Wilcox Smith, Jessie (cover illus).
Philadelphia. Curtis Publishing Co., 08 - 1915.
August 1915 complete issue of the magazine, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued, illustrated throughout in color and black and white, 56 pages, 16 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches. Light toning and soiling to covers, slight upward curve to left edge, tear to spine extending 1 1/4 inch on each side, tiny ink insciption and 2 inch mailing label to front cover, soft crease and puncture to upper right corner throughout text block; interior in good clean condition overall. Many beautifully illustrated advertisements for clothing and domestic goods, as well as articles, advice, and fiction. Cover illustration of two sleepy children in a hammock by Jessie Willcox Smith. Features include: "Costumes for the Summer Fete", illustrated by M. T. and T. M. Bevans; "How Clothes Really Came to Be - And How it Happened That Men, and Not Women, First Wore Them"; "As I See Women", an interview with pioneering social activist and women's suffrage worker Jane Addams; and much more. Color ad by Guernsey Moore for Willys Knight autos. Of great interest to historians, costume designers and graphic designers. Item #55979