Ladies’ Home Journal 1950 – 1959 Issues

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Issue Date:

Cover/Issue Description:

Condition:

Price ea

January, 1950

Undiscovered American Beauty cover. The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good, edge tears, spine fray

$20.00

February, 1950

American Beauty Helen Ryan of Albany New York cover. Fashions, The Little Princesses, Fiction by Nathaniel Benchley, others, Florida Architecture – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

March, 1950

Model cover. American Beauties, The Little Princesses – Britain’s Royal Family, Life of a Baby. 272 pages.

Good, spine fray, gouge

$20.00

April, 1950

Model cover. Build Your Own Home, The Little Princesses, Curing Self-Inflicted Backache, Food, Fashions. 258 pages

Not Available

NA

May, 1950

Telephone Operator cover. Pearl S Buck on her Daughter, The Little Princesses – The War Years, Why Does England Have a King?, Graduation 1950, Food, Fashions. 242 pages

Not Available

NA

June, 1950

Bridal Model cover. Fiction by Isak Dinesen, Jan Valtin, others, Man Who Founded the Journal, Nylon Travel Wardrobe, Mills College. 210 pages

Good, dampstain, soiled

$20.00

July, 1950

Model cover. How Syphilis Spreads, Princess Elizabeth

Not Available

NA

August, 1950

Model cover. Making Marriage Work, Veterans Administration Hospital at Downey Illinois, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

September, 1950

Mother & Daughter on Ferris Wheel by Al Parker. National Health, Young Marrieds, Fall Fashions, Food. 234 pages.

Not Available

NA

October, 1950

Model with kitten cover. United Nations, If Women Were in Control, Homesteaders 1950, Fashion, Fiction

Good, gouges, edge tears

$17.50

November, 1950

Model cover. Fiction by Rumer Godden, others, Paris Fashions, Cooking, Audubon Dining Room. 244 pages

G/VG

$25.00

December, 1950

Merry Christmas – Al Parker cover. Mother of the Groom, Pearl S Buck, Fashions, Food. 204 pages

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1951

Young Girl cover. Profile of a Drop-Out, Page for Children

Good

$17.50

February, 1951

Mother & Daughters Ice Skating by Al Parker. Fashions, Valley Forge, Italian Meals. 182 pages

Not Available

NA

March, 1951

Model cover. Fiction, Profile of Youth, Modern and Traditional Architecture, Fashions, Food. 236 pages

Not Available

NA

April, 1951

Model photo cover. Profile of Youth - 18 Year Old - Old Enough to Fight, Coming Collapse of Communism by Harold Stassen, Einstein Is My Father. 258 pages

Good

$17.50

May, 1951

Model cover. J.P. Marquand fiction, Food, Fashions, New Bern, Country Home, Nehru, “Mr. Morgan” by James A Michener

Not Available

NA

June, 1951

Bridal cover. Vacations on Budget, Fiction, Profile of Youth

Not Available

NA

June, 1951

NEWSSTAND Cover Poster on cardboard – 10.5” x 13.5” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

August, 1951

Model cover. Fiction, Articles, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

September, 1951

Model in Red with Poodle. I'm a Lucky Guy" by Frank Gilbreth (author of "Cheaper by the Dozen"), House worth $20,000 can be built for $9,175 today, Women Without Children. 228 pages

Not Available

NA

October, 1951

Model cover. Fiction by Isak Dinesen, J.P. Marquand, Education. 266 pages

Good, cutout label

$20.00

November, 1951

Model cover. “My Cousin Rachel” by Daphne du Maurier, Paris Fashions, Women & Politics, Thanksgiving 1951, Savannah

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1952

Model cover. Fiction by Daphne du Maurier, others, Articles on Politics, Marriage, The Sub-Deb, Food, Fashions

G/VG

$20.00

February, 1952

Model cover. Saving RH Babies, No Place For A Woman

G/VG

$20.00

March, 1952

Model cover. Letters from Moscow, Triplets. 206 pages.

G/VG

$20.00

May, 1952

Returning Soldier & Family by Al Parker. What Makes a President, Letters from Moscow, Profile of Youth - Terry Joins the WAC. 220 pages

Not Available

NA

June, 1952

Bridal cover. Edna Ferber’s “Giant”

Not Available

NA

July, 1952

Model on Sailboat. Fiction by Edna Ferber ("Giant" - part 2), others, Natural Superiority of Women, Consuelo Vanderbilt memoirs part 4, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

August, 1952

Model cover. Consuelo Vanderbilt Memoirs, Orange Icebox Cake, Black Dresses, Diets

Not Available

NA

September, 1952

Child in Stroller cover. Tell Me Doctor, Profile of Young India, Fashions – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

October, 1952

Woman in Black with Green Gloves cover.   Forgotten Citizens in Topeka, Kansas State Hospital, Fiction by Edna Ferber

Good

$20.00

November, 1952

Women Voter cover. Polls Apart in Politics, Christmas Dinner, Fanny Brice, Headline Kitchen, Paris Fashions

Not Available

NA

December, 1952

Child making paper Christmas Tree Decorations photo cover. Christmas Features, Operation Kid-Lift, Dumbarton House, Lanai Look

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1953

Model cover. “No Motive” by Daphne du Maurier, Diet, Fashions, Food, Providence, Garage Living Room

Good

$17.50

February, 1953

Model cover. Egyptian Queen Narriman’s Cinderella Romance, Fashions, Tulipo Hill House, Food

Good

$17.50

March, 1953

Baby cover. Can We Trust Our Doctors?, My True Self by Princess Narriman, Young Home Builders. 210 pages

Not Available

NA

April, 1953

Model cover. Queen Narriman part 2, Can This Marriage Be Saved, Fiction by MacKinlay Kantor, Margery Sharp – others, Food, Fashions

Good

$17.50

May, 1953

Military Wedding cover. Babies & Figures, The YWCA, Political Pilgrims Carry On, Young Home-Builders, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

June, 1953

Model cover. How America Lives, Political Pilgrim's Progress, Can This Marriage Be Saved?

Good, creases

$17.50

Same

Good, spine fray

$17.50

July, 1953

“The Enchanted Cup” cover. The Sub-Deb, Facts About New Polio Immunizations, Wilton, Fashions

Not Available

NA

August, 1953

Model Swimming photo cover. Diets, New Diplomacy in India, Webb House, Food, Fashions

Good, spine fray, insect damage

$17.50

September, 1953

Woman & Children cover. Life of Damon Runyan, Fashions, Boy or Girl? 202 pages

Good, spine fray

$17.50

October, 1953

Model & Dog. Man Who Wouldn’t Marry, Bread Recipes, Unemployment Insurance Racket, Fashions, Young Home-Builders

Good, edge insect damage, paper loss, spine fray

$15.00

November, 1953

Model cover. What Parents Don’t Know About Comic Books (1 illus. page missing), Life of Princess Brinda of Kapurthala. 220 pages

Not Available

NA

December, 1953

Christmas Issue. Faith For This Day, Can This Marriage Be Saved?

Good, creases

$25.00

 

January, 1954

Baby cover. Marlene Dietrich on How to Be Loved, The Quaker Bride fiction

G/VG

$30.00

February, 1954

Elizabeth Taylor and Baby by Cecil Beaton. Elizabeth, My Daughter by Sara Sothern Taylor, Fiction, Fashion

Good, spine fray, spine roll, wear at side edge

$30.00

March, 1954

Model cover. How to Be Marriageable, Spring Fashions, Carefree Contemporary Home, Food

Good

$25.00

April, 1954

Mother & Son in Raincoats cover. “The Return of Jeeves" by P.G. Wodehouse, Mamie Eisenhower, Our Readers Reply to Marlene Dietrich, Gore Place. 210 pages

Not Available

NA

May, 1954

Mother & Daughter. Eisenhower Honeymoon, Fashions, Old House – Young Kitchen, Morris House

Not Available

NA

June, 1954

Model cover. “Katherine” by Anya Seton, “The Royal Box” by Frances Parkinson Keyes, Red Carpet for Mamie part 3, Fashions, Food

Not Available

NA

July, 1954

Mother & Daughter cover. Gertrude Lawrence as “Mrs. A”, Dr. Spock, Fashions, Food – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

August, 1954

Model in Hat cover. Dr. Spock Talks with Mothers, Scrambled Housewife, Gertrude Lawrence, Porch Revival, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

September, 1954

Mother & Daughter. Why Don’t They Like Us Abroad?, 11 Pages of Fashions, Food, House with In-Law Wing

Good, spine fray, spine splitting, wear

$17.50

October, 1954

Teacher cover. School Problems – many articles, “Blackboard Jungle’ by Evan Hunter, Fashions, Gertrude Lawrence, Fashions, Staffordshire Blue, Food. 230 pages

Not Available

NA

November, 1954

Model cover. Fiction by Anya Seton, others, Gertrude Lawrence, Senator Kefauver

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good, soiled, light wear

$20.00

December, 1954

Child cover. Christmas issue, Fiction, Churchill Off Guard, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1955

Model cover. The Nehru Family, He Gambles, Dr. Spock

Not Available

NA

February, 1955

Model cover. Ethel Barrymore's Life Story, YWCA, Fashions, Food

Good, ink on cover

$20.00

March, 1955

Mother & Baby. Prince Beatrix, More House for the Money Portfolio, Children in Trouble Forum, 11 pages of Fashions

Not Available

NA

April, 1955

Model cover. Princess Beatrix, Dr. Spock, Cancer & Women, Diary of Domesticity by Gladys Taber, How Young America Lives, 212 pages

Good

$20.00

May, 1955

Floral photo cover. "The Cloak" by Isak Dinesen, Princess Margaret & Her Beaux, Ethel Barrymore Memoirs - Conclusion, Fashions, Food. 216 pages

G/VG

$25.00

June, 1955

Bride cover. Off the City Streets, What Makes Russians Think Like Russians?, Traveling With Your Children by Dr. Spock

Not Available

NA

July, 1955

Model cover. How to Lose 100 Lbs., War Brides 10 Years Later, The Lee Mansion

Not Available

NA

August, 1955

Girl on Beach photo cover. Babies Should be Born at Home, Harold Stassen on Atoms for Peace, Fiction, Fashion

G/VG

$25.00

September, 1955

Model cover.  Island in the Sun by Alec Waugh, Katharine Cornell & Guthrie McClintic, Fashion, Food and Homemaking

Good, spine fray

$20.00

October, 1955

Mother & Son cover. Fiction, Youth in Hawaii – Where Races Meet, Was Hitler Really Crazy, Pajama Costume Party, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

November, 1955

Model cover. Condensation of "A Night to Remember" by Walter Lord (on the Titanic Disaster), "We Lost Our Throne" by Queen Alexandra. 224 pages

Good, cutout label

$20.00

December, 1955

Christmas cover. Christmas Issue. "Fairy Doll" by Rumer Godden, "We Lost Our Throne" by Queen Alexandra, Adlai Stevenson's Sister on Adlai, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1956

Baby photo cover. Fiction, Unadoptable Children, Oak Grove home, Fashions, Food, etc. – 124 pages – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good, soiled, spine fray

$15.00

 

Same

Good, torn back cover

$15.00

February, 1956

Model cover. Fiction, Plight of the Young Mother, Soviet School Children, Queen Alexandra of Yugoslavia. 176 pages

Good – edge stains

$15.00

March, 1956

Baby with Kitten cover. What Makes Grace Kelly Different, Fiction, "Legend of Lavinia" by Gladys Taber, Food, 220 pages

Not Available

NA

April, 1956

Model in Hat cover. The Vanderbilt Feud, In-Law Trouble, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

May, 1956

Model cover. Vanderbilt Feud, Women Work for Slum Clearance, Women in Congress, Fashions, Fiction. 226 pages

Not Available

NA

June, 1956

Bridal cover. The Uninsulted Child, Fiction, Vanderbilt Feud, Food, Fashions, etc.  174 pages

Not Available

NA

July, 1956

Mother & Daughter Swimming. Vanderbilt Feud, Parties, Gladys Taber page, Decorating, Food, etc. 134 pages

Not Available

NA

August, 1956

Model cover. Diets, Most Eligible Girl, Princess Margaret, Fashions

Not Available

NA

September, 1956

Fashions - Givenchy, Dior, Chanel - others. Also: Fiction, The Vanderbilt Feud, Food, Gardening, Interiors, Poems (Anne Morrow Lindbergh, others). 226 pages

Not Available

NA

October, 1956

Model cover. Are We Commercializing Sex?, New Diet, More House for Less Money. 222 pages  – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

November, 1956

Couple passing. Eddie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds, Jessamyn West, Daphne du Maurier fiction. 228 pages – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

December, 1956

Young Girl at Christmas Tree. Reducing Diet, Christmas Feast, Fiction by Pearl S. Buck, Daphne du Maurier, others. 180 pages

Not Available

NA

 

Book Publication

The Ladies’ Home Journal Treasury edited by John mason Brown and The Editors of The Ladies’ Home Journal, published by Simon and Schuster, 580 pages, HB, DJ

Good, dust jacket shows wear and tear along edges

$15.00

 

January, 1957

Skiers. Fiction, Grandma Moses, Working With Churchill by Lord Halifax, Fashions, Food, Homes, Mardi Gras Buffet. 122 pages

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Fair/Good

$7.50

February, 1957

Model cover. Fiction, How the Russians Live, Lord Halifax on Churchill, Russian Youth, Food, Fashions, Young Hollywood at Home (Ann Blyth). 184 pages

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

March, 1957

Couple Under Umbrella cover. Fashions, Baby Care, Diets, Food, etc.  236 pages – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

April, 1957

Romantic Flowered Hats. Fashions, Flowered Hats, Fiction, US 10 Richest Men, Food. 232 pages

Good

$17.50

May, 1957

Couple in Field of Daisies cover. Fiction, Motor Camping Vacation, Summer Fashions, Food, Homemaking. 230 pages. – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

June, 1957

Wedding Couple photo cover. Fiction, Fashions, Natural Childbirth, Cyd Charisse & Tony Martin at Home, Food. 204 pages

Not Available

NA

July, 1957

Couple on Beach cover. World's Most Fabulous Jewels, Fiction, 8 Beauty Secrets by Dawn Crowell Norman, Campus Romance, Food, Fashions

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

August, 1957

Fiction, Must Schools Be Palaces?, The First Child, New Hope for Childless Women, Gladys Taber page, Fashions, Food, Architecture. 134 pages

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good, insect edge damage

$15.00

September, 1957

Paris Fashions - Dior, Chanel, Givenchy, Svend, Catillo-Lanvin, Patou. Also: America's 10 Richest Women, Fiction, Folk Art in America

Not Available

NA

October, 1957

Couple at Breakfast table photo cover. Queen Margrethe, Fiction, Why I Like Being a Woman by Dawn Crowell, Fashions, Food. 222 pages

Not Available

NA

November, 1957

First Cake cover. TV Quiz Champ, Fiction by Isak Dinesen – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same – 2 copies

Good – spine fraying

$15.00

December, 1957

Christmas features. Fiction by Rumer Godden, others. Christmas Decorations, Cooking, Fashions, etc. 160 pages

Good

$17.50

 

January, 1958

Couple & Budget photo cover. Fiction by Rumer Godden, others, Food, Fashions, etc., 122 pages – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

February, 1958

Valentines cover. Fiction, Food, Fashions, etc. - 154 pages – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good, ink

$15.00

March, 1958

Model photo cover. Fiction, Chanel Creates Suits Hats & Accessories for the Journal, 9 page LHJ Portfolio House, Russia's Art Museums, America's 10 Best Dressed, Food

Not Available

NA

April, 1958

Couple & Knitting photo. Fashions, Food, Fiction, Edna Ferber fiction, I Was Churchill's Secretary, 200 pages – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

May 1958

Model cover. Food, Fashions, Fiction, Vacation Cottages, High Schools, 162 large pages

Not Available

NA

June, 1958

Bridal cover. Fiction, Divorce, Prince Charles Close-up, Fashions

Not Available

NA

July, 1958

Bride Cover.  Sex and Religion, Most Fabulous Jewels

Not Available

NA

August, 1958

Couple & Baby. Billy Graham – My Son-in-Law, Teen-Age Illegitimate Pregnancy, Fashions

Not Available

NA

September, 1958

First Fall Fashions, Bing Crosby's Kitchen for his Bride, Lady Diana Cooper, Rodeo Wife, Food. 162 pages

Good

$20.00

October, 1958

Young Parents cover. Princess Margaret & Peter Townsend, Winter Coats, Building a Home

Not Available

NA

November, 1958

Model cover. Schoolgirl Marriages, Should Young Mothers Work?, Christmas Gifts

Good

$17.50

December, 1958

Snow Baby cover. Fiction, Articles, Food, Fashions, Holiday Party Clothes, Cruelty in Maternity Wards, Gardens. 146 pages

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1959

Suzy Parker cover?  Helen Traubel's Own Story, Fiction, Diets, Fiction, Fashions, Food

Good, cover scuffing

$15.00

February, 1959

Man Washing Baby cover. Fashions, Fiction, Winslow Homer painting, Love and Science, The Making of a Marine, Food, etc. 186 pages

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 6 copies

Good

$17.50

March, 1959

Floral cover. Fashions for Spring, Fiction, Food, Decoration, etc. 204 pages

Not Available

NA

April, 1959

Model cover. Daphne du Maurier, Dave Garroway, How It Feels To Earn $200,000 a Year, The 10 Most Influential Women in Russia, Fashions

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, stain

$17.50

May, 1959

Fashions, Making Marriage Work, Fiction by Daphne du Maurier, others – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

June, 1959

Bridal cover. Articles on Love, Fiction, Fashions, Food. 168 pages

Not Available

NA

July, 1959

Model cover. Fiction, Salem NC, Fashions, Food, Two-Story House. 138 pages – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

 

Same

Fair/Good, gouge bottom right

$17.50

August, 1959

Model cover. Pat Boone Answers Teenagers Questions, Walter Lippmann

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, wear

$15.00

September, 1959

Model cover. Fall Fashions, UK’s Cinderella’s Princess Who Became Queen, Katharine Cornell’s Dream Kitchen, Daphne du Maurier fiction

Good, edge stain

$15.00

October, 1959

Model cover. Art Linkletter, Bob Hope, Bible and World of Dr. Kinsey, Fashions – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

November, 1959

Model cover. “Cat Among the Pigeons” by Agatha Christie, Mr. & Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller, Sex and Religion – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good – loose cover

$15.00

December, 1959

Christmas Issue. "Our Christmas Story" by Billy Graham, Pat Boone, Holiday Sweets. 164 large pages – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

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