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1 Johnson, B.L.C. How People Live in East Pakistan
Toronto, Canada Saunders of Toronto, Limited 1968 First Edition Hardcover Good 
100 pages including index. With pictures, maps and words the author makes it possible for you to understand the different ways of life and work in this region. Author has travelled widely in East Pakistan. He spent nearly two years in Chittagong during the Second World War, and revisited the country in 1956-57 to make a comprehensive study of its agricultural geography. Several school stamps else unmarked. Average wear. Solid copy in illustrated purple boards. Although intended for younger readers, this book makes interesting reading for adults as well. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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2 C.V.T.; Johnson, G.; McLaren, J.; Hogg, J.; Wilkins, B.; Walmsley, L.; Charles, B.; Et al The Wide World - The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1924, No. 316, Vol. LIII - The Fire-Walkers of Fiji / Hunting Bighorn Sheep in Mexico
New York The International News Company 1924 First Edition Paperback Fair 
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. 
Price: 299.95 USD
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3 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. The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men, September 1916
London George Newnes 1916 First Edition Paperback Good 
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. 
Price: 299.95 USD
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4 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 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
London George Newnes, Ltd. 1925 First Edition Paperback Good 
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. 
Price: 299.95 USD
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