronicle, 1847-1871 Gold & Colonists

By: Akrigg, G. P. V

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Discovery Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18168

ISBN: 0919624030

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Shelfwear to edges with light chipping and short tears ; A bright solid book. DJ in Mylar.; B&W Photographs, maps; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 439 pages; A history of British Columbia, from the establishment of the territory up until its entry into Confederation. View more info

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Wildfire; British Columbia Burns

By: Anderson, Charles; Lori Culbert; Shelley Fralic (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Greystone Books/Douglas & McIntyre: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12783

ISBN: 1553650573

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear to DJ ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 139 pages; The summer of 2003 brought tinder dry conditions to the interior of British Columbia resulting in some spectacular wildfires. The worst was the fire engulfed the hills just outside the major recreational city of Kelowna. The lakeside view was spectacular. many other areas were affected including the historic trestles of the Kettle Valley Railway and the famous wildlife center developed by Ralph Edwards at Lonesome Lake. View more info

Image for The Forces Which Shaped Them  A history of the education of minority group children in British Columbia

The Forces Which Shaped Them A history of the education of minority group children in British Columbia

By: Ashworth, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 1979

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 19496

ISBN: 0919888917

Condition: Very Good


Pages tanned, light wear to corners of card covers, a little scuffing to back cover. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; 8.20 X 5.20 X 0.70 inches; 238 pages; "Her historical survey exposes racism as a deliberate political policy legislated by elected representatives and implemented by bureaucrats. The law thar deprived an entire race of people of the right to vote was law, not attitude. " Rosemary Brown introduction View more info

Image for Ghosts on the Grade Hiking and Biking Abandoned Railways on Southern Vancouver Island

Ghosts on the Grade Hiking and Biking Abandoned Railways on Southern Vancouver Island

By: Baird, Ian & Peter Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Heritage Architectural Guides: 2001

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19248

ISBN: 0968957803

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, stapled wraps. Signed by Ian Baird on title page. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 56 pages View more info

Image for Similkameen The Pictograph Country

Similkameen The Pictograph Country

By: Barlee, N.L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18650

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Shelf wear present on beige card covers, previous owner's name on front cover and on FFEP, crease on back cover. ; A tight solid book. This is the 1st edition of the first book in a series, smaller than the later publication and contains a list on the inside of the back card cover of the areas he planned to write about in the later books in the series. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages; This is a first in a series written and published by Barlee about various historical areas of British Columbia. The Similkameen Valley lies in the lower interior of BC adjacent to the b... View more info

Image for The Guide to Gold Panning in British Columbia Gold Regions, Methods of Mining and Other Data

The Guide to Gold Panning in British Columbia Gold Regions, Methods of Mining and Other Data

By: Barlee, N. L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Summerland, BC, Canada West Magazine: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 19469

Condition: Very Good+


Light shelf wear and light soiling of card covers.; A tight solid book. ; 11.0 X 8.0 X 0.3 inches; 192 pages; Contains many historic photos, maps, illustrations relating to the British Columbia Region. Detailed descriptions and maps of important historic regions. Includes nugget size date, location, and other regional data, gold regions, methods of mining & other data View more info

Image for Stanley Park's Secret  The Forgotten Families of Whoi Whoi, Kanaka Ranch, and Brockton Point

Stanley Park's Secret The Forgotten Families of Whoi Whoi, Kanaka Ranch, and Brockton Point

By: Barman, Jean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16195

ISBN: 1550173464

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Only slight wear to dust jacket, light bump to bottom edge of front board. ; A bright, solid book, Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches; 288 pages; Officially opened in 1888, Stanley Park was born alongside the city of Vancouver, so it is easy to assume that the park was a pristine wilderness when it was first created. But much of it had been logged and it was home to a number of settlements. Aboriginal people lived at the villages of Whoi Whoi, now Lumberman's Arch, and nearby Chaythoos. Some of the immigrant Hawaiians earlier employed in the f... View more info

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Stumbling Along on the Trail to the Past

By: Baron, Aina

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abbotsford, BC, Self Published: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19351

ISBN: 0991713109

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Gift notation on front fly leaf, slight wear to pictorial card covers ; Signed by the author on the front fly leaf. Bright solid book ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pages; A touching memoir View more info

Image for Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of the Boundary Country

Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of the Boundary Country

By: Basque, Garnet

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Langley, BC, Sunfire: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15219

ISBN: 0919531334

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; Light fading of dust jacket fore edge, only slight wear. ; This limited edition hardcover has the same ISBN as the paperback edition. Number 189 of 400 is signed by the author on the front free end paper. ; B&W Illustrations; 0.15 x 10.7 x 8.2 Inches; 152 pages; Lavishly illustrated with colour plates, B&W illustrations and maps, this book covers the area just above the US border with British Columbia. View more info

Image for West Kootenay the pioneer years

West Kootenay the pioneer years

By: Basque, Garnet

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Langley, BC, Sunfire Publications: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17123

ISBN: 091953130X

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Cloth boards have edge wear on bottom. DJ shows light edge wear, 1/4" tear on top front of DJ. ; Signed and numbered by author on front free end paper. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W and Colour Photographs; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 168 pages; This is the deluxe cloth bound edition, number 22 of 250 copies. View more info

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The Places of Kettle Valley

By: Bate, Geoff

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Geoff Bate and Associates: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17540

ISBN: 0968698700

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; Card covers show light shelf wear.; A tight solid book. Inscribed by the author.; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 182 pages View more info

Image for The Gold Rush Trail Guide

The Gold Rush Trail Guide

By: BC Ministry of Tourism

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, BC Ministry of Tourism: 1986

Seller ID: 16661

Condition: Very Good+


Small tear to fore edge of paper cover ; A bright, solid book ; British Columbia tourism Guide; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 47 pages; Gold rushes of British Columbia, large and small with photos, ads and maps. View more info

Image for I Married the Klondike

I Married the Klondike

By: BERTON, LAURA BEATRICE

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1961

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 12378

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


DJ chipped with short tears, light soil, some creasing. Two gift notations on half-title page, only light wear to book ; A tight solid book, hinges intact, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 231 pages; The author, mother of Canadian writer and journalist Pierre Berton, writes of her 25 years in Dawson City, Yukon. Beginning in 1907, when she was offered the position of Kindergarten Directress for Dawson City, the author tells of life in the Canadian North, and her travels around the Yukon Territories. Preface by family friend, Robert Service View more info

Image for Klondike; the Life & Death of the Last Great Gold Rush

Klondike; the Life & Death of the Last Great Gold Rush

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1960

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 12322

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ chipped with light delamination, short tears & some creasing. Light yellowing of pages ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 456 + index pages; A classic Canadian history by someone who spent his first 12 years in Dawson City. Berton was born there after the big rush and was imbued with the history of the place by his parents, especially by his mother, Laura Beatrice Berton, who wrote the biographical classic 'I Married the Klondike'. View more info

Image for Woodwinds, Brass & Glory; The Kitsilano Boys' Band A Pictorial Record from 1895 to 1982

Woodwinds, Brass & Glory; The Kitsilano Boys' Band A Pictorial Record from 1895 to 1982

By: Best, Christopher

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Warfleet Press: 2007

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 19173

ISBN: 0981257453

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to card covers, top fore corner creased ; Glossy pictorial card covers, liberally illustrated throughout ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 327 pages View more info

Image for Darkened House  Cholera in Nineteenth Century Canada : 1832-1871

Darkened House Cholera in Nineteenth Century Canada : 1832-1871

By: Bilson, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1980

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 17145

ISBN: 0802064027

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light edge wear, minor creasing. ; A bright, solid book.; Social History of Canada #31; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages View more info

Image for A Carousel Is Magic   The Saving of Parker #119

A Carousel Is Magic The Saving of Parker #119

By: Boulanger, Annie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, The Lower Mainland Association Of Friends Of The Carousel: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16097

ISBN: 0969992904

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to extremities.; A bright, solid book .; Trade PB; B&W and Colour photographs; 171 pages; Parker #119 is a carousel, the 119th built by C. W. Parker at his factory in Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1936, this carousel ended up at Happyland in Vancouver BC, which became Playland and part of the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE). There, it provided happiness for thousands of Vancouver and area children for more than 50 years. In 1988, the owners decided the ride was in too much of a state of disrepair to save, and sent it to the auction block. That is when the Lower Mainland Association ... View more info

Image for Ogopogo's Vigil A History of Kelowna and the Okanagan

Ogopogo's Vigil A History of Kelowna and the Okanagan

By: Buckland, Frank Morgan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Okanagan Mission, BC, Okanagan Historical Society: 1979

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 18138

Condition: Very Good-


Card covers show edge wear, some light soiling & creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 140 pages View more info