Moorepark, Carton (cover illustration); N. C. Wyeth et al.
Philadelphia. Curtis Publishing Co., 09- 1919.
Volume XXXVI. No. 8. August 1919 complete issue of the magazine, 116 pages, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued, illustrated throughout in color and black and white, 16 x 11 inches. Fair condition: DAMPSTAIN and water damage to covers and along right edge (in varying spots) of interior pages, 2 1/4 x 3/4 inches paper loss to left edge of back cover. Copy remains tightly bound and readable. Lots of interesting articles and fiction. Cover illustration of a parrot squaring off against a caterpillar is by Carton Moorepark; ghost story inside is illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. This issue is heavily concerned with the First World War, featuring full-page color "Souvenir Pictures of the Great War". Beautifully illustrated advertisements for companies including Talc Jonteel, Djer-Kiss Face Powder, Cliquot Club Ginger Ale, Royal Baking Powder, and more. Item #56263