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MULTIPLE CONTRIBUTORS - The Wide World Magazine, May 1917  The Wide World Magazine, May 1917 "Todger" Jones, V.C. - Single-Handedly Captured 102 Men
London, George Newnes. 1917, First Edition. Paperback, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 96 pages plus several pages of wonderful vintage ads. Features: "Todger" Jones, V.C. - The Man Who Captured a Hundred Germans Single-Handed - his story as told by himself - with photos; A Flying Man in South America - part II - the strange adventures of Mr. John G. Barron - great photos; The Man Who Didn't Exist - the Belgian story of the most carefully planned murder case on record involving M. Guillaume Bernays; On the Borders of Tibet - Part I - the story of two years' wanderings by Reginald Farrer, with wonderful photos; The German Spy in France, by Bernard St. Lawrence who was engaged in collecting authentic information concerning German spies and their methods; Airmen in the Desert - adventures of the Royal Flying Corps in Sinai, by F.W. Martindale; The Hon. Roderick Buckley Mystery - the disappearance of a wealthy young man formerly well-known in London society; Round Labrador and Hudson Bay - part 3 - E.W. Hawkes writes about his eventul cruise - with great photos; Mulai Hassan's Donkey - a favorite Algerian tale as related by Donald Maclean; ; Thirteen Days Adrift - an Atlantic Tragedy after the steamship "Columbian" took fire in the Atlantic; Curiosities of Soudan, by H. J. Shepstone, with many excellent photos. Nice color ad for Vose player pianos on back cover. Massive eleven-page illustrated ad for the National Rubber Co. of New York which seeks to sell shares to readers; Photos of a sundew reaching out to seize a fly. Above-average wear. Crease to front cover. Chips from backstrip. Few light pencil marks to contents. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this interesting vintage issue. Fair.

Offered for US$ 399.95 by: - Rare Books and Magazines - Book number: 123c7627

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