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New York: McCall Corporation, 1941. First EditionFirst Printing . Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Halleck Finley, et al.. This magazine is clean, tight, square and unmarked. It is lightly rubbed, surface and edges with a little light surface soil. It has a brown front wrap with a great color photo of a beautiful, young girl in fall cloths, the rear wrap has a Crisco ad. It is full of period ads, many in amazing color. It is illustrated with drawing and photos, many of them in color. It contains "'Semi-Private Lives" by Detweiler, "Some People Have All the Luck" by Rigsby, "Autumn Wind" by Frost, among other works. It has 154 pages.
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