Qurato hardback in blue cloth. Near Fine in Very Good Jacket. Book is lightly toned, otherwise it's hard to miagine a better copy after all these years. Jacket is not faded, does have some edgewear, chips and closed tears. In mylar.
Genthe, Arnold. Very Good. Good Dust Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. 135pp. Drawings by R. Roberts Baldwin & 2 full-page photo plates of nudes by Arnold Genthe. Dj has small chips along top. Ink gift inscription in front, from actress-singer Irene Manning. Promoting global literacy for over 30 years.
Baldwin, R. Roberts. Good. No Jacket. Very Good-No Jacket Page edges very barely yellowed. Spine edges very barely worn. Former owner's name neatly in ink on front end paper, "Blanche Wheeler Magurn, Christmas 1936. " Two B&W plates of nude figures. Early delightful guide to "refashioning your figure, " with a focus on lean muscles. Includes sections and exercises for firming the bust, feet, relaxation, constipation (! ), and post-pregnancy. A very good 1st edition copy without a dust jacket. Guaranteed satisfaction; booksellers since 1982.
Near Fine. Size: 8vo-over 7; Near Fine. Unmarked. Two Photographs of the new ideal Nude Figure by Arnold Genthe, many line drawings of the recommended physical exercises to attain such lean and long muscles. No DJ. Page 19 has a body measurement chart which was filled-in by the previous owner in pencil. Green illustrated cloth cover, black lettering.
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. First edition. Green cloth lettered and decorated in black with drawing of an exercising woman. 135 pps; frontis and one additional photographic plate of nude young woman by Arnold Genthe; illustrated throughout with pen-and-ink drawings by R. Roberts Baldwin. A system of exercise by a widely known authority in corrective gymnastics, quite advanced for Depression-era America. A tight copy with light edge wear to the cloth. In deco design dust jacket with shallow chipping head of spine and top edge front panel.
Fair. No Dustjacket. 1937. 218 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with faded lettering. The pages are clean and clearly legible although mildly yellowed throughout with foxed endpapers. The boards are mildly tanned along the spine with bumped corners and very thick rub-marks on all sides.
First edition. Line drawings by R. Roberts Baldwin, and two photographs of well-toned nudes by Arnold Genthe. Fine in very good or better dustwrapper with small nicks, mostly at the crown, and a couple of internal mends with a little "touch up" to the color. A very nice copy.
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