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Image for Arctic Odyssey: The Diary of Diamond Jenness, 1913-1916

Arctic Odyssey: The Diary of Diamond Jenness, 1913-1916

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431H4126

ISBN: 066012906X

Condition: Good


066012906X xliii, 859 pages. Footnotes, references, index. Black and white diagrams and reproductions of photos. "Provides insight at a ground level of Jenness' long, tough voyage of discovery, so that anyone interested in Arctic America or Canadian studies will find this journal a rare and enriching experience. Further, for Arctic scholars, this journal presents the detailed context for those pioneer monographs that launched the career of young Jenness and led to his becoming Canada's pre-eminent anthropologist." - dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Modest... View more info

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National Home Monthly Magazine, July 1934 - Travel for the Average Man / Modernizing Palestine

By: Barnes, N.; Smith, W.; Cunningham, L.; Hardy, H.; Battey, G Jr.; Shepstone, H.; Watson, R.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4839

Condition: Fair


56 pages. Features: Colour Imperial (Oil) ad inside front cover features old-style gas pumps and bottled oil; Editorial topics include Preserving Balance, The Limit of Freedom, The Limit of Socialism, The Impasse, Adult Education, and Strong Medicine; Nice one-page ad for Waterman's pens features photo of artist Howard Chandler Christy; Travel for the Average Man - article which touches on the tough economic times of the day; Rain Before Seven (short story); Echo of Erin (short story); Modernizing the Land of the Master - great photo-illustrated article on Palestine; The Man Who Lived in Twil... View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November (Nov.) 2, 1964

By: Blair Fraser; Ian Sclanders; Alan Phillips; Richard J. Needham; Norman Phillips; Dr. Benge Atlee; Jack Batten; Don Newlands; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0203

Condition: Fair


52 pages. Features: How Canada helped Communist China gain a foothold in Africa; Why New Brunswick's bid for one big maritime province never got off the ground; The Warren Report - new boost for the Kennedy memorabilia industry; Merv McKenzie and the Toronto-based campaign to unseat Cassius Clay; Roy Peterson cartoon of Bob Thompson/Real Caouette (Social Credit); Let's stop kidding ourselves about civil defense; Can Canada win the U.S. Election? - should Canada hope for a win by Goldwater or Johnson?; The Cranky conclusions of un-American Canadian Ian Sclanders; The Egg and Donald Shaver - th... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, April 1938 - The Glamour of New Egypt / The Broke the Power of the Medicine Men

National Home Monthly Magazine, April 1938 - The Glamour of New Egypt / The Broke the Power of the Medicine Men

By: Bonnell, James F.; Batten, H.; Gribble, L.; Roberts, T.; Atlee, B.; Peters, J.; Phayre, I.; Godsell, P.; Brown, J.; Bayne, E.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4824

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: Nice cover illustration of dogs looking at spring robin in tree; News items include - The land where they know it all (Russia), A 'Tough-Minded Arguer, The Will as a Life-Force, The Spiirit of Fair Play, Too Much Commercialism, German's 'Readjustment', In Fascist Italy, Russia's New Revolution, and Northern Ireland; One-page photo ad for the Frigidaire fridge with new silent 'meter-miser'; Nice one-page colour-illustrated Simmons mattress ad shows young lady having sweet dreams; The Glamour of "New" Egypt - photo-illustrated article of this nation, including photo ... View more info

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Newsweek Magazine, July 11, 1966 - Our Sick Hospitals

By: Emmet, John Hughes

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4876

Condition: Good


104 pages. Features: Nice two-page AT&T ad features photos of young Meg Rawls; Bombs over Hanoi and Tough Talk from LBJ; 'Black Power' and the politics of frustration; Medicare and our sick hospitals; The Three R's = $Billions; Nice one-page ad for the Volkswagen (VW) bug; Hard to imagine two-page Caterpillar ad features photo of Ohio's 'hot river', the Mahoning, which was literally heated by heavy industrial effluent; RFK - Democratic kingpin in New York; Rebirth of the 5th Marines; Guests of the Viet Cong (POWs) - Walter W. Eckes and James Dodson; Photo ad for the MGB/BT car; Kwame Kkrumah ... View more info

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Sverdrup's Arctic Adventures

By: Fairley, T.C.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Company Ltd: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431H3282

ISBN: 111125950X

Condition: Good


111125950X 305 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Maps. Adapted from 'New Land - Four Years in the Arctic Regions' by Norwegian explorer Otto Sverdrup "who fitted out Nansen's famous ice-ship Fram and with a band of tough companions spent four unbroken years (1898-1902) exploring and charting an uninhabited area of some 100,000 square miles among the Canadian islands. Provides the first complete story of Sverdrup's life, the first evaluation of his discoveries, and the first full account of the Sverdrup Islands dispute between Canada and Norway." - dust jacket. Sm... View more info

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Never Forget the Good Times: A Story of Life in British Columbia

By: Garner, Joe

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, Cinnabar Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 461A1708

ISBN: 0969134371

Condition: Fine


0969134371 317 pages including index. Author's fifth book. Recalls his pioneer life on Saltspring Island through his challenging life during the depression of the 1930s, supervising tough wartime construction jobs, operating as many as 20 logging camps and breeding show-winning cattle on his ranch south of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Clean, bright, unmarked and unread. Beautiful copy. Rare in hard cover. View more info

Image for Collier's Magazine, February 28 1948 - Walter Winchell / Communists in the UAW

Collier's Magazine, February 28 1948 - Walter Winchell / Communists in the UAW

By: Havighurst, Walter; Neiman, Irving Gaynor; Bradford, Roark; Nunn, Guy; Taylor, Samuel W.; Brooke, Edgar; Reuther, Walter P.; Hartwell, Dickson; Mezerik, A.G.; Timmons, Bascom N.; Coons, Hannibal; Deutsch, Hermann B.; Short, Paul

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Springfield, IL, U.S.A., The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1564

Condition: Good


90 pages. Articles: How to Beat the Communists - by UAW (United Auto Workers') chief Walter Reuther; Walter Winchell - Aan American Phenomenon - a study of the fastest talker on the airwaves; Our Lights are Going Out - electrical power shortage; John N. Garner's Story (part 2) - the former Vice-President tells of his most serious disagreement with Mr. Roosevelt; Hot-Sun Hockey - The Pacific Coast goes for hockey in a big way - article with color photos including the Fresno Falcons playing the Los Angeles Monarchs; Boys at Work - this school reforms tough kids. Fiction: Jason Hazard's Swim; Th... View more info

Tommy Hunter - My Story

By: Hunter, Tommy; Heller, Liane

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Tommy Hunter Productions: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 46206668A

ISBN: 0968117902

Condition: Very Good


0968117902 350 pages. Tells how Tommy broke into show business, came to Toronto, survived his first tough years in the city, and how he struggled to make the Tommy Hunter Show the kind of show he wanted it to be. Contains a loving look at Tommy's relationship with his wife and his three sons. An intimate encounter with Canada's favourite country and western star. Filled with warmth, good humour and lively anecdotes. Bright glossy blue covers with colour photo of Tommy. View more info

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Beneath My Feet: The Memoirs of George Mercer Dawson

By: Jenkins, Phil

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106H1818

ISBN: 0771043880

Condition: Very Good


0771043880 350 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Travelling by horse and canoe, Dawson was a groundbreaker in the Geological Survey's opening up of the Canadian West. In 1895, he became its director. A tough life for anyone, it was an extraordinary achievement for Dawson, who was cripped by a childhood illness that stunted his growth but heightened his lively spirit." - from back board. No dust jacket as issued. Highlighting on a few pages, otherwise clean and bright with very light wear. A nice copy. View more info

Image for Weekend Magazine, 25 May 1963 - Princess Alexandra of Kent Bridal Cover Photo

Weekend Magazine, 25 May 1963 - Princess Alexandra of Kent Bridal Cover Photo

By: Johnson, Pamela Hansford; Joubert, Sir Philip; Nagle, Patrick; Moss, Bruce; Blackmore, Bob; O'Brien, Andy

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, ON, Canada, The London Free Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319G0724

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: There's a New Chic to the Soviet Woman - the tough austerity of Stalin's era has begun to soften, and the ladies are taking the lead - article with great photos; Cowboy Charioteers - brief article and three photos of chariot racing in Idaho; How Billy Barker Won his V.C. (Victoria Cross) - It was One Against 60 so he decided to Ram! - long article with illustrations; Yukon Artist Inger Fiskaa - article with photos; Regina's Wascana Lake Bird Sanctuary - article with photos; Candles With a Twist - a profitable business for Creston, B.C. teacher Sigurd Askevold - story with ... View more info

Image for Time, the Weekly Newsmagazine : April 8, 1940 Volume XXXV Number 15

Time, the Weekly Newsmagazine : April 8, 1940 Volume XXXV Number 15

By: Luce, Henry R. (editor)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Time Magazine: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3651

ISBN: B006QCRDVU

Condition: Good


B006QCRDVU 88 pages. Features: Cover portrait of "Il Duce" Benito Mussolini, fascist dictator of Italy, 1922-1943; Nice color Nash car ad inside front cover; Color ad for the Packard Super-8 160 car; Nice color one-page ad for The Transcontinental (Air) Line and Western Air, Inc. (TWA); Nazis claim to release secret American diplomatic documents captured in Poland; Max Moskowitz is too tough for thieves at his gas station; Homicide in Breathitt County, Kentucky; Article on Mussolini; Mackenzie Kings Wins - article with photo of King casting ballot; Photo-illustrated article on Japan's... View more info

Image for Old West Magazine: Fall, 1979

Old West Magazine: Fall, 1979

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Western Publications Inc.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0945

Condition: Good


Features: Half-Horse, Half-Alligator - no one was as tough as a mountain man; Murder in Manzano - Two rifle bullets fired in rapid succession slammed through the window and Charles Kusz, editor of the Gringo and Greaser, slumped to the floor; San Saba River Folk - a story of the Miller Family who make up in fearlessness what they lacked in numbers; Pick & Shovel Railroad - a fond farewell to one of Nevada's raunchiest lines; The Intellectual Con-man and his mysterious notebook - Clay Wilson in Denver; Old Herb Steele - maybe his bad disposition was 50% bluff but none of his neighbors wanted to... View more info

Image for Old West Magazine: Summer, 1975

Old West Magazine: Summer, 1975

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Western Publications Inc.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0962

Condition: Good


Features: Tough Warriors; A Fortune in Chinese Porcelain; Iowa's Terrible Gun Battle; The Sun Comes Up - The Sun Goes Down; The Great Onley; The Fresh Air Cure; Booby Trap; Good to the Last Ounce; Runnin' Wild; Hot-Headed Tom James; The Guy Who Stole His Own Sheep; Old West Scrapbook; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, September 1954

The Wide World Magazine, September 1954

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813A1732

Condition: Good


Features: Birds of Passage - adventures aboard a schooner enroute to the West Indies from the Canary Islands in 1953; The Hermit - adventures of a recluse on Northern Vancouver Island, as related by a British Columbia Provincial Police Officer; 'Chink Running' - leading illegal Chinese immigrants across the Detroit River from Canada into the United States; Three Amateurs - adventures prospecting in Western Australia; Robinson Crusoe's Island - Juan Fernandez - the author actually lived for a time in Alexander Selkirk's cave; The Water Bringer - George Alder, "The Flying Contractor" of ... View more info

Image for True West Magazine: October 1971

True West Magazine: October 1971

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Western Publications Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 821A2094

Condition: Good


Features: Breakthrough - in 1906 the Imperial Valley suffered one of the worst man-made disasters of all time; A Story That Never Got Written - Timberline, the old Wyoming cowboy; The Little Green Tents - Walt Mason, "Poet Laureate of Ameica"; The Last Powwow and the Nicholson Family; Wolf-Kill Treasure - making life tough for prospectors; Who was George Matics?; General Ranald S. Mackenzie - his insanity and death; Mementos of Notriety - imfamous weapons; Grass-grown streets in Sierra Nevada - Part V - Columbia, Chinese Camp, Coulterville, Bagby and Bear Valley; Remember 'Chip of the ... View more info

Image for The Winnipeg Tribune - Weekend Magazine, September 9, 1961

The Winnipeg Tribune - Weekend Magazine, September 9, 1961

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The Winnipeg Tribune: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339A4051

Condition: Good


63 pages. Features: I betrayed my country and the woman I love - the Lonsdale spy ring - Harry Houghton is now serving 15 years for selling British naval secrets to the Russians (Part 1 of 2); Pirates with the (Sir Tyrone) Guthrie Touch - a famed director brings Gilbert and Sullivan back to life; Robert Goulet lets his hair go straight again; TLC - a new way with the mentally ill - a new PEI program of placing patients with foster families - key figure is Mary Farmer; Tommy Douglas tackles a new job - as New Democratic Party (NDP) leader he admits "it's going to be tough" - he leaves ... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, July 3, 1965 *HOW MARSHALL MCLUHAN BECAME OUR HOTTEST INTELLECTUAL FAD*

Maclean's Magazine, July 3, 1965 *HOW MARSHALL MCLUHAN BECAME OUR HOTTEST INTELLECTUAL FAD*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean's Magazine: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339A4139

Condition: Fair


Features: George Knudson on cover; The People who don't want equality - why Alberta's law-abiding Hutterites are bitterly fighting the law; The High Priest of Pop Culture - how Marshall McLuhan suddenly became our hottest intellectual fad; Golf ace George Knudsen sizes up the tough $100k Canadian Open at Mississauga Golf & Country Club; Is there life on Mars? - we may soon know as Mariner IV scans the mysterious Red Planet; Wife Killer or Fall Guy? - Wayne Lonergan wins his freedom after 21 years; Holiday Trails of Canada - the Bruce Trail, a 500-mile footpath through Ontario wilds; Do Canadia... View more info

Image for SHOOT! Soccer/Football Magazine, 17 January 1970 *HOME CHAMPIONSHIP EXTRA! / OUR STAR WRITER BOBBY MOORE / HENRY NEWTON-FOREST'S LIVELY LINKMAN*

SHOOT! Soccer/Football Magazine, 17 January 1970 *HOME CHAMPIONSHIP EXTRA! / OUR STAR WRITER BOBBY MOORE / HENRY NEWTON-FOREST'S LIVELY LINKMAN*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, IPC Magazines: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 822A4829

Condition: Very Good


Features: Bobby Moore writes for you - 'England's worst player gets a yellow jersey; 16,000 miles of high speed danger - over a hundred cars will battle in the World Cup Rally - Roger Clark will pilot the SHOOT rally car; Quick Quiz; Interview with Nottingham Forest's Henry Newton; Tony Hateley - 'he always gives all he's got!'; Full-page colour photo of Alan Warboys; Johan Cruyff - the George Best of Holland; When the "Wee Blue Devils" Thrashed England! - a SHOOT special on the Home Championships; Home Championships Line-Up; Ian Bowyer - the star who silenced the Kop!; Colour cent... View more info

Image for Newsweek Magazine, November 5, 1945 *Red Army Man - His Yearnings Figure in Russia's Mysterious Moves*

Newsweek Magazine, November 5, 1945 *Red Army Man - His Yearnings Figure in Russia's Mysterious Moves*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, Weekly Publications: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823A4960

Condition: Fair


Features: Greatest Navy on Earth provides a pageant of power for Truman policy outline - with photo of commissioning of giant carrier Franklin D. Roosevelt; Photo of a million people in Central Park listening to the President; Zionists assail 'ambiguity and delay' on Palestine at a New York Rally - with photo and text; Detroit Mayoralty Race - Gerald L.K. Smith, Jeffries, William Z. Foster, Frankensteen; Red Army's odd ways in peace tilt course of Russian Diplomacy; Photos of tough market life in Warsaw, Poland; Japanese Zaibatsu to be abolished; President Achmed Sukarno of Indonesia; Outer Mo... View more info