The Magazine Antiques. Volume XXXVI, November 1939, Number 5.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with a blue and white illustration showing a family of peacocks and miscellaneous birds amid ornate foliage; the design originally came from an English toile. 10" x 12 3/4." Pages 209-264, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Advertisements are antique-related. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. In the upper-right cover of the front cover is a small former ownership inscription in black ink. 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: "Some Franklin Memorabilia Emerge in Los Angeles: Part I. A Few Family Portraits Studies and Re-studied" by Mrs. Russel Hastings, "Birds--Quilted, Patched, and Woven" by Florence Peto, "What Is Your Old Book Worth?" by Norman L. Dodge, "Antiques in Domestic Settings: Solutions and Suggestions," "Electioneering without Electricity" by Edward A. Rushford [article about torchlight parades for political campaigns and items used in them such as torches and lanterns], "Shining Examples of Craftsmanship" [article about New England silver], "New Studies in Old Staffordshire" by Julia D. Sophronia Snow, "Current Books," and "Collector's Guide to Dealers."