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HISTORY OF OUR CITY PORT COQUITLAM

by CHAMBERS, Edith D.

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Published
1973
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First Edition
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No place (British Columbia): B.A. Thompson, 1973. Card covers. pp [150]. Many photos. Two soil spots on front cover, small chip to rear cover, ink price on title page, VG otherwise. BC local history. . First Edition. Softcover. Quarto.
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IT BEGAN WITH A RONALD: a pictorial history of Vancouver's firefighting equipment

by MATCHES, Alex

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Published
1974
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First printing
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Vancouver: Author, 1974. Light brown boards. 144 pages. Many photos. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a crease all along top margin of rear panel, VG otherwise. "A pictorial presentation of the fire apparatus used from 1886-1974 and contains many excellent and unpublished photos of Seagrave, American-LaFrance, Amoskeag and Waterous, all world-famous manufacturers of equipment, as well as many little-known makes."… Read more
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JOHN: a novel

by BAIRD, Irene

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Philadelphia: Lippincott, c1937 Second printing. Terra cotta cloth. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine. Jacket has chips at spine ends, minor soiling, price-clipped, VG otherwise. British Columbia setting. Glowing jacket blurbs. Her first book. . Hardcover.. Octavo.
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London: The Times Book Club, 1912. Fourth edition, revised and enlarged (first was in 1909, 89 pp). Green cloth gilt lettered. pp 132, (4, ads). Note by Lord Strathcona on front pastedown, Author's Note on recto of front free endpapers, ads on rear endpapers and in text. Double page tinted map inserted at front. Many photos. Bit of bubbling… Read more
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, c1912 Ca 191-? reprint from plates of the 1912 Stokes US first edition. Pale grey-green cloth stamped in black and light green. pp (8), 354, (6, ads) pp + colour frontispiece with tissue guard. Ink gift inscription at front, else a VG clean and unworn copy. British Columbia setting. . Hardcover. Octavo.
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HIGH WATER CHANTS

by FERGUSON, Trevor

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Published
1977
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First printing
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9780770515683
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Toronto: Macmillan, 1977. Green boards. Very small bumps to outer corners, else fine. Dust jacket has minor use to spine ends and outer corners, very nearly fine. Author's first book, a novel set in British Columbia. Ferguson has been called Canada's best novelist both in Books in Canada and the Toronto Star. . First printing. Hardcover. Octavo.
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THE KINGDOM CARVER

by PERRAULT, E.G.

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Published
1968
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First Canadian issue
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1968. Black & green cloth. VG in VG price-clipped jacket. A first novel by a Vancouver author, about lumbering in BC around 1917. . First Canadian issue. Hardcover. Octavo.
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W.A.C. Bennett and the rise of British Columbia

by Mitchell, David J.

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Published
1983
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First printing
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9780888943958
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Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1983. Grey boards. pp 464 + photos. Index. Fine in jacket.. First printing. Hardcover. Octavo.
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ALTON OF SOMASCO: a romance of the great Northwest

by BINDLOSS, Harold

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Published
1906
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First printing
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New York: Stokes, 1906. Red pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt lettered. pp (viii), 355, [5] + 5 of 6 plates (lacking plate at p. 2). Spine lightly darkened; flaking to part of one gilt letter on front cover; yellowing to page edges; else a VG clean, tight and unworn attractive copy. A novel of ranching in British Columbia. .… Read more
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Amor de Cosmos: Journalist and Reformer

by Woodcock, George

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Published
1975
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First printing
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9780195402322
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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1975. Card covers. pp (x), 177, [4]. Index. Text paper yellowed, as always, mild cover rubbing, VG otherwise, no owner marks. A volume in the Canadian Lives series, not issued in hardcover. The first authoritative biography of this British Columbia politician (n. William Alexander Smith). Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.. First printing.… Read more
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THE INVERTED PYRAMID

by SINCLAIR, Bertrand W.

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Published
1924
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First Canadian issue
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Toronto: Frederiick D. Goodchild, 1924. Purple pictorial cloth stamped in black and orange. pp [2], (6), 39, [5]. Spine lightly sunned, as expected with this colour; vertical crease to front free endpaper and a soft corner crease to the last two leaves; page edges yellowed and a litle foxed; a good, tight and unworn copy otherwise. Made from US (Little,… Read more
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THE SALMON PEOPLE: the story of Canada's West Coast salmon fishing industy

by McKERVILL, Hugh W.

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Published
1967
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First printing
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Sidney, BC: Gray's Publishing, 1967. Salmon cloth. pp (8), 198, [2]. Former owner's blind stamp on front free endpaper, else a fine copy. Dust jacket has some tears, small chips, good. Signed by the author. . Signed by Author. First printing. Hardcover.
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WHISTLE UP THE INLET. The Union Steamship Story.

by RUSHTON, Gerald A.

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Published
1978
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9780888940575
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Vancouver, BC: J.J. Douglas, 1978. Octavo, card covers. (14), 236, [6] pp + plates. Index. Vertical spine crease, else a VG copy. History of this Canadian shipping company serving the 4,000 miles of the British Columbia coast starting in 1889 and including the Klondike Gold Rush years.. Softcover.
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Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1981. Octavo, maroon boards. (x), 276 pp. Photos and illustrations in text. Notes, bibliography, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has sunned spine, small tears, VG otherwise.. Hardcover.
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SHAKESPEARE IN VANCOUVER 1889-1918

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Published
1971
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Vancouver: Vancouver Historical Society, 1971. Octavo, (32) pp + plates, stapled in gold card covers. Occasional paper, no 3. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.. Softcover.
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NEW WESTMINSTER the Royal City

by MATHER, Barry and Margaret McDonald

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Published
1958
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First Edition
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[Don Mills, ON]: J.M.Dent and The Corporation of the City of New Westminster , 1958. Blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp (xxx), 192. [2] + plates. Ink gift inscription at front of the city's fire chief, else a fine, jacketless copy. BC local history.. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo.
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OVERLANDERS

by WRIGHT, Richard Thomas

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Published
1985
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First Edition
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9780888331533
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Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1985. pp (xiv), (311). Photos, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Fine copy. Story of the determined bunch who decided to open a northern, unexplored, land route across the Prairies to the BC gold fields in 1858. . First Edition. Trade Paperback. Octavo.
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Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1977. Second printing. Blue boards. pp (xiv), 252. Many photos. Bibliography, index. Front cover a bit splayed, else fine in VG jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required. … Read more
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The Sinking of the Princess Sophia: Taking the North Down with Her

by Coates, Kenneth; Morrison, William R.

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Published
1990
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First Edition
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9780195407846
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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1990. Review copy with large rubber stamp on first page. pp (xviii), 216. Photos, maps, bibliography, notes, list of the dead. Fine copy. The Princess Sophia, bound from Skagway, Alaska to Vancouver, ran around on Vanderbilt Reef on 23 Oct., 1918. All 353 on board were lost.. First Edition. Trade Paperback.
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VANCOUVER: the pioneer years 1774-1886

by PETHICK, Derek

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Published
1984
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First Edition
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Langley, BC: Sunfire Books, 1984. pp (192). Illustrated. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Octavo.
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