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Image for The New York Times Magazine, November (Nov.) 8, 1970 -  Leroy Johnson, The Most Powerful Black Politician in Dixie

The New York Times Magazine, November (Nov.) 8, 1970 - Leroy Johnson, The Most Powerful Black Politician in Dixie

By: Benchley, Peter; Keniston, Kenneth; Lerner, Michael; Moraes, Dom; Hellman, Peter; Lesher, Stephan; Schiro, A.; Berman, A.; Cohen, L.; Hewitt, J.; Reif, R.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4110

Condition: Good


148 pages. Features: Cover photo of barred Harlem bookstore window; Gorgeous color fashion ads; Royal Copenhagen Porcelain offered by Swank; Qiana Ties; Blackglama Mink; Piaget watches; Two-page Lan-Chile ad (Chilean airline) features three beautiful women and heading "The Savages of South America"; Zodiac SST watch; Movado watches; Five spots for New York's Midnight Chic - Maxwell's Plum (with photo of owner Warner LeRoy), Elaine's (with photo of owner Elaine Kaufman), Raffles (with photo of operator Derek Hall-Caine), Le Club (with photo of Oleg Cassini) and Hippopotamus (with photo... View more info

Image for ArtMagazine (Art Magazine) / 29 (Twenty-Nine), October / November (Oct. / Nov.) 1976 - Jack Bush in Retrospect

ArtMagazine (Art Magazine) / 29 (Twenty-Nine), October / November (Oct. / Nov.) 1976 - Jack Bush in Retrospect

By: Besant, D.; Rosenberg, A.; Shuebrook, R.; Glasser, P.; Nixon, V.; Yates, S.; Et al

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Toronto, Artmagazine Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 634H0168

Condition: Good


56 pages. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Features: Summer Notebook, Part 1; Ancient Treasures from Peru - Gold for the Gods at the ROM; Western Untitled at the Glenbow Centre; 17 Canadian Artists - a Protean View; Some Major Nova Scotia Painters; Alternate Gallery - A Space; The Demise of Corridart; Dale Amundson - A Question of Conception; Mark Prent and the SX-70 experience; Artspace steps out; Jack Bush in Retrospect; Artists Stamps and Stamp Images; Carol Bretzloff - a critical examination; New talent at the Sable-Castelli; The Drawings of Norman McLaren; and more. Average w... View more info

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Northwest Digest Magazine, November 1951

By: Bezanson, A.M.; Lukie, J.; Ketlo, Ed.; Harrison, Eunice M.L.; Campbell, Nellie R.; Kirkpatrick, S.D.; Gordon-Cooper, H

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Cariboo Digest Ltd.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1012

Condition: Good


26 pages. Black and white illustrations. Features: Great cover photo after a successful caribou hunt; Editorial - We Can Have Highways; Who the Loon Got its White Neck Band and Spots on its Back - And Man Was Turned into a Lynx; Pioneer Judge's Wife - part 1; Along the Trapline; Two clear photos of the aftermath of a locomotive boiler explosion in the railway yars of P.G.E. at Quesnel, B.C. in September 1951; The Ghost of Hunter Jack - Poem; Photo of a group of gold panners at Lowhee Placer mine with a pan full of huge nuggets; Yukon Epic - a true tale of the northland; Nature Oddities; Daw... View more info

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Klondike of the Skeena

By: Bowman, Phylis

Price: $59.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 121A5963

ISBN: B000IDHLJC

Condition: Fine


B000IDHLJC 176 pages. Dozens of black and white archival illustrations. Early northwest British Columbia history. Clean, bright and unmarked with slightest wear. Superlative copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, April 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine - Trans-Canada Air Lines is Incorporated - Fantastic Beechcraft Centrefold Ad

Canadian Aviation, April 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine - Trans-Canada Air Lines is Incorporated - Fantastic Beechcraft Centrefold Ad

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Main, J.R.K.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0914

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Cover photo in cab of the new Twin Beechcraft; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover; Great half-page photo of a De Havilland Dragon above the clouds; Aerial History in the Making - passage of the Act to incorporate the Trans-Canada Air Lines; Great full-page photo ad for Gold Flake cigarettes features photo of screen star Anna Lee; News and Views of the Month; Early Experiments in British Columbia - an account of experimental efforts in flying conducted at Vancouver shortly after the achievements attained by McCurdy, Baldwin, and their associates at Baddeck, Nova Scotia -... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, May 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

Canadian Aviation, May 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Main, J.R.K.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0915

Condition: Good


40 pages. Features: Cover photo of "Canopus" taking off from the water; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover; Great full-page Ethyl Corporation ad features William Samuel Henson's plan for the "Aerial Transit Company" in 1843; Trans-Canada Air Lines getting closer to reality; Wonderful full-page photo ad for Gold Flake cigarettes features photo of King George's 1911 coronation procession; News and Views of the month; Full-page ad with photos of Learadio products made by Lear Developments, Inc. of New York; Milestones of Progress - photo of postcard sent by the first UK Aerial... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, March 1938 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine: TCA Progress Report

Canadian Aviation, March 1938 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine: TCA Progress Report

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Ritchey, V.J.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0925

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Cover photo of a Junkers being loaded with heavy freight; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover features great photo of the Flying Dreadnaught, the Sikorsky XPBS-1; Great full-page Ethyl Corporation ad with Wright Brothers theme; Excellent full-page photo portrait of Major-General Sir James H. MacBrien, a great friend of aviation who passed away 5 March 1938; Freight-Express Carriage for 1937; Nice full-page Gold Flake cigarette ad with Singapore photo; Trans-Canada Air Lines - Progress Report - article with photos including a full page containing the photos and names of 1... View more info

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Canadian Aviation Magazine, September 1938

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Ritchey, V.J.; Keith, R.A.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0928

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Super cover photo of a Seversky Pursuit in flight; Nice Ethyl Corporation full-page ad recalls Robert Lathan soaring over Baltimore, Maryland in 1910; Great photo ad for BG spark plugs; Guest editorial by M.E. Ashton about Canada's bush airline operators "Looking for Fair Treatment"; Nice full-page ad for Gold Flake cigarettes features a scene in Delhi, India; The Ottawa Airport Opening - photos with article; Lockheed one-page ad; The 1938 John Webster Competitions - article with many photos; Nice one-page photo ad for the De Havilland Albatross; The National Air R... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, July 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

Canadian Aviation, July 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Ritchey, V.J.; Main, J.R.K.; Sandwell, Flight Commander A.H.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0917

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Great full-page Ethyl Corporation ad features Gabrielle de la Landelle and his design of the "Steam Air Liner" of 1864; North Atlantic Rehearsal - Double crossing of the Atlantic involving the "Caledonia" with photos; Full-age ad for Gold Flake cigarettes; The 8th Annual meeting of the Canadian Flying Clubs Association at Regina - article with photos of Lt.-Col. E.A. McCuster, Cliffe Kaake, W. Stempel, H.B. Monaghan, Dr. J.J. Green; Full-page ad for the De Havilland Dragon Rapide with photo; The Sperry Gyropilot - article with photo; Deutsche Lufthansa in t... View more info

Image for The Mineral Resources of the Atlin Mining Division: Bulletin No. 2, 1915

The Mineral Resources of the Atlin Mining Division: Bulletin No. 2, 1915

By: Brewer, W.M., M.E.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC Canada, British Columbia Bureau of Mines: 1915

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 327C5326

Condition: Fair


24 pages. Black and white photos, illustrations and maps. "The mining operations carried on during 1914 in the Atlin Mining Division were confined almost entirely to the creeks which have been annual producers of placer gold since 1899." - from page 5. Includes the mining operations at O'Donnel River, Taku Arm (including proposed railway), Fourth of July Creek and the Rainy Hollow camp on the Klehini River. Above-average wear. Small chip from bottom corner of all pages and covers. Binding taped and intact. Usual library markings. A worthy working copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, July 1951 - The "Killer" Wolves of British Columbia

The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, July 1951 - The "Killer" Wolves of British Columbia

By: Bride, W. W.; Pitt-Kethley, Victor; Raddatz, Noel, A.; Galivan; Smith, Robert; Navigator; Barker, R. De La B.; Tench, C.V.; Charles, Bernard; Rogers, Lieut.-Commander, K. Farquhar

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Wide World: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346H2544

Condition: Good


xxiv, 193-254 pages. Features: Cover illustration in the Hoggar Mountains, Sahara Desert; Norfleet's Quest (part 1 of 2) - the adventures of a Texas cattleman who tracked down the swindler gang which conned him; The Broken Pick - a prospector's account of an eventful search for a lost Australian gold mine; The Ambush-a gripping story from the vast cattle country of the South American interior; Photo of man standing on one of the devil's marbles in Australia; "People of The Veil" - a most interesting photo illustrated account of a visit to the Tuaregs, the strange masked nomads of the ... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, March 1944 - The Man Who Lost Face

The Wide World Magazine, March 1944 - The Man Who Lost Face

By: Brockie, Constable W.; Tench, C.V.; Nyberg, Captain Charles E.R.; Martyn, T.; McMaines, F.M.; Samuel, EdwardTaylor, Carl N.; Easterbrook, W.H.; Thomason, Capt. Hugh; Robertson, Wilfrid; Andrew, B. Le M.; Berry, Mike

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G0776

Condition: Fair


Pages 291-348 plus several pages of great vintage ads. Features: "Killer Sleeman" - a Mountie's challenge handling a cop-killer; The Man Who Lost Face - a young ship's officer gets in the bad books of Chinese smugglers; The Inventor of the "Rugger" - William Webb Ellis; Amateur Bandit; A Paraguayan Dance - wild and wooly doings; "Humpie" - the unfortunate choice of a gold-seeking partner; Crocodiles in Northern Australia - article with great photos; The Clue of the Single Finger-Print - Part III of the robbery ofthe First National Bank at Lamar, Colorado and the bloody ... View more info

Image for Once in Golconda: A True Drama of Wall Street in 1920-1938

Once in Golconda: A True Drama of Wall Street in 1920-1938

By: Brooks, John

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 162G4450

Condition: Good


307 pages. Index. List of Sources. Black and white photographic plates. "A narrative of extravagant events and extraordinary men. Begins with the famous 1920 bomb explosion outside the Morgan bank. Ends with an explosion that had far more lasting impact - the conviction for embezzlement of Richard Whitney, last champion of the Old Guard of American finance." - from dust jacket. Average wear to book. Somewhat above-average wear to price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Why the Best-Laid Investment Plans Usually Go Wrong & How You Can Find Safety & Profit in an Uncertain World

Why the Best-Laid Investment Plans Usually Go Wrong & How You Can Find Safety & Profit in an Uncertain World

By: Browne, Harry

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, William Morrow & Co: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 162C7704

ISBN: 0688059953

Condition: Good


0688059953 557 pages. Index. "The best-kept secret in the investment world is this: Almost nothing turns out as expected." - from page 15. Markings throughout. Average wear. A sound working copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Men, December (Dec.) 1914, No. 200, Vol. 34 - Among Head-Hunters and Cannibals / Penelope Visits Finland

The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, December (Dec.) 1914, No. 200, Vol. 34 - Among Head-Hunters and Cannibals / Penelope Visits Finland

By: Browne, J.; Heighton, J.; Thomas, T.; Armour, C.; Hollingsworth, F.; Ranee of Sarawak; Fagan, D.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H0756

Condition: Good


Pages 102-196 pages plus 32 pages of great vintage ads. Features: The Mutiny of the "Ziba" (part I) - a brutal captain and mates are murdered by their crew; Among Head-Hunters and Cannibals - great photo-illustrated article on some of the experiences of Captain W. Sinker who for years cruised the South Sea Islands in command of the Melanesian Mission steamer "Southern Cross"; The Rivals - two men were in love with the same lady; The Bluffing of Din Mahomed - a rascally Indian postal worker is brought to justice; The Runaway Train - story from a branch line of the C. and N.W.R.... View more info

Image for Geology and Ore-Deposits of Rossland, BC: Bulletin No. 4, 1917

Geology and Ore-Deposits of Rossland, BC: Bulletin No. 4, 1917

By: Bruce, Everend Lester

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC Canada, British Columbia Department of Mines: 1917

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 327C5328

Condition: Fair


35 pages including bibliography. Bla,ck and white photos. "The Rossland gold-copper mining camp is situated in the district of West Kootenay, southern British Columbia, six miles west of the Columbia river and five miles north of the International Boundary-line." - from page 5. Contents includes physiography, general and structural geology, geological history, economic geology, petrography of igneous rocks and mineralogy. Above-average wear. Spine taped. Usual library markings. A worthy working copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's Weekly Newsmagazine, October 3, 1988: Cover Photo of Ben Johnson, "The King of Seoul"/The Prime of Margaret Atwood

Maclean's - Canada's Weekly Newsmagazine, October 3, 1988: Cover Photo of Ben Johnson, "The King of Seoul"/The Prime of Margaret Atwood

By: Bruning, Fred; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3615

Condition: Very Good


68 pages. Colour cover photo of Canada's triumphant 100m Olympic world-record setting gold medal sprinter Ben Johnson.. prior to being stripped of his medal and record. Features: Ottawa offers compensation to Japanese-Canadians for their wartime humiliation; Ed Broadbent's Long Quest for Power; Marshal Inquiry testimony ends; Behind the boardroom doors of the Edper Group; Feature article on Ben Johnson - King of Seoul - with great colour photos; South Korea - Emerging Giant; Colour-photo one-page ad for Saga fox fur coats; Radon gas dangers; Vintage one-page ad for Zenith laptop computers; S... 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

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), June 14, 1952 - Cover Photo of Queen on Horseback Inspecting Foot Guards

The Illustrated London News (ILN), June 14, 1952 - Cover Photo of Queen on Horseback Inspecting Foot Guards

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

Price: $199.95

Publisher: England, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2778

Condition: Good


Pages 993-1032. Features: Colour ad for Dunlop Tire inside front cover features York Minster Cathedral; Nice one-page colour ad for Gold Flake cigarettes features Shakespeare; Nice one-page colour ad for the Hillman Minx; 11 Photos of the Hermes Air Crash in the Sahara; Sealing off Berlin's Communist Radio H.Q.; Photos of British troops on Koje Island; Photos of the 1952 Royal Tournament - the services show; One-page photo of *massive* crowd which attended Queen Elizabeth's birthday celebrations, plus two additional one-page photos of the ceremony; Premier of Australia, Mr. Menzies, is honoure... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), June 28, 1952 -  First Photo Ever Taken Inside the Western CWM of Mount Everest on Cover

The Illustrated London News (ILN), June 28, 1952 - First Photo Ever Taken Inside the Western CWM of Mount Everest on Cover

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

Price: $199.95

Publisher: England, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2780

Condition: Good


Pages 1069 - 1108. Features: Royal fashions at Ascot; Photos at Ascot which Elizabeth attended for the first time as Queen; Photos of the Swiss assault on Everest; Photos and illustration of British Railways' latest and largest car ferry - details of the Lord Warden; Ten Years ago at El Alamein - article with photos; A Russo-Swedish Incident - the Catalina shot down by MIG-15s in the Baltic - five photos and brief write-up of the plane piloted by Ensign Karl O. Arbin; Excavations at Nippur, the 4400 -year-old holy city of Sumeria and Babylonia; The Wedding of Inanna and Tammuz; Lovely 1952 Wim... View more info