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MAYFAIR Girls of Summer No. 2




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Condition: Near Fine (with any defects noted).

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British retro erotica photography nudes. Texta mark on cover, otherwise Near Fine. (Note: Actual image of item offered for sale.)

Mayfair is a British adult magazine for men. Founded in 1966, it was designed as a response to US magazines such as Playboy and Penthouse, which had recently launched in the UK. For many years, it claimed the largest distribution of any men's magazine in the UK. 

Many aspects of the magazine changed when, after 24 years as editor, Kenneth Bound agreed to sell the magazine to Paul Raymond Publications. The last issue from Bound/Fisk was Volume 26 Number 1 (January 1990), at which time the magazine had a net paid circulation of 295,646 according to the UK Audit Bureau of Circulations.

The change of ownership and the appointment of Stephen Bleach as editor led to more explicitness, more girl-on-girl material, and a focus on established models, mostly with large-breasted figures. The detailed description of the girls' "everyday lives" gave way to explicit descriptions of their sex lives.

The serious content was gradually dropped in favour of an approach more akin to mainstream magazines,  while the male interviewees in Quest were dropped in favour of more extreme female-only contributions, including lesbianism.

 

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