Giles, Howard (cover illustration); Coles Phillips et al.
Philadelphia. Curtis Publishing Co., 04- 1919.
Volume XXXVI. No. 4. April 1919 complete issue of the magazine, 188 pages, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued, illustrated throughout in color and black and white, 16 x 11 inches. Light soiling to covers, 2 inch mailing label to front cover, 1 1/4 inch tear to tail of spine, a few 1/4 inch tears to cover edges. Slight bumping to lower right corner, tear to bottom of text block near base of spine (visible only on close examination), 4 3/4 inch tear to one interior page; interior in good clean condition overall. Lots of interesting articles and fiction. Cover illustration of a soldier returning to his wife and child is by Howard Giles. This issue is heavily concerned with the First World War and features full-page color "Souvenir Pictures of the Great War" by artists including Gayle Porter Hoskins and F. E. Schoonover. A sign of the times is feature "The New Bungalow Apartment for Business Women". Beautifully illustrated advertisements for companies including Luxite Hosiery (illustrated by Coles Phillips), Cream of Wheat, Djer-Kiss, Jonteel, and more. Item #56267