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Image for The Wide World Magazine for Men, April 1916, No. 216, Vol. 36 -  Two Young Americans in Japan and Korea

The Wide World Magazine for Men, April 1916, No. 216, Vol. 36 - Two Young Americans in Japan and Korea

By: Freeman, L.R.; Abraham, G.D.; Smith, A.E.; Lee, J.A.; Chown, E.; Besley, J.C.; Fletcher, A.C.B.; Shepstone, H.J.; Russan, A.; Keene, H.L.R.; Lewis, F.;

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G3913

Condition: Good


Pages 482-576 + 30 pages of ads. Features: The "Brides" Special - when Swiss girls were regularly shipped to southern Chile to marry ranchers; Winter-Sport Mountaineering - how to avoid its dangers - article with photos; The Wreck of the 'County of Anglesea' - fight for the life of a capsized ship; Wanderings in Northern Persia - II - article with first-ever published photos of Kelat-i-Nadiri, the Gibraltar of Persia, and many other photos; A Fiery Ordeal - surviving a 1904 volcano on Mount Kloet on the island of Java; Down the Amazon from Source to Mouth, part VII; From Job to Job A... View more info

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The Lhasa Atlas: Traditional Tibetan Architecture and Townscape

By: Larsen, Knud; Sinding-Larsen, Amund

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Boston, Shambhala: 2001

Edition: First Shambala Edition

Seller ID: 518H3176

ISBN: 157062867X

Condition: Fair


157062867X 180 pages. Bibliography. References. Index. "Focuses on the topography, environment, historical development, buildings, and townscape of old Lhasa. Introduces future plans and issues concerning the safeguarding of Lhasa's historical townscape in the face of urban development. Includes 25 new maps never before published, satellite photos, historical maps and photos, watercolours, information on old buildings, and many new colour photos." - dust jacket. Dust jacket attractive in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. Average wear and usual library markings to book bound in... View more info

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It Began with a Ronald - A Pictorial History of Vancouver's Firefighting Equipment

By: Matches, Alex

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 715C6156

Condition: Good


144 pages. A pictorial presentation of the fire apparatus used from 1886 to 1974 and contains many excellent and previously unpublished photos of Seagrave, American-LaFrance, Amoskeag and Waterous, all world-famous manufacturers of fine equipment, as well as several little-known makes. Never before has a Canadian fire department been documented in this way. A must for those interested in the evolution of firefighting equipment. Contains over 200 black and white photographs. Gilt Vancouver Fire Department logo upon brown cloth front board. Average wear to unmarked book. Binding intact. ... View more info

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Boulder: Evolution of a City

By: Pettem, Silvia

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ Pr of Colorado: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116G2732

ISBN: 0870813501

Condition: Very Good


0870813501 212 pages. Extensive index. Suggested reading list. Signed by author upon title page. Printed on glossy stock. "More than three hundred photographs - many never before published - show how Boulder has grown and changed over the past century... Features current photos contrasted with one, two and sometimes three historical photos of the same locations." - from dust jacket. Light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodaft cover. A nice copy. View more info

Image for Zeppelin: A Battle for Air Supremacy in World War I

Zeppelin: A Battle for Air Supremacy in World War I

By: Rimell, Ray

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Canadas Wings: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H3652

ISBN: 0920002277

Condition: Very Good


0920002277 256 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of sensational archival photos. "In this book, the complete story of the Zeppelin offensive, from Admiral Hugo von Pohl's successful campaign to persuade the Kaiser to initiate the raids, to the destruction of L53, the last Zeppelin to be brought down in combat, is chronicled in minute detail. The author has spent over ten years in personal research, which has extended to many interviews and much correspondence with surviving servicemen and close relatives of the leading pe... View more info

Russia in Revolution, 1900-30

By: Salisbury, Harrison E.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73508398

ISBN: 0233970134

Condition: Very Good


0233970134 287 pages. Presents, in words and pictures, a portrait of thirty years of political and artistic upheaval. The illustrations, many never before published, bring the time and the people to life with extraordinary vividness. Conveys the emotions and sufferings of the unsung heroes and victims of the revolution - the narod, the Russion people themselves. Gift greetings upon half-title page, else unmarked. Very light wear to book and its (appropriate) red boards. Some rubbing to attractively illustrated dust jacket. Sound copy. View more info

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The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson

By: Silcox, David

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Firefly Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 634G2590

ISBN: 155297605X

Condition: Fair


155297605X 440 pages. Index. Bibliography. Chronology. List of works reproduced. Profusely illustrated with colour plates. "Celebrates the artistic legacy of eleven artists who broke with tradition and established a new way of painting in Canada. The most famous of their paintings are magnificently reproduced, along with many that have seldom or never been published before." - from dust jacket. Handsome dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. Above-average wear and usual library markings to book. Front hinge taped. A worthy copy of this wonderful work. View more info

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Sour-dough and the Queen: Many Lives of Klondike Joe Boyle

By: Taylor, Leonard

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Methuen Publications,Canada: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H3600

ISBN: 0458968102

Condition: Very Good


0458968102 xi, 394 pages. Bibliography. Black and white photographic plates. "Joe Boyle led many lives - sailor, sports promoter, entrepreneur, diplomat, soldier, spy - each life a testament to a romantic nature, a love of action, a blunt, single-minded devotion to doing what seemeed right and what needed to be done. Decorated by four European countries for outstanding services in war, he long remained unsung and all but forgotten in his own land. Now, using new material from the Boyle family archives never before published, this book recreates in colourful detail the exciting life of... View more info

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Urban Romantic: The photographs of George Tice

By: Tice, George A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 145A7033

ISBN: 087923413X

Condition: Fair


087923413X 131 pages. "A persistent theme of Tice's photography is the attempt to define what is in our society and culture that makes us peculiarly 'American.' In this retrospective survey of three decades of his work, we see again his famous series on the Amish, on Paterson, New Jersey, and on the land and people of Maine, as well as many photographs that have never before been published." - from dust jacket. Well-travelled former library copy with usual markings. Binding open at page 60. View more info

Image for The Millennium Dome: The Official Book of the Dome

The Millennium Dome: The Official Book of the Dome

By: Wilhide, Elizabeth

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, HARPERCOLLINS ILLUSTRATED: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 133A0155

ISBN: 0002201704

Condition: Fine


0002201704 191 pages. Index. "Illustrated with more than 250 photographs, architectural plans and drawings, many of them never published before, this work is the most comprehensive record available of this modern-day wonder." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Lovely copy. View more info