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Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, March 5, 1955 -  Cover Photo of Princess Margaret on Raft in Jamaica

The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, March 5, 1955 - Cover Photo of Princess Margaret on Raft in Jamaica

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

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2813

Condition: Good


Pages 381-428.. Features: Guinness ad inside front cover features Jane Welsh Carlyle; Nice one-page Benson & Hedges ad features ritzy scene aboard trainr; One-page ad for the David Brown companies features welder at work; Nice half-page ad for Westland helicopters; One-page ad for Cossor shows auto assembly line at Morris Motors; One-page Fairey Aviation Company ad honours the H.M. S. Illustrious; Two pages of photos of Princess Margaret being welcomed in St. Kitts, Jamaica and the Bahamas; Turkey and Iraq sign mutual defence treaty; King Hussein of Jordan engaged to Princess Dina Abd-El-Hamid... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 7, 1953 -  Loss of the Car Ferry 'Princess Victoria' / Flooding in England and the Netherlands

The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 7, 1953 - Loss of the Car Ferry 'Princess Victoria' / Flooding in England and the Netherlands

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

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2795

Condition: Good


Pages 181-220. Features: Cover photos of the loss of the car-ferry 'Princess Victoria' which went down on 31 January with a loss of 128 lives, plus two more pages of dramatic photos of the disaster; Simulating an atomic blast over Clapham Junction; 10 photos related to the murder of the Ruck family by Mau Mau terrorists in Kenya, a shocking crime redeemed only by the heroism of an African houseboy; Full-page photo of massive flooding on Canvey Island, Essex - the Thames estuary pleasure resort; Two more pages of photos of the Canvey Island flooding which killed 100; Photos of flood-related sc... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 21, 1953 -  Cover Photo of Preparation of the Magnificent Purple Robe To Be Worn By Her Majesty at Her Coronation

The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 21, 1953 - Cover Photo of Preparation of the Magnificent Purple Robe To Be Worn By Her Majesty at Her Coronation

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

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2796

Condition: Good


Pages 261-296. Features: Nice colour ad for Dewar's "White Label" Scotch inside front cover; Nice one-page ad for Rootes Group Cars (Sunbeam-Talbot, Hillman Minx); Preparation of the Queen's Coronation robe; Arrival of new U.S. Ambassador, Winthrop W. Aldrrich; Two pages of illustrations of how the Dutch fight their eternal and unwearying enemy - the sea - repairing dykes and reclaiming land; Excellent one-page colour-photo portrait of Dwight Eisenhower; One-page colour photo of the Lord Lyon and Officers of the Scottish Court of Chivalry; The Indo-China War - photos from Nasam and th... View more info

Image for Land, Power, and Economics on the Frontier of Upper Canada (Carleton Library Series)

Land, Power, and Economics on the Frontier of Upper Canada (Carleton Library Series)

By: Clarke, John

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 837H1657

ISBN: 0773521941

Condition: Fine


0773521941 xxxvii, [1], 747 pages. Index. Footnotes. Bibliography. "Examines Ontario's formative years, focussing on Essex County in Ontario from 1788 to 1850. Upper Canadian attitudes to land and society are shown to have been built on contemporary visions of the cosmos. Shows how almost unbridled acquisitiveness, and its concomitant land speculation, could promote or hinder development." - half-title page. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November 15, 1928, Volume XLI, Number 22 - Cariboo Stagecoach Driver Al Young

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November 15, 1928, Volume XLI, Number 22 - Cariboo Stagecoach Driver Al Young

By: Cowan, James A.; Murray, W.; Atlee, B.; Strathglass, A.; Loomis, J.; Dexter, G.; Stringer, A.; Shaw, B.; Fox, F.; Cunningham, L.; Middleton, J.; Pease, M.; Blue, A.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3808

Condition: Fair


80 pages. Features: They All Quit Cold - photo illustrated article on the 1928 Canadian National Exhibition Swim, in which none of the 199 contestants finished, but Georges Michel was the last man to quit - and he attempted to claim the prize of $25k - article with photos of George Michel, Ethel Hertle, George Young and Ernst Vierkoetter; Canadian V.C.'s (winners of the Victoria Cross) - article with illustrations of Captain F.A.C. Scrimger and Lance-Corporal Fred Fisher; Naught Broken Save This Body (short story about air battle); The Gatineau (River's) Taming - great photo-illustrated artic... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, March (Mar.) 1937 - Crowning of George the Sixth / Aviation to the Patricia District of Ontario

National Home Monthly Magazine, March (Mar.) 1937 - Crowning of George the Sixth / Aviation to the Patricia District of Ontario

By: Douthwaite, L.; Braley, B.; Carol, R.; Ives, M.; Horn, H.; Phayre, I.; Hilliard, H.; Brown, J.; Bayne, E.; Catto, R.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4832

Condition: Fair


80 pages. Features: Nice colour-photo ad for Green Giant / Fine Foods ad inside front cover features Essex County of Ontario; Nice one-page Easter ad for Parker Pens; Fascinating editorial about Russia/Stalin/Trotsky; Nice colour one-page ad for Chateau Cheeses; The Crowing of our King-Emperor George the Sixth (IV) - photo-illustrated article; Big Business (short story); Account Balanced (short story); Tam McWhirker's Elephant (short story); Bustin' Open Patricia - excellent photo-illustrated article on the opening of the vast Patricia District of Northwestern Ontario by commercial aviation;... View more info

Image for Collier's Magazine - The National Weekly: January 17, 1931 - Boies Penrose

Collier's Magazine - The National Weekly: January 17, 1931 - Boies Penrose

By: Gurnee, Odgers T.; Davenport, Walter; Vale, Robert B.; Creel, George; Rice, Grantland; Gilpatric, Guy; Ulric, Lenore; Anthony, Edward; Remarque, Erich Maria; Sanborn, Ruth Burr; Travers, Jerome D.; MacHarg, William

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, P.F. Collier & Son Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1386

Condition: Good


58 pages. Features: Nice color ad for General Electric radios inside front cover; Hudson Essex car ad shows mother dropping kids at school; Nice full-page ad for Mimeograph; They'll Come Shooting (short story); Power and Glory - the gutsy story of Boies Penrose, one of the most prodigious figures in American political life - article with photos; Wild Geese (short story); A Lady of Resource (short story); Naughty Girl - Lenore Ulric serves allure in generous portions - article with photos; The Meanest Beast - battle between black leopard and shark; The Road Back (part VI of short story); You C... View more info

Image for Canadian Military History, Volume 20, Number 3, Summer 2011- Remembering the Westlake Brothers

Canadian Military History, Volume 20, Number 3, Summer 2011- Remembering the Westlake Brothers

By: Horrall, Andrew; Born, Jean-Francois; McMackin, Vanessa; Iarocci, Andrew; Bercuson, David J.; Dextraxe, Major Jacques; Wentzell, Tyler; Storey, Ed

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, LCMSDS: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4573

Condition: Good


80 pages. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Features: The Dutch Town of Putte Commemorates the Essex Scottish Regiment; Remembering the Westlake Brothers; The Construction of Memory at the Abbaye d'Ardenne; The Overseas Chevron Controversy and Canadian Identity in the Great War; The Canadian War Museum and Bomber Command - My Perspective; "A" Company Attack on Troteval Farm by the Fusiliers Mont-Royal on 24 July 1944; The Battle of Hong Kong - 70 Years Later; The Success of the Light Armoured Vehicle; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The National Home Monthly Magazine, July 1933 - The Man Who Taught London to Dance

The National Home Monthly Magazine, July 1933 - The Man Who Taught London to Dance

By: Howard-Burleigh, F.S.; Field, W.J.; Turnour, R.M.; Roberts, T.G.; Batten, H.M.; Dickie, F.; Thompson, W.; Pearson, M.; Lamsley, A.; Horwood, W.; Connor, R.; Murray, D.; McNellis, A.; Cole, L.O.; Griffis, E.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, The National Home Monthly: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0008

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Charming cover illustration of calf kicking up its legs in the spring flowers; One-page Chipso photo ad features the Williams family - Thomas Vance, Calvin Edward, Mrs. Calvin C., Stephen, Charles Judson and Henry Kerr; One-page yeast ad features large photo of Dr. Gudzent of the University of Berlin; Nice one-page Pontiac ad features yellow Economy Straight 8; Order to View (short story); Green Mantle (short story); Restoration Work in France - photo-illustrated article on work done to preserve Versailles and Fontainbleau for posterity; Small Talk (short story); Beating t... View more info

Image for Victory in the St. Lawrence: The Unknown U-Boat War

Victory in the St. Lawrence: The Unknown U-Boat War

By: James W. Essex

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138C9523

ISBN: 0919822568

Condition: Fair


0919822568 158 pages. Bibliography. Many glossy black and white archival photos. Printed upon glossy stock. "The story of hundreds who perished because of the German U-boats in the St. Lawrence." - from dust jacket. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. View more info

Image for Collier's Magazine - The National Weekly: April 11, 1931 - Classy Backgammon Cover

Collier's Magazine - The National Weekly: April 11, 1931 - Classy Backgammon Cover

By: Kelland, Clarence Budington; Shepherd, William G.; Gurnee, Odgers T.; Bird, Will R.; Ray, Marie Beynon; Oppenheim, E. Phillips; Woollcott, Alexander; Rohmer, Sax; LeMay, Alan; Rice, Grantland; Davenport, Walter; Skerry, Frederick; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, P.F. Collier & Son Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1389

Condition: Good


74 pages. Features: Nice color ad for Whitman's prestige chocolates inside front cover; Essex car ad; Mimeograph ad; Business is Business (short story); What's the Racket? - interesting article about rackets - what they are and how they work; Moonlight on the Water (short story); Beyond the War (a war short story); Position in Life - how a woman chooses her position in life; In the Strongroom (short story); A Ship Comes In - the dramatic story of Eugenie Leontovich, principal actress in Grand Hotel; - article with photo; Yuan Hee See Laughs (part VII); Gunsight Trail (part VI); Golf "Coa... View more info

Robert, Earl of Essex

By: Lacey, Robert

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.K., Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15103723

ISBN: 0297003208

Condition: Very Good


0297003208 338 pages including black and white plates, notes and index. Unmarked but for prior owner's details upon front endpaper. Moderate wear. Solid copy in green cloth-covered boards. View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post Magazine: Volume 203 July 12, 1930 Number 2

The Saturday Evening Post Magazine: Volume 203 July 12, 1930 Number 2

By: Lorimer, George Horace: Editor

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14704713

Condition: Fair


140 pages. Contributors include: Henry Ford (The Fear of Overproduction), Ben Hecht, Leonard H. Nason, Margaret Culkin Banning, Captain Charles B. Scully, Katherine M. Schmitt, Joseph Hergesheimer. Nice contemporary advertisements from Del Monte, Coke, Camay, Campbell's Soup, Sunbrite Cleanser, Cord Auto, Graham Auto, Dodge Six, Essex Auto, Edison Mazda Lamps, Fordor Sedan (by Ford), Cellophane, Buick, Reo Speed Wagon, Valspar, Northern Pacific Rail Line, White Trucks, McCormick-Deering Industrial Power (*wonderful black and white photographs*), The Knapp-Felt Hat, A&P. Articles include: Wh... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post Magazine: Volume 203 July 12, 1930 Number 2

The Saturday Evening Post Magazine: Volume 203 July 12, 1930 Number 2

By: Lorimer, George Horace: Editor

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14704714

Condition: Fair


134 pages. Contributors include: Isaac F. Marcosson, Vincent sheean, Nunnally Johnson, Alfredo Codona, Gilbert Patten, Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, Colonel Givens, John H. Doeg. Lovely vintage advertisements from: Whitman's Chocolates, Campbell's Soup, De Soto, Cadillac V-8, GM Radio, Oldsmobile, Ford Auto, Hudson and Essex, Reo-Royale, Willys Cars, Log Cabin Syrop, Auburn Auto, Sparton Radio, Nash Auto, Packard, Franklin Auto, Canada Dry. Articles include: Dime-Novel Days, Gymnasts (The Flying Codonas), Nevada Stories, Tennis as a Career, The Secretary to President Coolidge. Large tear to ... View more info

Wings October 1974 Volume 4 No. 5

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Granada Hills, CA, USA, Sentry Books Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23307595

Condition: Very Good


Features: F6F - King of the Carrier Fighters - exclusive color photos; Interview with Gordon Israel; David McCampbell - Aviation Pioneer; No. 1 Navy Ace; Consolidated's Confusing PB-2A. Art: Grumman F6F Hellcats of VF-20 and VF-16; Grumman F6F-5 Cutaway; The Marianas' Turkey Shoot; Essex Class Carrier Flight Deck; Consolidated PB-2A View more info

The Saturday Evening Post Magazine July 27, 1929

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14704718

Condition: Fair


144 pages. Articles include: An Autobiography by Alfred E. Smith; Britain Goes Labour Again; Radio Finds its Eyes; Boats with Wings; War Propaganda by one of the War Propagandists (Mr. George Creel?); Real Estate Barometers. Nice advertisements by: Westclox Pocket Ben; Campbell's Soup; Swift Lamb; Oldsmobile; Nash 400; Marx Bros. Film "Cocaonuts'; Lincoln Auto; Listerine; *Fantastic 2-page colour Essex Auto*; Spur Tie; Chevrolet Truck; Coca-Cola; Charles Lindbergh in Pennsylvania Railroad Ad; Caterpillar Tractor; *Canada Dry - 2 page colour; Burroughs; now Politically Incorrect garden ho... View more info

Image for Shooting Times and Country Magazine - December 26, 1970

Shooting Times and Country Magazine - December 26, 1970

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $44.95

Publisher: UK, Shooting Times & Country Magazine: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 312A9184

Condition: Fair


Features: Essex Farmers' Hunt, Gundogs, and more. Above-average wear. View more info

Image for The Great War Magazine - Part 128, January 17th, 1917 -  Belgium Under Two Flags

The Great War Magazine - Part 128, January 17th, 1917 - Belgium Under Two Flags

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432A1932

Condition: Good


Features: Cover portrait of Captain W. Leefe Robinson, V.C. - Worcester Regiment and R.F.C. who destroyed a German Military Airship at Cuffley, September, 1916. This issue contains the concluding portion of "Belgium Under Two Flags". Many excellent black and white photos. Sensational 4-photo centerfold displays the remains of the Zeppelin brought down on the essex coast, 24 September, 1916. Latter portion contains the first portion of chapter CLVII - The Airship Raids of 1916 and how British Airmen Mastered the Super-Zeppelin. Again, numerous interesting photos included. Average... View more info

Image for National Doll World 1981 Christmas Annual

National Doll World 1981 Christmas Annual

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Publisher Unknown: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 826A4780

Condition: Fair


Doll collection of Essex Institute; Dolls by Mail in the Good Old Days; That Gorgeous Gerber; How My Doll Collection Started; Cataloging Dolls; Advertising Dolls of Libby Wright; Maisie - a Saloon Hall Doll; Ginny - a Christmas Tree; Period Costume Dolls; Featuring Faces; Send in the Clowns; Cheerleader; Baby Doll with Layette; Christmas Shadows; Knit & Crochet Doll Fashions; If the Shoe Fits; Wedding Dress; Miniatures fo Doll Houses; If the Shoe fits; Wedding Dress; Miniatures for Doll Houses; Dapper Dan Rocking Horse; and more. Somewhat above-average wear. Some peeling from upper corner of... View more info

Image for Newsweek Magazine, May 28, 1945 *PRESIDENT TRUMAN - THE FIRST 40 DAYS*

Newsweek Magazine, May 28, 1945 *PRESIDENT TRUMAN - THE FIRST 40 DAYS*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: USA, Newsweek: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823A4851

Condition: Good


Contents: color Parker pen ad inside front cover; interesting ad for the Curtiss Commando aircraft; Great International Harvester Truck/War Bonds ad; Pullman railcar ad with returning vets bearing swastika emblazoned souvenirs; Colour Cadillac ad; nice color ad for White Trucks - military theme; Does Truman lean left or right? - clues appear in the first 40 days; Are Japs Wanted? - article with interesting poster demanding fair play for America's Japanese; Congressional committee tours Concentration camps; Miami dogs killed after they kill Doretta Zinke; Blockade and bombs hit Japan as prelude... View more info