The Wide World Magazine, June 1929 - "Chink Running" Cover Illustration


Pages 169-252 plus 28 pages of ads. Features: Chink-Running - an account of the illegal smuggling of Chinese over the U.S. border from Canada via the Detroit River; Slippery Wiley's Luck - Mr. Wiley returns to the scene of his prior crime to con money from more victims in Australia; The Mysterious M'Zab - A description of a little-known country in the heart of the Sahara where, although the French are the nominal rulers, the people actually obey the edicts of a secret Government of their own - great photos; "Ning We Pulls the Strings" - A story of Colonel Mackenzie's inimitable Chinese detective; Our Gatta - a most amusing tale of a native regatta from West Africa; The Longest Canoe Voyage on Record, by John H.E. Nolan (Part 3 of 3) - with several photos; Murder Paul Jaworski is permitted to read advance copy of a magazine serial before being executed for his crime; Feather's Folly - a stirring sea yarn from Newfoundland; Seeing America on Thirteen Dollars - Carl N. Taylor describes his four year adventure which began when he was sixteen; At the Eleventh Hour - Racing A Dying Prospector in the Belgian Congo to British Territory for the sake of his life insurance policy; The Human Tiger - a man planning murder in Perth Australia sees his plan go wrong; A Break in Routine - a true story from a Commissioner of Police in Uganda. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Small tape reinforcements to each end of backstrip. A sound copy of this engaging vintage issue.

Title: The Wide World Magazine, June 1929 - "Chink Running" Cover Illustration

Author Name: Wilson, J.F.; "Billy See"; Nolan, John H.E.; Bodley, R.V.C.; MacLeod, Captain Jack; Taylor, Carl N.; Adams, W.H.; Stuart, Murray; Charnley, W.; Mackenzie, Lieut.-Colonel Donald; "Gundi"; "The Captain"; Melville, Fred. J.

Categories: Travel, Exploration & Adventure, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1929

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 123G0667

Keywords: The Wide World Magazine, June 1929 - "Chink Running" Cover Illustration Paul Jaworski Murderer Executed Chink-Running - an account of the illegal smuggling of Chinese over the U.S. border from Canada via the Detroit River; Slippery Wiley's Luck - Mr. Wiley returns to the scene of his prior crime to con money from more victims in Australia; The Mysterious M'Zab - A description of a little-known country in the heart of the Sahara where, although the French are the nominal rulers, the people actually obey the edicts of a secret Government of their own - great photos; "Ning We Pulls the Strings" - A story of Colonel Mackenzie's inimitable Chinese detective; Our Gatta - a most amusing tale of a native regatta from West Africa; The Longest Canoe Voyage on Record, by John H.E. Nolan (Part 3 of 3) - with several photos; Murder Paul Jaworski is permitted to read advance copy of a magazine serial before being executed for his crime; Feather's Folly - a stirring sea yarn from Newfoundland; Seeing America on Thirteen Dollars - Carl N. Taylor describes his four year adventure which began when he was sixteen; At the Eleventh Hour - Racing A Dying Prospector in the Belgian Congo to British Territory for the sake of his life insurance policy; The Human Tiger - a man planning murder in Perth Australia sees his plan go wrong; A Break in Routine - a true story from a Commissioner of Police in Uganda,