Garden City, NY. Doubleday, Page. 04- 1914.
Volume XXV. Number 6. April 1914 issue of the magazine, profusely illustrated in black and white, color ads, 136pp including many pages of advertisements, 14 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches, decorative paper wrappers as issued. Covers: soiling with rust spots at staples, short tears to spine, general light wear. Missing the color advertising for Omar cigarettes (unpaginated), but otherwise interior in very good condition. Interesting articles include: "The Fireproof Picture Gallery Problem and Solution," by Benjamin A. Howes; "A Consistent Library," designed by W. L. Simons with multiple black and white illustrations; "True Tales of the Northern Frontier. VI - Royal North West Mounted Police," by Julian A. Dimock discusses Canada's Mounted Police. The magazine is a formidable resource for advertising relating to architecture, interior design and the good life of the period: eg. color ad for Lowe Brothers Liquid Paint; much black and white advertising relating to real estate, dogs and poultry, furniture etc. Item #50338