The Canadian architect magazine covers (1966)

The Canadian architect - January 1966

The Canadian architect magazine covers from 1966. Cover designs by Laszlo Buday. Month of November missing. (more…)

The Canadian architect magazine covers (1965)

The Canadian architect - January 1965

A selection of The Canadian architect magazine covers from 1965. Covers span January through October and were designed by Laszlo Buday. (more…)

The Canadian architect magazine covers (1964)

The Canadian architect - August 1964

A selection of The Canadian architect magazine covers from 1964. Covers featured include: August, September, October, December and Yearbook 1964. Covers and graphic design by Laszlo Buday. (more…)

A new history of Canada vol. 1 (1972)

A New History of Canada

25/10/09 – Volume one, New Worlds to Find 1000-1600, in the fifteen volume series: A New History of Canada. Educational textbook for children. Published by Editions Format in 1972 in Montreal. (more…)

Canadian Pacific Airlines (CP Air) Postcards

11/04/09 – “The luxurious Boeing 747 is the world’s largest commercial passenger aircraft. Wing span, 195.7 ft. (59.6 meters). Length 231.3 ft. (70.5 meters). Fuel capacity 42.481 imp. gals (192,500 ltrs). Max. take-off weight, 775, 000 lbs. (351.540 kgms.) Cruising speed, 560 mph (900 kmh). The 747s are part of CP Air’s modern fleet of orange jets serving five continents.” (more…)

Postcards from Expo 67 in Montreal

08/04/09 – Place d’Accueil – this is the main entrance to the Exhibition and the terminus of the mass transit. Buildings on the extensive deck are restaurants, boutiques and reception rooms.

All postcards marked: Official post card / Les Messageries de Press Benjamin Ltee / Benjamin News Co., Ltd., Montreal 3, Canada / Plastichrome of Canada / ©1963 [?] (more…)

Industrial British Columbia 1946

24/02/09 – Industrial British Columbia 1946: Canada’s magnificent new industrial empire, geared to efficient high quality production, backed by an adequate pool of skilled labor promotional catalogue. Designed and lithographed by The Sun Publishing Company Limited, Vancouver, B. C. Copyright May 15, 1947. Spiral bound 14″ x 10″ with 46 pages.  (more…)

Solair Chair: Fabiano & Panzini for IPL

The Solair chair for IPL.  Design by Fabiano & Panzini. Patent design d-44237. Item: no. 60323. Made in Canada (1972). (more…)

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