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Image for Leatherneck - Magazine of the Marines, April (Apr.) 1960 , Volume XLIII, Number 4 -  Staff NCO Promotion Boards

Leatherneck - Magazine of the Marines, April (Apr.) 1960 , Volume XLIII, Number 4 - Staff NCO Promotion Boards

By: Barrow, Clay; Jones, Mel; Ellis, Thurlow D.; Hayes, Robert C.; Guilford, James; Johnson, Robert E.; Schinkel, Pete E.; Jones, Mel;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Leatherneck Association, Inc.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4310

Condition: Good


88 pages. Features: Cover photo features Carlton E. Golden, Steven A. Kingman and William C. Dalrymple; The Old Gunny Says....; Today's DI - he must convert 75 stumbling civilians into a platoon of smart-stepping U.S. Marines - article with photo of Grady J. Studdard and many others; Staff NCO Selection Boards - article with photo of Col. M.P. Ryan; Sasebo Note - letter and photos from General Harry Schmidt; Academy Prep - the first rung of the ladder to higher education and a commission; Return the the Islands - New Caledonia - although the area around Noumea was dotted with military establi... View more info

Image for British Columbia Report - B.C.'s Weekly Newsmagazine, November (Nov.) 10, 1997 - WCB Ban on Public Smoking

British Columbia Report - B.C.'s Weekly Newsmagazine, November (Nov.) 10, 1997 - WCB Ban on Public Smoking

By: Byfield, Ted; O'Neill, Terry; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. Report Magazine Ltd.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H1086

Condition: Good


44 pages. Features: WCB decides to end public smoking; Chretien plans to buy into the global warming fraud in Kyoto next month; Rachel Marsden of SFU; The Reform Party's stand on Newfoundland school reform; Privacy Commissioner David Flaherty's large travel bill; John McCrae's medals are lost, found, and sold for profit; Navy Skipper Robert Bush drunk at sea; Canada fails to deport criminal immigrants; Ralph Klein has run out of ideas and may soon retire; Killer Terry Driver; Society of Kabalarians; Parole for rapist Larry John Takahashi; The Clement family fights Nazko Band corruption near B... View more info

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High Tide - The Big Stories of Seattle's Waterfront

By: Calkins, R.H. (Skipper)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, The Marine Digest Publishing Co., Inc.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 733A5014

Condition: Good


356 pages including index and black and white photographic plates. The drama and tragedy of Seattle's waterfront produced as a permanent record of the men and ships the author has known during many years as a waterfront newsman. Average wear. Unmarked. 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 Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, August (Aug.) 1960, Number 8, Volume 44 - Dr. Richard J. Gatling and His Quick Firing Gun

Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, August (Aug.) 1960, Number 8, Volume 44 - Dr. Richard J. Gatling and His Quick Firing Gun

By: Donovan, J.A.; White, M.E.; Venditto, C.R.; Meyers, B.F.; Dieckmann, A. Sr.; Martz, J.G. III; Conroy, J.F.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Marine Corps Association: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4321

ISBN: B01B2KUL6Y

Condition: Good


B01B2KUL6Y 64 pages. Features: Okinawa cover illustration and details of the home of the Third Marine Division; Air photos of Futema, Camp Schwab, Camp Sukiran, Camp Hauge and Camp Courtney; New Close Support Artillery Prospects; Close Air Support - A 4D multiple carriage; Sikorsky ad features photos of the S-60 and S-55; Pattern for Limited War; The Salty Skipper; Combat Course; Let's Perk Up Our Reserves; Princeton Landing - the LPH-5; The Lieutenant's Gatlings - now this gun is called the Vulcan; The Strike Cell - part 2; Report from the Ready Forces - The 3d Marine Division - Combat Read... View more info

Image for Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, December (Dec.) 1960, Number 12, Volume 44: - Looking Back at Chosin

Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, December (Dec.) 1960, Number 12, Volume 44: - Looking Back at Chosin

By: Eliot, G.F.; Rider, J.W.; Galbraith, T.H.; Hudson, L.C.; Smith, O.P.; Merrill, W.A.; Smith, J.H.; Moore, R.B.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Marine Corps Association: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4323

ISBN: B01B2KUODE

Condition: Good


B01B2KUODE 68 pages. Features: Cover illustration of Marine Corps Base 29 Palms, with base photos inside front cover; Two-page photo ad for the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, featuring its airlift capacity; Polaris and the North Flank - major article on issues of the nuclear age; What You Can Do About Drill; The Military Mind - Myth & Fact - is a trained Marine officer a threat to democracy?; Photo ad for the Sikorsky S-58; Inspection - index to readiness; Looking Back Chosin; This is My Rifle; Fleet Marine Force, Pacific - Readiness and Programs to Improve Readiness; The Marine Reserve; The Salty ... View more info

Image for Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, November (Nov.) 1960, Number 11, Volume 44: Dan Daly - Reluctant Hero

Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, November (Nov.) 1960, Number 11, Volume 44: Dan Daly - Reluctant Hero

By: Fuller, J.F.C.; Russell, Robert H.; Gourlay, B.I.S.; Dieckmann, E.A.; Mahler, W.A.; Moore, R.B.; geiger, G.J.; Driver, J.P.; Beltt, S.; Fisher, R.L.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Marine Corps Association: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4322

ISBN: B01B2KUMV8

Condition: Good


B01B2KUMV8 68 pages. Features: Cover illustration of Quantico, with photos of Camp Barrett, Breckinridge Hall, Geiger Hall, Butler Stadioum and Lejeune Hall inside front cover; Archibald Henderson & the Fighting Indians; Troop Tests - How They Work; Two-page illustrated ad for the Vertol 107 helicopter; Our War Problems - An Amphibious Answer; Defense in the Summary Court; Commando Carrier - HMS Bulwark, Britain's first LPH is now on station in the Far East; Daniel Joseph Daly - Reluctant Hero; A Prayer for Marines; Martcom Report (part 1 of 2); Russian Attack Aviation - the Russians didn't i... View more info

Disaster Log of Ships - A Pictorial Account of Shipwrecks, California to Alaska

By: Gibbs, Jim

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Superior Publishing: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83901572

Condition: Fine


176 pages including index. A skipper's sea chest full of dramatic photos and stirring facts of sea toll from the Souther Capes to Norton Sound. Book is clean and unmarked with minimal wear. Dust jacket bears some creasing and small tears but remains attractive. Nice copy. View more info

Captain Lens ferry tales

By: Hayman, Bob

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-published: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 64601670

ISBN: 0889257892

Condition: Fine


0889257892 144 pages plus section with numerous full-page black and white illustrations. Captain Hayman was the skipper of the ferry crossing Okanagan Lake between Kelowna and Westbank before it was replaced by a floating bridge. Clean, bright and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

Image for Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, April (Apr.) 1960, Number 4, Volume 44 - Sikorsky S-60 Sky Crane

Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, April (Apr.) 1960, Number 4, Volume 44 - Sikorsky S-60 Sky Crane

By: Hoyler, H.M.; Long, F.A.; Moore, R.; Pierce, P.N.; Fitzgerald, E.F.; Liggett, T. Jr.; Wismer, R.H.; Moore, C.E.; Dodd, Joe

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Marine Corps Association: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4318

ISBN: B01B2KUFQ0

Condition: Good


B01B2KUFQ0 72 pages. Features: 1960 Slates; Fort Lejeune fold-out cover illustration; and more. High Standard Manufacturing Corporation ad features photos of shooting prize winners Santiago Machuca, John C. Forman, David Cartes, Aubrey E. Smith, Roy Ratliff, and Richard Stineman; The Jet Age Wall - Are SAC and the ICBM offensive or defensive?; Embarkation Planning; The Marine Reserve; Peacetime Heroes; Report from the Ready Forces, The 2d Marine Division - Part I - Combat Readiness, and Part II - Programs to Improve Readienss; Write it Right; Your Ideas Wanted; The Salty Skipper; Brainstormi... View more info

Image for Wide World - The Magazine for Men, July 1916, No. 219, Vol. XXXVII: The Floating Death (Mines)

Wide World - The Magazine for Men, July 1916, No. 219, Vol. XXXVII: The Floating Death (Mines)

By: Johnson, A.; Askew, A & C.; Trench, P.; Porter, T.; Treacher, M.; Czaplicka, M.; Martindale, F.; Pitt-Kethley, V.; Anderson, A.; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International New Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H0555

Condition: Fair


Pages 194-286 plus 16 pages of ads. Features: The Floating Death - a North Sea trawler skipper's heroic battle with a mine entangled in the trawler's nets; The Darkest Hour - Part II - experiences in the great Serbian (WWI) retreat to Albania (with photo of the Serbian Cavalry fording the River Drin and more); The Snake-Hunter - John Rolliston's terrible fight; The Sheriff's Ruse - how the Sheriff of Deadwood tricked three desperadoes; Real-Life Romances of the War (WWI) - Part II; A Year In Arctic Siberia - Part III - amazing article and photos taken by Polish authoress M.A. Czaplicka as she... View more info

The Island Resort Adventure (Golden Sight 'n' Sound Book)

By: Margaret Snyder

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Racine, WI, Golden Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24701091

ISBN: 0307740226

Condition: Very Good


0307740226 Barbie has just been invited to visit her friend Kira who owns a fabulous island resort. Imagine Barbie's surprise when she learns Kira is selling the resort because she can't afford to compete with big hotel chains. Bill Barbie find a way to save the resort? With the help of Ken, Skipper, and a friendly dolphin, you bet she will! Prior owner's name inside front cover and minor soiling to front cover else clean and unmarked with light wear. Please note: All 10 sound effects were working loud and clear at time of listing but we cannot guarantee they will still be working at the ... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIV - No. 262, February (Feb.) 1920 - Captivity Among the Turks

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIV - No. 262, February (Feb.) 1920 - Captivity Among the Turks

By: Moody, F.A.; McMahon; Gibson, H.T.; Rohe, Alice; Chinnery, E.W.P.; Shaw, F.H.; Shepstone, H.J.; Brand, J.B.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4359

Condition: Good


Pages 273-360, plus 24 pages of great ads. Features: The Black Hand - a curious story of the abortive Egyptian revolution; The Land of Model Husbands - In the Marshall Islands women are the queen of all they survey - fascinating article with many wonderful photos; "Blue Mary's" Last Run; Photo of petrified forest in Arizona; The Trials of a Naturalist's Wife - Part 2; The Smallest Republic in the World - interesting photo-illustrated article on San Marino; In Quest of Cannibals - Part 4 - Exploration and Adventure in Unknown New Guinea; The Ship That Sought Adventure - The skipper of ... View more info

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Rod & Gun in Canada Magazine, June 1958 - Special Houseboat Issue

By: Morrow, Les; "The Skipper"; McGillen, Pete; Gillese, J.P.; Frost, Rex; Nicholson, H.P.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Quebec, National Business Publications Limited: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1506

Condition: Good


Features: What is the Biggest Thing in Boating?; "Houseboat Happy" - the New Boating Disease: Don't Fry Crows!; Fishing the Never-Never Lands; The Brittany Spaniel; and more. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, June 1948

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $89.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123A7359

Condition: Fair


Stories: Through the Swiss Alps in a wheel chair; Operation Fort Ross; village life in India; the passenger; last voyage; brand of the tomahawk; island skipper; the climbing tiger; eight thousand dollars; an African Houdini; new chums luck. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, November 1937

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123A7407

Condition: Fair


Stories: My Transcontinental Trip; The Devil Ship; Beginners Luck; The Egyptian Bone; Worth Their Weight in Gold; The Club-Footed Terror; The Bluenose Skipper; Giraffe; Coronation Day; Lions and Their Ways; The Man with the Harp Again; Sammy the Sea Lion; Marooned in the Lost World. Above-average wear. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, April 1954, Australian Edition

The Wide World Magazine, April 1954, Australian Edition

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0739

Condition: Good


Features: The "Hard-Case" Skipper; a young Merchant Navy radio-operator tries his luck aboaord a North Sea Trawler; A God Comes Home - a missing bronze statue of Zeus; The Buring Ship - An attempted rescue during a fire at sea; The Ju-Ju Snake - a West African tale; Sea Lion Islands - the author visits Sea Lion Rookeries on islands off British Columbia at breeding time - photos; Under Two Flags - a Brit on leave on the French Riviera is mistaken for a French deserter and ordered to perform 18 months military service in France!; Unlucky Mica - a prospector's story about the discovery a... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, June 1952

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0770

Condition: Fair


Features: Outlaw Stronghold - the hectic history of a rugged wilderness area in Oklahoma and Arkansas often used as a sanctuary by fugitives; Climbing the Sutherland Falls in New Zealand; Frensham's Bungalow - a strange story related by a former officer of the Indian Army; A Bid for Fortune - a young newcomer to Darwin, Australia joins a veteran skipper in a trip to a secret pearl-oyster bed; A Pygmy Net-Hunt - a graphic description of a most ingenious method of capturing wild animals, with photos; The Lost Mine (Part I) - Somewhere in Panama lies Tisingal, reputed to be one of the richest gol... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, March 1954

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813A1727

Condition: Good


Features: The "Hard-Case" Skipper; a young Merchant Navy radio-operator tries his luck aboard a North Sea Trawler; A God Comes Home - a missing bronze statue of Zeus; The Burning Ship - An attempted rescue during a fire at sea; The Ju-Ju Snake - a West African tale; Sea Lion Islands - the author visits Sea Lion Rookeries on islands off British Columbia at breeding time - photos; Under Two Flags - a Brit on leave on the French Riviera is mistaken for a French deserter and ordered to perform 18 months military service in France!; Unlucky Mica - a prospector's story about the discovery a... View more info

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The Winnipeg Tribune - Weekend Magazine, May 5, 1962

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The Winnipeg Tribune: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339A4040

Condition: Good


47 pages. Features: How the tiny St. Roch sailed into fame - with a crew of eight mounties she navigated the Northwest Passage - Skipper Henry Larsen; Mom's A Ballerina - Toronto-born Melissa-Hayden deftly runs home and career; Marsh where the shy swans rest - the peace of Lake Erie beckons to whistlers after their long trip; Camp of Despair in the Congo - UN Soldiers patrol the camp which houses 50,000 Balubas at Elisabethville - graphic photos; Susannah York - a star in the making; Swedes fight to stay neutral - their plan for survival calls for compulsory military training and enormous bla... View more info