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Order Now!  BookId: 000001

Title: The Treasury of National History or a Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature
Author: Samuel Maunder
Publisher: Longman, Brown , Green and Longmans
Year: 1849
Price: 300.00
Description:
The Treasury of National History ,or a Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature in which the Zoological characteristics that distinguish the different classes, genera and species, are combined with a variety of interesting information illustrative of the habits, instincts,and general economy of the Animal Kingdom. To which are added a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy and a Glossarial Appendix. Embellished with nine hundred woodcuts, expressly engraved for this work By Samuel Maunder, author of " The Treachery of Knowledge ", "The Scientist and Literary Treasury", etc etc. Published by Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans in London in 1849. Second Edition. Book is in fair condition, however the cover is being detached from the book binding, paper crisp and clean, marbelized endpapers as well as pages sides. 812 pages. A gorgeous book for a collector with interest in Nature and Zoology.


Order Now!  BookId: 000002

ISBN: 0772002045
Title: The House of All Sorts
Author: Emily Carr
Publisher: Clarke
Price: 6.00
Description:
Paper Back. Emily Carr, the famous Canadian West Coast artist, experiences as a landlady in Victoria. Soft cover, good, 166 pages.


Order Now!  BookId: 000004

ISBN: 0-7220-0194-4.
Title: Klee Wyck
Author: Emily Carr
Publisher: Clarke,
Price: 10.00
Description:
The Indians of British Columbia called Emily Carr " Klee Wyck " when she went among them to paint their totems and villages. The affinity she felt for these people is reflected in anecdotes full of humour, pathos and warm understanding. V/G paper back. 112pgs.


Order Now!  BookId: 000005

ISBN: 0771880111
Title: Guide to Common Edible Plants of British Columbia
Author: A. F.Szczawinski and G.A.Hardy
Publisher: British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1978
Year: 1978
Price: 15.00
Description:
Since first issued twenty years ago this booklet as been popular with fishermen, hunters, prospectors and airmen, and other adventurers as a survival book in the bush, but also just in the country. In the event of a national emergency, this will show as a very useful little booklet. Very good paperback, 90 pages, lots of illustrations.


Order Now!  BookId: 000006

ISBN: 0771880111
Title: Guide to Common Edible Plants of British Columbia
Author: A. F. Szczawinski and G.A.Hardy, Illustrated by F.Beebe
Publisher: British Columbia Provincial Museum,
Year: 1978
Price: 15.00
Description:
Since first issued twenty years ago this booklet has been popular with fishermen, hunters, prospectors and airmen, and other adventurers as a survival book in the bush, but also just in the country. In the event of a national emergency, this will show as a very useful little booklet. Very good paperback, 90 pages, lots of illustrations.


Order Now!  BookId: 000007

Title: Indians of the Plains
Author: Robert.H Lowie
Publisher: Natural History Press, 1963
Year: 1963
Price: 12.00
Description:
Paper Back. A vivid and accurate picture of Plains Indian life, illustrated with over 80 photographs and drawings. This is a comprehensive study of the prehistory and culture of the tribes such as the Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Dakota, Crow and Kiowa, which inhabited the Plains, from the Mississippi to the Rockies. Very good paperback. 290 pages.


Order Now!  BookId: 000009

Title: New Poems
Author: Frederick George Scott "Canon"
Publisher: Victor Lafrance,
Year: 1929
Price: 33.00
Description:
Very Good/No Jacket. Small Hard Cover Poetry Book by F. Scott, better known as Canon Scott.(Late senior Chaplain,1st Canadian Division C.E.F). Book in excellent shape for its age, 40pages only.


Order Now!  BookId: 000010

Title: The Week-end Book
Author: Mendel / Meynell,
Publisher: Nonesuch Press
Year: 1929
Price: 40.00
Description:
Decorative Cloth cover . Good. A very nice little book in excellent condition from 1929. Contains very many things as : Great Poems, Hate poems, State poems, Epigrams, The Zoo, Songs, Plays, Travels with a donkey and much much more. A special kind of anthology. 516 pages of poetry, songs and small wonders(including a First Aid section !).


Order Now!  BookId: 000011

Title: Complete Poems
Author: Dr W.H.Drummond
Publisher: McClelland and Stewart,
Year: 1926
Price: 60.00
Description:
Beautiful poetry book of the complete poems of W.H.Drummond, with an introduction by Louis Frechette and an appreciation by Neil Munro, with wood print of a portrait of the Poet. The volume countains all of his poems including those precedently published under the following titles : The Habitant, The Voyageur, and The Great Fight. Very good Hard cover of 448pgs . Signatures of past owners on first page.


Order Now!  BookId: 000015

Title: Songs from a Young Man's Land
Author: Clive Phillipps-Wolley
Publisher: Thomas Allen,
Year: 1917
Price: 30.00
Description:
Decorative Cloth Blue cover with gilt lettering and a mountain panoramic view.... A nice selection of Poems by the author of "one of the broken brigade", "The chicamon stone" and "gold,gold in Cariboo". Very good old poetry book,shelf used, some spotting on the pages, one corner cut, some writing in pencil but otherwise a very good book, 160 pages


Order Now!  BookId: 000018

Title: The Hope Slide Story
Author: Frank W. Anderson
Publisher: Frontier Books
Price: 15.00
Description:
This account of the Hope slide, is dedicated to the men of the Princeton and the Hope Search and Rescue teams. A booklet by Frontier Books on the events of that terrible day. Photographs and map, 48 pages, stamp from a private collection on the front page.


Order Now!  BookId: 000019

Title: The Incredible Rogers Pass
Author: Frank W. Anderson
Publisher: Frontier Books
Price: 15.00
Description:
A very good little booklet by Frontier books on the history of Rogers Pass. Illustrated with photograps and a map, 56 pages, stamp from a private collection on front page.


Order Now!  BookId: 000020

Title: "1885" the Riel Rebellion
Author: Frank W. Anderson
Publisher: Frontier Books
Price: 18.00
Description:
Frank Anderson, born in Brandon, Manitoba, has lived most of his life in the Prairies. He has produced numerous books on the history of the West including this one on the tragedy of the Riel Rebellion. Illustrated with photographs and a map, 60 pages, very good condition.


Order Now!  BookId: 000021

Title: Murder on the Plains
Author: R.G. Evans
Publisher: Frontier Books,
Year: 1968
Price: 20.00
Description:
Murder tends to be dull, repetitious and of importance only to the principals, but here and there, an incident occurs which marks a particular homicide out from the rest. R.G.Evans has made a searching study of murder on the frontier and has selected this tightly-written elite group of cases. Some photographs, 64 pages, very good condition.


Order Now!  BookId: 000023

ISBN: 0919591051
Title: Vancouver Fiction
Author: David Watmough
Publisher: Polestar Press
Price: 15.00
Description:
An anthology for the centenial celebration of Vancouver with stories by such people as Malcom Lowry, Betty Lambert, Robert Harlow, Audrey Thomas, Ethel Wilson, and more with a photograph of each of the authors. A nice clean book, 200 pages. A baker's dozen of brilliant literary confections.


Order Now!  BookId: 000024

ISBN: 088862090X
Title: Shantymen of Cache Lake
Author: Bill Freeman
Publisher: James Lorimer and Co,
Year: 1975
Price: 12.00
Description:
A story of the adventures of two young men working in a lumber camp in the Ottawa Valley in the 1870s. Photographs of the time portray the square timber trade in Canada in the 1870s, 166pages.


Order Now!  BookId: 000026

Title: Thunder Through My Veins
Author: Gregory Scofield
Publisher: Harper Flamingo,
Year: 1998
Price: 15.00
Description:
Advance Copy. A bittersweet story of growing up metis from an award-winning poet. Subtitled "memories of a metis childhood", Scofield has created in Thunder through my veins, a heart breaking but redeeming story of finding a way in which to turn the ghosts of the past into a hope for the future. 202pages. As new.


Order Now!  BookId: 000029

Title: Indians of North America
Author: Harold Driver
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press, 1965
Year: 1965
Price: 37.50
Description:
A comparative, comprehensive description and interpretation of the Natives American cultures from Alaska to Panama. Designed to be used as a text for Anthropology courses, a general introduction for anyone interested in Indians and a work of reference for scholars in other fields of thought. Heavy book of reference, illustrated with figures, plates and maps. 668 pages. Illustrated soft cover, clean all over.


Order Now!  BookId: 000031

ISBN: 060408553
Title: A Tale of Two Caves
Author: Francois Bordes
Publisher: Harper and Row,
Year: 1972
Price: 25.00
Description:
Very Good. Describing recent research done in the Combe-Grenal and Perch de l'Aze caves, this book describes the inter-disciplinary approach to and methodology of excavation used by French anthropologists and geologists.168pgs . Many illustrations, diagrams...and map. 169 pages.


Order Now!  BookId: 000032

ISBN: 030831717
Title: The Cibecue Apache
Author: Keith H Basso
Publisher: Holt,Rhinehart and Winston,
Year: 1970
Price: 18.00
Description:
Fine. A case study in cultural anthropology. 106 pages. A well used book with annotations, some writings and underlining. May have been a library book. Some illustrations and photographs.


Order Now!  BookId: 000033

ISBN: 0919462707
Title: Deathwatch on Skidegate Narrows and Other Poems
Author: Sean Virgo
Publisher: Sono Nis Press,
Year: 1979
Price: 30.00
Description:
Fine. A book of poems , the three main parts being: The house by the swamp, Kiskatinaw songs and Deathwatch on Skidegate narrows. The whole book is an exploration of man's relationship to the natural world and to the forces which inhabit it. Clean book , 144 pages .


Order Now!  BookId: 000036

ISBN: 0486217124
Title: Indian Basketry
Author: James Georges Wharton
Publisher: Dover Publications,
Year: 1972
Price: 30.00
Description:
The Bible of Indian Basketry. A very detailed and informative reference book on Indian basketry. Over 250 illustrations, photographs and drawings. From Poma mush bakets to Paiute dicing trays, Indian Basketry traces the origin, development and fundamental principles of Indian basket design for the major tribal units in the Southwestern United States and Pacific Coast, with occasional comments on the basket weaving of a number of other North American tribes. Well used book with some spots and shelf and inside wear, 288 pages.


Order Now!  BookId: 000039

Title: Myths and Legends of the Haida Indians of the North West
Author: Martine J Reid , Illustrated by Nancy Conkle
Publisher: Bellerophon Books, 1988
Year: 1988
Price: 10.00
Description:
Very Good. A book of illustrations and stories about the Haida indians of the North Coast, the Children of the Raven. About 50 pages, for chidren or for adults.Some beautiful designs inside you could copy or paint.


Order Now!  BookId: 000040

Title: Canada , The Foundations of Its Future
Author: Stephen Leacock , Illustrated by Canadians Artists
Publisher: 1941
Year: 1941
Price: 31.50
Description:
Decorative Cloth cover with gilt lettering for title and author , and Coat of Arms of Canada . Privately printed Limited edition of Stephen Leacock, "Canada, the foundations of its future" with many color illustrations by the most famous Canadian artists. Dedicated by the House of Seagram to Canada and its people. Coloured and black and white illustrations as well as many maps. End papers illustrated, tissue bookmark,256 pages.


Order Now!  BookId: 000042

ISBN: 0864910312
Title: Indian Art Traditions of the Northwest Coast.
Author: Roy L. Carson
Publisher: Archaeology Press , SFU,
Year: 1976
Price: 60.00
Description:
Large Soft cover. Indian Art Traditions of the Northwest coast is mostly an archaeological project done at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, based on a symposium papers of a Northwest study Conference. The book is dedicated to Erna Gunther. Very many illustrations of the works of Art on the West Coast. 214 pages. Book in very good condition but for some creased corners, a couple of maps.


Order Now!  BookId: 000043

ISBN: 0771037430
Title: The Morningside Papers
Author: Peter Gzowski
Publisher: McClelland and Stewart
Year: 1987
Price: 25.00
Description:
Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Commentary on and correspondence to the CBC radio program Morningside. First of a series . Very clean book 352 pages. Entertaining...


Order Now!  BookId: 000044

ISBN: 0771037457
Title: The New Morningside Papers
Author: Peter Gzowski
Publisher: 101 Productions
Year: 1987
Price: 25.00
Description:
Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Commentary on and correspondence to the CBC radio program Morningside. Very clean book 352 pages.


Order Now!  BookId: 000045

ISBN: 077103735X
Title: Latest Morningside Papers
Author: Peter Gzowski
Publisher: McClelland and Stewart,
Year: 1989
Price: 25.00
Description:
Mass Market Paperback. Commentary on and correspondence to the CBC radio program Morningside. Very clean book 460pages. More entertainment...


Order Now!  BookId: 000046

ISBN: 077103735X
Title: The Fourth Morningside Papers
Author: Peter Gzowski
Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, 1991
Year: 1991
Price: 25.00
Description:
Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Commentary on and correspondence to the CBC radio program Morningside. Very clean book 470 pages.


Order Now!  BookId: 000048

Title: Women of All Nations
Author: Joyce T. & Thomas N.W. Athol
Publisher: Metro Publications,
Year: 1942
Price: 200.00
Description:
Hard Coverquater leather book. Normal shelf wear on the spine...Good/No Jacket. Four volumes in one of the classic "women of all nations". A record of their characteristics, habits, manners, customs and influence. An anthropological and very thorough study of Women in the world, with hundreds of illustrations. 668 pages. Book is in good condition.






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