The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, April [Apr.] 1923, Vol L, No. 300: Search for the Grosvenor Treasure


Pages 442-528 plus 16 pages of great vintage ads, many illustrated. Features: A Soldier of Fortune - a story smuggled in bits from a French prison (part 1); A Woman in Unknown Albania - Part I - Mrs. Rose Wilder Lane describes her adventures among the remote northern mountains where tribal blood-feuds still flourish - article with photos; The Election at Rodeo - an account of the happenings at a town in Argentina on the occasion of the Presidential election of 1914; The Search for the Grosvenor Treasure - an account of the wreck of the Grosvenor on the lonely coast of Pondoland, South Africa, and operations of seekers of her sunken treasure of precious metals and stones - with photos; The Terror of the Terai - the story of one of the most remarkable elephant hunts on record - a twelve days' chase after a man-killing 'rogue'; Photo of a Venetian funeral; Three Asses in the Pyrenees - the humourous travels of a huband and wife with their donkey (part 4); Across the Pacific in a Chinese Junk - Captain George Ward and his voyage from Amoy, China to Victoria, British Columbia - article with photos, one of which includes Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford aboard the vessel; Forgotten - the terrible experience of a young surveyor off the coast of Trinidad; The Witching of the M'Bumbo - a tale of native witchcraft and trial by ordeal in Nigeria; Our Unlucky Day - an account of a series of disasters which struck a steamer, the S.S. Z_____ in the Gulf of Mexico; The Village of the Greeks - visit to a tiny hamlet in the Sicilian Mountains - with photos; The Gower Affair - a story of black magic at Porto Lokkoh on the West Coast of Africa. Above-average wear. Front cover loose but present. A worthy vintage copy.

Title: The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, April [Apr.] 1923, Vol L, No. 300: Search for the Grosvenor Treasure

Author: Lane, Rose Wilder; 'Gulbrandsen'; Dawson, E.B.; Casserly, Lieut.-Col. Gordon; Walmsley, Leo; Wills, Archie; 'Traverse'; Miller, T.S.; Ward, E.D.; Butt-Thompson, Captain F.W.

Illustrator: Elcock, Howard; Woodville, R. Caton; Prater, E.; Pears, Charles; Holloway, W.H.; Cleaver, Reginald; Hiley, Francis G.; Soper, G.; De Walton, John; Wigfull, W.E.; Prater, E.; Pears, Charles; Holloway, W.H.; Cleaver, Reginald; Hiley, Francis G.; Soper, G.

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1923

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 346h5244

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