Petruccelli, Antonio (cover illus).
New York. Time. 05- 1937.
Volume XV. Number 5. May 1937 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 240 pages, folio, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Strips of abrasion/adhesive near spine indicate that the issue was once bound into a larger volume. Front and back covers are otherwise clean and bright (3/4 inch tear to top edge of front cover). Spine has multiple short splits and multiple patches of outer paper loss, though binding remains tight. Interior in very good condition. Many interesting articles in this beautiful publication, plus elegant color and black and white advertisements. Articles include "Background of War: III 'We Thank Our Fuhrer'" about the German impression of modern Germany and "Unemployed Arts" which discusses the WPA's four arts projects. Full page color ad for the Lincoln plus many other great advertisements. There is a full-page color photograph of Wendall Wilkie, who ran against FDR in 1940, and color reproductions of Renaissance paintings from the Mellon art collection. A chart provides a "Skeleton History of the Federal Relief", listing the purpose and accomplishment of each program. Cover illustration of two men painting a bill-board by Antonio Petruccelli. 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 #34591
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