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The New Yorker: October 12, 1940
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The New Yorker: October 12, 1940

By ROSS, Harold (editor)

New York: F-R Publishing Corporation, 1940. Paperback. 4to. Stiff color wrappers. 88pp. Illustrations, line drawings, advertisements (some color). Near fine. Very faintest of rubbing, else tight and handsome -- and entirely free of edge tears. Tight and attractive copy (Volume XVI, Number 35) of the famed weekly begun in 1925. Front wrapper art by William Cotton (1880-1958) is a moody pastel scene depicting an elderly grand dame in evening attire stepping out of her touring car aided by a top hat and cape-wearing elderly escort. Extra heavy stock color centerfold leaf advertises a Cadlliac for $1345.

$50.00

The New Yorker: June 8, 1940
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The New Yorker: June 8, 1940

By ROSS, Harold (editor)

New York: F-R Publishing Corporation, 1940. Paperback. 4to. Stiff color wrappers. 72pp. Illustrations, line drawings, advertisements (some color). Near fine. Faint bit of rubbing, else tight, attractive and free of edge tears. A superb, bright copy (Volume XVI, Number 17) of the famed weekly begun in 1925. Delightful front wrapper art by one of the magazine's few female illustrators, Barbara Shermund (1899-1978) -- closeup of a young woman in graduation gown and mortarboard wearing a huge garland of flowers about her neck, turning uneasily as a bee approaches. Cartoon contributors to this issue include Peter Arno, Helen E. Hokinson and Gluyas Williams.

$50.00

The New Yorker: April 16, 1938
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The New Yorker: April 16, 1938

By ROSS, Harold (editor)

New York: F-R Publishing Corporation, 1938. Paperback. 4to. Stiff color wrappers. 64pp. Illustrations, line drawings, advertisements. Near fine. Slightest spine "roll," else exceptionally bold and bright, complete lacking in edge tears. Tight and attractive copy (Volume XIV, Number 9) of the famed weekly begun in 1925. Front wrapper art by Rea Irvin (1881-1972), illustrator who created the iconic Eustace Tilley portrait for the magazine's 21 February 1925 debut issue, depicts a Margaret Dumont-type society woman standing and singing in church, the little girl in the pew in front of her turned around to face her and watch.

$50.00

The New Yorker: June 22, 1940
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The New Yorker: June 22, 1940

By ROSS, Harold (editor)

New York: F-R Publishing Corporation, 1940. Paperback. 4to. Stiff color wrappers. 60pp. Illustrations, line drawings, advertisements (some color). Near fine. Tight, handsome, completely free of edge tears. A superb, bright copy (Volume XVI, Number 19) of the famed weekly begun in 1925. Delightful front wrapper art by Peter Arno (1904-68) shows a clergyman at a microphone-laden podium in the foreground preaching before massive crowds at a national political convention while elderly politicos around him grumble. Cartoon contributors to this issue include Arno, James Thurber, Helen E. Hokinson, Chon Day, and George Price. An outstanding example in exceptional condition.

$60.00

The New Yorker: December 23, 1944
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The New Yorker: December 23, 1944

By ROSS, Harold (editor)

New York: F-R Publishing Corporation, 1944. Paperback. 4to. Stiff color wrappers. 60pp. Illustrations, line drawings, advertisements (some color). Near fine. Faint bit of rubbing, else tight and nice -- and entirely free of edge tears. Tight and attractive copy (Volume XX, Number 45) of the famed weekly begun in 1925. Front wrapper art by Rea Irvin (1881-1972, illustrator who created the iconic Eustace Tilley portrait for the magazine's 21 February 1925 debut issue) shows a quiet nighttime winter scene of a snow-covered, bombed-out European city, bells tolling on the cathedral in the foreground as snow falls -- quite poignant.

$50.00

The New Yorker: November 4, 1944
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The New Yorker: November 4, 1944

By ROSS, Harold (editor)

New York: F-R Publishing Corporation, 1944. Paperback. 4to. Stiff color wrappers. 80pp. Illustrations, line drawings, advertisements (some color). Very good. Very faint rubbing and quite light vertical fold (not weakened), with typically slightly age toned war-time paper -- else tight and nice, largely free of edge tears. Tight and attractive copy (Volume XX, Number 38) of the famed weekly begun in 1925. Front wrapper art by William Cotton (1880-1958) shows citizens voting on election day -- couple at a table filling out a form, others lined up before an old-fashioned voting booth, lady with woven basket of groceries chatting with election official. "Who's Who" of cartoon contributors include James Thurber, Charles Addams (non-macabre), Whitney Darrow Jr., Chon Day and George Price.

$50.00

The New Yorker: February 10, 1940
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The New Yorker: February 10, 1940

By ROSS, Harold (editor)

New York: F-R Publishing Corporation, 1940. Paperback. 4to. Stiff color wrappers. 68pp. Illustrations, line drawings, advertisements (some color). Near fine. Quite bold and bright and entirely free of edge tears. Tight and attractive copy (Volume XV, Number 52) of the famed weekly begun in 1925. Superb front wrapper art by the Russian-born American illustrator Constantin Alajalov (1900-87), the only artist to paint covers for both "The New Yorker" and "The Saturday Evening Post," best remembered for his famed cubist-style watercolor front covers. Scene here depicts the packed lobby of a theatre, the foreground crammed with smiling social elite and overflowing staircase in background trying to squeeze in. An exceptional condition copy with killer graphics.

$50.00

The New Yorker: December 30, 1944
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The New Yorker: December 30, 1944

By ROSS, Harold (editor)

New York: F-R Publishing Corporation, 1944. Paperback. 4to. Stiff color wrappers. 56pp. Illustrations, line drawings, advertisements (some color). Near fine. Mildest bit of rubbing, else tight and nice -- and entirely free of edge tears. Tight and attractive copy (Volume XX, Number 46) of the famed weekly begun in 1925. Front wrapper art by Russian-born American illustrator Constantin Alajalov (1900-87), the only artist to paint covers for both "The New Yorker" and "The Saturday Evening Post," often remembered for his famed cubist-style watercolor front covers. Evocative scene shows a late night New York subway car interior: workers with lunch pails, snoozing gent in evening attire clutching party favors returning from a party, etc. ONe of the usual range of fine cartoons is an "Addams Family" scene by Charles Addams, a regular cartoon contributor since 1938.

$50.00

The New Yorker: May 20, 1939
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The New Yorker: May 20, 1939

By ROSS, Harold (editor)

New York: F-R Publishing Corporation, 1939. Paperback. 4to. Stiff color wrappers. 84pp. Illustrations, line drawings, advertisements (some color). Near fine. Slightest bit of rubbing, else tight and handsome -- and entirely free of edge tears. Tight and attractive copy (Volume XV, Number 14) of the famed weekly begun in 1925. Great front wrapper art by Leonardo Dove (1906-72) shows a lady and her naval officer husband pushing a baby stroller along a riverside walkway as a couple of randy young swabbies ogle. Profile covers Helen Hayes and cartoon assortment includes works by James Thurber, George Price, Whitney Darrow and Gluyas Williams, among others.

$50.00

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

By LUCE, Henry R. (editor)

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.

$40.00

Fortune (Vol. VI, No. 2, August 1932)
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Fortune (Vol. VI, No. 2, August 1932)

By LUCE, Henry R. (editor)

New York: Time, Inc, 1932. Paperback. Folio. Stiff color pictorial wrappers. 100pp. Numerous illustrations (many color), advertisements. Very good. Faintest of edgewear. Clean, tight, handsome copy of this early issue of the famed periodical, internally fine. Superb stylized color cover illustration by Paolo Garretto depicts a train racing across a gigantic bridge against a yellow sky.

$40.00

Illustrirte Welt. Deutsches Familienbuch. Blatter aus Natur und Leben, Wissenschaft und Kunst

Stuttgart: Druck und Verlag der Deutschen Verlags=Anstalt, 1894. Hardcover. Folio. Half black calf with gilt lettering and brown marbled paper over boards. 692pp. Numerous illustrations, line drawings, advertisements. Very good. Boards somewhat rubbed and slightly edgeworn, though calf is strong and gilt lettering bright. A tight and attractive 42nd yearly edition of this hefty annual -- Germany's answer to "The Saturday Evening Post." Internally clean and bright and lovely to behold. Title translation: "The Illustrated World. German Family Book. Leaves of Nature and Life, Science and Art."

$75.00

Fortune (Vol. 3, No. 3, March 1931)
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Fortune (Vol. 3, No. 3, March 1931)

By LUCE, Henry R. (editor)

New York: Time, Inc, 1931. Paperback. Folio. Stiff tan pictorial wrappers. 148pp. Numerous illustrations (many color), color maps. Very good. 2" archivally closed tear at right edge of front cover; spine slightly cocked. Clean, tight, handsome copy of this early issue of the famed periodical. Lovely cover art by Norman Reeves depicts oil wells and an oil refinery.

$40.00

Fortune (Vol. 4, No. 4, October 1931)
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Fortune (Vol. 4, No. 4, October 1931)

By LUCE, Henry R. (editor)

New York: Time, Inc, 1931. Paperback. Folio. Stiff grey pictorial wrappers. 156pp. Numerous illustrations (many color), color maps. Very good. A tad edgeworn. Clean, tight, handsome copy of this early issue of the famed periodical. Unusual cover art by John Clinton Ellis depicts a closeup of two telephone dial wheels.

$35.00

Fortune (Vol. VII, No. 1, January 1933)
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Fortune (Vol. VII, No. 1, January 1933)

By LUCE, Henry R. (editor)

New York: Time, Inc, 1933. Paperback. Folio. Stiff green pictorial wrappers. 112pp. Numerous illustrations (many color), color maps. Very good. Mild edgewear. Clean, tight, handsome copy of this early issue of the famed periodical. Beautiful cover illustration by T.M. Cleland depicts a celestial seated allegorical female figure clutching the earth.

$35.00

Fortune (Vol. 2, No. 1, July 1930)
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Fortune (Vol. 2, No. 1, July 1930)

By LUCE, Henry R. (editor)

New York: Time, Inc, 1930. Paperback. Folio. Stiff blue pictorial wrappers. 124pp. Numerous illustrations (many color). Very good. Faint edgewear, with spine slightly cocked. Clean, tight, handsome copy of this early issue of the famed periodical. Lovely cover illustration depicts a Chinese gentleman relaxing in a pagoda overlooking the ocean, where a large American clipper ship rests.

$40.00