de Longpré, Paul (cover illus). Rose O'Neill et al (illus)
New York. Crowell Publishing Company. 06- 1912.
June 1912 issue of magazine in color pictorial paper wrappers as issued, 76pp, 16 x 11 1/4 inches. Very minor paper loss top margin of rear cover; miniscule abraded spot on front cover; otherwise very good condition. A century old magazine identified as the "Love Story Number" with a stunning color cover by Paul de Longpré. The issue includes copious period advertising (some in color), short stories (including "The Rich Mrs. Burgoyne" by Kathleen Norris), and features (fashion, home decoration, handicrafts, etc.) of particular interest to women. Of special interest is a two page illustrated feature "The Kewpies and the Circus" with verse and pictures by Rose O'Neill. A scarce periodical in excellent vintage condition. Item #48532