NY. Time. April 1946.
Volume XXXIII. Number 4. April 1946 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 287 pages, folio, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Covers a trifle worn; very good condition. Many interesting articles in this beautiful publication, this issue with a theme of architecture and the state of the US housing market. Cover title: Housing. Articles include "Homes of Americans. A Selection of Native Designs in Many Manners and Periods"; "Where is Prefabrication?"; and the short story "Mr. Blandings Builds His Castle", which would shortly be expanded into the novel "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House", later adapted into a movie starring Cary Grant and Myrna Loy. Founded by Henry Luce (who had, with partner Briton Hadden, founded Time magazine in 1923), Luce declared of Fortune magazine that "American business has importance - even majesty - so the magazine in which we are able to interpret it will look and feel important - even majestic." Item #30120