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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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The Chilliwack Story

By: Denman, Ron; editor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chilliwack BC, Chilliwack Museum and Historical Society: 2015

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 19111

ISBN: 0969591136

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. Oblong book, 9 1/2" tall by 11 1/2" wide ; B&W Illustrations; 360 pages; A thorough and comprehensive history of Chilliwack, it's people, places and industry, which developed along the old heritage routes to the interior of BC. "From Greendale to Popkum and from Yarrow to Chilliwack, a series of small communities developed along these roads, often with just a school, general store (with post office) and church. These centres have grown over the years as urbanization has swelled the local population, but - and this is ... View more info

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Hays' Orphan The Story of the Port of Prince Rupert

By: Hick, W. B. M.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Prince Rupert, BC, Prince Rupert Port Authority: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16782

ISBN: 0973389400

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers have some light shelfwear, small spotting to page foredges, but do not penetrate to page surfaces. ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked, French flaps.; B&W Photographs; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 237 pages; A thorough history of the establishment and development of the port facility at Prince Rupert, located on British Columbias north-west coast. Included are accounts of the early Spanish and English explorers (16th Century). View more info

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Voices from the Sound Chronicles of Clayoquot Sound and Tofino, 1899-1929

By: Horsfield, Margaret

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Salal Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16009

ISBN: 0969700822

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; Light creasing top edge of dust jacket ; Signed by author on title page, imprints of the signatures of the local personages above and below an early representations of scenes from the area on front and back end papers. B&W illustrations throughout. ; B&W Illustrations; 365 pages; This history of Clayoquot Sound on Vancouver Island is made up of the stories of the individuals who settled there, the settlers, sealers, prospectors, natives, schoolchildren and priests among others. "As the sealing industry declined, whaling, logging and fishing began to thrive, steamships fr... View more info

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Voices from the Sound Chronicles of Clayoquot Sound and Tofino, 1899-1929

By: Horsfield, Margaret

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Salal Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18854

ISBN: 0969700822

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; Imprints of the signatures of the local personages above and below an early representations of scenes from the area on front and back end papers. B&W illustrations throughout. ; B&W Illustrations; 365 pages; This history of Clayoquot Sound on Vancouver Island is made up of the stories of the individuals who settled there, the settlers, sealers, prospectors, natives, schoolchildren and priests among others. "As the sealing industry declined, whaling, logging and fishing began to thrive, steamships from Victoria regularly visited this previously isolated coast." Marga... View more info

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Chronicle of Ladysmith and District

By: Johnson-Cull, Viola & Miss E. Norcross

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ladysmith BC, Ladysmith New Horizons Historical Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18571

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Shelf wear evident on DJ, chipping, creasing and short tears. Gift inscription on FFEP in ink. ; A tight solid book, blue cloth covered boards. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.10 inches; 392 pages; Once named Oyster Harbour, this small community on the east coast of Vancouver Island was renamed Ladysmith upon the relief of Ladysmith, South Africa by the British troops during the Boer War. This community history starts out with a history of the area followed by family histories of the local personages, followed up by historical notes regarding instit... View more info

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The Town That Got Lost A story of Anyox, British Columbia

By: Loudon, Pete

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Gray's Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17972

ISBN: 0888260407

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show edge wear, DJ has light soiling and scuffing. ; Dustjacket in Mylar A bright solid, book. Silver binding on book with titles on spine ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 111 pages; Many years ago Anyox was home to the largest copper smelter in the British Empire, a small British Columbia town near the Alaskan border. Now there is little to commemorate the history the little town. Foreword by columnist Denny Boyd, 'one of only 480 people in all the world who can say he was born there' View more info

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Memories of Marysville

By: McClure, Willa

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Marysville, BC, Memories of Marysville: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 19397

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear and light soiling. A previous owner has made a few notations ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 144 pages; Founded in 1890 when Sullivan Group Mining bought out the property of a settler for a town site. The area in southeastern British Columbia was rich in mineral resources and mines and smelters and thrived. In 1968 the small village of Marysville was incorporated with nearby Kimberley. This book was written to keep the memories of the pioneers of Marysville alive. Many photos, maps, documents and personal accounts gi... View more info

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Village of Unsettled Yearnings Yarrow, British Columbia: Mennonite Promise

By: Neufeldt, Leonard

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, TouchWood Editions: 2002

Seller ID: 17147

ISBN: 189489801X

Condition: Very Good+


Previous owner's name inked out on FFEP. Light wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.70 inches; 371 pages; "The people who grew up in the early years of Yarrow, British Columbia, cannot go home again save in memory. 'Village of Unsettled Yearnings' harnesses these memories of a way of life to surviving records and gives them words in theis collection of essays, memoirs and tributes." Yarrow is a small farming community, now incorporated with Chilliwack BC. Its roots were largely formed by the Mennonites who emigrated from Russia but were German ... View more info

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Village of Unsettled Yearnings Yarrow, British Columbia: Mennonite Promise

By: Neufeldt, Leonard

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, TouchWood Editions: 2002

Seller ID: 18623

ISBN: 189489801X

Condition: Very Good


Crease on bottom forecorner of back card cover. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.70 inches; 371 pages; "The people who grew up in the early years of Yarrow, British Columbia, cannot go home again save in memory. 'Village of Unsettled Yearnings' harnesses these memories of a way of life to surviving records and gives them words in theis collection of essays, memoirs and tributes." Yarrow is a small farming community, now incorporated with Chilliwack BC. Its roots were largely formed by the Mennonites who emigrated from Russia but were German in heritage. This s... View more info

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Before We Were the Land's Yarrow, British Columbia: Mennonite Promise

By: Neufeldt, Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, TouchWood Editions: 2002

Seller ID: 18702

ISBN: 1894898001

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by All Authors; Very light edge wear to card covers. Gift inscription on title page.; Signed by the three editors who worked on this volume as well as by a related subject. A bright, solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 288 pages; "Before We Were the Land's tells a tale of immigration and resettlement that is at the same time unique and a cornerstone of Canadiana.This book, and its partner volume, attempt to speak for the people who participated in the history of this village in the Upper Fraser Valley.Yarrow was there before the Mennonite immigrants arrived in ... View more info

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Burnaby Centennial Anthology Stories of Early Burnaby

By: Pride, Harry; Annie Boulanger; Marjorie Colcough; Barbara Froese; Les Lowe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Burnaby, BC, Burnaby Heritage Advisory Committee: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16610

ISBN: 0969282826

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear to white card covers, a little soil. Plastic comb binding intact ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 531 pages; The Lower Mainland area of British Columbia is made up of the largest city of Vancouver and several satellite cities. At the time of writing, Burnaby was the largest of these satellite cities, making the large size of this community history understandable. View more info

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Burnaby Centennial Anthology Stories of Early Burnaby

By: Pride, Harry; Annie Boulanger; Marjorie Colcough; Barbara Froese; Les Lowe

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Burnaby, BC, Burnaby Heritage Advisory Committee: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16659

ISBN: 0969282826

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear to white card covers, a little soil. Plastic comb binding intact. ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 531 pages; The Lower Mainland area of British Columbia is made up of the largest city of Vancouver and several satellite cities. At the time of writing, Burnaby was the largest of these satellite cities, making the large size of this community history understandable. View more info

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Fort Fraser (Where the Hell's That)

By: Rudland, Lenore

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Sechelt, BC, D. W. Friesen: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17071

ISBN: 0889258864

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Light wear to pictorial boards, some yellowing of pages. ; ISBN 0889258864; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 460 pages; Fort Fraser is a small community on the road between Prince George and Prince Rupert and its history dates back to the early 1800's. The history in the early days is linked with the North-West Fur Trading Company View more info

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Fort Fraser (Where the Hell's that?)

By: Rudland, Lenore

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cloverdale, BC, D. W. Friesen and Sons Ltd.: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19073

ISBN: 0889258864

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Signed by Author; Illustrated boards show light shelf wear, pages quite tanned, some erasure top front free end paper. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 460 pages; "Fort Fraser is an unincorporated community of about 500 people, situated near the base of Fraser Mountain, close to the village municipality of Fraser Lake and the Nechako River. It can be found near the geographical centre of British Columbia, Canada, 44 km (27 mi) west of Vanderhoof on the Yellowhead Highway. Originally established in 1806 as a North West Company fur trading post by the explor... View more info