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Sinclair's Magazine. [Run of Twenty-Two Issues]
New York: Winship Publishing Company, 1919. Very good. 11" x 7". Stapled illustrated wrappers. 22 issues, each with 32 pages, and with the following publication sequence: Vol. I No. 2 [September, 1917] to Vol. II No. 11 [June, 1919]. Generally very good or better with vivid coloring to front wrappers, occasional light dust soiling, spines with moderate wear, one leaf with a jagged one inch chip; two issues with center bifolium loose. This is the lavishly produced periodical for the Sinclair Oil and Refining Corporation. It began publication a little over one year after Harry F. Sinclair created the entity by combining the assets of eleven smaller oil companies. The magazine's stated purpose was to better inform laymen regarding the workings of the oil industry and "that all of you may understand with us the essential principles which must eventually dominate the petroleum industry." Each issue has a stunning multi-color cover including seven by the German-American artist and illustrator Carl Link. Most articles relate to the oil industry and include recent discoveries, the development of energy policy, pipeline construction, and in depth reports of oil extraction capability and possibility in Cuba, Costa Rica, Mexico and other locales.The magazines are also heavily illustrated with hundreds of photographic images. Multi-page photo essays include the building of refineries in Kansas City and Chicago, the Mexican revolution, the use of convict labor to build roads and the recent use of tanks in the war. There's also a photo essay depicting female aircraft factory … [Click Below for Full Description]
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