Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 June 1952 - Brooke Claxton / Royal Dressmaker Hardy Amies

By: Earl, Marjorie; Johnstone, Ken; Beattie, Earle; Gilmour, Clyde; Lefevre, Albert; et al

Price: $299.95

Quantity: 1 available

Condition: Good


62 pages. Features: Cover illustration by Franklin Arbuckle of young boy in horse-drawn cart; Brooke Claxton - The Cabinet Minister Who Never Sleeps; Troubles of a Royal Dress Designer - Hardy Amies; Victor - headwaiter at Montreal's famous Normandie Room; Angel (fiction by Albert Lefevre); The Strike That Terrified All Canada - Winnipeg's General Strike and Bloody Sunday, June 21, 1919; North America's Oldest Boomtown - St. John's, Newfoundland; The Biggest Twins in History - Jack and Leo Leavy of Vancouver are 6 feet 10 inches tall and weigh 300lb; The Caterpillars are Coming - major enemy of forests; Uncommon one-page colour ad for BA and their 88 & 98 gasolines with illustration of car racing up mountain past eagle's next; Fantastic "Vancouverites Map of Canada" by Len Norris radically emphasizes B.C. whilst Toronto is not even mentioned; Nice colour-photo vintage ad for Snyder's Dynavista sectional furniture; Uncommon Molson's ad includes only illustrated home-improvement tips by Tom Gard; Nice colour-illustrated one-page Chevrolet ad shows the 1952 Styleline De Luxe 4-Door; Half-page Bank of Toronto ad with photo of welder; Nice colour Aylmer canned peas ad; Austin A-40 one-page two-colour ad; Nostalgic one-page colour Tex-made fabric ad shows three well-dressed ladies; Half-page colour ad for Valentine shoes for men; One-page colour ad for Ford cars; One-page colour REO truck ad shows truck hauling head of the Sphinx!; Colour 2/3-page ad for Johns-Manville Lifetime asbestos roofing shingles shows blowtorch trying to burn roof; One-page colour Massey-Harris ad explains how 84 million baby chicks must be fed in Canada each year; Half-page colour ad for Champion spark plugs features sports car maker Briggs S. Cunningham; One-page colour ad for the 1952 Studebaker Starliner (teale Commander V-8 Starliner) inside back cover; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A very nice vintage copy.

Title: Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 June 1952 - Brooke Claxton / Royal Dressmaker Hardy Amies

Author: Earl, Marjorie; Johnstone, Ken; Beattie, Earle; Gilmour, Clyde; Lefevre, Albert; et al

Illustrator: Arbuckle, Franklin; Wilson, Nell; Norris, Len

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Canadian History, Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1952

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Good

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 201h2457

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