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The Illustrated London News (ILN), November (Nov.) 14, 1942 - General Montgomery Meets Afrika Korps Commander, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril
1 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril The Illustrated London News (ILN), November (Nov.) 14, 1942 - General Montgomery Meets Afrika Korps Commander
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. 1942 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Davis, G.H.; Turner, C.E.; De Grineau, Bryan 
Pages 533-560. Features: Cover photo portrait of Sir Harold Alexander; The Strategic Brains Behind the Air Battles Over the Desert - brief write-up with photos of Sir Arthur Tedder and his staff, Lieut.-General Montgomery and Sir Arthur Coningham; Photos of remnants of Rommel's war machine littering the road to Libya; General Montgomery Meets captured German General Ritter Von Thoma; Sherman tanks provide unwelcome surprise for Germans; Two pages with eleven great photos of the British and U.S. aircraft commanding the skies over Rommel's broken army; The Victory of El Alamein (article); Photos of fifteen personalities of the week include Mrs. Roosevelt with Queen Mary, Red Army sniper Lieut. Lyndmilla Pavlichenko in London, Vice-Admiral Chanchak, Captain Frances Riley of Winnipeg, and Mr. George M. Cohan; Numerous photos of Axis POWs on the road to Alexandria; Very dramatic centrefold photo of Australian Eighth Army soldiers advancing into smoke screen with revolvers and bayonets; Eleven photos of Vichy's Crucial African Sea Ports - Scenes of Anglo-American Pressure; One-page contour map of the Algerian and Tunisian coasts, with distances from Algiers to important sites; Photos of Allied Commanders in North Africa - including General Giraud; An American Tribute to British Achievement (article); Six photos from Madagascar where hostilities have ceased; Two pages of photos of destruction in Stalingrad; Four aerial photos of severe bomb damage at Genoa; Back page colour ad for Daimler, B.S.A. and Lanchester includes illustration of the first Royal car and a modern Daimler 4-Litre Cabriolet. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN), November (Nov.) 7, 1942 - The Battle of the Solomons, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril
2 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril The Illustrated London News (ILN), November (Nov.) 7, 1942 - The Battle of the Solomons
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. 1942 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Davis, G.H.; Turner, C.E.; De Grineau, Bryan 
Pages 505-532. Features: Cover photo of Monty pinning Sgt. Keith Elliot with the V.C., for outstanding gallantry at Ruweisat; The Battle of the Solomons - U.S. Sea Losses and Land Fighting, with photo of aircraft carrier "Wasp" ablaze and dramatic photo of U.S. auxiliary vessel "Colhoun" and U.S. destroyer "Little" shortly before they went under; Multiple photos of the Battle of the Solomons; Photos of Guadalcanal's vital airfield, Henderson Airport; Six photos of U.S. troop life on Guadalcanal; One-page illustration of sappers 'Hoovering' a minefield in the Western Desert; Photos of Allied airmen waging ceaseless war on Rommel's troops and supply columns; Multiple photos of the Eighth Army's steady progress in the Western Desert - aspects of the battle in its initial stages; The Third British Offensive in Egypt - article; Photos of eleven personalities of interest include Pilot Officer George F. Beurling, John Grix, and Mrs. Roosevelt meeting her U.S. Army son, Elliott, in Britain; Two pages of photos of lively episodes and incidents in the desert battle; Three photos of "Reprisal" raid bombing damage in Canterbury; Seven photos from Madagascar - successful British operations despite road blocks and blown-up bridges; Photos of renewed raids on Malta; Amazing daylight photo from 1 of 94 Lancasters flying low over France enroute to bombing the Schneider words at Le Creusot on October 17th; Illustrations explain how low-flying tactics create new problems for the enemy; Large high-resolution aerial photos of bomb damage to Schneider Works and Breuil Steelworks; Eight woodcuts by Chinese children illustrate the ongoing drama in that nation; Nice colour back cover ad for Johnnie Walker shows iron fence being installed in front of stately home. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN), October (Oct.) 24, 1942 - Ruined City of Stalingrad Still Defies Germans, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril
3 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril The Illustrated London News (ILN), October (Oct.) 24, 1942 - Ruined City of Stalingrad Still Defies Germans
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. 1942 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Davis, G.H.; Turner, C.E.; De Grineau, Bryan 
Pages 449-476. Features: Cover photo-portrait of General Smuts of South Africa; Seven photos of devastation in Stalingrad; Large illustration and two dramatic photos illustrate "Battered Stalingrad - A Broken City Held Together By the Spirit of Its Defenders"; Two-page Admiralty Chart of Guadalcanal Island, pivot of violent fighting and scene of heavy Japanese losses, in enemy attempts to recover the Solomon Islands and gain command of the Australian Seas; Russia and the Middle East (article); One-page photo of the launching of a Kaiser 10,500-ton cargo-ship in 10 days, observed by FDR and Mr. Kaiser; Aftermath of bombing in Nuremburg, Benghazi Harbour, and the Focke-Wulf Works at Neuenland, near Bremen; Photos of "Boston" bombers taking off in the dusty desert; Photo of funeral service for Leiut.-General "Strafer" Gott and others, killded when their plane crashed in the Western Desert; Photos of eleven personalities in the news include Dame Marie Tempest, Mr. Henry Morgenthau, Mr. Cecil Whiteley, Mr. Edwin Barclay, Hitler meeting Rommel in Berlin, and Mr. Cosmo Hamilton; Two large photos of H.M.S. "Howe"; Wonderful action photo centrefold of H.M. Battleship "Anson" steaming full out; Five photos of Sir John Tovey, Commander in Chief of the Home Fleet, in his quarters aboard the flagship; Three photos of the Schneider Works, the "Krupps of France" in Le Creusot, which was attacked by Lancasters; Twelve photos from Madagascar illustrate key points seized and cleaning up; Page of photos of Alaska Highway construction with map; One-page illustration of ancient London bastion uncovered by enemy action; One-page article with three illustrations entitled "How the Germans Treat Their Political Prisoners - Nazi Atrocities" - the prison camp at Jernvann, where 600 Serbs were interned. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN), September (Sept.) 26, 1942 - The Wreckage of Rommel's Defeat, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril
4 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril The Illustrated London News (ILN), September (Sept.) 26, 1942 - The Wreckage of Rommel's Defeat
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. 1942 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Davis, G.H.; Turner, C.E.; De Grineau, Bryan 
Pages 337-364. Features: Cover photo of Winston Churchill watching a parade of heavy infantry tanks named after him; Photos of Wendell Willkie visiting our forward positions in Egypt; Two pages of devastation - the wreckage left behind after Rommel's forced retreat from the Western Desert; Page of desert photos including German POWs, a 'sticky' bomb, minesweeping and Communion for the wounded; One-page illustration of deserted village in East Anglia; The Position of Madagascar - article; Six photos of tanks and their landing craft; Malta "Island Fortress of Heroism" Receives her George Cross - six photos of the pomp and ceremony; Photo of the "Wakefield" ablaze, and photo of her passengers on deck awaiting rescue; Photo of FDR beside large Japanese flag - which he refused to touch; Photos of H.M. destroyer "Zulu" and flying-boat "Clare", both lost; Twelve photos from the Russian Front; Centrefold map of Australia, "Japan's Main Objective in the Pacific"; Six Photos of the last moments of the "Yorktown", sunk off Midway Island; Photos of ten personalities of the week include Commander E.P. Tomkinson, General Von Kleist, Admiral Sir William James, Lieut. Cutler, V.C. (of Australia), and Sergt. Murray Smythe, V.C. with Major-General Dan Pienaar; Three aerial photos of Rouen after first raid by U.S. "Fortresses"; Photos of London's evacuated statues; Four large before and after photos of Dusseldorf after raid of September 10; Victory Through Air Power (article); Five photos of Marines vigorously training; Four photos of U.S. Troops learning to swim through seas of blazing oil; One-page illustration of British naval losses since the war's outbreak, from capital ships to submarines; Six illustrations of the life of British War Prisoners in Germany; Sixteen portraits of war prisoners in Oflag VIe, by Lt. J.F. Watton; vintage ads. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, June 13, 1942 - Cologne Devastated  By 1,000 British Bombers, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John;
5 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, June 13, 1942 - Cologne Devastated By 1,000 British Bombers
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd. 1942 First Edition Paperback Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Bryan; Davis, G.H.; Turner, C.E.; De Grineau, Bryan 
Pages 673-700. Features: Cover Photo-Portrait of General Neil Ritchie Holding Press Conference Near Tobruk; Soldiers of Free France form the "Phantom" Garrison of Bir Hakeim - six photos; Searching for victim after explosion near the Elephant and Castle; Photo of repatriated prisoners from Italy at military hospital in England; Photo of salvaging of the "Normandie", now called the U.S.S. "Lafayette"; Photo of ceremony handing the H.H.M.S. "Pindus" to the Greek Navy; Photo of starfish-shaped barrage balloon; 150th Anniversary of Captain George Vancouver's landing on Vancouver Island; Generals Auchinleck and Ritchie honoured by the Polish forces in the Middle East; Photo of Romell inspecting broken window of his desert car; Bow-end and side-view photos of Japanese two-man submarine; Before and after aerial photos of Cologne after massive bombardment; The Battle in Libya - article with map showing key points in the present battle; Five photos of "An Unpleasant Surprise for Rommel - The U.S. 'General Grant' Tank"; Two pages of great illustrations entitled "Rommel's Panzers - Details of the Pz IV. and German Methods of Tank Transportation and Refuelling"; Two illustrations of mobile anti-tank gun now operating in Libya; Four photos of obtaining water in the Libyan desert; Wonderful centerfold illustration entitled "Bomber Command Blazing the Trail! The Royal Air Force Attack on Essen and the Ruhr Valley, June 1-2, 1942"; Five Radioed pictures from the Desert Battle at "Knightsbridge," Libya; Six photos from the Midway Islands where Admiral Nimitz has just inflicted heavy losses upon the Japanese; Excellent one-page contour map of the Pacific entitled "Japanese Eyes On the Bases of Dutch Harbour and Alaska" - with inset photo of Dutch Harbour in the Aleutians which was bombed by Japs; Photos of eleven personalities of the week include Professor G.A.R. Reisner, Reinhard Heydrich, Mexican President Camacho declaring war on the Axis states, and Major-Generals Herbert Lumsden, Ramsden, Frank Messervy and Dan Pienaar; Six Photos from Madagascar - first action figures since British forces arrived May 5, 1942; One page with five photos of Hitler entitled "How Hitler Looks Today"; Artistic half-page ad for Tube Investments Ltd. shows coal stoker at work; National Savings Committee half-page ad includes photos of Geoffrey Sims, schoolboy collector, 10, Park Mansions, Moor Park, Herts.; Nice photo ad for Guy Motors Limited shows men and women building engines; Nice colour back cover golf-themed ad features Mashie speaking to Putter - sponsored by The North British Rubber Company, Limited; This copy was never stapled. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 16, 1942 - 100th Anniversary Issue, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John;
6 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 16, 1942 - 100th Anniversary Issue
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd. 1942 First Edition Paperback Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Bryan; Davis, G.H.; Turner, C.E.; De Grineau, Bryan 
Pages 565-592. Features: Photo and major article celebrating the 100th Anniversary of this publication; Two-pages of illustration of London 100 years ago; Two pages of dramatic photos of bomb damage in present-day London; Page of interesting illustrations from the first issue, 100 years ago; One Hundred Years of Warfare (article); Photos of nine personalities of the week, including Dr. Felix Weingartner, Lord Amulree, Admiral Leahy with Marshal Petain, the Duke of Gloucester on the Libyan battlefront, and Major-General Sir William Dobbie with is wife; Article on the great writer contributors to this publication over the last century - with 17 photos/illustrations; Seven photos of convoy drama in the Mediterranean - Two-page photo spread entitled "Russia, 1942 - the melting snows herald the opening of gargantuan battles with the German invaders; Photos of Germany's new fighter, the Focke-Wulf F.W. "190"; Air photo of bombs exploding on Zeebrugge; Air photo of bombs falling on Dunkirk dock area; Three photos and map of Madagascar beneath caption 'Vichy French Surrender in Madagascar after Severe Fighting'; H.M.S. "Edinburgh" sunk; Free Dutch gather in London; Return of H.M.S. "Upright"; Battle of the Coral Sea - photos of the U.S.S. "Saratoga" and "Lexington", plus Douglas "SBD-1" dive-bombers and map; Interesting one page of illustrations explain American warship design, considerations of speed and range in relation to naval strategy; One page of illustrations explain how Allied pilots recognize Japanese warships from the air; Photos of King an Queen making 1,000-mile tour of the West Country; Half-page ad for War Savings Groups highlights Mrs. Venning of Crouch House, Rickmansworth, Herts.; more vintage ads. Minor nibble from foot of spine. This copy was never stapled. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this vintage issue. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 23, 1942 - Cover Photo-Portrait of Marshal Semen Timoshenko, Russian Commissar of Defense, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John;
7 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 23, 1942 - Cover Photo-Portrait of Marshal Semen Timoshenko, Russian Commissar of Defense
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd. 1942 First Edition Paperback Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Bryan; Davis, G.H.; Turner, C.E.; De Grineau, Bryan 
Pages 593-620. Features: Photo of Marshal Timoshenko's splendid reserves; One-page air-photo indicating bomb damage in Rostock after four-day "Blitz"; Two-pages of illustrations beneath caption "Madagascar daringly planned operations lead to the surrender of Port Diego Suarez in 48 hours; Photo of crew of the submarine "Thunderbolt" (formerly "Thetis") safely home after a year; Photo of French Aircraft-carrier "Bearn" in Martinique; Six photos from Martinique illustrated its plight of barnacled warships and derelict aircraft; Two pages with fourteen photos present "Facets of the War on the Russian Front where Spring Has Heralded New Offensives; The Russian Front Awakens - article with maps of Kharkov and the Kerch Peninsula; The Crete Battle Goes on - five photos; Two pages with twelve photos illustrating Free French Forces Fighting in the Desert Battle Zone; Centrefold illustration shows steel foundry which produced munitions in Napoleon's wars, now making steel for use against Hitler; One-page illustration of molten steel for armour-plating 'tapped' from a giant container; Photos of personalities of the week include Lieut.-Com. Hussey, Mr. Churchill before large crowd at Leeds, and racehorses Big Game and Sun Chariot; One-page illustration of lop-sided flying freak, the Luftwaffe's Blohm and Voss "141" reconnaissance monoplane; Two pages of clear photos showing British Soldiers training on obstacle course; Five photos of life in France under the Nazi heel; Five Barrage Balloon illustrations by Balloon Command artists; nice half-page ad for Tube Investments, Ltd.; Isabel Burton - A Remarkable Woman; Back cover colour ad for Johnnie Walker shows harbour view through window; more vintage ads. Minor nibble from foot of spine. This copy was never stapled. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this vintage issue. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 9, 1942 -  Madagascar Occupied By British Forces to Forestall Japanese Plot, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John;
8 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 9, 1942 - Madagascar Occupied By British Forces to Forestall Japanese Plot
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd. 1942 First Edition Paperback Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Bryan; Davis, G.H.; Turner, C.E.; De Grineau, Bryan 
Pages 537-564. Features: Cover photo-portrait of the King with General Henri Giraud (in 1940); Burial of Lieut.-Commander E. Esmonde, V.C.; King welcomes fighter pilots back after daylight sweep over northern France; Photo of dozens of gas producer units to be fitted into lorries to save petrol; Photo of Australia's Dr. H.V. Evatt with Churchill; Photo of U.S. Admiral H.R. Stark in London; Photo of POW German Generals Von Ravenstein, Arthur Schmidt, and I.P. de Villiers at South African port; Photo of A.T.A. platoon marching; Seven photos of Madagascar plus one-page relief map indicating its strategic importance and why it has been occupied by British forces; Photos of bomb damage in York, Norwich, and Hazebrouck Railway Station; Photos of King and Queen surveying Bath bomb damage; The Spring Air Offensive - article with maps of Burma and Mandalay vicinity; Six interesting photos of Mandalay and Lashio; Fascinating two-page map illustrates "The Riddle of the Middle East as viewed from Berchtesgaden" - a map looking towards the oilfields; Wonderful photos of Marshal Chiang Kai-Shek and his wife meeting Gandhi and Nehru - scenes at Calcutta, including photo of Madame Chiang Kai-Shek wearing Sari presented to her by the Birla family; Air photos of Grim aftermath of R.A.F. attacks in Rostock and Augsburg; Dramatic centerfold action illustration of Beaufighter long-range fighter downing enemy aircraft; Polish troops march in Edinburgh; Photos of Royal Artillery Mountain Battery excercises in Wales; One page of illustrations of Luftwaffe Developments - Germany's new fighters and bombers; Nine great photos explain how $millions in gold was recovered from mine-infested waters - salvage ship 'Claymore' recovers booty from sunken liner 'Niagara'; Photos of thirteen personalities of the week include W.P. Pycraft, Rear-Admiral H.J. Ruser-Larsen, Mr. Patrick Munro, M.P., Third Officer Agnes McLennan Traynor, Mr. Thorvald Stauning, Brig.-Gen. H.H. George, Staff Sergeant J.L. Lockhard, and General MacArthur with Mr. Curtin in Canberra; Fascinating one page of illustrations introduce stereoscopic television pictures - a notable British achievement; Eight high-resolution photos illustrated the world's diamond trade, now centred in London as experts from the low countries help the Allies; Classy B.S.A. colour back cover ad shows Egyptian scene with caption "The ever-turning wheel", by F. Matania; more nice vintage ads. This copy was never stapled. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this vintage issue. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN) January 10, 1953 - Coelacanth Fish, Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril
9 Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril The Illustrated London News (ILN) January 10, 1953 - Coelacanth Fish
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd. 1953 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall De Grineau, Bryan; Davis, G.H.: Turner, C.E. 
Pages 37-72. Features: Nice colour B.O.A.C. ad inside front cover features lovely lady in swimsuit with beach scene backdrop; Cover page photos and write-up of the 'diving dinosaur' coelcanth fish recently caught near Madagascar; Before and after aerial photos of the communist railroad marshalling yard turntable at Musan, North Korea, before it was blown to bits by American Navy Skyraiders from the U.S.S. Bon Homme Richard; Dr. Alain Bombard; Mr. L.G. Newble; Australian victory at the Davis Cup; Mrs. Raynes-Simson and Mrs. Kitty Hesselberger fought off a Kikuyu gang of four; Thanking the heroes of the Champollion wreck rescue; Considerable coverage of production of the new reign's coinage; A voice from the sky in the Indo-China war - psychological warfare; The Royal Navy's new distress signal/marker buoy diagramatically explained; Nice centerfold illustration of the Bristol Britannia; Nice one-page photo of the Chelsea Arts Ball; The lake sacrifice of weapons after a Jutish battle of 1500 years ago - discovered in Denmark; Photos of the weapons of the vanquished of Jutland in 450 A.D.; Twilight of the Ass - it is being replaced by mechanization; Photos of the war on locusts being researched at the London Centre; Photos of personalities of the week, including Prince Chichibu who died on January 3, Sir Roger Makins and Hugh Tayfield; Photos of the Schoolboy's Own Exhibition; Photos of Coronation dress for peers and peeresses, and styles for ladies not wearing robes; Photo of the first Sabre Jet fighters to be delivered to the R.A.F.; Photo of Aer Lingus Dakota airliner which crashed near Spernall Ash; Photo of the crashed Viking at Belfast Airport which killed 27 persons; Photo of 200,000 people attending funeral of West Berlin police sergeant, Hubert Bauer, shot while preventing the Russians from kidnapping a German family; Excellent colour ad for Player's Navy Cut cigarettes inside back cover features the famous Player's Sailor wearing his H.M. S. Excellent cap; Colour Johnnie Walker ad on back cover features golf putting; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. 
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Explorer's Journal, March 1987, Multiple Contributors
10 Multiple Contributors Explorer's Journal, March 1987
New York The Explorer's Club 1987 First Edition Paperback Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Features: Aniakchak; The Explorers Club Flag; Lewis N. Cotlow, Medalist; First Contact with New Guinea Primitives; By Outrigger from Bali to Madagascar; The Yi in Chuxiong Prefecture, Yunnan, China; An Unusual Find at Cyprus; The Kabiye of West Africa. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. 
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The Explorer's Journal, Spring 1994, Multiple Contributors
11 Multiple Contributors The Explorer's Journal, Spring 1994
New York The Explorer's Club 1994 First Edition Paperback Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Features: First President of the Explorer's Club - Major General Adolphus Washington Greely; Kisil Trepanation - an ancient Surgical Procedure in Modern-day Kenya; The 1918 Expedition by Jim and Maud Watt across the Frozen Wilderness of Labrador-Ungava; The Little Known Heroes of Halley Bay; The Asian Elephant, Elephas Maximus, and Chinese Culture; Madagascar Notebook - The 1992 Elder-Haddad Anambanzana Expedition; Kenya Wildlife Habitats - Changes and Challenges. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. 
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12 Peterson, Richard American Orchid Society Bulletin - April, 1979 Vol. 48 No. 4
Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. American Orchid Society, Inc. 1979 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
110 pages. Features: Rhyncholaelia digbyana; New and Pleasant surprises from Madagascar; Epidendrum radicans - the Intoxicated Orchid; Pholidota imbricata - An Exquisite Orchid from Western Ghats, India; Indonesian Orchid Project; Epidendrum gravidum - Pregnancies Unlimited; What are the Needs on Orched Research?; Nephalaphyllum pulchrum var. sikkimense; Oncidium Guianense (Aubl.) Garay is the Appropriate Name for Oncidium desertorum Nash ex Withner; A Trio o Habenarias; Paphiopedilum Ali Taba - The Making of an Awarded Paph. Nice copy. 
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13 Peterson, Richard: Editor American Orchid Society Bulletin - April, 1978 Vol.47 No. 4
Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. The American Orchid Society, Inc. 1978 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Features: Growing Paphiopedilums in the Southwest; Propagation of Cypripedium Species from seeds; Aeranthes neoperrieri - :eprechaun from Madagascar?; Octomeria steyermarkii; Some Orchid species of Sri Lanka; Practical Problems in Conservation - a case history; Hunting wild orchids in southwestern Nova scotia; Orchid Propatation; Calanthe and Spathoglottis - Collector's Item. Some rubbing to covers, otherwise light wear. 
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14 Peterson, Richard: Editor American Orchid Society Bulletin - October, 1974 Vol. 43 No. 10
Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. The American Orchid Society, Inc. 1974 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Features: Cattleya maxima; Introgressive Hybridization in Phalaenopsis equestris (Schauer) Rchb. f.; Cynosorchis angustipetala - From a Trash Heap in Madagascar; Hybrid Genera You Can Grow - But Not Pronounce! - Orchids for the Beginner; In Memoriam - B. Walter Slagle; Cirrhopetalum collettii, c. rothschildianum and C. fascinator - Collector's item; Termites and Orchids; Orchid Growing on the coral Coast; Clonal Propagation of Phalaenopsis by Shoot Tip Culture; Beginning an Experiment in High-Altitude Orchid Culture; Orchid Collecting in Nigeria; some thoughts on the Culture of Madagascan Angraecoids. Lovely copy with light wear. 
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National Home Monthly Magazine, July 1942 - Britannia Rules Beneath the Waves / The Riddle of Rubber, Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Wire, H.C.; Wildes, N.B.; Robinson, B.E.; McMeekin, C.; Albert, H.A.; Priestley, M.; Bayne, E.G.; Trimble, A.C.; Macdonnell, H.; Et al
15 Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Wire, H.C.; Wildes, N.B.; Robinson, B.E.; McMeekin, C.; Albert, H.A.; Priestley, M.; Bayne, E.G.; Trimble, A.C.; Macdonnell, H.; Et al National Home Monthly Magazine, July 1942 - Britannia Rules Beneath the Waves / The Riddle of Rubber
Winnipeg Home Publishing Company / National Home Monthly 1942 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Heffler, Russell E.; Wills, William; Mastri, Fiore; House, Nathan; Goff, C. Le 
44 pages. Features: Fantastic War Savings Stamps ad by the National War Finance Committee inside front cover shows silhouette of Hitler whispering into ear of housewife, encouraging her to "Go on, Spend it... What's the difference?"; Nice colour Ritz cracker ad shows serviceman being served by young lovely; News digest includes 'The Case of Madagascar', 'Mr. Churchill's Warning about Gas', and 'Rationing Our Canadian Supplies'; Editorial discusses advertising and wartime rationing; Back Yark Job (short story); The Riddle of Rubber - photo-illustrated article on rubber and synthetic rubber with fascinating photos from Ceylon, Russia and the U.S.; Bermuda on the Hudson (short story); Britannia Rules Beneath the Waves - great photo-illustrated article on Britains submarine forces with photos of the H.M. "Thunderbolt", H.M. "Sea-Wolf", and crewmembers in various scenes; Not Like Nicky (short story); Born Scared (short story); Hollywood photos and news; Fashion article; Delphic Oracle (short story); Pepsodent ad features photos of twins Margaret and Marilyn Rick; On the Kitchen Front - article provides jam and jelly tips, hints for feeding under-fives, hot weather menus, and contest results; Swift's Premium colour-photo ad includes illustration of Martha Logan; Nice half-page illustrated ad for Sisman's Scampers (kids' shoes); Beauty and Fashions article discusses bathing suits and slacks; Woodbury Powder ad features photo of Paulette Goddard; Photo of child submitted by Ann L. Seaton of Port Arthur, Ontario; Rare ad for Hollywood Patterns inside back cover lists the over 600 Canadian stores where they may be purchased; Back cover colour ad for Marboleum Flooring includes illustration of naval corvette at sea; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy of this excellent wartime issue. 
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The Illustrated London News, September 19, 1942 - Mass Production of U-Boats, Various Contributors
16 Various Contributors The Illustrated London News, September 19, 1942 - Mass Production of U-Boats
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch 1942 First Edition Paperback Fair Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Captain Bryan de Grineau 
28 pages. Features: Cover photo of Air Vice-Marshall Arthur Coningham outside his travelling H.Q.; Illustration by Captain Bryan de Grineau of a flotilla of tank-landing craft manoeuvering against Air Attack; Great 2-page illustration by the same artist of the interior of a British Landing Craft nearing its objective, seen from the bows; Article on Service Pay by Cyril Falls; Photos of items of interest, including a packed concert at the Albert Hall, Sergeant F. Rich being awarded the Purple Heart, and more; Multi-Illustration montage illustrating the Merchant Ship Fighter Unit (M.S.F.U.) at work - a System Which Has Defeated the Long-Range Bomber - a Hurricane is catapulted into action from the deck of a merchantman; Three photos of Vichy French warships in North Africa; Three photos of guns on tanks - German mobility; The War against the Axis by Land, Sea and Air - with 5 photos; 11 Great photos show scenes from the Russian front - Germans in action - and out of it as prisoners, plus a photo of Hitler at his headquarters and proof of Maikop oil going up in flames; Centerfold illustration of a Royal Navy salute to the Mercantile Marine - warship's crews cheering the ships they have convoyed to Malta; Photos of 16 personalities of the week; Full-page photo shows German mass-production of U-Boats; Key points in Madagascar occupied by the British - seven photos plus map; Seven informative photos of new deep tunnel shelters for 64,000 more Londoners; 11 excellent photos show canine recruits for the R.A.F. - Guards of our Aerodromes; Two illustrations by Sir Muirhead Bone; Full-page photo aboard the H.M.S. Barham which was later sunk in the eastern Mediterranean; Six photos of wild flowers bestowing beauty on London's "Blitzed" Sites; Nice colour Johnnie Walker ad on back cover. Four-inch opening to fore-edge of front cover. Somewhat above-average external wear. Centerfold holding by one staple. Unmarked. A worthy copy of this wartime issue. 
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The Illustrated London News: July 28, 1883, Various Contributors
17 Various Contributors The Illustrated London News: July 28, 1883
London The Illustrated London News 1883 First Edition Paperback Fair Magazine Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall 
Front cover sketches of Tamatave, Madagascar, Surgeon-General W.G. Hunter - Government Medical Advisor in Egypt, and Mr. John Marshall, New President of the Royal College of Surgeons. Topics: Mr. Waddington appointed French Ambassador to England. Cholera in Egypt. Echoes of the week. Opening of the Homes for Little Boys at Swanley by the Prince and Princess of Wales - 7 sketches on one page. The Prince of Wales at Work - 10 sketches on one page. Presentation of Regimental Colours. City Echoes. The Playhouses. Music. Evening Fete at the Fisheries Exhibition - several sketches on one page. Sketches in Cairo - 3 sketches on one page. Round about Paris. Uproar about plan for a second Suez Canal - Sketches of personalities involved on page 88. Education. Benevolence and Self-Help. 7 sketches of Nidderdale, Yorkshire. Chinese manufacture of great guns. General Home News. Classified ads. Supplement includes Chapters VII and VIII of The Canon's Ward, by James Payn. The Wimbledon meeting. Our fishing industries - with splendid 2-page engraving entitled 'Shrimping at the Mouth of the Thames'. Obituary. Chess. Wills and Bequests. Classifieds ads. 9 sketches of various fishing boats from the International Fisheries Exhibition. Engraving of Captain Matthew Webb - the celebrated swimmer who drowned last Tuesday in his attempt to swim the whirlpool rapids below Niagara Falls. *Excellent* 2-page engraving entitled "War Preparations in China - Welding a Coil for a Great Gun at the Arsenal, Shanghai". The Church. Sonnets. The Inland Parcels Post. Perforations along spine indicate this copy from a disbound volume. Average wear. 
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