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Image for Telephone Talk, July-August 1943, Vol. 38, No. 4 - Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company

Telephone Talk, July-August 1943, Vol. 38, No. 4 - Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1990

Condition: Good


28 pages. Loaded with black and white photos. Contents include: Photo of Vedder Miller and Harold Dodsworth working on cables in the Cedar telephone building in Vancouver; Mrs. Operater Laura Mann at work; Susan Allison and Mary Gallo; Photos of the Princeton telephone office; Clarence Boulier at Princeton; Many photos of employees happily engaged in social activities; Miss Barbara Lovatt with her accordion; Photos of portions of Vancouver's long distance office; Article and photos of flood affecting Mission and Agassiz, including washed-out bridge; Miss Peggy Love; 15 Years ago in company h... View more info

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 With a Field Ambulance at Ypres: Being Letters Written March 7 - August 15, 1915

With a Field Ambulance at Ypres: Being Letters Written March 7 - August 15, 1915

By: Boyd, William

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company Limited: 1916

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 814H4771

Condition: Good


110 pages. Map endpapers. Six sepia-tone plates. "A diary, written in the kitchens of French farmhouses, in muddy dug-outs, and other unromantic places, and sent home to friends from time to time. In most cases the account was written within twenty-four hours of the events described. Its sole justification is that it is a record of facts, experiences, and emotions, before the facts had become tinged with fiction, the experiences had lost their original sharpness, and the emotions had been erased by the moving finger of time." - Preface. William Boyd [1885-1979] recounts his exper... View more info

Image for The London Illustrated News, Saturday, August 15, 1953: Korean P.O.W. Exchange/Crash of Convair B36

The London Illustrated News, Saturday, August 15, 1953: Korean P.O.W. Exchange/Crash of Convair B36

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Burton, Maurice; Falls, Cyril; Mallowan, M.E.L.; Davis, Frank

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, Newnes: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146G2022

Condition: Fair


Pages 235-266. Features: Cover photos of British in Malaya dealing with terrorists; American 10-engined B36 bomber crashes off Ireland; Photos of Korean war prisoners being exchanged/released, including Dwight Coxe, W. Liggett, W.A. Buxton and R. Brand; Strikes create havoc in France, stranding British travellers; Dublin horse show and other royal photos; Glider illustrations; Photos of the Queen and her children on their way to Balmoral; Photos of gliding championships at Great Hucklow; Ant-Watching (article); Photos of Sabena's new helicopter service; Three photos of massive sharks caught ... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, August 14, 1954 - Cover Photo of "The Greatest Mile Race Ever Run" - Roger Bannister and J.M. Landy in Vancouver

The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, August 14, 1954 - Cover Photo of "The Greatest Mile Race Ever Run" - Roger Bannister and J.M. Landy in Vancouver

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2806

Condition: Good


Pages 237-276 Features: Photo of Dr. Ali Amini, Persian Finance Minister, reading statement at the conclusiont of the three-year-old dispute between the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and Persia; Two large aerial photos of Abadan, the greatest oil refinery in the world; Various Royal sightings in England; The Duke of Edinburgh tours Canada; 15 photos of the Empire Games in Vancouver, at which England became 'unofficial champion'; Review of book "The Ribbentrop Memoirs" with photos; Page of photos of the opening of the Empire Games in Vanocuver; Photos of Haile Selassie in Athens; Photo of ... View more info

Image for Leon Trotsky - Memorial Address "To the Memory of the Old Man" - Speech Delivered August 28, 1940 at Trotsky Memorial Meeting in New York

Leon Trotsky - Memorial Address "To the Memory of the Old Man" - Speech Delivered August 28, 1940 at Trotsky Memorial Meeting in New York

By: Cannon, James P.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Pioneer Publishers / Socialist Worker Party: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349G1036

Condition: Fair


15 pages. Published in the wake of the assassination of Trotsky in Mexico on August 20th, 1940. Author was a prominent American socialist. Above-average wear. Some age-yellowing. Unmarked. Binding intact. View more info

Image for Nanaimo Days Centennial 1874-1974, August 12-17, 1974 - Entertainment Schedule

Nanaimo Days Centennial 1874-1974, August 12-17, 1974 - Entertainment Schedule

By: Centennial Nanaimo Days Committee

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, B.C., Centennial Nanaimo Days Committee: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 652H4597

Condition: Very Good


Four-panel two-sided colour pamphlet advertising activities to celebrate Nanaimo's Centennial in 1974. 6 x 12 inches when opened. Includes 15 black and white photos of performers visiting the Harbour City, including: Red Bone, Catherine McKinnon, John Hewer (of the Pig & Whistle TV show), Fiddler Al Cherny, Dennis Day, Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura from Star Trek), and many more. Includes considerable text which describes many additional activities for the whole family. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice piece of Nanaimo ephemera. Bonus: includes 18 x 10" folded news clipping, ... 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 Vogue Magazine (US), August 15, 1971

Vogue Magazine (US), August 15, 1971

By: Gottfried, Martin; Kent, Leticia; Messinessi, Despina

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Conde Nast: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319G0637

Condition: Fair


114 pages. Features: Vogue's guidelines to the best new looks for fall - and what to wear with them; Ready-to-wear collections from Paris, London, Italy; How to put shoes, stockings and boots together; Vogue Patterns - black velvet for day; The new Underdressing; Vogue's own Boutique; Guidelines for Hair and Makeup; The Life and Loves of the American Beach Bum - by Patrick Skene Catling, Gardens are a Demanding Joy, by May Sarton, Ways to Save this "Fair and Sweet" land; H.R.H. The Princess Anne; Theatre in Paris 1789; Quilt art at the Whitney Museum; Vital Sex Questions People Don't ... View more info

Image for Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 6, Number 8, July 31 - August 6, 1940

Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 6, Number 8, July 31 - August 6, 1940

By: Hutchinson, Walter: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432C7880

Condition: Good


32 pages. Printed on glossy stock. 62 black and white quality photos and illustrations. Features: Illustration of the Highlander of Aberdeen which pulled into harbour with the wreckage of a Heinkel lying across her poop; Operations in Africa - photos; Map of Khartoum and area; Aerial photo of smoke over Haifa oil storage facilities after Italian raid on July 24th; Illustrated text of speech by Sir Shenton Thomas entitled "The Colonies Go To It"; Singapore photos; photo of a platoon of a Malay regiment at drill; Photos of damage to Italian warship after being hit by a 15" shell; P... 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 Maclean's - Canada's Weekly Newsmagazine - August 10, 1981 - Royal Wedding

Maclean's - Canada's Weekly Newsmagazine - August 10, 1981 - Royal Wedding

By: Knight, Bryan; Christopher, Rita; Grigsby, Wayne; Kennedy, Carol; Posner, Michael; Folster, David; Shaw, Andy; Moses, Art; Amiel, Barbara; Gray, Malcolm; Gates, Bruce; Jahn, Penelope; Fotheringham, Allan

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1082

Condition: Fair


48 pages. Features: Rave Reviews for Ed Koch; Quebecois Flock to the beaches of the south coast of Maine; Fairy-Tale Wedding of Charles, the Prince of Wales, to Diana Spencer - nice photos; Abolhassan Bani-Sadr; VIA Rail drops 15 Runs; World Record Swim for Alex Baumann; Strikes at Algoma Steel and Stelco; Straight-speaking Laura Sabia; B.C. Hatchery Accident results in many blind fish; Saskatoon aims to become a prairie Tivoli Gardens; Shorts - Fashion; Stopping the Suicide Cycle; Rock Music - with picture of Michael Anthony of Van Halen and Loverboy. Unmarked. Above-average wear. A worth... View more info

Image for Sail - The Romance of Clipper Ships, Volume I

Sail - The Romance of Clipper Ships, Volume I

By: Lubbock, Basil; Hook, F.A.; Smith, C. Fox [Introduction]

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London, The Blue Peter Publishing Company, Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 248H3785

Condition: Fair


Affixed to first blank leaf is a heartfelt handwritten note signed by the artist, Jack Spurling [1870-1933], to a Mr. Hardcastle, dated 15 December 1929. On opposite leaf is affixed a typed gift plate from one Lt. L.B. Whetstone, R.N., beneath which is written in pencil "H.M.S. Dauntless August, 1930". Laid-in is a one-page colour-illustrated magazine ad for this volume which reads in part "The life and colour of the golden days of sail, painted by Mr. Jack Spurling (30 colour plates and one photogravure) and described by Mr. Basil Lubbock. As great a treasure for book-lovers as... 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

Airforce Magazine: July-August-September 1991, Volume 15 Number 2

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Air Force Productions Limited: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23303738

Condition: Very Good


44 pages. Features include: CF-18 in Qatar; Sleep, Eat and Fly; P/O Prune... Dutiful but Dumb; Flame-Out - Col. G. Brennand (Ret); Diligent Search - by Desmond Chorley; Grounded at Petawawa; When Butterflies insulted Eagles; Cats in the Desert; Bomarc Memorial; The Endless Chain - Javelin flies at Mach One; Sar tech airman of the Quarter - Al Banky. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. Address label upon back cover. Nice copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Collector Magazine - July/August 1980, Vol. 15 No. 4

Canadian Collector Magazine - July/August 1980, Vol. 15 No. 4

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 763A9272

Condition: Very Good


Features: Seen at the shows; Rediscovering E. May Martin; Canadian Sports on Plates; 300 Years of Cap-Sante ,Quebec; The Macdonald Stewart Library; An Introduction to Japanese Art - Art Gallery of Greater Victoria; The Old Catholic Cemetery in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; Massey (Agricultural Works) Memorabilia; The Careful Collector - Part III - Handling and Packing Art Objects. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Image for Trains - The Magazine of Railroading: August 1965

Trains - The Magazine of Railroading: August 1965

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Kalmbach: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 821A2348

Condition: Good


Features: BR (British Rail) - a new image; South Vietnam - progress under fire; Railroad news Photos; Steam News Photos; Photo of Mexico's National Railway TR-3 Mountain type No. 3306; 17th Annual Motive Power Survey - The Common Denominator - 2,500 HP; A generation passes - Southern Pacific's locomotive 6153 ends its 15 year career; The Aging Dignity of Chicago Union Station - many photos; 4-panel colour fold-out centerfold ad by GM's EMD; Identify 10 diesels by looking at their wheels; If New York Central Says Yes - Central's second look at commuters; Photo of Cass Scenic No. 7, a balloon-st... View more info

Image for Colliers, The National Weekly Magazine: 15 August, 1936

Colliers, The National Weekly Magazine: 15 August, 1936

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Crowell: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339A4112

Condition: Good


Features: Listen, Mr. Landon (Governor Landon of Kansas) - Pilgrims to Topeka (Walter Davenport); Little Giant - Short-wave mix-up (Frank Condon); Bread into Roses, Part III - Second romance (Kathleen Norris); Coming and Going - Drama in the jury room (David Hoadley Munroe); Racers in Harness - the running of the Hambletonian (Quentin Reynolds); Perfect Hostess - Explorer afoot in a department store (Edward Shenton); Trouble Shooter, Part IX - Nan gets ready to go (Ernext Haycox); Singing for a Living - personal appearances that babbled Hollywood - Mr. Nelson Eddy (Kyle Crichton); A Change of... View more info