Title: Esquire: The Magazine for Men (January 1949)
Publisher: Esquire, Inc.
Publication Date: 1949
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: small chip to each of upper and lower outer narrow spine edges; two short, light corner creases to front cover; light outer edge wear in places. Contents include: short story "We Were Just Having Fun" by F. Hugh Herbert; a fight story "A Glass of Orange Juice" by Quentin Reynolds; article "That Young Al Jolson" by Maurice Zolotow ("In case you haven't heard - from juke box, screen or radio - the amazing Al Jolson is back in action and, at 64, showing the youngsters how it should be done"); a "Roaring Western Story" entitled "Hell's Broke Loose in Dakota" by Frank Bonham; short entry "The Prophet Honored in His Country" (with photos: "Amazing Frank Lloyd Wright has never doubted, nor failed to proclaim - as well as to prove - his architectural genius"); article "Sucker's Night Out" by Jimmy Cannon ("December 31st brings out the worst in people and floor shows, but normally staid Americans still feel they must cut capers into the New Year and brag about it"); artwork fold-out "The Esquire Girl" painted by Al Moore; short story "Juror Number Three" by Ira Wallach; article "Hitting the Line" by James W. Poling ("Mother wore tights once, and Father elaborately twirled his old handle-bar when the girls in the line moved onstage. Things are different today, and the old-time chorus girls have gone through show business evolution to become ladies, even as thine and mine"); short story "My Comrade, Igor, and I" by Mel Matison; sports article "For the Sake of the Sport" by Eddie Finlay; short story "Uncle Bud's Bloodhound" by John Watson; article "Let's Cook It on the Piano" by Horace McCoy ("Presenting the greatest boon to the barbeque enthusiast since sirloin steak was invented: the indoor-outdoor all-electric Barbeque Rotisserie"); article "Want a Drink? See Your Lawyer!" by Paul Kearney ("There are more laws about when to drink and when not to drink than there are bottles on the shelf, and it adds to the enjoyment to know that your elbow bending is legal"); bedside mystery "The Copeland Caper" by William Francis; article "The Fabulous Mr. Farrell" by Peter Lisagor ("Hockey and the Chicago Black Hawks owe a lot to 73-year old Joseph Chesterfield Farrell, the lusty, fabled press agent"); special section "Esquire's Big 10 Vacation Guide". Bookseller Inventory # 005925
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