Life Magazine 1948

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Issue Date:

Cover/Issue Description:

Condition:

Price

January 5, 1948

Jinnah of Pakistan, Record NY City snowstorm, Portrait of a US Communist, The Book of Hours photo essay

G/VG

$25.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

January 12, 1948

Midwinter Accessories. Last 4 Days of Mussolini, Charles University, "The Bishop's Wife”

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

January 19, 1948

Starlet-Violinist. "Failure of Marxism" by Dos Passos, Lauren Bacall, Art of Egypt photo essay, New England Snowstorm – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

January 26, 1948

Resort Fashions. Kay Thompson – New Comedienne, Missouri Mule Trader photo essay, Viruses, Tojo & War Crimes Trial 

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

February 2, 1948

Maine Schoolboy. "The Devil" by Whittaker Chambers, Gold Country photo essay, "Treasure of the Sierra Madre", 1948 Trailers, NY Commuters Strike Back – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, name in pencil

$15.00

February 9, 1948

Robert A Taft: Republican Presidential Candidate. Death of Gandhi, Day in Lincoln’s Life by Stefan Lorant, Snow Fashions, Hawaii photo essay, Ann Blyth

G/VG

$30.00

Same

Good, small spine tears

$25.00

 

Same

Good, small tear

$25.00

Same

Good, name in red crayon

$25.00

February 16, 1948

Broadway Actress Joan Tetzel. Gandhi Funeral, Tennessee Williams profile, Rocket Town photo essay, Lamasery photo essay, “An Ideal Husband” 

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good, spine splitting

$17.50

 

Same

Good, tape repair rear cover

$17.50

February 23, 1948

Skiing cover (15 pages inside), Nancy Walker, Trouble in Hollywood. ”T-Men”, Sicilian Bandit, Trouble in Hollywood – 4 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

Same

Good, name in pencil

$20.00

Same

Good, fading

$17.50

March 1, 1948

Harold E Stassen. Christian Dior, The Navajos photo essay, "Mister Roberts", C&O's New Locomotive, Art in Hollywood, Wallace & the Democrats – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, staining, name

$15.00

March 8, 1948

Gaby's Weekend. Sir Stafford Cripps, Last Year’s Movies, Minnesota Writing Boom, Atlantic City Weekend, Communists Take Over Czechoslovakia, “The Red Shoes” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

March 15, 1948

Sir Laurence Olivier as Hamlet.  US Showdown With Communists, Winston Churchill close-up, Saint-Gaudens art, Ronald Reagan Chesterfield Ad – 3 copies

G/VG

$35.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$30.00

March 22, 1948

Thomas E Dewey. The Brandos, "Naked City", NY Genius School, Age of Exploration photo essay – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good, pencil notations

$17.50

March 29, 1948

Basket Handbags. British Troops Leave India, Goebbels Diaries, Off-Broadway, Peggy Lee, New Czech Regime, Captured German art photo essay

G/VG

$20.00

April 5, 1948

Dodger Rookies. Artur Rubinstein profile, Ozark Spring photo essay, Sao Paulo, Petrillo & TV, “The Search” – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good, stain

$20.00

April 12, 1948

Barbara Bel Geddes cover, Bowling photo essay, Mr Blandings in Hollywood, "I Remember Mama"

G/VG

$20.00

April 19, 1948

Winston Churchill Begins His War Memoirs. Motorcyclists, "The Big Clock", Deaf Children photo essay

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

G/VG, ink

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

April 26, 1948

Collegians In Bermuda. Churchill Memoirs part 2, Birth of Solar System photo essay, The Zaccinis profile (human cannonballs), “Anna Karenina” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good, stain top right

$15.00

 

Same

Good – cvr tears

$12.50

May 3, 1948

Career Girl Cover (with photo essay inside), Labor violence, Churchill War Memoirs part 3, TV in movie theatre, Italy's Victory, Baseball Opener – 8 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, light stain, scuff

$15.00

May 10, 1948

Republican Presidential Candidate Earl Warren. Churchill's War Memoirs part 4, "State of the Union", Allentown (PA) Schools photo essay, Jewish Victory in Palestine, Henry Koerner art – 10 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, spine splitting

$15.00

May 17, 1948

Hollywood Wives and Daughters: Mrs. David Niven. Churchill Memoirs part 5, Trial by Jury photo essay, “Inside USA”, Andrew Wyeth (in color)  – 6 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

G/VG, ink

$20.00

May 24, 1948

Arthur H. Vandenberg. Churchill Memoirs part 6, Hollywood's New Generation, How Smart Are Animals? Photo essay – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

G/VG, ink

$17.50

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

May 31, 1948

Television Ingenue. Israel Is Born in Travail and Hope, Last Soldier of the (American) Revolution by Archibald MacLeish, Blood Sludge photo essay, The Atlantic Fleet – 5 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

June 7, 1948

Hooded T-Shirt. Finns Resist Red Offensive, Arthur Godfrey Close-up, Atlanta Homes photo essay, Class of ’48, Ballet Ballads, Calumet Sports – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, light stain

$15.00

June 14, 1948

Phyllis Calvert. Protestant Revolution photo essay, New Ford, Avery Brundage Close-up, “The Time of Your Life”, New Ford – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

June 21, 1948

Cape Cod Weekend. GOP Convention starts, Hong Kong photo essay, The New Joe Louis, Summer Movie Musicals, New York Cop - "A Night on the Beat"

G/VG

$20.00

June 28, 1948

Kent School Crew. Western Europe, Gene Autry Inc., Dewey Steals the Show, Mars in Color, Clothing Workers Union photo essay 

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

 

Same

Good - cover insect dmg.

$12.50

July 5, 1948

F-84 Thunderjets. Dewey & Warren, Man-Made Landscapes photo essay, 4th of July art, "If We Should Have to Fight Again" by Spaatz, “Life With Mother”, Joe Louis Retires – 3 copies

G/VG

$30.00

July 12, 1948

Small-Town Girl. Japan Earthquake, Diving School, Cyclotron, Trotting Racer Grandmother, Summer Lingerie – 3 copies    

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

July 19, 1948

Fun on the Beach. US Olympic Team, Berlin Under Siege, “Paisan”, Bonnard art, Blues Singer Toni Harper, Golden Horses – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

July 26, 1948

Children's School Ballet. General Pershing obit, Ed Wynn Close-up, American Family in Trouble photo essay, Satchel Paige, "The Rope", Candidate Truman, Hummingbirds

G/VG

$20.00

August 2, 1948

Olympic Sprinter Mel Patton. D.W.Griffith obit, The Andes photo essay, Childrens World photo essay, Lizzie Borden Dance, Report on Kinsey – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

August 9, 1948

Grandmother (Marlene) Dietrich. Berlin Airlift, Connie Mack Close-up, "A Foreign Affair", Russia's Strength photo essay

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good, light stain

$17.50

 

Same

Good, insect damage

$17.50

August 16, 1948

Fisherman (child). General Spaatz on Atomic Warfare, Stratocruiser, Greyhound Racing, Montgomery Clift, Foreign Cars, Americans Abroad, Imperial Valley photo essay, Queen Wilhelmina - 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

August 23, 1948

Pet Deer. The Olympics, Farm Revolution by John Dos Passos, "Sorry, Wrong Number", Swedish Summer photo essay, College Fashions, Levitt & His Houses  – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

G/VG, ink

$17.50

August 30, 1948

Movie Actress Colleen Townsend. Great Salt Lake photo essay, Chemical Weeding, Automatic Garage

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

September 6, 1948

Good Life in Madison (Wisconsin), Wisconsin. Charles Evans Hughes obit, TV Booms Vaudeville, "Day of Wrath", Baseball Heads for a Photo Finish – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

September 13, 1948

First Pictures of Marshal Tito. 18th Century England photo essay, Movie Celebrities & French Riviera, Fuller Brush Girls, Airborne Hospital, The South & Wallace, Carnival Man  – 7 copies

G/VG

$20.00

September 20, 1948

Broadway Rehearsal. Country Doctor (Classic photo-essay), “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley, Leland Hayward profile – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

September 27, 1948

Doak Walker of Southern Methodist (Football). Atomic Energy Report, Scottish Festival, Hyderbad photo essay, France & De Gaulle – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

October 4, 1948

American Production (28 page photo essay). John Foster Dulles, "Louisiana Story", Tennis, Dewey & Truman Campaign on the Road

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good, tears

$17.50

October 11, 1948

Television Discovery. Farmer Bromfield Close-up, Jets Over Germany photo essay, First TV Discoveries, Gilbert and Sullivan, "Macbeth" – 2 copies

Good, wear, stain

$15.00

October 18, 1948

Fur Jacket. Karl Marx, Sir Laurence Olivier profile, Vienna photo essay, Lena Horne, Political Campaign, “Edward My Son” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

October 25, 1948

University of California – A Photo Essay. Ward Boss photo essay, Grandma Moses Birthday, Yeats Funeral, Broadway Tries Hard, "Johnny Belinda" – 8 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, small stain

$15.00

November 1, 1948

General Norstad: US Air Force’s Top Planner. President Dewey “Error” (“The Next President...” photo caption), Harlem Gang Leader photo essay, Top US Presidents – 3 copies

Good

$20.00

November 8, 1948

Helena Carter. "My Story" by Joe Louis, Ray Bolger, 1948 Fire Engines (in color), Berlin Airlift, Fall of Mukden, Joe Gatto profile – 7 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

November 15, 1948

Ingrid Bergman as "Joan of Arc". "My Story" by Joe Louis, The K-190, Truman Wins Election, 19 Die in Penna. Smog, New Furniture, George Bernard Shaw – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good, spine splitting

$17.50

 

Same

Good, creases

$15.00

November 22, 1948

President Truman. King Brothers Close-up, 1848 photo essay, Horse Show, First Girl Scout, Mexican Mural

Good

$20.00

November 29, 1948

Dinner Hats cover. Red Shadow Falls Over China, Chicago Rackets, Christmas Toys (4 pgs in color), "The Snake Pit", Birth of Prince Charles

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

G/VG, ink

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

December 6, 1948

New Male Movie Stars: Montgomery Clift. European Zoos, Big-Time Television (10 pages), Campus Fads, Hot Glass, Labor Celebrates Election, Siamese Boxers

Not Available

NA

December 13, 1948

Dwight D. Eisenhower: "Crusade in Europe". Christmas at Macys photo essay, Camera Show photo essay, Jennifer Jones, Portable TVs, Roller Derby, Met Opens

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good, crease

$20.00

 

Same

Good, gouge

$17.50

December 20, 1948

Teen-Age Fun (Passing the Ring). Jose Ferrer, Smallest Aircraft, Victoria Falls, German Soldier Returns to Berlin, NY Fashion Beauties

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

December 27, 1948

The Story of Christmas. "My Great Grandfather" by Monica Dickens, Show Stoppers photo essay (Broadway Hits), Europe’s Children, Jockey

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

G/VG, ink

$17.50

 

Same

Good, top edge stain

$15.00

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