New York: F-R Publishing Corporation, 1943. Paperback. 4to. Stiff color wrappers. 52pp. Illustrations, line drawings, advertisements (some color). Very good. Quite mild edgewear and touch of rubbing, though internally bright and fine. Item #46706
Tight, nice copy (Volume XIX, Number 1) of the famed weekly begun in 1925. Front wrapper art by illustrator Rea Irvin (1881-1972) depicts the same iconic "Eustace Tilley" head-and-shoulders portrait created for the magazine's 21 February 1925 debut issue and run periodically afterward.