The Illustrated London News, March (Mar.) 10, 1934: Canada's Mount Waddington

By: Chesterton, G. K.; Et al

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Pages 341-384. Features: nice ad for the Sporting and Dramatic News inside front cover; Cover photo of Canada's loftiest peak, the unconquered summit of Mount Waddington, plu two pages of text and photos showing a climbing party on the treacherous mountain; Photo of bizarre sea creature washed up at Querqueville, near Cherbourg - probably the remains of a basking shark; Two pages of detailed illustrations explaining drought and its dangers in rural England, plus schemes for alleviating water famine; Photo-illustrated book review of "Secrets of the Red Sea", by Henry de Manfreid; Photos and text describe jewelry of a Byzantine-Nubian Queen - more treasures from a mysterious Egyptian cemetery; Photo-illustrated article on an expedition to Cocos Island in search of long-buried pirate treasure with gold and silver indicating instruments; 12 photos illustrate life in the Saar, a district to choose by plebiscite government by Germany, France or the League; Two full-page photos of vast flocks of ducks at the unique Open Lake Sanctuary in Arkansas, plus photos of Mr. George S. Wilcox who protects the ducks; Photos of personalities of the week include the commission of government inaugurated in Newfoundland, Sir James Jeans, Sir H. G. Lyons, Madame Stavisky, the archduke Otto and ex-Empress Zita; the Queen of Siam and H. W. Austin in the Monte Carlo lawn tennis handicap; Acquitted Reichstag fire trial prisoners released and welcomed in Moscow include Mr. Popoff, Dimitroff and Taneff, Norman O'Neill, John Dillinger, Prof. S. F. Oldenburg, and Princess Irina Youssoupoff, who was awarded damages in the "Rasputin" film libel action; Centrefold photos of Prince George's 4000 mile tour in South Africa; Photo of the outdoor construction of Imperial Airways liner "Scylla" (too large for a hangar); Photo of stowaways John Pitzer and Arthur Martin afloat in the Gulf of Mexico; Photo of huge crowd in Trafalgar Square gathered to hear speeches about the unemployment bill; Photos of low British reservoirs; Photo of zeppelin "LZ 129" under construction; Photos of destroyed buildings in Kalgoorlie, Australia after anti-foreigner riots; Article and three photos describe sinking of the "Cheliuskin" near Wrangell Island; Photos of archaic Chinese jade in perfection - finds in the Lo-Yang tombs; Two pages of text and photos describe discoveries which "surpass anything yet known of archaic Chinese jade"; One-page ad for the new Ford Fourteen car; Half-page ad for the Crossley two-litre car; Half-page ad for the Armstrong Siddeley Twenty car; Half-page Rover car ad; Nice half-page Bentley car ad; Back cover ad for Douglas Stuart; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News, March (Mar.) 10, 1934: Canada's Mount Waddington

Author: Chesterton, G. K.; Et al

Illustrator: Blampied, Edmund

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1934

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 338h1005

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, March (Mar.) 10, 1934: Sporting and Dramatic News inside front cover; Cover photo of Canada's loftiest peak, the unconquered summit of Mount Waddington, plu two pages of text and photos showing a climbing party on the treacherous mountain; Photo of bizarre sea creature washed up at Querqueville, near Cherbourg - probably the remains of a basking shark; Two pages of detailed illustrations explaining drought and its dangers in rural England, plus schemes for alleviating water famine; Photo-illustrated book review of "Secrets of the Red Sea", by Henry de Manfreid; Photos and text describe jewelry of a Byzantine-Nubian Queen - more treasures from a mysterious Egyptian cemetery; Photo-illustrated article on an expedition to Cocos Island in search of long-buried pirate treasure with gold and silver indicating instruments; 12 photos illustrate life in the Saar, a district to choose by plebiscite government by Germany, France or the League; Two full-page photos of vast flocks of ducks at the unique Open Lake Sanctuary in Arkansas, plus photos of Mr. George S. Wilcox who protects the ducks; Photos of personalities of the week include the commission of government inaugurated in Newfoundland, Sir James Jeans, Sir H. G. Lyons, Madame Stavisky, the archduke Otto and ex-Empress Zita; the Queen of Siam and H. W. Austin in the Monte Carlo lawn tennis handicap; Acquitted Reichstag fire trial prisoners released and welcomed in Moscow include Mr. Popoff, Dimitroff and Taneff, Norman O'Neill, John Dillinger, Prof. S. F. Oldenburg, and Princess Irina Youssoupoff, who was awarded damages in the "Rasputin" film libel action; Centrefold photos of Prince George's 4000 mile tour in South Africa; Photo of the outdoor construction of Imperial Airways liner "Scylla" (too large for a hangar); Photo of stowaways John Pitzer and Arthur Martin afloat in the Gulf of Mexico; Photo of huge crowd in Trafalgar Square gathered to hear speeches about the unemployment bill; Photos of low British reservoirs; Photo of zeppelin "LZ 129" under construction; Photos of destroyed buildings in Kalgoorlie, Australia after anti-foreigner riots; Article and three photos describe sinking of the "Cheliuskin" near Wrangell Island; Photos of archaic Chinese jade in perfection - finds in the Lo-Yang tombs; Two pages of text and photos describe discoveries which "surpass anything yet known of archaic Chinese jade"; One-page ad for the new Ford Fourteen car; Half-page ad for the Crossley two-litre car; Half-page ad for the Armstrong Siddeley Twenty car; Half-page Rover car ad; Nice half-page Bentley car ad; Back cover ad for Douglas Stuart,