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Image for Arctic Odyssey: The Diary of Diamond Jenness, 1913-1916

Arctic Odyssey: The Diary of Diamond Jenness, 1913-1916

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431H4126

ISBN: 066012906X

Condition: Good


066012906X xliii, 859 pages. Footnotes, references, index. Black and white diagrams and reproductions of photos. "Provides insight at a ground level of Jenness' long, tough voyage of discovery, so that anyone interested in Arctic America or Canadian studies will find this journal a rare and enriching experience. Further, for Arctic scholars, this journal presents the detailed context for those pioneer monographs that launched the career of young Jenness and led to his becoming Canada's pre-eminent anthropologist." - dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Modest... View more info

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SMILES LEE ROBERTS 1918 SHEET MUSIC FOLDER 436 SHEET MUSIC

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Vintage Sheet Music: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 812H1413

ISBN: B004XI3UFC

Condition: Fair


B004XI3UFC 4 pages. Nice cover illustration. Above-average but not excessive wear. Faint name on front cover. A worthy vintage copy. View more info

Image for Collier's The National Weekly March 16 1918

Collier's The National Weekly March 16 1918

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son Inc.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0948

ISBN: B004J12SXS

Condition: Fair


B004J12SXS 42 pages. Features: Cover illustration of President Woodrow Wilson; Nice illustrated ad for the Mitchell Six car inside front cover; One-page illustrated ad for Johns-Manville coal preservation products; Illustrated one-page Fisk Cord Tire ad shows natives carrying crude rubber to a waiting ship; "Over Here" - fiction by E.D. Biggers; The President - a profile of Woodrow Wilson by Richard Washburn Child; A Shipbuilder on the Job - photo-illustrated article on Homer L. Ferguson (with photo of black men hard at work above caption "Don't you dare come and tell us that the ... View more info

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The Journal of Private Fraser, 1914-1918: Canadian Expeditionary Force

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Sono Nis Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A1374

ISBN: 0919203620

Condition: Good


0919203620 334 pages. Index. Maps. Black and white photographic plates. "... A rare gem. I have been actively hunting for this sort of record and have come to realize just how rare such accounts are. This one also touches all the points an historian would wish to mention, from the attitudes of officers to frustration with the Ross rifle. One can only wonder how the journal survived and how it was composed." - Professor Desmond Morton, from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Would be graded very good if not for the fact that some rain appears to have ... View more info

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Vantine's - The Oriental Store, 1918 Catalog (Catalogue)

By: A.A. Vantine & Co., Inc.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, A.A. Vantine & Co., Inc.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349H0641

Condition: Good


Exquisite vintage 1918 catalog for Vantine's, a "veritable Mecca of objects of art and utility, centrally located on Fifth Avenue... The recognized headquarters in this country for the best that the Orient produces." - from back cover. 24 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Presents women's hats, blouses, nightgowns, kimonos, robes, hosiery, slippers, purses, handbags, jewelry, toiletries, silks, men's ties and shirts, and knitting tools. Blank order form laid-in. Color illustration and photos on covers. Extensively illustrated, including several black and white photos. Unmarked w... View more info

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Home from the Hill: Autumn Wanderings in the North-West, 1881-1884

By: A.S. Hill

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, TouchWood Editions: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 754C7108

ISBN: 0920663303

Condition: Good


0920663303 214 pages including footnotes and index. Black and white photos. "Fun, freedom and adventure - these were what drew many young men away from Victorian England to a life of wide horizons in British Columbia. This 'Triography' profiles three of the most intriguing of these newcomers. Moderate external wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. Faint evidence of small label removal atop half-title page. A quality copy. View more info

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Germany's Death Space - The Polish Tragedy

By: Aldor, Francis

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Francis Aldor: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4332

Condition: Fair


261 pages. "Nazi theory has evolved the concept of 'Lebensraum' (living space) - Nazi practice has realised the fact of 'Todesraum' (death space)" - subtitle. Author conversed with scores of Polish refugees in Paris. "As I listened to their stories I saw with searing vividness the similarity between what is happening in Poland today and what happened in Belgium 25 years ago; the similarity and the difference, which lies in the fact that the Germans today are even more brutal, more bestial than they were in 1914-1918. I decided to publish these stories, together with an essay comparing Germ... View more info

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The Bantams: The Untold Story of World War I

By: Allinson, Sidney

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Riverrun Pr: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13804551

ISBN: 088962190X

Condition: Very Good


088962190X 287 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon half-title page. Index. Black and white photographic plates. The story of short soldiers in Word War I. "Author tracked down 300 surviving Bantams and made good use of unpublished journals and letters. His experience documents again the widespread illogical prejudice against people who happen to be short." - from back cover. Small inkstamp to bottom of front flyleaf else clean and unmarked. Very light wear. Minor curl to front cover. Very nice copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, February (Feb.) 1918 - The Arrest and Imprisonment of Ashmead Bartlett and Richard Harding Davis / Doctoring War Dogs

The Wide World Magazine, February (Feb.) 1918 - The Arrest and Imprisonment of Ashmead Bartlett and Richard Harding Davis / Doctoring War Dogs

By: Ashmead-Bartlett, E.; Jacobson, J.G.; Butler, F.H.; Lees, G.F.; Lindsay, L.; Mason, W.; Priestley, W.E.; Arnoult, P.C.;

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4349

Condition: Good


Pages 265-352 plus 24 pages of great vintage ads. Features: My Adventures in the World War - a startling and thrilling contribution upon the great conflict by E. Ashmead-Bartlett; The Vengeance of the "Stroapers' - exploring for gold in Guiana leads to adventure and death; In the Land of the Lapps - great photo-illustrated narrative of Frank Butler's travels throughout Lapland; The Secret Press of Belgium - how 'La Libre Belgique' had the courage to tell the Belgian people the truth and counteract the evil influence of their brutalizers; Trooping Cattle in Paraguay - taking 1,000 cattle f... View more info

Image for Official History of the Great War, Military Operations: Gallipoli - Volume (Vol.) I and II (1 and 2 / One and Two)

Official History of the Great War, Military Operations: Gallipoli - Volume (Vol.) I and II (1 and 2 / One and Two)

By: Aspinall-Oglander, Br.-General C.F.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3693

Condition: Fair


Fiirst edition copies of Volumes I and I printed in 1929 and 1932 respectively. xvii, [3], 380; xv, [1], 517 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Fold-out colour maps. Indexes. "Deals with the political events which led to the initiation of the Dardanelles campaign, the naval attacks in February and March, the landings of the Expeditionary Force in April and the fighting at Helles and Anzac during the first fortnight ashore. Vol II completes the story of the campaign, up to and including the final evacuation. Please note: we are not offering the other two volumes which contai... View more info

Vanderbilt Era: Profiles of a Gilded Age

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Scribner: 1989

Seller ID: 73304375

ISBN: 0684191121

Condition: Good


0684191121 214 pages. "Portrays the Vanderbilts in the witty engaging manner of his (author's) best fiction." - from dust jacket. Usual library markings. Average wear. Solid copy. View more info

Image for Official Program for Dedicatory and Opening Services of Canadian Memorial Chapel Erected at Vancouver, British Columbia in Memory of Those Who Made the Great Sacrifice 1914-1918

Official Program for Dedicatory and Opening Services of Canadian Memorial Chapel Erected at Vancouver, British Columbia in Memory of Those Who Made the Great Sacrifice 1914-1918

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Canadian Memorial Chapel: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713G1026

Condition: Very Good


20 pages in string binding plus original mailing envelope in which this item was stored. Very informative with exhaustive details of multiple dedication ceremonies and their participants. Black and white photographic plates of Canadian Memorial Chapel, Lt.-Colonel G.O. Fallis, and Canadian Memorial Chapel. Envelope unmarked but soiled, worm and yellowed with age. Booklet clean and unmarked with light wear. A high-quality copy of this informative and solemn memento. View more info

Image for Gallery of Famous Musicians: Privately Bound Collection of Portraits from 'The Musical Times' 1904-1918

Gallery of Famous Musicians: Privately Bound Collection of Portraits from 'The Musical Times' 1904-1918

By: Author Unknown

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232A4726

Condition: Good


Appears to be a one-of-a-kind extensive collection of black and white photographic portraits and illustrations of famous musicians from the early 1900s and earlier. All portraits appear to have been removed from issues of 'The Musical Times', arranged alphabetically and bound in this volume. Unpaginated. One inch thick. Sure to delight a serious student of music from this period. View more info

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Golf in Canada: A History

By: Barclay, James A.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, M&S: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 341A1746

ISBN: 077101080X

Condition: Fine


077101080X 626 pages including index. The complete history of the game in Canada. Over 400 black and white photographs. 32 pages of full colour. Contents divided into the following sections: The Pioneers 1873-1889; Coast to Coast 1890-1899; Amateurs Supreme 1900-1918; The Golden Years Between the Wars 1919-1944; Golf International 1945-1974; The Glen Abbey Years 1975-1990. "It is my view that this book will rank with the best of its kind. For golf in Canada it is an invaluable record. For those who love the game it will be a delightful read. - from Foreward by Ralph Costello, Honour... View more info

Image for Canada in Flanders - The Official Story of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Volume II/2/Two [Only]

Canada in Flanders - The Official Story of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Volume II/2/Two [Only]

By: Beaverbrook, Lord [William Maxwell Aitken]

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton Limited: 1917

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 811H4141

Condition: Fair


xx, 258 pages. Includes maps and appendix. Chapters include: The Second Division; Patrols; Trench Raids; Formation of the Third Division; St. Eloi; The Battle of Sanctuary Wood; The Counter-Attack; The Fight for Hooge; The Final Victory; Canada in Flanders. Colour armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper. Average wear to dust jacket which is preseved in Brodart. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear to faded red cloth-covered boards. Binding tender but intact. A worthy vintage copy. COOKE [3E] p.157, ENSER p.86, View more info

Image for Antique Automobile Magazine - Official Publication of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Inc., May-June 1962 - Duesenberg History Feature

Antique Automobile Magazine - Official Publication of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Inc., May-June 1962 - Duesenberg History Feature

By: Betts, Charles L. Jr.; Et al

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Antique Automobile Club of America, Inc. (AACA): 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 536G1171

Condition: Good


Features: Rochester Duesenberg - The story of the racing car that paved the way for an American Stock Car Record - major article with many archival illustrations including a full-page 1918 ad featuring Eddie Rickenbacher; The ACAA Judging Form; Judging; Thirty Years with Walter P. Chrysler - informative article with illustrations and Chrysler Model and Serial Chart; Restoration of a Rare 1914 Lewis Touring Car; The Roosevelt Story - Built by the Marmon Motor Company beginning in 1929; Rare 1907 Model J. Richmond; Indianapolis 50 Years Ago; Vacation Guide to America's Automobile Museums; Cover ... View more info

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Allied Intervention in Russia

By: Bradley, John

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113A9826

Condition: Fair


251 pages. Index of names. Bibliography. Maps. "Almost 50 years after the event, the Alliled intervention in Russia following the Bolshevik seizure of power in 1917 remains a conroversial issue. For that reason, and because so much government documentary material has remained inaccessible, it has been badly neglected by professional historians... Provides a wealth of completely new material... The obscure beginnings of the intervention, November 1917 to August 1918, are thoroughly explained, and the role of Japan and Czechoslovakia Corps in the military strategy of the Allies is exami... View more info

Chronicles of a County Town - Whitby Past and Present

By: Brian Winter

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Brian Winter: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42102615

ISBN: 0968574505

Condition: Fine


0968574505 398 pages. Author's signature upon page ii. A large collection of stories based upon columns the author wrote for local newspapers. Each story is a fragment of Whitby's history. Taken together, they make truly fascinating reading. Abundant archival black and white illustrations. Examples of the many dozens of stories include: The Day the Railway Came to Whitby; The Day Brooklin was Nearly Washed Away; Gun Fight at Myrtle Station; Tom Thomson Learned his Art From Whitby's Florence McGillivray; Whitby Fared Better Than Most Communities in the 1918 'Flu Epidemic'. Mr. Winter has... View more info

WHEN FREEDOM WAS LOST

By: Brown, Lorne

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Black Rose Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41601855

ISBN: 0920057772

Condition: Fine


0920057772 208 pages including footnotes and black and white photographs. Backbreaking work for slave wages in labour camps - that was the government's response to thousands of young men looking for jobs in the Dirty Thirties. This historical account tells the little-known story of the jobless who drifted across the country during the Depression and were drawn into the work camps - offered poor food, mass shelter, and a few pennies a day in exchange for doney work on major government projects. Records the desperation, disillusionment, and rebellion of these welfare inmates, and the repressi... View more info

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The Foreign Office and the famine: British documents on Ukraine and the great famine of 1932-1933

By: Carynnyk, Marco; Luciuk, Lubomyr Y.; Kordan, Bohdan S.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, Limestone Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112H4096

ISBN: 0919642292

Condition: Good


0919642292 Signed and inscribed "For Robert Conquest, with admiration" atop title page, apparently by Luciuk, at Kingston, Ontario in 2008. Conquest [1917-1915] was a renowned author and sovietologist once described by a close adviser to Margaret Thatcher as Britain's greatest living historian. His landmark 1986 treatise 'The Harvest of Sorrow' documented the Ukraine's great terror-famine of 1932-1933. 493 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Fold-out colour map. "The documents reveal that even at the height of the famine the Soviet authorities denied that there was starvation, rej... View more info