NY: Liberty Weekly Inc., 1928 – 13″ tall x 10.5″ – color cover by Leslie Thresher (Theme: Long Distance phone calling) – rear color ad by Hickok Belts – color ads by Campbells & Baby Ruth, Oh Henry – b&w ills, photos & ads – 74pp. Fair to VG / paper covers – faint dampstain to left margin of front, age darkening to edges/margins of covers, otherwise interior pages Very Good, complete, with no markings; main feature: “The Sea-Rogue’s Moon”, first of a series of pirate stories by Robert W. Chambers; “Ten Years ago this Week: A look back at the great German drive of March 1918” by Frederick Palmer; on D.W. Griffiths; “Presidential Possibilities – [Governor of Maryland Albert Cabell] Ritchie [D]; graphics by Ralph Barton; serial (She Who Sleeps) by Sax Rohmer; “The Manassa Mauler”[Jack Dempsey] by Charles J. McGuirk, with photos of Dempsey and his wife, and more.
near Very Good paperback – Garden City NY: Doubleday Doran & Co., April 1928 – 12.5″ tall x 9.5″ w – cover color painting by Abbott Graves – color & b&w ills – b&w photos – color ads for flooring (color stains), rugs, tiles, boilers, etc. – rear cover: David Warfield for Lucky Strike – moderate creasing, scratch to rear cover; shallow upper edge & corner crease, otherwise no markings – pp117-238. Home & garden magazine.
Vintage magazine – near Very Good paperback – Greenwich CT: Conde Nast Publications Inc., June 1941 – 12.5″ tall x 9.5″ w – color cover depicting living room from the movie “Come Live With Me” (interior 2 pages continue with color photos of 2 rooms from the movie & list of their Pennsylvania Dutch contents); color & b&w ills & photos – 14 articles & many ads on the same theme – backstrip rubbed, coming loose near top, 1 small edge tear, 1 tiny edge chip, light rear soiling, some corner creases; otherwise interior Very Good, bright, Coca-Cola ad on rear – 74pp. Published as Double Number in 2 sections, amounting to 84pp. This is the Pennsylvania Dutch Section & appears complete in itself. Size: Folio – over 12″ – 15″ tall
Shenandoah, IA : Living History Inc., Issue of April 12, 1962 (Vol. 2 – No. 16) – Fair/ paper covers – 16 3/8″ tall x 11.15″w – b&w portraits & scenes from the Civil War, April 1862: Major General Buell & Brigadier-General Shields (from photos by [Mathew] Brady); Bomb-Proof Sand-Bag Battery at Newbern, North Carolina, taken by General Burnside’s Troops (sketched by A. Wiser) on the front page under the header (p. 225); 2 scenes of ships at sea landing troops and bombarding Newbern NC, from the Burnside expedition, sketched from the “Vidette” by A. Wiser (p. 229); 2 officer portraits (Jeffers & Stimers) & interior & exterior scenes on the “Monitor”(p. 236); cartoons, ads – paper yellowed with upper outer corner chipped off front page (not affecting text) – outer edge tears at center crease (4″ on first 2 pages, ½” marginal on next 2 – pages 225/226, 229/230, 235/236 & 239/240 present [missing pages are: 227/228 & 237/238].
Diamond Jubilee Issue, 1857-1932 – near Very Good/ paper covers – 9.5″ tall – color and bw ads – deckled outer edge – tan cover shows tiny dampspot, tiny adhesive stain, light overall, minor edgewear, foxed top edge – interior Very Good with no markings – 68pp ads plus pp 513-656. Ads are fresh and interesting. Highlights include: “My Hunt After ‘The Captain” (December 1862), Oliver Wendell Holmes’ search for his son among the wounded following the battle of Antietam. Also “Two Sonnets” by John Masefield; articles by Woodrow Wilson, John Burroughs, William Beebe & others; nice poem “In Memoriam – Leo: A Yellow Cat” by Margaret Sherwood.