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Image for Escape to Honour: The Gripping True Story of Hans Nutt, a Young German Who Escaped from the Nazis to Join the French Resistance

Escape to Honour: The Gripping True Story of Hans Nutt, a Young German Who Escaped from the Nazis to Join the French Resistance

By: Harris, Larry and Brian Taylor.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 643H4407

ISBN: 0771597940

Condition: Good


0771597940 241 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "A unique account of the life of Hans Nutt, a young anti-Nazi German whose wartime career ranged from concentration camp prisoner to French Resistance worker to British spy." Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. Enser p.77. View more info

Image for We Were Five: The Dionne Quintuplets' Story from Birth through Girlhood to Womanhood

We Were Five: The Dionne Quintuplets' Story from Birth through Girlhood to Womanhood

By: James Brough; Annette Dionn; Yvonne Dionn; Marie Dionn; Cécile Dionn

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 124H4664

ISBN: B0007DV0CM

Condition: Good


B0007DV0CM [6], 7-256 pages. Sixteen pages of black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. "Out of their strange girlhood the five sisters [the Dionne Quintuplets] - princesses, freaks-on-exhibit, fought-over commercial properties, lonely orphans in the heart of a big family - miraculously developed into young women of individuality and courage. Annette, Cecile, Yvonne and Marie recall the incredible events of their lives, the people who exploited them, and the people who befriended them, without illusion and with remarkable charity. Their story is unique and wholly fasc... View more info

An Arctic Man - Sixty-Five Years in Canada's North

By: Lyall, Ernie

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Hurtig: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73203003

ISBN: 088301685

Condition: Very Good


088301685 239 pages including black and white illustrations. "Ernie Lyall is angutimmarik, "a real Arctic man", who has lived nearly all of his sixty-nine years in the north, and almost half a century above the Arctic Circle. His unique story is a fascinating portrait of life with "the people" - the Eskimos of Canada." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear overall. Minor damage to upper corner of back board. Average wear to dust jacket with 1 inch patch of damage to upper corner of back panel. Solid copy overall. View more info

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Custodian of Yellow Point: A Biography of Gerry Hill

By: Marilyn McCrimmon

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Beach Holme Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 724A4267

ISBN: 0888783086

Condition: Fair


0888783086 174 pages including black and white photographic plates. Author spent four years talking with Gerry, before his death in 1988, and with many of the people who were profoundly influenced by him. This is the story, largely in his own words, of an original and unique British Columbian who established the Yellow Point Lodge on Vancouver Island just south of Nanaimo. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding sound. A worthy reading copy. View more info

Wolf ... kill!: The wilderness called Shunka

By: Morgan, Marika Lumi

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46105915

ISBN: 0442299281

Condition: Very Good


0442299281 175 pages. A fascinating story full of insight, humour and warmth. Author shares the knowledge she and her husband gained through their unique experience with Shunka the wolf, from the day they acquired him as a tiny abandoned cub. A plea on behalf of the wolf for and end to the fear and prejudice that have brought this magnificent and valuable creature dangerously close to extinction. With black and white plates. View more info

Image for My Happy Story Box - Illustrated Cardboard "Casket" Display Case Containing 12 Miniature-Sized Popular Fairy Tales By Famous Authors

My Happy Story Box - Illustrated Cardboard "Casket" Display Case Containing 12 Miniature-Sized Popular Fairy Tales By Famous Authors

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, Palm Press Ltd.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25408097

Condition: Good


Book titles as follows: Dick Whittington, The Shoemaker and the Elves, Seven with One Blow, The Goose Girl, Rapunzel, The Princess and the Pea, The Frog Prince, Beauty and the Beast, Snow-White and Rose-Red, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, and The Golden Goose. Each tiny book illustrated in colour. All books unmarked with moderate to average wear. Pages stapled together and protected by illustrated card covers. Books are secured inside what publisher refers to as a "casket." Left and right halves of casket are illustrated with happy elves. These fold o... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine: Volume 11 - May Through October 1903

The Wide World Magazine: Volume 11 - May Through October 1903

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $499.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431A1545

Condition: Fair


Features: The "Hold-Up" at Fenelon; Avalances; A Tramp in Spain - VI; Hunting the Giant Tortoise; A Desert Tragedy; The Land of the Shrimp-God; How "Buffalo Bill" Won his Name; The Looting of the "Bang Yee"; On the March in the Bahr-El-Ghazal - III; Francisca Machalek, the female burglar; The Wilson Life Insurance Fraud; "Monkey"; The Happenings of a Night; A West African Mutiny; Paris to New York Overland - IV; A Chapter of Mishaps; My Experiences at Kano - I; Besieged in a Tree; The Man-Stealers; In the Grip of the Quagmire; The Monks' Republic; The Strange Ca... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, December 15, 1962 *THE REAL SCANDAL OF DIVORCE*

The Saturday Evening Post, December 15, 1962 *THE REAL SCANDAL OF DIVORCE*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 357A4688

Condition: Fair


Features: The Real Scandal of Divorce - unjust and archaic laws, varying from state to state, force copules to commit fraud and perjury - by Vivian F. Gentleman; An Army of Gentle Warriors - the Salvation Army spreads its good works worldwide; Silent Night - the story of a marvelous misfortune which inspired two young Austrians to write the immortal hymm of joy; My Morning in America - Dean Acheson recalls what he learned from a boyhood that ended too quickly; Alfred Hitchcock Resents - 'the television set now is like a toaster, you press a button and the same thing always pops up; Big Labor's... View more info

Image for Air Combat Magazine, Volume 9, 1981, All Issues Bound in One Volume

Air Combat Magazine, Volume 9, 1981, All Issues Bound in One Volume

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Challenge: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 759A4819

Condition: Very Good


Features: Contemporary happenings in the military aerospace world; HMS Invincible; Re-Engined 135 - Re-engining of the existing KC-135 tanker fleet may mean operation into the next century; HiMAT - this flying test bed is used to develop combat aircraft of the future; New York's Finest - visiting with the Voodoos of the 107th Fighter Interceptor Group; MiG Killer - an interview with a Marine fighter pilot; Greeks over Britain - the first ever visit by Royal Hellenic A-7s to Britain; Corsair II Markings; Lone Eagles - Hungarian Ju 88s battle the Russians during WWII; Turbo Trojan - flying the ... View more info

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Nature Magazine, March 1935

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, The American Nature Association: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823C5452

Condition: Good


16 pages of nature pictures in rotogravure. Features: Scenic Highway Policy - too little thought given to Road Programs; Big and Little Storms - the how, where and why of sundry dusty doings in the air; Burro Language; Irises from Bulbs - there is a wider range than most gardeners seem to realize; Andy's last chapter - a Florida sandhill crane - how he helped to dissolve the barriers between his own kind and man; The carriers of Death - the microscope reveals how insects transport disease; The Giant Water Bug - a picture story of a strange insect; The Story of the Red Giants; A Unique Nature ... View more info

Image for American Forests and Forest Life, April 1928 - The Magazine of the American Forestry Association

American Forests and Forest Life, April 1928 - The Magazine of the American Forestry Association

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The American Forestry Association: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 844G0868

Condition: Fair


Pages 194-256. Features: The Passing of the Maine Wilderness - article with photos of destruction by John C. Phillips; An Anchor to Forestward - How America Tried to Grow Trees for Sail of the line on Santa Rosa Island; Naming the Sequoia - article by Cristel Hastings; Robins and Ruminations - article by Guy W. von Schriltz; How Dierks Lumber and Coal Company is Placing one of the largest bodies of controlled timber in the world uner forest management; Wilderness Classroom - article with great animal photos by R.W. Hiestand; Bankers Join Forest Converts - realization that florests are 'flood... View more info

Image for Cars & Parts Magazine, February 1982

Cars & Parts Magazine, February 1982

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Amos Press/Cars & Parts: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0111

Condition: Good


162 pages. Features: Packard Darrin - H. William Kranz has owned his 1942 Packard 180 Darrin Victoria convertible for over 25 years; Buick Phaeton - the 1930 Buick Model 69 Phaeton; Ford Parklane - Ford's answer to the Chevy Nomad - a 1956 Ford Parklane Station wagon is shown; 1954 Willys Lark; Teague's Toys; Duesenberg - the story of an American legend; Dodge - the Victory Six debuts with unique body construction; Oldsmobile - riding high in a 1914 Model 54 Touring Car; Harrah's Auto Collection; Memories - 1910 - quick takes of the Hudson plant; Auto Safety - they don't test them like this a... View more info

Image for Too Funny for Words: Disney's Greatest Sight Gags

Too Funny for Words: Disney's Greatest Sight Gags

By: Ollie Johnston; Frank Thomas

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Abbeville Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128C8855

ISBN: 0896597474

Condition: Fair


0896597474 223 pages. Index. Illustrated in color and black and white. "Never short of anecdotes about Walt Disney and the other early artists (or the jokes they played on each other), the authors present a funny, charming, and authoritative story of just how Disney elevated animation from jumpy stick figures acting out gags to genuine works of art that move - and, furthermore, move their audiences. In this unique volume, the authors not only fully explain Disney humor as no one else could but they lavishly illustrate - with original drawings preserved in the Archives! - the various ki... View more info

Image for Ships Monthly - The Magazine For Shiplovers Ashore and Afloat, May 1985 - The SS Uganda Story (Part 1)

Ships Monthly - The Magazine For Shiplovers Ashore and Afloat, May 1985 - The SS Uganda Story (Part 1)

By: Osborne, Richard; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: U.K., Waterway Productions Ltd.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 653H4929

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Cover photo of the British India turbine steamer Uganda; Photo inside front cover of Uganda in her original form as a British India passenger/cargo liner; Great full-page photo of Uganda berthed at the Tilbury passenger landing in 1952; On the Waterfront; Ships Pictorial; Naval Review; European Ferry Commentary; Seamarks - The Automatic Tide Marker Station at Irvine - the history of a unique apparatus for the assistance of mariners; Where to See the Cruise Ships; The ss "Uganda Story" - part 1 - British India Line Passenger/Cargo Service 1952-1967; Cable Ship "... View more info

Image for Fayetteville, North Carolina: A Pictorial History

Fayetteville, North Carolina: A Pictorial History

By: Parker, Weeks

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Donning Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116A2406

Condition: Fine


208 pages. "Tells an exciting and intriguing story... A story of people, places, things and events over a span of 250 years. But the most unique and exciting feature of the story is that it is told by over 350 photographs, many of them rare, previously unpublished views. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper else clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Jewish Archives, New Series Number 10 (Ten), Our Forerunners - At Work, Epilogue - Notes on the Twentieth (20th) Century

Canadian Jewish Archives, New Series Number 10 (Ten), Our Forerunners - At Work, Epilogue - Notes on the Twentieth (20th) Century

By: Rome, David (Compiler)

Price: $169.95

Publisher: Montreal, Canadian Jewish Congress (CJC) National Archives / Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 156H0251

Condition: Good


Pages 94-208. Index. "This early Jewish labor movement was a remarkable and unique phenomenon which loses much when its story is told only as part of labor history... What is on record is the effort of these generations of union men, of socialists, anarchists, and of Labor Zionists to wrest from their employers maximum salaries and optimum working conditions." - from page 94. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, October (Oct.) 1942 - Sabotage Strangles Hitler / Great Victory Bonds Centrefold Ad  / National Selective Service Regulations

National Home Monthly Magazine, October (Oct.) 1942 - Sabotage Strangles Hitler / Great Victory Bonds Centrefold Ad / National Selective Service Regulations

By: Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Cunningham, L.A.; Trimble, A.C.; Ferris, H.T.; Marx, J. And A.; Carter, D.; Albert H.A.; Anderson, J.C.; Bayne, E.G.; Haworth, C.R.; Et al

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Home Publishing Company / National Home Monthly: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4786

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: Nice colour GM of Canada ad inside front cover says "25 Million Man-Hours ago", and illustrates wartime manufacture; News digest includes American attacks in the Pacific, Britain attacks at Dieppe, and Victory by Air Power?; Trans-Canada Telephone System one-page ad says "Day and Night, The Telephone is on the job for Victory"; Photo of Flt.-Lieut. H.T. Legge, D.F.C., of Calgary; Nice one-page Parker Pen ad; New Hearts for Old - article on medical advances; Hand Me Down the Moon (short story); Sabotage Strangles Hitler - photo-illustrated article with scene... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, January (Jan.) 1942 - Diamonds for Victory / Viscountess (Lady) Astor

National Home Monthly Magazine, January (Jan.) 1942 - Diamonds for Victory / Viscountess (Lady) Astor

By: Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Trimble, Alberta C.; Chidsey, D.B.; Josselyn, T.; Cunningham, L.A.; Fitz-Gerald, W.G.; Albert, H.A.; Thompson, F.; Henserson, V.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Home Publishing Company / National Home Monthly: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4793

Condition: Good


40 pages. Features: Illustrated Oxydol detergent ad; News digest includes 'what disappeared in 1941, 'the end of U.S. Neutrality', American labor quarrels', 'the Roosevelt touch', 'price-ceiling and inflation', and 'Rt. Hon. Arthur Meighen returns'; Anglo-American Link - photo-illustrated article on Viscountess Astor, M.P., who unites Britain with the U.S. by unique social gifts and will-power; Five Course Dinner (short story); The Corpse Wore a Derby (short story); Diamonds for Victory - photo-illustrated article suggests diamonds are 'cutting Hitler's throat'; By Midnight December Thirty-Fi... View more info

Heritage '76 - Ridgefield: A Place in Time

By: The Ridgefield Bicentennial Commission

Price: $57.30

Publisher: Ridgefield, CT, U.S.A., The Ridgefield Bicentennial Commission: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33508744

Condition: Fine


113 pages plus extensive list of advertisements and advertisers. "In this book we have tried to tell something of the story (of man's quest for liberty) as it is reflected in the minds and hearts of the people of Ridgefield. Ridgefield was a living, growing community when the Declaration of Independence came. Ridgefield played a unique part in events that led to the creation of that momentous document. And Ridgefield played a unique part in subsequent events that translated the idea of Independence, as expressed in the Declaration, into a new reality. Insofar as possible, we have told... View more info

With Hope We Can All Find Ogo Pogo

By: Tully, Brock

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Publisher Unknown: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71105509

Condition: Good


Unpaginated. Small price sticker patch at lower spine corner of back cover. Moderately and respectully used. Some yellowing. Approx one quarter inch thick by 10.5" x 8". A book especially for 'grown-ups' but for children of all ages too. A lovely and unique black and white illustrated story of what happens when 'Hope' lands in a flying saucer near Lake Okanagan. View more info