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Salmon Canneries British Columbia North Coast

By: Blyth, Gladys Young

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Oolichan Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15288

ISBN: 0889821038

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; Light edge wear to card covers, bottom fore corner creased. Light creasing; Signed by author on title page. A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 180 pages; Once, the north coast of British Columbia was dotted with cannery villages. Now only a few plants remain. In Gladys Young Blyth's new history of the northern salmon canning industry, many remarkable photographs- of the canneries, the fish boats, the workers- provide glimpses of by gone days in an industry that has been of vital significance to the development of the province. For each of the thirty-eight can... View more info

Image for Salmon Canneries  British Columbia North Coast

Salmon Canneries British Columbia North Coast

By: Blyth, Gladys Young

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Oolichan Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18201

ISBN: 0889821038

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 180 pages; Once, the north coast of British Columbia was dotted with cannery villages. Now only a few plants remain. In Gladys Young Blyth's new history of the northern salmon canning industry, many remarkable photographs- of the canneries, the fish boats, the workers- provide glimpses of by gone days in an industry that has been of vital significance to the development of the province. For each of the thirty-eight canneries on the Nass and Skeena Rivers the author gives a short history, the location, and a physical ... View more info

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PACIFIC SALMON AND STEELHEAD TROUT

By: Childerhose, R. J. and Trim, Marj

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Douglas & Mcintyre: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6632

ISBN: 0888942184

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 158 pages; Light edgewear and creasing, small ding on DJ spine, gift notation on front free end paper. DJ unclipped. Dust jacket in Mylar, a tight bright book. A beautifully illustrated study of the salmon fishery in British Columbia in the 1970's. Included are maps and charts. Illustrated by Colour Plates. View more info

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The Eternal Return

By: DeCASSERES, Benjamin

Price: $103.50

Publisher: Berlin, Benjamin DeCasseres at the Blackstone Publishers: 1936

Seller ID: 14597

ISBN: 3865413056

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Light edge wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 8.39 X 6.02 X 1.18 inches View more info

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Fishing British Columbia's Commercial Fishing History

By: Forester, Joseph & Anne D. Forester

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16609

ISBN: 0919654436

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket scuffed and lightly chipped with light soil ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages; The writers go back to the early days of Native fisheries and the establishment of Steveston village BC as a centre for the fishermen and its canneries, the effect of WWII on the Japanese-Canadian fishermen and the dangers involved in fishing the Pacific Ocean. View more info

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Off The Rocks Stories of the Deep-Sea Fisherfolk of Labrador

By: Grenfell, Wilfred T.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Sunday School Times Co.: 1906

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 18653

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Illustrated dark blue cloth covered boards with light shelf wear present, corners lightly bumped. Titles worn off spine. Previous owner's name on back of frontispiece.; A tight solid book. Front board stamped in white and light blue with design of a ship off the coast. Introduction by Henry van Dyke. This is the US edition published the same year. ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 248 pages; "The Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen sent Grenfell to Newfoundland in 1892 to improve the plight of coastal inhabitants and fishermen. That mission began in earnest in... View more info

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Physiological Ecology of Pacific Salmon

By: Margolis, Leo & Cornelis Groot & William C. Clark

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, UBC Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18761

ISBN: 0774804793

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, text unmarked.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 510 pages; "Every year, countless juvenile Pacific salmon leave streams and rivers on their migration to feeding grounds in the North Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea. After periods ranging from a few months to several years, adult salmon enter rivers along the coasts of Asia and North America to spawn and complete their life cycle. Within this general outline, various life history patterns, both among and within species, involve diverse ... View more info

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Sockeye Salmon A Pictorial Tribute

By: Naito, Hiromi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Greystone Books,Canada: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17895

ISBN: 1550541927

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Colour photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 114 pages; "This stunning portfolio of photographs by acclaimed wildlife photographer Hiromi Naito depicts the natural history of the sockeye salmon in all its mystery and drama, beginning as the sleek sea-run adults mass at river mouths to begin their arduous journey to their natal streams. All the stages of the salmon's life cycle are illustrated by superb full-color photographs, including underwater images that have never been seen b... View more info

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The Development of the Pacific Salmon-Canning Industry A Grown Man's Game

By: Newell, Diane (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19395

ISBN: 0773507175

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, DJ is sun-faded on spine.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 9.1 X 5.9 X 1.3 inches; 336 pages; "(Henry) Doyle (1874-1961) was founder and first general manager of a major consolidation of packing companies, British Columbia Packers Association (established in 1902), which became British Columbia Packers Ltd., one of the few pioneer fish-packing companies that remains viable today. He was recognised by friends and enemies alike as the unofficial industry historian not only for British Columbia but also for Alaska and the Paci... View more info

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Restoring Fraser River Salmon; A history of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission, 1937-1985

By: Roos, John F

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Pacific Salmon Commission: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14705

ISBN: 096949470X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Some edge wear, short tear with attendant creasing bottom fore edge of DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 438 pages View more info

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Sockeye and Tinplate ; Technological Change in the Fraser River Canning Industry 1871-1912

By: Stacey, Duncan A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16103

ISBN: 0771882955

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Light wear to extremities. Beige card covers, corners bumped lightly. ; Inscribed by the author on the Foreword page "George thanks for all your help - Duncan. A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; Heritage record #15; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 62 pages; "In publishing 'Sockeye and Tinplate, the Museum is drawing on the expertise who has worked in and studied the fishing industry since 1966." The changes in the industry have been slow and gradual but increasingly effective such as "the vacuum machine which replaced the steam box, the double steamer on the ... View more info

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Sockeye and Tinplate ; Technological Change in the Fraser River Canning Industry 1871-1912

By: Stacey, Duncan A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17610

ISBN: 0771882955

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities. Beige card covers, corners bumped lightly. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; Heritage record #15; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 62 pages; "In publishing 'Sockeye and Tinplate, the Museum is drawing on the expertise who has worked in and studied the fishing industry since 1966." The changes in the industry have been slow and gradual but increasingly effective such as "the vacuum machine which replaced the steam box, the double steamer on the canning line and new refrigeration techniques at sea." View more info