The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XL - No. 239, March (Mar.) 1918 - We Brought Chinese War Workers to France / British Armourned Cars in Russia


Pages 353-440, plus 24 pages of fascinating ads. Features: The House of a Hundred Rooms - Part 1 - incredible revelations of a building in Philadelphia with underground cellars and dungeons which were put to diabolical uses by Chinese Tong-men; A Village on a Mountain Top - nice photo-illustrated article on Mola, Sicily; Enrico Toti - Italy's One-Legged War Hero - how he fought and died at the Carso front; With the British Armoured Cars in Russia - Part 1 - the first authentic account of their work and adventures - photo-illustrated article; In the Grip of the Blizzard - Daring Antarctic Sledge Expedition of Sir Douglas Mawson as described by Capt. Madigan - major article with fascinating photos; My Adventures in the World War, Part 3 of E. Ashmead-Bartlett's adventures as a war correspondent; In the Land of the Lapps - Part 3 - photo-illustrated description of the life and customs of these fascinating and little-known people; The Gum Lands of New Zealand - photo-illustrated article on the Kauri gum industry of New Zealand; How We Brought the Chinese War-Workers to France - important information about the Chinese Labour Corps which assisted British armies in non-combatant duties at the Front were recruited in China and transported from their distant homes in the Far East across the seas to France, travelling via Canada; Marooned in the Arctic - E.H.L. Mitchell went to Alaska on a mining venture but was shipwrecked and marooned on a barren island for eight weeks; The Water-Gardeners of Amiens, France - wonderful photo-illustrated article; Lost in the Mine - the lamp of a boy working in a Welsh coillery went out and he lost his way - and nearly his life; Photo of the four-hundred and fifty Temples of the Law at Mandalay, in Upper Burma. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this great vintage issue.

Title: The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XL - No. 239, March (Mar.) 1918 - We Brought Chinese War Workers to France / British Armourned Cars in Russia

Author: Patterson, W.G.; Cutler, A.W.; Freeman, L.R.; Checkley, C.P.O.; Captain Madigan; Ashmead-Bartlett, E.; Butler, F.H.; Et al

Illustrator: Gillett, Frank; Webb, A.; Tennant, Dudley; Peddie, Tom; Dowd, L.P.; Wigfull, W.E.; Wright, Frank; Northwood, A.J.

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1918

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 123g4357

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