Atlantic Monthly Magazine Back Issues 1950-1959

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February, 1950

The Comedy of Charlie Chaplin by Al Capp (with cover by Capp as well). Truman’s Third Term

Not Available

NA

March, 1950

Modernize the GOP by Senator Lodge. Young China at the Crossroads, My Father: Leslie Stephen by Virginia Woolf, England’s Public Medicine: the Facts, Nationalism in Art

Good, drug store stamp, small gouge

$15.00

May, 1950

Miracle at Kitty Hawk – Unpublished Letters of the Wright Brothers, Deadlock in Britain by Barbara Ward, Art Must be Modern by Walter Pach, Why Boys Fail

G/VG

$20.00

June, 1950

Our Best Defense by Sumner H. Slichter. The Wright Brothers – Unpublished Letters, In Quest of Fern Seed, Fiction by John Hersey

G/VG

$15.00

Same

G/VG, drug store stamp, small gouge

$12.50

July, 1950

What About the British?, The Torpedoes That Failed, The Russians in China, The Rescue on Station Charlie, The Wright Brothers – Unpublished Letters

G/VG

$15.00

September, 1950

Carl Sandburg – Trying To Write, The Early American Quality, How The Germans Spotted Our Ships, The Cost of a Best-Seller

Good

$15.00

October, 1950

Why Have a Labor Party? By Herbert Agar. Hitler’s Secret Records

Not Available

NA

November, 1950

Martha Graham by Agnes de Mille. China, Business and Armament, Hitler’s Secret Records, Morality and Religion by Santayana

G/VG

$20.00

 

January, 1951

My Last Visit with Shaw by Vincent Sheean. How Big Is an Inch? By Senator Flanders, F. Scott Fitzgerald Biography, Music Under the Generals

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

February, 1951

Poetry and Drama by T. S. Eliot, Lessons for Survival, A Better Way to Beat the Bomb, Criminals Who get Away, Gladstone and Lenin by Bertrand Russell

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, insect damage

$15.00

March, 1951

The Joy of Storytelling, Mamba’s Daughter, The Future of Man by Bertrand Russell, Stop Being Afraid, Puerto Rico

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, insect damage

$15.00

April, 1951

Survival Is Not Enough, The Incorruptible Sinclair Lewis, Can We Hold Down Prices?, The Man Who Fooled Hitler

Good, crease

$17.50

May, 1951

Weekend at Grimsby – a Story by Martha Gellhorn. Sunday After Korea, Communist Party and the Law, Why I Founded the U.P., Memories of Miss Mandelbaum by Al Capp, Case for France, Pittsburgh Story – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

June, 1951

Robert Frost’s America. Robert Van Doren, Berlin Revisited, Progress and Decline, The Salmon of Newfoundland, Mob Justice and Television, Sinclair Lewis by Dorothy Thompson

G/VG

$25.00

July, 1951

What Happened at Clark Field, The Silent Revolution, Father Prokop’s Dilemma, The Suppression of News,Chekhov

G/VG

$20.00

August, 1951

“The Cruel Sea” by Nicholas Monsarrat, The Power of Choice, Caves in the Jungle, Dublin for the Horse Show, The Steelhead

Good

$17.50

September, 1951

James Norman Hall: 1887 – 1951, The Road of the Loving Heart – Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa, Bullying the Civil Service, “The Fifth Day” by Peter Matthiessen, The Summer Steelhead, After the A-Bomb Falls

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

October, 1951

Dance To the Piper by Agnes de Mille (part 1 of 4), Too Much Football, William Faulkner, High Pressure Lobbying, European Steel – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

November, 1951

New Cities for Old, To Make Men Free, Fished To Death, The Man Who Found Troy, The Attack on Yale, Dance to the Piper

G/VG

$20.00

December, 1951

Guided Missiles Could have Won, Christmas-ship, The Moral Challenge of Communism, Baked Buildings, Dance to the Piper

G/VG

$20.00

 

January, 1952

People of the Deer by Farley Mowat, We All Want Inflation, The Essentials of Education, One Sided Diplomacy, Dance to the Piper

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

February, 1952

Who Runs the Gambling Machines? By Governor Adlai Stevenson

G/VG

$15.00

March, 1952

Free Enterprise – Clarence B Randall

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

April, 1952

Boswell in Love, The Strange Case of Louis Budenz, A Salmon Saga in Iceland, For A Faster Schooling  – 3 copies

G/VG

$15.00

Same

G/VG, library stamp

$12.50

May, 1952

An American Admiral in Moscow (Admiral Stevens), The New Isolationism, TV Gold Rush, The Race at Indianapolis

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$12.50

June, 1952

My Horse Duck by J. Frank Dobie, Our Exhaustible Resources, Whittaker Chambers, The Republican Nomination, How the Farmer Thinks, Troutmanship

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

G/VG, library stamp

$15.00

Same

Good

$12.50

July, 1952

The American Language by Thornton Wilder, The Emperor Penguins, Cities versus Penguins, Hindu Medicine and India’s Health, French Morocco

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$12.50

August, 1952

Elmer Davis – News and the Whole Truth

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$12.50

September, 1952

My Island Home by James Norman Hall – 2 copies

G/VG

$15.00

October, 1952

Toscanini Records the Ninth – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

November, 1952

Could Napoleon Have Won? By C.S. Forester

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

December, 1952

Christmas cover. Gandhi by Bertrand Russell – 2 copies

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

 

January, 1953

Men Just Choose by Arnold J. Toynbee – 2 copies

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

February, 1953

Payroll Prosperity – Will American Labor Go Conservative?

G/VG

$15.00

March, 1953

Your Boy and the ROTC by President Dodds of Princeton – 3 copies

G/VG

$15.00

April, 1953

The Theatre Guild’s Terry Helburn – By Frances Parkinson Keyes – 2 copies

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$12.50

May, 1953

Training for Statesmanship by George F Kennan – 2 copies

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$12.50

June, 1953

William Faulkner on Sherwood Anderson – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

July, 1953

Can the Liberals Rally? By Joseph Clark – Mayor of Philadelphia – 3 copies

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

August, 1953

Freighters of the Future – Robert Gross, President of Lockheed – 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

Same

Good, scuff

$15.00

September, 1953

New Look at Air Policy – 5 copies

G/VG

$15.00

October, 1953

Nehru and Madame Pandit by Erne de Sauve -- 64 page section on India Today – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, back cover stain

$15.00

November, 1953

The Diaghilev I Knew by Stravinsky – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

December, 1953

Old-Time Christmas cover – 2 copies

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

 

January, 1954

New England and the South by Senator John F. Kennedy (with cover portrait) – 2 copies

G/VG

$45.00

February, 1954

Dylan Thomas by Edith Sitwell – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

March, 1954

Ernest Hemingway – The Young Years – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

G/VG, 1 page missing

$15.00

April, 1954

72 Extra Pages on Holland and Belgium, “The Three Voices of Poetry” by T.S. Eliot

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

May, 1954

How to Catch a King – The Story of Madame de Pompadour by Nancy Mitford. Elmer Davis on McCarthy: His Enemies and Friends – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

June, 1954

Ten Years From Now by John J. McCloy – 3 copies

G/VG

$15.00

July, 1954

Churchill Was Right by Hanson W. Baldwin

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good, ring mark

$15.00

August, 1954

The Lurking Camera of Walt Disney (Nature programs) – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

September, 1954

“Lorca’s Gypsy” by Michael Swan. When Russia Is Ready – 4 copies

G/VG

$15.00

October, 1954

World’s Record in a Jet by Jacqueline Cochran

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good, back cover stain

$17.50

November, 1954

Symphony or Musical Comedy? By Leonard Bernstein – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

December, 1954

Victorian-times Christmas cover.

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

 

January, 1955

Japan Today

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

February, 1955

Walter Lippman – Decline of Western Democracy – 2 copies

G/VG

$15.00

Same

Good

$12.50

March, 1955

Do Re Mi, The Adversaries of Liberal Democracy, Deer on the Rampage, Can We Afford a Guaranteed Wage?, The Misbro Tree – 3 copies

G/VG

$15.00

April, 1955

Conscience and the Undergraduate, Jukebox on Wheels, Steichen

G/VG

$15.00

May, 1955

Cowboy cover by Peter Hurd. Owen Wister’s West – His Unpublished Journals, Russia’s Calamity, The Oedipus Myth by Robert Graves

G/VG

$15.00

June, 1955

72 Pages on Greece Today, Albert Einstein, The Valor of Teaching by Agnes de Mille

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, tape repair

$15.00

July, 1955

“Voices” by Aldous Huxley, Jazz – Hot and Cold, Roosevelt Through European Eyes

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$15.00

August, 1955

Vannevar Bush. The Young Poets

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

September, 1955

Inside Red China by James Cameron – 3 copies

G/VG

$15.00

October, 1955

Dylan Thomas in Wales

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

November, 1955

Other Worlds Than Ours by Donald H. Menzel – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

December, 1955

Bugles and a Tiger by John Masters – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

January, 1956

The President and National Security, In The Ukraine – 1955, Negro Neighbors

G/VG

$17.50

February, 1956

Brazil Today

G/VG

$15.00

March, 1956

“Ship of Fools” by Katharine Anne Porter, “How Hogan Robbed a Bank” by John Steinbeck

Not Available

N/A

May, 1956

The Last Happy Days of H. L. Mencken by Alistair Cooke

G/VG

$25.00

June, 1956

Indonesia Today

G/VG

$15.00

July, 1956

The Nun and The Dramatist – George Bernard Shaw to the Abbess of Stanbrook

G/VG

$15.00

August, 1956

The Weird and Funny World of James Thurber – A Conversation with Alistair Cooke – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

September, 1956

The Crisis in Teaching

Not Available

N/A

October, 1956

The Arab World

G/VG

$17.50

November, 1956

Where Equality Leads, Brandeis, Algeria in Revolt

G/VG

$15.00

December, 1956

The Space Child’s Mother Goose, Our Mistakes in the Middle East

G/VG

$15.00

 

January, 1957

Making and Judging Poetry by W. H. Auden, Alaska Fights for Statehood, Pursuit by Sylvia Plath – 3 copies

G/VG

$15.00

February, 1957

Are Living Costs Out of Control? by John Kenneth Galbraith, The Plight of the American Indians, Submerged Artists by Walter Pach

Not Available

NA

March, 1957

Special Issue: The New Germany – 2 copies

G/VG

$15.00

Same

Good

$12.50

April, 1957

Captain King of Texas – The Man Who Made the King Ranch by Tom Lea. “Writers and Motion Pictures” by Elia Kazan

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

May, 1957

Epitaph For A Tough Guy – Humphrey Bogart by Alistair Cooke, Cattle Raids on the King Ranch

G/VG

$20.00

June, 1957

When Billy Graham Saved Scotland, This Was Dylan, Composing by Igor Stravinsky

G/VG

$15.00

July, 1957

Picasso Speaking, Water: How Fast Can We Waste It?, The Railroads Punish The Passenger

Good

$12.50

August, 1957

Courtship in Grenada, The Landlocked Sailor by Farley Mowat

Not Available

N/A

September, 1957

Nonconformity by Ben Shahn, Is The Death Penalty Necessary

G/VG

$15.00

October, 1957

A Forward Look At Science and Industry – 64 extra pages, Dred Scott – A Century Later

G/VG

$15.00

November, 1957

100th Anniversary Issue – Ernest Hemingway, James Thurber, Dr. Carl Jung, Robert Frost, Isak Dinesen, Thornton Wilder and others – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

December, 1957

A Jubilee Issue. Mass Communications – An Atlantic Supplement

G/VG

$20.00

 

January, 1958

Race and the Schools – A Crisis: North and South by Agnes E. Meyer

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

February, 1958

72 Extra Pages on Burma Today, The Years with Ross by James Thurber, Muslim and Hindu: The Sensitive Areas

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$12.50

March, 1958

The Singer From Noonday Rest – A True Story of China Today, The Mystery of Henry Ford, Parole and The Prisons: An Opportunity Wasted by Erle Stanley Gardner – 2 ncopies

G/VG

$15.00

Same

Good

$12.50

April, 1958

The Tyranny of Abstract Art by Ernst Gombrich

G/VG

$15.00

May, 1958

Albert Camus: A Good Man by Charles Rolo, Camus at Stockholm

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

June, 1958

The Fabulous French – Articles, Stories, Poems by French Writers

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$12.50

July, 1958

Erskine Caldwell Interview

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

August, 1958

How Big Is One by Edward Weeks

G/VG

$15.00

September, 1958

Grey Seas Under: The Romance of a Rescue Tug by Farley Mowat, The New Europe

G/VG

$15.00            

October, 1958

College Athletics – Their Pressure on the High Schools, Rescue Off Halifax by Farley Mowat, The Unsolved Mystery of the Mayas

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$12.50

November, 1958

101st Anniversary. Albert Schweitzer, Peter Ustinov, John Masefield, Martha Gellhorn

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$15.00

December, 1958

72 extra pages on Italy Today, A Pilfering By Poe, The Lesson of Iraq

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

 

January, 1959

Admiral Rickover’s Gamble – The Landlocked Submarine by Commander E.E. Kintner

G/VG

$15.00

February, 1959

A Long Story by Peter Ustinov: Add a Dash of Pity

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

March, 1959

Archibald MacLeish Writing on the Poet and the Press, America’s Influence by Arthur M. Schleshinger

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$12.50

April, 1959

Africa South of the Sahara, Chief Luthuli by Nadine Gordimer,

G/VG

$15.00

Same

Good

$12.50

May, 1959

Alfred A. Knopf: My Friendship with Mencken, Rusia in Transition, Fire Walking in Ceylon, The Great Smokies – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

June, 1959

The Last Running – A New Story by John Graves, cover by Adolph Naranjo

G/VG

$15.00

July, 1959

The Men Behind Krushchev, Lady Chatterley in America, Secrecy in Washington

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

August, 1959

The Burning of Byron’s Memoirs, The Honest Arrogance of Frank Lloyd Wright, Vulture Country

G/VG

$15.00

September, 1959

Gertrude Stein in Paris, Will Norfolk’s Schools Stay Open?

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

October, 1959

To A Young Actor by Dore Schary, India’s Masses – 2 copies

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

November, 1959

102nd Anniversary Issue. James Thurber, Sean O’Faolain, Robert Graves

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

December, 1959

Special Issue – Red China, The First 10 Years

G/VG

$17.50

 

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