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Best Mounted Police Stories

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Canada, The University of Alberta Press: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 72500134

ISBN: 0888640544

Condition: Very Good


0888640544 258 pages. Short stories which can be read for sheer thrills: outlaws, smugglers, trappers, rebellion, the Gold Rush, and the opening of the new territory... adventure in an untamed land. Light wear and soiling to edges. Contents unmarked. View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden

The Wide World - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden

By: 'Woodpecker'; Rose, Frank; Heald, T.; Webster, F.; Martyn, F.; randall, S.; Somerset-Lister, H.; Thomason, H.; Evans, E.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H0764

Condition: Good


Pages 266-352 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa (part I) - adventures from the flying log-book of an R.A.F. officer during ther campaign in German East Africa; My Adventures in Bolivia - Frank Rose was arrested as a dangerous revolutionary but managed to escape; Relief Worker's Adventures (part I) - thrilling adventures among the war victims of Armenia, Syria, and Persia, with photos; Hunting Big Game by Motor-Car - Captain F.A.M. Webster describes how he does it, with photos; The Adventures of a Newspaper-man (part III) - Frederic Martyn's adventure... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men: February, 1914 - Volume 32, Number 190 - Gun-Running with Zapata

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men: February, 1914 - Volume 32, Number 190 - Gun-Running with Zapata

By: Barr, William; Dunn, H.H.; Nicholls, G. Heaton; Grenfell, Wilfred T.; Fagan, D.W.O.; Pratt, A.E.; Burton, Colonel R.G.; Talbot, P. Amaury; Blake, Harry M.; Guinand, W.B.; Villepion, Guy De; Barracliffe, Captain James

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G1221

Condition: Good


Pages 303-396 plus 28 pages of ads, many wonderfully illustrated. Numerous black and white illustrations and photos in text. Features: Saved by Two Inches - How a big-horn sheep brought a veteran hunter to the verge of destruction in Montana; Gun-Running with Mexican Outlaw Emiliano Zapata - article with great photos; A Terrible Trip - Gold Searching in German New Guinea; Twenty Years in Newfoundland (Part II) - article with nice photos; Fishermen's Luck - a story from New Zealand involving T. Colthart, H. Hewlett and D.G. FitzGibbon; Across the Andes and Down the Amazon - the story of an a... View more info

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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 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

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Pirates on the West Coast of New Spain 1575-1742, Spain in the West VIII

By: Gerhard, Peter

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Glendale, CA, U.S.A., The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H2222

Condition: Fair


[11], 12-274 pages. Glossary, bibliography, index. Fourteen monotone maps and illustrations. "This study is confined to piratical and other foreign incursions on the Pacific coast from Panama north, beginning in 1575 or 1576 and continuing for the next 167 years." - Preface. Above-average external wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. Contents clean. A worthy reading copy. View more info

Image for Popular Science, November 1934, Volume 125, Number 5 - Mysterious Lost Rivers Run Mills and Power Plants

Popular Science, November 1934, Volume 125, Number 5 - Mysterious Lost Rivers Run Mills and Power Plants

By: Gleason, S.; Teale, E.; Boone, A.; Gordon, G.; Burton, W.; Johnson, G.; Smith, A.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Popular Science Publishing Co.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3826

Condition: Good


124 pages. The following only touches upon the highlights of the considerable fascinating photos and text in this issue. Features: Cover illustration of a plane with paddle wheels for wings; Sensational study of heredity may produce new race of men; Amazing new uses fround for glass; Border guard wages war on smugglers; Phonograph disks run crewless war tank!; Fiends of the desert (reptiles) found to be harmless; Photo of noted inventor George W. Bowers in his Somerville, MA workshop; Shortwave machine broadcasts death to plant enemies; Mysterious lost rivers run mills and power plants; Home... View more info

Real West - Volume XII, Number 68 February 1969

By: Masulli, Patrick: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Derby, CT, Charlton Publications, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83209881

Condition: Very Good


82 pages. Features: Massacre of the Mustangs; King of the Border Smugglers; Bill Longley - 30 - Notch Gunman; The Gold Cave of the Dead Mountains; Rudyard Kipling in Colorado; The Bloody Trial of Steve Venard; Wild Bill Hickok - the Man and the Legend; Bloody Campe Cooke - Montana's First Outpost; Pawnee Pollock - Indian Hero and Genius; Plants in the History of the West - The Camas; This Breed Made Good in the West. View more info

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Slow Boat on Rum Row

By: Miles, Fraser

Price: $59.89

Publisher: British Columbia, Harbour: 1992

Seller ID: 15504435

ISBN: 1550170694

Condition: Fine


1550170694 270 pages. "Documents the men and the ships of a little-known period in west coast history. Pays funny and fascinating tribute to the unsung heroes of an inglorious history." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. Dust jacket in Archival-quality Brodart cover. Beautiful copy. View more info

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The Wide World Magazine - November 1949

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $119.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74602487

Condition: Fair


Features include: A Matter of Magic - a battle of wits between a white man and an East African witch-doctor; Hill Section - a 115 mile section of railway linking Northern and Southern Assam; The Amateur Elephant Hunter; The Lead-Dog's Warning - Told by a Canadian trapper, illustrates the perils awaiting dwellers of the far north; The Captain's Mutiny - Captain Arnas Loivikas in 1931; The Lion-Men of Ussure (Part 3); Philo's Dream - an amazing affair in a tribal village in Papua; Monkey Business - A Moroccan Story; Spawn of Evil - A wild stallion the author endeavoured to break; Memorable Voyag... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, May 1936

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123A7418

Condition: Good


Stories: Burned Boats; Smashing the Dope-Smugglers; The Gold Thieves; Wayside India; Three Rogues; Rod's Tiger; Nuts!; Fire-Walkers of the South Seas; A Deal in Rubber; The Unlucky Tree; With Hounds in Mashonaland; Welsh John; Johny the Jackaroo. Average wear. View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, November 1955 - Australian Edition

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0709

Condition: Fair


Features: 'Twixt Sea and Sand - Part I - Those who man the lightships that keep the world's shipping off the dreaded Goodwins; Build or Die - an Igloo story; Diamonds are Dangerous - Diamond Smugglers and the 'big men' behind them; Danger - Loco Adrift - a giant locomotive slips its lashings in a stormbound ship; Destination Unknown - the second instalment of the adventures of Peter Pinney; The Rain Stoppers - on the West Coast of Africa; Search for Living Gold - Andean Chinchilla; Ghost of the White Chief - John Roberts; The Very Mysterious Eel; A Thousand Miles to Railhead - Motor Transport ... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, February 1957, Australian Edition

The Wide World Magazine, February 1957, Australian Edition

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0728

Condition: Good


Features: Abdullahi's Quest - treachery and death in the East Africa Protectorate; Battle of the Dragons - I Know and Island, Part VIII - monstrous flesh-eating dragons of Komodo; Savage Vengeance - Japanese Pearl Fishers and Australian Aborigines; Terror Takes Over - an instalment of 'Manhunt in Green Hell' in the French Guiana jungle; Timber Wolves of Beaver Lake - Alford Harrison waged a ceaseless war on the killer wolves of British Columbia; Fugitives Adrift - a stolen whaleboat in the Cook Islands; Kesobo's Warning - An Indian senses a message from his father 150 miles distant; Maneater o... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, February 1954 - Australian Edition

The Wide World Magazine, February 1954 - Australian Edition

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0741

Condition: Good


Features: Captain Jan's Christmas-Tree - as told by the former captain of a well-known British liner; Lone Wolf - Roy Gardner, a remarkable American criminal; Our Snake-Hunt - An amusing excursion into the West African bush in quest of a big boa-constrictor; The Ha'porth of Tar - An amusing story of how an excise officer outwits a gang of Burmese opium-smugglers; Killer Cats of British Columbia - Cougars or Mountain Lions have become a serious menace on Vancouver Island - photos; Australia's Mounted Police - they have tamed the formerly hostile aborigines; The Jungle Man - a remarkable charac... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, January 1954

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813A1725

Condition: Fair


Features: Captain Jan's Christmas-Tree - as told by the former captain of a well-known British liner; Lone Wolf - Roy Gardner, a remarkable American criminal; Our Snake-Hunt - An amusing excursion into the West African bush in quest of a big boa-constrictor; The Ha'porth of Tar - An amusing story of how an excise officer outwits a gang of Burmese opium-smugglers; Killer Cats of British Columbia - Cougars or Mountain Lions have become a serious menace on Vancouver Island - photos; Australia's Mounted Police - they have tamed the formerly hostile aborigines; The Jungle Man - a remarkable charac... View more info

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The Winnipeg Tribune - Weekend Magazine, August 19, 1961

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339A4049

Condition: Good


31 pages. Features: How Smugglers try to fool the Mounties; Gatineau Park is a Camper's Paradise; The Deep, Dread-Bolted Thunder - Robert Fontaine's father was afraid of thunderstorms; An Air View of the World's Largest Glacier - Antarctica's huge Beardmore Glacier sits for a unique panoramic portrait; This coach is paid in laughs - squirt softball coach Fred Cederberg of Streetsville, Ontario; Nice Lifesavers ad on back cover; Nipper by Doug Wright. Nice colour ads. Average wear. Unmarked. View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, February 1, 1952 - South Africa's Ku Klux Klan

Maclean's Magazine, February 1, 1952 - South Africa's Ku Klux Klan

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean-Hunter: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 844G0505

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Nice cover art depicts an active school gym; Bagdad on the Thames - London Report by Beverley Baxter; Cigarette Smugglers Beware - Ottawa Report; Li'l Abner-themed Cream of Wheat ad; The Riddle of Louis Riel - Maclean's flashback - article with photos, part 1 of 2; South Africa's Ku Klux Klan - the Broederbond believes God made the white man to be boss - article with photos; Blizzard in the Banana Belt, by Farley Mowat - illustrated by Oscar Cahen; Vancouver Takes to the Hills - Skiiing in Vancouver - article with colour photos atop Mount Garibaldi and Grouse Mountain; Why... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, July 1911 - Across Unknown Labrador - Part III By H. Hesketh Prichard

The Wide World Magazine, July 1911 - Across Unknown Labrador - Part III By H. Hesketh Prichard

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, Newnes: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842G0884

Condition: Good


Pages 210-312 plus 24 pages of ads. Black and white photos and illustrations. Features: A Modern Adam and Eve - Thomas J. Thomas; In Unexplored Brazil - Part II - Dr. Maximus Neumayer; The Would-Be Actors - F. Harris Deans; Life in the Magdalen Islands - W. Lacey Amy; Our Visit to Raisuli - Alan H. Burgoyne, M.P.; The Coolie Smugglers - Percy Walton Whitaker; A Night of Horror - The Rev. Walter P. Dennis; Across Unknown Labrador - Part III - H. Hesketh Prichard; My Adventure in Nicaragua - Major P.M. Sykes; A Midnight Attack - W.E. Priestly; Our Trek Beyond the Zambesi - Part IV - Mrs. Fred ... View more info

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Maclean's, Canada's Weekly Newsmagazine, November (Nov.) 22, 1999 - Wayne Gretzky Cover

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Rogers Media: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4530

Condition: Very Good


112 pages. Features: Human Smugglers - Running refugees into the U.S. from the Akwesasne Reserve; Chinese migrants risk their lives to be smuggled to North America; Patrolling 'Little Korea' - illegals from all over jump the U.S. border in southern B.C.; Chinese migrants seek release in B.C.; The Tragedy of Andrew Rich - teen Innu suicide victim; Problems with Emploi Quebec; Britain's hereditary peers fall victim to reform; Plunge of Flight 990 off Massachusetts; Feature Article - Wayne Gretzky's New World - he talks of family, life, and the public perils of selling himself; Bill Gates - as M... View more info

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Homesteads and Snug Harbours: The Gulf Islands

By: Murray, Peter

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Horsdal & Schubart: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A0995

ISBN: 0920663133

Condition: Good


0920663133 213 pages including index and references. "The lovely Gulf Islands of the BC coast have captivated visitors and settlers for almost 150 years. Their tranquil present belies a turbulent past - the pioneers faced cattle rustlers, Indian battles, political upheavals and opium smugglers, but they were still attracted by the islands' independent lifestyle. Everybody worked hard, but they enjoyed themselves too, with tennis parties, picnics and dances that went on till dawn, so the guests could row home safely in daylight. Each island has a different story: Salt Spring exported ap... View more info