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The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration), "Woodpecker"; McDade, J.; Heilner, V.C.; Macdonald, T.A.; West, J.; Von Blon, J.L.; Jordan, John A.; Rose, Frank; Walkey, C.E.G.; Heald, T.D.; Leslie, H.; Strong, Robert D.; Et al

Author    "Woodpecker"; McDade, J.; Heilner, V.C.; Macdonald, T.A.; West, J.; Von Blon, J.L.; Jordan, John A.; Rose, Frank; Walkey, C.E.G.; Heald, T.D.; Leslie, H.; Strong, Robert D.; Et al

Title   The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)


Condition   Fair


   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   London George Newnes, Ltd. 1919

Illustrator   Tennant, Dudley; Reynolds, Warwick; Evison, G.

Seller ID   123g4356

Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa - part 2 - tales from the log book of an R.A.F. officer during the campaign in German East Africa - article with interesting photos; Torn by Starving Jackals in Macedonia - Private James McDade of the 6th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers recounts his experience - with photo of McDade; Death-Struggle with An Alligator - what happened to Van Campen Heilner when he was photographing an alligator in a Florida swamp - photo-illustrated article; The Thrills of Parachuting - early and marvelously photo-illustrated article on this topic; Photo of tourist party in Solomon's Quarry, the world's most ancient quarry; My South African Adventures - part 1 of Jack West's incredible recollections, including photo of him aged 17; Ship Built By One Man - Liberian missionary, the Rev. James E. Lewis - photo-illustrated article of him, his wife and "The Coloured Missionary Yacht"; John A. Jordan and his African Leopard-Hunting Adventures; Our Trip to Catch Murderers - the rough and ready methods of achieving justice in Bolivia; An Exciting Night Drive - 35 miles in a South African Cape Cart; Relief Workers' Adventures - part 2 of this superb photo-illustrated article on thrilling experiences among the War Victims of Armenia, Syria and Persia; With a Caravan in Corsica - photo illustrated article which relates the primitive life of the people; A Mountain of Gold - photo-illustrated article about the discovery made by the Fisk Expedition - Captain James L. Fisk and Dr. William Denton Dibb; In the Wilds of Siberia - part 2 - fascinating article with great photos document the explorations of Harry Somerset-Lister; The Adventures of a Newspaper-Man - part 4 - Exploring New York - article with nice photos and fascinating observations of the people; A Butterfly Farm in France - French Entomologist M. Andre's farm near Macon - article with photos; Fascinating photo of flume in British Columbia, by which logs are carried to the sawmills; Photo of amber mine on the coast of Samland in the eastern Prussian peninsula. Somewhat above-average external wear. Openings and loss at each end of backstrip. Unmarked. A worthy vintage copy of this marvelous issue.

The  Wide  World  Magazine  -  The  Magazine  For  Everybody,  Vol.  XLIII  -  No.  257,  September  (Sept.)  1919  -  The  Thrills  Of  Parachuting  (Cover  Illustration)  Parachute    Flying  In  Central  Africa  -  Part  2  -  Tales  From  The  Log  Book  Of  An  R.A.F.  Officer  During  The  Campaign  In  German  East  Africa  -  Article  With  Interesting  Photos;  Torn  By  Starving  Jackals  In  Macedonia  -  Private  James  McDade  Of  The  6th  Royal  Inniskilling  Fusiliers  Recounts  His  Experience  -  With  Photo  Of  McDade;  Death-Struggle  With  An  Alligator  -  What  Happened  To  Van  Campen  Heilner  When  He  Was  Photographing  An  Alligator  In  A  Florida  Swamp  -  Photo-illustrated  Article;  The  Thrills  Of  Parachuting  -  Early  And  Marvelously  Photo-illustrated  Article  On  This  Topic;  Photo  Of  Tourist  Party  In  Solomon's  Quarry,  The  World's  Most  Ancient  Quarry;  My  South  African  Adventures  -  Part  1  Of  Jack  West's  Incredible  Recollections,  Including  Photo  Of  Him  Aged  17;  Ship  Built  By  One  Man  -  Liberian  Missionary,  The  Rev.  James  E.  Lewis  -  Photo-illustrated  Article  Of  Him,  His  Wife  And  "The  Coloured  Missionary  Yacht";  John  A.  Jordan  And  His  African  Leopard-Hunting  Adventures;  Our  Trip  To  Catch  Murderers  -  The  Rough  And  Ready  Methods  Of  Achieving  Justice  In  Bolivia;  An  Exciting  Night  Drive  -  35  Miles  In  A  South  African  Cape  Cart;  Relief  Workers'  Adventures  -  Part  2  Of  This  Superb  Photo-illustrated  Article  On  Thrilling  Experiences  Among  The  War  Victims  Of  Armenia,  Syria  And  Persia;  With  A  Caravan  In  Corsica  -  Photo  Illustrated  Article  Which  Relates  The  Primitive  Life  Of  The  People;  A  Mountain  Of  Gold  -  Photo-illustrated  Article  About  The  Discovery  Made  By  The  Fisk  Expedition  -  Captain  James  L.  Fisk  And  Dr.  William  Denton  Dibb;  In  The  Wilds  Of  Siberia  -  Part  2  -  Fascinating  Article  With  Great  Photos  Document  The  Explorations  Of  Harry  Somerset-Lister;  The  Adventures  Of  A  Newspaper-Man  -  Part  4  -  Exploring  New  York  -  Article  With  Nice  Photos  And  Fascinating  Observations  Of  The  People;  A  Butterfly  Farm  In  France  -  French  Entomologist  M.  Andre's  Farm  Near  Macon  -  Article  With  Photos;  Fascinating  Photo  Of  Flume  In  British  Columbia,  By  Which  Logs  Are  Carried  To  The  Sawmills;  Photo  Of  Amber  Mine  On  The  Coast  Of  Samland  In  The  Eastern  Prussian  Peninsula 

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