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Diane Webber was Marguerite Empey (10 vintage adult magazines, 1955-61)

Diane Webber was Marguerite Empey (10 vintage adult magazines, 1955-61)

SKU: 125817

Various cities: Various Publishers, 1955-61. Ten vintage magazines featuring nudist queen and 1955-56 Playboy Playmate, Diane Webber aka Maguerite Empey, as cover model or in layout. Webber is noted for her work with prolific photographers like Russ Meyer, Bunny Yeager, Peter Gowland, and a powerful advocate of body positivity, especially through living & working in the nude. Also included as a bonus is a full-color overlay calendar topper of Diane at the beach in straw hat (pull back the plastic to reveal splendor). Included: Classic Photography (Spring, 1957, N3, Diane front/layout, Bunny Yeager, Mexican street photography, Gerry Low, Ed Lettau). Escapade (December, 1955, V1 N3, Diane front panel/brief layout, Betty Brosmer, Keith Bernard, Guy De Maupassant, Ludwig Bemelmans, Fritz Willis; August, 1956, V1 N11, Diane color centerfold, meerschaum pipes; Fall, 1956, [Escapade's Choicest], Diane front panel w/ Fay Spain, both sat at a time for house favorite Russ Meyer, rose-clutching Candy Barr, Maria Stinger by Bunny Yeager, Lili St. Cyr, Erskine Caldwell, Somerset Maugham, J.M. Bowers on Salinger, Fritz Willis, Doug Weaver centerfold! Fling [Festival] (Spring Edition, 1961, Volume 6, came to prominence for its layouts of buxom models, high-end photographers, full-page color art, lasted long & a lasting impact, Diane front panel, Terry Higgins, Keith Bernard, Virginia Bell by Vogel, Bonnie Logan vignette, Eve Meyer by Russ Meyer, Mike Nichols, Fred Eric, Harry Belafonte, Paul Brock, Don Margolis. Frolic (August 1957, V7 N1, image-heavy non-nude pin-up & cheesecake title, burlesque & film stars, ties to Scamp magazine, Diane front panel/2pp, Lili St. Cyr, Leesa Hilton centerfold, Maria Stinger, Betty Blue. Modern Sunbathing & Hygiene Annual (1956, nudist pin-up magazine featuring popular glamour models, like Diane, moderate air-brushing, meals, social events, Suzanne Snow on swing, "Garden of Eden" film, camp directory. [Modern Sunbathing's] Nudist Yearbook (1957, N5, air-brushed, plastic comb binding, 5.75 x 7.5 inches, an inside view of nudism featuring almanac, club review, 1957-58 calendar, w/ Diane on front/rear panels & 5 vignettes, Pamela Green 2pp, Suzanne Snow 2pp, clubs, Norm Cook, Chris Cross, Donald Johnson, Ed Lange, Tommy Dee, Kahlil Gibran quotes. Real [for Men] (April-May, 1958, V11 N5, Diane 4pp, Paul Gallico on banned books, William J. Lederer, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Dom Lupo. Sunbathing Review (Fall 1957, similar to Modern Sunbathing, air-brushing, Suzanne Snow, several images of Diane by Ed Lange, David M. Mills, Danny Rouzer, Peter Gowland, Keith Bernard, Russ Meyer, Bunny Yeager, Stanley Dorie. Good to Near Fine, most Very Good Plus. Full collation upon request. Steve Sullivan, "Glamour Girls: The Illustrated Encyclopedia," #40, 1999.   [Book ID: 125817]  [Magazines]


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