The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, February (Feb.) 1916, No. 214, Vol. 36 - Building a Transcontinental Telephone Line / The Fetish Man's Downfall


Pages 290-380 pages plus 36 pages of great vintage ads. Features: The Sunken Submarine - the experience which befell the U.S. submarine "Diver" which shot its men from its torpedo tubes! (per cover illustration); The Fetish Man's Downfall - a tale from Accra in 1899 involving prisoner Yao Dwirra; Building a Transcontinental Telephone Line - marvelously photo-illustrated article about the engineering and scientific wonders of the first phone line connecting New York to San Francisco; "Black Tom" - an exciting story from the early days of the Pennsylvania oil-fields; "On the Wing" - extraordinary adventure with a big rattlesnake in southern Mississippi; Down the Amazon From Source to Mouth (part V) - incredible tales of a party working its way through hostile svages and the forces of nature; The Train-Robbers - the tragic story of a hold-up on the Northern Pacific Railroad and the long man-hunt which followed, 1892-1894; Wicks's Ordeal - the terrible menace which a man-eating tiger constitutes to a community; Two Girls on a Ranch (part II) - two young ladies try to win fortune by running a ranch in the wilds of Arizona; The Secret Post Office - an amusing echo of the Boer War showing how the well-known 'slimness' and fertility of resource of the Boers were for once turned against them; Concerning Camels - some amusing stories; A South Pacific Piracy - an account of the tragic voyage of the brig "Moa," of Auckland, New Zealand in 1870; The beacon of the Gulf - photo-illustrated article on Bird Rock, which lies in the Gulf of St. Lawrence; Photo of a 'home-made' train run on the only railway in British North Borneo; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A quality copy of this great vintage issue.

Title: The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, February (Feb.) 1916, No. 214, Vol. 36 - Building a Transcontinental Telephone Line / The Fetish Man's Downfall

Author: Willey, D.; Adams, W.; Shepstone, H.; Wagner, E.; Moore, R.; Besley, J.; d'Easum B.; Et al

Illustrator: Somerfield, Thomas; Gillett, F.; Pape, Frank C.; Reynolds, Warwick; Evison, G. Henry; Webb, Arch.; Holloway, W.H.; Gillett, Frank; Prater, Ernest; Pitcher, Sotheby

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Travel, Exploration & Adventure, Native Peoples,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1916

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 123h0760

Keywords: The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, February (Feb.) 1916, No. 214, Vol. 36 - Building a Transcontinental Telephone Line / The Fetish Man's Downfall vintage ads. Features: The Sunken Submarine - the experience which befell the U.S. submarine "Diver" which shot its men from its torpedo tubes! (per cover illustration); The Fetish Man's Downfall - a tale from Accra in 1899 involving prisoner Yao Dwirra; Building a Transcontinental Telephone Line - marvelously photo-illustrated article about the engineering and scientific wonders of the first phone line connecting New York to San Francisco; "Black Tom" - an exciting story from the early days of the Pennsylvania oil-fields; "On the Wing" - extraordinary adventure with a big rattlesnake in southern Mississippi; Down the Amazon From Source to Mouth (part V) - incredible tales of a party working its way through hostile svages and the forces of nature; The Train-Robbers - the tragic story of a hold-up on the Northern Pacific Railroad and the long man-hunt which followed, 1892-1894; Wicks's Ordeal - the terrible menace which a man-eating tiger constitutes to a community; Two Girls on a Ranch (part II) - two young ladies try to win fortune by running a ranch in the wilds of Arizona; The Secret Post Office - an amusing echo of the Boer War showing how the well-known 'slimness' and fertility of resource of the Boers were for once turned against them; Concerning Camels - some amusing stories; A South Pacific Piracy - an account of the tragic voyage of the brig "Moa, " of Auckland, New Zealand in 1870; The beacon of the Gulf - photo-illustrated article on Bird Rock, which lies in the Gulf of St. Lawrence; Photo of a 'home-made' train run on the only railway in British North Borneo,