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Image for OUR FIRST 60 YEARS. A Story of a Cariboo Pioneer

OUR FIRST 60 YEARS. A Story of a Cariboo Pioneer

By: Allen, C. C.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Caryall Books Ltd: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 155H1491

ISBN: B000ONTJJQ

Condition: Good


B000ONTJJQ 83 pages. Several black and white reproductions of archival photos. Author was born in England in 1890. Here he recounts his B.C. pioneering memories. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, May 20, 1961 - The Apprenticeship of Mordecai Richler / Aksel Schiotz / African Diary

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, May 20, 1961 - The Apprenticeship of Mordecai Richler / Aksel Schiotz / African Diary

By: Allen, Ralph; Mair, Shirley; Richler, Mordecai; Krantz, Judith; gardner, Ray; Stollery, Peter; Heine, William C.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4719

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: Colour black label beer inside front cover; Very nice one-page colour-photo ad for the 1961 Buick Electra 225 Convertible (black) at the Thornwood train station; Nice one-page colour-photo Pepsi ad shows couple with baseball and bat; First part of series by Ralph Allen features Sir Sam Hughes, who through together a citizens' army in months during WWI - with photos; Enter the Platypus - on Aching Feet - new 'Platypus Point' shoes will reduce the amount of deformation caused to women's feet by needle-point shoes; The Apprenticeship of Mordecai Richler - the story of his fas... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, July 6, 1963 - E.P. Taylor Feature and Cover Photo

Maclean's Magazine, July 6, 1963 - E.P. Taylor Feature and Cover Photo

By: Burke, Tim; Newman, Peter C.; Fraser, Blair; Sclanders, Ian; Gzowski, Peter; Moon, Barbara; Mair, Shirley; Forrest, A.C.; Simpkins, James; Allen, Robert Thomas; Max, John; Fulford, Robert

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter Limited: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1671

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: The last chapter of the great E.P. Taylor Myth - the E.P. Taylor of modern Canadian folklore, reighning tycoon of a nation and master of all the hidden levers of power - he is not and never was, by Barbara Moon with many photos; Anatomy of a world-wide sensation - pilot Ralph Flores and his passenger Helen Klaben survived a 48-day ordeal in the winter wild; What the new drive for church unity means to Christians; How I was trapped by Jasper the Cartoon bear for Maclean's Magazine - the true confessions of the cartoonist who created Jasper the bear in 1948 and has been run... View more info

Image for The Boy's Own Paper, March, 1934, Vol. LVI

The Boy's Own Paper, March, 1934, Vol. LVI

By: Campbell, Sir Malcolm; Shepstone, Harold J.; Douglas-Hamilton, F.B.; Graves, John; Marcon, C.S.W.; Spurmos, W.E.; Bailey, R. Ernest; Allen, A.W.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Boy's Own Paper: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3810

Condition: Good


Pages 449-512. Features: In Peril Among the Riffs - How Sir Malcolm Campbell and Flight-Lieut. Don nearly lost their lives in North Africa - article with photos; With the Seal Hunters - photo-illustrated article on the heroic and arduous labours of the gallant fishermen for seals amongst the ice-floes of the coast of Labrador; Famous Figures in Football - G. (Geoffrey) N. Foster and Dr. R. Cove-Smith - article with photo; Sixty Years of Soccer - article with photos of William McCracken, Fanny Walden, G.O. Smith, Victor Watson, and Clifford Bastin; The Secret of Druid's Cross (mystery story); ... View more info

Image for Collier's Magazine, September 4, 1948 - Charles Eustis "Chip" Bohlen / Secret Papers of Harry L. Hopkins

Collier's Magazine, September 4, 1948 - Charles Eustis "Chip" Bohlen / Secret Papers of Harry L. Hopkins

By: Critchell, Laurence; Dahl, Roald; Hillman, Gordon Malherbe; Heinz, W.C.; Lanham, Edwin; Zacks, Robert; Velie, Lester; Allen, Robert S.; Reynolds, Quentin; Barnett, Alice and Hoyt; Sherwood, Robert E.; Harmel, Richard P.

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1584

Condition: Good


74 pages. Articles: Miracles Made to Order - modern chemical research; State Department Quarterback - Charles Eustis "Chip" Bohlen - with nice Karsh photo portrait; Very Tired Lady - Holland's beloved Queen Wilhelmina terminates her 50-year reign; Is Your Child in a Classroom Crisis? - be sure he's fit to read before he enters grade 1; The Secret Papers of Harry L. Hopkins (part 15) - The Presidential campaign of 1944, and prelims to the Yalta Conference; Good News for Little Women - Ready-made dresses are now styled for their figures - with nice color photos. Fiction: Passport to Mis... View more info

Image for Collier's, The National Weekly Magazine, 16 July, 1949 - Actor Johnny Lund /

Collier's, The National Weekly Magazine, 16 July, 1949 - Actor Johnny Lund /

By: Frankel, Stanley; Alexander, Holmes; Morris, Frank D.; Caldwell, John; Stavisky, Sam; Small, Collie; Allen, Robert S.; Ewing, Margaret Blake; Martin, John Stuart; Phillips, James Atlee; Knight, Ruth Adams; Franks, Joseph C.; Godey, John; Root, Wells

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Springfield, Ohio, The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1539

Condition: Good


74 pages. Articles: Jacob M. (Jack) Arvey of Illinois - New-Style Political Boss; Our Shameful Record in Veterans' Housing; Voyage of the Pagan - One Man's Struggle with the Sea (part 1 of 3) - John Caldwell's harrowing sailing trip from Panama to Australia; After Pensions - the Bonus? - the battle for veterans' cash benefits; Johnny's Our Boy - Actor Johnny Lund; The Navy's Uncle Louie - Admiral Louis Denfeld; Autopsy; Dick Cooliey's Comeback; Mousetrap Tycoon - Chester M. Woolworth, of Lancaster, PA; Aid and Comfort to the Ku Klux Klan - opinion piece on back page - Arthur W. Terminiello. ... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, December (Dec.) 20 1958: Jacques Plante / Chesley Bonestell / Keep Building the CF-105 Avro Canada Arrow

Maclean's Magazine, December (Dec.) 20 1958: Jacques Plante / Chesley Bonestell / Keep Building the CF-105 Avro Canada Arrow

By: Gordon, Crawford; Bodsworth, Fred; Allen, Robert Thomas; Carroll, Kink; Porter, McKenzie; Newman, Peter C.;

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319G4136

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: What We Know About the Star of Bethlehem - article by Fred Bodsworth features two colour illustrations by renowned space artist Chesley Bonestell (this article not listed in Schuetz); Bank of Montreal (BMO) colour photo Christmas ad inside front cover; Nice full-page colour ad for the 1959 Meteor car - with illustration of grey Country Sedan with hockey team inside!; Full-page colour-photo ad for Bulova watches; Crawford Gordon, President and General Manager of A.V. Roe - Builder of the Avro Arrow - contends "We Should and Will Gon On Building Arrows"; Nice full-p... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, November 1935, No. 452, Vol. 76

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, November 1935, No. 452, Vol. 76

By: Grant, Hector; Taylor, Carl N.; Dickie, Francis; Blyth, Capt. A. Liston; Hulse, John O.; Ferguson, Ronald Muir; Bryde, C.W.; Kemble, Oliver; Murray, Samuel; Raymond, Allen; Gaynor, M.; Person, Lewis; Melville, Fred J.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1832

Condition: Good


Pages 85-168, plus 32 pages of wonderful vintage ads. Many black and white photos and illustrations. Contents include: The Queen Side of Things - The Shot That Failed; Derelicts of Misfortune; Short Stories - The Novice, My Friend the Sea; Clearing the Road; Through Borneo by 'Bus; Tshaka's Treasure; When Davy Jones Invaded Eden; Work-Hunting in New Zealand - part 1; A Run on Raincoats; Phases of Life - When the Tanker Took Fire, The Tribal Law, Streets Paved with Gold; Man and His Needs; Stamps of the World. Bits of clear tape at each end of spine. Unmarked with average wear. Binding int... View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, January (Jan.) 1929 - Aircraft Propellers

Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, January (Jan.) 1929 - Aircraft Propellers

By: Havill, Clinton H.; Milburn, L.C.; Allen, J.W.; Monteith, C.N.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York City, Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2474

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Aircraft Propellers - empirical formula for Maximum Fiber-Stress and Explanations of them and Considerations that apply to Variable-Pitch Propellers; Relation of Production Cost to Quantity in Airplane Manufacturing - pressed metal vs. wood and welded steel tubing; Starters for Airplane Engines; Fundamental Aerodynamics (part IV) - effect on characteristics of giving an airfoil taper in plan form and in thickness; New Aircraft (photo of Fokker F-11); News of the Industry - with photo of executives of the Timm Airplane Corporation, including Jack Gardner, Wally D. Timm and ... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman / Country Living Magazine, May 1953

Country Gentleman / Country Living Magazine, May 1953

By: Hendrickson, Roy F.; Strohm, John; Ball, James; Thompson, W.R.; Bloomfield, Howard; Laycock, George; Holding, Roy; Wolf, Dean C.; Bell, R.C.; Allen, J.C.; Wiley, Ruby; Call, Hughie

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Publishing: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1003

Condition: Good


184 pages. Features: Lovely front cover illustration of the Garnett farm of Hydraulic, Virginia which is now operated by C. Mercer, Jr.; Nice color photo ad for Studebaker inside front cover features the 1953 Commander V-8 Starliner hard-topped convertible and a smaller photo of the 1953 Land Cruiser; Nice two-page ad for Wolverine Shoe & Tanning Corp. features their pigskin work shoes; Two-colour one-page GMAC ad; Nice one-page ad for the Buick Roadmaster; Nice one-page two-colour ad for the Massey-Harris 33 tractor; Nice ad for the new '53 Plymouth; Color ad for Gibson fridges; Nice one-pag... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November 22, 1958 - Royal Winter Fair Cover Illustration and Article

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November 22, 1958 - Royal Winter Fair Cover Illustration and Article

By: Katz, Sidney; Fraser, Blair; Clare, John; Newman, Peter C.; Allen, Robert Thomas; Richler, Mordecai; O'Hagan, Richard; Johnstone, Ken; Jolliffe, Edward B.; Baxter, Beverley

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0815

Condition: Good


96 pages. Features: Nice Royal Winter Fair cover illustration; China may soon be *the* world power; Behind China's Smile - a troubled people; Fantastic colour ad for Hertz features the 1959 Chevrolet; Is the body its own best doctor? - fresh discoveries of the body's natural defenses; If war comes by sea or land (part 2); A better world for retarded children; Is Alan Jarvis mis-spending our art $ millions at the National Gallery; Confessions of a fellow traveler - Mordecai Richler lays bare an unsuspected aspect of underground communism - its lighter side; Wonderful historic William Notman ph... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The True Adventure Magazine for Men, June 1957 - The Men of Site "X" / Carpet of Buffalo Bones

The Wide World - The True Adventure Magazine for Men, June 1957 - The Men of Site "X" / Carpet of Buffalo Bones

By: King, A.G.; Hardinge, Major C.R.Q.; Dickie, Francis; Todd, Arthur; Sheppard, J. Mortimer; Laroyan, Scott; Weir, Tom; Marshall, William; Evans, Allen Roy; Welborn, Thomas; Course, Captain A.G.

Price: $179.95

Publisher: London, The Wide World: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346H2550

Condition: Good


xxiv, 65-126 pages. Features: Return from the Dead - three fishermen face hell adrift for months in the Atlantic - with map and photo; Awakening to Nightmare (on Elephant Island); The Train Jumpers - Francis Dickie recalls a nightmare journey jumping a train from Portland to San Francisco - with photos of the author; The White Rhino Hated Cars - article with photos; 50 Tons of Gold - the ongoing search for "Valverde's" Inca gold - article with photos and map; Terrorists On My Tail - A reporter under attack in Morocco - article with photos; Ringing Gannets off the coast of Scotland; Me... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The True Adventure Magazine For Men, March 1961, Vol. 126, No. 749 - Why They Named it Mount Podolsky

The Wide World - The True Adventure Magazine For Men, March 1961, Vol. 126, No. 749 - Why They Named it Mount Podolsky

By: La Brecque, George; Allinson, Sidney; Allen, Robert Thomas; Allen, Hugh; Krippene, Ken; Rearden, Jim; Paton, John; Horn, Captain C.F. "Trader"

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G3834

Condition: Very Good


Pages 59-116 plus 16 pages of advertisements. Features: Four Lives for One - a tale from Algeria; Too Much Rope - Canadian Criminal Norman "Red" Ryan - article with photo; Why They Named it Mount Podolsky - how Canadian George Podolsky saved the lives of three men there after a plane crash - article with photos and illustrations; Death in Sixty-Five Minutes - a snake bite in India; The Greatest Golden Hoard - Incas, El Sangay and Dr. Kurt von Ritter - illustrated article with photo of Dr. von Ritter; Half-Pint Savage - a tale of a wolverine on the Alaska Peninsula; Abo in the Iron Lun... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 12, 1957 - Canada's Biggest Big Businessmen

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 12, 1957 - Canada's Biggest Big Businessmen

By: McNamee, James; Newman, Peter C.; Porter, McKenzie; Olson, Robert; James, Gerry; Allen, Robert T.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4687

Condition: Good


100 pages. Features: Cover art by Frankline Arbuckle shows horse-drawn potato diggers at work in New Brunswick's St. John River Valley near Grand Falls; Nice colour GWG ad inside front cover features macho scene of two men hefting a heavy wooden box; One-page colour Matinee cigarette ad shows high society equestrian scene; Article on Canada's wheat surplus; Notes on a journey to the Wagner Festival; Canada's Biggest Big Businessmen - with photo of Garfield Weston and grandson at his Riviera home, Samuel Bronfman, John David Eaton, Charles Dunning, Joseph Simard, James Muir, A.E. (Dal) Grauer,... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 3 December 1960 - I Went Back Behind the Iron Curtain

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 3 December 1960 - I Went Back Behind the Iron Curtain

By: Newman, Peter C.; Dickson, Doris; Moon, Barbara; Bodsworth, Fred; Robert, Marika; Allen, Robert Thomas; Goldbloom, Dr. Alton; Frayne, Trent; Richler, Mordecai

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1381

Condition: Good


80 pages. Features: The nuclear dilemma of the Western peoples - part I; My parents were deaf and dumb; The second coming of Morley Callaghan; An interim report on the next Ice Age - research on Heiberg Island; I went back behind the Iron Curtain - Marika Robert's account of her return to Czechoslovakia which she escaped 12 years ago - article with photos; Holiday weekend in San Francisco; The one doctor in four talks back - a warning about M.D.s flogging pills and cure-alls on TV; Montreal's grey-flannel hockey cartel - How Frank Selke's system has brought success to the Montreal Canadiens - ... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, February 4, 1956 - Canada's Biggest Landlords - The Bennett Brothers and Their Principal Investments Ltd.

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, February 4, 1956 - Canada's Biggest Landlords - The Bennett Brothers and Their Principal Investments Ltd.

By: Newman, Peter C.; Fulford, Robert; Dacre, Douglas; Cronin, Fergus; Allen, Robet Thomas; Kroetsch

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1441

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: Editorial - Liberty is a Necessity; *Gorgeous* two-page colour photo ad for General Motors features the 1956 Checrolet Bel Air 4-door sports sedan, Star Chief 4-door Catalina, Oldsmobile ninety-eight deluxe holiday sedan, Buick Roadmaster 4-door Riviera and Cadillac Sedan de Ville; The super-bomb stalemate between NATO and the Soviets; The Bennett Brothers - Archie, David and Jacob - are Canada's Biggest Landlords - photos and feature article by Peter C. Newman; Nice one-page colour photo ad for the 1956 Plymouth V-8 with push-button transmission; Industrial Quebec - Part ... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, July 7, 1956 - The Rothschild's Fabulous Stake in Canada

Maclean's Magazine, July 7, 1956 - The Rothschild's Fabulous Stake in Canada

By: Newman, Peter C.; Moon, B.; Frayne, T.; Roy, Andrew W.; Fraser, B.; Allen, R.T.; Barkey, Frank R.; Et al

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean's Magazine: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339A4152

Condition: Fair


64 pages. Features: The Rothschilds' fabulous stake in Canada - very rare 6-page article by Peter C. Newman, with photos; What you don't need to know about rock 'n roll - "it works on man's emotions like the music of the heathen in Africa"; Just look at the old ice-creem parlor now - George Dawson's drive-in can have twelve thousand people drop in on a Sunday; The Great Cross-Canada hike - five people walked from Halifax to Vancouver - here's the footrace that stirred all Canada back in 1921; The alarming truth about Konrad Adenauer - we call him a friend but this Grand Old Man of Ge... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, July 1, 1961 - JFK Cover Photo / George Cook Defused Bombs in WWII

Maclean's Magazine, July 1, 1961 - JFK Cover Photo / George Cook Defused Bombs in WWII

By: Newman, Peter C.; Porter, McKEnzie; Richler, Mordecai; Allen, Ralph; Sangster, Dorothy; Robertson, Terence

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean's Magazine: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339A4149

Condition: Good


Features: Presidential Party - Great colour photos of JFK's visit to Canada; James Coyne and the great debate - is Canada possible - the embattled governor of the Bank of Canada; What the music monopoly does to - and sometimes for - young Canadians - two New York management agencies have most of the say about which Canadian musicians are going to make it on the concert circuit, and what kind of music Canadian concertgoers are going to hear - a report on how Americans won a near monopoly of our concert platforms; The man who got everytthing by sending away for it - an article by Mordecai Richl... View more info

Image for Railway World, May 1969 - Vol. 30 No. 348 - Includes Light Railway Timetables

Railway World, May 1969 - Vol. 30 No. 348 - Includes Light Railway Timetables

By: Perren, Brian; Rowledge, J.; Stokes, R.; Allen, C.; Bowen, R.; Barrister, A.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Ian Allan Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4560

Condition: Good


Pages 186-238. Abundantly illustrated with black and white photos. Features: East Coast Carriage Workings; The Robinson 2-8-0s - part 2; French signalling practice - part 1; Steam memories; A 200th anniversary round-up; Simplon route centenary; Welcome to the Dart Yalley Railway; An Invitation to alight; Cambridge University Railway Society photographic competition; and more. Printed upon glossy stock. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, May 2, 1964 - K.C. Irving (Part 2)

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, May 2, 1964 - K.C. Irving (Part 2)

By: Ross, Alexander; Fraser, Blair; Newman, Peter C.; Stein, David Lewis; Sclanders, Ian; Bruce, Harry; Pearson, Lester B.; Gzowski, Peter; Allen, Ralph; Hutton, Eric; Godin, Gerald; Mitchell, W.O.; Fulford, Robert; Michener, Wendy; Due, John

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter Limited: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1669

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: The Bumper Crop that's changing life in the dust bowl; How Rene Levesque May Soon Make Jean Lesage His Puppet; M.P. Ralph Cowan Hates the CBC; Lester Pearson Proposes a New Kind of Peace Force; Native Canadian Kahn-Tineta Horn - Portrait of a Beautiful Segregationist; K.C. Irving - The Last of a Breed of Kings (Part 2) - article with photo; Handsome Young Playboy Peter Lerch - article with photos; The Public Nightmare of Professor Roland Haumont - accused of the murder of his wife and children; Writing by W.O. Mitchell; The French Fact You Can't Explore in English Canada; ... View more info