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Greater Vancouver Illustrated

A printed and bound book about the early days of Vancouver with a number of photos and illustrations. It includes information about a number of prominent businesses, buildings, and individuals. The cover and binding are degrading, but the text and images are still in good shape. Tucked inside is a piece of phone listings torn off and presumably used as a bookmark.

Dominion Illustrating Company

Vancouver: The Golden City of the West - Jubilee Year 1936

A book about Vancouver, designed as a souvenir and an “example of the art of printing”. This volume is labelled book 321 out of a presumably limited number. There is a short introduction, and then there are the large photographs from throughout Greater Vancouver with captions.
Publisher - Vancouver : Lumberman Printing Company Limited and Leonard Frank

Frank, Leonard

Vancouver, B.C.

An album of photograph reproductions by various photographers, including the Edwards Brothers, detailing life in Vancouver around the turn of the century. Including images of prominent buildings, downtown streets, beaches, and Stanley Park.

Thomson Stationery Co., Ltd.

Views of British Columbia & Alaska

A book of printed drawings, by an unknown artist, of British Columbia and Alaska, published by M.W. Waitt & Co. booksellers in Victoria B.C. The book has a stylized red cover, and the spine is basically completely detached; the images are in decent shape, but the pages are coming apart at the seams.

M.W. Waitt & Co.

Walhachin, B.C. 1910

An album of photographs from in and around the townsite of Walhachin B.C., now abandoned. It includes an informal census with all the residents names and occupation. The focus is on scenery and development, with a particular emphasis on agriculture.

The British Columbia Development Association Limited