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Image for Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea : In the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22

Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea : In the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Hurtig: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 431A7649

ISBN: B0037UC2E2

Condition: Very Good


B0037UC2E2 xx, [2], 768 pages. "This work is significant not only as a record of accomplishment in exploration, but in providing insight into Franklin's abilities as a leader which were to be of even greater significance in his final expedition years later." - from dust jacket. Includes appendix on various subjects relating to science and natural history. 11 colour plates. 19 black and white plates. Three maps stored in pocket inside back board. Prior owner's handwritten name and date upon front free endpaper else unmarked. Book very handsome in bright red cloth with brilliant g... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 March (Mar.) 1951 - Toronto Maple Leafs Front Cover / Comrade Tim Buck of Canada's Communist Party

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 March (Mar.) 1951 - Toronto Maple Leafs Front Cover / Comrade Tim Buck of Canada's Communist Party

By: Allen, R.; Fraser, B.; Anglin, G.; Neville, Charles; Bodsworth, F.; Robertson, George H.; Callwood, J.; Mayse, Arthur; et al

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2459

Condition: Good


68 pages. Features: Great cover illustration of Toronto Maple Leaf locker room by Franklin Arbuckle shows button being sewn onto uniform of team captain Ted "Teeder" Kennedy by Tim Daly with Turk Broda in background; The Case History of Comrade Tim Buck - Leader of Canada's Communist Party for 21 years; You Too Can Be a Perfect Parent; The Hex-man of Croaker's Hole (fiction); Conscription! - How soon will it come?; Art Reaume - The Battered Boss of Windsor, Ontario; How to Pay Less Income Tax; Sir John Franklin's Folly; Regina's Always Starting Something; Whooping Cough - Number One B... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London (ILN) News, January 8, 1955 - Blocking of the Suez Canal

The Illustrated London (ILN) News, January 8, 1955 - Blocking of the Suez Canal

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

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2839

Condition: Good


Pages: 37-76. Features: Nice one-page Daimler Regency ad; Cover photo of the 'World Peace' which struck the El Ferdan swing bridge and blocked the Suez Canal; Professor Edgar Douglas Adrian; Mau Mau Terrorism in Kenya - home of Mrs. Anne Carnelley is burned; Fastest Man on Earth - photo of J.P. Stapp being strapped into rocket sled at Alamorgordo; Danish freighter 'Lexa Maersk' burns in Singapore; France approves German rearmament; Photos of 17 personalities of the week include Viscount Hambleden and his fiancee Donna Maria Carmela Attolico de Adelfia, Colonel Jose Antonio Remon of Panama, R... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), February (Feb.) 17, 1945 - Battle of the Roer Dams / Capture of Colmar / The Reichswald Offensive

The Illustrated London News (ILN), February (Feb.) 17, 1945 - Battle of the Roer Dams / Capture of Colmar / The Reichswald Offensive

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2703

Condition: Good


Pages 169-196. Features : Cover photo of Field-Marshal Montgomery with General Crerar of the Canadian First Army and General Dempsey of the British Second Army; The Battle of the Roer Dams - photos of the Urftstausee - a German defense key-point; Twelve great photos at various locations on the Western Front, including the capture of Colmar; Eighteen fantastic photos of the Reichswald Offensive where German towns were smashed by Allied bombing and infantry and armour moved through mud and flood; Article 'Prospects on the Western Front' by Cyril Falls; Two-page illustration of the victory over ... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), December (Dec.) 9, 1944 - Burma Battlefields / The V-2 Rocket Drive System

The Illustrated London News (ILN), December (Dec.) 9, 1944 - Burma Battlefields / The V-2 Rocket Drive System

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2701

Condition: Fair


Pages 645-672. Features : Cover portrait of Churchill upon his 70th birthday; Great one-page photo of Princess Elizabeth launching a battleship (location and ship name not provided, presumably for wartime reasons); Two pages of statistics of Britain's war effort; One-page Karsh photo-portrait of Edward Stettinius, U.S. Secretary of State; Two-page illustration of how L/Sergeant John Daniel Baskeyfield won his Victora Cross (V.C.) during the battle of Arnhem; Six photos show the opening of the port of Antwerp - a great supply port for the Western Front; Photos of incidents on the Western Front... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men, October 1929

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men, October 1929

By: Gibbons, John; Charnley, W.; Bodley, R.V.C.; Halliday, Dick; "Swazi"; Thomas, T.J.; "Billy See"; Taylor, Carl N.; Hichens, Captain W.; Stuart, Murray; Ives, M.E.M.; "The Captain"; Melville, Fred J.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G0988

Condition: Good


84 pages plus 36 pages of nice vintage advertisements. Features: The "Fool Afoot" in Italy - Part I; The Pirates of the "Ethel" - a tale of Australian piracy from 1899; The White Wanderer - my life among the Nomad Arabs - article with nice photos; The Queer Side of Things - My "Hunch" - a cowboy's plain tale of an odd adventure in Nevada; The Mystery of the "Flying Stones" - a weird story related by a South African policeman; The Judge's Joke - Judge Sawicki of Cleveland was anxious to be rid of three drunks; "Slippery Wiley" Scores Again - an illicit go... View more info

Image for B.C. (British Columbia) Historical News, Volume 12, No. 4, Summer 1979 - The Bell-Irving Land Surveyors

B.C. (British Columbia) Historical News, Volume 12, No. 4, Summer 1979 - The Bell-Irving Land Surveyors

By: Stevenson, Anne; Akrigg, Helen B.; Andrews, G.S.; Spittle, John O.; Harris, R.C.; et al

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., British Columbia Historical Association: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 651H2557

Condition: Good


44 pages. Features: Captain Inskip, R.N., and British Columbia; The Bell-Irving Land Surveyors in British Columbia; Alfred Pendrell Waddington and "Bute Island Route"; Old Trails and Routes in British Columbia; - The HBC 1849 Brigade Trail - Fort Hope to Kamloops; Reginald C.R. Tweed; Book Reviews; and more. Address label on back cover, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, May 1944 - Dr. George Moir Weir and His Young Men / Canada Catches on to New Industrial Skills / Wartime Information Board

National Home Monthly Magazine, May 1944 - Dr. George Moir Weir and His Young Men / Canada Catches on to New Industrial Skills / Wartime Information Board

By: Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Murray, K.F.; Roberts, T.G.; Jackson, S.; Cunningham, L.A.; Smith, N.; Gough, L.; Cox, C.; Bayne, E.G.; Amaron, D.; Et al

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Stovel / National Home Monthly: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4774

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: Cover photo of "Dr. Weir's Young Men" manning guns on ship; Great Ford Motor Company of Canada colour ad inside front cover shows their heavy vehicles at use on the fighting front and on the home front; Nice colour half-page Ritz crackers ad shows male and female members of Canada's forces and encourages readers to invite them to their homes; Interesting comments by Dr. H.L. Stewart as speculation over invasion of continental Europe rises; Photo of Lieut.-General H.D.G. Crerar; One-page colour illustration of frigate H.M.C.S. Swansea by Gordon Grant; One-page ad fo... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, June 1929 - "Chink Running" Cover Illustration

The Wide World Magazine, June 1929 - "Chink Running" Cover Illustration

By: Wilson, J.F.; "Billy See"; Nolan, John H.E.; Bodley, R.V.C.; MacLeod, Captain Jack; Taylor, Carl N.; Adams, W.H.; Stuart, Murray; Charnley, W.; Mackenzie, Lieut.-Colonel Donald; "Gundi"; "The Captain"; Melville, Fred. J.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G0667

Condition: Good


Pages 169-252 plus 28 pages of ads. Features: Chink-Running - an account of the illegal smuggling of Chinese over the U.S. border from Canada via the Detroit River; Slippery Wiley's Luck - Mr. Wiley returns to the scene of his prior crime to con money from more victims in Australia; The Mysterious M'Zab - A description of a little-known country in the heart of the Sahara where, although the French are the nominal rulers, the people actually obey the edicts of a secret Government of their own - great photos; "Ning We Pulls the Strings" - A story of Colonel Mackenzie's inimitable Chines... View more info