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. 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

Three Bar: The Story of Douglas Lake
Carroll, Campbell

Mitchell Press, Vancouver, 1958. Uniform sun-fading of the spine and small area of discoloration on front cover, Else Fine; Quarto bound in green burlap; 111 pp.; map endpapers; 14 portraits and full-page... [read more] | $80.00

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

Nikkei Fishermen on the BC Coast: Their Biographies and Photographs
Fukawa, Masako (Editor)

Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, 2007. A fine quarto (12”) with photographic cover repeated in the dj. xiv + 13-208 pp.; glossy paper; map endpapers; 767 biographies; photographs throughout; Appendices... [read more] | $65.00

A Bit of Okanagan History
Gellatly, Dorothy Hewlett

A Very Good signed 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... [read more] | $15.00

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

Mount Pleasant Early Days. Memories of Reuben Hamilton Pioneer 1890
Hamilton, Reuben

Vancouver City Archives; third printing, 1966, of the original edition of 1957. Stapled card covers; small octavo; 64 pp., illustrated throughout. Small stain and previous owner name on front cover, Else... [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

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

The Naming Opening and Dedication of Stanley Park
Matthews, Major J S

City Archives, Vancouver, 1959. Stapled wrappers, 60 pp.; photos, facsimile correspondence, maps, the latter including half-page reproductions of details from Narvaez’s Chart of 1791 and Galiano’s... [read more] | $25.00

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

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

Finlay’s River
Patterson, R[aymond] M.

Toronto: Macmillan, 1968. 8vo. A First Edition copy of this modern classic of British Columbia history in clipped dust jacket. With material on the geology of the area, the fur trade, early pioneers,... [read more] | $55.00

The Buffalo Head
Patterson, R[aymond] M.

William Sloane, New York, 1961, First American Edition in the same year as the Canadian printing. [xiii] + 273 pp.; map endpapers; photographs; marbled paper over cloth. A Fine, unmarked copy in price-clipped... [read more] | $35.00