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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1926
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: A Cowboy in Trouble - A tale from Indian Territory which is now part of Oklahoma; The Seminoles of Florida - An interesting photo-illustrated account of these hermits of the Florida wilds; The Longest Voyage on Record - An authoritative account of the "Maria Madre", presently moored at Paysandu, Uruguay - with photos; The Way of the Wild - Photo-illustrated article by cinematographer F. Ratcliffe Holmes about his adventures filming wildlife; Filed - Until Found - The daring escape of John Kelly from the Worcester... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1925
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Babes In A Boat - Part I - A couple knowing nothing of navigation decides to set sail from Victoria, British Columbia and cross the Pacific; The Big Redwood - Story of a dog's uncanny instinct; A Holiday in the Sunderbunds - Pursuing a Royal Bengal Tiger - with great photos; A Matter of Habit - An amusing tale of two mean men at that 'sun-baked cinder-heap Aden'; In Search of the Lost Oases - Part III of an amazing expedition from Sollum to El Obeid, over two thousand miles, across the Sahara, visiting much previ... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1925
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: The Terrorists - High-powered motor cars confront U.S. authorities with a new problem of desperadoes racing about the countryside, robbing and murdering almost with impunity - a report from Iowa and Kansas; Murchison's Mine - A lost mine is re-discovered beneath the noses of claim-jumpers at Chillagoe in North Queensland - with photos; In Search of the Lost Oases - Part II of a wonderful expedition across the Sahara from Sollum to El Obeid through much unexplored territory - with many interesting photos; A "Cant.... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1925
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: In Search of the Lost Oases - Part I of a wonderful trip across the desert from Sollum, on the Mediterranean, to El Obeid, in the Sudan, mostly through unexplored territory, with photos; Smugglers Three - Poaching swan eggs; Azizun the Dancing-Girl - Sir George MacMunn owned an uncanny little "frog-girl" in India; The Odyssey of the "Olga" - A trip from Nome, Alaska to Seattle ended up taking over three months!; Photo of sixty-foot-tall statue of the god Gomateswara being annointed with oil on the great hill of S... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1925
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: The Jogi's Curse - An Indian government official is cursed by a wondering jogi (priest) and the prophecy is tragically fulfilled; An Underground Wonderland - Fantastic photo-illustrated article on the Carlsbad Cavern of New Mexico; Adrift in the China Seas - Sent off to fetch help for their crippled steamer, H.W. Millard, G. Grant Simmons and their companions are blown off course and suffer an eight-day ordeal; "Watu Wa Miti" - R. St. Barbe Baker founded the "Men of the Trees" in Equatorial Africa to preserve tre... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1925
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Antonio the Counsellor - Antonio Conselheiro cast himself into the wilderness, only to become leader of a tribe of Indians which he then led in battle against the cream of the Brazilian army; Our Seaplane Fishing Trip - Summary of a novel seaplane trip recently carried out by a party of Pacific Coast anglers with the assistance of Ellard A. Bacon, manager of the Pacific Marine Airways, a passenger seaplane line operating between Los Angeles and Santa Catalina Island - article with excellent photos; Crops of Gold ... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1924
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: "Mad Mike" - Part I - The adventures of a well-known South Seas character, including his romantic connection with the beautiful half-caste Laumona; The Forest Dwellers of Arabuko - Photo-illustrated article on the shy and elusive East African Sanya race; My Wife's Double - told by Sidney Fitzgerald, now chief engineer with a firm in Portuguese East Africa; In Quest of the Unknown - Part I - F.A. Mitchell-Hedges meets the strange islanders of the San Blas Archipelago and the mysterious Chucunaque - illustrated wit... continua a leggere
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    • THE FREE PRESS/MACMILLAN, 1950
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: "Ranks with Smith's Wealth of Nations, Ricardo's Principles, Marx's Capital, Marshall's Principles, and Keynes' General Theory, as one of the six most important books ever written in its influence upon the development of modern economic theory. Menger's influence was not, however, confined to theoretical economics. The Austrian School of which he was the founder, was a fountainhead of classical liberalism in the European continent. The ideas of the school and its founder are, therefore, relevant to the modern debate between socialism and liberalism. Since many of the staunchest modern advoc... continua a leggere
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    • THE MACMILLAN COMPANY, 1903
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: "Prof. Patten's little book, which he modestly calls an essay, abounds in bold speculation and startling conclusions. Were it conveyed in some other form than that peculiar language of evolution, so clear and satisfactory to the evolutionary student, but so repellent to the ordinary untrained reader, the book would make a veritable sensation." - New York Times, 4 April 1903. "How is the social surplus transformed into permanent conditions and mental traits? An answer will be given in the following pages, or at least an endeavor will be made to throw some light on it." - page 5. Simon Patten... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1924
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Profusely illustrated with wonderful black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Hunting the Opium Smugglers - Author attempts to capture Chinaman who was causing much trouble by smuggling opium into a South Sea Island; Photograph from Hong Kong of a "Punishment Chair" upon which a bound criminal sat upon eleven knives and was then carried through the streets as a lesson to others; With "Lizzie" to the Edge of Beyond - An old Ford car takes four passengers and a heavy load seven hundred miles through Central Africa; The Faithful Burglar - a story involving psychic phenomena from Ray... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1923
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Pages 442-528 plus 16 pages of great vintage ads, many illustrated. Features: A Soldier of Fortune - a story smuggled in bits from a French prison (part 1); A Woman in Unknown Albania - Part I - Mrs. Rose Wilder Lane describes her adventures among the remote northern mountains where tribal blood-feuds still flourish - article with photos; The Election at Rodeo - an account of the happenings at a town in Argentina on the occasion of the Presidential election of 1914; The Search for the Grosvenor Treasure - an account of the wreck of the Grosvenor on the lonely coast of Pondoland, South Afric... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEW COMPANY, 1924
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: K.K.K. "Imperial Wizard" cover illustration; "Black George" - An Argentine rancher's account of an exciting experience with bandits in the interior of the Republic; The Man Who Remembered - The Malay code of honour save's a police officer's life; K.K.K. - The Strangest Secret Society in the World - The result of an investigation commissioned by this magazine to study America's Ku Klux Klan, a secret organization with at least five million members, and which boasts that it has 'captured a continent," and now intend... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEW COMPANY, 1924
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Red Witch of Modjaji - A weird story related by a member of the old South African Constabulary on the edge of the Great Bushveld; In Search of Sea-Monsters - Part I - In 1921 F.A. Mitchell-Hedges set out on a two-year trip to the Pacific and the Caribbean Sea to discover the world's largest big-game fish - photo-illustrated article; The Convict Who Captured a Prison - Murderer Tom Slaughter was able to escape from the Arkansas State Penitentiary's "death cell" and escape from the prison, leaving all other pris... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEW COMPANY, 1924
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Hunting of Gonzales - An adventure of Senor Ramon Torres, a Captain of Rurales - the famous mounted police of Mexico; Adrift on an Ice-Floe - Lieut. Commander Fitzhugh Green provides a photo-illustrated account of the amazing fashion in which a primitive Eskimo extricated himself from a predicament which would assuredly spelt death for a white man; An Englishwoman in Upper Egypt - Part II - Winifred S. Blackman's photo-illustrated account of the three winters she spent with the local people of Upper Egypt; Fra... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEW COMPANY, 1924
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Lost in the Pacific - John Edwin Hogg attempted to take a small boat to Panama from some islands 90 miles off the coast, but encountered treacherous seas; On Niagara's Brink - Orrin E. Dunlap, the unofficial historian of Niagara Falls, describes the area's most thrilling adventure, that of a barge and two men, Lofberg and Harris, who drifted to the verge of Horseshoe Falls - article with photos; An Englishwoman in Upper Egypt - Part I - Oxford Anthropology student Winifred S. Blackman relates her experiences in th... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEW COMPANY, 1924
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: To Afghanistan in Disguise - Part I - the story of a British officer's remarkable exploit - a journey, disguised as an Oriental, across a large part of India and finally into forbidden Afghanistan and beyond, living among the natives as one of themselves; Two Wanderers in the Faroes - John Dickson's account of the wild nature and unsophisticated people - article with excellent photos; "Grip" and I - Count Nils Cronstedt saved a doomed thoroughbred bull-terrier which proceeded to save him on several occasions durin... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEW COMPANY, 1923
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Black Cat Luck - Story related by John McAgee, a Texas cowman; The Fete of "St. Muslin" - Annual festival in Tarare, France to honour M. Antoine Simonet, inventor of Muslin which is made in local mills - article with photos; Exploring in Central Barzil - Part III - A small English expedition explores the Amazon's forests and studies the native peoples; The Signalman Baboon - Photo-illustrated article about "Jack", a baboon who assists his crippled master, James Edwin Wide, in operating railway signals and other im... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEW COMPANY, 1923
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Woman of the Island - The extraordinary experience that befell E.N. McMullan in the remote interior of Brazil, showing that even the wildest savages have some concpetion of the white man's abilities and a very lively sense of gratitute; Amid the Eternal Fires - Volcanologist Professor T.A. Jaggar has lived on the brink of the Kilauea volcano for fourteen years - article with photos; The Wishing Pipe - a tragic story of peril underground by C.J. Harrell, one of the best placer- and hard-rock miners in the Weste... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEW COMPANY, 1923
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Twenty-Four Days Adrift - The appalling experiences that befell the crew of the U.S. steamer Dumaru, destroyed by fire and explosion in the Pacific in 1918 - from the logs of Radio-Operator T.W. Bean and Assistant Engineer F.J. Harmon; The Kidnapping of Father Heslin - this unassuming parish priest of Colma, California ultimately died - newspapers helped in catching the kidnapper; The Cross-Eyed Englishman - a rousing story of the Canadian North-West which occured 150 miles north and west of Winnipeg near Lake Win... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEW COMPANY, 1923
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 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 ... continua a leggere
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