The Press: $5 a Pound

Last week Nation's Heritage, the newest, heaviest (more than six pounds), and most expensive ($30 a copy) "magazine" on the market, was unwrapped in Manhattan. It was like an art annual, a camera history, and a college yearbook all rolled into one.

Across the front and back covers was a Grant Wood painting (Stone City), printed in eight colors on linen. Inside were reproductions, many in fine color, of 389 other photographs, paintings, etchings and woodcuts. They covered everything from Thomas Edison to the oil industry, from Yankee clippers to undergraduate life at Princeton. There were no ads, no "think pieces"; there...

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