New York: F-R Publishing Corporation, 1945. Paperback. 4to. Stiff color wrappers. 72pp. Illustrations, line drawings, advertisements (some color). Near fine. Faintest of edgewear only. Item #44724
Quite nice and tight copy (Volume XXI, Number 2) of the famed weekly begun in 1925. Front wrapper art by Russian-born American illustrator Constantin Alajalov (1900-87), the only artist to paint covers for both "The New Yorker" and "The Saturday Evening Post," often remembered for his famed cubist-style watercolor front covers. Depicts a tony hotel room with husband and bellhops waiting in hallway at open door as wife in foreground packs her suitcase.