- New York: Eros Magazine, 1962.
- pictorial paper-covered boards
- 79+ (1); 81, (15); 96; 96 pages
- ISBN: none
Price: $175.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 71078
Volume 1, Nos. 1-4, the complete set of Eros Magazineedited and published by Ralph Ginzburg. Light cover soiling, else a fine set. Eros used a combination of contemporary authors, artists, and photographers along with historical sources to create a sense of literary erotica. Includes a series of semi-nudes of Marilyn Monroe taken six weeks before her death. Articles include Love-Making Can Be Fatal, by John Erno Russell; A Plea For Polygamy, by Albert Ellis; Madame Tellier's Brothel, by Guy De Maupassant, illustrated by Edgar Degas; The Cigar Box Sirens, 19th Century Tobacco Advertising; 1601, by Mark Twain; A Portfolio of Marilyn Monroe photographs, by Bert Stern; My Quest For A French Tickler In Japan, by Mimi Sheraton; Love In The Bible, by Rufus Mott; President Harding's Second Lady, by John Henjo; Black and White In Color, A Photographic Tone Poem, by Ralph Hattersley, Jr., and much more. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white. Accompanied by a package of material about Ginsberg (mostly copies).