New Book Launch: Mountain Timber: The Comox Logging Company in the Vancouver Island Mountains.

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32 Books Company in North Vancouver will host a signing for Richard Mackie’s new book, Mountain Timber: The Comox Logging Company in the Vancouver Island Mountains (Sono Nis Press), this Saturday, 24 October, 2009, from 1-4 p.m.

It is a big coffee-table sized book with 320 pages, 340 photos, and 19 maps and diagrams.

If you can’t attend, but would like Richard to sign a copy of Mountain Timber for you, please phone Deb McVittie or her staff at 32 Books at (604) 980-9032, or e-mail
them at

The address is 3185 Edgemont Boulevard, Edgemont Village, North Vancouver.
For a map to the bookstore, please see this link:

And here is a link to the book at the Sono Nis Press website:

Richard Mackie will also be at the following locations promoting his new book, Mountain Timber:

Ladysmith, October 29, Thursday, 7 p.m. Salamander Books. Signing.
Contact Frieda Douglas, 245-4726.

Parksville, November 5, Thursday, 7-9 p.m.. Mulberry Bush Books.
Evening talk and signing. Contact Tom and Barbara Pope, 248-1193.

Comox, November 6, Friday, 7-8:30 p.m. Launch, talk, and signing at the
Comox Golf Clubhouse, part of the Filberg Days. Contact Barbara
Haffner 339-2715

November 7, Saturday, 11-12 a.m. Talk and signing at Filberg Heritage
Lodge, part of the Filberg Days. Contact Barbara Haffner 339-2715 or

Victoria, November 15, Sunday. Bolen Books. Signing, 1 p.m. Rob or
Colin, 595-4232

Port Alberni, November 18, Wednesday, 7-9 p.m., Curious Coho.
Signing. Contact Eric Brown, 724-1455.

November 19, Thursday, 5-9 p.m. (dinner and presentation), Vancouver
Island Section, Canadian Institute of Forestry, Vancouver Island
University. Contact Michel Vallee.

Nanaimo, November 21, Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Lecture and signing.
Contact Bobbi Williamson, 753-1821.

Campbell River, November 28, Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Campbell River Museum. Lecture and signing. Contact Ken Blackburn, 287-3133.

Sooke, December 2, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Reading Room Books. Reading and
signing. Contact Kathy Drover, 642-3964.

Powell River, December 3, Thursday, 7 p.m. Breakwater Books. Signing
and reading.

Comox, December 5, Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Blue Heron Books. Signing.
Contact Martina Polson, 339-6111.

Campbell River, December 12, Saturday, 12 – 2p.m. Coho Books,
Signing. Contact Pirkko Anderson (and daughter Erika), 287-2336

February 12, Thursday, 7 p.m. Cumberland Museum. Lecture and signing.
Contact Wendy Fried 336-2445,

Featured image: Barkley Sound, British Columbia. Photo by Roy Luck on Wikimedia Commons.

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David Brownstein is the Principal of Klahanie Research Ltd ( He is also a longstanding UBC sessional instructor, and the continuing co-ordinator of NiCHE's "The Canadian Forest-History Preservation Project" (still facilitating archival donations after 11 years).

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