The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, June 1928, Vol. LXI, No. 362: Through the Guadalupe Wilderness / To Lhasa in Disguise


Generously illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: The Devil-Stones - A strange story of West African "fetish" and its uncanny powers among the superstition-ridden natives; Too Many Bears - Experiences of a camp cook in Yosemite National Park, where bears are as plentiful as berries, and astonishingly bold - with great photos; Through the Guadalupe Wilderness - Photo-illustrated account by Carl B. Livingston of his exploratory trip into the Guadalupe Mountains of New Mexico, perhaps the most inaccessible and least-known region in the United States; The Last Voyage of the "Joan" - W.E. Sinclair and a partner attempt to cross the Atlantic from England to Newfoundland - until disaster strikes in mid-ocean; To Lhasa in Disguise - Part I - After two years of preparation living in a Himalayan cave, Alexandra David-Neel sets out to become the first white woman to enter Lhasa, the mysterious Forbidden City of Tibet - with photos; The Mare's Nest - an amusing photo-illustrated story from an Australian back-blocks medical practice; Two Girls on the Frontier - Part II - Two city-bred sisters continue their homesteading adventures in South Dakota; Eskimo Magic - E.W. Hawkes, who has spent considerable time among the Eskimos of the Bering Strait, recounts several uncanny instances of "native magic"; His Highness The White Elephant - Photo-illustrated article on this animal which is held in the utmost veneration in Siam; In Quest of Gold - Part III - Final part of the adventure faced by two young Americans seeking buried gold who were forced to turn back by the Savage Yaqui Indians; The Robbery At the Mine - Sundry exciting happenings at a gold mine in West Australia where the author worked; His Last Break - An unsuccessful prison escape attempt in South Africa; The Worm That Turned - A tale from Calcutta where a European official did not recognize one of his staff. 84 pages plus 12 pages of nostalgic ads. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this fascinating vintage issue.

Title: The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, June 1928, Vol. LXI, No. 362: Through the Guadalupe Wilderness / To Lhasa in Disguise

Author: Butt-Thompson, Captain F.W.; baker, Ben F.; Livingston, Carl B.; Sinclair, W.E.; David-Neel, Alexandra; Busby, A.D. Merewether; Kohl, Edith Ammons; Hawkes, E.W.; Fegen, William W.; Beals, Carleton; Brown, Sinclair; Stuart-Reid, George E.; Et al

Illustrator: Prater, Ernest; Tresilian, S.; Wigfull, W.E.; Holloway, Cyril; Illingworth, L.G.; Brock, R.H.; Cleaver, Reginald; Brock, R.H.; Inns, Kenneth; Cattermole, Lance

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1928

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Very Good

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

Seller ID: 346h5264

Keywords: Wide World Magazine, June 1928, The Devil-Stones, West Africa, fetish, Africa - superstions, Too Many Bears, camp cook, Yosemite National Park - bears, Through the Guadalupe Wilderness, Carl B. Livingston, Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico, The Last Voyage of the "Joan", W.E. Sinclair, Trans-Atlantic crossing, shipwreck, To Lhasa in Disguise, Alexandra David-Neel, Lhasa, Forbidden City of Tibet, The Mare's Nest, Australian back-blocks, medical practice, Two Girls on the Frontier, South Dakota homesteaders, Eskimo Magic, E.W. Hawkes, Eskimos, Bering Strait, native magic, His Highness The White Elephant, Siam, Thailand, In Quest of Gold, hidden treasure, buried gold, Yaqui Indians, Yaqui, The Robbery At the Mine, gold mine, West Australia, His Last Break, prison escape, South Africa, The Worm That Turned, Calcutta,