The Playboy Book Fifty Years

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Fine gentlemen's entertainment since 1953 Relive Playboy's fifty-year history with this sweeping retrospective of the groundbreaking magazine that grew from Hugh Hefner's pet project into an icon as recognizable as Disney and Coca-Cola. Visit Hef's Playboy Mansion, canoodle with his delectable Bunnies, tour the DC-9 Big Bunny jet, experience the sizzling atmosphere of the Playboy Clubs, read the best Playboy interviews, original fiction, and humor, cackle at the irreverent cartoons and social satire pieces, ...

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Fine gentlemen's entertainment since 1953 Relive Playboy's fifty-year history with this sweeping retrospective of the groundbreaking magazine that grew from Hugh Hefner's pet project into an icon as recognizable as Disney and Coca-Cola. Visit Hef's Playboy Mansion, canoodle with his delectable Bunnies, tour the DC-9 Big Bunny jet, experience the sizzling atmosphere of the Playboy Clubs, read the best Playboy interviews, original fiction, and humor, cackle at the irreverent cartoons and social satire pieces, and-of course-admire each Playmate of the Month since the first issue (all six hundred of them!) All of the magazine's most glorious moments are highlighted in this extravaganza of Playboy nostalgia. With an introduction by Hugh Hefner

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  • ISBN-13: 9783822839768
  • Publisher: Taschen America, LLC
  • Publication date: 8/28/2005
  • Edition description: Updated Edition
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 9.24 (w) x 12.08 (h) x 1.57 (d)

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Edgren was a Playboy editor for 25 years.

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  • Posted February 21, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Everything you always wanted to know about Playboy

    Simply put, this book contains a fifty year history of Playboy. The reader is given a behind-the-scenes glimpse of everything about the magazine and everything the magazine is about- the photography, the literature, the lifestyle, the stars, the music, the clubs and, of course, the women. The photos are as interesting and informative as they are beautiful. The text is a history of the growth of the magazine as well as an inside look at the motivation for some of the long standing traditions within the magazine. It is truly a Playboy lover's guidebook. One word of warning, though: this book does contain nudity. Your wife may not understand and you should keep it away from your children.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2009

    For any man who grew up in the 50's and 60's, it is a walk down memory lane

    Top quality print and color. While I don't feel comfortable displaying on my coffee table, it is perhaps one of the nicest books I own in terms of appearance and interest.

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