Wildhack, Robert (cover illus); James Montgomery Flagg.
New York. Life Publishing Co., 04-04- 1912.
Single issue of the magazine which was previously bound, color pictorial covers and some color advertisements, black and white illustrations throughout, pagination 667-741, 11 x 9 inches. Binding holes to spine, center block of pages detached (but all present), very slight creasing to fore edge at top and bottom; very good condition overall, clean and bright. This is the original version of the social commentary and entertainment magazine Life, not the news photo magazine first issued in November 1936. Much of interest including double page cartoon "Some Gotham Highlights" by James Montgomery Flagg, creator of the famous Uncle Sam poster from World War I. Couple of cartoons featuring Teddy Roosevelt (one having him chasing a Third Term). Full page cartoon "Wireless" featuring a look into the future with trains in the air etc. Advertisements include Firestone and Goodrich tires, White Self-Starting Motor Cars, color Naiad Dress Shield ad by Coles Phillips, and more. The color cover by Robert Wildhack "Easter in the Attic" shows a little girl trying on a fine Baster bonnet. Item #56294