Life Magazine 1951

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Issue Date:

Cover/Issue Description:

Condition:

Price

January 1, 1951

Boss of War Production: Charles E Wilson. America's Assets (50 pages of photos), Hollywood Hopefuls, Colorful Cookery

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, stain, spine splitting

$15.00

January 8, 1951

Starlet Janice Rule. American Chinese, Rockefeller Center Gardens, H-Bomb, St. Louis Zoo Director – 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

January 15, 1951

Grand Marshal of Rose Parade. Yugoslavia Today, The Fabulous Scott Fitzgeralds, Met Museum 

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

January 22, 1951

Air Warning Supervisor. Air Defense of the US, Boston & Hockey, Sinclair Lewis obit  - 5 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$15.00

January 29, 1951

Betsy von Furstenberg. French Communism, Audubon Animals, TV Clothes, Basketball – 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$15.00

February 5, 1951

Police Commissioner Tom Murphy. Winter in Yellowstone Park, Imogene Coca, Phonevision – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

February 12, 1951

Veil Hats. Fight Trainer, New Life at the Old Met, Atomic Tests, Hatless Hats, School by TV, Smog, John Wayne Camel Ad back cover – 6 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

February 19, 1951

The Adoption of Linda Joy. Jungle Gardens, Adoption, USS Independence, Winnie-the-Pooh Tours US, United Fruit President – 6 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

February 26, 1951

Debbie Reynolds. Winter in Maine, Robinson vs. La Motta, Albert Ryder, Janet Leigh, "The Rose Tattoo" – 6 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

March 5, 1951

First Report of the Paris Collections - "Diors Pleats and Petticoats". Lotte Lehman Retires, Tulsa Goes Modern – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

Same

Good light stain at side edge

$20.00

Same

Good, crease, spine splitting, wear

$15.00

March 12, 1951

Paul Douglas in “Fourteen Hours”. Argentina, Malya, Joseph L Mankiewicz, Memorable Victories in the Fight for Justice by Judge Jerome Frank (11 pages of paintings)

G/VG

$25.00

Same – 3 copies

Good

$20.00

Same

Good, spine splitting, tears

$15.00

March 19, 1951

Navy Couple. Willa Cather Country, Truck Company 26, The Round House, Pier Angeli

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

 

Same

Good – torn back cover

$17.50

March 26, 1951

Child Choir Singer cover. Recording Artists photos, Baptism of US Grant by Stefan Lorant, Astaire in "Royal Wedding" – 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same - 4 copies

Good

$15.00

April 2, 1951

South American Riviera - Beba Spradling. British Public School, Judy Holliday, Leo Durocher

G/VG

$25.00

April 9, 1951

Omar Bradley: The War America Fought (illus. by Bill Mauldin). Spanish Village photo essay, “Quo Vadis”, The Condor – 2 copies

G/VG

$35.00

Same

Good, crease

$30.00

April 16, 1951

Esther Williams. Bradley's Memoirs Part 2, “The Green Pastures”, High Steel photo essay, Treatment of Burns – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

April 23, 1951

Flight of the Dalai Lama. MacArthur Fired by Truman, “The King and I”, “American in Paris”, Omar Bradley Story Part 3 – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good, light wear

$20.00

Same

Good, label removed

$20.00

April 30, 1951

Matt Ridgeway Assumes Command in Korea cover. MacArthur's "Old Soldier" Speech to Congress, Cerebral Palsy, Bradley Memoirs, Mickey Mantle  – 8 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

May 7, 1951

Phyllis Kirk, Studious Starlet. Story behind book "From Here to Eternity (James Jones), New England Spring photo essay, British Football photo essay, Bevan, Crazy Hat Craze, Emu

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

May 14, 1951

Michigan's Senator Moody. Discovery of the Pole, Israel photo essay - Robert Capa photos – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

May 21, 1951

This Summer's Beach Fashions. Salesman, Patti Page, Big Screen TV, Earliest Humans

G/VG

$25.00

May 28, 1951

Falling Paratrooper. The War We May Fight. "Place in the Sun", Japanese Sculpture, "Stalag 17" – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

June 4, 1951

Rising German Model.  What Americans Don’t Know About Asia by James Michener, River Thames photo essay, Jet’s First Ace, Red Attack in Korea, John Garfield

G/VG

$35.00

June 11, 1951

Vivian Blaine in “Guys and Dolls”. Broadway Musical Comedies (6 pages in color), Ben Franklin’s Hospital, Italy’s De Gasperi, Washington Senator’s Cuban Player, Children in Peril photo essay – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 6 copies

Good

$17.50

June 18, 1951

Iran’s Royal Crown. Chicago White Sox, William O Douglas on Iran, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

June 25, 1951

Janet Leigh. Tallulah on Tallulah, Island Waters photo essay, Roman Archaeology – 6 copies

G/VG

$25.00

July 2, 1951

Sgt. John Pittman & His Medal of Honor. An issue for Independence Day: 20th Century Battlefields, Capitol in Color, US Past in Paintings, Liner “United States”, Ben Hogan & US Open – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

July 9, 1951

Summer Party in Charlotte, N.C.  Sunday in Korea, Brooklyn Marathon Grand Jury photo essay, Greatest Ballerina, “Strangers On a Train”, Camping

G/VG

$25.00

July 16, 1951

TV's Dagmar. Atomic Bombs Over Nevada, 1951 T-Shirt, Treasure of Suton Hoo, Ike & Western Powers 

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

Same

Good, surface scratch, scuff

$17.50

July 23, 1951

Mary Freeman - Swimming Champion. YMCA's Century, Color TV, The Breakers – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

July 30, 1951

Singer Gary Crosby. Paris on her 2000th Birthday photo essay, Missouri River Flooding, Malaya, Jersey Joe Walcott, “Show Boat” Dancers – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, surface scratches, corner gouges

$12.50

August 6, 1951

High School Girl on Vacation. Life With Neighbors, Taft or Eisenhower, Natural Camouflage, Hollywood Sunset

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

August 13, 1951

Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. Roadside Restaurants, Arizona Drought, Biological Warfare, Mushrooms

G/VG

$40.00

Same

Good

$30.00

Same

Good, spine splitting

$25.00

August 20, 1951

400 Meter Swimming Champion. Festival of Britain photo essay, The Gish (Lillian & Dorothy) Girls, Fireflies, Italian Fashions – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, corner crease

$17.50

August 27, 1951

13-Year-Old Model. Strategic Air Command photo essay, (Saul) Steinberg & Sterne, “David & Bathsheba” The Carrousel, 2nd Chance in Spain

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, wear

$15.00

September 3, 1951

Gina Lollobrigida. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Bores, Shirtsleeve Millionaires

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

September 10, 1951

Japan's Premier Yoshida. Venezuela Iron photo essay, New Japan, Best Houses

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 2 copies

Good, crease, spine splitting

$17.50

September 17, 1951

Chorus Girls in Your Living Room. Japan Treaty, New York Times at 100, Diego Rivera Water Mural, Nature of Color photo essay, Nationwide TV Era

G/VG

$25.00

September 24, 1951

Gene Tierney at Venice Party. Red rain, World of Alice Austen, Fantastic Weapons, Arizona Photo Essay, “A Streetcar Named Desire”

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good, spine wear

$15.00

October 1, 1951

H.R.H. The Princess Elizabeth. Baby Comes Home photo essay, Ills of Modern India, The Prado, Scorpions, Color Portraits of UK Royalty, Gelett Burgess obit

Not Available

NA

October 8, 1951

Lazy Life of a Slow Loris. Churchill Memoirs, The Marines, Pool, Roberta Peters

Good

$20.00

October 15, 1951

Zsa Zsa Gabor. First Frosts, Forrestal Diaries, "Mister Big" of Boxing, The First Frosts, Mary Goes to College photo essay, Earth from 135 Miles Up 

Not Available

NA

October 22, 1951

Bronc Rider Casey Tibbs. Bloodshed in Korea, Suez Canal Photo essay, Churchill Memoirs, Red Skelton

Good, spine splitting

$25.00

October 29, 1951

Props For TV. Churchill Memoirs – Operation Overlord, Judy Garland Comes Back, Stalin's History, Stalin Bio photo essay, TV Assistant

Not Available

NA

November 5, 1951

Back on Broadway: Ginger Rogers. Port of New York, Dorothy Dandridge, Churchill Re-elected as Prime Minister

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

November 12, 1951

Churchill's Heir Apparent: Anthony Eden. Yale’s 250th, TV Plays, Feininger and Sons  – 7 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, spine wear

$17.50

November 19, 1951

Three Great Ladies of the Theatre (Fontanne, Cornell & Hayes). America Goes Hunting, 200 Years of US Theatre photo essay, Sinatra & Gardner Wed, “Detective Story”, Mary Martin in London 

G/VG

$25.00

Same – 4 copies

Good

$20.00

Same

Good, spine wear

$17.50

Same

Good, crease, wear

$15.00

November 26, 1951

Regina Fisher: Photo Contest Winner. 32 Pages of Prize Pictures, Henry Matisse, Albania 

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

December 3, 1951

Christmas Lingerie. Best Toys, Floods, Nurse Midwife photo essay, Marine in Korea, Phil Silvers, Bob Mathias, Ronald Reagan Chesterfield Cigarettes Ad

G/VG

$50.00

Same

Good, light stain

$40.00

Same

Good, wear, light stains along side edge

$35.00

December 10, 1951

Harry S Truman. “The Night Before Christmas” complete edition, Inside MIG Alley, Our Underwater Defense photo essay, Golden Days of the West – Teddy Roosevelt Letters, Army Art, Hollywood Producers, Audrey Hepburn Becomes a Star, Jane Wyman – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

December 17, 1951

Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier. Korean War, Mrs. Logan is 41 photo essay, Jukebox Lobby Architecture, Shoes at Home, Doll for Negro Children, “Caesar and Cleopatra” – 2 copies

G/VG

$35.00

Same

Good, wear, stain

$25.00

December 24, 1951

The Holy Family. Tintoretto’s Story of Christ, Plight of the Holy Places, Philharmonics 5000th, Julie Harris

G/VG

$25.00

REPRINT (from 1951)

Cover and Tintoretto’s Life of Christ article from Dec. 24 issue (above), 20 pages

Good, splitting

$17.50

December 31, 1951

Special Issue: Asia – It’s Troubles and Opportunities

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

 

Same

Good, spine splitting

$17.50

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