The Wide World - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden


Pages 266-352 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa (part I) - adventures from the flying log-book of an R.A.F. officer during ther campaign in German East Africa; My Adventures in Bolivia - Frank Rose was arrested as a dangerous revolutionary but managed to escape; Relief Worker's Adventures (part I) - thrilling adventures among the war victims of Armenia, Syria, and Persia, with photos; Hunting Big Game by Motor-Car - Captain F.A.M. Webster describes how he does it, with photos; The Adventures of a Newspaper-man (part III) - Frederic Martyn's adventures - with photos; Pukalofa's Tragic Revenge - Captain Samuel Randall recounts the brutal behavior of a whaling captain towards his crew in 1868, and what followed; In the Wilds of Siberia (Part I) - great photo-illustrated article by Harry Somerset-Lister describes his adventures; The Theft of the Zuni God - in New Mexico three U.S. Cavalry troopers stole the idols of the Indians, thus incurring their wrath; "The Surf Deer" - Reminiscences of the Dover Destroyer Patrol by Captain E.R.G.R. Evans, the Commander of the destroyer Viking; Shooting Elephants in the Middle of a Battle - what happened during the German East African Campaign; Hunting an Elephant During War - another thrilling incident of an elephant hunt during stern fighting in German East Africa, related by a Rhodesian soldier; Our Life at Holzminden - Lieut. J. Whale describes his life in this German POW camp in Brunswick, and provides his own illustrations; The Making of a Mandarin - photo-illustrated explanation of the curious and picturesque examinations which are held every three years in China and Indo-China for the coveted diploma of Chu-Jen, which entitles the holder to call himself a full-fledged Mandarin; Smugglers' Strategy Unveiled - photo-illustrated article explaining the many ingenious methods used by German and Swiss smugglers to get food and other things into enemy territory; The Tragedy of the Sling-Chain - Miner Bill Burton is killed in Australia; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A quality copy of this great vintage issue.

Title: The Wide World - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden

Author: 'Woodpecker'; Rose, Frank; Heald, T.; Webster, F.; Martyn, F.; randall, S.; Somerset-Lister, H.; Thomason, H.; Evans, E.; Et al

Illustrator: Tennant, Dudley; Whale, Lieut. J.

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1919

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 123h0764

Keywords: The Wide World - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden Samoyede vintage ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa (part I) - adventures from the flying log-book of an R.A.F. officer during ther campaign in German East Africa; My Adventures in Bolivia - Frank Rose was arrested as a dangerous revolutionary but managed to escape; Relief Worker's Adventures (part I) - thrilling adventures among the war victims of Armenia, Syria, and Persia, with photos; Hunting Big Game by Motor-Car - Captain F.A.M. Webster describes how he does it, with photos; The Adventures of a Newspaper-man (part III) - Frederic Martyn's adventures - with photos; Pukalofa's Tragic Revenge - Captain Samuel Randall recounts the brutal behavior of a whaling captain towards his crew in 1868, and what followed; In the Wilds of Siberia (Part I) - great photo-illustrated article by Harry Somerset-Lister describes his adventures; The Theft of the Zuni God - in New Mexico three U.S. Cavalry troopers stole the idols of the Indians, thus incurring their wrath; "The Surf Deer" - Reminiscences of the Dover Destroyer Patrol by Captain E.R.G.R. Evans, the Commander of the destroyer Viking; Shooting Elephants in the Middle of a Battle - what happened during the German East African Campaign; Hunting an Elephant During War - another thrilling incident of an elephant hunt during stern fighting in German East Africa, related by a Rhodesian soldier; Our Life at Holzminden - Lieut. J. Whale describes his life in this German POW camp in Brunswick, and provides his own illustrations; The Making of a Mandarin - photo-illustrated explanation of the curious and picturesque examinations which are held every three years in China and Indo-China for the coveted diploma of Chu-Jen, which entitles the holder to call himself a full-fledged Mandarin; Smugglers' Strategy Unveiled - photo-illustrated article explaining the many ingenious methods used by German and Swiss smugglers to get food and other things into enemy territory; The Tragedy of the Sling-Chain - Miner Bill Burton is killed in Australia;,