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Image for Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada's Wings: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3440

ISBN: 0920002374

Condition: Very Good


0920002374 131 pages. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos. Diagrams. Combines the WWII adventures of the three authors as they travel to Singapore only to be chased from place to place by the Japanese before returning for revenge. Small address label inside front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice tight copy. [Not in Enser] View more info

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The Beatles: A Recording History

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA/UK, McFarland Publishing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 117A8882

ISBN: 0899502091

Condition: Fair


0899502091 614 pages. Index. "A chronological history of the Beatle's recording careers." - from Introduction. Usual library markings. Careless librarian nearly severed title page when removing front free endpaper. Average wear. Binding intact. Worthy reference copy. Please note: tacky patches on boards where library stickers were removed. View more info

Image for Understanding Judicial Reasoning: Controversies, Concepts and Cases

Understanding Judicial Reasoning: Controversies, Concepts and Cases

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 332G0466

ISBN: 1550770829

Condition: Good


1550770829 232 pages including index. Judges have certainly been given additional powers by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, but is the judicial system out of control? Explains the forms of reasoning judges are expected to use when deciding how the law applies in particular cases. "...Avoids overly technical descriptions and jargon, while outlining concisely the philosophical and jurisprudential issues and how they bear on the actual practice of law." - Wilfrid Waluchow, McMaster University. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A quality working copy. View more info

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The Royal Exchange

By: N/A

Price: $149.82

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, London Topographical Society: 1997

Seller ID: 126A5451

ISBN: 090208738X

Condition: Fine


090208738X 444 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations abound. Map endpapers. "An account of the Royal Exchange, telling its story from Gresham to Guardian Royal Exchange, the well-known insurance company which now occupies the building." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Only defect is closed 2" tear at head dust jacket spine. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Lovely copy. View more info

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JET : THE STORY OF A PIONEER

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, Not Specified: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H4234

ISBN: B00CWCXA38

Condition: Fair


B00CWCXA38 320 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "This book is not an autobiography. It is primarily the history of my association with the development of the turbo-jet engine in Great Britain." - Preface. Prior owner's name and date atop front free endpaper. Spine leaning. Somewhat above-average wear to publisher's navy cloth which is partially sunned at spine. Dust jacket not included. A worthy reading copy of this fascinating history. View more info

Image for The Dearborn Independent, Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, April (Apr.) 3, 1926 - Will Palestine Ever Pay Its Board?

The Dearborn Independent, Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, April (Apr.) 3, 1926 - Will Palestine Ever Pay Its Board?

By: Aaron, S.F.; Johns, E.B.; Thompson, Huston; Perry, Armstrong; Barron, C.W.; Barton, William E.; MacConnell, Duncan; Finger, Charles J.; Aschemeier, C.R.; Robinson, Alan M.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4909

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: The Killers' Struggle to Exist - all animals wage unending war for mere right to live; Legislating in Secret Session - Budget Officer Rules United States and is not Answerable to the People - New Method of Neutralizing Congressional Government; Why (Woodrow) Wilson Disliked Reporters (part 2) - distaste for publicity developed into aversion for newspapermen through their boorish blunders; The Fallacies of Philanthropy - There are some glaring inconsistencies in organized charity - Is there a remedy?; Galli-Curci Swayed by Swedish Music - Prima Donna gives a wonderful inter... View more info

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Canadian Geographical Journal, June, 1947 - ICAO - The International Civil Aviation Organization

By: Abell, Walter; Ward, J.D.U.; Ayre, Robert; Edge, Frederic

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3432

Condition: Good


Pages 249-293 plus seventeen pages of nice vintage ads. Features: An Introduction to Canadian Architecture - major article with dozens of photos; Britain's Trees and Forests; Lawren Harris; PICAO into ICAO - International Civil Aviation Organization; and more. Some of the ads include: 1947 Mercury 114 car; The Monarch 8 car; Canadian Pacific - great one-page color ad for their train travel and Empress Hotel. Moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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Keepers of the Kingdom: The Ancient Offices of Britain

By: Alastair, Bruce

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Vendome Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 741C9627

ISBN: 0865652023

Condition: Very Good


0865652023 224 pages. Index. Sumptuous colour photography throughout. "Considers over a hundred historical and contemporary titles. Portrays the current holders of these positions in their particular "uniform" - grand, humble, symbolic, or simply practical - and in places that are special and specific to the responsibilities of their role... The informative and lively text relates the story behind each of these images, both as fascinating vignettes of particular circumstances and as part of the history that has made the United Kingdom what it is today." - from dust jacket. ... View more info

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The Bantams: The Untold Story of World War I

By: Allinson, Sidney

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Riverrun Pr: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13804551

ISBN: 088962190X

Condition: Very Good


088962190X 287 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon half-title page. Index. Black and white photographic plates. The story of short soldiers in Word War I. "Author tracked down 300 surviving Bantams and made good use of unpublished journals and letters. His experience documents again the widespread illogical prejudice against people who happen to be short." - from back cover. Small inkstamp to bottom of front flyleaf else clean and unmarked. Very light wear. Minor curl to front cover. Very nice copy. View more info

Image for Collier's, The National Weekly Magazine, September 10, 1949 - Communism vs. The Church

Collier's, The National Weekly Magazine, September 10, 1949 - Communism vs. The Church

By: Anderson, Stanley; Small, Collie; Wechsberg, Joseph; Lader, Lawrence; Thomas, Bob; Wylie, Evan M.; Fay, Bill; Hail, Steve; Edwards, Charlotte; Chase, Bargaret; Maier, Howard; Hamilton, Donald; Aldrich, Bess Streeter

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Springfield, Ohio, The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1546

Condition: Good


74 pages. Articles:.Stanley Anderson of Britain is Becoming An American; The Forty-Niners Listen in the Hills - Mining for Uranium - article with color photos; Unholy Crusade - Communism vs. the Church; Psycho Ward No. 3 - Boston Psychopathic; Young People in Theatre - John Barrymore, Jr.; No Business for Sissies - Henry Trefflich is the biggest wild-animal dealer in the U.S.; Star Without a Country - Tennis star Jaroslav Drobny; Great last page photo of a barn-raising bee with dozens of men at work. Fiction: renegade; The Sleeper; Give Me My Golden Arm; The Red Dog; Deadfall (part 2 of 3); T... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, December 1, 1941 - Special Army Number/E.J. Hughes Art

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, December 1, 1941 - Special Army Number/E.J. Hughes Art

By: Annett, A.R.; Winslow, S.; Gilman, M.; Reyburn, W.; Reed, Douglas; Baxter, B.; Edwards, F.; Craig, L.; Holmes, G.; Ashbery, H.; Campbell, H.

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3779

Condition: Good


80 pages. Features: Cover illustration of General Officer Commanding Canadian Corps - Lieutenant-General A.G.L. McNaughton; Great colour-photo ad for International Trucks inside front cover features fire-fighters for the air fighters of the R.C.A.F.; Rare one-page black and white photo ad for Moffats Limited shows their employees involved in WWII-related activities; One-page Westinghouse Radio ad features their Strategic War Map and the title "God bless you - Canada!"; Over There - McNaughton's boys are now in fine battle shape and spoiling for a fight - article with photos; Douglas R... View more info

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All Drawn by Horses

By: Arnold, James

Price: $44.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, David & Charles: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 524C7179

ISBN: 0715376829

Condition: Fair


0715376829 142 pages. Index. Diagrams and black and white photos. "A celebration of horse-drawn transport, this book combines the author's superb illustrations - at the same time technically accurate and decorateive - with descriptive text." - from dust jacket. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A sound reference copy. 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 Berrow's Coronation Souvenir: Queen Elizabeth Coronation Issue, 1953

Berrow's Coronation Souvenir: Queen Elizabeth Coronation Issue, 1953

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: U.K., Berrow's: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349C6871

Condition: Fair


32 pages. "A link in the chain through 13 reigns - A magnificent record of the stirring events that made Britain great... with reproductions of contemporary reports over 250 years." Above-average peripheral wear. Unmarked. Highly informative. Many illustrations. View more info

No Time to Wave Goodbye

By: B. Wicks

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Stoddart Kids: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86302322

ISBN: 0773722157

Condition: Very Good


0773722157 228 pages. Author and thousands of other British children became know as the 'evacuees,' part of the greatest movement of people that Britain had ever experienced. This in the early days of World War II. Clean, bright and unmarked but for prior owner's name atop front endpaper. Light wear overall. Bit of price sticker adhesive remains upon dust jacket. Minor lean to spine. Nice copy. View more info

Trade Unions and the Media (Critical Social Studies)

By: Beharrell, Peter; Philo, Greg

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Palgrave Macmillan: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23407207

ISBN: 0333220552

Condition: Very Good


0333220552 150 pages including bibliography. A collection of essays by mass communications researchers and trade unionists who are concerned about communicating their viewpoint through the news media. Contends that much of what passes for neutral factual reporting is highly contentious and produced from within a partial viewpoint. View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, April (Apr.) 1936 - Beijing (Peiping) Under Martial Law / First Easter Among the Godless in Russia / Olympic Preview / How Dictators are Guarded

National Home Monthly Magazine, April (Apr.) 1936 - Beijing (Peiping) Under Martial Law / First Easter Among the Godless in Russia / Olympic Preview / How Dictators are Guarded

By: Billett, M.; Paxton, A.; Clay, C.; Butcher, M.; White, S.; Schwangart, W.; Welikotny, A.; Brown, J.; Shart, J.; Hewlett, A.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4836

Condition: Good


80 pages. Features: Nice colour ad for Dominion Inlaid Linoleum inside front cover; Editorial topics include - Advertising our country, Typical problems in the western provinces, The Return of Employment, and The Cost of Sickness; The Smooth Silence (short story); The Carpenter (short story); Peiping (Beijing/Peking) Under Martial Law - photo-illustrated article of events in troubled China; Not a Case for the Jury (short story); The Girl Who Wouldn't Get Up (short story); The Spongers (short story); First Easter Among the Godless - photo-illustrated article told by Alexander Welikotny describ... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, April 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine - Trans-Canada Air Lines is Incorporated - Fantastic Beechcraft Centrefold Ad

Canadian Aviation, April 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine - Trans-Canada Air Lines is Incorporated - Fantastic Beechcraft Centrefold Ad

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Main, J.R.K.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0914

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Cover photo in cab of the new Twin Beechcraft; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover; Great half-page photo of a De Havilland Dragon above the clouds; Aerial History in the Making - passage of the Act to incorporate the Trans-Canada Air Lines; Great full-page photo ad for Gold Flake cigarettes features photo of screen star Anna Lee; News and Views of the Month; Early Experiments in British Columbia - an account of experimental efforts in flying conducted at Vancouver shortly after the achievements attained by McCurdy, Baldwin, and their associates at Baddeck, Nova Scotia -... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, May 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

Canadian Aviation, May 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Main, J.R.K.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0915

Condition: Good


40 pages. Features: Cover photo of "Canopus" taking off from the water; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover; Great full-page Ethyl Corporation ad features William Samuel Henson's plan for the "Aerial Transit Company" in 1843; Trans-Canada Air Lines getting closer to reality; Wonderful full-page photo ad for Gold Flake cigarettes features photo of King George's 1911 coronation procession; News and Views of the month; Full-page ad with photos of Learadio products made by Lear Developments, Inc. of New York; Milestones of Progress - photo of postcard sent by the first UK Aerial... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, June 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine: Light Aeroplane and Flying Training Number / England's Ultra-Light Aeroplanes

Canadian Aviation, June 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine: Light Aeroplane and Flying Training Number / England's Ultra-Light Aeroplanes

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Main, J.R.K.; Melling, Arthur, L.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0916

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Full-page illustration of Miss Sweet Caporal II in flight; Flying Training - Ancient and Modern; New service inaugurated by Canadian Colonial Airways - article and photo of Douglas DC3 used on new Montreal-New York service; Full-page ad for Golf Flake cigarettes; The Light Aeroplane Business - includes brief write-ups of the many manufacturers plus many photos of their products; Nice full-page Fleet Aircraft ad features photo of the trainer model 7; Full-page ad by De Havilland features their Dragon Rapied; Nice Full-page Fairchild ad features their "Sekani"; Cessn... View more info