John F. Kennedy Book & Magazine Grab Bag
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John F. Kennedy Book & Magazine Grab Bag:
Five hardback books and six paperbacks plus two vintage magazines.
The big book is The Torch Is Passed – The Associated Press Story of The Death Of A President. It’s in good shape. A little shelf wear. A circle indentation on the front cover. Pages yellowing but no damage. Tight binding.
Conversations With Kennedy is a hardback, book of the month club book by Benjamin C. Bradlee, first edition, copyright 1975. The paper dust jacket is torn. The hard cover has a couple of small spots and corner dings but no wear. The pages look new.
Triump and Tragedy: The Story of the Kennedys is also an Associated Press Story hardback by the writers, photographers and editors of Associated Press, copyright 1968. It’s in pretty good shape also. There is a name written inside the front cover and the pages are yellowing but there is no damage or marks and it has a tight binding.
The Death of a President by William Manchester is also a large hardback book which is a first edition published in 1967. It covers the events from November 20th to November 25th, 1963. The cover is stained and there is writing inside the front cover but otherwise no marks or any damage that I saw. The pages are yellowing and it has a tight binding.
The Making of a President 1960 by Theodore H. White is the last hardback book. There is a library sticker inside the front cover and a pocket inside the back. The first face page has a price marked and the last blank page has a small library mark. Other than that, I saw no marks. One page is a little chewed along the edge and the pages are yellowing. Tight binding.
A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop was published in 1964 by Bantam Books. The book has a couple of creases, has a little wear, has a few age spots and the pages are yellowing but no marks or tears. Tight binding.
The Kennedy Wit is a collection of anecdotes edited by Bill Adler published in 1964 by Bantam Books. It has a little wear but the pages are hardly yellowed. No marks or tears. Tight binding.
Report of the Warren Commission On the Assassination of President Kennedy: The Dramatic Official Answer To Who Killed Kennedy was published in 1964. It has a name on the face page. There is a little tear of the front cover at the spine edge. It has some creases and the pages are yellowing but I saw no marks or tears. Tight binding.
Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye: Memories of John Fitzgerald Kennedy is by Kenneth P. O’Donnell and David Powers with Joe McCarthy is a pocket book edition published in 1973. It has a previous owner’s name on the face page and I saw one big dog ear. The pages are yellowing but no other marks or tears that I saw. Tight binding.
The last book is about John
F. Kennedy, Jr. called The Day John Died
by Christopher Andersen. It has a little
wear. The binding is cracked rightt in
the middle of the book and one photo page is loose and another is close to
it. Other than that, I see nothing and
the rest of the binding is tight.
The magazines are:
Look Magazine – February 21, 1967 – Flight From Dallas
Covers still attached, light chipping & creasing. Pages bound, yellowing. In pretty good shape. Stories are Part 3 of The Death of A President, The Future of Education, The Generation Gap, Drawings From Hell, The Undiscovered Caribbean, Combat Medics, Lew Alcindor.
Look Magazine – March 7, 1967 – Conclusion Of The Death Of A President
Covers both detached, scuffed and chipped about the edges. Pages bound, yellowing but in pretty good shape. Other stories are The World of Leo Rosten, Our Draft Dodgers In Canada, The Quiet Revolution In Our National Parks, Speaking of Weather Some Like It Cold, Crime, Pat Buckley, How Would You Like Your Daughter To Marry William F. Buckley, Jr., We Are Losing The Race Against Hunger, Whatever Became of Physical Fitness, Cabaret: Where The Pre-Nazi’s Play.