The Wide World Magazine, True Stories of Adventure, September [Sept.] 1930, Vol. 64, No. 383: Kitwancool Valley Survey / Round the World in a "Baby" Car


Generously illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Our Wild Boar - Coolies were afraid to work on a tea plantation in Assam, India due to a huge wild boar; Two Mysteries - Two strange incidents that happened in a North Country hospital during WWI; Bred in the Bone - What happened to an Australian aborigine couple who offended their tribal elders; Photo of an excellent example of French topiary; Round the World in a "Baby" Car - Part II (of II) of Gladys de Havilland's world-tour in a midget car, with photo of her in Hollywood talking to Mr. Lupino Lane plus five other wonderful photos; The Forbidden Valley - The fascinating photo-illustrated account of how RCMP officers Horsfield, Berger, and Greenfield accompanied a surveyor sent to the Kitwancool Valley in Northern British Columbia where the local natives had previously evicted the few settlers, wanting nothing to do with the white man - with photos and illustrations; the "Fool Afoot" in Italy - Part V - John Gibbons continues his amusing walking trip; Photo and explanation of "Sati" memorials in India, where wives were burnt in the same funeral pyre as their deceased husbands; The Haunting of the "Flamingo" - Bad luck strikes a vessel named Flamingo after her third engineer takes a shot at an albatross; Filming in the Wilds - Part II - Major C. Lestock Reid and his film crew experience major adventures as they attempt to film an adventure story in Siam - with photos; The Brand of the "Circle H" - A charming little story from the far west by Edith Ammons Kohl; Payment in Kind - A curious tale from Western India; The Mystery of the Post - Sergeant A.R. Cooper of the French Foreign Legion is sent to a lonely Moroccon outpost where N.C.O.s have been murdered - with photos; My Island Home - Henry G. Lamond describes his idyllic life on Homestead Bay on South Molle Island - article with photos; and more. 84 pages plus 32 pages of great ads. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A lovely vintage copy of this fascinating issue.

Title: The Wide World Magazine, True Stories of Adventure, September [Sept.] 1930, Vol. 64, No. 383: Kitwancool Valley Survey / Round the World in a "Baby" Car

Author: MacLeod, Jack; Ruxton, J.L.; De Havilland, Gladys; Gibbon, John; Sinclair, David; Reid, Major C. Lestock; Kohl, Edith Ammons; Melville, Peter; De Risse, Mark; Cooper, Sergeant A.R.; Lamond, Henry G.; Melville, Fred J.

Illustrator: Tresilian, S.; Robinson, T.H.; Wenban, R.; Bestall, A.E.; Holloway, Cyril; Cleaver, Reginald; Peddie, T.H.; Goss, G.W.; Inns, Kenneth; Prater, Ernest; Abbey, S.;

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1930

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 346h5276

Keywords: Wide World magazine, February 1930, Our Wild Boar, tea plantation, Assam, India, wild boar, Two Mysteries, North Country - WWI, hospital, Bred in the Bone, Australian aborigines, topiary, Round the World in a "Baby" Car, Gladys de Havilland, midget car, Hollywood, Lupino Lane, The Forbidden Valley, RCMP, Horsfield, Berger, Greenfield, surveyor, Kitwancool Valley, British Columbia, Fool Afoot in Italy, John Gibbons, Italy - walking trips, Sati memorial, Sati, India, The Haunting of the Flamingo, Bad luck, albatross, filming in the wilds, Major C. Lestock Reid, Siam, The Brand of the "Circle H", Payment in Kind, Western India, The Mystery of the Post, Sergeant A.R. Cooper, French Foreign Legion, Morocco - murder, My Island Home, Henry G. Lamond, Homestead Bay, , South Molle Island,