Title: Esquire: The Magazine for Men (May 1949)
Publisher: Esquire, Inc.
Publication Date: 1949
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: periodic edge wear to outer covers; light wear; overall a lovely copy with clean pages and vivid, colorful front cover. Contents include: lead article "The Unwilling Virgins" by J. B. Rice, M.D. ("Millions of U.S. women will be condemned to live alone - and they'll hate it. A doctor looks at the situation from a biological viewpoint and comes up with a plan"); fiction "The Dare" by Budd Schulberg; article "Why Be Afraid of Ulcers?" by North Clarey; fiction "The Last Shot" by Frank O'Rourke; article "The Tragedy of Comedy" by Donald M. Berwick ("Though there's plenty of talent to deliver the lines, today's Broadway comedy is nothing to belly-laugh at. The chuckles of yesteryear have melted with its snows"); fiction "The Milkman's Darling" by Lee Rogow; "The Esquire Girl" (painting by Al Moore); article "Ringmaster's Master" by Warren P. Munsell, Jr. and Bruce Bliven, Jr. ("Meet John Murray Anderson, the genial taskmaster and 'genius of the gargantuan' who makes elephants dance in circus ballets and show girls dance in indignation"); article "[John Sherman] Billingsley Brought the Stork" by George Frazier ("Slip behind the glittering facade of the Stork Club for the story of the Oklahoma boy who teaches New Yorkers sophistication"); mystery fiction "The Sound of Murder" by William Francis; article "A Lot of Things: Only Chumps Have Friends" by Jimmy Cannon ("On bookies Charity - meager; Feller's income - large; the abilities of Boudreau and Henrich, and Stengel's strategy"); article "[Cattle] Brands from Hell to Texas" by Oren Arnold; article "All in Good Season" by William Wallace Irwin ("Here's a piece designed for reading at table in low, meaningful tones if your woman, like 90 per cent of them, can't get beyond chapter one in the cookbook"); adventure story "The Clash of Stars" by Joseph E. Shaner; sports article "Remembrance of Kings Past" by James Dawson ("Remember the 1920's? Those were the slam-bang years when Dempsey ruled the ring and the alchemy of Tex Rickard's promoting genius built boxing's Golden Age"); fiction "Nothing You Can Do" by Walt Grove; Esquire's Special Supplement on Sailing. Bookseller Inventory # 005932
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