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Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, November (Nov.), 1921, No. 283, Vol. XLVIII: Businessman Becomes Amateur Robinson Crusoe

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, November (Nov.), 1921, No. 283, Vol. XLVIII: Businessman Becomes Amateur Robinson Crusoe

By: Bootes, H.; Rutzebeck, H.; Golden, R.; Frings, J.; Dunlop, A.; Cunningham, E.; Dyer, C.; Forbin, V.; McKechnie, N.; Repp, E.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International New Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H0552

Condition: Good


88 Pages plus 16 pages of ads. Features: A Girl of the Island - a beautiful girl is shipwrecked on a lonely tropic island; A Man's Luck - Part III - Hjalmar Rutzebeck story of life and love in the Far North; The Mystery of Charlie Ross - tragic story of the kidnapping of four-year-old Charlie Ross from his home near Philadelphia; My Island of Dreams - Part I of the adventures of amateur Robinson Crusoe, J.W. Frings - with his photos; Taming the Head-Hunters - author and a party of ten police enter the little-known hill country of British North Borneo to punish a tribe of head-hunting Dyaks; T... View more info

Image for Collier's - The National Weekly (Magazine), September (Sept.) 3, 1927, Vol. 80, No. 10: Commander Richard E. Byrd on Aviaton Safety / John Erskine

Collier's - The National Weekly (Magazine), September (Sept.) 3, 1927, Vol. 80, No. 10: Commander Richard E. Byrd on Aviaton Safety / John Erskine

By: Cary, Lucian; Byrd, Richard E.; Davenport, Walter; Perry, Lawrence; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier & Son Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2827

Condition: Good


46 pages. Features: Nice one-page illustrated ad for International Trucks; One-page Memeograph ad includes exquisitely detailed illustration of their machine; Follow the Swallow - fiction by Lucian Cary; It's Safe to Fly - photo illustrated article by Commander Richard E. Byrd, U.S.N.; The Private Life of novelist John Erskine; Big Business (fiction by Lawrence Perry); When They're Not Working - two pages of wonderful photos of notables recreating, including Bruce Barton, E. Phillips Oppenheim, H.C. Witwer, Charles M. Schwab, Sir Harry Lauder, Ty Cobb, H.I. Phillips, Mme. Schumann-Heink, Emil... View more info

A Question of Justice-1886

By: Crook, Marion

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Crook Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35801451

ISBN: 0969107161

Condition: Fine


0969107161 240 pages. In June of 1886 the new city of Vancouver bustles with a growing population and increasing opportunities for business and trade. When Amy MacDonald, the school teacher at Hastings Mill, discovers new Winchester '86 rifles are being smuggled through the city she tries to enlist the aid of the earnest but slow-witted provincial policema. She involves the Royal North West Mounted, a curious local newspaperman, a businessman, a knowledgeable woman of the street, and her irrepressible younger borther in her efforts to prevent the contraband from flowing to the Metis rebels ... View more info

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"... Some Fell on Good Ground" - Tales of a Gardener - Book II

By: Cullen, Len; Cullen, Gwen

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815A2022

Condition: Very Good


143 pages. Abundantly illustrated in colour and black and white. Second book by the author. "Describes his journey through the 1980's and early 1990's. Includes the trials of meeting some difficult challenges, and celebrates the rewards of meeting them and winning - winning at some cost, but winning just the same." - from page 9. Len Cullen, now passed away, was a very successful Ontario businessman and gentleman who was respected and appreciated by many. Book clean, bright and unmarked. A lovely memento to this fine man. View more info

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H.R.: A Biography of H.R. MacMillan

By: Drushka, Ken

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713A3982

ISBN: 1550171291

Condition: Fine


1550171291 416 pages including index. "Macmillan was a prominent and influential man, always forthcoming on matters of principle. But he was also very reserved, private and complicated. Drushka's portrait of him, compiled over years of reading through the public record and working closely with MacMillan's family and business associates, is a respectful but clear-eyed look at the real H.R.: the ardent conservationist who was also a ruthless business tycoon; the shy, retiring gentleman who was also described as an "elemental force of nature:' the strait-laced businessman who had a lif... View more info

The best 70 years of my life: It's all downhill from here

By: Duddridge, Lew

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Orca Book Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46501216

ISBN: 0920501133

Condition: Good


0920501133 221 pages. One man's testament to the powers of positive thinking. Author grew up during the dirty, dusty 1930s in rural Saskatchewan, but remembers mostly the good times. He developed a lifelong love of flying as a pilot during WW II. Later he combined his passion for flight with a successful career as a businessman and community leader. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding sound. Glossy illustrated covers. Please note: Title page has been removed. Solid copy. View more info

Gibby: The Memoirs of a Horsey Man

By: Gibson, Francis

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, J.A.Allen & Co Ltd: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 46206070

ISBN: 0851312772

Condition: Good


0851312772 126 pages including index. Author was one of the best known saddle makers in Britain. He spent his life working with horses and in the company of what he liked to call, 'horsey' types. Though best known for his advances in harness and tack design, he has also been a stable rider, owner and successful businessman. View more info

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Mickey: The Story of a Boy Growing Up on Vancouver Island

By: Gogo, Mike

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, S.L.S.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322G3762

ISBN: 0992066107

Condition: Very Good


0992066107 104 Bawdy recollections of the Nanaimo businessman who entertained local newspaper readers for years with his humorous ads and letters to the editor. Pror owner's address label inside front cover otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. View more info

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Jimmy: An Autobiography

By: Jimmy Pattison

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Canada, Seal Books, Toronto: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 422A7852

ISBN: 0770421962

Condition: Fine


0770421962 Signed and briefly inscribed by Jimmy Pattison. "No other Canadian has 'gone for it' with more impressive results... Jimmy did it all himself." - Peter C. Newman. The autobiography of legendary Canadian businessman Jimmy Pattison. 300 pages. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for The Busy Man's Magazine, February [Feb.] 1907, Vol. XIII, No. 4 - The Great Jewish Invasion [of New York]

The Busy Man's Magazine, February [Feb.] 1907, Vol. XIII, No. 4 - The Great Jewish Invasion [of New York]

By: Keddell, E.A.; Nocross, Charles P.; Albert, Allan D.; MacDonagh, M.; Sawyer, Henry; Tritton, Sir I. Herbert; Winter, Nevin O.; Hendrick, Burton J.; Howe, Frederic C.; Crocker, Pearcy K.; Clear, Claudius; Markham, Edwin; Dark, Richard; Crissey, F.; Et al

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company, Limited: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H4163

Condition: Good


A rare surviving issue of this publication which was renamed Maclean's in 1911 after its founder Lt.-Col. John Bayne Maclean and remains in publication with the same over one-hundred years later. "Containing the choicest and most entertaining articles and short stories appearing in the current numbers of the leading magazines of the world." - front cover. 9.25" x 6.25" in red card covers. 176 pages including 38 pages of wonderful ads, many illustrated. Contents include: James Bryce, LL.D., new British Ambassador to the U.S.; Lumber king and billionaire Frederick Weyerhaeuse... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, August 1955 - Australian Edition: Amateur Lumberjacks

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0712

Condition: Good


Features: "The Eye of Allah" - a curious story by veteran mining engineer Cassiter Wright; The Masab Kunta Mystery - A weird story from India; Amateur Lumber jacks - A glimpse of life in an Ontario timber-camp where two ex-Servicemen earn money for another year of University; Seeking Pirate Treasure - a shrewed businessman invests in a scheme to locate hidden millions; A South Sea Hair-Cut - close-ups descriptive of manners and customs and prevailing conditions in various parts of the globe - Mangaia, Cook Islands, South Pacific; Gold Galore - New Guinea (near Bulolo Airport); Money in... View more info

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The Canadian Magazine, 20 Mar 1971 *WHAT MAKES QUEBEC QUEBEC?*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, Southstar: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339A4566

Condition: Fair


Features: What Makes Quebec Quebec? - text and photos; Children of the Quiet Revolution - the first generation to feel that they, not the 'English', will determine the future of Quebec; How do you carry on business in Quebec? - at your leisure; Please note: most of page 13 has been clipped and is not present; What Price Terrorism? - it could corrupt everything the Quebecois are striving for; Has the Church gone Underground in Quebec? - some Quebecois think so; Canada's best young skier since Nancy Greene and Betsy Clifford - 13-year-old Kathy Kreiner *Sadly, page 21/22 are not present and they... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, 3 September, 1966 *COVER PHOTO OF DANIEL JOHNSON*

Maclean's Magazine, 3 September, 1966 *COVER PHOTO OF DANIEL JOHNSON*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter Limited: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144C5683

Condition: Good


Features: Where will Daniel Johnson lead Quebec? - article with photos; A Little Girl in a Big Big Town - girls like Barbara Fulton come to Toronto by the thousands for a career, a pad and a man - many photos with article; Sam Olan wanted to put on a good show (Opera) - so look where it got him - photos with article; Where's the Walking Woman Waling? - for the past five years Canadian artist Michael Snow has only painted walking women; Calgary Yanks - oil brought 30,000 Americans to Calgary; The Secret Life of Eddie Shack, Gourmet! - article and photo; One Man, One Wreck, One Cause - BC busine... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, May 19, 1962 - Saga Of The S.S. Tropic See

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean's Magazine: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339C7975

Condition: Good


Features: The unfolding tragedy of drug-deformed babies - side effects of a new drug called thalidomide are causing tragic deformities in newborn Canadian babies; The Slapstick Saga of the S.S. Tropic Sea - she'd been a virtuous lady on the Great Lakes, but she was a notorious tramp in the Caribbean and sailed into piracy, gunplay and mutiny, or so the rumours went; How the NAACP Plots the Negro Revolution; The only Canadian the Chinese ever heard of - Dr. Norman Bethune is one of China's five national heroes; How John Bassett, businessman, became a celebrity; Ask the name of the lion - part 2... View more info

Image for Nutshell News Magazine, December 1996 - Holiday How-To Projects

Nutshell News Magazine, December 1996 - Holiday How-To Projects

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Kalmbach: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658C9109

Condition: Very Good


Features: Small accomplishments - 'Tis the Season; The Happy Merchants - Our resident architect takes a holiday behind the counter; For GJ's Every Day is Christmas Day - These tree-makers have a gift for you, too - a acrystal angel; Brian McGlynn - Part-Time Miniaturist - Santa could use an elf with this businessman's skills!; Christmas Medley - Meredith Person takes a Christmas open house literally; They Retired to Miller Farm - a retirement project became a museum's holiday showpiece; Mother Goose Land - a dream bedroom with more than visions of sugarplums; The Show Scene - the South Florida... View more info

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National Lampoon Magazine, September 1986 - Sleaze Issue

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, NL Communications / National Lampoon: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658C9439

Condition: Fair


82 pages. Features: Frederick's of Wall Street - America's Sleaziest Catalog; Dr. Hilarious - America's Sleaziest Jokemaster; A Profile - America's Sleaziest Businessman; and more. Above-average external wear. Unmarked. A worthy copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Aviator Magazine, November / December 2009 - De Havilland Mosquito Restoration

Canadian Aviator Magazine, November / December 2009 - De Havilland Mosquito Restoration

By: Niles, Russ; Robinson, Andal; Septer, Dirk; Clark, Brennan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, OP Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H2881

Condition: Good


54 pages. Features: Century Flight draws nation together; Correcting typo on headstone of unknown airman buried on the West Coast; Vancouver businessman and Victoria maintenance facility are restoring a de Havilland Mosquito; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Invisible Hand

By: Olfert, Abram A.; Bock, Ruth (Editor)

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Abram A. Olfert: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322G4156

Condition: Fine


179 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos in text. Mr. Olfert received only a grade 6 education in Russia and no schooling in Canada, yet became a community leader and businessman. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance: February 24, 1941 - Cover Photo of American Machine Tools - The Heart of Her Defense

Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance: February 24, 1941 - Cover Photo of American Machine Tools - The Heart of Her Defense

By: Pratt, William V.; Fuqua Stephen O.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, USA, Weekly Publications: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3286

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: 1941 Ford car ad inside front cover shows food market scene and mentions their amazing Rouge Plant; Jones & Laughlin Steel ad; Douglas Aircraft ad presents the world's largest bomber, the B-19; Nice one-page two color ad promotes the February 22, 1941 issue of the Saturday Evening Post, including photo of Leta Cromwell who purchased a large island in the Bahamas; Brief obituaries for Donna Damerel, Swagar Sherley and Lady Chamberlain; War among Republicans over Willkie's Stand; Great one-page two-color ad for New International Trucks features a yellow and grey model; Lend-... View more info

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

By: Pridmore, Jay

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33508664

ISBN: 0810942895

Condition: Fine


0810942895 160 pages including index and 151 illustrations, including 68 plates in full color. Relates how the museum was founded by Chicago businessman Julius Rosenwald and how it was installed in the imposing Palace of Fine Arts, an architectural monument from the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. Then he leads an entertaining and informative tour of the Museum, featuring the incredibly diverse exhibits in five "zones" - Energy, Transportation, Space and Defense, The Human Body, and Communications. Traces the fascinating development of twentieth-century technology. Remainder ... View more info