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Museum & Art Notes, April 1952: The Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver

By: AINSWORTH, T. H. - Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver: 1952

Edition: Second Series. Vol. 2, No. 2

Seller ID: 17362

Condition: VG+


Nine articles on a variety of topics but with an emphasis on the culture and anthropology of the Pacific Northwest Native culture and on British Columbia. 53pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy. Small ink note in right margin of front wrapper. Some splitting at the spine - quite brittle paperwrappers. Weight, 100g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

1001 British Columbia Place Names

By: AKRIGG, G. P. V. and Helen B.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Discovery Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 037932

Condition: About Fine


'This is the first book devoted to the place names, not just one region, but all of British Columbia. Here are the stories behind B.C.'s place names from Abbotsford to Aymoetz, and from Alberni to Zeballos'. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Dustjacket is a little worn around the edges, but is generally bright and clean. 8vo, 195pp, end-paper maps. Hardcover in cloth with dustjacket. Weight, 518g. View more info

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British Columbia Place Names

By: AKRIGG, G. P. V.; AKRIGG, Helen B.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Univ of British Columbia Press: 1997

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 047450

ISBN: 0774806362

Condition: As New


Origins of the names of British Columbia places. A classic in a newer edition. xxv, 304 p. : maps ; 24 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, stikll 'fresh'. Tight, square bidning, no wear to the boards. Weight, 584g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either add... View more info

H. M. S. Virago in the Pacific 1851-1855

By: AKRIGG, G. P.; AKRIGG, H. B.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Sono Nis Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Helen Akrigg

Seller ID: 33376

ISBN: 1550390309

Condition: Fine


Based on the journals and reminiscences of five of the ship's officers and men of H. M. S. Virago. A fascinating view of life aboard a British naval vessel in the mid-nineteenth century. 209pp, illustrated, charts. Very bright, clean copy. Unmarked except for one of the author's signatures to the tp - Helen B. Akrigg. Dustjacket is unclipped and shows only slight wear. 'Near new' appearance. Weight, 460g. View more info

The Stikine River.

By: Alaska Geographic Society

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A., Alaska Geographic Society: 1979

Edition: Vol 6, No 4

Seller ID: 043452

ISBN: 0882401335

Condition: Near Fine


Issue devoted to the Stikine River and Valey, in both British Columbia and Alaska. Alaska Geographic Society, Volume 6, Number 4. Quarterly publication, single issue. Wraps, oblong 4to, 11"x8.25", 93pp, profusely illustrated with photographs, in color & in b&w. Large, folding map in color, laid-in. Owner's name t the inside of the front wrapper, otherwise a clean and tight copy. Near Fine. Weight, 340g. View more info

Place Names of the Alberni Valley

By: Alberni District Museum

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Port Alberni, Alberni District Historical Society: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 22254

ISBN: 0969082010

Condition: As New


Origin of Place Names in Vancouver Island's Alberni Valley. 83pp. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 160g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.00-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

Place Names of the Alberni Valley

By: Alberni District Museum

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Port Alberni, Alberni District Historical Society: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 34573

ISBN: 0969082010

Condition: As New


Origin of Place Names in Vancouver Island's Alberni Valley. 83pp. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 160g. Ships via inexpensive Lettermail within Canada slightly more to the USA. Rates to the Rest of the World at cost. View more info

Alberni Valley and West Coast Disaster Fund

By: ALBERNI VALLEY and WEST COAST DISASTER FUND

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Alberni, Alberni Valley and West Coast Disaster Fund: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052479

Condition: Good Very Good


Special edition, in a newspaper format, of an appeal for contributions towards the Disaster Fund for the March 28, 1964 Tidal Wave that hit the Alberni Valley and the West Coast of Vancouver Island. 8pp, 14 photos, a small map and a page of explanatory text. Two old folds [into quarets], otherwise a clean, sound, not al all fragile piece. Weight, 28g. Inexpensive Lettermail postal rates apply - Domestic & International. View more info

The Place Between: Aldergrove & Communities

By: Alder Grove Heritage Society

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Aldergrove, BC, Alder Grove Heritage Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044642

ISBN: 1550562703

Condition: Fine


Local and Family history of the community of Aldergrove, within the jurisdiction of the Township of Langley, British Columbia in the mid-Fraser Valley. xviii, 640 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 29 cm. Includes index. A very bright, clean and completely unmarked copy with a tight, square binding, no wear to the green cloth and gilt titles. Heavy for shipping weighing 2.077kg. View more info

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The Last Island: A Naturalist's Sojourn on Triangle Island

By: Alison Watt

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, B. C., Harbour Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 045652

ISBN: 1550172964

Condition: As New


At twenty-three, Alison Watt left the comfort of a relationship and urban life to spend four months studying tufted puffins on Triangle Island, a remote bird sanctuary far off the northern tip of Vancouver Island. 192 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm. Written and illustrated by Alison Watt. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 592g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images alway... View more info

Our First 50 Years

By: ALLEN, C. C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: [British Columbia], Author Published:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed

Seller ID: 047841

Condition: Fine


Story of a British Pioneer to the Cariboo region of British Columbia. He left England for Canada in 1912 and ended up near Quesnel in 1914. He went off to War in France and met his future wife in England. The book tells the story of their life together over 60 years. Signed by the author on the inside of the front wrapper. Undated but circa 1977. There is a small gift inscription to the front wrapper dated 1982. 78 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 18 cm. OCLC Number: 662590415. Abright, clean copy apprearing almost 'as new'. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North Ameri... View more info

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Timeless Shore: Canada's West Coast Trail

By: ALLEN, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calgary, Ontario, Canada, Bayeux Arts Inc: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036317

ISBN: 1896209068

Condition: Fine


Travel and description of British Columbia's West Coast Trail - 75 kilometres of spectacular shoreline on the wild western shore of Vancouver Island. 111pp, profusely illustrated with spectacular color photographs. Gift inscription to ffep otherwise bright, clean and unmarked. Near new copy! Weight, 662g. View more info

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Timeless shore : Canada's West Coast Trail

By: ALLEN, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calgary, Bayeux Arts: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046209

ISBN: 1896209068

Condition: Fine


Mainly pictorial work describing and illustrating the wild, west coast of British Columbia's Vancouver Island - The West Coast Trail. 111 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 22 x 25 cm. Superb photography. Book is 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacxket is very nearly the same. View more info

Forty Years Journey : The Temperature Movement in British Columbia To 1900

By: ALLEN, Harold Tuttle

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Author Published: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040071

Condition: About Fine


An account of the Temperance movement in the early days of British Columbia, from c1860 to 1900. 138pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no creaseso the spine. Weight, 232g. View more info

Maclean's: November 15, 1951

By: ALLEN, Ralph - Editor

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean's Magazine: 1951

Edition: Vol. 64, No. 22

Seller ID: 046172

Condition: VG+


Single issue of Maclean's magaine for Novemvber 15, 1951. Cover features artwork by the celebrated Franklin Arbuckle of a Waterfront scene featuring the Skyline of Vancouver. Plus - a Pierre Berton article on Vancouver, Toronto, Jacques De Bernonville, Aimee Semple McPherson, Alberta Oil, Montreal Nightlife and much more. Large issue - 84pp, photo illustrated, advertising. Bright, clean copy with a sound, stapled binding. Innocuous address label to top margin. Only slight age-wear present. Weight, 278g. View more info

Maclean's: May 10, 1958

By: ALLEN, Ralph - Editor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean's Magazine: 1958

Edition: Vol. 71, No. 10

Seller ID: 050282

Condition: G+


Single issue of Maclean's magazine for May 10, 1958. Cover features 3 photos. This is a Special Issue on British Columbia to celebrate that Province's Centennial. New paintings by B. C. artists; Four pages of Len Norris cartoons; Government Street in Victoria, BC; Fiction on the Sasquatch. 104pp, photo illustrated, advertising. Interior is complete, unmarked, no cuts. Centre pges loose from stapled. Address label to bottom margin removed. Small piece lost from top edge of rear wrapper. Weight, unpacked, 327g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North Am... View more info

Origin of Street and Place Names

By: ALLEN, Richard Edward

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Josten's Publications: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33384

Condition: Near Fine


A Pictorial History of Vancouver, Book 1. 128pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, never fully opened. Weight, 390g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.00-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

Origin of Street and Place Names

By: ALLEN, Richard Edward

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, Josten's Publications: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 33385

Condition: Near Fine


A Pictorial History of Vancouver, Book 1. Signed by the author on the title page. 128pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Ink name to ffep, otherwise unmarked.Tight, square binding, never fully opened. Weight, 390g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.00-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

The Incredible Gang Ranch

By: ALSAGER, Dale

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Hancock House: 1994

Edition: First Paper Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 049495

ISBN: 0888392117

Condition: Fine


North America's largest Cattle Ranch, at one time 4,000,000 acres, in British Columbia's Cariboo district. 2nd printing, Wrappers, 448pp, photo illus, map. Bright, clean copy, faint spine creases. Unmarked inside or outside. 'Near new'. Weight, 460g. View more info

Gang Ranch; the Real Story

By: ALSAGER, Judy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Hancock House: 1995

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 040194

ISBN: 0888392753

Condition: VG


Story of one of the world's largest and oldest ranches, B.C.'s 1,000,000 acre Gang Ranch. Trade paperback, 8vo, 287pp, photo illustrated, map. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding with a single light crease to the spine. Weight, 303g. View more info