McMein, Neysa (cover illus).
Springfield, Ohio. The Phillips Publishing Company. May and June 1916.
TWO ISSUES of the magazine in color pictorial wrappers as issued, illustrated in black and white and limited color, approx 110 pages, 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Light soiling and moderate wear to covers, 2 1/4 inch split to tail of spine of May issue, slight bumping to fore corners of May issue, 2 inch mailing label to front cover of June issue. Interiors in very good condition overall. Color covers by Neysa McMein, a prolific illustrator and New York hostess who was made an honorary NCO for her work entertaining the troops during World War I. Many short stories and articles, including a profile of Bud Fisher, the creator of "Mutt and Jeff" and the highest-paid cartoonist on Earth at the time. Period advertising includes the Cream of Wheat ad "The Helper" Item #55888