Oui Magazine (Playboy pub.) 10 issues 1979 (-JUN, -AUG)

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  • Sold Date: Nov 14, 2010
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10 issues of Oui magazinefor 1979 (all but June and August)

Published by Playboy Enterprises

Oui , which Playboy published through most of the 1970s, was an attempt to compete with Penthouse.

In 1979, the magazine included (in these issues)

Interviews with Chevy Chase, William Gaines (Mad magazine), Robin Williams, Frank Zappa, Rodney Dangerfield, Fran Lebowitz, Lenny and Squiggy (Michael McKean and David Lander), reggae singer Peter Tosh, Dustin Hoffman

News/advice/travel articles on Gary Gilmore, “A Tribute to the 1970s”, “Leaning to Love the Liberated Chick”, “Great Marketing Flops”, card cheats, money laundering, “Celebrity Drug Quiz”, Mexico, the Universal Life Church, “The College Teaching Scam”, “I was Cosmo’s Bachelor of the Month”

Profiles of J. D. Salinger, NBA player Rick Barry, cartoonist Edward Gorey, bounty hunter “Tiny” Boyles, Etta James, art detective Robert Volpe

Pictorials of “The Girls of St. Tropez”, Beatrice Gilbert (Bond Girl from Moonraker), the “first-ever nude bicycle race”, top seven women of the magazine’s first seven years (as well as lots of mostly European models)

There is also a poster calendar for 1979 and a datebook/calendar for 1980.

Condition: These magazines are over 30 years old, and are not in mint condition. Most have some scuffing along the corners and some cover wear and small folds along the spine. However, all are quite intact and readable. All centerfolds are present, and all are still stapled in place.

Issues present, with specific defects noted:

Jan 1979

Feb 1979 Folds across cover

Mar 1979

Apr 1979 Spine is rolled

May 1979

June 1979 Missing

July 1979

Aug 1979 Missing

Sep 1979 Crease/scuff at top of back cover

Oct 1979 Heavier-than-usual wear along spine, folds at corner of cover. Rust on one staple. Wrinkling near spine suggesting water damage, but pages do not stick together.

Nov 1979

Dec 1979 “Datebook 1980” calendar is loose, but present.

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Package Size: 9 x 12 x 6 inches. Package weight: 7 lbs.

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