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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: $19.95

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

Salmon Wars The Battle for the West Coast Salmon Fishery

By: Brown, Dennis

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour: 2005

Seller ID: 14708

ISBN: 1550173510

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear to card covers, previous owner's name on back of front cover. ; Trade PB; 1.02 x 8.82 x 5.98 Inches; 408 pages; In this remarkable book, author Dennis Brown reviews the history of the West Coast salmon resource with such comprehensiveness and clarity that even those closest to the issue will find themselves viewing it with new understanding. Brown places the reader at the centre of the controversies surrounding the Canada-United States Pacific Salmon Treaty, the subsequent Alaska ferry blockade and other highly charged media events while analyzing the motivations of key decisio... 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

Pacific salmon Management for people

By: Ellis, Derek V. (Editor)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, University of Victoria: 1977

Seller ID: 12629

ISBN: 0919838030

Condition: Very Good-


Small tear front edge, corners a little creased, some spine creasing ; A tight solid book, text unmarked; Western geographical series; B&W Illustrations; 320 pages View more info

Image for Fishing  British Columbia's Commercial Fishing History

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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Tides of Change: A Story of Fishermen's Co-operatives in British Columbia

By: Hill, Arnold Victor

Price: $15.50

Publisher: British Columbia, Prince Rupert Fisherman's: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ is a little chipped & worn, book a little bumped. Previous owner's name on half title page.; DJ in Mylar, tight solid book. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 279 pages; An in depth look at the formation & history of the fisherman's co-operatives on the Canadian Pacific coast. Hill joined the Brirish Columbia commercial fleet as a troller in 1926. In a struggling young union, Hill was elected Secretary-Treasurer in 1937 and served in various positions with the union. He retired in poor health in 1958. View more info

Image for Adam's River  Exploring the Mystery of the Adams River Sockeye

Adam's River Exploring the Mystery of the Adams River Sockeye

By: Hume, Mark & Rick Blacklaws

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17211

ISBN: 0921586345

Condition: Very Good+


Only light wear to card covers.; A bright, solid book, Errata slip laid in.; B&W and Colour Photographs; 8.90 X 7.80 X 0.30 inches; 110 pages; "The Adam’s River sockeye run is one of the natural wonders of the world. Every October, the river turns red as hundreds of thousands of mature, scarlet–humped sockeye salmon return from the Pacific Ocean to spawn and die in the same gravel beds where they hatched four years earlier.Adam’s River tells the story of the salmon’s epic journey far out into the Pacific Ocean and back. Mark Hume brings together science and mythology in a fascinati... View more info

A Stain Upon the Sea West Coast Salmon Farming

By: Hume, Stephen; Alexandra Morton; Betty Keller; Rosella M. Leslie; Otto Langer; Don Staniford

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour: 2004

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 14650

ISBN: 1550173170

Condition: Very Good


Some corner curl of card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 0.71 x 8.9 x 5.98 Inches; 288 pages; On the West Coast, few subjects are as controversial as salmon farming. Every week, new studies raise alarming questions about the safety of farmed fish and the risk farms pose to the environment. But federal, provincial and state governments continue to support expansion of fish farms all along the coast. People are justifiably confused. Just what is the case against this new ocean-based agri-biz, and how concerned should we be? 'A Stain Upon the Sea' is an indispensable ... View more info

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Saltwater Women at Work In Their Own Words

By: Jensen, Vickie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16737

ISBN: 1550544365

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to pictorial card covers ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 184 pages; Women mariners work on boats of all sizes: water taxis, fish boats, tugs, ice breakers, ferries, coast guard patrol boats, charter yachts, coastal freight boats and deep sea freighters. They are deckhands and engineer. Such unconventional work is the stuff of sagas, yet few people know about careers or lives or the part they play in marine industries. Here over 110 women from ages 8 to 97 tell the real stories of their lives in their own words, stories about getting that ... View more info

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Sea-silver Inside British Columbia's salmon-farming industry

By: Keller, Betty

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Horsdal & Schubart: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16594

ISBN: 0920663435

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to pictorial card covers ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.40 X 5.10 X 0.40 inches; 138 pages; From the back cover: "Supporters point out that fish farms produce food, create jobs and boost the local economy, as well as earning millions of dollars in export sales. Critics say they contaminate the ocean, spread diseases and harm seals and whales, and that Atlantic salmon escaping from the pens threaten the survival of the remaining wild Pacific salmon stocks." View more info

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THE SHARK Nature's Masterpiece

By: Lawrence, R. D.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16762

ISBN: 0771047320

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Small tears along top of DJ. Price-clipped.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 187 pages; "R. D. Lawrence's fascination with sharks began in 1930 when he was nine years old and he caught a young sandbar shark in a net while diving in the Mediterranean." Renowned Canadian naturalist has written many books on the wildife of Canada 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

The Salmon People; the Story of Canada's West Coast Fishing Industry

By: McKervill, Hugh W

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Gray's Publishing: 1967

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 13683

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ worn and scuffed, heavily chipped, coffee ring stain, front panel of DJ, gift notation on FFEP; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 198 pages View more info

Image for Sockeye Salmon  A Pictorial Tribute

Sockeye Salmon A Pictorial Tribute

By: Naito, Hiromi

Price: $19.95

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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A Ripple, a Wave The Story of Union Organization in the B. C. Fishing Industry

By: North, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Fisherman Publishing Society: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17532

ISBN: 0919802001

Condition: Good+


Card covers show shelf wear, some soiling and creasing, corners worn. Previous owner's name on front fly and gift notation on back of front card cover ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 57 pages View more info

The Behavior of Marine Organisms

By: Proceedings of the Annual Northeastern Regional Meeting of the Animal Behavior Society

Price: $16.50

Publisher: St. John's NFLD, Memorial University: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8898

Condition: Very Good


Light soiling to card covers, bottom fore corners creased. ; Tight solid book, text unmarked. ; Trade PB; Marine Sciences Research Laboratory Technical Report # 20; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 286 pages; This is a scholarly text taken from the Plenary papers of the above mentioned meeting. Subtitled Social Behavior, Navigation and Orientation & Development of Behavior View more info

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

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