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Hugh Hefner's Playboy w/ Playboy Collectors Cards [2 Item lot]

Hefner, Hugh

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ISBN 10: 3822826138 / ISBN 13: 9783822826133
Published by Taschen, Chicago, IL, 2009
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Signed on limitation page. #285 of 1500, plus 2-3/4" x 2-3/4" piece of Hefner's pajamas tipped in. Large acrylic display box w/6 vol set plus one facsimilie copy of the First Playboy Issue featuring Marilyn Monroe [Dec. 1953] in its own hardback folder, Text in four languages; English, German, French and Spanish. ITEM #2 = Playboy Collectors Cards; Lingerie 100th Issue. 132 cards (afew dups) in a 3 ring binder w/plastic holder sections, 9 cards per section, an housed in a slip case. Condition of item #2 = Fine. Two Item Lot. Extra postage required, weight 52 lbs. Size: 4to 12-1/4 x 8-1/2. Bookseller Inventory # 002031

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Title: Hugh Hefner's Playboy w/ Playboy Collectors ...

Publisher: Taschen, Chicago, IL

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: HC, Black Cloth

Illustrator: 7 Illustrators

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed and Limited

Edition: Limited Signed First Edition.

Book Type: Hardback

About this title


The original Mr. Playboy's illustrated autobiography
Girls, gags, and great writing: the life and times of Hugh Hefner
Hugh M. Hefner presents an illustrated autobiography with chronological highlights from Playboy's first 25 years.
His personal life and career from cartoon-drawing childhood to astonishing success with Playboy are revealed in the most intimate portrait ever.
Limited Edition of 1,500 numbered copies signed by Hefner, in a Plexiglas case. Includes a facsimile edition of Playboy #1 from 1953 featuring the iconic Monroe cover and first nude shots and a 7 x 7 cm piece of Hef's famous silk pajamas, worn by the great man himself.
This sumptuous six-volume anthology
celebrates the decadence, sophistication and wit of the original men's magazine and its creator. Hugh Hefner's Playboy highlights the extraordinary years from 1953 to 1979, with a selection of each era's spiciest centerfolds and writing by literary icons Gore Vidal, Norman Mailer, Jack Kerouac and Ray Bradbury, as well as some of the most important Playboy Interviews, including Martin Luther King, John Lennon, Richard Nixon, and Roman Polanski. A wealth of never-before-seen ephemera from Hefner's personal archives includes original artwork, cartoons and correspondence, and 700 pages of autobiographical text about his youth, military service, early career as a cartoonist, numerous girlfriends and eventual success with Playboy. A vast selection of personal photos many previously unseen include behind-the-scenes shots from the Playboy Mansion, Playboy Clubs, and the Big Bunny jet. This is the definitive history of Playboy and its legendary founder.
Limited to 1,500 sets, each numbered and signed by Hugh Hefner

Six volumes totaling 3,506 pages, packaged in a 10mm-thick Plexiglas box

Features 59 of the hottest Centerfolds in full size, and all 312 covers from the magazine's first 25 years

Comprehensive overview of artwork and pictorials by all of the important Playboy artists and photographers

Contains a facsimile edition of Playboy s groundbreaking first issue, featuring Marilyn Monroe's iconic nude portrait

Hefner s text in English with German, French and Spanish translations

Special bonus: includes a 7 x 7 cm piece of Hef s legendary silk pajamas!

About the Author:

Hugh Marston Hefner was born in Chicago on April 9, 1926. He served as an infantry clerk in the U.S. Army during World War II and received his bachelor of art degree in psychology from the University of Illinois in 1949. He started Playboy magazine in 1953, and currently resides in Los Angeles.

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