The Wide World Magazine, September (Sept.) 1924, Vol. LIII No. 317 - Pig-Sticking Thrills / Roaming the Wild South Seas


Pages 354-440 plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: My Bear-Hunt - Part 1 - the author encounters outlaws in the High Sierras of California; Ning Wo Takes a Hand - a detectives story from the Malay Peninsula; The Hunting Down of Manuel Garcia - the Americans take extraordinary measures to capture the man who killed one of their citizens in a Central American republic; Across the Great Sahara - part 1 - Captain Angus Buchanan traverses the Sahara south to north on camel-back; A Miracle of the Air - Rosalie Gordon is saved after hanging to a rope beneath a plane at Ellington Field, Houston, Texas; A Canadian Wonderland - Jasper Park - article with wonderful photos; Roaming the Wild South Seas, part 2; "Dreamy Draw' - great photo-illustrated story of how a Londoner set up house in the Arizona wilderness for the health of her husband, only to see a settlement of health seekers set up around her; A Girl Among Brigands - Miss C. Berenguer is kidnapped by bandits in the Pyrenees; Pig-Sticking Thrills - high adventure and humour hunting wild pigs in India; In Search of Sea-Monsters - part 6 of 6 of this photo-illustrated article which describes F.A. Mitchell-Hedges' travels to catch the world's largest fish - incredible photo of huge male saw-fish; Some True Snake Stories; Nice one-page muscle-building ad by Earle E. Liederman of New York; Crazy back cover ad for the Allied Merke Institutes, Inc. shows man with what looks like a jelly mould on his head - purportedly in an effort to regrow his hair. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this great vintage issue.

Title: The Wide World Magazine, September (Sept.) 1924, Vol. LIII No. 317 - Pig-Sticking Thrills / Roaming the Wild South Seas

Author: Hogg, J.E.; Mackenzie, D.; Colby, E.; Buchanan, A.; Whittaker, J.; Reid, C.; McLaren, J.; Laing, N.H.; Read, O.; Gill, E.H.N.; Mitchell-Hedges, F.A.; Verrill, A.H.

Illustrator: Nicolson, W.C. (cover); Eyles, D.C.; Holloway, C.; Woodville, R.C.; Hiley, F.E.; Cameron, J.; Leigh, Conrad; Prater, E.

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1924

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 123g4368

Keywords: The Wide World Magazine, September (Sept.) 1924, Vol. LIII No. 317 - Pig-Sticking Thrills / Roaming the Wild South Seas My Bear-Hunt; Ning Wo Takes a Hand; The Hunting Down of Manuel Garcia; Across the Great Sahara - part 1; A Miracle of the Air; A Canadian Wonderland; roaming the Wild South Seas - part 2; "Dreamy Draw'; A Girl Among Brigands; Pig-Sticking Thrills; In Search of Sea-Monsters - part 6; Some True Snake Stories nostalgic ads. Features: My Bear-Hunt - Part 1 - the author encounters outlaws in the High Sierras of California; Ning Wo Takes a Hand - a detectives story from the Malay Peninsula; The Hunting Down of Manuel Garcia - the Americans take extraordinary measures to capture the man who killed one of their citizens in a Central American republic; Across the Great Sahara - part 1 - Captain Angus Buchanan traverses the Sahara south to north on camel-back; A Miracle of the Air - Rosalie Gordon is saved after hanging to a rope beneath a plane at Ellington Field, Houston, Texas; A Canadian Wonderland - Jasper Park - article with wonderful photos; Roaming the Wild South Seas, part 2; "Dreamy Draw' - great photo-illustrated story of how a Londoner set up house in the Arizona wilderness for the health of her husband, only to see a settlement of health seekers set up around her; A Girl Among Brigands - Miss C. Berenguer is kidnapped by bandits in the Pyrenees; Pig-Sticking Thrills - high adventure and humour hunting wild pigs in India; In Search of Sea-Monsters - part 6 of 6 of this photo-illustrated article which describes F.A. Mitchell-Hedges' travels to catch the world's largest fish - incredible photo of huge male saw-fish; Some True Snake Stories; Nice one-page muscle-building ad by Earle E. Liederman of New York; Crazy back cover ad for the Allied Merke Institutes, Inc. shows man with what looks like a jelly mould on his head - purportedly in an effort to regrow his Hair,