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The COSMOPOLITAN; (Heart's International combined with), Volume 126, Number 6; June, 1949; A Writer's Notebook (Maugham); Night Without Sleep (Moll); A Dash of Spring (Finney); I Don't Like Shmoos (Capp); etc.

Herbert R. Mayes (editor); W. Somerset Maughham, Elick Moll, Jack Finney, Jerome Weidman, Al Capp, Betty MacDonald, et al

Published by Hearst Magazines, 1949
Used Condition: Good Soft cover
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Single original ssue with covers and advertisements. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, 184 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A good clean periodical overall with minor exterior shelf wear, light exterior soiling, BUT with light damp staining to the cover and interior at the spine, (still perfectly readable) as is) wire staples rusting, internal binding solid, paper otherwise clean lightly yellowed. Note: 'The Cosmopolitan' began publication in 1886, founded by Paul Schlicht. Taken over by John Bisben Walker in 1889, it became a leading periodical for popular quality articles and fiction in its time, using quality illustration and the best authors, and being especially interested in keeping women readers--Taken over by Hearst, it began transition to a 'women's magazine began in the 1920's, and later attempted to work its way back to the middle of the market under the editorship of Mayes. A terrific read as an example of its moment in time and excellent resource. Bookseller Inventory # 32451

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Title: The COSMOPOLITAN; (Heart's International ...

Publisher: Hearst Magazines

Publication Date: 1949

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First edition thus.

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