Body Beautiful: Studies in Masculine Art [Vol. 1, No. 2, January 1955]

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    First Edition.

    15.5cm x 10.5cm. 68 pages, black and white illustrations. Pictorial saddle-stapled wrappers.

    The second issue of Body Beautiful: Studies in Masculine Art, a feature of 1950s beefcake magazines featuring sculpted young men by top physique photographers such as Lon of New York, Bob Mizer, Russ Warner, Robert Gebhart, George Quaintance, Bruce of Los Angeles, and others. First published bi-monthly (and later monthly) alongside Adonis by entrepreneurial Canadian bodybuilder and founder of the Mr. and Ms. Olympia bodybuilding contests Joe Weider. Weider was a rare heterosexual among physique publishers and employed Hal Warner as editor.

    Ghosting to cover print. Very minor handling wear. Foxing to top edge of wrappers front panel. Interior clean. Good Condition.

    $40.00 AUD

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