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Image for The Illustrated London News, February (Feb.) 17, 1934: Paris Riots

The Illustrated London News, February (Feb.) 17, 1934: Paris Riots

By: Chesterton, G.K.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1006

Condition: Good


Pages 225-264. Features: Cover photos of dramatic Paris rioting and street-fighting; Twelve dramatic photos of Paris street-fighting and its aftermath; Photo of the French "National" cabinet; Photo of Monte Carlo were gold sovereigns and dollars are now used instead of counters on a gaming table; Great photo of M. Martenot and his very early version of an electronic piano; Two photos of the first Munich carnival procession under Nazi hospices Two pages of photos entitled Government "Coup D'?tat"in Austria - military action against the socialist in Vienna and Linz; Lovely photo ... View more info

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Travels in British Columbia

By: Chittenden, Newton

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Gordon Soules Book Pub: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 318C6702

ISBN: 0919574718

Condition: Good


0919574718 86 pages including index. First published in Victoria, British Columbia in 1882, this volume "...Takes a glance at the early history of Vancouver Island and the mainland, then briefly describes the gold, silver, copper, iron, coal, timber and fish interests of the province. Stock raising and agriculture are alluded to and an epitome of the land and mining laws, the government, Indian tribes, etc. is given. Trips to different portions of the province are described in a correct and even graphic manner. The first is from the city to Yale. Scenery along the canal DeHaro is char... View more info

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Atlin : the Story of British Columbia's Last Gold Rush (The Story Of British Columbia's Last Gold Rush)

By: Christine Frances Dickinson; Diane Solie Smith

Price: $149.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Atlin Historical Society: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C8530

ISBN: 0968019307

Condition: Very Good


0968019307 379 pages. Footnotes. Index. Glossary. Footnotes. Maps. Reproductions of many black and white archival photos. Signed and inscribed by author upon half-title page. Chapters include: Before Gold, Discovery on Pine Creek, The Trails to Atlin Creek, 1899 - The Boom Year, Bureaucrats and Bunglers - The Role of Government; The Placer Creeks, The Japanese Incident, Quest for a Mother Lode, The Political Scene, Commerce and Industry, Keeping the Peace, Men of God and Their Churches, Care of the Sick, Fire Fighting, Mining Camp Schools, Gold Camp Society, They Lived Off the Land, So... View more info

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The Alaska Sportsman Magazine, December (Dec.), 1948 - J.H. Giese / "Pappy" Walker

By: Clarke, Tom E.; Reed, Elmer; Hughes, John; Minner, J. Lester

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Ketchikan, Alaska, Alaska Magazine Publishing Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1361

Condition: Good


34 pages. Many black and white photos. Features: Editorial - The Future of Alaska's Gold Mining Industry; Indestructible "Pappy" Walker homesteaded on the Kenai Peninsula and survived a bear attack; J.H. Giese, tin-cutter and the first mayor of Nome had problems with dogs, revenues and a fire engine; The Yukon on the Yukon - travelling the treacherous Yukon River in Interior Alaska by comfortable steamboat; Muktuk - butchering a whale anchored to the ever-shifting ice of the Bering Sea is a challenge; and more. Unmarked. Moderate wear. A quality vintage copy. View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, May 10, 1970 -  The Hip Baroness Wootton of Abinger / The Silent Black Majority

The New York Times Magazine, May 10, 1970 - The Hip Baroness Wootton of Abinger / The Silent Black Majority

By: Cleave, Maureen; Hamilton, Charles V.; Hacker, Andrew; Conquest, Robert; Jastrow, Robert; Hamilton, John A.Cain, Harriet; Claiborne, Craig; Reif, Rita

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3985

Condition: Good


120 pages. Features: Many gorgeous fashion ads; The Hip Baroness Wooton of Abinger - photo-illustrated article - she calls for reduced marijuana penalties; Laird Apple Jack ad features photo of company President Jack Laird; One-page photo ad for the ILGWU features photo of historic labor organizer Mother Jones; Fantastic two-page color-photo ad for Talon zippers entitled "The 10 Worst Dressed Women of the Year"; The Silent Black Majority;; The Viokent Black Minority; The American Psychodrama called 'Everyone Hates Us'; Space Odyssey of Tomorrow - a Trip to Mars; How to pay for 15,000,... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, March (Mar.) 1948 - Tasmanian Robinson Crusoe / Woman Who Walked to Siberia

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, March (Mar.) 1948 - Tasmanian Robinson Crusoe / Woman Who Walked to Siberia

By: Clune, Frank; Redwood, Rosaline; Pitt-Kethley, Victor; Holiday, F.W.; Paine, G.E.P.; Ferry, R.H.; Illingworth, Frank; Chambers, Herbert; Brenton, Richard; Teigh, J.J.; Lloyd, J. Ivester;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346H2555

Condition: Good


18 [ads], 313-374 pages. Features: A Diver Down a Gold Mine - an Italian worker stranded 1,000 feet down a flooded Australian mine is saved by deep-sea divers; The Forgotten Islands - The Chathams; A Tasmanian Robinson Crusoe - In 1904 the British barque Brier Holme went down and the only survivor lived three months on an uninhabited island; The Green Scarab; The Thief-Catcher - a holy man in India; Money to Burn - experiences while left in charge of a Transvaal farm; The Woman Who Walked to Siberia - Lillian Alling; Smugglers All; On the Edge of the World - final installment of Richard Brent... View more info

The Misdirection Conspiracy: Or Who Really Killed the American Dream (Exposed by Reality Investing)

By: Coleman, Kenneth

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Buena Park, CA, Seraphim Pr: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16301819

ISBN: 0942632001

Condition: Good


0942632001 214 pages including bibliography. Our economic future is dictated by the Federal Reserve. Jacque Rueff was aware of this fact when he alerted the West to the Fed's plot to control the free world's economy. So repugnant was this knowledge that it precipitated an economic war between our Fed and the world's central banks. To avoid a crisis - nationalization - the Fed and its Complex engaged America in a horrendous hoax: a war of containment (Vietnam), a war on poverty (the Great Society) and a war on gold (the London gold pool). Today's recession is the first stage of another mis... View more info

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Vancouver Magazine, December (Dec.) 1978, Voll. 11, No. 12 - B.C. Rockers / B.C. Truck Logging History

By: Collier, Nick; White, Howard and Frank; Haines, Judith; Trower, Peter; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: B.C., Pacific Press Publications: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H0536

Condition: Fair


140 pages. Features: Golden Newbies - BTO, Trooper, Prism, Doucette, Stonebolt, Nick Gilder and Chilliwack are making records in Vancouver - fantastic article with great photos of Bruce Allen, Sam Feldman, Jay Gold, Terry David Mulligan, and others; Microsurgery - Glen Whitehouse gets a new thumb; Alison Griffiths - Managing the U.S. Women's Ski Team; Victor Lee and the local Chinese Benevolent Association; When Trucks Went Logging - an incredibly informative and readable account of the adventurous development of truck logging in B.C.; Quircky reduction kiln - a long day and night at the high... View more info

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Applied Arts Magazine, May/June 1999

By: Craig, John; Macleod, Gordon; Folb, Mikala; Lahey, Anita; Browne, Kelvin; Curtis, Sara

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Applied Arts: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G2443

Condition: Very Good


82 pages. Features: Gallery - some of the best Canadian design work of the past 50 years; Why does the work of Palmer Jarvis DDB turn to gold?; A roundup of what the major stock and royalt-free agencies are offering online; Direct Mail that works; Portfolio - Suzanne Duranceau; Portfolio - Karo (Toronto) Inc.; Portfolio - Philip Gallard; Hiring an Intern; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

Image for The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, September (Sept.) 25, 1926 -  Taxes, Taxes, Taxes!

The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, September (Sept.) 25, 1926 - Taxes, Taxes, Taxes!

By: Crowther, Samuel; Howe, J. Olin; Budd, Ralph W.; Hays, George W.; Benson, Allan L.; Collins, Dr. Joseph; Whiting, May B.; Phelps, Mary; barton, William E.; Finger, Charles J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4923

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Nice two-color illustrated Valspar ad inside front cover; Taxes, Taxes, Taxes! - they are always with us but often we do not know it; Cashing in on the 'Blue Sky' - a study of the methods used by Wily 'Aviation' and real estate promoters in separating the sucker from his dollar; The Principles that guided George W. Hays in Exercising the Pardoning Power; The Genesis of the Constitution - reflections on what Washington and 38 of his countrymen did one summer; Bringing the Human Boat to Port Under Its Own Steam - advice on healthy living; What Would Izaak Walton Have Said? -... View more info

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Zeballos, its gold, its people, yesterday and today: An historical documentation

By: Cullins, Warren

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Cullins and Cullins Publishers: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327C5028

ISBN: 0960838600

Condition: Good


0960838600 219 pages. Many archival black and white illustrations. Signed and inscribed by Warren Cullins atop half-title page else unmarked. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

Canadian Geographic Journal - July, 1933 - Volume XVII, No. 1

By: Dallyn, Gordon M.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Montreal, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15604090

Condition: Good


Features include: Spectacular Frobisher Bay; Orchids of the Gatineau Valley; Tidal Effects Upon the Ocean Floor; The Annual Eastern Arctic Patrol; Saving the World's Rarest Animals; Lake Shore Gold Mine. Abundant black and white photography. Musty. Average wear. View more info

Image for Make It Pay! : Gold Dredge #4 : Klondike, Yukon, Canada

Make It Pay! : Gold Dredge #4 : Klondike, Yukon, Canada

By: David Neufeld; Patrick Habiluk; Habiluk, Patrick

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. Inc.: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 862C5436

ISBN: 0929521889

Condition: Very Good


0929521889 64 pages. Endnotes. Great black and white archival photos throughout. Specifications of the dredge inside back cover. View more info

Image for Art & (and) Antiques Weekly, May 1, 1971: Navigational Instruments / Gold and Silver Boxes / Tyneside's Pottery

Art & (and) Antiques Weekly, May 1, 1971: Navigational Instruments / Gold and Silver Boxes / Tyneside's Pottery

By: Davis, Frank; Savage, Gordon; Godden, Geoffrey A.; Moss, David; Du Cann, C.G.L.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: London, Independent Magazines Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 651H2560

Condition: Good


38 pages. Features: Joseph Crawhall; Silver Hallmarks and the Law; Stolen Property; Cumberland Arms Fair; Navigational Instruments; Gold and Silver Boxes; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for Report on an Exploration in the Yukon District, N.W.T. And Adjacent Northern Portion of British Columbia 1887

Report on an Exploration in the Yukon District, N.W.T. And Adjacent Northern Portion of British Columbia 1887

By: Dawson, George M.; McConnell, R.G.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, S.E. Dawson (Government of Canada): 1898

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 431G2294

Condition: Fair


244 pages. Index. "With extracts relating to the Yukon District from Report on an Exploration in the Yukon and Mackenzie Basins, 1887-88" - from front board. A modified version of the first edition printed in 1888. Printed due to heightened interest in this region resulting from the Klonkike gold discoveries. Includes seven photographic plates, II through VIII. Rebound in heavily worn limp wraps. Usual library markings. Lacking maps. Above-average wear. AB 3734. View more info

'Stroller' White - Tales of a Klondike Newsman

By: de Armond, R.N.: Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Mitchell Press Limited: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72603933

Condition: Very Good


182 pages. A book of lively anecdotes of the Klondike and Alaska told by a beloved writer who was part of the great Gold Rush and who stayed in the North until he died. You'll enjoy strolling with a Klondike newsman vicariously through the scenes he saw and vastly appreciated. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Average wear and large repaired tears to back of dust jacket. Nice copy overall. View more info

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Pemberton - the History of a Settlement

By: Decker, Frances; Fougberg, Margaret; Ronayne, Mary

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Pemberton, BC, Pemberton Pioneer Women: 1978

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 711C5011

Condition: Good


348 pages including index and select bibliography and photo gallery. Topics include: the native people, the Lillooets, and their first known contacts with Europeans; Hurrying miners of the Gold Rush; isolated pioneer farmers; the eventual dyking and drainage of the valley which resulted, finally, in a road to Vancouver. Text is graced with many historical black and white photos. Moderate wear and soiling. Unmarked. Tight and sqaure. A quality copy. View more info

Trade and Commerce - Cambridge Industrial and Commercial Series

By: Dicks, A.J.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge: 1915

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42902606

Condition: Good


94 pages including index and black and white illustrations. "This book is of great importance in this series for it deals with the Trade and Commerce of Britain." - Editor's Note. Discusses topics including: Weights, Measures and Coinage; The Royal Mint; the Post Office; the Food Supply; Foreign and Colonial Markets; Banks, Exchange and Custom Houses; Gold Reserves. Chapters also detail the work of the Board of Trade and the Patent Office, Joint Stock Companies, and Lloyd's of London. Underlining on a handful of pages else unmarked. small openings at each hinge. Average wear over... View more info

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GOLDBUG! Bible of the Goldbugs

By: Dines, James

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, DINES: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 163H1093

ISBN: 0964968932

Condition: Fine


0964968932 387 pages. Index. "If you are confused by economics, this is the book for you, laying out in everyday English what some economics professors try to conceal behind intimidating mathematical equations... Read this book if you dare to understand what is being done to your financial future." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. Gift quality. View more info

Peter Munk: The making of a modern tycoon

By: Donald Rumball

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55403297

ISBN: 0773729437

Condition: Very Good


0773729437 359 pages including index. "Magnetic, decisive, fearless, Peter Munk started with nothing to create one of the most profitable business empires on the planet through a combination of brilliant strategy and opportunism. Since founding Barrick Gold in the early eighties, Munk has built his company into the third largest gold-mining venture in the world... A stunning revelation of the inner workings of the international business world and one of its finest business minds." - from dust jacket. Contents clean and unmarked. Light wear to black boards. Some soiling to top edg... View more info