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  • BINDLOSS, Harold
    ALTON OF SOMASCO: a romance of the great Northwest

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Stokes, 1906. Red pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt lettered. pp (viii), 355, [5] + 5 of 6 plates (lacking plate at p. 2). Spine lightly darkened; flaking to part of one gilt letter on front cover; yellowing to page edges; else a VG clean, tight and unworn attractive copy. A novel of ranching in British Columbia.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48964
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  • Woodcock, George
    Amor de Cosmos: Journalist and Reformer

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1975. Card covers. pp (x), 177, [4]. Index. Text paper yellowed, as always, mild cover rubbing, VG otherwise, no owner marks. A volume in the Canadian Lives series, not issued in hardcover. The first authoritative biography of this British Columbia politician (n. William Alexander Smith). Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48975
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  • WALKER, (Alexander, 1764-1831).
    AN ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE TO THE NORTH WEST COAST OF AMERICA IN 1785 & 1786. Edited by Robin Fisher and J.M. Bumsted.

    Vancouver / Seattle: Douglas & McIntyre / University of Washington Press, 1982. Octavo, black & tan boards, 319 pp. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has creased tears, light yellowing, minor soiling; good. First book publication of this manuscript at the National Library of Scotland. "Ensign Alexander Walker accompanied the fur-trading expedition of C.J.S. Strange, sailing from India to the Northwest Coast of North America just eight years after the voyage of Capt. James Cook. Calling at Indian settlements from Nootka to Prince William Sound, Walker spent more time with the Indians than Cook and kept a detailed journal..." - jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 19855
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  • AKRIGG, G.P.V. & Helen B. Akrigg
    BRITISH COLUMBIA CHRONICLE 1847-1871: Gold and Colonists

    Edition: First edition.

    Vancouver: Discovery Press, 1977. Mustard boards, endpaper maps. Pp (xxii), 439, [3] + plates; indexed. Small bump to upper outer corners and foot of spine, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has nicks and creased corner tear, good. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29691
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  • WATTERS, Reginald Eyre, editor.
    BRITISH COLUMBIA: A Centennial Anthology.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1958. The deluxe issue. Octavo, blue padded plastic gilt lettered on spine, bevel edges, black & blue on white endpaper maps, early leaves printed in reddish-brown and black. Top edge gilt, bound-in blue ribbon bookmarks (2), gilt inner dentelles. Limitation notice on a reddish-brown background (first leaf). xvi, 576 pp + plates. This is copy number 38 of an unspecified limitation, with the printed compliments of "The Management and Staff of Dueck on Broadway". Individual's name gilt stamped to lower front cover (flaked). Spine lightly darkened, with light rubbing at head; else fine. In the card slipcase with printed labels (rubbed at edges, with partial split to lower edge, light spine yellowing, good). 2 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18632
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  • HILL-TOUT, C.
    BRITISH NORTH AMERICA I. The Far West, the home of the Salish and Déné

    Edition: First printing

    London: Constable, 1907. Dark blue cloth stamped in gilt and blind. pp xiv, 263 + frontispiece with tissue guard and 32 other plates + folding map at rear. Page edges rough trimmed; tissue guard tanned; yellowing to page edges; lacking the front free endpaper; a few small chips and tears in upper margins from careless opening; neat pencil underlining on just a few pages; VG clean, tight and unworn copy otherwise.A detailed ethnographic study. Author spent 15 years among the Salish. A volume in the Native Races of the British Empire series.

    Condition: Book: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41061
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  • BOOTH, Jan
    CANADIAN PACIFIC IN THE SELKIRKS: 100 years in Rogers Pass

    Edition: First printing

    The Calgary Group of The British Railway Modellers of North America, 1985. Oblong quarto. pp 50 including inside of glossy card covers. Map, photos. Corner crease to front cover repaired on inside with clear archival paper tape, VG otherwse. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43539
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  • SMYTHE, Frank S.
    CLIMBS IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1950. Blue cloth. pp 260 + photo plates, a few in colour, index. Fine. Price-clipped jacket has a one inch corner tear to front panel, tiny chip at foot of spine, VG+ otherwise. The distinguished mountaineer's last book.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42722
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  • O'NEAIL, Hazel
    DOUKHOBOR DAZE

    Edition: First edition.

    Sidney, BC: Gray's Publishing, 1962. Yellow card covers. pp (8), 143. VG copy. Story of a young woman who went to the BC interior to teach Doukhobor children 25 years previously.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 43732
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  • STOOCHNOFF, John Philip
    DOUKHOBORS AS THEY ARE

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Printed Privately [by Ryerson Press], 1961. Blue cloth. (viii), 102, [2] pp + plates. Fine copy. Pale blue dust jacket has light tanning, VG otherwise. Inscribed by the author. "This book gives the inside story of the historical background of the Doukhobor people." - jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 23679
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  • LARGE, R. Geddes
    DRUMS AND SCALPEL. From Native Healers to Physicians on the North Pacific Coast.

    Vancouver: Mitchell Press, 1968. Dark blue boards, endpaper maps. (xii), 145, (3) pp. Photo plates inserted. Fine copy in a chipped, torn, rubbed and faded dust jacket. An historical account of the upcoast physicians of British Columbia.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 10854
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  • Watson, Donna; Stephens, Edith; Isenor, Dick.
    Edge of Discovery. A History of the Campbell River District.

    Edition: First edition.

    Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada: Ptarmigan Press, 1989. Blue cloth. (viii), 471 pp. Index, many photos, map. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has a crease to front flap, else fine. British Columbia local history. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 22227
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  • CLEMENS, W.A. and G.V. Wilby
    FISHES OF THE PACIFIC COAST OF CANADA. Illustrations by F.L. Beebe and D.B. Denbigh.

    Ottawa: Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 1961. Second edition, revised (first edition was in 1946). Tall octavo, green buckram. 443 pp + colour frontispiece and 6 other colour plates, numerous black & white illustrations in text. Bit of foxing to top page edges, else a fine copy, without jacket, as issued. 2 kg.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 5459
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  • CALDER, James A. and Roy L. Taylor
    FLORA OF THE QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS. Part I: Systematics of the Vascular Plants. Part 2: Cytological Aspects of the Vascular Plants

    Edition: First edition.

    Ottawa: Research Branch, Canada Deptartment of Agriculture, 1968. Two volumes, octavo, orange cloth. pp (xiv), (660, (2); (x), (149). Colour and b&w photos in text. Indexed. Fine copies, no owner names. Dust jacket of Part 1 has a short tear and nicks at top of spine, the jackets are otherwise fine. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, please enquire for shipping rate.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 32919
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  • McKELVIE, B.A.
    FORT LANGLEY: Outpost of Empire

    Toronto: Thomas Nelson and Sons (Canada), (1957). Second edition (first was in 1947). Green boards, endpaper maps. pp (xii), 98 + colour frontispiece; illustrations in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has rubbing, small tears, light spine sunning; VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29707
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  • Barrett, Anthony A.
    Francis Rattenbury and British Columbia: Architecture and Challenge in the Imperial Age

    Edition: First edition.

    Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1983. Blue boards. (xiv), 391 pp, indexed, numerous photos and reproductions in text. Fine copy. Dust jacket has soft ripples to front panel, else fine. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 23542
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  • REDMAYNE, J.S.
    FRUIT FARMING ON THE "DRY BELT" OF BRITISH COLUMBIA: the why and wherefore

    London: The Times Book Club, 1912. Fourth edition, revised and enlarged (first was in 1909, 89 pp). Green cloth gilt lettered. pp 132, (4, ads). Note by Lord Strathcona on front pastedown, Author's Note on recto of front free endpapers, ads on rear endpapers and in text. Double page tinted map inserted at front. Many photos. Bit of bubbling to cloth; Niagaras-on-the-Lake, Ontario (big fruit-growing area) ink owner name at front; else a VG clean and unworn copy. Intended to encourage British farmers to move to British Columbia; Redmayne was attached to the British Columbia Information Bureau and Agency in London. "Literature relating to tobacco culture and manufacture" on 93-94. Literature relating to tobacco culture and manufacture": p. 93-94.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50176
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  • DUNAE, Patrick A.
    GENTLEMAN EMIGRANTS. From the British Public Schools to the Canadian Frontier.

    Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1981. Octavo, maroon boards. (x), 276 pp. Photos and illustrations in text. Notes, bibliography, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has sunned spine, small tears, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45596
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  • MULLER, J.E. and M.E. Atchison
    GEOLOGY, HISTORY AND POTENTIAL OF VANCOUVER ISLAND COAL DEPOSITS (Report and 17 figures)

    Ottawa: Geological Survey of Canada, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, 1971. (viii), 49 pp + folding map in pouch at rear. VG clean copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 25705
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  • COLLINS, David, compiler
    GOLD IN THE CARIBOO.

    Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, c1969. Oblong format, 9 x 13 inches, stiff paper portfolio, illustrated covers. Fine condition. Jackdaw No. C18. An innovative publishing idea to promote the teaching of history. Contains all 10 reproductions of historical documents pertaining to the gold rush in the Cariboo district of British Columbia in the 19th century, plus the 5 sheets of text written for this package and one introductory sheet. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 22177
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