The stylish cover alone makes this volume worth having around but open "The Captain" October 1916 - March 1917 and you find adventurous good 'hip' reading for boys, or anyone interested in history........ This variety magazine, published from around the turn of the century into the 20's or so, covered topics including sports, news, fiction, humor and general coming of age interest articles. Unlike some older volumes I have come across, this one can be held and read with moderate care without worry of damage.
"The magazine’s editor referred to himself as “The Old Fag. ”The term “Fag” was not then a homophobic slur, but referred to the public school custom of making younger students perform menial tasks for older pupils. Designed to teach humility and industry,
In good vintage condition with wear and spotting to cover and light discoloration to inside covers. Clean pages - no writing. Tight binding with no loose, torn or missing pages.
Gift to you or to another. Hours of adventurous reading and thinking...!
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