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Fortune (Vol. V, No. 1, January 1932) by  Henry R. (editor) LUCE - Paperback - 1932 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Fortune (Vol. V, No. 1, January 1932)

by LUCE, Henry R. (editor)

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New York: Time, Inc, 1932. Paperback. Folio. Stiff tan pictorial wrappers. 124pp. Numerous illustrations (many color), advertisements. Very good. Faintest of edgewear, with spine slightly cocked. Clean, tight, handsome copy of this early issue of the famed periodical, internally fine. Classy color cover illustration by T.M. Cleland shows a bare-breasted mythological-looking female in half-toga and clutching cornucopia astride ruins in the foreground looking out over a modern-looking cityscape with smoke-spewing factory smokestacks.


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cocked
Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not a...[more]
folio
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
wrappers
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tight
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fine
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