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Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: K.K.K. "Imperial Wizard" cover illustration; "Black George" - An Argentine rancher's account of an exciting experience with bandits in the interior of the Republic; The Man Who Remembered - The Malay code of honour save's a police officer's life; K.K.K. - The Strangest Secret Society in the World - The result of an investigation commissioned by this magazine to study America's Ku Klux Klan, a secret organization with at least five million members, and which boasts that it has 'captured a continent," and now intends to attack the Britsh Empire! - with six great photos, two illustrations and cover photo of the Grand Wizard; Chang Er - The story of 24 Chinese murderers, chained to a steel pole, who were shipped aboard the steamer of William C. Whiting; Through Savage Europe - Part I - Artist-traveller Richard Carline describes his experiences during a holiday painting tour in the Balkans, journeying in leisurely fashion through picturesque Serbia, Bosnia, and Montenegro - article with photos; The Parson's Story - The Revd. C. De B. Durand describes the great adventure of his life; Across the Great Sahara - Part II - A journey on camel-back across the vast Sahara Desert from South to North, including visits to Fachi and Bilma - article with great photos; At the Eleventh Hour - a exciting story of a race against time under exceptionally difficult circumstances to save a valuable Newfoundland timber concession from the clutches of an unscrupulous financier; My Bear-Hunt - Part II - John Edwin Hogg turns the tables on his two rascally guides who had threatened to abandon him in the mountains of California; Roaming the Wild South Seas - Part III - A narrative that relates the romance and adventure of the South Sea Islands, told by a man who knows the Islands intimately - with nice photos; In Chinese Turkestan - A description of a remote and little-known country where life goes on today much as it did hundreds of years ago - article with nice photos; Hunting a Leopard on Horseback - a very exciting incident which befell a 'new hand' in East Africa; and more. 88 pages plus 16 pages of nice vintage ads. Nibbling to backstrip, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this extraordinary vintage issue.
Title: The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, October [Oct.] 1924, Vol. LIII, No. 318: KKK [Ku Klux Klan]
Illustrator: Wood, Stanley L.; Hiley, F.E.; Holloway, Cyril; Somerfield, T.; Rogers, Stanley; Eyles, D.C.; Cameron, John; Eyles, D.C.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: New York, The International New Company: 1924
Binding: Single Issue Magazine
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Weight: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 346h5243
Keywords: Wide World Magazine, October 1924, KKK, K.K.K., Ku Klux Klan, anti-Klan Societies, Tigers' Eyes, Kamelias, Grand Wizard, Young's River K.K.K., Imperial Wizard, Black George, Argentina, The Man Who Remembered, Malay code of honour, Secret Societies, Ku Klux Klan, Grand Wizard, Chang Er, Chinese murderers, William C. Whiting, Through Savage Europe, Richard Carline, Balkans, Serbia, Bosnia, Montenegro, The Parson's Story, The Revd. C. De B. Durand, Across the Great Sahara, camel-back, Sahara Desert, Fachi, Bilma, Eleventh Hour, Newfoundland, timber concession, My Bear-Hunt, John Edwin Hogg, hunting guides, mountains, California, Roaming the Wild South Seas, South Sea Islands, Chinese Turkestan, Turkestan, Hunting a Leopard on Horseback, Leopard Hunting, East Africa,