Harrison, Richard Edes; et al (illus); A.J. Grodin (cover illus).
NY. Time Fortune. April 1936. Volume XIII. Number 4.
April 1936 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 228pp, folio, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Light wear to cover extremities including creasing at lower right corner of cover; overall very good condition. The highlight of this issue is an extensive article "Pan American Airways" illustrated with attractive color and black and white illustrations including a double page color illustration showing a cross-section of the Martin Ocean Transport - Model 130 by Matthew Greede and a double page color map by Richard Edes Harrison of the routes of Pan American and other airlines. The magazine also includes a Black and White scotch ad featuring black and white Scottie dogs, full page color ad for Lincoln Zephyr, full page black and white ad for the XIth Olympic Games in Berlin by the German Railroads Information Office. Other articles include one on the Twin Cities with color illustrations by A.J. Grodin. Great cartography cover by A.J. Grodin of an auto route being plotted on a map. 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 #33983