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Baldwin (Locomotives), Second Quarter, 1946, Author Not Stated
1 Author Not Stated Baldwin (Locomotives), Second Quarter, 1946
Philadelphia, PA The Baldwin Locomotive Works (BLW) 1946 First Edition Paperback Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
32 pages. Features: A Message from Baldwin; The Pennsylvania Railroad Company Centenary - article with illustrations of the many locomotives which have served it; World's Largest Plate Mill - Lukens Steel Company - illustrated article; Baldwin Steam Trams in New Zealand; Just Pictures; Special Delivery - amazing photos and captions describe the job of the Messenger, whose job it was to deliver new locomotives from plant to customer; The Second Nisqually Power Development - La Grande Power House near Tacoma, WA - great photos and article; A Veteran Returns - the tanker USS Kaloli returns from Navy service in the Pacific to resume service as the Flying A - photos with article. Average wear. Prior owner's faint name stamp atop table of contents. A sound vintage copy. 
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Sights and Scenes of the World: A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art, People's Series, No. 13, 20 January 1894, Author Not Stated
2 Author Not Stated Sights and Scenes of the World: A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art, People's Series, No. 13, 20 January 1894
Chicago W.B. Conkey Company 1894 First Edition Paperback Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
16 pages. 13" x 10.5" oblong. Wonderful full-page black and white photos of: Seven Dials, London; Eaton Hall, near Chester, England; Royal Library in Berlin; The Interior of St. Mark's Church, Venice; Panorama of Naples, Italy; St. Gothard Tunnel, Switzerland; Lady Kazan Cathedral, St. Petersburg; Private Mosque of the Turkish Sultan, Constantinople; Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand; Yale College; The Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, Canada; Railroad Station, Santiago, Chili (Chile); Church and Convent of San Francisco, Lima, Peru; The Holy Family, by Murillo; The Lion of Lucerne; Street Scene in Melbourne. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. 
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Sights and Scenes of the World: A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art, People's Series, No. 14, 27 January 1894, Author Not Stated
3 Author Not Stated Sights and Scenes of the World: A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art, People's Series, No. 14, 27 January 1894
Chicago W.B. Conkey Company 1894 First Edition Paperback Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
16 pages. 13" x 10.5" oblong. Wonderful full-page black and white photos of: The Royal Exchange, London; Irongate, the principal retail business street of Glasgow; Jungfenstrasse, Hamburg; A 'Street' or canal in Venice; Entrance to Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris; Ramble St. Monique, Barcelona; The Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens; Ahmedieh, or Mosque of Sultan Ahmed, Constantinople; Natives bathing in natural hot springs, New Zealand; Princeton College, Princeton, New Jersey; North American Indians - a plans Indian scene; Government Palace, Buenos Ayres (Aries); Cathedral at Bogota, Columbia; Kenilworth Castle, England; The Ascent of Mount Vesuvius - great cablecar scene; The Night-Watch, by Rembrandt. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. 
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Sights and Scenes of the World: A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art, People's Series, No. 15, 3 February 1894, Author Not Stated
4 Author Not Stated Sights and Scenes of the World: A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art, People's Series, No. 15, 3 February 1894
Chicago W.B. Conkey Company 1894 First Edition Paperback Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
16 pages. 13" x 10.5" oblong. Wonderful full-page black and white photos of: Bank of England - great street scene; The Bromielaw or Harbor, Glasgow; The Hamburg Warehouses - River Elbe scene; The Pitti Palace, Florence, Italy; A Street Scene in Naples; Hall of Justice - in the Alhambra at Granada in Spain; Port Said; The Acropolis, Baalbek, Syria; Native Street in New Zealand; English Parade, Hong Kong; Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Washington's Headquarters at Newburgh, New York; The Post Office, Buenos Ayres (Aries); Carmen Church Ruins, Guatemala; St. Martyn's Church, Canterbury, England; Shanes Castle, Ireland. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. 
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The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men: February, 1914 - Volume 32, Number 190 - Gun-Running with Zapata, Barr, William; Dunn, H.H.; Nicholls, G. Heaton; Grenfell, Wilfred T.; Fagan, D.W.O.; Pratt, A.E.; Burton, Colonel R.G.; Talbot, P. Amaury; Blake, Harry M.; Guinand, W.B.; Villepion, Guy De; Barracliffe, Captain James
5 Barr, William; Dunn, H.H.; Nicholls, G. Heaton; Grenfell, Wilfred T.; Fagan, D.W.O.; Pratt, A.E.; Burton, Colonel R.G.; Talbot, P. Amaury; Blake, Harry M.; Guinand, W.B.; Villepion, Guy De; Barracliffe, Captain James The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men: February, 1914 - Volume 32, Number 190 - Gun-Running with Zapata
London George Newnes 1914 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Evison, G. Henry; Robinson, Wyndham P.; Wigfull, W.E.; Somerfield, Thomas; Peddie, Tom; Holmes, Fred; Burton, H.M. 
Pages 303-396 plus 28 pages of ads, many wonderfully illustrated. Numerous black and white illustrations and photos in text. Features: Saved by Two Inches - How a big-horn sheep brought a veteran hunter to the verge of destruction in Montana; Gun-Running with Mexican Outlaw Emiliano Zapata - article with great photos; A Terrible Trip - Gold Searching in German New Guinea; Twenty Years in Newfoundland (Part II) - article with nice photos; Fishermen's Luck - a story from New Zealand involving T. Colthart, H. Hewlett and D.G. FitzGibbon; Across the Andes and Down the Amazon - the story of an adventurous journey (part II); The Well of Skulls - a story from Hyderabad; The Lake of Life - the Idiong secret society in Africa; The King Who Met His Match - a story from Sierra Leone; Trapped in a Tank (cover illustration); Captured by the Monkey-Men - an explorer's tale from the Orinoco River; The Smugglers of Gibraltar; Pete the Pup - an adventurous dog in New Mexico. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Minor chipping to back strip. Three inch opening between front cover and base of spine. Overall a pleasing copy of this wonderful vintage issue. 
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Highland Breeders' Journal - Official Journal of the Highland Cattle Society, June 1980, No. 23, Black, W.H.; Easby, Tim; Howard, Lloyd S.; Badone, Donalda; Pease, N.I.
6 Black, W.H.; Easby, Tim; Howard, Lloyd S.; Badone, Donalda; Pease, N.I. Highland Breeders' Journal - Official Journal of the Highland Cattle Society, June 1980, No. 23
Great Britain Highland Breeders' Journal 1980 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
84 pages. 23 x 16cm. Many black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Features: Thoughts from Abroad; Highlanders in Sweden; Floreat Dun Dubh Dunelmia; The Famous Highland Beef; Trelissick Fold - New Zealand; and much more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. 
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Picture Post Magazine - Hulton's National Weekly, February 24, 1940 - William Richardson is the Last of the Punt-Gunners, Boothby M.P., Robert; Fisher, John; Lloyd, A.L.; Holly, James; Hulton, Edward; Wintringham, Tom; et al
7 Boothby M.P., Robert; Fisher, John; Lloyd, A.L.; Holly, James; Hulton, Edward; Wintringham, Tom; et al Picture Post Magazine - Hulton's National Weekly, February 24, 1940 - William Richardson is the Last of the Punt-Gunners
U.K. Hulton Press, Ltd. 1940 First Edition Paperback Very Good Magazine Folio Low 
54 pages. Features: France Guards Her Coasts - great photos; Japanese Battle of the Snow - The Annual Snow Fight of the boys of Sapporo High School on Hokkaido - super photos; The Last of the Punt-Gunners - William Richardson concocts his own ammunition; Moving House - The Dowley Family of Charleston floats their home three miles down the Kanawha River; But It's All the Same Beatrice Lillie - photos of her in many costumes, with article; The Panda's Stolen My Rocking-Horse (humorous photo sequence); Diary of the War - No. 22, The Twentieth Week; The Story of New Zealand (1840-1940); No. 3 in the Series - "How I Would Run the War" - How I Would Pay for the War; Cartoon - Arrival of Spring, 1940; The History of Weapons, No. 5 - The Rifle; The History of 1943-1960. Many wonderfully nostalgic ads including a lovely Bird's Custard two-colour ad on back cover. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. A lovely vintage copy. 
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The Wide World  - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1927, No. 353, Vol. LIX - The Alligators of Cambridge Gulf / Kwis-Kwis the Killer, Bowen, Patrick; Olden, C.; Woollacott, A.; Tench, C.; Torday, E.; Cassels, G.; Et al
8 Bowen, Patrick; Olden, C.; Woollacott, A.; Tench, C.; Torday, E.; Cassels, G.; Et al The Wide World - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1927, No. 353, Vol. LIX - The Alligators of Cambridge Gulf / Kwis-Kwis the Killer
New York The International News Company 1927 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Prater, Ernest; Wood, Stanley L.; Abbey, S.; Illingworth, L.G.; Moorsom, W.G.; Wigfull, W.E.; Cleaver, Reginald; Holloway, Cyril; Sindall, A.W.; Goss, G.W.; Tresilian, S. 
Pages 338-420 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: By Water in the Desert - an African witch doctor puts a curse on three white men; "Highclimbing" in the Tall Timbers - photo-illustrated article on high-climbers (high-riggers) of the Pacific Northwest which provides a vivid account of their work and its perils; Kwis-Kwis The Killer - British Columbia police sergeant Letherdale brings to book a most cunning and dangerous murderer in the vicinity of Queen Charlotte Sound; "Within the Law" - an unscrupulous Winnipeg estate agent tries to bring off an extra-smart deal; An African No Man's Land - the first crossing by white men of a queer region in the heart of the Belgian Congo - with photos; My Grandfather's Watch - after a watch is stolen in India, a servant suggests an unusual - and successful - method of retrieving it; Shark Catching Extraordinary - a local fisherman devises a novel method to take care of a shark which is threatening swimmers at a New Zealand resort; Through Spain in Disguise (part II) - Count and Countess Malmignati travel through Spain disguised as wandering Arab beggars; The Guru's Message - Journalist Colonel Charles Harrison Gibbons lay at death's door near the Khyber Pass but was relieved by a friend from a thousand miles away who was somehow contacted by an old native priest; The Big Voyage of the Little "Shanghai" (part IV) - the adventures of six young men sailing from Shanghai to Copenhagen; "On Construction" - the adventures of trying to build a new railway through the wilds of Africa; Experiences with the Alligators of Cambridge Gulf in Australia, with illustration of a Carl Jacobs alligator trap and photo of a massive 'gator caught at Wyndham; A Night with Lions - the appalling experience of corporal Fairweather of the B.S.A. Police on the banks of the Zambezi; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A worthy copy of this great vintage issue. 
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The Wide World  - The Magazine For Men, December (Dec.) 1914, No. 200, Vol. 34 - Among Head-Hunters and Cannibals / Penelope Visits Finland, Browne, J.; Heighton, J.; Thomas, T.; Armour, C.; Hollingsworth, F.; Ranee of Sarawak; Fagan, D.; Et al
9 Browne, J.; Heighton, J.; Thomas, T.; Armour, C.; Hollingsworth, F.; Ranee of Sarawak; Fagan, D.; Et al The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, December (Dec.) 1914, No. 200, Vol. 34 - Among Head-Hunters and Cannibals / Penelope Visits Finland
New York The International News Company 1914 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Gordon, Alexandre; Evans, Treyer; Pride, Sid; Somerfield, T.; Evison, G. Henry; De Walton, John; Holloway, W.H.; Elcock, H.E.; Wigfull, W.E.; Webb, A. 
Pages 102-196 pages plus 32 pages of great vintage ads. Features: The Mutiny of the "Ziba" (part I) - a brutal captain and mates are murdered by their crew; Among Head-Hunters and Cannibals - great photo-illustrated article on some of the experiences of Captain W. Sinker who for years cruised the South Sea Islands in command of the Melanesian Mission steamer "Southern Cross"; The Rivals - two men were in love with the same lady; The Bluffing of Din Mahomed - a rascally Indian postal worker is brought to justice; The Runaway Train - story from a branch line of the C. and N.W.R.R. in Nebraska; My Adventures in Sarawak (part III) - adventures of the Rajah's bride amongst 'the lovable little people'; Hona's "Tapu" - what happened to to men who attempted to brave the curse of a Maori chief upon a rich gold-reef; An Unlucky Ride - in New Zealand a man sets of on a perilous 120 mile journey to see his lady, only to arrive late and offend her; Our Travels in Safari-land (part I) - Mrs. Fred Maturin (Edith Cecil-Porch) travels through British East Africa; The Night-Watchman's Story - an 1885 tale from the steamer 'Bengal Tiger' shipping from Paducah, Kentucky, as told by Ernest Prentis; Penelope Visits Finland - holiday jaunts to the 'Land of a Thousand Lakes"; Parker's Lesson - a 1913 story of a young man from Cambridge who went to Nigeria with ideas of how the natives should be handled; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy of this great vintage issue. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, March 5, 1955 -  Cover Photo of Princess Margaret on Raft in Jamaica, Bryant, Arthur.; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril
10 Bryant, Arthur.; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, March 5, 1955 - Cover Photo of Princess Margaret on Raft in Jamaica
London The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd. 1955 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Beaton, Cecil; Karsh; 
Pages 381-428.. Features: Guinness ad inside front cover features Jane Welsh Carlyle; Nice one-page Benson & Hedges ad features ritzy scene aboard trainr; One-page ad for the David Brown companies features welder at work; Nice half-page ad for Westland helicopters; One-page ad for Cossor shows auto assembly line at Morris Motors; One-page Fairey Aviation Company ad honours the H.M. S. Illustrious; Two pages of photos of Princess Margaret being welcomed in St. Kitts, Jamaica and the Bahamas; Turkey and Iraq sign mutual defence treaty; King Hussein of Jordan engaged to Princess Dina Abd-El-Hamid Aoun; Passing of M. Paul Claudel and Huseyin Ragip Baydur; Farewell photos of the Shaw of Iran and his wife as they leave London; Czech skater Miss Miroslava NNachodska seeks asylum in the U.S.; Amazing photos of the underground thermal power of Wairakei, New Zealand - which will supply heavy water for Britain's atomic power stations; M. Edgar Faure; Page of photos of the Royal Navy's most formidable fighting unit - H.M.S. Ark Royal and its commissioning; Photo of snow in Riviera town; Missing Belgian airliner found after eight days on Mt. Terminillo; One-page colour-photo portrait of Princess Margaret; Six colour photos describe the "Powder Keg of Asia" - Chinese Nationalist troops on Formosa; Excavating an important site inthe Malayan jungles at Gua Cha, in Kelantan; One page photo portrait of Dame Edith Evans; Two pages of photos of/in the first American hotel ever built in London - the Wesbury is the West End's first new hotel for over twenty years; Damage from fire at Shell refinery at Shell Haven, Essex - the three men who kep the fire from spreading - R.A. Jackson, T. Brookbank and H. Dobson; Storm and Explosion in Genoa Harbour - the Nordanland was carrying calcium carbide; Snow scenes in the Pennines and Cornwall; Launching of new British submarine "Excalibur" which uses hydrogen peroxide fuel; Huge wool fire dockside in New Zealand; Voting on the SAAR and Paris agreements; Photos of the amazing Ibex in the Alps;Toronto landmark destroyed by fire - Anglican Church of the Martyr;Nuclear device exploded at Yucca Flat; Nice colour photo ad for Dow-Mac (Products) Ltd.; Back cover colour ad for Johnnie Walker with billiards theme; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News, February 27, 1937: The Fall of Malaga / Combined Manoeuvre Prove Singapore "Invulnerable", Bryant, Arthur; Brown, Ivor; et al
11 Bryant, Arthur; Brown, Ivor; et al The Illustrated London News, February 27, 1937: The Fall of Malaga / Combined Manoeuvre Prove Singapore "Invulnerable"
London The Illustrated London News & Sketch 1937 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall De Grineau, Bryan; Davis, G.H. 
Pages 329- 372. Features: Cover photo shows the "Almirante Cervera" passing astern of the HMS "Rodney"; Precautions to prevent British warships from being bombed by mistake by aircraft and gauged in the Spanish Civil War; Page of illustrations entitled "The Price of Peace - 1.5 billion pound British Defence Plans" shows hardware to be acquired over five years; Five hard-to-believe photos illustrate traditional (antiquated) oil extraction and refining methods in the great Kirkuk Field; Photo of tossing the pancake at sea - Shrove Tuesday aboard the "Rodney"; Photo of Heyford heavy bomber in flight, illustrating its "dustbin" which enables the gunner to protect the plane from attack from below; Book review of "The Flight Of An Empress", by Wu Yung; Page of illustrations present life in the narrow, thronged Main Street and diminutive shops of San Moritz, the most fashionable village in Europe; Nice one page photo of the peak of Le Fou" in the Alps; Photo-illustrated article on the crested, pineal-eyed Tuatara of New Zealand; Photo of the funeral procession of Dom William Henle, Prior of Buckfast, leaving the Abbey; Page of photos and text describe manoeuvres which proved Singapore "invulnerable"; Two pages of night photos; Six photos show Malaga in the hands of Franco's forces - refugees and homeless; Six photos illustrate the fall of Malaga - the city occupied by Gen. Franco's forces; Fascinating photo illustrated article entitled "A first dynasty Egyptian tomb with unique evidence of burial methods" - the first discovery of a nobleman's body of that period in the position in which he was buried - the tomb of Sabu at Sakkara; Two page centrefold photo of "pyrotechnics" during the conversion of scrap metal in the steel foundry of Messrs. Kryn and Lahy; Photo of Imperial Airways' "Cambria" landing at Hythe; Photo of Marshal Graziani's motorcade crossing ferry Bridge at Lake Ferranti before the attempt on his life; Australia defeats England at cricket; Photo of French frontier guards inspecting motorist at Pertuis as they enforce non-intervention ban on volunteers; Photo of the first world ice hockey championships to be held in London - players parade with their banners at the opening ceremony at Wembley; Photos of personalities of the we conclude Capt. Charles Moore, Gen. Liotta, Lord Huntly, Marshal Graziani, Dr. K. Burkhardt, Sir Percy Cox, Prof. W. M. Lindsay, the Duke and Duchess of Kent Leaving Belgrave Sq., Norman Wilkinson, Walter B. Emery, leading figures in Japan's new government, Sir John Harrowing, and Edward Garnett; Three photos of Vienna Nazis giving Hitler salute to German statesman Herr Von Papen and Baron von Neurath; Three photos of Earl Marshal of England bringing home his bride; Fantastic one-page illustration proposes a huge mid-sea floating 2000 foot airfield where planes can refuel; Article and seven photos of magnificent Ming frescoes discovered in a Chinese temple at Fa Hai Sse, northwest of Peking; Interesting article entitled "Education without tears 100 years ago"; Rumanian crowd offers fascist salute at the funeral of 2 Iron Guards Killed in Spain; Photo of Lithuanian president Smetona speaking on the occasion of his country's 19th anniversary of independence; Nice one page ad for Schweppes soda water; Halfpage photo-illustrated tourism ad for Morocco; One-page illustrated ad for Duckham's Adcoids ('engine tonic to save petrol'); One-page photo-illustrated ad for the Hudson Eight Club Saloon (car); One-page illustrated ad for the new Ford V-8 "30" car; Colour back cover ad for Douglas Stuart (Stuart House of London); and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News, November (Nov.)14, 1936: Gen. Franco Cover Photo Portrait, Bryant, Arthur; et al
12 Bryant, Arthur; et al The Illustrated London News, November (Nov.)14, 1936: Gen. Franco Cover Photo Portrait
London The Illustrated London News & Sketch 1936 First Edition Paperback Fair Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Brewer, Henry C. 
Pages 849-894. Features: Cover photo of Gen. Franco; Photo of G. A. D. Ogilvie-Forbes, the British chargé d'affaires in Madrid; Photo of Don Francisco Largo Caballero, Prime Minister of Spain; Photo of Spanish boys drilling as "Arrows" (the equivalent of the Italian Balilla) at Burgos; Two pages of graphic photos entitled The Battle for Madrid - the capital of Spain as the converging point of the Civil War; Two pages of photos entitled In the Madrid Sector - Gen. Franco's redoubtable troops - Moors, Legionnaires, and other insurgent forces superior to their enemies in tactics; Book review of "Three Sea Journals of Stuart Times", by Dawtrey Cooper; One page illustration of the King George V national memorial; Photo illustrated article on pioneer work at Chanhu-Daro, an unexplained site in the Indus Valley - arts, industry, and sanitation of the Harappa period, with relics of another epoch hitherto unknown; Page of photos of ancient sanitation technology in India - drainage, wells, and baths; Page of photos of toys used in India 5000 years ago; Page of photos depicting the beginnings of Indian sculpture - figurines from Chanhu-Daro; Page of photos and text explain prehistoric Indian bead-making; Rediscovery of Rembrandt masterpiece "Juno"; Page of photos illustrating the assault on Madrid and its approaches - bomb and shell havoc, street defences, and some of Gen. Franco's Moroccan troops; Britain's formidable new "Harrow" bomber - three photos of its mass production; Five photos illustrate present Roosevelt's (FDR's) sweeping victory; Centrefold photo of the king laying wreath at the Cenotaph in Whitehall on the 18th anniversary of Armistice Day; Photos of funeral of Adm. of the Fleet Sir John Kelly; Two photos of Miss Jean Batten in New Zealand after her record-breaking flight from England; Photo of the first ruler of Mysore to leave India - H.H. the Maharajah, H.H. The Yuvaraja, and prince Jayachamarajendra are all shown riding an elephant; Photos of personalities of the week include G. Ridley, Gerald Hawken Knight, Gerard Mackworth young, air Vice Marshal C. L. Courtney, H. Clifford Smith, C. H. Sampson, Sir John Kelly, Arthur Evans, Polish Foreign Minister Col. Beck and Mme. Beck with Anthony Eden, Sir Arthur K. Yapp, the Rev. Pat McCormick, and the right Rev. C. E. Curzon; Article explains how freak goldfish are produced; 12 photos of mongoose "Rikki" - home pet and film star; Four photos of duel to the death between mongoose and cobra; Nine photos illustrate Libya under Italian occupation, including photo of air marshal Balbo; Classy one page ad for Austin Reed men's fashions; One-page Johnnie Walker ad shows him playing solitaire; Halfpage classy photo ad for Rolls-Royce; Halfpage illustrated ad for Cooper and Co. Outer advertising pages not included. Centrefold loose but present. All contents present. Unmarked with above-average wear. A worthy reference copy. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, August (Aug.) 9, 1941 -  End of the Syrian Campaign, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; Pycraft, W.P.
13 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; Pycraft, W.P. The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, August (Aug.) 9, 1941 - End of the Syrian Campaign
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd. 1941 First Edition Paperback Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Bryan; Davis, G.H.; Turner, C.E.; De Grineau, Bryan 
Pages 161-192. Features: Cover photo of German aircraft downed at Palmyra with Vichy markings painted over swastika - absolute proof of collaboration between Vichy and the Axis powers; Photos of personalities of the week include Wing Commander Whitney Straight, Sir Emsley Carr, Sgt. Pilot James Allen Ward, V.C. (the first New Zealand V.C. in the present war), British POWs from Syria detraining at Baalbek; New British 18-ton "Crusader" tank; Photos of the "Beaufighter"; R.A.F. Channel rescue craft; Six photos of fighting at see in the Mediterranean and in Heligoland Bight; Air-photo of submarine building yards at Le Trait bombed by "Blenheims" in daylight; Two-pages of illustrations demonstrating that tanks are not invincible; Fishermen at War (article); Photos of British units ousting snipers from the ruins of Zenobia's Palmyra; Seven great sepia-tone photos illustrate the end of the Syrian campaign as Beirut fetes the entry of Allied troops under Generals Wilson and Catroux; Two pages with ten fascinating photos from the Russian Front, showing U.S.S.R. army units fighting with magnificent elan against the common enemy; Soviet Russia At War (article); Photo of signing of Poland's Pact of Friendship with Russia - Prime Minister Sikorski and M. Maisky, with Eden and Churchill at head of table; Centerfold illustrations demonstrate the value of pigeon-post as an accessory to wireless in war; Four excellent photos of the "Fortress I" bomber as it arrives in England - on its way to Germany; Two pages of photos of night and day scenes at a Fleet Air Arm training station; Two pages of photos of construction of the "Trans-Saharan" rail line to Dakar - with map and two artist's renderings of the diesel electric locomotives planned to service the line; Romantic discovery of a vast and unknown cavern on Mendip - article with three photos and map; Three pages of photos inside the newly-discovered Stalactite Caves at Mendip; Half-page photo-illustrated ad for the British Power Boat Company; Nice half-page Burberry services equipment ad; more vintage ads. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this informative wartime issue. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, August 7, 1954 -  Duke of Edinburgh Departs for Canada, Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril
14 Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, August 7, 1954 - Duke of Edinburgh Departs for Canada
London The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd. 1954 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Davis, G.H. 
Pages 197-236. Features: Nice colour ad inside front cover for Cussons' Imperial Leather toilet soap features lady with Chinese fan - sixth of a series; Nice one-page Jaguar ad with car in foreground, palm trees in background; One page Ford car ad features the Popular, New Anglia, New Prefect, Consul, Zephyr and Zodiac; Photo of Lieutenant J.R.F. Overbury and the Royal Navy Hawker Sea Hawk FB3 fighter he used to set a new speed record from London to Amsterdam; Two pages of coverage of the Anglo-Egyptian agreement on the withdrawal of British troops from the Suez Canal Zone, including one-page map; Memorial to the dead of El Alamein; Rotterdam's last working windmill, the Mill De Noord, on fire; Photo of Stockholm Stadium on fire; One-page photo of the opening day of the meeting at Goodwood overlooking crowded Trundle Hill, showing the Queen in the enclosure; One page of photos of some of the fifty warships which participated in N.A.T.O. Mediterranean exercise "Medflex B"; One-page photo of Vice-Admiral Reid taking the Bosun's Chair to H.M.S. Bermuda, during the Allied review off Malta; One-page photo of helicopter delivering mail to a minesweeper during exercise "Haul"; British and American submarine "Attack Teachers"; Illustrations of H.M.S. Kingfisher, the Royal Navy's new submarine rescue ship, using the new rescue bell technique; Two illustrated pages of the latest methods of escape from a sunken submarine; Five photos of the Kemano-Kitimat aluminum project in British Columbia; Two pages of photos and illustrations compare Whitehorse and Dawson City now and during their boom times; Photos of amazing fossil in the Kansas chalk beds of Gove County, Kansas shows six-foot fish lying in the stomach of a 14-ft fish; Photos of nineteen personalities of the week include Mrs. Borge Rohde and Sir F. Metcalfe; Photos looking into the mouth of volcano on New Zealand's Mt. Ngauruhoe; 25-lb lobster caught by J. Olson of New Bedford, MA; 6-year-old Valerie Parrish arrives in Hong Kong after her British Skymaster was shot down by communist Chinese fighter aircraft off Hainan Island; One-page photo fo water sports aboard the S.S. Chusan in the Mediterranean; Nice colour-photo ad for Blackwood Hodge inside back cover shows Euclid tractor and scraper at work; Nice colour ad for Good Year on back cover displays the coat-of-arms of the Borough of Wimbledon; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 26, 1946: Cover Photo of the Largest Diamond Ever Found, Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al
15 Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 26, 1946: Cover Photo of the Largest Diamond Ever Found
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. 1946 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Beaton, Cecil; Cuneo, Terence T. 
Pages 85- 112. Features: Cover photo of the largest diamond ever found in alluvial deposits - 770 carat stone found in the Woyie River, Sierra leone; Illustrations compare the size of this diamond with other families gems; Two pages of illustrations show construction of a giant new type of locomotive at Swindon; Superb full-page photo portrait of Gen. DeGaulle, who has announced his resignation; Two fascinating pages of illustrations explain how torpedoes hunt their prey by sound, and leave no telltale bubble track; Article entitled "Record of the Second New Zealand Division" includes photos of V.C. winners Sgt. J. D. Hinton, Sgt. A. C. Hulme, second Lieut. K. Elliott, second Lieut. M. Ngarimu, and Capt. C. H. Upam; Page of four graphs illustrates Britain's wartime austerity; Photos of the fateful first meeting of the Security Council of the United Nations at Albert Hall; One-page photo of France's spokesman on the French Mandated Territories, M. Georges Bidault, addressing the general assembly of the United Nations at Central Hall, Westminster; Centrefold illustration shows a debate in progress at the Hampstead Parliament; Photos of large-scale reconstruction in Spain, including the University City of Madrid; Photos illustrate abundant consumer goods available and Madrid; Photos of personalities of the week include Dr. R. E. W. Flower, Lord Caldecote, Lord Goddard, Maj. Gen. F. E. Simpson, Sir George Arthur, Lord Plender, Gerald Barry, Sir A. Clark Kerr, Mr. Churchill and his wife, Miss D. K. Dix, new governor of Newfoundland Mr. Gordon McDonald, and Spanish chess prodigy Arturo Pomar; Six photos of Brookands, the famous British motor racing track, and it's camouflaged wartime disguise; Photo of HMC S "Warrior"; Photos of hundreds of US bomber trainers for sale to the public in Ontario, California; Statue of Peter Pan in Brussels is pocked with bullet holes after German revolver practice; Two photos of King Ibn Saud and King Farouk; Photo of the most important discovery of Roman remains ever made in Canterbury; Two pages of beautiful architectural photos of the Chapel of the Royal Naval College at Greenwich. Unmarked with average wear. Outer advertising pages not included. A sound vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News, Saturday, September (Sept.) 25, 1948: United Nations mediator Count Bernadotte Assassinated in Jerusalem, Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al
16 Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al The Illustrated London News, Saturday, September (Sept.) 25, 1948: United Nations mediator Count Bernadotte Assassinated in Jerusalem
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. 1948 First Edition Paperback Fair Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Carnon, Roy 
Pages 337-364. Features: Cover photo portrait of the victim of a shameful and dastardly crime, Count Bernadotte, the representative of the United Nations, seen with his wife, when beginning the mission of peace which ended in his murder at Jerusalem; Colour ad for the Dunlop Rubber Company inside front cover features the city of Lincoln; Conference discusses the future of the Italian colonies; Two photos of the UN Security Council as it discusses Hyderabad and Count Bernadotte's murder; Two pages of photos of huge crowds in Berlin illustrate a Communist demonstration and the funeral of a youthful victim of Communist police action, Wolfgang Scheunemann; Photos of personalities of the week include Lord Noel-Buxton, Maj. Gen. S. F. Irwin, Emile Ludwig, the right Hon. J. S. C. Reid, Adm. Sir Henry Bruce, Sir Sothern Holland, Lieut. Gen. Rajendrasinghji G, Sylvain Mayer, Sir Charles Eric Palmer, Dame Lillan Braithwaite, Field Marshall Lord Montgomery, Khwaja Nazimuddin, U Tin Tut of Burma, Sao Shwe Thaik, and Col. Serot of France; Photo of the funeral procession of Mr. Jinnah, first Gov. Gen. of Pakistan; Photo of French aircraft workers fighting police in Paris; Photo of Gen. DeGaulle speaking to huge crowd in Nice; Photo of Pakistan's new Gov. Gen., Khwaja Nazimuddin; Article with map discusses the invasion of Hyderabad; Two large photos illustrate Hyderabad's surrender to the Indian Union after a five-day war; Two pages of informative photos about the India Hyderabad war illustrate the auxiliary forces which opposed the entry of Indian troops - the Razakars; Photos of buildings in Britain today - ancient, modern, and for export; Photo of the royal arrival for a special session of Parliament; Book review of "The Journal Of Eugene Delacroix", translated from the French by Walter Pach; Four pages of beautiful colour illustrations/photos of flowers; Photos of ingenious British animal toys which earned dollars for this country; Four photos illustrate Britain's production of famous turbojets; One-page illustration of air screw turbines in production - the buld-line for Armstrong Siddeley "Mamba" turboprops at Coventry; Two pages of text and photos of the revival of tapestry weaving in Scotland at the Dovecote Studios; Five fascinating photos present scenes aboard the capsized battleship "Tirpitz" at Tromso, as she is being broken up by her new owner, Mr. Heovding; Photo of police investigating Mosquito crash scene at Manston on September 18 where 12 people were killed during an air display; Photo of Mr. James Wilson, seven times champion sheepdog handler, with his dog Glen, twice champion sheepdog, at Worcester; Five photos of Australian cricketers being welcomed by the king and queen at Balmoral Castle; Six photos in the Waitomo glow-worm Cave, New Zealand, where "Boletophila Luminosa" creates a wonder of the world; Fascinating colour-illustrated back cover de Havilland ad illustrates aircraft decompression chamber research. Unmarked with average wear. Archival tape repairs to coverfold. A sound vintage copy. 
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The Wide World Magazine, April 1925 - Eskimo Wireless, Carlin, W.J.; Charles, Bernard; Domville-Fife, C.W.; O'Hargan, Roderick; Rayne, Major H.; Cocroft, Thoda; De Termes, Capt. M.M. J.; Harris, C.L.; Hedstrom, Sir J. Maynard; Barns, T. Alexander; Aubuchon, Tampton; Pound, Reginald; Turner, J.N.
17 Carlin, W.J.; Charles, Bernard; Domville-Fife, C.W.; O'Hargan, Roderick; Rayne, Major H.; Cocroft, Thoda; De Termes, Capt. M.M. J.; Harris, C.L.; Hedstrom, Sir J. Maynard; Barns, T. Alexander; Aubuchon, Tampton; Pound, Reginald; Turner, J.N. The Wide World Magazine, April 1925 - Eskimo Wireless
London George Newnes, Ltd. 1925 First Edition Paperback Fair 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall York, W.G.; Carruthers, G.P.; Prater, E.; Nicolson, W.C.; De Walton, John; Woodville, R. Caton; Holloway, W.H.; Goss, G.W.; Leigh, Conrad; Holmes, Fred; Waye, E.S. 
Pages 442-528 plus 16 pages of great vintage ads, many illustrated. Features: The Luck of the 'Moro' - a vessel which possessed an uncanny knack of getting in and out of trouble; Photo of Harry Houdini in a strait jacket hanging from the twenty-story Oakland Tribune building; Old Man Crag - a New Zealand tale of a stolen map to a gold mine; Wild Tribes of the Amazon - the author penetrates deep into Amazonia - with photos, including photo of a floating island (part 1); Eskimo Wireless - a strange story from the Far North of Canada; The Ivory Raiders - paints a vivid picture of the dangers and difficulties of suppressing the ivory-raiders and their fierce satellites in Turkanaland, a wild district of Central Africa bordering on the western shores of Lake Rudolf - includes photos; A Woman Travels Across Arizona's Painted Desert - article with great photos; Zaman's Paradise - a story from India; The Resurrection of Klaas - the story of a Kaffir's miraculous escape from what seemed a certain and horrible death; New Zealand Sea Fishing - with photos of huge fish; From the Great Craters of the Congo Game-Lands - with gorilla photos (part 1); The Puzzle of Martenelle - it took 24 years to prove a death was not a suicide; A Missionary on the 'Mosquito Coast' - Rev. L. Taylor recalls tales from nine years spent as a Moravian missionary in Nicaragua - with photos; An Amazing Escape - Creswick escapes in South Africa; Full-page ad for a most unique General Electric electric truck for hauling utility poles. Above-average wear. Back cover loose but present. A worthy vintage copy. 
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The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, April 1927 - American Crime - The RCMP's Craig Harbour Detachment, Charnley, W.; Gilhespy, W.; Lambe, A.J.; Lee, Herbert Patrick; Richardson, Leslie; Macdonald, Robert M.; Barkas, Geoffrey; Vivian, Herbert; Reekie, A.S.; Stuart-Reid, G.E.; Desmond, Shaw; Parsons, Captain Anthony
18 Charnley, W.; Gilhespy, W.; Lambe, A.J.; Lee, Herbert Patrick; Richardson, Leslie; Macdonald, Robert M.; Barkas, Geoffrey; Vivian, Herbert; Reekie, A.S.; Stuart-Reid, G.E.; Desmond, Shaw; Parsons, Captain Anthony The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, April 1927 - American Crime - The RCMP's Craig Harbour Detachment
London George Newnes, Ltd. 1927 First Edition Paperback Fair Magazine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Wightman, W.E.; Woodville, R.Caton; Cleaver, Reginald; De Walton, John; Inns, Kenneth; Nicolson, W.C.; Goss, G.W.; Leigh, Conrad; Gillett, Frank; Burns, Inder 
Features: The Derelict; The Vengeance of Devi Chand - the revenge of a bereaved father in India; A Donkey in Spain - the author planned to take a walking trip through Spain with a donkey carrying his baggage; An Arctic Outpost - what happened to three members of the RCMP's Craig Harbour Detachment - article with photos; Through France with "Sylvabelle" - I - a yachting voyage from Brittany to the Riviera - article with great photos; The Netik - native 'magic' on a south sea island; Aerial photo of dozens of log booms at Vancouver, B.C.; "The White Man's Great War-Game" - II - amazing photo-illustrated article of the savages of Sura, Angas and other primitive tribes of northern Nigeria; Truffle-Hunting - a description of the industry in Italy and France - and a description of the manner in which the pigs and dogs are trained to search for them - with photos; The One-Legged Kea - a tale from the South Island of New Zealand; Behind the scenes in American crime - "a veritable hell-brew of wickedness and intrigue that has no counterpart in Europe - article with photos of Mrs. Margaret Whittemore and Richard Whittemore; Besieged by Crocodiles; The Lost Safe - a detective story; Lee Sum's Lucky Day - a 'gang-robbery' in the state of Pahang in Malaysia. Multiple pieces of red and clear tape holding covers in place. Brown tape securing fore-edges of each cover. A worthy vintage copy. 
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The Timberman, An International Lumber Journal, November, 1937, Volume XXXIX, Number 1, Cornwall, George M.: Editor; Koroleff, A.
19 Cornwall, George M.: Editor; Koroleff, A. The Timberman, An International Lumber Journal, November, 1937, Volume XXXIX, Number 1
Portland, Oregon The Timberman 1937 First Edition Paperback Fair Magazine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Chapman, Dale: Photography 
96 pages. Index of advertisers. Features: Cover photo of the vessel 'Orient City' fully loaded with lumber; Two-color ad for Broderick yellow-strand wire rope inside front cover; Nicely logging-theme illustrated Timken bearing full-page ad; American Tiger Brand Wire Rope ad features great photo (circa 1885) of steam (bull) donkey and many loggers; R.G. LeTourneau ad features photo of their bulldozer and a Willamette-Hyster arch at work; Full-page two-color photo ad for Caterpillar features A.E. Baker of Fruit Growers Supply, Susanville, CA; Durable Douglas Fir Cross Arms used on telephone poles by the British Columbia Telephone Company - article with photo; Hand Methods Must Give Way to Mechanization in Eastern Canada - article; Photos of sawmill scenes in Sweden and Finland; Novel Effects in Wood at Paris Exposition - article with photos; Unique Power Plant of Vancouver Island Lumber Operation - Nootka Wood Products, Ltd. mill at Port Tasis (Tahsis) is driven by wood gas - article with photos - including photo of John P. Blenkinsop and Harry Smith and another photo of plant manager Lute D. Rogers with George M. Cornwall of this publication; Fantastic two-page two-color illustrated ad for the Ross Lumber Carrier, Model 90; S.A. Woods Machine Company ad features their new 412 planer and matcher; Magnificent full-page ad for Disston precision ground cross-cut saws includes photos of fallers at work with this two-man saw; Distinct saving shown to be possible with two-man bucking crews - article; Plywood's outdoor uses are increasing - photo-illustrated article; Meeting of the Wooden Box Association at San Francisco; Mark Markkula and his logging Bunks and Chunks - article with photos of products and Mr. Markkula; Nicely illustrated one-page ad for Hercules Engines of Canton, Ohio; Logging in Tillamook - article with photos; Super one-page photo ad for Feenaughty Machinery Co.'s FWD trucks - with photo showing a massive load being hauled; Nice truck-logging themed photo ad for Waukesha engines; Awesome photos of Allis-Chalmers tractors at work for the Big Lakes Box Company in Klamath Basin; Fantastic full-page ad with photos of the Washington Diesel Yarder made by Washington Iron Works; Crazy photo of trucks driving 132' logs across the Bloedel Donovan Lumber Mills' narrow old logging bridge above Skykomish, WA; Photo of a Dow low stump power saw at work; Small illustrated ad for P. Sharkey & Son Horse Collars; Photo of an FWD truck at work for Mr. W.S. Jeans of Culp Creek, OR; Superheaters - their use on Donkeys and Locomotives - article; Oriental strife affects Pacific Lumber Trade - article; France decides between steel and wood rail cars; Foreign Lumber Fleet - list of lumber vessels visiting Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia - and their capacities; Three Bamfiled, B.C. photos accompany brief article about Pacific Cable and Wireless, Ltd. and their cable which extends from Bamfield to New Zealand; Photo of G.L. Graiff with redwood charcoal experimental wood gas-powered truck - Hammond Redwood Co. of Samoa, CA; Reunion of pioneer members of the Southwestern Washington Lumber Manufacturers Association - with photos of T.H. MacLafferty, C.A. Doty, Charles Gilchrist, W.C. Miles, Jerry Startup, S.S. Somerville; Obituary of August K. Berter; Nice illustrated ad for the Warren Axe and Tool Co. of Warren, PA.; and more. Unmarked. Above-average but not excessive wear. Chips missing from backstrip. Binding intact. A rare surviving issue of this highly informative vintage lumber periodical. 
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The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 161, September (Sept.) 18, 1917, Correspondents of The Times
20 Correspondents of The Times The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 161, September (Sept.) 18, 1917
London The Times 1917 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Front cover illustration of Quinn's Post, Anzac. This issue devoted to "New Zealand and the War". Topics: Military training before the war; origin of the expeditionary force; the training system explained; campes and permanent bases; the importance of dentists; Canvas Camp; the man-power problem; the Maoris; the Military Service Act of 1916; The Capture of Samoa; Departure of the Expeditionary Force; Arrival in Egypt; Zeithoun Camp; Fighting on the Canal; Gallipoli; The Work of the New Zealanders; The Evacuation; Return to Egypt; The New Zealanders in France; Battle of the Somme; Messines; The Battleship New Zealand; New Zealand charity; Discharged Soldiers. Abundantly illustrated with excellent black and white photos. Average wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. Please note: this issue should be read in conjunction with Part 4 - The Armies of the Dominions; Part 5 - The Rally of the Empire; Part 20 - The Response of the Dominions; Part 69 - The Spirit of Anzac. 
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