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Image for The Illustrated London News, 23 November 1946

The Illustrated London News, 23 November 1946

By: Various Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, England, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 749G0159

Condition: Fair


Cover: A British Tribute to a Great American: An Artist's Impression of the Layout for the Proposed (Franklin Delano) Roosevelt Memorial in Grosvenor Square. Features include: Our Notebook; The World of Science: Meteorites and Meteors; A Cast Iron Ring 2500 Years Old: Further Discoveries in the Byci Skala Cave; 100,000 Years of Central European History: Recent Moravian Discoveries Related to the Story of Man; Book Review: "Four Studies in Loyalty": by Christopher Sykes; Notes for the Novel-Reader; and Books of the Day. Pictorial Journals include: The King Opens Parliament in S... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, 8 November 1947

By: Various Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, England, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 749G0164

Condition: Good


Cover: Princess Elizabeth's Last Public Engagement in Scotland Before Her Marriage: Launching the Caronia. Features include: Our Notebook; Book Review: "Austrian Requiem": by Kurt Von Schuschnigg; Aftermath of War: Walter Lippmann and American Foreign Policy (inc. map); The World of Science: This Year's Scarcity of Wasps; Notes for the Novel-Reader; The World of Theatre; Books of the Day; and The Valley of the UnKnown: A Unique and Self-Created Civilisation Revealed in the Borderlands Between India and Tibet. Pictorial Journals include: Their Majesties in Devon and Cornwall: ... View more info

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Early Canadian Timekeepers (Collectables)

By: Varkaris, Jane; Connell, James E.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Canada, Art Books Intl Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 843H2331

ISBN: 1550460730

Condition: Very Good


1550460730 272 pages. Index. Footnotes. Bibliography. Printed upon glossy stock. "This remarkable work is essential reading for anyone interested in early Canadian timepieces and their makers. Two of Canada's foremost horological experts take an authoritative look at pre-1900 clocks and watches, and the artisans who made them, either commercially or as one-of-a-kind timepieces. Lavishly illustrated with black and white photography, this book surveys the making and selling of clocks and watches in Canada by over 125 persons, from the days of New France to the beginning of the 20th ce... View more info

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Gardens of Vancouver

By: Varner, Collin; Allen, Christine

Price: $89.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Raincoast Book Dist Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 855A4208

ISBN: 1551922886

Condition: Fine


1551922886 192 pages. "Reveals the hidden highlights of 26 of Vancouver's finest private gardens. For each, detailed garden plans and a selection of colour photographs complement descriptive text which includes insights in the words of each garden's creator." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A lovely copy of this gorgeous work. View more info

Human nature

By: Varney, Edwin

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Intermedia Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23100262

ISBN: 0889560021

Condition: Fair


0889560021 51 pages. "A mature work which moves with ease through most of the forms of modern poetry including concrete, dada, and actual and into the realm of pure visual experience. It documents the ways that hand, eye, mind and heart work together to produce a coherent and brilliant picture of the world and the imagination." - from back cover. Average wear. Unmarked. Minor warp. Binding intact. View more info

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The Living Church - A Book in Memory of the Life and Work of Rev. Richard Davidson, Principal of Emmanuel College, Toronto

By: Vaughan, Rev. Harold W.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, The United Church Publishing House: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 124A6981

Condition: Good


193 pages. Black and white frontis of subject. Ink stamp upon front free endpaper. Few pencil markings to contents. Binding sound. Average wear to dust jacket. Solid copy. View more info

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The Life and Work of Sir William Van Horne

By: Vaughan, Walter

Price: $169.95

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815A1603

Condition: Good


388 pages. Index. Tissue-protected frontis of subject. Illustrated with photos. Describes the life of the railroad executive best-known for overseeing the construction of the first Canadian transcontinental railway. Blue buckram hardcover library binding remains sound. Usual library markings. Average wear. A solid copy. View more info

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Collier's - The National Weekly Magazine, December 17, 1949 - Terror in Philadelphia

By: Velie, Lester, Yoder, Robert M; Whitman, Howard; Parker, Dan; Froman, robert; Wickware, Francis Sill; Chandler, David; Ware, Harlan; Riley, Nord; Williams, Lawrence; Cameron, Owen; St. Johns, Adela Rogers; Frank, Pat

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Springfield, IL, U.S.A., The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1560

Condition: Good


78 pages. Articles: Kingfish of the Dixiecrats (part 1 of 2) - Leander H. Perez; Danger - Office Party; Nobody's Safe in Philadelphia (another "Terror in our Cities" report); They Whistle While They Work - article on NBA referees with great photos of Jimmy Enright, Bud Lowell, Phil Fox, Pat Kennedy and Joe Serafin; Benjamine (Ben) Franklin Michtom Loves Little Dolls - his Ideal Novelty & Toy Company makes two million dolls per year - article with great color photos; "Please Rush the Gal in the Pink Corset" (continuing the life and times of Sears, Roebuck); Mama has Glamour; Sa... View more info

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American Artist Magazine, November (Nov.) 48 - Marcile Stalter / Richard Peter Hoffman

By: Verk, Stefen; Pousette-Dart, Nathaniel; Salpeter, Harry; Grafly, Dorothy; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Watson-Guptill Publications, Inc.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 651H2635

Condition: Good


80 pages. Features: Marcile Stalter; Cedric Gibbons - Designer for the Screen; The Past Lives On - Last of two articles by Walter Pach; Four Drawings; The Watercolor Series - presenting the work of William J. Scott; Pastel by William J. Scott; Richard Peter Hoffman - watercolors by the artist; Roots and Influences; Walter Stuempfig - an interview; and more. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Understanding Perspective

By: Vero, Radu.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Van Nostrand Reinhold (Trade): 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 128A5711

ISBN: 0442290888

Condition: Good


0442290888 191 pages. Suggested reading list. Index. "Unlike any other book on the subject, this work provides the initial and essential mental training required to improve and strengthen this ability. A series of progressively graded, mental and practical exercises will train your imatination." - from back cover. Contents clean and unmarked. Moderate wear externally. Binding tight and square. Nice working copy. View more info

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Solstice: The art of Roy Henry Vickers

By: Vickers, Roy Henry

Price: $249.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Eagle Dancer Enterprises: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 636A0077

ISBN: 0969348517

Condition: Very Good


0969348517 144 pages. Signature of R.H. Vickers, dated 1988, upon title page. Offers a comprehensive view of Vickers' art. Chronologically presents his work beginning with his more traditional Indian pieces and moving to his more recent, 'Victoria Series'. A celebration of line and colour, as well as his graphic style and writing talent. Book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket, now preserved in Brodart, is lightly worn and bears several smallish blemishes upon front panel. Please see photo. Pertinent news clipping laid inside front cover. Overall, a very nice... View more info

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Images from the Inside Passage: An Alaskan Portrait by Winter and Pond

By: Victoria Wyatt

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Washington Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G3097

ISBN: 0295968354

Condition: Very Good


0295968354 144 pages. Index. References. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of marvelous black and white photography. "Includes prints from over a hundred glass plate negatives taken between 1893 and 1910, now in the Alaska State Library. They features Tlingit and Haida Indians, their villages, and art... Introductory essays place the photos in historical context, provide biographical and technical information about the photographers, and discuss interpretation of the photos." - from back cover. Prior owner's bookplate and bit of writing atop front free endpaper. Light wea... View more info

Image for The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, May 5th, 1915 - Cover Illustration of General Von Einem

The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, May 5th, 1915 - Cover Illustration of General Von Einem

By: Viereck, George Sylvester: Editor

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International Monthly: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0140

Condition: Fair


16 pages. Features: Great full-page ad for the American Truth Society inside front cover; The Work of the Grape Juice - Compaints about American "Neutrality"; Misleading Shipping Statistics - How England tries to cover up her losses by submarine - Admiral Sir Percy Scott; List of Warships lost by the belligerents; "The King, The Kaiser, and Irish Freedom"; "War Diary of an American Woman"; Are We England's Secret Ally? - Prof. Roland G. Usher Delcares the U.S. is in a coalition to help England, France and Russia in return for Concessions - Alliance aimed to crush Germa... View more info

Image for The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, December 23rd, 1914 - Cover Illustration of Admiral Count Von Spee

The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, December 23rd, 1914 - Cover Illustration of Admiral Count Von Spee

By: Viereck, George Sylvester; Schrader, Frederick F.: Editors

Price: $349.95

Publisher: New York, The International Monthly: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0124

Condition: Good


16 pages. Features: Steinway Piano ad inside front cover; Let the Flat Protect the Cargo - England is seizing and holding up ship sailing under the American flag to neutral countries; The Manufacture of Dum-Dum (mushroom tip) Bullets in the United States - article with reproductions of graphic black and white photos displaying the savage injuries they cause; The Duty of the State to the Citizen, by Frank Koester; America's Gift to the World - Peace (reproduction of an article from the Evening Post, New York, Dec. 14, 1914); Germany's Hour of Destiny, by Col. H.F. Frobenius; Beware Great Brita... View more info

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Vogue Magazine (US), August 15, 1972

By: Vilallonga, Jose Luis De

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Conde Nast: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319G0649

Condition: Fair


100 pages. Features: Vogue's Point of View - D'Accord... ; European Ready-to-wear - real looks ready here and now; the look at Saint Laurent - the black Lurex sweater set at night, the blouson - this year's must-have jacket for separates, the best polo coat in towhn, the dress, the suit - a new life in sweaters and knits; Real looks ready from Paris, London, Italy - sweater-dressing for anywhere, any time - coats as knits, sweaters as coats - jackets - pants suits - suits with skirts - sweaters and dresses, the new sweater sets, little knitty hats - knitty mufflers - the knitted glove with ev... View more info

Walt Disney's Words that Name Things

By: Vincent H Jefferds

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Danbury Press: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 25105419

ISBN: 0717281140

Condition: Good


0717281140 159 pages. Top two inches of rear hinge opening. Ample bumping and wear to boards. Some soiling to contents and pages 158 and 159 have some of the crayon work completed. "Featuring all the best-loved Disney characters, this book has been specially created to increase the vocabulary of the young child in an original and highly entertaining way." - from the introduction. Wall-to-wall colour Disney characters and young vocabulary. View more info

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Mother Cat

By: Voigt, Margot

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Kenosha, Wisconsin, Samuel Lowe Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136C7653

Condition: Fair


8 pages. Lovely colour illustrations. Two inch opening at foot of cover fold. Unmarked. Above-average but not excessive wear. A worthy copy of this charming vintage work. View more info

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Muffy Kitten

By: Voigt, Margot

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Kenosha, Wisconsin, Samuel Lowe Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136C7654

Condition: Good


8 pages. Lovely colour illustrations. Two inch opening at foot of cover fold. Unmarked. Average wear. A sound copy of this charming vintage work. View more info

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Puffy Kitten

By: Voigt, Margot

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Kenosha, Wisconsin, Samuel Lowe Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136C7655

Condition: Good


8 pages. Lovely colour illustrations. Average wear. Crayon scribbling inside front cover. No other markings. A sound copy of this charming vintage work. View more info

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Fluffy Kitten

By: Voigt, Margot

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Kenosha, Wisconsin, Samuel Lowe Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136C7656

Condition: Good


8 pages. Lovely colour illustrations. Average wear. Name neatly printed atop front cover. A sound copy of this charming vintage work. View more info