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Image for Collier's, The National Weekly Magazine, October 1, 1949 - Paul (Dreamboat) Douglas / Boater Bob Lane

Collier's, The National Weekly Magazine, October 1, 1949 - Paul (Dreamboat) Douglas / Boater Bob Lane

By: Alexander, Holmes; Clark, Delbert; Ruark, Bob; Frank, Stanley; Frazier, George; Carter, Hodding; Wilson, Earl; Scott, William R.; Hawkins, John and Ward; Williams, Lawrence; Gardner, Erle Stanley; Snow, Enid Sims; Gilden, Bert K.

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1549

Condition: Good


74 pages. Articles: Troubles of College Deans; The Germans Wait Only For a Leader - argues we must make a fresh start toward stopping the rise of old-line Nazis - with color photo of John J. McCloy, High Commissioner for U.S. Occupied Germany; Lover with a Ball Bat - actor Paul (Dreamboat) Douglas - article with colour photos of Douglas and Linda Darnell; Saturday Afternoon Meat Grinders; The Christian Science Monitor - Gentleman of the Press (part 2 of 3); Always Heading for Salt Water - Bob Lane has been making boats since he was five; Fabulous Jacques Fath - article and color photo of fashi... View more info

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The Canadian Singer - Book Five (5)

By: Beattie, John W.; Wolverton, Josephine; Wilson, Grace V.; Hinga, Howard

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage & Co.: 1947

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 117A0376

Condition: Good


Songs for young children interspersed with colour illustrations. Lovely unmarked copy with light to moderate wear. Tight and square. View more info

Image for Air Trails and Science Frontiers Magazine, April 1947 - Over the Arctic

Air Trails and Science Frontiers Magazine, April 1947 - Over the Arctic

By: Boone, Andrew R.; Hays, Major Norman P.; Hertzmark, Elliott S.; Coupling, J.J.; Snody, Allan P.; Forbes; Esther H.; Wilson, Bruce A.; Hoyt, John R.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Street and Smith: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1696

Condition: Good


118 pages. Many great black and white photos. Features: Airlines Safety; Northrop's Pioneer; Across the Top of the World - Epic story of Dreamboat's 10,000 mile flight over the top of the world, as told by its navigator - article with super photos; Meet Your Instruments; Microwave Radio Bandwagon; The Farmer Takes a Plane - the airplane is definitely proving itself to be an agricultural and farming implement; Aviation Insurance; Alaska - Air Freight Yardstick; Learn to Fly - part 8; Behind the Beam - the radio range system of navigation; National Soaring Contest; The Ryan XF2R-1; Many pages ... View more info

Image for Collier's - The National Weekly Magazine, July 9, 1949 - The Nation's Slum Problem / Irving Hoffman

Collier's - The National Weekly Magazine, July 9, 1949 - The Nation's Slum Problem / Irving Hoffman

By: Carter, Hodding; Rosenthal, A.M.; Douglas, Paul H.; Levine, Jules; Betz, Betty; Graham, Frank; Chapman, John; Sherburne, Zoa; Root, Wells; Fortune, Jan; Stern, Richard; Sheldon, Walt; McNutt, Patterson; Wilson, Albert S.; Foster, Freling; Gehman, R.

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1537

Condition: Good


74 pages Features: New Rebel Yell in Dixie - the roll of those who battle the South's determined opponents of progress; U.N. Is Doing a Job - author argues the U.N. isn't worthless; Democracy Can't Live in These Houses - the nation's slum problem - article with photos; Tales of Hoffman - play and movie critic - Irving Hoffman; Around the Young World; Indestructible Shortstop - Luke Appling; Culture-Crazy Colorado. Fiction: With Love and Best Wishes; The Iron Butterfly (part 2 of 4); Queen Size; Counterblow; Two Across; The Execution. Nice ads for these products: 'Jeep" Station Wagon; In... View more info

Image for Collier's Magazine, April 12, 1947 - General Eisenhower in United Jewish Appeal Ad

Collier's Magazine, April 12, 1947 - General Eisenhower in United Jewish Appeal Ad

By: Cloete, Stuart; Stewart, Ramona; Milhon, William; Wilson, Jay; Taylor, Samuel W.; Ruesch, Hans; Scheuer, Philip K.; Asbury, Herbert; Matthews, Herbert L.; Groth, John; Hersey, John; Hartwell, Dickson

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1590

Condition: Good


90 pages. Articles: From Rags to Riches - Chaplin in a Bluebeard role; America's Number One Mystery Man (part 1 of 2) - the career of Frank Costello and his strange empire - great photos; John Bull Sees Red, White and Blue - Britain's privations give rise to bitter criticism of America; Dem Bums Abroad - Brooklyn Dodgers did their spring training in Havana, Cuba; Mr. Secretary Marshall (conclusiont) - his military background can help him achieve diplomatic victories; The Happy Gentleman - Frank Crowninshield - article with photo. Fiction: The Blast (part 1 of 2); The Blond Hairpin; Promise in... View more info

Image for New Liberty Magazine, September 20, 1947 - Canada's Immigration Scandal / Dusty Henderson Cover Photo

New Liberty Magazine, September 20, 1947 - Canada's Immigration Scandal / Dusty Henderson Cover Photo

By: Dingman, Harold; Wilson, Elizabeth; Rasky, Frank; Kelley, Thomas P.; Dressen, Eddy; Steinbeck, John; Wildes, Newlin B.; Kreis, Bernadine

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Liberty of Canada Ltd.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316G2276

Condition: Good


50 pages. Features: Nice one-page two-color ad for Dodge cars features the Dodge Custom Sedan; Canada's Immigration Scandal - Ottawa administrators dither while men like Ontario's Premier Drew bring in immigrants by the planeful; Pat Humbert's - fiction by John Steinbeck; Article on Hollywood's Deborah Kerr; 'Beautiful but Smart" - fiction; Lorne Pierce - photo-illustrated feature on the power behind the Ryerson Press; "The Kiss" - fiction; Where is John Hogan? - Famous Canadian Crimes, No. 4 - solving the 1859 murder of John Sheridan Hogan in Toronto; Article on Porcupines; Grea... View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, April (Apr.) 1 1943, Vol. 56, No. 7 - Sir Alan Francis Brooke Cover Photo

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, April (Apr.) 1 1943, Vol. 56, No. 7 - Sir Alan Francis Brooke Cover Photo

By: Hutchison, Bruce; Ross, Mary Lowrey; Wilson K.R.; Findlay, D.K.; Smith, G.L.; Clare, John

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company, Limited: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2823

Condition: Good


56 pages. Cover photo portrait of Britain's WWII strategy-maker, Gen. Sir Alan Francis Brooke. Features: Pie in the Sky - Bruce Hutchison discusses claims of postwar prosperity made by politicians; Dishpan Daddies - men and dishwashing; Man With a Handshake - P.C. House Leader Gordon Graydon travels a lot and presses a lot of flesh; Destroyer Passage - tale of a bad storm during an Atlantic crossing; Milk - photo-illustrated article on this complex industry which is of vital importance to the nation's health and pocket book; Britain's Strategy-Maker - Alan Brooke; Gospel by Word of Hand - the... View more info

Image for Australasia - Volume IV (4 / Four) of The British Empire Series

Australasia - Volume IV (4 / Four) of The British Empire Series

By: Macfie, Matthew; Bonwick, James; Dyer, Jerome; Dicken, Charles Shortt; Cockburn, Sir John Alexander; Robinson, Sir William C.F.; Hall, G. Wilson; et al

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 544H1923

Condition: Good


xx, 364 pages. Two partially-coloured fold-out maps, of Australia and New Zealand, in excellent condition. Chapters include: Australia - General; New South Wales; Victoria; Queensland; South Australia; Western Australia; Australian Aboriginals; The Beginnings of an Australian Literature; Australian Fisheries; Tasmania; The Lost Tasmanian Race; New Zealand; The Maoris; Women of Australasia; British New Guinea; The Islands of the Western Pacific. Dark reddish cloth-covered boards adorned with gilt. Binding sound. Prior owner's name, dated 1911, inside front board. Moderate quanity of light... View more info

Image for Liberty - Canada's Largest Weekly Magazine, August 16, 1941 - Why Hitler Declared War on Russia / Jimmy Stewart's Life in the Army

Liberty - Canada's Largest Weekly Magazine, August 16, 1941 - Why Hitler Declared War on Russia / Jimmy Stewart's Life in the Army

By: Rutlege, J.; Brown, R.; St. John, W.;Adams, S.; Brown, N.; Ford, L.; Wilson, M.; Williams, W.; Reves, E.; Stewart, Jimmy; Bauer, H.; Roxborough

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Liberty Weekly of Canada: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3503

Condition: Good


50 pages. Articles: Why Hitler Declared War on Russia - how Rudolph Hess and his flight figured into it; Why I Publish the Fritz Thyssen Manuscript - the dramatic story behind a remarkable Liberty series; My Life in the Army - by Jimmy Stewart; Problem Horse - the surprising story of Whirlaway; Tournament Golf - It's Tough!; Short Stories: A Very Blind Date; Johnny Allenby and the Beautiful Rebel; Diagnosis; The Indian Sign. Serials: Murder with Southern Hospitality - Part 5; Footsteps Behind Her - Part 9. Ads: Great photo ad inside the front cover features's Toronto's Park Plaza Hotel; Fan... View more info

Image for Canadian North: Technical Assistant to Chief of Naval Operations for Polar Projects (OP - 03A3)

Canadian North: Technical Assistant to Chief of Naval Operations for Polar Projects (OP - 03A3)

By: Sullivan, Paul R. - Director; Arens, John J. - Compiler, Georgetown University Contributors: Mann, Jesse A.; Marginot, Robert A.; Preece, Richard M.; Smith, William J. Jr.; Dunbar, Moira; Martin, John C.; Wilson, J. Tuzo

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Georgetown University Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118C6719

Condition: Fair


Prepared for the Technical Assistant to CNO for Polar Projects. "While this work is primarily prepared for military planners, it also presents the foundation study for engineers undertaking any planned construction. It is hoped that the study leads to consideration of a transportation approach from the inland rather than depending entirely on the difficult and unreliable sea approach to certain areas requiring logistic support... Covers in detail the north Canadian mainland and Baffin Island." - from Preface. Includes several bibliographies covering the geographic areas studied. Bl... View more info

Image for Collier's - The National Weekly Magazine, May 28, 1949 - The 25 Men Who Rule the World

Collier's - The National Weekly Magazine, May 28, 1949 - The 25 Men Who Rule the World

By: Wallace, Ralph; Wickware, Francis Sill; Kent, George; Barcella, Ernest L.; Southern, Robert; Wilson, Herbert Emerson; Fay, Bill; MacBain, Alasttair; Ford, Corey; Williams, Ben Ames; Elkin, Sam; St. John, Darby; Lamb, Harold; et al

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1531

Condition: Good


86 pages Features: Kid Killers at the Wheel are turning highways into human slaughterhouses; New York's Biggest Attic - The Manhattan Storage and Warehouse Company - article with great photos; The 25 Men Who Run the World; Wizards of Words - The National Spelling Bee; The Great Larynx - Art Linkletter and Familiy; I Was the King of the Safecrackers (part 2 of 5) - Herbert Wilson; Inside Sports; Collier's Out of Doors. Fiction: A Young Man Marred; One Day When I Was Lost; How Are You in Trunks?; Lionheart; The Golden Dart (part 3 of 8); The Parked Car. Ads include: Magnificent Studebaker Tru... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, June 1929 - "Chink Running" Cover Illustration

The Wide World Magazine, June 1929 - "Chink Running" Cover Illustration

By: Wilson, J.F.; "Billy See"; Nolan, John H.E.; Bodley, R.V.C.; MacLeod, Captain Jack; Taylor, Carl N.; Adams, W.H.; Stuart, Murray; Charnley, W.; Mackenzie, Lieut.-Colonel Donald; "Gundi"; "The Captain"; Melville, Fred. J.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G0667

Condition: Good


Pages 169-252 plus 28 pages of ads. Features: Chink-Running - an account of the illegal smuggling of Chinese over the U.S. border from Canada via the Detroit River; Slippery Wiley's Luck - Mr. Wiley returns to the scene of his prior crime to con money from more victims in Australia; The Mysterious M'Zab - A description of a little-known country in the heart of the Sahara where, although the French are the nominal rulers, the people actually obey the edicts of a secret Government of their own - great photos; "Ning We Pulls the Strings" - A story of Colonel Mackenzie's inimitable Chines... View more info

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Natural Living

By: Wilson, John

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, World Peace Communications: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 445H1089

Condition: Good


146 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Explains how John Wilson and his family made their dreams of a natural home come true. Find out how much it cost. Learn how to get a wind turbine, solar panels, the hydro meter running backwards, grass on the roof, and a furnace the size of a bread box that doesn't burn fossil fuels" - from promotional sheet laid-in. Also laid-in is a signed personal letter from the author to the prior owner of this book. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Weet's Quest

By: Wilson, John

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Napolean and Co: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 25500263

ISBN: 0929141520

Condition: Very Good


0929141520 161 pages. Author's signature upon title page. The compelling sequel to the immensely popular "Weet"! Eric, his sister Rose and their faithful dog Sally find themselves thrown back into a familiar, albeit frightening, world - a world of 65 million years ago when dinosaurs ruled. Unmarked. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Weet

By: Wilson, John

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Napolean and Co: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25307204

ISBN: 0929141407

Condition: Very Good


0929141407 148 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon title page. Welcome to Weet's world! A world that Eric has only dreamed of. A world into which the twelve-year-old dinosaur expert and his sister Rose are suddenly and mysteriously transported. A dinosaur, Weet, befriends the time travellers as they find themselves embroiled in a series of distinctly prehistoric adventures. View more info

Weet Alone (Weet Trilogy)

By: Wilson, John

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Napolean and Co: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25105043

ISBN: 0929141687

Condition: Good


0929141687 147 pages. Third book in the Weet trilogy. Follows the adventures of Eric, Rose and their dog Sally in the Cretaceous, where they again meet their old friend Weet, an evolved, humanoid dinosaur. In his world, mysterious meteor showers have been increasing in frequency and violence. View more info