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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.

    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

    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.

    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.

    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: Very Good

    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.

    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. ; Octavo

    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. ; Octavo

    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. ; Octavo

    Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

    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. ; Octavo

    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. ; Quarto

    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.

    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.; Octavo 0771076754

    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. ; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 47236
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  • TRELEAVEN, G. Fern
    THE SURREY STORY

    Surrey, British Columbia: Surrey Museum and Historical Society, 1970. Octavo, pp (viii), 72. Illustrated. Bit of sunning to spine and inner margin of rear cover, else a VG clean, tight, and uncreased copy. A previous volume in 1969 cover the years up to 1899. This second volume covers 1900-1939. British Columbia local history. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 36151
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  • HOLLIDAY, C. W.
    THE VALLEY OF YOUTH....Limited Edition.

    Edition: First Edition

    Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton, 1948. The limited issue, #169 / 1000 copies signed by the author. Green cloth, green endpaper maps, green top page edges. pp (iv), 357, (7) + colour frontispiece and numerous black & white plates. Ink name to lower margin of title page blocked out in black felt tip pen with consequent show-through on the back of the title page; two pages tanned from a once laid in clipping; else fine. Jacket has slight rubbing, tiny chips to spine tips; one inch tear to rear panel; removed old external tape scarcely showing externally except to upper front panel owing to the black background but showing some browning internally; tiny hole to centre of spine; panels tanned; generally…

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    Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton, 1948. The limited issue, #169 / 1000 copies signed by the author. Green cloth, green endpaper maps, green top page edges. pp (iv), 357, (7) + colour frontispiece and numerous black & white plates. Ink name to lower margin of title page blocked out in black felt tip pen with consequent show-through on the back of the title page; two pages tanned from a once laid in clipping; else fine. Jacket has slight rubbing, tiny chips to spine tips; one inch tear to rear panel; removed old external tape scarcely showing externally except to upper front panel owing to the black background but showing some browning internally; tiny hole to centre of spine; panels tanned; generally VG otherwise, still respectable in appearance. Author's memoirs of his life in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required. ; Signed by Author.

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    Book ID: 8275
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  • TURNBULL, Elsie G.
    TOPPING'S TRAIL

    Edition: First Edition

    Vancouver: Mitchell Press, 1964. Octavo. Buff boards, orange endpapers. [12], (66) pp + a section of photos on text paper. Lacking dust jacket; spine very lightly darkened; ink gift inscription on front free endpaper; VG otherwise. History of the copper mining town of Trail, British Columbia, founded by Eugene Sayre Topping.

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 23288
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  • EDWARDS, Ralph
    TRAIL TO THE CHARMED LAND

    Edition: First Edition

    Hamilton, Saskatoon, & Vancouver: H.R. Larson Publishing Company, 1950. Octavo, illustrated card covers. [4], (x), 135, [3] pp. Photos and map in text. Spine faded, with tears at ends neatly repaired, VG copy otherwise. Edwards writes of his days as a guide in the Canadian Rockies, including the Yoho National Park, at the turn of the 20th century. Not in Peel.

    Book ID: 38221
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  • Tynehead Historical Society
    TYNEHEAD MEMORIES

    Edition: First Edition

    Surrey, BC: Tynehead Historical Society, 1982. Quarto. Pale green printed cloth, illustrated endpapers. pp (vi), 162; indexed, photos and maps in text, text in double columns. Ink gift inscription to top margin of front pastedown, else fine. British Columbia local history. 088925317x

    Book ID: 27924
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  • Twigg, Arthur M.
    Union Steamships Remembered, 1920-1958

    Edition: First Edition

    Campbell River, BC: 1997. Inscribed by Author; Glossy pictorial boards. pp x, 427. Illustrated, index of ships. Inscribed by the author and with an autograph notes signed by author laid in. Vancouver to Alaska, Queen Charlotte Islands. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required; Quarto; Signed by Author 1550565168

    Book ID: 45044
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