Brand, J.B.; Bourne, George;Franck, H.A.; Yerburgh, The Rev. W.H.B.; White, Capt. T.W.; Thomason, Hugh; Pocock, R.; Chinnery, E.W.P.; Mander, Lionel; McMahon, (MeMahon?) T.J.; Et al
Title The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIV - No. 261, January (Jan.) 1920 - Two Balloonatics
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher London George Newnes, Ltd. 1920
Illustrator Robinson, T.H.; Gillett, F.; Horne, A.E.; Cleaver, Ralph; Brightwell, L.R.; Prater, Ernest; Tennant, Dudley; Webb, Arch.; Black, A. & M.; Soper, G.; Coller, Hy.
Seller ID 123g4358
Pages 177-272, plus 16 pages of great ads. Features: The Blue Bandits - Part 1 - Elusive thieves operate in the Franco-Italian villages on either side of the frontier in the French department of the Hautes Alpes and the Italian district of Monte Viso; How I Lost My Christmas Dinner - hilarious story of a Christmas spent with the Maori adherents of self-styled "prophet" Rua - article with photos; On Foot Through South America - Part 2 - photo-illustrated account of Harry A. Franck's visit to Quito and his tramp through Ecuador; The Last Voyage of H.M.S. "Drake" - a vivid glimpse of the perils of convoy work and the "price of Admiralty"; ; The Trials of a Naturalist's Wife - Part 1; My Two Years' Captivity Among the Turks - Part 1of Airman Capt. T.W.White's adventures and daring escape; The Moonshiners - what happened when the author stumbled into a camp of Tennessee moonshiners; Photo of thousands of snakes at breeding time in the Klamath Falls, Oregon area; The Wonderland of the Arctic - description of a trip to Danish Greenland, with photos; In Quest of Cannibals - Part 3 - exploration and adventure in unknown New Guinea; Photo of German "Death Clock" constructed primarily of skulls and other bones; Two Balloonatics - an exciting balloon adventure from just before the war (WWI); Treasure Island - great photo-illustrated article about the remote South Pacific island of Nauru; The Mad Millionaire - how vast wealth came unexpectedly to a poor Mexican Indian, and the tragedy that ensued; The Sacred Mountain - photo-illustrated account of a picturesque Tibetan pilgrimage; The Resurrection of "Red" Wilson - an exciting story of the old days in the south-west, when the Apaches were still a terror in the land; Photo of a lakatoi (lakatois) New Guinea boat. Somewhat above-average wear. Unmarked. A worthy copy of this great vintage issue.