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6 edition of Spilsbury"s Coast found in the catalog.

Spilsbury"s Coast

Pioneer Years in the Wet West (Spilsbury Saga)

by Howard White

  • 258 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Harbour Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation,
  • History: World,
  • Canada - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • History - General History,
  • Aviation - History,
  • Cultural Region/Pacific Northwest,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • History / Canada,
  • History / General History,
  • Historical - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9723008M
    ISBN 101550170465
    ISBN 109781550170467

    The gruesome find exhumed from the muddy soil of an Essex ditch was unrecognisable as a human being. Its soft tissue had deteriorated into the grey-white nothingness that is the usual grim. Jim Spilsbury () was born in Findern, Derbyshire but came to the BC coast in his infancy and remained there all his life. He began manufacturing small radios in the s and in founded Spilsbury and Hepburn Ltd, later Spilsbury and Tindall Ltd., one of Canada's best known radio-telephone manufacturers.

    Spilsbury, as will be guessed by anyone familiar with Spilsbury's Coast and Accidental Airline (both written with Howard White), is an intelligent and affable host. Remembering his experience with a "very high-brow, avant-garde photographer," Spilsbury writes: "He had me photographing stepped-on crab shells, dead tree branches, and all kinds of. The Accidental Airline Spilsburys Qca Howard White Jim Spilsbury Companion Book To Spilsburys Coast This Installment Of Jim Spilsburys Memoirs Pages Small Buy A Cheap Copy Of The Accidental Airline Spilsburys Qca Book By Howard White His Books With Howard White Made A Bestselling.

    Jonathan Spilsbury and the Lost Moravian History of William Blake’s Family. By Keri Davies. The engraver, painter, and miniaturist Francis Brockhill Spilsbury was the author of Account of a Voyage to the Western Coast of Africa: Performed by His Majesty’s there were Spilsburys in the West Country in the fifteenth century. Bernard Spilsbury: His Life and Cases (Panther Books) by Douglas Gordon Browne, Tom Tullett, et al. | 25 Nov out of 5 stars Paperback More buying choices £ (9 used offers) Hardcover More buying choices £ (10 used & new offers.


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Spilsbury"s Coast by Howard White Download PDF EPUB FB2

He started Raincoast Chronicles and Harbour Publishing in the early s and his own books include A Hard Man to Beat (bio), The Men There Were Then (poems), Spilsbury's Coast (bio), The Accidental Airline (bio), Patrick and the Backhoe (childrens'), Writing in the Rain (anthology) and The Sunshine Coast (travel)/5(8).

Spilsbury is Jim Spilsbury, pioneer, painter, aviator, inventor, and matchless raconteur, who grew up in a tent on Savary Island. SPILSBURY'S COAST is 80 years' worth of memories from a shrewd, funny, outrageous "coast rat", a runaway hardcover : Howard White.

Spilsbury's Coast: Pioneer Years in the Wet West Hardcover – January 1, by Jim White, Howard; Spilsbury (Author)/5(8). Book Description When Jim Spilsbury, B.C's most famous pioneer entrepreneur, teams up with master storyteller and literary craftsman Howard White, the result is a spell-binding romp up and down British Columbia's rugged coast; eighty years of fascinating anecdotes and memories distilled into pages.

He started Raincoast Chronicles and Harbour Publishing in the early s and his own books include A Hard Man to Beat (bio), The Men There Were Then (poems), Spilsbury's Coast (bio), The Accidental Airline (bio), Patrick and the Backhoe (childrens'), Writing in the Rain (anthology) and The Sunshine Coast (travel)/5(11).

Readers loved Jim Spilsbury's first two bestselling books, Spilsbury's Coast and The Accidental Airline.

But Jim wanted to give them more pictures, so he pored through his archives and came up with over two hundred. Spilsbury's Album is a fascinating look at life on the BC coast from World War One to the present.

Jim's anecdotes range from the hair-raising to the Format: Paperback. Readers loved Jim Spilsbury's first two bestselling books, Spilsbury's Coast and The Accidental Airline.

But Jim wanted to give them more pictures, so he pored through his archives and came up with over two hundred. Spilsbury's Album is a fascinating look at life on the BC coast from World War One to the present. Jim's anecdotes range from the hair-raising to the Author: Jim Spilsbury.

“Spilsbury’s Coast, Pioneer Years in the Wet West” was written by Howard White and Jim Spilsbury, and is published by Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, BC. ISBN #.

His books with Howard White made a bestselling author out of Jim Spilsbury - the BC coast's legendary pioneer, painter, photographer, aviator, inventor and raconteur. Now all three volumes of the Spilsbury saga are available in trade paperback!Jim Spilsbury bought an airplane inwhen wartime restrictions prevented the use of his boat to visit the upcoast.

He is still to be found stuck barnacle-like to the shore at Pender Harbour, BC. He started Raincoast Chronicles and Harbour Publishing in the early s and his own books include A Hard Man to Beat, Spilsbury's Coast, The Accidental Airline, Writing in the Rain, The Sunshine Coast and A Mysterious Humming Noise (Anvil, )/5(11).

When Jim Spilsbury, B.C's most famous pioneer entrepreneur, teams up with master storyteller and literary craftsman Howard White, the result is a spell-binding romp up and down British Columbia's rugged coast; eighty years of fascinating anecdotes and.

When Jim Spilsbury, B.C's most famous pioneer entrepreneur, teams up with master storyteller and literary craftsman Howard White, the result is a spell-binding romp up and down British Columbia's rugged coast; eighty years of fascinating anecdotes and memories distilled into Spilsbury grew up in a tent on Savary Island, squatting on crown land.

To anyone who grew up on the B.C. coast Spilsbury and White's book reads like a homecoming. The little towns, the fishing and logging camps and above all the incredible people who who inhabit its rocky shores are all revealed/5(4).

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Lonely Coast: An Ellie O'Conner Novel (Ellie O'Conner Coastal Suspense Series Book 6)/5(26). Get this from a library.

The accidental airline: Spilsbury's QCA. [Howard White; Jim Spilsbury] -- Companion book to SPILSBURY'S COAST, this installment of Jim Spilsbury's memoirs concentrates on tales of QCA, Queen Charlotte Airlines Limited, affectionately known as 'queer collection of aircraft'.

Spilsbury's Coast is a real grabber and a book to be heartily recommended. It is a colourful history of the early 20th century on the B.C.

Coast, presented as a good-natured look at the people and events that shaped Jim Spilsbury's life and career in radio. ← Back to Book Main Page Table of Contents and Introduction by Howard White CONTENTS 1.

Red's Sea Diner 2. The Governor 3. Savary Island 4. Wild Animals and Wilder People 5. Swallow Hard If You Feel Something Hairy 6.

Engineer from Fourth Reader 7. Voice from the Sky 8. A Radio Expert is Born 9. Five Hundred a Month I Take to the Water His books with Howard White made a bestselling author out of Jim Spilsbury - the BC coast's legendary pioneer, painter, photographer, aviator, inventor and raconteur.

The Accidental Airline Spilsburys QCA The Accidental Airline Spilsburys QCA at Download this big ebook and read the The Accidental Airline Spilsburys QCA ebook. Spilsbury's Album: Photographs and Reminiscences of the BC Coast Antiquarius is located in the small town of Falkland, located between Kamloops and Vernon on Hwy.

97, about miles from Vancouver. We are on-line dealers only - although appointments to view can be made. bury's Coast belongs with such epics as Muriel Blanchet's The Curve of Time and Gilean Douglas's The Protected Place.

It is an informative and enjoyable book. Slightly incongruous is the generic "wet west" subtitle and a tendency to lump the well-heeled Spilsburys in with the less privileged residents of the coast.Book Reviews Spilsbury's Coast: Pioneer Years in the Wet West, by Howard White and Jim Spilsbury.

Madeira Park, B.C: Harbou. r Publishing Co. Ltd. Pp. ,clot h$ Spilsbury's Coast is the first instalment of the autobiography of Jim Spilsbury, the radio repairman from Savary Island who formed a highly.Spilsbury's Coast is that part of the Inside Passage between the Fraser River and the top end of Vancouver Island -- a place of small boats, countless islands and whole towns on floats.

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