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FERRY ACROSS THE HARBOR - THE STORY OF THE NORTH VANCOUVER FERRIES

By: Barr, Captain James

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Mitchell Press: 1969

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 5512


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 71 pages; Dust jacket in Mylar. DJ shows some scuffing, soiling and light wear. Illustrated by B&W Photos. View more info

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Fraser Port Freightway to the Pacific 1858-1986

By: Gresko, Jacqueline & Richard Howard

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Sono Nis Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16868


Signed by Collection of Signatures; DJ has short tears, shelfwear to edges. ; Signatures of three officers of the Fraser River Harbour Commission of front free end paper, presentation signed by the Chairman of said organization. This is a limited edition special presentation copy (No. 9 of 100), given to invited attendees on the occasion of the opening of the Fraser Port Freightway in 1986. This copy was presented to Helen Johnson. A launch invitation is laid in. Dust... View more info

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History of the Canadian Pacific Railway

By: Innis, Harold Adams

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18800


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, light soiling of bottom page edges. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 388 pages; "First published in 1923, this study is the most significant scholarly contribution to Canadian transportation history dealing with Canada's first transcontinental railroad. Thoroughly researched and carefully documented, the book discusses in detail all aspects of CPR construction and operation to 1921... View more info

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The Winged Wheel Patch A History of the Canadian Military Motorcycle and Rider

By: Messenger, Ken C. & Max A. Burns

Price: $79.95

Publisher: St. Catharines, ON, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18794


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. B&W photos throughout. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages; "Excerpted from the Preface: - Not long into the 1900s, the motorcycle and its rider became an integral part of Canada's military establishment. This fact has largely been overlooked by both motorcycle buffs and historians. Dedicated bike enthusiasts tend to focus solely on the machine, forgetting that the motor... View more info

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Iron Will Memories of Vintage Tractors from the Readers of Farm & Ranch Living Magazine

By: Pabst, Nick & Roy Reiman & Reiman Publications

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Greendale WI, Reiman Publications: 1997

Seller ID: 18339


Light bumping of corners, remnant of small address label on front pastedown ; A bright, solid book. Glossy pictorial paper covered boards, color photos throughout.. ; Color Photographs; 11 X 8.40 X 0.70 inches; 162 pages; "Heartwarming, humorous and informative tales about tractor by the folks who owned, restored or learned to drive on 'em. " View more info

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SMOKE ASH AND STEAM, Steam Engines on the West Coast of North America

By: Sheret, R.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Western Isles Victoria, B.C.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17959


Card covers show very light shelf wear, dampstain bottom edge.; A bright, solid book, card covers are crisp and clean. ; B&W Photographs, drawings; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 108 pages; "Steam Engines on The West Coast from 1836 to 1950's. Types of engines covered are: sidewheel engines for passenger ships, freighters and tugs. "Steam boats probably had more to do with the development of the West Coast of North America than any other mode of transportatio... View more info