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LIFE Magazines from 1940

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Title With Description
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LIFE January 1, 1940

Cover: Great Britain's Queen, Joe Martin and the People, England at War: Life Goes on in the Dark, Christmas in Rockefeller Center.

Good condition. Cover in two and barely attached.


# LM204 

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE January 8, 1940

Cover: Bowdoin Houseparty, Steer of the Year goes from Glory to the Grill, Badminton, "Of Mice and Men".

VG condition.


# LM203 

SOLD

LIFE January 8, 1940

LIFE January 8, 1940

Cover: Bowdoin Houseparty, Steer of the Year goes from Glory to the Grill, Badminton, "Of Mice and Men".

VG condition.


# L107

SOLD

LIFE January 15, 1940

LIFE January 15, 1940

Cover:
Best Basketballer
Congress Opens, The Inland Waterway photo essay, Frederic Taubes paints "The Birth of a Nation, ""Rebecca" movie

VG condition.


# L108

SOLD

LIFE January 22, 1940

LIFE January 22, 1940

Cover: Dutch East Indians, Finns Prove Themselves Best Winter Soldiers in the World, New Commander in Cheif Takes Over US Fleet, "The Grapes of Wrath".
Includes Full Page Coca Cola add on back!

VG+ condition.


# LM202 

SOLD

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LIFE January 22, 1940

Cover: Dutch East Indians, Finns Prove Themselves Best Winter Soldiers in the World, New Commander in Cheif Takes Over US Fleet, "The Grapes of Wrath".
Includes Full Page Coca Cola add on back!

VG+ condition.


# L106

SOLD

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LIFE January 29, 1940

Cover: Scarlet Lana Turner, Earthquake in Turkey, G-Men arrest 17 Men for Plotting Revolution, Old Art of Rug Hooking Revived.

VG+ condition.


# LM201  

SOLD

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LIFE January 29, 1940

Cover: Scarlet Lana Turner, Earthquake in Turkey, G-Men arrest 17 Men for Plotting Revolution, Old Art of Rug Hooking Revived.

VG+ condition.


# L105

SOLD

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LIFE February 5, 1940

Cover, Swedish Aviators, Arizona Hunters shoot 55 Buffalo, Lenin Lies for First Entombed Portrait, Mrs. Roosevelt, "Swiss Family Robinson.

VG condition.


# LM208 

SOLD

LIFE February 5, 1940

LIFE February 5, 1940

Cover, Swedish Aviators, Arizona Hunters shoot 55 Buffalo, Lenin Lies for First Entombed Portrait, Mrs. Roosevelt, "Swiss Family Robinson.

VG condition.


# L104

SOLD

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LIFE February 12, 1940

Cover: Orchid Valentine, Second Battle of Suomussalmi, Roosevelt, Yale School of the Fine Arts.

VG condition.


# LM207 

SOLD

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LIFE February 12, 1940

Cover: Orchid Valentine, Second Battle of Suomussalmi, Roosevelt, Yale School of the Fine Arts.

VG condition.


# L103

SOLD

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LIFE February 19, 1940

Cover: King of Rumania & Heir, America go Crazy over Chinese Philosopher, Bowling, Advertising Symbols are Glorified in Prints for Spring Clothes.
Includes Full Page Coca Cola add on back!

VG+ condition.


# LM206 

SOLD

LIFE February 19, 1940

LIFE February 19, 1940

Cover: King of Rumania & Heir, America go Crazy over Chinese Philosopher, Bowling, Advertising Symbols are Glorified in Prints for Spring Clothes.
Includes Full Page Coca Cola add on back!

VG condition with writing in pencil on front cover


# L102

$20.

LIFE February 26, 1940

LIFE February 26, 1940

Cover: Roadside Service, The Thirties: Pure Record of Depression's Decade, Gargantua, Human Infants Studied in Laboratory.

VG condition.


# LM205 

SOLD

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LIFE February 26, 1940

Cover: Roadside Service
The Thirties: Pure Record of Depression's Decade, Gargantua, Human Infants Studied in Laboratory.

VG condition.


# L101

$20.

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LIFE March 4, 1940

Cover: Spring Sailor, Smeltania Fisherman Build City on Ice, Harvard Scientists measure "The Angel", Dewey Makes Triumphant Tour through the West.

VG


# LM210 

SOLD

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LIFE March 18, 1940

Cover: Chorus Girl, The "Queen Elizabeth" Crosses the Sea, British and French Posters warn Gossipers to Hold Tongues, The Hulls of Tennessee.

VG+ condition.


# LM209  

SOLD

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LIFE March 25, 1940

Cover: "Wars First Memoirs" by Sir Neville Henderson.
White-color Girl photo essay, Laraine Day, Paddle Tennis, “Primrose Path”, Boss Crump of Memphis

VG - condition with stains to covers.


# L100

$25.

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LIFE March 25, 1940

VG+ condition. News Stand Issue No Mailing Label !

# MLF319 

SOLD

LIFE April 1, 1940

LIFE April 1, 1940

Spring Tranining: Rookie Rucker, Baseball, NY Giants, Ghost Town Virginia City, Hitler, Colonel-General Von Brauchitsch Commands the German Army.

VG- condition with two small tears to spine of front cover.


# MLF197A

$35.

Ordering Information

LIFE April 1, 1940

Spring Tranining: Rookie Rucker, Baseball, NY Giants, Ghost Town Virginia City, Hitler, Colonel-General Von Brauchitsch Commands the German Army.

VG+ condition.


# MLF197 

SOLD

LIFE April 8, 1940

LIFE April 8, 1940

Anne Neagle,

Full page Coca-Cola ad on back cover, WWII.

VG+ condition.


# MLF317A

$25.

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LIFE April 8, 1940

Anne Neagle, Full page Coca-Cola ad on back cover, WWII.

VG+ condition.


# MLF317 

SOLD

LIFE April 15, 1940

LIFE April 15, 1940

Cover: Government & Youth.

Real Silk add on back cover.

VG+ condition.


# EL110A

$20.

Ordering Information

LIFE April 15, 1940

Cover: Government & Youth. Real Silk add on back cover.

Very Good + condition.


# EL110 

SOLD

LIFE April 22, 1940

LIFE April 22, 1940

Cover: Dude Outfit
War in Scandinavia – Nazis Seize Denmark, Great Lakes photo essay, Radio Traitors, American Cartoon Art Museum, Tom Dewey Close-up.

Camel Cigarettes add on back cover.

VG + condition.


# L109

$20.

Ordering Information

LIFE April 29, 1940

Cover: Britain’s Warlord (Winston Churchill)
World Sea Power photo essay, Portrait of Katharine Cornell, DuBois Family, War in Norway, Raeder the Raider Close-up.

Lucky Strike Cigarettes add on back cover.

VG + condition.


# L110

$25.

LIFE May 6, 1940

LIFE May 6, 1940

Cover: Aerial Gunner
The War in Norway, Land of France photo essay, Fencing, Birth Control in SC, “The Biscuit Eater”, “Hoover and the Flood” by John Steuart Curry.

Coca Cola add on back cover.

VG + condition.


# L111

$25.

Ordering Information

LIFE May 13, 1940

Cover: Shawls Again
German Victory in Norway, Seabiscuit Becomes Father of 5, NY World’s Fair Ready to Reopen, Wendell Willkie Close-up,
Men of Sweden photo essay, “My Favorite Wife”.

VG condition with center page loose.


# L112

$30.

Ordering Information

LIFE May 20, 1940

Cover: Weygand, Commander in Cheif of the Theater of Operations in the Eastern Mediterranean, US Fleet watches Dutch East Indies, Summer Styles.

Camel Cigarettes add on back cover.

VG + condition.


# LM211A

$20.

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LIFE May 20, 1940

Cover: Weygand, Commander in Cheif of the Theater of Operations in the Eastern Mediterranean, US Fleet watches Dutch East Indies, Summer Styles.

VG condition.


# LM211 

SOLD

LIFE May 27, 1940

LIFE May 27, 1940

Cover: Invader (German Soldier)
WWII, German Blitzkrieg, 1940 New York World’s Fair (2 pages), 50,000 Airplanes photo essay, Yellow Fever, George M. Cohan,
King Victor Emmanuel of Italy Close-up, “Our Town”.
Lucky Strike Cigarettes add on back cover.

VG condition.


# L113

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE June 3, 1940

Cover: Special Issue: America and the World
German Conquest Threatens the World, Flying the Atlantic by Clipper, Europe 1914, Paris – 8 pages in color, England.

Camel Cigarettes add on back cover.

VG condition.


# L114

$25.

LIFE June 10, 1940

LIFE June 10, 1940

Cover: Emperor of Japan
Battle of Flanders, Escape From Norway, America Faces Choice, Hirohito Close-up, RAF photo essay, Nylon, “Louisiana Purchase”.

VG condition.


# L115

$25.

Ordering Information

LIFE June 17, 1940

Cover: Industrial Commander Knudsen
Dunkerque Evacuation, Charlie Chaplin Plays Hitler, Joe Louis Close-up, US National Guard photo essay, Cancer, “The Mortal Storm”,
Sate Birds in Color (Roger Tory Peterson art), Carole Landis.
Camel Cigarettes add on back cover.

Very Good - condition with folds to back cover.


# L116

$20.

Ordering Information

LIFE June 24, 1940

Cover: Italy's Army Chief
Willkie Boom, Philadelphia Prepares for Republicans (Convention) photo essay, NY Worlds Fair, Archbishop Spellman of NY, All-American College Girls.
Lucky Strike Cigarettes add on back cover.

Very Good - condition with folds to back cover.


# L117

$20.

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LIFE July 8, 1940

Cover: Chief Of Naval Operations. Real Silk add on back cover.

Very Good condition.


# EL109 

$20.

Ordering Information

LIFE July 15, 1940

Cover: Picnic Time. Camel Cigarettes add on back cover.
Good + condition with stain to bottom of front cover.
Camel Cigarettes ad on back cover.


# EL108 

SOLD

LIFE July 22, 1940

LIFE July 22, 1940

US Tank Commander on front cover.
Refugee Children From Britain, Mary Lewis: Career Woman, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, America Needs Men for National Defense photo essay.

Very Good + condition.


# JD40100

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE July 29, 1940

Cover: Girl Lifeguars. Camel Cigarette add on back cover.

Very Good + condition.


# EL107 

$20.

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LIFE August 5, 1940

Cover: U.S. Vacations.

Very Good condition.


# EL103 

$20.

Ordering Information

LIFE August 12, 1940

Cover: McNary Of Oregon. Camel cigarettes add on back cover.

Very Good + condition.


# EL104 

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE August 19, 1940

Cover: U.S. Trains Parachutists on front cover.
Lucky Strike add on back cover, Article Adolf Hitler's Rise To Power.

Very Good condition.


# EL101  

SOLD

LIFE August 19, 1940

LIFE August 19, 1940

U.S. Trains Parachutists on front cover.
Lancastria” Goes Down with 2800, Hitler’s Rise to Power Close-up, River Rouge Ford Plant photo essay, Two American Towns Prepare for War.

Very Good + condition.


# JD40101

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE August 26, 1940

Cover: Boy And Girl In Rockies. WWII, great adds.

Very Good condition with small tear to top of spine.


# EL102 

$20.

Ordering Information

LIFE September 2, 1940

Cover: Quins' First Communion, US Flag Business Booms, Wendell Willkie Begins his Campaign.

VG condition.


# LM212 

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE September 9, 1940

Carol Bruce

VG+ condition.


# MLF320 

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE September 16, 1940

Cover: Flight Across America, Dover is Calm Under Hail of Bombs and Shells, Mysterious Torpedo Blows up Greek Cruiser, Paris Under the Swastica.

VG condition.


# LM213 

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE September 23, 1940

Cover: Air-Raid Victim, Hitler Tries to Destroy England, Bud James Fights the Draft, NY Fashion Show Offer 1,000 New Styles.

Good + condition.


# LM214

SOLD

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LIFE September 30, 1940

Cover: Willkie On Campaign, Birmingham, AL celebrates Defense Day, The French Evacuate France, Masculine Togs invade the Campus.

VG+ condition.


# LM215 

SOLD

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LIFE October 7, 1940

Cover: Gary Cooper, Germany, Italy, and Japan Unite against US, June Preisser Tries a Milk Bath, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.

VG condition.


# LM216 

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE October 14, 1940

Football Flowers, Michigan's Football player Harmon. London Lives Underground, WWII.

VG+ condition.


# MLF318 

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE October 21, 1940

Cover: Season for Sweaters, US Donors Give Blood Plasma for Britian, US Industry Hustles to meet Nation;s Need for Speed, Sculptors Thrive in Canada.

VG +


# LM217 

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE October 28, 1940

U.S. Navy, Naval Aviation, WWII,

VG+ condition.


# MLF316 

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE November 4, 1940

Cover: Democracy: 50,000,000 Voters, An Election Chart, Wilkie vs. Roosevelt, Hunters Take to the Fields.

VG+ condition.


# LM218 

SOLD

Ordering Information

LIFE November 11, 1940

Michigan's Great Harmon Football. Tom Harmon is a famous Heisman winning Halfback that played football for the University of Michigan Wolverines.

VG+ condition.


# MLF321 

SOLD

LIFE November 11, 1940

LIFE November 11, 1940

Michigan’s Tom Harmon on front cover.
Hitler & Mussolini Shape a New Europe, Ernie Bevin Close-up, Game Wardens, War in England, “The Long Voyage Home”.

Very Good condition.


# JD40102

SOLD

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LIFE December 23, 1940

Cover: Party Time. Whitman's Chocolates add on back cover.

Very Good + condition.


# EL105  

$20.

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LIFE December 30, 1940

Cover: Britain's Desert Fighters.

Very Good condition.


# EL106 

$20.

Search by year:

1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959

1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980's

More LIFE magazines from 1940 are available for sale and not listed, please contact ABookMan with the dates you are looking for. We may just have it !

Email: abookman@mchsi.com
Phone: 419 563-5905

E-mail: abookman@mchsi.com
Phone: 419 563-5905 

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