British Columbia: Self-Published. Hardcover. 36 pages. Glossary. Signed by author upon title page. Steamboat days on the Skeena "lasted for twenty years up to the time the railway took over in 1912... I say this because I went through this period being closely associated with river boats and their crews and steamboated myself." - from Foreword. Usual library markings. Original softcover book has been bound over by sturdy utilitarian library hardcovers. Average wear. A sound copy. . Fair. 1960. First Edition.
Canada: Prentice-Hall Ginn. Hardcover. 0130123676 442 pages. School stamps inside front cover otherwise unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Good. 2002. Reprint.
Canada: Whitecap Books. Paperback. 1551102552 94 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Captures the essence of this fascinating neighbourhood through text and photos." - from back cover. Many reproductions of sensational black and white archival photos. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1994. First Edition.
Canada. Paperback. 0968299202 104 pages. Signed by author upon Introduction page. Dozens of reproductions of wonderful black and white archival photos. Presents histories of numerous families which settled at Osland, British Columbia. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this superb genealogical reference. . Very Good. 1997. First Edition.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co.. Hardcover. 264 pages. Reprint of the 1915 first edition. All twenty-nine full-page black and white plates present. Lacking both maps. "The purpose of this book is chiefly to tell of the country along the Hudson Bay Railway now under construction, of Hudson Bay, the Mediterranean Sea of North America, and of the resources to be found in Manitoba's new territory, including the great inland sea on which it border." - from Preface. Heavy wear to reddish-brown cloth library binding. Usual library markings. A worthy reading copy. . Fair. 1916. Reprint.
Muskoka, Canada: Fraser, (Capt.) L[evi] R. (Self-Published). Paperback. 152 pages. 25xm x 17.5cm. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. Illustrated brown card covers. "Depicts the lives and work of the ordinary men and women who changed Muskoka from a wilderness to one of the foremost tourist resorts of America." - from Preface. Author spent over 60 years in Muskoka farming, steamboating, lumbering, and in municipal serviice. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this coveted Muskoka memento. . Good. 1942. First Edition.
Canada: Chantecler Press. Paperback. 0969642539 532 pages. Black and white illustrations in text. Signed and generically inscribed by author inside front cover. Signed letter by author to purchaser of this book laid-in. Part of the author's "narrative history of Lower Canada's struggle in the 1830's to achieve responsible government... Faithful to the course of events as any historian." - Eric Kierans. Light wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1995. First Edition.
Canada: Peninsula Pub. Co.. Paperback. 0968380719 140 pages. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Generous bibliography. Index. Describes the changes in Staveston's cannery row with its canneries, boat works and fishing craft over the years, as well as the living conditions of Native, Chinese, Japanese and Caucasian workers, their homes, schools and health facilities. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice tight copy of this informative work. . . Very Good. 2005. First Edition.
Canada: Canadian Government Pub Centre. Paperback. 0660170825 156 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. "Provides an overview of the developments in the international and domestic environment which affect the demands for and on the armed forces of Canada and other democracies, and the government's and the public's expectations of the armed forces, drawing the broad implications for governmental, defence and military policy." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An unread copy. . Fine. 1997. First Edition.
Canada: Oolichan Books. Paperback. 0889821038 180 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos, vintage labels, and much more. Provides a short history of thirty-eight canneries on the Nass and Skeena Rivers. Offers a clear understanding of how the industry functioned, who the workers were, and how they lived in such remote locations. Oblong 9"x 8". Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this excellent reference. . Good. 1991. First Edition.
Canada: Alder Grove Heritage Society. Hardcover. 1550562703 640 pages. Bibliography. Family index. Map endpapers. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. Presents family histories of the district. Forest green leatherette exterior adorned with gilt lettering. Prior owner's name neatly gilt-stamped upon front board. Unmarked with light wear. Binding intact. A quality copy of this superb genealogical reference. . Very Good. 1993. First Edition.
Powell River, British Columbia: Innes, Rod; McCahon, Graeme; Van't Schip, Nick; et al. Hardcover. 40 pages. Proudly celebrates the first 75 years of the Powell River, British Columbia paper mill. This large oblong book measures 18" x 11". Embossed maroon vinyl-covered boards. Numerous beautiful large colour photos plus large reproductions of archival black and white photos. Cassette tape and commemorative illustrated clear plastic piece stored inside back board. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this proudly and lavishly-produced Powell River memento. . Very Good. 1987. First Edition.
Toronto: The Ryerson Press. Hardcover. 160 pages. Map endpapers. Black and white illustrations. "A fascinating account of the period, and a vivid picture of the life of the Indians, particularly of the Hurons, socially and morally, economically and politically, and comes to some unorthodox conclusions." - from dust jacket. Average wear to clean and unmarked book. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A sound copy. . Good. 1959. First Edition.
Canada: Unitrade Press. Paperback. 0919801587 415 pages. Bibliography. Index of Medal of Bravery recipients. Black and white illustrations. "The citations range from the Victoria Cross awarded to Lieutenant Alexander Dunn for racing back on horseback at the Charge of the Light Brigade, to the Cross of Valour awarded to Constable David Cheverie of the RCMP in 1988 for his daring rescue of three children. Where available, the citation, as it appears in the London Gazette or the Canada Gazette, Part 1 (CG) is reproduced in its entirety with the exception of the Medal of Bravery citations which have been paraphrased from the Canada Gazette." - from Introduction. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1991. First Edition.
British Columbia: Sooke Region Museum. Hardcover. 213 pages. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Reproductions of black and white archival photos. The 43 chapters include such topics as Early Port San Juan, Jordan River - Logging with Rail; Sooke and Otter Districts, WWI; The Depression Years; Boyd & Garrison; Seaton, Peatt & Eve, Munns; Butlers, CIP Inc.; Silviculture; and much more. Printed on glossy stock. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 1990. Second Edition.
Canada: Unitrade Press. Paperback. 0919801110 100 pages. Generously illustrated with images of the various awards. A reference for Canadian Army cap badges from the second world war. Prior owner's ink stamp atop title page, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative and handy reference. . Good. 1983. First Edition.
Piapot Saskatchewan: Piapot History Group. Hardcover. 0889250669 784 pages. Index. Generously illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Cover the history of the following districts: Piapot, Beaver Dam, Black Hills and Kealey Springs, Cambrai, Cardell, Carnagh, Caswell, Crane Lake, Edgell, Last Chance, Lynn Grove, Manville, Mitchener, Moorhead, North Ridge, Petain, Prairie Star, Sidewood, Skibbereen, Skull Creek, Star Butte, Stillwater, Stony Knoll, Wapashoe. Gift greetings upon verso of front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Moderate external wear and soiling. Binding intact. A sound copy of this excellent local history. . Good. 1979. First Edition.
Canada: G. F. Barker. Hardcover. 0919213251 431 pages. Index. Reproductions of black and white photos. Author's signed bookplate, bearing typed name of recipient, inside front board. Handsome gilt adornment to dark blue front board. Presents the history of Brandon, Manitoba. Appears unread. Clean and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. . Fine. 1977. First Edition.
Grand Prairie, Alberta: Beaverlodge and District Historical Association. Paperback. 292 pages. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. "The story of hardy people who dared to follow a dream. While trapping in the Rocky Mountains southwest of Beaverlodge, Alberta, Alex Monkman came upon a low pass the Indians had been using for hundreds of years. He recognized it as a potential shortcut fo the Pacific coast for the people of the Peace River Country in northeastern British Columbia... The Monkman Pass Highway Association was formed in 1936... The ingenuity, courage and endurance of the people who worked on the Pass is a story that begged to be told and this book is dedicated to them." - from back cover. Prior owner's details and blind stamp upon first page, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1988. First Edition.
Vancouver, B.C.: Social Credit Publishing Co.. Hardcover. 288 pages. Index. Bibliography. Twelve charts. The first book on Douglas Social Credit with particular application to the Canadian economy. - from Foreword. Written in the depths of the great depression, this work includes twenty-three chapters including: Why are we Poor?; The Great Deficiency; The Monopoly of Credit; A New Synthesis of Money; The Fiction of Foreign Trade; Alternatives to and Critics of Social Credit; and many more. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1934. First Edition.