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Vancouver: A History in Photographs

By: Aynsley Vogel; Dana Wyse

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Altitude Publishing Canada Limited: 1993

Seller ID: 139470

ISBN: 1551530767

Condition: Near Fine


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. "Vancouver has experienced many dramatic changes since its beginnings on the edge of the frontier. Once an almost inaccessible logging town, it has grown to be a major North American urban centre, and a jewel of the Pacific Rim. Within a mere century, it has metamorphosed from a little ventured rainforest to a thriving and cosmopolitan metropolis. This book tells the extraordinary story of that coming of age. 150 st... View more info

Image for Vancouver: A History in Photographs

Vancouver: A History in Photographs

By: Aynsley Vogel; Dana Wyse

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Altitude Publishing Canada Limited: 1993

Seller ID: 144078

ISBN: 1551530767

Condition: Fine


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. "Vancouver has experienced many dramatic changes since its beginnings on the edge of the frontier. Once an almost inaccessible logging town, it has grown to be a major North American urban centre, and a jewel of the Pacific Rim. Within a mere century, it has metamorphosed from a little ventured rainforest to a thriving and cosmopolitan metropolis. This book tells the extraordinary story of that coming of age. 150 st... View more info

Colour-Coded A Legal History of Racism in Canada, 1900-1950

By: Backhouse, Constance

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Toronto, Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History: 2010

Seller ID: 134357

ISBN: 0802082866

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 490 pages. View more info

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Traffic in Babies: Cross-Border Adoption and Baby-Selling between the United States and Canada, 1930-1972 (Studies in Gender and History), The

By: Balcom, Karen A.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 2011

Seller ID: 138580

ISBN: 0802096131

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 356 pages. View more info

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The Vancouver Boys Band: A Pictorial Record from 1895 to 1982

By: Best, Christopher

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Warfleet Press: 2007

Seller ID: 141687

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 294 pages. 483 mostly b&w photos. 8 1/2"w x 10 3/4"h. A history of the Vancouver Boys Band, which was conducted by Arthur W. Delamont. Hard-to-find. View more info

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Rural Ontario

By: Blake, Verschoyle Benson; Greenhill, Ralph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press: 1969

Seller ID: 123999

ISBN: 0802015395

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 174 pages. Full grey cloth boards. 11 3/8"w x 11 1/2"h. Many b&w photos. Edge wear and tears on dust jacket. A bit musty smelling. Black and white photographs of rural Ontario with two essays on the social and architectural history of southern Ontario. View more info

Rural Ontario

By: Blake, Verschoyle Benson; Greenhill, Ralph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1969

Seller ID: 138747

ISBN: 0802015395

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 174 pages. Full grey cloth boards. 11 3/8"w x 11 1/2"h. Many b&w photos. Edge wear and tears on dust jacket. Black and white photographs of rural Ontario with two essays on the social and architectural history of southern Ontario. View more info

Public Nuisance: A History of the Mummers Troupe, A

By: Brookes, Chris

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Saint Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, Alvheim & Eide: 1988

Seller ID: 109162

ISBN: 0919666590

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 249 pages. Includes photos, excerpts from plays, songs, and one-liners. View more info

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Looking Up: A History of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

By: Broughton, R. Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dundurn Pr Ltd: 1994

Seller ID: 125696

ISBN: 1550022083

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 288 pages. Many b&w photos. View more info

Ontario Album

By: Brown, Ron; Boyle, Terry

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Polar Bear Press: 1998

Seller ID: 102178

ISBN: 1896757081

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy. 143 pages. Many b&w photos. Oblong. View more info

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Reptiles of British Columbia, The

By: Campbell, R. Wayne; Gregory, Patrick T.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Royal British Columbia Museum: 1984

Seller ID: 140097

ISBN: 0771894570

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 102 pages. 5 3/8"w x 7 1/4"h. "The authors describe 16 species of reptiles native to B.C.: 4 turtles, 3 lizards, and 9 snakes. They also discuss introduced species, feeding habits, senses, diversity, and much more." Black and white illustrations. View more info

You Are Asked to Witness: The Sto: lo in Canada's Pacific Coast History

By: Carlson, Keith (Editor)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Chilliwack, BC, Canada, Sto:lo Heritage Trust: 1997

Seller ID: 130758

ISBN: 096815770X

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 210 pages. Slight edge wear to cover. Many b&w photos. "This anthology of essays focuses on the Halq'emeylem speaking peoples known as the Sto:lo who live along the lower Fraser River watershed. Issues ranging from early contact to contemporary urbanization are addressed, providing important and often overlooked insights into Canada's Pacific Coast history. Archival as well as recent photographs and illustrations enliven the papers, while the viewpoints within the essays reflect the authors' diverse backgrounds." (Cover blurb). View more info

Victoria's Castles : A Brief History of Lovers, Madmen, Millionaires and Ghosts on Canada's Imperial Margins

By: Chamberlain, Paul Geoffrey

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Dingle House Press: 2005

Seller ID: 123572

ISBN: 0973431709

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 131 pages. Many b&w photos. View more info

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Cigarette Pack Art - A Unique Blend of Cigarette Pack Design

By: Chris Mullen

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Totem Press: 1979

Seller ID: 144541

ISBN: 0002161761

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with a litlte edgewear to the covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes with creaseless covers and spine, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 128 pages in oversize format filled with color and b&w images. View more info

Petticoats & Prejudice: Women and Law in Nineteenth Century Canada

By: Constance Backhouse

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Women's Press: 1991

Seller ID: 143792

ISBN: 0889611610

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in handsome burgandy cloth with gold sparkles, gilt print at cover and spine. 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 shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. The section headings followed by chapters in parentheses are: The regulation of marriage, courtship & sexual violence ( The ceremony of Marriage, Seduction, Rape ):Fertility (Infanticide, Abortion); The 19th century family (Divorce and separation, Child Custody),; Women's work ... View more info

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Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme

By: Coyote, Ivan E. ; Sharman, Zena (eds.)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Arsenal Pulp: 2011

Seller ID: 140072

ISBN: 1551523973

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition, with very light shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind except for gift inscription inside front cover. Lambda Literary Award finalist American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book In the summer of 2009, butch writer and storyteller Ivan Coyote and gender researcher and femme dynamo Zena Sharman wrote down a wish-list of their favourite queer authors; they wanted to continue and expand the butch-femme conversation. The result is Persistenc... View more info

Short Pants to Striped Trousers : The Life and Times of a Judge in Skid Road Vancouver

By: Craig, Wallace Gilby

Price: $78.95

Publisher: By Author: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 137367

ISBN: 0973392908

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect, text is clean and unmarked in any way. Solid, square, straight, tight binding. Book appears new. Signed on half title page. View more info

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Canada's First Bank: A History of the Bank of Montreal (Two Volumes)

By: Denison, Merrill

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto - Montreal, McClelland & Stewart: 1966

Seller ID: 139574

Condition: Near Fine


Two 400+ page volumes in green cloth. Each volume is 7 3/4"w x 9 3/4"h. Illustrated with paintings by Canadian artists commissioned for this book, including fold-out color illustrations. Reproductions of early Canadian drawings and maps. The gilt decoration and lettering on the cover of Volume One has partially worn off. View more info

Canada's First Nations : A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times

By: Dickason, Olive Patricia

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Ontario, Oxford University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 117866

ISBN: 019541358X

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 574 pages. View more info

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First Impressions: European Views of the Natural History of Canada from the 16th to the 19th Century

By: Dickenson, Victoria

Price: $55.50

Publisher: Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University: 1992

Seller ID: 144471

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition catalog in excellent condition with light wear to the creaseless covers only: a little shelf wear, some light edge wear. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 131 pages in large format. Works by Louis Nicolas, Pierre Descelliers, Giacomo Gastaldi, Samuel De Champlain, Jacques-Phillippe Cornut, Francois Du Creux, Louis Hennepin, Sebastien Leclerc, George Edwards, Moses, harris, Thomas Davies, Maddalena Bouchard, Thomas Pennant, Georg Dionysius Ehret, Peter Paillou, William... View more info