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Image for The History of Armstrong, British Columbia - The First Hundred Years

The History of Armstrong, British Columbia - The First Hundred Years

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Coliumbia, Publisher Not Stated: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 647A8659

ISBN: B00IGMJB5O

Condition: Good


B00IGMJB5O 230 pages. Circa late 1960s. Some black and white illustrations. Average wear. Unmarked. One-inch opening at top of backstrip. Binding intact. Sound copy. View more info

Toronto: The Place of Meeting (Windsor history series)

By: Armstrong, Frederick H.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Amer Historical Pr: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71105155

ISBN: 0897810775

Condition: Very Good


0897810775 304 pages including index. Paints a panoramic view of Toronto's history as it progressed from a French trading post and British Imperial garrison to the largest metropolis in Canada. Weaves the many strands of the city's past into a vivid tapestry - an appropriate gift for the city's 150th anniversary of incorporation. Gift greetings upon front endpaper else unmarked. Brown spotting to top edges of boards only. Excellent copy. View more info

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H.M. (His Majesty's) Small Ships

By: Armstrong, Warren

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1959

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 847C8185

Condition: Good


199 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "The officially authorized history, told for the first time, of that branch of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve which in 1939 set out to fight a private war against the German Navy." - from dust jacket. Book unmarked with moderate wear. Average wear to price-clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Pioneers of Progress: A Brief Illustrated HIstory of Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited, Coventry

Pioneers of Progress: A Brief Illustrated HIstory of Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited, Coventry

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: U.K., Publisher Not Stated, Printed By Industrial Press (Coventry) Ltd.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761G3600

Condition: Good


110 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos combined with a substantial amount of informative text. Undated but appears to by circa 1966. Oblong 12" x 8.5". Average wear and soiling. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy of this excellent reference. View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, April 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine - Trans-Canada Air Lines is Incorporated - Fantastic Beechcraft Centrefold Ad

Canadian Aviation, April 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine - Trans-Canada Air Lines is Incorporated - Fantastic Beechcraft Centrefold Ad

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Main, J.R.K.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0914

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Cover photo in cab of the new Twin Beechcraft; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover; Great half-page photo of a De Havilland Dragon above the clouds; Aerial History in the Making - passage of the Act to incorporate the Trans-Canada Air Lines; Great full-page photo ad for Gold Flake cigarettes features photo of screen star Anna Lee; News and Views of the Month; Early Experiments in British Columbia - an account of experimental efforts in flying conducted at Vancouver shortly after the achievements attained by McCurdy, Baldwin, and their associates at Baddeck, Nova Scotia -... View more info

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Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History

By: Cleland, George; Lee, David; Kenyon, Walter A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Government of Canada: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A7808

Condition: Fair


85 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. Contents: Comparison of the Faunal Remains from French and British refuse pits at Fort Michilimackinac; The French in Gaspe 1534 to 1760; The Armstrong Mound on Rainy River, Ontario. Above-average wear with usual library markings. Worthy reading copy. View more info

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Russian Lacquer Boxes with Index of Subjects and Cyrillic Key

By: David Armstrong

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Moscow, Forkis Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 547H0213

ISBN: 5900308030

Condition: Fine


5900308030 88 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated in colour. "The first comprehensive collector's guide on the famous Palekh boxes and other miniature works of art produced by the inheritors of the great Russian icon tradition. Besides recounting the history of this unique art form and taking us to the handful of villages authorized to create it, the author provides a fully illustrated identification guide to the lacquer miniatures, making it simple for beginners and non-Russian speakers to identify the boxes. he also recounts the fairy stories and legends which f... View more info

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A Wheatland Heritage

By: Edith Armstrong

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, Modern Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 722H4296

ISBN: B0028T66BI

Condition: Good


B0028T66BI 275, [2] pages. Map endpapers. Black and white reproductions of archival photos in text. Printed upon glossy stock. ""The story of the settlement and early development of the Rural Municipality of Snipe Lake No. 259 in west-central Saskatchewan. Published to commemorate the celebration of the Snipe Lake District Global Jubilee, 1960-1956." - dust jacket. Moderate wear to publisher's brown buckram. Binding sound. Average wear to dust jacket now preserved in mylar. A quality vintage copy. View more info

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A Bit of Okanagan History

By: Gellatley, Dorothy Hewlett

Price: $129.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Kelowna Printing Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313G3324

Condition: Fair


80 pages. Black and white pen sketches. Chapters include: 1811-1824, Fort Okanagan to Fort Kamloops; 1872-1884, Sunnyside's First Settlers; Natural Phenomena / Ogopogo; Familiar Names - Wanderers Settle Down; "Pioneers" - Armstrong-Phillips Tragedy; Well-known Rovers of Pioneer Days; Permanent Settlement of Westbank Begins; New Settlers; From Pack-Train to S.S. "Sicamous"; D.E. Gellatly and Family; 1905-1930; Postmasters at Gellatly, Westbank and Glenrosa; Some early pre-emption records; Chain of title of Gellatly Subdivision. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. B... View more info

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Canadian postage stamps and stationery

By: Howes, Clifton Armstrong

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Quarterman Publications: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 817A0431

ISBN: 0880000198

Condition: Fair


0880000198 287 pages plus 14 pages of plates. Reprint of the 1911 first edition. "A great work." - Winthrop S. Boggs. Somewhat above-average wear. Sound binding. Usual library markings. Worthy reference copy. View more info

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Celebrting the City of Armstrong 1913-2013

By: Jamieson, Jack; Gamble Jessie Ann

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Armstrong Spallumcheen Museum and Arts Society: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 645H3614

ISBN: 1770843078

Condition: Very Good


1770843078 Signed, without inscription, by both authors and the Mayor of Armstrong upon title page which also bears the blindstamp of the City of Armstrong. 220 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, January (Jan.) 1917 - Wonderful Stories of the French Foreign Legion

The Wide World Magazine, January (Jan.) 1917 - Wonderful Stories of the French Foreign Legion

By: Lees, G.F. And E.S.; Smith, E.W.; Mayer-Nixson, M.; Francis, D.; Cowan, J.; Dickie, F.J.; Armstrong, J.P.; Gerard, M.; Henry, H.; Freeman, L.R.; Wiley, D.A.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4350

Condition: Good


Pages 194-284 plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: The Romance of the French Foreign Legion; Adrift in a Mine-Field - two men drift through a mine-field in a crippled seaplane, fending off mines with their bare hands!; That Night - a rice-planter's cyclone ordeal on Bordelieu Island off the Florida coast; An Englishwoman in South America - Mrs. Mayer-Nixson describes the ways of Chilean (Chilian) policemen, the curious manners and customs of the people, and the odd habits of Chilean servants; The End of the Rainbow - an adventure of Etienne, a half-breed trapper in Northern Canada wh... View more info

Image for British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January/February 1939 Through November/December1938

British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January/February 1939 Through November/December1938

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $599.95

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73AA1971

Condition: Good


Half-leather binding. Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve ... View more info

Image for Air Enthusiast Magazine - Issues 16, 17 and 18 (1981-82) Bound in One Volume

Air Enthusiast Magazine - Issues 16, 17 and 18 (1981-82) Bound in One Volume

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: UK, Fine Scroll: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 759A4818

Condition: Fine


Features: The rise and fall of the VNAF - the rise and fall of the South Vietnamese Air Force, from 1951 to 1975; America's Spitfires - the USAAF was second only to the RAF as a major operator of the Supermarine Spitfire - a review of their operational history in American service; The RAF in Greece - 1940/41 - the fulfillment of Britain's treaty obligations; CW-21 - the St. Louis Lightweight - the story of the relatively unknown Curtiss-Wright CW-21 fighter in WWII; Sixes and Sevens - completing the story of the 4-engined Douglas transport family, begun in AE/15 - the DC-6 and DC-7; The Blenh... View more info

Image for Trains - The Magazine of Railroading, June 1957 - Steam in History in Maine and Russia

Trains - The Magazine of Railroading, June 1957 - Steam in History in Maine and Russia

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A., Kalmbach: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0021

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: Katy - Cause & Effect; "I'm Getting a Ticket"; "I'm a Railroad Fan - Alfred Edward Perlman - detailed article with photos"; Steam in Indian Summer - paying final respects to the beetle-browed power of Grand Trunk behind a snorting bone-shaker of a geared 0-2-2-0; Would You Believe it? - Synchromesh 0-12-2; Railroading As They See it - a peak at the world's most unknown railroading in Russia and China - article with many photos, including an INCREDIBLE black and white centerfold of a Chinese train surrounded by crowds; ; Nomad of the Nineties - Sam Vauclain,... View more info

Image for Okanagan History : Report of the Okanagan Historical Society

Okanagan History : Report of the Okanagan Historical Society

By: n/a

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Okanagan Historical Society: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 321A7828

ISBN: 0921241615

Condition: Good


0921241615 208 pages. Topics include: Kelowna Regatta; The Stephanie; Sky Line Trail; Valecairn Farm; Okanagan Falls; Armstrong Legion; Children Venturers. Average wear. Usual libary markings. Sound working copy. View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, December (Dec.) 13, 1970 - What We Have Forgotten About Pot (Marijuana / Cannabis)

The New York Times Magazine, December (Dec.) 13, 1970 - What We Have Forgotten About Pot (Marijuana / Cannabis)

By: Sherrill, Robert; Snyder, Solomon H.; Kamm, Henry; Lukas, J. Anthony; Sowell, Thomas

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4105

Condition: Good


140 pages. Features: College cover photo; Gorgeous color fashion ads; Arnold Palmer is featured in a PBM blazer ad; Classy two-page Jules Jurgensen watch ad; Harman Kardon ad; Early photo-illustrated article on Donald Rumsfeld (Rummy), head of the Office of Economic Opportunity (O.E.O.) - "De-escalator of the war on poverty"; What We Have Forgotten About Pot - an illustrated pharmacologist's History; Photo-illustrated article on Lon Nol of Cambodia - he reads no newspapers and never uses a telephone; On the Lam in America - with mugshots and fingerprints of Dwight Armstrong, Karleton ... View more info

Flight and Aircraft Engineer Magazine: Bound Issues from April 1, 1955 - June 17, 1955

By: Smith, Maurice: Editor

Price: $299.95

Publisher: U.K., Iliffe and Sons Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35503050

Condition: Good


Multi-paginated Profusely illustrated with black and white photography, diagrams and advertisements. No. 2410 Vol. 67 contains: Maritime Britannia - first particulars of Canadair's CL-28; Re-Rising Sun - the Japanese aircraft industry 10 years after VJ-Day; Southern Air Traffic Control at London Airport; H.M. Carriers 1955 - survey's the role of the aircraft carrier in a thermo-nuclear age and previews the carrier strength of British and Commonwealth navies; Carrier Developments - recent inventions to increase efficiency on the flight deck; Scotland's Air Ambulances - two B.E.A. Herons go int... View more info

Image for The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine of Literature, History, and State Progress, May 1901, Vol. XXX, No. 5 - The Nashaway Woman's Club

The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine of Literature, History, and State Progress, May 1901, Vol. XXX, No. 5 - The Nashaway Woman's Club

By: Thayer, Katharine M.; Barney, Ernest Albert; Weed, Clarence M.; Dearborn, Ned; Armstrong, Lulu; Cook, Howard M.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Concord, New Hampshire, The Granite Monthly Company: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3012

Condition: Good


Pages 262-320. Printed upon glossy stock. Nice reproductions of black and white photos. Features: The Nashaway Woman's Club; Early Life of rev. Thomas Baldwin; The Vegetable Food of Birds; The Christian Science Home School; The Baptist Church in Hopkinton; Poems. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. A quality vintage copy. View more info

Image for The American Field - The Sportsman's Newspaper [Magazine] of America, December [Dec.) 9, 1933, Vol. CXX, No. 49 - National and Southland Clubs' Trials / A Buffalo Hunt Sixty Years Ago

The American Field - The Sportsman's Newspaper [Magazine] of America, December [Dec.) 9, 1933, Vol. CXX, No. 49 - National and Southland Clubs' Trials / A Buffalo Hunt Sixty Years Ago

By: Young, Frank M. [Editor]; Veritas Jr.; Carpenter, Donald N.;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Chicago, American Field Publishing: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3272

Condition: Good


24 pages. Features: Vintage front cover illustrated ad for Chappel Bros. Kib-L-Biskit and Ken-L-Worth horse-meat dog foods; Photo of R.J. Goode of Gastonurg, Alabama; Great article entitled "A Buffalo Hunt Sixty Years Ago", by Veritas Jr.; New Connecticutt Preserve Plan to Increase Game; Natural History - The Beach at Ebb Tide; Hatteras Channel Bass - article with four nice photos; Field Trial Results; Photo of ER M. Shelley; Photo of R.K. (Bob) Armstrong who has training grounds near Albany, GA; Field Dog Stud Book Registrations; Veterinary Q & A; and more. Unmarked with moderate w... View more info