The Wide World, True Stories of Adventure, July 1922, Vol. 49, No. 291: Across Remote Yunnan / The Wild Men of Borneo


Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Trailing the Gun-Runners - Part II - The U.S. attempts to prevent the arming of revolutionaries in Dominica in 1906-7; Hunting Wild Goats By Seaplane and Motorcycle Near San Clemente - article with photos; Remanded - a perfectly blameless man is blamed for a crime; Full Speed Astern - 400 men aboard the steamer Remiji Maru are saved by the action of a young engineer on watch two days out of Hong Kong; The Wild Men of Borneo - Wonderful photo-illustrated account of a visit to the Dyaks; Photo and letter from a reader who, with five friends, dressed up in KKK outfits and brought along a relative in blackface to entertain at a fancy-dress ball in Leeds; Across Remote Yunnan - Part II - Capt. F. Kingdon Ward continues his journey through the little-known region where the frontiers of China and Tibet meet - article with nice photos; Two Men and a "Pink" - terrifying experience of two returned Canadian soldiers off the coast of Labrador aboard their vessel Terra Nova, nicknamed the Turn Over; "Gentleman" Girard - Frenchman Henri Girard made a profession of poisoning people whose lives he had insured; The Ghost Dancers of the Imst - unusual customs in the Tyrolian valley village of Imst - article with photos; Down the "Old Delph" - two men venture into a disused mine near Roby Mill in Lancashire; Marooned On a Precipice - Three mountain climbers, Karl Aichner, Alois Netzer, and Conrad Schuster, are stranded for six days in the Northern Tyrol; and more. pp. 8 [ads], [2] 180-264, 9-16 [ads]. Unmarked with light wear and some soiling to back cover. A quality vintage copy of this wonderful issue.

Title: The Wide World, True Stories of Adventure, July 1922, Vol. 49, No. 291: Across Remote Yunnan / The Wild Men of Borneo

Author Name: Verrill, A. Hyatt; Hogg, John Edwin; Pound, Reginald; Ward, Capt. F. Kingdon; Dale, Bonnycastle; Story, Sommerville; Vivian, Herbert; Reynolds, R. Frank; Herbert, V.

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1922

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 346H5218

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