Special 250th Saturday Evening Post Anniversary Edition published in August 1977, with cover art by Norman Rockwell. Contains excerpts from the best of feature articles, serialized novels, mystery series, short stories, humor and poetry from the Saturday Evening Post's founding by Ben Franklin in 1728 through 1977 - a remarkable span of 250 years in continuous publication!
Included is a pullout portfolio with six of famous cover artist Norman Rockwell's most popular Saturday Evening Post covers suitable for framing. Plus the pages of classic vintage full-page advertising from the 1920s through the 1970s. A special 128 page Anniversary edition chocked full with really neat stuff! A great find in such good condition.
We have included the complete Table of Contents for this Issue among the photos. Just a few of the many in the phenomenal array of excerpts of articles by or about the most important people of American and World history during the last 250 years: Benjamin Franklin; Henry Clay; Teddy Roosevelt; Woodrow Wilson; Herbert Hoover; Dwight Eisenhower; John F. Kennedy; Harry Truman and Winston Churchill, Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany; Leon Trotsky; Benito Mussolini, among many others.
Among cultural, literary, and entertainment icons included are such names as Mark Twain; Helen Keller; Rudyard Kipling; Joseph Conrad; Charles Dickens; Edgar Allen Poe; Walt Disney; Katherine Hepburn; Clark Gable; Marlon Brando; W. C. Fields; Will Rogers; Jack Benny; Irving Berlin; Benny Goodman; Enrico Caruso; and Pearl Buck; among others.
CONDITION: In used but excellent condition. Complete and tightly bound. Interior pages and portfolio of Rockwell prints are in pristine condition. Cover has very light smudged thumbprint on the left margin and very, very light soiling of the white background. The top one inch of the cover is very lightly faded. The back cover has small 3/4 inch repaired tear on the top margin. There is light surface wear along the spine from use. Corner tips are very slightly curled.
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