Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Intimate Novels !

Right here we go, another sleaze fest through the dark side of 'Intimate' Novels. Published by  'Design Publishing Corporation' New York and it all kicked off with 'Wayward Bride' # 1 in 1950 through to the last issue 'Odd Girl' # 56 in 1954. The company switched throughout the run from photo covers and art, where the book has a photo cover you will see a letter (P).........I own 19 books and you can see them all below, here we go, hold tight, let's get Intimate !!

Intimate Novels.


Intimate Novels Colophon.

1 - Wayward Bride - Paul Gaillard - (P).
2 - French Model - Cecil Barr - (P)

Wayward Bride # 1 - 1950 

French Model # 2 - 1950
3 - Cheap Hotel - Gerald Foster - (P)
4 - Plaything - Gordon Semple (William Arthur Neubauer) - (P)


Plaything # 4 - 1950


5 - Secrets Of A Society Doctor - Jerry Cole (P)

6 - Divorce Racket Girls - Jed Anthony (P)


Divorce Racket Girls # 6 - 1950

7 - Greenwich Village Girl - Robert Norcross (P)

8 - Gin Wedding - Ann Lawrence (P)
9 - Temptress - Elliot Brewster (P)

Gin Wedding # 8 - 1950

Temptress # 9 - 1951


10 - Dangerous Trade - Charles Thornton (P)
11 - Swamp Girl - Perry Lindsay (Peggy Gaddis) 


Swamp Girl # 11 - 1951

12 - Seventh Wife - Barry DeForrest (P)

13 - Local Talent - Florence Stonebraker 
14 - Off Limits - Bruce Manning .




Local Talent # 13 - 1951

Off Limits # 14 - 1951 - Art by Warren King


15 - Private Chauffeur - N. R. DeMexico
16 - Lust For Love - Florence Stonebraker 


Lust For Love # 16 - Art by Owen Kampen
17 - Janet Benson, Showgirl - Ben West (P)
18 - Hot Lips - Jack Hanley 
19 - Mail Order Passion - Hall Bennett 
20 - Pleasure Alley - Ralph Carter

Pleasure Alley #20 - Art by George Geygan
21 - Dr Randolph's Women - Thomas Stone (Florence Stonebraker) (P)
22 - Office Wife - Richard Grant (P)
23 - Ex-Mistress - Thomas Stone (Florence Stonebraker) (P)
24 - The Whipping Room - Florenz Branch (Florence Stonebraker)
25 - Triangle Of Sin - Bruce Manning.


The Whipping Room #24 - Art by Robert Stanley
Triangle Of Sin # 25
26 - Very Private Secretary - Jack Hanley .
27 - Tramp Girl - Thomas Stone (Florence Stonebraker)


Tramp Girl # 27 - Art by Warren King 1952

28 - Back Country Women - Evans Wall 

29 - Shameless Wife - Wayne Way (P)
30 - Tent-Show Bride - Jack Hanley (P)
31 - Naked Desire - Henry Louis Nixon.
32 - Basement Gang - David Williams (P)


Naked Desire #31

Basement Gang # 32

33 - Scarlet City - Winchell Barr (P)
34 - Shack Woman - Kathie Reed .
35 - Private Practice - Thomas Stone (Florence Stonebraker) (P)

Shack Woman # 34

Private Practice # 35

36 - Waterfront Blonde - Gordon Semple (William Arthur Neubauer)
37 - New York Model - Jack Hanley.

Waterfront Blonde # 36

New York Model # 37

38 - Lily Of New Orleans - Betty Brown.
39 - Dr Breytons Wife - Florenz Branch (Florence Stonebraker) 

Lily of New Orleans # 38

Dr Breyton's Wife # 39

40 - Crushers Girl - Gordon Semple (William Arthur Neubauer)

41 - Forbidden Desire - Kathie Reed
42 - Village Girl - Kathie Reed .

Forbidden Desire # 41 - 1953

Village Girl # 42 - 1953 Art by E. Uppwall
43 - The Marriage Rite - Evans Wall 
44 - Miami Widow - Gene Harvey .



45 - Pound Of Flesh - Sim Albert (Albert Simmons)
46 - Trailer-Camp Girl - Doug Dupperault
47 - Red Headed Nurse - Thomas Stone (Florence Stonebraker)
48 - Cafe Society Sinner - Bruce Manning (P)


Cafe Society Sinner # 48

49 - Strange Circle - Gale Sydney 

50 - Unknown ?
51 - Ships Doctor - Henry Lewis Nixon.
52 - Gutter Star - Dorine B. Clark
53 - Girl Stowaway - Ray Booth
54 - Bachelor Girl - Dorine B. Clark
55 - Secrets Of A Doctors Bride - Henry Lewis Nixon
56 - Odd Girl - Hal. R. Moore.



Odd Girl # 56 - 1954
Well there you have it, only one missing title from the 56 known issues and again worth looking out for titles like 'Odd Girl', 'Gutter Star' & 'Strange Circle' .......not highly sought after book company and you can pick up a lot of these books for reasonable money....go for it if you find one in good condition.

Right, next up for me 'UnI Books' .....so stand by folks !!

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