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The Wide World Magazine, January (Jan.) 1917 - Wonderful Stories of the French Foreign Legion by  D.A  L.R.; Wiley - Paperback - First Edition - 1917 - from RareNonFiction.com (SKU: 123G4350)

The Wide World Magazine, January (Jan.) 1917 - Wonderful Stories of the French Foreign Legion

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The Wide World Magazine, January (Jan.) 1917 - Wonderful Stories of the French Foreign Legion

by Lees, G.F. And E.S.; Smith, E.W.; Mayer-Nixson, M.; Francis, D.; Cowan, J.; Dickie, F.J.; Armstrong, J.P.; Gerard, M.; Henry, H.; Freeman, L.R.; Wiley, D.A

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London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1917. Book. Illus. by Wood, Stanley L.; Gilbert, A.; Pape, F.C.; Wood, Esmond; Wright, Frank; Rountree, Harry; Buchanan, Fred; Smith, Reg. F.; Evison, G. Henry; Gillett, F.. Good. Single Issue Magazine. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Pages 194-284 plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: The Romance of the French Foreign Legion; Adrift in a Mine-Field - two men drift through a mine-field in a crippled seaplane, fending off mines with their bare hands!; That Night - a rice-planter's cyclone ordeal on Bordelieu Island off the Florida coast; An Englishwoman in South America - Mrs. Mayer-Nixson describes the ways of Chilean (Chilian) policemen, the curious manners and customs of the people, and the odd habits of Chilean servants; The End of the Rainbow - an adventure of Etienne, a half-breed trapper in Northern Canada who had not heard of WWI; Rua the Prophet - the curious history of a Maori fanatic, Rua Kenana, who established a native "New Jerusalem" in the heart of the wild and inaccessible Urewera Mountains of New Zealand - article with great photos; Canada's Last Frontier - part II of a photo-illustrated narrative of a trip to Canada's Eskimo country - including a photo of Fort McMurray which was but a tiny clearing in the woods, plus a photo of an early oil well, and the Pelican gas 'gusher' which had been buring for 18 years!; Our Zambezi Lion-Hunt - adventure involving a black-faced lion; The Tale of the "Tara" - the adventures of the crew of the auxilliary cruiser "Tara," torpedoed off the North African coast - photo-illustrated article; Exploring the Black Canyon - A.L. Fellows and W.W. Torrence help tap a river by a tunnel which irrigates a previously barren valley in Colorado. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this excellent vintage issue..

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Bookseller's Inventory #
123G4350
Title
The Wide World Magazine, January (Jan.) 1917 - Wonderful Stories of the French Foreign Legion
Author
Lees, G.F. And E.S.; Smith, E.W.; Mayer-Nixson, M.; Francis, D.; Cowan, J.; Dickie, F.J.; Armstrong, J.P.; Gerard, M.; Henry, H.; Freeman, L.R.; Wiley, D.A
Illustrator
Wood, Stanley L.; Gilbert, A.; Pape, F.C.; Wood, Esmond; Wright, Frank; Rountree, Harry; Buchanan, Fred; Smith, Reg. F.; Evison,
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
George Newnes, Ltd.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1917
Keywords
The Wide World Magazine, January (Jan.) 1917 - Wonderful Stories of the French Foreign Legion Lieutenant-Colonel John Ford Elkington Royal Warwickshire Regiment Captain Gratkin-Williams Romance of the French Foreign Legion; Adrift in a Mine-Field - two
Bookseller catalogs
Travel, Exploration & Adventure; Alberta;
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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