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Frank Gowen's Vancouver

By: Thirkell, Fred; Scullion, Bob

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC Canada, Heritage House: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 134099

ISBN: 1894384253

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. Oblong format. View more info

Vancouver and Beyond: During the Golden Age of Postcards, 1900-1914

By: Thirkell, Fred; Scullion, Bob

Price: $17.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Heritage House Publishing Co Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 139882

ISBN: 1894384156

Condition: Fine


Brand new book with price sticker residue on upper R. cover as only flaw. Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

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Gordon Smith: The Act of Painting

By: Thom, Ian M.;Hunter, Andrew;Vancouver Art Gallery;Smith, Gordon A.

Price: $82.95

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 130468

ISBN: 155054585X

Condition: Fine


161 pages in large format with a great many large color prints. Book is in excellent condition in every respect with sharp corners to covers, no marking of any kind to text/interior, no edge wear of any kind. Dust jacket shows very light scuffing only. View more info

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Porcelain of the High Qing 1662 - 1795 : The Brian S. McElney Collection

By: Till, Barry; Paula Swart

Price: $87.95

Publisher: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria: 1983

Seller ID: 143363

ISBN: 0888850697

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition catalog for the show at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria in '83 and the Vancouver Art Gallery in '85. Unpaginated, about 55 pages with a Historical Background with sections: Porcelain of the Kangxi period (1662 - 1722), .. of the Yongzheng period (1728 - 35), the Qianlong period (1736 - 95), followed by 188 photos of examples of the various types, most in b&w. Bibliography at back. Covers show very light shelf wear only, interior/text is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

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Following the Boulder Train: Travels with Prospectors and Rock Doctors

By: Tom Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harbour: 2006

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 143560

ISBN: 1550173774

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition; new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket is new also. Signed on title page. View more info

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The Amazing Foot Race of 1921: Halifax to Vancouver in 134 Days

By: Tucker, Shirley Jean Roll

Price: $37.95

Publisher: Heritage House: 2011

Seller ID: 143357

ISBN: 1926936051

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 218 pages with maps, b&w photos. View more info

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Vancouver Island's Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway: The Canadian Pacific, VIA Rail and Shortline Years, 1949-2013

By: Turner, Robert D. & Donald F. MacLachlan

Price: $243.95

Publisher: Sono Nis Press: 2013

Seller ID: 143563

ISBN: 1550392131

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Oblong format, 323 pages with over 500 photograpphs, maps, scale drawings, illustrations, appendices, references and index. In 1949 Vancouver Island's Esquimalt & nanaimo railway became Canada's first major railway to be fully dieselized. As the F&N -- the westernmost part of the vast Canadian Pacific system -- entered the prosperous post-war years, technological, industrial and social change became dominant forces in the railway's history. Tarditional passeng... View more info

Image for Vancouver Collects: The Group of Seven; Sun pictures to photoconceptualism : photography from local collections; Between passion and logic : contemporary and modern Art

Vancouver Collects: The Group of Seven; Sun pictures to photoconceptualism : photography from local collections; Between passion and logic : contemporary and modern Art

By: Vancouver Art Gallery

Price: $51.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Vancouver Art Gallery: 2001

Seller ID: 136200

ISBN: 1895442346

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect. Covers have sharp corners, creaseless covers and spine, text/interior is clean and unmarked; Covers show the slightest shelf wear only. Exhibition catalog, 159 pages with many color and b&w prints, View more info

Vancouver, Art and Artists, 1931-1983

By: Vancouver Art Gallery

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery: 1983

Seller ID: 123176

ISBN: 0920095003

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 439 pages. Tear at top of spine; worn corners. Red buckram. View more info

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Vancouver Collects: The Group of Seven; Sun pictures to photoconceptualism : photography from local collections; Between passion and logic : contemporary and modern Art

By: Vancouver Art Gallery

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Vancouver Art Gallery: 2001

Seller ID: 144132

ISBN: 1895442346

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect. Covers have sharp corners, creaseless covers and spine, text/interior is clean and unmarked; Covers show the slightest shelf wear only. Exhibition catalog, 159 pages with many color and b&w prints. Features work from over 150 artists. View more info

NATURE IN VANCOUVER a Guide to the Best Places to Find Birds, Animals, Insects, Marine Life, Plants and Flowers In and Around Vancouver

By: Vancouver Natural History Society

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Cavendish Books: 1996

Seller ID: 138210

ISBN: 0929050592

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 112 pages. Gives locations around the city to find wildlife and plants; b&w maps and photos. View more info

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Natural History of Stanley Park, The

By: Vancouver Natural History Society

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Discovery Press: 1988

Seller ID: 138211

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 66 pages. 5 1/2"w x 8 1/2"h. Gives locations around the city to find wildlife and plants; b&w photos. Folded map in pocket at back. Staple-bound. View more info

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Natural History of Stanley Park, The

By: Vancouver Natural History Society

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Discovery Press: 1988

Seller ID: 138212

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 66 pages. 5 1/2"w x 8 1/2"h. Gives locations around the city to find wildlife and plants; b&w photos. Folded map in pocket at back. Staple-bound. View more info

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Birder's Guide to Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, The

By: Vancouver Natural History Society

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Whitecap Books: 2001

Seller ID: 138214

ISBN: 1552852075

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 240 pages. Metal comb binding. Over 400 species of birds covered. Color photos. View more info

Nature West Coast: A Study of Plants, Insects, Birds, Mammals and Marine Life as Seen in Lighthouse Park

By: Vancouver Natural History Society, Smith, Kathleen M. ; Nancy J. Anderson, Katherine I. Beamish (eds.)

Price: $75.95

Publisher: Discovery Press: 1973

Seller ID: 114436

ISBN: 0919624006

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED BY ALL THREE EDITORS, plus "With many thanks for your contribution. From The Vancouver Natural History Society, Norman Purssell, President." From flyleaf: The descriptions and accompanying drawings within this book cover no less than 157 seed plants, ferns and grasses, 67 birds, 16 mammals, 5 amphibians and 4 reptiles. (includes) a section on geology of the area, ecology, the most important insects, chief types of intertidal life, and lower plant forms such as algae, mushrooms, mosses and lichens. Hundreds of b/w drawings. Two maps. Sharp corners, perfect interior, very minor ... View more info

Vivan Sundaram, Map, Monument, Fallen Mortal

By: Vivan Sundaram; Throp, David; Craddock, Sacha

Price: $44.95

Publisher: South London Gallery: 1994

Seller ID: 121293

ISBN: 1898461023

Condition: Near Fine


16 page catalog from exhibition 14 Jan -- 20 Feb, 1994. Contains intro, several full page color prints of artists sculpture, list of works, biography. Sticker to front cover from the archives of the Western Front, Vancouver, B.C. , light scuffing to covers, very small partial wrinkles at spine. View more info

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Houses for All: The Struggle for Social Housing in Vancouver, 1919-1950

By: Wade, Jill

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1994

Seller ID: 120159

ISBN: 0774804955

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 248 pages. Contents: Housing and Reform in Pre-Depression Vancouver; "Slum Dwellings": The Housing Problem in the 1930s; Responding to the Housing Problem in the 1930s: The Campaign for Low-Rent Housing; "A Camp Existence"' The Housing Problem in the 1940s; Responding to the Housing Problem in the 1940s: The War on Canada's "Number One Emergency"; Conclusion; Notes; Index. View more info

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Gordon Smith; Recent Work

By: Wallace, Keith

Price: $44.50

Publisher: Vancouver Art Gallery: 1987

Seller ID: 141627

ISBN: 0920095666

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition, with covers showing very light edgewear, no creasing, Glued binding, separated at mid-point of book; covers have sharp corners, exterior shows a little scuffing, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Exhibition catalog for a show at the publisher's gallery from 11/20 -- 1/10/1988 unpaginated, 48 works printed, most full color, full page with intro/commentary by Keith Wallace at front. View more info

Robin Ward's Vancouver

By: Ward, Robin

Price: $6.72

Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, Harbour Pub Co: 1990

Seller ID: 124289

ISBN: 1550170309

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings, 144 pages, 70 drawings. View more info

Robin Ward's Vancouver

By: Ward, Robin

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, Harbour Pub Co: 1990

Seller ID: 118343

ISBN: 1550170309

Condition: Near Fine


Filled with b&w ink illustrations of places & buildings, 144 pages, 70 drawings. Book is nearly perfect with small bump to lower corner, otherwise pristine, dust jacket shows light wear/fading at edges with small mar on back. View more info