The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, December [Dec.] 1927, Vol. LX, No. 356: Through Arctic Seas / Hunting the Long-Haired Chinese Tiger

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Generously illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: The "Goldenburg Coward" - True tale from the headwaters of Spruce River, British Columbia during the gold stampede of summer 1900; Hunting the Long-Haired Chinese Tiger - Lieut.-Commander the Hon. J.M. Kenworthy describes an eventful hunt for this tiger which is larger and more ferocious than the Indian variety; Through Arctic Seas - Part I - The eventful cruise of the Hudson Bay Company's steamer Baychimo to the Western Arctic to study the Eskimos and wild life - with photos; Through Spain in Disguise - Part V - The Count and Countess Malmignati, disguised as Arab beggars, sing and dance for a living; Photo of the smallest teapot in the world, fashioned by Mr. T.A. Vickery, of Main Street, Bantry; Rebecca's Vengeance - An odd story of "Black Man's Magic" in the West Indies from 1903; Looking for Trouble - Alexander MacNab experiences disaster while engaged in a Mexican revolution under General Carranza; ; A Near Thing - A British Intelligence agent arouses suspicion while in German territory; Painting Wild Indians - A. Hyatt Verrill describes his experiences after spending years painting the little-known Indians of Central and South America; Cowboys and Raiders - Jesse C. Carson relates his association with Pancho Villa as a rebel 'general'; Starting Life Afresh in South Africa - Grace Sprange describes two years of disappointment, disillusionment, and disaster attempting to grow oranges - with photos; The Last of the Little "Shanghai" - brief update and photo on this trusty craft which had previously sailed from Shanghai to Copenhagen; Trapped in a Flooded Tunnel - The terrible experience which befell a diver near the Hartebeestpoort Irrigation Dam, near Pretoria, South Africa; "For the Hounour of the Mounted Police of Canada" - Herbert Patrick Lee relates an experience from when he was a recruit at Regina. 84 pages plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Clean and unmarked with moderate external wear. Covers beginning to separate from textblock. A quality copy of this fascinating vintage issue.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Wide World Magazine, December 1927, Point Barrow, The "Goldenburg Coward", Spruce River, British Columbia, goldrush, summer 1900, Long-Haired Chinese Tiger, Lieut.-Commander the Hon. J.M. Kenworthy, tiger hunting - China, Through Arctic Seas, Hudson Bay C

Title: The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, December [Dec.] 1927, Vol. LX, No. 356: Through Arctic Seas / Hunting the Long-Haired Chinese Tiger

Author: Sheppard, W.H.; Kenworthy, J.M.; Gillingham, Donald W.; Malmignati, The Countess Guerrini; White, W.J. Penberthy; MacNab, Alexander; Verrill, A. Hyatt; Carson, Jesse C.; Sprange, Grace; Clinning, T.O.; Lee, Herbert Patrick

Edition: First Edition

Illustrator: Illustrated by Wood, Stanley L.; Sutcliffe, Norman; Cleaver, Reginald; Dowd, Leo P.; Holloway, Cyril; Moorsom, F.G.; Prater, E.; Wightman, W.E.; Briault, S.

Location Published: New York, The International News Company: 1927

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Good

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, British Columbia, Travel, Exploration & Adventure

Seller ID: 346h5260

Keywords: wide world magazine december 1927 point barrow the "goldenburg coward" spruce river british columbia goldrush summer 1900 long-haired chinese tiger