McCall Company: NY, 1921. Paperback. Good. Item #21-7427
Illus., 15.5 x 10.5", pict stapled wraps, 48pp. Disbound, worn, torn, soiled, creased. The paper dolls only have light creasing and soiling, an edge tear else good, colors bright and sharp. Contributors include Kathleen Norris "Does Your Soul Need Painting", Robert W. Chambers "The Flaming Jewel", Claire Wallis "Frolics For Summer Stay-At-Homes" where at one of the get-togethers, a picnic, they are "served...by Aunt Jinny, their own colored maid, grinning good-naturedly under a red bandanna". Plus several other pages of fashion and how to order McCall's patterns for these items. One of the regular features "The McCall Food Bureau" has an article "New Ways With Melons And Cucumbers", accompanying it is a black/white illus. showing several black children and some are eating watermelon. Plus, a story illustrated by James Montgomery Flagg. Full page color ads ie. "Ward's Orange-Crush". Front cover illus. of three sweet little girls by Torre Bevans. SWAF. SCARCE.