Baker, Ernest Hamlin (cover illustration). Robert Ball (mapmaker).
New York. Time. 06 - 1932. Volume V. Number 6.
June 1932 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 124 pages, folio, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. MISSING SEVERAL AD PAGES at the front; crayon drawing to covers and many ad pages, the main article section is clean. Wear to covers. Sold as is. Many interesting articles in this beautiful publication with striking lithographic cover, plus elegant color and black and white advertisements. Of particular interest is a section on China "Contemporary China A Portfolio" by Jan Porel "some leaves from the 'diary' of this latest excursion' which includes a seven page article entitled "Celestial Modernism in the Banks of China" andfive color illustrations of Chinese subjects including a half page view of Hong Kong seen from The Peak. Other articles: Long Island 1932. A portfolio of aerial photographs...of the world's most fashionable island - together with a map clearly indicating the site of each exposure" - the black and white decorative map is by Robert Ball (spot in lower left margin); National Steel: A Phenomenon. Despite Depression a flourishing business (2 color maps); The 14th Amendment ("adopted, or so the people who adopted it believed, for the protection of the newly liberated Negro in his untried rights") by Archibald MacLeish; The Gossamer Trail of Lace. 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 #54592