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Generously illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Ning Wo Pays His Debt - The Chinese servant of a Chief of Police in a Malay state settles a score with an enemy who killed his brother; My Sea-Trip - Peter Carden's amusing experience as a 'horseman' aboard a cargo-steamer; Photo of a Mariamma goddess in India, used to ward off epidemics; Photo and brief write-up of a marine fruit market in Bangkok, the "Venice of the East"; Passages With Pachyderms - exciting encounters with these great beasts, as told by Captain C. Lestock Reid; Dead Man's Treasure - A consulting engineer for the Cyclops M. and M. Company of Montida USA makes strange discoveries on a prospecting trip; Through Spain in Disguise - Part III - A continuation of the adventures and misadventures of Count and Countess Malmignati who travelled through Spain disguised as wandering Arab beggars, singing and dancing for a living; Zaki and Zomo - The Dog and Pony who both lost their lives while serving Captain J.F.J. Fitzpatrick in battle against the Germans; On Foot Through South America - G.C. Thompson and his two young sons travlled all over South America in search of work for four years; The Tale of the Toheroa - The curious shellfish found only in New Zealand - with photos; On the Trail of the "Thirstland Trekkers" - Part I - Colonel Deneys Reitz describes his exploration of mysterious terra incognita in what was formerly known as German South-West Africa - with many interesting photos; Timothy Murphy's "Donkey" - Great story about a logging donkey-engine at Calfton's logging outfit on Myrtle Island on the British Columbia Coast; The Mine Under the Creek - A brush with death when a mine floods in the Gulf country of Australia; The Chrissie C. Thomey's" Last Voyage - A gallant old Arctic schooner is lost through a most unlikely mischance - with photo; The Big Voyage of the Little "Shanghai" - Part V - The amazing voyage of several young men from Shanghai to Copenhagen - article with nice photos. 84 pages plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this fascinating vintage issue.
Title: The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, October [Oct.] 1927, Vol. LIX, No. 354: Passages with Pachyderms / On Foot Through South America
Illustrator: Holloway, Cyril; Illingworth, L.G.; Goss, G.W.; Leigh, Conrad; Cleaver, Reginald; Prater, Ernest; Potts, Leonard; Vedder, S.H.; Soper, G.; York, W.G.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1927
Binding: Single Issue Magazine
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Weight: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 346h5258
Keywords: Wide World Magazine, October 1927, Ning Wo, Chinese servant, Chief of Police, Malaya, My Sea-Trip, Peter Carden, horseman, Mariamma, Indian goddess, epidemics, fruit market, Bangkok, Siam, Passages With Pachyderms, Captain C. Lestock Reid, Dead Man's Treasure, Cyclops M. and M. Company, Montida, prospecting, Through Spain in Disguise, Count and Countess Malmignati, Spain, Zaki, Zomo, Captain J.F.J. Fitzpatrick, On Foot Through South America, G.C. Thompson, South America, The Tale of the Toheroa, shellfish, New Zealand, On the Trail of the "Thirstland Trekkers", Colonel Deneys Reitz, German South-West Africa, Timothy Murphy's "Donkey", Timothy Murphy, donkey-engine, British Columbia - logging, Calfton, Myrtle Island, The Mine Under the Creek, Gulf country, Australia, Chrissie C. Thomey, Arctic schooner, The Big Voyage of the Little "Shanghai", Shanghai, Copenhagen,