Lot #1164
Hugh Hefner Signed Book

This lot has closed

Estimate: $500+

Description

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





This item is Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA
Buy a third-party letter of authenticity for $75.00

*This item has been pre-certified by a trusted third-party authentication service, and by placing a bid on this item, you agree to accept the opinion of this authentication service. If you wish to have an opinion rendered by a different authenticator of your choosing, you must do so prior to your placing of any bid. RR Auction is not responsible for differing opinions submitted 30 days after the date of the sale.