The Pacific Princesses: An Illustrated History of Canadian Pacific Railway's Princess Fleet on the Northwest Coast
252pp/illus/maps. The coastal passenger trade between British Columbia, Puget Sound and Alaska. Light rubbing to dj. Text clean. N° de réf. du libraire 008985
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A propos de l'auteur: Robert D. Turner is a multi-award-winning author of fifteen books, with several more in the works, and over 350 articles on railway and steamship history. He has had several thousand photographs published in books, magazines and journals as well as presented in exhibits. He is Curator Emeritus at the Royal British Columbia Museum, where he was Chief of Historical Collections for many years. Bob has travelled around the world photographing and documenting surviving early railways, the lives of workers and communities, and industrial history in South American, Africa, many parts of Asia and Europe. Among other projects, since 1988 he has been Project Historian at the SS Moyie National Historic Site at Kaslo, BC, where a major restoration is underway on the world's oldest passenger sternwheeler. For his work on Canadian railway history he received the Canadian Railroad Association's Lifetime Achievement Award. Bob was writer in residence at Pierre Berton House in Dawson City in the spring of 2009. He lives in Victoria, BC. "Bob's pure magic to those who've ships and trains in their blood." -- Charles Lillard. "Turner is unquestionably the leading authority on B.C. transportation history, having produced seven books, with two more on the way." BC Bookworld
Titre : The Pacific Princesses: An Illustrated ...
Éditeur : Sono Nis Press, Victoria, BC
Date d'édition : 1977
Reliure : Hard Cover
Etat du livre : Near Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Very Good+
Edition : 4th Printing
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