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The Maritime experience (Themes in Canadian literature)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35800745

ISBN: 0770512666

Condition: Good


0770512666 122 pages. It is hoped this anthology will reveal the blend of vigour and maturity that typifies the writing of Atlantic Canada, as well as the elements of tragedy and comedy that comprise the Maritime experience. Several school stamps, etc, else unmarked. Light to moderate wear. Nice solid copy. 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 Liberty Magazine, February [Feb.] 10, 1934, Vol. 11, No. 6 - Frank Lloyd Wright Looks Into the Future

Liberty Magazine, February [Feb.] 10, 1934, Vol. 11, No. 6 - Frank Lloyd Wright Looks Into the Future

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns; Allan Swinton; Norman L. Sper; Frank Lloyd Wright; Odgers T. Gurnee; F. Gregory Hartswick; Erle Stanley Gardner; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Liberty Publishing Corporation of Canada, Ltd.: 1934

Edition: Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 651H3673

Condition: Good


58 pages. Features: Nice color cover illustration of young lady on snowshoes at her wintry mailbox; Interesting editorial explains why 'Mac' made the trip to attend the Mount Royal burial of General Currie; The Real Tragedy of Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford - article with photos; Romance! - a lively tale of dreams come true; Nostalgic one-page color ad for Campbell's Tomato Soup; Liberty's All-Players All-America Football Team for 1933 - article with photos; What is the Modern Idea? - Frank Lloyd Wright looks into the future; Three Hundred a Month - a story of human hearts and a successf... View more info

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Germany's Death Space - The Polish Tragedy

By: Aldor, Francis

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Francis Aldor: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4332

Condition: Fair


261 pages. "Nazi theory has evolved the concept of 'Lebensraum' (living space) - Nazi practice has realised the fact of 'Todesraum' (death space)" - subtitle. Author conversed with scores of Polish refugees in Paris. "As I listened to their stories I saw with searing vividness the similarity between what is happening in Poland today and what happened in Belgium 25 years ago; the similarity and the difference, which lies in the fact that the Germans today are even more brutal, more bestial than they were in 1914-1918. I decided to publish these stories, together with an essay comparing Germ... View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's Weekly News Magazine, June 15, 1992 - Cover Photo of Diana, Princess of Wales

By: Amiel, B.; Newman, P.C.; MacLeod, S.; Et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean's: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3862

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: One-page colour-photo ad for the Fairwinds Golf Course development north of Nanaimo, B.C.; The heat is on Joe Clark as national unity talks enter critical phase; The agony of Martesnville, Saskatchewan - multiple charges of physical and sexual abuse against children; Two-page VW ad features embroidered images of their vehicles; Serbia becomes pariah - U.N. responds with sanctions; Danish voters reject Maastricht Treaty; Feature Article - Diana's Story - and the embattled British Crown; Australian weigh republicanism; Paul Reichmann of collapsed developer Olympia & York (O&... View more info

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Someone Had Blundered - The Story of the 'Repulse' and the 'Prince of Wales'

By: Ash, Bernard

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 847C8189

Condition: Good


267 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "... Will revive controversy about one of the most appalling naval tragedies of World War II - a tragedy that had, perhaps, more far-reaching consequences than any other... Tells the story of the passing of the capital ship, as well as the story of the end of Western ascendancy over the Far East." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Unmarked. Price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, February (Feb.) 1918 - The Arrest and Imprisonment of Ashmead Bartlett and Richard Harding Davis / Doctoring War Dogs

The Wide World Magazine, February (Feb.) 1918 - The Arrest and Imprisonment of Ashmead Bartlett and Richard Harding Davis / Doctoring War Dogs

By: Ashmead-Bartlett, E.; Jacobson, J.G.; Butler, F.H.; Lees, G.F.; Lindsay, L.; Mason, W.; Priestley, W.E.; Arnoult, P.C.;

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4349

Condition: Good


Pages 265-352 plus 24 pages of great vintage ads. Features: My Adventures in the World War - a startling and thrilling contribution upon the great conflict by E. Ashmead-Bartlett; The Vengeance of the "Stroapers' - exploring for gold in Guiana leads to adventure and death; In the Land of the Lapps - great photo-illustrated narrative of Frank Butler's travels throughout Lapland; The Secret Press of Belgium - how 'La Libre Belgique' had the courage to tell the Belgian people the truth and counteract the evil influence of their brutalizers; Trooping Cattle in Paraguay - taking 1,000 cattle f... View more info

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Triumph Over Tragedy: Helping Four-Legged Friends Survive the Storm - Book Plus VHS Videotape in Case

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, U. Of FLorida: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 852A0318

Condition: Good


Book Plus VHS videotape in case. Shares the insights of veterinarians and others in providing relief to animals affected by disasters. Average wear. Usual library markings. Worthy working copy. View more info

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RNZAF (The Royal New Zealand Air Force) - A Short History

By: Bentley, Geoffrey

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New Zealand, A.H. & A.W. Reed: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A2189

Condition: Fair


268 pages. "This is the story, informally told, of the RNZAF and of the men and women, all ranks, who made the service what it is today." - from dust jacket. Chapters include: Father of New Zealand Aviation; Kohimarama and Sockburn; The Bettington Report; Cochrane the Architect; Building Air Supremacy; The Famous Seventy-Five; Ordeal in South-East Asia; The 'New Zealand' Squadrons; Action in the Pacific; Fighters in Combat; The Later Bombers; 'Dumbo' to the Rescue; Tragedy at Green; Profiles; Surrender in the Solomons; Occupation Forces in Japan; Problems of Reshaping; Sojourn in Cyp... View more info

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The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, May 22, 1926 - World War's Effect on the Negro

By: Boeckmann, Henriette; Arms, L.L.; Collman, Charles A.; Whiting, May B.; Thompson, Huston; Boyer, Townsend; Clifford, F.J.; Smith, Wyman; Finger, Charles J.

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4913

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: When Old Salem Hunted Witches - men and women were put to death on the accusation of little children; The Man Who Fights Alone - "The Cop is the World's Greatest Warrior" - article with statistics of policemen killed on the job; Why I Left New York (part 1) - a middle westerner moves there but is in conflict with its alien atmosphere; Who Pays for Our Radio Programs? - noted economics author explains how national advertisers foot the bill so we can listen-in without charge; Captain Kidd - Pirate-Catcher - the rover is commissioned to capture ships flying the black ... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIV - No. 261, January (Jan.) 1920 - Two Balloonatics

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIV - No. 261, January (Jan.) 1920 - Two Balloonatics

By: Brand, J.B.; Bourne, George;Franck, H.A.; Yerburgh, The Rev. W.H.B.; White, Capt. T.W.; Thomason, Hugh; Pocock, R.; Chinnery, E.W.P.; Mander, Lionel; McMahon, (MeMahon?) T.J.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4358

Condition: Fair


Pages 177-272, plus 16 pages of great ads. Features: The Blue Bandits - Part 1 - Elusive thieves operate in the Franco-Italian villages on either side of the frontier in the French department of the Hautes Alpes and the Italian district of Monte Viso; How I Lost My Christmas Dinner - hilarious story of a Christmas spent with the Maori adherents of self-styled "prophet" Rua - article with photos; On Foot Through South America - Part 2 - photo-illustrated account of Harry A. Franck's visit to Quito and his tramp through Ecuador; The Last Voyage of H.M.S. "Drake" - a vivid glimp... View more info

Image for Vogue (US) Magazine, May 1995: Nicole Brown Simpson - An American Tragedy

Vogue (US) Magazine, May 1995: Nicole Brown Simpson - An American Tragedy

By: Brenner, Marie

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Conde Nast: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4044

Condition: Good


356 pages. Features: 100 Best Bathing Suits; Nicole Brown Simpson; From Stairmaster to Scalpel in Pursuit of Perfection; Thighs to Die For; The Ultimate Body Dress; Love Among the Free Weights; and more. Moderate wear. Minor moisture exposure. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, June 22, 1940 - Cover Photo of Long Line of Bren Carriers

The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, June 22, 1940 - Cover Photo of Long Line of Bren Carriers

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Pycraft, W.P.; Byles, Charles

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4641

Condition: Good


Pages 829-860. Features: Photo of Ernest Bevin appealing to radio listeners to financially support the war effort; Nice one page photo-portrait of the President of Turkey, General Ismet Inonu, with Dr. Refik Saydem and Kemal Gadeletch; Seven photos of the Britsh forces in Egypt opposing the Italians; Five photos of India's troops and equipment in Egypt; Two-page illustration of dozens of German planes airborne beneath the caption "The Enormous Number of Planes Needed to Land Even a Thousand Men in Britain By Air"; Photo-illustrated article on trees and their strange roots; Four actio... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), August 23, 1952 - Cover Photo of Flooding Devastation to the Main Street of Lynmouth

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

Price: $199.95

Publisher: England, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2785

Condition: Good


Pages 273-312. Features: Nice colour-illustrated ad for Arthur Guinness, Son & Co.Ltd. features Pelicans; Five pages of photos of horrific flood damage to North Devon, West Somerset and Lymouth; The marriage of Mr. Anthony Eden to Miss Clarissa Spencer Churchill; Six photos of Chinese occupation in Tibet; Two-page photo montage of 22 performers at the Edinburgh Festibal of Music and Drama; Six photos from Fiji where homage was paid to the memory of the late King George VI by local people; The Tragedy of the Gouffre Lepineux, the world's deepest cave - four photos and an illustration related t... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 8, 1948: The Squalid Tragedy of Palestine

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

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0976

Condition: Good


Pages 509-536. Features: Series of illustrations show how the Foot Guards' Bearskin and the pre-1914 Infantry helmet evolved from a common ancestor, the 17th-century fatigue cap; One-page Karsh photo portrait of Mackenzie King; Photo of Berlin West power station stripped by the Russians in 1945; Photo of the pit headgear of the new shaft at Mosley Common Colliery; Photo of Roman villa recently unearthed at Lawrence Weston on a housing site; Book review of "Great Morning" by Sir Obert Sitwell; Five photos of an Australian Antarctic survey, The "Wyatt Earp's" latest cruise; Two ... View more info

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High Tide - The Big Stories of Seattle's Waterfront

By: Calkins, R.H. (Skipper)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, The Marine Digest Publishing Co., Inc.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 733A5014

Condition: Good


356 pages including index and black and white photographic plates. The drama and tragedy of Seattle's waterfront produced as a permanent record of the men and ships the author has known during many years as a waterfront newsman. Average wear. Unmarked. View more info

Image for Canadian West Magazine - Winter 1990, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Collector's #22)

Canadian West Magazine - Winter 1990, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Collector's #22)

By: Camp, Frank; Wild, Paula; Milliken, A.C.; Basque, Garnet; Paterson, T.W.; Falconer, David

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire Publications Ltd.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115H3137

Condition: Very Good


36 pages. Features: The Tragedy of the American Buffalo; Sointula - Malcolm Island Utopia; Jean Caux - The man they called Cataline; Dawson City's Outlaw Loot; The Defence of Fort Vercheres; Cariboo Cemeteries. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, May 1948 - Land of Giraffe-Necked Women

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, May 1948 - Land of Giraffe-Necked Women

By: Celliers, Captain B.B.; Hutt, Michael; Barker, A.K.; Haldar, N.K.; Coates, Norman A.; Rumsey, T.; Rhodes, Gerald; Catherall, Arthur; Coombe, Michael; Browne, J.E.; Bee, Edgar

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346H2552

Condition: Good


16 [ads], 63-118 pages. Features: Rogue Elephant Herd of the Sabi Valley - article with photos; Two Stowaways did not determine the destination of the ship they boarded, and problems resulted; Meeting the Wife - tragedy strikes as Mr. Barker journeys to meet his wife at a remote Tanganyika plantation; Land of Giraffe-Necked Women - the Mon-Khmer Padaungs of Burma - one-page article with great photo of Padaung beauty playing cards; Island Watchers of Koro Koro, New Zealand - one of the loneliest jobs in the world; A Night With Pirates - a man's small boat is taken over by pirates in Singapore ... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 254, June 1919 - Yellowstone Winter Tragedy / Wild African Dogs

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 254, June 1919 - Yellowstone Winter Tragedy / Wild African Dogs

By: Chanappa, Anadaraya; Martyn, F.; MacAlister, A.; "Split-Pin"; Gaunt, M.; Von Someren, A.; Jones, C.G.; Treadway, J.E.; Jamieson, C.J.; Leslie, H.; Connery, T.M.; Beattie, S.A.; Rose, F.; Nugent, J.E.; Rose, F.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4355

Condition: Fair


Pages 91-176 plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: My Tiger-Hunting Adventures in India; Adventures of Newspaper-Man, Frederic Martyn (part 2); Canada's New Wonderland - new railway in the neighbourhood of the Yellowhead Pass runs from Edmonton to Prince Rupert - article with great photos; The Raid - author brings down a Gotha; A Woman's Travels in Unknown Asia - part 4 - major article of times spent in China with many fascinating photos, including a 3-year-old couple engaged to be married!; Choking An Alligator; In a Cauldron of Fire; Lost in a Limestone Cave; Treed by a Leopard - a miss... View more info

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The Western Socialist - Journal of Scientific Socialism in the Western Hemisphere, Vol. 36, No. 271; No. 5 - 1969:

By: Collins, Don; Shepherd, Alex; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Boston, World Socialist Party: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531G3563

Condition: Good


24 pages. Features: WSP (U.S.) Conference of 1969; The Kennedy Family Passion Play; That Reformer Fellow, President Nixon; That High Cost of Living; "Reparations" Vs. World Socialism; N.D.P. Shell Game - Ed Schreyer assumes leadership of the Manitoba N.D.P.; Historic Words Live Long After Tragedy - "Bill" Pritchard, one of eight men tried in connection with the famous Winnipeg general strike of 1919, speaks again; Those Halls of Montezuma - looking back on Aztec history, and myths which surround it; Marx and the American Civil War; Do Loose Lips Sink Ships? - fascinating artic... View more info