Hugh Hefner has released a new hardcover book celebrating Playboy’s illustrious history of the nude centerfold. Coming in at a huge 850 pages, the NSFW coffee table book features 734 nude centerfolds, alongside an introduction from art critic Dave Hickey, an essay by Elizabeth Wurtzel of Prozac Nation fame, and a foreword from Hefner himself.
Spanning from 1953 up until February 2016, the book features everyone from Marilyn Monroe to Kristy Garett, and encapsulates the history of the iconic magazine.
Browse through the images above, then head over to PlayboyShop.com to purchase it now, along with collector’s edition volumes that are signed by the Playmates.
With the The Complete Centerfolds Book, 1953-2016 priced at $75 USD, the special Collector’s Edition Centerfold Books with Playmate Signatures Volumes 1 – 6 goes for $200 USD.
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- Photography: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott / Playboy