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Image for The Gold Ring  Jim Fisk, Jay Gould, and Black Friday, 1869.

The Gold Ring Jim Fisk, Jay Gould, and Black Friday, 1869.

By: Ackerman, Kenneth D.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18534

ISBN: 0396090656

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ has 1 inch closed tear on back at bottom and light soil, remainder mark bottom page edges. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 340 pages; "In The Gold Ring, Capitol Hill veteran Kenneth D. Ackerman tells the story of two dazzling con men who rose to the top of the Erie Railway Company before fixing their ambitions on a scam so great it would make them two of the richest men in America—and cement their reputation as two of the most corrupt. They were Jay Gould, the ruthless self-promoter who came to be recognized as th... View more info

Image for TNT BC   Temporize Not Terrorize BC

TNT BC Temporize Not Terrorize BC

By: Bakewell, Jack

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, TNT Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14695

ISBN: 0969910002

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Light corner curl of decorative card covers ; Signed by author on title page, 2 pages bound in at front of book.A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 194 pages View more info

Image for The Charles Bentall Story - A Man of Industry and Integrity

The Charles Bentall Story - A Man of Industry and Integrity

By: Bentall, Shirley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, The Bentall Group Ltd.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15052

ISBN: 0969237502

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Light edge wear, previous owner's name on front free end paper ; DJ in Mylar. ; 198 pages; Charles Bentall, a giant in the development of the downtown core of Vancouver is featured in this book along with his family. View more info

Image for 'An Impartial Umpire'  Industrial Relations and the Canadian State, 1900-1911

'An Impartial Umpire' Industrial Relations and the Canadian State, 1900-1911

By: Craven, Paul

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, University of Toronto Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11024

ISBN: 0802055052

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Missing FFEP, library mark on spine & bottom page edges, withdrawn stamp on title page ; A bright solid, book Text unmarked, despite condition grading, this is in very nice condition. ; Ex-Library; The state and economic life; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 386 pages; "This is an insightful look at and detailed analysis of Canadian labour relations at the beginning of the 20th century and the formulation of distinctive features which still characterize it today." View more info

Image for Eason & Son  a History

Eason & Son a History

By: Cullen, L.M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dublin, Eason & Son Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15445

ISBN: 0900346876

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear to book and dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 9.13 X 6.38 X 1.50 inches; 426 pages; "Founded as Johnston & Company in 1819, taken over by W.H. Smith in 1850, the first Eason was appointed by W.H. Smith as his Manager in Dublin in 1856. Dublin had been the first branch outside London, and Eason in turn opened their branch in Belfast in 1886. Charles Eason and his son acquired the business from Smith in historic circumstances in 1886 in the heady days of Parnell and the Land League." View more info

Image for R.B. Bennett  The Calgary Years

R.B. Bennett The Calgary Years

By: Gray, James H.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17105

ISBN: 0802059759

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows light edge wear, some damage to front cover, bottom fore corner of book bumped. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A tight, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 9.26 X 6.17 X 1.10 inches; 310 pages; A young New Brunswick lawyer arrived in Calgary in 1897. In the 30 years before he assumed the leadership of the federal Conservative party, Bennett served in many capacities in the Northwest Territories and the Alberta legislature. Business was another love - oil development, grain, real estate, mining. This book covers those 30 years of hard work. View more info

Fighting Heritage Highlights of the 1930s struggle for jobs and militant unionism in British Columbia

By: Griffin, Sean

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Tribune Publishing: 1985

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14888

ISBN: 0969236506

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; Some scuffing and light creasing of card covers ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; 159 pages View more info

Image for A History of the Inchcape Group

A History of the Inchcape Group

By: Griffiths, Percival Joseph

Price: $49.50

Publisher: London, Inchcape & Co.: 1977

Seller ID: 15525

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Light bumping top edge of blue cloth covered boards, clear mylar cover chipped, large chip base of spine ; A bright, solid book, gilt titles on spine. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 211 pages; "1847 to 1950In 1847, William Mackinnon and Robert Mackenzie formed the Mackinnon Mackenzie Company (MMC), a general merchanting partnership based in Calcutta. In 1856 Mackinnon formed the Calcutta and Burma Steam Navigation Company to carry post to the region: the Company appointed MMC as their agents, secured contracts to transport British troops from Ceylon to India during the Indian Mutiny of... View more info

Image for Golden Giant  Hemlo and the rush for Canada's gold

Golden Giant Hemlo and the rush for Canada's gold

By: Hart, Matthew

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & McIntyre: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16502

ISBN: 0888944675

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dustjacket spine faded, only light wear to book ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8.90 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 176 pages; In a patch of bush country in northern Ontario, Hemlo became the talk of the town in the world of speculators in gold. At first thought to be just a small mine it was first staked in 1979 by a couple of prospectors. They went to the mony men in Toronto who turned them down. The mine ran until 2005 and was one of the highest producing mies ever. The real story though was played out in the back rooms of Bay Street and in the court rooms. with fortune... View more info

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Wealth, Want and War

By: Hattersley, C. Marshall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Yorks, England, The Social Credit Co-ordinating Centre: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18618

Condition: Very Good-


Green card covers have some shelf wear present, light soiling, light chipping, corner curl. ; A tight solid book. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 349 pages View more info

Image for Natural Gas Networks Performance After Partial Deregulation  Five Quantitative Studies

Natural Gas Networks Performance After Partial Deregulation Five Quantitative Studies

By: MacAvoy, Paul & Vadim Marmer & Nickolay Moshkin & Dmitry Shapiro

Price: $89.95

Publisher: New Jersey, World Scientific Publishing Company: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16541

ISBN: 981270860X

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Only slight wear ; Bright, solid book, text unmarked ; World Scientific Series on Energy and Resource Economics Vol. 5; 8.98 X 6.06 X 0.87 inches; 220 pages; This book offers the first set of quantitative analyses of the results of deregulation of the gas wellhead process coupled with partial deregulation of pipeline transportation and product storage. This complex process which involves taking pipelines out of the field markets as product purchasers, and creating spot gas and pipeline space markets has changed the nature and extent of services for gas at the burner tip, and the level as well ... View more info

Image for Bombardier ; a Dream with International Reach 1942-2008

Bombardier ; a Dream with International Reach 1942-2008

By: N/A,

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Montreal, Bombardier: 2008

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 15399

ISBN: 2921393875

Condition: Fine


Only slight wear to slip case, book as new. ; As new; 1 x 12.5 x 9.5 Inches; 187 pages; This is an updated history of Bombardier. Navy blue cloth covered boards in matching slipcase. Text in English. View more info

Image for Go Ahead or Go Home The Trethewey Story

Go Ahead or Go Home The Trethewey Story

By: Sleigh, Daphne

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Abbotsford, BC, Vicarro Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19092

ISBN: 0969867808

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Boards show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 9.4 X 6.4 X 0.9 inches; 227 pages; "This book is the story of five generations of the Trethewey family. They originally made their name in the lumber industry, owning large sawmills and numerous logging operations in the Fraser Valley, where the family were early pioneers. The towns of Abbotsford, Mission and Harrison Mills ( and to a lesser extent Chilliwack and Maple Ridge) owe much of their early growth to Trethewey initiative." They also branched out into ranching, la... View more info

Image for Milk Stories  A History of the Dairy Industry in British Columbia, 1827-2000

Milk Stories A History of the Dairy Industry in British Columbia, 1827-2000

By: Watt, K. Jane; Dairy Industry Historical Society of British Columbia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Abbotsford, BC, Dairy Industry Historical Society: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17125

ISBN: 0968766307

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and dust jacket ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book. Oblong small 4to ; B&W Photographs; 363 pages; A comprehensive history of the Dairy Industry in British Columbia. Many photographs. View more info

Oil tanker traffic Assessing the risks for the southern coast of British Columbia

By: Wolferstan, W. H

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Ministry of Environment, Assessment and Planning Division: 1981

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 10359

ISBN: 077188270X

Condition: Good+


Heavy card covers are reinforced on the spine and on hinges, some scuffing and soil. card pocket, withdrawn stamp and other library markings ; A tight solid book. Text unmarked; Ex-Library; APD bulletin; 82 pages View more info