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- more than 50 pages of pictures. Atomic progress photographed
by Albert Fenn - much on radioactive isotopes. West
coast youth, including photos of Arlene Nelson, Dolores
Dick, Marion Heatherly, Jane Mackey (at Mt. Hood), Harold
Lail, surfers, skiers, body builders and more, incl.
very nice photo of Nancy Luft, Dick Safley, Bob Grant,
and Leigh Rabel on Mr. Rainier. Cotton revolution. GM
- biggest producer, with super color photos of Le Sabre,
plus photos of June Buchanan, Peter Grabiec and others.
Great American churches. How a democracy died by Robert
Campbell. Colorful cookery. Kankakee, Illinois, including
photos of Mallaney family gathering, Francis Graveline
and more. US war potential and arms. Nice two page color
Pontiac Super De Luxe Catalina ad with yellow and green
car. Apprentice goddesses (not yet famous) : Eleanor
Parker, Marilyn Monroe, June Haver, Phyllis Kirk, Debra
Paget, Debbie Reynolds, Nancy Olson, Barbara Bates,
Arlene Dahl, Jan Sterling, Mala Powers and Jean Hagen.
Full page Ipana toothpaste ad with ski theme, shows
two pairs of skis and man and woman in ski clothes.
Good - $18
Nice full page color 1951 Nash Airflyte ad with green
car, Mt. Rainier and skiers, photography by Sarra (same
as artist?). Funny photos of photographer Philippe Halsman.
Miracle in Canada, flight 4 of Ca-Pacific Airlines crashed
but all passengers lived, pilots died. Los Angeles has
a lost weekend, a drunken Christmas. Two worlds of Bertha
Hertogh, Dutch girl brought up as a Muslim in Java.
Viking rocket flies at night. Photo essay - America's
Chinese, including photos of Peter Lee, Lee Toy Kin,
Eddie Leung, Gong Ying, Victor Moy, Mrs. Long Lai, Chin
Dut Toy and others. Photo essay - Rockefeller Center
gardens. Close-up : Mr. Zoo, George Vierheller. Tooth
Decay. Life goes to a Charivari, in Salem, Indiana with
Perry and Becky Link. X corps evacuates Hungnam, Korea.
Stone of Scone is stolen from Westminster Abbey. Nice
full page color Lucky Strike cigarette ad with ice skater
in green. NEAT two page color American Airlines ad -
excellent. Sculptor Chaim Gross. Actress and dancer
Janice Rule. Super nice color Coca-cola ad on back cover
with 1886 and 1951 cola machines.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Fair (Generally Good, but has small library stamps throughout.) - $10
More on Korea including retreat
from Seoul, looks miserably cold, amazing photo of fleeing
mother carrying a big load plus nursing a child, all
while walking. Yugoslavia today. Fabulous Scott Fitzgerald.
Christmas camera records a tragic winter's tale : Bonnie
Sue and Diana Lee Barringer break through ice. Raymond
Cobb becomes the complete boy scout. New York gets world's
biggest bus station. Photo essay - our Communist ally,
Yugoslavia, including color photo of Jelena Jovanovic.
Art : the Metropolitan and modernism. Sheep-killing
weed Halogeton glomeratus. Korean civilians flee Seoul,
many photos. Slot machines from Armed Forces officers'
club dumped off Long Beach, California. Nice full page
color Ballantine Ale ad with skiers. Nice full page
color American Airlines ad with art by John Falter.
Life goes to a New Orleans Circus party, including photos
of Jane Shober, Marcelle Vallon, Nigel Rafferty, Mr.
and Mrs. William West, Blake West, Frank McLoughlin
Good - $14
Life Magazine January 22, 1951 : Cover - Air Warning supervisor, Mrs. James A. Walsh Jr. US defense against bombing.
full page color ad for 1847 Rogers Bros. Daffodil flatware
pattern. Neat photos on LaCrosse, Wisconsin golf course
at night - boy carrying light and bloodhound tracking
him. World's best noses - the Bloodhounds. Glasgow University
rector John MacCormick undergoes lively installation.
Sheriff John Ross takes eight years but gets his man
Leonard Kirkes for murder of Margaret Senteney. Six
ponies revise an old fairy tale, Sally Ann Howes wedding
ride for production of Cinderella. Nice full page color
Lucky Strike cigarette ad with woman ice skating. Photo
essay - Air defense of the US. My six convicts by Donald
Powell Wilson, psychologist at Fort Leavenworth. The
Boston influence on hockey, includes photos of Jack
Garrity and nice color photo of game against Colorado
College, and others. Art - Raoul Dufy in America. Sinclair
Lewis dies in Italy. Life goes to a Philadelphia Cotillion
for Dr. Ralph Bunche. Famed Foreign Legion is fighting
in Cambodia, Viet Nam, Laos. Neat full page color Maxwell
House coffee ad with snow shoveler art. 1/3 Page Pullman
ad with skiing couple. Half page Pepsodent ad with ski
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
page movie poster for Bette Davis in Payment on Demand.
William E. Cook criminal profile - killer of the Mosser
family. COOL full page color Oldsmobile 88 ad with rocket
launching theme. Lady bullfighters from Mexico perform
in Bogota, amazing photo of bull and bull fighter both
climbing the arena fence at the same time, La Pulga.
. The US F-86 Sabre jet beats the Russian MIG-15. Lackland
Air Force Base - military recruits sign up. Fanny Thorne
from Preston Candover works at 88. General Walton Harris
Walker funeral photos. John James Audubon last works
of art - color illustrations of animals. Second Threshold
- play with Philip Barry and Robert Sherwood. South
Pacific - the musical that keeps going - great color
photos. Medal of Honor - Frederick Henry, Travis Watkins,
Melvin Brown, William F. Dean, and Charles Turner. Cannibal
Mosquito in Hawaii. United States Brewers Foundation
- nice family room illustration by Douglas Crockwell.
Basketball scandal at Manhattan vs DePaul game, Junius
Kellog, Henry Poppe, John Byrnes. French Communism by
Andre Laguerre from St. Junien. Red have strength and
ability to act from France. Switzerland's Simplon pass
from Brig to Iselle Italy. Back page color ad for Chesterfield
with Virginia Mayo. Golfer Byron Nelson coming back
to the game after owrking for five years on his Texas
Good - $18
Paul Hoffman appraises ECA. Neat full page color
Welch's Cocoanut candy bar ad - looks like an early
Mounds bar. Super pretty full page color Cannon Nylons
ad with art by Jon Whitcomb. White Death strikes the
Alps, great photos of avalanches and more at Andermatt,
Innsbruck, Pfaffensprung, Gotthard, Vals, Untergurgl
and others. The big clock hunt - Twin-City Danily Sentinel
in Winston-Salem honors a forty year old contest. Japan
drills an “Army of Sergeants.” Chicago warehouse
fire - most watched ever. Photo essay - winter in Yellowstone
park. Photo essay - Big Tom Murphy. Close-up - girl
with the rubber face, Imogene Coca. Phonevision - early
television movie scrambler, like satellite dish system.
New treatments for frostbite, including photos of Robert
Whitehead, Percy Jones, John Baldridge, and others.
Nice two page color Oldsmobile ad with red Rocket 98.
Charles Nessler and his invention of the machine to
make permanent hair waves. Nice full page color Kodak
film ad with cabin and skiers. Very nice two page color
Chevrolet with maroon De Luxe. Dolphin show put on by
Northwestern University's swimming club.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Fair (Generally Very Good, but spine is taped) - $12
This issue contains
the notice “Because of the embargoes on rail shipments
as a result of the switchmen's walkout, some readers
may be late in receiving their copies of this issue."
Nice full page color Neolite Shoe soles ad with art
like looks like Norman Rockwell (not signed). Ice cleaners
put on a squeegee ballet at New York's Rockefeller Center.
Atomic tests light up four states. Fearless Fagan the
lion finds a home after many years with Floyd Humeston.
Dr. Gordon S. Seagrave goes to jail. “Sick”
switchmen - sick economy. No sad songs for Pee Wee.
Photo essay - Hindu passion play. Photo Essay - fight
trainer Charlie Goldman, lots of fight photos. Close-up
- new life at the Old Met. Underwater truck by Reo Motors,
with snorkel - military affairs. How Smog hurts lungs.
Hatless hats. Gunless goose hunt, bird banders at Manteo,
North Carolina. Nice full page color Imperial whisky
ad with art by Albert Dorne. Nice full page color Whitman's
chocolates ad with Valentine theme. Two page color General
Motors ad with five different cars. Very cute full page
color Texcel cellophane tape ad - seal your letter with
a kiss. Revolution in dictionaries. Kids' cooking party
: Nancy Mattoon of Westport, Connecticut. Very nice
full page color Ballantine ale ad inside back cover
Very Good - $28
Life Magazine February 19, 1951 : Cover - the adoption of Linda Joy by Robert Linville Young family.
If Washington had become
king. Nice full page color Daffodil silverware ad, 1847
Rogers Bros flatware. Neat full page color Western Electric
ad with art by James Bingham showing lady installing
switchboard lamps. Army Britons vainly protest cut in
meat ration. Finns carry Mannerheim's medals at funeral.
83 die in train wreck, Pennsylvania Railroad's Broker
train at Woodbridge, New Jersey. Frozen girl makes medical
history, Dorothy Mae “Johnny” Stevens in
Chicago. Full page color Pan-American Coffee Bureau
ad with art by Al Muenchen. Hetty Green's daughter dies
- Hetty was world's wealthiest woman. Photo essay -
jungle gardens, Avery Island owned by McIlhenny family.
Photo essay - Adoption. Close-up - Sam Zemurray, the
banana man, president of United Fruit. The Independence
is the first big US ship in 12 years. Winnie-the-Pooh
tours US. Camp Rucker in Alabama is reborn. Greta Garbo
becomes an American citizen. Threat to jobs hurries
switchmen back to work. Neat photo of New York's west
side highway was jammed with cars. Neat full page color
Peter Paul candy ad with Mounds and Almond Joy bars.
Cute full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with children's
party. Nice full page color TWA ad with art by Shook.
Happy Children's Hospital of Akron, Ohio with balloons,
painted casts and more, includes photos of Eileen Major.
Full page color Herbert Tareyton ad with Mr. Gwynn Robinson,
snow shoes, dog sled, airplane on frozen lake. Full
page color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad, includes woman
on ski lift.
Good - $18
The Robinsons and the La Mottas go to a great fight,
boxing match with Jake La Motta and Sugar Ray Robinson.
. A man tries to prove he was not drunk, Michael H.
Hartung. Full page Dickies shirts and pants ad with
color, art by J. Henry Bracker. Army unveils world's
best light tank T-41. Karen Nelson survives an ordeal,
falsely accused of murder. The shah of Iran takes a
bride. Another excellent full page color Modess ad with
couture in peach. Einstein's brain waves are recorded.
Crime book fails young criminals. Nevada Atomic blasts
are recorded in color. Winter in Maine - photo essay.
Albert Ryder. Janet Leigh. Rio Carnival. Nice full page
Bell Telephone ad with five switchboard operators. Neat
series of photos of released avalanche on Utah mountain.
James E. Ward, retired after two years of Army service
when they found out he was only 16. Full page color
United States Brewers Foundation ad with art by Douglass
Crockwell. Winter in Maine, including Moody's Diner
near Waldoboro, Park street in Rockland, Train at Wiscasset,
more. Ladies of Congress. Scenescope - an early form
of filming blue screen. New classic women's suit. United
Nations troops in Korea. Full page color Chesterfield
cigarettes ad with Richard Widmark in military uniform,
from the "Halls of Montezuma." Photo of Native
American Sioux chief, Ben American Horse, speaks at
Republican Lincoln Day celebration.
Fair (Generally Good, but cover is split along spine and loose. Easy to tape.) - $12
Life Magazine March 5, 1951 : Cover - Dior's pleats and petticoats - the first report on the Paris fashion collections.
Net full page color Coca-cola ad with reproduction of
"The Village Blacksmith" by Frederic Stanley.
Eisenstaedt photos. Little Orvie, Orville L. Hubbard
mayor of Dearborn, Michigan. Flying Boxcars. Like Czar.
Like Commissar by Astolphe De Custine. Nice full page
color Van Raalte gloves ad. Close-up - Puck's bad boy,
Conn Smythe of Toronto Maple Leafs. Cute full page color
Puss'N Boots cat food ad. Par-buster's nightmare, Peachtree
gold course in Atlanta. RFC Reconstruction Finance Corporation
charged with fixing loans. Dumping Scandal - colleges
vying for high school athletes and athletes throwing
games, including Sherman White, Harvey Schaff, Salvatore
Sallazzo, Ed Warner.. Deaf Mute murders in Atlanta,
William Knight and wife, Allen Jones. Super cute full
page color Lucky Strike cigarette ad with Miss Shamrock.
Fairchild "flying boxcar" C-119 drops supplies
in Korea. Tulsa mural on First National Bank building,
winners Peter Hurd, Anton Refregier, Fred Conway and
Clarence Van Duzer. American Meat Institute ad with
photos of Scott Burrell, Arthur Schintz and Jerry Keating.
Out of Stock -
Super full page color
Niblets Corn ad. Two full pages of art by Boris Artzybasheff
showing redesigned people - cute! Cute full page color
A&P super market ad. Extremely nice Crosley refrigerator
ad in white and gold. Free press gets a beating in Argentina.
Camera records birth of an avalanche, Michel Druhen
on Mont d'Or.. Plane burns but all get out alive, Mid-Continent
Airlines flight 395 with heroic stewardess and pilot.
The 22nd amendment becomes law. Last of the quadrupeds
in the US Army, horses and mules at Camp Carson, Colorado.
Shahinshah and his bride. Pictorial essay - Memorable
victories in the fight for justice. Photo essay - Malaya.
Close-up - 15 authors search for Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
A model secretary, Dorothy Luer and others. Life visits
a Navy boot camp in San Diego, including photos of Noreen
Messina, Helen Fournier, Ray Blackburn, Ernest Wright
and others. Cable car stranded above Rio de Janeiro.
Super cute full page color Gotham nylon stockings ad.
Atomic bomb shelters. Debert Moyer Staley and his Speech
College. Zellah Cinderella Mills and fencing controversy
in SE Colorado. Nice full page color Imperial whiskey
ad with old time fire fighters by Albert Dorne. Super
full page color Mojud stockings ad. Dancer Dorothy Jarnac.
Sequel - Ingrid Jarnald Red Cross nurse (see also Sept.
25, 1950). Very nice full page color Havoline Motor
Oil ad with skier and ice skater - super!
Good - $11
Nice full page movie
poster ad for Valentino starring Anthony Dexter and
Eleanor Parker. Marines come home from the front, including
photos of Roberts R. Hale, Thomas Hall, Okey Douglas,
mother of Edward Leneve, Francis Donohoe, Eunice Whittear,
Irving Stone. Really neat full page color Old Sunny
Brook whiskey ad with cowboy, style of art makes me
think of Leyendecker, but is unsigned. Truman becomes
Key West's top tourist, Florida. Senator Virgil Chapman
is killed in car crash, a sad photo. State of Michigan
dries its books after fire and water damage at State
library in Lansing. Photo essay - Willa Cather country.
Close-up - Michael Disalle. Truck company 26, New York
city fire fighters, including photos of ladder truck,
Bill McGowan, Earl Hope, Charley Steinhauser, Michael
McAuley. Architecture - the round house for Albert Ford
family by Bruce Goff (Frank Lloyd Wright considered
him creative). Pier Angeli, a new star, plays Teresa.
Rebirth of Battleship BB 64 = USS Wisconsin. $1 fee
turns up a $100,000 find - Mrs. Verner Alexanderson
and six letters written by Lincoln's wife. Rosemary
Williamson and Sidney J. Levy. Washington state's Elk
in Yakima valley get food. Louis Bosa Paints a family
reunion in Italy. Cute story about the couple Ralph
and Betty Sluis. Full page color Canadian Club whiskey
ad with mountain climbing theme. Full page color Whitman's
chocolate sampler, art by Sheilah Beckett. Full page Robt. Burns cigarillo ad with the Wangers, art by Russell Gale.
Very Good - $52
Good - $42
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover is faintly foxed) - $32
Life Magazine March 26, 1951 : Cover - Child choir singer, Karen Pine - St. Mark's Methodist Church in Brooklyn.
Pretty full page color Community silverplate ad with
art by Jon Whitcomb. The Easter miracle by Grunewald,
11 pages of color. Super full page color Sunshine Hydrox
cookies ad, like oreos. art by Lawrence Wilbur. Photos
by Diane and Ray Witlin of New York. US gets a new look
at crime from the Kefauver committee. Dark days in Iran
after murder of premier Ali Razmara. Spy tells of A-bomb
information given Russians, David Greenglass. United
Nations building adds new lights in New York. Pictorial
essay - Recording artists. Baptism of U.S. Grant. Along
the Iron Curtain. Happy Chandler loses $65,000 job.
Squeeze at Rollins College in Florida. Life visits the
Cincinnati Literary club. Utah State prison Sugar House
closes. Super cute full page color Texaco ad with Dalmatian
puppies. Full page color US Brewers Foundation ad with
art by Douglass Crockwell. Tornado photo by Frank Spiecker.
Good - $18
American Riviera. Pretty full page color Forstmann Woolen
company ad in green. Cute set of photos of 9 month old
Robert Thatcher Drew experiencing a new chair. Lovely
full page color Modess ad with thatched roofs in background.
Full page color Sherwin-Williams paints ad with art
by Dave Mink. British rehearse grimly for atomic attack.
The Alger Hiss case ends at last. Waynesville, Missouri
cashes in by charging high rents and fees to soldiers
at Fort Wood, includes photos of Alfred McClintic family
and others. Seattle children adopt four grandparents,
Larry, Diane, Tommy and Nancy Fordham choose Mr. and
Mrs. Carl Davis and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Chromey. Photo
essay - a great British public school, Winchester College.
Close-up - Judy Holliday. Lippy's loaded, Leo Durocher
and New York Giants, many photos of players. The biggest
Moffett wind tunnel. Ferry-Morse sells zillions of seeds,
includes one of those retrospectively horrible photos
of field workers being dusted with pesticide from a
crop dusting airplane.. Amazing two page bright color
1951 Kaiser ad with Golden Dragon and Henry J. cars.
Singer Josephine Baker. Attractive full page color Pontiac
ad with red convertible car.
Very Good - $26
Good - $16
Fair (All Good, nice, but has a minor smudge on cover edge) - $12
America fought, memoirs of Omar Bradley, Part I. Cute
full page color General Electric Black-Daylite television
ad. Neat full page color Buick Roadmaster ad with grey
car and mountains. Polk county, Tennessee draws its
guns. The Oriental olympics held in New Delhi, INdia,
the first Asiad. Another charming full page color Johnson
& Johnson ad with art by Gladys Rockmore Davis.
Pictorial essay - Spanish village, Deleitosa. India
stages first “Asiad.” Nature - the Condor's
last stand. Medicine - spare heart valve. Fashion -
ready to wear flowers. TOPS take off pounds, weight
loss, including Esther Manz, Isabel Asdadourian, Eleanore
Nickerson, Dollie Davis Prouty. Life goes to a WAC bivouac
at Fort Lee, Virginia, includes photo of Rose Mary Evans
and others. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with
baseball players and staff Eddie Sawyer (Phillies),
Jim Konstanty (Phils'), Vic Raschi (Yankees), Bob Lemon
(Indians). Airborne regiment and armored column link
up in Korea. Robert McCormick with Chippewas in Ashland,
Wisconsin. Great two page bright color Oldsmobile ad
with yellow Super 88 De Luxe. William Thomas leads a
night patrol in Korea. President spends three weeks
in Key West. Full page US Savings Bond ad with Rose
Nysse. Beautiful full page color Van Raalte ad with
nylon slips. Revolution in carpets. Charming full page
color Schlitz beer ad with art by Dave Mink.
Out of Stock -
Part 2 of Omar Bradley's story -
Patton vs. Monty. U.S.S. Missouri - Mighty Mo. Texan
digs two feet and strikes oil, Parallel 38, Harry Ratliff
and Harlan Welch. World's greatest secret, Russians
already knew about the atomic bomb (Greenglass couple
and Ethel and Julius Rosenberg). Cancer victim crusades
in Brazil, Napoleao Laueano. High Steel - photo essay
by Peter Stackpole, Delaware Memorial Bridge including
photos of John T. Martin, Edward Nimmergood, Byron Grimes,
Ben Roberts, York Smith, Bill Hipkiss and more. Insulating
red hot steel ingots with vermiculite for shipping hot.
Gerrymander zoo. A Caboose party for Bob Hill and Johnny
Nichols. Nice full page color McGregor Golden Tee sportswear
ad with golfers. Cute full page color Firestone Velon
ad with raincoats. Treatment of burns with victim T.C.
Gaines of Arizona. The youth of Lorain, Ohio ask Congressman
William Ayres questions about Korea, includes photos
of Ronald Young, Bernard Zinitz, Bill Majessie, Steve
Zatroch, Sergei Lukianoff, Dick Zelnik and others. Neat
photo of Policeman Robert Hayes busting a robbery in
action. Full page color Lord Calvert ad with Stevan
Dohanos in art by Bluestone Pagano. Nice full page New
York Life ad with baseball theme. Mermaid Tycoon Esther
Williams. Bermuda bird, Cahow. Astounding full page
color Perma lift girdle and bra ad - frame it! Photo
of Ed Buchanan, University of Michigan on trampoline.
Very Good - $38
Fair (All Good, but has very minor spine water mark and library marks) - $18
Flight of the Dalai Lama, exclusive
photos of historic trek over the Himalayas to escape
Reds. Sad story about Linda Joy (adopted by Bernice
and Robert L. Young) who has been struck with Leukemia
and died (see LIFE February 19, 1951). Two page United
Aircraft Corporation ad with full page color art of
Consolidated B-36 airplane. Scone's Stone is found.
Humorous photo of Judy Garland falling during a dance.
Personal story of General Omar Bradley, Part 3 - the
war America fought. Yellow Fever survivor James Hanberry,
only man left of famed Yellow jack volunteers. Full
page color Schlitz beer ad with car in lake art by Bill
Fleming. Theater - The King and I. A wedding in Passiano,
Italy - George Fortin marries Nina Farano. MacArthur
and History. 34 of 36 horses fall in Grand National
race at Aintree. Deser Christ, 3-ton statue, Yucca Valley
Church. Yul Brynner in "The King and I." Mythical
monsters, illustrated by Rudolf Freund. New Mormon leader.
Another gorgeous full page color Van Raalte ad with
nylons. Neat two page color Kaiser-Frazer's Henry J
car ad with Rise Stevens. St. Louis knight in armor,
Walter Gleiber. Attractive full page color Texaco ad
with baseball theme. Big name in dresses - Henry Rosenfeld.
Nice full page color Carling's Red Cap ale with Lucille
Ball. Billboards along U.S. Highway 66 from Grants,
New Mexico to Lupton, Arizona - tourist traps. Full
page Bell Telephone ad featuring Robert B. Foley who
helped saved Donald King who had fallen through the
ice, includes John Fitzgerald. Full page color Pabst
Blue Ribbon ad with golfer Ben Hogan. Fashions by Henry
Out of Stock -
Response to MacArthur. Leaders
of both parties mourn Vandenberg. Milan digs up red
arsenal. Strange case of Colonel Percy Fawcett and Raleigh
Rimell, lost in Brazil in 1925. Cerebral Palsy - photo
essay, includes Neil Koenig, Gail Simon, Nancy Dethloff,
John Rose, Karen Ann Graver, Wanda Steinberg, Jim Sewell
and others. General Bradley - Part 4. Smallest Shrew,
fossil from Green River Basin of Wyoming. Bride's four
showers, Peggy Cross of Greenwich, Connecticut and fiancee
Stephen Haynes, shows all the loot she got. Yankee's
rookie Mickey Mantle with Joe DiMaggio, baseball. William
Congdon. Modern church designs. A fun feature on new
circus acts in Madison Square Gardens. College boys
have last fling in Miami, 23 from Mt. Union College
in Alliance, Ohio including Windy Reynolds and Ed Campeau,
Jr.. Big Reindeer swim Lapland fjord. Feature on Cerebral
palsy, including Neil Koenig, Nancy Dethloff, John Rose,
Gail Simon, Wanda Steinberg, Karen Ann Graver, Ellen
Itzkowitz, Jim Sewell and others. Full page color Pleasant
Moments PM whiskey ad with Citation winning on the horse
racing Pimlico track by Hafdie Gramatly. Nice full page
color Ballantine's Ale ad with polo player. Lovely full
page color Muguet des Bois make up ad. Full page color
Coca-Cola ad with taxi and taxi driver 34734.
Very Good - $25
Good - $15
The unknown story behind “From here to eternity.”
Excellent full page color U.S. Army recruiting ad with
art by Wendell Kling. Artwork of Maurits Escher. The
passing of Tom Heflin. Dentures and specs cause British
turmoil, National health service program. More on Korea,
it is warm now. Excellent full page color Whitman's
Sampler ad with Mother's day theme, art by Attie. MacArthur
goes to Midwest. Violence spreads in Iran. Miss Sally
Stanford weds Mr. Robert Livingston Gump. Photo essay
- New England spring. Photo essay - British football.
James Jones, author, and his angel. Close-up - Baleful
Aneurin Bevan. Sports - How fast can a man swim? - Dick
Cleveland and John Marshall swim 100 yards in 50 seconds
and 49.6 seconds, and other distance records. Crazy
hat craze. Medicine - premature Parisians. Photo of
Manuel Delgado beating his car after it went crazy in
traffic. Super full page color Whitman's sampler ad
with Mother's Day theme. Phony Stephen Weinberg from
Brooklyn. 33-year-old Oral Roberts, revivalist. Nice
full page color Cole swimsuit ad. Avriel Christie's
wedding to Richard Shull. Super full page color Van
Heusen shirts ad with men sitting on railroad hand car.
Good - $28
Nice full page color U.S. Keds
shoe ad with Frank Leahy. Nice full page Dixie Cups
ad with military woman. Nice full page color Pontiac
ad with blue Super De Luxe Catalina car, green Steel
Station Wagon, and red convertible. Photos taken by
George Bernard Shaw in 1950 of Ayot Saint Lawrence.
“Miss Jean” MacArthur has her own big day
in Murfreesboro. MacArthur presents a policy for America.
Robert Vogeler comes home. Pranks at Harter Hall at
University of Delaware, Theta Chi. Salesman James Cash
Penney sells again in Kemmerer, Wyoming. Photo essay
- Discovery of the North pole by Robert E. Peary - story
with his original photos. Full page color Budweiser
beer ad with very nice art of man using lathe, art by
Arnie Kohn (good signature). Photo essay - Israel faces
the facts of life. How we stole the Stone of Scone,
by Ian Hamilton. Best-dressed golfer, Jimmy Demaret.
Claustrophobic cat of Lewis Snow of Winchester, Massachusetts.
Modern living - four rooms of furniture for $1,800.
Dong Kingman's USA. Life goes Ridgerunning with jeeps
in Yakima, Washington. Nice full page color 1951 Kaiser
car ad. Super cute full page color Jantzen sports clothes
ad in red, art by Pete Hawley. The nine lives of Herbert
Very Good - $24
Good - $14
Life Magazine May 21, 1951 : Cover - Lillian Marcuson Rekas, This summer's beach fashions - 8 pages of color.
page color Willys station wagon ad with blue car. Wetbacks
swarm in - Illegal immigrants from Mexico, includes
photos of Ignacio Guttierez, Luz Gil, and Juan Camarena
and others. Barbershop quintet - Frank C. Penner in
Portland, Oregon and his five spaniels. Camera records
big B-36 crash. King of Egypt weds the daughter of a
commoner. Puget sound gets big new cable. Tempest on
the handball court, Bob Kendler founds rival Amateur
Handball Union. The discovery of earliest humans - archaeology,
cave in Iran and geologist Louis Depree, archaeologist
Carleton Coon. Military affairs - the Navy's dunker.
Life goes to a shad harvest in the Bay of Fundy, including
photos of Edmund Brine. Execution of Willie McGee in
Laurel, Mississippi. Patti Page and her singing sisters.
S. Baxton Bryant raises a half mile of dollars to pay
for a new church in Bells, Texas - funny photo of him
sitting wrapped in half a mile of bills that have been
taped together end to end. Willmark Service System teaches
stores how to have better relations between salesmen
and customers. Science fiction takes off. Very nice
full page color Pepsi-cola ad with bicycles.
Good - $28
India - famine.
Another lovely full page color Community silverplate
ad with art by Jon Whitcomb, he is usually more colorful
this year. Makoko the Gorilla drowns at Bronx zoo. One
Armed Bandit in Stockmen's Hotel in Elko, Nevada. AT&T.
Famine in the Bihar province of INdia, horrible photos
of starving people. George C. Marshall, the most famous
graduate of the Virginia Military Institute returns
for reunion. Amboinese become refugees in Holland. Hank
Walker photos. Stalag 17 - Broadway's newest war play.
Mierkats. Colorado Days at University of Colorado, includes
photos of Judy Miller, Frank Nash, Nancy Graves, Mary
Jean Oliver and other. Cute full page color REO Royale
de Luxe power lawn mower. Full page color Fatima cigarettes
ad with Mrs. Deems Taylor. Sailing dinghies, including
night photograph - U.S. Coast Guard academy in New London,
Connecticut. Tattoos on King Frederik of Denmark. Neat
photo of helicopter at Votivkirche. Very cute full page
color Hiram Walker's gin ad with imported botanicals.
Nice full page color Coca-cola ad with baseball theme.
Japanese sculpture. Really cute full page color Jantzen
ad with Hawaiian style Cabana clothes. The war we may
fight, part 2 : brand new kind of warfare - vertical
envelopment. Full page color Schlitz beer ad with art
by Stan Ekman.
Very Good - $48
What Americans don't know about Asia, by James
Michener. Neat full page color General Electric ad with
three different small radios. Very pretty full page
color Crosley refrigerator ad in white, gold and green.
Nice full page color Johnson & Johnson band-aids
ad with art by Gladys Rockmore Davis. World's oldest
millionaire becomes a centenarian, William Alexander
Graham in Pryor, Oklahoma. Convicts take over - for
a while, Utah's new Mountain prison. J-3 murder in France,
Alain Guyader, Nicole Illy, Claude Panconi, and Bernard
Petit. Ohio town does something about worst main street,
Bellevue, Ohio.. Navajos go into the uranium business.
Photo essay - the River Thames. Photo essay - last week
of school, including photos of Hazel Olsen, Larry Phillips,
Donna Ekins, Tommy Feeney, Sandra Lound, Harvey Radebach,
Deanna Dysinger, Jerry Richmond and others at Boyd School,
Michigan. Close-up - the Jets' first ace, James Jabara,
with Salvadore Kemp and James Roberts.. Exam fever sweeps
US, including photos of Bill Barry, Dub Graves, Vera
Bogach, Dan Doverspike, Chuck Magin, John Carroll, Alvin
Krakow, David Owen, Ray Spellman, Bob Roedel, Fred Yaffe,
Al Wolin, Peter Somssen. Life calls on “the Beaver”
Max Aitken Sequel : Life's Lucky dog gets a book of
her own. Two page United Aircraft Corp. ad with one
page color art by James Bingham with aircraft carrier and
Long-Ranger AJ-1 bomber. Great full page color Borg-Warner
and International Harvester ad with McCormick combine.
Good - $18
comedies - six pages in color. Full page General electric
dishwasher ad with humor about man doing the dishes.
WOW - full page Warner's bras ad. Teen-age dope - this
is a feature on drug pushers, narcotics, includes photos
of named pushers and some victims. Selective Service
College Qualification Test. Marathon swim, Georgia Tech's
coach Fred Lanoue tied the wrists and ankles of novice
swimmers to test a theory about drowning, includes photos
of Ben Stegall, Harry Brettschneider, Robert Roe. The
4th division leaves to join the NATO army, includes
photos of 8th regiment from Fort Benning, Georgia. Chinese
travel road of defeat. Two page Firestone Tires ad with
photos of cars and drivers, with year, name and speed
for all the winners of the Indianapolis 500 car race
using Firestone tires from 1911 to 1951. Erie railroad
salutes its hectic past. Another awesome full page color
Jantzen swim suits ad with art by Pete Hawley. Durable
de Gasperi. Cuban baseball pitcher Conrado Marrero.
Ben Franklin's hospital. Super silencer. The bird, the
Rhea in Brazil. Painting on pinheads. Alsatian's photo
collection helps solve mystery of "Malgre-Nous"
- this is Robert Baillard and his 3,000 photos of Frenchmen
conscripted to fight the Russians by Hitler. Full page
color Schlitz beer ad with Wishing Well art by Dave
Good - $22
Fair (All Good / Very Good, but has mild water marking along spine) - $12
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $10
page Bell Telephone ad with huge anti-aircraft gun.
Handsome full page color REO Motors ad with Reo Eager
Beaver (military truck), Reo Tractor Unit (Semi truck),
Red School bus, and Reo Royale power lawn mower. Margaret
Truman tours England. Nice baseball feature article,
Chicago White Sox, Yankees. Pope Pius X becomes beatified
- his body was exhumed from the grottoes for the ceremonies.
Chief Eric Binder retires to his farm with an unexpected
retirement gift. . Eight jet planes crash almost simultaneously
in Indiana - at the time it was written, they were wondering
if an electrical storm caused it or if it was sabotage.
Farmer James Nelson Gernhart rehearses his own funeral,
the entire thing. George Arthur acts at the Karamu House.
Wedding ring fad gets big in New York. Full page color
Fleischmann's Gin ad with bald eagle art by J.A. Walt
Disney produces Alice in Wonderland. Color US Army and
Air Force recruiting ad by Wendell Kling. Chandor paints a portrait
of Eleanor Roosevelt. Another nice full page color U.S.
Army recruiting ad with art by Wendell Kling. The fires of Iran,
Persepolis oil riches. Full page color at with Marlin
for Pleasant Moments whiskey by Melbourne Brindle. Justice
William O Douglas writes about Iran. Lucky Strike ad
with War Bonds.
Good - $18
children speak on narcotics / drugs. Late models of
Atom bomb, tests at Eniwetok Atoll. . Sad sacking in
Salzburg. Montreal Grey Nun's hospice burns. Case of
the general's trousseau, Albert Wedemeyer. Adolph Gysbert
“Sailor” Malan's revolt. Island waters -
photo essay. Sad photo of General kissing his dead son
goodbye, Bernard de Lattre de Tassigny. Tallulah on
Tallulah - photo essay. The U.S. beef business, cattlemen,
meat price bosses including Mike DiSalle. Pole-vaulting
Parson Robert Richards. A flower show, New Jersey's
All-State Flower Show at Montclair, including photos
of Agnes Amerman, Mrs. S.F. Skidmore, Marie Kreyling,
Ben Massey, Mrs. C. Birch, Priscilla Hilder, Louise
Holton, Anna Walsh and others. Neat full page color
Western Electric ad with men checking equipment at factory.
Janet Leigh gets married, includes a funny photo of
Jerry Lewis really getting into kissing the bride. Full
page color Lustre Crème shampoo ad with Bette
Davis. Nice full page color 1951 Mercury car ad. Sexy
full page color Motorola portable radios ad. Price troubles
in the beef market. Nice full page color Ballantine
Ale ad with tennis players. Inventor Alves Da Silva
and his amazing clock. Job market for engineers gets
better. Interesting aerial photos in Great Britain show
Roman ruins underground. Full page color Robt. Burns cigarillo ad with the Cummings, art by Russell Gale.
Good - $42
Full page color ad for Chrysler
cars art by Melbourbe Brindle. Full page color ad for
Havoline Oil with Sam Snead and Walter Hagan. Christening
photos of the SS United States - very cool photos. Communist
China takes over Tibet - Chairman Ma Tse-Tung and Panchen
Lama. Ben Hogan shoots a 67 to win the US Open. Field
Marshall Lord Montgomery throws a party. Nice full page
color Kotex ad with canoeing art by Tom Hall. Celeste
Holm gets a massage. Medal of Honor - John A Pittman,
Ernest R Kouma and Carl H Dodd. Reproductions of historic
4th of July posters by Hamilton Basso. The Capital -
photo gallery by Arnold Newman. The greatest show on
earth - movie by Demille - review. Early American fold
art from the 19th century - great illustrations. Full
page color ad for Pepsi featuring Faye Emerson. Benita
Lassetter visits her husband Matthew Lassetter in Korea.
Photos of 20th century battles - Belleau Wood, St. Mihiel,
Corregidor, Guadalcanal, Kasserine Pass, Hill 609, Cassino.
Good - $40
Summer party in Charlotte, North Carolina,
companion article includes photos of Fay Mitchell, Carolyn
Landis, Bill Choate, Fran Flintom and others. Brooklyn's
Marathon Grand Jury - photo essay, with Raymon Chadeayne,
Solomon Fuller, Frederick J. Langner, William Wendland,
Frank Hill, James F. Hunt, Ruth Spiegel, Albert R. Leonard,
Harry Williams, John M. MacKenzie, Bessie Bril, Kathryn
Fendrich, Francis C. Feger, Thomas M. Manning, Morris
November, Fannye Strauss. . Sunday in Korea. Yakov Malik
speaks. Japanese bury their dowager empress. Sugar Ray
meets some sour Krauts. Trial by Ice by James Ramsey
Ullman - First ascent of Annapurna (French), climbers Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal.
Jet pilot makes aerial photos 200 feet long over North
Korea. Camping out with the Lewicki family. Nice full
page movie poster ad with color for Show Boat, starring
Ava Gardner, Howard Keel and others. Full page color
movie poster for Walt Disney's cartoon Alice in Wonderland.
Neat full page color Willys station wagon ad. Custer's
Last Stand 75th anniversary. Greatest Ballerina, Galina
Ulanova. Nice full page color PM whiskey ad with golfer
Gene Sarazen. Earl Crowe of Maryland gets a plastic
esophagus. Clarence Hailey Long marries Ellen Rogers,
he was the cowboy featured on the cover of August 22,
1949 LIFE. Full page Robt. Burns cigarillo ad with the Heflins, art probably by Russell Gale.
Fair (All Good, but is taped along spine) - $12
Fair (All Good, but cover and first page have a faint water mark) - $10
Ike's progress, a report
on European defense. Nice full page color Pontiac ad
with grey car and mountain fly fishing scene. Nice full
page color 1951 Ford Victoria ad with tan two-tone car.
Neat set of photos showing different contemporary worker's
uniforms. One war, at least, is concluded - WWII ends
on island of Anatahan. Thailand's premier is kidnapped
in public. Extremely nice two page United Aircraft Corporation
ad with full page of awesome color art by Bindham. How
to have a done-dry basement. Fashion - 1951 T-shirt.
Archaeology - the treasure of Sutton Hoo. Good photo
of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Johnson walking through flood
mud outside Lenape, Kansas. Dick Savitt, skyrocketing
tennis star. Fastest highest pilot William B. Bridgeman.
Nice full page color Ballantine Ale ad with beach scene.
James Gape family must decide between inheritance and
staying in America. Neat two page color Good Year ad
that includes great photo of snowy canyon on Glacier
National Park road. Great full page color movie poster
ad for Happy Go Lucky starring David Niven and others.
Baseball - where are the talented youth, includes photos
of Billy Joe Davidson, Ted Kazanski, Dick Wakefield,
Curt Simmons, John Antonelli, Frank House, Paul Pettit
and others. Three page of color art of Birds of Paradise
by J.E. Ward. Making a soldier - Jean Herve. Cool photos
of RAF Gloster Meteor F.Mk.8 airplane. Great full page
color US Army recruiting poster with parachutist theme.
Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Johnson wading through
mud in lenape, Kansas after Kaw River flood.
Very Good - $55
Good - $45
Cicero, Illinois suffers a new disgrace. COOL full page
color Shell motor oil ad with neat art by Boris Artzybasheff.
Dry state has a record flood - Kansas. Sugar Ray rides
for a fall and gets it. Shriners hit the big town, Manhattan.
Photo essay - the century with the “Y” -
YMCA, includes photos of Oklahoma choirboys, and Charlie
Morris, Karl Haaser, Danny O'Malley and others and historic
YMCA photos. Close-up - the Red's pet blueblood, Freddy
Field. The little boy who wouldn't smile, Kang Koo Ri.
Television - color's here. Medicine - cortisone from
the giant yam. Life goes to the Glyndebourne festival.
Sequel : Fearless Fagan goes Hollywood. General Matthew
Ridgway gets tough in Korea. Cute full page color Campbell's
soup ad. The Breakers , Vanderbilt mansion in Newport,
Rhode Island. Very nice half page US Air Force recruiting
ad for women. Two page color movie poster ad for “His
Kind of Woman” starring Robert Mitchum and Jane
Russell. Cute full page color Texaco ad featuring Rest
Rooms. Painter Georges Seurat.
Very Good - $48
Good - $38
Another one of
those full page Ethyl gasoline ads comparing disparate
things that look and sound alike, in this case a Collie
and a Cauliflower. Cartoons - Yakov A Malik and the
Happy Hooligan. More flood photos, Kaw River flood in
North Topeka, Kansas - includes Deller's furniture store,
Cora's Cafe, Mrs. John Fidler, Grocery store, pigs in
the Kansas City stockyard, West Alton (Missouri) postman
and home of Davis family, more. David Brian ad for Chesterfield.
Cute photo of mouse eating corn-on-the-cob, in front
of big photo of him doing the same, Jerry Hazen. King
Leopold III abdicates. 24 hours of sun in Hekkingen
in Norway, the midnight sun. The war in Malaya by Graham
Greene. Cute full page Florida Orange Juice ad with
art by Pete Hawley. Jersey Joe Walcott beats Ezzard
Charles in boxing match. Full page color United States
Brewers Foundation beer ad with sailing art by Douglass
Crockwell. Paris on her 2,000th birthday - good photos.
Old time cowboys - Adam Lenz, Louis de Bray, Bill Cherry,
J. D. Prestidge, Charlie Stuart, Robert Lemon.
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Nice color TWA ad featuring
the Paris 5:15. Admiral Forrest Sherman obituary. Neat
full page Prest-o-lite battery ad with baseball catcher
Yogi Berra. Jordan King Abdullah is assassinated in
El Aqsa Mosque. Nice full page color Western Electric
ad with woman rebuilding a used telephone transmitter,
art by James Bingham. Venus Ramey Murphy runs for Kentucky
State Legislature. Drawings that illustrated the first
Illustrated weekly, Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room
Companion in 1851. Wild creatures have natural camouflage
and insect mimicry. Ted Sierks survives sharks and 30
hours in the ocean. Blue fluorescent corn under ultraviolet
rays. Full page color TWA airlines ad with art by Ward
Brackett, "That's the 5:15 from Paris." How
Americans live, housing projects (Bernard and Mildred
Kadin in Ravenswood, NYC), row houses (Albert and Evelyn
Watts in Beryl Avenue, Baltimore), suburbs (Frank and
Teresa Reynolds in Van Nuys Gardens, California), tenements
(Charles Lee at Golden Flats, 107-109 West 30th St.,
Chicago), developments (Arnold and Louise Dibble in
Birger Zamore, Waldwick, New Jersey). Taft or Eisenhower,
the choice narrows. Color ad for US Air Force with Red
1 scramble FA-315. Royal Norwegian Yacht Club Hanko
International Regatta. Color Canadian Club ad featuring
hand catching a shark.
Good - $32
Striking full page Sheaffer's pen and pencil set ad
on black, the gold seems to glow. Interesting full page
Bell Telephone ad showing an actual Civil Defense filter
center, with action in progress. Neat little follow-up
letter and photo about Barbara Birmingham of Nebraska
who looks just like Mary Freeman who was on the cover
of LIFE July 23, 1951. A decade of drought in Arizona
- Vic Watson, story includes some flood photos and photo
of historic abode tower in Gila Valley, under a modern
sheltering roof. Excellent full page photo of the new
Sabre Jet plane. The big Williston basin oil boom. Charming
series of photos of kids at the Camp Treetops summer
camp in upper New York State, most are not named - they
got to do more fun stuff with less safety equipment
than today's kids. New Sabre jet is tested at Edwards.
US Military Academy expels 90 cadets. Biological Warfare
is a new threat - how to detect and defend. Neat article
in color about fall fashions including stiff underslips
(to hold skirts out). The interesting "Renovator"
machine invented by James B. Kirby. Two page movie ad
Flying Leathernecks with John Wayne and Robert Ryan.
Color Dole ad with art by Millard Sheets. Kenneth Skinner
and the San Francisco hotel he burned down The Roadside
Restaurant by Winthrop Sargeant with art by George Price.
Johnson & Johnson ad with art by Gladys Rockmore
Davis. Know your mushrooms - great illustrations by
Rudolf Freund. I see my love a photo essay by Leonard
McCombe. Trouble in Hollywood - theaters closing by
Robert Coughlan. Cool full page color PM whiskey with
boxing art by M.S.
Out of Stock -
Life Magazine August 20, 1951 : Cover - 400 meter swimming champion Barbara Hobelmann of Chevy Chase - great photo.
Singing missionary, Vaino Kantele, and
his brethren leave China, includes photos of Joseph
Ferreux, Joseph Gournay, Marius Florent, Peter Holzer,
Emma Lawler, Anne Carol and others. West Point Cadet
cribbing upsets the U.S. Nice full page color Howard
Johnson's ad with 28 flavors of ice cream. Arid land
gets a pump - central California, Central Valley project
with Shasta dam. New Jet has adjustable wings X-5 airplane,
with Skip Ziegler. Idaho's foot-wide towns - Crouch
village incorporated for gambling. Defense of a lighthouse
under George Washington bridge. Festival of Britain.
Gallant Gish girls, Lillian and Dorothy Gish. Cute full
page color Schlitz beer ad with circus theme. Fireflies,
with photo of Jimmy Tracy and others. Tennis players
Tony Trabert, Dick Savitt, Herbie Flam. 11th attempt
to kill Herb Noble. Photos of townsfolk of Weston, Vermont.
Neat full page color Borg-Warner ad with green John
Deere cotton picker. Herbert Noble finally dies in mail
box blast. Hugh V. Giltner of Pueblo, Colorado sends
priceless leopard rug from Queen Min's Palace in Seoul
home to parents. History of “America's Cup”
yachting race. Fashion in Italy. Life goes to a swimming
meet at Detroit's Brennan Pools, includes photos of
Carol Pence, Sharon Geary, "Weenie" Numazu,
Soichi Sakamoto and others.
Very Good - $52
Good - $40
String of mountain climbing accidents in the Alps, including
Otto Furrer on the Matterhorn - photos include Hilda
Erlanger, Hans Hohl, Rene Gallat, Claude Forget - super
rescue and retrieval photos. W. R. Hearst obituary.
Attractive full page color Arrow shirts ad. Full page
color Pleasant Moments whiskey ad with Edward "Rube"
Waddell of the A's baseball theme. art by John Cullen
Murphy. Cartoonists Saul Steinberg and Hedda Sterne.
Interesting photos showing effectiveness of new highway
guard rail - they called it a safe shoulder. Second
Chance in Spain by Andre Laguerre. Extremely pretty
full page Pontiac car ad with moon and lighthouse over
ocean. The extravagant new movie "David and Bathsheba"
with Susan Hayward. Color ad for Texaco with Dalmatians
and fire hat. Strategic Air Command, SAC feature article,
photos by Margaret Bourke-White. Boy Scouts at Philmont
- Tommy Herndon, Rae Nicholson, Vernon Nicodemus and
Harold Brown. Joan Crawford ad for Camel cigarettes.
Super article on the Carrousel, including El Dorado
in Coney Island. Nice full page color United States
Brewers Foundation beer ad "Texas Hospitality"
by Douglass Crockwell, number 59.
Out of Stock -
millionaires and how they got that way - Luca Luisi,
Oscar Rudnick, El Peters, Jess Goforth, Guy Lovelace,
Jim Camp, John Lachenmaier, H.B. Leonard, W.B. Camp.
Dawn of atomic plenty, US contracts for a new submarine.
Hurricane leaves Jamaica in despair. Full page color
Robt. Burns Cigarillos ad with Humphrey Bogart and Lauren
Bacall, art by Russell Raddon Gale. Plane crash scatters
airmail. Good pitch, no hit, but Cleveland wins, includes
photos of baseball players Bob Feller, Bob Lemon, Early
Wynn and others. . The beginning and the end of baseball
midgets, Eddie Gaedel. Labor Day, 1951. Photo essay
- Philadelphia museum. Great two page Nabisco Shredded
Wheat ad with the five McParland children of New York.
Close-up - He wouldn't cross the line, Herb Jeffries.
Bores, illustrated by Robert Osborn. Marathon weekend
in Carolina, including photos of Lina McCarroll, Henry
Read, Grace Alston, Pete Carter, Gloria Galban, Lucy
Seaman, Jimmy Adams, Frank Daniels and others. Very
nice full page color TWA ad with awesome plane. Nice
full page Lee work clothes ad. Cute full page color
Life savers ad with peppermint stick savers. Betty Brown
impersonates an electrode. Nice full page color Puss
'N Boots cat food ad with calico cats. Full page color
Pan-American Coffee Bureau ad with beach art by Al Muenchen.
Full page Ramsey Engineering ad with green, art by J.
Out of Stock -
Great new source of steel.
Neat full page movie poster ad for “Behave Yourself”
starring Farley Granger and Shelley Winters. Neat full
page color IBM electric typewriter ad. California lights
up with wild fires. Hunting the Huks. Effingham comes
out of the ashes. After six weeks, still the flood -
Kansas, includes photos of wrecked railroad track, music
store debris, Mrs. Olferman, Mrs. Addielee Porter and
children, Mother Castro, Shoe seller Fernstrom. How
not to save a billion. Cool photo of asphalt in Dallas
so hot that the painted line has gone all wiggly. Another
nice full page color Hart Schaffner & Marx suits
ad with zoo art by Tom Hall. Photo essay - Venezuela
iron. The birth of a new Japan. A young Greeley, Jackie
Crane reporter. Landlubber's delight, the Ljungstrom
Twin Wing sail is easier to use. Famous Dutch legs win
new honors, Fanny Blankers-Koen. Modern living - best
houses under $15,000 - Hollin Hills development, Alexandria,
Denver Colorado, Jericho New York, El Cerrito California,
and others. Life goes to an imperial beauty contest
for Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order for charity, includes
photos of Anita White, Gypsy Dawn Menor, Barbara Williams
and others. Bread flour contaminated with ergot poisons
town of Pont-St.-Esprit, France. Cute full page color
Schlitz beer ad with fence painting theme by JF. Very
cute full page color REO truck ad. Full page color Watchmakers
of Switzerland ad with Norman Rockwell art.
Good - $18
color Cannon Nylons ad with art. Charming photos of
Paula Chandoha meeting her new baby brother Hank. Japan
gets a new kind of peace treaty. Indicted police captain
proves indispensable to Miss America contest - Joseph
J. Lodovico, includes photos of Miss Tennessee, Miss
Indiana, and Miss Utah who won, Kay Hutchins. Another
astonishing LIFE photo - naked mental patient in New
Orleans diving head first off hospital roof into fire
net, he was OK. Photo of irate pitcher Marlin Stuart,
baseball. Photo of electrocuted cattle along fence where
power line had fallen, near San Antonio, Texas. Football
is a farce. Pelican's final cruise. Soap box derby winners
- great photos, including banquet, Don Alter, Darwin
Cooper, Evelyn Martin and others. Cute puppy Cesspool
is saved from the storm sewer in Louisvill, Kentucky
by fireman Robert Grayson. Painter Diego Rivera decorates
tank that is part of Mexico City's new water system.
Forgotten Arab refugees, Palestine, Israel, including
photo of Amira Shunawi. Another one of those odd half
page ads for Carter's Trigs with father and son in underwear,
this one with hunting theme. Ostrich feather revival
in fashion. University of Denver student lawyers try
a real larceny case, Harry Anderson, Don Gallion, Joseph
Springer. Baseball photos taken by Brownie Camera. The
New York Times newspaper is 100. On location with the
movie "African Queen." Tennis gets some new
champions, Frank Sedgman, Maureen Connolly. .
Out of Stock -
page color ad for Lustre-Crème with Ann Blyth.
Bob Lovett takes over General George C Marshall's command.
Sugar Ray Robinson fights Randy Turpin, boxing. Great
photos of a single Cellini saltcellar. Nice full page
color Lustre Creme shampoo ad with Ann Blyth. Striking
full page Westinghouse light bulbs ad with black background,
small art, no light bulbs. Thomas Whelan is new ambassador
to Nicaragua. Interesting story about entire train that
defected to West Germany, includes photos of reluctant
defectee conductor August Beb. Full page color United
States Brewers Foundation beer ad with art by John Gannam,
number 60 in the series "Home Life in America."
Utah children test polio vaccine. Annular effect of
sunrise eclipse. Marlon Brando in "A Streecar Named
Desire." Story about "Princess Pats"
men and war brutality trial, Donald M Gibson, Glen R.
Blank, witness Hong Yong Teak. Arizona photo gallery
and travelogue. Drive-in theaters are very popular.
New Air Force secret weapons - Matador missile carries
atom bombs. Alice Austen great female photographer.
The Pope who remains a priest - Pius XII by Graham Greene.
Pleasant Moments whiskey ad featuring Polo Match by
Harold von Schmidt. Very cute two page Kleinerts baby
pants ad (the plastic that goes over diapers) with lots
of cherubic babies. Feature article about Alice Austen.
Full page De Beers diamonds ad with art by Raoul Dufy.
Good - $28
page New York Life insurance ad with grand piano art
by Ben Stahl. Very neat photos of nudes photographed
behind shadows, includes a great photo of woman's legs
in fishnet stockings. Big laugh on the law, NYC police
bribe taking scandal with Edmund Duncan, Harry Gross,
Miles McDonald and others. Once again the Bosox choke
up, Boston Red Sox. Another really cool full page color
Shell motor oil ad with fantasy like art by Boris Artzybasheff.
US Reds find a new Kremlin, Communists headquarters
in Harlem. Bad summer ends in bumper crop. Gelett Burgess
dies. Baseball gets a new Czar, Ford Frick. The death
of a stout ship, sailing ship Nebula. Photo essay -
baby comes home, William Cooper Colwell, child of Virginia
and Robert Colwell Jr. The old ills of a modern India.
The Prado. Big scorpion roundup in Arizona, includes
scorpion milking. . Life calls on the Peter Baruzzi
family in a 23 room mansion in Bratenahl, Cleveland,
Ohio. Great photo of stolen car on top of piling in
Boston. Nice two page United Aircraft Corp ad with full
page color art of Helicopter H-19.
Good - $40
Churchill's memoirs, volume 5 - Quebec, Cairo, and a
tiff with Ike. Pretty full page color Lastex (elastic
fabric) ad. Nice two page Warner's foundations and bras
ad. Baseball's greatest final week, includes photos
of Sal Maglie, Bob Addis, Roy Campanella, Umpire Dascoli
and others Dodgers, Yogi Berra, Ted Williams, Allie
Reynolds and other Red Sox. Maine house goes to sea,
J.N. Jutras moves the Community House from Kennebunk
Port to Goose Rocks Beach. The most curious full page
color VAn Heusen shirt ad with man smoking hookah and
three harem ladies. Veteran bloodhound tracks down Georgia
jail breakers, Rock Quarry Prison near Buford. Nude
in news in Nashville, art versus porn issue, photographer
Don Brisby. Miss Sweden visits US. Public morals - their
source and bed. Photo essay - how to make Marines with
Platoon Sergeant Steve Trope. Pool - its players and
its sharks. Toy test for deafness, with photos of Susan
Marx, Virgil Judy. Life goes to a Colorado trout scramble
in Gunnison, Colorado - floods Main Street for contest.
Francis Ouimet becomes captain at the St. Andrews golf
club. Mrs. Ione Swan fights against irregularities in
Los Angeles school system. Roberta Peters, diva with
muscle, trainer is Joseph Pilates. Very nice full page
color Schlitz beer ad by Al Marenoken. Leg baring Ball
Gowns in color.
Out of Stock -
diaries reveal. US. Boxing Boss, I.B.C.'s Jim Norris.
Philippe Halsman's 51st LIFE magazine cover. Cute full
page color movie poster ad for “An American in
Paris” starring Gene Kelley and Leslie Caron.
Herb Shriner, funniest new TV comic. Glum laborites
face an election. Washington becomes a Cave of Winds.
Aircraft union has de luxe strike at Douglas. Photo
essay - first frosts. Photo essay - Mary goes to College.
Fashion - foot mitts. Science - earth from 135 miles
up, Viking 7. Life attends a men's fashion show in Denver,
Colorado with photos of Ed Dunklee, Ed O'Brien, Pat
Macaluso, Lyman Baldwin, Cladys Body, George Bakewell,
Stewart White, Bob Bier, Pat Macaluso, Clarence Paulin
and Darlene Johns, Louis Albi, Harold Wagner. G.W. Van
Tassell of Joshua Tree, California parks a car atop
a 70 foot boulder. Photo of Allen English (14) on ledge
in San Jose. Photo of Everett Selleck from Toledo on
TV tower. James and Dolores Evans and adopted son Jimmy.
Cute full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with
Good - $34
Fair (All Good, but cover has creases along right side) - $17
Full page Ronson cigarette lighter
ad with high society theme, lighter in silver, with
Mrs. Orson Munn, Sr. Very nice full page color Pontiac
ad with blue four door station wagon, red interior,
duck hunting theme. Pair of photos, one taken by LIFE,
one by Francis Gardner, from Boston White Socks baseball
game - quite a difference. Churchill, Roosevelt and
Stalin confer for the first time. Full page color Texaco
Anti-Freeze ad with cute halloween theme. Soldiers shed
blood in Korea, combat and field hospital scenes, plus
blood drive in the USA and how it gets to Korea, photo
of Margaret Burnett, Richard C. Cilley. Fairs - Dallas,
Maine's Fryeburg Fair, Watt Cobb in North Carolina,
Johnnie Morrison in New Mexico. Canadians greet a future
Queen. Gangster is buried, Guarino Moretti, Willie Moretti.
Sold - one town - Nahma, Michigan, includes the 5 mile
Nahma & Northern Railroad - all purchased by American
Playground Device Company. Feature on Richard "Red"
Skelton, television comedian. Our new Atomic power.
Another one of those curious half page Carter's Trigs
ads with men in their underwear, this one with a skiing
theme. Suez canal - feature article with color photos.
War Memoirs of Winston Churchill Vol. 5 Part 2, the
controversies of Teheran, Iran. Islands of Ice may serve
as floating bases, T-1, T-2, and T-3 in the arctic.
Leo Durocher and the new Scout's analysis of the New
York Yankees baseball team, includes Mickey Mantle,
Joe DiMaggio, others. Kansas cleanup - a fraternity
helps North Lawrence repair flood damage, Alpha Kappa
Lambdas, includes Donald Knight's house, Jeanneene Fischer,
Bob Ball. Another handsome full page color Hart Schaffner
& Marx suits ad with art by Tom Hall.
Good - $46
Fair (All Good, but lower cover edge is a bit rough) - $28
Fair (Generally Good, but cover is scuffed along top edge and spine) - $20
Frank Gifford and Berkley football, including
lots of named photos such as Pt Cannamela, Frank Gifford,
Lynn Waldorf, Don Robison, Bill Powell, Johnny Olszewski.
Fifteen Royal minutes in Cochrane, Alberta - Princess
Elizabeth. Odd full page color Old Gold cigarettes ad
with frowning pumpkin halloween theme and wording that
looks strange today. Full page ad for a new magazine
named HOUSES, published by Time, Inc. Humorous series
of photos of San Francisco jaywalkers, taken to embarrass
them into compliance, traffic cop Charlie Bates. Full
page color Fatima cigarettes ad with Mrs. Clay Borden
in cowboy garb. Two page color ad for Convair B-36F.
Robert A Taft announces his bid for the Presidency.
Robert Niemeyer and the Northlake, Illinois fight against
gambling syndicate and the Hamburger Palace - he was
beaten by thugs and this put the town in gear. Full
page color Pleasant Moments whiskey ad with horse racing
theme, art by Harold Von Schmidt. Premier Liaquat Ali
Khan is killed in Pakistan. Herbert Linick builds cheap
houses in Columbus, Ohio, Robert and Marjorie Wiles.
The Rangerettes of Kilgore Texas. War Memoirs of Churchill
with Illus by David Low. Judy Garland in Over the Rainbow.
Blind Patti Davidson starts out in normal nursery school.
Joseph Stalin profile of his early years. Toy Jet planes
go 170mph - Don Ayres. Color feature on the Kilgore
College, Texas, Rangerettes - this is apparently the start of fancy cheerleader routines for big football
games. The wedding of Ogden Nash's daughter.
Very Good - $22
Good - $12
How to stretch your meat dollar.
Cute photos of Jim Laughead getting photos of football
players. The sad departure of a great fighter, Joe Louis.
Biloxi's hand is called at last, senators end a town's
bilking of airmen. A war bride named “Blue”
comes home, Johnie Morgan's wife Lee Yong Soon. The
real case against Philip Jessup. Photo essay - Port
of New York, includes photos of Rube Boland, Kenneth
Buck, George Bernhardt, Andrew O'Reilly, Joseph Belton,
Fred Clark, Karl Tode, Francis Hickman and others. Western
man and the American Idea. General Eisenhower and the
upside-down flag. Nazimuddin, new Premier of Pakistan.
A million faithful at Fatima, Portugal. Yellowjack's
enemy gets the Nobel Prize, Max Theiler and yellow fever.
Dorothy Dandridge. Football Slugging caught by the camera
- scandalous, Wilbanks Smith of Oklahoma A & M punches
Drake's Johnny Bright twice and breaks his jaw. Life
goes on a travel agents' dream tour - 134 days on the
Stella Polaris. Atlanta bootleg whisky kills 35 - made
with Methyl Alcohol, bootlegger John Richard “Fat”
Hardy. Nice full page Community silverware ad in color
with football theme. Nice full page color US Air Force
recruiting ad for women. Redecorating the White House.
New use for submarines - Perch carries Marines.
Good - $24
Full page color Wizard-ized Engines ad,
Western Auto stores. A better break for Mental patients.
NYC Mayor Vincent Impellitteri visits Italy and Israel,
includes photo of mini motorcycle he saw in Italy -
looks like a scooter. Wherever you look there is danger
in Las Vegas (Atomic cloud drifting toward town and
more). Marion Davies gets married. Rather awful article
about troops getting used to the atomic bomb, shows
them watching an explosion, the newsmen were contaminated
after winds shifted - great, huh? Two Swiss aviators
get stuck on an alp, Georges-Andre Zehr and Jean-Paul
Darmsteter on Mont Blanc in a Piper Cub. Editorial -
the Middle East. Full page color Beautyrest mattress
ad with art by Coby Whitmore. Pictorial essay - Lyonel
Feininger and sons. Pictorial essay - Rugged road to
iron, Ungava region in northern Canada.. A professional
goes to work, Anthony Eden. Scandal results in real
reforms in mental institutions. Yale's 250th autumn.
14th Street Fashions. Life visits a one-family United
Nations, Helen and Carl Doss in Boonville, California.
New weapon for GI's - the atomic bomb. Really NEAT full
page color illustration of Chance Vought F7U Cutlass
tailless fighter plane. Nice full page color Canadian
Club ad with dog sledding and Dick Mitchell and Bill
White. Jimmy Rhodd almost gets to be Iowan Indian chief.
Princeton coach Charlie Caldwell wins with old-fashioned
football. Full page color Greyhound bus ad with art
by Joseph Slotkin. Another fantastic full page color
Shell motor oil ad with fantasy art by Boris Artzybasheff.
Good - $38
Life Magazine November 19, 1951 : Cover - Three great ladies of the stage : Lynn Fontanne, Katharine Cornell and Helen Hayes.
Photo - Andre Vishinsky. Wow
- pretty full page Cannon Nylons ad with art by Robert
Patterson. 200 years of US Theater. Another one of those
odd full page Ethyl gasoline ads, this one comparing
a pig and a fig. Nice feature about Frank Learoyd Boyden,
headmaster of Deerfield Academy. Taxpayers Pockets (tax
scandal) by Richard Williams. Menhaden. Frankie and
Ava. Duck and geese hunting, pheasant, moose, elk, deer,
boar hunting, including Jim and Ray Atchley. British
stand at Suez. Ghosts march in Munich to dramatize traffic
deaths and push for safer roads. Baltimore has a lonely
big new airport. Chicago's mecca apartment complex is
condemned. Mary Martin. Biarritz. Nassau to Wellesley's
rescue. Neat photo of Steve and Stephanie Czekalinski
and two sons and the 2.5 tons of food they consume each
year. Frank Sinatra marries Ava Gardner. Neat two page
color Chris Craft ad with lots of boats. Latest styles
in luggage in color. Gorgeous full page color Modess
ad. Miami parochial pupils dress up for All Saints'
Eve, including photos of Chere Gabriel Walker, Yvonne
Ruckman, Loretta Stokes, Michael Yanoras, Lawrence Petrosky,
Edward Coster and others. Frank Learoyd Boyden headmaster
of Deerfield Academy. Nice full page color Lionel trains
Good - $18
32 pages of prize pictures
from the Young Photographers' contest. Some of the winners
include : Dennis Stock, Elliott Erwitt, Esther Bubley,
Regina Fisher, Carroll Seghers II, Robert Frank, Ruth
Orkin, Louis Stettner, John Goeller. Photos of subway
riders by Alfred Gescheidt. WOW - full page color Forstmann
woolens ad with the most amazing outfit in blue and
creme. Picnic at Eden Church. Memories of College. Two
sad pros on the bench. Life's party - pipes provide
a place to play. Very funny photo in store window brings
citizens of Milwaukee to a halt - see the citizens and
the photo here! Election brings campus fun, Scotch style
at University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Off-limit wishing
well. Feature on artist Henri-Matisse. Pretty full page
color Van Raalte ad with nylon slips. Neat two page
color Telechron clock radio ad. Navy fighter squadron
VF 884 returns to Kansas City, includes photos of wives
Joan Walker, Enid Garrison, and Jean Carmichael (husbands
missing or dead). Hammond Standish meat packing firm
of Detroit caught in the price squeeze, includes photos
of Allen Ivory, Helen Lupei, Martin Shupinski, Harold
Brock, Walter Zawasa and others. Albania.
Good - $18
Very nice full page color Ship 'n Shore
blouses ad, the first I remember seeing in LIFE. Political
cartoons for Truman. Italy's river Po in flood - amazing
photos. Vatican publishes photo of Miracle of Fatima.
Steel industry starts a scrap hunt. Queen sees “Where
no Vultures Fly” at special theater performance.
Very nice full page color Schwinn bicycle ad. Phil Silvers,
comedian - profile. Neat page of vanity license plates
in Connecticut, they apparently had only 4 letters to
work with. How to buy a fur - humorous article and drawings
by Charles E. Martin. Water pollution in America - Max
Katz and Arden Gaufins study streams. Chimp Viki lives
like a human baby. Nice full color ad for Frigidaire
with Christmas theme. Scientists study which toys are
the most fun for children, includes two page color spread
of named toys. Nurse midwife Maude Callen. Athlete profile
Bob Mathias. Lieut John W. Harper of the USMC writes
letters to his father about Korean war. Back page ad
for Camel cigarettes, featuring Henry Fonda. Gorgeous
full page color Chesterfield ad with Ronald Reagan.
Two page color Schenley Whiskey ad with Cornel Wilde,
Louis Hayward, Dick Haymes, Ezio Pina, and Wayne Morris.
Denver, Colorado Lakewood movie theater holds a Movie
Out of Stock -
Life Magazine December 10, 1951 : Cover - The President of the United States, Harry Truman and the evolution of a wardrobe.
“The Night before Christmas.” Cute series
of spoof cover photos show how LIFE might have looked
in the 1860-70's. Inside MIG alley in North Korea. Washington's
biggest headache, tax scandals. It's cold in Korea again,
but this year the troops are better equipped, includes
Robert Fowler, Franklen Adams, Robert Coppock, others.
The first underground atomic bomb blast, Frenchman Flat.
Silence descends on the city, NYC has huge atomic bomb
drill. Photo essay - our underwater defense, submarines
and more (includes photo of truly curious helicopter).
Golden days of the west - a letter from Theodore Roosevelt.
Jane Wyman watches a Santa Claus parade. Sick 'em soccer
played by dogs in Swiss circus. How much food do kids
need? Life goes Polynesian in Pasadena, includes photos
of Pat Mann, Bill Haisman, Marilyn Snyder, Carol Dressen
and others. Very nice full page color Coca-Cola ad with
Santa. British tidy up as Egypt boils. Martini Heresy
- new recipes. School crowding in Midwest City, Oklahoma.
Audrey Hepburn. Cute, cute, cute full page color Mojud
stocking ad with Santa.
Good - $18
Abraham Teitelbaum has a lie detector test
with William G. Wilson for tax fraud. Murder of Samuel
J. Rinella. Lovely full page color Western Electric
ad with four military people in a row of telephone booths,
art. Truce between North and South Korea, line drawn.
Daring midair rescue of F-84 jet, John Paladino, Jack
MIller and Wood McArthur. Santa Claus around the US,
different styles, including Texas Santa Jingle, Money
Santa, Helicopter Santa. Full page color Imperial whiskey
ad with art by Albert Dorne. Douglas Arkansas - smallest
town in the US, population 1 - Lee Edward Whitney. Lili
St. Cyr defends her stripping in court with Jerry Giesler.
People in the news, Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin, Gordon
Browning, Harry Matthews, Richard Groat. Negro doll
photos. Full page color ad for Pleasant Moments whiskey
with Mountain Climbing theme by Paul Rabut. Scouts report
of Good Turn Night - Donnie Forest, Skip Rowland, Gifford
Cummings, Graham Best, Danny McFadden, Gordon Valentine.
Radium victim 41 - watch dial girl dies - Florence Kohler
Casler. Museum experts - C.S. Coon, Alfred Kidder II
and Fiske Kimball identify Greek lion head. How to carve
a roast. Soviet Satellite states (Poland, Hungary, Romania,
Bulgaria) are ready for war by Leland Stowe. Mrs. Jeanne
Logan is 41 - her family work keeps her slim. Decision
before dawn movie review - Hildegarde Neff and Oskar
Werner. Back cover - Camel ad featuring Santa.
Out of Stock -
Neat photos of Ibexes on a cliff, European version
of Big Horn Sheep and Mountain Goats. Tintoretto's Life
of Christ - 20 pages in color. Another wonderful, colorful
and wholesome looking full page color Campbell's vegetable
soup ad. Synagogue bombing frightens Miami. New plant
provides more metal for wings. Hollywood cameras focus
on tragedy, Walter Wanger. . As prophesied, doom explodes
from Hibokhibok volcano in Philippines. The plight of
the Holy places by Evelyn Waugh. The Philharmonic's
5,000th. Life tours the Children's TV shows. The best
present, a family - Pacific Fleet Air Force films families
to send to men in Korea, includes photos of Rusty and
Randy Livermore, Dennis and Ronald Long, Olga Meckler,
Terrie and Bruce Livingstone, Mrs. Robert Miljan, Gloria
and Julie Jean, Tommy Hedley, and others. Army goes
one better and ships family across the Atlantic to reunite
families in Europe, including Peggy Hawkins and sons
Jimmy and Phil. Cute full page color Plymouth ad with
art by Norman Rockwell (no car in ad).
Good - $18
Asia Special Issue - its troubles and
opportunities. Almost entire issue pertains to Asia,
Japan, China, Thailand, Korea, more. Full page Squibb
medical ad with extremely cute photo of toddler in high
chair - has just spilled milk in the tray for very affectionate
kitten. Article about people finding out their loved
ones are prisoners in Korea, not dead - includes Patricia
Hedlund, Levi Minter and wife, Bill Dean, Mother of
Francisco Garcia, George C. Bell and wife, Betty Morar,
mother of Manuel Vasquez, Gilbert Calvillos, Nancy Byrd,
Mrs. Rudy Hovatich and Nita Mershon. Oil from a sandy
Sheikdom - Kuwait. Abominable Himalayan snowman, with
photos. Chinese success story. Malcolm MacDonald, ambassador
extraordinary. New era for Afghans. Life-giving monsoon.
Film queens of Asia. Bangkok.
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Fair (All Good, but cover has small corner chip and edge tear, small library stamps throughout.) - $12