Trade in your item
Get a £9.25
Gift Card.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Hair Hardcover – 17 Jun 2010


See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
£91.35

Trade In Promotion


Special Offers and Product Promotions



Trade In this Item for up to £9.25
Trade in Hair for an Amazon Gift Card of up to £9.25, which you can then spend on millions of items across the site. Trade-in values may vary (terms apply). Learn more

Product details

  • Hardcover: 260 pages
  • Publisher: BRUNO GMUNDER VERLAG; 2nd edition edition (17 Jun. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 386787137X
  • ISBN-13: 978-3867871372
  • Product Dimensions: 22.6 x 16.8 x 2.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 998,253 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
1
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Grady Harp on 23 Oct. 2010
Format: Hardcover
Of the many successful books Bruno Gmünder Verlag GmbH has produced HAIR is likely one of the most original. In this appreciation for hirsute men the introductions by Ron J. Suresha and Jim Kempster set the tone by summoning the past century's view of the 'presentable male', traversing the days when natural appearance was in order and progressing through the stage when gleaming shiny bodied weight lifters graced the magazines, to the latter part of the century when shaving the hair of models took center spot, to today, when there is a combination of camps of those who appreciate the hairy chest and arms of some of the popular actors and those who prefer the near marble state of the models who shave every hair every place.

What makes this book a pleasure to read and observe is the mixture of photography with illustration and with frank cartoons, such as those made famous by Tom of Finland. Among the many fine photographers represented here by their more unshaven models are Dylan Rosser, Tom Bianchi, Joe Oppedisano, Felix Drobek, Jim Kempster himself, and Jeff Palmer as the better known ones, given space along side the very creative photographers Burt Sun, Isauro Cairo, Joan Crisol, Bubba Clicks, and Vincent Keith - to mention only a few. In the field of raunch art, beside that of Tom of Finland, are both back and white and full color images by 'The Hun', Sepp of Vienna, Charlie Hunter, Harvey Redding, Rafael Lopez, Xavier Gicquel, and Fred Bisonnes. Artists, in film and in drawing, are from around the world and represent some of the most entertaining statements on the subject that have been collected.

There is humor in abundance here, as well as a lot of eroticism, mixed with some very beautiful photographic images of models who shun the razor. It makes a big impact and will definitely be a collector's item for Bears and those who love them. A fascinating and edgy book, beautifully designed and produced.

Grady Harp
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)

Amazon.com: 7 reviews
16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
'To love hair is human; to fur-give is divine.' 3 Jun. 2010
By Grady Harp - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Of the many successful books Bruno Gmünder Verlag GmbH has produced HAIR is likely one of the most original. In this appreciation for hirsute men the introductions by Ron J. Suresha and Jim Kempster set the tone by summoning the past century's view of the 'presentable male', traversing the days when natural appearance was in order and progressing through the stage when gleaming shiny bodied weight lifters graced the magazines, to the latter part of the century when shaving the hair of models took center spot, to today, when there is a combination of camps of those who appreciate the hairy chest and arms of some of the popular actors and those who prefer the near marble state of the models who shave every hair every place.

What makes this book a pleasure to read and observe is the mixture of photography with illustration and with frank cartoons, such as those made famous by Tom of Finland. Among the many fine photographers represented here by their more unshaven models are Dylan Rosser, Tom Bianchi, Joe Oppedisano, Felix Drobek, Jim Kempster himself, and Jeff Palmer as the better known ones, given space along side the very creative photographers Burt Sun, Isauro Cairo, Joan Crisol, Bubba Clicks, and Vincent Keith - to mention only a few. In the field of raunch art, beside that of Tom of Finland, are both back and white and full color images by 'The Hun', Sepp of Vienna, Charlie Hunter, Harvey Redding, Rafael Lopez, Xavier Gicquel, and Fred Bisonnes. Artists, in film and in drawing, are from around the world and represent some of the most entertaining statements on the subject that have been collected.

There is humor in abundance here, as well as a lot of eroticism, mixed with some very beautiful photographic images of models who shun the razor. It makes a big impact and will definitely be a collector's item for Bears and those who love them. A fascinating and edgy book, beautifully designed and produced. Grady Harp, June 10
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
Nice... but a bit of a tease 14 Jun. 2010
By J. Salzenstein - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Incredibly well-produced (it's from Bruno Gmunder after all) and chock-full of sexy images of manly, masculine, virile and - yes - hairy men, Hair: Hairy Men in Gay Art might yet be a bit disappointing to some readers. More of a catalog highlighting the publisher's stable of male nude photographic talent, the lack of continuity and "bits-and-pieces" aspect can be a bit frustrating. Granted, it's got something to offer everyone (so long as you're not looking for twinks), and with fair warning that it's an anthology, readers shouldn't be surprised. Even so, it feels like a bit of a tease.

Each photographer is given a few pages; offering the reader barely a taste of their talent. In fact, unless you're simply trying to make up your mind about which Gmunder volumes you should pick up or who to follow in this genre of photography, paging through Hair is kind of like stopping by a friend's house when he's cooking your favorite meal - but knowing that you can't stay for dinner. The images are excellent, the men are hot, and the production value is top-notch. And yet it leaves you wanting more.

Perhaps that's the idea. The ultimate tease, it leaves you eager and wanting for more.

Which isn't always a bad thing.
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Bear Cub Review 17 Jun. 2010
By Gee-off - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I've got to say that this collection of beautiful photographs is a great find! I am 95% satisfied with the images herein. When I received the book it was not in mint condition. The top corners were bent and the bottom was dented. However, I am still happy to have this book.
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
A nicely produced book that should have been named "BEARS" 4 Sept. 2010
By GaryTucson - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This is exactly what someone familiar with Bruno Gmunder books would expect. A nicely produced, slick book full of great photographs printed on heavy, quality paper and bound with a heavy, durable cover.

Many of the subjects are hot - ALL of them are hairy - but even though I love hairy men, I did not find it erotic. For those of you who love BEARS, this will be a great find, as nearly every photo and drawing in it is of a chunky, often chubby bear, some of whom are attractive even for those of us who don't care much for bears.

I could say more, but I wanted this review to be short and to the point. If you love naked bears you'll like this book. If you're looking for hot, muscular, well-endowed HAIRY studs, you should not spend your money on this otherwise nicely conceived book. They should have titled it, simply, "Bears".
Bear Alert 7 May 2013
By Wil Character - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
If you are into hot masculine hairy guys then this book is perfect for any collection or just to have sitting on your coffee table. Beautiful pictures and sexy men.
Were these reviews helpful? Let us know


Feedback