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Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

By: "Woodpecker"; McDade, J.; Heilner, V.C.; Macdonald, T.A.; West, J.; Von Blon, J.L.; Jordan, John A.; Rose, Frank; Walkey, C.E.G.; Heald, T.D.; Leslie, H.; Strong, Robert D.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4356


Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa - part 2 - tales from the log book of an R.A.F. officer during the campaign in German East Africa - article with interesting photos; Torn by Starving Jackals in Macedonia - Private James McDade of the 6th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers recounts his experience - with photo of McDade; Death-Struggle with An Alligator - what happened to Van Campen Heilner when he was photographing an alligator ... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, April 1935, No. 445, Vol. 75

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, April 1935, No. 445, Vol. 75

By: "Zero"; Poole, Molly; Garnett, Colonel B.G.F.; Leey, Peter; "Rough-Rider"; Patterson, Ewen K.; Ommanney, O.G.; Robson, H.W.; Knox, J.E.; Haines, W.; Blyth, Captain A. Liston; Marsh, Mictor; "The Captain"; Melville, Fred J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543g1830


Pages 1-84, plus 32 pages of wonderful vintage ads. Many black and white photos and illustrations. Contents include: Through the Shan States - part 2; The King's Ju-Ju; Phases of Life - Fire-Walking in Java, Gomez the Killer, The Queensland "Mounted"; A "Side-Show" in Borneo; The Queer Side of Things - What the Palmist Foretold; Our Japanese Burglar; The Pickle-Bottle; A Papuan Interlude; Seven Days' Bad Luck; Man and His Needs; Stamps of the World. Bi... View more info

Image for 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

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

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

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0764


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... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Men, May 1916, No. 217, Vol. 37 - "Strafing" a Zeppelin / Our Escape from "German West"

The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, May 1916, No. 217, Vol. 37 - "Strafing" a Zeppelin / Our Escape from "German West"

By: Alpiser, P.; Dunn, H.; Christie, J.; Freeman, L.; Czaplicka, M.; Flether, A.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0762


94 pages plus 24 pages of great vintage ads. Features: Senora Vic - a story of love and villainy in the Philippine Islands; More About the "Master Bandit"- fantastic photo-illustrated article about Emiliano Zapata; Our Escape from "German West" - an echo of General Botha's brilliant campaign in German South-West Africa; Chasing Chinese Pirates - Lewis R. Freeman describes the exciting punitive expedition in which he took part, with photos; A Year in Arct... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 329 -  A Woman in Unknown Morocco

The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 329 - A Woman in Unknown Morocco

By: Anstruther, Charles; Lugrin, N. De Bertrand; McMillan, R.D.S.; Richards, H.G.; Brennan, W.; Stuart, J.K.; Cook, O.; Harries, C.L.; Stuart, F.S.; Taylor, M.M.; Charnley, W.; McMahon, R.; Hayter, C.N.C.; Dickie, F.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4372


Pages 353-440 plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: What Happened to Mary Clark near Indianapolis - her car was hit by a train and she ended up on the front of the train which thundered on through the night!; The Haunted Bungalow - extraordinary story from South Africa; A Thousand Miles From Anywhere - Reverend Martyn Rogers and his family spent three years on the island of Tristan da Cunha - where mail came only once per year!; The Living Death - an eccentric chemi... View more info

Image for Wide World, The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1917, No. 232, Vol. XXXIX - How I Escaped From the Turks Disguised As a Woman

Wide World, The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1917, No. 232, Vol. XXXIX - How I Escaped From the Turks Disguised As a Woman

By: Arber, M.; Martin, E.; Jordan, J.; Mason, W.; Farrer, R.; Dunn, H.; Jamieson, C.; North, S.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0547


Pages 290-382 plus 16 pages of ads. Features: My Escape From the Turks Disguised as a Woman - the incredible story of Private Miron D. Arber and his Sinai ordeal; The Log of the "Moewe" - the adventures of a modern pirate, told by her Commander Count Dohna-Schlodien - article with photos; A Brush with the Kisi - in quest of ivory, J.A. Jordan encounters a hostile African witch doctor; Historic Crimes and Mysteries - William Shaw and a Joke on Justice; On the Bo... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, February (Feb.) 1918 - The Arrest and Imprisonment of Ashmead Bartlett and Richard Harding Davis / Doctoring War Dogs

The Wide World Magazine, February (Feb.) 1918 - The Arrest and Imprisonment of Ashmead Bartlett and Richard Harding Davis / Doctoring War Dogs

By: Ashmead-Bartlett, E.; Jacobson, J.G.; Butler, F.H.; Lees, G.F.; Lindsay, L.; Mason, W.; Priestley, W.E.; Arnoult, P.C.;

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4349


Pages 265-352 plus 24 pages of great vintage ads. Features: My Adventures in the World War - a startling and thrilling contribution upon the great conflict by E. Ashmead-Bartlett; The Vengeance of the "Stroapers' - exploring for gold in Guiana leads to adventure and death; In the Land of the Lapps - great photo-illustrated narrative of Frank Butler's travels throughout Lapland; The Secret Press of Belgium - how 'La Libre Belgique' had the courage to tell the Belgian... View more info

Image for The Alaska Sportsman Magazine, June 1952, Volume XVIII, Number 6 - Pictorial Number

The Alaska Sportsman Magazine, June 1952, Volume XVIII, Number 6 - Pictorial Number

By: Barkdull, Calvin H.; Meyers, Larry; Sarvela, Myrth Benjamin; Edward B. Lung; Wikstrom, Robert C.; Harrigan, J.M.; Keller, Al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ketchikan, Alaska, Alaska Magazine Publishing Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 536g1215


58 pages. Dozens of great black and white photos. Features: Great vintage ads including Alaska salmon, Remington ammo, Ketchikan Spruce Mills, and many more; The opening of the Hart Highway in B.C.; I Saw Soapy Smith of Skagway Killed - Frank H. Reid gave his life to rid the city of organized anarchy - many photos with article; He Wrestled a Wolf; Blarney Stone at Sitka; Dawson; From Ketchikan to Barrow; Sourdough Pete (cartoon); The S.S. Humboldt; Honk the caribou - a... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, July 1934 - Travel for the Average Man / Modernizing Palestine

National Home Monthly Magazine, July 1934 - Travel for the Average Man / Modernizing Palestine

By: Barnes, N.; Smith, W.; Cunningham, L.; Hardy, H.; Battey, G Jr.; Shepstone, H.; Watson, R.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201g4839


56 pages. Features: Colour Imperial (Oil) ad inside front cover features old-style gas pumps and bottled oil; Editorial topics include Preserving Balance, The Limit of Freedom, The Limit of Socialism, The Impasse, Adult Education, and Strong Medicine; Nice one-page ad for Waterman's pens features photo of artist Howard Chandler Christy; Travel for the Average Man - article which touches on the tough economic times of the day; Rain Before Seven (short story); Echo of Eri... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men: February, 1914 - Volume 32, Number 190 - Gun-Running with Zapata

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men: February, 1914 - Volume 32, Number 190 - Gun-Running with Zapata

By: Barr, William; Dunn, H.H.; Nicholls, G. Heaton; Grenfell, Wilfred T.; Fagan, D.W.O.; Pratt, A.E.; Burton, Colonel R.G.; Talbot, P. Amaury; Blake, Harry M.; Guinand, W.B.; Villepion, Guy De; Barracliffe, Captain James

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g1221


Pages 303-396 plus 28 pages of ads, many wonderfully illustrated. Numerous black and white illustrations and photos in text. Features: Saved by Two Inches - How a big-horn sheep brought a veteran hunter to the verge of destruction in Montana; Gun-Running with Mexican Outlaw Emiliano Zapata - article with great photos; A Terrible Trip - Gold Searching in German New Guinea; Twenty Years in Newfoundland (Part II) - article with nice photos; Fishermen's Luck - a story fro... View more info

Image for The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, October (Oct) 2, 1926 -  Booth Tarkington Talks

The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, October (Oct) 2, 1926 - Booth Tarkington Talks

By: Benson, Allan L.; Whiting, May B.; HAle, William J.; Barton, William E.; Howe, J. Olin; Budd, Ralph W.; Karpinski, Louis C.; Hawthorne, Julian; Aaron, S.F.; Finger, Charles J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838g4924


32 pages. Features: Nice two-color illustrated Firestone ad inside front cover features mother and children; Why Half the People Do not Vote - An Explanation; Booth Tarkington Talks of Many Things; Farming Must Become a Chemical Industry - development of co-products will solve present agricultural problem; Abraham Lincoln's Lost Speech; The Use of Great Names in 'Blue Sky' Swindles; Ye Knife - Ye Forke - Ye Spoone - a brief history of those noble tools; Henry Ford's Pag... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, September (Sept.) 13, 1958 - Klondike!

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, September (Sept.) 13, 1958 - Klondike!

By: Berton, Pierre; Frayne, T.; Fraser, B.; Gardner, R.; Porter, M.; Garner, Hugh; Newman, P.C.; Tyrwhitt, J.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201h2436


84 pages. Features: Klondike - first of four parts; Syd Halter - The Canadian Football League's (CFL's) First Czar; Edmonton's Jasper Ave - article with great colour photos.; Deep River, Ontario - almost the perfect place to live - photo-illustrated article.. Nice Colour Ads include: Massey-Ferguson; Caterpillar - Trans-Canada Highway; Kingsbeer; Labatt's Pilsener; O'Keefe Old Vienna Beer; Hertz Car Rental (back cover). Nice one-page 1965 Philco TV ad features their mo... View more info

Image for The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, May 22, 1926 - World War's Effect on the Negro

The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, May 22, 1926 - World War's Effect on the Negro

By: Boeckmann, Henriette; Arms, L.L.; Collman, Charles A.; Whiting, May B.; Thompson, Huston; Boyer, Townsend; Clifford, F.J.; Smith, Wyman; Finger, Charles J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838g4913


32 pages. Features: When Old Salem Hunted Witches - men and women were put to death on the accusation of little children; The Man Who Fights Alone - "The Cop is the World's Greatest Warrior" - article with statistics of policemen killed on the job; Why I Left New York (part 1) - a middle westerner moves there but is in conflict with its alien atmosphere; Who Pays for Our Radio Programs? - noted economics author explains how national advertisers foot the bill so ... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, November (Nov.), 1921, No. 283, Vol. XLVIII: Businessman Becomes Amateur Robinson Crusoe

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, November (Nov.), 1921, No. 283, Vol. XLVIII: Businessman Becomes Amateur Robinson Crusoe

By: Bootes, H.; Rutzebeck, H.; Golden, R.; Frings, J.; Dunlop, A.; Cunningham, E.; Dyer, C.; Forbin, V.; McKechnie, N.; Repp, E.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International New Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0552


88 Pages plus 16 pages of ads. Features: A Girl of the Island - a beautiful girl is shipwrecked on a lonely tropic island; A Man's Luck - Part III - Hjalmar Rutzebeck story of life and love in the Far North; The Mystery of Charlie Ross - tragic story of the kidnapping of four-year-old Charlie Ross from his home near Philadelphia; My Island of Dreams - Part I of the adventures of amateur Robinson Crusoe, J.W. Frings - with his photos; Taming the Head-Hunters - author and... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1927, No. 353, Vol. LIX - The Alligators of Cambridge Gulf / Kwis-Kwis the Killer

The Wide World - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1927, No. 353, Vol. LIX - The Alligators of Cambridge Gulf / Kwis-Kwis the Killer

By: Bowen, Patrick; Olden, C.; Woollacott, A.; Tench, C.; Torday, E.; Cassels, G.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0768


Pages 338-420 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: By Water in the Desert - an African witch doctor puts a curse on three white men; "Highclimbing" in the Tall Timbers - photo-illustrated article on high-climbers (high-riggers) of the Pacific Northwest which provides a vivid account of their work and its perils; Kwis-Kwis The Killer - British Columbia police sergeant Letherdale brings to book a most cunning and dangerous murderer in the vicinity o... View more info