University of Iowa, 1942. Magazine. Good. Item #070960
Pages crisp and clean except for small gray spots on the bound edges matching the binding staples and age-toning in the margins throughout; stapled binding is rust-stained, but secure; a short tear at the spine head has detached a very small triangle from the cover and pages; cover also shows some radiant creases, a closed tear at the spine heel, and mild toning with just a few spots of foxing on the rear, otherwise excellent.has some foxing and dust-spotting around the outside edges, some small scuff marks at the left front, mild surface rubbing, radiant creases along the spine, and some edge and corner wear, but remains overall bright and attractive. 34pp. Several short fiction pieces, reader-submitted jokes, a gossip column, and in this issue, comic verses paired with cartoons poking fun at men in various states of deshabille and disgrace on Valentine's Day. "Frivol" was among the many campus humor magazines flourishing across the country in its time; this magazine was under the management of Sigma Delta Chi, the professional journalism fraternity, and ran from 1919-1951, usually publishing nine issues per year.