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Image for The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 30, 1937: Japanese Camouflage / 5500 tons of Gold for Fort Knox

The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 30, 1937: Japanese Camouflage / 5500 tons of Gold for Fort Knox

By: Bryant, Arthur; Quaritch, H.G.; Et al

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0992

Condition: Good


Pages 161- 200. Features: Cover photo of Japanese infantry wearing curious overhead camouflage (netting and bamboo) to mislead enemy air observers; The Jonkher diamond; Five photos of Japan's dominant army at work - ingenious methods of camouflage; 5500 tons of gold for the new USA strong room at Fort Knox - six fascinating photos; The original manuscript of immortal nursery rhyme "Old Mother Hubbard", the only copy of which is now exhibited in the Bodleian - text and many wonderful illustrations; One page photo of the Gulishan Garden in the Tabas Oasis; Rain and frost create ice art a... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation Magazine, July 1928 - Official Publication of the Aviation League of Canada

Canadian Aviation Magazine, July 1928 - Official Publication of the Aviation League of Canada

By: Sanderson, J.F.; Wilson, J.A.; Parkin, Prof. J.H.; Narraway, A.M.; "Pitot"; Hallam, Major Douglas; Scott, Group Captain J.S.

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Aviation League of Canada: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0909

Condition: Good


48 pages. Second issue of this marvelous publication. Features: Loening Aeronautical Engineering Corporation ad inside front cover; Nice photo-illustrated Fairchild ad on page 1 features the Vickers-Fairchild Cabin Monoplane; Photo-ad for Canadian Vickers Limited shows the Vicers Vedette; Goodyear airplane tire ad; Armstrong Siddleley ad for their Lynx radial engine; Wakefield Castrol Motor Oil ad; Editorial comments on why the achievements of Canadian aviators are not 'ballyhoo-ed' across the world, and why insurance companies must act to service the rapidly developing aviation industry in ... View more info