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WAR: Dieppe Summary, No. 28, October (Oct.) 3rd, 1942, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs
1 (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs WAR: Dieppe Summary, No. 28, October (Oct.) 3rd, 1942
Canada (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada 1942 Reprint Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Shadlock, Frank 
12 pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada October, 1942. Contents: Reconnaissance in Force - The Dieppe Story Written in Outline - with two maps; Personal History - The Dieppe story as it was lived by the men who fought there - personal observations of nineteen participants in the raid. Light wear. Clean and unmarked. A quality copy. 
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WAR: The Airborne Forces, No. 32, November (Nov.) 28th 1942, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Cotterell, Captain Anthony
2 (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Cotterell, Captain Anthony WAR: The Airborne Forces, No. 32, November (Nov.) 28th 1942
Canada (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada 1942 Reprint Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
12 pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada December, 1942. Contents: The Airborne Forces - what their life is like, and a slight case of action i.e. the Bruneval, Italy raid; Supply methods on the African fronts. Light wear. Clean and unmarked. A quality copy. 
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The Wide World  - The Magazine For Men, May 1916, No. 217, Vol. 37 - "Strafing" a Zeppelin / Our Escape from "German West", Alpiser, P.; Dunn, H.; Christie, J.; Freeman, L.; Czaplicka, M.; Flether, A.; Et al
3 Alpiser, P.; Dunn, H.; Christie, J.; Freeman, L.; Czaplicka, M.; Flether, A.; Et al The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, May 1916, No. 217, Vol. 37 - "Strafing" a Zeppelin / Our Escape from "German West"
New York The International News Company 1916 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Gilbert, A.; Holloway, W.H.; Wigfull, W.E.; Evison, G.H.; Montford, Charles E. 
94 pages plus 24 pages of great vintage ads. Features: Senora Vic - a story of love and villainy in the Philippine Islands; More About the "Master Bandit"- fantastic photo-illustrated article about Emiliano Zapata; Our Escape from "German West" - an echo of General Botha's brilliant campaign in German South-West Africa; Chasing Chinese Pirates - Lewis R. Freeman describes the exciting punitive expedition in which he took part, with photos; A Year in Arctic Siberia (part I) - a well-known Polish lady describes her twelve months in northern Siberia as head of a scientific expedition, with great photos; From Job to Job Around the World (Part III) - two young Americans with ten dollars work their way around the world; "Strafing" a Zeppelin - Lieutenant R.L.G. Marix and his thrilling raid on Dusseldorf; The Land of Sleep - a photo-illustrated account of a trip to undeveloped Nova Scotia; Our Newspaper - "The Miner" of Da Capo, B.C. is purchased by Ian MacTavish and E.P. Whalley; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A quality copy of this great vintage issue. 
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The New York Woman (Magazine), October 21, 1936, Vol. 1, No. 7 : Ted Peckham - New York's Male Escort Tycoon / 47 West 53rd is Home of the Rehearsal Club, Barber, Josephine; Maier, Ruth R.; Robb, Inez Callaway; Raushenbush, Winifred; Tieger, Joan; Eberle, Irmengarde; Peters, C.A.; Wilson, Elita; Ferguson, Donita; et al
4 Barber, Josephine; Maier, Ruth R.; Robb, Inez Callaway; Raushenbush, Winifred; Tieger, Joan; Eberle, Irmengarde; Peters, C.A.; Wilson, Elita; Ferguson, Donita; et al The New York Woman (Magazine), October 21, 1936, Vol. 1, No. 7 : Ted Peckham - New York's Male Escort Tycoon / 47 West 53rd is Home of the Rehearsal Club
New York The New York Woman, Inc. 1936 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Bauer, Frank H. 
48 pages. This glamorous publication brought New York women important information including: news of the choicest fashion, entertainment, current happenings, where to go, what to see, and how much to pay. Features: Great color cover photo of cop writing ticket for fashionable lady whose dog has just soiled a hydrant; Nice one-page ad for Franklin Simon's features dresses for dining out; Letters; Half-page Best & Co. ad features photo of "Upholstery Damask"; Fantastic one-page ad for Singer sewing machines features attractive model and text aimed specifically to the women of New York; Opinions of the New York Woman; Great photos of people aboard New York subways; Fantastic photos of mannequins - under construction and finished; Women Among Men in the Business World; Photos of Spanish ex-pats in Manhattan's Spanish quarter protesting against the 'fascist raid on Spain'; Confessions of a Personal Maid (part 2 of 2); Gentlement for Hire - photo-illustrated article of Ted Peckham, who offers 135 impeccable male youths as escorts for lonely ladies; Fantastic one-page color photo of model in dark suede outfit; (Theatre) First Nighters are Terrible People; A Fashion Editor's Diary; Shoulders by Lynn Fontaine - photo-illustrated fashion article on selecting the right dress for the right body; Great winter fashion centerfold features black and white photo with color illustrations; So Much To Buy - So Much To Spend; Merrily We Roll Along - illustrated article on roller skating fashions; A Man's Closet; Rugs - pointers on selection and placing; Roasts for a family of two; Halloween table decoration; Leica photo contest entrants; Edna Ferber visits 47 W 53rd - home of theatrical hopefuls; Photos from the film "Garden of Allah" starring Marlene Dietrich; Interesting vintage half-page Kotex ad shows golfer in long dress and two other active ladies; Russeks Fifth Avenue half-page photo ad features squirrel fur coat; Tables About Town - details of offerings by local restaurants, with prices; Manhattan Date Book; Inside of back cover promotes upcoming feature article on photographer Victor Keppler with photos and text; and more. Unmarked with modest wear. A quality copy of this great vintage depression-era item. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN), November (Nov.) 7, 1942 - The Battle of the Solomons, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril
5 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), September (Sept.) 12, 1942 - Reconquest of the Solomon Isles By U.S. Marines, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril
6 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril The Illustrated London News (ILN), September (Sept.) 12, 1942 - Reconquest of the Solomon Isles By U.S. Marines
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 281-308. Features: Cover photo of General Sir Harold Alexander and Lieut.-General Bernard Montgomery - the two British military chiefs opposing Rommel; Air photo of U.S. bombers chasing German planes off the Martuba Airfield; Photos of minesweeping in the desert; Six interesting photos from the Russian Front - as seen through German eyes; Seven photos of the aftermath of the doomed Dieppe raid, including German medics tending to wounded British and Canadian troops; Photos from the front in the Desert War; Centrefold illustration of corvette pursuing a U-boat; Thirteen photos from the Solomon Isles (Islands) which U.S. Marines have re-taken in ferocious hand-to-hand combat; Photo of the world's mightiest battleship, "Iowa", slipping into the sea; Crowds in Rio cheer outside U.S. Embassy; Six Swedish Editors visit England; Five photos of Britain's national Day of Prayer on third war anniversary; Article on Penicillin; Page of explanatory drawings of the British Six-Pounder gun; Centrefold illustration of laying cable at high speed to establish communication lines during an advance; The Fog of War (article); Photos of U.S. Troops lunching with the Lord Mayor in war-scarred Guildhall; Seventeen sombre illustrations describe how Europe fights on with violence and sabotage, despite Nazi brutality; Photo of five famous Turkish journalists visiting England; 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
7 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), September (Sept.) 5, 1942 - Mainz and Osnabruck Heavily Damaged in Recent R.A.F. Raids, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril
8 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril The Illustrated London News (ILN), September (Sept.) 5, 1942 - Mainz and Osnabruck Heavily Damaged in Recent R.A.F. Raids
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. 
Pages 253-280. Features: Cover photo of coffin of H.R.H. The Duke of Kent being taken to Windsor; Seven photos illustrated the Russian Soldier - a good friend, but a fierce foe; Two pages of photos from Russia, highlighted by a large photo of Stalingrad's massive Tractor Works, now converted to the production of tanks and heavy guns; Aerial photos of tank factory at Gien before and after R.A.F. raid; Air photos of U.S. attack on Abbeville Aerodrome; Aerial photos of devastating bomb damage to Mainz and Osnabruck; The Russian Achievement (article); Six informative illustrations on one page present 'The Best Field Gun in the Worls" - the British 25-Pounder; Five photos of the Army'snew six-pounder in action in the desert; Two photos of British forces in North Africa; Eleven fascinating photos illustrated "The Vigil of the Desert Patrol and the Qattara Depression - Problems of the Arid Region Which Lies South of El Alamein; Fantastic centerfold illustration of the Short "Sunderland" Flying Boat of the R.A.F. Coastal Command - skimming along the water; Seven illustrations of the extraordinary exploits of the "V.C. Submarine" H.M.S. "Torbay" during her Mediterranean cruise; Five photos of the Dieppe debacle - 'according to German propaganda photographs'; Page of great photos of the "Flying Fortress" and its guns; Photos of Egypt's Natural Defence Zone - The Qattara Depression; Photos of eleven personalities of the week include Leiut. J. Lowther, P.O. The Hon. M. Strutt, Mr. L. Hannen, Hitler meeting Raschid Ali El Gailini, Ilya Ehrenburg, and Lieut.-General Montgomery; Interesting page of illustrations explain "When a German Fighter-Pilot Bales out of an "F.W.190" - i.e. how his parachute pack is harnessed, and how it and his rubber dinghy are operated; Vintage ads including a nice colour one for Johnnie Walker on back cover which shows horses pulling plough in field outside window. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, August (Aug.) 1, 1942 - The Fall of Heroic Sebastopol, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John;
9 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, August (Aug.) 1, 1942 - The Fall of Heroic Sebastopol
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 113-140. Features: Cover photo of Brigade H.Q. in the desert battle zone where the Brigadier, South African Command, directs operations - and photos of bombs exploding nearby; Twelve fascinating photos beneath the heading "Fighting in the Western Desert - Vivid Incidents, and Personalities, including Rommel in Tobruk and General Freyberg, V.C., Wounded; Two large photos from "The Battle of Midway Island"; Two-page map of the world entitled "Oil - The Supply Problem of the Warring Powers - A Map of Production Areas and Lines of Ocean Transport"; The Crisis in Russia (article); Seven great photos illustrate the pre-fabrication system in Shipbuilding - the U.S. sets the world's record in production; Photos of incendiary bombs - as were showered upon Hamburg - being prepared for raid; Two pages of photos and text describe the fall of Sebastopol; Centrefold illustration shows young British Officers studying tactical problems with models; Interesting photo-illustrated article explains how vegetables are dried, thus effecting considerable transport economy; Page of photos explaining the benefits of dried meat; Photo of test flight of the Boeing patrol bomber "XPBB-1"; Page of photos engaged in obstacle course training; Six photos of the "Mustang" - the fastest Army co-operation plane in the world; Two pages of photos of ice-covered decks of warships; Photos of twelve personalities of the week include cricketeer "Andy" Ducat, Sir Hugh C.T. Dowding, and Wing-Cdr. Hon. M. Aitken; Nice colour back cover ad for Puritan Leather Soles features illustration of Oliver Cromwell. 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, August (Aug.) 8, 1942 - Shattered Sebastopol, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John;
10 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, August (Aug.) 8, 1942 - Shattered Sebastopol
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 141-168. Features: Cover photo of General Sir Alan Brooke and Lt.-Gen. Archibald Nye; Page of illustrations of decorations as worn in the United States Army and Navy; Two pages of illustrations of the Insignia of Rank of U.S. Army and Navy Personnel Compared with those of Equivalent British Officers; Photos of Dover's cliffs as seen from occupied France, and a close-up photo of Dover's cliffs , with black smoke in the distance where German shells are falling near Dover; Training and the Test of Battle - article with map entitled "The Therman Thrust to the Caucasus, and the Soviet's Grave Problem of Supplies; Five photos illustrate stout German concrete and steel fortifications along the French coast; Photos of 'Nazi Orgies of Destruction' - shattered Sebastopol and Tolstoy's desecrated shrine, at Ysnaya Polyana; Photos of the celebration of Norwegian King Haakon VII's 70th birthday - great parade in Hyde Park; Photo of captured German "E"-boat; Aerial photo of Dusseldorf after major R.A.F. bombing raid; Photo of 28 survivors of the torpedoed "Avila Star" after 20 days adrift, including two English girls of 18; Japanese landings at Kiska, Aleutian Islands; Amazing centrefold illustration of a British armoured division moving into action - a panoramic view which includes all its component units; B.B.C. Reconstructs Gigantic Raid of a thousand bombers over Germany - with nine interesting photos, including three of "Lancasters"; Photos of Ten personalities in this week's news include Dir Francis Young-Husband, Sir Charles Sargent, Dr. H.E.D. Blakiston; Sir Flinders Petrie; The Officers and Men, with Commander Miers, V.C., of the Submarine "Torbay" at Buckingham Palace; Queen chatting with Miss Tanner of the Canadian Red Cross; Great page of illustrations of the Sten Gun explain this new British machine gun in detail; The conversion of milk into powder; Great one-page photo of a huge 'Cyclone' dryer which separates water from skim milk; Two pages of text and photos of ancient Siwa, now occupied by Italians; nice vintage ads. 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 2, 1942 -  Rostock Smashed By the R.A.F., Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John;
11 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 2, 1942 - Rostock Smashed By the R.A.F.
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 425-452. Features: Wonderful one-page colour Guinness ad entitled "Guinness for Strength" shows farmer pushing huge wheelbarrow loaded with veggies - presumably in the spirit of promoting wartime home food growing; Map of great R.A.F. bombing raid on Lubeck; Five graphic air photos of R.A.F.-inflicted bomb damage to Rostock; Five photos of bomb damage in Valetta, Malta; Three photos of terrible smoke and fire on Rangoon's waterfront as the great oil refineries of Syriam and the Burma Company's oil warehouse are destroyed before the Japanese arrive; Two photos of Nazi reprisal bomb damage in Bath; Photo of six R.A.F. men returning from the spectacular raid on the Diesel works at Augsburg, including Squadron-Leader J.D. Nettleton, V.C.; Photo of British-Italian prisoner exchange at Alexandria; Photo of smiling returing British POWs at Cairo Station; Five photos of the King and Queen visiting Canadian Armoured Division "Sansom's Rough Riders" (named after Major-General E. Sansom; Commandos and Their Raids - article with two photos of Major Lord Lovat and his landing force before their successful reconnaissance raid near Boulogne; Two photos of Scottish Command forces practicing marine landing excercises jumping off barges, some with scaling ladders; Two pages of illustrations of battle drill under the most rigorous and realistic conditions; Nine photos on two-page spread illustrated the H.M.S. "Illustrious" at sea again, carrying American fighter planes - Grumman Martlets; photo of 'Dodge'ems' used to move aircraft on aircraft carrier deck; Magnificent centerfold aerial photo of R.A.F. bomb damage inflicted upoin the city of Lubeck - a mile of roofless houses, great blasted areas and ruined war factories; Six photos illustrate novel U.S. method of rapidly fabricating a 173' submarine chaser at the Defoe Yards at Bay City, Michigan; Two great photos compare the instrument panels of an Me. 109 fighter and a Halifax bomger; Two-pages of illustrations wonderfully explain the mechanism behind aircraft dials - "Marvels of Lilliputian engineering for delicate modern aero instruments; Photos of eleven personalities of the week include General H. Giraud, Rifleman John Beeley, V.C., Sec.-Lieut. C. Ward Gunn, V.C.,Lieut.-Colonel C.G.W. Anderson, V.C., Lieut.-Colonel A.E. Cumming, V.C., and Princess Elizabeth in Girl Guide uniform; Drake's Globe-Cup sold at Christies (large photo); Classy half-page Rover car ad; Nice colour Johnnie Walker ad on back cover shows shipyard outside window; 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), Saturday, March (Mar.) 7, 1942 -  Cover Photo-Portrait of Maj.-Gen. Gordon Bennett, Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; Pycraft, W.P.
12 Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; Pycraft, W.P. The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, March (Mar.) 7, 1942 - Cover Photo-Portrait of Maj.-Gen. Gordon Bennett
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; Cecil, Hugh (cover) 
Pages 285-312. Features: Illustration of General Sir Archibald Wavell; Photos from Russia, including sleeping masses in underground station; Photo of the Duke of Aosta who died on March 3; Photos of British aircraft parts being made deep underground; Photos of Dutch warships; Photos of the last days at Singapore; Large contour map of Java, invaded by Japanese; Topographical map of Java, indicating many features of interest; Illustrations are used to explain the case for and against the use of the big bombers; Photos of preparations for invasion of Bruneval; Photos after the successful Bruneval raid, including German POWs; Centerfold illustration of cyclist troops training to repel paratroop invasion of East Anglia; Prospects in Russia - article with map of Burma and the Russian Front; Photos of twelve people in the news, including the Earl of Selborne, Lieutenant Arthur Cutler, V.C., Pilot Officer J.J. Lynch, Rt. Hon. Lord Salvesen, Commander G.M. Sladen, and the late Lieut.-Com. Eugene Esmonde, V.C.; Numerous photos of General Douglas MacArthur - Holding the Philippines; Air photos of "Scharnhorst" and "Gneisenau" forced into ports for repairs; Photos of Churchill's mechanism (personnel) responsible for running the war; Photos of the R.A.F. in Russia with Hawker "Hurricanes" in the Arctic Circle; China's Resounding Victory at Changsha - six photos from the battlefront, including Japanese POWs; Two pages of photos of the importance and production of synthetic rubber; Nice colour Johnnie Walker ad on back cover; More vintage ads. This issue was never stapled. Contents clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A worthy copy of this great wartime issue. 
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The Illustrated London (ILN) News, August 25, 1956 - Adlai Stevenson's Triumph at Chicago, Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril
13 Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril The Illustrated London (ILN) News, August 25, 1956 - Adlai Stevenson's Triumph at Chicago
London The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd. 1956 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Pages: 281-320. Features: Cover photos of Adlai Stevenson's triumph in Chicago; Photo ad for Grants Stand Fast Whisky inside front cover features Alan Melville; One-page Ford car ad; Esso Petrol one-page ad features tigers; South African Airlines ad; Large photo portrait of Adlai Stevenson; Turning Point in Cyprus? - The Eoka Cease-fire Declaration - six photos including Archbishop Makarios and Dighenis; Two pages of photos of the delegations which attended the London Conference on Suez; Prince Charles and Princess Anne help sailors pull a rope; Photo portraits of Princess Margaret; Photos of the Queen in Oban, Mull, Skye, Barra and South Uist; Photo of nine heads of the Arab League; Story and eight photos of newly oil-rich Saudi Arabia; Great centerfold photo of delegates at the opening session of the Suez Conference in London (holding by one staple); 14 photos of personalities of the week, including Lake Ontario swimmer Brenda Fisher, Sir Otto Lund, Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster, Baron Von Neurath and Admiral Lynde D. McCormick; Miss Pat Smythe at the Brighton horse show; Thousand-year-old trees a few inches high - the astonishing welwitschia, from the deserts of Angola; One-page aerial photo of raft L'Egare which had just finished an 87-day voyage on the Atlantic; Police raid Communist H.Q. in West Germany; Nice colour-photo ad inside back cover for the Illustrated London News encourages subscriptions for those flying to Australia; Nice colour Johnnie Walker ad on back cover features cricket theme; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News, December 13, 1947: The Pendulum Swing of Communal Violence Begins in Palestine, Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al
14 Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al The Illustrated London News, December 13, 1947: The Pendulum Swing of Communal Violence Begins in Palestine
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. 1947 First Edition Paperback Fair Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Pages 649- 676. Features: Cover photo of huge black plume of smoke rising from a Jerusalem cinema, mistakenly thought to be Arab owned and burned by Jews in retaliation for Arab looting; Six dramatic photos of Arab riots in Jerusalem where Britain represents the sole stable factor; Photo of the huge Consolidated Vultee military transport, the XC-99, during its first test flight; Photo inside the belly of the XC-99; Two photos of the air raid shelter, or bunker, where Hitler and Eva Braun died; Two photos of the deep water salvage submarine designed by Italian Pietro Vessena for use in Lake Como; Five photos of Russia's mighty military on parade in Moscow; Five photos of hunger and destitution in postwar Berlin; Article discusses the great communist counter-offensive in France; Photos from Manchuria where China's Civil War continues; Two pages of scenes of sabotage and civil disorder in Paris, Arras and Lille, where the French assertion of the right to work has brought the Communists into the open; One-page reproduction of the famous photo of St. Paul's Cathedral during the 1940 blitz - contrasted with the opposing page which shows St. Paul's today, war-scarred but majestic amid devastation; Five photos show repairs being made to St. Paul's; Two pages of photos illustrate the ancient art of Benin; Photos of personalities of the week include Sir Eustace Pulbrook, King Michael of Rumania and Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parme, Samuel Courtauld, Mr. Molotov, Mr. Vishinsky, Chiang Kai-shek, Harold Wilson, and Mme. Chiang Kai-shek; Photo of a detachment of the York and Lancaster Regiment at Dolni Bousov, Czechoslovakia, receiving back the regimental drum, lost to the Germans in Crete in 1941; Photo of huge crowd in Tel Aviv celebrating news that the UN had voted in favour of the partition of Palestine. Somewhat above average wear. Unmarked. Few tape repairs. A worthy vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News, July 23, 1949 - London Dock Strike, Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al
15 Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al The Illustrated London News, July 23, 1949 - London Dock Strike
London The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd. 1949 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall de Grineau, Bryan 
Pages 109-144. Features. Cover photo of The London dock strike; Two pages of photos and write-up of the London dock strike - action and stagnation; Photos of Princess Elizabeth and family; Photos of personalities of the week include Dr. Douglas Hyde, Gen. Sir Kenneth Wigram, Major-Gen. V.E. Prichard, Senor Don R.R. Schreiber, the Emir of Cyrenaica, Mr. William H. Newton, Mr. H.R. Knickerbocker, Mr. F.R. Brown, Brian Close, Mr. Douglas Fairbanks, Captain E.W.H. Brookes, Otto Abetz, Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe, Chiang Kai-Shek, Philippine President Quirino and Sir Hartley Shawcross; Photos from the A.A.A. Championships include G.W. Nankeville, McDonald Bailey, D.O. Finlay, A.S. Paterson, H.G. Churcher and H.E. Whittle; Photos of de-fusing of a 1940 German bomb in Grafton Way, off Tottenham Court Road; Photo of the new turbine liner Presidente Peron; Photographing underwater from three miles up in Africa, using a magnetometer; History repeats itself in the Balkans - with photos of Marshal Tito; Four photos of a massive German gun with 33-inch calibre, now scrapped, designed to blast Gibraltar; Photos of yachts competing in the Clyde Fortnight Regattas; Illustrations of forgotten inventions and outmoded gadgets include a faciallyl-mounted cigarette-holder for the man who needs both hands free!; Centrefold illustration celebrates centenary of Hurstpierpoint College, Sussex; Article and aerial photos of dry ice being used to create rain over Louisiana; Striking discoveries from recent excavation in remote Azerbaijan; Photos of Royal occasions in London; Czech lawn-tennis players V. Cernik and J. Drobny; fire aboard the Turkish ship Coram; Former ammo dump near Pruem explodes; Police raid of Marx House, the Australian H.Q. of the Communist Party; French luxury liner Ile De France sails again; Photos of downed K.L.M. Constellation near Bombay which killed 33 in India's worst air disaster to-date; and more. Complete, intact and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. 
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The Illustrated London News, May 10, 1947: Funeral of Denmark's Late Majesty King Christian X, Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al
16 Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al The Illustrated London News, May 10, 1947: Funeral of Denmark's Late Majesty King Christian X
London The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. 1947 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall de Grineau, Bryan 
Pages 477-504. Features: nice colour ad or Guinness inside front cover; Cover photo of Southampton celebrating two 500th anniversaries with old-time pageantry at the historic Bargate on May Day; Five photos illustrate how the Italians protected Trajan's Column against modern war; Two pages of photos illustrate Denmark mourning the loss of its late King, Christian X; Book review of "John Wildman, Plotter and Postmaster"; Five photos from Crete show British war graves, a German troop memorial, and other scenes; Page of photos and illustrations show how electric power will be generated at new Scottish projects; Five photos of oilfields in an English countryside - Eakkring's 150 ton-per-day wells in Nottinghamshire; Article on the Moscow Conference; Five photos of Viceroy and Lady Mountbatten in Peshawar; Photo of Norwegian scientists setting sail in a balsa raft, to prove a point about ancient Peruvian migration; One page photo of May Morning at Magdalen Tower, Oxford; Six centrefold illustrations of the services club for British officers in Paris run by N. A. A. F. I. in the Rothschild mansion in the Rue Du Faubourg-St.-Honore; Four photos document Beatification of Maria Goretti; Photos of personalities of the week include Gerald Micklem, Squadron-Leader H. B. Martin, Lewis Douglas, Margaret Lockwood, Lady Rothermere, Mrs. N. Bolton, Sir Almroth Wright, Mr. E. W. Sturgess, M. Thorez, and M. Paul Ramadier; Three photos of "Chicago" style scenes in London streets after a motorcyclist was shot for trying to prevent the escape of three men who attempted a daylight raid on a jeweler's shop; One-page photo of Eighth Army badges made into a tapestry - an unusual gift for "Monty"; Nice colour back cover ad for the deHavilland Dove, an aircraft for executive and private travel. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. 
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The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 254, June 1919 - Yellowstone Winter Tragedy / Wild African Dogs, Chanappa, Anadaraya; Martyn, F.; MacAlister, A.; "Split-Pin"; Gaunt, M.; Von Someren, A.; Jones, C.G.; Treadway, J.E.; Jamieson, C.J.; Leslie, H.; Connery, T.M.; Beattie, S.A.; Rose, F.; Nugent, J.E.; Rose, F.; Et al
17 Chanappa, Anadaraya; Martyn, F.; MacAlister, A.; "Split-Pin"; Gaunt, M.; Von Someren, A.; Jones, C.G.; Treadway, J.E.; Jamieson, C.J.; Leslie, H.; Connery, T.M.; Beattie, S.A.; Rose, F.; Nugent, J.E.; Rose, F.; Et al The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 254, June 1919 - Yellowstone Winter Tragedy / Wild African Dogs
London George Newnes, Ltd. 1919 First Edition Paperback Fair Magazine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Wood, Stanley L.; Reynolds, Warwick; Bates, L.; Peddie, Tom 
Pages 91-176 plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: My Tiger-Hunting Adventures in India; Adventures of Newspaper-Man, Frederic Martyn (part 2); Canada's New Wonderland - new railway in the neighbourhood of the Yellowhead Pass runs from Edmonton to Prince Rupert - article with great photos; The Raid - author brings down a Gotha; A Woman's Travels in Unknown Asia - part 4 - major article of times spent in China with many fascinating photos, including a 3-year-old couple engaged to be married!; Choking An Alligator; In a Cauldron of Fire; Lost in a Limestone Cave; Treed by a Leopard - a missionary's story of a Chinese farmer's terrible predicament; Through Holland in a Canal Boat - article with lovely photos; The Winter Tragedy of the Yellowstone - Corporal Thomas M. Connery recounts the life of the Yellowstone Mounted Police and the nerve-wracking, monotonous life of the winter guard, which led to a terrible tragedy; Photo of the smallest boot in the world; The Catching of "Black Abyss" - involves Australian horseman Harry Pitt; The Fatal Curve - rail coach goes down an embankment; A Fateful Night - adventures in the west - where revolvers settled disputes and vigilance committees made quick work of trials; My Experiences in the "Black Republic' - wild tales from Haiti (Hayti) "where complete savagery has been permitted until even recent years; My Adventures with African Wild Dogs - savage and cunning creatures of which little is known; The Bushranger - adventures involving a crook in the Australian goldfields; The "Water Trees" of the Soudan - the amazing Tebeldi tree - article with photos; Photo of large fruit tree being gassed beneath a large canvas to kill pests; Interesting back cover ad for Haywood's Tire Surgery features illustrations of Richard A. Oldham of Illinois and E.T. Buchmann of Chicago. Above-average wear. Covers detached but present. Unmarked. A worthy vintage copy. 
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Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, November (Nov.) 1962, Number 11, Volume 46 - The Life of LtGen Lewis B. (Chesty) Puller, USMC (Ret.) (Part 1), Davis, B.; Strowbridge, T.R.; Hiks, N.W.; Baldwin, H.W.; Robertson, J.W.P.; Cuneo, E.; Weller, J.c
18 Davis, B.; Strowbridge, T.R.; Hiks, N.W.; Baldwin, H.W.; Robertson, J.W.P.; Cuneo, E.; Weller, J.c Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, November (Nov.) 1962, Number 11, Volume 46 - The Life of LtGen Lewis B. (Chesty) Puller, USMC (Ret.) (Part 1)
USA Marine Corps Association 1962 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Lipton, B. (cover) 
80 pages. Features: Sikorsky ad illustrates their S-62, S-61 and S-64; Two-page illustrated ad for gun ordnance products by the Hughes Tool Company; Meet the Assult Support Helicopter; Combat Leadership - the greatest single or prolonged acts of combat leadership experienced by four experts - assult and capture of Guam, assault and capture of Buna, Schweinfurt-Regensburg Raid, Battle of Guadalcanal; Marine! - a special anniversary 16-page supplement; The Life of LtGen Lewis B. (Chesty) Puller, USMC (Ret.) - major photo-illustrated article (part 1); Over the Hill - a case for reverse slope defense; No Need for Despair - part II of Hanson W. Baldwin's analysis of WWI; Bois de Belleau - the Battle of Belleau; 2nd Lieutenant - the 44th man; Russian Small Arms and Tactics (part 2 of 2); Small Unit Operations - Counterguerrilla War - part 6 of a series; Transfers and Promotions; Color ad for the McDonnell Phantom II fighter on back cover; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. 
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American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 29 November, 1960 No. 11, Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor
19 Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 29 November, 1960 No. 11
Cambridge, MA, USA The American Orchid Society, Inc. 1960 First Edition Paperback Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Features include: Cymbidiums - More About Miniatures; Outstanding Cymbidiums of 1960; Growing Cymbidiums in the Northwest; Orchids of India (Pt 2): Cymbidium suavissimum; A Comparison of Cytological Groups of Cymbidium Hybrids; Orchid Growing in Chieng-Mai; Can We Have Flower Control in Cymbidiums?; Decontamination of Seed Flasks; Some Thoughts on Growing Miniature Cymbidiums; Orchid Raid to Ecuador; Book Review " The Orchids of Thailand, A Preliminary List" by Gunnar Seidenfaden and Tem Smitinand; The 1960 Cymbidium Season in England; and Ecology Notes: Oncidium pulchellum. Little Wear. Front cover soiled. A sound copy. 
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Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, April 26,1943 -  Cover Photo of Japanese Zero, Fuqua, Stephen O.; Pratt, William V.
20 Fuqua, Stephen O.; Pratt, William V. Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, April 26,1943 - Cover Photo of Japanese Zero
USA Weekly Publications 1943 First Edition Paperback Fair Magazine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Reid, Robert O.; Kramer, Harold M. 
92 pages. Features: Brief obituaries for Judson C. Welliver, William L. Nevin, Claudine West, Rufus L. Patterson, Gordon Auchincloss and Pierre Lorillard; Pepsodent ad features photos of Bob Hope; Final Tunisian Battle Pitched on Rugged Last Stand Plateau; Rommel at the Postern Gate; Major war coverage; The Germans won't be mourned in Tunisia; Aerial photo of Jap airdrome at Kavieng; The Growing Japanese Threat in the Pacific; Photos of result of Tokyo bombing raid; Paul V. McNutt; Nice color ad for General Tire shows trendy couple pushing new tire in baby carriage; Nice color-photo ad for Camel cigarettes soldiers in action and war worker Virginia Donnelly; The Press and the Food Conference; Hammond Organ ad features Chaplain driving Jeep; Very artistic Dow Magnesium ad features illustration of huge flying boat; Cutler-Hammer one-page color ad features morose illustration of Nazi family doing manufacturing work at home; How Food Rates as World Issue; Fantastic centerfold ad for The Willys Built Jeep features great photos and letter from Company President J.W. Frazer; Proud Turks veer to Allies as the winds of war shift; Bahamian workers brought to US to help with labor shortage; Color Seagram's V.O. ad featues attractive illustration of 3D movie theatre; Photo of Lena Horne with Rochester and Ethel Waters; and much more. Above-average wear and soiling. Front cover taped in place. Back cover missing. A worthy vintage copy. 
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