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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 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

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 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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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 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 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

Image for The Sooke Story The History and the Heartbeat

The Sooke Story The History and the Heartbeat

By: Bullen, Sally & Chair History Committee

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sooke, BC, Sooke Region Museum: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 19159

ISBN: 096949422X

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Small stain on top page edges. ; A bright, solid book. This is #342 of a Limited Edition ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 433 pages; A history of this area near Victoria BC on Vancouver Island starting with original inhabitants, the native peoples, followed by the explorers and pioneers who developed the area. Like most histories of this type, the authors provide stories about the families and the personages who made the city of Sooke what it is today. View more info

Image for Prince George; Rivers Railways and Timber

Prince George; Rivers Railways and Timber

By: Christensen, Bev

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Burlington, ON, Windsor Publications: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17063

ISBN: 0897812662

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ is price-clipped.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; Partners in Progress; Colour and B&W photographs; 11.20 X 8.60 X 1 inches; 175 pages; A history of the northern Hub City. Includes brief summaries by several commercial and industrial businesses in the city. View more info

Image for The Trailblazers; Indo-Canadians of British Columbia

The Trailblazers; Indo-Canadians of British Columbia

By: Claire, Sucha Singh

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chandrigarh, India, Tarlochan Publishers: 2013

Seller ID: 16735

ISBN: 8179146049

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Translated to English by Dr. Jagtar Singh Dhiman. A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 172 pages; This gives backgrounds and brief biographies of a number of South Asian notables in British Columbia. View more info

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Historic Hornby Island 1969

By: Corrigall, Margery

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Comox, BC, Comox District Free Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18385

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; Card covers show some shelf wear, light soiling. Two stains on back cover. ; Signed by author and John Corrigall on front fly leaf. Side stapled wraps. A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 64 pages; This deals with everything from the geological formation to the discovery of the island, the indigenous peoples, the whalers and the pioneers. View more info

Image for Enderby  An Illustrated History

Enderby An Illustrated History

By: Cowan, Robert & Joan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Enderby, BC, Enderby & District Museum Society: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18303

ISBN: 0973676205

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear and scuffing. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages; The book begins with a brief history of the geography of the territory as well the First Nations who inhabited it. This is followed by a historical record of the area from 1860-1945. The major part of the book is taken up with historical records of the railways, industries, families, churches and other landmarks and institutions. This is followed up by maps, bibliography and index. View more info

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Vancouver's Society of Italians

By: Culos, Raymond

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 1998

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18053

ISBN: 1550171887

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Gift notation on half title page. Some wear to top edge of dust jacket, small sticker pull damage to front free end paper. ; Signed by author on half title pages. A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 11.10 X 8.60 X 1 inches; 224 pages; "At the turn of the twentieth century, immigrants came to Canada primarily because of need, and to provide a better living" (Foreword) They worked many jobs, everything from miner to lumberjack to fishermen. This is the story of those Italians who settled in Vancouver, enriching its history, o... View more info

Image for Vancouver's Society of Italians

Vancouver's Society of Italians

By: Culos, Raymond

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18213

ISBN: 1550171887

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; 11.10 X 8.60 X 1 inches; 223 pages; "At the turn of the twentieth century, immigrants came to Canada primarily because of need, and to provide a better living" (Foreword) They worked many jobs, everything from miner to lumberjack to fishermen. This is the story of those Italians who settled in Vancouver, enriching its history, opening the restaurants they are known for, creating charities, serving in the wars and entering into Society, becoming respected citizens. View more info

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Pioneer Buildings of British Columbia

By: Danglemaier, Rudi & Martin Segger

Price: $20.00

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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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