The Magazine Antiques. Volume XXXV, February 1939, Number 2.

Price: $15.00

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration showing a mezzotint engraving by Valentine Green (1739-1813) of George Washington. 10" x 12 3/4." Pages 53-104, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Advertisements are antique-related. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Small former ownership inscription in upper-right corner of front cover in blue ink and a couple small remainder marks on front cover. The Magazine Antiques was first published in 1922 and focuses on interior design, architecture, fine and decorative art, and antique items. It is still published to this day. The following are some of the articles and features in this issue: "Old English Mirrors" by R. Goodwin-Smith, "Stuart's First Life Portrait of Washington" by Stephen Decatur [article about Gilbert Stuart's (1755-1828) portraits of George Washington; his most famous one is The Athenaeum (1796)], "John Fitch: Jack of Many Trades" by Harrold E. Gillingham [article about inventor, engineer, clockmaker, and entrepreneur John Fitch (1743-1798)], "The Dunham Tavern: In Cleveland, Ohio," "Don Quixote on Old Blue" by Ada Walker Camehl, "Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, Glassmaker: Part II" by Harry Hall White, "A Pennsylvania Primitive Painter" [article about painter Linden Park and his work], and "Collector's Guide to Dealers."