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  • WHITE, Howard, editor and with introduction)
    RAINCOAST CHRONICLES FIRST FIVE. Collector's Edition. Foreword by Bob Hunter.

    Edition: First Edition

    Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, (1976). Quatto, tan boards. (271) pp. Illustrations on almost every page. Bookplate at front, else a fine copy. Jacket lightly sunned to spine, lightly rubbed, short tears, VG otherwise. Reprints the first five issues of this periodical devoted to "stories and history of the B.C. Coast". Contributions by Al Purdy, Pat Lane, Scott Lawrance, Peter Trower, Bertrand W. Sinclair, Howard White, Ed Starkins, and others. A very interesting collection for persons seriously interested in British Columbia. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 11201
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  • HARRIS, Christie
    RAVEN'S CRY. Illustrated by Bill Reid

    Edition: First Canadian edition

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1966. Brown cloth. Green endpapers very lightly sunned at margins, else fine. Dust jacket has small tear, very small chips, to ends of very lightly sunned spine; light yellowing to rear panel; VG otherwise. Story of the Haida Eagle Chiefs illustrated by a great Haida artist.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44638
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  • SHAKESPEARE IN VANCOUVER 1889-1918

    Vancouver Historical Society, 1971. Octavo, (32) pp + plates, stapled in gold card covers. Occasional paper, no 3. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45346
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  • HODGINS, Jack
    SPIT DELANEY'S ISLAND: Selected Stories.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1976. Brown boards. Light yellowing to front free endpaper, else fine. Black jacket has a one inch tear to upper inner corner of front panel, light rubbing to spine tips, edges, flap folds, very nearly fine otherwise. The British Columbia author's well-received first book.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 9156
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  • RYLLAT, R.M.
    SURVEYING THE CANADIAN PACIFIC: memoir of a railroad pioneer

    Edition: First US edition

    Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1991. Grey cloth. pp xxvi, 246. Colour illustrations. Repaired tear to fore margin of front pastedown (manufacturing flaw) hidden by jacket flap, else fine. Dust jacket has a one ince tear to front panel, VG otherwise. First publication of a journal kept by a CPR surveyor in British Columbia and Alberta 1871-73), with his own drawings.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43574
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  • FRASER, Esther
    THE CANADIAN ROCKIES. Early Travels and Explorations.

    Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1969. Blue boards, colour endpaper maps. xvi, (252) pp + two double-sided colour photo plates; numerous photos in text, indexed. Covers have sunning to upper and lower margins, bit of foxing to page edges, VG otherwise. Price-clipped jacket is just good, with creases to flaps, yellowing and numerous edge tears to rear panel, spine; internal foxing; bubbling to lamination of front panel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 10974
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  • ROBIN, Martin
    THE COMPANY PROVINCE 1934-1972

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1973. Red cloth. pp 351. Photos in text, index. Small bruises to outer corners of covers, else fine. Dust jacket has light rubbing; cfeased tears to rear panel; good. A history of 40 years of British Columbia politics, the sequel to his THE RUSH FOR SPOILS

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44069
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  • THE CRAIGFLOWER SCHOOLHOUSE

    Edition: First edition.

    Victoria, BC: The Board of Trustees of the Old Craigflower Schoolhouse, 1958. Octavo, 16 pp, stapled, in glossy card covers. Photos in text. Laid in is an unused postcard with a sketch of the building. Inscribed inside front cover by a member of the board. VG+ copy. This schoolhouse was built in 1855 and at the time of publication was the oldest still-standing schoolhouse in Western Canada. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 40326
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  • FUTCHER, Winnifred M., editor
    THE GREAT NORTH ROAD TO THE CARIBOO. Illustrations from early photographs

    Edition: First Edition

    Vancouver: Roy Wrigley Printing & Publishing Co, 1938. Narrow octavo, pp 113 + folding map tipped in at rear. Photos in text. Brown fabricoid covers. Outer corners of covers and text rounded, as issued. Front cover has a few light spots and some flaking to the gilt lettering; VG clean, tight and unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. A traveller's guide to the Cariboo district of British Columbia, with much on its history. There was a gold rush there in 1858.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41047
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  • MORICE, A.G., Rev.
    THE HISTORY OF THE NORTHERN INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

    Fairfield, WA: Ye Galleon Press, 1971. Facsimile reprint, with added material at front, of the Toronto, 1904, first edition. Tall octav, light blue cloth, illustrated endpapers. pp (xxiv), 368 + 1 folding map and 1 folding map in pouch at rear +25 photos on text paper. #204 of an edition of 985 copies Slight soiling to page edges, else a VG clean and unworn copy, no owner names. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 36297
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  • ANDERSON, Frank W.
    THE HOPE SLIDE STORY

    Aldergrove, BC: Frontier Publishing, no date, 1965. Later printing. Octavo, pp (47), stapled, in card covers. Photos in text. Sticker scar on front cover, else fine. Frontier Book no. 12 (rear cover ads list up to no.33). Account of the Jan., 1965, landslide near Hope-Princeton, British Columbia. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 37179
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  • THE INVERTED PYRAMID by SINCLAIR, Bertrand W.
    SINCLAIR, Bertrand W.
    THE INVERTED PYRAMID

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Frederiick D. Goodchild, 1924. Purple pictorial cloth stamped in black and orange. pp [2], (6), 39, [5]. Spine lightly sunned, as expected with this colour; vertical crease to front free endpaper and a soft corner crease to the last two leaves; page edges yellowed and a litle foxed; a good, tight and unworn copy otherwise. Made from US (Little, Brown) sheets with a cancel title leaf. A novel of logging in British Columbia, the logging brothers who got into finance, and their fall.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48889
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  • PERRAULT, E.G.
    THE KINGDOM CARVER

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1968. Black & green cloth. VG in VG price-clipped jacket. A first novel by a Vancouver author, about lumbering in BC around 1917.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49175
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  • BREMNER, Lois
    THE LODGE OF OMAL

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1965. Orange boards. pp (6), 84, [6]. Fine copy. Dust jacket has rubbing along spine folds, VG+ otherwise. A novel for youngsters about a Kwatkiutl Indian boy of the British Columbia coast in the 18th century. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44777
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  • BINDLOSS, Harold
    THE LONG PORTAGE. With a frontispiece in colors by Arthur Hutchins

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, c1912. Ca 191-? reprint from plates of the 1912 Stokes US first edition. Pale grey-green cloth stamped in black and light green. pp (8), 354, (6, ads) pp + colour frontispiece with tissue guard. Ink gift inscription at front, else a VG clean and unworn copy. British Columbia setting.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50187
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  • TURNER, Robert D.
    THE PACIFIC PRINCESSES: : An Illustrated History of Canadian Pacific Railway's Princess Fleet on the Northwest Coast

    Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1977. Second printing. Blue boards. pp (xiv), 252. Many photos. Bibliography, index. Front cover a bit splayed, else fine in VG jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45180
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  • KITTO, F.H.
    THE PEACE RIVER DISTRICT CANADA: Its Resources and Opportunities

    Ottawa: Department of the Interior Canada, 1920. Octavo, buff paper covers. pp 52 + folding map at rear; photos in text. Small corner chip to front cover, some tanning to covers, else fine, uncreased, no owner names. Issued to promote immigration to this district of Northern Alberta and British Columbia. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 36273
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  • ROBIN, Martin
    THE RUSH FOR SPOILS: The Company Province 1871-1933

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1972. Brown boards. pp 318, illustrated, index, notes, bibliography. Front cover splayed, VG+ otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket has tears, internal repairs, spine fading; just good. A complete political history of British Columbia up to 1933.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29926
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  • McKERVILL, Hugh W.
    THE SALMON PEOPLE: the story of Canada's West Coast salmon fishing industy

    Edition: First printing

    Sidney, BC: Gray's Publishing, 1967. Salmon cloth. pp (8), 198, [2]. Former owner's blind stamp on front free endpaper, else a fine copy. Dust jacket has some tears, small chips, good. Signed by the author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47236
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  • Coates, Kenneth; Morrison, William R.
    The Sinking of the Princess Sophia: Taking the North Down with Her

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1990. Review copy with large rubber stamp on first page. pp (xviii), 216. Photos, maps, bibliography, notes, list of the dead. Fine copy. The Princess Sophia, bound from Skagway, Alaska to Vancouver, ran around on Vanderbilt Reef on 23 Oct., 1918. All 353 on board were lost.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 45174
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