The Wide World Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly, June 1898, Vol. 1, No. 2 - The Queerest Monarch in the World (The King of Uganda)


The second issue of this popular and long-lived publication. Pages 114-224. Features: Canadian Curiosities - article with great illustrations; The Marvelous Feats of Juggler Ram Pershad; Earth Pyramids in the Rosengarten Mountains; "For the Company's Credit" - story of an ocean-liner race; The Queerest Monarch in the World - Mwanga, King of Uganda (illustrated article); The Wreck of the "Rising Sun" - fire at sea; Picnics in Perak - article with photo of many Malay sultans aboard elephants crossing a river; The Telegraphist of Neufchateau - true WWI story; The Romance of the Mission Field - part 1; Across the Atlantic in an Open Boat - article with photo of Harvo and Samuelson in their rowboat "Fox"; The Mysterious Tramp; Tree-Blazing - how explorers in Australia's interior mark trees to guide those who may come after them; Bagging a Man-Eater - Major A. St. H. Gibbons kills a lion to protect villagers - article with photo; "The Miracle of Moses" - the Platte High Line Canal in Colorado - article with photos; In Search of an Orchid; The Fiery Ordeal of Fiji - walking on coals (illustrated article; In the Ocean Depths - illustrated recollections of ocean diver John Pearce. Front cover loose but present. Back cover missing. Last page is 224. It is uncertain if any pages were included after that. Few pencil markings. A worthy vintage copy.

Title: The Wide World Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly, June 1898, Vol. 1, No. 2 - The Queerest Monarch in the World (The King of Uganda)

Author: Fitzgerald, W.G.; Ghosh, A.S.; Dubois, R.; Gibbs, M.; Keighley, A.; Adcock, H.; Howard E.; Story, A.T.; Et al

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Africa, Canadiana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Limited: 1898

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Fair

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 346h3096

Keywords: The Wide World Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly, June 1898, Vol. 1, No. 2 - The Queerest Monarch in the World (The King of Uganda) Canadian Curiosities - article with great illustrations; The Marvelous Feats of Juggler Ram Pershad; Earth Pyramids in the Rosengarten Mountains; "For the Company's Credit" - story of an ocean-liner race; The Queerest Monarch in the World - Mwanga, King of Uganda (photo-illustrated article); The Wreck of the "Rising Sun" - fire at sea; Picnics in Perak - article with photo of many Malay sultans aboard elephants crossing a river; The Telegraphist of Neufchateau - true WWI story; The Romance of the Mission Field - part 1; Across the Atlantic in an Open Boat - article with photo of Harvo and Samuelson in their rowboat "Fox"; The Mysterious Tramp; Tree-Blazing - how explorers in Australia's interior mark trees to guide those who may come after them; Bagging a Man-Eater - Major A. St. H. Gibbons kills a lion to protect villagers - article with photo; "The Miracle of Moses" - the Platte High Line Canal in Colorado - article with photos; In Search of an Orchid; The Fiery Ordeal of Fiji - walking on coals (illustrated article; In the Ocean Depths - illustrated recollections of ocean diver John Pearce,