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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

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THE MAGAZINE ANTIQUES July 1948 (Collectibles, Volume LIV No. 1)

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New York, 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H0928

ISBN: B002ZDGYGY

Condition: Fair


B002ZDGYGY 64 pages. Features: George Washington - Printed Linen Panel - Collection of Doctor George D. Lyman; Homespun Quilt with Hand-Printed Decoration - collection of Mrs. Florence Peto; Another Old new England Farmhouse Restored; The First New Hampshire Clockmakers; A Mississippi Valley Panorama; Living with Antiques - Cove Hill in Rockport, MA; Furniture of Monmouth County; The Benjamin Franklin - In Print and Glass; and more. Printed upon glossy stock. Above-average wear and soiling with some moisture exposure. Not pretty but a worthy reference copy. View more info

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Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 132A7036

ISBN: 0500273162

Condition: Good


0500273162 531 pages. "In this extraordinary Victorian compilation, more than 800 children's games are described, with their rules, their local variants, and the tunes and songs that go with them." - from back cover. Usual library markings. Average wear. Binding sound. Solid working copy. View more info

Poems for the World

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Regina, SK, Banting Publishers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23106491

ISBN: 0920906168

Condition: Good


0920906168 53 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon front flyleaf. Author was formerly a star writer for Daylight International magazine in London, England. He has travelled extensively and possesses broad academic background and interests. View more info

Hampshire and D-Day

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Devon, England, Southgate Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23305360

ISBN: 1857410475

Condition: Very Good


1857410475 190 pages including list of abbreviations, index, and list of suggested further reading. Traces of wear and soiling to covers. Oblong, 7.75" x 8.125". Commemorates the central role played by the county of Hampshire as 'springboard' for the liberation of Europe on D-Day, 6th June 1944. History with a human face, illustrated by nearly 140 archive photographs which provide a fascinating glimpse into one of the most critical moments in twentieth-century history. View more info

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Maxims and Notes On the Art of Command for Junior Officers

By: "Collected By A Territorial Officer"

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, Hugh Rees, Ltd.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118C8469

Condition: Fair


61 pages. This well-travelled copy is boldly signed by former owner, J.C. Frith of the Canadian 18th Battalion at Hastings, England, April 1917. Above-average wear and soiling. Binding tender. Underlining on two pages. A wonderful WWI collectible. View more info

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Home from the Hill: Autumn Wanderings in the North-West, 1881-1884

By: A.S. Hill

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, TouchWood Editions: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 754C7108

ISBN: 0920663303

Condition: Good


0920663303 214 pages including footnotes and index. Black and white photos. "Fun, freedom and adventure - these were what drew many young men away from Victorian England to a life of wide horizons in British Columbia. This 'Triography' profiles three of the most intriguing of these newcomers. Moderate external wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. Faint evidence of small label removal atop half-title page. A quality copy. View more info

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Silent Observer

By: Acaster, David

Price: $295.00

Publisher: North Battleford, SK, Turner Warwick Pubns: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3429

ISBN: 091989917X

Condition: Good


091989917X Signed and briefly inscribed by author upon title page. xii, 167 pages. Eleven pages of black and white reproductions of photos. "Author recounts his WWII experiences as a radio technician on a bomber base in England. One of 5,000 Canadians trained in the then highly-secret application of radar, he became attached to No. 428 "Ghost" Squadron which flew out of Middleton St. George under Group 6, a Canadian auxiliary to Bomber Command." - paraphrased from back cover. Binding intact. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Canadian Antiques Collector - a Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts: November 1967

By: Adams, Marian: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764G0122

Condition: Good


31 pages Features: Confederation Silversmiths - Brief history of Canadian silversmiths of the Confederation period (1867 - 1871); 300 Years of Canadian Art - A look at an exhibition of Canadian art at the Art Gallery of Ontario from the early French colonial period to 1966; Eskimo Art - A Collector's Viewpoint; Animal Menagerie of the 1700's - Brief look pottery and porcelain animals from 18th century England; A Short History of Antique Miniature Furniture; An Outline of English Period Furniture - Identifying the various periods, their dates, and the wood used; and Contemporary French T... View more info

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Canadian Antiques Collector - a Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts: December 1967

By: Adams, Marian: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764G0123

Condition: Good


31 pages Features: Canadian Cut Glass - Brief history of lead glass manufactured and/or cut during the period 1900 - 1925); The Proud Years of Farming - A look at artists that painted farm animals and landscapes of Ontario's rural life from the 1850's to 1870's (Henri Perre, Otto Jacobi); New Year's Greeting from Ancient Egypt - A brief history of the Egyptian calendar and New Year's Day (including a New Year's bottle circa 600 B.C.); Josiah Spode and the Chinese Trade - Brief history of Josiah Spode (1776) and importing Chinese porcelain to America; Chippendale Chinese - Thomas Chippenda... View more info

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Two Years of French Foreign Policy. Vichy 1940-1942 (tudes d'histoire conom...

By: Adrienne Doris Hytier

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Minard: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H3705

ISBN: B00CU9YP4G

Condition: Good


B00CU9YP4G 402 pages. Extensive bibliography. Text in English. The first work to study the Vichy period as a whole, and for its own sake. Chapters include: Inventory; The Breeaking Up of a Partnership; Uneasy Relations With England; The Vanquished and the Victor; Collaboration; A New Name Enters French History - Montoire; The Neutrals; The Laval Crisis; Darlan Tries His Hand; Collaboration At a Price; The Last Months. Prior owner's details atop first blank leaf, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Two inch opening between bottom of back cover and spine. Binding intact. A worthy copy. View more info

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Australian Folksongs Song Folio: The First Hundred Years

By: Alex Hood; Gabrielle Hood

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Australia, J. Albert & Sons Music Publishers: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107H3242

ISBN: B0007KAC0G

Condition: Good


B0007KAC0G 36 pages. Includes piano music and lyrics for these songs: An Exile of Erin; The Ballad of Ben Hall; Bluey Brink; Bold Jack Donahoe; Bound for South Australia; Brisbane Ladies; The Broken Down Squatter; The Bullockies' Ball; The Catalpa; The Dead Horse Shanty; Dennis O'Reilly; The Eumarella Shore; Flash Jack From Gundagai; Jim Jones at Botany Bay; The New England Cockie; The Old Bullock Dray; The Overlander; The Plains of Emu; The Cry "Look Out Below"; Ten Thousand Miles Away; The Old Bark Hut; The Kelly's Byrne and Hart; Van Diemen's Land; Where's Your Licence?. Clean and... View more info

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OUR FIRST 60 YEARS. A Story of a Cariboo Pioneer

By: Allen, C. C.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Caryall Books Ltd: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 155H1491

ISBN: B000ONTJJQ

Condition: Good


B000ONTJJQ 83 pages. Several black and white reproductions of archival photos. Author was born in England in 1890. Here he recounts his B.C. pioneering memories. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Happy Garden

By: Ansell, Mary

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, Limited: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 159G2293

Condition: Fair


224 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Decorated endpapers. Attractive gilt and colour adornment to olive cloth-covered front board. Somewhat above-average overall wear. Hairline opening along front hinge. Moderate foxing near both endpapers. Prior owner's name atop half-title page. A worthy copy of this charming work. View more info

Image for Popular Science Monthly Magazine, September 1933, Vol. 123, No. 3 - Queer Vehicles Inventors Produce

Popular Science Monthly Magazine, September 1933, Vol. 123, No. 3 - Queer Vehicles Inventors Produce

By: Armaguac, Alden P.; Teale, Edwin; Boone, Andrew R.; Burton, Walter E.; Johnson, Gaylord; Martin, Robert E.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Popular Science Monthly: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 536G1143

Condition: Good


96 pages. Features: Nice Plymouth Six ad featuring interview with G.R. Stevens of Elgin, Illinois; ATT ad features woman using old-style phone; Buying automatic refrigerators; "Human-Eye" camera opens new way to television; Snakeskin and marble made by photography; Planes to dump rain on crops; Photo of tidal wave in the River Severn, in England; Queer jobs in the Arctic - Major L.T. Burwash in pursuit of the North Magnetic Pole; Two-passenger sailplane has closed cockpits; Rare Stamp Racketeers thwarted by black light; Human body gets machine tests; Freak vehicles for air, land, and ... View more info

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Wofur Kampfen Wir? (Why are We Fighting?): Herausgegeben Vom Personal - Amt Des Heeres

By: Army Personnel Office; Rosenberg, Alfred

Price: $2,495.00

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, German Army: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 735A4935

Condition: Fair


144 pages. Text in German. Many black and white illustrations. Several maps. A substantial document intended for the German officer class in what turned out to be the latter days of Hitler's Germany. Opens with facsimile reprint of a three-page letter signed by Adolph Hitler, dated 8 January, 1944. (For clarity, please note that Hitler did not sign this copy.) Next is a two-page contribution by Alfred Rosenberg. Balance of book is divided into the following sections: Das Judentum (Judaism), Der Bolschewismus (Bolshevism), England, Amerika (America), Entwicklung und Ziel (Development an... View more info

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Paddy and His Friend - Popup (Pop-Up) Book (S.4138/11)

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: England, MEM/HEA: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 254H0361

Condition: Good


Scant publishing information provided with this charming diminutive pop-up book which features four scenes involving a darling puppy and kitten in idyllic country surroundings. Possibly printed in England, perhaps circa 1965. Average wear with one minor tape repair. Unmarked. All pop-ups complete and functioning. A sound copy. 6.2" x 4". 30grams. View more info

Inside Information - How the Nation's Services Work

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Limited: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74109404

Condition: Fair


320 pages including index. A fascinating and nostalgic look at the infrastructure of England. Includes 180 photos, diagrams and drawings. View more info

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Colour Map of Devon - Circa 1902

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Publisher Not Stated: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228A7953

Condition: Very Good


Outside dimensions 14.5" x 10.5" Circa 1902. Centerfold. Light wear. Please see our photo for details. View more info

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1902 Map of Durham, England

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Publisher Not Stated: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228A7955

Condition: Good


Outside dimensions 14.5" x 10.5" Circa 1902. Centerfold. Light wear. Please see our photo for details. View more info