A picture is worth a thousand words, and magazines are the perfect union of photography and the written word. Browse articles and magazine collecting guides written by AbeBooks editors and experts.

03 June, 2021
Vintage magazines appeal to people who have a particular interest in old paper, to be sure, but they are also collected for the specific content on and between their covers. For example, those who have fond memories of JFK may seek out copies of the November 29, 1963, issue of "Life," with its formal portrait of the recently assassinated 35th president on its somber cover. Military historians may collect copies of "Collier's" printed during World War II for its articles by Martha Gellhorn, who famously stowed away on a hospital ship so she could report on the D-Day landing at Normandy.
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03 June, 2021
It's largely forgotten that more than 80 years ago Fortune Magazine was a pioneering force in business journalism and famous for its use of beautiful art.
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