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Mountains, Campfires & Memories

by Jack Boudreau

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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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The Forgotten Trail

by Larry Pynn

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October 13, 1997
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9780385256834
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Intrigued by what evidence of the gold rush still lingered on this century-old trail, Vancouver Sun journalist Larry Pynn set out to retrace the route during the summer of 1992. For six weeks he trekked 1500 kilometers - on foot, horseback, and by canoe. Along the way, he encounter some of Canada's most rugged and beautiful terrain, not to mention… Read more
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Castles in the Air

by Cathryn Wellner Richard Thomas Wright

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Published
2000
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Very Good
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9780969688754
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A companion to 'Rough but honest miner,' a CD of reclaimed music of the 1860's.
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From Coalmine to Castle

by James Audain

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Published
1955
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Family history by the great grandson. Appendix, Family Photographs, 214 pages. Library copy.
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The S.S. Moyie: Memories of the Oldest Sternwheeler

by Robert D Turner

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Published
1991
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Very Good
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9781550390131
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For 59 years the Moyie served the Kootenays carrying everything from silver ore and apples to mail and farm animals.Royalty and settlers, salesmen and prospectors, school children and doctors all travelled on the Moyie. By 1957, whe she was retired, she had outlasted all other passenger-carrying, steam-powered sternwheelers in Canada, the western US and Alaska. Illustrated, 60 pages.
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At the Far Reaches of Empire:

by Freeman M. Tovell

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Published
2009
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9780774813679
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Bodega y Quadra was the most important Spanish naval officer on the Northwest Coast in the 18th century. Serving from 1774 -1794, he participated in the search for the Northwest Passage and, with George Vancouver, endeavoured to forge a diplomatic resolution to the Nootka Sound controversy between Spain and Britain. His accomplishments place him the company of Bering, Cook, Vancouver,… Read more
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Memories never lost:

by Pioneer Researchers (compiled by)

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Published
1986
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9780889257245
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The book is divided into four sections: 'Transplant a Woman Period 1850-1866;'On the Land Period 1867-1886; 'Then came the Railway' Period 1887-1900; A Community' pERIOD 1901-1920; 3 Appendices; Index; 344 pages.
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James Bay Athletic Association: The First 100 Years, 1886-1986

by Lewis G Madley

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Published
1986
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Very Good
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9780969275008
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An overview of the role of an athletic association in the development of a community. 215 pages.
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The Warm Land

by Elizabeth Blanche Morcross

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Published
1959
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A local history of the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, BC. 112 pages.
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Home Port: Victoria

by Ursula Jupp

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Published
1985
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Good+
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9780969065005
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A collection of true stories of men and ships that sailed from this port, told by old seament at meetings of the Thermopylae Club, Victoria. BC, including short sketches of their narrators, articles on relevant history of the Port of Victoria, and two maps Index, 168 pages..
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The man for a new country: Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie

by David R Williams

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Published
1977
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9780888260680
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This book is an account of a highly-talented man: speaker of several languages and Indian dialects; mathematician, meteorologist, and cartographer; classical scholar and student of history and literature; musician and artist; hunter and outdoorsman; courageous judge. Notes; Chronology; Governors, Premiers, and Judiciary; Bibliography; Index; 334 pages.
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The Early History of the Fraser River Mines

by Frederic W. Howay

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Published
1926
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Contents; Introduction; Correspondence of Richard Hicks from October, 1858 to June, 1859; Correspondence of Judge Begbie from Januar, 1850 to March, 1859; Miscellaneous documents relating to origin of 'Ned McGowan War'; Correspondence of Charles Brew from November, 1858 to April, 1859; Miscellaneous documnets; Index; 126 pages. Worn cover, cracking to mull, plates complete.
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Hiking Guide to the Big Trees of Southwestern British Columbia

by Stoltman

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Published
June 1991
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9781895123067
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discover Canada's largest, tallest and oldest trees. Follow the detailed guide to more than 30 hikes, short walks and roadside stops. Learn about Canada's ancient rainforests. Venture off the beaten track to 9 unspoiled coastal wilderness areas. 218 pages.
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Within the Barbed Wire Fence:

by Ujo Nakano

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Published
1980
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Very Good-
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9780802023827
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The author tells his story of upheaval, civil disobedience, jailing, and months within the double barbed wire fence. It is a personal account of one of the blackest episodes in Canada's history - the forced evacuation during the second world ware fo 21,000 Japanese from British Columbia. But it more than a social document. The author is an accomplished poet,… Read more
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Haida Their Art and Culture

by Leslie Drew

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Published
February 1983
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9780888391322
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112 pages. A brief illustrated survey of Haida art and culture.
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Marine Mammals of British Columbia

by John K B Ford

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Published
2014
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9780772667342
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This book includes: identification key for whole animals and skeletal remains; colour illustrations of all species' line drawings of skulls; pointers on where to find each species and how to identify them at sea; maps showing sightings and standings in BC; more than 100 colour photographs. 460 pages.
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Historical Atlas of Vancouver & the Lower Fraser Valley

by Derek Hayes

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Published
2006
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9781553652830
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More than 370 original maps chart the growth and development of the Vancouver region from the years of discovery and exploration. Map catalogue, Further reading, Index, 192 pages
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The Curve of Time

by M Wylie Blanchet

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Published
1989
Edition
7th
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9780888260717
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Sound clean trade paper illustrated throughout.
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The Wild McLeans

by Mel Rothenburger

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Published
1993
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9781551430065
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Slight edgewear. Sound clean copy. Trade paperback.
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Against the Current

by Cathy Converse

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Published
2018
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9781771512701
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The renown of Agnes Deans Cameron - a trailblazer in the early days of educational standards in British Columbia, a bold and undaunted traveller, and one of the most well-known writers of her time - has been shadowed in the annals of history. Now, over 100 years later, her life and accomplishments are brought to light in this comprehensive biography… Read more
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