Sutherland, H.M.; Rayne, H.; Hedstrom, Sir J.M.; Elliot, H.W.; Johnson, M.; Rane, Hugh; Mitchell-Hedges, F.A.; Burman, B.L.; Farmer, H.F.; Molesworth, D.; Fitzpatrick, J.; Grimshaw, B.; Murphy, C.C.R.; Layng, C.; Mix, Tom
Title The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, February (Feb.) 1925, Vol. LIV No. 322 - The Case for the Sea-Serpent / The Sea Villages of Humboldt's Bay
Book Condition Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher London George Newnes, Ltd. 1925
Seller ID 123G4370
Pages 266-352 plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Poll Chunk's Son - a story from the hills of Kentucky; The Ivory Raiders - part 1 of a tale fromm the Turkanaland district of Central Africa on the western shores of Lake Rudolf where Major H. Rayne deals with Swahili elephant poachers and Turkana warriors; The Case for the Sea-Serpent - a mysterious Fijian monster; In the Wilds with a Camera - Mr. and Mrs. Martin Johnson take photos in the interior of British East Africa; The Land Sharks - criminal buying and selling of land in Canada; In Quest of the Unknown - part 3 of F.A. Mitchell-Hedges' adventures amoung the Chucunaque Indians; James Watson - Human Tiger - a remarkable American crime; An Eviction in Patagonia - a rich man attempts to drive away the cattle of a squatter; My Jungle Jaunts - part 1 of an Englishwoman's experiences in Burma, with nice photos; The Blue Powder - bewitching a District Commissioner in Nigeria; The Sea-Villages of Humboldt's Bay - photo-illustrated article on this Dutch New Guinea area; The Mad Jackal - how a homesick Pathan soldier in Mesopotamia got himself sent back to India; Imprisoned in a hollow tree - Harry Comstock spent horrible days and nights inside a tree in Bexar County, Texas; The Tiger I didn't Get - Movie star Tom Mix recounts an adventure that befell him while tiger-shooting in Bengal; Nice one-page General Electric ad with illustration of new street lighting in Nagoya, Japan; One-page photo-illustrated ad for Hobart Bradstreet of Chicago. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this great vintage issue.