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Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

By: "Woodpecker"; McDade, J.; Heilner, V.C.; Macdonald, T.A.; West, J.; Von Blon, J.L.; Jordan, John A.; Rose, Frank; Walkey, C.E.G.; Heald, T.D.; Leslie, H.; Strong, Robert D.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4356

Condition: Fair


Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa - part 2 - tales from the log book of an R.A.F. officer during the campaign in German East Africa - article with interesting photos; Torn by Starving Jackals in Macedonia - Private James McDade of the 6th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers recounts his experience - with photo of McDade; Death-Struggle with An Alligator - what happened to Van Campen Heilner when he was photographing an alligator in a Florida swamp - photo-illustrated article; The Thrills of Parachuting - early and marvelously photo-illustrated article ... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden

The Wide World - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden

By: 'Woodpecker'; Rose, Frank; Heald, T.; Webster, F.; Martyn, F.; randall, S.; Somerset-Lister, H.; Thomason, H.; Evans, E.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0764

Condition: Good


Pages 266-352 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa (part I) - adventures from the flying log-book of an R.A.F. officer during ther campaign in German East Africa; My Adventures in Bolivia - Frank Rose was arrested as a dangerous revolutionary but managed to escape; Relief Worker's Adventures (part I) - thrilling adventures among the war victims of Armenia, Syria, and Persia, with photos; Hunting Big Game by Motor-Car - Captain F.A.M. Webster describes how he does it, with photos; The Adventures of a Newspaper-man (part III) - Frederic Martyn's adventure... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 329 -  A Woman in Unknown Morocco

The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 329 - A Woman in Unknown Morocco

By: Anstruther, Charles; Lugrin, N. De Bertrand; McMillan, R.D.S.; Richards, H.G.; Brennan, W.; Stuart, J.K.; Cook, O.; Harries, C.L.; Stuart, F.S.; Taylor, M.M.; Charnley, W.; McMahon, R.; Hayter, C.N.C.; Dickie, F.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4372

Condition: Good


Pages 353-440 plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: What Happened to Mary Clark near Indianapolis - her car was hit by a train and she ended up on the front of the train which thundered on through the night!; The Haunted Bungalow - extraordinary story from South Africa; A Thousand Miles From Anywhere - Reverend Martyn Rogers and his family spent three years on the island of Tristan da Cunha - where mail came only once per year!; The Living Death - an eccentric chemist marries an Aztec girl in the hope of discovering the secrets of ancient Aztec dyes; Sands of Destruction - the fierce Atla... View more info

Image for Wide World, The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1917, No. 232, Vol. XXXIX - How I Escaped From the Turks Disguised As a Woman

Wide World, The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1917, No. 232, Vol. XXXIX - How I Escaped From the Turks Disguised As a Woman

By: Arber, M.; Martin, E.; Jordan, J.; Mason, W.; Farrer, R.; Dunn, H.; Jamieson, C.; North, S.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0547

Condition: Good


Pages 290-382 plus 16 pages of ads. Features: My Escape From the Turks Disguised as a Woman - the incredible story of Private Miron D. Arber and his Sinai ordeal; The Log of the "Moewe" - the adventures of a modern pirate, told by her Commander Count Dohna-Schlodien - article with photos; A Brush with the Kisi - in quest of ivory, J.A. Jordan encounters a hostile African witch doctor; Historic Crimes and Mysteries - William Shaw and a Joke on Justice; On the Borders of Tibet - part IV of the story of two years' wanderings - largely among wild lands and wilder people, whose chief desi... View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette: No. 124 - Vol. XI, April 1906

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814c5548

Condition: Good


Features: Photo and write-up on Colour-Sergeant John Galbraith; Company Notes; Quaint Old Scots Laws now to be Repealed; Our Regimental Plate - No. III - "The Lady Elcho Cups" - with photos and article by Ian Bhreatannaich; The History of the Glenworple Highlanders - Chapter III - Ancient Greece; Notes by the Commanding Officer; Private Denis Kelly of the "Michaels" - his observations on matters Military; Team photos of the football clumbs of "K" Company and "A" Company; Roll of Marksmen, 1905; Peninsular War - Second Campaign - Corunna (October, 1808 to 16 Janu... View more info

Image for The Dink, Vol. 3, No. 3, December (Dec.) 1933  (Humor Magazine By and for the Princeton University Class of 1937)

The Dink, Vol. 3, No. 3, December (Dec.) 1933 (Humor Magazine By and for the Princeton University Class of 1937)

By: Barnes, Robert G. (Editor-In-Chief)

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Class of 1937: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338h1366

Condition: Good


16 pages. Prepared by and for Princeton University's 1933 freshmen class, scheduled to graduate in 1937. Features: Half-page of advice to the class from Albert Einstein; Several wonderfully nostalgic illustrated ads; Several pieces of written humor and cartoons. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, November (Nov.), 1921, No. 283, Vol. XLVIII: Businessman Becomes Amateur Robinson Crusoe

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, November (Nov.), 1921, No. 283, Vol. XLVIII: Businessman Becomes Amateur Robinson Crusoe

By: Bootes, H.; Rutzebeck, H.; Golden, R.; Frings, J.; Dunlop, A.; Cunningham, E.; Dyer, C.; Forbin, V.; McKechnie, N.; Repp, E.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International New Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0552

Condition: Good


88 Pages plus 16 pages of ads. Features: A Girl of the Island - a beautiful girl is shipwrecked on a lonely tropic island; A Man's Luck - Part III - Hjalmar Rutzebeck story of life and love in the Far North; The Mystery of Charlie Ross - tragic story of the kidnapping of four-year-old Charlie Ross from his home near Philadelphia; My Island of Dreams - Part I of the adventures of amateur Robinson Crusoe, J.W. Frings - with his photos; Taming the Head-Hunters - author and a party of ten police enter the little-known hill country of British North Borneo to punish a tribe of head-hunting Dyaks; T... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1927, No. 353, Vol. LIX - The Alligators of Cambridge Gulf / Kwis-Kwis the Killer

The Wide World - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1927, No. 353, Vol. LIX - The Alligators of Cambridge Gulf / Kwis-Kwis the Killer

By: Bowen, Patrick; Olden, C.; Woollacott, A.; Tench, C.; Torday, E.; Cassels, G.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0768

Condition: Good


Pages 338-420 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: By Water in the Desert - an African witch doctor puts a curse on three white men; "Highclimbing" in the Tall Timbers - photo-illustrated article on high-climbers (high-riggers) of the Pacific Northwest which provides a vivid account of their work and its perils; Kwis-Kwis The Killer - British Columbia police sergeant Letherdale brings to book a most cunning and dangerous murderer in the vicinity of Queen Charlotte Sound; "Within the Law" - an unscrupulous Winnipeg estate agent tries to bring off an extra-smart d... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIV - No. 261, January (Jan.) 1920 - Two Balloonatics

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIV - No. 261, January (Jan.) 1920 - Two Balloonatics

By: Brand, J.B.; Bourne, George;Franck, H.A.; Yerburgh, The Rev. W.H.B.; White, Capt. T.W.; Thomason, Hugh; Pocock, R.; Chinnery, E.W.P.; Mander, Lionel; McMahon, (MeMahon?) T.J.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4358

Condition: Fair


Pages 177-272, plus 16 pages of great ads. Features: The Blue Bandits - Part 1 - Elusive thieves operate in the Franco-Italian villages on either side of the frontier in the French department of the Hautes Alpes and the Italian district of Monte Viso; How I Lost My Christmas Dinner - hilarious story of a Christmas spent with the Maori adherents of self-styled "prophet" Rua - article with photos; On Foot Through South America - Part 2 - photo-illustrated account of Harry A. Franck's visit to Quito and his tramp through Ecuador; The Last Voyage of H.M.S. "Drake" - a vivid glimp... 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

Condition: Good


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 Everything Happened to Me - hauling timber in the 1870s; Salving (Salvaging) Fifty Million Pounds' Worth of Shipping - fantastic ... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1924, No. 316, Vol. LIII - The Fire-Walkers of Fiji / Hunting Bighorn Sheep in Mexico

The Wide World - The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1924, No. 316, Vol. LIII - The Fire-Walkers of Fiji / Hunting Bighorn Sheep in Mexico

By: C.V.T.; Johnson, G.; McLaren, J.; Hogg, J.; Wilkins, B.; Walmsley, L.; Charles, B.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0766

Condition: Fair


Pages 266-352 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: The Crowsnest Holdup - a spectacular hold-up on the Canadian Pacific Railway and the tragic manhunt that followed; The Fire-Walkers of Fiji - a mystery that has never been solved - great photo-illustrated article; Roaming the Wild South Seas (part I) - Jack McLaren relates some of his strange and exciting experiences there; Hunting Bighorn Sheep in Mexico - a most exciting shooting trip in the wild Cocopah Mountains of Mexico - fantastic photo-illustrated article; Alone Across the Atlantic - Mr. Alain J. Gerbault sailed alone f... View more info

Image for Collector Editions (Magazine) Spring 1988, Vol. 16 No. 1 - Paperweight Collecting

Collector Editions (Magazine) Spring 1988, Vol. 16 No. 1 - Paperweight Collecting

By: Carnevale, D.; Jones, S.; Selman, L.; Rowe, R.; Pursley, J.; Bahar, A.; Obojski, R.; Catterall, L.; Van Maanen, J.; Et al

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Acquire Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301g3884

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: CIB Market Reprot; What's Happening with Paperweights?; Catching up on Cybis; Hot Lines; A New Twist for Kaleidoscopes; A Band of Monkeys - Meissen's monkey band figurines; Baseball Collectibles; How to avoid fraudulent artwork; The Growing demand for Lladro; Portfolio - Ulrich Bernardi, Bev Doolittle, Tobin Fraley, Lesley Harrison, Lynn Kaatz, Donald Zolan; The 1988 National Park Stamp. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 254, June 1919 - Yellowstone Winter Tragedy / Wild African Dogs

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 254, June 1919 - Yellowstone Winter Tragedy / Wild African Dogs

By: 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

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4355

Condition: Fair


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 miss... View more info

Image for The Times History of the War - Part 31, Vol. 3 March (Mar.) 23, 1915 - The Fighting on the Yser

The Times History of the War - Part 31, Vol. 3 March (Mar.) 23, 1915 - The Fighting on the Yser

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times (of London): 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118a8694

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. Part 31 of a series "...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 LIV The German Counter-Offensive and the Belgian Battle of the Yser. Centerfold Map: The Battlefields from Nieuport to La Bassee, Showing Approximate Positi... View more info

Image for The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 65, Vol. 5, November (Nov.) 16, 1915 - From Warsaw to Vilna

The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 65, Vol. 5, November (Nov.) 16, 1915 - From Warsaw to Vilna

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118a8710

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 XCV The Advance from Warsaw... Last Stages of the Summer Campaign. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. As this was the last issue of Volume V, laid in is a table of cont... 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 of the War - Part 26, Vol. 2 February (Feb.) 16, 1915

The Times History of the War - Part 26, Vol. 2 February (Feb.) 16, 1915

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times (of London): 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118a8690

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. Part 26 of a series "...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 XLLVI The French Offensive From the Aisne to Ypres; Index to Volume 2. Centerfold map entitled "From Ypres to Albert. Moderate wear. 2.75 HP Douglas M... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men, Vol. XXXV - No. 208, August (Aug.) 1915 - A Woman Alone in China / My Chinese God

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men, Vol. XXXV - No. 208, August (Aug.) 1915 - A Woman Alone in China / My Chinese God

By: Davidson, R.V.; Willoughby, J.; Stock, R.; Gaunt, M.; Hamilton, H.A.; Shepstone, H.J.; Banks, R.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4361

Condition: Good


Pages 289-382, plus 16 pages of great ads. Features: When the Water Came Down - the author and his Gurkha orderly are fishing in the Himalayas when a sudden 'spate' rages down through the mountains; "Washing-Day" All Over the World - article with many fantastic photos of (mainly) woman washing their clothes in outdoor waters in many countries around the world; In Search of Adventure - Part 1 - the story of a chequered cruise to the South Sea Islands by "The Firm", "Freckles", and "The Spinster"; A Woman Alone in China - Part 3 - photo-illustrated travels of Mar... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, September (Sept.) 1921, No. 281, Vol. 47 - KKK (Ku Klux Klan) The Strangest Secret Society on Earth

The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, September (Sept.) 1921, No. 281, Vol. 47 - KKK (Ku Klux Klan) The Strangest Secret Society on Earth

By: Desmond, Shaw; Rowe, John G.; Larkins, W.; Cherry, J.H.; Sullivan, Alan; Pocock, Roger; Wilkins, Benjamin Ogden; Walmsley, Leo; McMahon, Thos. J.; O'Hara, G.; Cunningham, Eugene; Woolley, C. Leonard; Burr, Victor

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543g1834

Condition: Good


Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of wonderful vintage ads. Many black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Amazing K.K.K. (Ku Klux Klan) photo-illustrated article entitled "The Strangest Secret Society on Earth; The Wreck of the "Washington"; My Narrowest Escapes; The "Debil-Debil" of Saltbush Creek; Strange Stories of Crime; The White Man's Job; The Vanished Airmen; Some East African Experiences; Life in the New Hebrides; The Adventures of a Rolling Stone - part 7; Through Central America on Horseback - part 2; Buried Cities of Asia Minor - part 3; Odds and Ends; ... View more info

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The Archivist Magazine, March (Mar.) - April (Apr.) 1989, Vol. 16, No. 2 - Newfoundland and Labrador

By: Dozois, Paulette; Mobbs, Leslie; Goddard, Anne; Blinkhorn, Victoria; Loewen, Candace; McClymont, Ian; Brennan, James W.; Et al

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ottawa, National Archives of Canada: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301h3044

Condition: Very Good


44 pages. Bilingual English/ French. Many black and white photos. Features: The path to confederation; The Glover album; Naomi Jackson Grove papers; Establishing the Newfoundland Experimental Station, 1946-1950; New Province, New Park; "Earl Grey, the Governor, and Confederation"; Canada's Newfoundland commenorative postage stamp of 1949; New Canadian postal archives; How the war altered Newfoundland's relations with Canada, the US and Britain; Newfoundland as recorded by women; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info