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Image for The Illustrated London (ILN) News, January 8, 1955 - Blocking of the Suez Canal

The Illustrated London (ILN) News, January 8, 1955 - Blocking of the Suez Canal

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

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302g2839

Condition: Good


Pages: 37-76. Features: Nice one-page Daimler Regency ad; Cover photo of the 'World Peace' which struck the El Ferdan swing bridge and blocked the Suez Canal; Professor Edgar Douglas Adrian; Mau Mau Terrorism in Kenya - home of Mrs. Anne Carnelley is burned; Fastest Man on Earth - photo of J.P. Stapp being strapped into rocket sled at Alamorgordo; Danish freighter 'Lexa Maersk' burns in Singapore; France approves German rearmament; Photos of 17 personalities of the week include Viscount Hambleden and his fiancee Donna Maria Carmela Attolico de Adelfia, Colonel Jose Antonio Remon of Panama, R... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 10, 1941 -  Pro-Axis Uprising in Iraq

The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 10, 1941 - Pro-Axis Uprising in Iraq

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143h3386

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Cover photo of five airmen being rescued after nearly a day adrift; Two-page photo of German airmen in liferaft floating in water they have dyed to aid in their recovery; Photo of Frederick James Leathers; Page of photos and illustrations explain new Middle East "Airgraph Service" which transmits 4500 letters in 16-mm films which weigh only 1lb; Page of photos show "Sky Doughboys" - paratroops training at Fort Benning; Series of illustrations explain how a tank is controlled and shows details of the Carden-Vickers Bren-Gun carrier; Full-page photo of Briti... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, May 16 1964 - Repairs to Stonehenge / New York World's Fair

The Illustrated London News, May 16 1964 - Repairs to Stonehenge / New York World's Fair

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $179.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338h1203

Condition: Good


Pages 749-800 plus 4 pages of ads. Features: Nice one-page colour photo ad for the Riley elf Mark II Car (red); One page colour photo add for Harvey's Bristol Cream shows seen in art gallery; One page colour photo add for Harvey's Bristol Dry shows man examining painting; Cover page photo of crane lifting huge fallen stone lintel at Stonehenge; Article on the future of Africa with photo of opening of the Northern Rhodesia independence conference on May 5; Photo of fallen balustrade on the Sinclair Road in Hammersmith; Photo of Kenneth Kuanda addressing opening session of the Northern Rhodesia... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 16, 1942 - 100th Anniversary Issue

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

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201g4654

Condition: Good


Pages 565-592. Features: Photo and major article celebrating the 100th Anniversary of this publication; Two-pages of illustration of London 100 years ago; Two pages of dramatic photos of bomb damage in present-day London; Page of interesting illustrations from the first issue, 100 years ago; One Hundred Years of Warfare (article); Photos of nine personalities of the week, including Dr. Felix Weingartner, Lord Amulree, Admiral Leahy with Marshal Petain, the Duke of Gloucester on the Libyan battlefront, and Major-General Sir William Dobbie with is wife; Article on the great writer contributors ... 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

Condition: Good


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-trained otter of Mrs. Puggaard in Denmark; Training horses for Coronation Day; Extensive rehearsals for Coronation Day; Photos of p... 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

Condition: Good


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 Zealand - one of the loneliest jobs in the world; A Night With Pirates - a man's small boat is taken over by pirates in Singapore ... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, May 16, 1936: Mussolini (Il Duce) Cover Photo

The Illustrated London News, May 16, 1936: Mussolini (Il Duce) Cover Photo

By: Chesterton, G. K.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338h0999

Condition: Good


Pages 843- 890. Features: Front cover photo portrait of Mussolini with King Victor Emmanuel of Italy, proclaimed Emperor of Abyssinia; Nice photo of Mrs. Amy Mollison, who made a record flight from Gravesend to the Cape of Good Hope; Photos of King Faruk returning to Cairo from England;M. Drouillet is arrested after gallant escapade in the impounded airplane of the Emperor of Abyssinia; Photo of first funeral service in an RAF plane, for aircraftman William Watkin; Photo of the car in which King Alexander and M. Barthou were assassinated being presented to Yugoslavia by France; Photo-illustrat... View more info

Image for The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 91, Vol. 7, May 16, 1916 - Artillery, Construction and Use

The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 91, Vol. 7, May 16, 1916 - Artillery, Construction and Use

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118a8725

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. "...Framed with the object of producing an account of the great contest now in progress, which shall be at once popular and authoritative... An account written by men of great experience in political, military, and naval matters... Will contain a great deal of first-hand material which will be really valuable to historians of the future." - From Preface. Contents: Chapter CXXII - Artillery, Construction and Use. Includes Table of Contents for Volume VII (laid in) plus index and list of maps and plans, illustrations and places. Average wear. ... View more info

Image for The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 169, November (Nov.) 13, 1917.  The Disorganization of Russia, March-July 1917

The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 169, November (Nov.) 13, 1917. The Disorganization of Russia, March-July 1917

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118a0926

Condition: Good


Cover portrait of M. Kerensky. Abundantly illustrated with black and white photos. Contents: Rise of the Soviet; Bolsheviks and Maximalists; Jewish Influences; Indiscipline in the army; Kerensky abolishes the death penalty; Alexeieff as Generalissimo; German Propaganda; Lenin and his agents; Resignation of Miliukoff; Provisional government's note to the allies; replies of Great Britain and France; No annexations and no indemnity; Resignation of Gutchkoff; A coalition cabinet; the 'soldier's charter'; dismissal of generals; Kerensky's visit to the armies; chaos in Russia; confiscation of land... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, January 16, 1960 - White Teacher in Negro College Describes Black/White Differences, The Soldi Family

The Saturday Evening Post, January 16, 1960 - White Teacher in Negro College Describes Black/White Differences, The Soldi Family

By: Farrell, Cliff; Grafton, Samuel; Kersh, Gerald; Harvey, Frank; Wibberley, Leonard; Mathews, Marcia M.; Baum, Arthur W.; Pollack, Merrill; James, Daniel; Martin, Harold H.; Gaskill, Gordon; Sanderson, Ivan T.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g2520

Condition: Good


88 pages. Short Stories: Rigged Race; Not Her Kind; The Tailor's Secret; Challenge in the Sky. Novelette: The Hands of Cormac Joyce. Articles: The Difference Between Black and White; Bowling is Booming; The Face of America - Great color photo of digging out from deep snow in Oswego New York; Tales of the Laundry Sleuths - these investigators discover the causes of mystery rips and stains which occasionally plague laundries and irritate customers; Castro, Trujillo and Turmoil - a report from the uneasy, strategic Caribbean, where the Communists are exploiting political unrest to turn Latin A... View more info

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Canadian Magazine, December 16, 1972

By: Grescoe, Paul; McRae, Earl; Young, Sybil; King, Paul; Sagi, Douglas; Grant, Maggie; Alderman, Tom

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Toronto Daily Star: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845g0856

Condition: Good


44 pages. Features: Students successful in conserving the Dundas Valley in Ancaster, Ontario win the "Rosie" Award; Zany horrors from the Grey Cup; Nancy Greene is featured in a colour photo Mars Bar ad; Editorial cartoonist Paul Szeb was nobody in Hamilton but they love him in Boston; Nice half-page colour photo ad for Ford's 1973 pickups; Nice two-page colour fashion photo feature; What can you say to a man who may kill you? - part II of The Doomsday Flight - Paul Joseph Cini hijacked an Air Canada DC-8 bound for Toronto from Calgary; The Wally Wagon - built by UBC Engineering stude... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, May 1924, Vol. LIII No. 313 - In Search of Sea Monsters / An Up-Country Holiday in China

The Wide World Magazine, May 1924, Vol. LIII No. 313 - In Search of Sea Monsters / An Up-Country Holiday in China

By: Hogg, J.E.; Evans, E.A.; Bevan, J.M.; Brooks, J.; Mitchell-Hedges, F.A.; Denys, Courtenay; Sugden, Edward C.; Jepson, S.; Munchweiler, B.J.; Raymond, R.R.; Edwards, H.M.; Nasmyth, C.R.T.; Sutherland, H.M.; Hunter, R.C.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4366

Condition: Good


88 pages plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: The Amazing Adventure of Los Angeles policeman Sergeant Arthur W. Bethel - major photo-illustrated article; The Seer of Kantara; Unknown Peru - part 1 - photo-illustrated article on travel and adventure in the Andes; Our Election - election corruption in an American city; In Search of Sea-Monsters - part 2 - F.A. Mitchell-Hedges travels the world to capture the world's largest fish - photo-illustrated article; The Panther's revenge - a child-eating panther terrorizes an Indian village; An Up-Country Holiday in China - nice photo-illustrated a... View more info

Image for Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 6, Number 5, July 10 - July 16, 1940

Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 6, Number 5, July 10 - July 16, 1940

By: Hutchinson, Walter: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432c7877

Condition: Good


32 pages. Printed on glossy stock. 59 black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Super full-page photo of an enemy tanker ablaze in the English Channel while an RAF plane flies by; Great photo of British battleship gunner blinded by Italian navy smokescreen; 2 photos of Italy's naval flight of fancy - and reality; Illustrated text of broadcast by Winston Churchill entitled "War of the Unknown Warriors"; Photos of French national holiday celebrated in London; 4 Excellent photos of downed Nazi raiders in England; 9 head-shot photos of men honoured by the King for bravery - D.... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - True Stories of Adventure, May 1927, No. 349, Vol. LIX - Trekking in Unknown Abyssinia / Elephant Hunt in Canada

The Wide World - True Stories of Adventure, May 1927, No. 349, Vol. LIX - Trekking in Unknown Abyssinia / Elephant Hunt in Canada

By: Luce, P.; "Ungandu"; Rey, C.; Shields, T.; Tench, C.; Barkas, G.; Evans, E.; Frankl, A.; Upfield, A.; "Guidon"; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0767

Condition: Good


84 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: An Elephant-Hunt in Canada - a six-week hunt results when seven valuable elephants escaped from a circus and took to the British Columbia woods - article with photos; A Fugitive in Thirstland - A former German officer who became a adventurer is South Africa is continually chased by the police; Trekking in Unknown Abyssinia - great photo-illustrated article; The Friendly Mosquito - how a mosquito saved the life of T.A. Shields; Our Salvage Job - a plucky attempt to salvage the crippled vessel Stiklestadt; The Decree of the Wild - a grim ta... View more info

Image for Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, January, 1929 - What I Learned From The Gardens of England

Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, January, 1929 - What I Learned From The Gardens of England

By: McBroom, Leland A.; Eaton, F.T.; Babson, Roger W.; Hambidge, Gove; McLoud, N.C.; Robbins, Athena; Babson, Roger W.; et al;

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Meredith: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316g2264

Condition: Fair


76 pages. Features: Nice color ad for Standard plumbing fixtures inside front cover; Plymouth ad for their coupe; The diary of a plain dirt gardener; Nice two-color one-page ad for General Electric refrigerators; Nice color and for P and G soap is #16 in the series of visits to P&G homes; Remodeling a house before building it; What I learned from the gardens of England; An economist views the home - Roger W. Babson; What you buy when you buy - how rugs and carpets are made; Building beauty into highways; Evergreens for the south; Modern lamps lose bows and furbelows; How to make home reading ... View more info

Image for Weekend Magazine, Vol. 16, No. 20 - May 14, 1966 - Fran Drummond Cover Photo

Weekend Magazine, Vol. 16, No. 20 - May 14, 1966 - Fran Drummond Cover Photo

By: McKeown, Robert; Marjoribanks, Robert; Curtis, Linda; Smith, Philip; Moss, Bruce; O'Brien, Andy; Clark, Gregory; Curtis, Linda

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Victoria Daily Times: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449g1409

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: Great article on Lorne Green and Family with colour photos; Dr. Barry Goldthorpe - Canadian Doctor in the Malaysian Jungle - article with colour photos; Frances Drummond - The Boss of Twin Falls - she manages a chalet at Field, B.C. - article with great colour photos; What's ahead for Paul Hellyer - article with photos; Coin dealer Fred L. Samuels of Van Horne Sales, Ltd.; Great colour photo centrefold showing Canada's Navy in the Atlantic - the Kootenay, St. Croix, Saguenay, Stettler, Antigonish, Nipigon, Skeena and Restigouche; The Flying Ray-Dens Flying trapeze act - ar... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, August (Aug.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 328 -  Hunting the Giant Crocodiles of the Bayano / Two Years in Borneo

The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, August (Aug.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 328 - Hunting the Giant Crocodiles of the Bayano / Two Years in Borneo

By: Mitchell-Hedges, F.A.; Hogg, J.E.; Millburn, P.; Mackenzie, D.; Fitz-Simons, F.W.; Maloney, Mercer Sherwood; Lethbridge, O.; Taylor, M.M.; Patterson, R.; Arthur, H.H.; Dickie, F.; Haigh, G.D.; Cook, O.; Trench, C.V.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4371

Condition: Good


Pages 265-352 plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Hunting the Giant Crocodiles of the Bayano, Central America - with amazing photos; The Radio Man's Adventure - terrible experience for Ross Knight in the High Sierras of California; The Golden River - The Kawarau River in New Zealand is to be dammed so its bed may be mined for gold - photo-illustrated article; The Missing Necklace - a tale from the Malay Peninsula; The Lady and the Python - photo-illustrated story from Port Elizabeth; My Novel Holiday - Mercer Sherwood Maloney works as a 'messman' on a cargo-steamer in order to visit Eur... View more info

Mariner Life - May 2001 Volume 1 Issue 4

By: Morris, Rob: Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Anchor Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83903548

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features include: Dockwalk - Victoria and Sydney; Pushing in the Gulf - Seaspan Challenger and Coastal Express; From the Design Table - Paul Gartside Ltd. 16'6" Inboard Workboat; Noise Suppression - Lowering On-Board Decibel Levels; Gorge-ous... and quiet; Nautical Beginnings; Mariner's Photos. Average wear. Usual library markings. View more info

Image for Canadian Collector Magazine - May/June 1981, Vol. 16 No. 3

Canadian Collector Magazine - May/June 1981, Vol. 16 No. 3

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 763a9267

Condition: Good


Features: The Cormier House, Montreal - Its Design and Furnishings in Art Deco; Signposts for Collectors Part III - Early Brass Candlesticks and Their Construction; Beneath the Richelieu - 18th century artifacts; Theft at Sweeney House; An Exciting Discovery - a hitherto unrecorded view of Montreal on ceramics; Glimpses of High Victorian life in Canada; Communion tokens of the Presbyterian Church in Nova Scotia; Early Cash Registers Cast Metal and Wood Cased. Moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

Image for The War Illustrated, No. 187, 16 March 1918

The War Illustrated, No. 187, 16 March 1918

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $119.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813a1773

Condition: Good


Cover illustration of H.M. Field Pigeon Post. Illustration of a runner. "How Japan May Rescue Russia" by Lovat Fraser. Photos of Allenby's Anzacs reaching Jericho and the Jordan. Photos of Maple Leaf Heroes Who Hold the Line at Lens. Photos of Men of the Navy Active Mid Arctic Snow & Ice. Photos of Getting Ready for the Roaring of the Guns, including photo of a great dump/shell park along the French Western Front. Photos of Great Naval Ordnance that Awaits the Onset. "The Assembly Trench" by 'Sapper'. Photos along the Allied Line; Peaceful pursuits over classic battlef... View more info