The Magazine Antiques. Volume XXXVI, July 1939, Number 1.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of carved wooden butter molds in a circular shape that were used to decorate butter; they feature symbols such as stars, plants, flowers, and eagles with arrows. 10" x 12 3/4." Pages 1-48, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Advertisements are antique-related. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. 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: "Washington Historical Kerchiefs" by Edwin Lefevre, "Delineators of the Adams-Jackson American Views: Part IV. Miscellany" by Julia D. Sophronia Snow, "Animated Toys and Mechanical Banks" by Andrew Emerine, "Old Sea Chests" by Sidney A. Merriam, "A John Watson Discovery" by Mrs. Russel Hastings [article about John Watson (1685-1768), who was a cabinetmaker and furniture maker)], "A Revolutionary Relic" by Alfred F. Hopkins [article about an ammunition carts from the Revolutionary War], "Butter Stamps and Molds" by Peter Larsen [article about butter molds with emphasis on ones made by German immigrants from the Palatinate region], "New Delvings in Old Fields: A Letter from a Lady" by Stephen Decatur [article about a letter written by Martha Washington in which she enthusiastically describes a trip she took while George Washington was on his inaugural presidential tour], "Shopping Around" by J. R. [author describes his recent visits to antique shops], "Current Books," and "Collector's Guide to Dealers."