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Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

By: "Woodpecker"; McDade, J.; Heilner, V.C.; Macdonald, T.A.; West, J.; Von Blon, J.L.; Jordan, John A.; Rose, Frank; Walkey, C.E.G.; Heald, T.D.; Leslie, H.; Strong, Robert D.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4356

Condition: Fair


Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa - part 2 - tales from the log book of an R.A.F. officer during the campaign in German East Africa - article with interesting photos; Torn by Starving Jackals in Macedonia - Private James McDade of the 6th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers recounts his experience - with photo of McDade; Death-Struggle with An Alligator - what happened to Van Campen Heilner when he was photographing an alligator in a Florida swamp - photo-illustrated article; The Thrills of Parachuting - early and marvelously photo-illustrated article ... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, April 1935, No. 445, Vol. 75

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, April 1935, No. 445, Vol. 75

By: "Zero"; Poole, Molly; Garnett, Colonel B.G.F.; Leey, Peter; "Rough-Rider"; Patterson, Ewen K.; Ommanney, O.G.; Robson, H.W.; Knox, J.E.; Haines, W.; Blyth, Captain A. Liston; Marsh, Mictor; "The Captain"; Melville, Fred J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543g1830

Condition: Good


Pages 1-84, plus 32 pages of wonderful vintage ads. Many black and white photos and illustrations. Contents include: Through the Shan States - part 2; The King's Ju-Ju; Phases of Life - Fire-Walking in Java, Gomez the Killer, The Queensland "Mounted"; A "Side-Show" in Borneo; The Queer Side of Things - What the Palmist Foretold; Our Japanese Burglar; The Pickle-Bottle; A Papuan Interlude; Seven Days' Bad Luck; Man and His Needs; Stamps of the World. Bits of clear tape at each end of spine. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this vintage issue. View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden

The Wide World - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden

By: 'Woodpecker'; Rose, Frank; Heald, T.; Webster, F.; Martyn, F.; randall, S.; Somerset-Lister, H.; Thomason, H.; Evans, E.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0764

Condition: Good


Pages 266-352 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa (part I) - adventures from the flying log-book of an R.A.F. officer during ther campaign in German East Africa; My Adventures in Bolivia - Frank Rose was arrested as a dangerous revolutionary but managed to escape; Relief Worker's Adventures (part I) - thrilling adventures among the war victims of Armenia, Syria, and Persia, with photos; Hunting Big Game by Motor-Car - Captain F.A.M. Webster describes how he does it, with photos; The Adventures of a Newspaper-man (part III) - Frederic Martyn's adventure... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Men, May 1916, No. 217, Vol. 37 - "Strafing" a Zeppelin / Our Escape from "German West"

The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, May 1916, No. 217, Vol. 37 - "Strafing" a Zeppelin / Our Escape from "German West"

By: Alpiser, P.; Dunn, H.; Christie, J.; Freeman, L.; Czaplicka, M.; Flether, A.; Et al

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h3238

ISBN: B01MDNRYWP

Condition: Very Good


94 pages plus 24 pages of great vintage ads. Features: Senora Vic - a story of love and villainy in the Philippine Islands; More About the "Master Bandit"- fantastic photo-illustrated article about Emiliano Zapata; Our Escape from "German West" - an echo of General Botha's brilliant campaign in German South-West Africa; Chasing Chinese Pirates - Lewis R. Freeman describes the exciting punitive expedition in which he took part, with photos; A Year in Arctic Siberia (part I) - a well-known Polish lady describes her twelve months in northern Siberia as head of a scientific expedi... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 329 -  A Woman in Unknown Morocco

The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 329 - A Woman in Unknown Morocco

By: Anstruther, Charles; Lugrin, N. De Bertrand; McMillan, R.D.S.; Richards, H.G.; Brennan, W.; Stuart, J.K.; Cook, O.; Harries, C.L.; Stuart, F.S.; Taylor, M.M.; Charnley, W.; McMahon, R.; Hayter, C.N.C.; Dickie, F.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4372

Condition: Good


Pages 353-440 plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: What Happened to Mary Clark near Indianapolis - her car was hit by a train and she ended up on the front of the train which thundered on through the night!; The Haunted Bungalow - extraordinary story from South Africa; A Thousand Miles From Anywhere - Reverend Martyn Rogers and his family spent three years on the island of Tristan da Cunha - where mail came only once per year!; The Living Death - an eccentric chemist marries an Aztec girl in the hope of discovering the secrets of ancient Aztec dyes; Sands of Destruction - the fierce Atla... View more info

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

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

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

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0547

Condition: Good


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 desi... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, February (Feb.) 1918 - The Arrest and Imprisonment of Ashmead Bartlett and Richard Harding Davis / Doctoring War Dogs

The Wide World Magazine, February (Feb.) 1918 - The Arrest and Imprisonment of Ashmead Bartlett and Richard Harding Davis / Doctoring War Dogs

By: Ashmead-Bartlett, E.; Jacobson, J.G.; Butler, F.H.; Lees, G.F.; Lindsay, L.; Mason, W.; Priestley, W.E.; Arnoult, P.C.;

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4349

Condition: Good


Pages 265-352 plus 24 pages of great vintage ads. Features: My Adventures in the World War - a startling and thrilling contribution upon the great conflict by E. Ashmead-Bartlett; The Vengeance of the "Stroapers' - exploring for gold in Guiana leads to adventure and death; In the Land of the Lapps - great photo-illustrated narrative of Frank Butler's travels throughout Lapland; The Secret Press of Belgium - how 'La Libre Belgique' had the courage to tell the Belgian people the truth and counteract the evil influence of their brutalizers; Trooping Cattle in Paraguay - taking 1,000 cattle f... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly, February (Feb.) 1899, Vol. 2, No. 10 - Strangest Horse Race on Earth / Gun Robbers of Fyzabad

The Wide World Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly, February (Feb.) 1899, Vol. 2, No. 10 - Strangest Horse Race on Earth / Gun Robbers of Fyzabad

By: Bahadur, Khan; Ibrahim, Syed; Quick, J.W.; Stuart-Glennie, J.S.; Metcalfe, A.E.; Turner, Samuel; Bone, W.H.; Et al

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Limited: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346h3098

Condition: Fair


Pages 418-528. Features: The Adventures of Louis De Rougemont - Part VI; How Mohammedans Pray - photo-illustrated article; The Pirate of "The Ghost" - a stowaway saves a blockade-runner; Where Beasts are Baptized - astonishing ceremonies in Brittany - photo-illustrated article; The Story of an Alpine Adventure - Miss A.E. Metcalfe and Miss M. Cartwright take a wrong turn in the Swiss mountains; A Race up Mont Blanc, by Samuel Turner (with is photo); Fascinated by a Snake - photo-illustrated tale from Australia; Congo Money - fascinating photo-illustrated article showing grass mats, ... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men: February, 1914 - Volume 32, Number 190 - Gun-Running with Zapata

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Men: February, 1914 - Volume 32, Number 190 - Gun-Running with Zapata

By: Barr, William; Dunn, H.H.; Nicholls, G. Heaton; Grenfell, Wilfred T.; Fagan, D.W.O.; Pratt, A.E.; Burton, Colonel R.G.; Talbot, P. Amaury; Blake, Harry M.; Guinand, W.B.; Villepion, Guy De; Barracliffe, Captain James

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g1221

Condition: Good


Pages 303-396 plus 28 pages of ads, many wonderfully illustrated. Numerous black and white illustrations and photos in text. Features: Saved by Two Inches - How a big-horn sheep brought a veteran hunter to the verge of destruction in Montana; Gun-Running with Mexican Outlaw Emiliano Zapata - article with great photos; A Terrible Trip - Gold Searching in German New Guinea; Twenty Years in Newfoundland (Part II) - article with nice photos; Fishermen's Luck - a story from New Zealand involving T. Colthart, H. Hewlett and D.G. FitzGibbon; Across the Andes and Down the Amazon - the story of an a... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, November (Nov.), 1921, No. 283, Vol. XLVIII: Businessman Becomes Amateur Robinson Crusoe

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, November (Nov.), 1921, No. 283, Vol. XLVIII: Businessman Becomes Amateur Robinson Crusoe

By: Bootes, H.; Rutzebeck, H.; Golden, R.; Frings, J.; Dunlop, A.; Cunningham, E.; Dyer, C.; Forbin, V.; McKechnie, N.; Repp, E.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International New Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0552

Condition: Good


88 Pages plus 16 pages of ads. Features: A Girl of the Island - a beautiful girl is shipwrecked on a lonely tropic island; A Man's Luck - Part III - Hjalmar Rutzebeck story of life and love in the Far North; The Mystery of Charlie Ross - tragic story of the kidnapping of four-year-old Charlie Ross from his home near Philadelphia; My Island of Dreams - Part I of the adventures of amateur Robinson Crusoe, J.W. Frings - with his photos; Taming the Head-Hunters - author and a party of ten police enter the little-known hill country of British North Borneo to punish a tribe of head-hunting Dyaks; T... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIV - No. 261, January (Jan.) 1920 - Two Balloonatics

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIV - No. 261, January (Jan.) 1920 - Two Balloonatics

By: Brand, J.B.; Bourne, George;Franck, H.A.; Yerburgh, The Rev. W.H.B.; White, Capt. T.W.; Thomason, Hugh; Pocock, R.; Chinnery, E.W.P.; Mander, Lionel; McMahon, (MeMahon?) T.J.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g4358

Condition: Fair


Pages 177-272, plus 16 pages of great ads. Features: The Blue Bandits - Part 1 - Elusive thieves operate in the Franco-Italian villages on either side of the frontier in the French department of the Hautes Alpes and the Italian district of Monte Viso; How I Lost My Christmas Dinner - hilarious story of a Christmas spent with the Maori adherents of self-styled "prophet" Rua - article with photos; On Foot Through South America - Part 2 - photo-illustrated account of Harry A. Franck's visit to Quito and his tramp through Ecuador; The Last Voyage of H.M.S. "Drake" - a vivid glimp... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, January (Jan.) 1948 - "Lucky Tremaine" / "Buster" Brown's Brain-Wave

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, January (Jan.) 1948 - "Lucky Tremaine" / "Buster" Brown's Brain-Wave

By: Brenton, Richard; Maynard, Brian; Beamish, Huldine V.; Wallaby; Ryder-Smith, Roland; Kegley, Howard; MacMunn, Sir George; Greig, Captain C.; "Capricorn";

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346h2553

Condition: Good


18 [ads], 189-250 pages. Features: On the Edge of the World (part 1) - adventures of a Wolverhampton office worker who travels to Tierra del Fuego to hunt and pirate furs; The Australian Stockman - photo-illustrated article; Picturesque Portugal - photo-illustrated article; Buster Brown's Brain-Wave - delightful yarn of the old sailing-ship days involving the crew of the 'Pride of London'; The Baker and the Bears - photo-illustrated article of the bears which feed from the cooks at Stevens' Gulch Road Camp on Mount Rainier in Washington state; The "Rockologist" - photo-illustrated art... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, July 1951 - The "Killer" Wolves of British Columbia

The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, July 1951 - The "Killer" Wolves of British Columbia

By: Bride, W. W.; Pitt-Kethley, Victor; Raddatz, Noel, A.; Galivan; Smith, Robert; Navigator; Barker, R. De La B.; Tench, C.V.; Charles, Bernard; Rogers, Lieut.-Commander, K. Farquhar

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Wide World: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346h2544

Condition: Good


xxiv, 193-254 pages. Features: Cover illustration in the Hoggar Mountains, Sahara Desert; Norfleet's Quest (part 1 of 2) - the adventures of a Texas cattleman who tracked down the swindler gang which conned him; The Broken Pick - a prospector's account of an eventful search for a lost Australian gold mine; The Ambush-a gripping story from the vast cattle country of the South American interior; Photo of man standing on one of the devil's marbles in Australia; "People of The Veil" - a most interesting photo illustrated account of a visit to the Tuaregs, the strange masked nomads of the ... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, March 1944 - The Man Who Lost Face

The Wide World Magazine, March 1944 - The Man Who Lost Face

By: Brockie, Constable W.; Tench, C.V.; Nyberg, Captain Charles E.R.; Martyn, T.; McMaines, F.M.; Samuel, EdwardTaylor, Carl N.; Easterbrook, W.H.; Thomason, Capt. Hugh; Robertson, Wilfrid; Andrew, B. Le M.; Berry, Mike

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g0776

Condition: Fair


Pages 291-348 plus several pages of great vintage ads. Features: "Killer Sleeman" - a Mountie's challenge handling a cop-killer; The Man Who Lost Face - a young ship's officer gets in the bad books of Chinese smugglers; The Inventor of the "Rugger" - William Webb Ellis; Amateur Bandit; A Paraguayan Dance - wild and wooly doings; "Humpie" - the unfortunate choice of a gold-seeking partner; Crocodiles in Northern Australia - article with great photos; The Clue of the Single Finger-Print - Part III of the robbery ofthe First National Bank at Lamar, Colorado and the bloody ... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Men, December (Dec.) 1914, No. 200, Vol. 34 - Among Head-Hunters and Cannibals / Penelope Visits Finland

The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, December (Dec.) 1914, No. 200, Vol. 34 - Among Head-Hunters and Cannibals / Penelope Visits Finland

By: Browne, J.; Heighton, J.; Thomas, T.; Armour, C.; Hollingsworth, F.; Ranee of Sarawak; Fagan, D.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0756

Condition: Good


Pages 102-196 pages plus 32 pages of great vintage ads. Features: The Mutiny of the "Ziba" (part I) - a brutal captain and mates are murdered by their crew; Among Head-Hunters and Cannibals - great photo-illustrated article on some of the experiences of Captain W. Sinker who for years cruised the South Sea Islands in command of the Melanesian Mission steamer "Southern Cross"; The Rivals - two men were in love with the same lady; The Bluffing of Din Mahomed - a rascally Indian postal worker is brought to justice; The Runaway Train - story from a branch line of the C. and N.W.R.... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, July 6, 1963 - E.P. Taylor Feature and Cover Photo

Maclean's Magazine, July 6, 1963 - E.P. Taylor Feature and Cover Photo

By: Burke, Tim; Newman, Peter C.; Fraser, Blair; Sclanders, Ian; Gzowski, Peter; Moon, Barbara; Mair, Shirley; Forrest, A.C.; Simpkins, James; Allen, Robert Thomas; Max, John; Fulford, Robert

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter Limited: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449g1671

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: The last chapter of the great E.P. Taylor Myth - the E.P. Taylor of modern Canadian folklore, reighning tycoon of a nation and master of all the hidden levers of power - he is not and never was, by Barbara Moon with many photos; Anatomy of a world-wide sensation - pilot Ralph Flores and his passenger Helen Klaben survived a 48-day ordeal in the winter wild; What the new drive for church unity means to Christians; How I was trapped by Jasper the Cartoon bear for Maclean's Magazine - the true confessions of the cartoonist who created Jasper the bear in 1948 and has been run... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, July, 1919, Vol. XLIII, No. 255: Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny

The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, July, 1919, Vol. XLIII, No. 255: Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny

By: Butler, H.G.; Hornbeck, R.R.; Garnett, L.; Rockman, E.; Clark-Kennedy, S.; McMillan, A.; Masters, D.; Shane, M.; Garland, E.; Jordan, J.; Beattie, S.; Courtier-Forster, R.; St. Lawrence, B.; Humpherus, S.; Lees, G.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g3915

Condition: Good


Pages 180-262 plus 16 pages of ads. This is a particularly excellent issue jammed full of fascinating accounts. Features: Terrible Experiences in the Arctic - a whaling schooner is crushed by ice and its crew exists on moss and snow for nearly a week; Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny - he avenged the killing of his employer, an English officer; The Trade Guilds of Constantinople - article with truly amazing photos; The Yaqui Luck-Piece; My Brumby Hunt; When Everything Happened to Me - hauling timber in the 1870s; Salving (Salvaging) Fifty Million Pounds' Worth of Shipping - fantastic ... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1924, No. 316, Vol. LIII - The Fire-Walkers of Fiji / Hunting Bighorn Sheep in Mexico

The Wide World - The Magazine For Everybody, August (Aug.) 1924, No. 316, Vol. LIII - The Fire-Walkers of Fiji / Hunting Bighorn Sheep in Mexico

By: C.V.T.; Johnson, G.; McLaren, J.; Hogg, J.; Wilkins, B.; Walmsley, L.; Charles, B.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123h0766

Condition: Fair


Pages 266-352 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: The Crowsnest Holdup - a spectacular hold-up on the Canadian Pacific Railway and the tragic manhunt that followed; The Fire-Walkers of Fiji - a mystery that has never been solved - great photo-illustrated article; Roaming the Wild South Seas (part I) - Jack McLaren relates some of his strange and exciting experiences there; Hunting Bighorn Sheep in Mexico - a most exciting shooting trip in the wild Cocopah Mountains of Mexico - fantastic photo-illustrated article; Alone Across the Atlantic - Mr. Alain J. Gerbault sailed alone f... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, April 1925 - Eskimo Wireless

The Wide World Magazine, April 1925 - Eskimo Wireless

By: Carlin, W.J.; Charles, Bernard; Domville-Fife, C.W.; O'Hargan, Roderick; Rayne, Major H.; Cocroft, Thoda; De Termes, Capt. M.M. J.; Harris, C.L.; Hedstrom, Sir J. Maynard; Barns, T. Alexander; Aubuchon, Tampton; Pound, Reginald; Turner, J.N.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123g2136

Condition: Fair


Pages 442-528 plus 16 pages of great vintage ads, many illustrated. Features: The Luck of the 'Moro' - a vessel which possessed an uncanny knack of getting in and out of trouble; Photo of Harry Houdini in a strait jacket hanging from the twenty-story Oakland Tribune building; Old Man Crag - a New Zealand tale of a stolen map to a gold mine; Wild Tribes of the Amazon - the author penetrates deep into Amazonia - with photos, including photo of a floating island (part 1); Eskimo Wireless - a strange story from the Far North of Canada; The Ivory Raiders - paints a vivid picture of the dangers and... View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, May 1948 - Land of Giraffe-Necked Women

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, May 1948 - Land of Giraffe-Necked Women

By: Celliers, Captain B.B.; Hutt, Michael; Barker, A.K.; Haldar, N.K.; Coates, Norman A.; Rumsey, T.; Rhodes, Gerald; Catherall, Arthur; Coombe, Michael; Browne, J.E.; Bee, Edgar

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346h2552

Condition: Good


16 [ads], 63-118 pages. Features: Rogue Elephant Herd of the Sabi Valley - article with photos; Two Stowaways did not determine the destination of the ship they boarded, and problems resulted; Meeting the Wife - tragedy strikes as Mr. Barker journeys to meet his wife at a remote Tanganyika plantation; Land of Giraffe-Necked Women - the Mon-Khmer Padaungs of Burma - one-page article with great photo of Padaung beauty playing cards; Island Watchers of Koro Koro, New Zealand - one of the loneliest jobs in the world; A Night With Pirates - a man's small boat is taken over by pirates in Singapore ... View more info