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Out of Bondage

By: Bentley, Elizabeth

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1952

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 326H3430

Condition: Good


256 pages. "Author returned to America in 1934 after a year of studies in Italy, haunted by the possibility of a Fascist regime rising in her homeland. Befriended by a communist, she became one herself. Later, her horrified realisation of the true nature of her Russian masters led her to contact the F.B.I. and spy for them, while still working for the Soviets." - dust jacket. Bentley's story was serialized in McCall's magazine in 1951. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper, otherwise book unmarked with moderate external wear and soiling. Binding tight. Average wear to dust jac... View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 Febrary, 1940 - The Soldiers of French Canada / Wallace Rupert Turnbull

By: Mayse, Arthur; Wright, Priscilla Hovey; Payne, Stephen; Bunce, Frank; O'Leary, Dillon; Baxter, A. Beverley; Sharples, Alice; Dreskin, Nathan; Campbell, C.M.; Macpherson, J.S.B.; Ashbery, Henry; Campbell, Helen G.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144G1289

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: *Beautiful* colour ad for International Harvester's Diesel TracTractors inside front cover; The Dionne Quints are featured in an ad for Remington noiseless portable typewriters; Bush Job (fiction); The Wartime Prices Board - photo and article; Beverley Baxter comments on Finland's resistance against Bolshevism and the Imperial Russian forces; "Miz Perkins" (fiction); Canada's Fighting Forces - Part 4 - Soldiers of French Canada - article with photos; Blizzard Honeymoon (fiction); Solver of Air Riddles - The story of Wallace Rupert Turnbull, a Canadian who invented t... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, November 16, 1963 - Hydro Development at Hamilton Falls, Labrador

By: Newman, Peter C.; Mowat, Farley; Katz, Sidney; Stein, David Lewis; Keats, John; Murray, Dr. Gordon; Richler, Mordecai; Gzowski, Peter

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter Limited: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319G0755

Condition: Good


Features: Nice full-page colour ad for Viyella; Canada's Next Boom - Robert Winters' Hydro-Power development at Hamilton Falls, Labrador - by Peter C. Newman; Getting to know wolves on a personal basis, by Farley Mowat; My Colleagues, the Witch Doctors - Dr. Raymond Prince, a Canadian psychiatrist's African journal; The triumph and troubles of Place des Arts; The great communist scare of the Thirties in Canada - a Maclean's flashback; To the Little Red (Canadian) School House; My long search for a cancer serum, by Dr. Gordon Murray; The Social Side of the Cold War, by Mordecai Richler; Journey... View more info

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Red Spy Queen: A Biography of Elizabeth Bentley

By: Olmsted, Kathryn S.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, The University of North Carolina Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 464H4454

ISBN: 0807827398

Condition: Very Good


0807827398 268 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "Bentley spied for the Soviet Union for seven years. She met with dozens of highly placed American agents who worked for the Soviets. But her spymasters suspected her of disloyalty and planned to silence her. She betrayed her friends to the FBI, thus shutting down Soviet espionage in the United States for years." - dust jacket. Dust jacket sunned along spine otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this important book. View more info

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The Report of the Royal Commission

By: Taschereau, Robert; Kellock, R. L.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Edmond Cloutier: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 722H4324

ISBN: B000NKL2W2

Condition: Good


B000NKL2W2 733 pages. Numerous pertinent and interesting news clippings laid-in. "It was Igor Gouzenko who revealed the existence in Canada of a wide-spread conspiracy to obtain secret official information. He has been a most informative witness and has revealed to us the existence of a conspiratorial organization operating in Canada and other countries. He has not only told us the names and cover names of the organizers, the names of many of the Canadians who were caught 'in the net' and who acted here as agents, but he has also exposed much of the set-up of the organization as well a... View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 Febrary, 1940 - Is Syl Apps Hockey's Greatest?

By: Taylor, Samuel W.; Chatfield Cheaster; Mayse, Arthur; Bunce, Frank; Baxter, A. Beverley; Bassett, John Jr.; Garden, Leslie; Roxborough; Ashbery, Henry; Campbell, Helen G.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144G1290

Condition: Good


42 pages. Features: Nice colour DeSoto car ad inside front cover; Canada Dry ad; Good Enough (fiction); Hockey's Greatest? - the story of Syl Apps; Leslie Hore-Belisha discusses his resignation as British War Secretary; Feet with Wings (fiction); Canada's Fighting Forces - Part 3 - Royal Military College (R.M.C.) - article with photos; Day in Heaven (fiction); Junk - It's Big Business, and plays a big part in winning a war - photos and article about scrap steel, rags and paper; Wings of Hazard (fiction, part 3 of 5); Great two-colour full-page ad for Ford V-8 Trucks shows six models at work; N... View more info