Nitsche, Erik (map); Barschel, H. (cover illustration).
Time. 08 - 1939.
Volume XXI, Number 2. August 1939 complete issue of Fortune magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 124 pages, 14 x 11 1/2 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Light wear to spine, abrasion to upper right corner of cover and wear to edges; interior in good condition. Many interesting articles in this beautiful publication, plus elegant color and black and white advertisements. Articles include Hollywood's Lowe's Incorporated ("It's a $144,000,000 trust, and the government says it's illegal."); The Republican Party (color cartoon map of US by Erik Nitsche: "Geography for the GOP" picturing Dewey, Landon, Hoover, etc.); Bucyrus-Erie dredges, draglines, etc.; Piano manufacturing; Larchmont Yacht Club (water colors by Hardie Gramatky) with detailed double-page color map of Western Long Island Sound; The Press and the People—a Survey ("Where do the people get their news? Is it accurate?" Etc.) Full page color ads include Kodachrome Film; International Trucks. Cover illustration depicting Weather Sensor by H. Barschel. 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 #43601