The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, March (Mar.) 1948 - Tasmanian Robinson Crusoe / Woman Who Walked to Siberia


18 [ads], 313-374 pages. Features: A Diver Down a Gold Mine - an Italian worker stranded 1,000 feet down a flooded Australian mine is saved by deep-sea divers; The Forgotten Islands - The Chathams; A Tasmanian Robinson Crusoe - In 1904 the British barque Brier Holme went down and the only survivor lived three months on an uninhabited island; The Green Scarab; The Thief-Catcher - a holy man in India; Money to Burn - experiences while left in charge of a Transvaal farm; The Woman Who Walked to Siberia - Lillian Alling; Smugglers All; On the Edge of the World - final installment of Richard Brenton's adventures in Tierra del Fuego; Coin counterfeiters in Tanganyika; The Taking of Ventotene - a naval story in the Drake tradition; The Jinx - a man brings bad luck to others but escapes unscathed; and more. Bit of pencil writing on front cover. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy.