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Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, April 1935, No. 445, Vol. 75

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, April 1935, No. 445, Vol. 75

By: "Zero"; Poole, Molly; Garnett, Colonel B.G.F.; Leey, Peter; "Rough-Rider"; Patterson, Ewen K.; Ommanney, O.G.; Robson, H.W.; Knox, J.E.; Haines, W.; Blyth, Captain A. Liston; Marsh, Mictor; "The Captain"; Melville, Fred J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1830

Condition: Good


Pages 1-84, plus 32 pages of wonderful vintage ads. Many black and white photos and illustrations. Contents include: Through the Shan States - part 2; The King's Ju-Ju; Phases of Life - Fire-Walking in Java, Gomez the Killer, The Queensland "Mounted"; A "Side-Show" in Borneo; The Queer Side of Things - What the Palmist Foretold; Our Japanese Burglar; The Pickle-Bottle; A Papuan Interlude; Seven Days' Bad Luck; Man and His Needs; Stamps of the World. Bits of clear tape at each end of spine. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this vintage issue. View more info

Image for The Rocket - July 1984 - with Colour Cover photo of Mariner Al Davis

The Rocket - July 1984 - with Colour Cover photo of Mariner Al Davis

By: Blecha, Peter; et al

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Seattle, The Rocket: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3630

Condition: Good


40 pages. Features: Lots of local Seattle ads; The Fabulous Chancellors; Skate King Steve Caballero; Grandmaster Flash; The Outsiders; Average wear. Bit of writing on page 15. Small clipping from page 17; Photo-illustrated article on Mariner slugger Al Davis; and much more. A rare surviving copy of this free Seattle publication. View more info

Image for Films and Filming Magazine, February 1977 - Cover photo of Peter Firth in Tony Richardson's 'Joseph Andrews'

Films and Filming Magazine, February 1977 - Cover photo of Peter Firth in Tony Richardson's 'Joseph Andrews'

By: Bragg, Melvyn; Fields, Verna; Elley, Derek; Winter, Donovan; Elley, Derek

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Hansom: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316G2089

Condition: Good


50 pages. Features: Full-page ad for Woody Allen's 'The Front'; Photo-illustrated review of book on British Director Ken Russell; Photo-illustrated interview with film editor Verna Fields; 'The Front' - photos; Light in the Caucasus - article on Georgian cinema; Do We Need or Deserve a British Film Industry? - article; 'Bound for Glory' - photos; Reflections on the state of world cinema in 1976 as represented by the recent London Film Festival - article; 'Nickelodeon' - photos; Reviews - 'The Front', 'F for Fake', 'Carrie', 'Silent Movie', 'King Kong', 'Nickelodeon', 'Heart of Glass', 'The Co... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 24, 1941 -  Iraqi Oil Coveted By Hitler

The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 24, 1941 - Iraqi Oil Coveted By Hitler

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143H3387

Condition: Fair


32 pages. Features: Photo of General Georges Catroux; Six photos of Home Guard members protecting Buckingham Palace; Illustrations show how wireless communication provides the eyes for a field battery; Four charming photos of Princess Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, and the Queen; Photo at Kirkuk pre-refinery which pipelines oil to a Haifa refinery; Photos of oil wells in Iraq - the focal point of the Nazi "Drang Nach Osten"; Photos of and related to the 620-mile pipeline to Haifa; Map of South America with article entitled "Nazi Threat to U.S. and Panama - Lufthansa Air Lines in La... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), July 23, 1955: Geneva Summit Conference / Life In the Soviet Union

The Illustrated London News (ILN), July 23, 1955: Geneva Summit Conference / Life In the Soviet Union

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Loganville, Pennsylvania, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2707

Condition: Good


Pages 129-168. Features: Cover photo of the Queen (and Margaret) at Royal Ascot with her trainer, Noel Murless after Jardiniere had won the King George V. stakes for Her Majesty; More Royal photos at the Royal Ascot; Excellent two-page photo of opening of the Four-Power conference at the Palais Des Nations, Geneva; Photos from Morocco in the wake of terrorism and rioting; Photos of tank which erects its own bridge, the M-48; Six photos of the site of the Geneva conference; Four fascinating pages of photos of shopping/luxury/theatre scenes in Soviet Russia; Photo of carnage after lightning str... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, March (Mar.) 21, 1964 - Funeral of King Paul of Greece / 60 Years of the Anglo-French Accord

The Illustrated London News, March (Mar.) 21, 1964 - Funeral of King Paul of Greece / 60 Years of the Anglo-French Accord

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $179.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1201

Condition: Good


Pages 413-468 plus 4 pages of ads. Features: Cover Photo portrait Of The new King of the Hellenes, Constantine II, with Queen Frederika, at the funeral of his father; Photo of Princess Margaret with Kenneth Corney; Page of photos of celebrations upon the birth of Prince Edward; Two pages of dramatic photos and text from Cyprus - fighting in Ktima, threats of Turkish invasion, and first arrivals of the UN peace force; Photo-illustrated article on Paul, King of the Hellenes; Photo of riots in Phnom Penh; Photo of Geneva motor show; Photo of unveiling of statue of Pope Pius XII; Photo of 84-year... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, September (Sept.) 13, 1941 -  Cover Photo of U-Boat Surrender at Sea

The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, September (Sept.) 13, 1941 - Cover Photo of U-Boat Surrender at Sea

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; Pycraft, W.P.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4645

Condition: Good


Pages 321-352. Features: Photos of capture of U-boat at sea; Britain Seizes Spitzbergen - two great photos; Photo of the Duke of Kent addressing thousands of workers at the vast Glenn Martin factory in Baltimore; Photo of N.C.O. prisoners enjoying their first meal since release from Vichy France; Two photos of Lord Louis Mountbatten aboard the 'Illustrious'; Photos of British toll on shipping at Rotterdam docks; Two pages of ten great photos of Britain's Army being toughened by intensive physical and endurance training; One-page photo of Italian submarine sailors standing aboard their sinking... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) January 24, 1953 - Cover Photo of Newly-inaugurated President Dwight D. Eisenhower / Trial of the Killers of Oradour-Sur-Oradour in France

The Illustrated London News (ILN) January 24, 1953 - Cover Photo of Newly-inaugurated President Dwight D. Eisenhower / Trial of the Killers of Oradour-Sur-Oradour in France

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2794

Condition: Good


Pages 105-140. Features: Nice cover photo-portrait of Dwight Eisenhower; Photos of America's new first lady - Mrs. Eisenhower, and Mrs. Richard Nixon, wife of the new Vice-President, both wearing their inaugural ball gowns; Photo of six German's tried with murder and other atrocities at the Schirmeck concentration camp during the occupation of France; Photos of the Red Hat Ceremony in Rome where new Catholic Cardinals receive their hats; Photo of the Dutch liner' Klipfontein just before she went under; Photo of horrible accident at Washington's Union station where train lost braking and crash... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, June 26, 1945: Aftermath of VE Day / Passing of Peter Pan Author, Sir James Barrie

The Illustrated London News, June 26, 1945: Aftermath of VE Day / Passing of Peter Pan Author, Sir James Barrie

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0989

Condition: Good


Pages 1191-1234. Features: In the wake of VE day, this issue features several vintage ads promoting tourism to such European destinations as France, Rome, D?sseldorf, Baden-Baden, Austria, Bad Nauheim, Czechoslovakia, Z?rich, Bermuda and more; Great cover photo of the fall of Bilbao - a peaceful street scene after the bloodless occupation of the city by Gen. Franco's troops and tanks; Group photo of members of the Imperial Conference at St. James's Palace; The passing of Sir James Barrie, author of Peter Pan - page of photos and text; Two pages of photos of floodlit pavilions at the Great Int... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, August (Aug.) 4, 1945: Great Coverage of WWII Aftermath / Mitchell Bomber Strikes Empire State Building

The Illustrated London News, August (Aug.) 4, 1945: Great Coverage of WWII Aftermath / Mitchell Bomber Strikes Empire State Building

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0987

Condition: Good


Pages 113-140. Features: Cover photo of smiling Churchill leaving Downing St. for Buckingham Palace to tender his resignation; Four photos of France's Marshall Petain in court, and two photos of the crowded courtroom; One page Karsh photo portrait of Mr. Attlee; Photos of Ernest Bevin, Herbert Morrison, Sir Stafford Cripps, and Hugh Dalton; Nice page of head-shot photos of 23 women members of the new Parliament; One-page descriptive map of the general election shows results at a glance; One-page illustration depicts the rise of the Labour Party in Parliament during 45 years; Photo of rear admi... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, December (Dec.) 8 1945: U-boats to be Scuttled off Northern Ireland / The Nuremberg Trials

The Illustrated London News, December (Dec.) 8 1945: U-boats to be Scuttled off Northern Ireland / The Nuremberg Trials

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0986

Condition: Good


Pages 617- 644. Features: Page of six photos document Japan's Emperor Hirohito informing his ancestors that World War II has ended; Two pages of photos and illustrations explain the complicated machinery used to transform coal into household gas and valuable byproducts; Eight interesting photos present the vessel "Empire Victory" which, along with nine whale catching ships, will spend seven months catching and processing whales near Antarctica; Two-page illustration shows German U-boats making their last voyage and tow, and the demolition of U-2321 at sea; Two pages of photos present a... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 26, 1946: Cover Photo of the Largest Diamond Ever Found

The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 26, 1946: Cover Photo of the Largest Diamond Ever Found

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0985

Condition: Good


Pages 85- 112. Features: Cover photo of the largest diamond ever found in alluvial deposits - 770 carat stone found in the Woyie River, Sierra leone; Illustrations compare the size of this diamond with other families gems; Two pages of illustrations show construction of a giant new type of locomotive at Swindon; Superb full-page photo portrait of Gen. DeGaulle, who has announced his resignation; Two fascinating pages of illustrations explain how torpedoes hunt their prey by sound, and leave no telltale bubble track; Article entitled "Record of the Second New Zealand Division" includes ... View more info

Image for Ten Fighter Boys

Ten Fighter Boys

By: Forbes, Wing Commander Athol & Allen, Squadron Leader Herbert (ed)

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4230

ISBN: B000Q00LNU

Condition: Fair


B000Q00LNU 176 pages. Glossary of Slang. Black and white photographic plates. The Spitfire Squadron accounts of "ten pilots, most of whom have seen action in the Battle of Britain, and later, in the Battle of France. Three of the original authors are now dead - killed in action. God only knows how many will see the war through. No effort has been made to alter the phraseology. What you are about to read is as pilots would and did express themselves." - Introduction. Name and date inside front board. Library stamp upon front free endpaper. Above-average wear and soiling to lig... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, February 15, 1945 - Vancouver Pin-up Yvonne De Carlo

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, February 15, 1945 - Vancouver Pin-up Yvonne De Carlo

By: Frischauer, Willi; Fraser, Blair; Shapiro, L.S.B.; Hemming, Albert; Stursberg, Peter; Baxter, A. Beverley; Sinclair, Gordon; "Bunje"; Dudley, Fredda; Frayne, Trent; Carse, Robert; Findlay, D.K.; Campbell, Helen G.; Primeau, Joe

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144G1282

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Nice cover painting by Adrian Dingle shows a typical rural winter scene - man pumping water from well with workhorses and barn in background; Austria's Underground Fights for Liberation; Canada in Washington - article and photos, including one of Ambassador Lester "Mike" Pearson; Until That Day (fiction); Dynamite Hockey - Article by Joe Primeau, coach of the St. Mike's Juniors - with two photos; "Stamp-Licker" Airstrip - the story of how Canadians invented the PBS airstrip which has revolutionized Allied airfield equipment in European battle areas; Your Gl... View more info

Image for Pioneer Sketches in the District of Bathurst - Volume I (One)

Pioneer Sketches in the District of Bathurst - Volume I (One)

By: Haydon, Andrew (Signed)

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105A0825

Condition: Good


291 pages. Reference notes. Black and white plates. Author's signature and inscription, dated 1930, upon front free endpaper. Prior owner's details upon front free endpaper and half-title page. Upon title page is hand-written "Dominion Senator", indicating that the author was in fact a Canadian Senator. Mr. Haydon was also an influential Federal Liberal and one of Mackenzie King's most trusted advisors. Hairline openings in binding at title page and inside back free endpaper. Few marginal markings in pencil. Average wear. Gilt lettering upon backstrip. Overall a quality cop... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, August (Aug.) 1939 - Baseball's Centenary? / Wake Island / King of Yugoslavia

National Home Monthly Magazine, August (Aug.) 1939 - Baseball's Centenary? / Wake Island / King of Yugoslavia

By: Healy, W.; Stewart, H.; Davis, D.; Bentley, E.; Roberts, T.; King, S.; Brown, J.; Drummond-Hay, Lady; Batley, Vera; Bayne, E.; Ardwyn, L.; Dutton, G.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Stovel / National Home Monthly: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4810

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Nice colour ad for Canadian fish inside front cover; News digest topics include - dark influences at work, the anti-Russian case, An Alternative Pact, A policy of wreckage, One's own business, the plight of German churches, 90% heroic, and the problem of Palestine; Baseball's Centenary? - argument over whether or not baseball's centenary actually occured in June - article with photos of Honus Wagner, Eddie Collins, Joe Vosmik, Tony Lazzeri, Babe Ruth, Grover Cleveland, George Sisler, Walter Johnson, and others; Vernight Stop - photo-illustrated article of a trip to Wake Is... View more info

Image for On the Side of the Law: The Biography of J.D. Nicholson, Formerly Assistant Superintendant, A.P.P. (Alberta Provincial Police)

On the Side of the Law: The Biography of J.D. Nicholson, Formerly Assistant Superintendant, A.P.P. (Alberta Provincial Police)

By: Horan, J.W.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, The Institute of Applied Art, Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 464C6823

Condition: Fair


279 pages. Index. black and white illustrations. Bookplate signed by author affixed to front free endpaper. "Few men have played as many roles in this colourful pageant of changing times as John D. Nicholson, whose life story is told in this book. Few have had the opportunity to serve in so many ways in the exciting, hazardous and inspiring task of founding this last great homeland as this vigorous character with whose name and life are linked so many of the incidents which make up such a large part of the traditions and history of our Canadian West." - from Preface. Prior owner'... View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 15, 1952 -  A.G. Malan / Simpson's and Sears to Merge

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 15, 1952 - A.G. Malan / Simpson's and Sears to Merge

By: Hutchison, Katz, Sidney; Dugan, James; Hutton, Eric; Allen, R.T.; Sclanders, Ian; Fick, Albert; Earl, M.; Peter, J.D.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4709

Condition: Good


84 pages. Features: Cover illustration by Franklin Arbuckle shows ducks being defeathered after hunt; One-page Bank of Montreal ad features the Kemano power house; Editorial discusses TV censorship; Lovely one-page vintage colour-photo ad for Ganong's chocolates; Mackenzie King and the "Revolt" of the Army - was the Canadian Army on the verge of an uprising in 1944 over conscription?; How They Saved the Worst Kid in Town - after four years of patient care an adopted brat becomes a happy, healthy kid (Children's Aid Society / CAS story from Toronto in 1947); It's a Sin What They Do To ... View more info

Image for The Songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin: Sheet Music for Piano and Voice With Guitar Chords

The Songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin: Sheet Music for Piano and Voice With Guitar Chords

By: John, Elton; Taupin, Bernie

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Dick James Music, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 848H2616

Condition: Fair


144 pages. Many pages of black and white reproductions of photos. Songs include: Amoreena; Bad Side of the Moon; Ballad of a Well Known Gun; Border Song; Burn Down the Mission; Cage, The; Can I Put You On; Come Down in Time; Country Comfort; Empty Sky; First Episode at Hienton; Friends; The Greatest Discovery; Gulliver; Honey Roll; I Need You To Turn To; The King Must Die; Lady Samantha; Lady What's Tomorrow; Michelle's Song; My Father's Gun; No Shoestrings on Louise; Seasons; Sixty Years On; Skyline Pigeon; Son of Your Father; Take Me to the Pilot; Talking Old Soldiers; Valhalla; Where to N... View more info

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Rowing

By: Laumann, Silken; King, Peter; Wharton, Calvin

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Pr: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 618C6857

ISBN: 1550460838

Condition: Good


1550460838 152 pages. Bibliography. Oblong 12"x9.5". Great colour photography. "Top rowing photographer Michael Cullen's images - sometimes dramatic, sometimes deeply poignant - capture the true spirit of rowing in Canada, while champion single sculler Silken Laumann shares her inspiration, motivation and insights. She also talks to dozens of rowers and coaches, from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland, about all aspects of their chosen sport. Peter King's informative history puts Canadian rowing in perspective." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings and faint erasure upon fro... View more info