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The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September [Sept.] 1923, Vol. LI, No. 305: The Most Wonderful School in the World / Captain George Ash

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The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September [Sept.] 1923, Vol. LI, No. 305: The Most Wonderful School in the World / Captain George Ash

by Thomason, Hugh; Collinson, Clifford W.; Herschin, Abraham; Masters, David; Hunter, R.C.; Spencer, E.R.; Read, Oliver; Bredon, Juliet; Litten, Ernest A.; Jepson, Captain S.; Jehaz, Hawai; Shearwood, F.F.; Ash, Captain, George; Thane, Rodney; Rowe, John G

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New York: The International New Company, 1923. Book. Illus. by Prater, Ernest; Holloway, Cyril; Wood, Stanley L.; waters, D.B.; Nicolson, W.C.; Robinson, T.H.; Hiley, F.E.; Sindall, A.; De Walton, John; Edwards, Lionel; Whitaker, W.G.; Elcock, Howard K.. Very Good. Single Issue Magazine. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: 'Twixt Sunset and Sunrise - Mining Engineer William Bartle relates a story from Mexico where, outside the large cities "no foreigner's life is worth a farthing"; The Cannibal Islands - Part II - photo-illustrated article by Clifford Collinson who has lived in the Solomon Islands for several years and, in this instalment, visits the little-known atolls of Ong-Tong-Java, with nice photos; The Disappearance of Annie Mooney - A thirty-year-old mystery is solved in a strange and unlooked-for manner - was she kidnapped by the Chinese all those years ago?; The Most Wonderful School in the World - A remarkable "sun-cure" establishment at Aigle in the Swiss mountains where children - recently hopeless cripples - learn their lessons and romp in deep snow clad only in loin-cloths and boots! - with photos; Obyada, Bad Indian - story related by a member of the Royal North-West Mounted police about a troublesome individual near Red Deer, Alberta; The Rum-Runner - the story of a sea captain's first smuggling voyage, as told in St. Pierre, headquarters of a fleet of ships engaged in the liquor-running business; Soliman the Seer - the mysterious fortune-teller of the Pyraid of Cheops; The Children of the Wilderness (Conclusion) - Juliet Bredon's photo-illustrated travels in little known Mongolia; A Wildfowling Adventure - a nasty little adventure on the Solway Firth; Fishing for Crocodiles - using a special hook and line; On Patrol - a quaint little experience related by a flying officer of the Royal Air Force; The MIssing Links - An Indian magician discovers a thief when the police had failed; Round the World With a Lasso - former Texas Ranger Captain George Ash tours the world giving exhibitions and training troops in the use of the lasso - article with photos; The Strangest Mutiny on Record - The Schooner Pedro Varela; Six Hundred Thousand Francs - One of the most audacious jewel robberies ever perpetrated (in Paris); and more. 88 pages plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this excellent vintage issue..

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Title
The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September [Sept.] 1923, Vol. LI, No. 305: The Most Wonderful School in the World / Captain George Ash
Author
Thomason, Hugh; Collinson, Clifford W.; Herschin, Abraham; Masters, David; Hunter, R.C.; Spencer, E.R.; Read, Oliver; Bredon, Juliet; Litten, Ernest A.; Jepson, Captain S.; Jehaz, Hawai; Shearwood, F.F.; Ash, Captain, George; Thane, Rodney; Rowe, John G
Illustrator
Prater, Ernest; Holloway, Cyril; Wood, Stanley L.; waters, D.B.; Nicolson, W.C.; Robinson, T.H.; Hiley, F.E.; Sindall, A.; De Wa
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
The International New Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1923
Keywords
Wide World Magazine, September 1923, Ong-Tong-Java, Mrs. G.E. Kostadt, Kidnapping, Rhoda Sequeira, Prohibition, Shang-tu, Festival of the Burning of Sins, Urga, Les Frenes, Dr. Rollier, Leysin, The School of the Sun, Open-Air Schools, William Bartle, Mexi
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Health; Travel, Exploration & Adventure;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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