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    Hugh Hefner - That Toddlin' Town - First Printing (Hugh Hefner, 1951). Have you ever seen the cartoons of Hugh Hefner? If not, have a look at this book, which is subtitled "A Rowdy Burlesque of Chicago Manners and Morals." This black-and-white 64-pager is the very first book published by Hefner, the founder of Playboy magazine. It is a collection of cartoons drawn by Hefner dealing with sex and naked women, and is very much the prototype of the cartoon humor to be found in the landmark magazine Hefner was soon to create. This copy is a first printing; it has a child's pencil scribbles on the first page; otherwise it's a very nice-looking copy. Any Playboy collector should check out this obscure, yet groundbreaking publication.

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