Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Vogue (7 Issues Bound in One Volume: 1913-1917)

New York: Condé Nast, 1913-1917. First printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library. Sm. Folio. 140pp. 112pp. 152pp. 88pp. 160pp. 80pp. 108pp. Maroon cloth, gold lettering on spine. Illustrated throughout with reproductions in color and black and white, including photographs, advertisements, and drawings. Seven covers present. Contains Issues: November 15, 1913 (Dramatic and Vanity Number), February 1, 1914 (Forecast of Spring Fashions), April 15, 1914 (Smart Fashions for Limited Incomes), July 1, 1914 (Hot Weather Fashions, December 1, 1914 (Christmas Gifts Number), January 15, 1917 (Motor & Southern Fashions Number). Seven covers in tact. All contain many advertising pages as well as the Shoppers' and Buyers' Guide classified ads for New York businesses. The index divides the magazine into eight parts: Special Features, Costumes, Miscellaneous Fashions, Society, Decoration, The Fine Arts, Regular Departments, and Of Varied Interest. Regular Departments include What They Read, For the Hostess, On Her Dressing Table, and Editorial. Cover artists vary from Frank X. Leyendecker, Helen Dryden, to E. M. A. Steinmetz. Full portraits and candid photographic reproductions of members of Royalty and high Society paired with reports of their activities appear in each issue, i.e., Mrs. John Astor & Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt. Formerly owned by the research department of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios. This collection includes many articles such as When Working in the Richness of Velvet, French Actresses of the Dramatic and Operatic Stage (including pictures of Georgis Caine and Natalie Alt), The International Exhibition at Pittsburgh, and What New York Wears. The April 15th number presents a Seen on the Stage article with reviews and photographs of contemporary plays and operas, featuring Don Giovanni, Der Rosenkavlier, and The Last Resort. The January 15th number includes an article titled The New Year in the Motor World: Greater Speed, Responsiveness, and Economy of Operation Mark the 1917 Cars, with more than 21 b/w reproductions of photographs with descriptions of current automobiles including the Palm-Singer touring-car, the Willys-Knight limousine, and the Daniels 8-cylinder Landulet. Six full color covers retained in this volume. February 1st 1914 cover not present. Spines sunned, head and tail of spines bumped and slightly frayed. Shelf wear and rubbing to edges. Library envelope borrowing history (with stamped dates from 1950-60) pasted onto front paste-down endpaper. Library stamps and writing on endpapers. First few pages of collection including the first cover retain library stamps at top right corners, all other covers clean. Every issue retains library sticker to third page advertisement. Unidentified 1914 front cover page bound-in at page 16 of the April 15th Issue. Pages clean and bright. Binding in good, interior in very good condition. g. Item #23280

Price: $750.00

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