American Magazine Oct 1917 Edna Ferber + Fred Stone

American Magazine Oct 1917 Edna Ferber + Fred Stone

Back cover is neatly shorn off this otherwise complete vintage issue of The American Magazine

Cover illustrated by J. Knowles Hare

Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:
Frontispiece: Illustrating "771" by Clarence F. Underwood My Creed - The way to happiness as I have found it - by Mary Roberts Rinehart Mary Roberts Rinehart as She Appears to Bob Davis by Robert H. Davis The Importance of Mr. and Mrs. Dinsmore -- A Story by John Barton Oxford and illustrated by F. Graham Cootes Dropping the Easy Job and Tackling the Tough One by H. Thompson Rich Henry L. Doherty - Portrait in Alco Gravure Mary Roberts Rinehart - A Portrait in Alco Gravure Foolish Things The War May Stop by Fred C. Kelly What Salary Do You Need to Make You Happy? "771" - The story of a Cinderella without a Prince - by Mabel Nelson Thurston and illustrated by Clarence F. Underwood How I Advertised Myself into a Better Job The Four Square Man -- a story by William Dudley Pelley and illustrated by Douglas Duer A Clown Who Build a Skyscraper with Laughs by Fred Stone Small inset as part of Fred Stone article: Gentleman Jim Corbett's Tribute to Fred Stone by James J. Corbett Fred Stone - A Portrait in Alco Gravure Arthur Train

Interesting People:
Frank W. Woolworth by Ada Patterson Aaron I. Dotey by Alfred Grunberg Mrs. Clara Pressler by W.W. Major Henry B. Gentry by Don Herold

Prize Contest Winners: The Man Who Helped Me Most and What He Taught Me Some Windows That Sell Goods by Dale Carnegie Letter froma Reader by mary Dana-Hicks Prang Suggestions to Old Folks Are You Using Your Wife's Business Sense? by Alfred Grunberg Bad Teeth vs. Good Health by Edwin F. Bowers, M.D. Prize Contest Announcement: What I Have Seen Booze Do The Family's Money Getting Ahead by Henry C. Walker

Back cover neatly sliced off this otherwise complete and high grade issue. Thus best grade available is F-G or 2.5/10 due to missing back cover and missing pieces along the spine, but otherwise pretty issue would grade VG-EX or 4.5/10 if complete with: the year written in pencil at the top of the front cover; a couple of areas of scuffing along the cover seen at each the left and right side of the cover girl's face; some soiling/foxing along edges of front cover as shonw. On the plus side there's a lot to like about this issue, all on the inside really, the issue is tightly bound with clean inside pages--inside pages are pretty much mint.

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