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Image for The Saturday Evening Post, March 23, 1957 -  Victor Borge / Operation Sharkbait / Preventing Premature Births

The Saturday Evening Post, March 23, 1957 - Victor Borge / Operation Sharkbait / Preventing Premature Births

By: Case, Victoria; Ruhen, Olaf; Brimmer, Lenor & Kenneth; Mayse, Arthur; Yoder, Robert; Smith, Beverly; Hauser, Ernest; Libler, John; Borge, Victor; Blair, Col. Charles F. Jr.; Wolf, Bill; Von Rosenstiel, W.; Le May, Alan; Case, Robert

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 357G2397

Condition: Good


126 pages. Fiction: Problem Mother; The Face of Death; First Baby; The Forbidden Island; Kiowa Moon (part 2 of 7); The Golden Shadow (conclusion). Articles: How an Amblance Chaser Works - other people's accidents make him money; If a President Collapses - proposed solutions to the problem of what to do if/when a President falls ill; The Face of America - The Golden Triangle - large color photo of the Monongahela meeting the Allegheny River; We are on the Spot in Spain... View more info

Image for Popular Science, November 1934, Volume 125, Number 5 - Mysterious Lost Rivers Run Mills and Power Plants

Popular Science, November 1934, Volume 125, Number 5 - Mysterious Lost Rivers Run Mills and Power Plants

By: Gleason, S.; Teale, E.; Boone, A.; Gordon, G.; Burton, W.; Johnson, G.; Smith, A.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Popular Science Publishing Co.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3826

Condition: Good


124 pages. The following only touches upon the highlights of the considerable fascinating photos and text in this issue. Features: Cover illustration of a plane with paddle wheels for wings; Sensational study of heredity may produce new race of men; Amazing new uses fround for glass; Border guard wages war on smugglers; Phonograph disks run crewless war tank!; Fiends of the desert (reptiles) found to be harmless; Photo of noted inventor George W. Bowers in his Somervil... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November (Nov.) 12, 1955 - Buck Crump and the CPR / The Unconquered Warriors of Ohsweken / Death of Jumbo the Elephant / Ben Ward-Price

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November (Nov.) 12, 1955 - Buck Crump and the CPR / The Unconquered Warriors of Ohsweken / Death of Jumbo the Elephant / Ben Ward-Price

By: Katz, Sidney; Bodsworth, Fred; Callwood, J.; Young, Scott; Dickson, Doris; Staebler, Edna; Maclure, John; Bannerman, James; Porter, M.; Croft, F.; Cummings, P.; Kerr, Illingworth H.; Wright, Theon; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4723

Condition: Good


124 pages. Features: Peter Whalley's cover illustrations depict the many phases of deer hunting; Editorial laments the 'sickness' of TV giveaway shows; How Iron Man Sir Anthony Eden Made Good; Half-page Wawanesa Insurance ad features photo of 1948 Olympic Champion Barbara Ann Scott figure skating; Great two-page colour ad for a white on red 1956 Plymouth Belvedere V-8 Four-door hardtop; The New Wonder Drugs That Fight Insanity - photo-illustrated article on Chlorpromazi... View more info

Image for Railroad Magazine, May 1971 - The Old Cincinnati and Lake Erie

Railroad Magazine, May 1971 - The Old Cincinnati and Lake Erie

By: Keenan, Jack; Meed, E.T.; Gale, G.J.; Reich, Sy; Kelly, John; et al

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Popular Publications: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838H0036

Condition: Fair


66 pages. Features: Along the Iron Pike (pictorial); The Old Cincinnati & Lake Erie; Passenger Train Survey; Interesting Railfans No. 101- C. Grattan Price, Jr.; A Gift for Steamtown; The Death of a Depot; Rosters of Shortlines of Canada; Rosters of Wisconsin Shortlines; Private Car (fiction); Photo of beautiful Barbara Bartholomew (age 19) holding her calendar illustration in the 1956 Chessie calendar (drawn by Francis Chaney); Great photo of Canadian National's busy e... View more info

Image for Time Magazine, January 29, 1940 - Robert A. Taft Color Cover Photo

Time Magazine, January 29, 1940 - Robert A. Taft Color Cover Photo

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Chicago, IL, USA, Time Inc.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823G0207

Condition: Good


76 pages. Cover: Robert A. Taft Contents: The Congress: Sounding Trumpets - Morris Sheppard; Man in a Toga - William Edgar Borah; Organizations: "Hypnotized Men" - Christian Front; Campaign: Up From Plenty - Robert A. Taft; Women: Heroine - Jessie Simpson Steward; Louisiana: Twelve Years - Louisiana Primary Earl Long vs. Sam Houston Jones; Missouri: Death Penalty - Mary McElroy; Foreign News: Great Britain: Invitation to War; Starve Thy Enemy - Minist... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - January 1926, Vol. LVI, No. 334

The Wide World Magazine - January 1926, Vol. LVI, No. 334

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $176.35

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123A9662

Condition: Fair


Features: An Australian Robinson Crusoe - Jack McLaren spent eight years alone among savages attempting to make a coconut plantation out of the primeval jungle; Beating the Black Death - Dog teams bring antitoxin serum to save the residents of Nome, Alaska, who were afflicted with diphtheria; The Fakir - sequel to "the Jogi's Curse"; The Secret of the Consulate - Italy responds during World War One to the destruction of its warships due to the activities of Austr... View more info

Image for Trains - The Magazine of Railroading, August 1957 - Special Report on the Death of New York, Ontario & Western

Trains - The Magazine of Railroading, August 1957 - Special Report on the Death of New York, Ontario & Western

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A., Kalmbach: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0023

Condition: Good


66 pages. Features: Railroad news photos; Easy Does It - great photo of a wrecker and its crew at work; The Colorado Midland Story - 1 - 4'8.5" to the Narrow Gauge Country - informative article with photos; Big as B&O but not as busy - the New South Wales Government Railways - great article with photos; Fantastic 2-page photo in Philadelphia, August 4, 1933 showing two locomotives of the Reading Philadelphia to New York service; Photo Section; The Passenger - keep h... View more info

Image for Trains - The Magazine of Railroading, January 1956 - Interurbans in Iowa

Trains - The Magazine of Railroading, January 1956 - Interurbans in Iowa

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A., Kalmbach: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0027

Condition: Good


58 pages. Features: Railroad news and editorial comment; Railroad news photos; The Saddest Train of All - The death of Oneida & Western and the life of L&N and Morehead & North Fork; The Antique Dealers; When Railroading Went to (the Civil) War - to the stripling railroads the Civil War was more than a "War Between the States"; Iowa - land of the steam road trolleys - super photos and article; Pilots (Cow-Catchers) - the Symbolism of the Art - article with photo... View more info

Image for Old West Magazine: Spring 1979

Old West Magazine: Spring 1979

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Western Publications Inc.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0947

Condition: Good


Features: The Last War Party - Prairie Chicken Old Man led his war party of young Bloods on one last raid against the Crows; Mad Dog! - Rabies; Buckskin Frank Leslie - Wyatt Earp called him the most dangerous man ever to set foot in Arizona Territory; A Young Man's Country - All alone in northern Alberta - William Greening; The Mussel Slough Tragedy - could a big railroad lie and push hundreds of settlers around?... 5 brave men died to prove it couldn't; 'Durned Right Th... View more info

Image for Newsweek Magazine, August 6, 1945 *B-25 BOMBER STRIKES EMPIRE STATE BUILDING - PHOTOS, ILLUSTRATION AND TEXT - EERILY SIMILAR TO SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001!*

Newsweek Magazine, August 6, 1945 *B-25 BOMBER STRIKES EMPIRE STATE BUILDING - PHOTOS, ILLUSTRATION AND TEXT - EERILY SIMILAR TO SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001!*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $795.00

Publisher: USA, Newsweek: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823A4850

Condition: Good


Contents: Nash car color ad inside front cover; Commercial Solvents Corp. ad with great Iwo Jima beach landing photo; Chrysler *Fluid Drive* color ad; Only Stalin of first trio is left but Attlee carries on where Churchill left off; Very graphic 6-photo sequence of a 'Jap' being burned to death by a flame-thrower; British Labor landslide stirs the world - the winning issue was not Churchill but new homes and jobs for Britons; Photo of a masked 'squeeler' identifying Gest... View more info

Scientific American November 1931 Volume 145 Number 5

By: Munn, Orson D.: Editor

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Scientific American Publishing Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35507812

Condition: Good


Features: Africa's first national park; Editorials - building for parity a false alarm - whose fault is it?; Power development on the Columbia River - the first power project on one of the most famous of North American streams; United States plant patent number 1 - only time will show the value of plant patents, the first of which has just been released; The hottest place in the universe - what keeps the stars shining?; Henry Ford, the Practical - the automobile manufact... View more info

Image for Collier's Magazine, July 31, 1948 - The War Against Dope Runners / The Secret Papers of Harry L. Hopkins

Collier's Magazine, July 31, 1948 - The War Against Dope Runners / The Secret Papers of Harry L. Hopkins

By: Phillips, James Atlee; Riley, Nord; Cockrell, Eustace; Gordon, Daniel; Stern, Richard; Bradford, Roark; Cohen, Octavus Roy; Packer, Peter; Marshall, Jim; Crichton, Kyle; Hopkins, L.; Sherwood, Robert E.; Roberts, Andrew; Carson, Ruth

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1579

Condition: Good


70 pages. Articles: The War Against Dope Runners - death lurks along the border; Designs for Touring (#10) - the old Ute Trail in the Rockies; Assassin of the Dance - Iva Kitchell; The Secret Papers of Henry L. Hoplins (part 10 - Decision to invade North Africa; Pell-Mel Patton - the world's greatest sprinter?; Homemade Glamor - for girls who make their own stylish clothes. Fiction: The Chousey Man; Flannagan's Last Resort; For Divers Reasons; Monkey's Uncle; The High H... View more info

Image for The Soap Man and the Railroad of Death

The Soap Man and the Railroad of Death

By: Scroggs, Dick

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Dorrance and Company: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 661H3576

ISBN: 0805921664

Condition: Very Good


0805921664 85 pages. Author spent over three years as a WWII prisoner of the Japanese in Singapore, Malaya and Siam. "The vivid scenes of forced building of the Railroad of Death through 250 miles of virgin jungle, of bombings, rapes, and sordid POW living conditions, come to life with astonishing clarity in this true story." - dust jacket. Bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean and and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grad... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, 5 January 1946

The Illustrated London News, 5 January 1946

By: Various Contributors

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 749G0151

Condition: Good


Cover: New York's First White Christmas in Fifteen Years. Features include: Our Notebook; Book Review: "Burford, Past and Present" by Mary Sturge Gretton; Aftermath of War: Record of the First Canadian Division; "Of Old Sat Freedom"; Books of the Day; and The World of Science: Poisoning the Parasite. Pictorial Journals include: Guards Chapel Services Resumed on the Tragic Site; The Railroad of Death: Drawings by Charles Thrale, one of the 7000 P.... View more info