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Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Satan - story of a pet monkey in the Ivory Coast; Exploring in Brazil - photo-illustrated account of a sixteen-hundred mile trip up rapid-strewn rivers in a tiny launch through territory almost unknown to Europeans; The "King of the Clearwater" - a man claimed an area in Clearwater country, about sixty miles west of the North Thompson River, as his own and would go to any length to keep out intruders; The Ivory Raiders - Part II - a vivid picture of the dangers and difficulties of suppressing the Swahili ivory-raiders and Turkana warriors of Turkanaland, a wild district of Central Africa bordering on the western shores of Lake Rudolf; An Isle of Unrest - a chatty account of a little tramping holiday in Crete, with nice photos; Aquarium Adventures - remarkable stories of aquarium predicaments related by curators of various institutions; The Cat - Photo-illustrated tale from near Boise, Idaho; In Quest of the Unknown - Part IV - Photo-illustrated account of "Our adventures among the Chucunaque Indians (conclusion); The Second Touch - one of the queerest things that ever happened in Alaska; After a Native Murderer in Rhodesia - A B.S.A. Police trooper's story; On the "Devil's Staircase" - a New Zealand trapper's dangerous experience in a mountain blizzard; The Burmese Buddha - A stolen image of Buddha, stolen from the Shwe Dagon Pagoday, Rangoon, is returned after forty years; My Jungle Jaunts - Part II - An Englishwoman's experiences in Burma, with nice photos (conclusion); A Wild Goose Chase - A sportsman's account of his first experience with a wily Canada goose; and more. 88 pages plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this excellent vintage issue.
Title: The Wide World Magazine - True Stories For Everybody, March [Mar.] 1925, Vol. LIV, No. 323: Exploring in Brazil / The Ivory Raiders
Illustrator: Cameron, John; Wigfull, W.E.; De Walton, John; Sutcliffe, Norman; Skelton, J.R.; Carruthers, G.P.; Leigh, Conrad; Dewar, W.; Hiley, F.E.; Goss, G.W.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: New York, The International New Company: 1925
Binding: Single Issue Magazine
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Weight: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 346h5232
Keywords: Wide World Magazine, March 1925, Louis Lachelle, Clearwater British Columbia, Lokiriama, Canea, Satan, pet monkey, Ivory Coast, Brazil - exploration, The "King of the Clearwater", British Columbia, Clearwater country, The Ivory Raiders, Swahili, ivory-raiders, Turkana warriors, Turkanaland, Central Africa, Lake Rudolf, Crete, Aquarium Adventures, The Cat, Boise, Idaho, In Quest of the Unknown, Chucunaque Indians, Central America, The Second Touch, Alaska, After a Native Murderer in Rhodesia, B.S.A. Police, On the "Devil's Staircase", New Zealand, blizzard, The Burmese Buddha, Shwe Dagon Pagoday, Rangoon, My Jungle Jaunts, Burma, Wild Goose Chase, Canada Goose,