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Image for Prince Ships of Northern BC  Ships of the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian National Railways

Prince Ships of Northern BC Ships of the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian National Railways

By: Hacking, Norman

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Heritage House Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18452


Card covers show slight shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 7.80 X 7.80 X 0.20 inches; 72 pages; "From 1910 to 1975, superb coastal liners of Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and, later, the Canadian National Railway plied the waters of coastal BC, connecting Vancouver, Victoria and Seattle to Prince Rupert and southeastern Alaska. Here is the little-known story of these ships, brought to life by BC's foremost marine historian and well illustrated with ... View more info

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River Queen The Amazing Story of Tugboat Titan Lucille Johnstone

By: Levy, Paul

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17070


Only slight wear to book and dust jacket ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6.20 X 1 inches; 272 pages; "Rivtow was just a three-boat log-towing operation when Lucille Johnstone came aboard as an unskilled girl Friday in the late 1940s. By the 1980s, Rivtow had taken over its biggest rival to become one of the giants of the marine transportation industry with connections worldwide, and Lucille was the driving forc... View more info

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Journeys Down The Alberni Canal To Barkley Sound

By: Peterson, Jan

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Oolichan Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15099


Only slight wear to card covers, spine lightly faded. ; A bright, solid book, no creasing.; Trade PB; 1.07 x 8.99 x 6.02 Inches; 395 pages; "This, the third volume in the Albernis series, is the history of the Alberni Inlet, the beautiful waterway that reaches from Barkley Sound on the west coast to the centre of Vancouver Island." View more info

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S. S. Beaver The Ship That Saved the West

By: Pethick, Derek

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Mitchell Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18522


DJ shows shelf wear, with tears and chipping. A couple of 2" tears on front cover with creasing ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 160 pages; "It was the S.S. Beaver, first steamship to ply the watersof the northeasterly Pacific Ocean, that linked the the scattered coastal trading posts of the Hudson's Bay Company. It took trade and the law simultaneously into narrow inlets where American and Russi... View more info

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Troller's Holiday

By: Sharcott, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, British Book Service (Canada) Ltd.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17154


DJ has edge wear, short tears and light chipping,pages lightly tanned. Price-clipped. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A tight solid book, red cloth covered boards. ; B&W Photographs; 221 pages; An account of a circumnavigation of Vancouver Island in the late '50's. Sharcott tells the account of her young family's experience as they set out on a sometimes dangerous journey in their 30 foot motor troller, Sea Lion. 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

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The Pacific Princesses An Illustrated History of Canadian Pacific Railway's Princess Fleet on the Northwest Coast

By: Turner, Robert D

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Sono Nis Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition; Twentieth Printing

Seller ID: 18166


DJ shows shelf wear with short tears, light soiling. Price-clipped, with gift inscription opposite half-title page, tape residue on FFEP. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 252 pages; "The Pacific Princesses were the finest and most elegant coastal steamships on the Northwest Coast of North America. For over one hundred years, the Princesses and their predecessors provided the communication links, the routes ... View more info