Lot #1164
Hugh Hefner Signed Book

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Estimate: $500+


Signed book: That Toddlin' Town: A Rowdy Burlesque of Chicago Manners and Morals. First edition, first printing. Chicago: Chi Publishers, 1951. Softcover, 5.5 x 8.5. Signed on the first page in black felt tip, "Hugh M. Hefner." Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: VG/None, with edgewear, small split at crown, and diagonal creasing to the wrappers. Hefner's first book, this self-published volume of bawdy single-panel cartoons planted the seed for what would become a media empire—two years later, in 1953, Hefner would publish the first issue of Playboy.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Animation
  • Dates: #649 - Ended December 07, 2022

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