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A Hundred Years A-Fellin'
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A Hundred Years A-Fellin'

By Brothers, Gilllies

Canada: Runge Press. Hardcover. B0037V5FDG Full title: A Hundred Years A-Fellin': Some Passages from the Timber Saga of the Ottawa in the Century in Which the Gillies have Been Cutting in the Valley 1842-1942. xiv, [2], 172 pages. References. Sepia-tone reproductions of archival photos. Many illustrations in text. Fold-out colour map. List of illustrations. Map endpapers of the Ottawa Valley Watershed. Handsomely decorated forest green cloth-covered boards lettered in silver. A slightly modified reprint of the 1943 first edition. Documents one hundred years of history of Gillies Brothers, Limited - lumber manufacturers. Book as new. Appears unread. Moderate wear to photo-illustrated dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A nice copy. Bishop p.111. . Fine. 1974. Second Edition.

$175.00

Cable Yarding Systems Handbook
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Cable Yarding Systems Handbook

By Canada, Workers Comp

Canada: Workers Compensation Board of British Columbia. Paperback. 0771892624 viii, 175 pages. Glossary. "A reference for cable log harvesting systems used in British Columbia. Readers may use it on the sidehill, in the bunkhouse, or in the office. Supplements WCB regulations by providing examples of safe work procedures to follow when using cable log harvesting systems." - Introduction. Chapters include: Types of Cable Yarding Systems and Equipment; High-Lead Butt Rigging; Types of Skyline Logging Carriages; Landing/Guyline Placement; Alternative Anchor Systems; Wire Rope; Rigging; Skyline Riggin Carriage Systems; Intermediate Spars; Swing Yarders; Transporting Machines; and more. Superbly illustrated in colour. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this practical and informative work. . Good. 1993. First Edition.

$149.95

Cable Yarding Systems Handbook

By Canada, Workers Comp

Canada: Workers Compensation Board of British Columbia. Paperback. 0771892624 viii, 175 pages. Glossary. "A reference for cable log harvesting systems used in British Columbia. Readers may use it on the sidehill, in the bunkhouse, or in the office. Supplements WCB regulations by providing examples of safe work procedures to follow when using cable log harvesting systems." - Introduction. Chapters include: Types of Cable Yarding Systems and Equipment; High-Lead Butt Rigging; Types of Skyline Logging Carriages; Landing/Guyline Placement; Alternative Anchor Systems; Wire Rope; Rigging; Skyline Riggin Carriage Systems; Intermediate Spars; Swing Yarders; Transporting Machines; and more. Superbly illustrated in colour. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this practical and informative work. . Good. 1993. First Edition.

$149.95

4,000 (Four Thousand) Years: A History of the Rainforest of Vancouver Island's Southwest Coast
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4,000 (Four Thousand) Years: A History of the Rainforest of Vancouver Island's Southwest Coast

By Sooke Region Museum

British Columbia: Sooke Region Museum. Hardcover. 0969494203 213 pages. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Printed upon glossy stock. 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. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A lovely copy. . Fine. 1990. Second Edition.

$149.95

Canadian Geographical Journal, September [Sept.] 1930, Vol. I, No. 5 - Canada's Forest Wealth / Journey to Simla, India
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Canadian Geographical Journal, September [Sept.] 1930, Vol. I, No. 5 - Canada's Forest Wealth / Journey to Simla, India

By Meredith, R. Brian; Cameron, D. Roy; Kindle, E.M.; Radley, B.G.; Hague, Reece

Ottawa, Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Single Issue Magazine. X [ads], 363-464 pages. Profusely illustrated with wonderful black and white photos. Features: Colour reproductions of paintings by F.H. Brigden and Charles W. Simpson; Northern Rivers; Unto the Hills; Green Gold - Canada's wealth of forests, including many photos of 1930s logging techniques/technology; Colonization in Quebec - article with many photos; Roof of the World - a photo-illustrated journey to the fascinating Indian city of Simla, by B.G. Radley; Where B.C. Ends - Stewart B.C. and the Portland Canal - article with many great photos; New Books; Glorious nostalgic Canadian ads. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this nice vintage issue. . Good. 1930. First Edition.

$199.95

Tree Guide - Trees East of the Rockies
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Tree Guide - Trees East of the Rockies

By Rogers, Julia Ellen

Garden City, USA: Doubleday, Page & Company. Paperback. 265 pages. Index. Illustrated in color and black and white from photographs. Reprint of the 1914 first edition. Oblong 3.25" x 5.5". Unmarked with somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this informative vintage pocket-sized guide. . Fair. 1916. Reprint.

$99.95

Pocket Guide to Trees and Shrubs in British Columbia
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Pocket Guide to Trees and Shrubs in British Columbia

By Garman, E. H.

British Columbia: British Columbia Forest Service. Paperback. B00K5B2N5E 137 pages. Index. Colour-photo plates. Name inside front cover, otherwise unmarked. Above-average external soiling and wear. Binding intact. A worthy vintage copy of this handy and informative reference. . Fair. 1963. Third Revised Edition.

$39.95

Common Tree Diseases of British Columbia (B.C.)
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Common Tree Diseases of British Columbia (B.C.)

By Foster, R.E.; Wallis, G.W.

Canada: Department of Fisheries and Forestry. Paperback. B002E5B9FO 116 pages. Glossary. Wonderfully illustrated with colour and black and white photos. Printed on glossy stock. Contents include: Non-Infectious Diseases; Infectious Diseases - Root and Butt Rots, Dwarf Mistletoes, Stem Diseases - Sap Rots, Needle Blights and Casts of Coniferous Trees, Foliage Diseases of Broadleaved Trees, etc. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding tender but intact. A worthy reference copy. . Good. 1969. First Edition.

$49.95

Whistle Punk - B.C. Forest History Magazine, Spring 1986, Volume 1, Number 4
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Whistle Punk - B.C. Forest History Magazine, Spring 1986, Volume 1, Number 4

By Trower, Peter; Galbraith, Val; al, et

Canada: Currie's Forestgraphics Ltd.. Single Issue Magazine. 32 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Whistle Punk was a quarterly which provided informative and entertaining articles on the history of the British Columbia forest industry. Features include: Guardians in the Sky - the role of aircraft in forestry work in the 1920s lost its appeal for want of newer and more reliable machines; The One-Armed Whistle Punk - Dave Kydd; A Gyppo Logger's Wife - Val Galbraith started her married life by moving to a gyppo float camp; Olof 'Tie" Hanson - Timber King of Northwestern B.C.; Industrial Timber Mills - they survived the Depression, prospered, then became part of a giant; Leonard Frank - Photographer. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1986. First Edition.

$99.95

Bushworkers and Bosses: Logging in Northern Ontario 1900-1980 (Social History of Canada)
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Bushworkers and Bosses: Logging in Northern Ontario 1900-1980 (Social History of Canada)

By Radforth, Ian

Toronto: Univ of Toronto Pr. Paperback. 0802066534 xxxii, 336 pages. Footnotes. Index. Twenty pages of black and white reproductions of photos. "In this far-ranging study, Ian Radforth charts the course of the transition of Ontario's twentieth-century logging industry and the response of its workers to the changes - from the rough-and-ready days of the primitive camp bunkhouse to the development of a highly mechanized and closely managed industry." - half-title page and back cover. Prior owner's name atop first leaf. Moderate quantity of markings to contents. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this fascinating history. . Good. 1988. First Edition.

$149.95

Alan Lindsay Orr-Ewing: The Father of Forest Genetics in British Columbia
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Alan Lindsay Orr-Ewing: The Father of Forest Genetics in British Columbia

By Burch, W.G.; Meagher, M.D.

Canada: F.H.A.. Paperback. 098771127X 155 pages. Footnotes. Black and white illustrations. "Written to recognize the man most responsible for conceiving and developing the program and pressing for its implementation. Reflects, through the stories of family and colleagues, on the impact one dedicated man can have." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 2012. First Edition.

$69.95

Ecological Changes Due to Thinning Jack Pine (Jackpine) - Technical Bulletin 124
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Ecological Changes Due to Thinning Jack Pine (Jackpine) - Technical Bulletin 124

By Hansen, T.S.

USA: University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station. Paperback. 77 pages. List of literature cited. "An analysis of the changes in habitat factors on two plots thinned at different degrees in 1925 and an unthinned check. Remeasurement of the plots in 1929 and 1934, together with an analysis of sample trees in 1934, serves as a basis for a study of changes in rate of growth due to thinning." - page 71. Former library copy with usual markings. Overlaid by sturdy library boards. Stapled textblock loose but present. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1937. First Edition.

$79.95

The Principles of Forest Yield Study
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The Principles of Forest Yield Study

By Assmann, Ernst

Great Britain: Pergamon Press. Hardcover. 0080066585 506 pages. References. Index. Black and white photos. Tables and graphs. Printed upon glossy stock. Translated from the German. "The central core of this study pertains to research into growing space and increment. New insight is obtained into the intrinsic relationships between crown dimensions and basal area increment. With the help of recent research is is now possible on the basis of natural laws to solve the problems of ordinary thinning (Durchforstung), heavy thinning which results in a permanently interrupted crown canopy (Lichtung) and thinning of multi-storey stands." - paraphrased from Foreword. Prior owner's name stamp to bottom edge and front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Binding intact. Somewhat above-average wear and soiling to orange cloth-covered boards. Slight lean to spine. A worthy working copy of this informative scholarly treatise. . Fair. 1970. First Edition.

$395.00

Rhymes of a LumberJack A Second Book of Verse:  Concerning the trials and tribulations, lives and ways of the loggers living and working in the Great Northwest of America.
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Rhymes of a LumberJack A Second Book of Verse: Concerning the trials and tribulations, lives and ways of the loggers living and working in the Great Northwest of America.

By Swanson, Robert E.; Bushell, Bert (illus)

Toronto: Thomas Allen, Ltd. Toronto. Hardcover. 0920080278 94 pages. Black and white illustrations in text. "A second book of verse concerning the trials and tribulations, lives and ways of the loggers living and working in the Great Northwest of America." - subtitle. Small 'Compliments of..." bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Bound in forest green buckram without dust jacket. Binding tight. A quality vintage copy. Edwards & Lort 3430. Lowther 1829. . Very Good. 1943. First Edition.

$149.95

Man and the boreal forest: Proceedings of a regional meeting within Project 2 of MAB (Unesco's Man and the Biosphere Programme), held in Stockholm, Sweden, 13-16 October 1975 (Ecological bulletins)
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Man and the boreal forest: Proceedings of a regional meeting within Project 2 of MAB (Unesco's Man and the Biosphere Programme), held in Stockholm, Sweden, 13-16 October 1975 (Ecological bulletins)

Sweden: Swedish Natural Science Research Council. Paperback. 9154602009 153 pages. Printed on glossy stock. Average wear. Binding intact. Prior owner's name stamped on front cover and bottom edge. A sound copy. . Good. 1976. First Edition.

$59.95

A guide for management of landslide-prone terrain in the Pacific Northwest (Land management handbook)
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A guide for management of landslide-prone terrain in the Pacific Northwest (Land management handbook)

Victoria: Research Program, Ministry of Forests. Spiral Bound. 0772620598 220 pages. Index. Addresses these topics: Slope movement processes and characteristics; An office/field technique for recognizing landslide-prone terrain; Measure to manage unstable terrain during forestry activities; Road deactivation and revegegation of unstable terrain. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 1994. Second Edition.

$69.95

Towards Sustainable Management of the Boreal Forest
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Towards Sustainable Management of the Boreal Forest

Canada: Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). Hardcover. 0660187620 v, [1], 1039 pages. Index. References. "Offers many case studies, conclusions, and recommendations regarding progress towards sustainable forest management." - from Acknowledgements. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. A superb copy. . Fine. 2003. First Edition.

$199.95

Loggers Handbook, Vol. XXV
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Loggers Handbook, Vol. XXV

By Congress, Pacific Logging; A. Whisnant (founder)

USA: Pacific Logging Congress. Hardcover. B00CGBSV1G Approximately 290 pages. Printed on glossy stock. Features: Robert B. Kennedy - Pine Logger; Prince George - white spruce capital of the world; Forest Road Traffic; Founding of the Pacific Logging Congress; Don't Underestimate Powder (explosives); Efficient Engine Air Cleaners are a Must; The Loggers Role in Forest Insect Control; Providing Redwoods for Parks and Recreation; Day Rate Falling and Bucking; Freak Douglas Fir - article and photo of natural graft in 1930 south of Gunter in Douglas County, Oregon; What's New in Logging Equipment; and much more. Includes many interesting equipment ads, some in color. Front free endpaper removed. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. Binding tight. A sound copy. . Good. 1965. First Edition.

$199.95

Hills to Harbour - A British Columbia Forest Industry Story
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Hills to Harbour - A British Columbia Forest Industry Story

By Erickson, Harry (Signed)

Canada: Printorium Bookworks. Paperback. 098098582X Signed by author upon title page. 77 pages. Profusely illustrated with excellent archival photos in colour and black and white. Author recounts his 43 years in the Vancouver Island forest industry, spent mainly in the Ladysmith area. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 2010. First Edition.

$99.95

Forests of Nova Scota
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Forests of Nova Scota

By Johnson, Ralph S.

Canada: Dep. Of Lands & Forests / Four East Pub. - Nova Scota. Hardcover. 092042709X xvi, 407 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A history of the forests and their components, beginning with the recession of the last ice age and continuing to 1982. Briefly describes the history of people in their relationship with forests, and of the forest industries, transportation, forest legislation, and forestry organizations." - from Preface. Very clean, bright and unmarked with slight wear. An excellent copy. . Very Good. 1986. First Edition.

$199.95

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