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Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 9, 1942 -  Madagascar Occupied By British Forces to Forestall Japanese Plot

The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 9, 1942 - Madagascar Occupied By British Forces to Forestall Japanese Plot

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

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4653

Condition: Good


Pages 537-564. Features: Cover photo-portrait of the King with General Henri Giraud (in 1940); Burial of Lieut.-Commander E. Esmonde, V.C.; King welcomes fighter pilots back after daylight sweep over northern France; Photo of dozens of gas producer units to be fitted into lorries to save petrol; Photo of Australia's Dr. H.V. Evatt with Churchill; Photo of U.S. Admiral H.R. Stark in London; Photo of POW German Generals Von Ravenstein, Arthur Schmidt, and I.P. de Villiers at South African port; Photo of A.T.A. platoon marching; Seven photos of Madagascar plus one-page relief map indicating its ... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 16, 1937: Herr Hitler Entertains / Royal Wedding at the Hague

The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 16, 1937: Herr Hitler Entertains / Royal Wedding at the Hague

By: Bryant, Arthur; Pycraft, W.P.; Et al

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0993

Condition: Good


Pages 77- 116. Features: One-page ad for 'Ski Paradise' Austria; Photo of Egypt popular young Monarch King Farouk; Photos of a royal wedding in the Dutch Indies; Photo of the Bavarian Frey brothers being rescued from the Watzmann; Photo of first airmail plane leaving Ratmalana, Ceylon; Photo of Toscanini receiving Orange Grove from grateful Jews after he conducted pioneer concerts in Palestine; Photo of Hitler receiving traditional gift of salt from representatives of the Halle salt mines; One-page photo of Hitler greeting diplomats in Berlin, an occasion at which he assured the French ambassa... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 30, 1937: Japanese Camouflage / 5500 tons of Gold for Fort Knox

The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 30, 1937: Japanese Camouflage / 5500 tons of Gold for Fort Knox

By: Bryant, Arthur; Quaritch, H.G.; Et al

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0992

Condition: Good


Pages 161- 200. Features: Cover photo of Japanese infantry wearing curious overhead camouflage (netting and bamboo) to mislead enemy air observers; The Jonkher diamond; Five photos of Japan's dominant army at work - ingenious methods of camouflage; 5500 tons of gold for the new USA strong room at Fort Knox - six fascinating photos; The original manuscript of immortal nursery rhyme "Old Mother Hubbard", the only copy of which is now exhibited in the Bodleian - text and many wonderful illustrations; One page photo of the Gulishan Garden in the Tabas Oasis; Rain and frost create ice art a... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, June 26 1954 - Photo Finish at Ascot

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: 302G2803

Condition: Good


Pages 1069-1112. Features: Wonderful colour-illustrated Guinness ad inside front cover features Mad Hatter lunch party; Nice one-page ad for Benson & Hedges shows scene aboard a passenger aircraft; Nice one-page Martini ad; Photo finish at the Royal Hunt Cup between Chivalry and King of Tudors; How the photo-finish camera works; Photos of the Queen at Ascot on the final day of the meeting; Revolutionary uprising and rebel invasion in Guatemala - photos of its capital and rival leaders, Colonel Jacobo Arbenz Guzman and Colonel Carlos Castillo Armas; Men's singles battle at Wimbledon Centre Cou... View more info

Image for Leica Fotografie - International Magazine for 35mm Photography: 1 / 1988 -  Prof. Pan Walther /  Hand Colouring / Rudolf Bieri

Leica Fotografie - International Magazine for 35mm Photography: 1 / 1988 - Prof. Pan Walther / Hand Colouring / Rudolf Bieri

By: Bugdoll, Edmund: Editor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Germany, Umschau Verlag: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1576

Condition: Very Good


40 pages. Text in English. Features: Prof. Pan Walther; Tripod clamp STA 1; Still life photo contest; Reflectors; Right-angle viewing attachment for Leica R and SL2 cameras; Kodacolor Gold 400 - tested by Edmund Bugdoll; Hand colouring - Joel Ziburis' new application of an old technique; Inspired by the instant - Rudolf Bieri; Flash at ISO 400/27 degrees; ABC of flash technology; Tips for your home darkroom; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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

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

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

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0919

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Cover photo of a flight formation of four "Fury" aircraft from No. 1 (fighter) Squadron, RAF, Tangmere, England; Great two-colour Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover promotes their affiliation with Trans-Canada Air Liners; Neat Ethyl Corporation full-page ad shows an illustration of the birdlike monoplane of Clement F. Ader who attained a short, uncontrolled flight in 1891 in France; News and Views of the Month; Activity in Winnipeg; Full-page ad for Gold Flake cigarettes; Montreal Air Pageant Draws Large Crowds - article with photos; United Air Transport - artic... View more info

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

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

By: Burchall, W.B.; Bradbrooke, F.D.; Ritchey, V.J.; Main, J.R.K.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0920

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Cover photo of an L2 anchored at Lac du Bonnet, Man. on its return from the Arctic in search of the missing Sigmund Levanesky and crew; Nice two-colour Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover boasts of their affiliation with the new Trans-Canada Air Liners; Frontis photo of a formation of Bristol Blenheim bombers; Our search for Levanesky - as told by Air Commodore H. Hollick Kenyon - with photos of Sir Hubert Wilkins' expedition leaving North Beach, NY and another photo of the crew; Nice full-page ad for Gold Flake cigarettes; The John Webster Competition; Winging over Euro... View more info

Image for Shooting Times Magazine, March (Mar.) 1961, Vol I, No. 12 - Val Forgett Jr. Cover Photo

Shooting Times Magazine, March (Mar.) 1961, Vol I, No. 12 - Val Forgett Jr. Cover Photo

By: Burnside, Graham; Nelson, Bob; et al

Price: $179.95

Publisher: USA, Peoria Journal Star, Inc.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3264

Condition: Good


38 pages. Features: Colour cover photo of Val Forgett Jr. holding his Muzzy & Co. Morse sporting rifle, serial number 11; Frank Rande - Daring Bandit of Wabash (part 2 of 3); Dixie Gun Works; New Swag-O-Matic Rifle Bullets; Colt Gold Cup .38 Special; Special Bullard Cartridges; The Gunsmith; Index to Volume I; Mr. Morse's Remarkable Mechanism; Al Weber and his .50 caliber rifle; many nice vintage ads, including Firearms International Corporation on the back cover; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, July, 1919, Vol. XLIII, No. 255: Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny

The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, July, 1919, Vol. XLIII, No. 255: Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny

By: Butler, H.G.; Hornbeck, R.R.; Garnett, L.; Rockman, E.; Clark-Kennedy, S.; McMillan, A.; Masters, D.; Shane, M.; Garland, E.; Jordan, J.; Beattie, S.; Courtier-Forster, R.; St. Lawrence, B.; Humpherus, S.; Lees, G.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G3915

Condition: Good


Pages 180-262 plus 16 pages of ads. This is a particularly excellent issue jammed full of fascinating accounts. Features: Terrible Experiences in the Arctic - a whaling schooner is crushed by ice and its crew exists on moss and snow for nearly a week; Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny - he avenged the killing of his employer, an English officer; The Trade Guilds of Constantinople - article with truly amazing photos; The Yaqui Luck-Piece; My Brumby Hunt; When Everything Happened to Me - hauling timber in the 1870s; Salving (Salvaging) Fifty Million Pounds' Worth of Shipping - fantastic ... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post Magazine, December 10, 1949 - God Won't Stay Underground in Russia / Edward R. Murrow

The Saturday Evening Post Magazine, December 10, 1949 - God Won't Stay Underground in Russia / Edward R. Murrow

By: Byrd, Sigman; Crowe, Cecily Teague; Bosworth, Jim and Allan; Dinesen, Isak; Smith, Lt. Gen. Walter Bedell; Pinkerton, Robert E.; Zolotow, Maurice; and More

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316G2159

Condition: Good


156 pages. Features: Nice Christmas-theme 1-page color ad for General Electric's 'Daylight Television'; Half-page color Christmas ad for REO deluxe Trimalwan mowers; 2-page color-photo ad for Elgin watches features 'best dressed' Mrs. Mandel of Chicago and James (Jimmy) Stewart, starring in 'Broken Arrow'; Color ad for Knapp Monarch appliances features Claudette Colbert; Nice 1-page color Christmas ad for Eversharp Pens; 2-page color Christmas ad for Bulova watches; Nice 1-page color ad for General brand winter tires; Detroit Cracks Down on Relief Chiselers - article with photos on how Detroi... View more info

Image for The Silver Routes: The First Globalization

The Silver Routes: The First Globalization

By: Calvo, Alfredo Castillero

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Spain, Editiones San Marcos: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 818H1498

ISBN: 8489127484

Condition: Fine


8489127484 208 pages. Bibliography and glossary. Sumptuously and profusely illustrated with colour photos and reproductions of archival maps and illustrations. Text in English. "Documents the tremendous impact the arrival of New World gold and silver had upon Europe and the world economy. Describes the routes followed by the galleons on their return to Spain, loaded with precious metals, and the techniques used for their extraction. Discusses how mining towns were established, and famous fairs held in Portobelo and Jalapa. From this we learn how several mints were founded." - fro... View more info

Image for Canada Illustrated Magazine (Amalgamated with Canada West Magazine), Fall 1973, Volume 1, Number 1: Premiere Issue

Canada Illustrated Magazine (Amalgamated with Canada West Magazine), Fall 1973, Volume 1, Number 1: Premiere Issue

By: Cannings, S.R.; Barlee, N.L.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Summerland, B.C., Canada West Publications: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 651H2555

Condition: Good


Premiere issue of this publication. 32 pages. Features: Haida Masks; The Trumpeter Swan; The Recovery of the Chameau Treasure - the story of a French flute lost off Cape Breton in 1725, and the recovery of the hoard of gold and silver coins she carried; The Legend Makers - three colour plates of early Canadians; The Similkameen Velley - The Red Paint Country. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy of this, the premiere issue of this informative publication. 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

Gladys Grape (Fruit Troops)

By: Carlson, Melody

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Multnomah Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25407554

ISBN: 1576731936

Condition: Fine


1576731936 14 page board book. Future Collector's item? This delightful children's board book is in the shape of a bunch of purple grapes, extending from which are flexible green arms and feet. In fact, Gladys (the book) is standing here looking at me now as I write! Very cute! Unmarked with only faint traces of wear. View more info

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How to Win Friends & Influence People (8PK)

By: Carnegie, Dale

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Sound Ideas: 1988

Edition: Collector's Edition Audiobook

Seller ID: 854A2813

ISBN: 0671675702

Condition: Very Good


0671675702 Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Handsome navy blue case features bright gold lettering on front and spine. A nice copy. Please note that book not included. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November 1969: Cover Photo of the Boston Bruins' "Cocksure Derek Sanderson"

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November 1969: Cover Photo of the Boston Bruins' "Cocksure Derek Sanderson"

By: Carney, Pat; Ross, Alexander; Shulman, Morton; Tower, Courtney; Ruddy, Jon; Davey, Senator Keith; Fischler, Stan; Edmonds, Alan; McKee, Jon; McLean, Keitha; Tennant, Hal; Harris, Marjorie

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G3407

Condition: Good


116 pages. Features: Fantastic full-page colour-photo ad for Canadian Lord Calvert whisky features Oscar Peterson and Guy Lombardo; Full-page ad for the 1970 Arctic Cat Panther; The Black Gold (Oil) Rush of '69 - drilling for gold in the Canadian Arctic; Could the 1929 Crash Happen Again?; A Hole in the Muskeg with Two Billion Dollars In It - excerpt from Morton Shulman's book about a Texas Gulf Sulphur Co. geologist and his hunch; Derek Sanderson - The Dead-End Kid Who Wants to Be a Superstar - Feature Article with colour photos; Colour Ski-Doo ad; The Violent Death of Paddy Donovan; How to ... View more info

Gold Train - From the Tom Logan Series

By: Chandler, Edna Walker

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Benific Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 25304109

Condition: Good


64 pages. Usual library markings. Average wear. Solid working copy. View more info

British Columbia Atlas of Resources

By: Chapman, J.D.; Turner, D.B.: Editors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vancouver B.C., The British Columbia Natural Resources Conference: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71306175

Condition: Good


92 pages. Oblong: approx 22 inches wide by over 17 inches high. Regards and reviews the course of the province's development and use of the magnificent heritage with which it has been blessed. Here is the story of British Columbia concisely and vividly told through maps, photographs and text. Produced by more than one hundred members and associates of the British Columbia Natural Resources Conference over a period of more than two years. An original and major accomplishment of a volunteer group, this atlas is unique in North America, presenting for the first time for any province or state... View more info

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Modern Pewter Design and Techniques

By: Charron, Shirley

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Van Nostrand Reinhold (Trade): 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 634A0987

ISBN: 0442215606

Condition: Fair


0442215606 143 pages. Index. "Deals with every basic handforming process used by the pewterer; how to set up a studio, draw a working diagram, cut, file, form, solder, bend, strengthen, polish and repair pewter." - from back cover. Heavily worn former library copy with usual markings. Binding intact. View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, March (Mar.) 10, 1934: Canada's Mount Waddington

The Illustrated London News, March (Mar.) 10, 1934: Canada's Mount Waddington

By: Chesterton, G. K.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1005

Condition: Good


Pages 341-384. Features: nice ad for the Sporting and Dramatic News inside front cover; Cover photo of Canada's loftiest peak, the unconquered summit of Mount Waddington, plu two pages of text and photos showing a climbing party on the treacherous mountain; Photo of bizarre sea creature washed up at Querqueville, near Cherbourg - probably the remains of a basking shark; Two pages of detailed illustrations explaining drought and its dangers in rural England, plus schemes for alleviating water famine; Photo-illustrated book review of "Secrets of the Red Sea", by Henry de Manfreid; Photos... View more info