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Image for Budapest: A History from Its Beginnings to 1998 (East European Monographs)

Budapest: A History from Its Beginnings to 1998 (East European Monographs)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, East European Monographs: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 742H3089

ISBN: 0880333596

Condition: Fair


0880333596 vii, 354 pages. Name index. Brief biographies of key personalities. Index to streets and other locations. Color map. Minimal library markings. Moderate lean to spine. Moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound reference copy. View more info

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Remembering Jordanos: Santa Barbara 1888-1988

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Kieran: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 335A5784

ISBN: 0963501844

Condition: Very Good


0963501844 276 pages. Index. Over 300 black and white illustrations, including many of early Santa Barbara. "The story of the local family, and the employees and friends who were part of the largest and oldest family-owned retail business in Santa Barbara... As seen through the eyes of faithful employees, the book chronicles events and personalities through 100 years of the history of the family and their company... Provides a fascinating look at how immigrant families succeeded in the first half of the last century." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. Ni... View more info

Forty Years' Journey - The Temperance Movement in British Columbia to 1900 *Signed By Author*

By: Allen, Harold Tuttle

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Self-Published: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41302104

Condition: Fair


138 pages including references. Author's signature and warm inscription to his friend, Harry Walker, upon title page. Signed letter, dated 1976, from author to Harry Walker, laid in. Presents hitherto unknown material and personalities in B.C.'s 19th century period from 1859 to 1900. Presents a broader picture than the distorted view many have of the Movement's place in our history. Review stapled to table of contents. Moisure exposure has produced some waviness to pages and covers. Average wear. Some markings. Author was one of the main founders of The Greater Victoria Association o... View more info

Image for Andy Warhol Screen Tests: The Films of Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonne (Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonnee)

Andy Warhol Screen Tests: The Films of Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonne (Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonnee)

By: Angell, Callie

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Harry N. Abrams: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 548C9338

ISBN: 0810955393

Condition: Very Good


0810955393 319 pages. Footnotes. Index. Photo-illustrated boards. Profusely illustrated with black and white photography. "...The result of more than a dozen years of original research. Angell has had unprecedented access to the original films, has identified and illustrated all of the Screen Tests for the first time. All of the film materials have been catalogued, with film stocks identified and dated, and other archival details, such as Warhol's hand-written notes, also recorded. The history and making of these films are detailed in a lenghty introduction. Additional chapters ar... View more info

The Twilight Struggle: Tales of the Cold War

By: Attwood, William

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 73406411

ISBN: 0060390689

Condition: Very Good


0060390689 433 pages. Prior owner's name upon front endpaper. Author has covered the world since 1946; his career has thus spanned four decades of the cold war. As an American Ambassador in two countries and at the U.N., as an editor of Look, as publisher of Newsday, and as a foreign correspondent for other publications, he has kept close to the principal events and personalities of his time. Now, he has created this uniquely intimate history of the cold war, from Churchill at Fulton, Missouri to Reagan at Reykjavik. View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), September (Sept.) 18, 1954: Formosa (Taiwan) Prepares for Communist Invasion

By: Austin, L.F.; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Loganville, Pennsylvania, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2706

Condition: Good


Pages 443-482. Features: Cover photo and two additional pages of photos of destruction in Orleansville, Algeria caused by earthquake; Page of photos of diplomatic and political events; Dramatic photo-sequence of fatal collision between the liner Italia with the tug Fairplay 1 at Cuxhaven; Photos of Royal occasions in Scotland, Canada and the Netherlands; Four aerial photos of Formosa - a danger spot in the world today; Two pages of photos of training recruits of the Chinese Nationalist Army in Formosa - learning how to use weapons from the U.S. to ward off Communist attack; Excellent aerial p... View more info

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HQ (Headquarters) USA Garrison - Pusan (Korea) & Area VII: 1982 Yearbook

By: Author Unstated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Korea, HQ USA Garrison, Pusan & Area VII: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H1475

Condition: Very Good


112 pages. Hundreds of black and white photos show the personalities and life of U.S. and Korean personnel stationed in Korea's Pusan and Area VII during 1982 with: HHC Garrison-Pusan; P S.F. 545th Cen Disp; MTMC; 665th Dental Det; 106th Veterinary Det Team D.; A F E; 25th Trans Atmo II; SAACT Team 4. C L S C-K., all under the command of Colonel Raymond J. Morin, Jr. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Short opening to top of backstrip. A quality copy of this nice memento. View more info

The Pierce-Arrow Showroom is leaking;: An insider's view of the C.B.C

By: Barris, Alex

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72109830

ISBN: 0770002927

Condition: Very Good


0770002927 197 pages. A book about television in Canada, particularly the CBC and particularly as seen through the eyes of one who has been involved in television for a dozen years. A gifted raconteur, Barris shares the experiences of his association with the CBC, partly because "I have always enjoyed telling a story, sharing a yarn, passong on an anecdote. Combines humour with thoughtful analysis in discussion of the CBC's inner machinations, personalities, attitudes and policies, producers, stars, visiting celebrities, television critics, and the viewing public. Discard stamp upon fr... View more info

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Wild Horses of Canada

By: Bearcroft, Norma

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Wild Horse Society: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 711H3026

Condition: Fair


x, 116 pages. Illustrated in black and white. References. Reprint of the 1966 first edition. Chapters include: What is a Wild Horse?; First Horses Arrive in Eastern Canada; The American Mustang; Horses and Indians of the Prairies; Wild Horses of British Columbia; Recollections; Wild Horse Personalities; Canada's Wild Horses Today; Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A sound reference copy of this informative and uncommon work. View more info

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Whistler: Against All Odds

By: Beaudry, Michel

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Mountain Sports Pr: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145A9747

ISBN: 097177482X

Condition: Very Good


097177482X 228 pages. Index. "The story of Whistler's development from backcountry fishing haven in 1914 to a world-class mountain resort in 2002 is a fascinating tale. It's also a great people story as Whistler's colorful characters have played a huge role in defining the Whistler style. With an easy-flowing grace (this work) captures all the passion, excitement and inspiration of these bigger-than-life personalities. Illustrated with mind-blowing action photos and amazing scenics of the spectacular surrounding mountains, this book is a story that's never been told about a place that... View more info

Boom Boom Geffrion: The Life and Times of Bernard Geoffrion

By: Bernard Geoffrion; Stan Fischler

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, McGraw-Hill: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86102257

ISBN: 0075527154

Condition: Fine


0075527154 271 pages including index. Includes black and white photographic plates. Bernard 'Boom Boom' Geoffrion stands among the 20th century's most galvanic athletes. And its most magnetic personalities. Geoffrion invented the slapshot, was one of the first players in the post-World War II era to produce 50 goals a season, had teammate Doug Harvey saw off his leg cast against doctor's orders so that he could skate in the 1961 playoffs, and much more. A candid, entertaining and at times controversial story of this great Hall of Famer. Prior owner's details upon front endpaper else clea... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), February 24, 1951 - Cover Photo of Mount Lamington Volcano in New Guinea / Marriage of the Shah of Iran

The Illustrated London News (ILN), February 24, 1951 - Cover Photo of Mount Lamington Volcano in New Guinea / Marriage of the Shah of Iran

By: Bryan, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Harrod, R.F.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: England, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2772

Condition: Good


Pages 273 - 312. Features: Lovely colour ad for the De Havilland Comet used by British Overseas Airways Corporation shows plane in flight; Photos of avalanche terror in the Alps - engulfed villages; Great two-page photo of the start of the famous Tasman Ocean Yacht Race; Wow - two illustrated pages describe the Alberta tar sands "containing four times the rest of the world's known oil reserves"; Photos of personalities of the week, including Spain's first ambassador to Britain since 1946, Don Miguel Primo de Rivera, and his wife; Two pages of photos of the marriage of the Shah of Iran... View more info

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Illustrated London News. February 12, 1949. No 5730, volume 214

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Illustrated London News: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0965

ISBN: B002MXIXVQ

Condition: Good


B002MXIXVQ Pages 193-224. Features: Cover photo of Cardinal Mindszenty, Prince Primate of Hungary, during his trial for treason; Nice one-page colour ad for Number Seven cigarettes; Article on sea rescue; One-page photo of the light fleet aircraft carrier Vengeance at Portland, with an air sea rescue helicopter hovering over her flight deck; Four excellent aerial photos of New York City, with emphasis upon Manhattan; One-page illustration of Generalissimo Stalin; Three photos of Indians remembering Gandhi's assassination; Three photos of the Pan-American airliner "Monarch Of The Skies"... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, October 30, 1954 -  Cover Photo of Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein at the Salute After Unveiling Alamein Memorial on October 24

The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, October 30, 1954 - Cover Photo of Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein at the Salute After Unveiling Alamein Memorial on October 24

By: Bryant, Arthur.; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2809

Condition: Good


Pages 485-524.. Features: Unveiling the El Alamein Memorial; Nice colour-photo ad inside front cover for Imperial Leather features lady with fan - #3 of a series; Nice one-page ad for RGD radio and television features Lady Isobel Barnett; Full-page Vauxhall ad; Photos of treaties signed in Cairo, Delhi and Paris; Inquiry into the Comet airliner disasters - results of tests at Farnborough; Photos of the Queen in South-West LAncashire; William Willis aboard the "Seven Little Sisteres" raft upon which he drifted across the Pacific; The Emperor of Ethiopia honoured at Oxford; One-page phot... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, November 13, 1954 -  Cover Photo of QE II Honouring War Dead at Cenotaph

The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, November 13, 1954 - Cover Photo of QE II Honouring War Dead at Cenotaph

By: Bryant, Arthur.; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2810

Condition: Good


Pages 821-872.. Features: Pleasant colour Guinness ad inside front cover shows gourmet food - and a crying cow; Nice one-page ad for the Daimler Regency Mk II; Half-page Burbery's fashion ad; Swiss Watchmaker's ad features woodcut illustration of Everest climbers with oxygen tanks; Excellent one-page photo of solemn scene at the Cenotaph; The Queen Mother's visit to Washington; One-page photo portrait of Dr. Albert Schweitzer; Two-page photo montage of personalities of the week include Lord Colgrain, Field Marshal Von Kleist, General E.F. Morton, Freda Holland, Colonel Nasser, the Spartak Foo... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, December 4, 1954 -  Cover Photo of Sir Winston and Lady Churchill

The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, December 4, 1954 - Cover Photo of Sir Winston and Lady Churchill

By: Bryant, Arthur.; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2811

Condition: Good


Pages 977-1032.. Features: Nice colour-illustrated Rolex ad inside front cover features illustration of divers; Royal Airforce recruiting ad; Nice half-page Hooper car ad for the 7-seater Limo., design No. 8400; Royal photos of the Queen Mother's return from the U.S. at Waterloo; Great two-page series of illustrations of "Tridac" - the biggeset calculating machine in England - used to assist in the design of guided missiles and high-speed aircraft; Photo of the two vessels of the Onassis whaling fleet seized by Peru; 80th birthday ceremony for Winston Churchill in Westminster Hall; Pho... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, February 19, 1955 -  Cover Photo of an Abandoned Harbour on North Tachen Island

The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, February 19, 1955 - Cover Photo of an Abandoned Harbour on North Tachen Island

By: Bryant, Arthur.; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2812

Condition: Good


Pages 297-340.. Features: Nice colour ad for Player's cigarettes inside front cover - "Player's Please"; Full-page ad for State Express 555 cigarettes - "The best cigarettes in the world"; Full page photo portrait of The Shawan Shah of Persia; Full-page photo portrait of the Empress Suraya of Persia; Photo of Mr. Donald Campbell's turbo-jet hydroplane 'Bluebird"; Photos of Princess Margaret's tour of Grenada, Tobago, and Barbados; Great one-page photo looking down on the busy deck of the U.S. Carrier Philippine Sea; Two pages of photos illustrate a major move in the South ... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, March 19, 1955 -  Repair Work on the Albert Memorial

The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, March 19, 1955 - Repair Work on the Albert Memorial

By: Bryant, Arthur.; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2814

Condition: Good


Pages 485-528.. Features: Nice colour ad for the Walpamur Co Ltd. inside front cover; One-page Daimler car ad features the Regency Mk. II and Conquest Century; Nice one-page ad for the British Iron and Steel Federation features large illustrations of labourers; One-page ad for the Olivetti Summa 15 adding/listing machine; Nice one-page ad for Standard Cars; Great photos of the Wansdyke underground depository for records and valuables - offering full protection in this H-bomb age; The old U.S. lake steamer "Ticonderoga" makes her last voyage by land; Scenes from nationalist-held Quemoy ... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, February 27, 1937: The Fall of Malaga / Combined Manoeuvre Prove Singapore "Invulnerable"

The Illustrated London News, February 27, 1937: The Fall of Malaga / Combined Manoeuvre Prove Singapore "Invulnerable"

By: Bryant, Arthur; Brown, Ivor; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0991

Condition: Good


Pages 329- 372. Features: Cover photo shows the "Almirante Cervera" passing astern of the HMS "Rodney"; Precautions to prevent British warships from being bombed by mistake by aircraft and gauged in the Spanish Civil War; Page of illustrations entitled "The Price of Peace - 1.5 billion pound British Defence Plans" shows hardware to be acquired over five years; Five hard-to-believe photos illustrate traditional (antiquated) oil extraction and refining methods in the great Kirkuk Field; Photo of tossing the pancake at sea - Shrove Tuesday aboard the "Rodney"; Phot... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London (ILN) News, January 8, 1955 - Blocking of the Suez Canal

The Illustrated London (ILN) News, January 8, 1955 - Blocking of the Suez Canal

By: Bryant, Arthur; Burton, Maurice; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2839

Condition: Good


Pages: 37-76. Features: Nice one-page Daimler Regency ad; Cover photo of the 'World Peace' which struck the El Ferdan swing bridge and blocked the Suez Canal; Professor Edgar Douglas Adrian; Mau Mau Terrorism in Kenya - home of Mrs. Anne Carnelley is burned; Fastest Man on Earth - photo of J.P. Stapp being strapped into rocket sled at Alamorgordo; Danish freighter 'Lexa Maersk' burns in Singapore; France approves German rearmament; Photos of 17 personalities of the week include Viscount Hambleden and his fiancee Donna Maria Carmela Attolico de Adelfia, Colonel Jose Antonio Remon of Panama, R... View more info