New York: Eros Magazine, Inc, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. 79; 81; 96; 96pp. Thin folio [33 cm] Pictorial paper over boards. Illustrated endpapers. Very good. The covers show sporadic light soiling and rubbing. There is a loss from the head of the spine of Number Four, measuring roughly 1" deep by 1/2" wide. The text block of Number Three is cracked at p. 23. Item #45602
A complete set of Ralph Ginzburg's erotic quarterly. This publication resulted in Ginzburg's 1963 conviction for violating federal obscenity laws. Number Three includes a portfolio of the last studio portraits of Marilyn Monroe, taken six weeks before her death.