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The Wide World  - The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1924, No. 316, Vol. LIII - The Fire-Walkers of Fiji / Hunting Bighorn Sheep in Mexico, C.V.T.; Johnson, G.; McLaren, J.; Hogg, J.; Wilkins, B.; Walmsley, L.; Charles, B.; Et al

Author Name    C.V.T.; Johnson, G.; McLaren, J.; Hogg, J.; Wilkins, B.; Walmsley, L.; Charles, B.; Et al

Title   The Wide World - The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1924, No. 316, Vol. LIII - The Fire-Walkers of Fiji / Hunting Bighorn Sheep in Mexico

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   Fair

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York The International News Company 1924

Seller ID   123H0766

Pages 266-352 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: The Crowsnest Holdup - a spectacular hold-up on the Canadian Pacific Railway and the tragic manhunt that followed; The Fire-Walkers of Fiji - a mystery that has never been solved - great photo-illustrated article; Roaming the Wild South Seas (part I) - Jack McLaren relates some of his strange and exciting experiences there; Hunting Bighorn Sheep in Mexico - a most exciting shooting trip in the wild Cocopah Mountains of Mexico - fantastic photo-illustrated article; Alone Across the Atlantic - Mr. Alain J. Gerbault sailed alone from Gibraltar to New York in 142 days; The Road to Timbuctoo (part III) - readers who enjoyed 'Three Asses in the Pyrenees" will find this narrative even more amusing; How "Mac" Won His Wife - a New Zealander abducts and marries a beautiful girl - with revengeful natives in pursuit; In Search of Sea-Monsters (part V) - F.A. Mitchell-Hedges set out in 1921 on an expedition to the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean and caught multiple world-record-sized fish - article with photos; Zulliver's Travels - an ill-fated auto trip to California; Snapshots in China - great photos; Unknown Peru (part IV) - travel and adventure in the Andes - article with photos; Anstruther Gets a Job - an unemployed engineer in South Africa meets the promoter of a mine; The Two Strangers - an interesting sequel to "A Bunch of Keys" which appeared in the December 1923 issue; Great one-page illustrated General Electric locomotive ad speaks of the Mexican Railway between Orizaba and Esperanza where 10 electric locomotives will replace 25 steam locomotives; and more. Covers loose as one but present. Unmarked with average wear. A worthy copy of this great vintage issue.

The  Wide  World    -  The  Magazine  For  Everybody,  August  (Aug.)  1924,  No.  316,  Vol.  LIII  -  The  Fire-Walkers  Of  Fiji  /  Hunting  Bighorn  Sheep  In  Mexico  Gaston  Guyott    Vintage  Ads.    Features:  The  Crowsnest  Holdup  -  A  Spectacular  Hold-up  On  The  Canadian  Pacific  Railway  And  The  Tragic  Manhunt  That  Followed;  The  Fire-Walkers  Of  Fiji  -  A  Mystery  That  Has  Never  Been  Solved  -  Great  Photo-illustrated  Article;  Roaming  The  Wild  South  Seas  (part  I)  -  Jack  McLaren  Relates  Some  Of  His  Strange  And  Exciting  Experiences  There;  Hunting  Bighorn  Sheep  In  Mexico  -  A  Most  Exciting  Shooting  Trip  In  The  Wild  Cocopah  Mountains  Of  Mexico  -  Fantastic  Photo-illustrated  Article;  Alone  Across  The  Atlantic  -  Mr.  Alain  J.  Gerbault  Sailed  Alone  From  Gibraltar  To  New  York  In  142  Days;  The  Road  To  Timbuctoo  (part  III)  -  Readers  Who  Enjoyed  'Three  Asses  In  The  Pyrenees"  Will  Find  This  Narrative  Even  More  Amusing;  How  "Mac"  Won  His  Wife  -  A  New  Zealander  Abducts  And  Marries  A  Beautiful  Girl  -  With  Revengeful  Natives  In  Pursuit;  In  Search  Of  Sea-Monsters  (part  V)  -  F.A.  Mitchell-Hedges  Set  Out  In  1921  On  An  Expedition  To  The  Caribbean  Sea  And  Pacific  Ocean  And  Caught  Multiple  World-record-sized  Fish  -  Article  With  Photos;  Zulliver's  Travels  -  An  Ill-fated  Auto  Trip  To  California;  Snapshots  In  China  -  Great  Photos;  Unknown  Peru  (part  IV)  -  Travel  And  Adventure  In  The  Andes  -  Article  With  Photos;  Anstruther  Gets  A  Job  -  An  Unemployed  Engineer  In  South  Africa  Meets  The  Promoter  Of  A  Mine;  The  Two  Strangers  -  An  Interesting  Sequel  To  "A  Bunch  Of  Keys"  Which  Appeared  In  The  December  1923  Issue;  Great  One-page  Illustrated  General  Electric  Locomotive  Ad  Speaks  Of  The  Mexican  Railway  Between  Orizaba  And  Esperanza  Where  10  Electric  Locomotives  Will  Replace  25  Steam  Locomotives 

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