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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 Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, December (Dec.) 14, 1964 -  Walter Homburger / The Christmas When Canadians Drove Into Ortona

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, December (Dec.) 14, 1964 - Walter Homburger / The Christmas When Canadians Drove Into Ortona

By: Allen, T.J.; MacLennan, Hugh; Lower, A.R.M.; Gilmour, Clyde; Levy, Lillian; Dunwoody, Derm; Phillips, Alan

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean-Hunter: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201g4696

Condition: Good


66 pages. Features: Cover photo of lady curler; Carling Black Label ad inside front cover claims it is Canada's best-selling (international) beer and shows ship exporting it to the world; Stephen Lewis - boy socialist of the NDP who's giving the old-line parties lessons in winning elections - article with caricature; How Computers May Catch Bad Drivers Before They Smash Up; Since When Did the Truth Become More Dangerous Than Danger Itself? (Editorial); Will Wawa's gun-totin' Christians fight for peace in Tanganyika? - Leigh Coop and Canadian Lay Missioners; Vintage one-page colour ad for the ... View more info

Image for Popular Science Monthly Magazine, September 1933, Vol. 123, No. 3 - Queer Vehicles Inventors Produce

Popular Science Monthly Magazine, September 1933, Vol. 123, No. 3 - Queer Vehicles Inventors Produce

By: Armaguac, Alden P.; Teale, Edwin; Boone, Andrew R.; Burton, Walter E.; Johnson, Gaylord; Martin, Robert E.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Popular Science Monthly: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 536g1143

Condition: Good


96 pages. Features: Nice Plymouth Six ad featuring interview with G.R. Stevens of Elgin, Illinois; ATT ad features woman using old-style phone; Buying automatic refrigerators; "Human-Eye" camera opens new way to television; Snakeskin and marble made by photography; Planes to dump rain on crops; Photo of tidal wave in the River Severn, in England; Queer jobs in the Arctic - Major L.T. Burwash in pursuit of the North Magnetic Pole; Two-passenger sailplane has closed cockpits; Rare Stamp Racketeers thwarted by black light; Human body gets machine tests; Freak vehicles for air, land, and ... View more info

Image for Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), April (Apr.) 1932

Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), April (Apr.) 1932

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Baldwin Locomotive Works (BLW): 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556g0013

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: The North Western Railway of India - Lengthy article with dozens of wonderful photos; How New Locomotives Pay for Themselves through Savings in Maintenance; Locomotive Feed Water Devices - article with photos and many detailed diagrams; Designing a Modern Ice Plant- informative article with many photos; Huge 66" 50-ton Gate Valve for use beneath New York City; Ship by Rail - promoting the use of railways for shipping; The First Baldwin Locomotives for Persia - interesting details about Persia's rail system - 4 Mogul (2-6-0) units ordered; The History and Development o... View more info

Image for Pictorial Weekly Magazine, February 25, 1928, No. 1,499, Vol. CXVI: The Saddest Woman in the World - Marie of Russia / Woodbine Willie

Pictorial Weekly Magazine, February 25, 1928, No. 1,499, Vol. CXVI: The Saddest Woman in the World - Marie of Russia / Woodbine Willie

By: Barber, Richard; Wass, E.J.; Cotroni, Muriel; Kennedy, G.A. Studdert (Woodbine Willie); Howard, F. Morton; Hope, W.E. Stanton Wallace, Edgar; Wilkinson, T.W.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press, Ltd.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301g3816

Condition: Fair


Pages 41-80. Features: The Saddest Woman in the World - Marie of Russia - article with photos; Buried Treasure - a complete story; Photo tips of what not to do with your Gramphone; Most People Have a Double - but is sometimes means trouble - article with photos; Does Marriage Mean Going ThroughThe Mill? - a story that answers the problem; Lovers or Friends? - Woodbine Willie discusses the truth about companionship between the sexes; Wit of the Week; Open That Window! - and help yourself to health; "Stop & Look" pictures include Copenhagen church in the shape of an organ; Why George Tu... View more info

Image for Weekend Magazine, Vol. 19, No. 1 - January 4, 1969 - How Bookies Operate in Canada

Weekend Magazine, Vol. 19, No. 1 - January 4, 1969 - How Bookies Operate in Canada

By: Bell, Don; Balla, Joe; Spencer, William; Trent, Bill; Oliver, Margo; Klyn, Doyle

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Victoria Daily Times: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449g1415

Condition: Very Good


24 pages. Features: Tiger, The Bookie - article on Bookies in Canada and the $250 million in business they do annually; The Day the French invaded Lethbridge - hunters from France come to hunt pheasant - article with colour photos; Dig These Rocks - John Hillen has brought new life to the Royal Ontario Museum's (ROM's) new mineralogy gallery; Return of the Nonsuch - article and photos of replica ship to that which first opened Hudson Bay - nice colour photos; CBC Radio Show "Funny You Should Say That!' - article with photo of cast members Barrie Baldaro, Ted Zeigler, Peter Cullen and Joan... View more info

Image for Collier's - The National Weekly Magazine, March (Mar.) 16, 1918, Volume 61, Number 1 - President Woodrow Wilson / Shipbuilder Homer L. Ferguson On the Job

Collier's - The National Weekly Magazine, March (Mar.) 16, 1918, Volume 61, Number 1 - President Woodrow Wilson / Shipbuilder Homer L. Ferguson On the Job

By: Biggers, Earl Derr; Child, Richard W.; Hungerford, Edward; Ruhl, Arthur; Roche, Arthur S.; Gatlin, Dana; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier & Son, Inc.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338h0948

ISBN: B004J12SXS

Condition: Fair


42 pages. Features: Cover illustration of President Woodrow Wilson; Nice illustrated ad for the Mitchell Six car inside front cover; One-page illustrated ad for Johns-Manville coal preservation products; Illustrated one-page Fisk Cord Tire ad shows natives carrying crude rubber to a waiting ship; "Over Here" - fiction by E.D. Biggers; The President - a profile of Woodrow Wilson by Richard Washburn Child; A Shipbuilder on the Job - photo-illustrated article on Homer L. Ferguson (with photo of black men hard at work above caption "Don't you dare come and tell us that the black man i... View more info

Image for Enid Blyton's Magazine, No. 24, Vol. 4 - December (Dec.) 19th, 1956 - January (Jan.) 1st, 1957: Xmas (Christmas) 1956

Enid Blyton's Magazine, No. 24, Vol. 4 - December (Dec.) 19th, 1956 - January (Jan.) 1st, 1957: Xmas (Christmas) 1956

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers, Limited: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551h2087

Condition: Fair


48 pages. Numerous two-colour illustrations. Features: Christmas message from Enid Blyton; The Little Reindeer Bell; Sween Seven Mystery (chapter 6); Thank-you Corner; Joey's Here! Joey's Here!; Noddy comic; Five Go to Billycock Hill (chapter XVI); A Ship Called Storm-Rider; plus nostalgic ads. Above-average but not excessive wear. Binding intact. Bit of writing on back cover. A worthy copy of this adorable vintage Enid Blyton collectible. View more info

Image for Collier's Magazine, January 19, 1946 - Crisis in Clothes

Collier's Magazine, January 19, 1946 - Crisis in Clothes

By: Borton, De Trevino, Elizabeth; Duranty, Walter; Krauss, William A.; Eberhart, Mignon G.; Stern, Richard; Lanham, Edwin; Cohen, Felix S.; Holmes, Julius C.; Et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Crowell-Collier Publishing: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449g1837

Condition: Good


78 pages. Fiction: The Way to the Heart; The Traitor; Welcome, Stranger; Murder Haunts the Ship; You First, Son; The Counselor. Articles: Women Have No Manners; How England does It; Crisis in Clothes - the head of the OPA tells how the clothing shortage grew to its present difficulties; American Cover-Up Girl - Meet Sono Osato in Fashion's new treatment of beach attire; Jap Underground in China - can the Japs deceive the Chinese and turn our ally against us?; How We Bought the United States - the government paid more than you realize but made little profit; Eisenhower's African Gamble (Conc... 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

Condition: Good


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 the cooks at Stevens' Gulch Road Camp on Mount Rainier in Washington state; The "Rockologist" - photo-illustrated art... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, July 1951 - The "Killer" Wolves of British Columbia

The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, July 1951 - The "Killer" Wolves of British Columbia

By: Bride, W. W.; Pitt-Kethley, Victor; Raddatz, Noel, A.; Galivan; Smith, Robert; Navigator; Barker, R. De La B.; Tench, C.V.; Charles, Bernard; Rogers, Lieut.-Commander, K. Farquhar

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Wide World: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346h2544

Condition: Good


xxiv, 193-254 pages. Features: Cover illustration in the Hoggar Mountains, Sahara Desert; Norfleet's Quest (part 1 of 2) - the adventures of a Texas cattleman who tracked down the swindler gang which conned him; The Broken Pick - a prospector's account of an eventful search for a lost Australian gold mine; The Ambush-a gripping story from the vast cattle country of the South American interior; Photo of man standing on one of the devil's marbles in Australia; "People of The Veil" - a most interesting photo illustrated account of a visit to the Tuaregs, the strange masked nomads of the ... 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

Condition: Fair


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 photos; The Clue of the Single Finger-Print - Part III of the robbery ofthe First National Bank at Lamar, Colorado and the bloody ... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, October 30, 1954 -  Cover Photo of Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein at the Salute After Unveiling Alamein Memorial on October 24

The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, October 30, 1954 - Cover Photo of Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein at the Salute After Unveiling Alamein Memorial on October 24

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

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302g2809

Condition: Good


Pages 485-524.. Features: Unveiling the El Alamein Memorial; Nice colour-photo ad inside front cover for Imperial Leather features lady with fan - #3 of a series; Nice one-page ad for RGD radio and television features Lady Isobel Barnett; Full-page Vauxhall ad; Photos of treaties signed in Cairo, Delhi and Paris; Inquiry into the Comet airliner disasters - results of tests at Farnborough; Photos of the Queen in South-West LAncashire; William Willis aboard the "Seven Little Sisteres" raft upon which he drifted across the Pacific; The Emperor of Ethiopia honoured at Oxford; One-page phot... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 28, 1949: Communists Advance on Shanghai

The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 28, 1949: Communists Advance on Shanghai

By: Bryant, Arthur; Baramki, D.C.; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338h0964

ISBN: B00ABKYAIM

Condition: Good


Pages 722-756. Features: Cover photo of suburban Shanghai Airport converted to defence strong point; The bicentenary exhibition in honour of Dr. Jenner, discoverer of vaccination; Photos of seal pups abandoned in South Africa; Austrian antique arms, armour, models and toys on display in London; Article on "The stately pleasure dome" of the Caliph Hisham revealed in recent excavations near Jericho; Photos of the Khirbet mosaics; Book review of "An Autobiography and other Essays" by G. M. Trevelyan; Article on the Campaign of Novara, 1849 with photo of Radetzky; Photo of flood ... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, Saturday, December [Dec.] 11,1937 - Dramatic Photos from War-Stricken Shanghai

The Illustrated London News, Saturday, December [Dec.] 11,1937 - Dramatic Photos from War-Stricken Shanghai

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143h3370

Condition: Fair


52, [4 ads] pages. Features: Cover photos of Pithecanthropus remains recently discovered in Java; Several additional photos of the Pethecanthropus skull; Photos of recently appointed military men The Viscount Gort, Maj.-Gen. C.G. Liddell, and Sir Harold A. Brown; The first under-sea photos of ship salvage - work in a sunk warship at Scapa, and on the surface - seven fascinating photos; Two pages of photos of the King with his loyal tenants of the Duchy of Cornwall; Five illustrations of Spanish Civil War scenes; Two photos of new roads in Waziristan, one of which shows the 2nd infantry Brigad... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, July 4, 1942 - Huge Military Convoy Reaches India / Destruction in London and Malta

The Illustrated London News, July 4, 1942 - Huge Military Convoy Reaches India / Destruction in London and Malta

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417h2686

Condition: Good


28 pages plus advertorial covers. Extensive WWII coverage including: Karsh cover photo of Churchill and Mackenzie King; Five photos of "Huge Military Convoy Reaching India Without Losing a Ship or Man - Disembarkation Scenes"; Two-page illustration of "The Relative Size, Velocity and Weight of Shell Used in the Latest North African Battles - General Grant Tanks, The Mark IV, and the German 88-m.m. anti-tank gun"; Ten Photos of devastation in Malta, "The Heroic Island, continuously battered from the air, unfailing courage of the most bombed place in the world"; Article ... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), February (Feb.) 20, 1943 -  Churchill's North African Commanders / Churchill in Tripoli

The Illustrated London News (ILN), February (Feb.) 20, 1943 - Churchill's North African Commanders / Churchill in Tripoli

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417h2690

Condition: Good


Pages 197-224 plus advertorial covers. Features: Cover portrait of General The Hon. Sir Harold Alexander; Eight photos of Churchill's North African commanders - Sir Henry Harwood, Sir H. Maitland Wilson, Air Vice-Marshal Coningham, Leiut.-General K. Anderson, Dwight Eisenhower, Sir A. Cunningham, Sir Harold Alexander, and Sir A.W. Tedder; Two pages of photos of the final attack on Tripoli and Churchill's visit after the fall; One-page map illustrates twelve weeks of Russian reconquest of enemy-occupied territory; Photos of personalities of the week inlcude Major-General H. Willans, General Le... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), December (Dec.) 9, 1944 - Burma Battlefields / The V-2 Rocket Drive System

The Illustrated London News (ILN), December (Dec.) 9, 1944 - Burma Battlefields / The V-2 Rocket Drive System

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417h2701

Condition: Fair


Pages 645-672. Features : Cover portrait of Churchill upon his 70th birthday; Great one-page photo of Princess Elizabeth launching a battleship (location and ship name not provided, presumably for wartime reasons); Two pages of statistics of Britain's war effort; One-page Karsh photo-portrait of Edward Stettinius, U.S. Secretary of State; Two-page illustration of how L/Sergeant John Daniel Baskeyfield won his Victora Cross (V.C.) during the battle of Arnhem; Six photos show the opening of the port of Antwerp - a great supply port for the Western Front; Photos of incidents on the Western Front... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, Saturday, February [Feb.] 15, 1941 - Sir Archibald Wavell Cover Photo

The Illustrated London News, Saturday, February [Feb.] 15, 1941 - Sir Archibald Wavell Cover Photo

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143h3379

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Cover photo portrait of Sir Archibald Wavell who led the capture of Benghazi; Photo of J.G. Winant, new U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain; Sixteen photos of the taking of Tobruk - with over 25,000 prisoners, fires caused by naval bombardment, and devastation at the El Adeem aerodrome; Photo of Lord Lloyd of Dolobran who died on February 5th; Photo of 'San Giorgio' ablaze and Italian naval prisoners; Article on the fall of Benghazi; Twelve more photos after the fall of Tobruk, including Air Commodore R. Collishaw, Commanding R.A.F. units in Libya, who was born in Nanaimo, B.... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, Saturday, March [Mar.] 8, 1941 - The King Greets U.S. Ambassador John G. Winant to England

The Illustrated London News, Saturday, March [Mar.] 8, 1941 - The King Greets U.S. Ambassador John G. Winant to England

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143h3382

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Cover photo of the King and Duke of Kent welcomning U.S. Ambassador John G. Winant to England; Illustration of Don Alfonso De Bourbon of Hapsburg who died in Rome on February 28th; Seven photos of Mogadishi, capital of Italian Somaliland, captured by General Cunningham; Four pages of excellent photos show R.A.F. gunners undergoing intensive training; Page of photos of Turkey's dauntless leaders - Ismet Ineunu, Dr. Refik Saydam, and Bay Sukru Sarajoglu; Map-illustrated article entitled "The Germans in the Mediterranean"; Two pages of illustrations of the men and mac... View more info