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1 Adams, John Point Ellice House : A Victorian Household
0968496814 / 9780968496817 pbk 
Victoria bc history of Point Ellice house and household. 
Price: 10.00 CDN
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Lighthouse Chronicles : Twenty Years on the BC Lights, Anderson, Flo
2 Anderson, Flo Lighthouse Chronicles : Twenty Years on the BC Lights
155017181X / 9781550171815 

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3 Belyk, Robert C Ghosts - True Tales of Eerie Encounters
0920663842 / 9780920663844 
Ghost tales from Victoria BC Canada 
Price: 9.50 CDN
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The Veterans Cemetery : Esquimalt British Columbia
4 Buckmaster, Harvey A The Veterans Cemetery : Esquimalt British Columbia " God's Acre"
2014 2nd revised and Updated coil new 
Complete listing and description of the interred as well as description of their headstone or marker. **no photos. 
Price: 30.00 CDN
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Hundreds and Thousands, Carr, Emily
5 Carr, Emily Hundreds and Thousands
1553651723 / 9781553651727 pbk good 
sound clean copy. 
Price: 16.95 CDN
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The Fernwood Files (Victoria BC), Ellis, John J with Charles Lillard
6 Ellis, John J with Charles Lillard The Fernwood Files (Victoria BC)
0920501176 / 9780920501177 pbk good 
sound clean copy in store in stock 
Price: 8.50 CDN
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Ted Grant (signed) : Sixty Years of Legendary Photojournalism, Fayle, Thelma
7 Fayle, Thelma Ted Grant (signed) : Sixty Years of Legendary Photojournalism
2014 1927527341 / 9781927527344 softcover good 
signed by the author and Ted Grant. Sound clean copy in stock 
Price: 21.00 CDN
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8 Feldman, Denis The Bridges of Metro Vancouver : A Pictorial Survey
Cordillera 1895590450 / 9781895590456 wraps new 

Price: 32.95 CDN
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Carlo Gentile, Gold Rush Photographer 1863-1866, Greene, Ronald A.
9 Greene, Ronald A. Carlo Gentile, Gold Rush Photographer 1863-1866
Victoria BC 2015 0994763506 / 9780994763501 oblong wraps new 
From : Royal BC Museum website: Ron Greene has been interested in the Colonial period for many years, doing a study of Macdonald & Co. bankers over fifty years ago. Among his interests are photographs and his presentation will discuss and show photographs by the talented photographer, Carlo Gentile, who was a photographer in Victoria from October 1863 until August 1866.  He accompanied British Columbia Governor Frederick Seymour into the interior of British Columbia in 1865, and later the same year visited Quesnel and Williams Creek, travelling on both the Harrison Lake to Lillooet route and the recently completed Fraser Canyon route. Come and see these beautiful and technically accomplished early photographs of BC. Ronald Greene is a life-long resident of Victoria.  He obtained a degree at the University of British Columbia in Chemical Engineering.  Later, in his spare time he obtained another degree from the University of Victoria in Japanese Studies and French. Ron has served in many volunteer positions, recently as President of the B.C. Historical Federation and of the Victoria Historical Society 
Price: 75.00 CDN
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Victoria's Past : The View from Marifield House., Helme, David
10 Helme, David Victoria's Past : The View from Marifield House.
Victoria Bc 2016 0993841708 / 9780993841705 1st trade paper new Dale Hitchcox 
Baok cover : Victoria's Part blazes a fresh trail through the history of the city from the vantage point of one property located in the historic neighbourhood of James Bay (Victoria BC Canada). The book follows the histories of the past owners of the land on which Marifield house sits beginning with the Hudson;s Bay Company. Content includes Sir James Douglas, Bishop George Hills, Emily Carr, Edward Cridge, Frances Barkley and others. Illustrated throughout with line maps and archival photos. 215pp incl index. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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11 Horth, Nell North Saanich Memories and Pioneers
1988 091993112x / 9780919931121 pbk inscribed by the author to prev owner

Price: 14.00 CDN
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Spirit in the Stone (Petroglyphs), Inglis, Joy
12 Inglis, Joy Spirit in the Stone (Petroglyphs)
Horsdal & Schubart 1998 0920663583 / 9780920663585 softcover good 
petroglyphs on Quadra Island BC Canada. 111pp illustrated throughout. Sound clean copy in stock. 
Price: 10.00 CDN
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13 Irlbacher-Fox, S Finding Dahshaa
0774816244 / 9780774816243 

Price: 48.00 CDN
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14 Kennel,Rebecca Victoria Bench by Bench
2010 986701801x / 9789867018014 pbk inscribed by the author
A Creative guide to over 60 sites 
Price: 6.50 CDN
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The Gorge of Summers Gone (Victoria BC), Minaker, Dennis
15 Minaker, Dennis The Gorge of Summers Gone (Victoria BC)
1895332184 / 9781895332186 softcover good 
various copies available in store. Oversized wraps with illustrations throughout. Gorge waterway BC. "A History of Victoria's Inland Waterway" 
Price: 18.00 CDN
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First Son : Portraits by C D Hoy, Moosang, Faith
16 Moosang, Faith First Son : Portraits by C D Hoy
1551520710 / 9781551520711 oversized wraps good 
sound clean copy in stock 
Price: 45.00 CDN
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The Raven's Tail, Samuel, Cheryl
17 Samuel, Cheryl The Raven's Tail
UBC Press 1987 pbk 
Review A definitive work on a specific Northwest Coast technical achievement and brings new insight into the richness of Northwest Coast noble regalia. We are all indebted to the dedication, perseverance, skill and loving attention that Cheryl Samuel has brought to her chosen task. -- Bill Holm, American Indian Art Magazine The Raven's Tail is an outstanding book which broadens understanding about this ancient form of weaving. The author is devoted to passing on the information on these fabulous textiles to inspire a new generation of weavers on the Northwest coast. This work serves not only to document the past, but also to shape the future. -- Steve Henrikson, Ethnoart Index The Raven's Tail is a beautiful compilation with excellent photographs and detailed drawings depicting the complexity of a previously forgotten art form. The book is written in such a way to intrigue both artisan and historian . . . Has added to our knowledge of Northwest Coast Indians. -- Nora Shew, Alaska History About the Author Cheryl Samuel is an expert weaver living in Victoria, British Columbia. Her first book, The Dancing Blanket, revealed the mysteries of Chilkat weaving. 
Price: 150.00 CDN
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Heart of the Cariboo-Chilcotin : Stories Worth Keeping, Wilson, Diana (ed)
18 Wilson, Diana (ed) Heart of the Cariboo-Chilcotin : Stories Worth Keeping
1894974085 / 9781894974080 pbk 

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