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Playboy: 50 Years: The Cartoons

Hugh M. Hefner

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ISBN 10: 0811839761 / ISBN 13: 9780811839761
Published by U.S.A.: Chronicle Books, 2004
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1ST EDITION. Playboy: 50 Years of Cartoons Hefner, Hugh (1926-2017) Very good DJ/like new leaves. 9 1/2 by 12 1/2. Weighs 5 1/2 pounds. Introduction by Hugh Hefner. 361 pp. of cartoons with mostly color plates. Cartoons by Jack Davis, Jules Feiffer, B. Kliban, Harvey Kurtzman, Arnold Roth, Art Spiegelman, Alberton Vargas, Shel Silverstein, Gahan Wilson, Rea Gardner, and many more. Dust jacket beautifully illustrated front and back, including inside folds of jacket. Red back and front laminated boards and spine. Silver front and rear endpapers with Playboy bunny logo. Two indexes of artists (alphabetically and by order of appearance). Red band on top of dust jacket has description of book. Front band has fold on front fold-in of DJ and mild shelfwear on back with minor shelfwear on edges. Dust jacket top has some folds from shelfwear, mostly in top spine area. $50 dollar price tag on inside flap of dust jacket. Contents of book are in perfect, like new condition. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1473622074965

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Title: Playboy: 50 Years: The Cartoons

Publisher: U.S.A.: Chronicle Books

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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For 50 years, Playboy magazine has showcased the world's best and brightest cartoonists. Their spectacular stable of artists includes luminaries such as Buck Brown, Jack Cole, Eldon Dedini, Jules Feiffer, Shel Silverstein, Doug Sneyd, Gahan Wilson, and hundreds of others. Hip subversives and sly revolutionaries all, Playboy's artists have continually proffered a sophisticated brand of humor sorely missing in other mens magazines. Now, Playboy celebrates its golden anniversary with this glorious collection of the finest and funniest cartoons. Handpicked by Hugh M. Hefner himself, the pages are filled with the distillation of the entire cartoon archive, offering insightful commentary on topics from the sexual revolution to relationships, money, and politics. More than 450 cartoons feature sweet young things, terrible tarts, winsome wives, suitors, and studs -- a riotous chronicle of five decades of Playboy cartoons.

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