Daily Archives: April 3, 2012

1967 Life Magazine: Ayn Rand

Via the magic of Google Books, from this April 1967 issue of Life magazine, Ayn Rand.

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1940 Life Magazine: Maugham, Books

Via the magic of Google Books, from this December 1940 issue of Life magazine, we have a glimpse of W. Somerset Maugham, a book ad, and an ad for the writer’s modern tool: a typewriter.

This would be the final Christmas America would celebrate before being dragged into the war with the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

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1939 Life Magazine: Book Ads

Via the magic of Google Books, from this issue of Life magazine (which was half devoted to war and half to domestic diversions), two classic book ads.

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