Davidson, R.V.; Willoughby, J.; Stock, R.; Gaunt, M.; Hamilton, H.A.; Shepstone, H.J.; Banks, R.; Et al
Title The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men, Vol. XXXV - No. 208, August (Aug.) 1915 - A Woman Alone in China / My Chinese God
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher London George Newnes, Ltd. 1915
Illustrator Somerfield, Thomas; Jackson, A.E.; Wigfull, W.E.; Evison, G. Henry; Wood, Stanley L.; Pape, Frank C.
Seller ID 123g4361
Pages 289-382, plus 16 pages of great ads. Features: When the Water Came Down - the author and his Gurkha orderly are fishing in the Himalayas when a sudden 'spate' rages down through the mountains; "Washing-Day" All Over the World - article with many fantastic photos of (mainly) woman washing their clothes in outdoor waters in many countries around the world; In Search of Adventure - Part 1 - the story of a chequered cruise to the South Sea Islands by "The Firm", "Freckles", and "The Spinster"; A Woman Alone in China - Part 3 - photo-illustrated travels of Mary Gaunt and her Peking cart travels in China - with photos; Adrift on a Raft - the crew of the sinking Liverpool barque "Cordillera" built a raft to survive; The Native Festivals of Java - article with many great photos; The Story of My Chinese God - how a collector finally got his God curio in China; The Forest Hermit - a Moose- Hunting Story - they camped on the shore of Lady Evelyn Lake in Canada - article with interesting photos; The Man Who Understood Natives - a story of the rinderpest epidemic in Pondoland in 1897; The "Wide World" (this publication) being read in unusual places; Amazing photo of men handling the minute hand of "Big Ben", the largest clock in the world; Emblem Motorcycle ad; Nice Red Cross Line ad inside back cover; Back cover features interesting B.V.D. men's underwear ad with illustration of scene in what appears to be the New York Yankee's dressing room. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A quality copy of this great vintage issue.