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Image for The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 15, 1959 -  William Levant Alcorn Rebuilds Abandoned Haciendas

The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 15, 1959 - William Levant Alcorn Rebuilds Abandoned Haciendas

By: Borg, F.; Heuman, W.; Fox, E.; Weber, L.; Hill, E.; Gallup, G.; Noble, J.; Breslin, J.; Evans, R.; Williamson, S.; Strausz-Hupe, R.; Stern, R.; Kelland, C.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4079

Condition: Fair


98 pages. Short Stories: Playboy's Choice; Men Should Be Married; Neighbors; The Fugitive Grandmothers. Articles: The Secrets of Long Life (1st of 3 articles) - results of a poll; His Business is in Ruins - William Levant Alcorn restores haciendas; Trainer of Winners - Horse Trainer Jimmy Jones; ; How I Stumbled Into the Movies - Robert Evans; Clams Can Be Wonderful - the secret of real New England chowder; Adventures of the Mind, #33 - World in Revolution. Serials: Set Up for Murder (conclusion); Mark of Treachery (part 6 of 8). Ads: International Trucks (inside front cover); Schlitz Beer... View more info

Image for The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 104, Vol. 8, August (Aug.) 15, 1916 - The Western Front During the Battle of Verdun

The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 104, Vol. 8, August (Aug.) 15, 1916 - The Western Front During the Battle of Verdun

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A8731

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. "...Framed with the object of producing an account of the great contest now in progress, which shall be at once popular and authoritative... An account written by men of great experience in political, military, and naval matters... Will contain a great deal of first-hand material which will be really valuable to historians of the future." - From Preface. Contents: Chapter CXXXVI - The Western Front During the Battle of Verdun. As this is the last issue of Vol. VIII, it contains an index, plus list of illustrations, places, and maps and plans. ... View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, 15 August (Aug.), 1945: Will There Be Enough To Eat?

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, 15 August (Aug.), 1945: Will There Be Enough To Eat?

By: Duncan, Dorothy; Shapiro, L.; Sanders, Wilfrid; Denison, Merrill; Sinclair, Gordon; Arnold, Lyn; Mitchell, W.O.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2398

Condition: Fair


52 pages. Features: Colour Studebaker ad inside front cover shows their Weasel tracked vehicle in action on a Pacific shore (it appears this vehicle or its engine was made in Windsor, ON); Not Enough To Eat - food shortages loom in the wake of WWII; My Author Husband - by Dorothy Duncan, wife of Hugh MacLennan; Hearts to Let (fiction); Test in Berlin - can Russian and Anglo-Saxons reach a common basis for the peace; What Canadians Don't Know (testing our general knowledge); Whopper! - New York Mayor La Guardia's 550 acre $42 million municipal airport; A Guest for Mary Ellen (fiction); The Lia... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 August (Aug.), 1949 - The Story of the Hudson's Bay Company / Hong Kong Gold Smuggling

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 August (Aug.), 1949 - The Story of the Hudson's Bay Company / Hong Kong Gold Smuggling

By: Gardner, Ray; Katz, Sidney; Anglin, Gerald; Elliott, Robert; Costello, William; Bannerman, James; Holliday, Kate; Hoogstraten, Vinia; Perowne, Barry; Duncan, Thomas; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2467

Condition: Fair


56 pages. Features: Great cover illustration of steam shovel; Beads to Billions - The Story of the H.B.C.; Cloak and Dagger Marriage (fiction); How Toronto's Evening Papers Slanted the Election News; The Joey Smallwood Saga; How to Brew Good Coffee; Hong Kong - The Port of Bloodstained Gold - article with great photos; The Man Who Wouldn't Tell (fiction); The Amazing Mechanical Kidney - Doctor Gordon Murray; Gullible's Travels - James Fitzpatrick creates MGM's "Travel Talks"; and more. Front cover missing piece from top corner and secured with archival tape. Back cover missing. Unm... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News No.6418 - Volume 241, August 4, 1962,

The Illustrated London News No.6418 - Volume 241, August 4, 1962,

By: Illustrated London News,

Price: $169.95

Publisher: London, Jarvis, Halliday & Co., Limited: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1199

ISBN: B000KH9SV0

Condition: Good


B000KH9SV0 Pages 161-196 plus 4 pages of ads. Features: Cover photo of the Eiger, where Barry Brewster lost his life, plus text and more photos; Russian dock collides with the South Goodwin lightship; Photo of Simon Paterson coming ashore after swimming the English Channel underwater in just under 14 hours; Photo of Sir Oswald Mosley, leader of the pro--fascist union movement, being knocked to the ground by demonstrators in Manchester on July 29; Four photos of the Queen at Plymouth and Dartmouth; Indian forces attack Chinese post in Ladakh - article with photo; Photo of Egyptian tank and Con... View more info

Image for Details Magazine, August (Aug.) 2015 - Jake Gyllenhaal Cover Photo

Details Magazine, August (Aug.) 2015 - Jake Gyllenhaal Cover Photo

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Conde Nast / Advance: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4994

Condition: Fair


100 pages. Features: Jake Gyllenhall is ready for a fight; Post-workout recovery routine; Crazy new rules of tipping; The future of American art; 15 things to know about fall fashion; and more. Somewhat above-average wear. Sticker removal mark on front cover. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Look - America's Family Magazine, August (Aug.) 2, 1960 - Albert Lasker / Untold Story of Adolph Eichmann / John Wayne Cover Photo

Look - America's Family Magazine, August (Aug.) 2, 1960 - Albert Lasker / Untold Story of Adolph Eichmann / John Wayne Cover Photo

By: Richard Harrity; Ralph G. Martin; John Gunther; Janet H. Alexander; Zwy Aldouby; Ephraim Katz; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Cowles Magazines: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0196

Condition: Fair


88 pages. Features: One-page ad for the 1960 Ford Falcon Tudor Wagon; Two-page color Cadillac ad shows green 1960 Coupe de Ville in Mantucket; 1900-1956 - the fun and fury of 15 Presidential campaigns - great photos; Frigidaire fridge ad shows mom and daughter in blue dresses with yellow fridge; Photo-illustrated article on a visit to Nepal; Photos of babies in bikinis; Canadian Club ad with colour photos of Indian tiger hunt; Wonderful world of light -photos; Adolph Eichmann - Nazi Butcher - his crimes, his escape, his 15 years of hiding, his capture; Nice Chesterfield King ad with photo of... View more info

Image for Car Speed and Style Magazine, August (Aug.) 1959, Volume 4 Number 2: 15 Newest Styling Ideas for T-Birds and Corvettes

Car Speed and Style Magazine, August (Aug.) 1959, Volume 4 Number 2: 15 Newest Styling Ideas for T-Birds and Corvettes

By: Richards, James; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Magnum: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2170

Condition: Fair


66 pages. Features: Cover Car - Cool California Carrier - '57 Ford Ranchero of George Metobe of Artesia, CA; Merc Taillights for your Ford in 15 minutes; '58 Impala of Tony Del Rio; How to Buy a Used Engine; Theme for a Dream Car - '49 Merc of Jim Doyle is restyled by California specialists; Basic Restyling II; Body Swapping - the next step in customizing?; 15 ideas for Corvettes and T-Birds; Phil Sheehan and his '54 T-Bird; '57 Corvette of Bob Moreira; Shift Faster with a Stick; and more. Above-average external wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A worthy vintage copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, August (Aug.) 15, 1959 - Winnipeg's Maverick of the Sports Mike, Jack Wells

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, August (Aug.) 15, 1959 - Winnipeg's Maverick of the Sports Mike, Jack Wells

By: Selye, Dr. Hans; Bodsworth, Fred; Katz, Sidney; Mitchell, W.O.; Stevenson, Dr. George S.; Milt, Harry; Frayne, Trent

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4683

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: Cover illustration of McGill tennis courts (before they were converted to a parking lot) by John Little; Great colour ad for International Trucks inside front cover features red dump truck; Interesting one-page Parke-Davis ad features Robert Thom painting 'Susruta' of a surgeon of old India at work; Nice One-page photo ad for Matinee cigarettes features couple in floral scene; Why Not a Written Marriage Contract?; Why Herbert Morrison won't take his just reward; One-page colour-illustrated ad for Canada Steamship Lines; Death is Not Inevitable - says Dr. Hans Selye; Will O... View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, August (Aug.) 15, 1953 - Report on Germany / Tycoon K.C. Irving / Alfred Cecil Critchley

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, August (Aug.) 15, 1953 - Report on Germany / Tycoon K.C. Irving / Alfred Cecil Critchley

By: Shapiro, L.; Hutchison, Bruce; Sclanders, Ian; Katz, S.; Collins, B.; MacDonald, D.; Trueman, Stuart; Johnson, Vera; McNamee, James; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4704

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: Wonderful cover art by William Winter illustrates a bustling midway scene at the Canadian National Exhibition (C.N.E.); Colour ad for Deepfreeze fridges inside front cover; Footnote on a Fabulous Canadian, Brig.-Gen. Alfred Cecil Critchley; Great colour ad for the 1953 Pontiac (beige Laurentian Sport Coupe with white roof); Lionel Shapiro Examines the Failure of the 27th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group in Germany - photo-illustrated article (appearing in photos are Leiut. Pat Durocher of Hawkesbury, ON, Sgt. J. Coles of Kingston, ON and Spr. M. Mercredi of Yellowknife; Bru... View more info