The Modern Priscilla Magazine February 1919: Bayha, Edwin The Modern Priscilla Magazine February 1919: Bayha, Edwin The Modern Priscilla Magazine February 1919: Bayha, Edwin

The Modern Priscilla Magazine February 1919

Bayha, Edwin

Published by The Modern Priscilla Co., Boston, MA, 1919
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
From Garrison House Books IOBA (Medina, OH, U.S.A.)

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The cover graphic by Edwin F. Bayha is fabulous on this early issue of Modern Priscilla magazine, a leading needlework periodical. Note that the woman is standing out in the snow to read her letter -- the clue to whom it might be from is the blue star in the window. A touching reminder that WWI raged. The magazine shows a vertical light crease down the middle which likely incurred when inserted into the mailbox. Three short tears, one on each page at back, were repaired by me with archival tape that does not brown and is virtually invisible. Magazine is oversized at 10"x13-3/4". In addition to the color art on the front cover, there's a color ad at back cover for Argo cornstarch, one for Jell-o on the reverse, and one for Cream of Wheat on reverse of front cover with African-American interest. Many articles with instructions for making beautiful things, including lingerie. The best story though is one about a male trolley conductor who made filet lace. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 25738AD

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Title: The Modern Priscilla Magazine February 1919

Publisher: The Modern Priscilla Co., Boston, MA

Publication Date: 1919

Binding: Soft Cover

Illustrator: Bayha, Edwin

Book Condition:Very Good

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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