Wide World, The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1917, No. 232, Vol. XXXIX - How I Escaped From the Turks Disguised As a Woman


Pages 290-382 plus 16 pages of ads. Features: My Escape From the Turks Disguised as a Woman - the incredible story of Private Miron D. Arber and his Sinai ordeal; The Log of the "Moewe" - the adventures of a modern pirate, told by her Commander Count Dohna-Schlodien - article with photos; A Brush with the Kisi - in quest of ivory, J.A. Jordan encounters a hostile African witch doctor; Historic Crimes and Mysteries - William Shaw and a Joke on Justice; On the Borders of Tibet - part IV of the story of two years' wanderings - largely among wild lands and wilder people, whose chief desire is to build the intruding foreigner up in a damp bonfire to smoulder to death - with photos; A Bandit's Bride - Part II of the story of Elena Villa-Pinillos, once married to Mexico's Francisco Villa - no more graphic picture of the state of anarchy and terrorism prevailing in unhappy Mexico can be imagined; Strange Stories of the War; Wang Yin-Shee and the Panther - a missionaries story of a Chinese hunter's terrible experience - a death wrestle with a huge panther; A Flying Man in South Africa - Part V of a very interesting account of John G. Barron's flying adventures- with photos; How We Stole The Tugboat - Sergeant Maurice Prost recounts his sensational escape from the Germans; The Downfall of Dave Rodger - a prospector in the West turns the tables on a 'bad man' and his lawless satellites; "Punch" - the unruly kangaroo pet of nuns at an Australian convent; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this fascinating vintage issue.

Title: Wide World, The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1917, No. 232, Vol. XXXIX - How I Escaped From the Turks Disguised As a Woman

Author: Arber, M.; Martin, E.; Jordan, J.; Mason, W.; Farrer, R.; Dunn, H.; Jamieson, C.; North, S.; Et al

Illustrator: Bates, L.; Gillett, Frank; Evison, G. Henry; Gilbert, A.; Reynolds, Warwick; Prater, Ernest; Wigfull, W.E.; Wood, Stanley L.; Ashton, Rossi

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1917

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 123h0547

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