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Fording. Vol. I, no. I (April, 1917) - no. 12 (March 1918).
"Fording" Publishing Co. 1917-18 12 issues, illus & ads throughout; large tear to first leaf of no. 6. Orig. red cloth; spine faded.Copac records two runs only; the BL, 1917-1923, and Oxford, 1917-1924. Issue number I begins with: 'Concerning a wet blanket. "Well, at any rate, you can only die once. I admire your pluck in coming out with a new journal at a time like this. I would not do it myself - not on purpose. I think you have the celluloid's dog's chance in Tophet; but here's my blessing and four shillings to cover the year's subscription. That's the best I can do".' A humorous magazine dedicated to all things Ford. Established during the Great War, it includes articles such as 'Ford War Record Most Amazing; remarkable contribution made toward winning world's conflict' and 'In Our Opinion. How to Cure Bolshevism', alongside 'Preventing Breaking of Drive Shafts' and 'Why Fit Gadgets? Why NOT!'
Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books

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