DATE OF THIS**ORIGINAL** COVER:1924
DESCRIPTION OF ITEM: AN ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATED COVER (COVER ONLY) FROM VINTAGE PERIODICAL...COVER IS BEING SOLD AS-IS WITH ALL FAULTS AS SEEN IN PHOTO(S)
DATE OF ORIGINAL COVER:SEE TITLE
SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS/DESCRIPTIVE WORDS:FISHING LURE, BOY'S BEST FRIEND, OVERALLS, TIGE, FLOWER POT, CEMETARY
ILLUSTRATOR/ARTIST: S.W. JACKSON
IMAGESIZE:SEE PHOTO FOR DIMENSIONS ( ALL DIMENSIONS IN INCHES)
Item Condition: All original ads have some sign of age use.. these are period ads and we take quality photo's to show any flaws. If you have questions about condition please ask... We do not reveal the periodical from which the ad is removed ... except to the buyer ! Please don't ask us email this info... or higher res. photo's.... For those folks who wish to copy and print our photo's be aware they are photo copyrighted. and we will report misuse ! We DO try and note and MAJOR flaws....otherwise please use the photo as part of the description...
**For multiple purchases please wait forour combined invoice.Shipping discountareONLYavailable with this method. Thank You.
THE COLLECTING OF MAGAZINE COVER ART IS INTRIGUING IN THE SENSE OF "THE FIND" AND ALSO "THE BRAG" ... BEING IN EVERY SENSE OF THE WORD-EPHEMERAL, MOST MAGAZINES WERE NOT INTENDED FOR LONG-TERM SURVIVAL. STARTING WITH THE FIRST MAGAZINE (IE: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1731, IN LONDON, CONSIDERED TO HAVE BEEN THE FIRST GENERAL INTEREST MAGAZINE). MOST WERE READ, AND RE-READ AS THEY WERE PASSED ALONG BUT EVENTUALLY MOST WOULD END UP IN THE TRASH OR THE SCRAP PAPER-BUYER'S CART...AND SO THE ENJOYMENT OF COLLECTING MAGAZINES AND THEIR SUPERLATIVE COVER ART BEGAN.
WARS, HATE MONGERS, BOOK BINDERS, SCRAP DRIVES, RODENTS, MOLD AND FIRE, HAVE TAKEN THEIR TOLL UPON SURVIVAL...ALONG WITH FLOODS, TORNADOS, AND OTHER NATURAL DISASTERS WHICH CONTINUALLY REDUCE THE AVAILABLE NUMBER OF COLLECTIBLE COVERS TO ENJOY, PURCHASE, AND SHOW OFF.
AS WITH ALL EPHEMERA, CONDITION, SCARCITY, CONDITION, DESIRABILITY, CONDITION, AND ... DID I MENTION...CONDITION...ARE THE PRIME FACTORS INVOLVED IN PRICE.
PERFECT COVERART IS RARE---AND PRICED ACCORDINGLY!
MOST COVERS PRIOR TO 1880 WERE PRINTED ON ACID FREE PAPER...AFTER THAT PAPER QUALITY CONTINUES TO DECLINE.
IT IS ALWAYS BEST TO USE ACID-FREE STORAGE IN MOUNTING PRACTICES IN COLLECTING MAGAZINE COVERS
AS DECORATIVE ART, THESE COVERS GIVE YOU, THE BUYER, AN OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE AND ENJOY FINE GRAPHICS.
As graphic collectors ourselves, we take great pride in doing the best job we can to preserve and extend the wonderful historic graphics of the past.
PLEASE LOOK AT OUR PHOTO CLOSELY ASIT IS (ALBEIT LOWER RESOLUTION) THE PRODUCT BEING SOLD.....NOT STOCK IMAGES
**NOTE** : PAGES MAY SHOW AGE WEAR AND IMPERFECTIONS TO MARGINS, WITH CLOSED NICKS AND CUTS, WHICH DO NOT AFFECT AD IMAGE OR TEXT WHEN MATTED AND FRAMED.
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YOUR AD WILL BE SHIPPED ROLLED IN APROTECTIVE PLASTIC BAG INAN 80mm (TWICE USPSRECOMMENDED) THICK, 2 INCHESIN DIAMETER (SO AS NOT TO STRESS THE PAPER)SHIPPING TUBE WITH PRESS TIGHT PLASTIC END CAPS.