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Ranch in the Slocan

by Cole Harris

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9781550178234
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Condition: clean copy, inscription from the author on the title page. Content: The author offers a case study in the history of pioneering, and a portrait of his family's experiences in the Slocan Valley. The Harris Ranch produced a little income, but has never been a commercial success. Its yeild was not so much measured by the market as by the… Read more
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The Best Miners in the World:

by W. R. Roberts

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Published
2004
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9780973559101
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condition: clean copy. Content: This book features true stories from miners that worked in the largest lead and zinc mine in the world, Kimerley's 'Mighty Sullivan' in southeastern BC. 336 pages, milestones, glossary, index.
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Waiting for the Light:

by Brock Silversides

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Published
1995
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9781895618662
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Condition: clean copy. Content: A collection fo archival photographs documenting early exploration , transportation, and settlement. This book examines mountain photography from a unique perspective. Early photographers in Canada's westerns ranges faced almost overwhelming odds in their quest for images, and yet managed to create an immense body of remarkable work. 184 pages, and album of black and white photographs
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Salmon Canneries British Columbia North Coast

by Gladys Young Blyth

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Published
March 1991
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9780889821033
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Condition< clean copy, worn. Content: A history of the 38 canneries on the northern coast of British Columbia. 180 pages, photography, line drawings, endnotes, bibliography, index.
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Tales of Kitamaat

by Gordon Robinson

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Published
1956
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Condition: clean copy, name of previous owner on first page, upper right hand corner. Content: 46 pge booklet, with map, a selection of legends, folk stories, and customs of the Haisal people, a branch of the Kwakiutl Indian language group, who live on the west coast of British Columbia
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Officially opened in 1888, Stanley Park was born alongside the city of Vancouver, so it is easy to assume that the park was a pristine wilderness when it was first created. But, no, it was imposed on existing ways of life. Aboriginal people lived at the villages of Whoi Whoi, now Lumberman's arch and nearby Chaythoos.… Read more
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From Maps to Metaphors The Pacific World of George Vancouver

by Robin Fisher & Hugh Johnston, editors

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Published
December 1993
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9780774804707
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Condition: clean copy, dust jacket in excellent condition, protected by plastic cover. Content: A collection of 13 scholarly articles that grew out of the Vancouver Conference on Exploration and Discovery, held to observe the bi-centennial of George Vancouver's arrival on the Pacific northwest coasts. Its aim is to bring to light much of the new research on the discovery of the… Read more
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Canada West Magazine Volume 4 Number 4

by N L (Bill) Barlee

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Published
1972
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Discovery Gold Town. The Cliff Dweller. Forgotten Expressman winter 1972 other issues available please ask.
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Boundless Optimism: Richard McBride's British Columbia

by Patricia E. Roy

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Published
2013
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9780774823890
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Condition: clean copy, worn. Content: Richard McBride served four terms as BC's premier from 1903-1915, building a reputation as a charismatic and optimistic leader whose vision of a modern, industrialized and wealthy province helped shape BC's institutions and its place in the British world. A product of his time, McBride opposed Asian immigration and often promoted industrial development at the expense of… Read more
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Mountains, Campfires & Memories

by Jack Boudreau

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Published
2002
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9780920576953
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Champion of the backwoods, Jack Boudreau entertains with more stories from the wilds of British Columbia. Concentrating on the post-Second World War years, Jack tells us of how men survived, flourished and perished in the northern bush. In this--his third best-seller--Jack tells us of adventures gone awry, bizarre encounters with creatures of the woods, and the results of friendships gone… Read more
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Kootenai Brown Canada's Unknown Frontiersman

by William Rodney

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Published
May 1998
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9781895811315
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Sound clean trade paper. Brown's remarkably adventurous life in Canada began in BC in 1862 during the Cariboo gold rush. He later became a BC policeman, Pony Express rider, buffalo hunter, Head Scout for the Rocky Mountain Rangers during the 1885 Riel Rebellion and a conservationist who fought to establish Waterton Lakes National Park. Here he is buried, this region… Read more
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Large wraps. Sound clean copy.
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