ESSEX, KAREN & JAMES L. SWANSONBettie Page. The Life of a Pin-Up Legend (ISBN: 1881648628) Los Angeles General Publishing 1996 First Edition. Signed by the reclusive Bettie Page on the half-title. Containing a foreword by Bettie Page, this handsome volume is a superbly illustrated coffee table-sized biography and study of the most famous American pin-up model of the 1950s. As new in dust jacket. A highly recommended and entertaining view of an American icon.