Body Beautiful: Studies in Masculine Art [Vol. 1, No. 3, March 1955]

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    First Edition.

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

    The third 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.

    Minor handling wear and tanning. Very minor foxing to wrappers front panel. Minor chip to tail. 1.3cm split to spine tail. Good Condition.

    $35.00 AUD

    1 in stock