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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

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The Promised Land the Story of the Barr Colonists

By: Wetton, Cecilia

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lloydminster, SK, The Lloydminster Times: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 17669

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show some light shelfwear, sun-faded near spine, some light creasing. Previous owner's name on title page. ; A tight solid book. Pasted onto the inner side of the card cover is a presentation card dated June 1979 and signed by the Mayor of Lloydminster. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages; This is a brief history of Bishop Lloyd's efforts to create a group of emigrants to go to the Canadian prairies and clergyman Isaac M. Barr who was delegated to be their leader. View more info

Raincoast Chronicles Vol.1 No.8

By: White, Howard

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, B.C. Coast Historical Society: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9400

Condition: Very Good-


Some soil and edgewear, creasing to beige card covers ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; Raincoast Chronicles, Vol.1 No.8; Short essays and anecdotes dealing with the history of the British Columbia coast. This volume includes pieces by George Woodcock, EarleBirney, Edith Iglauer, M. Wylie Blanchet among others. This Raincoast Historical Society book is undated but appears to be from circa 1976. View more info

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Driving the Kettle Valley Railway

By: White, John E.R.

Price: $46.50

Publisher: Port Moody, BC, Self Published: 1996

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 15715

ISBN: 0968087108

Condition: Very Good


Light wear & spotting of red card covers, small patch of sticker damage on front cover ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations, Maps; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unpaginated pages; Contains field maps and notes, tables, B&W illustration and photographs. A fire in recent years has damaged sections of the Kettle Valley Railway but it remains a terrific destination for tourists whether they be in a car, on a bicycle or on foot. View more info

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Early Land Surveyors of British Columbia

By: Whittaker, John A.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, The Corporation of Land Surveyors of the Province of British Columbia: 1990

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 16259

ISBN: 1550560905

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to extremities, bottom fore corner creased, some light edge wear to white glossy decorative card covers ; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 5.80 X 0.50 inches; 165 pages; British Columbia is blessed and cursed with numerous mountain ranges which provide land surveyors with a difficult task. This book covers the lives and work of many of these in alphabetical order. View more info

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Memories of the Skeena

By: Wicks, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12173

ISBN: 0919654622

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light edge wear chipping & creasing to DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Photographs; Wicks worked many different jobs - fisherman, carpenter, telegraph repairman in his life near the Skeena River View more info

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The Last Great Gold Rush A Klondike Reader

By: Wilson, Graham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Whitehorse YK, Wolf Creek Books: 2002

Seller ID: 16549

ISBN: 0968709125

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to card covers, prev. owner's initials and date on title page. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; 8.96 X 6.06 X 0.68 inches; 224 pages; From the back cover: "This sweeping anthology records the heart-stopping adventure of the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898. In this reader famous personalities as well as ordinary stampeders tell their haunting stories. Along the Trail of '98 we learn of hardships, triumphs and bitter failures through stunning first-hand accounts." View more info

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Royal City A Photographic History of New Westminster, 1858 - 1960

By: Wolf, Jim

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Heritage House Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17459

ISBN: 1894384849

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


DJ has light shelf wear, minor creasing. Boards show some bumping fore & bottom edges. Front free end paper creased ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. B&W photos throughout. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 191 pages; A collection of photographs and narrative of New Westminster's history from its inception in the mid-19th Century up to 1960, shortly after the celebration of its centenary. View more info

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Taken by the Wind Vanishing architecture of the West

By: Woodall, Ronald & T.H. Watkins

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, General Publishing Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17218

ISBN: 0773600582

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Boards and price clipped DJ show light edge wear.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Color Photographs; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 436 pages; Deals with the old buildings, generally not built to last a long time, that populated farms, ranches and towns of western Canada and the US. These buildings, usually made from wood are disappearing fast fom our landscape. View more info

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New Westminster The Early Years 1858-1898

By: Woodland, Alan

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Westminster, BC, Nunaga Publishing Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17539

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show some shelf wear, light soiling. Small 3/4" tear to bottom front cover at spine. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 118 pages; A history of the Royal City from its establishment in 1858 until just before the turn of the century. New Westminster was a bustling hub and was, at one time, capital of the young province of British Columbia. It is still known for the number of heritage homes that have been preserved. View more info

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The Agassiz Harrison Valley

By: Woods, J. J.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Chilliwack BC, McCott Publishing Ltd.: [1958] 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19082

Condition: Very Good-


Card covers show some shelf wear, creasing and light soiling, short tear bottom edge. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 113 pages; This is a reprint of the 2nd edition, published in 1958. We are introduced here to the early settlers and pioneer families and how the area was developed. View more info

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The Last Voyage Of The Black Ship

By: Yahgulanaas, Michael Nicholl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Western Canada Wilderness Committee & Tales of Raven: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19300

ISBN: 1895123151

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers have light shelf wear, light soiling.; A tight solid book. ; WC2 & Tales of Raven - Haida Manga; Colour Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 36 pages; "In 'The Last Voyage of the Black Ship' a strange visitor is stranded on Earth and watches the rise of the mighty red cedar forests, desiring to harness its energies. In this mythical journey, the author reveals the complex interrelationships in the red cedar ecosystem and explores the effects of unsound logging practices, a Haida woman, a supernatural being and a young blue bear team up to help save these ancient ra... View more info

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B.C.'s Little Nugget A Story of Lillooet and its Miyazaki House

By: Yarmola, Joanne

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Kamloops BC, Overland Press Ltd.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19010

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Card covers have light sun-fading to edges. ; A tight solid book, stapled wraps. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 66 pages View more info

Image for Saltwater City  An Illustrated History of the Chinese in Vancouver

Saltwater City An Illustrated History of the Chinese in Vancouver

By: Yee, Paul

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & McIntyre, Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14910

ISBN: 0888946163

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear base of spine ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 174 pages; "Saltwater City pays tribute to those who went through the hard times, to those who swallowed their pride, to those who were powerless and humiliated, but who still carried on. They all had faith that things would be better for future generations. They have been proven correct.Canada’s first Chinese arrived in British Columbia in 1858 from California. Almost all mee—merchants, peasants, and laborers — and almost all from eight rural counties in the Pearl River delta in what is now Guangd... View more info

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Clayoquot; On the Wild Side

By: Young, Cameron; Adrian Dorst

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Raincoast Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15867

ISBN: 1895123046

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear and scuffing of dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; Color Photographs; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 144 pages; This is a publication of the Western Canada Wilderness Committee. View more info

Image for The Ukrainians in Manitoba  a social history

The Ukrainians in Manitoba a social history

By: Yuzyk, Paul

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Toronto, University Toronto Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15825

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Dust jacket is heavily chipped with some creasing and short tears, soiled. Book shows only light wear. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar. Laid in is an unsigned letter from the Ukrainian Canadian Committee asking an unnamed person to buy the book ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 232 pages View more info

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The Opening of the Canadian North, 1870-1914

By: Zaslow, Morris

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16834

ISBN: 0771090722

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows light shelfwear, small tears and chips.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; The Canadian Centenary Series Vol. 16; B&W Photographs; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 339 pages; "This pioneer study traces Canada's northward expansion in the years after Confederation. In the forefront of the movement were the fur-traders, missionaries, and gold-seekers. Behind them came provincial and federal governments, concerned for their authority, and anxious to develop the riches of the north." View more info

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Historic Architecture of Saskatchewan

By: Zelmer, Wayne & Saskatchewan Association of Architects

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Regina, SK, Focus Publishing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18072

ISBN: 0919781136

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only light wear to book & DJ ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W and colour photographs; 184 pages; "Structures that best responded to the needs of those who settled here and represented their spirit and grand visions for life in a new land form Saskatchewan's historic architecture. Dating from the construction of Holy Trinity Church at Stanley Mission in 1854, historic architecture in Saskatchewan is relatively young by world standards. It has been created by architects, unschooled builders, and master craftsmen from many countries. They have establishe... View more info

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Nipika A Story of Radium Hot Springs

By: Zieroth, Dale

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Hull Quebec, Parks Canada, Western Region: 1978

Seller ID: 19085

ISBN: 0660017652

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A tight solid book. ; INA Publication : No. QS-W087-000 EE-A1; B&W Illustrations; 8.8 X 5.8 X 0.2 inches; 36 pages View more info