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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1922
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Last Fight of the Great Green Eel - three-day battle with a Conger eel in Trinidad; De Rougemont Right After All! - Shortly after his passing, the incredible stories by Louis de Rougement of adventures with the wild blacks (aborigines) of Australia are proven true! - article with great photos; The Lure of the Jewel - The Forcing of the Duke of Brunswick's safe; Crossed Trails - A remarkable tale of linked lives; The Midnight Visitor - A grim tale of the famous North-West Mounted Police of Canada; Trapped in a ... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1919
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: My Greatest Air-Thrill - A British airman 'blinds' a German sub with his revolver; A Woman's Travels in Unknown Asia - Part III - Mary Gaunt continues her amazing travels in China, with many photos; The Bulging Wall - a scary story from outside Havana; The Cry of the Lioness - a nurse in the South African bush is confronted by armed Kaffirs and calls upon lions for help; Hiding in a Fly-Wheel Pit - a negro burglar in a Cincinnati power-station attempts to evade capture; Adventures of a Newspaper-Man - Part I - Tri... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1919
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Big-Game Hunting for the Cinema - John A. Jordan leads a film expedition into the wilds of British East Africa; The "Gordon" of the Pacific - Thos. J. McMahon visit's Germany's former South Sea possessions - German New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Samoa - and reports on the work of Captain Hunter among the savages of the Solomons - lots of nice photos; Our Chase After A Rogue Elephant - photo-illustrated story from Ceylon; Our Chase After a "Rogue Elephant"; In the Jaws of a Lion - J.S. Cowie was carried about... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1919
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Behind the Scenes in Russia - Part VI - Robert Wilton, a British War Correspondent on the Eastern Front, recounts his experiences, tells the true story of the tragic end of Rasputin, and discusses claims that the Czar is alive - article with photos of the Czar, his family, and Rasputin; The Most Savage of Beasts - John A. Jordan describes the strange tactics and danger of hunting the African Buffalo; A Hero of the Soudan - How the first Civilian's Victoria Cross was won by Sergeant J.J. Farmer - article with photo... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1919
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Leap of Vengeance - thrilling experiences on the trail of a lion in the Sangre de Christo range of the Rocky Mountains; Behind the Scenes in Russia - Part V - British War Correspondent Robert Wilton reports from the Eastern Front and throws light upon the stirring events of the Russian Revolution which ended so tragically for the Russian Empire - with photos; Harnessing a Volcano - the hot springs of Larderello, Italy; A Cunning Hiding-Place - an Englishman's adventures while upholding the law in Uruguay; An A... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1918
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: My Fall into Germany From An Aeroplane - Part II - Lieut. Pat O'Brien was shot down and captured by the Germans but escaped and spent 72 days travelling 35 days to reach London; My Fight With An Ostrich - a schoolmaster's narrow escape; Hemmed in By Alligators - C.H. Robinson was trying to save his dog when his way was barred by alligators; Sport and War in Central Africa - two brothers go big game hunting in Africa but the end is sad - several photos of animals they killed; The Diamond Searchers - a disappointed ... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1918
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Beyond the Law - Part II of the first true account of the exploits of the world's most outlaws, The Dalton Gang, written by their only survivor, Emmett Dalton; A Concert Party In the Desert - The "Roosters" Concert Party entertain troops in the Sinai Desert (with photos); Exploring the Ice-Wilds of Eastern Karakoram - Part II of Fanny and William Workman's exploration of the Himalayas (with photos); The Cruise of the Cowboys - several men are Shanghaied at San Francisco but manage to escape on a small boat and get... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1918
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Beyond the Law - Part I of the First True Account of the Exploits of the World's Most Noted Outlaws, by Emmett Dalton, the only survivor of the "Dalton Gang" - article with photos and great cover illustration; Wonders of the Teleferica - an interesting account of the remarkable aerial lines/cableways used by the Italians to transport men, guns, and provisions in the high Alps - article with many photos; The Youngest Soldier in the French Army - photo of 11-year-old Charles Meux of the French Army; Tales of the Ser... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1917
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Secret Death - A weird story from Georgia in Russia, a wild land where might is right and feuds never end; Capturing Wild Animals Alive - how John Alfred Jordan captured a collection of African animals to be shipped to Zoos in Europe; A Tragedy in the Clouds - Frenchmen Sergeant Legendre and Adjutant Casale of the French Aviation Service bring down their eighth German plane piloted by a German named Haspel; Six Weeks Among the Buddhas - Part I - Juliet Bredon and her husband toured temples in China; The Man Wh... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1917
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Six Skulls - Part I - Sequel to "In the Grip of the Hip Sings" - the twenty-five year persecution of Walter G. Patterson who, while a young man in Butte, Montana, was compelled to join a lawless Chinese tong; An Amazing Voyage - The escape from Spain of a number of interned German officers; A Flying Man in South America - Part VI - The adventures of John G. Barron, who spent 2.5 years giving flying exhibitions in South America, often to people who had never before seen an aircraft; The Child of Terbeeke - How ... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1917
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: A Bandit's Bride - Part I - Pancho Villa, the bandit-Revolutionist of Mexico, rescued the heroine of this exclusive narrative from a loveless marriage with a Mormon and married her himself - one of the most remarkable stories of love, battle and intrigue ever published; Unknown Animals of the African Wilds - J.A. Jordan describes recent finds such as the Okapi, Bongo, Giant Pig, Pygmy Elephant, the "dingonek", and the "Rhodesian Monster" - article with photos; Private McTosher Discovers London - the adventures of ... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1917
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: How I Saved My Husband From Execution - Mr. Yaro Galvon had been condemned to be shot by the Mexican Government; An Unknown Switzerland - Canada's Unknown Alpine Wonderland - The Canadian Rockies; Across the Atlantic in a Tug - Captain J.W. Penberthy spent 2.5 months taking a tug from Argentina to England; A Flying Man in South America - Part I - John G. Barron imported a monoplane to South America and spent 2.5 years their giving exhibition flights, often to people who had never seen an airplane - article with gr... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1917
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Cheetah-Hunting - Lewis R. Freeman provides an interesting account of using cheetahs to hunt deer in India - article with photos; The Mad Hatter - two former partners fight it out over a woman in the boom days of the Kalgoorlie mines; Ivory-Poaching in German East Africa - Prior to WWI big game hunter J.A. Jordan set out to poach ivory from the jealously guarded herds of the colony after a German captain confiscated his possessions and left him stranded - article with amazing photos; Adventures of a Wild-Beast Tra... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1916
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Knife-Haft Clue - a tale of murder at Cavadiera Camp in Brazil; The War in the Dolomites - article and photos of extremely challenging terrain in Italy; Stalked! - L. Rogers was stalked on a lonely trail by a big mountain lion; The Return Match - follow-up to October 1915 article "A Prize-Fight in Mexico" by N.E. Guthrie, one of the principals in the fight; Two Girls in Camp in British Columbia - Miss H.W. Paul and her friend Fatima, two English nurses, describe their month-long holiday in the wilds of the B.C... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1916
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: In the Grip of the "Hip Sings" - Part II - an American businessman is also secretly a member of a lawless tong/Chinese secret society; How We Foiled "U 39" - H.O. Read, Late First Officer S.S. "Anglo-Californian", a horse transport, explains what happened when his vessel was attacked by a German U-Boat; Our Wanderings in Northern Africa - another of the popular "Penelope" articles covers Tunis, Kairouan, and Algeria (includes photo of Tunisian Jewesses in towering head-dresses intended to make them, all fat to enh... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1916
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Two Men's Madness - six lives and a fine ship, the Frank N. Thayer, are lost through the unaccountable frenzy of two Indians; In Wildest Ireland - A.W. Cutler describes and photographs "unspoilt" regions of the Emerald Isle - with many fascinating photos; The Guardian of the Line - the ordeal undergone by a humble railway-crossing keeper's wife in Lithuania on the Russian Front; In Search of the Unknown Land - The tragic story of the Stefansson Arctic Exploration Expedition, twelve-page article including many phot... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1916
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Doctor's Story - Thrilling narrative from Hudson's Bay country from the ship's doctor, Dr. Craig, of the Canadian survey steamer "Minto"; The Princess Haamoura - a stirring tale of love and adventure on the South Seas island of Aitutaki; Two Girls on a Ranch - Part I - City girl Miss Laura Colston describes how she and her sister Mildred adventured to run a ranch in the wilds of Arizona - article with photos; Under False Colours - A very strange story of life in the United States Army in which the author enlis... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1915
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Retribution - how a worthless son was punished on a ship circa 1902; My Experiences in Uganda - Mrs. Hubert G. Knight describes housekeeping in the heart of Africa where she also accompanied her husband on hunting trips to wild parts of Uganda; The Lost "Luck" - an important family talisman is lost and finally recovered in White Russia; Down the Amazon from Source to Mouth - Part III - J. Campbell Besley continue their dangerous journey, with interesting photos; Pat Ryan's Eldorado - L.W.A. MacArthur, F.G.S., reco... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1915
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Barton's Grizzly - Well-known Western hunter and guide J. Barton sets out to single-handedly capture a live California grizzly bear (includes cover illustration); In Search of Adventure - Part IV - the story of a chequered cruise; Kidnapped - A Tale of the Burmese Border in which Sir Robert Carson retrieves his kidnapped daughter; An Interrupted Holiday - John Hawkins was tramping through Idaho in 1886; Down the Amazon From Source to Mouth - Part II - J. Campbell Besley and his party continue their journey from th... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEWS COMPANY, 1915
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Volcanic Eruption on Ambrim Island in the New Hebrides in 1913 - article with spectacular photos; The Mad Mule - a mine mule turns murderer at the Blue Mountain Mine in Butte, Montana; The Mystery of Crowhurst Aylmer - a remarkable romance from 1890 is narrated by a life insurance manager; Whale-Hunting With A Camera - A fascinating account of the work of scientific naturalist-photographer H.J. Shepstone - the first man to secure a complete set of striking photographs of the various species of whales 'at home' in ... continua a leggere
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