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Image for Valley of Dreams A Pictorial  History of Vernon and District

Valley of Dreams A Pictorial History of Vernon and District

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Vernon BC, Greater Vernon Museum and Archives: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18067


Only light wear to DJ and book ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 251 pages; An extensive pictorial history of the City of Vernon, published on the occassion of the city's 100th anniversary. Covers the history of the city from the establishment of the O'Keefe Ranch up to the developments of the late 20th Century. View more info

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


Only light wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 214 pages View more info

Image for British Columbia Chronicle, 1847-1871  Gold & Colonists

British Columbia Chronicle, 1847-1871 Gold & Colonists

By: Akrigg, G. P. V

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Discovery Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18168


Shelfwear to edges with light chipping and short tears ; A bright solid book. DJ in Mylar.; B&W Photographs, maps; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 439 pages; A history of British Columbia, from the establishment of the territory up until its entry into Confederation. View more info

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British Columbia Chronicle, 1788-1846 Adventurers by sea and land

By: Akrigg, G. P. V & Helen B. Akrigg

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Discovery Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16393


Dust jacket scuffed with light general wear ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; 429 pages; Numerous maps and drawings as well as B&W plates featuring historical persons and places, map endpapers View more info

Image for British Columbia Chronicle, 1788-1846  Adventurers by sea and land

British Columbia Chronicle, 1788-1846 Adventurers by sea and land

By: Akrigg, G. P. V & Helen B. Akrigg

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Discovery Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17639


Dust jacket scuffed with general wear, creasing & short tears. Some damage to lower fore corner of front end paper ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 429 pages; Numerous maps and drawings as well as B&W plates featuring historical persons and places, map endpapers View more info

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The Columbia Is Coming

By: Andersen, Doris

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Gray's Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18077


Card covers show light shelf wear, pages yellowed.; A tight solid book. ; B&W Photographs; 9 X 6 X 0.60 inches; 205 pages; In the many small communities and logging camps along the shores of the Strait of Georgia (Salish Sea) and Johnstone Strait the comfort offered by religious teachings was hard to come by. John Antle started up the Columbia Coast Mission in the form of ships offering medical facilities, libraries, religious services as well as more social occasions... View more info

The Hope Slide Story

By: Anderson, Frank W.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Frontiers Unlimited: 1966

Seller ID: 14790


Light soil and wear to white & black card covers, small sticker damage front cover. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; Frontier Book No. 12; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages View more info

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The Frontier Guide to the Romantic Crow's Nest Pass

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Frontier Publishing: ca. 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15205


Light edgewear to pictorial card covers, small sticker pull front cover lower and upper fore corners, light dust soiling. ; This book is undated but appears to be early 1960s, ony one other title listed after this on the back cover ; Frontier Book No. 5; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages View more info

THE ROMANCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

By: Anstey, Arthur

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, W. J. Gage & Co.: 1937

Seller ID: 4682


B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 216 pages; Blue cloth boards are illustrated, some light soiling, light shelfwear to edges and corners. An excellent history of British Columbia, with many old prints and photographs of Victoria, New Westminster, Vancouver and other areas in the province View more info

Image for Off the Highway : Growing Up in North Delta

Off the Highway : Growing Up in North Delta

By: Bach, Mette

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15639


Only slight wear to card covers. ; A bright, solid book, unread. ; Trade PB; Transmontanus Series 18; B&W Illustrations; 9.60 X 6.60 X 0.50 inches; 124 pages; About thirty kilometres south of Vancouver, just over the Alex Fraser Bridge and bordering with Surrey and Ladner, lies North Delta, a suburb replete with strip malls, single detached family homes and every–half–hour bus service.It was a sleepy suburb, one considered the boonies, until 1986, when as part of the... View more info

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Similkameen The Pictograph Country

By: Barlee, N.L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18650


Shelf wear present on beige card covers, previous owner's name on front cover and on FFEP, crease on back cover. ; A tight solid book. This is the 1st edition of the first book in a series, smaller than the later publication and contains a list on the inside of the back card cover of the areas he planned to write about in the later books in the series. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages; This is a first in a series written and published by Barlee ... View more info

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


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... View more info

Image for Russian Shadows on the British Northwest Coast of North America, 1810-1890 A Study of Rejection of Defense Responsibilities

Russian Shadows on the British Northwest Coast of North America, 1810-1890 A Study of Rejection of Defense Responsibilities

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15247


Some scuffing of glossy dust jacket, edge wear to top edge. Previous owner's attractive bookplate of front pastedown. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Pacific Maritime Studies Series; 0.75 x 9.5 x 6.5 Inches; 196 pages; Russia threw her shadow on the Northwest Coast before the British came to what is now known as British Columbia. Spanish fears of a ?Muscovite? advance on her possessions from Alaskan outposts were well known in eighteen... View more info

Image for Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of the Boundary Country

Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of the Boundary Country

By: Basque, Garnet

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Langley, BC, Sunfire: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15219


Signed by Author; Light fading of dust jacket fore edge, only slight wear. ; This limited edition hardcover has the same ISBN as the paperback edition. Number 189 of 400 is signed by the author on the front free end paper. ; B&W Illustrations; 0.15 x 10.7 x 8.2 Inches; 152 pages; Lavishly illustrated with colour plates, B&W illustrations and maps, this book covers the area just above the US border with British Columbia. View more info

Image for West Kootenay the pioneer years

West Kootenay the pioneer years

By: Basque, Garnet

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Langley, BC, Sunfire Publications: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17123


Signed by Author; Cloth boards have edge wear on bottom. DJ shows light edge wear, 1/4" tear on top front of DJ. ; Signed and numbered by author on front free end paper. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W and Colour Photographs; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 168 pages; This is the deluxe cloth bound edition, number 22 of 250 copies. View more info

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The Places of Kettle Valley

By: Bate, Geoff

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Geoff Bate and Associates: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17540


Signed by Author; Card covers show light shelf wear.; A tight solid book. Inscribed by the author.; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 182 pages View more info

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History of Seymour Arm

By: Bauer, Gwen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Salmon Arm, BC, Self Published: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18615


Beige card covers show light soiling. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 39 pages; "Seymour Arm, known historically also as Ogdensville or Ogden City and Seymour, is an unincorporated area and former town located at the head of the inlet of the same name on Shuswap Lake in British Columbia, Canada. Located at the mouth of the Seymour River" (wikipedia). This is a remote area, not easily accessed. Ogden was named for Charles Ogde... View more info

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Forgotten Legacy of the Slocan

By: Benton, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Trafford Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16563


Signed by Author; Only slight wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book, signed by author on title page ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 79 pages; Elizabeth Benton was born in 1915 to the family of a mining engineer. She heard as a child many of the stories about the history of the communities she grew up in and met many of the local characters. A number of these communities have since become ghost towns and these stories remain only as oral history. Benton, who h... View more info

Oliver Area Secrets and Surprises

By: Bicknell, Jacquie & Vicky White (editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oliver BC, South Okanagan Publishers & Writers: 1995

Seller ID: 14252


Signed by Editors; Only slight wear to yellow card covers; Signed by the editors on Acknowledgments page; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 140 pages; "A celebration of our town written by the people who live here" View more info

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Settling Clayoquot

By: Bossin, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Province of British Columbia, Provincial Archives: 1981

Seller ID: 15452


Light edge wear to black card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; Sound heritage series #33; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 76 pages; This is volume #33 of the Provincial Government's Aural History series, featuring interviews with a number of the families who settled the area View more info