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A Community Tells Its Story: Cecil Lake 1925-2000

by Nor' Pioneer WI

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Published
2000
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Near fine
ISBN
9780969553878
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Cecil Lake, BC: Nor' Pioneer WI in cooperation with Louise Framst Books, 2000. Hardcover. Near fine. 400 p. 29 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations. Colour photos on endpapers. Blue cloth. Tucked inside is a map of Cecil Lake's Early trails and First Landowners
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Maquinna the Magnificent

by MCKELVIE, B. A.; SOUTHWELL, Geo. H. (illus.)

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Published
1946
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Good +
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The Vancouver Daily Province, 1946. Hardcover. Good +. ix, [3], 65 p. 27 cm. Colour frontispiece and 2 other colour illustrations. Black cloth spine with red paper boards and yellow label. Worn corners and some holes in edges. Some spotting or soiling to paper. Early white settlement at Nootka. Foreword by Andrew Paull Te Qoithetahl, North American… Read more
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The Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company Limited Twenty-first Annual Report

by The Company

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Published
1917
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Good
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Toronto; Fernie, BC: Head Office; Mines Office, 1917. Booklet. Good. 12 p. 18 cm. Black card covers tied with blue string. Lists Board of Directors for 1918, Directors' Report by Elias Rogers, Financial Report, proceedings of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, president's address.
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The Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company Limited Fourteenth Annual Report

by The Company

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Published
1910
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Good
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Toronto; Fernie, BC: Head Office; Mines Office, 1910. Booklet. Good. 15 p. 18 cm. Black card covers tied with blue string. Tear in rear cover. Covers and pages have three vertical creases. Some tears in page edges. Lists Board of Directors for 1911, Directors' Report by Elias Rogers, Financial Report, proceedings of the Annual General Meeting of… Read more
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Stanley Park viewbook

by The Coast Publishing Co

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Published
nd. ca. 1940
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Very good
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Vancouver: The Coast Publishing Co, nd. ca. 1940. Softcover. Very good. Unpaginated. 15 x 23 cm. 16 b&w views. Staplebound card covers. Light wear, mainly to spine. A little label residue inside front cover. Views of totem poles, Prospect Point, Siwash Rock, Brockton Point Lighthouse, rose garden, etc.
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Early History of Port Moody

by NORTON, D. M.

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Published
1987
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Near fine
ISBN
9780888391971
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Surrey, BC: Hancock House, 1987. Softcover. Near fine. 180 p. 22 cm. B&w illustrations. Paperback. Light wear. Signed by author on title page. Bibliography and index.
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Rocky and Selkirk Mountains Canada

by C.P.R.

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Published
nd
Condition
Good
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$50.00

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Published for the C. P. R. News Service, nd. Card covers. Good. Unpaginated viewbook. 27 x 32 cm. 23 16 x 21 b&w photos, one per leaf. Brown card covers tied with twine, with oval colour illustration pasted to front. Some soiling and small tears to covers. Slight discolouration to title page. Two photos detached, about half of… Read more
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Scenic Fernie, British Columbia: A Canadian Rockies Treasure in Photographs

by HULL, Bethan; GALLUP, Mark et al (illus.)

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Published
2001
Condition
Very good +
ISBN
9780968978009
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Fernie, BC: Savage Publishing, 2001. Softcover. Very good +. v, 67 p. 23 x 31 cm. Colour illustrations. Softcover is a little warped with slightly roughened edges. A few faint spots.
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British Columbia From the Earliest Times to the Present Vol. I

by SCHOLEFIELD, E. O. S.

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nd
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Good
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Vancouver: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, nd. Hardcover. Good. xlvi, 688 p. 27 cm. B&w illustrations. Half black leather with green cloth. Worn extremities. Plates opposite p. 156 detached. Includes prehistory, apoctyphal voyages, Captain Cook, furtraders, Nootka Sound controversy, Captain George Vancouver, Alexander Mackenzie, Simon Fraser, Hudson's Bay Company, founding of Victoria, Vancouver Island colony, native… Read more
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British Columbia in the Making 1913

by THORNHILL, John Bensley

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Published
1913
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Good +
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London: Constable & Company, 1913. Hardcover. Good +. xi, [3], 175 p. 21 cm. 12 b&w plates and 5 maps. Green clothhardcover with black and white impressing. Some fading to cloth, long crease on front cover. "The twentieth century of the world's progress is Canada's, and the Pacific is the Ocean of the Future. Yet, despite the… Read more
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Canada on the Pacific: Being an Account of a Journey from Edmonton to the Pacific by the Peace River Valley

by HORETZKY, Charles

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Published
1874
Condition
Fair
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Montreal: Dawson Brothers, 1874. Cloth. Fair. x, 244 p. 19 cm. One fold-out map, one fold-out chart. Brown cloth hardcover. Some wear to spine ends and corners, dampstains to both boards. New endpapers. Dampstains to bottoms of pages up to about p. 20 and some foxing. Title continues: "And of a Winter Voyage along the Western Coast… Read more
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Mountaineering and Exploration in the Selkirks: A Record of Pioneer Work Among the Canadian Alps, 1908-1912

by PALMER, Howard

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Published
1914
Condition
Ex library
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex library. 439 p. 24 cm. 2 maps and 219 b/w photos of mountains, rivers and glaciers throughout the Selkirk range. Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and embellishments on spine. Bumped corners, tears in spine ends, spine faded, small ink stamp on lower edge of text block and… Read more
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Handbook of British Columbia Canada. Its Position, Advantages, Resources, Climate, Mining, Lumbering, Fishing, Farming, Ranching, and Fruit-Growing

by Legislative Assembly

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Published
1913
Condition
Good
Edition
Seventh edition
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Victoria, BC: Published by Authority of the Legislative Assembly, 1913. Seventh edition. Softcover. Good. Bureau of Provincial Information. Official Bulletin No. 23. 54 p. 26 cm. 16 b&w photos. Brown paper covers. Chipped spine ends, small stain to top front cover and first page.
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The Journal of Captain James Colnett Aboard the Argonaut From April 26, 1789 to Nov. 3, 1791

by COLNETT, Capt. James; HOWAY, His Honour Judge F. W. (ed.)

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Published
1940
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Very good +
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Toronto: Champlain Society, 1940. Cloth. Very good +. 550 copies printed of which this is no. 294. The Publications of The Champlain Society XXVI. xxxi, 328, xii p. 25 cm. 26 illustrations, maps & sketches. Spine faded. Marks at top front and scratches on lower rear. Many uncut pages. Colnett is remembered largely for his involvement in… Read more
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Gunboat Frontier: British Maritime Authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846-1890

by GOUGH, Barry M.

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Published
1984
Condition
Very good +
ISBN
9780774801751
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Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1984. Hardcover. Very good +/Fine. xvii, 287 p. 24 cm. 39 b& plates and 8 maps. Beige hardcover in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Inscription on front free endpaper. Topics include: policy making; piracy; policing; Nass, Kimsquit and Skeena; etc. Appendix, bibliography, index.
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The Robson Valley Story

by WHEELER, Marilyn J.

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Published
1979
Condition
Good
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McBride, British Columbia: The McBride Robson Family Story Group with assistance from Gov. of Canada's New Horizon Program, 1979. Paperback. Good. vii, 375p. 25.5 cm. Pictorial paperback binding. Includes foldout sketch maps by Matthew G. Wheeler. Numerous black and white photos throughout. Signed by author. Spine cracked and edges of book are soiled. Text is unmarked. Bumps to… Read more
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Impressions: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. "The Mecca of all Pacific Coast Tourists"

by Colonist Presses

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Published
ca. 1905
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Near fine
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Victoria: Colonist Presses, ca. 1905. Pamphlet. Near fine. [24 p.]. 21 cm. About 50 sepia illustrations. Grey card cover pamphlet with green, red and white print. Spine tail splitting slightly. Clean and bright. Very tiny tear or indentation in centre of fore-edge. "The Evergreen City of Canada" has grand homes, pretty views, sailing opportunities, Beacon Hill Park,… Read more
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Victoria, 1912. Paperback. Good. 30 p. 27 cm. Stapled paper covers. Rust mark at top front and chipped bottom corner. Title page has chipped top corner. Some discolouration and soiling to rear. Creases and light soiling to tops of pp. 20-21. Orange mark in margin of p. 9. Surveyor-General's report; Inspection of surveys; Timber Inspector's report; Report… Read more
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A Study of Land Settlement in the Prince George-Smithers Area, British Columbia

by ANDERSON, W. J.

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Published
1947
Condition
Ex library-very good
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Ottawa, Canada: Department of Agriculture, 1947. Staplebound. Ex library-very good. Dominion of Canada Department of Agriculture Publication No. 794 Technical Bulletin No. 62. 58 p. 24 cm. Map. Photographs. Library stamp and red pencil notations to front cover.
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The Selkirk Range Vol. I

by WHEELER, A. O.

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Published
1905
Condition
Very good +
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$75.00

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Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1905. Cloth. Very good +. xvii, 459 p. 24 cm. 96 b&w plates. Olive green cloth with gold impressing. Some soiling to cloth. Front cover reads British Columbia after title. Topics include: surveying; travel and exploration; C.P.R.; Upper and Lower Kootenay valleys and lakes; mountaineering; Swiss Alpine Club; Appalachian Club of Boston; lady… Read more
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