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Image for Canada West Magazine, Spring 1976, Volume 6, Number 2 - Ainsworth B.C. / Sternwheeler the D.A. Thomas

Canada West Magazine, Spring 1976, Volume 6, Number 2 - Ainsworth B.C. / Sternwheeler the D.A. Thomas

By: Barlee, N.L.; Ronaghan, Allen; Hannaford, Nigel; Michel, Nora and Bill

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada West Magazines: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417h3144


40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: Ainsworth, B.C.; Treaty No. 6 - the little known details of a contorversy between the crown and two prairie chiefs; The D.A. Thomas - the largest and most stylish sternwheeler to ever ply the waters of the Peace River; The Collector's Page; The 'Made Beaver' Tokens, from the H.B.C.; The Chinese Treasure - lost after a fire in Cascade City, B.C.; The Day the River Died - Lillooet Indian Legends; and more. Unmarked wi... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, January (Jan.) 1948 - "Lucky Tremaine" / "Buster" Brown's Brain-Wave

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, January (Jan.) 1948 - "Lucky Tremaine" / "Buster" Brown's Brain-Wave

By: Brenton, Richard; Maynard, Brian; Beamish, Huldine V.; Wallaby; Ryder-Smith, Roland; Kegley, Howard; MacMunn, Sir George; Greig, Captain C.; "Capricorn";

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346h2553


18 [ads], 189-250 pages. Features: On the Edge of the World (part 1) - adventures of a Wolverhampton office worker who travels to Tierra del Fuego to hunt and pirate furs; The Australian Stockman - photo-illustrated article; Picturesque Portugal - photo-illustrated article; Buster Brown's Brain-Wave - delightful yarn of the old sailing-ship days involving the crew of the 'Pride of London'; The Baker and the Bears - photo-illustrated article of the bears which feed from ... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, March 1944 - The Man Who Lost Face

The Wide World Magazine, March 1944 - The Man Who Lost Face

By: Brockie, Constable W.; Tench, C.V.; Nyberg, Captain Charles E.R.; Martyn, T.; McMaines, F.M.; Samuel, EdwardTaylor, Carl N.; Easterbrook, W.H.; Thomason, Capt. Hugh; Robertson, Wilfrid; Andrew, B. Le M.; Berry, Mike

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g0776


Pages 291-348 plus several pages of great vintage ads. Features: "Killer Sleeman" - a Mountie's challenge handling a cop-killer; The Man Who Lost Face - a young ship's officer gets in the bad books of Chinese smugglers; The Inventor of the "Rugger" - William Webb Ellis; Amateur Bandit; A Paraguayan Dance - wild and wooly doings; "Humpie" - the unfortunate choice of a gold-seeking partner; Crocodiles in Northern Australia - article with great photo... View more info

Image for The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History, Biography, Literature and State Progress, September, 1908, Vol XL, No. 9, New Series, Vol. III, No. 9 - The Battleship "New Hampshire"

The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History, Biography, Literature and State Progress, September, 1908, Vol XL, No. 9, New Series, Vol. III, No. 9 - The Battleship "New Hampshire"

By: Brown, Howard H.; Lord, C.C.; Swaine, C. Jennie; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Granite Monthly Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302g3026


Pages 295-324. Features: Old Homes Renewed - article with lovely photos of stately homes; The Battleship "New Hampshire" - article with excellent photos, including one-page portrait of Capt. Cameron McR. Winslow; Hannah Dustin - A Medley of Song; Two Summers in Arcadia; Obituaries for Hon. Albert B. Woodworth, Hon. Albert B. Woodworth, Maj. Obed G. Dort, Rev. Silvanus Hayward, and Rev. Homer T. Fuller; Poems; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding intact... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 7, 1953 -  Loss of the Car Ferry 'Princess Victoria' / Flooding in England and the Netherlands

The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 7, 1953 - Loss of the Car Ferry 'Princess Victoria' / Flooding in England and the Netherlands

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302g2795


Pages 181-220. Features: Cover photos of the loss of the car-ferry 'Princess Victoria' which went down on 31 January with a loss of 128 lives, plus two more pages of dramatic photos of the disaster; Simulating an atomic blast over Clapham Junction; 10 photos related to the murder of the Ruck family by Mau Mau terrorists in Kenya, a shocking crime redeemed only by the heroism of an African houseboy; Full-page photo of massive flooding on Canvey Island, Essex - the Thames... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 21, 1953 -  Cover Photo of Preparation of the Magnificent Purple Robe To Be Worn By Her Majesty at Her Coronation

The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 21, 1953 - Cover Photo of Preparation of the Magnificent Purple Robe To Be Worn By Her Majesty at Her Coronation

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302g2796


Pages 261-296. Features: Nice colour ad for Dewar's "White Label" Scotch inside front cover; Nice one-page ad for Rootes Group Cars (Sunbeam-Talbot, Hillman Minx); Preparation of the Queen's Coronation robe; Arrival of new U.S. Ambassador, Winthrop W. Aldrrich; Two pages of illustrations of how the Dutch fight their eternal and unwearying enemy - the sea - repairing dykes and reclaiming land; Excellent one-page colour-photo portrait of Dwight Eisenhower; One-pag... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, 16 May 1953 - Collision Between the 'Duke of York' and the U.S. Freighter 'Haiti Victory'

The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, 16 May 1953 - Collision Between the 'Duke of York' and the U.S. Freighter 'Haiti Victory'

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302g2800


Pages 761-808. Features: Nice colour ad for six models of Kodak camera inside front cover; One-page ad for the Daimler Conquest auto; Excellent half-page photo ad for Aston Martin entitled "From le Mans to Runnymede'; Dramatic photos of the result of the crash which slice off the bow of the British Railways ship 'Duke of York'; Royal photos; Phillip gets his wings; Jordan Revisited - article with photos of Jordan, King Hussein, Palestinian refugee camp; House-traine... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, 23 May 1953 - Th e Suez Canal

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302g2801


Pages 809-852. Features: Cover photo of General Neguib with Dulles, Stassen and Caffery at the Pyramids Rest House; Nice one-page ad for the New Humber 8-seater Pullman Limousine; Excellent aerial photos of the Suez Canal, a railhead, the refinery at Suez and the HQ of the canal company at Ismailia; Illustration of demolition of the famous 'Prom' of the old Queen's Hall; Article on Jordan and her military; Waco, Texas tornado disaster; Launcho of passenger liner 'Arcad... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, July, 1919, Vol. XLIII, No. 255: Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny

The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, July, 1919, Vol. XLIII, No. 255: Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny

By: Butler, H.G.; Hornbeck, R.R.; Garnett, L.; Rockman, E.; Clark-Kennedy, S.; McMillan, A.; Masters, D.; Shane, M.; Garland, E.; Jordan, J.; Beattie, S.; Courtier-Forster, R.; St. Lawrence, B.; Humpherus, S.; Lees, G.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g3915


Pages 180-262 plus 16 pages of ads. This is a particularly excellent issue jammed full of fascinating accounts. Features: Terrible Experiences in the Arctic - a whaling schooner is crushed by ice and its crew exists on moss and snow for nearly a week; Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny - he avenged the killing of his employer, an English officer; The Trade Guilds of Constantinople - article with truly amazing photos; The Yaqui Luck-Piece; My Brumby Hunt; When Ever... View more info

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Shipping Wonders of the World - Where the Queen Mary Was Built - Part 16 (Sixteen)

By: Bywater, Hector C.; Bowen, Frank C.; Gould, Lieut.-Com. Rupert; Masters, David

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press, Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845g1048


Pages 485-516. Many great black and white photos. Features: Floating Aerodromes (Aircraft Carriers) - their evolution; Donald McKay's Biggest Sailing Ship of Her Time - the "Great Republic"; John Brown's Yard at Clydebank - Where the "Queen Mary" Was Built - fantastic illustrations: The Instruments of Navigation; The Ship That Broke Her Back - The British steamer "Araby" blocked Boulogne Harbour. Moderate wear. Three-hole punched. Unmarked. ... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 July, 1949 - Edmonton / Mao Tze-tung

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 July, 1949 - Edmonton / Mao Tze-tung

By: Callwood, June; Pfeiffer, John E.; Bedford, John; Wuorio, Eva-Lis; Berton, Pierre; Israels II, Josef; Lieberman, Henry R.; Shaftel, George A.; Rutt, Edwin; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201h2466


56 pages. Features: Cover illustration of oxen pulling timbers at the Lunenberg Shipyard; What Happened in the Bismarck - One of the few German survivors, Helmut Keune, tells what happened when his ship was sunk after it sunk the Hood; Ordeal (fiction); Blind Date With Fate - side-street swamis/fortune-tellers; New Hope for Arthritic Cripples - Dr. Edward C. Kendall of the Mayo clinic and his new drug, an extract from the adrenal glands; Doesn't Anybody Like Kids? - ang... View more info

Image for Shipping Wonders of the World (Magazine) - The French Navy - Part 45 (Forty-Five)

Shipping Wonders of the World (Magazine) - The French Navy - Part 45 (Forty-Five)

By: Carr, F.G.G.; Bowen, Frank C.; Bywater, Hector C.; Wood, Walter; Hardy, A.C.; Chatterton, Lieut.-Com. E. Keble

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845g1058


Pages 1413-1444. Many great black and white photos. Features: Youth at the Helm - William Albert Robinson sailed round the world from New York between June 1928 and November 1931 in a ketch only 32 feet 6 inches long (conclusion); Vanishing Coastal Craft - no fewer than 200 distinct types of coastal craft round the shores of Great Britain are rapidly disappearing; Pelagic Whaling - old methods of whaling have been largely superseded by floating factories that can work... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, May 1948 - Land of Giraffe-Necked Women

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, May 1948 - Land of Giraffe-Necked Women

By: Celliers, Captain B.B.; Hutt, Michael; Barker, A.K.; Haldar, N.K.; Coates, Norman A.; Rumsey, T.; Rhodes, Gerald; Catherall, Arthur; Coombe, Michael; Browne, J.E.; Bee, Edgar

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346h2552


16 [ads], 63-118 pages. Features: Rogue Elephant Herd of the Sabi Valley - article with photos; Two Stowaways did not determine the destination of the ship they boarded, and problems resulted; Meeting the Wife - tragedy strikes as Mr. Barker journeys to meet his wife at a remote Tanganyika plantation; Land of Giraffe-Necked Women - the Mon-Khmer Padaungs of Burma - one-page article with great photo of Padaung beauty playing cards; Island Watchers of Koro Koro, New Zeala... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, March (Mar.) 1948 - Tasmanian Robinson Crusoe / Woman Who Walked to Siberia

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, March (Mar.) 1948 - Tasmanian Robinson Crusoe / Woman Who Walked to Siberia

By: Clune, Frank; Redwood, Rosaline; Pitt-Kethley, Victor; Holiday, F.W.; Paine, G.E.P.; Ferry, R.H.; Illingworth, Frank; Chambers, Herbert; Brenton, Richard; Teigh, J.J.; Lloyd, J. Ivester;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346h2555


18 [ads], 313-374 pages. Features: A Diver Down a Gold Mine - an Italian worker stranded 1,000 feet down a flooded Australian mine is saved by deep-sea divers; The Forgotten Islands - The Chathams; A Tasmanian Robinson Crusoe - In 1904 the British barque Brier Holme went down and the only survivor lived three months on an uninhabited island; The Green Scarab; The Thief-Catcher - a holy man in India; Money to Burn - experiences while left in charge of a Transvaal farm; T... View more info

Image for WoodenBoat (Wooden Boat) Magazine, March/April 2010

WoodenBoat (Wooden Boat) Magazine, March/April 2010

By: Comfort, Peggy; Fahey, Sequoia; Dillon, Jack; Kerr, Geoff; Scott, Ian; Segal, Dan; Grayson, Stan; Jepson, George D.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, WoodenBoat: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543g1619


136 pages. Features: Sawyer "Duke" Besozzi; Mr. Natural Perseveres; Tern, L. Francis Herreshoff, and Bill; Iain Oughtred's Double-Enders; Pegasus; Cocktail Class Runabouts; Exploring America's Oldest Marine Engine; Truscott Boat Manufacturing Company; and more. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. View more info

Image for Marine News - Journal of the World Ship Society, September 1963

Marine News - Journal of the World Ship Society, September 1963

By: Crowdy, Michael (Editor); Coleman, R.J.; Squarey, C.M.; Menzies, Colin D.L.; Tripp, G.W.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, World Ship Society: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823g0758


Pages 227-251. Features: Photo of the ACCRA, the first passenger liner to use the new Langton River Entrance at Liverpool; Introducting the W.S.S. Negative Bank; Branch News; Naval Craft; A Day with the First Submarine Squadron; Merchant Ships; Passenger Liners Today; Photos of new bulk carriers - The Simandou, Orion, Polarvik and Tank Princess; Perth Harbour; Warship Quiz; Echoes of the Past; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Marine News - Journal of the World Ship Society, June 1965

Marine News - Journal of the World Ship Society, June 1965

By: Crowdy, Michael (Editor); Pryde, Richard; Ransome, George

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, World Ship Society: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823g0759


Pages 155-180. Features: Photo of the Shahristan inside front cover; Naval Craft; Shipbuilding; Merchant Ships; Photos of the Magleby Maersk and the Priboj; Austro-Hungarian Sisters; Technical Topics No. 8 - Tonnage; The German Auxiliary Cruisers - Part 8; Ships sold for demolition; Sales, Transfers and Renamings; Photo of the Ayrshire; Casualties; Photo of the Yousufbaksh ablaze; Launches - April 1965; Orders. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Men, February (Feb.) 1915, No. 202, Vol. 34 - The Girl-Man / A Journey Into Arabistan

The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, February (Feb.) 1915, No. 202, Vol. 34 - The Girl-Man / A Journey Into Arabistan

By: Daplyn, A.; Westland, A.; Wesley, W.; Torday, E.; Thomas, T.; Amy, L.; Pitt-Kethley, V.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0757


Pages 294-388 pages plus 32 pages of great vintage ads. Features: The Captain's Baby - a respected officer of the Australian Steam Navigation Company takes a little urchin under his protection, leading to humorous difficulties; A Journey into Arabistan - photo-illustrated account of a journey through a little-known part of Persia; The Quest of the Peso-La-Ki - the romantic story of a hidden Western Navajo silver mine, sought for vainly by daring prospectors for over a c... View more info

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Shipping Wonders of the World - The Romance of the Panama Canal - Part 10 (Ten)

By: Dean, F.E.; Bowen, F.C.; Howard, Sidney; Keble Chatterton, Lieut.-Com. E.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press, Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845g1042


Pages 293-324. Features: Story of the Marine Engine (1); The Record Breaker "Lightning" - a famous racing clipper; Through the Ithsmus of Panama; Alain Gerbault and the "Firecrest"; Launching Ceremonies - various methods are used to launch new ships; Epics of Submarines - stories of gallantry and escapes from death. Includes photos of the liner St. Paul on her side beside a quay in New York. Moderate wear. Three-hole punched. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Shipping Wonders of the World - The "Queen Mary's" Engines - Part 39 (Thirty-Nine)

Shipping Wonders of the World - The "Queen Mary's" Engines - Part 39 (Thirty-Nine)

By: Dean, F.E.; Holmes, Capt. J.W.; Bowen, Frank C.; Carr, F.G.G.; Chatterton, Lieut.-Com. E. Keble

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press, Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845g1052


Pages 1221-1252. Many great black and white photos. Features: Erling Tambs and the "Teddy" (continued); The Queen Mary's Engines - article, photos and nice colour illustration of the vessel at sea; Fifty Years in Sail - Vivid extracts from the log of the late Captain J.W. Holmes; Troops and Trooping - the work of troopships during the war of 1914-18 solved problems that had never before arisen on so large a scale; Yacht Cruising - amateurs may now set about yac... View more info