Life Magazine 1961

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Issue Date:

Cover/Issue Description:

Condition:

Price

INDEX

January to June, 1961

G/VG

$12.50

SPECIAL BOOK PUBLICATION

The Epic of Man, Time Inc., 1961. Large hardbound version of the series that ran in Life issues from 1955 to 1957. 304 pages, cloth, dust jacket.

Good

$25.00

SPECIAL PROMOTIONAL PUBLICATION

"Book" containing 8 different photo portfolios - promoting Life magazine, most likely distributed to potential or current advertisers of the magazine, dated 1961. "Life"-size booklets on Events and Politics, Art and Beauty, History and Civilization, Science and Nature, Lively Arts, Better Living, Sport and Adventure, Human Experience. Each approx. 30 pages, in an outer folder, then in a red-colored cardboard box. – 2 copies

Not Available

NA

 

January 6, 1961

The Civil War - Part I.  Broken Tanker at Sea, Royal Wedding (Belgium), Cabinet Holiday, Eileen Farrell – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 8 copies

Good

$17.50

January 13, 1961

Gable's Last Film. “The Misfits” (with Marilyn Monroe), The Foot Soldier, St. Tropez, Crisis in Cuba, Mess in Laos – 6 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

January 20, 1961

A Surgeon Pits His Skill Against Cancer. The “Jackie” Look, Civil War, Part 2, Russian Gymnasts, Disney’s “Swiss Family Robinson” – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

January 27, 1961

The Kennedy Inauguration.  Moscow Winter, Astronauts Training by John Glenn, Ann-Margret, James Agee Play

Good

$20.00

 

Same

Good, creases

$17.50

 

SPECIAL PUBLICATION

Inaugural Spectacle – Souvenir Edition. 1961 newsstand special publication – no ads, smaller in size (Time magazine size), approx. 60 pages of text and photos – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good, cover wear

$17.50

 

Same

Good, cover ring mark

$17.50

SPECIAL PUBLICATION

Great Battles of the Civil War. 1961, Time-size, 48 pages, No ads – 3 copies

G/VG

$30.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$25.00

 

Same, 1963 reprint

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

 

February 3, 1961

Grandest Tour: Queen Elizabeth in India. Civil War Part 3, “Santa Maria” Saga, Tennessee Williams on Actresses, C.P. Snow – 7 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$15.00

February 10, 1961

Back From Space (Chimpanzee). “Santa Maria”, Air Safety, Hawaii’s First Family, Alcoholics Children (Alateen), Phil Silvers on Broadway, “Cimarron”, Leontyne Price – 7 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

February 17, 1961

Dual Role for Shirley (Maclaine). Civil War, Part 4, Congo Tragedies, Kennedy’s Cabinet, Zero Mostel 

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, a few scuffs

$15.00

February 24, 1961

Embattled Dag- UN's Gravest Hour. Electric Company Scandal by Robert Kennedy, The Southwest, Westminster Dog Show, Search for Eichmann, Maya Past – 4 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

March 3, 1961

Astronauts Glenn, Grissom, & Shepard. Civil War Part 5, Homework, Here Come the Computers, 1920s Fashions, S.S. Oriana – 8 copies

G/VG

$30.00

 

Same – 9 copies

Good

$25.00

March 10, 1961

Chevalier & Crosby in TV Songfest. Weekend White House, Microelectronics, Floyd Patterson – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

March 17, 1961

Irish in America: Beauty Sheila Finn, Civil War's End (Part 6), JFK Reading Habits, “Mutiny on the Bounty”, Bob Hope & Lucille Ball, Hull House of Chicago – 4 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$15.00

Same

Good, spine splitting, small tear

$12.50

March 24, 1961

Jack Paar vs. Ed Sullivan. Eleanor Powell's return, Picasso Marries, Eleanor Powell, New Nile Dam – 4 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

March 31, 1961

Golden Cherub In Spectacular German Church.  President Kennedy & Vietnam, Insurance, Bengal Tigers - 3 copies

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Fair/Good

$6.00

April 7, 1961

Salty Excitement of Ocean Fishing – foldout cover. Servant Problem, Disney Movies, Sir Charles Snow, NY Restaurant Associates – 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

April 14, 1961

Mrs. Gable and Son John Clark.  John Steinbeck on Ocean Floor Research, Rock ‘n Roll in Russia – 6 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$20.00

April 21, 1961

Yuri Gagarin Greets Khrushchev – 19 Pages on Space.  Eichmann Trial, Black Magic, “Raisin” & Sidney Poitier, Gary Player, Red Skelton – 6 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

April 28, 1961

Elizabeth Taylor - An Oscar At Last. Kitchen Herbs, Siberian Work Camps, Cuba Invasion (Bay of Pigs), Steve Allen – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

May 5, 1961

Anna Maria Alberghetti. De Gaulle's Victory, Kennedy’s Team, Cuba, Life in Space – 2 copies

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

May 12, 1961

AOK – The US is in Space (Shepard Flight).  Mrs. Shepard’s Story, Romantic Housing Trend, Book Industry Boom, John Birch Society  - 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Fair/Good

$15.00

May 19, 1961

Shepard Relaxes with his Fan Mail. Sherman Adams on Eisenhower, Harpo’s Autobiography, Peter Ustinov – 4   copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

May 26, 1961

The Kennedy’s in Canada (Jackie Kennedy). Young Africans in the US, Gary Cooper Obit, “Misty”, Visit with Harper Lee in Monroeville Alabama Last of the Red Border issues

Good

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good, back cover stain

$20.00

June 2, 1961

Fidel Castro - Crisis in Our Hemisphere. Realm of Christopher Wren, Patio Life, Judy Garland – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same  – 2 copies

Good

$15.00

June 9, 1961

Kennedy in Paris.  Trujillo Era Ends, Stutterers, Public Golf, Gore Vidal on Barry Goldwater, Shellfish, “Guns of Navarone – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

 

Same

Good, corner stain

$17.50

June 16, 1961

Weddings Around the World. Russia’s Elite, TV Watchdog, Eddie Foy – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

Same

Good

$15.00

June 23, 1961

The (Grace) Kelly Princess.  Backache, Paradise in Tivoli, SAC Alert, Harvard’s 325th – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same  – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

June 30, 1961

Leslie Caron. Papers of John Adams, Eichmann in Court, Bolivia, Billy Graham in Great Britain – 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$15.00

July 7, 1961

New Life For Ike: Down on the Farm.  AMA Convention, Kennedy’s Campaign Strategy by Theodore White, Susannah York 

Good

$17.50

July 14, 1961

Ernest Hemingway.  Hemingway obit by Archibald Macleish, MacArthur in the Philippines, Latin America, Stars in Barns – 3 copies

G/VG

$35.00

Same

Good, no label

$30.00

Same

Good

$25.00

July 21, 1961

Flavio's Rescue. Berlin Crisis, Trans-Siberian Railroad, Art of Gustave Moreau – 3 copies

G/VG

$15.00

July 28, 1961

Brigitte Bardot. Latin America’s Problems, Dolphins, Little League, Pierre Salinger – 3 copies

Good

$15.00

August 4, 1961

John F. Kennedy.  Colorado River, Deepest Dive, Sun Worshipers, Sir Edwin Landseer, Virgil Grissom article – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

August 11, 1961

Sophia Loren. Top Designers, Tour of the Northwest. Young Styles, US Youth Abroad

G/VG

$17.50

August 18, 1961

Mickey Mantle & Roger Maris.  President’s Brother (RFK), Art of China, Advice to Teenagers from Ann Landers – 2 copies

G/VG

$75.00

Same

Good, internal stain at top

$60.00

August 25, 1961

West Berliners Stand Their Ground. Mt. McKinley, W.R. Hearst’s Journalism, The Pond – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

September 1, 1961

Jackie Kennedy: The First Lady Tells Her Plans for the White House.  NY Political Zoo, California Surfers, Paris Fashions

G/VG

$25.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

September 8, 1961

US Tanker Ready For Trouble in Germany. Love & Marriage, Monsoon, Missing Art, Mickey Spillane, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s 

Not Available

NA

September 15, 1961

How You Can Survive Fallout. The Congo, US Furniture Design, European Movie Stars

Not Available

NA

September 22, 1961

In the Eye of the Storm (Galveston Hurricane). Jet Age Architecture, Heritage in the Western Hills, Divorce, Tahiti – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

Same

Good

$15.00

September 29, 1961

When Dag (Hammarskjold) Died. The Chinese Shang Civilization, AT&T & Communications Satellites, Sir Laurence Olivier, Roger Maris Article – 5 copies

G/VG

$17.50

October 6, 1961

Liz Taylor as Cleopatra.  American Railroad Buffs (in color), Chiang Kai-shek, Nude art – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

October 13, 1961

Africa's Savage Beauty. Alabama Sorority Rushing, Ormsby-Gore, Dr. Kildare, “The Untouchables

Not Available

NA

October 20, 1961

Communism - A New Series. Hunting Season, West Side Broadway: West Side Story

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

October 27, 1961

GI Trains For Guerrilla War: Vietnam.  Picasso, Communism, Part 2. Gifted Daughters of Actors – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

November 3, 1961

Back to Duty: A Daughter's Goodbye. Adams Papers part 2, Warren Beatty, Search for J.D. Salinger  - 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

November 10, 1961

Khrushshev: Master of the Big Threat. Communism Part 3, Thurber Memories, Ethel Kennedy & Children, Theodore Roosevelt Safari - 7 copies

G/VG

$15.00

November 17, 1961

Huddle with the Minnesota Vikings (Football).  Tony Curtis, “How to Succeed in Business”, Artur Rubinstein – 4 copies

G/VG

$25.00

November 24, 1961

Year-Old JFK Jr.  Sam Rayburn Obit, Art from Junk Pile, The Twist, Deepest Africa, New Homes, “The Hustler” – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

December 1, 1961

Explosion in Style: Italian Beauties In At-Home Wear. Missing Rockefeller, Carl Sandburg & Robert Frost, Julie Harris – 2 copies

Good

$15.00

December 8, 1961

Season to Forget Your Diet: Favorite Holiday Foods.  Iwo Jima Veteran – then & now, Racial Anger – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

December 15, 1961

Queen of Cathedrals (Chartres – 20 pages in color). Congo, Southern Christmas Memory, “Gideon”, “Judgement at Nuremberg”, Fastest Guns - 3 copies

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

Same

Good, sun fade

$10.00

December 22-29, 1961

Special Issue: Our Splendid Outdoors.  Wild Creatures, Enchanted Backyard, Trout, Naturalists, Balance of Nature, Passenger Pigeon, Sailplanes, Water

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

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