McRae, J.; Koersmaecker, A.; Lake, H.; Hargreaves, H.; Collins, R.; Lee, J.; Fletcher, A.; Et al
Title The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, March (Mar.) 1916, No. 215, Vol. 36 - Wanderings in Northern Persia / Besieged By Cannibals
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher New York The International News Company 1916
Illustrator Somerfield, Thomas; Holloway, W.H.; Rountree, Harry; Holloway, W.H.; Soper, George; Wood, Stanley L.; Evison, G.H.; Wigfull, W.Edward
Seller ID 123h0761
Pages 386-478 pages plus 32 pages of great vintage ads. Features: The Price of Gold - an appalling catastrophe strikes a prosperous mining camp at South Porcupine, Ontario; Besieged by Cannibals - a solitary man in the Congo is besieged in his house by a mob of bloodthirsty savages; The Bull and the Barque - a bull on board a ship is worse than a bull in a china-shop; A Bad Bargain - a young Englishmen is tricked into years of misery on the deadly Niger coast before turning the tables on the tricksters; The Empire's Secrets - a British soldier consents to sell plans and photos of the defences of one of Great Britain's most important bases in the East - before disaster overtook him; Out of the Darkness - a rash young man crosses the Rocky Mountains alone in winter-time; Wanderings in Northern Persia (part I) - great photo-illustrated account of a journey beginning from Enzeli; From Job to Job Around the World (part I) - two young Americans with ten dollars between them set out to work their way around the world; Down the Amazon from Source to Mouth (VI) - the author's expedition fights nature and hostile natives; McGrath's Voyage - a white trader, a boy, and a pig make a wonderful 2,000-mile trip across the South Pacific in an open boat - safely passing through a hurricane; photo of a hot-water geyser struck by drillers in Calistoga, California; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A quality copy of this great vintage issue.