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Broadsides: "Wash. D.C. July 4, 1971 Smoke-In - Let's twist again like we did last summer!" [3 Variants]
N.P. Youth International Party, 1971. Attractive set of broadsides promoting the second annual 4th of July Smoke-In on the Washington, D.C. Mall, a Yippie-sponsored event which began the previous year. Each broadside features a photo of a young man smoking a joint while holding a burning American flag, with the...
[Item #19869]
Price: $600.00
 
Broadsides: "Wash. D.C. July 4, 1971 Smoke-In - Let's twist again like we did last summer!" [3 Variants]
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Casha: Joural of the Caribbean Liberation Movement - Vol.1, No.2 (November, 1973)
New York: Casha, 1973. First issue of this journal of the Caribbean Liberation Movement, the title taken from the name of a thorn bush native to the Caribbean. Contents include an interview with Tim Hector of the Afro-Caribbean Liberation Movement, articles on the organizationfs of the Caribbean revolution, repression in...
[Item #25619]
Price: $100.00
 
Casha: Joural of the Caribbean Liberation Movement - Vol.1, No.2 (November, 1973)
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No More Fun & Games! A Journal of Female Liberation. Issue 5 (July 1971): The First Revolution
Cambridge, MA: Cell 16, 1971. First Edition. Single issue of this short-lived, sporadically-published journal of separatist feminist theory & politics. Contributions by Valerie Solanas, Betsy Warrior, Dana Densmore, others. Octavo. Staple-bound, printed card wrappers; 127pp. Light external wear; text clean, tight and unmarked; Very Good or better.
[Item #18429]
Price: $25.00
 
No More Fun & Games! A Journal of Female Liberation. Issue 5 (July 1971): The First Revolution
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Holy Ghosts
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1972. First Edition. The author's fifth book, a collection of spiritual and Afro-centric poems. Alhamisi was a prominent voice in the Black Arts Movement, guest editing publications like Black Dialogue and the Journal of Black Poetry, and a poet whose use of Islamic iconography and Muslim themes...
[Item #22825]
Price: $40.00
 
Holy Ghosts
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Safe Conduct Pass to Hippie-Land
N.p., n.d, s.i. [NY: ca 1969?]. Leaflet, 15cm x 14cm. Printed recto-only in red and black. Single horizontal fold, light creasing; Very Good. Of unknown origin, though we note that the inventory of the Tuli Kupferberg/Sylvia Topp archive assembled by bookseller Ken Lopez (http://lopezbooks.com/archive/kupferberg/tk-inv.html) includes ten examples of a leaflet...
[Item #20397]
Price: $25.00
 
Safe Conduct Pass to Hippie-Land
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Join The Campaign Against A Criminal Trespass Law
N.p. [London: ca 1976]: C.A.C.T.L. [Campaign Against the Criminal Trespass Law]`. Large, vivid poster promoting the rights of squatters, tenants, and gypsies. Unattributed, but possibly from the Paddington Printshop in London, a peoples' printmaking workshop where a great many squatters' rights materials were produced. This poster advertises the Campaign Against...
[Item #19731]
Price: $750.00
 
Join The Campaign Against A Criminal Trespass Law
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[Original Poster] Viet Nam: Mr Johnson te lo Avevamo Detto
N.p. ca 1968. Anonymously-published poster featuring a distorted image of LBJ's head with the caption in Italian: "Mr Johnson - te lo Avevamo Detto" ["Mr. Johnson, we told you so]. Without imprint, no artist credited; likely dating from the time of Johnson's period in office (1964-69), during which time he...
[Item #19330]
Price: $250.00
 
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Présenté par Lui-Même. 87 affiches de mai-juin 1968
Paris: Usines Universités Union, 1968. First Edition. 95 posters from the May, 1968 Paris student uprising, pictured in halftone with captions. A nicely preserved copy. 12mo (7" x 4"). Printed card wrappers; 95pp; illus. Fine copy.
[Item #19496]
Price: $45.00
 
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CAW! Magazine of Students for a Democratic Society. Nos 1-3 (Feb-Fall, 1968)
New York: Students for a Democratic Society, 1968. First Edition. First three issues (of four) of this short-lived official SDS organ, which ceased publication with the January, 1969 issue. Despite the internal divisions evident from its first issue, CAW was an ambitious publication, featuring bold layouts and early work by...
[Item #16599]
Price: $250.00
 
CAW! Magazine of Students for a Democratic Society. Nos 1-3 (Feb-Fall, 1968)
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The Real Bohemia: A Sociological and Psychological Study of the "Beats" [Inscribed Presentation Copy to Contributor David Meltzer]
New York: Basic Books, 1961. First Edition. A thoroughgoing attempt, not entirely sympathetic, at a socio-psychological examination of the Beat lifestyle, by two Bay Area psychiatrists. Chapter 9 comprises a brief anthology of Beat literature, mostly poetry; this section includes 3 works ("23rd Raga / For Tina;" "14th Raga /...
[Item #16721]
Price: $300.00
 
The Real Bohemia: A Sociological and Psychological Study of the "Beats" [Inscribed Presentation Copy to Contributor David Meltzer]
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Anarcho-Feminism From Siren and Black Rose: Two Statements
London: Black Bear, 1977. First Edition Thus. Folded pamphlet; 4pp. Fine. Includes two seminal works of anarcho-feminism: "The Anarcho-Feminist Manifesto" of the Chicago Anarcho-Feminists and "Blood of the Roses" by Red Rosia and Black Maria of Black Rose Anarcho-Feminists (Cambridge). Both articles originally published in the journal Siren, Vol. I....
[Item #17881]
Price: $15.00
 
Anarcho-Feminism From Siren and Black Rose: Two Statements
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Original Poster: Sixth Annual Fourth of July Smoke-In at the Ellipse, Washington, D.C.
New York: Youth International Party, 1975. Poster for the 6th Annual 4th of July Smoke-In, an event co-sponsored by the Yippie's and the Mother Love Tribe. Prominently featured at center is P. Bramley's drawing of Benjamin Franklin (and various other founding fathers) enjoying a joint or three alongside Smokey the...
[Item #19841]
Price: $350.00
 
Original Poster: Sixth Annual Fourth of July Smoke-In at the Ellipse, Washington, D.C.
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Gay Bar [Limited Edition, Signed]
San Francisco: Pan-Graphic Press, 1957. First Edition. Memoir of gay bar owner Helen Branson, whose bar “Helen’s” was a San Francisco institution and a crucible for the nascent Gay Rights movement. A valuable picture of gay life at a time when homosexuality was still a forbidden topic for discussion or...
[Item #19738]
Price: $850.00
 
Gay Bar [Limited Edition, Signed]
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Beatitude 21
San Francisco: Beatitude / Discovery Bookshop, 1975. First Edition. Quarto; 28pp. Side-stapled mimeographed wrappers; 32pp. Cover drawing by Ed Holden. Cover torn at stapled edge and partially detached, with old clear tape repair; slight external soil; contents clean and unmarked; Good to Very Good. Late issue of this acclaimed counterculture...
[Item #20446]
Price: $25.00
 
Beatitude 21
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Open City - No.84 (December 27, 1968 - January 2, 1969)
Los Angeles: Open City, 1968-69. An attractive issue of Open City, featuring Eldridge Cleaver's Black Panthers and Black Racism on the front page. A widely-read and distributed article, originally issued as an inter-party directive to all members of the Black Panther Party, and released as an official statement of the...
[Item #21122]
Price: $250.00
 
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Abas. Issues #7,8,9 (May, [Jun/July], "Late Summer," 1969)
Newark: Abas Magazine, 1969. First Edition. Scarce, short-lived underground paper produced by a Newark, New Jersey high-school collective. Masthead of no. 7 suggests that it is the first issue to be produced by offset in tabloid format; earlier issues were (apparently) mimeographed and sold only by mail. The masthead indicates...
[Item #17903]
Price: $125.00
 
Abas. Issues #7,8,9 (May, [Jun/July], "Late Summer," 1969)
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Pablo Neruda 1904-1973. Album of 10 Signed Poetry Post Cards
Austin: Cold Mountain Press, 1973. First Edition. The sleeve prints Neruda's "Ode To Some Yellow Flowers;" the signed broadsides include William Stafford's "Over the Miles;" Linda Pastan, "Paperweight;" Donald Hall, "Oh, said Kate;" Denise Levertov, "April in Ohio;" others by Terry Stokes, Thomas Sexton, John Haines, Ray Lindquist, Peter Wild...
[Item #11995]
Price: $250.00
 
Pablo Neruda 1904-1973. Album of 10 Signed Poetry Post Cards
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Dr. Sadhu's Muffins
Erin, Ontario: Press Porcepic, 1974. First Edition. Excellent association copy of the influential Canadian poet McCaffery's scarce second book. Includes a brief postscript in which McCaffery outlines his experimental poetics: "...these poems were attempts to produce text which directly presented language-material without the intrusion of my own consciousness." Octavo, illustrated...
[Item #16070]
Price: $225.00
 
Dr. Sadhu's Muffins
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Novum Organum 1 - New Organ of the Student Body of Yale School of Art and Architecture [Nov. 14, 1968]: "Yale Has Thus Far Been Spared The Ugliness Which Elsewhere Dramatized The Issues"
N.p. [New Haven: ca 1968?]. First issue of this ad-hoc publishing venture, intended as "a communal reproduction service offered to students and faculty of the Art and Architecture School for expression, confrontation, and debate." Recto is a full-size poster featuring [with ironic intent] a quote from Yale President Kingman Brewster...
[Item #17546]
Price: $500.00
 
Novum Organum 1 - New Organ of the Student Body of Yale School of Art and Architecture [Nov. 14, 1968]: "Yale Has Thus Far Been Spared The Ugliness Which Elsewhere Dramatized The Issues"
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D.I.Y. Guide II. Dismantling Capitalism - Food - Travelling - Art - Record and Book Publishing - BUilding & Fixing - Abortion
N.p. [Atlanta]: CrimethInc, N.d. [ca 2005]. First Edition. Octavo. Staple-bound, pictorial paper wrappers; 54pp. Fine. Complete do-it-yourself guide to fucking things up. Sold as a historical reference only.
[Item #25660]
Price: $25.00
 
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The Relevance of Anarchism to Modern Society
Chicago: Charles H. Kerr, 1989. Reprint. 12mo. Staple-bound, pictorial card wrappers; 35pp. Fine copy. Revised from the 1979 edition, with a new foreword by Dolgoff.
[Item #25677]
Price: $15.00
 
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Medieval Scenes
San Francisco: Centaur Press, 1950. First Edition. A superb copy of this important early collection by Duncan who, along with his friends Kermit Sheets and James Broughton (proprietors of the Centaur Press) occupied a central place in the vibrant San Francisco literary scene of the 1950s. Limited to 250 copies...
[Item #7000]
Price: $300.00
 
Medieval Scenes
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Gay Girl
New York: Midwood / Tower Publications, 1962. First Edition. Stunning copy of a key lesbian paperback novel. First Printing, a paperback original. Octavo (18cm); illustrated wrappers; red edge-staining; 188pp, [4] ads. Faint shadow of sticker residue to upper left corner of front wrapper, and upper left corner of rear wrapper...
[Item #25169]
Price: $125.00
 
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Magazine 5 [Signed by John Sinclair]
New York: N.P. [ca.1965-66]. The fifth issue (of 6) of this poetry magazine of the Mimeo Revolution. Contributors include Ed Saunders, Diane Wakoski, John Sinclair, John Keys, and Paul Blackburn, et al. Quarto (29cm); 8.5 X 11 inch sheets, mimeographed, printed recto and verso; side-stapled and covered in a jacket...
[Item #18389]
Price: $150.00
 
Magazine 5 [Signed by John Sinclair]
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Slate Supplement to the General Catalog. Vol I, Number 2 (February, 1964)
Berkeley: Slate, 1964. Serial Publication. Staple-bound printed card wrappers (softcover, as issued); 55pp. Mild dusting to covers, else fine. A Berkeley undergraduate publication aimed at giving pointed and highly critical advice regarding instructors, curricula, majors, etc. While content is not particularly political the tone is at times frankly anti-establishment. Roos...
[Item #7998]
Price: $18.75
 
Slate Supplement to the General Catalog. Vol I, Number 2 (February, 1964)


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