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Image for The Westward Collector Quarterly (W.C.Q.), Volume 1, Number 1, Fall 1973

The Westward Collector Quarterly (W.C.Q.), Volume 1, Number 1, Fall 1973

By: Watson, George A.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, B.C., Westward Collector Publishing Ltd.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 843H2553

Condition: Fair


Premiere issue. 30 pages. Features include: Second annual Victoria and Nanaimo Antique Bottle Show; Letters; We Dig Bottles, by "Bob & George"; Blowing Off Foam! - The Karbonated Korner, by Bob & Donna Skrill; What on Earth Is It?; George Coletti & Son of Nelson, B.C.; Jewels of Talking Wire - insulators; Cecil and Joan Harris of Vernon, B.C.; Books in Review; Relics, by Jim Heidt; License Plate Collecting by Allan Gadsen; Old Ads from Victoria Colonis, Christmas 1874; Photos of Free blown bottle; Pottery Jugs; Ads; Club News. Printed on glossy stock. Covers and first few pages wav... View more info

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Homesteading: Two Prairie Seasons

By: West, Edward

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin Ltd.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H4144

Condition: Fair


301 pages. Index. Thirty-two fascinating black and white photos. "I have tried to picture, from actual experience, something of the life in its early stages of the settler on the Canadian prairie." - page 5. Author spent two years on a homestead north of Radisson, Saskatchewan prior to the outbreak of WWI. Faint pencil erasure atop front free endpaper otherwise unmarked with somewhat above-average wear to publisher's tan cloth-covered boards. Narrow opening in binding at page 16. A worthy vintage copy of this fascinating account. PEEL [2e] 2649, ARTIBISE 619. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody: August 1921 - The Witherell Kidnapping

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody: August 1921 - The Witherell Kidnapping

By: Wiles, Otis M.; d'Easum, B.C.; Sullivan, Alan; Story, Somerville; Lees, Frederic; Cunningham, Eugene; Long, Edward E.; Cornell, Fred C.; O'Hara, G.; Phillimore, Mrs. C.E.; Woolley, C. Leonard; Siringo, Charles A.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: U.K., George Newnes Limited: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G1458

Condition: Good


Black and white photos and illustrations. Features: The Witherell Kidnapping case - Mrs. Gladys Witherell was kidnapped for several days - article with photos of victim and perpetrators; Bad Man Louis - a tale from what is now Glacier National Park in Montana; The Justice of the North - The North-West Mounted Police set out in search of two Eskimos - Sinnisiak and Uluksak - who killed Catholic priests in Canada's north; The Cowboys of the Camargue - a description of the life and cowboys of Frances's Camargue; Through Central America on Horseback - Part I - Eugene Cunningham describes his trip... View more info

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Mayor Gerry: The remarkable Gerald Grattan McGeer

By: Williams, David R

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 463A4957

ISBN: 0888945043

Condition: Good


0888945043 319 pages. Selected references. Footnotes. Index. Black and white illustrations. "McGeer's enduring struggle to give British Columbia better terms in Confederation fuelled the politics of western protest... his story in a province on the rise is an essential chapter in the story of western Canada." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy View more info

A Picture History of British Columbia

By: Woodcock, George

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Hurtig Publishers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64400308

ISBN: 0888301855

Condition: Very Good


0888301855 240 pages including index. Presents the history of British Columbia in all its exciting contrast with almost four hundred illustrations. Spans the whole range from the age of the dinosaurs to the politics of the 1980s. "The pictures are well chosen so the reader comes away with a good idea of what life was like during the different periods of B.C.'s development. Woodcock's text, which is always quick and readable, completes a production that could serve as a model for others of the sort." - Books in Canada. Gift greetings upon front endpaper. Light wear overall. Some ... View more info

The Working Forest of British Columbia

By: Working Forest Project, The

Price: $75.22

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71306448

ISBN: 155017116X

Condition: Fine


155017116X 167 pages including index. Neatly typed presentation bookplate upon half-title page. The controversy that surrounds BC's forests has produced a mountain of contradictory words. Most people don't know what to believe. The Working Forest Project tries to solve that problem by showing the BC forest as it really is - in photographs. In the past two years the Working Forest Project, initiated by forester Ike Barber and led by forester Gerry Burch, undertook the most comprehensive photographic documentation ever attempted of the BC forest, showing the good and the bad. On the way it... View more info

Qualicum Beach a History of Vancouver Is

By: Wylie, Brad

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada, Bradley C. Wylie: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41302325

ISBN: 0969605005

Condition: Very Good


0969605005 219 pages including bibliography and black and white illustrations. "Rich in information about our past, from European discovery to settlement, the creation of the townsite, incorporation, and the development of the modern town, while preserving its village character." - Jack Collins, Mayor, Qualicum Beach. Clean and unmarked. Very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Where Terranes Collide

By: Yorath, C. J

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Orca Book Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 621H2411

ISBN: 0920501532

Condition: Very Good


0920501532 231 pages. Glossary. Additional Information Source List. Suggesting Reading List. Black and white illustrations. "An evocative autobiography of the Cordillera, the ancient edge of the North American continent, written by a professional geologist with the gift of turning complex scientific facts into compelling prose." - Peter C. Newman. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

Image for The American Field - The Sportsman's Newspaper [Magazine] of America, December [Dec.) 2, 1933, Vol. CXX, No. 48 - American Jack Snipe Society

The American Field - The Sportsman's Newspaper [Magazine] of America, December [Dec.) 2, 1933, Vol. CXX, No. 48 - American Jack Snipe Society

By: Young, Frank M. [Editor]

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Chicago, American Field Publishing: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3271

Condition: Good


24 pages. Features: Vintage illustrated ad for Peters shotgun shells on front cover; Publich Shooting Grounds; The American Jack Snipe Society; Advocating Game as a Replacement Crop; Canada Orders Buffalo Hunts; U.S. Sleuthing for Data to Aid "Duck Come-Back"; The Southwestern Club's Trials - article with photos of President Carl E. Duffield, Secretary Dr. Felix M. Adams and several dogs; Virginia Amateur Field Trials - article with photos of President Ernest C. Mead and Secretary J. Wiley King; Illustrated ad for Western Xpert shotgun shells; Field Dog Stud Book Registrations; Veteri... View more info