New Yorker Magazine WWII era 1943-6 Lot of 15 issues Ajalalov cover artBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Magazines, Americana, New Yorker Magazines, WWII).
The New Yorker.
Published weekly, New York, Harold Ross. All issues have cover art by Alajalov.
14 issues, each c. 90 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Nice assortment of dated advertising as well, often illustrated.
Nice assortment of 14 complete issues with great covers by Alajalov (and one by "U.B").
Nice WWII-era American magazine with pleasing visual content. Issues included in this lot: August 14th & 28th, October 30th, December 1943; January 8th, November 18th, December 9th, 1944; February 24th, March 24th, May 10th, August 18th, December 8th 1945; January 12th, April 20th, July 20th, 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 with typical minor flaws for old magazines.
Small age flaws or defects include possible random old creasing, edge chipping, small light old staining, short edge tears, etc. Overall entirely acceptable examples of what are 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.