The Wide World Magazine, April 1954, Australian Edition

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

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Features: The "Hard-Case" Skipper; a young Merchant Navy radio-operator tries his luck aboaord a North Sea Trawler; A God Comes Home - a missing bronze statue of Zeus; The Buring Ship - An attempted rescue during a fire at sea; The Ju-Ju Snake - a West African tale; Sea Lion Islands - the author visits Sea Lion Rookeries on islands off British Columbia at breeding time - photos; Under Two Flags - a Brit on leave on the French Riviera is mistaken for a French deserter and ordered to perform 18 months military service in France!; Unlucky Mica - a prospector's story about the discovery and abandonment of a rich deposit of Mica in Nigeria; The Hottest Place on Earth - Death Valley, California - photos include one of a 20 mule team; The Regimental Ghost - strange happenings with a famous unit of the Indian Army; Canadian Loggers - describes Hastings Street, Vancouver in the 1950s - a fascinating historical backdrop to the problems which currently plague the area; The World's Richest Treasure Store - Fort Knox Depository, Kentucky; A bed of bayonets; The Gibraltar Apes; A Hippo with Toothache - a hippo turns nasty; and more. Small chip from backstrip. Binding intact. Average wear. Faint signature atop front cover. Quality copy.