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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 Historic Guide to Ross Bay Cemetery; Victoria B.C. Canada

Historic Guide to Ross Bay Cemetery; Victoria B.C. Canada

By: Adams, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Heritage Architectural Guides: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19056

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers have very light shelf wear and very light soiling. ; A tight solid book. White stapled wraps, fold-out map attached to inside back card cover ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 40 pages; The Ross Bay Cemetery was founded in 1873 and though it is not the largest or the oldest cemetery in the province it is best known for the famous residents buried there. View more info

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Heritage Cemeteries in British Columbia Collected Papers

By: Adams, John D. (Editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, British Columbia Historical Federation: 1985

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 19287

ISBN: 0969211902

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear and corner curl.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 55 pages; Photos of and write-ups about a number of old cemeteries around the province including Native, Jewish and Chinese cemeteries 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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British Columbia Chronicle, 1788-1846 Adventurers by sea and land

By: Akrigg, G. P. V & Helen B. Akrigg

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Discovery Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16393

ISBN: 0919624022

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Dust jacket scuffed with light general wear ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; 429 pages; Numerous maps and drawings as well as B&W plates featuring historical persons and places, map endpapers View more info

Image for British Columbia Chronicle, 1788-1846  Adventurers by sea and land

British Columbia Chronicle, 1788-1846 Adventurers by sea and land

By: Akrigg, G. P. V & Helen B. Akrigg

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Discovery Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17639

ISBN: 0919624022

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Dust jacket scuffed with general wear, creasing & short tears. Some damage to lower fore corner of front end paper ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 429 pages; Numerous maps and drawings as well as B&W plates featuring historical persons and places, map endpapers View more info

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The Columbia Is Coming

By: Andersen, Doris

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Gray's Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18077

ISBN: 0888260946

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear, pages yellowed.; A tight solid book. ; B&W Photographs; 9 X 6 X 0.60 inches; 205 pages; In the many small communities and logging camps along the shores of the Strait of Georgia (Salish Sea) and Johnstone Strait the comfort offered by religious teachings was hard to come by. John Antle started up the Columbia Coast Mission in the form of ships offering medical facilities, libraries, religious services as well as more social occasions. These ships ran from 1905-1969 and brought the world to the isolated along the coast. View more info

The Hope Slide Story

By: Anderson, Frank W.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Frontiers Unlimited, Calgary, Alberta, Canada: 1967

Seller ID: 14790

Condition: Very Good-


Light soil and wear to white & black card covers, small sticker damage front cover. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; Frontier Book, No. 12; B&W Illustrations; 47 pages View more info

Image for The Fraser Canyon Valley of Death

The Fraser Canyon Valley of Death

By: Anderson, Frank W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aldergrove, BC, Frontier Publishing Ltd.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19358

Condition: Very Good


6 notations in ink written throughout booklet. Very light shelfwear to card covers. ; A tight solid book, stapled wraps. ; Frontier Book No. 13; B&W Illustrations & Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages View more info

Image for The Frontier Guide to the Romantic Crow's Nest Pass

The Frontier Guide to the Romantic Crow's Nest Pass

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Frontier Publishing: ca. 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15205

Condition: Very Good


Light edgewear to pictorial card covers, small sticker pull front cover lower and upper fore corners, light dust soiling. ; This book is undated but appears to be early 1960s, ony one other title listed after this on the back cover ; Frontier Book No. 5; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages View more info

Image for Off the Highway : Growing Up in North Delta

Off the Highway : Growing Up in North Delta

By: Bach, Mette

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15639

ISBN: 1554200490

Condition: As New


Only slight wear to card covers. ; A bright, solid book, unread. ; Trade PB; Transmontanus Series 18; B&W Illustrations; 9.60 X 6.60 X 0.50 inches; 124 pages; About thirty kilometres south of Vancouver, just over the Alex Fraser Bridge and bordering with Surrey and Ladner, lies North Delta, a suburb replete with strip malls, single detached family homes and every–half–hour bus service.It was a sleepy suburb, one considered the boonies, until 1986, when as part of the Expo city–wide upgrades, the Alex Fraser Bridge was built to connect the two sides of the Fraser River.Part social comment... 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 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

Image for Russian Shadows on the British Northwest Coast of North America, 1810-1890 A Study of Rejection of Defense Responsibilities

Russian Shadows on the British Northwest Coast of North America, 1810-1890 A Study of Rejection of Defense Responsibilities

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15247

ISBN: 0774801654

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Some scuffing of glossy dust jacket, edge wear to top edge. Previous owner's attractive bookplate of front pastedown. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Pacific Maritime Studies Series; 0.75 x 9.5 x 6.5 Inches; 196 pages; Russia threw her shadow on the Northwest Coast before the British came to what is now known as British Columbia. Spanish fears of a ?Muscovite? advance on her possessions from Alaskan outposts were well known in eighteenth-century Europe. This book focuses on the development of British and Canadian perceptions of Russian naval strength in the ... 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

Image for The Places of Kettle Valley

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 History of Seymour Arm

History of Seymour Arm

By: Bauer, Gwen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Salmon Arm, BC, Self Published: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18615

Condition: Very Good+


Beige card covers show light soiling. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 39 pages; "Seymour Arm, known historically also as Ogdensville or Ogden City and Seymour, is an unincorporated area and former town located at the head of the inlet of the same name on Shuswap Lake in British Columbia, Canada. Located at the mouth of the Seymour River" (wikipedia). This is a remote area, not easily accessed. Ogden was named for Charles Ogden who was in charge of the Hudsons Bay Company operations in the area in the early 1800s when a gold boom was happening nearb... 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