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Image for Sights and Scenes of the World: A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art, People's Series, No. 17, 17 February 1894

Sights and Scenes of the World: A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art, People's Series, No. 17, 17 February 1894

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Chicago, W.B. Conkey Company: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 827C6796

Condition: Good


16 pages. 13" x 10.5" oblong. Wonderful full-page black and white photos of: Poet's Corner, Westminster Abby; The Municipal Buildings, Aberdeen; City of Munich, Germany; Lake Maggiore, Italy; The Hotel De Ville, or, City Hall, Paris; Trollhattan Falls, Sweden; Water Carriers in Cairo; The City of Damascus; Tea Plantation in China; City of Calcutta, India; The State, War and Navy Departments, Washington, D.C.; City Hall Square, New York; The City of Zacatecas, Mexico; Hyde Park, London - a busy street scene; Royal Museum, Berlin; The Ghiberti bronze doors in Florence. Moderate wear. ... View more info

Men of Faith and Daring

By: Berry, W.Grinton: Editor

Price: $139.95

Publisher: London, The "Boys Own Paper" Office: 1926

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 74604010

Condition: Fair


221 pages. High character and heroic actions are the dominating notes of the careers described in this volume. The nine stories include: Tamate - and his stirring adventures in New Guinea; The siege of For Michilimackinac - the exciting experiences of a fur trader among red Indians; Basil of Caesarea; Daniel Wilson, the Lion-Hearted Bishop of Calcutta; David Livingstone, the Greatest of Explorers; Anecdotes of Livingstone; Bishop McIlvaine of Ohio; Ambrose of Milan - the Archbiship who never feared the face of man; David Brainerd, the Apostle to the red Indians. Three colour plates includin... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, Saturday, December [Dec.] 11,1937 - Dramatic Photos from War-Stricken Shanghai

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143H3370

Condition: Fair


52, [4 ads] pages. Features: Cover photos of Pithecanthropus remains recently discovered in Java; Several additional photos of the Pethecanthropus skull; Photos of recently appointed military men The Viscount Gort, Maj.-Gen. C.G. Liddell, and Sir Harold A. Brown; The first under-sea photos of ship salvage - work in a sunk warship at Scapa, and on the surface - seven fascinating photos; Two pages of photos of the King with his loyal tenants of the Duchy of Cornwall; Five illustrations of Spanish Civil War scenes; Two photos of new roads in Waziristan, one of which shows the 2nd infantry Brigad... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, January (Jan) 13, 1940 - British Maginot Section Under Fire / The Grim War in Finland

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2685

Condition: Good


Pages 33-64 plus advertorial covers. Features: Cover photo of snow-covered R.A.F. Aerodrome - showing airman and plane in trees- somewhere in France; Photos of treasures of the tomb of Pharaoh Sheshonk, at Tanis; Two drawings of the British Maginot Sector under fire; Two-page illustration of Scottish troops taking over in the Maginot Line; Two-page panoramic map of the heavily fortified coastline of north-western Germany; Photos of incoming and outgoing cabinet ministers Leslie Hore-Belisha, Oliver Stanley, Andrew Rae Duncan, and John Reith; Page of six photos showing Finnish medical services... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 9, 1942 - Madagascar Occupied By British Forces to Forestall Japanese Plot

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

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4653

Condition: Good


Pages 537-564. Features: Cover photo-portrait of the King with General Henri Giraud (in 1940); Burial of Lieut.-Commander E. Esmonde, V.C.; King welcomes fighter pilots back after daylight sweep over northern France; Photo of dozens of gas producer units to be fitted into lorries to save petrol; Photo of Australia's Dr. H.V. Evatt with Churchill; Photo of U.S. Admiral H.R. Stark in London; Photo of POW German Generals Von Ravenstein, Arthur Schmidt, and I.P. de Villiers at South African port; Photo of A.T.A. platoon marching; Seven photos of Madagascar plus one-page relief map indicating its ... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, 16 May 1953 - Collision Between the 'Duke of York' and the U.S. Freighter 'Haiti Victory'

The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, 16 May 1953 - Collision Between the 'Duke of York' and the U.S. Freighter 'Haiti Victory'

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

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2800

Condition: Good


Pages 761-808. Features: Nice colour ad for six models of Kodak camera inside front cover; One-page ad for the Daimler Conquest auto; Excellent half-page photo ad for Aston Martin entitled "From le Mans to Runnymede'; Dramatic photos of the result of the crash which slice off the bow of the British Railways ship 'Duke of York'; Royal photos; Phillip gets his wings; Jordan Revisited - article with photos of Jordan, King Hussein, Palestinian refugee camp; House-trained otter of Mrs. Puggaard in Denmark; Training horses for Coronation Day; Extensive rehearsals for Coronation Day; Photos of p... View more info

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The soul and body of an army,

By: Hamilton, Ian

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George H. Doran company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665G4581

ISBN: B00085T8ZU

Condition: Fair


B00085T8ZU 303 pages. Hamilton had an extensive heralded career with the British military and was a prolific author. "Here, greatly daring, I have taken an Army as my theme - that mould of steel which fixes bodies and souls into another pattern from those of agriculture or commerce." - from page 24. Includes the following interesting chapters: Knowledge of Armies; Higher Organization; Organization Generally; Military Organization; Discipline; Training; Numbers; Genius; Patriotism; Application of Higher Organization; Application of Organization to the Troops; Application of Disciplin... View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, April (Apr.) 15, 1953 -  British West Indies Want to Join Canada / New Brunswick Prospecting / 3D Movies / Cinerama

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, April (Apr.) 15, 1953 - British West Indies Want to Join Canada / New Brunswick Prospecting / 3D Movies / Cinerama

By: Hutton, Eric; Berton, Pierre; Johnstone, Ken; Dugan, James; Sangster, Dorothy; Allen, R.T.; Percival, Lloyd; Hutton, E.; Scott, Jack; Collins, Bob; Johnson, Vera; Gray, John; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4706

Condition: Good


96 pages. Features: Cover art by Oscar Cahen shows different movie theatre lineups; One-page Birks Jewellers ad; Fantastic one-page colour-photo ad for International Trucks shows six trucks; Editorial - An Epitaph for Stalin; Why Derek Bentley Had to Hang; Backstage at Ottawa - Social Credit Feels Its Oats; Nice one-page colour-photo ad for GE's Roto-Cold fridge; The British West Indies Want to Join Canada - bonus-length feature article; How Elizabeth Was Taught to Rule - part 3 of 7 of a series on the family in Buckingham Palace - article with great royalty photos; Our Illegal Federal Electi... View more info

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"--and ships--and sealing wax';: A chronicle of the cruise of the Empress of Britain, 1933-4,

By: Irwin, Alan Maurice

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan company of Canada, limited: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 666H4079

ISBN: B000894M66

Condition: Good


B000894M66 [8], 285, [1] pages. 223 x 145 mm. Black and white photographic plates. A 1935 reprint of the 1934 first edition. Author's wonderful account of his four and a half month, forty-thousand mile world cruise which took him to twenty-four countries and thirty-two ports. Name upon front free endpaper. One-inch opening atop back hinge, otherwise binding intact. Average wear to publisher's blue cloth. Dust jacket not included. A sound vintage copy. WHITEMAN 585. View more info

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Calcutta to Caroni: The East Indians of Trinidad; studies,

By: La Guerre, John Gaffar

Price: $149.95

Publisher: U.K., Longman Caribbean; [distributed in the U.S.A. by Longman Inc., New York: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 544G2916

ISBN: 0582786088

Condition: Good


0582786088 11 pages. Footnotes. "This collection of essays sets out to gather together the insights of various social science disciplines into the East Indian community of Trinidad."- from back cover. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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The Last Gentleman of War,The: The Raider Exploits of the Cruiser Emden

By: Lochner, R.K; Lindauer, Thea; Lindauer, Harry

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Arrow (A Division of Random House Group): 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 243H3013

ISBN: 0091737826

Condition: Very Good


0091737826 viii, [1], 321 pages. Bibliography. Black and white photographic plates. "The Emden is credited with capturing or sinking nineteen merchant ships while sweeping the seas from Diego Garcia to Calcutta, from the Maldive islands to the Malay Peninsula during WW I. After she was defeated by an Australian cruiser her survivors embarked on an adventure-filled journey across the Indian Ocean, overland on the Arabian Peninsula, to Constantinople and the safety of a German squadron. Provides a colourful portrait of a lost era of naval warfare that will engage the imagination and int... View more info

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Calcutta, City of Palaces

By: Losty, Jeremiah P.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The British Library Publishing Division: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 528C8862

ISBN: 0712302042

Condition: Fair


0712302042 136 pages. Index. Bibliography. Published to celebrate the 300th birthday of Calcutta, this book provides "an account of its growth from a trading station of mud huts into a city whose beauty excited the admiration of all visitors... The author has drawn upon a wide range of contemporary accounts of the city and its inhabitants to provide a counterpoint to this visual evidence, giving often charming insights into the way the British conducted themselves in such strange surroundings." - from dust jacket. Wonderfully illustrated in colour and black and white. Few light pe... View more info

Image for Cinemart - The Most Authoritative Mandarin Magazine In the World, March [Mar.] 1978, No. 99

Cinemart - The Most Authoritative Mandarin Magazine In the World, March [Mar.] 1978, No. 99

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Cinemart: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 565H3973

Condition: Good


90 pages. Wonderful colour and black and white photography. Features: Nice one-page colour photo of Lin Ching Hsia and Charles Chin walking on beach; Two pages of colour photos of Lin Fung Chaio; The Spring Lake - colour photos; Witty Hand, Witty Sword - colour photos; Hua Chia Ta - one-page colour photo; Shaolin Revengers - foldout colour photos; Eva Ling - beautiful colour fold-out photo; Chung Yao; Lee Hseing; Calcutta Airport adventures; Wang Tao's view of marriage; Yang Fei Fei; San Hsuan Min Lang; Eva Lin; Shaw Yin Yin; Visit Pao Hsueh Li in Taiwan; Everlasting Love; For Whom to be Mur... View more info

Na Okida O Hawaii - Hawaii Orchid Journal Volume IV, Number 3 September 1975

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Hawaii, Publisher: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35507974

Condition: Very Good


28 pages. Features: Cymbidiums on the Big Island; Federal Insecticide, Fungicide ad Rodenticide Act; The American Orchid Society Orchid Identification Center; Growing Three Attractive Flowering Dendrobiums in the Indian Botanical Garden, Calcutta; and more. Lovely copy. Light wear. Unmarked. View more info

Image for Railroad Magazine, December, 1966 - Vol. 80, No. 2

Railroad Magazine, December, 1966 - Vol. 80, No. 2

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Popular Publications: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 768A9762

Condition: Good


Features: Pennsy High-Speed Electrics; Interesting Railfans No. 48; Calcutta's Streetcar System; Chesapeake & Ohio Stream Roster (1926); and more. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Esquire Magazine, November 1970 - Lt. William L. Calley Jr. Cover Photo

Esquire Magazine, November 1970 - Lt. William L. Calley Jr. Cover Photo

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Esquire, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349C8795

Condition: Good


236 pages. Features: The Confessions of First Lieutenant William J. Calley; The People Inside Peter Sellers; Kicking the Habit - Priests of the Roman Catholic Church reconsidering celibacy; Paranoia - story by Thomas Williams; The Sirhan B. Sirhan Literary Negotiations, Etc., Inc.; Oh! Hillard Elkins! - presenting the man who brought you Oh! Calcutta; Is it Too Late for you to be Pals with a Black Panther?; Saturday at Lee ----ing Marvin's; Short Visits with Five Writers and One Friend - Russell Edson, James Purdy, Grace Paley, J.B. Singer, Frank Conroy, and friend Maurice; Photo-illustrated ... View more info

Image for Weekend Magazine, 18 August 1973 (Canadian Newspaper Insert) - Karen Magnussen

Weekend Magazine, 18 August 1973 (Canadian Newspaper Insert) - Karen Magnussen

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Telegram: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G0676

Condition: Good


24 pages. Features: A Letter From India - Allan Hodgson and Patricia Welbourn learn to live with Calcutta; Sevearl pages of beautiful photos of Canada's northlands; How Mexican Police Unearthed the Truth About Two Canadian Archaeologists - Elizabeth F. Snow describes the experience she shared with her husband while on a dig in Mexico; The Girl with the Iron Gut - Karen Magnussen has earned a world championship and a contract of $100,000 a year as a professional figure skater - article with colour photos; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality vintage copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, February (Feb.) 1929 - Over Niagara Falls in a Rubber Ball! / Biggest Hold-up on Record

The Wide World Magazine, February (Feb.) 1929 - Over Niagara Falls in a Rubber Ball! / Biggest Hold-up on Record

By: Scotty; Jack MacLeod; D.M. McCullum; H.P. Musson; G.E. Stuart-Reid; H.C. Thompson; Orrin E. Dunlap; M.S. Coffman; J. De Bruin; F.A. Liebenberg; Gill, E.; Shaw, M.; Trinkler, E.; Kohl, E.; Stuart, M.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1929

Edition: American Edition

Seller ID: 123H0028

Condition: Good


Pages 254-336 plus 12 pages of ads. Features: Biggest Hold-up on Record - robbery of the U.S. Mail at Toledo, Ohio in February, 1921; Salvaging a God - a tale of South Sea natives and one of their gods; Pekin (Peking / Beijing) to London, Mostly by Car- Fantastic photo-illustrated article on Capt. D.M. McCallum's 15,000 mile adventure, including photos of Angkor; Further Adventures of a Tenderfoot in Canada (part 3 of 3) - H.P. Musson's homestead turns out to be all rocks and precipices!; The People of Pierre Le Loupe - George E. Stuart-Reid volunteers with the North-West Mounted to finally c... View more info

Image for The Straits Settlements 1826-67 - Indian Presidency to Crown Colony: East Asian Historical Monographs XXXII

The Straits Settlements 1826-67 - Indian Presidency to Crown Colony: East Asian Historical Monographs XXXII

By: Turnbull, C.M.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: U.K., Oxford University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 544G2151

Condition: Good


428 pages. Index. Bibliography. Fold-out map at back. "Traces the development of Straits society, viewed not from London or Calcutta but from the settlements themselves and especially the capital in Singapore... Examines the social, administrative and economic character of the settlements, the problems of external defence and piracy, relations with the Malay states, and the long history of pressure for constitutional reform and transfer to direct colonial rule." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's details upon front free endpaper. Average wear to book. Binding tight. Above-averag... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, 7 September 1946

By: Various Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, England, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 749G0156

Condition: Good


Cover: Greece Votes For the Restoration of the Monarchy by an Overwhelming Majority: King George II, of the Hellenes in London, Where He Awaited the Decision. Features include: Our Notebook; Book Review: "Nisi Dominus: A Survey of the Palestine Controversy": by Neville Barbour; Aftermath of War: The Precarious State of Europe; A War-Time Patrol Among the Head-Hunters of Dutch New Guinea; The World of Science: An Isle of Wight Dinosaur; and Books of the Day. Pictorial Journals include: Goodwill Cruise: U.S.S. Franklin D. Roosevelt Visits the Mediterranean; World Survey: Topical... View more info