New Yorker Magazine WWII era 1943-6 Lot x 9 issues Bemelmans Duvoisin Addams artBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Magazines, Americana, New Yorker Magazines, WWII).
The New Yorker.
Published weekly, New York by Howard Ross.
9 issues, each c. 90 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Nice assortment of dated advertising as well, often illustrated.
Nice assortment of covers by major illustrators of the day. These are: Garrett Price, Charles Addams, Roger Duvoisin, Alajalov, Ludwig Bemelmans (4 covers) & "M".
Nice WWII-era American magazine with pleasing visual content. Issues included in this lot: June 12th, August 21st, October 16th, & November 13th, 1943; February 12th, 1944; February 10th, & September 15, 1945; March 16th & May 11th 1946.
Bindings remains clean, tight, and sound, various mostly small signs of age, time and handling, nothing offensive or major. Overall each remains a nice looking example.
Small age flaws or defects include possible random old creasing, edge chipping, small light old staining, etc. Overall entirely acceptable example of what is likely a scarce survival. The pictures give a very good sense of how the item survives.
Virtually all periodicals of this era are somewhat scarce today as loose complete issues. Like most random survivals of old periodical printing, any specific example (like this one) is likely among a relative handful still extant. As each decade goes back from 1950, the rate of scarcity for any specific magazine or paper item increases noticeably.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina.
Magazine remains attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives. This item is not new- it is old and has been handled by different owners in the past.
Magazine Measures c. 11 1/4" H x 8 1/4" W.