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Cruising the Coast of Romance - British Columbia: Union Steamships
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Cruising the Coast of Romance - British Columbia: Union Steamships

By Steamships, Union

Vancouver, B.C.: Union Steamships Limited. Pamphlet. 8 page promotional brochure. 23 x 20.5 cm when unfolded. Four pages of detailed text and black and white photos present the routes and features of four of the company's coastal tour packages, including pricing. A back page colour illustration presents the company's coastal vessels, including: Chilkoot, Lady Evelyn; Venture; Camosun; Catala; Chelohsin; Cardena; Cheakamus; Lady Alexandra; Capilano; Lady Cynthia; Lady Cecilia; Chilliwack; and Chilco. Colour centrefold map of the British Columbia coast indicates the company's "inland sea-ways of romance" from Vancouver north through Stewart, B.C., and all stops in between. Back page text refers to the company's thirty-six year history thus, since Union Steamships was founded in 1889, this item was printed circa 1925. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear and soiling. A lovely vintage piece of B.C. nautical ephemera. . Fair. 1925. First Edition Thus.

$250.00

The Triangle Tour of British Columbia Canada - [Map] Supplement to the Canadian Rockies Folder
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The Triangle Tour of British Columbia Canada - [Map] Supplement to the Canadian Rockies Folder

By [CNR], Canadian National Railways

Canada: Canadian National Railways [CNR]. Map. 62 x 43.5 cm one-sided colour pictorial map reduces to 22.5 x 10 cm when folded inside original blue card cover lettered in black. Illustrates the route of the CNR's Triangle Tour of British Columbia which included "Jasper National Park, Mount Robson Park, the Canadian Rockies, and the scenic seas of the North Pacific coast." Without saying so, the right side of the map switches scales so as not to display Lake Louise, a prime tourist attraction of rival railway Canadian Pacific. Includes eight sepia-tone photos of sights of interest along the way. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A well-preserved copy of this excellent piece of vintage Western Canadian tourist ephemera. Reference: Cornell University Library, Persuasive Maps: PJ Mode Collection 1219.01. . Very Good. 1927. First Edition.

$350.00

BT 54 Basic Trainer Model Airplane
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BT 54 Basic Trainer Model Airplane

By Co., Chromatic Plastics Engineering

Eugene, OR, U.S.A.: Double D Printing, Co.. Loose Leaf. 10 x 5.5 inches. Unopened/unassembled vintage model airplane kit which includes full directions. "Tough fiber, easy to build, rugged, realistic, safe, beautifully engineered." - front panel. Consists of cover page stapled over an inner sheet of blue material from which parts of the plane may be removed and assembled. Bears U.S.A.F. markings. Unmarked with moderate external wear. A delightful find for any vintage paper airplane aficionado. . Very Good. 1954. First Edition.

$49.95

S.S. Columbus -  West Indies and South America Cruise, December [Dec.] 22nd, 1932,
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S.S. Columbus - West Indies and South America Cruise, December [Dec.] 22nd, 1932,

By Tours, National

USA: National Tours / North German Lloyd Company. Paperback. 36 pages. Presents a detailed listing of: Officers; National Tours Cruise Staff; Information for Cruise Members; Nautical Terms; Nine page roster of cruise members; Three pages of autographs; pages for daily journal entries (blank), 22 Dec. 1932 - 3 Jan. 1933; two pages of cruise ads at back. Pencilled notes primarily on title page and back cover. Average wear. Binding tight. A sound vintage copy. Did you have a relative on this cruise? Their name(s) should be listed! . Good. 1932. First Edition.

$79.95

State of Arizona 1962 Road Map (plus Northwestern Mexico): Golden Anniversary of the Statehood of Arizona
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State of Arizona 1962 Road Map (plus Northwestern Mexico): Golden Anniversary of the Statehood of Arizona

By Company, Arizona State Highway Commission / Rand McNally &

USA: Arizona State Highway Commission / Rand McNally & Company. Map. Color 9.75 x 4 inch road map (folds out to 36 x 19.5 inches). Includes index to cities and towns. Map on front. Tourist/state information on back. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice vintage copy. . Very Good. 1962. First Edition.

$79.95

Math Refresher (Soldier's Mathematics Handbook)
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Math Refresher (Soldier's Mathematics Handbook)

By NA

USA: Associated Enterprises, Inc.. Paperback. B000KBHX4K 32 pages. "Dedicated to the needs of the men in the [WWII] service" - title page. Given the urgent wartime conditions in which and for which this work was published, it is hard to imagine that it does not represent a most efficient way to teach the basics of math. Contents include: Fractions, Decimals, Percentage, Square Root, Ratio and Proportion, Indirect Proportion, and Formulas, plus sample and test question. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Fair. 1943. Revised Edition.

$69.95

Eaton's of Canada Spring and Summer Catalogue [Catalog] 1961
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Eaton's of Canada Spring and Summer Catalogue [Catalog] 1961

By Company, The T. Eaton

Canada: The T. Eaton Co. Limited. Paperback. Provides a comprehensive snapshop of mainstream Canadian fashion and consumer merchandise in 1961, complete with pricing and even an application form for an early version of the Eaton's credit card. The 502 pages include an index and hundreds and hundreds of colour photos and black and white illustrations. Younger readers will be interested to note that colour TVs were not yet available - but pink toilets were. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy of this great piece of Canadiana. . Fair. 1961. First Edition.

$395.00

Eaton's of Canada Spring and Summer Catalogue [Catalog] 1966
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Eaton's of Canada Spring and Summer Catalogue [Catalog] 1966

By Company, The T. Eaton

Canada: The T. Eaton Co. Limited. Paperback. B00FIP4XHS Provides a comprehensive snapshop of mainstream Canadian fashion and consumer merchandise in 1966, complete with pricing. The 622 pages include an index and hundreds and hundreds of colour photos and black and white illustrations. Interesting vintage items in this catalogue include Super 8 home movie equipment, wringer washing machines, record players, black and white televisions, teale and dark brown kitchen ranges, pink bathroom fixtures, wood cookstoves, and a broad assortment of cringeworthy colorful home furnishings. Unmarked with somewhat above-average external wear. Moisture exposure to bottom edge of last hundred pages to minor cosmetic effect. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy of this wonderful piece of Canadiana. . Fair. 1966. First Edition.

$395.00

Eaton's of Canada Spring and Summer Catalogue [Catalog] 1965
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Eaton's of Canada Spring and Summer Catalogue [Catalog] 1965

By Company, The T. Eaton

Canada: The T. Eaton Co. Limited. Paperback. Provides a comprehensive snapshop of mainstream Canadian fashion and consumer merchandise in 1965, complete with pricing. The 480 pages include an index and hundreds and hundreds of colour photos and black and white illustrations. Features colour photos of photogenic Canadian model Maureen Kennedy, one of which includes her four children. Interesting vintage items in this catalogue include blue and dark brown kitchen ranges, a pony cart, Simplicity lawn tractors, motorcycles, black and white televisions, and record players. Unmarked with somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A quality vintage copy of this wonderful piece of Canadiana. . Good. 1965. First Edition.

$395.00

Bon Echo Inn, Lake Massanoga, Frontenac Co. [County], Ontario - Vintage Promotional Brochure for This Famed Ontario Highlands Summer Resort
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Bon Echo Inn, Lake Massanoga, Frontenac Co. [County], Ontario - Vintage Promotional Brochure for This Famed Ontario Highlands Summer Resort

By Inn, Bon Echo Co./ Bon Echo

Canada: Bon Echo Co.. Pamphlet. Wonderful vintage brochure in brown decorated card covers. Measures 23 cm x 10.5 cm when closed. Opens to reveal six large double-side leaves, each measuring 30.5 cm x 23 cm when folded-out. Includes twenty-three black and white reproductions of photos plus a map, all supported by considerable text. Rates for cottages and tents provided inside back cover. A plaque located near the former site of the inn states it closed in 1928 and burned down in 1936. It was purchased in 1910, a year before this brochure was printed, by Toronto feminist Flora MacDonald Denison who, inspired by the philosophy of Walt Whitman, set out to build a wilderness retreat for the avant-garde. Guests were offered painting lessons, amateur theatre, and poetry readings. Many well-known Canadian artists, including members of the Group of Seven, painted and sketched in this area, drawn by the strking landscape. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A marvelous piece of Canadiana. . Good. 1911. First Edition.

$350.00

Simpsons-Sears Fall and Winter Catalogue [Catalog] 1954
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Simpsons-Sears Fall and Winter Catalogue [Catalog] 1954

By Simpsons-Sears

Canada: Simpsons-Sears. Paperback. This vintage 1954 Canadian department store catalogue offers a wealth of insight into men's and women's fashions of the day and the merchandise they consumed. These 706 pages contain an index and hundreds and hundreds of black and white illustrations plus a good number in colour. Includes oodles of furniture and home furnishings which are sure to bring back memories! Above-average wear. Spine taped. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this wonderful piece of Canadian ephemera. . Fair. 1954. First Edition.

$395.00

Eaton's of Canada Fall and Winter Catalogue [Catalog] 1964 - 1965 [64-65]
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Eaton's of Canada Fall and Winter Catalogue [Catalog] 1964 - 1965 [64-65]

By Company, The T. Eaton

Canada: The T. Eaton Co. Limited. Paperback. Provides a comprehensive snapshop of mainstream Canadian fashion and consumer merchandise in 1964, complete with pricing. The 604 pages include an index and hundreds and hundreds of colour photos and black and white illustrations. Includes interesting vintage items such as wood cookstoves, pink bathroom fixtures, four pages of rifles, knives and and traps, cream separators, butter churns, horse harnesses, and saddles. Unmarked with somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A quality vintage copy of this wonderful piece of Canadiana. . Good. 1964. First Edition.

$395.00

Eaton's of Canada Spring and Summer Catalogue [Catalog] 1962
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Eaton's of Canada Spring and Summer Catalogue [Catalog] 1962

By Company, The T. Eaton

Canada: The T. Eaton Co. Limited. Paperback. Provides a comprehensive snapshop of mainstream Canadian fashion and consumer merchandise in 1962, complete with pricing and even an application form for an early version of the Eaton's credit card. The 508 pages include an index and hundreds and hundreds of colour photos and black and white illustrations. Younger readers may be interested to note that this catalogue includes numerous versions of the Holy Bible, several models of accordion, an assortment of black and white televisions, a wide assortment of record players and, of course, pink bathroom fixtures. Unmarked. Moderate external wear. Binding intact. A quality vintage copy of this wonderful piece of Canadiana. . Good. 1962. First Edition.

$395.00

Eaton's of Canada Spring and Summer Catalogue [Catalog] 1963
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Eaton's of Canada Spring and Summer Catalogue [Catalog] 1963

By Company, The T. Eaton

Canada: The T. Eaton Co. Limited. Paperback. Provides a comprehensive snapshop of mainstream Canadian fashion and consumer merchandise in 1963, complete with pricing and even an application form for an early version of the Eaton's credit card. The 430 pages include an index and hundreds and hundreds of colour photos and black and white illustrations. Some of the more interesting vintage items include bridal fashions, typewriters, adding machines, transistor radios, ghastly wallpaper, and numerous washing machines with wringers. Unmarked. Abrasions to lower portion of backstrip otherwise average external wear. Binding intact. A quality vintage copy of this wonderful piece of Canadiana. . Good. 1963. First Edition.

$395.00

Simpsons-Sears 1955 Spring and Summer Catalogue [Catalog]
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Simpsons-Sears 1955 Spring and Summer Catalogue [Catalog]

By Simpsons-Sears

Canada: Simpsons-Sears. Paperback. An awesome repository of Canadian men's and women's fashions from the mid-1950s. Also presents a broad swath of consumer items of the day. Hundreds of black and white photos and illustrations plus some in colour. Includes interesting items like Geiger counters (because of the cold war?), manual can openers, hotplates, accordions, woodburning cookstoves, and so much more. Above-average wear. Bits of writing on front cover. Covers detached but present. A worthy copy of this wonderful piece of Canadian ephemera. . Fair. 1955. First Edition.

$395.00

Chinese / Shanghai Replica Soft-Porn Advertising Poster for Great Eastern Dispensary, Ltd. - Features Semi-Topless Beauty in Canoe
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Chinese / Shanghai Replica Soft-Porn Advertising Poster for Great Eastern Dispensary, Ltd. - Features Semi-Topless Beauty in Canoe

By Unknown, Artist

China: Publisher Uknown. Loose Leaf. Appears to be a 1970s or 1980s replica of the pre-WWII original. Features sexy young beauty holding parasol in canoe. She is wearing only short shorts and a skimpy red top which is pulled down to reveal her right breast. Periphery features illustrations of the many products offered by the Great Eastern Dispensary Ltd. Approximately 30" x 20". Crimped metal strips protect top and bottom edges. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A charming memento of 1930s Shanghai and a classy addition to the wall of any Asian man cave. Will be shipped in a sturdy mailing tube. . Very Good. 1975. Reprint.

$495.00

Chinese / Shanghai Replica Advertising Poster Featuring Young Lovely on Bicycle
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Chinese / Shanghai Replica Advertising Poster Featuring Young Lovely on Bicycle

By Unknown, Artist

China: Publisher Uknown. Loose Leaf. Appears to be a 1970s or 1980s replica of the iconic pre-WWII original. Features comely young lady on bicycle wearing shorts, heels, and an open top revealing a tantalizing glimpse of her right breast. Approximately 30" x 20". Crimped metal strips protect top and bottom edges. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A charming memento of 1930s Shanghai. Will be shipped in a sturdy mailing tube. . Very Good. 1975. Reprint.

$250.00

Chinese / Shanghai Replica Red Lion Cigarette Advertising Poster Featuring Young Lovely in Blue Dress on Bench
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Chinese / Shanghai Replica Red Lion Cigarette Advertising Poster Featuring Young Lovely in Blue Dress on Bench

By Unknown, Artist

China: Publisher Unknown. Loose Leaf. Appears to be a 1970s or 1980s replica of the pre-WWII original. Features lovely young lady in long blue and white patterned dress and tan coat legs crossed on bench amidst attractive flowers and tree. Illustration of Red Lion cigarette pack in lower left corner. Approximately 30" x 20". Crimped metal strips protect top and bottom edges. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A charming memento of 1930s Shanghai. Will be shipped in a sturdy mailing tube. . Very Good. 1975. Reprint.

$295.00

Sportsman's [Fishing] Guide (No. 7248) - Sportsman Cigarettes Ephemera
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Sportsman's [Fishing] Guide (No. 7248) - Sportsman Cigarettes Ephemera

By Cigarettes, Sportsman

Canada: Sportsman Cigarettes. Paperback. 32 pages. Undated but appears to be circa 1960. Provides "practical advice on angling, the fruit of long experience acquired through many years of frequenting Canadian lakes, streams and rivers. Includes articles on wet fly, dry fly and spin fishing. Camping and how to do it the right way is discussed and another article covers fishing tackle and its proper care. There is also a word or two on that most important subject, conservation." - inside front cover. Includes eight pages of full colour illustrations of fishing flies. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1960. First Edition.

$49.95

Promotional Six-Panel Brochure / Map of Washington Island, Wisconsin - Sportsman's Paradise
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Promotional Six-Panel Brochure / Map of Washington Island, Wisconsin - Sportsman's Paradise

By Bureau, Washington Island Tourist

USA: Washington Island Tourist Bureau. Pamphlet. 6.75" x 3" six-panel brochure folds out to 13.25" x 9". Undated but appears to be circa 1960. One side features a map of the island, with points of interest indicated. The other side provides concise text with information about the island and local fishing, Driving instructions from Chicago, and a ferry schedule for the Washington Island Ferry Line. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage memento of this popular recreational destination. . Good. 1960. First Edition.

$69.95

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