The Best of Puritan International (Vintage adult magazine, Ginger Lynn, 1985)
Crowe, G.B. (president); Ed Williams, Jr. (dir. publications); Robert Mapplethorpe, Suze Randall, Jeffrey Michelson & Sarah Stone, Alexander Harriman, Ed Seeman, John Meza, Francesco Luparo, V.L. Benedikt, Klaus Fleischman, Raffaelli, Marcella de la Rocca (contributors)
The Best of Puritan International (Vintage adult magazine, Ginger Lynn feature, 1985)
Allentown, PA: Puritan Publishing, 1985. V1 N2, 1985; quarterly, B/W/Color throughout, 144pp, $19.95 cover price, Certified Registration Number R011943, perfect-bound. Vintage adult magazine devoted to nude men & women, sex news, cartoons, fiction/nonfiction, pornography. Collects issue nos. 6-10 into single compilation. Issue V1 N1 came in 1981. Title began late 1970s, ran about 20 years, then video/DVD distribution. Hardest of the hard, combined w/ A-list contributions, overall a vital but troubled series. Scarce issue.
Featuring Puritan trademark leaf on silver foil wrapper, pornographic actress Ginger Lynn surrounded by studs inset. Covers 6-10 at the front, Ginger Lynn & 4 studs (Peter North, Steve Drake) 12pp, Stephen Sprouse fashion & Mapplethorpe 8pp, Army trio 6pp, poolside couple 9pp, blonde Karen bathing 8pp, German blondes & stud 8pp, tanning bed couple 8pp, soft-focus lesbians 6pp, trio 9pp, Kurt & Heidi 6pp, sepia tone lesbians 12pp, interviews (Norman Mailer, Tennessee Williams, Timothy Leary); ads (Ginger Lynn for playing cards, Doc Johnson catalogue).
Good, all pages detached but present. Remainder. [Book ID 126191] [Magazines]