The Wide World Magazine, The Magazine for Men, June 1950, Vol 105, No. 626: Three-Thousand-Mile RCMP Arctic Sled Trek


Black and white illustrations throughout. Features: Northland Patrol - RCMP Constable DeLisle's three-thousand-mile mid-winter sled-trip through the Canadian Arctic to investigate a murder; The Hoodoo Liner - A strange yarn from a bad-luck mail steamer; Jungle Racket - A curious story from the wilds of Malaya; The Lurking Terror - Australian launch skipper Peter Brooks catches a giant groper which menaced pearl divers - article with photo; The Maharajah's Elephant - what happened when a royal elephant died in India; The Cleaning-Up of Williamson County, Illinois (part 2) - Bad Charlie Birger is finally put out of commission; The "Tom Thumb Circus" Affair - murder mystery against the bizarre background of a collection of performing animals and birds; Titus George's Trouble - a poltergeist story from a Ceylon tea estate; Jungle Pets (with photos - including lady riding a giraffe; They Prowl By Night - an encounter with a lion-man; Mrs. Brown's Good Cause - everything goes wrong at an Indian grand concert fundraiser; The Mountain of Fate - an attempt to scale Mount Kungwe in East Africa. 66 pages plus 22 pages of nice vintage ads. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Wide World Magazine, The Magazine for Men, June 1950, Vol 105, No. 626: Three-Thousand-Mile RCMP Arctic Sled Trek

Author: Bride, W.W.; Thorpe-Lane, Herbert; Barry, Gerald; Austin, Jean; Lincoln, Sylvia; Taylor, Carl N.; Tench, C.V.; MacMunn, Lieut.-Colonel G.A.; Stanton, Jane; Litchfield, P.A.; Evans, Captain E.A.; Teigh, Jeffery

Illustrator: Osmond, Edward; Holloway; Trater, Ernest;

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1950

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 346h5281

Keywords: Wide World Magazine, June 1950, Northland Patrol, RCMP, Constable DeLisle, sled-trip, Canadian Arctic, murder investigation, The Hoodoo Liner, mail steamer, Jungle Racket, Malaya, The Lurking Terror, Australa, Peter Brooks, groper, The Maharajah's Elephant, royal elephant, India, The Cleaning-Up of Williamson County Illinois, Bad Charlie Birger, Tom Thumb Circus, Titus George, poltergeist, Ceylon, tea estate, Jungle Pets, They Prowl By Night, lion-man, Mrs. Brown's Good Cause, The Mountain of Fate, Mount Kungwe, East Africa,