Illian, George (cover illus). Richard B. Adam et al.
Concord, N.H. The Sportsman Publishing Company. 05- 1929.
Volume V, No. 5. Complete May 1929 issue of magazine, color and black and white illustrations and ads, 138pp, 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches, color pictorial wrappers as issued. Covers loose and worn with some soft creases, tears along spine, and 1 inch paper loss to tail of spine; interior in very good, clean condition. Cover Design by George Illian (The Kentucky Derby). Contents include: The Gallery of American Sportsmen: Mrs. Thomas Hitchcock, MFH (portrait in color) by Richard B. Adam; Preakness! Kentucky Derby! Belmont Stakes!; Archery (as a rival to golf); Impressions of the Grand National; Airplane's Newest Wings (the Autogiro - an early helicopter); Indoor Polo; House Boats on the Atlantic; Spring Hunt Race in Virginia and Maryland; Coursing Coyotes in the Open Spaces and many other articles. Full-page automotive advertising includes Franklin, Rolls Royce, Cadillac-LaSalle, Chrysler, Pierce Arrow; Buick, Lincoln. Additional advertising for Curtis Flying Service, Gar Wood Motorboats, Dodge and Elco Boats, Hermes Saddles, Abercrombie & Fitch Co., Tex Austin's Forked Lightning (Dude) Ranch, Walter Hagan, Spalding and Wilson Golf Equipment and much more. Item #45304