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Tragedies of the Crowsnest Pass: The Frank Slide

By: ANDXERSON, Frank; TURNBULL, Elsie

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Surrey, B. C,., Heritage House Publishing: 1988

Edition: Reprint of 1983

Seller ID: 34405

ISBN: 0919214584

Condition: Near Fine


Contents - The Crowsnest, pass of tragedy -- The Frank slide / by Frank Anderson -- Hillcrest Mine disaster / by Frank Anderson -- Fernie, city under a curse / by Elsie G. Turnbull -- The Crowsnest Pass today. 94 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm. Bright, clean interior. owner's inscription to the title page, otherwise unmarked. Unpacked weight, 145g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.50-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost.... View more info

Canadian Frontier Annual

By: ANTONSON, Brian - Editor

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Nunaga Publishing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21071

ISBN: 0919900143

Condition: Very Good


27 true stories from Canada's frontier history. 111pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Sound binding. Light edge wear to wraps. Light creasing to spine. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 311g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as... View more info

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A Short History of Myth

By: ARMSTRONG, Karen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Knopf Canada: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 25086

ISBN: 0676974198

Condition: As New


What are Myths? How have they evolved? And why do we so desparately need them? 168pp. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjcket. Absolutely 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 285g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as pe... View more info

The West Beyond the West. A History of British Columbia

By: BARMAN, Jean

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, U. of Toronto Press: 1993

Edition: First Printing of TPB Ed

Seller ID: 040804

ISBN: 0802074588

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing of the trade paper edition. Wrappers, 6.5"x9.5", 449pp, photo illustrated. Almost 'as new' copy, no spine creases, bright and glossy wrappers, but, with an inked out name/address etc to the front free-endpaper. Heavy, thick book, weight 850g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distan... View more info

History of British Columbia : from its earlier discovery to the present Time

By: BEGG, Alexander

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32303

Condition: Fine


Alexander Begg was the Crofter Commissioner to the Government of British Columbia. He was born in Scotland and emigrated in 1846. xvii, 568pp, Illustrated, large folding map at rear, author's frontis portrait with facsimile signature. Most attractive copy we have ever found - bright, clean and unmarked., nearly flawless. Folding map, present at rear of book, shows a short tear at the point where it is attached to the book, but is otherwise Fine. Other copies available. W... View more info

The Rise and Fall of Paradise

By: BENDINER, Elmer

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press: 1983

Edition: First Dorset Printing

Seller ID: 20721

ISBN: 0880294663

Condition: Fine


An account of when Arabs and Jews built a Kingdom in Spain. 254pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is similar but with a 1/2" tear to front flap-crease, at top. View more info

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The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Anchor Canada: 2001

Edition: Anchor Canada Edition, 3rd PB Printing

Seller ID: 18092

ISBN: 0385658397

Condition: Near Fine


An account of the War of 1812 between Canada and the United States. First published in 1980 this is the 3rd printing of the Anchor paperback edition. 363pp, numerous maps. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. NOT a remainder. Near new copy. Unpacked weight, 405g. Too thick for Lettermail postage. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overch... View more info

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The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush

By: BLUM, Howard

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 2012

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 28897

ISBN: 0307461734

Condition: About 'As New'


Three men - Charles A Siringo; Jefferson Randolph Smith; George W Carmack - from vastly different backgrounds attempt to strike it rich in the Yukon gold rush at the end of the nineteenth century, unaware of the danger and despair they will face in their quest for gold. Howard Blum brings up two interesting facts which are integral to this book. One, the Yukon gold rush came as a final hurrah for the displaced heroes of the Wild West. And two, it occurred while the Unit... View more info

The Hero of Brittany : the Story of Bertrand du Guesclin, Constable of France and of Castile

By: BONNECHOSE, Emile De

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London & New York, Griffith and Farran; E. P. Dutton:

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 23786

Condition: Good VG


Translated from the French by Margaret S. Jeune. 158pp, frontis illustration in b&w, 15pp Publisher's Catalog at back - E. P. Duttn, New York. Undated, cira 1870s. Chocolate brown cloth with flower design to front, silver highlights, gilt titles. Same to spine. Flower design to back panel. One small 'dig' to the top edge of the rear panel, otherwise a clean, unmarked and soild copy. Unpacked weight, 218g. View more info

The Kindness of Strangers : the Abandonment of Children in Western Europe from late Antiquity to the Renaissance

By: BOSWELL, John

Price: $110.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books Inc: 1988

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 21394

ISBN: 0394570057

Condition: About 'As New'


This study argues that child abandonment was common among all classes and morally acceptable from antiquity until the Renaissance. Using a variety of sources, Boswell examines the evidence, presenting a history of the abandoned child and illustrating the changing meaning of family. xviii, 488 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Glossy, unmarked wrappers. Unmarked weight, 677g. W... View more info

British Columbia Historical News: Winter, 1999-2000

By: BRACHES, Fred - Editor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, B. C. Historical Association: 1997

Edition: Vol. 33, No. 1

Seller ID: 048044

Condition: Good VG


Single issue of the B. C. Historical News for the Winter of 1999/2000. 44pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked excepting a small stain to bottom outer-edge of the last few pages. Weight, 159g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. View more info

British Columbia Historical News: Fall, 2002

By: BRACHES, Fred - Editor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, B. C. Historical Association: 2002

Edition: Vol. 35, No. 4

Seller ID: 054023

Condition: Fine


Single issue of the B. C. Historical News for the Fall of 2002. 'Womanly Arts' issue. 44pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked - 'as new'. Weight, 167g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. View more info

British Columbia Historical News: Winter, 2002/2003

By: BRACHES, Fred - Editor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, B. C. Historical Association: 2002

Edition: Vol. 36, No. 1

Seller ID: 054024

Condition: Fine


Single issue of the B. C. Historical News for the Winter of 2002/2003. 52pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked - 'as new'. Weight, 210g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. View more info

British Columbia Historical News: Spring, 2003

By: BRACHES, Fred - Editor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, B. C. Historical Association: 2003

Edition: Vol. 36, No. 2

Seller ID: 054025

Condition: Fine


Single issue of the B. C. Historical News for the Spring of 2003. 44pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked - 'as new'. Weight, 170g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. View more info

British Columbia Historical News: Fall, 2003

By: BRACHES, Fred - Editor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, B. C. Historical Association: 2003

Edition: Vol. 36, No. 4

Seller ID: 054026

Condition: Fine


Single issue of the B. C. Historical News for the Fall of 2003. 40pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked - 'as new'. Weight, 152g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. View more info

English Inns

By: BURKE, Thomas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054584

Condition: Near Fine


A volume in the series, 'Britain in Pictures', 47pp with 8 plates in color and 24 illustrations in b&w. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked. Tight, binding, sound hinges. Virtually no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar with minor wear to the spine. Unpacked weight, 238g. Shipping under $5.00 in Canada via Lettermail - similar to the USA.. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal cha... View more info

The World Before Columbus 1100-1492

By: BURMAN, Edward

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21959

ISBN: 0245547304

Condition: Fine


Voyages of exploration and discovery before the Age of Columbus. 227pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Dustjacket is unclipped and is nearly similar. Weight, 570g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. Wo... View more info

he enemy within the Empire. A short history of the Bank of England

By: BUTLER, Eric D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, New Times:

Edition: First Edition [presumed]

Seller ID: 040218

Condition: Very Good


Revisionist view of the Bank of England and the part it played in International Relations especially in regard to Germany, to the detriment of the British Empire. 33 pages. OCLC Number: 221623486. Undated but 1940 from research. Clean, unmarked copy, pages browning somewhat from age. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Postage to North America $5.00 or less. View more info

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Dreams of Iron and Steel : Seven Wonders of the Nineteenth Century, from the Building of the London Sewers to the Panama Canal

By: CADBURY, Deborah

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20712

ISBN: 0007163061

Condition: As New


An account of seven great engineering feats of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 300pp, illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 600g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; USA rates by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination plus weight. View more info

Inventing the Middle Ages: The Lives, Works, and Ideas of the Great Medievalists of the Twentieth Century

By: CANTOR, Norman F.

Price: $13.95

Publisher: USA, William Morrow and Company Inc: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 600

ISBN: 0688094066

Condition: As New


'. . . a riveting chapter of 20th-century intellectual history. In this penetrating, opinionated, colorful study, Cantor paints sharp portraits of 20 modern medievalists--some heroes, some ``authoritarian egoists''--whose research has formed our vision of the Middle Ages'. 477pp. 25cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. NOT a remainder. Unpacked weight, 835g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United ... View more info