Our Books - British-Columbia

Place Names of the Alberni Valley

British Columbia: Alberni District Historical Society, 1988. Second, Revised Edition. Small 8vo. Stapled Card Covers. Fine 83 pp.; fold-out map present. First published 10 years earlier, this second edition... [read more] | $20.00

The Cominco Story

Trail B.C. The Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, 1953. Quarto. Stapled Pictorial Wraps. Very Good Published as a special issue of the Cominco Magazine for May of 1953 "for its employees"... [read more] | $40.00

Butter-Fat: A Farmer-Owned Journal for Co-operative Dairymen Vol. 45 No. 5 Dec. 1967 - Jan. 1968.

Burnaby, B.C.; Fraser Valley Milk Producers' Association, 1967. Magazine format 4to. (approx. 30cm.) in Stapled Wraps. Near Fine. 62 pp. + covers; archival photographs throughout. This edition was a special... [read more] | $60.00

B.C.:N Suomalainen. Uusi Lansi - B.V.:N 100-Vuotisjulkaisu - 1967.

Vancouver: 1967. quarto (11"). Stapled Wrappers. Very Good + pp. 35 + [1] (including wraps); illustrated throughout. With an introductory note by K.H.W. Seppala, the Finnish Consul, this magazine... [read more] | $45.00

B. C. Electric's Bridge River Hydro.
[B.C. Electric]

Vancouver: B.C. Electric Public Information Department, Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Wrappers. Near Fine n.d., unpaginated [but 4 leaves, 8 pages]; illustrated; large folio (15.5")... [read more] | $35.00

Report of the Provincial Museum of Natural History for the Year 1915
[British Columbia]

Victoria: Province of British Columbia, 1916. quarto (10.5"). Stapled Card Covers. Very Good Of historical interest in terms of the development and early work of the Provincial Museum, this war-time... [read more] | $40.00

The Ceremony of Laying the Foundation Stone By His Royal Highness Prince Arthur of Connaught, K.G. Order of Proceedings.
[Prince Arthur of Connaught].

London, 1914. The booklet produced for the laying of the Foundation Stone of the new British Columbia Building in London. Laid in is a single broadsheet on the letterhead of the Office of the Agent General... [read more] | $85.00

Franklin Mining Camp, British Columbia
Drysdale, Charles W.

Inscribed by the Author to the First Instructor of Geology at the University of British Columbia The volume has been inscribed (though not signed) on the front free endpaper “with the compliments... [read more] | $170.00

A Bit of Okanagan History
Gellatly, Dorothy Hewlett

A pristine copy of the Third, ‘Revised and Enlarged’ edition of this anecdotal history of the Okanagan and in particular of Westbank (now wrongfully named West Kelowna!). Written by a member... [read more] | $10.00

Cultivated Forests and British Columbia's Lumber Markets
Gilmour, John D.

Vancouver: The Truck Loggers' Association, 1946. quarto (11.5"). Stapled Card Covers. Very Good +. [2] + 8 pp., text double-column, with a Foreword over the facsimile signature of H. R. MacMillan. A... [read more] | $50.00

Fortune’s a River. The Collision of Empires in Northwest America
Gough, Barry

Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, 2007. First Edition; Fine in dustjacket. 413 pp.; Notes, extensive Bibliography, Index; illustrated. “. . . the most authoritative and readable account to date... [read more] | $20.00

Presentation of the Cairn Commemorating the Great Fraser Midden by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada through His Honour Judge F.W. Howay.
Hill-Tout, Charles

Vancouver: The Art, Historical ad Scientific Association of Vancouver, B.C., 1938. Octavo (9"). Stapled Pictorial Wraps. Fine Cover title: The Great Fraser Midden. [14] pp.; illustrated. Hill-Tout's... [read more] | $30.00

Early History of Placer Mining in Cariboo
Lineham, Percy

Vancouver: Self Published, Octavo. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good pp. [12] (including wraps); reprinted from the February, 1923, issue of "Mining and Engineering Record". Includes material on the... [read more] | $30.00

The Early Years of Scouting in the Cowichan Valley.
MacInnes, Alan.

Rare Boy Scout History – Cowichan Valley Self-Published in British Columbia, 1967. Second Printing. Quarto, in Card Covers. Near Fine. District Commissioner MacInnes first penned this history... [read more] | $64.00

Over the Fifty Years. A Keepsake Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Men’s Canadian Club of Vancouver 1906-1956
McGregor, D. A.

Staple-bound in yapp card covers; emblem of the Club in blind on front cover; fore-edges uncut; 32 pp. Extremities very lightly age-toned, Else Fine. [Hale, Vancouver Centennial Bibliography, Vol. 1... [read more] | $30.00

Great Central: The Sawmill - The Community - The People. Sawmill 1925-1952. Logging 1925-1965
McKnight, George

Port Alberni, B.C.: Self Published, 12mo. Stapled Card Covers. Fine n.d. (but circa 1990); [16] pp. + illustrated card covers; photographs throughout, drawn from archives and private collections. A wonderful... [read more] | $40.00

The Shoulder Strap. Official Journal of the British Columbia Provincial Police No. 19 June 1949.
Merriman, Alec R. (Editor).

Victoria: Admark Ltd., 1949. quarto (12" x 9"). Stapled Pictorial Wraps. Very Good 120 pp., illustrated throughout; table of contents near the end (p. 117) as customary with this publication;... [read more] | $80.00

The Shoulder Strap. Policing the West. Twenty-Second Edition, December, 1950.
Merriman, Alec R. (Editor).

Victoria: Admark Ltd., 1950. quarto. Wrappers. Very Good +. This issue is notable and desirable as, in the words of the Editors: "In this 22nd Edition of The Shoulder Strap we welcome the Royal... [read more] | $100.00

Notes on Western Caledonia
Ogden, Peter Skene (W. N. Sage, Introduction)

Vancouver, 1937. Stapled excerpt from BC Historical Quarterly, pp. [45] – 56. Near Fine, with two-page prefatory comments by W. N. Sage documenting, inter alia, the original source of this memorandum... [read more] | $24.00

Agricultural Development in British Columbia
Ormsby, Margaret A.

Agricultural History, 1945. Octavo. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good +. Reprinted (not dis-bound) from Volume 19 of the journal "Agricultural History". pp. [11] - 20; double-column text. Age toning... [read more] | $24.00