ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS no 5219 29th April 1939 Ne York World's Fair Special Issue
London Illustrated London News 1939
Pagination 695-766 including period ads. Striking wrappers in colour with centre image of famous Perisphere and Trylon edged with participant countries insignias. Very good with b/w plates of the pavilions, birds eye views of the whole site, photographs of the site by night and line illustrations by Lili Rethi who was commissioned to make drawings of the exhibition for ILN. Also in same volume are images documenting parades held in Germany for Hitler's 50th birthday. Good copy of this issue of the magazine, staples slightly rusting with the effect that the centre fold is partially detached.