The Wide World, The Magazine for Everybody, January [Jan.] 1919, Vol. 42, No. 249: Behind the Scenes in Russia


Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Leap of Vengeance - thrilling experiences on the trail of a lion in the Sangre de Christo range of the Rocky Mountains; Behind the Scenes in Russia - Part V - British War Correspondent Robert Wilton reports from the Eastern Front and throws light upon the stirring events of the Russian Revolution which ended so tragically for the Russian Empire - with photos; Harnessing a Volcano - the hot springs of Larderello, Italy; A Cunning Hiding-Place - an Englishman's adventures while upholding the law in Uruguay; An Advance Agent in Australia - humorous and tragic experiences of a man who preceded a travelling theatrical company in the Southern Hemisphere; The Mystifying Stakes - How a Canadian soldier, a trapper from B.C., outwits the Huns on the Western Front; A Fateful Joy-Ride - a graphic account of life in a California camp; With the Stage in Ruhleben - Archibald Welland was very involved with entertaining his fellow WWI POWs through theatrical productions; Imprisoned in a Tank - Author survived being captured by Mexican bandits and left for dead; Poor "Little Lady" - sad tale of how a boy's mare paid with its life for his adventure; Our Motor Drive - a memorable drive through El Salvador in 1918; In Unknown British Guiana - Part V - author relates his discoveries of new places and primitive peoples, with photos; My Experiences With Gorillas - Big game hunter John Alfred Jordan relates the stern fight these beasts wage when attacked; How I Built My Dream Palace - Photo-illustrated article of a truly incredible structure created by Ferdinand Cheval, a postman at Hauterives, France; The Finest Fighter in France - the story of the remarkable career of Rene Bertrand; My Elephant-Hunting Experiences - John Alfred Jordan describes his adventures in quest of 'tuskers' in the Belgian Congo - article with great photos; and more. pp. 6 [ads], [2], 92-176, 9-16 [ads]. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality vintage copy of this wonderful issue.

Title: The Wide World, The Magazine for Everybody, January [Jan.] 1919, Vol. 42, No. 249: Behind the Scenes in Russia

Author: Corson, A.L.; Wilton, Robert; Sarti, Fabricio; Morse, John; Kent, Capt. Herbert C.; Martin, Stuart; Lambert; Terence H.; Welland, Archibald; Strong, George W.; Skelton, James; Rose, Frank; Verrill, A. Hyatt; Jordan, John Alfred; Brandreth, J.B.; Et al

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1919

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Good

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

Seller ID: 346h5210

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