The Wide World, The Magazine for Men, May 1918, Vol. 41, No. 241: The Dalton Gang


Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Beyond the Law - Part I of the First True Account of the Exploits of the World's Most Noted Outlaws, by Emmett Dalton, the only survivor of the "Dalton Gang" - article with photos and great cover illustration; Wonders of the Teleferica - an interesting account of the remarkable aerial lines/cableways used by the Italians to transport men, guns, and provisions in the high Alps - article with many photos; The Youngest Soldier in the French Army - photo of 11-year-old Charles Meux of the French Army; Tales of the Service - Part I - A Night in a Vat; A Woman's Journey Across Africa - Part II - Eva J. Jordan, F.R.G.S. travelled with her husband for four-thousand miles through the great Equatorial Forest of Central Africa, becoming the first woman to penetrate this area - article with photos; A Night of Terror - an associate of Izaak Walton sinks into quicksand while fishing; Buried in a Snowdrift - a mining engineer is caught in an avalanche in the Andes; "Hooshta!" - the Tragedy of an Australian camel race - a stirring story from the West Australian goldfields; Exploring the Ice-Wilds of Eastern Karakoram - Part I - Fanny and William Workman describe their Himalayan mountaineering exploits - article with map and great photos; Thrice Through the Jaws of Death - Sergeant J. Harte of the Inland Water Transport relates hair-breadth escapes at sea and on land; How We Built the Bridge - War story related by a corporal of the canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps; Crossing the Canal - A despatch orderly attempts to cross the Suez Canal at night; Some Adventures of a Newspaper Woman - Marie Harrison provides a graphic and thrilling account of her startling adventures in search of 'copy'; The Railway Conquest of the Bay - a photo-illustrated account of the building of the Hudson Bay Railway; A Happy Family - humorous account of the antics of a number of strange pets belonging to a party of colonials in Singapore; A Modern Grace Darling - Miss Ella Trout rescues a sailor from a torpedoed ship off the coast of Devon - article with nice photos of Miss Trout; Photo of a group of Solomon Islands head-hunters reading The Wide World Magazine; Interesting four-page illustrated stock offering by Guaranteed Tractors, Inc., Edmund G. Soward, President; and more. pp. 8 [ads], [3], 4-88, 9-24 [ads]. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality vintage copy of this wonderful issue.

Title: The Wide World, The Magazine for Men, May 1918, Vol. 41, No. 241: The Dalton Gang

Author: Dalton, Emmett; Freeman, Lewis R.; Temple, Alan; Jordan, Eva J.; Paterson, George W.; Lean, L.C.; Rose, C.; Workman, Fanny B. And William H.; Lees, George F.; Et al

Illustrator: Wood, Stanley L.; Peddie, Tom; Holloway, W.H.; Wright, Frank; Soper, George; Prater, Ernest; Robinson, T.H.; Webb, Arch.; Shepherd, J.A.

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Travel, Exploration & Adventure, Transportation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1918

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Seller ID: 346h5207

Keywords: Wide World Magazine, May 1918, Beyond the Law, Emmett Dalton, The Dalton Gang, Teleferica, Italy, aerial lines, cableways, Italian Alps, French Army - Youngest Soldier, Charles Meux, French Army, Night in a Vat, A Woman's Journey Across Africa, Eva J. Jordan, Equatorial Forest - Central Africa, A Night of Terror, Izaak Walton, quicksand, avalanche, Andes mountains, Hooshta, camel race - Australia, Goldfields - Western Australia, Karakoram, Fanny Workman, William Workman, Himalayan Mountains, mountaineering, Sergeant J. Harte, Inland Water Transport, escapes, Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps, Suez Canal - crossing, Adventures of a Newspaper Woman, Marie Harrison, The Railway Conquest of the Bay, Hudson Bay Railway - construction, strange pets, Ella Trout, Devon, rescue, head-hunters - Solomon Islands, Guaranteed Tractors Inc., Edmund G. Soward,