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The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, June, 1916, No 218, Vol 37 - A Holiday in Mongolia
New York: The International News Company. Paperback. Pages 97-192 plus 32 pages of vintage ads. Features: A Battle With a Bear - a young sportsman drops into a lively rough-and-tumble fight with a big black bear; Real-Life Romances of the War (part I) - Malcolm Savage Treacher, a sergeant in a famous regiment who has been invalided to England after an exciting time in the Near East sets down stories - cameos of the Great War - told to him by soldiers during his seven months' sojourn in various hospitals (part I); From Job To Job Around the World (part IV) - the continuing remarkable adventures of two young Americans who set out from San Francisco with ten dollars between them to work their way around the world - this instalment featuring their adventures in the Philippines, with photos; The Darkest Hour (part I) - Our experiences in the Great Serbian Retreat; A Year in Arctic Siberia (part II) - a well-known Polish lady describes her experiences in the little-known regions of far-northern Siberia; The Strategy of Sister Madeleine - the story of a French Captain's Escape from the Germans; The River That Won't Behave - the mighty Mississippi regularly floods enormous areas - article with many dramatic photos; Fallen Among Thieves - the author finds himself in a very nasty hole after taking a job offered him by strangers; A Holiday in Mongolia - Juliet Bredon offers a chatty description, illustrated with photos - of a trip into Mongolia on donkey-back; A Prisoner of the Rocks - F. Hopkins Graves was caught in a British Columbia avalanche and only escaped death by a miracle, only to find himself caught in a veritable rat trap among the rocks which he only escaped after two days; Photo of terrible street-car accident in Spokane, Washington; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this great vintage issue. . Good. 1916. First Edition.
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