van Dresser, William (cover illus).
New York. Life Publishing Co., 01-25- 1912.
Single issue of the magazine which was previously bound, color pictorial covers, black and white illustrations throughout, pagination 195-234, 11 x 9 inches. Binding holes to spine, covers detached, slight bumping to top right corner; 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. This Philadelphia issue includes a centrefold cartoon by Harry Grant Dart showing the busy city streets, and the color cover "Whose Quaker?" by William van Dresser depicts a charming Philadelphian knitting a stocking. A half page cartoon pictures a "Votes for Women" demonstration at the gates to heaven. Advertisements include Fiat, Locomobile, and Columbia Knight automobiles. Item #56296