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1950s Unlimited

1950-1969 All things mid century.

How to Survive an Atomic Bomb, 1950

this government-promoted book suggested that men wear wide brimmed hats to protect against the heat flash when the bomb exploded. 

77 Sunset Strip comic book, 1962

Long on crust, short on cash…

Aluminum No. 42
Aluminum: How It’s Made And Where It’s Used, 1968
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Aluminum No. 42

Aluminum: How It’s Made And Where It’s Used, 1968

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Bad Girls — paperback cover art by  James Alfred Meese, 1958

First Book of Space Travel, 1953

Jeanne Bendick

A Psychological Approach to Accidents, 1954 (cover)

Norman Roberts Lykes

Vantage Press

Cover from “Stars” 

a Golden Nature guide

1951

"Let’s Eat Out!" 1965
Melmont Publishers, Inc.
"In 1965, McDonald’s celebrated their 10th anniversary of business by teaming up withMelmont Publishers, Inc. to release this colorful hardcover children’s book about the fun and adventurous side of “eating out.” Of course, it’s actually just a thinly disguised advertisement for McDonald’s itself, but with its gorgeous cover painting, playful story line and cute interior art, it still makes for a good time— as well as tempting your taste buds for a delicious cheeseburger and fries!”
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"Let’s Eat Out!" 1965

Melmont Publishers, Inc.

"In 1965, McDonald’s celebrated their 10th anniversary of business by teaming up withMelmont Publishers, Inc. to release this colorful hardcover children’s book about the fun and adventurous side of “eating out.” Of course, it’s actually just a thinly disguised advertisement for McDonald’s itself, but with its gorgeous cover painting, playful story line and cute interior art, it still makes for a good time— as well as tempting your taste buds for a delicious cheeseburger and fries!”

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Wife Dressing, 1959

Anne Fogarty

Gordons Jet Flight, 1961

A Little Golden Book

illustrations by Mel Crawford

366 Goodnight Stories, 1966

Illustrations; Jill Franksen, et al.

Living In Space;

The Astronaut and His Environment 1969

What Makes A Shadow? 1962

artist;  Adrienne Adams

The Great Adventure of Space;  Vol. 2, 1967