Ralph, Lester (cover illus). Coles Phillips (Overland ad).
Philadelphia. Curtis Publishing Co., 07 - 1915.
July 1915 complete issue of the magazine, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued, illustrated throughout in black and white, 58 pages, 16 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches. Light wear and soiling to covers, 1/4 inch paper loss to head of spine, 2 inch mailing label to front cover; pencil marks and short tears to edge of one page otherwise interior in very good clean condition. Many beautifully illustrated advertisements for clothing and domestic goods, as well as articles, advice, and fiction. Cover illustration "The Winner" by Lester Ralph depicts a man and woman racing a speedboat. Two page color ad for Overland automobiles by Coles Phillips. Features include: "The Girl and Her Sports - The Women Who are Most Expert in Them Tell Her How," "After Dark in a Girls' Summer Camp"; "The Summer Dress That Can Be Washed"; "Tom Sawyer of the 'Movies'", a piece on a canine actor in the picture plays known as "movies"; and many more. Of great interest to historians, costume designers and graphic designers. Item #55980