Collier's Magazine, December 25, 1948 - Special Wright Brothers/Aviation Issue


94 pages. Articles: How Truman Did It; The Barbizon Hotel - For Women Only - article with nice photos; Dogs are Big Business; I Saw the Reds Taste Freedom - Col. Robert Bishop's dramatic recollection of Bucharest, Rumania's brief taste of liberty in 1944, with great photo; How to Give Money Away; My Life in a Cooking School. Fiction: You Can't Win 'em All!; Girl With a Horse for Sale; The Miracle of Tepayac; Make Something Happen; Passage to Panama (part 6 of 7). Aviation Features: My Story of the Wright Brothers; Cavalcade of Trnasportation; The Collier Trophy - for flight beyond the speed of sound - won by John Stack, Lawrence D. Bell and Captain Charles "Chuck" E. Yeager, USAF; Diary of the First Flight; Our Aerial Arsenal - great compilation of color illustrations of US military aircraft; ; The World the Kitty Hawk Made; Super color aerial photo of Niagara Falls with Rainbow Bridge in backbround. Illustration of basketball player George Mikan of the Minneapolis Lakers; Ads include: Nice color Canada Dry ad inside front cover; Martin 2-0-2 Airliner; Pan American World Airlines; American Airlines;; B.F. Goodrich; Plymouth cars; International Trucks; Douglas Aircraft - attractive military theme; Good Year's Cross -Wind Landing Wheel; TWA Airlines; Nice two-page color-photo ad for Hiram Walker's liquor; The 1949 Frazer car; Pabst beer features color photo of Mrs. Winston Guest; "Enchantment" movie starring David Niven; Bell Aircraft ad features illustrations of their helicopters and X-1 jet; Nice Coke ad on back cover shows Santa reaching into a fridge for a quick drink. Covers pulling from staples. Unmarked. Average wear. A worthy vintage copy.

Title: Collier's Magazine, December 25, 1948 - Special Wright Brothers/Aviation Issue

Author Name: Ross, Charles G.; Tupper, Elsie and Harmon; Hartwell, Dickson; Whitney, Leon F.; Bishop, Col. Robert; Velie, Lester; Frank, Stanley; Chase, Margaret; Brandon, William; Steinbeck, John; Merriam, Eve; Carson, Robert; Taylor, Charles E.; Ball, Neely, F. R.

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Military, Fashion,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: USA, The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1948

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 449G1589

Keywords: Collier's Magazine, December 25, 1948 - Special Wright Brothers/Aviation Issue How Truman Did It; The Barbizon Hotel - For Women Only - article with nice photos; Dogs are Big Business; I Saw the Reds Taste Freedom - Col. Robert Bishop's dramatic recollection of Bucharest, Rumania's brief taste of liberty in 1944, with great photo; How to Give Money Away; My Life in a Cooking School. Fiction: You Can't Win 'em All!; Girl With a Horse for Sale; The Miracle of Tepayac; Make Something Happen; Passage to Panama (part 6 of 7). Aviation Features: My Story of the Wright Brothers; Cavalcade of Trnasportation; The Collier Trophy - for flight beyond the speed of sound - won by John Stack, Lawrence D. Bell and Captain Charles "Chuck" E. Yeager, USAF; Diary of the First Flight; Our Aerial Arsenal - great compilation of color illustrations of US military aircraft; ; The World the Kitty Hawk Made; Super color aerial photo of Niagara Falls with Rainbow Bridge in backbround. Illustration of basketball player George Mikan of the Minneapolis Lakers; Ads include: Nice color Canada Dry ad inside front cover; Martin 2-0-2 Airliner; Pan American World Airlines; American Airlines;; B.F. Goodrich; Plymouth cars; International Trucks; Douglas Aircraft - attractive military theme; Good Year's Cross -Wind Landing Wheel; TWA Airlines; Nice two-page color-photo ad for Hiram Walker's liquor; The 1949 Frazer car; Pabst beer features color photo of Mrs. Winston Guest; "Enchantment" movie starring David Niven; Bell Aircraft ad features illustrations of their helicopters and X-1 jet; Nice Coke ad on back cover shows Santa,