Brennan, Francis (cover illus). Map by Richard Edes Harrison. Illustrations by Candido Portinari et al.
NY. Time. 06- 1939. Volume XIX. Number 6.
June 1939 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 158pp, folio, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Tears to head and tail of spine, light soiling to cover, 1 1/2 x 3/4 inch loss to back cover edge, spine slightly cocked, interior in very good condition. Many interesting articles in this beautiful publication including an article on Brazil with paintings by Candido Portinari and double page signature bird's eye view style color map of Brazil by Richard Edes Harrison; Continental Oil "How Dan Moran piped it to prosperity with a 2,100-mile gasoline line, and has staked its future in Gulf Coast sands" and "A Railroad Fireman." 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 #37897