The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, January (Jan.) 1951, Bill Miner - Bandit


xxiv, 129-190 pages. Features: Cover illustration of scene in the Macpherson Range, Queensland, Australia; The Raft - George Rea and his employer's family are driven from an isolated Queensland homestead by a flood; The Haunted Tanker - Third Officer David Kellar relates what happened; The Black Pearls of Fatu-Hiva - a South Seas ocean floor treasure cave and a vanished fortune; The Life History of bandit Bill Miner, one of the most notorious outlaws to trouble Canada and the Western States - article with photos of Lewis Colquhoun, "Shorty" Dunn and the Dominion Penitentiary at New Westminster, B.C., from which Miner made his sensational escape; Act of God - an experience in Karachi; Shooting Star - an amusing tale from the Sudan; River of the Dead - violence in Brazil's interior involving missionaries and the Chavantes people; The "Village of Ladders" - photo-illustrated article on the tiny Swiss hamlet of Albinen; The Live in Trees - fascinating photo-illustrated article on the people of Travancore State in India who live in tree houses; Living Native in the South Seas; and more. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, January (Jan.) 1951, Bill Miner - Bandit

Author: Rea, George; Kellar, David; Sinclair-Lockhart, Sir Graeme; Luce, Philip Winter; Russell, J.J.; Gillum, John; "Dutch"; Lorant, Michael

Illustrator: Nicolson, W.C. (cover);

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

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Wide World: 1951

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 346h2547

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