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    Playboy Complete 1955 Issues Bound Volume (HMH Publishing, 1955) Condition: Average FR-GD. A nice companion to your high grade copies of the second full year of Playboys is this bound volume of "reader copies" of all 11 issues published in 1955 (there was no March issue published that year). Originally, high-grade copies of these issues were trimmed and professionally bound; however, at some point there was exposure to moisture and all copies have staining at the bottom, and the lower spines and outside edges of the pages. The spine of the bound volume itself is also damaged. However, the magazines are complete and perfectly readable (and viewable!), with the exception of the July issue which is missing the center wrap (four pages including the Playmate gatefold). There is no moldy aroma as often accompanies books with moisture staining. Highlights of 1955 were the January and February issues which featured Bettie Page and Jayne Mansfield respectively as Playmates. Notable pictorials include Eartha Kitt, Bunny Yeager, Bettie Page, Tempest Storm, Marilyn Monroe, Anita Ekberg, and Gina Lollobrigida. Outstanding fiction by Ray Bradbury, Erskine Caldwell, John Steinbeck, Herbert Gold, Irwin Shaw, and others. Not listed in Overstreet.

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    6th Sunday
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