Brunelleschi, Umberto; Louis Bailly; Reginald Cleaver; Georges Scott; et al.
London. The Graphic. June 21, 1913. June 20, 1914.
TWO complete issues of The Graphic Summer Number, published June 1913 and June 1914, full page color illustrations, black and white full page and in-text illustrations, iii + 1021-1076 / iii + 1091-1154 pages, approx 16 x 12 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Light soiling to covers, rubbing and short tears to spines, slight creasing to upper right corner of each magazine and ripples from waterstaining to upper right corner of 1913 issue; overall good condition. These issues feature many striking images including a pictorial map of the Campaign for Ulster showing numbers of Loyalists and Nationalists throughout Ireland, a bird's eye view of St. James Palace in London, a scene of amateur archeologists in Egypt by Reginald Cleaver, an undersea playground by Louis Bailly, and an Art Deco masquerade scene by Umberto Brunelleschi. Brunelleschi would shortly serve in the Italian Army during World War One and would go on to design sets and costumes for Folies Bergère, the Casino de Paris, and international superstar Josephine Baker. The cover images are titled "Arriving for Dinner at the Savoy" hotel and "Summer Roses." Item #56520