Stringers Books and Ephemera

Norm Stringer, Toronto

Originally started in late 1980s as True Crime Ink, we dealt solely in material about ‘true crime.’ Over the years we have evolved and expanded our areas of specialty, and now offer scarce and interesting material outside of true crime – thus the name change to Stringer’s Books and Ephemera. In addition to books (including vintage paperbacks), we also offer posters, programs, and handbills. Of special interest are pre-2000 items relating to Toronto.

Contact Dealer

(416) 467-6610

norm.stringer@rogers.com

1123a Broadview Ave., Apt. 4
Toronto, Ontario M4K2s6
Canada

1.  TORONTO VICTORY LOAN CAMPAIGN. 1918. A Souvenir with Views of a Remarkable Achievement

Item Price: $300.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Toronto: Southam Print Ltd., (1918).

4to., original boards with leather spine, 29pp. With illustrations, paper onlay on title page, and a 2-page colour montage of Victory Bond posters.

Slight tanning to pages, some darkening and soiling to the covers more so along the edges, some wear to corners, some wear to top of spine, still a very nice copy of a scarce Toronto publication.

A souvenir publication celebrating Toronto’s Victory Loan program which, for the 1918 campaign, had a projected goal of $80,000,000.00. “Thanks to the wonderful public spirit of her citizens, stimulated by the glorious ending of the war in the last week of the loan campaign, … The enormous sum of $147,943,000.00 was subscribed by 201,489 applicants, a result so noteworthy that it will long rank as the City’s greatest financial achievement.”

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2.  THE MUSKOKA LAKES. A PLACE OF HEALTH AND PLEASURE THE SPORTSMAN’S PARADISE. (Early 1900s viewbook)

Item Price: $475.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Grand Rapids, MI: The James Bayne Company, no date (ca. 190-?).

Oblong 8vo., wrappers book with string tie, unpaginated (80 pages), profusely illustrated.

Condition for this wrappers book is good- with wear and some small chips along the edges of the front cover, soiling scuffing a few small stains to the covers, 1″ chip at base of spine and 1/4″ chip top of spine, crease to back cover, there is a small tear on the right side that starts on the first page at a 1/4″ size and continues to lessen through the first 26 pages or so. Still though a nice and complete copy of a very scarce viewbook.

“It abounds in fish and other game – free from the least tinge of hay fever – on account of its elevation and the abundance of pine, balsam, spruce and cedar is very beneficial to those suffering from pulmonary trouble.”

A scarce early (ca. mid 1900s) viewbook of Ontario, Canada’s famed Muskoka region, contains quite a few images (interior and exterior) of the hotel resort Royal Muskoka which burned to the ground in the 1950s.

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3.  BOARD GAME (BOARD ONLY). THE HIGHWAY SAFETY GAME. ONTARIO DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS (Circa 1933-34)

Item Price: $125.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Toronto: Motor Vehicles Branch, Ontario Department of Highways, no date (ca. 1933-34).

Board size opened is 17 1/2″ x 17″.

Board printed on thick card stock, when fully opened on one side is the game, the other side consists of 2 panels, rules of the game and safety information “To the Children of the Province of Ontario”. There is an original cloth strip down the centre of the reverse side of the board for easy folding.

Condition for board is good with edge wear, some wear to corners, 2″ tear to the top of the board in center (above the title of the game) which has been repaired with archival tape, some creasing and soiling to the board, reverse of board (text side) when folded has wear to the top and bottom at the fold points. Still a very colourful board.

Original board only children’s game on highway safety “prepared and published” by the Motor Vehicles Branch of the Ontario Department of Highways. Leopold Macaulay is stated as the minister, he was minister from 1931 to 1934, the traffic accident records are from 1932, which places the year of the board from 1933 to 1934.

The game consists of numbered squares with the odd ones in red, the red squares are penalty squares (run out into traffic, playing on roadway, hit by speeding car, etc.) which on the reverse side are explained with more detail (some with accident statics for children to ponder while playing the game).

A scarce early Canadian automotive piece.

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4.  THE STORY OF GRANDMASTER FURNITURE. MCLAGAN FURNITURE CO. LIMITED. STRATFORD, ONTARIO, CANADA (1923)

​Item Price: $50.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Stratford, ON: McLagan Furniture Co. Ltd., c. 1923.

Small 8vo., wrappers, 24 pages with illustrations.

Wrappers, staple-bound booklet in near fine condition with slight wear to corners and spine ends.

Founded by George McLagan in Stratford, Ontario, Canada this furniture company lasted until 1937 – 1939. This small booklet tells McLagan’s story and presents some of his works. Scarce.

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5.  UPPER STONEY LAKE. GEM OF THE KAWARTHAS by Gordon Berry and Lesley Wootton

Item Price: $175.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Bridgenorth, ON: Woodberry Publications, 2002. Oblong 4to., cloth with dustjacket, 222pp with photos.

Condition for this book is very good+ with the dustjacket. The jacket is in good+ condition with edge wear, wear to spine ends, slight fading to front cover of jacket.

History of Upper Stoney Lake, part of Ontario’s Kawarthas cottage country.

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6.  THEATRE CATALOG. EQUIPMENT ENCYCLOPEDIA AND BUYERS GUIDE. SEVENTH ANNUAL ALL NEW EDITION. 1948-49 (Odeon Toronto Theatre, Drive-Ins)

Item Price: $300.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Philadelphia: Jay Emanuel Publications, Inc., c. 1949. 4to., cloth book, no dustjacket as issued. 544 pages, profusely illustrated, related ads.

Hardcover book in about very good condition with some shelf wear, some wear to corners, some tanning to pages.

Original 1948-49 edition of the Theatre Catalogue, these catalogues, published from 1939 to 1970, contained information for the movie theatre owner (drive-in owners as well) from design to management to future movie trends (Cinerama, 3-D), and were not sold to the general public.

The book is divided into three sections – section one: Design and Construction; section two: Equipment; section three: Management, with the feature article entitled “The Works of John and Drew Eberson, Architects”.

With a 9 page article titled “An Interesting Canadian Theatre” on the Odeon Toronto Theatre which opened in 1948.

Articles include, but not limited to, “Practical Notes on Theatre Wiring”; “Comfort and Safety of the Audience”; “Essentials of Lasting, Water-Proof Roofs”; “Remodeling the Theatre”; “Drive-In Theatres of the United States”; “A Home in a Drive-In”; “Insect Control for Drive-In Theatres”; “Survey of all Current In-Car Speakers”; “Planning the Drive-In”; “Suggestions for Better Theatre Lighting”; “Modern Methods of Theatre Cleaning”; “The Problem of Air Distribution in a Theatre”; “Maintenance Tips for Users of Freon-12”; “How Advertising Introduced a Theatre (related to Toronto’s Odeon Theatre); “Costs Consistent with Good Business”; “Theatre Problems in Confection Vending”, listing of Supply Dealers in the US and Canada. and more.

A scarce volume. We have other Theatre Catalog volumes available as well.

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7.  HOLLINGER MINER. 14 ISSUES (INCLUDING FIRST ISSUE) 1946-1947. A MAGAZINE FOR HOLLINGER EMPLOYEES (Hollinger Mines).

Item Price: $300.00 (CAD)

Item Description: (No place): Hollinger Mines, 1946-47. Wrappers, each issue is 9″ x 12″ in size. 1946 issues are 8 pages (including covers), a few 1947 issues are 8 pages however most are 12 pages (also including covers).

Magazines range from good+ to very good, all issues have a slight curl and indent to the bottom right corner, some issues have 1″ splits along the top and bottom of the spine, a couple issues have small tears to the front cover.

A non-consecutive collection of 14 employee news magazines from Northern Ontario based Hollinger Mines from the first two years of publication, including the first issue.

The issues are as follows:
Volume 1, No. 1 – August 5, 1946
Volume 1, No. 3 – October 7, 1946
Volume 1, No. 4 – October 28, 1946
Volume 1, No. 5 – November 25, 1946
Volume 1, No. 6 – Christmas, 1946
Volume 2, No. 1 – January 21, 1947
Volume 2, No. 2 – February 19, 1947
Volume 2, No. 3 – March 19, 1947
Volume 2, No. 4 – April 16, 1947
Volume 2, No. 5 – May 14, 1947
Volume 2, No. 9 – September 3, 1947
Volume 2, No. 10 – October 1, 1947
Volume 2, No. 11 – October 29, 1947
Volume 2, No. 12 – November 26, 1947

Each issue contains information about Hollinger Mines, the employees, what’s going on, helpful information (including safety), the back cover in most issues is dedicated to company sports (hockey, tennis, golf, softball, bowling, etc.).

A scarce collection of Canadian employee mining journals.

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8.  (Original Program) COLISEE DE QUEBEC. SAISON 1948-49. Sherbrooke St. Francis vs Quebec Aces. (Program – French Language – Sherbrooke “Black Aces” Line)

Item Price: $85.00 (CAD)

Item Description: No place: no publisher, (1948).

Program size is 10 1/2″ x 7 1/2″. Program is in very good condition with some wear to corners, some wear to spine, cheap paper tanned, pencil marks center pages beside some of the player names. 20 pages with a few photos and many local area ads.

Original French language program for the Quebec Aces of the Quebec Senior Hockey League (QSHL).

The program is for a game against the Sherbrooke St. Francis team, who featured the “Black Aces” line, Herb Carnegie, his brother Ossie, and Vincent Churchill (Manny) McIntyre.

A scarce program.

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9.  OFFICIAL PROGRAMME. CANADA’S GREAT INDUSTRIAL FAIR. AGRICULTURAL EXPOSITION AND ANNUAL ENTERTAINMENT. 1896. TORONTO, CANADA (Canadian National Exhibition – CNE)

Item Price: $600.00 (CAD)

Item Description: (Toronto): Mail Job Print, (1896).

Program size is 3 1/4″ x 5 1/4″. Condition for this program is very good slight edge wear, light crease and small indent to the top right corner of the program, slight wear to corners and spine ends, some wear along the spine, staples rusted. 24 pages.

Original program for the 1896 Great Industrial Fair, in 1912 the name was changed to the now familiar Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), with information on Toronto, the fair, of course, with day-to-day events listed, “Exhibition Pointers”, “Railway Arrangements”, hotels and places of interest in Toronto. Wonderful colour covers with the rear cover depicting the fair and a sample of the “magnificent spectacular productions”.

A scarce and very early issue (the 17th year) of this small and delicate program from the “Great Industrial Fair”.

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10.  COCHRANE – DUNLOP HARDWARE LIMITED. GENERAL CATALOGUE NO. 40. 1947. TORONTO.

Item Price: $175.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Toronto: Cochrane-Dunlop Hardware Ltd., 1947.

4to., pebbled cloth, 763 pages. Profusely illustrated. Book is in very good+ condition with name in pen on front free endpaper and 3rd last blank page, some light scuffing to covers, slight wear to spine ends, slight wear to corners.

A very large catalogue from this Canadian based hardware wholesaler. With sections on mechanics tools; builders’ hardware; lumbering and contractor supplies; bolts and nuts, bar iron and steel; brushes, brooms, lanterns, lamps, general hardware; cutlery, silverware, electrical appliances, sporting goods; electrical fittings wires.

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11.  REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF 19TH CANADIAN ARMY FIELD REGIMENT. Royal Canada Artillery. September 1941 – July 1945. (1989 edition).

Item Price: $165.00 (CAD)

Item Description: (Vancouver): Word Weavers of Vancouver, (1989). Second edition, originally published in Holland in 1945.

4to., blue cloth with gilt titles on upper cover, (128) pages with illustrations. Slight wear to corners, shelf wear, near fine.

Originally published in 1945 by the regiment in Holland this second edition was done in 1989, with added appendices and some of the illustrations were changed. Scarce in either format.

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12.  (Original Program) FIFTH ANNUAL “OUT OF THIS WORLD” SERIES AUGUST 6, 1951. GILMORE BALL PARK. THE BOB HOPEFULS vs COOPER’S CUTTHROATS

Item Price: $85.00 (CAD)

Item Description: (Original Program) FIFTH ANNUAL “OUT OF THIS WORLD” SERIES
AUGUST 6, 1951. GILMORE BALL PARK. THE BOB HOPEFULS vs COOPER’S CUTTHROATS

(Hollywood): Hollywood Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1951.

Program size is 8 ½” x 11. Program is in better than good but not quite very good with slight crease down middle, some wear to corners and spine ends, some light scuffing to covers. 28 pages with numerous photos.

Original program from the 1951 game between Bob Hope’s “Hopefuls” and Gary Cooper’s “Cutthroats”. Among the stars taking part in the game are Pat O’Brien, George Sanders, Tony Curtis, Gildersleeve, David Wayne, Frank Lovejoy, Mickey Rooney, and more. Both teams have designated “Bat Girls” Hattie McDaniel, Jane Russell, Dorothy Malone, Ann Sheridan, Dorothy Lamour, Celest Holm, Shelly Winters, Yvonne DeCarlo.

The program consists of photos of the stars, a few local ads, and information about the Hollywood Junior Chamber of Commerce.

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13.  (Original Program) OTTAWA EXHIBTION. THE CAPITAL’S BIGGEST ANNUAL EVENT. AUGUST 20th to 25th, 1934

​Item Price: $75.00 (CAD)

Item Description: (Ottawa): Lowe-Martin Co. Ltd., (1934).

Program size is 5” x 7”.

Program condition is about very good with light crease down middle, minor soiling to back cover, slight edge wear, small tear back cover at bottom. 12 pages with photos.

A delicate program from the 47th Ottawa Exhibition held from August 20th to August 25th 1934 at Lansdowne Park. Scarce.

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14.  GUYANA MASSACRE. THE EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT by Charles A. Krause. (Signed by the author and actor Powers Boothe).

Item Price: $95.00 (CAD)

Item Description: New York: Berkley, 1978. Signed by author and Powers Boothe. Condition for this paperback very good, with some wear to corners, paperback is slightly cocked along spine. 210 pages with photos.

A quickie paperback, written by Washington Post reporter Charles Krause, on Jim Jones and the Jonestown Massacre. Krause was present during the massacre. This copy of the paperback made more interesting as it is signed by the author on the title page and actor Powers Boothe, who portrayed Jim Jones in the made for television movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980), on the front cover at top. Both signed in pen.

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15.  (Original Handbill) LARRY’S HEADSPACE (HIDEAWAY) THE SPOONS (Signed by members Sandy Horne and Gordon Depp).

Item Price: $50.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Single sheet printed and signed on one side. Sheet size is 8 ½” x 11”.

Cheaply made (Larry’s was a dive) handbill in very good+ condition with slight edge wear, slight wear to corners, signatures have bled a bit through to other side, someone has done a bit of math on the reverse side in pen.

Handbill from Larry’s Headspace (called that for a short period around 1983, then returning to Larry’s Hideaway) for the Ontario-based 1980s band The Spoons, this handbill signed by founding members Sandy Horne and Gordon Depp.

Larry’s Hideaway “was a bar in the Prince Carlton Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The venue was notable for being one of the first venues in Toronto to open itself to punk and new wave music acts, as well as hard rock. The venue was well known for its good acoustics. Several artists recorded live albums at the venue.” It closed in 1986. “It was the biggest shit hole in the city, but the atmosphere was great,” said promoter Gary Topp.

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16.  WHAT THEY EAT TO BE FIT. IS GOOD FOR THE HEALTH OF ALL CANADIANS. (RCAF Booklet circa 1942-45)

Item Price: $45.00 (CAD)

Item Description: (Canada): Life Insurance Co. of Canada & Canadian Medical Assoc., no date (ca. 1942-45).

Wrappers booklet, size is 5″ x 7″.

Wrappers staple-bound booklet in near fine condition with slight edge wear. 16 pages with colour illustrations.

A very colourful booklet based on the motion picture “Training Table” which was prepared by the Royal Canadian Air Force, Medical Branch.

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17.  MEN TAKE WING. A STORY IN PICTURES OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE IN TRAINING. 1941

Item Price: $100.00 (CAD)

Item Description: (Toronto): Published under the authority of Major the Honourable C. G. Power…, 1941. Offprint.

Wrappers, newsprint, size is 10 ½” x 14”. Condition is about good only with fold across middle, light dampstain front cover bottom left corner, small tears to the bottom of the spine, a few small tears along the right edge front cover, wear to corners, crease back cover top right corner, last page chip 1/2” x 1 ½” top right corner, very small chip to the second last page top right corner. 12 pages profusely illustrated (pagination is from 17 to 28, it is complete).

“The material in this booklet appeared in the September 15th, 1941, issue of Maclean’s Magazine and is reprinted by arrangement with the MacLean Publishing Company, Toronto.”

This is an offprint from Maclean’s Magazine done by the RCAF for recruiting purposes, the inside back cover has “Information Relative to Entry into Royal Canadian Air Force”, and the back cover has “Aircrew Pay in the Royal Canadian Air Force” plus a list of recruiting centres across Canada. Scarce.

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18.  CYCLE OUTLAWS. VOLUME ONE. ISSUE NO. ONE. (Magazine, circa 1966)

Item Price: $85.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Burbank, CA: Seven Seventy Publishers, no date (ca. 1966).

Magazine, size is 8 1/2″ x 11″. Unpaginated (64 pages), profusely illustrated.

Magazine is in good+ condition with small 1/4″ cut (or slice) at the very top of the magazine in the center that is completely through the magazine front to back (maybe a reminder mark?), some edge wear, some wear to corners and spine ends, some wear along the spine, old price label affixed front cover top right corner, light crease top right corner. Still a nice copy though. Text is erratic but complete (meaning it’s not continuous and sometimes even a block is continued 10 pages or so previous – cheaply done quickie magazine).

First issue (only issue?) of this expose of motorcycle gangs, “These are actual photographs taken with much risk to the photographers. These are not actors or professional models. Read what is going on with today’s only true rebels.” With such topics as Sean Flynn (Errol Flynn’s son), “LSD”, “Sex”, “Wild”, “Terror”, “Choppers”, “Brawls”, and more.

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19.  THE TORONTO FART. Wednesday, April Fools Day, 1998.

Item Price: $60.00 (CAD)

Item Description: (Toronto): no publisher, 1998.

Newspaper size is 11 1/2″ x 17″. 24 pages (including the covers).

Condition for this newspaper is very good+ with slight edge wear, some wear to corners and spine ends, couple of small tears along the edges, fold across the middle (newspaper will be shipped folded).

A satirical, almost underground, university (Ryerson?) published newspaper with the design and layout based on the Toronto Star. Includes sections on Wheels, Lives on Hold, Ghetto Trash, Ass Backwards, Condom Living, Dung Street, Entrapment, Sports, Classified, comics page, Life Style, Fashion (some of it quite raunchy). Having stated all this most of the ads appear to be legitimate. Go figure.

I can’t find anything about this newspaper nor other copies listed online.

Scarce.

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20.  THE PUCK AND SPORT FAN. MARCH 9th, 1939. MONTREAL. (Sports Newspaper).

Item Price: $85.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Montreal: The Puck & Sport Fan, 1939.

Newspaper size is 12″ x 16″. 12 pages (including the covers).

Condition for this newspaper is very good with light fold across the middle, first page has 1″ tear right side in center which becomes a 1/4″ tear for the rest of the pages, 1″ split along the bottom of spine, 1/4″ tear (small) front page bottom left corner near spine, some tanning to pages as usual.

A scarce edition of this Montreal based sports newspaper. Most stories, of course, are related to hockey (including a page titled “Western Hockey Round-Up”), some baseball news (back page has a photo montage of players at spring training, article on the “formidable” Cincinnati Reds) and quite a few articles on bowling, and more.
We have other issues available.

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21.  THE LONDON AND PORT STANLEY RAILWAY. ANNUAL REPORTS FOR THE YEARS ENDING JUNE 30, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919.

​Item Price: $275.00 (CAD)

Item Description: No place: no publisher, no date (ca. 1920).

4to., wrappers, staple-bound report, 54 pages with photos, foldout panoramic view of L & P S Park and Harbor.

Softcover book in about very good condition with small 1″ tear at top which is evident to lesser degrees for the first 14 pages, some wear to corners and spine ends, some rusting to staples.

A wonderfully illustrated Annual Report from Ontario’s London & Port Stanley Railway, contains information about the electrification campaign and more.

This is NOT the reprint edition. This is the original edition, please note page 20 (see photo) is printed right side up as is the case with the original, in reprint editions, I’m informed, this page is printed upside down. The aging to the staples also shows age.

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22.  THE HOBO NEWS. APRIL 8, 1947 (New York based Newspaper)

Item Price: $150.00 (CAD)

Item Description: New York: Patrick Mulkern (owner), 1947.

Newspaper, size is 11 1/2″ x 15″. 24 pages. Condition for this newspaper is about good with cheap newsprint tanned, fold across the middle which shows wear, small tears along the paper edges, wear small tears and chips along the spine (still together though), curling to corners, a complete issue.

Newspaper intended for the homeless of New York City of the 1940s.

According to Wikipedia, “Hobo News was published from 1936 to 1948 in New York City. The paper was brought … into existence through financing arranged by Garry A. Stolzberg, a banker with the Modern Industrial Bank in New York City. Its highest circulation was 50,000, and it was published by Ben “Coast Kid” (Hobo) Benson and under the direction of Pat “The Roaming Dreamer” Mulkern. It contained advice for hobos, opinion pieces, cartoons, etc., and was sold for ten cents on street corners. When it went under in 1948 it was replaced by Bowery News (named after the Bowery area in Manhattan), but that paper was short-lived.”

Newspaper will be shipped folded.

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23.  (Original Poster) ALL CANADA SPORTS PROMOTIONS. WORLD’S HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP. GEORGE FOREMAN VS KEN NORTON CLOSED CIRCUIT TV FROM CARACAS, VENEZUELA. BINGEMAN PARK ON KITCHENER GUELPH HIGHWAY. (Ontario)

Item Price: $175.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Thin card stock, size is 15” x 22”.

Poster is in about good condition with wear slight curling to corners, 1” tear to bottom in middle, some light staining in some spots along the edges, light creasing, still a nice poster.

Original poster promoting the closed circuit tv broadcast at Kitchener’s Bingeman Park of the George Foreman and Ken Norton fight that took place in Caracas, Venezuela on March 26th, 1976. Foreman, the heavyweight champion defended his crown against challenger Ken Norton in the second round.

“There was considerable controversy after the fight as both fighters ran into unexpected trouble with the Venezuelan government. The fight had been made in Venezuela on the basis that all taxes would be waived. However, a day after the fight, the government reneged the offer and insisted that they collect 18% of the fighter’s purses, which was $700,000 for Foreman and $200,000 for Norton. Authorities stopped both men at the airport and neither could leave the country unless they posted bonds for the tax money. Norton settled his dispute first, paying $47,000 in taxes and posting a $60,000 bond which enabled him to leave the country. Foreman, however, remained in the country as Venezuelan government demanded no less $150,000 in taxes from his purse. After five days of negotiations, Foreman’s camp was finally allowed leave on April 1. The tax problems ultimately led to the fight being dubbed ‘The Caracas Caper’”. (Wikipedia)

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24.  CONFIDENTIAL INSIDE FACTS FOR 1938 STUDEBAKER. (Manual for use of Studebaker Salesmen)

Item Price: $150.00 (CAD)

Item Description: (USA): The Studebaker Corporation, c. 1937. “No. 10955”.

Softcover staple-bound book, size is 8 1/2″ x 11″, 82 pages with photos (with some colour shots of various models) and illustrations.

Softcover staple-bound book with card covers in about very good condition with some wear to corners, some edge wear, a bit offsetting to the insides of the front and back covers, light soiling to the first page, light 5″ crease back cover. As with all copies of this book there are 4-hole punches on the left side. A nice copy.

Original 1937 “Confidential Inside Facts” from the Studebaker Corporation covering their models for the 1938 year. With all kinds of information on the upcoming vehicles, colour photos of various models.

A scarce “Manual for use of Studebaker Salesmen”.

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25.  (Original Poster) ALI vs NORTON. SEPT. 28, 1976. WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP YANKEE STADIUM.

Item Price: $275.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Single-sided poster, size is 25” x 15 ½”.

All four corners have some form of damage the worst being at the top corners (see photos) with small chips to both, slight edge wear, small tear left side in middle, still a vibrant and colourful poster.

Classic poster from the third and final match between these two heavyweights, “Ali and Norton met for the third and last time on September 28, 1976, at Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA, completing their trilogy. This time, 34-year-old Ali entered the ring as Heavyweight Champion. Both fighters showed their strengths, but neither established themselves as the obvious winner. Most commentators gave the fight to Norton. Ultimately, Ali won by a unanimous decision, thereby retaining his title. Ali said during an interview with Mark Cronin in October of 1976: ‘Kenny’s style is too difficult for me. I can’t beat him, and I sure don’t want to fight him again. I honestly thought he beat me in Yankee Stadium, but the judges gave it to me, and I’m grateful to them.’ Norton was bitter, stating after the fight: ‘I won at least nine or ten rounds. I was robbed.’” (Wikipedia).

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26.  (Original Poster) CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW. SEPTEMBER 3, 4, 5 and 6, 1976. A FEATURE OF THE CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION. TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA.

Item Price: $100.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Single sheet poster size is 35 ½” x 24”.

Poster has slight edge wear and a bit of wear and curl to corners otherwise near fine.

Original poster promoting the 1976 edition of the CNE’s Air Show. Scarce.

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27.  SHRIEK! May 1965. Number 1. (1960s Horror Monster Magazine)

Item Price: $65.00 (CAD)

Item Description: House of Horrors, London 1965

Magazine is 8 1/4″ x 11″, 66 pages.

Condition for this magazine is near fine with original price. 50 cents slightly blacked out and .75 cent price written in black pen on front cover top left corner. Slight wear to corners and spine ends. Interior very clean.

An early, and a fairly violent, monster horror magazine from 1965. With articles on The Secret of Blood Island about Japanese war crimes, Vincent Price and more.

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28.  BRANTWOOD. BEAUTIFULLY LOCATED HEALTHFUL SURROUNDINGS. INVITING PROSPECTS PLEASING VISTAS WITH CITY CONVENIENCES. 1913 (Home development area Oakville brochure)

Item Price: $125.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Oakville, ON.: Cumberland Land Co., (c. 1913).

4to., card covers sales brochure, embossed front cover, 21 pages with photos.

Condition for this card covered sales brochure is good+, there is a light dampstain to the top of the brochure front cover, 1″ split along spine at bottom, the front cover at the bottom has creasing and seems to have been bent along the bottom at some time (there is no creasing on the back cover and the interior pages are very clean and have no creasing).

A very scarce look at a home development area in Oakville Ontario in 1913.

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29.  (Original Posters) WINCHESTER 22s (Four Advertising Posters).

Item Price: $375.00 (CAD) 

Item Description: No printer stated (Winchester), no date (maybe late 1960s early 1970s).

3 posters are 24” x 18”, the large poster (multi-character poster) is 36” x 25”.

Condition for the 3 smaller posters is very good+ with slight edge wear, a few very minor creases. The large poster is in about very good condition with some edge wear, slight wear to corners, and some wrinkling from being rolled. All four poster are still very colourful and bright.

Original advertising posters from Winchester.

Listing is for ALL four posters.

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30.  THE HISTORY OF THE CAMBRIDGE FIRE DEPARTMENT by Jim Quantrell.

Item Price: $45.00 (CAD)

Item Description: Cambridge, ON: Uni-grafx, c. 1992.

Oblong 4to., wrappers, 65 pages with photos. In near fine condition with slight edge wear, slight wear to corners.

History of the Cambridge, Ontario fire department including Galt, Preston, and Hespeler Fire Departments. 

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