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Image for Current Affairs, Number 32: North Africa/America's Colour Problem.  December (Dec.) 5th, 1942

Current Affairs, Number 32: North Africa/America's Colour Problem. December (Dec.) 5th, 1942

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Brodrick, Alan Houghton

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1942

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665h0398

Condition: Very Good


12 + iv 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 "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His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: North Africa - article with one-page map of Tunis and vicinity; The Color (Colour) Problem as the American Sees it (Black/White Racial issues); Unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, December 20, 1947: British-trained armed Jewish Police and the Partition Plan for Palestine

The Illustrated London News, December 20, 1947: British-trained armed Jewish Police and the Partition Plan for Palestine

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

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338h0979

Condition: Fair


Pages 677-704. Features: Colour Dunlop ad inside front cover features The Mumming Plays; Cover photo of wartime munitions being scrapped for production drive; Five photos illustrate the United Nations new simultaneous interpretation system; Two pages of illustrations explain the Swedish Albatross marine expedition as it investigates seabed deposits; An account of the aims of the Albatross expedition and of the equipment used to obtain material for scientific investigation from great depths; Six-photo sequence shows an F8F Bearcat's failed attempt to land on the USS Tarawa - it ultimately crash... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, December (Dec.) 15, 1934: Berlin Conductor Dr. Wilhelm Furtwangler Forced to Resign By Nazis

The Illustrated London News, December (Dec.) 15, 1934: Berlin Conductor Dr. Wilhelm Furtwangler Forced to Resign By Nazis

By: Chesterton, G.K.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338h1004

Condition: Good


Pages 993-1036. Features: cover photo of Dr. Wilhelm Furtwangler, conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, forced into retirement by Nazi influences; Photo of the League of Nations meeting in Geneva to discuss an international military force to police the Saar; Page of illustrations of the "Emperor" of conductors, Toscanini; Page of photos describe the plight of Hungarian refugees expelled from Yugoslavia; One page photo shows the "Orion" being launched at Barrow electronically by the Duke of Gloucester in Brisbane, 12,000 miles away; Fascinating photo-illustrated articl... View more info

Image for Vancouver Magazine, December (Dec.) 1978, Voll. 11, No. 12 - B.C. Rockers / B.C. Truck Logging History

Vancouver Magazine, December (Dec.) 1978, Voll. 11, No. 12 - B.C. Rockers / B.C. Truck Logging History

By: Collier, Nick; White, Howard and Frank; Haines, Judith; Trower, Peter; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: B.C., Pacific Press Publications: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336h0536

Condition: Fair


140 pages. Features: Golden Newbies - BTO, Trooper, Prism, Doucette, Stonebolt, Nick Gilder and Chilliwack are making records in Vancouver - fantastic article with great photos of Bruce Allen, Sam Feldman, Jay Gold, Terry David Mulligan, and others; Microsurgery - Glen Whitehouse gets a new thumb; Alison Griffiths - Managing the U.S. Women's Ski Team; Victor Lee and the local Chinese Benevolent Association; When Trucks Went Logging - an incredibly informative and readable account of the adventurous development of truck logging in B.C.; Quircky reduction kiln - a long day and night at the high... View more info

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 35 , December 1966 No. 12

By: Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35507526

Condition: Good


Features: Desirable orchids of the Bahamas; Vanda cristata; Triplods are wonderful but...; Angraecum distichum vs. Mystacidium distichum - Collector's item; A sumer collecting trip to Jamaica; Gastrorchis humblotii; a survey of cymbidium composts - a Gripp on Growing; a checklist of the orchids of Jamaica; Improvement of species by inbreeding; Stenia species in Peru. View more info

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 36 , December 1967 No. 12

By: Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35507520

Condition: Good


Features: Survey of recent Cymbidium hybrids - a Gripp on growing; Effect of carbohydrate selection on the growth rate of freshly germinated Phalaenopsis and dendrobium seed; Rodriguezia hybrid genera - man-made genera; The Taxonomist's dilimma or the evolution of taxonomy; Paphiopedilum linii - a recent introduction; Oncidium phymatochilum - collector's item; Orchid Genera, Illustrated - III. View more info

Image for American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 23 December, 1954 No. 12

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 23 December, 1954 No. 12

By: Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, The American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531c6339

Condition: Good


Features include: The First World Orchid Conference; Studies on Orchid Media Inhibitory to Fungi; Control of Weeds in Orchid Culture with Special Reference to the Effect of CMU on Oxalis corniculata L.; A New Dwarf Habenaria from Amazonian Colombia; For the Beginner: Companion Plants; and Book Review "Die Orchideen" by Hans Thomale. Includes the index to Vol. 23 (12 issues). Average wear. Back cover slightly soiled. A good copy. View more info

Image for American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 24 December, 1955 No. 12

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 24 December, 1955 No. 12

By: Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, The American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531c6350

Condition: Good


Features include: A New Growing Medium for Orchids; Primary Classification in the Orchidaceae; Specimen Portias; Collectors' Item: Three Forms of Brassia longissima; Judging Odontoglossums; and Beginners' Handbook: Growing Your Orchids from Seed. Includes the index to Vol. 24 (12 issues). Light wear. Unmarked. A clean copy. View more info

Image for American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 25 December, 1956 No. 12

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 25 December, 1956 No. 12

By: Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, The American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531c6362

Condition: Good


Features include: The Star of Bethlehem Orchid; Problems in Orchid Nomenclature; Nomenclature in Orchids; A Plant Breeder's Comments on Sanders' Hybrid List; Awarded Cymbidiums - R.H.S., 1956; and Beginners' Handbook: Epidendrums. Includes the index to Vol. 25 (12 issues). Light wear. Unmarked. A clean copy. View more info

Image for American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 26 December, 1957 No. 12

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 26 December, 1957 No. 12

By: Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, The American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531c6372

Condition: Good


Features include: Second World Orchid Conference. Includes the index to Vol. 26 (12 issues). Light wear. Unmarked. A clean copy. View more info

Image for American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 28 December, 1959 No. 12

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 28 December, 1959 No. 12

By: Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, The American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531c6384

Condition: Fair


Features include: Kew and Orchidology; Practical Observations on the New Miniature Oncidiums; The Browns' "Orchid Haven"; Cytogenetics in Oncidium; Some Outstanding Orchids of the Inca Land; Book Review "Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated - Volume 1" by G.C.K. Dunsterville and Leslie A. Garay; The 'Variegata' Subsection of Oncidiums; and Collectors' Item: Epidendrum collare. Includes the index to Vol. 28 (12 issues). Light wear. Minor discoloration front cover. Back hinge starting. A sound copy. View more info

Image for American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 29 December, 1960 No. 12

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 29 December, 1960 No. 12

By: Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, The American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531c6394

Condition: Good


Features include: Orchids in Use: Christmas Arrangements; A Christmas Orchid of Chiapas; Of Course! You Can Grow Phalaenopsis in the House!; Growth Stimulants for Growing Orchid Seed; Collectors' Item: Maxillaria luteo-alba and Maxillaria callichroma; Preventive Surgery for Rot Control; and Orchids and Landscaping in Florida. Includes the index to Vol. 29 (12 issues). Little Wear. Unmarked. A clean copy. View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, December (Dec.) 5, 1953: Death on K2 / Life History of an A-Bomb / I Flew with the Strato-Jets

The Saturday Evening Post, December (Dec.) 5, 1953: Death on K2 / Life History of an A-Bomb / I Flew with the Strato-Jets

By: Duganne, P.; Bates, R.; Price, W.; MacKaye, M.; Carrighar, S.; Wharton, D.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201h0778

Condition: Fair


100 pages. Features: Cover illustration of breakfast in a kitchen being repainted; We Met Death on K2 (part 1 of 2) - color-photo illustrated article about the American expedition which met tragic defeat; I Flew With the Stratojets - great photo-illustrated article about life aboard a nuclear bomber, B-47 jet flying from Tampa to England, including mid-air refueling; It's Never Too Late to Go to College - each year 12,000 inquisitive adults attend New York University; The Dog That Trained Me - Sally Carrighar and her Husky dog Bobo; Professor in a Hot Spot - amateur diplomat James B. Conant, ... View more info

Image for Ken Magazine, December 15, 1938, Volume 2, No. 12 - The German-Japanese Spy Alliance / Cleveland's Negro Problem / Marijuana (Marihuana) - Our Newest Vice

Ken Magazine, December 15, 1938, Volume 2, No. 12 - The German-Japanese Spy Alliance / Cleveland's Negro Problem / Marijuana (Marihuana) - Our Newest Vice

By: Edwards, Lt.-Comdr. Kenneth; Burckhardt, W.; Kahn, Kermit; Menke, Frank G.; Frost, Michael; Neuberger, Richard L.; Penn, David; Leitzell, Ted; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Ken: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202g4290

Condition: Fair


86 pages. Features: Nice color ad for Laird & Co. Apple Brandy inside front cover; Samson card table ad; Chamberlain and British press censorship; Britain War Preparations; The Kaiser on Hitler; Myra Kingsley - Star of the Star-Gazers; The German-Japanese Spy Alliance - article with photos of Nazi spies in America, Lt. Comm. Farnsworth, Harry T. Thompson, Eric Glaser, Otto Voss, Guenther Rumrich and Johanna Hofmann; 20th-Century Wonder Girl Eleanora Sears of Boston; Feuding Among the FCC; Red Cross Surgeon in China describes how injuried and sick Japanese soldiers are killed rather than tende... View more info

Image for Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, December (Dec.) 1960, Number 12, Volume 44: - Looking Back at Chosin

Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, December (Dec.) 1960, Number 12, Volume 44: - Looking Back at Chosin

By: Eliot, G.F.; Rider, J.W.; Galbraith, T.H.; Hudson, L.C.; Smith, O.P.; Merrill, W.A.; Smith, J.H.; Moore, R.B.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Marine Corps Association: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201g4323

ISBN: B01B2KUODE

Condition: Good


68 pages. Features: Cover illustration of Marine Corps Base 29 Palms, with base photos inside front cover; Two-page photo ad for the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, featuring its airlift capacity; Polaris and the North Flank - major article on issues of the nuclear age; What You Can Do About Drill; The Military Mind - Myth & Fact - is a trained Marine officer a threat to democracy?; Photo ad for the Sikorsky S-58; Inspection - index to readiness; Looking Back Chosin; This is My Rifle; Fleet Marine Force, Pacific - Readiness and Programs to Improve Readiness; The Marine Reserve; The Salty Skipper; Th... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, Vol. XLVI - No. 272, December, 1920 - Saving of the "Cardium" / Among Bolshevists

The Wide World Magazine, Vol. XLVI - No. 272, December, 1920 - Saving of the "Cardium" / Among Bolshevists

By: Evans, E.A.; Heighton, J.; Tinsley, H.G.; Webster, F.A.M.; Nicoll, J.M.; Woods, E.P.; Wetgen, A.R.; Jones, E.H.; Dunn, H.H.; Koppel, H.; Masters, D.; Chinnery, E.W.P.; McMaines, Frank; Augustin, James F.; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4352

Condition: Fair


Pages 90-176 plus 24 pages of nice ads. Features: My Rest-Cure - experience on a house-boat in Kashmir; The Saving of the "Cardium" - what happened with this oil ship caught fire with 12,000 tons of benzene aboard; The Hinton Murder Case, and George W. Pendleton; "Little Woman of Flame" - what happened with two solitary white women took up farming in East Africa; Photo of steeplejack Jack Hassler climbing a building in Philadelphia; "My Strangest Experience"; The Lifted Veil, part 6 of a strange story of two British officer POWs in Turkey; The Temple of the Tapirs - an... View more info

Image for Turning Wheels - Official Publication of the Studebaker Drivers Club, December (Dec.) 2013, Vol. 45, No. 12: Cover Photo of 1964 Daytona (64V-L8) Convertible Owned By David Daoust

Turning Wheels - Official Publication of the Studebaker Drivers Club, December (Dec.) 2013, Vol. 45, No. 12: Cover Photo of 1964 Daytona (64V-L8) Convertible Owned By David Daoust

By: Fox, Fred K.; et al

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Studebaker Drivers Club, Inc.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551h2114

Condition: Very Good


66 pages. Features: Studebaker's South Bend Pllant; A Convert's Conversion; A GT's Well Documented History; Tribute to Bondobilly - Bill Glass; Many great color photos; and much more. Oblong 11"x 8.5". Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

Image for Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, December (Dec.) 1961, Number 12, Volume 45: - Louie Cukela

Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, December (Dec.) 1961, Number 12, Volume 45: - Louie Cukela

By: Fuller, J.F.C.; Walters, Robert E.; Clapp, A.J.; Dieckmann, E.A. Sr.; "Aiguillette"; DeWitt, B.B.; Strandberg, Carl

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Marine Corps Association: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201g4324

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: Vertol ad inside front cover features photo of HC-1B Chinook in flight; Sensational one-page photo Jeep ad features the M-170 front line ambulance, M-274 Mechanical Mule, and FC-170 12-passenger personnel carrier; Marine Corps Reserve; Permutations of War - WWIII is on, but its dominant form is economic and psychological; Interview with Major General John Frederick Charles Fuller; Missing Link - all-weather terminal guidance for helicopters; Louie Cukela - feature photo-illustrated article; I Remember Gallipoli - the memoirs of a British company officer who was there; Camo... View more info

Image for The Antiques Journal (Magazine), December, 1981 - Vol. 36, No. 12 - Wooden Alarms and Noisemakers (Final Issue)

The Antiques Journal (Magazine), December, 1981 - Vol. 36, No. 12 - Wooden Alarms and Noisemakers (Final Issue)

By: Grossman, Daniel B.; Morningstar, Connie; Jones, Vere; Fredgant, Don; Manley, C.C.; Pilling, Ronald W.; Bracegirdle, Cyril; Hothem, Lar; Shaffer, Janet

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Babka Publishing Co.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3040

Condition: Good


58 pages. Features: What to look for in a 19th century European painting - a dealer's view; Finally Antique - Factory Furniture of the 1880s; The Pate Sur Pate of Marc Louis Solon; Whitman's Salmagundi; Glass Busts and Candlesticks; Plank Bottom Chairs; Irish Silver - A Neglected Field; Wooden Alarms and Noisemakers; Folk Art Figures of Olivia Taylor Caldwell; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative vintage issue. View more info

Image for Marine Corps Gazette (Magazine), December (Dec.) 1959, Number 12, Volume 43 -  The Court-Martial of Smedley Butler / A Hard Look at Flying Saucers (Ground Effect Vehicles)

Marine Corps Gazette (Magazine), December (Dec.) 1959, Number 12, Volume 43 - The Court-Martial of Smedley Butler / A Hard Look at Flying Saucers (Ground Effect Vehicles)

By: Hart, B.H. Liddell; Smith, P.M.; Nollet, A.R.; Asprey, R.B.; Grant, P.S.; Greene, T.N.; Faulkner, D.S.; Woessner, H.J. II;

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, Marine Corps Association: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201g4315

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: The Court-Martial of Smedley Butler - an off-the-cuff remark about Mussolini spelled trouble for this famous Marine Corps hero - photo-illustrated feature article; Bell Telephone ad features photo of Edward Ohm, David Hogg and Robert DeGrasse working with a large horn reflector; Nice illustrated ad for the Sikorsky S-64 flying crane; Small Atomics (bombs) - a Big Problem; Tong Yong Operation near Pusan, Korea in August 1950; Block Buster - airlifting palletized Caterpillar tractors; Flying Saucers - A Hard Look - illustrated article on ground effect vehicles; No Pitch, No ... View more info