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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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A Pictorial History of Vancouver Book 1 Origin of Street and Place Names

By: Edward Allen, Richard

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Josten: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15843

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; Front card cover has a little soil, crease lower spine, some scuffing ; Large author inscription on front fly leaf, tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 128 pages; This incudes a brief history of the area along with early photos of the streets covered and a brief background and photos of those who streets were named for. This is only book one of two. View more info

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Vancouver The Way It Was

By: Kluckner, Michael

Price: $26.50

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Whitecap Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16858

ISBN: 0920620566

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small dot top page edges, only light wear top book and dustjacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 12.30 X 9.50 X 1 inches; 239 pages; Kluckner has taken old historical photographs from the Vancouver of old and created beautiful watercolour reproductions, romanticizing Vancouver's historical buildings and neighbourhoods. Accompanying all this is a brief biography of the people associated with the buildings and histories of the neighbourhoods. A simple full page map showing the important areas and streets covered in the book appears after t... View more info

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Philip Timms' Vancouver 1900-1910

By: Thirkell, Fred & Bob Scullion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Heritage House Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17223

ISBN: 1894974182

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and DJ ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 192 pages; "Philip Timms was a man of many accomplishments, but one of the most notable was his photographic record of Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, created between 1900 and 1910. As Vancouver evolved from a colonial outpost to a modern centre of industry and tourism, Timms sought to preserve views of the maturing city and its people, from landmark buildings to street scenes to children and families. James B. Stanton, a former curator of history at the Vancouver Museum,... View more info