WWII Fortune Magazine 1942-1943 Lot x 5 complete issues color AdvertisingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Published monthly in New York by Henry Luce.
Lot of five World-War II issues, each c. 225 pages. Color lithographed covers, profusely illustrated throughout.
Contains a wealth of often visually wonderful full-page and smaller color advertisements, photographs and illustrations (often with articles) relating to WWII. Time capsules of the era, in one of the most expensive periodicals of it's time. The equivalent of buying pictorial magazines each month that cost $25-$35 each today.
Lot of five (5) monthly issues:
All are complete, mostly clean and well preserved examples.
Splendid browsing, the range of paper, printing method and ink finishing used makes for delightful visual inspection. Completely different from modern periodicals, impossible to re-create today.
Magazines measure: 13" H X 10 1/2" W.
lot measures: 2 1/2" thick. Very heavy individually and as a lot.