Publisher: TASCHEN America Llc; limited signed ed edition (December 6, 2009)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.6 MB
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the unique Mr. Playboy's illustrated autobiographyGirls, gags, and nice writing: the existence and occasions of Hugh HefnerHugh M. Hefner provides an illustrated autobiography with chronological highlights from Playboy's first 25 years. His own lifestyles and occupation from cartoon-drawing youth to amazing good fortune with Playboy are published within the so much intimate portrait ever. constrained variation of 1,500 numbered copies signed via Hefner, in a Plexiglas case. incorporates a facsimile version of Playboy number one from 1953 that includes the enduring Monroe hide and primary nude pictures and a 7 x 7 cm piece of Hef's well-known silk pajamas, worn by way of the good guy himself. This luxurious six-volume anthology celebrates the decadence, sophistication and wit of the unique men's journal and its author. Hugh Hefner's Playboy highlights the extreme years from 1953 to 1979, with a range of every era's spiciest centerfolds and writing by way of literary icons Gore Vidal, Norman Mailer, Jack Kerouac and Ray Bradbury, in addition to essentially the most vital Playboy Interviews, together with Martin Luther King, John Lennon, Richard Nixon, and Roman Polanski. A wealth of never-before-seen ephemera from Hefner's own records comprises unique art, cartoons and correspondence, and seven-hundred pages of autobiographical textual content approximately his early life, army carrier, early profession as a cartoonist, quite a few girlfriends and eventual luck with Playboy. an unlimited number of own pictures many formerly unseen contain behind-the-scenes photographs from the Playboy Mansion, Playboy golf equipment, and the massive Bunny jet. this can be the definitive historical past of Playboy and its mythical founder. constrained to 1,500 units, each one numbered and signed by way of Hugh Hefner Six volumes totaling 3,506 pages, packaged in a 10mm-thick Plexiglas field positive aspects fifty nine of the most popular Centerfolds in complete measurement, and all 312 covers from the magazine's first 25 years complete evaluate of art and pictorials through all the vital Playboy artists and photographers incorporates a facsimile version of Playboy s groundbreaking first factor, that includes Marilyn Monroe's iconic nude portrait Hefner s textual content in English with German, French and Spanish translations exact bonus: incorporates a 7 x 7 cm piece of Hef s mythical silk pajamas!