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The Magazine, Antiques August 1947

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: New York, Antiques Magazine: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H0929

ISBN: B003Y31FAE

Condition: Good


B003Y31FAE Pages 69-140. Features: Detail from Printed Cotton (c. 1850) cover; Carved Wood Circus Figure; About a Portrait of Benjamin Franklin; Pewter Pieces - In an English Collection; Charleston's First Artistic Couple; Living with Antiques - The Cape Cod Home of Mrs. Charles D. Cook; Two Early Massachusetts Houses; The Origin of the Hooked Rug; History on Staffordshire; New England Painting - A Prophe Enters the Wilderness; Carved Wood Circus-Wagon Figures; and more. Printed upon glossy stock. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for Trains - The Popular Magazine of Railroading, August 1951- The Song of the Shay

Trains - The Popular Magazine of Railroading, August 1951- The Song of the Shay

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Kalmbach: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0074

ISBN: B00LOV7LH4

Condition: Good


B00LOV7LH4 60 pages. Features: Steam Cools Your Train - interesting article and photos about air conditioning systems on rails; Washington, D.C.'s small railroads - article with maps and photos; The Song of the Shay - twice a day the 'screwdrivers' of the Camino, Placerville & Lake Tahoe sing their concrete-mixer theme on there way to and from the timber - article with photos and map; Photo Section; Centerfold photo of the maiden trip of the EMD FP-7 Reading Railroad train No. 2618 at Jenkintown, Pa.; The Day Coach - Passenger Coaches have become more luxurious - lengthy article with photos; ... View more info

The Dandy Book 1987

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25308520

ISBN: 0851163599

Condition: Very Good


0851163599 Unpaginated. Light to moderate wear. Slight lean to spine. Small patch removed from front board where price sticker removed. Contents clean and unmarked with minimal wear. View more info

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Eight Bells and Green Ones - Memories of a Retired Chief Boatswain Mate

By: "The Buffer" (Ron Elliott) (Signed)

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published (Van Coillie, Dries): 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13804681

Condition: Very Good


56 pages. Undated but appears to be circa 1985. A brief history of service at HMCS Cornwallis from May-Sept 1949. "Gives the reader a look at New Entry Training, Naval Lore, Human Interest Stories and some Naval Characters, of which the Navy had its share." - Joseph Lay. Black and white photographs. Author's signature and lenghty inscription to V.L. Swanton inside front cover. Foreward by CIER Joseph Lay G.M. C.D. taped to page one. A quality 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

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Alberni Prehistory : Archaeological and Ethnographic Investigations On Western Vancouver Island

By: Alan D. McMillan; Denis E. St. Claire

Price: $139.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Theytus Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73204496

ISBN: 091944105X

Condition: Very Good


091944105X 219 pages. Black and white illustrations. "The first book to detail the prehistory and culture history of the Central Westcoast (Nootkan) people, the Tseshaht and Opetchesaht, whose traditional homeland includes the Alberni Valley and the Westcoast region of Vancouver Island.... Represents the long-awaited completion of a community archaeology project initiated in 1973. Includes a full report on the analysis of the data excavated from one prehistoric native village site, a survey of all other recorded archaeological sites in the study area, plus detailed ethnographic and hist... View more info

Image for Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History #14

Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History #14

By: Allen, Robert S.; Mills, G.E.; Holdsworth, D.W.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Government of Canada: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 415C6475

Condition: Good


170 pages. Archival black and white photos. Includes: The British Indian Department and the Frontier in North America, 1755-1830; The B.C. Mills Prefabricated System - The Emergence of Ready-made Buildings in Western Canada. Prior owner's small inkstamped name inside front cover else clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Christian Iconography: The History of Christian Art in the Middle Ages

Christian Iconography: The History of Christian Art in the Middle Ages

By: Alphonse Napoleon Didron

Price: $79.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Princeton University Press: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 458G4856

ISBN: 069109716X

Condition: Good


069109716X 174 pages plus almost as many pages containing 341 black and white illustrations. Selective bibliography. Index. "Shows what can be observed of the manner in which the Christian images of late antiquity were created and what role these images played alongside other forms of Christian piety... The monuments considered are those that precede the rise of Islam." - from Introduction. Contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight. Moderate external wear to book. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this 1980 reprint.... View more info

Image for The Model Craftsman - The Home Mechanic's Magazine, March 1936, Volume 4, Number 10

The Model Craftsman - The Home Mechanic's Magazine, March 1936, Volume 4, Number 10

By: Anderson, Graham; MacNabb, Angus; Mines, Gilbert; Spon, W. Edmonds; Gentl, Eric; Crosby, Wm. F.; Ashford, Major S.D.; Loucks, P.W.; Doherty, Lawrence; Thorp, Edward E.; Moyer, Roger, Zaic, Frank & Associates; Frazier, R.C.; Olmstead, G.A.; Cox

Price: $99.95

Publisher: East Stroudsburg, PA, Model Craftsman Publishing Corp.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G1261

Condition: Fair


64 pages. Includes black and white photos and many detailed drawings. Features: A Narrow Gauge Engine; A Harbor Tug; Modelmaking - Past and Present; "Royal Blue" $1,150.00 Prize Model Building Contest; Wall Sconce; A 17' Sailboat; Automatic Signals; The Fireplace Shovel (cont'd from last month); "Signals - And How' - part 2; How Gas Engines Work; A Gasoline Powered Model Airplane; The Dockyard - marine matters; A Hanging Lamp; A Bow Lathe; What the Clubs are Doing; Tinplate Topics; "O" Steam Locomotive - completing the engine and raising steam; So You're Going to the Mode... 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

Image for Collier's Magazine, August 3, 1946 - Who is a Negro? / Henry Kaiser / Ann Curtis Cover Photo

Collier's Magazine, August 3, 1946 - Who is a Negro? / Henry Kaiser / Ann Curtis Cover Photo

By: Asbury, Herbert; Matthews, Herbert L.; Sawin, C.L.; Scholefield, R.S.; Velie, Lester; Colby, Stoddard B.; Edwin Lanham; Waldron, Jonathan G.; Polonsky, Abraham; Ross, Leonard; Beauchamp, D.; Dryer, Bernard

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Crowell-Collier: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1859

Condition: Good


74 pages. Fiction: Straw Hat Circuit; Candlelight and Salt Pork; A Little Fire; Sleep, My Love (part 2 of 5); The Wonderful Race at Rimrock; Come Back, Come Back. Articles: Who is a Negro - the problem of lightskin colored folks who pass as whites; St. George and the Marxian Dragon - a report on the first year of Britain's experiment in socialism; All-America Water Queens - The A.A.U. picks a team of the nation's 14 best girl swimmers; What George Bernard Shaw thinks at Ninety; The Truth About Henry Kaiser - this, part 2 of 3, deals chiefly with his invasion of the automobile industry; The S... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - April (Apr.) 1950: I Farm in the Moon

Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - April (Apr.) 1950: I Farm in the Moon

By: Athanas, Verne; Knox, Joe; Constiner, Merle; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2274

Condition: Good


188 pages. Features: Signposts toward super yields; Scrob cows good-bye - artificial insemination; "Like to Ride with Daddy" - farm safety; California's new Millions; Clover Seed Can be a Cash Crop; Dyed-In-The-Wool Ranchers - the John Norton's of Montana's Gallatin Valley; I Farm in the Moon; That Laborsaving Tractor Lift; Making good land better; Now the aminals tell us; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for Country Gentleman, The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - February (Feb.) 1951: Does Butter Have a Future?

Country Gentleman, The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - February (Feb.) 1951: Does Butter Have a Future?

By: Athanas, Verne; Stuart, Jesse; Shaftel, George Armin; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2265

Condition: Good


148 pages. Features: Does butter have a future?; Bulls to make more beef with less feed; A house to keep pace with your life; Soil tillers - weed killers; Calves are getting better care; Little farm, bountiful life; Record weights at weaning time; Helping others helps us; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A nice vintage copy. View more info

Image for Rod & Gun in Canada Magazine, May 1967

Rod & Gun in Canada Magazine, May 1967

By: Austin, Den; Robinson, Bill; Smith, Roberta H.; Sismey, Eric D.; Reader, H.J.; Hopkins, Grant; Walker, Joseph L.; Shiner, Don; Mitchell, George; Shiner, Don; Laing, James A.; Fowler, John T.; Stewart, Dave; Harris Gerry; Butlin, Larry; Brown, W.D.F.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Montreal, Rod & Gun Publishing Corporation: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1491

Condition: Good


Features: The Now Generation - B.C. Conservationists Get Things Done; Helicopter Over Canada; Giant Atlantic Salmon of Newfoundland's Humber River; The Suicidal Duck; Fighting Witefish - The most exciting fishing in years; Saving lost plugs; A Trip to Remember - Largemouth Bass near Parry Sound; Three Best Flies for Big Trout; Good Bass Fishing in B.C. Lakes; Fishing Bruce County's Saugeen River; Spring Methods for Walleyes; Fishfood; Sturgeon from Sturgeon Falls; All Canada N.S.S.A. Skeet Team for 1967; Early Honda generator ad on back cover shows lady watching TV in her rowboat; and more. M... View more info

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Daisy Chain Stories

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $499.95

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins' Clear-type Press: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136A7790

Condition: Good


80 pages. Undated. Circa early 1900s? Colour illustration upon front board shows two young girls and a boy making daisy chains. Colour plate frontis (by D.C.S.?) shows girl on park bench reading to three youngsters and a dog seated around her, with the caption "There sits fair-haired Effie." Stories include: Playing Horses; The Concert at the Zoo; The Holiday Coach; The Bravest Deed; Going to See the Queen; A Visit to the Country; Elsie's Team; Eric's Holiday; Mrs. Lion's Infant School; A visit to the West Indies; Five Peas in a Pod; Proud Mr. Drake; The Whistling Pig; The Stray L... View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette: No. 166 - Vol. XVI, October 1909

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5530

Condition: Good


Features: Phot and write-up re: "Our Brigadier, Col. F.W. Romilly, C.B., D.S.O.; Sheet music (piano music, solo, and lyrics) to Herbert G. De Hamel's "The Hodden Gray; A Territorial Training Song; Shooting results; "B" Company's Week-end; A Page from a Non.-Com's. Diary; Scots Abroad - a tramp in Burma; Roll of Non-Commissioned Officers and Men, 14th (County of London) Battalion, the London Regiment (The London Scottish); and more. Average wear and soiling. Staples disintegrated. Name written atop front cover. View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette: No. 134 - Vol. XII, February 1907

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5534

Condition: Good


Features: Photo portrait of The Right Hon. R.B. Haldane, K.C., LL.D., M.P., Sec. of State for War; Company Notes; London Scottish Appeal Fund; Distribution of Prizes; Notes on the Attack (based on Infantry Training 1906) by the C.O.; Notes by the Commanding Officer; Major Malcolm in India; Sergeants' Mess - lecture by Major Neish; Recruiting poster; Company dinners; Rab and his friends - presentation to Pte. R.W. Simpson; High Life in Hong Kong (A St. Andrew's Ball), by Captain Gordon Casserly; Correspondence; Photo of "Our Early Uniform"; The Massacre of Glencoe - important historical... View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette: No. 138 - Vol. XII, June 1907

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5538

Condition: Good


Features: Photo of "D" Company - winners of the Celestial Cup; Company Notes; Our Regimental Plate - No. VIII - The Wemyss Prize - Continued; Signalling at Southborough, Kent - Whitsuntide, 1907; Notes by the C.O.; Shooting Results; Battalion Athletic Meeting; The Pipes in London - by Openiah; and more. Average wear and soiling. Staples disintegrated. View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette: No. 140 - Vol. XII, August 1907

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5540

Condition: Good


Features: Photo portrait and write-up of William McCall, Esq., M.D.; Company Notes; The Bisley Meeting, with photo of the "King's" Prizeman, Lieut. W.C. Addison, Australia; Notes by the Commanding Officer; Our Regimental Plate - the "McCall" Cup - photographed and described by Ian Bhreatannaich; Famous Shots; Bisleyana; London Diocesan Church Lads' Brigade; and more. Average wear and soiling. Staples disintegrated. View more info