Vogue Magazine (U.S. Edition) 1953 Issues

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January, 1953

Cover by Blumenfeld 1953 Changes New Systems in Fashions, Fabrics, Food, Figures, Travel and Time. The Duchess of Windsor, Paris Beauties, New Kind of Collection: the Private Museum of Cesare Zavattini, Cinerama by Mary Jean Kempner, The Art Of Curiosity by Alistair Cook, The New British Ambassador – Sir Roger Makins with his Family, Peoples Are Talking About, Power in Texas by Allene Talmey

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In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

February 1, 1953

1953 Americana Issue Fashion: America Chooses, Fashion in the Brand New Cars. Mouth-filling Words by Caroline Duer, “The Dynalicious Lush-O-Matic American Car of the Future by Rowland Emett, Excerpts from Vogue’s First Motoring Issue – 1910, The New Shelburne Museum by Allene Talmey, The Twenty Years…1933-1953 by Russell Lynes, Inauguration: 1933, by Covarrubias; 1953, by Hirschfeld, People Are Talking About, Tyrone Power, Judith Anderson, and Raymond Massey in John Brown’s Body”, Two Road Bugs and a Car – wordless drama, The Incredible Voyage of the “Caine” by Lydia McClean, The Art of Living With Your Children by Millicent Carey McIntosh, At A Drive-in Movie: Maggie McNamara; Mary Hartig; Vanessa Brown; John Kerr, Racing Car-mad and Happy by Ken W. Purdy, Memo to Men – Mostly About Convertibles

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February 15, 1953

Cover by Blumenfeld Fashion Money: What It Buys This Spring, 30 New Hats, Vogue Designs A Pattern Wardrobe. The Honourable Winthrop W. Aldrich with Mrs. Aldrich, Coronation Fever by Nancy Pence Britton, Inauguration Eye-View, People Are Talking About, Conversation with Stravinsky by Aldous Huxley, In Paris: Duchess of Montesquiou-Fezensac; Mrs. Loel Guinness; Viscountess d’Harcourt; Madame Michel Carcano, Westminster Dog Show by Mary Jean Kempner , Mrs. John Pringle and Her Daughter Shawn, Memo to Men – The Laceless Shoe

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

March 1, 1953

Cover by Blumenfeld Paris Collections: Complete Report, American Collections: The New Spring Flavour. The New York Woman’s Exchange, Geraldine Page, People Are Talking About, The Face of Rouault, The Art of Discovery by J. Frank Dobie, Mrs. Alfred de Liagre, Junior, Mrs. George Balanchine, Sunday With the Gates Family, New Stars: Pier Angeli; Ursula Thiess; Leslie Caron; Lori Nelson, The Sweet of the Year by Oliver St. john Gogarty, Jimmy Brownell and His Chili Con Carne, Let’s Take a House in England for the Coronation Summer! By Horace K. Kelland, New Word Puzzle: More Flats for the Sharp by Doris Nash Wortman, Fani by Victoria Ocampo

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March 15, 1953

Cover by Blumenfeld International Fashion Issue, American and European Reports U.S.A. Paris London Italy Spain. Vogue’s Eye View of the Menders, Italy: The Beauties, Beauties: English, Danish, Russian, Italian, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Eden, Mrs. Henry R. Luce, The Young Thieves and Mr. Anderson, People Are Talking About, In Vogue For Men

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April 1, 1953

Cover by Blumenfeld For The Busy Beauties New Timetable, New Face For City Cottons. Rosalind Russell, Wild Horses of the Pampas, People Are Talking About, Japan Re-seen by Helen Cutting, Japanese Saint on a Lotus, Vicomtesse d’ Harcourt; Madame Alain Tesler; Comtesse Frederic Chandon de Briailles; The Countess of Dalkeith; Viscountess Melgund, The Art of Balancing Time by Charles Poore, Mrs. Kingman Douglass ( Adele Astaire), In Vogue For Brides

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April 15, 1953

Cover by Blumenfeld New Fashion: The Summer Coat, The 6 New Summer Looks, Handbook Of Diets. Passenger Jet by Ernesta Barlow, “List Found in a Coat Pocket,” by Shirley Jackson, Sunday on the Seine – photographed by Irving Penn, H.R.H. The Duchess of Kent and Her Children, Air Evac. By Margaret Thayer Talbott, International Lifesavers by Rene Dubos, “Can-Can,” Cole Porter’s New Musical, People Are Talking About, Mrs. Leopold Stokowski, Poets Among Us, This Was Once A Stable, Ireland: The Grand Meander by Patrick O’Higgins, Mrs. James Stewart, Mrs. Douglas MacArthur

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May 1, 1953

Cover by Blumenfeld The “Ask Yourself” Issue: Summer Fashion Answers, All-revealing Quizzes. “Child Playing Golf,” by Aelbert Cuyp, People Are Talking About, The Art of Keeping the Mind Refueled by James Mason Brown, Test That Makes You Laugh, East-West Parties in Beverly Hills, Charles Ives – American Composer, What Do You Know About Art?, Are You the Woman for a Great and Lasting Love?, Golf Tournament For the Boys’ Club, In Vogue For Men

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May 15, 1953

Cover by Blumenfeld Men’s Issue: Clothes (m. and f.), Travel & Ideas. Interesting Men: Thomas W. Phipps, Walter Hoving and Son, Thomas, People Are Talking About, Marlene Dietrich, The Unique Yacht of Mr. and Mrs. Arturo Lopez-Willshaw, Leland Hayward by Allene Talmey, Beefcake for Cheesecake: Kirk Douglas, John Wayne, Marlon Brando, Four of the Ivy League Tailors by John Shirk; cartoon by George Price, Recipes From 10 Great French Chefs

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June, 1953

Cover by Horst Coronation Colour, The Summer Sweater. “A Cause for Wonder,” by W. R. Rodgers, Americans in England for The Coronation: Mrs. Francis McNiel Bacon III, photographed with her Daughter Sidney;  Miss May Appleton Parish, Going to the Country Debuts: Miss Jennifer Ballard; Miss Paula Coudert; Miss Marjorie Wittmer; Miss Ailsa Moseley; Miss Frances Wister; Miss Susan Alexander, People Are Talking About, “Me and Juliet”, “The Little Snob” and Aunt Alice by Osbert Lancaster, Albert Einstein – Intellectual Adventurer, Three Men and “The Old Man and the Sea”, In Vogue For Men

Fair/Good, spine fray, a few stains

$30.00

July, 1953

Cover by Rawlings. Changes: In Living…In Fashion, New Summer Clothes Across the U. S. A., The Portable Diet Device. People Are Talking About, Newest Canasta: Bolivia by Ottilie H. Reilly, The Coronation: by Vogue’s Own Correspondents, Elizabeth Bowen and Cecil Beaton, Tapesichord: the Music of Whistle and Bang, Mind-Polishers: Six New Games by Doris Nash Wortman, Country Life, In Vogue For Men

G/VG, stain along spine edge

$50.00

August 1, 1953

Cover by Blumenfeld College Issue A Shake-Up In Young Fashion. Joy of the Hospital by Caroline Duer, The Wedding of Miss Margaret Talbott to Mr. Blancke Noyes, Sir Winston Churchill and Lady Churchill, At the Blenheim Garden Party, The Art of Non-Conforming by Malcolm Muggeridge, The Beast in Her – Paintings by Colette Rosselli, Vicomtesse de Ribes; Madame Maria Petrucci, Vacation on Mars by Kenneth Heuer, People Are Talking About, Tangier Notes by Rodolfo Caltofen, Vogue’s Primer on Sterling Silver Design

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August 15, 1953

Cover by Blumenfeld Announcing: First Autumn Fashions, The News Is In The Shape, Leather: New Ideas, Jersey: New Star. Mickey Spillane in the Movies by Julian Bach,Junior, People Are Talking About, William and Benson Ford with Henry Ford II, R.L.S. in Samoa by J. C. Furnas, Polio, GG, and Dr. Hammon by Allene Talmey, “The Child in Fashion” 1790-1905, Chanel’s Ideas in Decorating, What They Wore at The Paris Parties, The Wedding of Lady Rosemary Spencer-Churchill and Mr. Charles Muir, The Davison- Cheremeteff Wedding

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September 1, 1953

Cover by Horst Know Before You Buy: The 6 New Points Of Fashion Change, American Collections Ready Now, First Paris Report. Maugham and the Young Idiot by Dwight Taylor, The Pace That Kills by Lesley Blanch, Aphrodite, New in New York, The Art of Adventure by Eleanor Clark, People Are Talking About, Grouse Shooting in Scotland, Elba Holiday by Ivan Wichfeld

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In Original Mailing Sleeve

$95.00

September 15, 1953

Cover by Horst New Fashions: Investment List Some 8% Earners, Vogue Pattern Wardrobe. What a Woman Should Know About Investing in the Stock Market by Louis Engel, Miss Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Marries John F. Kennedy, Notes from a Young Pioneer by Molly Flagg Magee, The Moseley-Dillon Wedding in Paris, Birr Castle in Ireland, People Are Talking About

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$95.00

October 1, 1953

Cover by Horst Tweeds Make Fashion Paris To America, Fur Makes Fashion Berets To Greatcoats. The Gentleman’s Gentleman by Harry J. Beney, My Father in Minnesota by Mary Hemingway, People Are Talking About, Sophie Tucker, Good As Gold: Old American Paintings by Malcolm Vaughan, Leger by Maurice Raynal, Mrs. Charles Amory, Two English Astors and Their Families, How To plan an African Safari by Jacques Marie, Mrs. B. Bakes Bread by Elizabeth De Vegh, In Vogue For Men

VG, small piece of tape on back cover corner

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

October 15, 1953

Cover by Horst Added: A New Fashion Era From the Hemline Down, Changed: The Fashion After Five. Lunch with Erich von Stroheim by Oliver Jensen, People Are Talking About…The Theatre, The de Cuevas Ball in Biarritz, Siam: No Chip on Its Shoulder by Archie Robertson, D’Artagnan in White: The French Surgeon, Thierry de Martel by Paul Morand, Imaginary Views of America by Italian Painters, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard S. Carter and Their Family, Dr. and Mrs. James C. White and Their Family, New York Milestones, 1772-1953, Christian Dior’s Paris House, In Vogue For Men

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November 1, 1953

Cover by Bouche Christmas List 300 Presents, Fashions in Lace, Fashions in Silk. Travel To Give, Chronicler of the Heart: Elizabeth Bowen by Lord David Cecil, People Are Talking About, Mary Martin, Rosalind Russell; George Gaynes, Miss Carel de Bevoise Corcoran: Miss Diana Hitt: Miss Jeanne de Saussure Craig, Andre Malraux on the Art of Creating Art, My Scrapbook by Oliver St. John Gogarty, Hearts: Revived by Ottilie H. Reilly

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

November 15, 1953

Cover by Coffin Veils – New Allure, Pink Shirt News Again, Christmas Ideas and Presents. Three Beauties: Mrs. W. Palmer Dixon; Mrs. Michael Phipps; Toumanova, People Are Talking About, Their First Winter Whirl: Miss Olivia Endicott Hutchins: Miss Lucy McClellan; Miss Lucette Buell; Miss Bettina Balding; Miss Mary Sargent Ladd; Miss Elaine Dominguez, John Kerr of “Tea and Sympathy”, Interesting Young Families in France: Monsieur and Madame Claude Mauriac, Monsieur and Madame Carlos de Yturbe, Keep That Big House If… by Zoe Akins, True or False Art: Which?

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December, 1953

Cover by Blumenfeld Christmas Issue Pages To Keep and Treasure, Fashions For the South, For Parties Anywhere, For Cities…Midseason. A Bargain in Sun: Beewee Holiday, More Art Than Money – Art To Give, People Are Talking About, Going to the Benefit Parties: the Debutantes Miss Martha Swift; Miss Jeremy Warburg; Miss Janet Norton; Miss Beatrice Wagstaff; The Bates Twins; The Kulukundis Twins, Hate Mrs. Ogle: Two-Pack Solitaire, Untraditional Christmas Menus for Christmas Dinner by June Platt and Sophie Kerr, In Vogue For Men

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