The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, May 1948 - Land of Giraffe-Necked Women


16 [ads], 63-118 pages. Features: Rogue Elephant Herd of the Sabi Valley - article with photos; Two Stowaways did not determine the destination of the ship they boarded, and problems resulted; Meeting the Wife - tragedy strikes as Mr. Barker journeys to meet his wife at a remote Tanganyika plantation; Land of Giraffe-Necked Women - the Mon-Khmer Padaungs of Burma - one-page article with great photo of Padaung beauty playing cards; Island Watchers of Koro Koro, New Zealand - one of the loneliest jobs in the world; A Night With Pirates - a man's small boat is taken over by pirates in Singapore waters and used to attack a junk; The Kwapa Diamond Chase - a curious development in the development of Nigerian mining; The Stone of Evil - story recounted by a missionary to Melanesia in 1928; Derby Commentary; "In the Bag" - interesting stories from P.O.W.s of the Japanese; Eight Thousand Dollars - South Seas silver robbery; Cattle-Droving in Australia - article with photos; and more. Bit of pencil writing on front cover. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, May 1948 - Land of Giraffe-Necked Women

Author Name: Celliers, Captain B.B.; Hutt, Michael; Barker, A.K.; Haldar, N.K.; Coates, Norman A.; Rumsey, T.; Rhodes, Gerald; Catherall, Arthur; Coombe, Michael; Browne, J.E.; Bee, Edgar

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1948

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 346H2552

Keywords: The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, May 1948 - Land of Giraffe-Necked Women Campbell Island Rogue Elephant Herd of the Sabi Valley - article with photos; Two Stowaways did not determine the destination of the ship they boarded, and problems resulted; Meeting the Wife - tragedy strikes as Mr. Barker journeys to meet his wife at a remote Tanganyika plantation; Land of Giraffe-Necked Women - the Mon-Khmer Padaungs of Burma - one-page article with great photo of Padaung beauty playing cards; Island Watchers of Koro Koro, New Zealand - one of the loneliest jobs in the world; A Night With Pirates - a man's small boat is taken over by pirates in Singapore waters and used to attack a junk; The Kwapa Diamond Chase - a curious development in the development of Nigerian mining; The Stone of Evil - story recounted by a missionary to Melanesia in 1928; Derby Commentary; "In the Bag" - interesting stories from P.O.W.s of the Japanese; Eight Thousand Dollars - South Seas silver robbery; Cattle-Droving in Australia,