Ferguson, R.; Tench, C.; Dunn, H.; Mackenzie, D.; Hardwicke, D.; Nolan, J.; Struve, H.; Musson, H.; Bailey, E.; MacLeod, J.; Chambers, H.; Cunningham, E.; Wilkinson, W.
Title The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, March (Mar.) 1928, Vol. LX, No. 359 - Slave-Raiding
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher London George Newnes 1928
Illustrator Prater, Ernest; Carruthers, G.P.; Hiley, F.E.; Holloway, Cyril; Wigfull, W.E.; Briault, S.; Gale, W.G.; Goss, G.W.; Tresilian, S.; Potts, Leonard; Wood, Stanley L.; Brock, H.M.
Seller ID 123g3924
Pages 338-420 + 16 pages of nice ads, including one page for Leonard Wood Memorial, an organization combatting leprosy. Features: The Sealed River - the terrible events which befell a young British police officer at the hands of an old Boer ex-commandant; The Hold-Up of No. 13 - remarkable robbery of the Southern Pacific Railway Company in Oregon, October 11, 1923 - article with photos of Hugh De Autremont, Ray Charles De Autremont and Roy A.A. De Autremont; Saving a President - the author spirited President Porfirio Diaz of Mexico from Mexico City to the coast when he adbicated in 1911; Ning Wo Intervenes - a Chinese Sherlock Holmes with methods all his own; Diver v. Devil-Fish - a Puget Sound battle in 1927; Life in a Land of Death - Part 1 - adventures among Papuan head-hunters - article with amazing photos; A Matter of Slave-Raiding - the white man goes up against a ruffianly border chieftain along the Abyssinian frontier of the Sudan; "Square-Pegs" - part 1 - the misadventures of a middle-class London family which uprooted itself and relocated to a Canadian prairie farm; Saved by an Iceberg - two Newfoundland fisherman were adrift for 11 days; The Lost Tusker - occult powers of the primitive Kurramba tribesmen of the Malabar forests; O'Hara to the Rescue - incident on board a steamer; Tom Threepersons - article with photo about a 'wild west' gunman; On Tour with a Puppet-Show - part 2 - odd experiences through the West of England; Tobacco Redeemer (smoking cessation) ad inside back cover. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average external wear. A worthy vintage copy.