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Image for Excellence (#212) (September 2013)

Excellence (#212) (September 2013)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 511H1263

ISBN: B00ESLBS30

Condition: Very Good


B00ESLBS30 144 pages. Features: 2014 Panamera E-hybrid; Up close to Porsche's new 991 RSR; DP Motorsport's '73 911 T wunderkar; Stealth 356 - Maury Special #3; Modified 930 on the salt at Bonneville; Transformer - returning a 914-6 racer to the light of day; Comfy Cruiser - TLG's '72 911 T is a sleeper - and a keeper; 944 8V - is a front engine waterpumper in your future?; Dakar Dreams - a classic 911 runs the Africa-Eco Challenge; Interview with Matt Speakman - the first paraplegic to race a pro Porsche; Is Burmester's stereo option worth $5000?; Profile of Roland Kussmaul - old Porsche engi... View more info

Life and Death Matters: Human Rights and the Environment at the End of the Millennium

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA, U.S.A., AltaMira Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24201807

ISBN: 0761991859

Condition: Very Good


0761991859 351 pages. A collection of stories, events, and experiences that provide a sense of what life is like for those who confront environmental crises of our time. Topics discussed: Local responses to economic development (cases from Indonesia and china); Conservation and conflict (cases from Africa); Gold mining in the Amazon and Wisconsin; Food, conflict, and justice (cases from the US and Honduras; and more. First half of book is high-lighted in yellow. Second half has blue pen underlining. Moderate wear. Glossy illustrated covers. Solid working copy. View more info

Image for Elephant: The Animal and Its Ivory in African Culture

Elephant: The Animal and Its Ivory in African Culture

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Univ of California Pr: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142A7680

ISBN: 0930741269

Condition: Fair


0930741269 424 pages. Excellent photography, primariliy in colour, throughout. "In the final analysis, this book should serve as an homage to the African elephant and as a celebration of African creativity." - From Preface. Needs rebinding. Hanging together but loosely. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. A wonderful work worth preserving. View more info

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Finnish Diaspora (2 vol set)

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, Multicultural History Society of Ontario: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 629A8872

ISBN: 0919045081

Condition: Fair


0919045081 305 pages plus 319 pages. This work is "a result of an extraordinary conference that took place in Toronto, Canada in November 1979. The Multicultural History Society of Ontario drew Finnish scholars from throughout the world to present papers on Finnish migration and about the life of the ethnic group, especially in North America, but everywhere it had dispersed throughout the world." - from Preface. Usual library markings. Average wear. Bindings somewhat fragile. Worthy reference copy. View more info

Image for Africa in Antiquity: The Arts of Ancient Nubia and the Sudan

Africa in Antiquity: The Arts of Ancient Nubia and the Sudan

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Brooklyn Museum Bookshop: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 663G2871

ISBN: 0872730654

Condition: Good


0872730654 143 pages. Bibliography. Printed on glossy stock. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Widows in African Societies: Choices and Constraints

Widows in African Societies: Choices and Constraints

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Stanford University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241G4546

ISBN: 0804712999

Condition: Good


0804712999 309 pages. References. Index. "The first comparative anthropological study of widow-hood in Africa, comprising ten case studies that cover a broad spectrum of societies in different parts of the continent." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade cover. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

By: "Woodpecker"; McDade, J.; Heilner, V.C.; Macdonald, T.A.; West, J.; Von Blon, J.L.; Jordan, John A.; Rose, Frank; Walkey, C.E.G.; Heald, T.D.; Leslie, H.; Strong, Robert D.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4356

Condition: Fair


Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa - part 2 - tales from the log book of an R.A.F. officer during the campaign in German East Africa - article with interesting photos; Torn by Starving Jackals in Macedonia - Private James McDade of the 6th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers recounts his experience - with photo of McDade; Death-Struggle with An Alligator - what happened to Van Campen Heilner when he was photographing an alligator in a Florida swamp - photo-illustrated article; The Thrills of Parachuting - early and marvelously photo-illustrated article ... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden

The Wide World - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden

By: 'Woodpecker'; Rose, Frank; Heald, T.; Webster, F.; Martyn, F.; randall, S.; Somerset-Lister, H.; Thomason, H.; Evans, E.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H0764

Condition: Good


Pages 266-352 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa (part I) - adventures from the flying log-book of an R.A.F. officer during ther campaign in German East Africa; My Adventures in Bolivia - Frank Rose was arrested as a dangerous revolutionary but managed to escape; Relief Worker's Adventures (part I) - thrilling adventures among the war victims of Armenia, Syria, and Persia, with photos; Hunting Big Game by Motor-Car - Captain F.A.M. Webster describes how he does it, with photos; The Adventures of a Newspaper-man (part III) - Frederic Martyn's adventure... View more info

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WAR: The Records Office. No. 49. July 24th, 1943

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665H0391

Condition: Good


12 pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada June, 1943. Contents: The Job of the Records Office; Thee Four Divisions of the Record Office; The Horse's Mouth (cont'd) - the second of two articles compiled by questioning a number of officers and men evaculated as casualties from North Africa about how their training could have been better. Back page advice for how to avoid harming agr... View more info

Image for Current Affairs, Number 36: North African Resources. January (Jan.) 30th, 1943

Current Affairs, Number 36: North African Resources. January (Jan.) 30th, 1943

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Brodrick, Alan Houghton

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665H0400

Condition: Very Good


12 + iv pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada, April, 1943. Contents: North Africa - its position, products and people; North Africa's Economic Role. Top-half of centerfold is map of North Africa. Unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Current Affairs, Number 32: North Africa/America's Colour Problem.  December (Dec.) 5th, 1942

Current Affairs, Number 32: North Africa/America's Colour Problem. December (Dec.) 5th, 1942

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Brodrick, Alan Houghton

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1942

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665H0398

Condition: Very Good


12 + iv pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada, December, 1942. Contents: North Africa - article with one-page map of Tunis and vicinity; The Color (Colour) Problem as the American Sees it (Black/White Racial issues); Unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for WAR: Report on Airborne Mission in North Africa.  No. 39, March (Mar.)  6th, 1943

WAR: Report on Airborne Mission in North Africa. No. 39, March (Mar.) 6th, 1943

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Frost, Lt.-Col. J.D.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665H0386

Condition: Good


12 pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada April, 1943. Contents: Military Law Quiz; Report on an Airborne mission in North Africa, Nove 29 - Dec 10, 1942 - with map. Light wear. Unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

Image for WAR: Mediterranean Journey.  No. 50.  August (Aug.) 7th, 1943

WAR: Mediterranean Journey. No. 50. August (Aug.) 7th, 1943

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Grigg, R. Hon. Sir James; Watkins, Captain Ernest

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665H0392

Condition: Good


12 pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada August, 1943. Contents: Mediterranean Journey - The Secretary of State for War Goes to Africa; Mine Kampf - an account of the Polish (electric) mine detector - this article illustrates the very close link between the war-worker and the man in the Services. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Current Affairs, Number 31: Taking Stock, November (Nov.) 21st 1942

Current Affairs, Number 31: Taking Stock, November (Nov.) 21st 1942

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Williams, W.E.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1942

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665H0397

Condition: Very Good


12 + iv pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada, November, 1942. Contents: A temperate assessment of the African victories; A reiteration of why the United Nations are in arms against the Axis; A series of reflections, mostly cautionary, upon the post-war prospects of thee average soldier. Centerfold map of North Africa, Southern Europe and most of the Middle East. Unmarked with l... View more info

The Erogenous Zones of the World: Two Volumes in One

By: A French Army Surgeon; Introduction By Norman Lockridge

Price: $107.02

Publisher: New York, Book Awards: 1964

Seller ID: 52404268

Condition: Very Good


448 pages including bibliography. Subtitled as follows: Descriptions of the Intra-Sexual Manners and Customs of the semi-civilized Peoples of Africa, Asia, America and Oceania, the whole Paraphernalia of their love as taken from Untrodden Fields of Anthropology. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. Dark blue boards. Gilt lettering upon spine. Handsome copy. View more info

David Livingstone: The Missionary Who "Discovered" Africa 1813-1873 (Heroes of Faith and Courage)

By: Alex, Ben

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Victor Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45304788

ISBN: 1564764745

Condition: Very Good


1564764745 43 pages. Nicely illustrated juvenile literature. "An adventure that will inspire young and old alike: Livingstone's determination to reach his goal, his humility and love for the African people and his storng faith in God." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, June 17, 1961 - Artist David Milne

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, June 17, 1961 - Artist David Milne

By: Allen, Ralph; Baird, Vaughan L.; Hedlin, Ralph; Moon, Barbara; Sclanders, Ian; Newlands, Don; Gzowksi, Peter; MacDermot, Anne; Porter, McKenzie; Johnstone, Ken; Gordon, Donald

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0824

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: Great colour ad for the International Harvester compact pickup truck inside front cover; Nostalgic colour photo ad for Samsonite luggage featuring a 1950s auto; Full-page ad for the Bolex, the world's most precise 8-mm camera; Nice Chrysler ad; Great full-page colour photo ad for Pepsi features young lady leaning on the car door of a young man; Is Africa the Graveyard of the UN?; The kidnapping of Winnipeg Lawyer Vaughan Baird - in his own words; Genius in Hiding - Artist David Milne - article with photos and colour reproductions of two of the artist's paintings; What peac... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Men, May 1916, No. 217, Vol. 37 - "Strafing" a Zeppelin / Our Escape from "German West"

The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, May 1916, No. 217, Vol. 37 - "Strafing" a Zeppelin / Our Escape from "German West"

By: Alpiser, P.; Dunn, H.; Christie, J.; Freeman, L.; Czaplicka, M.; Flether, A.; Et al

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H3238

ISBN: B01MDNRYWP

Condition: Very Good


B01MDNRYWP 94 pages plus 24 pages of great vintage ads. Features: Senora Vic - a story of love and villainy in the Philippine Islands; More About the "Master Bandit"- fantastic photo-illustrated article about Emiliano Zapata; Our Escape from "German West" - an echo of General Botha's brilliant campaign in German South-West Africa; Chasing Chinese Pirates - Lewis R. Freeman describes the exciting punitive expedition in which he took part, with photos; A Year in Arctic Siberia (part I) - a well-known Polish lady describes her twelve months in northern Siberia as head of a scient... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 329 -  A Woman in Unknown Morocco

The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 329 - A Woman in Unknown Morocco

By: Anstruther, Charles; Lugrin, N. De Bertrand; McMillan, R.D.S.; Richards, H.G.; Brennan, W.; Stuart, J.K.; Cook, O.; Harries, C.L.; Stuart, F.S.; Taylor, M.M.; Charnley, W.; McMahon, R.; Hayter, C.N.C.; Dickie, F.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4372

Condition: Good


Pages 353-440 plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: What Happened to Mary Clark near Indianapolis - her car was hit by a train and she ended up on the front of the train which thundered on through the night!; The Haunted Bungalow - extraordinary story from South Africa; A Thousand Miles From Anywhere - Reverend Martyn Rogers and his family spent three years on the island of Tristan da Cunha - where mail came only once per year!; The Living Death - an eccentric chemist marries an Aztec girl in the hope of discovering the secrets of ancient Aztec dyes; Sands of Destruction - the fierce Atla... View more info

Image for Wide World, The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1917, No. 232, Vol. XXXIX - How I Escaped From the Turks Disguised As a Woman

Wide World, The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1917, No. 232, Vol. XXXIX - How I Escaped From the Turks Disguised As a Woman

By: Arber, M.; Martin, E.; Jordan, J.; Mason, W.; Farrer, R.; Dunn, H.; Jamieson, C.; North, S.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H0547

Condition: Good


Pages 290-382 plus 16 pages of ads. Features: My Escape From the Turks Disguised as a Woman - the incredible story of Private Miron D. Arber and his Sinai ordeal; The Log of the "Moewe" - the adventures of a modern pirate, told by her Commander Count Dohna-Schlodien - article with photos; A Brush with the Kisi - in quest of ivory, J.A. Jordan encounters a hostile African witch doctor; Historic Crimes and Mysteries - William Shaw and a Joke on Justice; On the Borders of Tibet - part IV of the story of two years' wanderings - largely among wild lands and wilder people, whose chief desi... View more info