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1953 LIFE Magazines For Sale
Life Magazine January 5, 1953 : Cover - Dale Welling family at its "Trade Secrets" house for $15,000.
Wonderful series of portraits of basic tools humanized
(such as the hydraulic press) by artist Boris Artzybasheff.
Brownout in the Northwest. Honest witness against the
rackets is guarded, Tony Mike. 87 homeward-bound servicemen
perish in World's worst air disaster, crash of C-124
Globemaster, includes photos of Frank Riggenbach. Full
page Bell Telephone ad with Sergeant Donald McIntyre,
welcoming him home from Korea. PBE's (Pot-bellied Executives)
at Harvard Business School. More food for less work
- modern agriculture. Working Wives, including Pauline
Pianko, Ruby Condron, Grace Sullivan, Mrs. Marguerite
McCain. Crown Zellerback - the company of smiling employees.
Closed-circuit TV. Monsanto company's vast operation
- chemistry in big industry, includes photo of Robert
Slocombe and others. Neat two-page color Grumman aircraft
ad by Wayne Davis. Money makers of a new era, self-employment
: including Wilbert Chope, George Foster, Robert Green,
Aleene Hershman, Charles Kasher, Leonard and Jack Rosen,
Fredric Johnson, Bob Schwarz and Bill Gottschalk. Build
it yourself boat kits.
Good - $35
Life Magazine January 12, 1953 : Cover - Fiona Walter, Majorca displays resort clothes from US and Europe.
story, Rudolf Schmied lives in a bottle in Austria,
Rayo. Charming photo of a miniature horse standing UNDER
a Great Dane dog. Follow-up letter and photo pertaining
to Betty Petroski and the Senior Play story in LIFE
December 15, 1952. Quintuplets of Diligentis family
of Argentina - Maria Cristina, Maria Fernanda, Maria
Esther, Carlos Alberto. Cute half page Maidenform bra
ad with quite good ski art and half-clothed skier. Please
- the United Cerebral Palsy organization does NOT need
any more old Christmas cards! Orange Bowl football photographs
by Bill Sanders. Rescue of French Champollion ship survivors
off the coast of Beruit, Lebanon. Tuscaloosa, Alabama
hospital moves patients to new hospital. Nice full page
color Champion Spark Plugs ad with race car and map
of Europe. French Movie Forbidden Games - movie review.
Lothar Malskat paints German church like Lubeck churches.
Swedish singer Snoddas profile and photos. Horse jockey,
Tony Despirito - profile. Otters at play photos by Wallace
Kirkland. Confessions of an Archthief - by Willie Sutton,
illustrations by William Sharp. Neon light tubes embedded
in the ice give the ice skating show a glow, Roxy Theater.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Fair (All G, nice, but cover has a tear at lower edge, no paper missing) - $9
Life Magazine January 19, 1953 : Cover - Big-time managers in the cabinet - joint close up of Wilson and Humphrey.
Extremely Cute full page color movie poster
for Walt Disney's Peter Pan. Henry Ford family portraits.
Red China reforms a 2/3 acre Landlord, he was tried
and probably executed for OWNING land, this is a story
about landlords being killed. Photo - Bus-less bustle
takes over fifth avenue - people walking due to bus
strike. School janitor strike leads to children watching
TV at home for school classes. Swiss climbers get unparalleled
view of Mt. Everest - but cannot conquer it (great photos)
: Norman Dyhrenfurth, Ernest Reiss, Raymond Lambert,
Bhotia Tensing. Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt - the queenly
kingfisher - dies. Beautiful two page color Cadillac
ad with red four-door car, art by George Shepherd. Wallace
Kirkland and his Jamaica boyhood - photo essay. Show-off
pants - fashion, knee length pants meant to show under
shorter skirts. Full page color Western Electric ad
with new switchboard, art by Denver Laredo Gillen. Coelacanth,
fossil and living fish. Alexis Grekoff jumps off the
YMCA hotel in Chicago and survives the 175 foot fall
by landing on a car with good shocks. Party for Adlai's
sons. Half page Association of American Railroads ad
with snow blower on train. Australians release rabbits
contaminated with myzomatosis to try to control the
infestation. Absolutely funniest photo and story - puppy
Scheherazade, weighing five pounds empty, eats a six
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Life Magazine January 26, 1953 : Cover - Sigrid Soelter, Stylist for Ohrbach's low-cost High Fashions.
Gorgeous full page color General Electric ad for sun
lamps (inside front cover). Charming photos of little
Frank Clement Jr., squirming during an inauguration.
The Pennsylvania Railroad's Federal Express train crashes
into the Station master's office at Washington's Union
Station. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Joanne
and Janet Lally twins. Olympic high jumper Walter “Buddy”
Davis tries ballet in an effort to become a better high
jumper. Nice two page color Packard car ad with three
cars. Great Spanish Bullfight scandal, altering their
horns. Photo essay - Martha's Vineyard, A summer resort
in winter, photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt. High style
cash and carry, Ohrbach's department store. Art - Irene
Rice Rereira. Fashion - First Lady's finery. Archaeology
- Ireland's ancient lake dwellers. Neat photo of “paper
trail” left by strategic material going to Iron
Curtain countries. Mrs. Barbara McCampbell of Redondo
Beach watches the sea chew at her house. Two page color
Continental Insurance Company ad - 100 years of protection,
art by Harry Slater. Funny photo of Egyptian envoy Salah
Salem dancing with Sudanese tribesman in his underwear.
Lovely full page color Lustre-Creme shampoo ad with
Jane Powell. Excellent two page color Ford Motor Company
ad with art by Norman Rockwell. Full page color United
States Brewers Foundation beer ad with art by Douglass
Crockwell, # 77. Ireland's ancient Lake Dwellers, Lough
Good - $18
Fair (All G, nice, but upper spine end is taped.) - $12
Letter and photo pertaining to
the Bushnell sextuplets born in 1866. Big named photo
of all the celebrities at the inauguration. Full page
color Old Forester whisky ad with art by Haddon Sundblom.
Domino 12th outprices Hereford forebears - prize Hereford
bull. Cars-to-come (1953 cars) hog limelight. Lovely
full page pink Gibson valentines cards ad with art by
Lucia. Photo essay - a comeback for big families, including
family of Bill and Phoebe Anne Perkins of Joplin, Missouri,
and family of Hank and Mrs. Young of Pennsdale, Pennsylvania.
Feature on painter Georges Rouault, with 6 pages of
color. Daring Digby's male-inspired fashions. Irradiated
rat grows fangs. Lucille Ball's TV baby arrives with
real baby. Awesome full page color Kotex ad with prettiest
black and white day dress. Charming full page color
Zippo lighter ad with man with kiss marks, art by Jack
Wittrup (John Schilling). Sequel - Pasadena fights old
battle with new school superintendent. Full page color
Lord Calvert whiskey ad with Mr. Chas. F. H. Johnson,
Jr. and his race horse Sleipner, signed by Charles Dixon.
Nice full page color Coffee ad - Pan-American coffee
bureau. Neat full page color Stokely's catsup ad by
Nat White.Tina Myers coming out party.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
The world we live in, Part 2 - miracle of the
sea. Super full page color Beech-nut gum ad with all
the varieties. Amazing photo of Farnborough air show
crash, pilot John Derry and Engineer Tony Richards -
photo taken by H.H.J. Orr.. British cry “murder”
as boy is hanged, Derek Bentley and Christopher Craig.
Oil firemen win on gulf, Pure Oil Company platform rig.
Full page color Four Roses whiskey ad with ski theme.
Harbor firemen lose a liner, “Empress of Canada”
at Liverpool. Jerusalem - this city needs U.N. Government.
Close-up - dog of distinction, Doberman. Consistory
for new Cardinals. Clarence Francis “Bevo”
gives a little Ohio college a big lift, Rio Grande College
and basketball. Lincoln's face is carved on a sapphire.
William J. McCormack, “Mr. Big.” Luzerne
High School, Pennsylvania - sequel to truck accident,
puts on senior play anyway, includes Betty Petroski,
Tom Govier, Barbara Yurchak, Nancy Pearl, Roberta Atherholt,
and others. Yehudi Menuhin does yoga. The King of Cambodia.
Neat half page General Air Conditioning ad for 3-in-1
refrigerator, stove and sink combination for small spaces.
Nice full page color Jell-o ad with art by William Steig.
Photo - fire at the Fire Sale at Empire Furniture Company
in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Robert Ruark among the Mau Maus.
Unusual full page color Borg-Warner ad for transmissions
in Plymouth cars. Block prints by Japanese war criminals.
North Sea terrorizes its people, including broken dike
in Holland Noord Brabant province, French motorship
Carthage lies high on beach near Scheveningen, Holland.
3-D day hits Hollywood in blinding flash. Refugees make
mass exodus from East Germany. Photo essay - Soldiers
of the Queen. New school means joy for Joes, Colorado.
“Peter Pan” gives a new look at Never Land.
Fabrics have a leopard look. Lazy man's snow shovel
- radio controlled snow blower. New twists on skis -
Christian Pravda, Stein Eriksen, and Jack Reddish -
do somersaults on skis at Sun Valley, includes crash
photos of Norman MacLeod. Shirley Malone of Muskogee,
Oklahoma wins writing contest. George and Charles Finn
and a fugitive C-46 airplane. Absolutely gross force
feeding of Geese in Strasbourg, France to give them
large and fatty livers for Pate. Las Vegas, including
Bert Lahr and Lena Horne.
Good - $18
Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with family
of Mrs. Robert Jarrett, New York. All time great bible
illustrations, a color collection. Unique overhead photos
of Chuck Davey in boxing match with Kid Gavilan. Reginald
Marsh sketches the great New York vice trial. Ezra Taft
Benson, secretary of Agriculture. Full page color Early
Times whiskey ad with river boat, paddle wheeler art
by Dean Cornwell. Arizona shows how to bag a buffalo,
includes photos of Mrs. Jeff Sievers, Ben Cleveland,
others. Photo of Felix Endrich and the Swiss bobsled
team crashing on Dead Man's Curve in Garmisch, he died
- multi page story. Rookie policeman realizes his dream
of glory, Bernard Blackwell. Pictorial essay - I went
back to Galesburg, by Carl Sandburg. Quebec Hockey Idol,
Jean Beliveau. A cure for two Marys - Mary Schulte with
polio. Paule Tessaud and mother Gabrielle at trial of
men who killed her father - Nazi war crimes in Oradour,
France. Nice photo of Korean veterans who want to return
to Korea, including Maynard Nielson, Ernest Raymong,
John P. Belcher, Sheldon M. Anders, Otis J. Cowan, Boyd
A. Dowdell and others. Ray Urabazo and Belgian wife
Anne Elizabeth Craps.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Adlai Stevenson revels
his own story of campaign for first time. Nice two page
Celanese acetate fabric ad showing six different women's
suits. Charles Darwin used these 1872 photos to help
explain expression of emotion. Cute full page Rinso
detergent ad with child Pamela Micharlsen. Photo = A.
W. Shackleford or Lethbridge, Alberta grabbing two different
mikes and completed an electrical circuit (like grabbing
an electric fence). Children of Rosenbergs visit Prison.
Boys eat through a paradise of ice cream, Charles, Stephen
and Kenneth Winston of Richmond, Virginia. 39 cents
steaks attract a crowd in Waltham, Massachusetts - due
to embargo against Canadian beef, hoof and mouth disease.
US counts its gold bricks. Photo essay - bats. Solar
power in the Pyrenees. Fashion - gags and tricks from
Paris. Sports - Victory over polio, Tenley Albright
wins world figure skating title. Wow - here seems to
be a full color copier, full page color Ditto D-10 ad,
says it does it all in one pass, looks like a mimeograph
machine. Father Feeney's excommunication. 16 helicopters
land, 10 in palace garden, at invitation of Dutch Queen
Juliana - they had helped with floods. Artist Reginald
Marsh sketches the girl witnesses in the Mickey Jelke
trial. Super full page color Convair airplane ad by
Wicks. Sequel - stardom for actress Geraldine Page.
Secretary of the Interior Douglas McKay. Two page color
Lincoln Capri Sport Coupe car ad in blue. Yale's Wiffenpoof
glee club goes on a weekend, Bill Rhangos', Sky Hamilton,
John Philbrick and others.
Good - $18
Neat full page
color Champion Spark Plugs ad with Race car driver Chuck
Stevenson in his car number 128, plus the next three
winners - third Mexican Road Race on the Pan American
HIghway. Paper cut-out art by Ugo Mochi. Pretty full
page color 1953 Ford ad with red convertible car driving
on beach, terns flying next to it. Tensions in Berlin.
Really cool photo of wrestling match, Leo (the Lion)
nomellini and Lou Thesz, referee Jack Wagner was knocked
out - this seems to be rehearsed wrestling like WWF.
Wisconsin politicians - La Follette. Donald Wayne Reed
and Apache the horse are stuck on a railroad trestle
as the train approaches, quite a rescue story, Brockton,
Massachusetts. Full page color Four Roses whiskey ad
with the most lovely old motorcycle, big white sidewalls,
yellow rims. John Foster Dulles. India Steps Forward,
to industrialization, even have day care for babies
while mothers work - photos by Howard Sochurek. Interesting
story about the Army Signal Corps training camp, things
like learning to climb telephone poles and more. Fashion
- stoles, wraps, long scarves. Basketball court jesters
Harlem Globetrotters - Goose Tatum. Helen Gallagher
as Hazel Flagg. 17 year old minister - Lasserre Bradley
Jr. Mt Washington weather station - great photos by
Peter Stackpole. The Expense Account Aristocracy by
Ernest Havemann. Patti Page - barking dog sound. Life
calls on a blind doctor, this wonderful piece is about
Albert-Andre Nast in Chelles, France. Letter and photo
pertaining to Ski Somersaults, photo of Stein Eriksen.
Very Good - $34
Good - $24
among the Irish, a lament by an Irishman. Full page
color McGregor sportswear ad with Julius Boros, US Open
golf champion. Feature on Stalin, includes photo of
a MIG-15 that defected to Danish island of Bornholm.
Gayer days for Broadway. Photos of LIFE's photographer
Gordon Parks. Hawaiians get a governor with Hawaiian
blood. Polish flier delivers a MIG to the west. Alexander
Leydenfrost draws front lines in Korea. Confusion brings
conflict and blood to Iran. George M. Humphrey, Secretary
of the Treasury. Stock car racer goes out of control
and crashes, Harold E. Morse, Gardena, California, he
died. Photo essay - B-way barrage of B.O. Bonanzas.
Whirling warmer for freezing crops, L.A. “Red”
Salmon. The two looks of Leslie Caron. House within
a house, Leamon Lane, Maryland. Washington's turntable
church, St. Benedict the Moor. 30-day wardrobe in a
handbag. Rough game and sequel for Seton Hall basketball,
including photo of Chuck Noble, Walter Dukes, Al Russak,
Bill Newkirk, John Miloni, Mike Hannon, Eddie Coppola.
Atomic radiation preserves food. Death of Josef Stalin.
Two page color Ford Motor Company ad with Norman Rockwell
painting. Full page color Jell-O ad by Whitney Darroy,
Jr. Cute full page Rinso detergent ad with child Roddy
McLennon. Full page color Canadian Club ad inside back
cover with Switzerland's flying mile - Kilometer speed
ski course at St. Moritz.
Very Good - $44
Good - $34
shoot down two American F-84 jets over Germany. Full
page color Community silverware ad with lovely and charming
art by Jon Whitcomb. Photo of gull with arrow through
it, still living. Full page Bell Telephone ad created
by Ann Loeb of Ottawa, Illinois - a third grader. Little
Eisenhowers family reunion. Full page color De Beers
diamonds ad with art by Charles Rain. Several letters
and photos pertain to the Bats feature in LIFE March
2, 1953. New York - Thomas Dewey and Vincent Impellitteri
square off on issues. Arthur E Summerfield - US Postmaster
General profile. Help for Dutch flooded city Zierikzee.
Eisenhower paints golf star Bobby Jones. Full page color
Atlas Tires ad with Police Chief Ray Brink of Chatham,
New Jersey and chasing a fugitive. Producer Sam Katzman
makes awful but profitable movies. Beautiful full page
color Ballantine Ale ad with man, eyes closed, enjoying
the anticipation. A new cathedral for Coventry, Germany.
How to make Soviet troops desert - by Isaac Don Levine.
New laminated chair by Andreef. Canada's Mackenzie King
- profile. Fancy fun haircuts in Idaho - Cal Munn, Paul
Garner, Bud Clay and Sue Spangler. Dorothy Dandridge
profile and photos. American University in Beruit photos
by Lisa Larsen. New Guinea mission - topless basketball
photos. Igor Stravinsky profile by Winthrop Sargeant.
Full page color United States Brewers Foundation beer
ad, art by Douglass Crockwell, # 79. American University of Beruit. Party for Elaine Stewart's homecoming to
Montclair, New Jersey. Interesting photo of Jack Murphy
on a polo horse.
Good - $18
Fair (Generally Good, but cover is split along spine and loose, small library stamps throughout) - $9
full page Silf Skin girdle ad, OK - as sexy as a girdle
can be. A marine hero's own photos of Korean fighting,
in color - Harries-Clichy Peterson. Cute series of real-life
“Dennis the Menace” kids including Victor
Culver, William Carrico, Tommy Lepson, Herbert Maas,
Danny Freeman, Mark Reimers, Tommy Mulroy, John Justice,
and Alexander Hawes. Photos of a house getting destroyed
by an atomic bomb blast. The river loses a victim, John
Eriksen saves by Lindo J. Corso in Kankakee, Illinois.
Martin P. Durkin, Secretary of Labor. Cute photo of
Elaine Aiken on crutch (who was voted Miss Safety Queen
of 1952) as she appeared in court to pay fines for three
driving violations. Photo essay - Britain dressed up
for the queen. The Battle of the City Streets, to reduce
traffic congestion. Causes of 20 fires in a house. Karl
Milles' happy world of the dead - art. Tongolele's Tahitian
dancing. Hollywood's Oscars on TV for first time. Bedford
Heights, Cleveland, Ohio and Mayor Robert E. Willeford,
motorist Saul Goldstone - speed trap in town, more.
Boston Braves become the Milwaukee Braves. A Pelican
named Oscar. Photo of Audrey Hines, cheerleader at Muncie
Central High school, Indiana. Full page color Shell
motor oil ad with art by Frederick Siebel.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Life Magazine April 6, 1953 : Cover - Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz with kids (great feature article inside).
Full page Ethyl
corporation ad with 1913 Chevrolet car and others, art
by Robert Patterson. Great photos of tornados. Full
page Bell Telephone ad with mother and daughter, Betty
Miller and Ruby Miller. Duke of Windsor remembers Queen
Mary. Franciszek Jarecki escapes from Russia with MIG
15 airplane (this flight to Danish island first mentioned
in LIFE March 16, 1953. Full page B&W ad for Fashion
Trend furniture with Lucy and Desi. Herbert Brownell
Jr. profile. Letter and photo pertain to Ski-saults,
somersaults on skis - Dartmouth skiers John Bowler,
John Carleton, mentions Gus Paulsen did is first in
1913. Coffee ad featuring clown Emmett Kelly. Indian
pilgrims pour into Mysore town of Sravana Belgola to
anoint the statue of Gomateswara, Hinduism. Group photo
of Medal of Honor winners. Madame Chiang Kai-shek visits
Wellesley. Photos of immense train wreck at Ohio-Pennsylvania
border, two trains and a pipe. The Shine of St. Ursula.
New fashion - Big Hats. Japanese baseball players train
in the US. The Ghastly Secrets of Stalin’s Power
by Alexander Orlov. Great Preachers - Dr. Louis Hadley
Evans, Dr. Theodore P. Ferris, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale,
Dr. George Arthur Buttrick, Dr. Howard Thurman, Rabbi
Abba. Maude Callen gets new midwife clinic. A neat story
about a musical kindergarten in Spokane, Washington,
includes photos of Melody Weimar, John Carver, Harley
Reckord Jr., Joey Ralph and others. Full page Camel
cigarettes ad with 13 different baseball players, name
Very Good - $88
Good (small library stamp on baby's belly on cover, otherwise is a VG cover) - $72
Life Magazine April 13, 1953 : Cover - Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, Utah, with snowy La Sal mountains.
The world we
live in, Part 3 - the face of the land (geology, geography).
Stalin's ghastly secrets, part 2 - Murder begets mass
murder. Riots protest prices (Brazil) and white rule
(Kenya - Mau Mau). Letter and small photo pertaining
to Rolligon that was featured in LIFE March 23, 1953,
experimental military vehicle with balloon tires. Paired
photos meant to be viewed with a mirror to create the
3-D effect seen in movies. Two page color ad featuring
the 1953 Beautyrest mattress awards - Terry Thomas,
Joseph Graber (with four new babies), pneumatic hammer
operator Leonardo Puleo, baseball player Art Passarella,
circus trapeze artist Mary Jane Miller, nurse Katherine
White-Spunner, Hernando Courtright, Captain John W.
Anderson. Dot Beale, wife of prisoner of war George
W. Beale. Windsor's royal vaults receive a queen. Karean
vet's sweat out a US landing, Melvin Winderman. Michigan's
barmaids go into battle, Jean Finney, and others. Mary
Pickford again wields megaphone, sale of government
bonds. Exploding ammunition train shells Lewis, Indiana,
photos include Paul Morse, Dessie Welch, and blasted
houses with family names. Charles E. Wilson, Secretary
of Defense. Russia's new aircraft. Education - gypsy
children learn through games. Art - the last of Dufy.
Ohio State flies high in the dive, Morley Shapiro diver,
Bob Clotworthy diving, swimmers Yoshi Oyakawa and Dick
Thoman. Simulating the Atomic bomb's rays. On strike
in Elizabeth, Louisiana. Soviet Air Force's newest airplanes,
including MIG 17, Bomber type 31, Light bomber TU 10,
more. Factory fashions - for real, coveralls and such.
A school for gypsies in Spain, Father Andres Manjon.
Here's a switch, full page Kotex ad with a denim dress.
Good - $18
Fair (Generally Good, but cover is loosening with light wear, small library stamps throughout) - $9
up shipping. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Mrs.
Harry Traulsen of Bayside, New York with her son and
daughter. For U.N. captives the long road shortens -
they are greeted by Army ambulances in Panmunjom in
Korea.. Charming full page color Texaco ad with bird
breaking out of big blue egg. Adenauer has a Bonn voyage.
Curious full page Rinso ad that shows how to do spring
cleaning. Minnesotans visit Russia, includes full page
photo with a nice view of a bicycle in Russia. Mme.
Frances Perkins a last leaf, retires. White House egg
rolling is revived, with cute photos of Eisenhower's
grandchildren. Neat photo of Whitefish Bay in the Great
Lakes with lots and lots of stalled ships, waiting for
ice jam to clear. Japanese art - photo essay. Stalin's
secrets - Part 3, by Alexander Orlov. Raymond Magsaysay
- Philippines. Parakeets. Horrible photo (horrible for
the horse) of crashed Paul Revere ride, next to motorcycle
cop. How to finish furniture. Foul weather finery -
fashion. New York Yankees baseball of 1957, including
Whitey Ford, Andy Carey, Al Cicotte, Bill Skowron, Art
Schult, Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin and others. Deep
Freeze surgery. Spring in Arkansas, includes Clarksville,
Arkansas - lots of photos. Dodee Wick photographs Russia.
Lawrence Wahlstrom of Los Angeles builds mechanical
marvels that accomplish nothing. Neat photo of Mrs.
Christine Nelson on her 107th birthday with great-great-grandson
Richard Lynn Morris. Full page color S.O.S. scouring
pads ad with art by Louis Bee (?).
Very Good - $31
Good - $21
Fair (All Good, but has rubbed cover and small library stamps throughout) - $11
Life Magazine April 27, 1953 : Color Cover - Elizabeth II - official coronation portrait - very nice.
Uttar Pradesh's mustache. Full page Goodrich
tires ad including Lomond school safety patrol of Shaker
Heights, Ohio and policeman Edward Moeder. Miraculous
escape from airplane - Cascades, including Adra Long.
Wonderful full page Texaco Fire-Chief ad with five Dalmatian
pups playing with butterflies. Lady takes over newest
cabinet post - Mrs. Oveta Culp Hobby as Secretary of
Health, Education and Welfare. Full page color Gold
Bond Velvet paint ad with lady in bobby socks. Three
years without rain in North Brazil. Cameras aid in crime
detection. Hamilton college - photo essay, including
John Morris, Donald Ross Grant, Charles Levey, Ronald
M. Seaman, Hermann Menges Jr., Hugo Pfaltz, Irving Reid,
Donald A. Webster, Carlyle Conwell Ring, Jr. and others.
Another of those nice full page color Ballantine ale
ads with man in anticipation. Stalin's secrets Part
4. Siren without sequins - fashion. Maya pyramid's secret.
Geography of the brain. Jim Mathias - track and field.
Benny Goodman. Twice Royal wedding. Cute photos of models
learning how to look more alive : Caroline Covell, Patsy
Shally, Nancy Berg, Georgia Hamilton, Marlene Hoyt,
Nancy Driver. General William F. Dean in Communist hands.
Lauren Bacall (Mrs. Humphrey Bogart) in various fashions.
Nice feature on liberal arts school - Hamilton College
in Clinton, New York, including photos of Richard Underwood,
John Baldwin, Robert Rudd, Tom Johnston, painter John
Semple, Irving Reid, Hugo Pfaltz, baseball player Donald
Ross Grant, and many others. Two page ad for the second
Annual National Golf day with Julius Boros and others.
Full page color Gibson Mother's day cards ad with art
Out of Stock -
Special issue : Africa, a continent in ferment. The
land and peoples of Africa. History's impact on Africa.
Another sexy full page Silf Skin girdles ad. Tangier,
an outpost for Europeans, includes photo of Countess
Phyllis della Faille de Leverghem on bed with some of
her 35 dogs, 37 cats and 129 birds. Full page color
Paper-Mate pen ad with the lovely Zsa Zsa Gobor. The
University College of Ibadan in Nigeria. The splendor
and problems of Morocco. The rocky Sahara. The strong
leader of Egypt. French administrator in Youkounkoun.
Liberia, Africa's only republic. Gold Coast, land of
good cheer. Albert Park - a land of lost peaks and big
game, including Mountains of the Moon and Ruwenzori
- great color photos, volcano, fresh lava, more. Neat
full page Rexall ad with prices for all kinds of things.
The Primitive tribes. Haile Selassie. Art in the Congo.
Modern Congo. Full page color Trifari jewelry ad, costume
jewelry. The painted villages of the Ndebele in South
Africa. Kenya lies under the sword. A continent's dreadful
diseases. Victoria Falls. Impending tragedy in South
Africa, by Alan Paton. Full page color De Beers diamonds
ad with art by Charles Rain. Full page color Camel cigarettes
ad with Charlton Heston in his cowboy roles. Nice photo
of John Jankovits after he was released in Korea. Liberated
United Nations prisoners, including David Ludlum, John
Good - $18
“My conscience will not let
me remain silent” by General Van Fleet. Lovely
full page Warner's Bras * Girdles * Corselettes ad.
Cartoons by Walt Kelly - the adventures of “Meat
Hamburg”, as influenced by Mickey Spillane. The
bereaved parents and the P.I.O. Bentists build a homemade
sub in basement, Walter Klyde Allbritton Jr. and brother
Dick. A short guide to the truce talks. Photo essay
- Emile Zola's pictures of his two lives. The truth
about Korea, Part 1. Close-up, Caddy to a President,
Willie Frank Perteet “Cemetery”. Television
- a look at future of color reception. Smartest English
class. Art - Ingres. Archaeology - oldest sculpture
is uncovered in Jericho. One-platoon football is back,
Jim Haluska. Life goes to a girls' gym competition,
Baldwin High School on Long Island, New York. Nice full
page color Aero Willys car ad. Pages of photos of American
soldiers captured by the Koreans (see June 8, 1953 for
some IDs, including James W. Yeager). Dark Star beats
Native Dancer in Kentucky Derby horse race. The art
of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. Very neat full page
color Niblets Corn ad with Jolly Green Giant. First
American prisoners return home, including photos of
Mona and Eddie Vidal, Alfonso and Jose Garcia. Lione
Peterson of Black River Falls, Wisconsin, Donald Legay
of Leominster, Massachusetts. Ambassador Clare Boothe
Luce. LeRoy McIlvain has photo of Itsuo Sasamoto. Full
page color United States Brewers Foundation beer ad
with art by John Gannam, # 81.
Good - $18
Life Magazine May 18, 1953 : Cover - Sallilee Conlon, Coed opera student from Indiana, Arts in the Midwest feature.
Ipana tooth paste ad with Mrs. Elizabeth Burbank of
Elmhurst, New York and her children. Cartoons about
the new President of Harvard University, by various
artists including Al Capp, Otto Goglow, Chester Gould
and many others. Ship "Duke of York" Ferry
is hit by "Haiti Victory" and cut in two.
Two page New York Life Insurance ad featuring Charles
and Vaneta Brogdon and their children, Blytheville,
Arkansas. Engineers move the Missouri river for new
Garrison Dam. Pilot Glenn O. Barcus flies missions against
North Korea. Christopher Draper flies under the Lambeth
Bridge. Roman Catholic Bishop Bernard Sheil has silver
jubilee. Goose lives near oil drum with chicks, Aleck
on Liberty Farm with William Hayes. First Titanic movie
reminds survivors what it was like. Full page color
Kellogg's Corn Flakes cereal ad made by 10-year-old
Nicholas Vaccaro of Huntington, New York. How the human
race developed - evolutionary family tree. Peggy O'Hara
give New York news some interest. Alain Bombard spends
53 days in a raft. Renske Quas pool champion. Two page
color ad for General Electric B-47 plane. Olympic rowing
champions photos and profile. The truth about Korea
- how we can win by James G. Van Fleet. Florence Chapman
gets married with help from her students. Lovely full
page color Lockheed ad with Super Constellation plane.
Cute photo of dog Victor and Gregory Smith at the Lawrence
Hospital for Animals near Princeton, New Jersey.
Good - $32
Life Magazine May 25, 1953 : Cover - Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell in gorgeous red gowns in “Gentlemen prefer blondes.”
A tornado in Waco, Texas and
the search for Lillie Matkin, lots of photos including
Beth Parten, Howard Wilkerson. Full page color ad for
Morrell Pride Meats. Adlai finds himself barefoot in
Burma. Feature on Dictator Juan Domingo Peron, Argentina.
Lovely full page color Jantzen sun clothes ad. Another
lovely full page color Ballantine Ale ad with man in
anticipation, fly fisherman. Tiny Funkley, Minnesota
takes a trip. Editorial : Sir Winston and the rift.
Photo essay - a new look at Ford (the man, the family,
the car manufacturer) - EXCELLENT Long article. Valley
Forge Hospital GI's tell of brainwashing ordeal in North
Korea, by William Brinkley. Battleground for Lutheran
sects. Half page Cole swimsuits ad with Esther Williams.
Bright blocks in school architecture. Playclothes for
the under-10 group. Jon Lindbergh's dive reveals hidden
cavern in California Lake. New warfare on old bugs.
Life visits a social secretary in Washington, Eleanor
Lansing Thomas. Cute full page color Budweiser beer
ad, also with fly fishing people art. Boxing match between
Jersey Joe Walcott and Rocky Marciano. Two page color
Philip Morris cigarettes ad with Lucille Ball. Hindu
dentist pulls teeth painlessly with yoga, P.V. Jayade.
Nuns train as fire fighters at Ursberg, Germany. Midgie
the alley cat inherits $9,000 house from Mr. Francis
Out of Stock -
Coronation guide : how to
follow parade, abbey ritual (Includes color photo of
authorized souvenirs). Very pretty full page Woodbury
soap ad. Last five veterans of the Civil War : Walter
Williams (Franklin TX), Albert Woolson (Duluth MN),
Thomas Riddle (Austin TX), William Lundy (Laurel Hill
FL), and John Salling (Slant VA). Billion dollar oil
exposition, Tulsa. Boys are trapped on a fiery tower,
John Wright, Billy Clayton, Bobby Clayton - Stockton,
California. Kansas city learns a traffic lesson - speed
traps after one crash too many of Missouri bridge. New
rulers in Middle East. Mr. Wilson and the Air Force.
Photo essay - Eve with spring pups. Close-up Al Gruenther,
NATO. Neat Tennessee Eastman acetate fiber (division
of Eastman Kodak) ad with swim suits in color. Stars
daughters in party dresses - daughters of Virginia Bruce,
Joan Bennett, Sally Blane, Eleanor Boardman, John Wayne.
Duchy of Dormsylvania of campus of University of Wisconsin,
including Paul Moeller. Full page color De Beers diamonds
ad with art by Brian Connelly.
Very Good - $28
Fair (Generally Good, but has a very mildly water marked corner) - $9
Communist pilot is catapulted
from crippled MIG. Valeriu Georgescu and missing sons.
Strange hat contest in Yakima Washington with Sue Bradley
- winner Don Monahan. Cool full page color Doughboy
pools and water playmates ad for little kids (blow-up
pools and toys). Socorro New Mexico talks secession.
Mr. Humphrey's tax program. Full page color Jayson clothing
ad, not signed but looks like same artist as for White
Rock Sparkling water ads. Penny stocks for dollar profits.
Ford builds a "geodesic" dome. 100,000 golfers
play the champ. Campy swings - Dodgers win. Edna Wallace
Hopper. Cool-headed clowns - fashion. Nice advertisement
with Judy Chase from Sacramento, California at Tobe-Coburn
fashion school in New York. Henry Lefebvre and Bob Luebke,
wedding photographers from Green Bay, Wisconsin - photos
include Kenneth Siegrist and Elaine Vande Walle, Mary
Eswchelweck and Douglas Farrell, Phyllis La Frombois
and Roland Kornowske, Larry Erickson and Janice Vunks
and others. Very nice full page color Ford parts ad
with mechanic fixing little boy's bicycle. The world
we live in, Part 4 - the air. For the first time, an
atomic shell was fired from a gun (280 mm atomic cannon
at Frenchman Flat, Nevada. Valeriu Georgescu separated
from sons in Romania. Awesome full page color Jantzen
curvallure swimsuit ad with art by Pete Hawley. Summer
Good - $32
In this issue - color pictures
of the Coronation. Photos of cormorant fishing underwater.
Cute full page color Saran ad with small blond girl
“driving” a car with her matching doll next
to her. Oil tankers Pan-Massachusetts and Phoenix crash
in Delaware River. Gilbert Williams is the last man
at Fort Flagler, Washington. Photo of Hotel clerk W.W.
Arnold in Port Townsend, Washington. Full page color
Philip Morris cigarettes ad with the lovely Lucille
Ball. Full page color Englander mattress ad with art
by Joe De??. Nice two page Ford motor Company ad with
Norman Rockwell painting. Sally Butler wins Golden Thimble
award at New York's Parsons school of Design. Alexander
Sherriffs runs for school board. Eddie Boblitt delivers
newspapers on a unicycle. Another awesome Jantzen ad.
Architect Robert A. Little's house. A visit to P.O.W.
camps in Korea. Curious full page ad for Lockheed Starfire
plane / missile. Full page color Gibson Father's Day
cards ad with art by Lucia. New life for Rodney Dee
Brodie, a separated Siamese twin. 1,008 infantrymen
in record mass parachute jump over Fort Bragg. Nature
vacation with John, Mary, Paul, Nancy and Mrs. Saunders.
Fair (All Good, but front cover is torn, no paper missing) - $12
Whittaker Chambers writes on the “witch-hunt”
issue. Photographer George Goodman takes funny photos
to spoof his profession. Nice full page color Life Savers
ad with lifeguard and beach theme. Final Fanfare for
Class of 1953 - 300,000 receive college diplomas. Tornado
epidemic, including aerial photo of Flint, Michigan,
Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts, Mads
Madsen homestead in Five Mile Corner, Nebraska. Four
times a bride (golfer Ben Hogan) and four times a bridesmaid
(golfer Sam Snead). Guatemala temple is blown up for
Baseball fans. Architecture - US glass house embassy
in Rio. A star's maternity dresses, Dorothy McGuire.
Tiny, spiny fossils, brachiopods with Dr. Arthur Cooper.
Frenzied shot-put record breaker, Parry O'Brien. An
American's Shinto wedding, Horace Bristol Jr. and Tomoko
Yoshimura. Korean truce. Gorgeous full page color Ballantine
Ale ad. Full page color Shell motor oil ad with picnic
scene, art by Frederick Siebel. Frank Raboski is reprieved. Nice
full page government bonds ad with Raymond G. Davis,
medal of honor. Funny photo of Alf Hancock (Australia)
losing his pants in a rugby match.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
pictures - Victory over Mt. Everest - an excellent bit
of mountaineering and climbing history. (See
also LIFE magazine July 13, 1953.) cute full page Rinso
ad with little twins, Patti and Pam Tripp. Korean prison
camps. Julius and Ethel Rosenbergs are put to death,
convicted atomic spies. Full page color John Hancock
insurance ad with circus art by Albert Dorne. Coal in
a hole blazes at Scranton coal mine Pennsylvania. Neat
photo of East Berlin workers throwing rocks at a tank,
first big revolt against communists. Teddy Roosevelt's
house on Sagamore hill becomes a shrine. Neat full page
color Champion spark plugs ad with race car "Old
16", the first American winner of the Vanderbilt
Cup, including a little history of the car. Fabulous
Ford birthday show. Neat photos of Jimmie Newhouse retrieving
a foul baseball at Hollywood Stars park. Black and white
fashions on the beach. Full page ad for Stanley Hostess
Party Plan (similar to today's Tuperware parties). The
Yard Hand riding lawn tractor invented by Stanley Hiller
Jr. (see LIFE April 7, 1947) and all the attachments.
Full page color Budweiser beer ad with golf theme. Child's
tour of Fairyland. Neat full page photo of a British
torpedo boat "Gay Bombardier" boat P1042.
Nice full page color Lustre-Creme shampoo ad with Marilyn
Good - $26
Fair (Generally Good, but has some cover wear and small library stamps throughout) - $12
Fair (Generally Good, but has water marked spine end and upper margin) - $10
The Bridges at Toko-Ri, by
James Michener - First publication, complete in this
issue. Pretty full page color Cadillac ad with pale
blue car and jewelry by Harry Winston. Drought in the
heart of Texas, with photos of Rio Grande completely
dried up, Flacon dam under construction. West Germans
erect a large wooden cross on Charlottenburger Chaussee,
now named Street of June 17, to commemorate a massacre
by the East Germans, during this event a East German
shot a West German boy across the sector border. Nice
full page Delsey toilet tissue ad with art by Lucia.
Photo essay - a Visit to our past, photos by Eliot Elisofon.
Fashion - squaw skirts. Milwaukee Braves thrive on sausages,
sauerbraten and sympathy, photos of Max Surkont, Warren
Spahn, Bill Bruton, Ed Matthews, Del Crandall and others.
Science - the Mantis man. Funny photo of tennis player
Alfred Huber biting the tennis ball. College boys build
20 huge bins (granaries) at Harold Anderson's Toledo
grain elevator in 13 days - including photos of Arnold
Younkman and Marvin Reau. Humorous two page color General
Motors ad featuring service station and motorcycle policeman
writing up a newly married couple for having stuff dragging
behind their car. Photo of last Kaiser motor Corp. C-119
Flying Boxcar airplanes made for Air Force. Nice full
page color US Brewers Foundation ad for beer by Douglass
Crockwell. Full page color Philip Morris ad with Lucille
Ball. Octagon Blessed Sacrament church in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Out of Stock -
Life Magazine July 13, 1953 : Cover - Everest victory : Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on Everest.
Feature articles about
the first ascent of Everest (Everest's conquerors
come back) - lots of candid photos from Banepa, Nepal.
Tenzing's own words. Hillary's firsthand account - many
pages with full color photos of the climb - a great
moment in Mountaineering history. See
also LIFE magazine June 29, 1953. Two page New
York Life Insurance ad with Frank Camin and his family,
Fresno, California. Neat full page color 1953 Studebaker
ad with two tone green two-door car. 400 new angels
a day - people moving into Los Angeles, includes amazing
photo of at least 16 different moving vans at different
houses on the same street, the Leo Ferguson family and
others. . Very nice full page color Douglas aviation
ad. Montgomery, Alabama children get $625,000 polio
inoculation - includes photo showing two days supply
of empty bottles with Dr. Walton H.Y. Smith. Photo essay
- Provence, France in Stone. Movie - “Moon is
Blue.” Radio - Zorch is dimph. Ballet helps Texan
make big jump. Neat story about a portable pier - you
fold it out into the water. Life revisits its wartime
wedding couples (see LIFE June 21, 1943), including
here Nathan Rosenfeld, William Richters, Israel Sloan,
Frederick Witham, Charles Eater. Very nice two page
General Electric ad with a full page of color art with
Navy's FJ-2 jet plane, the North American Fury, taking
off from aircraft carrier. Cicadas = Locusts. Texan
women's group with Mrs. Preston H. Dial of San Antonio
sing around the world. Walt Davis studied ballet to
improve his High jump. Movie - “Martin Luther.”
Excellent full page color Ballantine Ale ad with man
in cowboy hat.
Good - $84
Life Magazine July 20, 1953 : Cover - Senator Kennedy goes a-courting (JFK and Jackie in great candid photo on sail boat, full article inside about their courting).
Helicopters take birthday portrait of the
U.S. Royal heartache for Britain - Princess Margaret
with commoner. Two page Kaiser car ad with some happy
owners such as E. U. Sherman of Kansas City, Missouri,
J. Wright of Long Island, Donald E. Holmes of Coldwater,
Michigan. Montserrat Escardivol creates "painting"
by typing - amazing! The Beria I knew by Alexander Orlov.
Korean truce. Cool full page Santa Fe railroad ad showing
new machine for filling refrigerator cars with ice.
Outdoor cooking - grilling. Full page Ford ad with art
by Whitney Darrow, Jr. Spyros Skouras and his wonderful
cinemascope. Golfer Ben Hogan in the heather at British
Open at Carnoustie. Neat full page color Hudson Jet
car ad with orange car. The movie "Stalag 17"
about German prisoner of war camp, predecessor to "Hogan's
Heros." General James A. Van Fleet goes bear hunting
in Alaska, with color photos. Half page Mennen deodorant
ad with baseball player Bobby Shantz. Neat full page
color Mobil Oil ad with John Cobb and the new world
speed record car at 394.19 MPH. Feature on life in the
Piazza dei Ponziani, Italy. Super photo of Danny Gillis
age 3 pitching horseshoes in Michigan. Color coca-cola
ad on back cover with cowboy theme.
Out of Stock -
Richard Hamar builds 50 foot tower at his farm. Interesting
full page Champion Spark Plugs ad with Les Viland, Champion
Economy driver 9 1206 miles averaging 27.03 miles per
gallon). South African tribes unite - Gaka and Pondo.
Full page color John Hancock Life Insurance ad with
art of Daniel Boone by Harold Von Schmidt. Navy Ace
Guy Bordelon shoots down five planes, Bedcheck Charlie.
Charming full page color Ford ad with red convertible
car. Richest shipwreck (1733 Spanish) in Florida - Mendel
Peterson, Arthur McKee Edwin Link. Lovely two page photo
of "Goodwill" a schooner ship sailing past
Hawaii's Diamond Head, first across in Transpacific
race from San Pedro, California. Portrait of Casanova
discovered by Armando Preziosi. Englewood, Colorado
celebrates centennial by painting the streets gold.
Two page color Nash Ambassador Airflyte ad with red
two-door car, art by Steven Dohanos. Cinemascope move
of “the Robe” with Victor Mature and Jean
Simmons. Comedian Larry Storch gets a TV show. Andrew
Wyeth paints a deserted home. Food as propaganda - offering
good food at reduced prices to East Germans to pull
them into West Germany and away from communism. Michel
Angot photographs the Sea Elephant seal. Zeke the seeker
- antique hunter. Brewers foundation ad with sailing
art by John Falter. Baseball pitcher Ken Raffensberger
throws curve balls for science. Anne Urbazo and Ray
Urbazo reunite in United States. Full page color Lustre-Creme
Shampoo ad with swimmer Esther Williams.
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Rondi Stratton - Sealy Mattress window display.
Neat photo series on a woman sleeping in a store window
for publicity, Rondi Stratton, Sealy Mattress Company.
Interesting full page color Morton salt ad with absolutely
perfect melons - ready to be salted! Cease fire in Korea
- Panmunjom, including photo of Airborne parachuting
into Pyongyang. Lord and Lady Mountbatten profile. Drought
in Texas - Irving Ray. Air Force precision flying team
- Richard C. Catledge, Buck and Bill Petillo, Robert
L. Kanaga and Robert S. McCormick, F-84 airplanes. Two
page color ad for Ford - with farmer family in model
T by Norman Rockwell. First woman to sail the Atlantic
- Ann Davison. Opera outdoors - Baths of Caracalla,
Naples, Basilica of Maxentius, Verona, Arena Flegrea.
Bing Crosby and Nicole Maurey in Little Lost Boy. Very
nice full page (horizontal) color movie poster ad for
"Return to paradise" with Gary Cooper and
others. Underwater travel - subsurface unicycle and
man-propelled submarine. The Year of the Snake in Indochina
by David Douglas Duncan. Madrid Hilton Hotel opening
ball. Great photo of painter on the Eiffel Tower. WOW
- this looks like the very first LIFE ad for Kellogg's
Sugar Frosted Flakes - two pages of color with Tony
the Tiger! Feature on Indochina. The opening of the
Castellana Hilton in Madrid. GREAT and artistic photo
of a maintenance painter on the Eiffel tower, René
Blanchard. Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad
with skijoring (Hundeskirennen) on the Aletsch Glacier
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Life Magazine August 10, 1953 : Cover - gorgeous! Irish invade fashion world, fashions by Sybil Connolly.
Most controversial man on the Eisenhower team, Roger
M. Keyes. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Peggy
and Linda Jones, twins. Mapcap professor gives explosion-filled
lecture to explain atomic bomb, Hubert Alyea. Full page
Rinso detergent ad with nude David and Steve Elliot
and their mother. Photo essay - a trip down the Oregon
coast. Colossal canvas, 2nd biggest painting in the
world, owned by William Haussner in Baltimore, “Pantheon
of the War” painted in 1918 by 128 French artists
as a tribute to the Allied Forces. . Sports - spectacle
of the bicycles, Tour de France, Louison Bobet wins.
Full page color Lustre-Creme shampoo ad with the luminous
Ava Gardner. How the truce came to Korea, including
photos of Ted Lutz, Bennie Droll, 3rd Marine Battalion,
medics at Easy Med near Panmumjom. NEAT two page color
Dan River Wrinkl-shed fabrics ad with human puppets
on strings. Robert Chuckrow and wife build a sunny roof
on their terrace at Chappaqua, New York. Nice full page
color Pepsi Cola ad with art by Robert Levering. Life
goes to a Tennessee Rope Jump, including photos of Alice
Diggs, Bill Nunley, John Diggs and others. Funny photo
of Toggles, the dog, running the mile with human runners
at high school in Champaign, Illinois.
Good - $18
Rhubarb time at the Ball Park, photos
of Roy Campanella, Ted Beard, Murray Franklin and more
at the baseball pennant races. Cute full page color
Orlon DuPont ad with science class theme. A mother photographs
her minute old baby, Helen Brush. Wings over Wall street,
a loose hornbill bird with Joseph Schlesinger. Murder
on the Turnpike, John Shepard survived - someone shooting
truck drivers as they sleep on side of road. Governors'
session at Seattle. Double jeopardy at sea - E.H. Barry
- crash from aircraft carrier. Full page color Atlas
tires ad with Brinks-like truck, El Paso Armored Motors
Service, art by Moore. Europe on less than $28.411,
an illustrated humorous return to Europe by Bill Mauldin
(who was there ten years ago with the military). Cool
flexible combs - feathercombs - for holding hair and
hats in precarious positions. Scout jamboree. I become
a citizen - photo essay by Leonard McCombe. Nice full
page Sacony wool flannels, with June Kirchmann, Jacqueline
Duby, and Mrs. Harry Traulsen. Life goes to a friendly
feud between Biddle Street and Newberry Street in Wayne,
Michigan with photos of Wilbur Moyer, Jimmy Renaur,
Violet Barry, Glenn Ford, Bill Reiser and others. Nice
full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with tennis
theme. Full page E Bonds ad with Medal of Honor winner,
Archie Van Winkle.
Good - $18
Life Magazine August 24, 1953 : Cover - Morman Ballerinas at a beach - cute photo of two young girls, Crystal Mann and Bonnie Vernon.
Neat full page color
Chamion spark plugs ad with Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker
and his World War I bi-wing plane, and the speed boat
"It's a wonder." A very nice letter from David
Wassertheil pertaining to combat fatigue and the Korean
war. Strikes spread through France. Nice series of photos
showing different skirts being blown or raised. Photo
- Earthquake in Greece, aerial taken of the Ionian island
city of Zante. U.S. farmers vote for controls on wheat,
includes photos of Tom Praisner, George Howe Jr, others.
. A.F. of L. - losing some, gaining others. President's
Colorado golf cronies - Cherry Hills golf course. William
Rosen and Milton Ellenby become youngest team to win
Master Pairs Bridge tourney. Horse racing scandal in
England, 2 horses named Francasal, 3 men named Maurice
Williams. Memorial mosaic to U.S. war dead is completed,
Artist Francis Scott Bradford, in chapel near Cambridge,
England. Russia. Animals of the desert - photo essay.
Kinsey report on women. Fashion - college date dresses
in color, college rooms in color. The movie "Roman
Holiday" with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck.
Detroit Lions football team in training in Ypsilanti,
Michigan, including Les Bingaman, Leon Hart, Pat Harder.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Nice two page General Electric ad with
a full page of color art by our Lastex
mystery artist - do you know who it is? Dramatic
royal comeback in Iran. Truce in Korea. Great Britain
provides new face for U.N. First pictures of atomic
submarine "Nautilus". Twilight of the Bosses.
Helmericks back home in the arctic - photo essay. Dior's
short skirts - fashion. Archery expert Ann Marston.
Two circus chimps play tennis. Tubing on the Sammamish
river of Washington with photos of Irving Clark, Larry
Dugan Jr. Lois Brown, Anne Clark, Si Arnold, and others.
The Perils of space flight with cartoons by Robert Osborn
(problems yet to be solved before man can go to space).
Chicago's Zoo experiments with a petting zoo with regular
zoo animal babies. 100 earthquakes in a week in Ionia,
Greece - more photos from Zante. Very nice US Brewers
Foundation ad for beer with art by John Falter and country
scene. Super full page color Roadmaster bicycle ad.
Cute full page Rinso detergent ad with toddler Michelle
Gamby. James Poetzsch from Baltimore swaps his artwork
for household items. Nice full page color Budweiser beer
ad with gardeners. Nice full page US Defense Bonds as
with Hector A. Cafferata Jr., Medal of Honor.
Good - $18
The world we live in, Part 5 - two billion years of
evolution (fossils). Two page New York Life insurance
ad with Bernadine and Jimmy Kvamme, Bernhard and Clara
Kvamme, George Armstrong. Portraits created out of nails,
paperclips, tools, etc. by Mildred and Laurence Tilley.
Moorish eyes greet sultan. Iranian lips greet Shah.
American bar comes to New England, 75th annual convention
in Boston. The man who beat diabetes, tennis star Bill
TAlbert. Fast filly at Goshen, horse named Helicopter
in the Hambletonian sulky race with driver Harry Harvey.
Life visits the Leopold Stokowski family. Most released
prisoners come home, but a few become communists - photos
include Richard Soto, George Standley, Leonard Chiarelli,
Robert Maxey, and Bennie Smith. Rain comes to Texas,
Falcon Dam saves the day. New Jersey tests 4 year-olds
to see if they are ready for school, includes photos
of John Beardsley, Diane Riley and Arthur Hoffman. Paper
sails tried on small sailboats, with Herbert Hild, designer
Charles Ulmer. Nice full page Watchmakers of Switzerland
ad with art by Norman Rockwell "It's watch inspection
time." Photo of Glen Echo boy pretending to be
a fountain during a dive.
Good - $18
Life Magazine September 14, 1953 : Cover - Casey Stengel's winning smile, baseball (feature article inside, Yankees, Dodgers).
Full page Goodrich tires ad that
is nicely illustrative of the need to stop fast for
children. Full page color Western Electric ad with people,
dog, groceries and moe - all jammed in a telephone booth,
art by E. Gurney (?). Lonely men of Short Creek await
trials. Full page color Nutrilite plant supplement ad.
Fun series of photos of Rossana Podesta illustrating
the plot of her new movie "La Red." Polygamy
uproar leads to trial of Morman men from Short Creek,
Arizona, Towers of Tumurru - 36 men, 85 women, 250 children
in this town. General William Dean's heroism is revealed
when he is released from Korean prison camp. Naguib
makes a pilgrimage to Mecca. Sequel to the Michael Patrick
O'Brien story (see LIFE October 20, 1952). West Germans
break up communist election putsch. U.S. Bombers extend
their range to the world. Tornado of rebuilding near
Flint, Michigan. S.S. Miramar and her embattled skipper,
boat in a backyard in Highland Park, Texas, Cosette
Faust Newton - shameful story of city police looking
the other way. Images of a magic city Part I - New York
city - photo essay. Full page Santa Fe railroad ad with
engines 24, 329, 37. Unusual wedge shaped aircraft designs
in Great Britain - something like the concord. Full
page color Herbert Tareyton cigarettes ad with Polo
player Robert Skene. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes
ad with golfer Ben Hogan. Durante by the numbers - art.
Samson Agonistes of Greenwich Village, a beagle dog
named Sam. Full page U.S. Government Bonds ad with Rodolfo P. Hernandez, Medal of Honor recipient.
Good - $31
Full page Bell Telephone ad with cartoon art
by Drucker, indians sending smoke signal. Historic nylons,
hose, tights - photos. Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline in
Canada, great construction photos, amazing story. Neat
two page color Admiral ad with lots of different television
models. The poor ship Liberté has trouble yet
again. Fred Vinson - obituary. General Navarre in Indochina.
Movie review - "The Cruel Sea." First photos
of human egg fertilization. Joyce Bryant in Tin Pin
Alley musical. Brave beekeeper has a beard of bees -
Raymond Presnell. The Park Dairy Bar in Ludington, Michigan
has a new look - photo, straws in ceiling. Full page
color Sparton television ad with football theme. A street
blows up in Cleveland, photo, short description. Cartoonist
Andre Francois. Portfolio of New York photos, part 2,
by Ernst Haas. Startlingly realistic police shooting
range, Toledo, Ohio. More on Indochina. William Oats,
reporter, is not a communist. Wheelchair bound parents
Joy and Anna Hansen raise a child. Giant Elm in Worms,
Germany - historic tree. Tennis champ Tony Trabert.
Umberto Silvestri plays the Cyclops in The Odyssey.
Nice full page color John Hancock Life Insurance ad
with Knute Rockne and football theme. Photographer father
records his daughter, Juanita Smith. Full page Allen-A
underwear ad with contortionist Alf Carlson. Full page
color Kellogg's sugar Frosted Flakes cereal ad - still
listed as NEW. Race horse Native Dancer - profile and
Good - $28
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $18
The enigma of William Faulkner,
his family, his county, Part 1 of 2. Photos of some
of the cars and "The Brute" motorcycle in
the Hot Rod Time Trials at the Bonneville salt flats,
Utah - Leroy Homes, Harvey Haller, Don Waite and others.
Who caught the baby in the Bronx? - Was Francis Lamadrid
caught by Louis Sarno or Morris Brower? Photo - Doors
frustrate postmen, they are blocking a construction
site in Dayton, Ohio. Watermelon scramble in Bessemer,
Alabama includes some convicts. The harem of Sidi Mohammed
ben Youssef is bundled up and sent to him in exile.
An Ozark town hunts cobras, Springfield, Missouri with
Herbert Condray, Reo Mowrer and others. Full page color
Florida Oranges ad with girl scout. U.S.S. Lake Champlain,
a Combat Information Center, includes photos of aircraft
carriers, planes Photo essay - the Smithsonian, a nation's
attic. Fashion - bonus for Tom Brigance of Texas. Full
page color Gibson greeting cards ad with art by Lucia.
Mystic painters of the Northwest, Mark Tobey, Kenneth
Callahan, Guy Anderson, Morris Graves. Life goes to
the De Cuevas ball near Biarritz, France. John F. Kennedy
JFK weds Jacqueline Bouvier- photos of wedding day.
Super full page color Cadillac ad with red car and emeralds.
Trinity University gets a new tiger as mascot, a real
tiger. Neat full page color Atlas battery ad with Bill
Clark of Bishop, California, caretaker at Convict Lake.
Great photo of Ray Harrington, polo player.
Very Good - $52
Good - $42
Fair (Generally Good, but has a rubbed cover and small library stamps throughout) - $22
From Italians into Americans - a photo essay on three
generations of La Falce's. The football show in color.
Funny series of photos of Richie Andrusen after he is
in a movie, then watches it. All hands, Abandon ship!
- Freighter Greenville. Charming full page color Life
Savers Butter Rum ad with boy playing drum. Hot-dog
holocaust on Pacific coast, thousands of picnickers
on Los Angeles beach at night. The man behind the Faulkner
myth, part 2. Aviation - the flying kangaroo. Atomic
farm yields strange fruit. Four acres of carp corpses
on the Kalamazoo river, Michigan. Boxing match between
Rocky Marciano and Roland LaStarza. Rita Hayworth marries
in Las Vegas. Rowdy women's roller derby in France.
Small business clinic in New York, includes photos of
Mrs. Paul Lawton (banana bread), Mrs. Robert Adams (dolls),
Mrs. Allan Whittemore (weaving), Mrs. Norman Miller
(herbs), Eleanor Campbell (mats), Mrs. Felix Ciszewski
(dolls), Colorado Springs Sky Sox get their pennant.
Awesome photo of Mollie O'Dell in ice cave near summit
of Mount Rainier.
Good - $18
Color ad Aero Willys - This my
wife would never understand. Photos - Dimah the diving
horse - 40 ft jump. International Longshoreman Association
is on strike - Paul Hall. Umpire view photos of world
series. Cute full page color REO trucks ad with three
bears, art by Pinson. Piccard descends 2 miles in bathyscape.
Senator Joe McCarthy weds Jean Kerr. Elephant Walk movie
review. New pig feeds speeds growth. President's plane
Columbine with Captain William G. Draper. Striped Bass
fishing in Martha's Vineyard, includes Bud Oliver. Writers
records their works, Edith Sitwell, Osbert Sitwell,
Edna Ferber, John Steinbeck, Truman Capote. Autumn in
Shenandoah color photos. Football's new rules. Modern
art by nun Sister Thomasita. Guatemala's communists
- Pellecer and Arbenz. Religious TV - This is the life.
New Zealanders tap into steam power. A dangerous European
Luxury - Hating America by Bruce Hutchison. Profile
Helen Traubel. Striking full page red, black and white
Judy Bond blouses ad. Ornery Oil Drum rodeo in Texas.
Back page ad Coca-Cola - the pause the refreshes.
Very Good - $42
Good - $32
Fair (Generally Good, but has a water marked edge at back) - $14
The world we live
in, Part 6 - age of mammals. Slaughterhouse fugitives
in a front yard rodeo - cowboys lasso loose cattle in
Houston. Full page color blue and pink Community silverware
ad, art by Jon Whitcomb. An American family pleads with
a son, Arlie H. Pate staying with Reds with photos of
others soldiers who also stayed. Full page color McCulloch
chain saw ad. Face-off in British Guiana, Janet and
Cheddi Jagan. Comic strip dolls. Pictorial essay - a
Korean-like war in Crimea. My seven Steeples by Margaret
Henrichsen, ministry circuit rider. Aviation - fastest
flight yet. Very pretty Jell-o ad, it is a photograph
of deserts. City college class of 1889 meets again.
Parlor game skirts. Science - a better break for polio
patients, including photos of Ruth Wane, Mrs. Marguerite
Braunstein, Herman Smith, others. Sports - the great
Earle Sande slims down to ride again, jockey again at
age 54. Life goes to a gay outing in the Ahr valley.
Bobby Greenlease kidnapping. High school girls in Akron,
Colorado help hospital, including photos of Tom Collins,
Lea Lesher, Joyce Axtell, Charlotta Jewett and others.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $9
Cute full page
Sanforized fabrics ad with fencing theme. Trouble in
Trieste. Chrysler building sells for 52 million. Charming
full page Eagleknit ad, Eagle Knitting Mills, showing
a number of different winter hats. Color ad with art
by Douglas Crockwell for US Brewers Foundation. Color
ad for Ballantine Beer - Barn Dance by Edward Klauck.
Mura rodents are bred for coats in Germany. The amazing
drought in Missouri. A trial is so big and goes on so
long that 21 babies are born to the lawyers, 30 months,
Anti-trust suit against 17 investment bankers. Cave
rescue of Marcel Loubens by Norbert Casteret. Triumph
and Tragedy, final volume, part 1, by Winston Churchill.
General Electric builds atomic engine for Sea Wolf.
Cooking game birds. Nathan Marsh Pusey is new President
of Harvard. Nice full page color "Red & White
Food Stores" ad. Marshall Erdman designs a prefab
house for the masses. Ancient Greek marble statues by
F. L. Kenett. Sasha Siemel kills a killer jaguar called
Assassino in Brazil. Hans Rossmaier build scale model
of Autobahn. Full page color Budweiser beer ad with
halloween theme. Mary and Jane Mason give a big "At
Home" party. Photo of a motorcycle crash in the
Junior Manx Grand Prix road race on the Isle of Man,
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Fair (Generally Good, but has rubbed cover and small library stamps throughout) - $14
Life Magazine November 2, 1953 : Cover - Winston Churchill, winner of the nobel prize for literature.
Football underdog Iowa
State has post game party. Candidate Magsaysay in Manilla,
story includes fashion show thrown by the rich as a
charity event. Miss Egypt - Mariana Papaelia, story
about her part in the Miss World competition in London..
Neat full page color Old Taylor bourbon ad showing the
inspiration for the Grecian vase shape of the bottle.
Corporal Edward Dickenson leaves North Korea for the
US. UCLA students make neat art with stadiums full of
colorful flashlights. Triumph and Tragedy, part 2, by
Sir Winston Churchill, includes art by Aaron Bohrod.
US Horse Jumping Team - Ronnie Mutch, Carol Durand.
Two page color Goodyear tire ad where they chained two
identical cars back to back on ice and had a tug-of-war
to test tires. Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse Silver Anniversary.
Fire at General Motors Livonia Michigan Hydra-Matic
plant. First underwater photos of Sperm Whale. Full
page color Pan-American Coffee Bureau ad with Lionel
model trains president, Lawrence Cowen. Ballantine Beer
ad with Halloween Art by Frederick Siebel. Recovery
of the General Motors Hydra-Matic plant in Livonia,
MIchigan after fire in August. Full page U.S. Defense
Bonds ad with Medal of Honor winner Duane Edgar Dewey.
Good - $32
Life Magazine November 9, 1953 : Cover - Small town girl gets a new name and a new career, Norma Speranza becomes Jill Corey.
The Inside story of Yalta, by Churchill (War memoirs
of Sir Winston Churchill, vol. 6, part 3). Northwest
debates Federal vs. Private power, re. Hell's Canyon
dam on Snake River. Atomic explosion stopped at millionths
of a second. Big snow, big exodus from Big Horns. Greek
queen proves as warm as her welcome. Negroes are guarded
in Chicago housing project, including Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Johnson, Eugune Gully, Donald Howard and family, Herman
King and wife - yet another Shame-On-Whites story. Photo
essay - Dress and décor from Paris. Photo essay
- Norma Speranza. The Russia only a few know, by John
Dille. Automobile turns without turnovers, Arthur Vogel's
Curvemaster. Netter's nuptials - tennis star Tony Trabert
marries Shauna Wood. Odd-looking kind of football -
Canadian. Life spends a birthday with Jennifer Thorne
Taylor in Bronxville, New York. Strike leaders Paul
Schrade and Bill Sanders. The big lie - Germ bomb confessions
in Korea. Toys help promote trade names, including dentist
set, Thayer stroller, Supermarket, Baby-tending set,
Housecleaner set, Airline uniforms, Lionel trains, more.
Pumpkin giveaway in Longmont, Colorado including photos
of Marian Schmitz. Gorgeous Modess ad - wonderful -
full page color. Nice full page color Roadmaster bicycle
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Background of trotting scandal. Unusual set of photos
of Abraham Sycowsky. Nice multiple page color 1954 Plymouth,
Dodge, De Soto, Chrysler and Imperial car ads. Trieste,
Italy, a city of blood and stones. Helen Keller's fingers
see President's smile. Marie Dionne enters a convent,
she is one of quintuplets. Pictorial essay - Great Samuel
Kress giveaway. Full page color Ballantine beer ad with
bowling theme, art by Frederick Siebel. Pictorial essay
- strong man of the North, Rock Robertson. War Memoirs
of Sir Winston Churchill, vol. 6, Part 4. Ladies of
Yakima brew up some pudding. Paganini's violin. 9,000
MPH in a wind tunnel. Fashion - the Hong Kong look.
Good photo of John Marbroles meeting Greek king at Ford
plant in Dearborn. Photo of Philadelphia girls Margaret
Burns, Mary Hagerty, Roseann Pinto, Carol Burns. Roy
Rogers and all the merchandise bearing his name. Swift
(bird) bander Gordon Hight. Photos of children playing
in autumn leaves, including Stewart Blickman, Mary Eagle,
Paul Fry, Royal Heid, Heather Heid, Leonard and Michael
Sullivan, Edward Coates, Raymong Burghardt and Ellen
and Paul Bassett and others. Funny photo of San Silver
of Brooklyn with multifocal glasses.
Very Good - $32
Good - $22
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover loosening) - $11
Fair (Generally G, but cover has tear) - $9
Fair (All G, nice, but a few pages have a water marked margin at back) - $9
Who was Harry Dexter White? Really neat (2Neat!)
two page color De Soto car ad with amazing mint green
two tone Automatic. Nice full page color Aero Willys
car ad. Pretty full page color Plymouth ad with Yellow
and white car on black background. Photo essay - Renaissance
of the rails, railroad track repair and upgrades and
much more. War Memoirs of Sir Winston Churchill, vol.
6, part 5. Clinic for headaches. Television, a silent
Dinah Shore. Sports - the one-two punch from Illinois.
Flying Pole lands in US school, Franciszek Jarecki.
Nice full page Texaco ad with Dalmatian puppies. Arlene
Dahl in full page color Lustre Crème shampoo
ad. Yellville, Arkansas turkey calling contest, with
photo of A.E. McMurtrey, Alvin Daniels, Otis Wallace,
Peggy Mears and others. Penetanguishene's Pride - sunken
ships Scorpion and Tigress. Birthday party for Vicki
Bernstein with friends from her past. Cute photo of
Kathrin the chimpanzee taking care of a Russian wolf
Very Good - $30
Good - $18
Fair (All G, very nice, but cover partly split along spine) - $9
The world we
live in, Part 7 - creatures of the sea. Super photos
of French guide and mountain climber Gaston Rebuffat
doing aid climbing on a granite roof, cutting steps
in ice, and standing on top of Aiguille de Roc. The
Dutch close gap 67 in dike. The case of the beat-up
blonde, Diane Wells of Fairbanks. John's other stripper,
Tempest Storm and Arabellla Andre wives of John Becker,
Portland, Oregon. Man who didn't come to dinner, President
Eisenhower and chili supper in Willard, Ohio, with photos
of Larry Foran, Jim Carpenter, Nancy Pennbaker, more.
Iron umpire of Panmumjom, India's Thimayya. Girls steal
the horse show, with photos of Patricia Smythe, Carol
Durand, Shirley Thomas. Housing - project that pays
for self, Franklin Terrace at Princeton, New Jersey
by Gerard Lambert (Listerine millionaire). Navy radio
circles globe. Fur dresses. Many cute photos of adopted
Korean Lee Kyung Soo, adopted by Vincent Paladino. Very
nice two page color Hudson Hornet ad with mint green
car. Navy has world's strongest radio transmitter in
Jim Creek Valley of Washington. Great photo of Reynolds
High School, Winston-Salem football game with coach
John Tandy. A party for a horse, Beauty, with Joanne
Spero, Linda Tomlinson, Frankie Dechert, Linda Domenick,
Jeffrey Patterson, Mrs. Joseph De Bell and others.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Newman photo gallery. Pan American road race - 1,912
miles in Mexico. Full page Rinso ad with ice skaters
Gail Balzell, Mrs. William Dalzell of Hillsdale, New
Jersey. Queen Elizabeth makes a first visit to Jamaica.
Missing for 22 years - Thomas C. Buntin and Betty McCuddy
hide out in Texas. Army steals Navy goat mascot, great
photos. Ad for Statler Hotels - cartoons by Tony Barlow.
Neat full page color Betty Crocker of General Mills
ad showing lots of different holiday treats. Chinese
Nationalists retreat from China to Thailand. Dr Frank
Baxter uses TV to teach Shakespeare to students at home.
Victor Borge kids at the concert piano. William Roger
Robb still works after accident that took both arms.
Circus men load elephant into train car - Zeebrugge.
Book Restoration by Paul Hermann Hubner Great Audrey
Hepburn feature with lots of photos. Texas goose hunters
hide under white sheets. Attractive full page color
Kaywoodie pipes ad with art. Piltdown man hoax photos
and evidence. The day that man flew - great feature
with Orville and Wilbur Wright, photos and drawings
of the historic evidence. Aviator pioneers - John H.
Towers, Benjamin Foulois, General Thomas De Witt Milling,
Frank, Lahm, Glenn L. Martin. Controversial clock stop
in game between Iowa and Notre Dame. The big O'Brien
Out of Stock -
Bermuda makes modern history.
Man on way to death in deep - Hope Root with Aqua Lung.
Full page color John Hancock Life Insurance ad with
santa and sleigh art by Harold Von Schmidt. French get
jump on Vietminh, more photos of the dead. Tragedy on
Mt. Shasta, a climbing accident - Werner Hopf, photos
of Jon Lindbergh, Vlado Kovalik and others. Blazing
disaster in Pusan. Menace of abandoned iceboxes. Turkish
hero's shrine, Ataturk. Secondary education - photo
essay. Scrabble game. Atomic engineers use a giant hand.
Hot piano plunk - Winifred Atwell. John Wayne's movie
Hondo 3-D. Neat two page New York Life Insurance ad
with Ralph and Teresa Guess family. Very nice full page
color Coca-Cola ad inside page with Santa. Examination
of secondary education, Part 1 - U.S. Public High School,
including photos of Lon Fagner, Beverly Richards, Harley
Pyles, George Nicholson, Carol Jasper, Roger Feisner,
James M. Jones, Jim Glaudel, Nancee Burlingame, Boyd
Collins, Hugh Woodroffe, George Potter, Mary Winkler,
Della May Taylor, Don Hempstead, Jayne Barker, Ruby
Stratton, Jack Rayburn and others from Davenport. Very
charming full page Max Factor men's grooming essentials
ad with three women holding gifts and puckering up for
the expected kiss.
Good - $18
Eisenhower speaks at the United Nations. Photo - Swedish
liner Kungsholm makes it's maiden voyage. Includes a
small photo of 26 of the 32 Paladino family members.
Follow-up letter to the Gaston Rebuffat article (LIFE
November 30, 1953). Smuggled films embarrass Vishinsky
- Baltic Invasion. OK - Here is a big one - Doctors
report that tobacco tar causes cancer in mice - Dr.
Evarts Graham, photo of him wreathed in smoke in one
of the experiments! Kismet musical with Joan Diener.
Salamanca University has a 700 year anniversary. French
movie Annapurna about climbers Maurice Herzog and Louis
Lachenal. Bust of Demeter found in the Aegean. How Credit
Ratings work by Robert Wallace. Color ad for Florida
Oranges featuring Santa Claus. Arley and Harley Andrews
and Indiana Hoosier basketball. The House of Saud -
new king Saud Ibn Abdul Aziz with Abdullah Sulaiman,
Abdulla Faisal and Jamal Bey Hessein. The Garrison Ball
- Ottawa debutantes come out. Back cover ad for Chesterfield
cigarettes with nice Christmas winter scene, pulling
a big christmas tree with horses through covered bridge.
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Fair (All G, but cover is mildly soiled) - $14
Photo essay - Four great Protestant
and Catholic churches (Ulm in Germany, Wells in England,
St. Mark's in Italy, Bourges in France). Wizard of Oz
in rare original drawings by W.W. Denslow. Barbed wire
on the road to Bethlehem, the different cultures of
Jerusalem and environs. 14 Nations seeking peace - NATO.
Golden rule for foreign aid. Story about Richard Tenneson,
a Red POW, and his family at home, Mrs. Portia Howe.
Two page Chrysler corporation ad for "America's
Newest Automatic car Transmission (the Powerflyte)."
Odyssey of Fred Rugg family from Stoneham, Massachusetts
and their wild cross country journey with 46 foot trailer
and 9 kids. Full page color National Homes ad, I think
these are pre-fabs or kits, it gives prices for several
different layouts. Wow - the "Wonderful Wizard
of Oz" original drawings by W. W. Denslow. Christmas
at it used to be at the Longleat country house in England.
Full page color movie poster ad for Walt Disney's Rob
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Fair (All Very Good, but has minor address label scar) - $10