Item #68961 Peter Arno's HULLABALOO. Peter Arno.


New York: Horace Liveright, 1930. Hardcover. Third printing. From the library of Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner, with his signature and caricature self portrait to the front pastedown. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the Hugh M. Hefner Foundation. Peter Arno was a major influence on the young Hugh Hefner (1926-2017), who worked as a cartoonist at The Daily Illini during his college years. Later, Hefner courted Arno in the hopes that the artist would help establish Playboy, as he had The New Yorker. Quarto. Original orange cloth-covered boards over a blue cloth spine, with while titles. Some general shelfwear to the boards, with a bit of sun fading to the spine and some expert restoration to the lower corners. Item #68961

Price: $800.00

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