New York: Robert M. McBride, 1944. 1st. Hardcover. First edition. 8vo. 285pp. Blue cloth covered boards; blind stamped border decoration to front board; gilt titles to the spine. Minor wear to extremities; tiny chip to spine end else a fine copy. Item #16791
Doug Allan interviewed hundreds of people from all over the world, and had a program called "Thrills and Chills from Everywhere," which at one time was the most popular regular feature on television. In this volume, Allan has collected the "most extraordinary adventures" and the most "colorful and audacious figures," such as Father Hubbard, a priest in Alaska; Arctic explorer Captain Bob Bartlett; archaeologist and explorer Count Byron de Protok; et al.