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Life Magazine January 7, 1952 : Cover - Hairstyles - poodle (Merry Tompkins) and horsetail (Mimi Barker).
- Ships sink around England's Goodwin Sands. Full page
color Nash Airflyte ad with a couple really puffy looking
cars, lighthouse in background, cars are grey with green
roof and creme with red roof. Nice full page movie poster
ad with color "Ten Tall Men" with Burt Lancaster.
Letter to editor pertaining to hole shown in teacher's
shoe, testimony to inadequacy of teachers' pay in the
U.S. Photo - Willow Run car factory in winter storm,
this is a former aircraft factory. US Army shows off
the T-47 machine gun. Grim photo of John L. Lewis (United
Mine Workers) all grubby and bitter after viewing the
bodies in an Illinois coal mine disaster. Disaster at
the Orient No. 2 coal mine in West Frankfort, Illinois,
including photos of Mrs. Kenneth Nicholson, Cecil Sanders,
Mrs. Charles Bartoni, others. University of Texas gets
2,810 donors for blood drive. Slightly humorous article
about drunk drivers and sobriety tests. The Empire State
building is sold - tells all the steps necessary to
make it happen. Carrie Munn, dress designer in color
Fatima cigarette ad. Jean Babilee in Till Eulenspiegel
ballet. "The Wife Problem" - I was prepared
for a funny article, but it is really about corporations
and executive wives. Schlitz ad with Ham Radio operator
illustration by John Falter. New hotel El Panama with
no windows or doors. US teenagers in Paris - photo gallery.
Photos of Civil War recreations. Unusual full page color
Coca-Cola ad with boy in Western Union cap.
Good - $45
Dutch kids go on postage stamps, Erna Wolters, Jacob
Blom, Jan van den Heuvel, Andries Zwart. Full page color
Western Electric ad with nighttime factory scene, art
by Kurka, we are back to the military defense theme.
Churchill visits the US. Drug bust at the Penguin nightclub
in Washington, DC. Former warden Clinton T. Duffy is
released from San Quentin prison. Two page color American
Airlines ad with map art by Chesley Bonestell. Charles
Adams and family are snowbound in South Dakota. Captain
Henrik Curt Carlsen stays with sinking Flying Enterprise
ship. Reverend Carl Doss gets lots of gifts for his
nine kids. New robot bowling pin setting machine takes
over for pin setting kids. Another cute but odd full
page Ethyl gasoline ad with a Cat and a caterpillar.
Milwaukee painters get view from airplane and make paintings
- Donald Anderson, Dean Meeker, Elden Mathews, Lowell
Lee. Charles Zadok - artist profile. Portfolio of distinguished
Britons - photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt - Martin Cyril
D'Arcy, George Macaulay Trevelyan, Alexander Fleming,
Bertant Russell, Viscount Moore, William Edward Rootes,
Viscount Camrose and many more. Ransomed US Airman tell
story of his ordeal by Captain John J. Swift. Back Page
color Camel ad with Maureen O'Hara.
Good - $26
Fair (Generally Good, but has rough spine ends and cover edge, library stamps) - $12
gosh - lovely full page color Modess ad with peach couture
- these ads are the most consistently framable couture
in LIFE. Funny photos of people with nylons over their
heads - Edwin David, Jan Caulfield, Pet Wrege, Winnie
David. Captain Kurt Carlsen stays aboard the sinking
Flying Enterprise - tells his story - cool sinking ship
photos (See also LIFE January 14, 1952). Very nice full
page color Niblets Corn ad with cobs of corn wrapped
in labels. Neat photo of sea surge flood in town of
San Sebastian in Spain, with guys clinging to side of
building and lamp post. Amateur Archaeologists dig through
Hohakam Indian mound in Phoenix, Arizona, Janice McLouth,
Lester Weilands, others. Rashomon is a complex tale
of passion and murder - directed by Kurosawa. Neat photo
of Mount Washington in winter at sunset, aerial. Full
page Champion spark plugs ad with Slick Airways. Artist
Max Ernst makes microbe (pint size) pictures. Broadway
play - Pal Joey - with Harold Lang. Assistant Secretary
of Defense - Anna Rosenberg - hard working woman with
George Marshall. Its opulence may be dimmer now but
old guard is still “en guarde” story by
Cleveland Amory with Illus by Saul Steinberg. Full page
color Debeers diamonds ad with illustration by Raoul
Good - $18
Fair (All Very Good, nice, but has library stamps) - $15
Fair (Generally Good, but has minor spine water mark) - $10
Photos of barrel jumping skaters (more
crashes than successful jumps) - Terry Browne, Guy Berube,
Wilbur Meyer, Andre Marceau. Snow stranded “City
of San Francisco” train on Donner pass - amazing
rescue photos. Franks Costello on trial for contempt
of Congress - not guilty. Full page color Pleasant Moments
whiskey ad with James B. Weaver and very nice ice boating
art by Melbourne Brindle. Wildlife abounds in the Everglades
- photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt - great bird photos.
Mercury Lamp inventor William Meggers profile. Full
page color US Brewers Foundation ad with party art by
Douglass Crockwell. Excellent full page color 1952 Studebaker
ad with green car and sunset coastal scene, this is
apparently a photo by Paul Hesse, not art as it looks
to be. New Jersey Turnpike unravels traffic jams. Very
pretty full page Van Camp's Pork and beans ad in color.
The master impostor - Waldo Demara Jr. profile. Young
female solo pilot - Betty Lee Bennett. Back page color
ad Chesterfield Cigarettes with Dean Martin and Jerry
Lewis in Sailor Beware movie.
Out of Stock -
color Fatima cigarettes ad with LIFE illustrator Jon
Whitcomb. Full page Bromo-Seltzer ad (headaches and
neuralgia) with close-up of skier hand and hand. Harcourt
Portrait studio in Paris - profile - Carmen Tessier.
The Egyptians and Tunisians riot against the British
and French. Second plane in a week hits Elizabeth New
Jersey. Harry Chapin Smith leaves Harvard $400,000.
Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory North Carolina send
messages in balloons and bottles to China. Ice Skaters
Barbara Ann and Sonja Henie in rival shows. Lovely full
page color Arrow Shirts ad with cupid. Kenneth Porter
lives a normal life, but cannot sit down - he was given
the choice of being fused in a sitting or standing position.
From struts to jets - US Military Aviation - amazing
jet illustrations by John T. McCoy Jr. Outside corsets
give shape to women. Huntington Hartford collects modern
art - Miro, Renault, Picasso and Dove. Fancy Pasta Forms
by Gene Leone. Life goes to the Atomic Ball in St. Louis.
Back Page Coca-cola ad with handsome Air Force guy.
LOVELY full page color Gibson Valentines ad with lady
in purple, art by Lucia.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
British trigger rioting
in Cairo town of Ismailia. Full page color ski-theme
ad featuring Hartley Ramsay and Tareyton cigarettes.
Humorous full page movie poster ad for "Sailor
Beware" with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. The interesting
long and skinny wood carvings of Nikita Carpenko. Death
of General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny. The British battle
at Ismailia, Egypt - sets off riots in Cairo. Another
charming full page Texaco ad with five dalmatian pups
chasing a snowball. Billy Goat acres mob in Bakersfield,
California - six kids and a dog, joy riding and more,
shot at by the police. Guided missile testing in the
Bahamas, Abaco Island. Harvard scientist Carroll Williams
studies insect metamorphosis. Ann Morgan dies - two
pages of photos and story. Twin gives skin to his brother
for grafts - Leo and Leonard Kijowski. Jose Ferrer,
master showman - profile. The town of Marietta, Ohio
has been flooded 25 times in 50 years - citizens have
learned to live with it - a charming piece. Hell on
snow by Marshall Smith at Sun Valley and Norways's Norefjell
- skiers Jack Nagel, Dick Beuk, Emile Allais, Jimmy
Griffith, Jack Reddish, George Schneider and George
Macomber. Neat piece on the last of the London Lamplighters,
Ted Fairclough. Back page ad with Eva Gabor for Camel
Very Good - $45
Good - $32
Nice full page color Western Electric
ad with factory worker Frank Spath making copper wire,
art by Robert Benney. Death of King George IV. Full
page color Kellogg's Corn Flakes ad made by 8-year-old
Malcolm Kovacs of Chicago, Illinois. Military argues
for $52.1 billion for new budget, congress asks about
waste, includes photos of soldiers with costs of all
parts of their uniforms labeled. Air crashes in American
west : B-17 airplane on Mt. Tyler in Washington, C-47
airplane on Mt. Armer, Arizona. Betsy Ross stamp causes
controversy. Full page color Schlitz beer ad with art
by Lyman Anderson, charming beagle dog. American spring
fashions - color photo essay. Full page color Canada
Dry Ginger Ale with baton twirler Mary Hartline. Hamburg,
Germany's revival, lots of photos. Cop's crime and punishment
- Michael Moretti. The Glob. Wizard of 0000s - science,
Antoon van den Hurk of Helenaveen, Holland, a math genius.
Hurdling Hog belonging to Tab Evans of Charleston, Texas.
Full page color De Beers diamonds ad with art by Raoul
Dufy. Very nice feature article on Lucille Ball. Greatest
Hockey goalie ever - Terry Sawchuk, Detroit Red Wings.
The Glob - a cartoon and literary story of evolution,
John O'Reilly and Walt Kelly. Shakespearean party at
Washington and Lee University, includes photos of Barbara
Stern, Anne Hathaway, Sue Leonard, Stew Ingersoll, John
Phillips, Patricia Mateer, Skip Dankel and others. Full
page American Petroleum Institute ad pertaining to water
flooding of old oil wells.
Out of Stock -
Italian boy gets 50,000 postcards - Fabio
Signorini of Sant' Alessandro. Full page Bell Telephone
ad showing truck and man out in bad snow and ice storm
repairing lines. US cities get nervous about the amount
of air traffic, too many planes, not enough space, ends
of runways cluttered with buildings. Charming full page
color Maxwell House coffee ad with winter town scene
and every winter sport imaginable, including skiing,
skating, sledding, hockey and more. George VI of Great
Britain - obituary. Very charming and unique photo of
Howard R. Koch of the troop transport ship "General
M. C. Meigs" leaning out porthole to greet wife
Averil. F-86 pilot Major James A. Jabara - profile.
Full page color US Brewers Foundation ad with Mardi
Gras art by Douglass Crockwell. Marlon Brando plays
Zapata in Viva Zapata! Unusual two page Ford Motor Company
ad - The American Road part III - Snowbound no more,
includes full page photo of Sun Valley, Idaho. Cezanne
profile by Winthrop Sargeant - great paintings. Plastic
bodies for cars - Glasspar Company. Westminster Dog
Show - great dog photos. Queen Elizabeth profile by
Marion Crawford - her governess. Using old planes to
make new ones tougher, includes photo of B-25 being
blown up, flak testing. Blood stream X-rays show blood
clots. Nine-year-old Betsy Bingman of Dallas throws
a party for her friends, includes Jackie Hardwicke,
Anne Roach, Alice Perry, Carolyn Nance, others - all
wearing mother's fancy dresses.
Good - $18
Fair (All Good, but edge of page block is speckled) - $10
Fair (All Good, but has library stamps) - $10
robot-like statues made of nuts, bolts, screws and such
by Dr. Bernie Cooper. Nice full page color Lustre-Creme
shampoo ad with June Allyson. Chicago finally gets tired
of the mob. Tuberculosis research, including photos
of Fred Berg, Sea View Hospital patients dance, Hilda
Carrion, more. Norway holds first Winter Olympics including
photos of Stein Ericksen skiing (and almost crashing),
Andrea Mead Lawrence skiing, Hjalmar Andersen skating,
bobsledders Kuhn and Hamann (back in the days when beer-drinking
was considered training for bob sled), more. The ship
Fort Mercer sinks near Cape Cod and men are rescued.
Willie Sutton crime career is over, he was a bank robber
with the nickname "The Actor." . Destroyer
Ernest G. Small sails 300 miles backward. Queen Elizabeth's
visit to Kenya. People of Chile build a modern nation
photos by Eliot Elisofon. De Givenchy - a new name in
Paris fashion. Rudolf Bing - opens Metropolitan Opera
with Rigoletto. Full page Havoline motor oil ad with
great art of horse steeplechase race, falling horse.
Emlyn Williams impersonates Charles Dickens. Photos
of the destroyer ship U.S.S. ERnest G. Small that had
her bow blown off, sailed backwards to port. Color photo
essay on Chile, the country. Jewel thieves strike it
rich in New York by Herbert Brean. Rural Pastor brings
church to people in New Hampshire - Rev. George T. Duke.
Back page Coca-cola ad featuring a nurse. Excellent
full page Lockheed Aircraft Corporation ad with jet
pilot and trainee pilot.
Good - $32
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $22
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover edge is foxed) - $18
Robert Dotzauer balances things on his
chin, including cat on ladder. Full page color Motorola
Television ad with art by Bill Gregg. Murder trial of
Hunter Bergman. Two page color Wheaties ad with Bob
Feller, Cleveland Indians baseball pitcher. Full page
color Cadillac ad with maroon car and jewelry by Van
Cleef & Arpels. Sad photo of Clarence Sims jumping
to his death from the George Washington Bridge. The
longest murder trial in Texas, Hunter Bergman, Dudley
Veal, Elna Bergman Veal, more. Outbreak of foot-and-mouth
disease in Saskatchewan prompts slaughter of cattle.
Nice full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with
United Air Lines stewardess Audrey Jones and smoking
inside the plane. Moving stones in Death Valley - great
photos. Cartoon Frankie and Johnnie in new cartoon -
Rooty Toot Toot. GREAT full page color Jell-o ad with
Scots woman art by Lyman Anderson. Spring Skiing in
Tuckerman's Ravine, includes winter camping photos and
SUPER close-up photo of skiers in gear. Boom in natural
gas - great article on the technology. Latest developments
in jet engines, include Sabrejet Interceptor airplane
F-86D, plane number FU-456. "Rancho Notorious"
movie ad with Marlene Dietrich (Phew!) and Arthur Kennedy.
Neat athletic sculptures by Pericle Fazzini. Isamu Noguchi
sculpts modern art lamps. Car equipped with shower,
stove and kitchen sink - Louis Mattar of San Diego.
Allies handed Stalin his victory by Chester Wilmot.
Jara Kohout hosts radio party for Czechoslovakian displaced
persons to heckle the reds. Very nice two page color
General Motors ad showing Pontiac, Cadillac, Buick,
Oldsmobile and Chevrolet cars, all four-doors. Feature
on watch-dogs, guard dogs. Photos of Russian fashions.
Good - $22
Eclipse in Africa
and Asia. Full page color McGregor Sportswear ad with
golfer Cary Middlecoff, art by Hiram Rubin. Nice full
page photo of the little boy Kang Koo Ri (he had appeared
in the 1952 Protestant United Appeal ad). Ike campaigns
for NATO. Test planes without pilots - XP5Y-1 seaplane.
Olga Konow and her family, Oilboat Olga, and tanker
sales. Photo of the collapse of a grandstand in Baltimore,
275 hurt. The smart robbers brought a ham bone for dog,
got away with more than $2 million, La Vere Redfield
house. Mexico's volcano Paricutin - great photos. Full
page Color ad for Jell-o (Jello) early art by Hank
Ketcham, who is famous for Dennis the Menace.
Golconda on East 51st street, feature on Henry Winston
- gem collector, with color photos of his amazing gems,
second only to British royal family. New art talent
in New York - Charles Oscar, Robert Knipschild, Jonah
Kinigstein, Wallace Reiss, Carroll Cloar and Herbert
Katzman. Oakland California - Children's Fairyland playground.
13 year old boxer - Francis Schulte. Charlie Chaplain
directs Limelight - photos. They ruined baseball, written
by Ty Cobb. Debutante Gloria Slaughter of Dallas - party
photos. Nice full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad
with mountain climbing scenes, including ice axe, Walter
Gonnason leaping crevasse and more.
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $28
Life Magazine March 24, 1952 : Cover - Four political candidates - Estes Kefauver, Kerr, Russell, and Stevenson.
Humorous full page Van Heusen shirts ad with native
african warrior. Fulgenico Batista and his revolution
in Cuba. General Massey. Clever alphabet drawn by Edward
Lear. Doctor George Logan Gardiner (Gueydan, Louisiana)
is honored by the 2,000 people who owed their very existence
to him. Arnold Schuster, who turned in bank robber Willie
Sutton, is murdered. Samia Gamal - belly dancer art
photos. Modern Whaling - sad photos - good story. Baseball
tricks that won games, written by Ty Cobb. Poor Clyde
Lasure, he got stuck in an air vent while trying to
escape the St. Clairsville, Ohio county jail. Plastic
armor protect Marines from bullets. Young painter Sigfried
Reinhardt - profile. US Brewers Foundation ad, art by
Ray Prohaska. Cree Indian Robert Oats gets his hair
cut. Gorgeous two page color Nash ad with maroon Ambassador
Custom four door car. Singer Johnnie Ray - photos and
profile. Two page Rums of Puerto Rico ad with testimony
by Paul Lukas and Sasha Siemel - hunts tiger with a
spear, art by James Bama. Girl Scout proficiency badges,
includes photos of Mary Ann Stocker, Benjamin Franklin
school (San Diego), Brownies of Ramona California, Coronado
Island Intermediate Troop 278, Lemon Grove troop, La
Mesa Troop 591, Carol Lee Matson, Pat Archibald, James
Zinn, Carla Archibald, Carol Mortenson and others. Life
goes to a Yankee Cakewalk - Vermont minstrel act.
Out of Stock -
of those goofy full page Ethyl gasoline ads, this on
with a lima and a Llama. North Pole 103 miles - temperature
60 below - T-3 arctic outpost, this is one of those
big ice islands mentioned in LIFE October 22, 1951,
includes photos of Joe Fletcher, Kaare Rodahl, Mike
Brinegar, more. Jury is drawn for Willie Sutton, they
still haven't caught the killer of Arnold Schuster (LIFE
March 24, 1952). Nathan Feinsinger collapses, steel
strike negotiator. Tignes village France drowns - new
dam. Full page color Arrow Shirt ad with art by Karl
Heiks (?). Write-in votes in Minnesota, 107,000 for
Eisenhower - a political first. Ku Klux Klan KKK is
in trouble, named photos of Klansmen, plus named photos
of those beaten by klan for dubious things like immorality
and failure to attend church!! Prisoners' island - Koje
Korea, includes photo of six-year-old prisoner of war,
a messenger boy. New U.S. Cancer weapon - radiation,
with Erwin Houseman. Azaleas. Philadelphia students
produce TV shows for each other. Bandana fashions. Hard-boiled
Roger Hornsby - photo feature, baseball manager, St.
Louis Browns. Mark Kauffman wins "photographer
of the year" which is the third time in a row for
a LIFE photographer, many samples of his photography.
A course in the circus, Florida State University, includes
photos of Johnnie Fortune, David Donnelly, Delores Duguid,
Gale Tomlinson, Helen Arnold, Jett Munroe, Lell Pinkston,
Very Good - $82
Good - $72
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $42
Fair (Generally Very Good, but cover partly split at spine) - $42
Life Magazine April 7, 1952 : Cover - Marilyn Monroe - talk of Hollywood, the iconic photo of her in the ruched white off-the-shoulder gown.
Two page ad of Hollywood stars who use
Lustre-Crème shampoo, with great shots of each.
Truman will not run for president. French explorers
burned out of the home in the Antarctic. Herbs for home
- nice color art of common herbs. German fashions are
in. Do we have visitor's from space - H. B. Darrach
Jr and Robert Ginna - great UFO and illustrations and
photos - Carl Hart Jr, Carl Hart, Dr. Oberg, Prof. Ducker,
Dr. E. L. George, Ed J. Sullivan, Truffle king Alain
Pebeyre. Billiards champ Willie Hoppe and Katy Katsura.
Tulane experiments show that rats have ability to learn.
Julie Harris, actress profile. EXTRAORDINARILY SCARCE!!!!
Out of Stock -
Life Magazine April 14, 1952 : Cover - Alice Bruno, wearing an Italian Import (fashion feature inside).
Buick Roadmaster ad with car parallel parking, power
steering. I'm charmed by this ad - full page color Autoyre
Fairfield ad for inexpensive bathroom fixtures that
we still see around today. Chinese use fake photos to
prove germ-warfare story. Another charming full page
Texaco ad with five rolly, polly Dalmatian pups. First
atomic artillery - Army Chief Collins, this is probably
first nuclear warheads. Epic escape across the Gobi
Desert - ends in the US. Very low unemployment in Luxembourg.
The Edge of the Sea by Rachel Carson - drawings by Rudolph
Freund. Christendom's rare relics are preserved in Vatican
- cool jewelry and books. Color photo - ice piled high
on shore of Lake Superior near Duluth. Scary Satan book
cover by Cornelius van Roemberg. Horrible baseball accident
- Monte Irvin of the New York Giants breaks his ankle.
Feature article on the unemployed in Luxembourg. British
faith healer Harry Edwards - profile. 1952 - MGM musicals
- Show boat, An American in Paris, The Merry Widow.
The TV panel show named "The Author Meets the Critics."
Helicopter aerial views of the US by Margaret Bourke-White,
includes some railroad yards, Coney Island beach and
much more, for at least some of them she hung outside
below the helicopter!. Missing West Point cadet - Richard
C. Cox. Full page color US Brewers Foundation ad with
art by Douglass Crockwell. Full page color Champion
spark plugs ad with extremely cute art of little boy
playing baseball. Farrowing with Bob Stoops, Garry Smith,
W. L. Hughes near Tipton, Indiana - pig birthing time.
Very Good - $40
Good - $30
Full page Celanese
acetate fabric ad with airline hostess. Full page Bell
Telephone ad with baby Leonard A. Snyder. Charming full
page color Westinghouse Laundromat ad with little boy
crawling in dirt under fence. World's first photos (1898)
is found - Nicephore Neipce. Really cute full page color
REO truck ad with archaeology and the sphinx, art by
Pinson. Feature on South Africa, 300th anniversary of
white man's settlement of South Africa - a strange event.
Jane Froman has still more near misses with tragedy
in her life, Mrs. John C. Burn. France's Marie Besnard
poisons eleven with arsenic. Budget baby - buy everything
he needs for $275. Full page color S&W juice ad
with curious kind of art by Jacques Kapralik, looks
a bit like cut-out fabric pieces. Tito Speaks - article
by Josip Broz-Tito and Vladimir Dedijer. Cancer cartoons
by the American Cancer Society - Ed Parmelee. Ben Hogan
and Sam Snead play in the Master's Golf Tournament -
great gold photos. T. W. Buckshot Lane runs for Congress.
Laplan Eagle hunts a wolf - amazing photos. William
Holman collection goes to Yale - Pequot Library. Excellent
full page color Life Savers ad with boy and girl looking
at Lifesavers flowers. Mayor Norman Shade of Pekin,
Illinois. King of ancient Assyria - Nimrud ruins. New
acts in the Ringling brothers circus. Dating in the
Biltmore Hotel in New York City, includes photos of
Xavier Quevedo, Paul Charbin, Rita and Zelda Simen,
Nancy Hatcher, Charles Vicinus, and others.
Fair (All Very Good, but has very minor cover soil) - $20
Deaf and dumb Illegal Frontier Crosser IFC Janos draws
his history and feelings in Austria. Full page color
Kellogg's Corn Flakes ad created by 9 year-old Jamie
Cohen of Pittsburgh. More on the floods of the Missouri
and Mississippi rivers including aerial photo of Frenchman
Creek breaking through dam and flooding Bismarck, Ed
Zima, Mrs. Eugene Bullock, Omaha, Council Bluffs. Two
page color Seiberling tires ad with art by George Hughes.
Struggle for Aerial Supremacy - US vs USSR jets and
planes. Mutiny in two NJ prisons - August Doak in Trenton.
Bolivia's annual revolt. Mohammed Chenik exiled from
Tunisia. Easter Parade along fifth avenue and St. Patrick's
Cathedral. Great trout fishing photos by Wallace Kirkland.
Josip Broz-Tito writes about his time in Yugoslavia,
part 2. Elaine Dunn, Elaine Dombcik - song and dance
gives her a big break. Gail Peters and Anne Moss are
new swim champions. Marcel Duchamp, pioneer of nonsense
(such as fur-lined teacup), includes portrait of him
by his brother Jacques Villon. Crime Syndicated - new
TV show review. Eisenhower of Abilene a profile of his
past - great photos. Sidney Bechet and Le Jazz players
in Paris. Indian hunters capture a rare one-horned rhino.
Two page National Golf Day ad for playing in a tournament
with Ben Hogan. Yale men and Vassar girls do long distance
dating by bicycle (with lots of beer), this is a charming
and cute article, includes photos of Nanci Hull, Robert Essert, John Dixon, Edmond Abdelnoor, Hollis Dworken,
Very Good - $45
Full page color Whitman's Sampler ad
with mother and daughter, art by Attie (?). Crowded
prison riot at Southern Michigan Prison - scary photos
including Ellsworth Roberts, Julian Frisbie, Harold
Carrier, Earl Ward, Vernon Fox, others. Cecelia, Ceci,
wife of Panam's Jose Antonio Remon. Two page Durene
cotton ad with color cartoon-like art by Diamond. Half
page Sylvania radio and television picture tubes ad
with the New York Giants baseball player Leo Durocher.
Press watches atomic blast at Yucca Flats Nevada. King
Ranch in Texas burns thorns off cactus for cows to eat.
Full page Ethyl corporation ad with 1902, 1907, 1922,
1938, 1952 Cadillacs, art by Kenny. Life returns to
the North Pole, the ice island T-3 now unofficially
named Fletcher Island - great photos by George Silk.
Pimlico starts it's 82nd year - great horse racing art.
Edward McCormick invents a machine that plays tic tac
toe. Dave Sharp Hollywood stunt man - profile. Tito
Speaks - Part III by Josip Broz-Tito. Chlorophyll products
make good scents - O'Neill Ryan inventor. Hollywood
leading ladies - Felicia Montealegre, Rita Gam, Grace
Kelly, Stella Andrew, Neva Patterson, Diana Lynn. Russian
Orthodox church preserves Easter traditions. Full page
color Hart Schaffner & Marx suits ad with people
in elevator, art by Tom Hall. Nice full page color Camel
cigarettes ad with good photos of Ed Lopat, Early Wynn,
Allie Reynolds, and Preacher Roe, Yankees, Indians,
Very Good - $48
Good - $38
draws Pogofenokee-land - Walk Kelly draws a two page
comic. Meiji Park - Japanese Communists riot against
the US occupation. Full page Champion Spark Plugs ad
with various car racers and cars, Phil Walters, Briggs
Cunningham, John Fitch. Aircraft Carrier Wasp collides
with Rodman and Hobson on the Mediterranean Sea, awful
photos of oil-covered seamen being rescued including
James McIntyre, many died. Great photo of Easter Sunrise
at Red Rocks in Denver. The Sherman Sequoia is 3500
years old by Noel F. Busch. Cute full page color Early
Times whiskey ad with baseball theme sculpture. Softballer
Ed Feigner is so good he plays with only half a team.
10 year old Hasan Kaptan paints great modern art. Johnnie
Ray and Tallulah Bankhead hook up at the Copacabana.
Full page color Mobilegas ad with southwest artwork
by Melbourne Brindle. A tough man for a tough job -
profile of Matt Ridgway by James Michener. Full page
color US Brewers Foundation ad with flyfishing art by
Douglass Crockwell. Two page color American Airlines
ad with illustrations of fishing and beach vacations.
Ted Williams hits a home run (baseball) and then goes
into the Marines. Basque Shepherd works in the US -
photos by Carl Mydans. How Stalin attempted to take
of Yugoslavia and how Tito stopped him by Josip Broz-Tito.
Fire Fightin Jelly Elliot - hillbilly singer.
Very Good - $25
Good - $15
Great photos of young boys auditioning for part
in Treasure Island - Peter Avramo gets the part. Aircraft
carrier Wasp gets a new bow from Hornet. St. Stephen's
Cathedral bell is repaired and returned to Vienna. Communist
China holds US citizens (named photos of prisoners)
- Father Greene is released. WOW - crash photo at the
Oakland, California car race track, includes mention
of Al Foster and Rod Zanoline. Full page color Cole
of California ad with ladies in the most beautiful pink
and purple swimming suits, art by Ron Wicks. Large model
of Niagara Falls helps scientists chart currents. Tom
Coleman from Canon City, Colorado captures a mountain
lion. My memories of Renoir by Jean Renoir - great photos
and samples of art. Panty raids at University of Nebraska.
Odie Newell and his race horse Gift Silver does not
win the Kentucky Derby. Broadway critic Tom Prideaux
reviews current remakes. Two page B&W Ballantine
Ale ad featuring a written endorsement from James Michener.
In Peru and Bolivia - people chew coca leaves to escape
cold and hunger - photos by Eliot Elisofon. Orlon -
a new miracle fabric gets a $100,000 party at Waldorf-Astoria.
A policy of boldness - republican foreign affairs by
John Foster Dulles, with great cartoon by Walt Kelly.
Two page color Douglas aircraft ad with nice art by
Frederick Siebel. Two page color ad for Expanding Marine Aviation
with the Sikorsky helicopter art by Moore. Way cool
photo of horse roller skating - Jimmy, owner Albert
McAlexander of Carysville, Ohio.
Good - $18
Very funny photo of woman offering
baseball umpire her glasses. Half page Bromo-Seltzer
ad with New York Giants baseball player Bobby Thomson.
Campuses enjoy a riotous spring, lots of panty raids.
Lovely full page color Lustre-creme shampoo ad with
a luminous Elizabeth Taylor. Best fire photos of the
year, Kansas City flood fire, Stevens Point (Wisconsin),
Worthington (Minnesota), ship F.L. Hayes. Air landing
at the Pole, T-3. Airlift at a laboratory, food for
lab animals at Lederle Lab. Supreme court gets a momentous
steel case. Alighiero Tondi, a Roman priest, denounces
Church and goes communist. Citizen MacArthur speaks
up. Bertrand Russell is 80. Full page color Old Gold
cigarettes ad with golfing theme. Tafts of Cincinnati
- photo essay. Ring racketeers must go by NYs boxing
commissioner. My rugged education in Boxing by Robert
Christenberry. New looks at A-bomb. S.M.U. sets up its
sororities. Natural foods. Neat article about small
factory that makes plastic human skeletons, Dr. Wendell
Lowrey. Another sexy full page color Jantzen swim suit
ad with art by Pete Hawley. Full page color Gibson cards
ad with art by Lucia. Architect Frederick Kiesler. Choeropsis
Liberiensis - the pygmy hippopotamus. Johnny Longden,
jockey. Another curious full page color S&W juices
ad with art by Kapralik.
Fair (All Good, but cover loose and taped at spine) - $14
Ethyl corporation ad with 1908 Ford and more, art by
Saalburg. Interesting photos show how Heifetz plays
the violin, in the dark, lighted bow end. Capitalist
in Moscow by Oliver Vickery. Another one of those charming
full page Texaco ads with five Dalmatian pups playing
with a ball. Cute story about Congressman Chet Holifield
temporarily taking care of little Blanka Sylvia Schoenhammer,
to be adopted by Mrs. Craig. Ike, Eisenhower. Louvre.
Historic speed - 170,000 miles per second in the cosmotron
at Upton, New York. Hitler's Berghof destroyed at Berchtesgaden,
Eagle's Nest saved. Great photos, day and night, of
new Lever Brothers building on Park Avenue, 53rd St.,
New York. Transatlantic flying - photo essay, a GREAT
piece. Vittorio Manunta, Italian child movie star. Airport
remedy for air safety concerns, Chicago. Farm ponds,
including Stevie Hinkle and dog (Bucks county, Pennsylvania)
and others. Party shoes, color comes to the famous Mary
Janes. Climber Jessett killed on Mount St. Helens. Father
Wilhelm Husgen of Munich schulpts 31 different heads
of his daughter through the years.
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Fair (All Good, but has mildly rough corner tips) - $14
Fair (All Good, but first few pages have a water marked margin) - $14
Great photos of contortionists - Ed Le
Baron, Ben Dova, Paul Brachard, The Spurgats, Chester
Kingston and Peter Pendergast. Chesapeake bay bridge
is finished. Full page two color Champion spark plug
ad with Guy Lombardo and racing boat. Half page Mennen
spray deodorant for men, with New York Yankees baseball
pitcher Allie Reynolds. Louisiana's great plantations
are lived in once more - photos by Bradley Smith. Full
page color Parke, Davis & Company medical ad pertaining
to Epilepsy, art by Alex Ross. Funny full page photo
of Leota Hoaglun of Hibbing, Minnesota with caterpillar
on her nose. Potato famine. The Germans on our side
- by Konrad Heiden. The wedding business - amazing photos
by Leonard McCombe. Full page color United States Brewers
Foundation beer ad with art by Douglass Crockwell. Nice
full page color Early Times whiskey ad with river boat
art by Dean Cornwell. Full page color Gibson Father's
Day cards ad with art by Lucia. Ervand Kogbetliantz
invents three dimensional chess. Dawn Duncan and her
pet fawn deer. A prom in Kronberg Castle near Frankfurt,
Germany. Gorgeous full page color Jantzen swimsuit ad
with man and woman.
Very Good - $48
Good - $38
Fair (Generally Very Good, but cover is marred, not horrible) - $18
Fair (All Good, but has a number of bent pages, library stamps) - $18
A very curious story from Lapeer county, Michigan where
the Farmer's Mutual Fire Insurance Association went
bankrupt and hundreds of farmers found that they were
liable for the company's debts, Clayton Gilliland, Paul
and Chris Ziegenhardt, Boyd Schriber, Clark Gregory
and others. George M. Bryne, marine salvage expert,
raises the Arizona Sword freighter. The five Dionne
sisters grow up - they are now 18, quintuplets. Collecting
Insects - great photos and instructions. 14,000 golfers
beat Ben Hogan, includes art by Alexander Leydenfrost.
The Bell sisters, Cynthis and Kay strothers, singers,
from Seal Beach, California. Marsden Hartley - artist
and poet - profile. Jungle rescue in the Green Hell
- by Cranston Jones, two different expeditions raced
to same plane wreck (see LIFE June 2, 1952), Boeing
Stratocruiser "Good Hope" of Pan American
World Airways.. Catholics gather in Spain for Eucharistic
Congress - photos by Dmitri Kessel. David Turner puts
on a one man Grant Wood art show.
Very Good - $45
Good - $35
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $25
Lovely full page color Lustre-Creme shampoo
ad with the lovelier Lana Turner. A letter and photo
to the editor mentions the Alcock and Brown transatlantic
flight (See LIFE June 2, 1952) that end in a crash landing
in an Irish bog. Students draw pictures of their 300
pound teacher. Full page color Western Electric ad with
national defense theme, two women working on control
board, one for weapons, one for telephones. North Korean
prison Koje is retaken by US soldiers. Nice Taft steamroller
cartoons, including one by Fred O. Seibel. Fun story
about Myrtel Beach, South Carolina and funny laws, includes
policeman Charles Edmonson in a swimming suit. Nice
full page color Kodak film ad with Maine Lobsterman.
Julius Boros wins the US Open. Kenneth Sills retires
from Bowdoin College, Maine. Regina Pacis Votive Shrine
gets it's stolen jewels back. Mrs. Jason Westerfield
collects antique fabrics and uses them to reproduce
new cloth. Interesting series of photos from a boxing
match, Hans Stretz, Peter Muller, referee knocked out.
Chart that is career guide for future college students.
Full page color ad for 1952 Cadillac with jewels from
Laykin. Mickey Spillane sells millions of novels about
sex and slaughter. Lincoln Land - Hodgenville, Kentucky
birthplace. Jenny Hecht stars in Women of Sin. Another
odd full page color S and W, S&W juices ad with
art by Kapralik. Feature on Japanese artists. Full page
color Old Forester whisky ad with art by John Howard. Full page color Robt. Burns cigarillo ad with the Flynns, art by Russell Gale.
Very Good - $50
Good - $40
Fair (All Good, but cover has taped tear, library stamps) - $20
Fair (All Good, but cover is speckled and a few pages have a water marked margin) - $15
page color Old Gold cigarettes ad with cowgirl and cowboy
theme. Locusts in Iran, includes crop dusting bi-wing
airplane. Photo of sinking airplane near Sweden in Baltic
Sea, Swedish Catalina seaplane. Full page Ethyl corporation
ad with 1924 Chrysler car and others, art by Robert
Patterson. Cute full page color REO engines ad with
race car art by Pinson. Tightrope trouble in London
amusement park, a slipped guy wire causes trouble for
Spanish aerialists including Miguel Estelrich. Plane
goes astray in the desert - British airliner in the
Sahara. Full page New York Life Insurance company with
ocean fishing art by Melbourne Brindle. Britain celebrates
Queen's day. Really cute full page color Jell-o ad with
lady doing calisthenics in a swimming suit, art by Dink
Siegel. 89 U.S. district attorneys and their new boss.
Convention city - Chicago - photo essay. Evolution's
coycats. Full supper sandwiches. Teen-age olympics talent
includes Swimmer Barbara Starke, Diver Paula Jean Myers,
Fencers Pooly Craus and Maxine Mitchell, Runner Nell
Jackson and Mary Ella McNab, Hurdlers Nancy Phillips
and Evelyn Lawler (mother of Olympic track champion Carl Lewis), Gymnasts Ruth Topalian, Marion Twining
Brone, Clara Schroth Lomady. Chicago is the convention
city, includes the Conrad Hilton Hotel. Sabrina - Amherst's
water nymph statue. International wedding, Eileen Wu
and Berkeley Gage. GREAT photo of Allen Ford riding
a Brahman bull named Zero, Fallbrook, California rodeo.
Good - $12
reproduction of the room where Sherlock Holmes lives,
all items labeled, 221B Baker Street. Republican show
gets rolling, includes a photo pertaining to new air
conditioning system in hall - they clearly weren't conserving
electricity in those days. IKE supporters flash his
name at the end of each inning at Dodgers - Giants baseball
game. Nice full page color United States Brewers Foundation
beer ad with art by John Gannam, Clambake on the beach.
Natural Gas Pipe comes to Brooklyn via Staton Island
and the Narrows - a tricky job. Arthritics seek cure
in radioactive mines, Boulder, Montana - the Free Enterprise
Mine, Merry Widow Mine, Miracle Mines Inc., includes
photos of many sufferers such as Edna Kirsch. Bombs
heard round the world, bombing of the Yalu power installations
in China. Oops - photo of swarm of bees on the tail
pipe of an F-84 Thunderjet at Wright-Patterson Air Force
Base - William Jones bravely saved the day. Seymour,
Indiana relives its sinful youth including re-enactment
of handing of bandits. White House redecorated, color
photos. Starfire's fish - aviation, rockets launched
from F-94C aircraft. Individual named photos of the
Korean War's ace jet pilots. The curious story of Christine
Granville. Jet age whirligig - human centrifuge to study
pilot black-outs. Boxer Sugar Ray Robinson against Joey
Maxim. Mr. Peepers, Wally Cox and his TV comedy serial
show. Handicap tennis match put on by the Upper Nyack
Tennis Club where members wear odd things to impede
their playing, Bill Erickson, Jane Erickson, George
Guelich, Steve Bromley, Dave Spencer.
Good - $24
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $14
Fair (Generally Good, but has extra tanning and cover is loose and split at spine) - $10
Paducah, Kentucky sees big
change with the new atomic energy plant, sadly they
are sending mules off to the knackers because the newly
prosperous farmers can now afford tractors. Moroccan
Goum troops in Germany celebrate the end of Moslem Ramadan
fast with a feast. Super CUTE full page Jell-0 ad with
color art by Gregori, man in hammock. Two page color
Mobilgas ad with flying horse, art by Robert Elmer Lougheed.
Golden trout, fly fishing, photos by Edward Clark, includes
photos of Ben Loverin, Andy Tarailo, Charles McDermand.
Father Salazar Priest to the Campesinos by Wayne Miller.
G.O.P. convention. The folks of Englewood, Colorado
test a rugged rug made by San Francisco's Pabco Products
Company. Morals and politics. Full page color Pleasant
Moment whiskey ad with golfing scene. Wounded soldier
gets a new thumb, Orlando Campisi, his first finger
moved to become a new thumb. Bargains in color lithographs
- Paul Rene, Marino Marini, Picasso. Pet lending library
- kids borrow Skunks, rats and porcupines. 1952 Chicago
conventions. The Pamper House, a new kind of beauty
parlor in New York City. A fumble party - a curious
game that must have been very popular with folks of
dating age, Denver, Colorado, Betty and Jack Campbell.
Sleeper's scene in Central Park. Hammond, Indiana inventors
try to build a better mousetrap - , Bill Biesen, Wayne
Jenkins, George Pataky, Ed Cox, and others. Newport
to Bermuda sailing race, includes Ticonderoga and others,
Frank Duggy, Alex Troonin. The hangover - a scientific
analysis by Lincoln Barnett. Back page color Camel ad
featuring Robert Young.
Good - $16
Nice full page color Old Gold cigarettes ad with horse
race jockey. Full page black and white Texaco ad featuring
five cute Dalmatian pups and firehose. Photos of building
in the process of being destroyed by atomic bomb blasts.
Curious little piece about Mt. Everest still growing,
a Swiss climber said it is up to 29, 610 feet. Short
follow-up on the Widow Stevens article in LIFE June
16, 1952. Nice full page color Durkee's margarine ad
with the fanciest corn-on-the-cob server you've ever
seen! Edward Rowe finds pirate treasure from pirate
Edward Low in Nova Scotia. Pitcher Bobby Shantz leads
the big leagues in baseball, in a photo with Ray Murray.
Largest luxury ship - The SS United States - great fold-out
illustration shows floorplan. Full page General Electric
ad for circular fluorescent light bulbs. Mary Bruce
Sharon recalls her old Kentucky home in paintings. Fashion
- the most amazing swimming suit EVER, it is boned at
waist and puffy at hips to give astounding hour glass
shape. Adlai Stevenson - the reluctant candidate - profile.
John Hunter and the Sykes brothers hunt lions in Africa.
Photo of absolutely identical homes in Bemerton Heath
housing development near Salisbury, England - except
one house has been destroyed by a bomber plane crash
that leaked gas and burned it, Mrs. Samson Pritchard.
Good - $32
Life Magazine July 28, 1952 : Cover - British Starlets in Hollywood - Joan Elan, Dorothy Bromiley and Audrey Dalton.
and US athletes meet and train together in Helsinki
Olympics. Full page color Robt. Burns Cigarillos ad
with Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lahr, art by Lake. Cute photo
of mother duck and ducklings crossing a golf course
while golfers and spectators wait. Norwegian freighter
"Black Gull" ship burns at sea, most survive
and are rescued by Gripsholm. The DuPonts celebrate
a 150th anniversary with their workers. More on the
stell strike. Full page color US Brewers Foundation
ad with art by Douglass Crockwell, with freshly picked
corn. Reds kidnap Dr. Walter Linse in West Germany.
Smart mice master mazes at Bell Labs. Extremely nice
two page United Aircraft Corporation ad with one page
of color art by Dave Mink, scrambling F-94 Starfire
jets. Follies Bergere in Paris. GREAT Convair ad for
guided missiles with great art of soldiers watching
missile on radar by Heminger (?). Stilts - Tom Walkers
- Kenneth Merriman makes a giant pair. Sand, Space and
Speed - high altitude planes - photos by Loomis Dean.
Air Force Colonel Albert W. Schinz crashes in North
Korea and survives for 37 days by Clay Blair Jr. The
Beach Park Lady Bowlers, this is lawn bowling in England.
Good - $18
color Nash Golden Airflyte ad with fancy buildings.
Eartha Kitt on Broadway - her road to success. Photo
of Rebecca Powell and Rose Ann Hart, 2-year-olds from
Houston, in a therapy tank recovering from polio - part
of big new polio epidemic. Full page color Campbell's
soup ad with baseball theme. Fashion - summer shawls.
Full page color Van Camp's pork and beans ad with cute
boy, art by Nat White. Aerial photos of the Shores of
Maine - by Laurence Lowry. Full page color Champion
spark plugs ad with people off-loading from a plane,
art by Stan Galli. Half page Quaker State motor oil
ad with hippopotamus art by Durenceau. US and USSR battle
at the Helsinki Olympics, photos are of running, track
and field events. Iron Curtain trip gives long look
at Red's new German Barricade - by David Douglas Duncan.
The double life of Henry Green - British Industrialist
and Novelist by Nigel Dennis. Extremely cute full page
color Jell-o ad with man reading cook book and preparing
to bake. Fun photo feature on Cub Campers at Camp Wyanoke,
New Hampshire, Lake Winnipesaukee, includes photos of
Todd Buxton, Edward Colby, Randy Huber, Todd Buxton,
Haty Rathbone, Richie Cooper and others. Charming photo
of Mrs. Robert Burns tying her horse and carriage to
a parking meter, she is a member of the Old Order Dunkers
of Covington, Ohio.
Good - $18
page color DeBeers diamonds ad with horse racing track
art by Raoul Dufy. Fun photos of underwater boys including
Doug Hazlett, Rich Meyers, others at the YMCA in Dayton,
Ohio. Eva Peron dies of cancer at 33. Another one of
those hard-to-believe-they-got-it photo of a car tire
flying through a picnic, stock car race near Troy, New
York. Egypt King Farouk in exile in Capri. Navy starts
work on first Atomic Carrier - Forrestal class. The
Cambria Clay Products employees strike in Ohio. Photo
and short story of two separate freak plane accidents
- Mrs. Marie Capellaro was sucked out of a cabin door
(Pan American) and Dorothy Berard's parachute didn't
open. Curious note that "Pacific Fleet Command
has banned the sale of most war comic books in ships'
stores on the grounds that they are too gory for the
American sailor." Harry Mattews and Rocky Marciano
boxing match. Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini
have twins. Movies Ivanhoe and Story of Robin Hood with
Joan Fontaine and Robert Taylor. The life of the bee
- amazing article and illustrations by Rudolf Freund.
Change and Eng - Siamese twins - life profile and photos.
The Olympic Look amazing sport photos including - Paavo
Nurmi, Ingrova Zatopek, Boiteaux, M Namdjou, Joseph
Berthel. Smith College Choir tours Europe. Rather humorous
full page Chase & Sanborn coffee ad with husband
spanking wife. Full page U.S. Defense bonds ad with
Henry A. Commiskey, medal of honor. Full page color Robt. Burns cigarillo ad "Why women love ..." with art by Russell Gale.
Out of Stock -
Life Magazine August 18, 1952 : Cover - Marlene and Maria (daughter) Dietrich (feature article inside).
Uranium rush is on in Athabaska, Saskatchewan, including
prospector Bob Calder, George Langford, Gus Hawker,
Paul Loutit, Mary Adam, Uranium City, D.R. Macfie, Count
George de Modzelewski, more. Democrats beat a Truman
man. Deadly sleeping sickness in Central Valley, California,
encephalitis, includes photo of Daniel Davis. Norway
honors Haakon. Roadside murders of Jack Cecil Drummond,
his wife and daughter, baffle French police. Spain -
very nice color photo essay. Claud H. Foster gives away
$3,879,680 to Cleveland charities at a single dinner.
Magic angles, Pacific Coast Association of Magicians.
Two page color Durene cotton fabrics ad with cartoon-like
art by Richard E. Howard. Hair-hiding hats. Man vs.
Mesquite, restoring open range in the American Southwest
through the use of aerial spray. Another fun full page
color Shell Motor Oil ad with the remarkable fantasy
art of Boris Artzybasheff. Photos from festivals all
over the USA. Remarkable terrier dog named Conga does
canine translation of the alphabet. Aerialists' errors
- yet more trouble for the same team portrayed in LIFE
June 30, 1952. Serious funny business, photo of Bing
Crosby and Dottie Lamour. 5-year-old Arthur Sommers
wins a horse, named Buck - Flat Rock, Ohio.
Very Good - $34
Good - $24
Robert Anthony Eden
weds Clarissa Spencer Churchill. Full page Ethyl corporation
ad with 1908 Buick and others, art by Robert Patterson.
Interesting full page color movie poster ad for Ivanhoe
with Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor and others. Feature
on new book "The Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison.
King Faisal of Iraq visits the US. Submarine (U.S.S.
Seapoacher) rescues a disabled blimp - amazing photos.
Rough Riders ride again - reunion of original Teddy
Roosevelt men. Flowery farewell to Evita Peron. News
fun with the New Jersey nudist convention. The Talkathon.
New catamaran sails at 25 knots. Gary Cooper in High
Noon - movie review. Full page color Nitey Nite pajamas
ad with very cute kid illustration. Another cute full
page color Jell-o ad with skinny boy lifting weights,
art by Joe ?. Sculptor Alexander Calder makes fanciful
mobiles. Anesthesiologist Vincent Collins provides pain
reduction. TV pantomimes of popular music recordings.
Egypt's new boss tells story of Farouk overthrow - Major
General Mohamed Naguib. Drop dead gorgeous full page
color Lustre-Creme shampoo with Loretta Young. Alistair
Cooke writes about American life.
Out of Stock -
Full page Vicara fiber ad with art
by Remie Hamon. Marcel Loubens dies in caving accident
in Pierre St. Martin cave. full page E-Z infants underwear
ad with art by M. Horton. Nancy Hawkins - a photo scrapbook
of here life, starting in Richmond, Indiana and ending
in El Morocco nightclub in New York, part of call girl
scandal, Oleo Heir Minot Frazier Jelke, New York hookers.
US Brewers ad with outdoor party art by John Gannam.
The cash-and-carry stunt to bring more fans to the Chattanooga
Lookouts baseball games. Tennis star Frank Sedgman.
The Old Man and the Sea - full text - by Ernest Hemingway.
Joan Crawford and Jack Palance in Sudden Fear movie.
Morningside Heights in Manhattan - photos by Gjon Mili.
The hit television show "Space Patrol." Full
page color DeBeers diamonds ad with art by Charles Rain.
Charming photo of little boy frightened by the robot
Sabor in Hamburg, Germany.
Out of Stock -
Cute two page color Westinghouse ad with mini
washer and dryer in baby bassinettes. Full page color
Kem-Glo paint ad with yellow kitchen - funny - paint
your kitchen with a paint that glows with chemicals!
US provides magic carpet for Mecca pilgrims - stranded
pilgrims in Beruit are helped by Harold B. Minor and
13 US Air Force C-54s, includes photos of pilgrim Kashani.
Full page color IBM Electric typewriter ad - sounds
like it is a new thing. Articles about Anthony Mathews
and Mary Johnson, who had been spying on communist party
in London. Aly Kahn sells horses but is out of the money
with Rita Hayworth. Photo essay - Mystic art in tribal
Africa. Article - the first licensed woman driver, Mrs.
Walter M. Bush of Concord, Massachusetts. Medicine -
magnet guides tubes in body with Fr. John Devine, Jr.
Geraldine Page is on edge of greatness. Life visits
a 77-year-old dynamo, Sadie North of Brevard, North
Carolina. Jack Westland wins US Amateur in Seattle.
Soap box derby winner Joe Lunn of Thomasville, Georgia.
Two page Ballantine ale ad with Ernest Hemingway. Neat
story about Walter Ker and his pet wild fish in New
Zealand. Full page color Watchmakers of Switzerland
ad with art by Norman Rockwell "It's Watch Inspection
time." Large feature article, Prisoner of Red China,
Eugene E. Fahy.
Out of Stock -
Campaign's hottest week : Ike (Eisenhower)
and Adlai make 19 speeches in six-day marathon. Wind
wrecks planes - Detroit and Texas, crash of Donald Adams
and his radarman, and more wrecks. Marine and girl find
course of public love unsmooth, Hugh Kidd and Patricia
Hayes. Half page Bromo-Seltzer (headaches and neuralgia)
ad with New York Giants baseball player Bobby Thomson.
NEAT full page color Western Electric ad with red and
white striped rolls of telephone cable, art by Denver
Laredo Gillen. Chilean women vote and Ibanez leads.
Belgian City Bruges commemorates crusader's gift. Super
charming half page Pard dog food ad with daschund dog.
End to the Korean war. New Mexico - photo essay. Maternity
camouflage fashions. Baseball - Old pro Stan Musial
and young Mickey Mantle. Mrs. Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman
- 65 year-old champion with 43rd national tennis title.
Quite the photo of a race car crash - Driver Jim Rigsby
in Dayton, Ohio. Photos of Marilyn Monroe with military
servicewomen for recruitment drive. Lincoln in coffin
photo. Houston's paradise for office girls, including
photos of Orveta Smith. Not quite perfect crime, George
Edward Grammer and his wife, Baltimore car accident
becomes murder, Dorothy Mae Grammer. Nice full page
color Lee jeans ad with cowboy Casey Tibbs. New maternity
clothes called maternity camouflage. Clay bomb therapy
for troubled children. Photo essay by hitchhiker through
New Mexico, Ernst Haas. The manatee, the real mermaid.
Oveta Smith and her dream job working for Prudential
Life Insurance in Houston.
Out of Stock -
Another charming full page Texaco ad with five
Dalmatian pups playing with fireman's boots. Full page
Bell Telephone ad with the Telephone Center at Camp
Gordon, Georgia. Canadian Pacific Line's ocean liner
"Princess Kathleen" is wrecked in Alaska,
but 425 on board escape. Clergyman Willard Sprouse dies
as he accepts honor at Episcopal convention. Disaster
hits 100,000 wild ducks in Utah, drought induced pollution
of swamps - botulinus bacteria. Row over Massachusetts
pensions. Billy Rose marches back down the hill - his
wife got her legal separation from him, Eleanor Holm
(swimming champion). Disintegrating British jet rains
deadly debris on crowd - photos, no real caption. Full
page Hiram Walker whiskey ad with five winning US golfers.
Photos of British Gloster Javelin fighter airplane and
the Avro 698 (a flying wing). Mystery of the kidnapped
baby, Mary Moroney (Mary McClelland, Anastasia Moroney
Miranti). Full page color Blatz beer ad with old and
new bicycles and old and new beer containers. Sculptor
David Smith. Writer Marian Foster, Mariana writes the
books about Miss Flora McFlimsey. Spanish clothes fashions.
A calf with two mothers, surrogate cow mother. Birth
of a giant new U.S. Polar base - photo essay, Blue Jay
in northern Greenland. Sports Car fad - photo essay.
Rocky Marciano, heavyweight boxer. Hawaii volcano lava
lake in color.
Out of Stock -
First pictures - atom blasts
through eyes of victims, GRUESOME photos. Neat full
page AC Oil filter ad with Buick XP-300 convertible,
neat looking car! Full page movie poster ad with color
for "The Lusty Men" starring Susan Hayward, Robert Mitchum
and others. Photos of Oswald puppet for Ventriloquist
Paul Winchell. Wake Island during the Big Blow. Much
ado about a guided missile. Famous Gran Union hotel
checks out, Saratoga Springs. Photo essay - the Quakers.
Article - the leisurely working class. Sports - the
fighting Irish look tough again, Notre Dame, including
photos of Virgil Bardash, Jack Lee, Tom Carey, Bob Martin
and others - Lots of missing teeth, football in color.
That crazy bop joke craze. Children collaborate on murals,
St. Luke's school in New York City. Life goes to a chopsticks
party at the UN International School, includes photos
of Barbara Foley, Timothy Weissmann, Martha Recasens,
Janneke Konig, Thierry Sleszynski, Michael Chang and
others. A new volcano is born on San Benedicto Island
near Baja California. Very nice two page color Willys
ad with ten different Willys vehicles. Jose Ferrer plays
dwarf in Moulin Rouge. Article about Casey Stengel,
New York Yankees baseball.
Good - $24
Fair (Generally Very Good, but cover partly split at spine) - $18
Fair (Generally Very Good, but cover loose from staples and taped at spine) - $11
Love letters of Shaw
and Mrs. Pat Campbell. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad
with Richard Horton family of Levittown, Long Island,
Ammoniated Chlorophyll. Full page Community silverplate
set in the White Orchid pattern. Neat two page photo
of Lipizzan horse doing a capriole. Wow - full page
color Cadillac ad with very handsome maroon and gold
car with jewelry by Harry Winston. Nixon fights, weeps
and wins. Columbia River fisherman's net saves boy -
Archie Bushman, Danny Sampson. Car race photos where
a side-swipe crash brings tragedy to watchers, Driver
Fred G. Wacker, Jr., race in Watkins Glen, New York,
Frank Fazzari is killed, Edna and Manuel Repoza, James
and Mike Fazzari, Wilbur G. Pray, Jack Tallarida, Ethel
McAnn. Polio - Bill Ryan family, wife Jean got Polio,
neighbors help by taking care of children. Picket line
polka entertains aircraft strikers at Lockheed plant
in Burbank. NATO tests its plans to hold west Europe.
Cartoonist H.T. Webster leaves warm legacy. Full page
color Jell-o ad with football theme, art by Whitney
Darrow, Jr. Bones - photo essay. Episcopalians. Fighting
fires with air. Kitchens for the family - color photos.
Painter Marc Chagall. Absolutely lovely full page color
Butter Scotch Life Savers ad with Scottish theme art.
A day in the life of school principal Max Francke, Public
School 61 in New York City. Edith Piaf sings. Rocky
Marciano becomes champion with a Philadelphia punch,
boxing against Joe Walcott. Movies - Snows of Kilimanjaro.
Nice full page Beech Nut gum ad in color with New York
Yankees baseball pitcher Allie Reynolds. San Francisco
opera opening. Saving movie theaters from television
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Pavla Pirecnik and Josefine Sirsch raise and fight over
Ivan-Dieter, two mothers, one son. Lovely Chinese paintings
done by Madame Chiang Kai-shek. John Rhodes Cobb dies
in speedboat accident. War veterans work to build security
against Reds - Ramon Magsaysay. Jet Sky Jeep - collapsible
one man helicopter. Bali dancers delight American audiences.
The New Canada - photos by J. R. Everyman and Jerry
Cooke, includes photo of little helicopter on top of
mountain pass as part of Kitimat project, British Columbia,
to be site of biggest aluminum plant in the world. also
photos of workers in Leduc, Alberta drinking Calgary
red-eye (beer with tomato juice), photo of Noel Drolet
family, and much more about Canada. Fashion - the new
sweater girls. PFC Eddie Fisher performs for troops
in Korea. Nan Hendricks goes to Berea College in Kentucky.
Misuse of sleeping pills. New army artillery gun shoots
Atomic Shells 11 miles. New volcanic mountain near Japan
- Myojin - great photos. New Cartier-Bresson photo book.
Notre Dame football player photos - relabeled - Arthur
Nowack, Jack Lee, Dan Shannon, Bob Martin, Virgil Bardash
and Tom Carey. Carl Jay Bodek has a Bar Mitzvah. Awesome
full page color Tru-Glo liquid make-up ad with Marilyn
Monroe. Full page Westinghouse light bulbs ad with cute
art by the Berenstains (10 years before their first
book and well before the famous Berenstain Bears). Really
nice full page color Westmore cosmetics ad with Marilyn Monroe in an outfit from the movie Niagara, wow!
Good - $24
Fair (All Good, but spine is a bit rough) - $14
Letter and photo to
editor about Mitsuko Yoshikawa, Atomic bomb orphan adopted
by Ben N. Fuson and wife. Full page color portrait of
Queen Elizabeth done by Douglas Chandor. Political races,
including a number of photos from Richland county, Ohio,
Earl and Stanley Huston, Farmers Orly Amstutz, with
sons Dean, Lester and Wayne, more. Juvenile cruelty
encases a cat in plaster - South Bend, Indiana, cat
was finally OK, parents paid vet bills. Penn beats Princeton
in Nation's big football game. Train wreck near London
- commuters, two express trains, 108 people died. Adirondacks
in autumn - photo essay. Michael Patrick O'Brien, trapped
without a passport on the ferryboat Lee Hong, goes back
and forth between Hong Kong and Macao, but can't get
off - like Tom Hanks in the movie Terminal. Two page
color General Motors ad with art by Melbourne Brindle.
World Series Stare - people can hardly move away from
the TV during the Yankee Dodger baseball week, lots
of photos. Full page color Jell-o ad with cowboy art
by Whitney Darrow, Jr. Actress Beatrice Lillie. Incentives
help insane - medicine. Clear Plastic boxcar so handlers
can see freight damage as they cause it. Confederate
General Stewart is found guilty. French Cave produces
a bonanza in neolithic human bones - near Treves, close
to cave with caving fatality (see LIFE September 1,
1952). Big Marion Davies party. Full page Sanforized
fabrics ad with cartoon art by Mary Gibson.
Good - $18
Full page Champion
spark plugs ad with the 12 new members of the prestigious
100-mile-an-hour club, race car drivers who have finished
the Indianapolis 500 at average speed of more than 100
MPH and without relief. Cinerama big screen movies.
Full page color Western Electric ad with installer,
art by Denver Laredo Gillen. Soldiers in Korea, PFC.
Lang, Cpl. Jim Duffy. UN United Nations Assembly gets
new building in New York. Alvin Tex Johnston demonstrates
new high altitude flight suit. University of Oklahoma
cheerleader Monta Smith, who does baton twirling with
fire. Eisenhower's Campaign unsolidifies the South.
Odd musical arrangement where musicians still only instruments
and just enough arm or face to play it above stage,
while Ann Miller dances among them. Chicago art museum
patrons - Chauncey McCormick, Samuel Marx, Leigh and
Mary Block, Maurice Culberg, Earle Ludgin. Dr Howard
Howe and Dr. George Medairy work on vaccines for polio.
Father Patrick Peyton - family that prays together stays
together. Scientists find mid ocean canyon with Kevin
Moran research ship. James Bell speaks with Haj Amin
el Husseini - Mufti of Jerusalem. Interesting full page
color Fleer's Dubble Bubble chewing gun, the first I
remember seeing in LIFE. Great whitewater kayak photos
- Phillipe Martin, Paul Martel, Caroline Van Landschoot
and Desire Herr.
Good - $18
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $10
Nice group of photos from
Dearborn, Michigan at children's gun-drawing contest,
with photos of Linda Knowles, Ralph Richards, Susan
Pietrasik, John Doherty, Richard Pietrasik, Marilyn
Cook. The Mau Maus kill in Kenya. Neat photo of little
old lady pushing past the police line in Providence,
Rhode Island to get a look at Eisenhower. Duchess of
Kent meets the Dyaks. Half page Beech-nut gum ad with
New York Giants football player Chuck Conerly. Photo
essay - UN's workshop is completed. Half page Wrangler
jeans ad with cowboy art by Fred Ludekens. Close-up
- Richard tucker from Brooklyn. A 2,000 year-old lotus
seed sprouts and blooms, Dr. Ichiro Ohga. Jacob Epstein,
sculptor. One-rail train, monorail near Cologne, Germany.
International horse race at Laurel, Maryland with photos
of Manny Mercer and Eddie Arcaro, jockeys. Sports -
the two big M's - Maryland and Michigan State football.
Ultrasonic carving machine. Life goes to a goofy golf
party in Louisiana with Mrs. W. K. Cousins, Maude Greenberg,
Mrs. S. T. Fish, Sara K. Gunn, Dan Edwards and others.
Neat set of photos : How a whistle stop appears to the
stop (political campaigning). Nice two page color Chrysler
ad with ? Deluxe car in bronze. Sequel - Mitsuko Kimura
and David Douglas Duncan. Fashion - Valentina. Nice
photo of window washer Gaylord Ransom Jr. working.
Very Good - $35
Good - $25
Fair (All Good, nice, but spine is neatly taped and back cover smudged) - $12
Chicago's shocking court
jam-up. Wowsa full page color Revlon make-up ad in red
and silver. Cute full-page color General Food's Baking
chocolate ad. US drought erupts in fire and smoke. Georgia
Tech defeats Duke in Dixie football classic, including
great photo of Mrs. R.B. Shelley, and Glenn Turner.
Alaska's big town busts its britches, growth in Anchorage.
Neat full page color SWANK ad for tie clips and coordinating
cuff links for fly fishermen, hockey players, skiers,
duck hunters, more. Christmas gifts for GI's in Korea.
Photo essay - fall hunting. Photo essay - Legal log
jam in Chicago. Close-up - Anti-communist funnyman,
Giovannino Guareschi, includes photo of him on motorcycle
in Italy. Article : three-month ordeal in open boats
by A.B.C. Whipple about the sinking of the Essex. New
flame-stopping insulator withstands heat that melts
iron, Fiberfrax. Montana saves her old west art. Half
page Red Heart dog food ad with nice Schnauzer dog.
Full page color Greyhound bus ad with art by Bill Gregg.
Doris Lee paints the Arab World. A new helicopter to
haul guns and trucks, the XH-17. Young party wardrobe.
Menard State Prison riots in Illinois. Amazing furor
over an angel on a little girl's grave - Kathleen Reese
of Hurst Green, Sussex. Very cute full page color Gibson
Christmas cards ad with Santa. Full page color Kellogg's
Rice Krispies bars ad with Andy Devine and the dummy,
art by Kagran. Sugar Ray Robinson enters entertainment
world. Story about the Whaling ship Essex. Nice full
page Coffee ad with test pilot Lyle Monkton.
Very Good - $42
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps and a cover split at spine and loose) - $15
Elizabeth presides over her first parliament. Submarine
"Seadog" saves a limp blimp. Mexico City is
sinking. Sixth grade - photo essay, Miss Warner's class
at Saddle Rock school in Great Neck, Long Island with
photos of students and more, all named. Neat full page
COLOR Old Gold cigarettes ad with five Dalmatian pups
and fire fighter theme, similar to Texaco Fire-Chief
ads. The Phonograph from the time it said "Mary"
- 75th anniversary Sir Charles Belgrave brings progress
to Bahrain. Manhattan vs. New England chowder. Fifth
wheel makes parking easy. Handicapped are taught to
keep house. Invisible stars are located by radio. A
falcon hunt with Hunter Cunningham and Brian McDonald.
Neat photo of voters outside the fire house in Wayne
county, Nankin, Michigan. Wonderful photo of Eisenhower
and family on stairs to airplane. Nice two page color
De Soto ad with Firedome V-8 sedan in brown. Two page
Ballantine ale ad with Ellery Queen. Funny article about
Nancy Sewell, stunt girl on “Beat the clock.”
Neat two page color General Electric ad with jets and
jet engines, one full page of color art with three jets
going straight up. Nice full page color Lionel trains
ad. Another cute full page color Gibson Christmas cards
ad with sled. Sir Charles Belgrave and Bahrain. Fashions
with bras worn outside. Funny photo of Harry Zucker
and Ray Zucker in a bath. Neat full page Canadian Club
ad with bat-men skiers in Austria. Interesting full
page color Santa Fe Railroad ad with painting of flute
dancer done by a Pueblo Indian.
Very Good - $38
Fair (Generally Good, but has a taped spine and small library stamps) - $15
Photo essay - The fabulous treasure Farouk
left. How prison riots can be prevented. Very cute group
of photos of Mary Ellen Terry, ballerina in a phone
booth. Humorous photo showing girl releasing coffee
beans from her bloomers - she was smuggling them from
Belgium to Germany. Spanish dancer Jose Greco. Full
page Kolynos (with Chlorophyll) toothpaste ad - have
you ever heard of it, I haven't. Skin diver sets record
at 127.9 feet, Raimondo Bucher. Forced football Fumbles
beat the Irish, Notre Dame and Michigan state, including
photos of Ralph Guglielmi and Don McAuliffe. United
Nations has a bad week. Trail of the thunder lizard,
brontosaurus at American Museum of Natural History.
An engineering co-ed and 900 boys, Nancy Easley at Colorado
School of Mines. Housing - trick bricks. Youth and age
at the National horse show, includes photos of Barbara
Gardner and Loula Long Combs. CIO's Phil Murray dies.
Cute full page color Jell-o ad by JW. Photo of Elza
Fisher guarding turkeys. Multipage ad of many American
made toys. Alec Fuinness, Britain's most versatile actor.
The year's prison riots. Great two page color Plymouth
ad with blue Cranbrook car. How real fans go to the
opera. Amusing full page color Green Giant ad on back
cover, as fireman.
Good - $18
Fair (All Very Good, but cover is partly split along spine) - $12
Full page Ipana tooth
paste ad with the John Norwood family of Rye, New York.
The Korea Ike won't see, guerrilla terror in the Hills,
photos by Bourke-White, includes death of hero Pak Wan
Kwi and much more on Kores (2 separate articles). Neat
photos of a riderless horse race, the "Milk Run" of
Los Alamitos track in California. Rug is jeweler's extravaganza,
Ganeshi Lall. Pictorial essay - the customs of Christmas.
Pictorial essay - Richard gets his chance in a Texas
boys' home, Boys' Ranch. Close-up : Shirley Booth, new
Queen of the Drama. Fashion - eye-catching dress trimmings
are not functional. Science - man's breath runs typewriter,
Emik Avakian, paralyzed. Ancient Basque wins again at
Court Tennis, Pierre Etchebaster keeps his title for
24th year. . Life goes to the biggest US cat show, including
photos of J.W. Blackford carrying a cat very poorly,
C.F. Rotter, R.G. Boren, J.W. Konkel. Photos and short
story of men trapped by snow on Mogollon rim in Arizona.
Very pretty full page color Royal Crown cola with drum
majorette. Neat photo of George Kopps and his bride
in Winnipeg, Canada.
Very Good - $22
Good - $12
world we live in, Part 1 - The earth is born. Pretty
full page Mojud stockings and lingerie ad. Neat full
page color Western Electric ad with workers making telephone
parts, art by Sandor. Funny bunch of French cartoons
by Jean Dejoux and Alain Tredez. Three prosecutors engage
the numerous Du Ponts. Snow brings woe to west. Iranian
assassin gets religious welcome, Tahmassebi kills Iran's
premier and gets welcomed by Mullah. General Lewis A.
Pick ends career of construction, including famous Ledo
road in Burma. A poltergeist called Brutus disrupts
a household, Sam Jones and family in Runcorn, England.
Close-up : Clesser and the art of the hit tune. Boy
scout aid in the dark - Scouts of Pueblo, Colorado's
troop 22 and explorer Post 2022, including photos of
David Douglas, Alfred Stromen, Wilbur Lindstrom, Fay
Rouch, Ronnie Borton, Jack Lacy. Books - Peter Rabbit's
birthday. Fashion - new bedtime clothes for children.
Sports - a Yale dream of glory come true, Charles Lewis
Yeager. Life goes to a holiday masquerade at Tulane
University, including photos of Edith May Gulotta and
Jose Sequeira, Jackie Nelson, Margaret Plesner, Leslie
Norman, Ed Strenk and many others. Fantastic full page
color Coca-Cola ad with Santa. Neat full page color
Wrangler jeans ads with art by Fred Sundekaus (or something
like that, signature very hard to read). Hit Tunes by
Frank Loesser. Nice article about Jimmy Rhodd, Native
American boy. Wonderful full page color Roadmaster bicycle
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Life Magazine December 15, 1952 : Cover - A Polish girl, Marlies Gessler, becomes queen of Florida State University.
fought in the foreign legion” - Adrian Liddell
Hart on Indo-china. The Pope says he is going to modernize
nuns habits, so designers give some neat suggestions.
Eisenhower in Korea. Full page color United States Brewers
Foundation beer ad with Christmas party art by Douglass
Crockwell, #76. Neat full page color Wadsworth ad with
different fancy compacts for women. Basic Chinese cooking.
Waterfront witnesses tell of easy dollars on the docks.
Interesting full page color Fatima cigarette ad. Accident
means curtains for the senior play (see sequel Feb.
9,1953) - Luzerne, Pennsylvania. Photo essay - the Prairie,
includes photos of Ellsworth Sherman, Fred Dikeman and
his Beech Bonanza airplane, Cimmaron, Kansas, Dr. Embert
Coles, Ruben Crist, Pawnee Acre, Richfield, Kansas,
Mrs. John Grusing, others. Film stars with fins. Fashion
- fancy vests. Biggest sphere for the atomic sub engine
being built at Schenectady, New York. Sequel to a sequel
- boy takes Linda Joy's place in Robert Madison Young
family. Amsterdam egg-blowers. Eisenhower in Korea.
Extremely NICE full page color Arrow shirts ad with
Santa in red one piece underwear, art by Al Parker.
Neat article about BARC amphibious vehicle. Catching
a huge black marlin off coast of Peru, Al Glassell and
Bob Turner. Cool photo of people watching a movie "Bwana
Devil" with 3-D glasses.
Out of Stock -
Life Magazine December 22, 1952 : Cover - 30 inch horse, miniature pony with youngster Cynthia West - Willis Parker ranch in California.
Nice full page color
Old Gold cigarettes ad with Santa and puppy. Death masks
of the great since 1610. SUPER full page color Texaco
Fire-Chief ad with ive Dalmatian pups playing with Christmas
ribbon and bells. The powerful Herbert Brownell. Absolutely
wonderful full page color Texaco ad with Dalmatian puppies.
A mighty new steel mill - Fairless plant at Morrisville,
Pennsylvania. Great photo - Indomitable soccer goalie
carries on in English fog, Gerula of Walthamstow. Photo
of sinking ship Fernstream at San Francisco - looks
like the super "Mistakes" poster at the great
site - www.despair.com.
Arab daggers spring to fight French in Morocco, rather
astonishing collection taken from first 500 rioters
arrested. Talking horse writes her own headline and
predicts that she would be in LIFE, Horse named Lady
owned by Mrs. Claudia Fonda of Richmond, Virginia. Glamour
caps for the shower. Merry Marrakech opens new casino.
Oxygen gives new life to athletes, including University
of Pittsburgh basketball team. Church art in Haiti.
Prizewinners take a long leap from traditional Christmas
card designs. Company gives the children a treat - Bausch
and Lomb of Rochester. Stalinallee in East Berlin. Space
savers - stacking tables. Fashion - glamour for the
shower. Christmas party given by Bausch and Lomb Optical
for children. Photo - California Department of Fish
and Game releasing pheasants.
Very Good - $34
Good - $24
A new Christmas song by Rodgers and Hammerstein. First
publication of a new Sherlock Holmes story - the Adventure
of the seven clocks by Adrian Conan Doyle and John Dickson
Carr. Hostess Agnes Rogers has her guests draw with
verbal instruction, to see how close they get to artwork
she is describing - how would you like to have your
unartistic artwork reproduced in LIFE? Great gifts of
history. Neat two page color Lockheed ad showing inside
of airplane. Santa's helicopter cracks up, but he'll
be all right - photo with youngster David Burnett. Impregnable
safe becomes a constitutional safeguard. Sports - soaring
on skates, John Harris' Ice capades. Life goes to a
Middlebury Vermont Congregational church. Photos of
Eva and Bill Albert and their huge family of divorced
mothers with children. Iroquois Indians claim part of
Good - $18
Fair (Generally Good, but has a rubbed cover and small library stamps) - $9