Vogue Magazine (U.S. Edition) 1955 Issues

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January, 1955

Cover by Blumenfeld. 1955 Changes Fresh Fashion-Start, Fresh Fabrics, for Every Climate in the U. S. A., 100 New Ideas in Living. Premiere and Madame Pierre Mendes-France, People Are Talking About, Cole Porter, Composer of “Silk Stockings”, Harold Arlen, Composer of “House of Flowers”, “Giacometti,” Third in a Series of Great Living Artists by Alexander Liberman, “Primer on Haiti,” by Selden Rodman, In Vogue For Men Tape on spine, 2 frayings on spine

Good, tape on spine, spine fraying

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$50.00

February 1, 1955

1955 Americana Number The Next Successes in American Fashion, How They Look in a Full-Length Mirror. The Private Patriots, “The Unique Phillips Collection”, by Allene Talmey, Walter Murch Painting, People Are Talking About, Dr. Margaret Morgan, Mrs. Ethan Allen Hitchcock, and Mrs. Laurence Rockefeller, “The Family of Man,” Edward Steichen’s Massive New Exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, The Next Successes: Eight Americans in the Arts, Country Houses: Reduced in Scale, But Not in Style, America’s New Ice Age: Frozen Food, In Vogue For Men

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

Same

Good, front cover scuffing, also back cover wear, spine fray

$60.00

February 15, 1955

Cover by Blumenfeld. Spring Reds in Fashion, More-Taste-Than-Money News, Vogue One-Pattern Wardrobes. People Are Talking About, Nathan Milstein -- Violinist, “The One I Love the Best – Lady Mendl,” by Ludwig Bemelmans, “Villon,” Fourth in a Series About Great Living Artists by Alexander Liberman, Ischia Notes; with Photographs by Cecil Beaton, New Silver Scale Used by American Silversmiths

G/VG, light cover wear

$60.00

March 1, 1955

Cover by Rutledge. The Most-Wanted Clothes in the New Paris Collections, U. S. A. Print News. People Are Talking About, Grace Kelly, Matisse: A Rare Collection Record. 18 Paintings in Colour From the Cone Collection, Katherine Cornell, Tyrone Power, John Williams, in “The Dark Is Light Enough”, “Why Versa?” by Christopher Fry, Miss Camille Rogers, Miss Karyl Kudner, Miss Judith Hogentogler, Menotti Dossier, In Vogue For Men

Not Available

NA

March 15, 1955

Cover by Rawlings. Fashions From The Whole Fashion World, Now in the U. S. A. Paris, London, Italy, Dublin, Spain, U.S.A. Among Those Reporting. People Are Talking About, Lynn Fontanne, Unretouched, Her Imperial Majesty, The Empress of Iran, Paris: A Day in the Life of Madame Heugel, London: A Day in the Life of Miss Bliss, “Books For Children,” by Bess Porter Adams, Recipes From French Riviera Restaurants

Not Available

NA

April 1, 1955

Cover by Horst. Instant Fashion: 48 Ready Dresses and the Accessory News That Changes Everything. “Troops of Friends,” by Evelyn Clark Emmet, “Brazilian Canasta,” by Ottilie H. Reilly, Kim  For Success: Kim Stanley, Kim Hunter, Kim Novak, “Chagall,” Fifth in a Series About Great Living Artists by Alexander Liberman, Four From “Three for Tonight”, People Are Talking About, “On The Importance of Wasting Enough Time,” by Victoria Lincoln, “Afghanistan A Triggered Frontier,” by Froelich Rainey, Berlin Letter by Victoria von Shack, In Vogue For Men, Rose Hill Plantation in South Carolina

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

Same

G/VG

$65.00

April 15, 1955

Cover by Horst. 2 Summer Fashion Plans Charted and Priced, Travel Clothes For a New Kind of Land Cruise. Stan Kenton: Father of Progressive Jazz, People Are Talking About, Three Stars Brighter Than Ever: Viveca Lindfors, Nancy Kelly, Patricia Jessel, Gossipy Memo On Canada, Three Canadian Painters, “Petra,” by Ivan Wichfeld, “A Letter To An American Woman Who Wants To Learn French,” by Abbe Ernest Dimnet, In Vogue For Men

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

Same

G/VG

$65.00

May 1, 1955

Cover by Horst. 1955 Summer Fashion Textbook Complete Outlines: Clothes For City, Country, Beach, 98 Costumes. Shirley Jones, Young Star of Oklahoma!, People Are Talking About, The Lorgnette in Fashion The Duchess of Windsor; Miss Leonora Corbett, “Vlaminck,” Sixth in a series About Great Living Artists by Alexander Liberman, European Calendar: Some of the Best Celebrations, “Murder and the Menu,” a Short Story by Francoise Sagan, In Vogue For Men, “British to the Bone,” by Herbert L. Matthews

Not Available

NA

May 15, 1955

Cover by Penn. How To make Yourself Beautiful. “The Evergreen Hills,” by W. R. Rodgers, Mr. and Mrs. John Russell; Viscountess Hambleden; Countess Attolico di Adelfia – photographed at Mediterranean Resorts, “Venice: A Character Reading,” by Jean Giono, People Are Talking About, “How To Take Flattery,” by Ernesta Barlow, “Women and Wine,” by H. W. Yoxall, In Vogue For Men

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

Same

G/VG

$65.00

June, 1955

Cover by Penn. Good-Buys Bulletin. “Double or Quits,” Short Story by Helen MacInnes. Players: Tyrone Power; Mildred Dunnock; Walter Slezak; John Williams; Margaret Hayes, “Taormina, Town on a shelf,” by Mary Ellin and Marvin Barrett,  “The Glutton Eye,” by Michael Ayrton, Minutiae Within Minutiae – Paintings by Fulco di Verdura, Photographer’s Child – Photographs by Toni Frissell, People Are Talking About, May Craig, Retentive Washington Correspondent, Malraux and “ The Majestic Virgins”, Gossipy Memo on Travel, Mrs. Charles Morgan’s Miniature Garden, “Culinary Guide for Imbeciles Who Like to Eat,” by Ilka Chase

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

 

Same

G/VG, light spots along side edge

$60.00

 

Same

Fair/Good, front pages missing, wear

$15.00

July, 1955

Summer Full of Change, Revolution in Stockings, New Space Plan for Apartment Life, Washable Satin Fashions, New Glove Behaviour, Gauzy Wools for Summer Wearing, Pretty Watch: Waterproofed, Easy Meal-Planning: 67 Summer Menus, The Ransom Coat, Life Extension For Cottons, Tweeds, Plus: “How Many Books In A Lifetime?”, Monet, Father of the Modernists, Vogue’s “Fashions for Fiction”: Joyce Cary Story: Star Cast, “Dressed by Vogue”. Stretch Caricatures – Photographs by Weegee, People Are Talking About, The Drexel Family, The Cocks Family, Gossipy Memo on Travel

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

Same

G/VG, a few light spots along bottom edge

$60.00

August 1, 1955

Cover by Prigent. Fashions For the Smart Girl In and Out of College, The Young Chapter in Vogue’s Autumn Fashion Serial. Jerome Hines, People Are Talking About, Four 1955 Debutantes, “Greenwich, Anyone?” by Jean Kerr, Four Architects by Aline B. Saarinen, Young in the Theatre, Portable Witchery; Gwen Verdon and Ray Walston, Who Won Vogue’s 1955 Prix de Paris, Gossipy Memo on Travel

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

Same

VG

$70.00

August 15, 1955

Cover by Coffin. Autumn Fashion Forecast: Begin Your Clothes Plans Here. “Shoppers’ Tips For Canada,” by Tina Breckenridge, Senator Walter F. George, People Are Talking About, Advance Notice, “The Paradox Mother,” by Dr. Milton Sapirstein, The Family and the Fort, Deauville – Sketches by Eric, Gossipy Memo on Travel, In Vogue For Men

G/VG, a few small light spots

$65.00

September 1, 1955

Cover by Henry Clarke. How Vogue’s Editors see the New Paris Collections, Dior’s New Line: Bulk Against Slimness, American Collections News Fresh Fashions in the Shops. “Three Cheers for Old Nassau,” by Kate Sproehnle, “What Have I Been Doing All This Time,” by Sylvia Wright, Rossano Brazzi, People Are Talking About, Early Arrivals, Young Actress: Phyllis Kirk, Gossipy Memo on Travel, “Francisca’s Third Baby,” by William Keefe, “Elba, Happy Exile,” by Siriol Hugh Jones, “From British Royal Kitchens,” by Elizabeth Craig

Good, spotting on cover

$75.00

September 15, 1955

Cover by Rutledge. The New Way: To Be In Fashion and Stay An Individual. “Mental Annuity,” by Elizabeth Bowen, People Are Talking About, Maurice Chevalier, Jazz Dossier, Season’s Parties Summed Up – England, France, America, Gossipy Memo on Travel, “Lord Krishna and the Atom Bomb,” by Betty Willis, In Vogue For Men

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

Same

Good, some spotting, light spine wear

$60.00

October 1, 1955

Cover by Penn. Announcing: The Little-Suit With the Big Fur Muff, and: 20 Other Ways to Wear the New Dash of Fur. “The Delights of Solitary Travel,” by Ernesta Barlow, Mrs. John R. Fell; Mrs. David Gimbel, Brancusi’s “Prometheus”, People Are Talking About, “Overheads,” by Joyce Grenfell, “About Mabel Grote,” by John Inglis Hall, Acting Their Age, Gossipy Memo on Travel, In Vogue For Men

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

 

Same

Good

$60.00

 

Same

Good, slight wear to cover, slight fraying at spine

$50.00

 

Same

Good

$40.00

October 15, 1955

Cover by Rutledge. The Heyday of the Dress – 32 Examples, 40 Ideas in decorating, Young New Party Clothes – $25 to $75. Mrs. Edward Patterson, “The Tin Gee-gee,” by Grace Hegger Lewis, Their Majesties, the King and Queen of Greece, Gossipy Memo on Athens, Seven Famous Greeks, Cruising the Greek Islands, “What Is An Englishman?’ by Pierre Daninos, Cartoon by Ronald Searle, Paddy Chayefsky, People Are Talking About

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

 

Same

Good, small tear at bottom edge

$60.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good, spine fraying, scuffing to cover

$50.00

November 1, 1955

Cover by Henry Clarke. Season’s Dazzler’s New Stars New Clothes New Parties New Places. Season’s Dazzlers: Marcel Marceau; Diane Cilento; Abe Burrows; Maria Callas; Siobhan McKenna; Inge Borkh; Emil Gilels and David Oistrakh, Mrs. Walter D. Sohier; Mrs. Stanley Rumbough, Junior, “Kandinsky,” by Alexander Liberman, “The Cook’s Story,” by Elisabeth Ayrton, People Are Talking About, Mr. and Mrs. Ogden Rogers Reid, Wedding Festivals: in the Azores; on the Cote Basque, “Some Marginal Notes,” by Robert Hillyer, Gossipy Memo on Travel, “Freighters For Fun,” by Frank Oliver, In Vogue For Men

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

 

Same

G/VG

$65.00

November 15, 1955

Cover by Henry Clarke. Christmas List News Searched Out By Vogue. Mrs. William Gaynor; Miss Eliane Orosdi, Mrs. Henry Ford II; Mrs. Arturo Ramos, Herbert von Karajan, People Are Talking About, “John Huston,” by John Godley, Lord Kilbracken, “Claimant,” by Elizabeth Bowen, Gossipy Memo on Travel

VG

In Original Mailing Sleeve

$75.00

 

Same

G/VG, very light wear

$65.00

 

Same

Good, spine fraying at base, cover is scuffed and partially discolored

$40.00

December, 1955

Cover by Rutledge. Christmas Issue. People Are Talking About, In Paris: the von Furstenberg-Guinness Wedding, “St. Anton am Arlberg,” by Dorothea Walker, Gossipy Memo on Travel, “The Word,” by Millicent Fenwick, “The Test,” by Herbert Gutterson, In Vogue For Men

Not Available

NA

 

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