Patterson, Walter G.; Amy, Lacey; St. Lawrence, B.; Harold, S.J.; Johnson, A.E.; Wise, Frank; Martindale, F.W.; Lincoln, Robert Page; Smith, Albert E.; Fletcher, Alfred C.B.; Davis, Minnie B.; Smith, Mrs. L.V.
Title The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men, September 1916
Book Condition Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher London George Newnes 1916
Seller ID 123G0986
Pages 385-480 plus 32 pages of wonderful vintage advertisements. Features: In the grip of the "Hip Sings" - Walter G. Patterson became a member of a Chinese secret society (Part I); Hunting the sword-fish on the south coast of Nova Scotia - with great photos; The fatal wood - a graphic account of a dramatic episode in the great Battle of Verdun; Minnie Florea's ordeal - a hurricane swept her to sea where she, the only member of her father's party of 13 to survive, battled the storm for 24 hours; The heart of Sweden - an interesting description of rural Sweden with wonderful photos; Three men in a tree - how they survived a flood in Australia; Comedies of the war - WWI anecdotes; Sandy McLain's Log-Jam - how a young Scotsman broke up one of the biggest log-jams in the history of Minnesota; Our adventures at the Chincha Islands - a lively time picking up a load of guano; From Job to Job around the World - part VII - Alfred Fletcher describes his adventures in Constantinople, his trip through Italy and across Europe to Paris - where he was shut in Voltaire's tomb for a night!; Where Grass is King - a woman's account of her live on a homestead in a region of America where grass is used for everything - with nice photos; My Romance - how Miss L.V. Smith saved a crowded train from destruction; Photo of a six-foot shark caught in the Tigris at Baghdad Great full-page ad for the Red Cross Line. Average wear. Small protective pieces of tape at each end of backsrip. Binding intact. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy.