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1973-1979 LIFE Magazines For Sale
The continuous run of weekly LIFE magazines
issues ended with December 29, 1972.
A few special issues of LIFE were published during the period from January 1973 through September 1978.
I make a real effort to find these rare special issues and make them available to you!
Regular monthly issues started with the October 1978 issue and continued through May 2000.
The faces of Watergate
– photos of the famous Nixon crew. The fate of
a President by Bonnie Angelo. New American Heros –
Gerald Ford, Henry Kissinger, Archibald Cox, Elliot
Richardson, Sam J. Ervin, John Sirica. Global fuel famine
– arabs close the oil spigot. Great color photo
of Pete Conrad and Paul Weitz, astronauts in skylab.
POW's first year home, nice photo of Robert Stirm greetings
his family. Israel is fighting again. Bob Jeffrey' Obituary
1973. Photo of Princess Anne and her horse falling at
jump - she tells press "Sorry to disappoint, but
I'm not really hurt." Photo from Woodstock. Nice
photo of Hank Aaron and another of Wiilie Mays, baseball.
Coolest photo ever of racehorse Secretariat. Great roller
derby photo of Charlie O'Connell of the San Francisco
Bay bombers. The sweep of 1973 – famous photos.
Burglary tools from the Watergate break in. And the
war drags on – photos of 1974 Vietnam.
Fair (All Good, but cover is loose) - $48
issue is a Special Report pertaining to the 25th anniversary
of Israel. The entire issue is about Israel and
there aren’t any ads, 91p. Two page color aerial
photo of Jerusalem. Many photos of individuals and activities,
including a really amazing full page photo of a woman
breast-feeding her baby, but names are not given. Two
page photo of the annual march through the Judean wilderness.
Two page close-up photo of a smoking Golda Meir. Reunion
photo of the Stern Gang, wearing vintage prison suits.
The bloody dawn of Israel. A page and a half photo of
the grim Shaar Aliyah receiving center near Haifa. The
story of two immigrant families : the Nidam family from
Morocco in 1955 and the Talblum family from Romania
in 1959. Here come the Russians. The Six-day war. Israeli
soldiers holding a service at the wailing wall. Neat
two page photo of the Israeli Symphony Orchestra performing
on the deck of a military Landing craft at Sharm el
Sheikh. The Golan Heights. Terrorists and hijackings.
Modern times in Tel Aviv – large section. Doctor
Theodor Herzl. A Sabra’s life – Yossi Israeli,
Smadar Fluxman. The Plastic Flower children, young Sabras,
Yoram Kaniuk. Very pretty full page color photo of the
Russian Orthodox church and the Dome of the Rock on
the slopes of the Mount of Olives. Two page photo of
Muslims praying in the Mosque of Al Aqsa. Much more.
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photographers follow and photograph ordinary Americans
as they go about their lives. 208 photos of real Americans.
Among many others, photos include Chuck Couts, Bob Noblitt,
Francoise Kirkland, Denise Lichtman, Bruce Roberts and
Debby Felmeth, Katka Matulova, Tom Duffy, Pilot Herb
Green, Carlisle Savage of New Orleans, Molly Scott,
Mary Kentos and brand new daughter Pamela Ann Kentos.
Building inspectors near the top of the World Trade
Center, Stanley Campbell in Madison, Eva Maria Gerdtz
at the Playboy studio, 88 year old Kate Barton, singer
David Kapps, Molly Scott skinny dipping with children,
Mark Garrett and Nina Paratore in Madison, Juan Romero
in Seattle. Earl Stevens at Buffalo Cafe. Ed Harbort
of Madison, Wisconsin. Willis Hammer's farm in Illinois.
Jeanne Howell judging pastry. Colstrip, Montana. Clara
Anderson in burglarized house. Carrie Brown of Portland
on her 100th birthday. First day in America for the
Mattera family from Naples. William Wallace retires
from army. Frances Umpleby on her 100th. Great color
photos of newly married couples including Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Santana, Hector Mendex, Fausto Sanchez, David
Melendez, Rene Troche, Guido Urzua, Georges Jean-Bart,
Victor Santiago, Kwong Young, Juan Goyco and Boris Perkic.
And much more.
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Good - $85
Fair (All Good, but cover is loose from staples and mostly split at spine) - $55
Fair (Generally Very Good, but cover is split at spine and loose and has some edge roughness) - $45
The sweep of 1974 Henry Aaron
hits 715th home run. Patty Hearst joins the SLA. Betty
Ford and breast cancer. Alexander Solzhenitsyn is exiled.
Muhammad Ali knocks out George Foreman in Zaire. Turnover
at the top – 27 new world leaders. Photo of Hank
Aaron at bat, baseball. Once more in the buff –
streaking comes back, Michael O’Brien and many
others. Boxing match in Zaire, Muhammad Ali and George
Foreman. 17 days in summer – Nixon resigns. New
kings of oil : Sheikh Zayed of Abu Dhabi, King Faisal
of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Sabah of Kuwait. Charles Augustus
Lindbergh dies. Americans who died in 1975. In the limelight
– Philippe Petit, Lee Elder, Queen Elizabeth,
Frank Sinatra, Linda Blair exorcist, Sylvester Stewart,
Henry Kissinger, Brigitte Bardot in the buff, Army Lieutenant
Hiroo Onoda, Tony Waldrop, Joseph Heller. Climbing the
Pamirs – Americans and Russians climb Peak Lenin
together, includes photos of climbers Christopher Wren,
Molly Higgins, Gary Ullin. Neat double page color Texaco
ad showing the part of the oil drilling platform that
is underwater. President Ford offers amnesty to Viet
Nam draft dodgers. Evel Knievel jumps the snake river
canyon on his motorcycle with a parachute. Neat two
page color photo of a festival in Bhutan. Streakers
- including an enterprising streaker on crutches, Full
page photo of Michael O'Brien, Naked parachuting, naked
graduation participants, and other fun. More!
Fair (All Good, but cover split at spine and loose) - $42
1776 -1976. Lots of excellent old photos. The growth
of the nation. The development of democracy. The life
of the mind. The inventors. The shaping of everyday
life. Charming photo of toddler being bathed in wash
tub. Photo of the new World Trade Center towers. Upton
Sinclair's expose of the Chicago slaughterhouses. The
new credit, buy now and pay later. Photo of baseball
player in a crown, plus interesting short text section.
Neat full page color Welch's grape juice ad - copy from
1925. Coast to coast radio in 1924. And much, much more!
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Mayaguez incident in Indochina.
Jaws in the movie theater. Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft
dock. Uncovers of horrors from the CIA – secret
CIA plans. S neat two page color photo of Mayor Abraham
Beame on the Brooklyn Bridge. Astronauts from Russia
and the USA meet in space. The end in Vietnam - USA
pulls out and communists come in - a big article. Bloody
strife in Angola. Kidnappings around the world, including
Giuseppe di Gennaro, Robert Stebbins and many others.
Aristotle Socrates Onassis dies, Jackie Kennedy Onassis.
The great baseball game, Cincinnati and Boston in World
Series. Which girl is Patty Hearst? Gerald Ford family
photo album. Squeaky Fromme points her gun. 1975 obituaries.
Foolish Pleasure fillies last photos. Russian dancers
– Baryshnikov, Gelsey. Very neat photo of last
log floating drive, Wyman dam near Bingham, Maine, Leonard
Good - $85
Abigail Adams, Pearl
Buck, Jennie Jerome Churchill, Amelia Earhart, Lilian
Gilbreth Phoebe Hearst, Julia Ward Howe, Janis Joplin,
Anne Morrow Linbergh, Clare Boothe Luce, Lucretia Mott,
Mother Seton, Baby Doe Tabor, Wallis Simpson Windsor,
Bella Abzug, Olive Ann Beech, Nellie Bly, Sarah Caldwell,
Katharine Graham , Barbara Jordan, Mary Wells Lawrence,
Tillie Lewis, Belva Lockwood, Rebecca Lukens, Julia
Morgan, Anne Smith Pack, Frances Perkins, Jeannette
Piccard, Lydia E. Pinkham, Helena Rubinstein, Dorothy
Thompson, Barbara Walters, Ma Barker, Lizzie Borden,
Calamity Jane, Cassie Chadwick, Hetty Green, Texas Guinan,
Aimee Semple McPherson, Carry Nation, Evelyn Nesbit,
Peggy O;Neale, Mammy Pleasant, Joan Baez, Mary McLeod
Bethune, Angela Davis, Dorothy Day, Dorothea Dix, Mary
Baker Eddy, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Emma Goldman, Dolores
Huera, Mothers Jones, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, Lottie
Moon, Anges Smedley, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ida Tarbell,
Harriet Tubman, Sarah Winnemucca, Frances Wright, Mary
Cassat, Willa Cather, Imogen Cunningham, Emily Dickenson,
Isadora Duncan, Helen Frankenthaler, Martha Graham,
Lillian Hellman, Helen Hokinson, Harriet Hosmer, Dorothea
Lange, Rosina Levinne, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Harriet
Monroe, Marianne Moore, Grandma Moses, Louise Nvelson,
Georgia O'keeffe, Leontyne Price, Gertrude Steing, Twyla
Tharp, Edith Wharton, Mary Lou Williams, Tenley Albright,
Gertrude Ederle, Billie Jean King, Andrea mead Lawrence,
Wilma Rudolph, Eleonora Sears, Helen Wills, Babe Didrikson
Zaharias, Ruth Benedict, Racel Carson, Margaret Fuller,
Alice Hamilton, Edith Hamilton, Grace Hopper, Karen
Horney, Jane Jacobs, Maria Geoppert Mayer, Margaret
Mead, Ayn Rand, Florence Sabin, Ellen Semple, Helen
Taussig, Chien-Shiung Wu, Louisa may Alcott, Caroline
Astor, Catharine Beecher, Irene Castle, Edna Woolman
Chase, Julia Child, Joan Ganz Cooney, Elsie de Wolfe,
Fannie Farmer, Sarah Hale, Mary Margaret McBride, Claire
McCardell, Dolley Madison, Irna Phillips, Emily Post,
Madame CJ Walker, Maude Adams, Josepehine Baker, Lucille
Ball, Ethel Barrymore, Lotta Crabtree, Hallie Flanagan
Davis, Collen Dewhurst, Judy Garland, Helen Hayes, Katharine
Hepburn, Adah Isaace Menken, Marily Monroe, Mary Pickford,
Lillian Russell, Bessie Smith, Barbara Streisand, Shirley
Temple, Mae West, Susan B Anthony, Elizabeth Blackwell,
Tennessee Claflin, Abigail Scott Duniway, Betty Freidan,
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Juliette Gordon Low, Mary
Lyon, Ellen Swallow Richards, Margaret Sanger, Elizabeth
Cady Stanton, Gloria Steinem, Lucy Stone, Frances Willard,
Victoria Woodhull, Alica Paul, Jane Addams, Marian Anderson,
Clara Barton, Helen Keller, Eleanor Roosevelt.
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winning night, lots of candid photos. Mao, the great
Helmsman dies, leader of China. Terrible toll of earthquakes,
photo from Turkey of a family recovering a dead child
and China of troops marching with shovels. Views from
Mars via the Viking landers. Lebanon, an uneasy truce,
with a gruesome page and a half photo of street fighters.
The great Entebbe raid, rescue of hijacked plane passengers
in Uganda. Southern Africa in the crossfire. A sad day
in Boston for Old Glory, this is a large photo of an
Irish-American attacking a black man with an American
flag on a pole. The rare beauty of tall ships, includes
Libertad, Christian Radich, and Juan Sebastian de Elcano.
Americans sweep the Nobel prizes, Baruch Blumberg, Saul
Bellow, Milton Friedman, William Lipscomb, Samuel Ting,
Burton Richter, Carleton Gajdusek. Legionnaires' disease.
The Olympics, including Nadia Comaneci. Heist of the
year, the Nice bank robbery. Karen Kelly at West Point.
Rahima Banu of Bangladesh is the last known person on
earth to suffer from smallpox, variola major. Large
photo of Christo Javacheff's Running Fence in California.
Life's photo contest of the Fourth of July. Small photo
pertaining to the great rescue of Margaret Fuller after
she fell overboard from the Windsor Castle liner. Great
two page candid wedding photo of Liz Bailey and Barry
Schlecht. Two page color photo of World War I reenactors
in a parade in San Francisco for bicentenial. Way cool
photo of parachutists and the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
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Life Magazine Fall 1977 : Special Report - The New Youth. Cover - Rochelle Law of UCLA's rugby team.
The energy of youth. Who's who at Colorado
- a campus directory. The students speak for themselves.
Not everyone needs college. Crime and the young. Images
of youth past. Contents of a time capsule for 1997.
College suicide. A young man who chose a small-town
life. Members of a wedding and their view of marriage.
Rough and ready sports that women play. The class of
1984. Among the many young people featured are student
Susan Wilson; soldiers Paul Smith, John Wardell, John
Moser, Todd Currie, and Tommy Brooker. Topless Nalani
Heen and the new sport of windsurfing, boardsailing.
Evangelist A. B. Scragg. Student John Aristotle Phillips
- wrote a report on how to build a cheap atomic bomb.
Whale researcher Scott Kraus. Cheerleader Rosanna DiGiallonardo.
Honors student Daniel Smith. University
of Colorado students : Saundra Carmical, Elizabeth
Fox, Nader Ghadimi-Navai, Mike Siegel, David Grimm,
Steve Stroud, Stephan Hienzsch (skier), Karen Chiles,
Peter Greene (Mr. Gay Colorado), Bill Suggs, Joni Ginsberg,
Leslie Wallace, Louis Lucero, Joanne Palmer, John Olney,
many others. Much more too. This
is a wonderful issue for remembering all the quirky
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The courage of Anwar Sadat, Egypt,
Israel. The sweep of 1977, Bert Lance. An intimate Jimmy
Carter album (large piece). Jubilee for a queen, Queen
Elizabeth. A flight into terror, terrorists in Germany,
hijacked plane, Jurgen Schumann pilot, Arab leader Mah,oud,
Somalia, Lufthansa, kipnap victim Hanns-Martin Schleyer,
and more. Uproar over the Big Ditch, Panama Canal. New
style in scholars at Oxford, Caroline Alexander, Nancy
coiner, Daryl Koehn, Denise Thal, Mary Norton, Diane
Coutu. The fight for human rights, Amnesty International.
The lives and styles of Elvis Presley and Bing Crosby.
Very very funny photo of cringing soccer players from
the German team Schalke 04. Roots author Alex Haley
visits Gambia, village of Juffure, Kinta Kinte. The
worst air crash, Tenerife in Canary Islands, two 747
jumbo jets, KLM and Pan Am airlines. Margaret Trudeau
splits from Pierre Trudeau. Gary Gilmore wants to die,
murderer. Reggie Jackson, New York Yankees baseball
player. Neat photo of George Willig climbing the 1,350
foot high South Tower of the World Trade Center. Photo
of Freddie Laker with a line of flight attendants, Laker
Airways. Much more.
Fair (Generally Good, but cover is worn and loosening on staples) - $48
Puzo’s new Novel. ‘The Wiz’ –
the most expensive musical ever. Family reunion photos,
includes Rinehart family, Gianninis family, Yee family,
Sutherland family, Benson family. Shah of Iran vacations
on the Caspian Sea. Great hot air ballooning photo gallery.
New treatments for Clinton (Clintie) Preston, brain
damage after drowning. The golden road to a grand new
Oz, new Wizard of Oz movie. Fools Die – excerpt
chapter from Mario Puzo, illustrations by Michael Doret.
Roy Halston fashion designer. Cold Splendor of Antarctica
– photos by Eliot Porter. Frisbee dogs including
Dink, Ashley, more, photos. Brooke Shields at 13, neat
photo of her with lookalike friend Lisanne Falk.. Three
photos of George Story across the years, 1936, 1961,
1978. Full page color Polaroid Sonar OneStep camera
with drum majorette. Photos of US diplomats playing
funny games (literally funny) with geishas. Full page
color Lord Calvert Canadian whisky ad with silhouette
of rock climber rapelling. Many small photos of Jackie
Onassis taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Two page color
Canadian Club whisky ad peratining to the Lost Dutchman
gold mine. How writing began. Good scouts, veteran boy
scouts, a page of photos of famous scouts. Pope Paul
Excellent - $35
Very Good - $23
Good - $13
Hans Wendt photographs crashing airliner Southwest Airways
737. Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O’Keeffe portrait
of a young woman. Israel’s sacrifice in the Sinai.
Panda in the US. America runs and skates and dances
for joy with Bucky Cox. The delirium of disco by Albert
Goldman. Microphotographs of teeth and bacteria, Wilbur
& Orville and 75 years of flight – great photos
of early aviation. Hang-glider Bob Calvert. Three black
fashion designers – Stephen Burrows, Willi Smith,
Scott Barrie. Giraffes photo gallery. Mickey Mouse and
the history of animation. Temple of Dendur. Edgar Bergen
and Charlie McCarthy. First year engineering students
at University of Ottawa.
Fair (All Good, but cover is missing lower right corner) - $18
Full page color AJD cap
Company ad with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, 7 of
these sexy women. Full page movie poster ad for "Moment
by Moment" with Lily Tomlin and John Travolta.
The Osmond Show Biz empire. The great photographs of
W. Eugene Smith. An ocean rescue for desperate Vietnamese
"boat people." Mystery of the Holy Shroud.
Full page color Brut fragrance ad with Vitas Gerulaitis
with a very dated-looking long hair style. Tall test
for the space shuttle. Unpublished pictures of Nikita,
Leonid and company from the Kremlin. Yellowstone river
in crisis. Glittering indoor park for Niagara falls,
the Winter Garden, a building almost entirely of glass.
Milan, Italy's fashion center now rivals Paris. Neat
full page color Honda ad with 4 different motorcycles
or minibikes, a three-wheelers, and two scooter type
bikes. Wildfires in California. Students pull down statue
of Shah of Iran. Beautiful Victorian era paintings of
Christ. Last portrait of Norman Rockwell. Photos of
Prince Charles in all his different official uniforms.
A charming wrap-up to the year - full page color photo
of Miss Piggy kissing Kermit the Frog.
Excellent - $42
Good - $18
Fair (All Good, but has very mild cover wear / soil) - $9
never seen before. Full page color Grand Marnier liqueur
ad with excellent rugged mountain view, Dhaulagri, 7th
highest mountain in Nepal, see bottom of this
page. Gambling comes east. Hot tubs are hot stuff!
- with many different tubs and people, great photos,
creative tubs. Earthquake threat in California. Puns
in photographs, photographic puns from the book Punography
by Bruce McMillan. Sasha Bruce and the mystery of Staunton
Hill. Happiness is a hot tub with Margaux Hemingway,
a pretty revealing photo, too. Big time gambling in
Atlantic City. Full page color fashion ad for Tracy!
clothing, lovely glittery dresses. Full page color movie
poster ad for Lord of the Rings. The torment of dyslexia
by Eileen Simpson. New York Ballet with choreographer
George Balanchine. Fashionable hats. The San Andreas
Fault, GREAT aerial photos. Super two page color sailing
photo, Hobie Cat sailboat. Nice full page photo of Billie
Jean King and Chris Evert after a winning doubles tennis
match. Frank Sinatra and his stage door Johnnies. Jim
Jones and Guyana, photo of the dead sprawled in a village,
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Exclusive pictures of Nixon coming out of exile. U.S.
Air Power – the jet fist. An epidemic of draculas.
US strikes from the air – includes E2C Hawkeye,
FB-111, Cruise Missile, SR-71 Blackbird, F-18 Hornet
airplanes. Richard Nixon's cautious return from exile.
Full page color McDonald's ad for the Big Mac sandwich.
Neat full page color Le Car (Renault) ad with dog sled
team. Shopping on Rodeo Drive. Deaf child actor –
Jeff Bravin. Secretariat's offspring, race horse. Postage
stamp collage art. William F Buckley on murderer Edgar
Smith. Famous photos on auction. Fashion - lingerie
for public. Uproar over public land in Alaska, Eskimos,
more. Big two page color photo of serial killer John
Wayne Gacy dressed as a clown, Norwood Park, Illinois
- a horrible pairing. Dracula actors – Klaus Kinski,
Frank Langella, George Hamilton, Jeremy Brett, Louis
Jourdan. A guerrilla war in Afghanistan. Photo of the
scene that ended the career of football coach Woody
Hayes, Ohio State.
Very Good - $28
Fair (Generally Very Good, but has an address label scar) - $12
they're stealing the pictures off the walls. U.S. Olympic
hope, gymnast Kurt Thomas. Mexican Oil, so much, so
close, so hard to come by. Hair - makes a shaggy and
spirited comeback. The Boston waterfront rejuvenated.
The Carnegie commission honors America's unsung heroes.
Changing image of the wolf, controversy in Minnesota
- Cuddles visits Roosevelt School in Chisholm with Jim
Brandenburg. Journey into the eye. A picture tour of
the desks of world leaders. Wonderful winter for Dutch
Skaters, photographs by Co Rentmeester. A Memorial tribute
to daughter Anne Frank who would have been 50, by Otto
Frank. The end of a hijacking by Irene McKinney, with
photos of Walter Yoos by Iris Schneider. Ayatollah Khomeini
takes over in Iran. Brian Mowrey, Michelle Smith and
George Jakopac of Sykesville, Pennsylvania collect a
million flip-tops for a class project for teacher Betty
Excellent - $42
Good - $18
The Eclipse. Young
tycoons who make Hollywood run. How the Israelis hit
the PLO's top terrorist. Full page color McDonald's
ad for filet-o-fish sandwich. Two page color Merit cigarettes
ad with lots of personal (named) comments about how
good they are. The power of Islam draws millions of
Pilgrims to Mecca. A brain surgeon removes a deadly
tumor, from a book by Lawrence Shainberg. Big oil tankers,
are they too big? Graceful magic of art in glass. Sally
Field's career takes off in a major film, Norma Rae.
Chi Omega Sorority girls at the University of Arkansas,
with lots of photos including Dave Greene and Judy Rogers
freshly pinned. Upheaval in Rhodesia continues. Tito's
photos, Yugoslavia's leader loves taking pictures. The
exuberant kookiness of Perry Elis, new clothes for spring.
Full page color U.S. Postal Service ad with Willis Reed,
basketball player. The story behind the violent death
of a Palestinian terrorist, Ali Hassan Salameh.
Excellent - $42
day for nuclear power : Is public confidence gone forever?
Are the newest plants safe to open? Can the problem
of toxic wastes be solved? Views of Jupiter from Voyager.
Ten women photographers commemorate Mother's day. William
Manchester returns to his Pacific battlefield. In her
new movie, Audrey Hepburn wears clothes by Givenchy.
The Boston Symphony is a smash in China. Crossing the
Sahara on a skateboard with a sail, like a rolling windsurfer
- Arnaud de Rosnay. Culinary Institute of America. Anatomy
of a stroke. The bathrooms of the Benjamin Sonnenberg
mansion. Miki's triumph over autism. The Gharial crocodile.
Launching of Ohio, first Trident nuclear submarine.
New star, 6 year-old Sara Stimson. Amazing crash photo
of jockey Tom McGivern and his horse Collen Rhu. Very
cute photo of Angela Lansbury at Mrs. Lovett.
Very Good - $23
Good - $13
Francis Coppola's long-awaited movie about
Vietnam. Scariest roller coaster rides. Those unforgettable
high school years - 4 years in Rossville, Kansas, includes
photos of Todd Raine, Nancy Sumner, band bass drummer,
Barbara Millar, George Dolezilek, Gerry Dolezilek, Jim
Larson, Andy Burdett, Angela Marney, Rhonda Hesse and
more. Young Palestinians take lessons in terrorism.
Al Haig quits NATO and talks like a politician. 100
years of treasures at Woolworth's. Spring fashions drive
Paris mad. Portrait - Joseph Heller. Quest for the Kob
- a Sudan tribe pursues a primordial beast. A cruel
inheritance, Jolly K's struggle to end child abuse.
Skylab is falling, the 77-ton space station is about
to plunge. Final curtain for the rehearsal club, including
great color photos of Anita Phillips, Donna Wischerth,
Deirdre Rainey, Patricia Angelin and more. Great photo
of line at gas pumps. Photo of Dianne Wicksaw after
shooting at Fiesta San Antonio. Flo, the 100 foot inflatable
whale. Squirt Gun Guru Maharaj Ji.
Good - $25
Fair (All Good, but has some roughness along spine) - $12
Will we kill the
last whale? Inside report on a new weapon against cancer,
interferon. 12 astronauts who walked on the moon - where
on earth are they now? Rare pictures from Life's first
decade. Portrait - Mariel Hemingway. Silver Anniversary
for the Iron Butterfly, Imelda Marcos. The subway complex
underneath New York City's Times Square is a home for
thieves and derelicts, the Forty-Deuce train, 42nd street.
Flea Markets. In northern Afghanistan, archaeologists
unearth a tomb with 2,000 year-old skeletons and a hoard
of treasures. Rising young stars of women's tennis,
Andrea Jaeger, Kathleen Horvath, Carol Heynen, Beverly
Anne Bowes, Susan Mascarin, Lori Kosten, Andrea Leand.
Moscow is preparing for Olympics. James Bond 007 in
Venice in new movie Moonraker. Two page photo of a DC-10
airplane just before it crashed at Chicago O'Hare airport.
Two page photo of cojoined twins, Siamese twins Lisa
and Elisa Hansen. Full page photo of Glenn Dodgion who
has just shot his wife Florence Dodgion.
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Shocking pictures from the Big House, a prison that
prisoners run, Walla Walla. Miracles of microsurgery,
sewing people back together, including photos of Ralph
Rfeiffer, Dr. Berish Strauch, Renee Katz, Michael Mullick.
Portrait - Ted Kennedy. Dancer Alicia Alonso is Cuba's
triumphant export. An ancient clay army is brought to
light in China. Speed Skaters Eric Heiden and Beth Heiden
head for the Olympics. Backstairs at Blair House, Washington
residence. Komondor dog guarding sheep, Shar Planinetz,
Maremma dogs. The equator, extremes of weather and terrain.
Veteran and rookie rock climbers scale the sheer cliffs
of Colorado, Kevin Donald, Jim Collins, Eldorado, Jim
Erickson, Steve Komito, Longs Peak the diamond, Molly
Higgins, Jim Logan, Charlie Fowler, more. Upcoming actress
Lisa Eichhorn. Kidnap victim William F. Niehous comes
home. KKK Ku Klux Klan Youth Corps camp for children
near Birmingham - really!
Excellent - $35
Good - $15
Fair (Generally Very Good, but has very mild spine end water mark) - $10
Fair (All Good, but has mild edge rippling) - $10
The Pope is coming our way. For Asian refugees,
an island of hope, Pulau Bidong - 35,000 Vietnamese
refugees wait for new homelands. What we'll use instead
of oil - alternative energy sources. America's waterslides,
amusement parks. Evita hits Broadway with Patti LuPone.
Portrait - Nancy Lopez. Biologists transplant the endangered
Kemp's Ridley from Mexico to Texas. Museum of Modern
Art is 50 - looks back at triumphs and some near misses.
The 3,000 club - the most exclusive brother hood in
baseball. The New Rock - with upstarts like Blondie,
Devo and the Talking Heads. The Dalai Lama emerges from
his 20-year retreat. The sweater girl is back. Gruesome
photo of Carmine Galante and Leonardo Coppola, mobsters
killed at Carmine's retirement party. Oil spill fire
at IxtocI, Mexico.
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For Music's top stars, home is
a fancy bus, including Conway Twitty, Loretta Lynn,
group Cameo, Tammy Wynette, Don Williams, Oak Ridge
Boys. Two page color "Birds and Flowers of the
Orient" decorative plates by Naoka Nobata. Cool
full page color Casio FX-80 calculator ad with guy who
fits the calculator. The case of the clumsy spies, the
Falcon and the Snowman. Republicans rush for the presidency.
The pick of the new crop of campus athletes - great
color photos of Ralph Sampson (baseball), a very young
John Elway (football), Tim Worstell (lacrosse), Jill
Sterkel (swimmer), Jeff Kerber (wrestling), Jackie Campbell
(hockey), Anne Donovan (basketball), Cheryl Johnston
(volleyball). Vietnam portraits - the pain of survival,
James Farley, Donna Hamilton, Harrison Bell, Tom Cole
(see original story on Bell and Cole in LIFE February
11, 1966), Jeremiah Purdie, Vernon Wike, Cruz Acuna.
Sculptor Dale Eldred's solar refractions in Kansas City.
The fine art of Japanese cuisine invades the US in a
delicate tide. Portrait - Alan Alda, includes a great
full page candid photo of him laughing. A visit to John
Connally's ranch in Floresville, Texas. A poisoned town,
dioxin from Vertac factory in Jacksonville, Arkansas,
includes photos of James Mayhair and wife Diane Mayhair,
and more. Robert Vavra's photos of horse body language.
Robert Redford as the Electric Horseman.
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Carter and Kennedy
head for a showdown. Solzhenitsyn's account of his flight
from Russia. Gold Frenzy. Racy ski clothes for slopes
and sidelines. The otherworldly splendor of old Tibetan
ceremonies. New York's St. John the Divine church is
rising again. The Barbie Doll turns 21. Jane Fonda's
road show. The MX shell game - moving nuclear missiles
around. Yasser Arafat. Doris Mager of Florida Audubon
Society in abandoned eagle nest - publicizing plight
of Bald Eagles. Sandy List, nurse and doctor - includes
photos of Ethel Revis, Mark Dockery, Kae Wilson, Skye
Streppa, Tammy Fleming, Zipporah Rice, and more - Madison
county, North Carolina. Full page color Catto's whisky
ad with Art Murphy. Sylvie Geneste on a ledge at the
University of Paris. Kayaker performing a somersault
in contest on the Reuss River.
Excellent - $42
July 4, 1976. Full page color Chaz cologne ad with Tom
Selleck. Grief for the fallen at Kent State. Full page
color Serta Perfect Sleeper mattress ad with Susan Anton.
Watergate and Nixon. Reverend Jim Jones, 914 followed
died in Guyana. T-shirt slogans. Words used in coversations
in the 1970s. Homosexual solidarity in San Francisco
following shooting death of Harvey Milk and George Moscone.
Full page color Michelob beer ad with skiing theme.
Saudi Arabia - oil made the Bedouin king. The Sexed-up,
doped-up, hedonistic heaven of the Boom-Boom 70's. Favorites
- boxer Muhammad Ali, Cheryl Tiegs, Burt Reynolds, Clint
Eastwood, John Travolta, football player O. J. Simpson,
Farrah Fawcett, Dolly Parton, Arnold Schwarzenegger,
Mark Spitz, Olga Korbut, Steve Cauthen, race horse Secretariat,
and more. World's biggest women's protest marches. Two
page color Suzuki motorcycle ad features many different
children's motorcycles. Three Mile Island. Christo's
Running Fence art, Christo Javacheff. Humorous photo
of Michael Angelow streaking at a cricket match. Much,
Excellent - $78
Fair (All Good, nice, but front cover has a hole - surprisingly hard to see) - $28
Fair (Generally Good, but front cover is rumpled with a taped tear and back margins nicked) - $18