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    Playboy Group (HMH Publishing, 1956-57) Condition: Average VG. From the third and fourth year of the magazine that lent legitimacy to the term Men's Magazine, here are 18 issues. From 1956: January, March, April (Diana Dors pictorial), May, June, July, August (Anita Ekberg), September, October (Janet Pilgrim as Playmate), and December (Lisa Winters as Playmate). From 1957: January, February (Jayne Mansfield cover and pictorial), March (Zsa Zsa Gabor pictorial), April, June (Winters pictorial), July, August, and September. Featured writers include Herbert Gold, Erskine Caldwell, Ray Bradbury, Shel Silverstein, John Steinbeck, and others. These copies average Very Good in grade, with an approximate value, according to ranges listed in The Confident Collector's Collectible Magazines Price Guide, of $500-$900.

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