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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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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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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

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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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The Opening of the Canadian North, 1870-1914

By: Zaslow, Morris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19434

ISBN: 0771090722

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Ex-library with usual library stamps and stickers. Card pocket glued into FFEP, withdrawn stamp present. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Ex-Library; Canadian centenary series #16; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 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: $24.95

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