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Sea Power Ashore and in the Air

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Australia, Halstead Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3278

ISBN: 1920831452

Condition: Very Good


1920831452 320 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Leading historians look back over more than one hundred years to show how navies have often made a critical difference to the fighting ashore and the contest for mastery in the air. Topics treated in detail include: The naval air war over Galipoli, Japan's joint operation in China in 1895, Air defence of naval and amphibious forces in the Falklands, Australian naval pilots and air mobile helicopter operations in Vietnam, German Navy land campaigns of WWII, THe US Navy in the capture of Okinawa, Submarine... View more info

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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 Collier's, The National Weekly Magazine, October 1, 1949 - Paul (Dreamboat) Douglas / Boater Bob Lane

Collier's, The National Weekly Magazine, October 1, 1949 - Paul (Dreamboat) Douglas / Boater Bob Lane

By: Alexander, Holmes; Clark, Delbert; Ruark, Bob; Frank, Stanley; Frazier, George; Carter, Hodding; Wilson, Earl; Scott, William R.; Hawkins, John and Ward; Williams, Lawrence; Gardner, Erle Stanley; Snow, Enid Sims; Gilden, Bert K.

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1549

Condition: Good


74 pages. Articles: Troubles of College Deans; The Germans Wait Only For a Leader - argues we must make a fresh start toward stopping the rise of old-line Nazis - with color photo of John J. McCloy, High Commissioner for U.S. Occupied Germany; Lover with a Ball Bat - actor Paul (Dreamboat) Douglas - article with colour photos of Douglas and Linda Darnell; Saturday Afternoon Meat Grinders; The Christian Science Monitor - Gentleman of the Press (part 2 of 3); Always Heading for Salt Water - Bob Lane has been making boats since he was five; Fabulous Jacques Fath - article and color photo of fashi... View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, September (Sept.) 15, 1932 -

By: Allan, Luke; Sanborn, R.B.; Sullivan, A.; Holden, J.; Muir, N.P.; Terrington, Lady R.; Moore, H.N.; Bird, W.R.; Shaw, C.L.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4727

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: Lovely cover illustration of young lady; Wonderful colour-illustrated Pontiac ad inside front cover features and more. Average external wear and soiling with nibbling to ends of coverfold. Two-inch opening between top of spine and front cover. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, April 1, 1953 - Dalmations on Cover / Joseph Howe

Maclean's Magazine, April 1, 1953 - Dalmations on Cover / Joseph Howe

By: Allen, R.; Berton, P.; Katz, S.; MacDonald, David; Dugan, James; Delaplante, D.; Harris, J.N.; Et al

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean-Hunter: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 844G0491

Condition: Very Good


84 pages. Features: The Very Reverend Hewlett Johnson, "Red Dean" of Canterbury, visits Canada; How to Fix a Horse Race - Swabby Swartz, thief turned mastermind, is caught at Fort Erie - article with many photos; The Shadow of the Duke of Windsor - part 2 of a series on the family in the palace by Pierre Berton; Karsh photographs Ottawa - including rare photo of Canadian Cabinet in session; The Bolshevik and the Wicked Witch, story by J.N. Harris - illustrated by Oscar Cahen; Where's the Money Coming From? - the Crisis in Education; Nova Scotia's Strangest Son - A Maclean's flashback ... 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

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Newsweek Magazine, February (Feb.), 1974 - The Exorcism Frenzy

By: Alpern, David N.; Lansner, Kermit; Woodward, Kenneth L.; Friedman, Milton; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4880

Condition: Good


100 pages. Features: Fantastic Chrysler/Plymouth color-photo 4-panel ad inside front cover features the Scamp, Valiant Brougham and Gold Duster; State of the President (Richard Nixon); Electronic Vision - research aims for artificial sight; Film "The Exorcist" leads to frenzy of interest in exorcisms; Pending coalminer strike in Britain; America's oil companies seen as villains in the energy squeeze; Dr. Thomas E. Deiker argues for gun control; Nice color-photo ad for the Ford Maverick; Watergate scandal - John Dean, H.R. Haldeman; Photo of President Nixon and family with Billy Graham... 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

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 Penticton Pioneers in Story and Picture / Historical Souvenir of Penticton, B.C. (British Columbia) 1867-1967 on the Occasion of the Centenary of the Dominion of Canada

Penticton Pioneers in Story and Picture / Historical Souvenir of Penticton, B.C. (British Columbia) 1867-1967 on the Occasion of the Centenary of the Dominion of Canada

By: Atkinson, R.N.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Penticton, BC, Canada, The Penticton Branch, The Okanagan Historical Society / City of Penticton: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 647G3329

Condition: Good


220 pages. Many black and white photos. Errata list. An excellent early Penticton history. Prior owner's blind stamp to Errata sheet, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. [Hale & Barman 38] View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette, No. 164, Vol. XIV, August 1909

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5526

Condition: Good


Illustration of Queen Victoria Firing the First Shot on Wimbledon Common, July 2nd, 1860. The Territorial Marching Song, by Herbert G. De Hamel. Notes by the Commanding Officer. The Bisley Meeting - Jubilee of the N.R.A., with photo of the event and small photo portraits of Capt. St. John Mildmay and Col. C.R. Crosse. Handsome photo portrait of Lord Cheylesmore, Chairman N.R.A. A page from a Non.-Com's. Diary. Roll of Non-Commissioned Officers and Men, 14th (County of London) Battalion the London Regiment (The London Scottish). Average wear. Unmarked. Staples disintegrated. View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette: No. 125 - Vol. XI, May 1906

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5549

Condition: Good


Features: Photo portrait of Field Marshall Earl Roberts; Company Notes; "To the Memory of Brave Men" - Unveiling of War Memorials at Head-Quarters, April 10th, 1906 - with photos and list of members who served in South Africa and whose names are engraved on the "Roll of Honour"; Notes by the C.O.; The Early Days of the London Scottish; Chronicles of the Cookhouse - Easter 1906; Intelligence and Information in War - Notes of a lecture by Col. R.N.R. Reade; and more. Average wear. Staples disintegrated. View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette: No. 126 - Vol. XI, June 1906

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $169.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5550

Condition: Good


Features: Frontis photo of the "Daily Telegraph" Cup Team, with names of members in photo; Company notes; Our Regimental Plate - No. IV - "The Anson Cup" - with photo and article by Ian Bhreatannaich; Shooting results; Notes by the C.O.; The Route March in Scotland; Chaps are saying; The Regimental Canteen; Smoking Concert; Intelligence and Information in War - Part III of a lecture by Col. R.N. R. Reade; and more. Average wear. Staples disintegrated. View more info

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Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish Riverand Along the Shores of the Arctic Ocean in the Years 1833, 1834, and 1835

By: Back R.N., Captain

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Paris, Baudry's European Library: 1836

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 431G1395

Condition: Good


338 pages. Marbled edges and endpapaers. Leather backstrip and corners. Fold-out map bears a five-inch opening. Above-average external wear. Back hinge starting. Openings along central portion of backstrip along boards. Usual library markings. A worthy copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Pacific in the Rockies - Volume Two (2)

Canadian Pacific in the Rockies - Volume Two (2)

By: Bain, D.M.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, The Calgary Group of the British Railway Modellers of North America (B.R.M.N.A.): 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 533G3609

Condition: Good


27 pages. Oblong 11" x 8.5". Profusely illustrated with black and white photos supported by considerable text. Map of Major CP Rail Routes in Alberta and British Columbia, including elevation profile of the main line between Vancouver and Swift Current. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Northwest Digest Magazine, August 1951

By: Balfour, Philip; Campbell, R.N. "Rusty"; Campbell, Nellie R.; Simpson, George; Lindsay, Fred W.; Cumming, R.D.; Hickling, E.

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Cariboo Digest Ltd.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1014

Condition: Good


24 pages. Features: The Perfect System Myth - an argument against Russia's alleged peaceful intentions; Old Inn by the Roadside - The Clinton Hotel - article with photos; Camp Cookery - Game Recipes; Small Business League; The Rooster's Eye; Pioneer Ashcroft Author is Custodian of Archives - The Journal Museum and Archives; Sam Slade's Dream (poem); Finning ad on back cover with sawmill illustration; Dozens of nostalgic ads for local businesses. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Ferranti-Packard: Pioneers in Canadian Electrical Manufacturing

By: Ball, Norman R.; Vardalas, John N.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., McGill-Queen's University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A7841

ISBN: 0773509836

Condition: Very Good


0773509836 336 pages. Index. Black and white photos. "The strength of the book lies in the sophisticated technological orientation of the authors... a coherent narrative explains clearly to the lay reader the intricacies of the technologies discussed." - Graham Taylor, Dalhousie University. Book and dust jacket clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Excellent copy. View more info

Image for Canada West Magazine, Winter 1972, Volume 4, Number 4 - The Cliff Dweller / The 1913 Liberty Nickel

Canada West Magazine, Winter 1972, Volume 4, Number 4 - The Cliff Dweller / The 1913 Liberty Nickel

By: Barlee, N.L.; Dyre, A.R.; Milliken, A.C.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada West Magazines: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3143

Condition: Good


40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: Discovery - Gold Town in the Atlin District of B.C.; The Collector's Page; Edward Dossetter's Queen Charlottes - he was a photographer who travelled the northwest coast in the late 1870s; The 1913 Liberty Nickel; Billy Ballou - The Forgotten Expressman; Canadiana - spitoons/cuspidors; The Cliff Dweller; Letters from the North-West - Part II - A.R. Dyre was a young North West Mounted Police Constable from 1882 to 1885; Our Vanishing Heritage - false front buildings; Gagnon and His Flying Machine - was he the first to make a vertical free (he... View more info

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Canada West Magazine, Fall 1972, Volume 4, Number 3 - Lost Morgan Mine / Historic Hedley

By: Barlee, N.L.; Sismey, Eric D.; Dyre, A.R.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada West Magazines: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3142

Condition: Good


40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: The Lost Morgan Mine (near Greenwood City); The Highest Judge in the Highest Court in the HIghest City in Canada - W.R. "Willie" Williams; Historic Hedley, B.C.; Gold Bullion at Twelve Fathoms - the Pacific went down in 1875 off Cape Flattery; The Money Shell - money used by native peoples of Western Canada was dentalium or higua, a sea shell; Letters from the North-West - Part I - A.R. Dyre was a young North-West Mounted Policeman who served in the wests from 1882 to 1885. Name atop front cover. Average wear. A sound vintage cop... View more info

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National Home Monthly Magazine, July 1934 - Travel for the Average Man / Modernizing Palestine

By: Barnes, N.; Smith, W.; Cunningham, L.; Hardy, H.; Battey, G Jr.; Shepstone, H.; Watson, R.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4839

Condition: Fair


56 pages. Features: Colour Imperial (Oil) ad inside front cover features old-style gas pumps and bottled oil; Editorial topics include Preserving Balance, The Limit of Freedom, The Limit of Socialism, The Impasse, Adult Education, and Strong Medicine; Nice one-page ad for Waterman's pens features photo of artist Howard Chandler Christy; Travel for the Average Man - article which touches on the tough economic times of the day; Rain Before Seven (short story); Echo of Erin (short story); Modernizing the Land of the Master - great photo-illustrated article on Palestine; The Man Who Lived in Twil... View more info