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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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 8275
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  • SMYLY, John and Carolyn
    THOSE BORN AT KOONA

    Edition: First edition.

    Don Mills, Ontario: General Publishing, 1973. First Toronto edition, simultaneous with the British Columbia (Hancock House) edition. Grey cloth, endpaper maps. pp 119. Numerous photos and drawings in text. Mostly erased pencil price to front free endpaper, else fine. Jacket has short tears and small holes to inner margin of rear cover and part of spine; one inch tear to front panel; light rubbing; good. A study of the totem poles of the Haida Village Skedans (formerly called Koona) in the Queen Charlotte Islands off the coast of British Columbia.

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

    Book ID: 11021
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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: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

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

    Edition: First Edition

    Campbell River, BC: Author, 1997. 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

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45044
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  • PETHICK, Derek
    VANCOUVER: the pioneer years 1774-1886

    Edition: First Edition

    Langley, BC: Sunfire Books, 1984. pp (192). Illustrated. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 45144
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  • Breen, David H.
    Vancouver's Fair: An Administrative and Political History of the Pacific Northwest Exhibition

    Edition: First edition.

    Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1982. Octavo. Cream boards. [10], 192 pp + plates; indexed. Fine copy, no owner marks. Dust jacket spine slightly sunned, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 23213
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  • Victoria and Vancouver Island : old world atmosphere in a western setting

    Victoria, BC: David Spencer, no date (1930s?). Oblong format, 23 x 31 cm, wire bound, in green paper covers. pp (40), (2), unpaged. Sepia and green toned photos throughout. Soft creases to outer corners, near fine otherwise. AMICUS online locates only 2 copies, both at LAC.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 38393
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  • Mitchell, David J.
    W.A.C. Bennett and the rise of British Columbia

    Edition: First printing

    Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1983. Grey boards. pp 464 + photos. Index. Fine in jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49061
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  • LILLARD, Charles, editor and annotator
    WARRIORS OF THE NORTH PACIFIC. Missionary Accounts of the Nortwest Coast, the Skeena and Stikine Rivers and the Klondike, 1829-1900

    Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1984. Maroon boards. 280 pp, indexed. Covers just a wee bit bowed, else fine in VG jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 22546
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  • HAMILTON, James H.
    WESTERN SHORES. Narratives of the Pacific Coast by Capt. Kettle (James H. Hamilton).

    Vancouver: Progress Publishing, 1933. Second printing (first printing was 1932). Grey cloth. 218, (2) pp + 12 Page edges yellowed, some tanning (smoke?) to pages adjacent to the plates; VG jacketless copy otherwise. Whaling, sea lions, the Komagata Maru incident, voyage of the canoe Tillicum, sea superstitions, and more.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 1394
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  • RUSHTON, Gerald A.
    WHISTLE UP THE INLET. The Union Steamship Story.

    Vancouver, BC: J.J. Douglas, 1978. Octavo, card covers. (14), 236, [6] pp + plates. Index. Vertical spine crease, else a VG copy. History of this Canadian shipping company serving the 4,000 miles of the British Columbia coast starting in 1889 and including the Klondike Gold Rush years.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45855
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  • RUSHTON, Gerald A.
    WHISTLE UP THE INLET. The Union Steamship Story.

    Edition: First Edition

    Vancouver, BC: J.J. Douglas, 1974. Dark blue boards. (14), 236, [6] pp + plates. Index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a thumbnail size chip to rear panel, small chips and short tears elsewhere, light rubbing to folds, VG otherwise. History of this Canadian shipping company serving the 4,000 miles of the British Columbia coast starting in 1889 and including the Klondike Gold Rush years.

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

    Book ID: 13607
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  • BROADFOOT, Barry (Gwendolyn MacEwen)
    YEARS OF SORROW, YEARS OF SHAME: the story of the Japanese Canadians in World War II

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Doubleday, 1977. Grey boards. pp (xii), (370), [2] + plates. Small bruise to upper outer corner of covers, else fine. Dust jacket has rubbbing to ends of lightly sunned spine, VG otherwise. Ink gift inscription at front of Canadian poet Gwendolyn MacEwen "To Bic (?) all my love, Gwendolyn / 78".

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44066
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