The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, July, 1919, Vol. XLIII, No. 255: Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny


Pages 180-262 plus 16 pages of ads. This is a particularly excellent issue jammed full of fascinating accounts. Features: Terrible Experiences in the Arctic - a whaling schooner is crushed by ice and its crew exists on moss and snow for nearly a week; Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny - he avenged the killing of his employer, an English officer; The Trade Guilds of Constantinople - article with truly amazing photos; The Yaqui Luck-Piece; My Brumby Hunt; When Everything Happened to Me - hauling timber in the 1870s; Salving (Salvaging) Fifty Million Pounds' Worth of Shipping - fantastic photo-illustrated article on some of the 500 ships saved by the Admiralty Salvage Section in WWI; The Sun Dance - photo-illustrated account of a trip to Alberta, Canada to witness the Sun Dance, an annual festival of the Indians; My Dashes fro Freedom - Lieut. E.H. Garland's account of how he escaped from 12 German prison camps in WWI - article with illustrations and photos of the Holzminden Tunnel; ; In Search of Gold - John A. Jordan in East Africa; Our Disastrous Cattle Drive - tale of an horrific Australian cattle drive; Fascinating photo of a "Tramps' Hotel" in the fashion of a jail - they are required to break a quantity of rock for use in road construction before they can leave; The Kaiser's Girls - a tale of 'amazing political intrique and cold-blooded devilry' from German-occupied Russia; The Serpent Garden of Butantan, near Sao Paulo, Brazil - photo-illustrated article; My 'Roo (Kangaroo) Hunt with the 'Flying Gang' - hunting on the banks of the Murray River; With the Ortolan Trappers - photo-illustrated article on how these birds were caught; and more. Half-page photo ad for the Granliden Hotel of Lake Sunapee, N.H.; Lovely illustrated one-page ad for Canada Steamship Lines - "Shooting the Rapids of the Historic St. Lawrence in 1819"; Uncommon ad for "Tobacco Redeemer" by Newell Pharmacal inside back cover claims to help smokers kick the habit in 48 to 72 hours. Covers detached as one, but present. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A wonderful vintage issue.

Title: The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, July, 1919, Vol. XLIII, No. 255: Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny

Author: Butler, H.G.; Hornbeck, R.R.; Garnett, L.; Rockman, E.; Clark-Kennedy, S.; McMillan, A.; Masters, D.; Shane, M.; Garland, E.; Jordan, J.; Beattie, S.; Courtier-Forster, R.; St. Lawrence, B.; Humpherus, S.; Lees, G.

Illustrator: Evison, G. Henry; Somerfield, Thomas; Thomas, W.E.; Bates, Leo; Wigfull, W.E.; Reynolds, Warwick; Peddie, Tom; Boyer, Jacques; Prater, E.;

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Nautical, Alberta,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1919

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 123g3915

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