The Wide World, True Stories of Adventure, February [Feb.] 1922, Vol. 48, No. 286: Battle with a Giant Conger Eel


Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Last Fight of the Great Green Eel - three-day battle with a Conger eel in Trinidad; De Rougemont Right After All! - Shortly after his passing, the incredible stories by Louis de Rougement of adventures with the wild blacks (aborigines) of Australia are proven true! - article with great photos; The Lure of the Jewel - The Forcing of the Duke of Brunswick's safe; Crossed Trails - A remarkable tale of linked lives; The Midnight Visitor - A grim tale of the famous North-West Mounted Police of Canada; Trapped in a Well - two men in Nebraska set out to deepen a well; The Moffat County Mystery - an odd tale from Colorado; A Film-Hunter on the Amazon - Part II - Probably the most adventurous expedition ever undertaken in the interest of film-making - article with interesting photos; A Christmas Hunt in East Africa - sometimes 'exiles' can have a good Christmas; A Double Escape a thrilling royal tiger hunt in India; A Man's Luck - Part V - the true story of a man who set out to build an Alaskan home for the girl of his dream but kept being jailed; The Accursed Lake - The strange story of David Burton and Charles Snisted in New Zealand; The Living Death - an explorer's grim story from the South American jungle; Anthropop - Apology; and more. pp. 8 [ads], [2] 268-351, 9-16 [ads]. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality vintage copy of this wonderful issue.

Title: The Wide World, True Stories of Adventure, February [Feb.] 1922, Vol. 48, No. 286: Battle with a Giant Conger Eel

Author Name: Plummer, Ernest Arthur; Bailey, Elliot; Kingston, Charles; Darling, Eugene; Reynolds, Frank S.; Dickens, James; De Mello Saraiva, Propercio; Walmsley, Leo; Evans, Capt. E.A.; Rutzebeck, Hjalmar; Fagan, D.W.O.; Verrill, A. Hyatt; Monsell, J.R.

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1922

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 346H5214

Keywords: Wide World Magazine, February 1922, Conger Eel, Trinidad, Louis De Rougemont, wild blacks, aborigines, Australia, The Lure of the Jewel, Duke of Brunswick, Crossed Trails, The Midnight Visitor, North-West Mounted Police, Canada, Trapped in a Well, Nebraska, The Moffat County Mystery, Colorado, Amazon - motion pictures, East Africa - hunting, tiger hunting - India, A Man's Luck, Settlers - Alaska, The Accursed Lake, David Burton, Charles Snisted, New Zealand, The Living Death, South American jungle,