Recommended Books  & Reading About Victoria

One of our Recommended Books on Victoria history is the Book of Small by Emily Carr, published in the 1940’s.

We encourage our readers to shop at Victoria bookshops but for those readers who would like to do their research and reading before visiting Victoria, this book is available from these online retailers:

If you are interested in Emily Carr and The Book of Small you may also be interested in seeing these sites:

The Emily Carr House, 207 Government Street, Victoria, B.C. (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing)

The Emily Carr National Historic Site of Canada, 207 Government Street, was Emily Carr’s childhood home. It is described in The Book of Small.

1107 Wharf Street. In the 1860's this building was the warehouse for Emily Carr's father's import business. (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing)

In the 1860’s, 1107 Wharf Street was the office and warehouse for Richard Carr’s import business. It is described in The Book of Small.

Emily Carr's House of All Sorts, 642-646 Simcoe Street, built in 1913 (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing)

Emily Carr’s House of All Sorts, built in 1913, is still standing at 642-646 Simcoe Street in the James Bay district.

The Customs House at 1002 Wharf Street, built in 1874, is described in Emily Carr's The Book of Small. (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing)

The Customs House, 1002 Wharf Street, built in 1874, is described by Emily Carr in The Book of Small.

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