HILARIOUS 1972 collector's scarce first edition, first printing vintage hardcover book - I Think I'll Start on Monday - Official 8 1/2 oz. Mashed Potato Diet.
Written by Totie Fields. Many fantastic black & white line illustrations by Cher Slater. Publisher: Hawthorne Books, Copyright, 1972, first edition, first printing.
Fields says: "Yes 23 million Americans have gone diet crazy. Dieting has even replaced baseball ad America's national pastime. This book is for all of you that are suffering through a diet or weight reduction plan."
Introduction begins: Definition: Diet - a system of starving yourself to death so you can live a little a longer.
Sit back, relax, grab a Barracini with a cherry center and read my book. After all, you can always start on Monday!!
Snappy Answers for Chubby Questions,
The Water Diet-Try It You'll Leak It, Sex Calorie Chart,
Match The Celebrity To His Diet, Freak Out at the Fat Farm,
101 Things To Do with Cottage Cheese, Just Once Won't Kill Me,
Five Practical reasons For Not Going on a Diet,
Confessions of a Girl Who is on The Pill & more.
Small oblong hardcover, hot pink paper boards, white spine lettering & white line illustration-woman getting on scale, 6 1/2" x 1/4", 98 pp.
Pages MINT & unused. Binding tight. Not ex-library. Fine vintage condition. Pages very fine/bright/crisp/clean.
Cover excellent/bright/clean-minimal shelfwear-few tiny nick spots back/corners lightly bumped-light edgewear/spine light wear top-bottom.
Do not pass up this very funny seventies gem; will make a FABULOUS gift!!