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201 CHARLEBOIS, Peter Sternwheelers & Sidewheelers : The Romance of Steamdriven Paddleboats in Canada. First Edition, Paperback
NC Press, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0919600727 1978 0919600727 / 9780919600720 
CHARLEBOIS, Dr. Peter. Sternwheelers & Sidewheelers : The Romance of Steamdriven Paddleboats in Canada. Toronto : NC Press Limited, 1978. First Edition, Paperback. Pp. (6),7-142,(2) of index. Illustrated with b&w photos throughout, and a few drawings. Triple column. Oblong 8vo, photo-illustrated blue card covers, white lettering to spine.

Dr. Peter Charlebois (b. 1928 - d. May 29, 2013, Scarborough, Ontario).

"The first book to deal comprehensively with those thrashing, puffing monsters of yesteryear. The smell of the smoke, the slapping of the paddles on the water, the shrilling of the steam whistle as the boat comes in to dock, in towns large and small, all across Canada.

The steam engines in paddlewheel boats developed along two lines: the horizontally inclined engine drove the sternwheeler (which had the paddlewheel at the back) and the vertical walking-beam engine drove the sidewheelers. These boats were designed to operate without difficulty in 18 to 24 inches of water. They were the only large craft which could be used commercially in shallow or narrow rivers or in poor harbours.

Paddlewheelers range from locally built crude boats, such as those on the Athabaska, to the opulent pleasure palaces that plied the St. Lawrence and the Great Lakes.

Gabriel Dumont's barn boards were used to arm the Northcote which fought and lost Canada's first naval battle in the middle of the prairies in the uprising of 1885. The Beaver, belonging to the Hudson's Bay Company, hugged the B.C. coast, picking up furs from the native peoples. The Waubono sank without a trace in Georgian Bay after a bride dreamed of her husband's death by drowning. " - from the rear cover.

Arranged in six sections :
The Atlantic Provmces
The St. Lawrence and the Saguenay
The Ottawa
The Great Lakes
The Prairies, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories
British Columbia
With Index of Ships

Name, else very good. 25.00


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202 CHILDERHOSE, R.J. and Marj TRIM TRIM, Marj HEINE, Harry MORGAN, Joey Pacific Salmon: & Steelhead Trout. in dj
Douglas & McIntyre, 1979, 
CHILDERHOSE, R.J. and Marj TRIM. Pacific Salmon : & Steelhead Trout. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, (1979). Pp. 158. Illustrated with over 100 photographs by Marj Trim, species paintings by Harry Heine and 90 line drawings byJoey Morgan. 4to, tan cloth. Vg in dj. 35.00

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203 CHOW, Su-Sing Golden Wedding Anniversary Collection : A Collection of Paintings by Professor and Mrs. Chow Su-Sing.
Chow Johnson Susing, Vancouver, B.C., 1996, ISBN:0968011608 
(CHOW, Su-Sing). “Golden Wedding Anniversary Collection”: A Collection of Paintings by Professor and Mrs. Chow Su-Sing. (Vancouver, B.C.: Chow JohnsonSusing, 1996). Pp (106). Illustrated in Colour, including one folding plat e. 4to, illustrated tan and brown card covers, French flaps. Mr. Chow Susing and Mrs. Chow Luk Hingyu are both distinguished painters and moved from Hong Kong to Los Angeles and later to Vancouver. Text in Chinese and English. Very good. 100.00

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204 CHOY, Wayson All That Matters. 1st pr in dj
Doubleday Canada, 2004, ISBN:03852579597 
CHOY, Wayson. All That Matters. [Toronto]: Doubleday Canada, (2004). First Printing. Pp. 423. 8vo, red cloth covered boards, black cloth spine with red titles. The sequel to the Canadian author's award-winning first novel TheJade Peony, set in Vancouver's Chinatown during the 1930s and 40s. Vg in d j. 35.00

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205 CHOY, Wayson All That Matters. proof
Doubleday Canada, 2004, 
CHOY, Wayson. All That Matters. [Toronto]: Doubleday Canada, (2004). Uncorrected Proof. Pp. 423. 8vo, white card covers. The sequel to the Canadian author's award-winning first novel The Jade Peony, set in Vancouver's Chinatown during the 1930s and 40s. Vg. 75.00

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206 CHOY, Wayson Paper Shadows : A Chinatown Childhood.. 1st Cdn in dj. signed
Viking, 1999, 
CHOY, Wayson. Paper Shadows : A Chinatown Childhood. (Toronto) : Viking, (1999). First Printing. Pp 342. 8vo, maroon and grey boards. Vg-fine in dj. Signed by author. 40.00

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207 CHRISMAS, Lawrence McARTHUR, Kerry, ed. Coaldust Grins : Portraits of Canadian Coal Miners
Cambria Publishing, Calgary, 1998, ISBN:0969702310 
CHRISMAS, Lawrence. Coaldust Grins : Portraits of Canadian Coal Miners. Photography and Text by Lawrence Chrismas. Edited by Kerry McArthur. (Calgary): Cambria Publishing, (1998). First Printing. Pp. (5),6-312. Illustrated inblack and white. Double column. 4to, illustrated black card covers. A thor ough photographical reference of coal miners from across the country, many of which have accompanying biographical sketches and/or personal remembrances. Contents: Coal Miners of British Columbia and Yukon (pp. 10-71); Coal Miners of Alberta (pp. 72-147); Coal Miners of Saskatchewan (pp. 148-183); Coal Miners of New Brunswick (pp. 184-219); Coal Miners of Nova Scotia (pp. 220-308). Very good. Due to the weight of this volume (about 2 kilos), extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage costs. 40.00

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208 CHRISTY, Jim Rough Road to the North : Travels Along the Alaska Highway. 2nd printing industjacket
Doubleday , Toronto / Garden City, N.Y., 1980, 
CHRISTY, Jim. Road to the North : Travels Along the Alaska Highway. Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited / Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday & Company Inc., 1980. Second (?) Printing. Pp (14),[1]-197,(5) + 16 pages of b&w photos. 8 vo, dark green paper-covered boards, brown cloth spine, silver lettering tospine. Map end-papers. "Only one track links Alaska witih the Lower Forty- Eight: the Alcan highway, a 1,532-mile umbilical cord as long as the Eastern Seaboard from Maine to the tip of Florida. Rough Road to the North is thestory of the Alcan's construction, but much more besides. As you travel no rth with Jim Christy you will meet Yukon gold prospectors and Aleut Indians, learn the legends and lore of Alaska's rough-and-ready history, and pass through some of the most imposing and unspoiled terrain anywhere in the world. A lively, readable mix of past and present, this book will entertain and inform, impress and enthrall, amaze and intrigue." Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 16.00

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209 CHURCH, B. N. British Columbia Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources Bulletin 61) Geology of the White Lake Basin
British Columbia Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources, 1973, 
CHURCH, B. N. Geology of the White Lake Basin. Np.: British Columbia Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources, (1973). Pp. 120, [25] pp. of plates,five charts in rear pouch. Large 8vo, tan card covers, sbrown titles to fr ont, spine untitiled. A study to establish the stratigraphy, structure and petrology of Early Tertiary rocks in the White Lake area located near Penticton, British Columbia. Vg. 30.00

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210 CHURCHILL, Winston S. MULLER, James W., ed. THATCHER, Margaret. Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Fifty Years Later. First Edition in dustjacket.
University of Missouri Press, Columbia and London, 1999, ISBN:0826212476 
(CHURCHILL, Winston S.). Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech Fifty Years Later. Edited by James W. Muller, with assistance from the Churchill Center. Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp. (10),xi-xviii,(2),1-180, including 10 p. of photos. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with metallic red lettering to spine. "Winston Churchill's visit to Fulton, Missouri, on March 5, 1946, marked the first public recognition of the cold war that was to follow World War II. Churchill delivered his famous speech, 'The Sinews of Peace,' which became best known by the phrase heused to describe the cold-war division of Europe, the 'iron curtain.' In t he United States and Britain, wartime alliances had fostered favorable feelings toward the Soviet Union. By 1946 democratic citizens on both sides of the Atlantic had begun to consider communist Russa a friend. In his speech at Fulton, Churchill exhibited breathtaking flexibility and a clear recognition of the main threat as he reminded the public that true friendship mustbe reserved for countries sharing a common love of liberty. The 'Iron Curt ain' speech defined postwar relations with the Soviet Union for citizens ofWestern democracies. Although it initially provoked intense controversy in the United States and Britain, criticism soon gave way to wide public agre ement to oppose Soviet imperialism. Opening with the full text of the address Churchill delivered in Fulton and concluding with Margaret Thatcher's fiftieth-anniversary address surveying the challenges facing Western democracies in this post-cold war climate, teh book brings together essays that reflect on the past fifty years, recognizing Churchill's speech as a carefullyconceived herald of the cold war for the Western democracies. These powerf ul essays offer a fresh appreciation of the speech's political, historical,diplomatic, and rhetorical significance." -from the dj. Contents: 1. "Mr C hurchill Goes to Fulton" (by John Ramsden); 2. "The Beginning of the Cold War" (by Paul A. Rahe); 3. "Moral Principle and Realistic Judgment" (by Daniel J. Mahoney); 4. "A Philosophy of International Politics" (by Spencer Warren); 5. "True Politics and Strategy" (by Larry P. Arnn); 6. "Rhetorical Statesmanship" (by Patrick J.C. Powers). Book-ended by Churchill's and Thatcher's speeches. Very good in dustjacket. 40.00

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211 CLARK, D.M Inside Shadows. in dj.
McClelland and Stewart, 1973, 
CLARK, D.M. Inside Shadows. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart Ltd., (1973).Pp 106. 8vo, black cloth. Spadoni and Donnelly 2429. Vg in rubbed, price-c lipped dj. 25.00

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212 CLEMSON, Donovan CRAIG, David Lost Mine. First Edition in dustjacket
Macmillan Company of Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1967, 
CLEMSON, Donovan. Lost Mine. Illustrated by David Craig. Toronto : Macmillan Company of Canada, 1967. First Edition. Pp.(10),1-176,(4). 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A children's adventure story set in the interior of British Columbia. "'You've got to break rock, boys, if you want to find mines.' ''Break roclc" was Uncle George's war cry.' Sixteen-year-old Paul was to hear this cry many times in his first summer of prospecting in thewild and beautiful mountains deep in the interior of British Columbia. Unc ie George, with his two partners, Hunter and Hardy, had prospected many years in these mountains, and under his uncle's guidance, Paul learns to traceveins, identify rock formations, and stake claims. Paul is also intrigued b the stories of the old-timers about a lost gold mine. When an ancient axe-cut stump is found and then a skull, Paul and Hardy, with some good-natured but skeptical bantering from George and Hunter, track down the old prospector's cache and solve an ancient riddle. The lure of prospecting, with itsfascination, dangers, and rewards, the beauty and solitude of the mountain s, the delights and incidents of camp life are vividly torn by Donovan Clemson, an experienced prospector. This fresh and informative book will be of particular interest to boys who have an interest in rocks and minerals and who enjoy outdoor life." -from the dj. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 35.00

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213 Coal Mining Coal Mining.
Nanaimo Publishing Cooperative, Nanaimo, B.C., 1985, 
(Coal Mining). Coal Mining. (Nanaimo, B.C.: Nanaimo Publishing Cooperative), n.d. [1980s-1990s?]. Pp (12) including covers. 8vo, Japanese stitched white wrappers. A phrasebook on coal mining taken from a handbook for Chinese workers published in Victoria, B.C., in 1892. The phrases are given in Chinese, English, and Cantonese phonetic transliteration. Very good. Scarce. 35.00

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214 COATES, Colin M. (ed.). BUCKNER, Philip JOHNSTON, A.J.B. SANDWELL, R.K. Majesty in Canada : Essays on the Role of Royalty.
Dundurn Group, Toronto , 2006, ISBN:9781550025866 
COATES, Colin M. (ed.). Majesty in Canada : Essays on the Role of Royalty. Toronto : The Dundurn Group, (2006). First Printing. Pp [1]-280,(2). 8vo, illustrated purple card covers. Contents : Introduction, Majesty in Canada (by Colin M. Coates). The Invention of Tradition?: The Royal Tours of 1860 and 1901 to Canada (by Philip Buckner). Dreaming of The Princess: Love, Subversion and The Rituals of Empire in British Columbia, 1882 (by R.K. Sandwell). The Indians and The Crown: Aboriginal Memories of Royal Promises in Pacific Canada (by Keith Thor Carlson). Governor General Grey's "Little Scheme": Majesty in Canada (by Jennifer Salahub). "All This Fuss and Feathers": Politicians, Plutocrats and Changing Canadian Attitudes to Honours (by J. Andrew Ross). A Not Unwilling Subject: Canada and Her Queen (by Peter Trepanier). Glorifying and Exporting French Kinship: Political and Legal Models inThe Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (by Sylvain Soleil). Problems of P recedence in Louis XIV's New France (by Colin M. Coates). In The Name of The King: The Monarchical Atmosphere of French Colonial Louisbourg, 1713-1758, (by A.J.B. Johnston, pp 196-216). "The Rising Star That Cheers The Scene": The Emerging Image of Queen Victoria in English Canada, 1837-1849 (by Christopher Tait). The Royal Family in Contemporary Canadian Women's Fiction (by Mary Condé). "Unreal But Very Necessary": The Canadian Monarchy in The Novels of Robertson Davies (by L.C. Knowles). Very good. 15.00

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215 COATES, J. A. Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin 238) Geology of the Manning Park Area, British Columbia
Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Ottawa, 1974, 
COATES, J. A. Geology of the Manning Park Area, British Columbia . Ottawa: Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, 1974. Pp. 177 + 5 folding maps and charts in pouch at rear. 8vo, printed pale green card covers. GeologicalSurvey of Canada, Bulletin 238. Spine sunned, creasing to corners, name an d stamp, else vg. 30.00

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216 COATES, Ken MORRISON, Bill. Sinking of the Princess Sophia. 1st pbk pr
Oxford University Press, 1990, ISBN:0195407849 
COATES, Ken and Bill MORRISON. The Sinking of the Princess Sophia : Taking the North Down with Her. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1990. Pp. (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-216, 6 pp plates. 8vo, ill. pale blue card covers. A social history that uses the conceit of the sinking of the Canadian Pacific steamer Princess Sophia, on October 23, 1918, as a means of investigating the difficulties facing the Canadian and American Pacific Northwest in the wake of the gold rush. Vg. 12.00

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217 CODERE, Helen KOTSCHAR, Vincent F. Monographs of the American Ethnological Society 18 Fighting with Property : A Story of Kwakiutl Potlatching and Warfare 1792-1930
J.J. Augustin Publisher, New York, 1950, 
CODERE, Helen. Fighting with Property : A Story of Kwakiutl Potlatching andWarfare 1792-1930. With Tribal and Linguistic Map of Vancouver Island and Adjacent Territory Drawn and Compiled bv Vincent F. Kotschar. New York : J.J. Augustin Publisher, (1950). Pp (4),v-viii,1-136,+ large folding map in rear pouch. Illustrated. 8vo, pale green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Introduction to Kwakiutl Life. 2. Kwakiutl Adjustment to the NewEconomic Conditions : Economic Adjustment and its Relation to Social Adjus tment; Production and Business Methods and Abilities; Occupations; Income; Population. 3. The Kwakiutl Potlatch. 4. History of the Kwakiutl Potlatch :Continuity of the Potlatch in the Historical Record; Changes in Potlatchin g and its Expansion. 5. Kwakiutl Warfare : Comparative Cultural Data on Warfare; Warfare and the Winter Dance Ceremonial; History of Kwakiutl Warfare.6. F'ighting with Property : The Potlatch as a Kind of Fighting; Rivalry i n which Fighting and Potlatching were Combined; The Shift from Physical Violence to Potlatching; Summary. Spine sunned, pale white stain to back cover, personal inkstamp, else very good. 30.00

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218 CODY, Robin Voyage of a Summer Sun : Canoeing the Columbia River.. 1st card covers
Sasquatch Books, Seattle , 1996, 
CODY, Robin. Voyage of a Summer Sun : Canoeing the Columbia River. Seattle : Sasquatch Books, (1996). First Paperback Printing. Pp 301. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Cassell 473. A chatty excursion down the Columbia from itssource in the Canadian Rockies to the sea. Very good. 12.50

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219 COHEN, Bill (ed.). Stories And Images About What The Horse Has Done For Us / mayx twixmntm tl q'sapi lats k'ulmstm i snklc'askaxa.
Theytus Books Ltd, Penticton, BC , 1998, ISBN:0919441726 
COHEN, Bill (ed.). Stories And Images About What The Horse Has Done For Us / mayx twixmntm tl q'sapi lats k'ulmstm i snklc'askaxa. Penticton, BC : Theytus Books Ltd., (1998). Pp (10),1-102. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blackcard covers. “... a photo journal of the special relationship between the horse and the Okanagan people. Included are stories from Okanagan oral tradition, Okanagan Elder's statements, and stories about the people and eventsdepicted in the photographs. Photographs date from the late 1800s to the 1 990s, with most coming from the first half of the 20th century.” - from theback cover. Slightly warped, else very good. 20.00

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220 COHEN, Stanley M. (ed.) Viewpoints. Vol. 7, Nos. 3-4 GOEB, Jan HELFIELD, Tilya Gallay Viewpoints : Canadian Jewish Quarterly. Volume 7, No. 3 & 4. The Jews of Canada. A Special Double Issue with an Introduction by Saul Hayes, Q.C.
Labor Zionist Movement of Canada, Montreal, 1973, 
COHEN, Stanley M. (ed.). Viewpoints : Canadian Jewish Quarterly. Volume VII, No. 3 & 4. The Jews of Canada. A Special Double Issue with an Introduction by Saul Hayes, Q.C. (Montreal : Labor Zionist Movement of Canada, 1973). Pp (2),[3]-96. 8vo, tan card covers. Contents : The Editor's Notebook (by Stanley M. Cohen); A View on Canadian Jewish History (by Saul Hayes); The Maritimes (by Jan Goeb); Quebec (by Tilya Gallay Helfteld); Ontario (by Ben Kayfetz); The Prairies (by A. J. Arnold); British Columbia (by Ann Rivkin). Rubbed, smudged, penned name, a few pencilled notes, else very good. 20.00

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