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Canadian Holmes: The First Twenty-Five Years

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Calabash Pr: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 561H2105

ISBN: 1899562273

Condition: Fine


1899562273 304 pages. "Discover the world of the Bootmakers of Toronto - the entertainment and diversity of the articles which its members have penned over the years - and wish them well in their second twenty-five years of keeping green the memory of both Sherlock Holmes and his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Enjoy!" - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

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Here Today: Twenty-Five Years of Cartoons

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Orono, ME, U.S.A., University of Maine Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 343A5622

ISBN: 0891010599

Condition: Very Good


0891010599 337 pages. "Brings together Vic Runtz's clever and analytical observations on the social and political happenings of a quarter century as they appeared in the Bangor Daily News." - from first page. Author's signature and message atop opening page else clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Lovely copy. View more info

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CU20 - Method for Flute - Brooke

By: A. Brooke

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Carl Fischer Music Publisher: 1962

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 217A1467

ISBN: 0825801451

Condition: Good


0825801451 211 pages. Revised edition of the 1942 first edition. "Intended solely to teach the technic and art of playing the Boehm system Flute... Presents in concise form the results of the experience of over twenty years as a teacher and a player." - from Introduction. Average wear. Top corner of front cover and title page clipped. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound working copy. View more info

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Cyprus Guerrilla: Grivas, Makarios, and the British

By: Alastos, Doros

Price: $399.95

Publisher: UK, Heinemann: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112A4248

Condition: Good


224 pages. Index. Twenty pages of black and white photographic plates. "This account of the Cyprus revolt analyses its causes, and documents many of the incidents during the four dangerous and violent years before the Zurich agreements were signed in London in February 1959. The author, a Cypriot, is able to reveal something of the daring and ingenious methods of the EOKA guerrillas; their hide-outs in the mountains and forests, or in a peasant's cellar; their secret organisation which penetrated the church, the administration, even the police." - from dust jacket. Average wear to... View more info

In the Face of the Enemy

By: Allix, Hereward

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Sussex, U.K., The Book Guild Limited: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56201348

ISBN: 0863321917

Condition: Fine


0863321917 131 pages. "Crazy Ed" Cresset - eccentric, loner and volunteer fireman - is more than just the mild, stammering old Englishman who, for twenty years, has been accepted by the good people of Pratt's Landing, Vancouver Island as one of their own. Book clean, bright and unmarked. Light wear to attractive dust jacket. Excellent copy. View more info

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Lines of Country: An Atlas of Railway and Waterway History in Canada

By: Andreae, Christopher

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 618G4199

ISBN: 1550461338

Condition: Fine


1550461338 238 pages. Oblong 42cm x 32cm. 39 Full-colour maps. 560 archival and contemporary photos, maps and drawings. "This truly outstanding work of research details Canada's present and historic transportation networks. Over twenty years in the making, this work will prove to be a vital reference for many decades to come." - from promotional slip. No dust jacket as issued. An unused copy. New in shrinkwrap. View more info

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Time Air (TimeAir): 25 (Twenty-Five) Years of People, Service and Memories - 25th Anniversary Book

By: Anniversary Book Commieettee; Dick, Cheryl; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Time Air: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761G1756

Condition: Very Good


80 pages. Reproductions of many photos, mementos, stories and anecdotes collected over the first twenty-five years of operation of this airline, founded in Lethbridge in 1966. Includes four-page list of employees. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Bit of peeling from decorated front free endpaper where attachment was removed. A quality copy of this enjoyable and informative review of the history and people behind this successful airline. View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette, No. 177, Vol. XV, September 1910

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5515

Condition: Good


Photo and story about Sergeant-Cook John Gibson. Article entitled "The Camp at Minster - A Camp Diary." Centerfold is a montage of twenty black and white photos of camp scenes. Photo of Major Malcolm and Capt. Bruce. Continuation of article entitled "'Tis Forty Years Ago." Average wear. Unmarked. Staples disintegrated. View more info

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From Gypo to B.T.O: The first twenty five years of the Truck Loggers Association of British Columbia

By: Baikie, Wallace (compiler)

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Ptarmigan Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G1864

ISBN: 0919537375

Condition: Good


0919537375 203 pages. Many black and white photos reproduced in text. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this important work. View more info

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Winnipeg's electric transit: The story of Winnipeg's streetcars and trolley busses

By: Baker, John E

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Railfare Enterprises: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 533G0194

ISBN: 0919130313

Condition: Good


0919130313 192 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of over 300 archival black and white photos. "Traces this history of electric transportation in Winnipeg from the predecessor horsecar system to the final run of the streetcar in 1955 and the trolley coach in 1970... Will be invaluable to the urban historian and the electric railway enthusiast... Shows how Winnipeg and its transportation system developed together, each influencing the other." - from dust jacket. Includes maps and images of tickets and transfers plus an all-time roster of cars and trolley coaches. The au... View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, May 22, 1977 -  Spies Andrew Doulton Lee and John Christopher Boyce

The New York Times Magazine, May 22, 1977 - Spies Andrew Doulton Lee and John Christopher Boyce

By: Baker, Russell; Molinoff, Daniel D.; Lindsey, Robert; Glueck, Grace; Chace, James; Rothchild, John; Wood, Peter; Skurka, Norma; Lelyveld, Joseph; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3946

Condition: Good


112 pages. Features: Imperial Dentistry; Life with Father - More and more divorced men are demanding the right to custody of their children - with photo of Dr. Joseph S. Bell and his children Gerald and Jennifer; Nice Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II ad; To Be Young, Rich - And a Spy - Andrew Doulton Lee and John Christopher Boyce passed secret U.S. defense documents to the Russians through the Soviet embassy in Mexico City; Spoleto U.S.A. - Gian Carlo Menotti has made the Italian summer festival a byword for artistic excellence for twenty years, and now he's taking it to Charleston; Color BMW a... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men: February, 1914 - Volume 32, Number 190 - Gun-Running with Zapata

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men: February, 1914 - Volume 32, Number 190 - Gun-Running with Zapata

By: Barr, William; Dunn, H.H.; Nicholls, G. Heaton; Grenfell, Wilfred T.; Fagan, D.W.O.; Pratt, A.E.; Burton, Colonel R.G.; Talbot, P. Amaury; Blake, Harry M.; Guinand, W.B.; Villepion, Guy De; Barracliffe, Captain James

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G1221

Condition: Good


Pages 303-396 plus 28 pages of ads, many wonderfully illustrated. Numerous black and white illustrations and photos in text. Features: Saved by Two Inches - How a big-horn sheep brought a veteran hunter to the verge of destruction in Montana; Gun-Running with Mexican Outlaw Emiliano Zapata - article with great photos; A Terrible Trip - Gold Searching in German New Guinea; Twenty Years in Newfoundland (Part II) - article with nice photos; Fishermen's Luck - a story from New Zealand involving T. Colthart, H. Hewlett and D.G. FitzGibbon; Across the Andes and Down the Amazon - the story of an a... View more info

Image for As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me - The Extraordinary Account of One Man's Escape From a Soviet Prison Camp and His Three-year Flight Across Siberia to Freedom

As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me - The Extraordinary Account of One Man's Escape From a Soviet Prison Camp and His Three-year Flight Across Siberia to Freedom

By: Bauer, Josef M.; Translated By Lawrence P.R. Wilson

Price: $169.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1957

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 431G2176

Condition: Good


347 pages. "Surely one of the most dramatic human adventures of our time is this amazing escape story of a German prisoner of war, sentenced to twenty-five years of forced labor in a Siberian mine. Rebelling against the brutal life of a Soviet prison camp, Clemens Forell undertook three years of lonely, fear-haunted flight across the endless wastes of Siberia - in pursuit of freedom." - from dust jacket. Average wear to unmarked book. Binding intact. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy mylar cover. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, March 5, 1955 -  Cover Photo of Princess Margaret on Raft in Jamaica

The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, March 5, 1955 - Cover Photo of Princess Margaret on Raft in Jamaica

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: 302G2813

Condition: Good


Pages 381-428.. Features: Guinness ad inside front cover features Jane Welsh Carlyle; Nice one-page Benson & Hedges ad features ritzy scene aboard trainr; One-page ad for the David Brown companies features welder at work; Nice half-page ad for Westland helicopters; One-page ad for Cossor shows auto assembly line at Morris Motors; One-page Fairey Aviation Company ad honours the H.M. S. Illustrious; Two pages of photos of Princess Margaret being welcomed in St. Kitts, Jamaica and the Bahamas; Turkey and Iraq sign mutual defence treaty; King Hussein of Jordan engaged to Princess Dina Abd-El-Hamid... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), October (Oct.) 16, 1943- Aerial Photography

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2694

Condition: Fair


Pages 421-448. Features: Cover photos of flyers using aerial photography equipment; Two pages of fascinating photos and text explain aerial photography methods of the U.S. Army Air Forces; Photos of elaborate sword presented to the residents of Stalingrad by the kings; Photos of Italy's Marshal Badoglio with Sir Noel Mason MacFarlane; Five photos of Terrible destruction and carnage at Naples; Article entitled "The Allies in the Mediterranean"; Six photos of the Fifth Army entering Naples, including a shot of General Mark Clark and a man who appears to be George Patton; Twenty-two exce... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 July, 1949 - Edmonton / Mao Tze-tung

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 July, 1949 - Edmonton / Mao Tze-tung

By: Callwood, June; Pfeiffer, John E.; Bedford, John; Wuorio, Eva-Lis; Berton, Pierre; Israels II, Josef; Lieberman, Henry R.; Shaftel, George A.; Rutt, Edwin; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2466

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: Cover illustration of oxen pulling timbers at the Lunenberg Shipyard; What Happened in the Bismarck - One of the few German survivors, Helmut Keune, tells what happened when his ship was sunk after it sunk the Hood; Ordeal (fiction); Blind Date With Fate - side-street swamis/fortune-tellers; New Hope for Arthritic Cripples - Dr. Edward C. Kendall of the Mayo clinic and his new drug, an extract from the adrenal glands; Doesn't Anybody Like Kids? - angry father accuses adults of making this world unfit for happy youngsters; They Live Next Door to the Russians - tiny Finland ... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, April 1925 - Eskimo Wireless

The Wide World Magazine, April 1925 - Eskimo Wireless

By: Carlin, W.J.; Charles, Bernard; Domville-Fife, C.W.; O'Hargan, Roderick; Rayne, Major H.; Cocroft, Thoda; De Termes, Capt. M.M. J.; Harris, C.L.; Hedstrom, Sir J. Maynard; Barns, T. Alexander; Aubuchon, Tampton; Pound, Reginald; Turner, J.N.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G2136

Condition: Fair


Pages 442-528 plus 16 pages of great vintage ads, many illustrated. Features: The Luck of the 'Moro' - a vessel which possessed an uncanny knack of getting in and out of trouble; Photo of Harry Houdini in a strait jacket hanging from the twenty-story Oakland Tribune building; Old Man Crag - a New Zealand tale of a stolen map to a gold mine; Wild Tribes of the Amazon - the author penetrates deep into Amazonia - with photos, including photo of a floating island (part 1); Eskimo Wireless - a strange story from the Far North of Canada; The Ivory Raiders - paints a vivid picture of the dangers and... View more info

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It's About Time

By: Chamberlain, Paul M.

Price: $495.00

Publisher: New York, Richard R. Smith: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 626A4666

Condition: Fair


490 pages. Index. List of biographical sources. Compiled from articles Major Chamberlain had published during the preceeding twenty-five or more years. Printed on glossy stock. Attractive black and white photographic frontis portrait of author. Many additional black and white photos and line drawings in text. Above-average but not excessive external wear. Binding and hinges intact. Unmarked. A worthy first edition copy of this excellent compilation. View more info

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The Illustrated London News, December (Dec.) 5, 1931 - Chinese and Japanese Fighting in Manchuria

By: Chesterton, G.K.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2684

Condition: Good


Pages 881-921 plus advertising covers. Features: Cover illustration of new American idea using mirror to protect bank tellers from gun-toting robbers; Six captioned photos of the Nonni Front / Tsitsihar and the relics of the original cause of trouble between the Japanese and Chinese in Manchuria; Review of "The Coinage of England" by Charles Oman; Photos of horse racing; Photo of burning passenger steamer the L.M.S. "Duke of Lancaster"; Photos of sinking of the "Nautilus", the first submarine to attempt reaching the North Pole; Photo of Bert Hinkler, the first airman t... View more info

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Christopher Pratt : All My Own Work

By: Christopher; Drouin-Brisebois, Josée Pra

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 2005

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 547C6016

ISBN: 1553651456

Condition: Very Good


1553651456 131 pages. "Based upon a major exhibition of recent work opening in Canada's National Gallery in late 2005 to honour his 70th birthday, this book presents Pratt's sublimely modulated paintings from the past twenty years, with important early works - including drawings - adding context. The eighty-five superbly reproduced colour images do justice to his flawless technique and his ability to capture the etherial light so particular to a northern land." - from dust jacket. One-inch opening to fore-edge of page 111 with associated creases. Light wear and soiling. Dust jacke... View more info