Compiled from the 22 issues that made up Gentry magazine — published between 1951 and 1957 — The Gentry Man aims to highlight the best of the culturally impactful magazine’s lifespan. Considered one of the most influential men’s magazines ever created, this style and culture bible for men was renowned for its innovation, superb design, keen eye for fashion, and excellent coverage of a broad spectrum of topics from art to culture. Billed as “A Guide for the Civilized Male,” The Gentry Man brings together for the first time a collection of articles selected from the magazine’s 22 issues by Hal Rubenstein, former men’s style editor of The New York Times Magazine and current fashion director of InStyle. A snapshot of mid-century manliness, much of its content is still applicable to the contemporary man and should be a go-to for advice in every library. The Gentry Man Book: A Guide for the Civilized Male can be pre-ordered now through Amazon.
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