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The New York Times Magazine, January 14, 1945 - Battle of the Bulge Photos

By: Ball, Joseph H.; Shallett, Sidney; Hurd, Charles; Atkinson, Brooks; Stanley, Fred; Gould, John; Pope, V.;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The New York Times Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2849

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Cover photo of Army Nurse at work; Unituq ad inside from cover for American Export Line shows teen girl holding record and caption 'The Japs Were Hard on Jive' - explaining that war meant the shellac needed to make records was hard to import; Fantastic one-page colour photo ad for Rheingold beer features Miss Rheingold 1945, Pat Boyd on a ski hill; We Must Face Europe with Realism; Ad for Fairchild's Packet air cargo aircraft; Photos from the Battle of the Bulge; Plane's-Eye View of the Pacific War - an air voyage reveals what distance means and how brutal is the struggle;... View more info

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HMCS Discovery - 60 Years on Deadmans Island 1943 to 2003

By: Blatherwisk, Jim and John; Brooks, Melanie; Brown, Charlie; and Others

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, HMCS Discovery 60th Anniversary History Committee: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3545

ISBN: 096955267X

Condition: Very Good


096955267X Approx. 140 pages. Black and white illustrations and reproductions of archival photos. "This 60th Anniversary book is not just about HMCS Discovery. As we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the unit, established on Deadman's Island in Stanley Park, our focus is on the people who have worked and served on this island. Besides the members of the HMCS Discovery, there have been many others who have called Deadman's Island their home. This book includes the extended naval family and others who have used this Island in Vancouver." - Foreword. Faint cup ring on front cover. ... View more info

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Once in Golconda: A True Drama of Wall Street in 1920-1938

By: Brooks, John

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 162G4450

Condition: Good


307 pages. Index. List of Sources. Black and white photographic plates. "A narrative of extravagant events and extraordinary men. Begins with the famous 1920 bomb explosion outside the Morgan bank. Ends with an explosion that had far more lasting impact - the conviction for embezzlement of Richard Whitney, last champion of the Old Guard of American finance." - from dust jacket. Average wear to book. Somewhat above-average wear to price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, January (Jan.) 29, 1967 - The Electric Car / Cover Photo of  Vermont Senator George Aiken

The New York Times Magazine, January (Jan.) 29, 1967 - The Electric Car / Cover Photo of Vermont Senator George Aiken

By: Kostelanetz, R.; Frankel, Max; Ash, David; Herbers, John; Brooks, Thomas R.; Claiborne, C.; Plumb, B.; Peterson, P.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4000

Condition: Fair


96 pages. Features: Many gorgeous color fashion ads; Understanding Marshall McLuhan (In Part); Can We End the Cold War?; On a Clear Day You Will See the Electric Car - fascinating article which predicted electric vehicles would be prevalent far earlier than was the case; Senator George Aiken of Vermont; Welfare Caseworker Paula Smith and her cohorts distribute $42 million annually to 200,000 'cases'; Lovely KLM features two-page color photo of Amsterdam canal scene; Wonderful color-photo Foster Grant ad features six photos of beautiful Julie Christie; Photos of West Side apartment designed b... View more info

Image for Collier's Magazine, June 19, 1948 - Meeting with Stalin

Collier's Magazine, June 19, 1948 - Meeting with Stalin

By: Krauss, William A.; Mayse, Arthur; Duncan, David; Holland, Ray P.; Fox, Norman A.; Brooks, George S.; Davidson, Bill; Banks, Barbara; Velie, Lester; Sherwood, Robert E.; Crichton, Kyle; Lagemann, John Kord

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1573

Condition: Fair


86 pages. Articles: The Two Mr. Vandenbergs - a study of Michigan Senator Arthur Vandenberg's political personality; Calico Swing - what gals and gents are wearin' at square dances this summer; Homemade Boom in Dixie - two of its poorest states acquire the New Look of prosperity; The Secret Papers of Harry L. Hopkins (part 4) - Stalin spoke of morals - the record of his visit to Stalin to discuss plans for defeating Hitler; Hunting of the Swede - screen writer Eddie Blum discovers Marta Toren for Hollywood; Designs for Touring (part 8) - Northern Michigan travel. Fiction: Along Came Mary; M... View more info

Image for Liberty Magazine, September 18, 1937 - Canadian Edition:  Why the Russians Want the North Pole

Liberty Magazine, September 18, 1937 - Canadian Edition: Why the Russians Want the North Pole

By: Philpott, Wilbur M.; Brooks, Walter; Erskine, John; Krank, Raymond C.; Fry, Margaret; Adams, Samuel Hopkins; Collins, Frederick L.; Brand, Max; Hughes, Llewellyn; Steffansson, Wilhjalmur; McCarthy, Joe; Princess Alexandra Kropotkin

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Liberty Weekly of Canada, Ltd: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3420

Condition: Fair


62 pages. Features: Nice cover illustration of young lady on bicycle; Editorial - What Price Modern Education?; The World Goes Smash - novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams; Why the Russians Want the North Pole - by famous explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson; Call Me Jim - the private life of James A. Farley - new, surprising facts concerning the jovial wheel-horse of the New Deal (part 1); The Talking Horse (humour); Casanova's Women - Henriette, and things the great lover left out of his memoirs; What it Takes to Make World Champs - article by Joe McCarthy, Manager of the World Champion New York Yankees... View more info

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Collier's - The National Weekly Magazine, January 22, 1949 - Harry Truman Cover Photo

By: Pollack, Jack Harrison; Gross, Miriam Zeller; Carlisle, Norman & Madelyn; Gervasi, Frank; Dodge, David; Cruickshank, Helen Gere; Brooks, John; Sims, Burt; Blochman, Lawrence G.; Foster, Bennett; Lanham, Edwin, Streeter, Edward

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1521

Condition: Good


74 pages. Features: The Shame of our Local Health Departments; New Bones For Old - new orthopedic techniques and bone banks; The House You'll Warm To; The Truth About Truman; Arequipa, Peru - I Love You!; Let's Feed Mr. and Mrs. Hungry Bird; Face of America #3 - the Statue of Liberty; Nice ads for: Mallory Hats, 1949 Ford Cars (color photo), Underwood Typewriters, Jeep *Fantastic* color photo ad; International Trucks, Oldsmobile Cars - great color centerfold, U.S. Military - recruiting ad, Full-page color ad for Budweiser featuring southern banquet with belles galore, Blatz Beer - great color... View more info

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WoodenBoat (Wooden Boat) Magazine, March/April 2009

By: Porter, Aaron; Mullen, Donnie; Hill, Tom; Moore, Joshua F.; Rice, Jonathan; Brooks, John; Hill, Ruth; Segal, Dan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, WoodenBoat: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1621

Condition: Fair


136 pages. Features: How Jim Moores Became Florida's Go-To Guy for Restoration; '55 Downeast Dory Adventure; Painting New Wooden Boats; The Renaissance of Duckboat Racing on Barnegat Bay; Falcon II and the enduring Legacy of the Universal Rule; Beyond Formica; The PocketShip from Chesapeake Light Craft; and more. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. View more info