The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, October (Oct.) 1914, No. 198, Vol. 33 - My Escape from Kelantan / Across Canada By Motor-Car


Pages 503-598, plus 28 pages of vintage ads. Features: Eight Days On a Capsized Ship - three seamen tough it out upon the overturned hull of the 'Anna Rebecca' in 1906 off Memel (with photos); My Adventures in Sarawak (part I) - Her Highness the Ranee of Sarawak describes her experiences getting to know 'the loveable little people and their language' (with photos); The Girl Who Came to Copperfield, Oregon - Miss Fern Hobbs was sent at the head of a regiment of soldiers to restore order in the lawless town of Copperfield - article with photo of Miss Hobbs; Across Canada by Motor-Car (part II) - Photo-illustrated account of the second half of Mr. Wilby's arduous journey, ending in British Columbia; My Escape from Kelantan - a veteran pioneer of Malaya, W.E. Nash, relates how he took a frail stern-wheel river steamer across the China Sea in the teeth of a monsoon; The Case of "Jack Thompson" - an Englishman in a Bolivian prison; The Haunted Trees - The Malays believe evil spirits take up residence in certain 'hantu' trees; Pieter Erberfeld, Traitor - the story behind this man and a memorial tablet, bearing his skull, in Batavia, Dutch West Indies (Indonesia); The Hermit of Smith's Mountain - a strange character in San Diego County; Man-Eaters - the menace wild animals constitute to dwellers in less-favoured parts of the world; Sport in the Ukraine - with photos; Freshwater Pearl-Fishing - clam-fishing as carried out on the rivers of Illinois - with great photos; Wanted, A Wife - the amusing adventures of Dominick Forese of Butte, Montana; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this wonderful vintage issue.

Title: The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, October (Oct.) 1914, No. 198, Vol. 33 - My Escape from Kelantan / Across Canada By Motor-Car

Author: Rudolf, W.; Ranee of Sarawak; Sprigle, R.; Wilby, T.; Morphy, E.; Tickell, G.; Birkhead, J.; Glazier, G.; Drevey, P.; Et al

Illustrator: Wigfull, W.E.; Somerfield, T.; Elcock, H.K.; Leake, Gerald; Simmons, Graham; Coller, Henry; Reynolds, Warwick; Rodger, Biron; Wood, Stanley L.

Categories: Travel, Exploration & Adventure, Magazine Back Issues, Asia,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1914

ISBN Number: B01MDNRW2A

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 123h3418

Keywords: The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, October (Oct.) 1914, No. 198, Vol. 33 - My Escape from Kelantan / Across Canada By Motor-Car Eight Days On a Capsized Ship - three seamen tough it out upon the overturned hull of the 'Anna Rebecca' in 1906 off Memel (with photos); My Adventures in Sarawak (part I) - Her Highness the Ranee of Sarawak describes her experiences getting to know 'the loveable little people and their language' (with photos); The Girl Who Came to Copperfield, Oregon - Miss Fern Hobbs was sent at the head of a regiment of soldiers to restore order in the lawless town of Copperfield - article with photo of Miss Hobbs; Across Canada by Motor-Car (part II) - Photo-illustrated account of the second half of Mr. Wilby's arduous journey, ending in British Columbia; My Escape from Kelantan - a veteran pioneer of Malaya, W.E. Nash, relates how he took a frail stern-wheel river steamer across the China Sea in the teeth of a monsoon; The Case of "Jack Thompson" - an Englishman in a Bolivian prison; The Haunted Trees - The Malays believe evil spirits take up residence in certain 'hantu' trees; Pieter Erberfeld, Traitor - the story behind this man and a memorial tablet, bearing his skull, in Batavia, Dutch West Indies (Indonesia); The Hermit of Smith's Mountain - a strange character in San Diego County; Man-Eaters - the menace wild animals constitute to dwellers in less-favoured parts of the world; Sport in the Ukraine - with photos; Freshwater Pearl-Fishing - clam-fishing as carried out on the rivers of Illinois - with great photos; Wanted, A Wife - the amusing adventures of Dominick Forese of Butte, Montana,