Rockwell, Norman (illus).
Philadelphia. Curtis Publishing Co., 04 - 1928.
Volume XLV, Number 4. April 1928 complete issue of the magazine, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued, illustrated throughout in color and black and white, 246 pages, 14 1/4 x 11 inches. Multiple tears (1 inch or less)with paper loss to cover extremities, slightly penetrating neatline of cover image; back cover missing; interior in very good clean condition. Many beautifully illustrated advertisements for clothing and domestic goods, as well as articles, advice, and fiction. The color cover illustration by Norman Rockwell shows a typically wholesome young couple, though the girl wears suggestive tights with arrows pointing up her legs - popular at the time. Features include: several short stories, house plans, a profile of Mark Hanna's granddaughter, exquisite renderings of the latest Art Deco gowns from Paris, and much more. Of great interest to historians, costume designers and graphic designers. Item #55403