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000192 Acosta, Oscar Zeta aka Brown Buffalo The Revolt of the Cockroach People First Edition Hard Cover Straight Arrow Press 1973 San Francisco Very Good++ Very Good++ Zeta was a close friend of Hunter S Thompson, and the "As your attorney, I advise..." persona in F&L in LV. In life he was a Lawyer for the people. This is his second book, and written in the last part of his life. It takes place during the rise of the Chicano Movement in Los Angeles during the close of the Sixties. From the rear flap: "..an important book, both as a political document and a continuing personal saga. It provides a hitherto unavailable inside perspective on the Chicano movement, its grass-roots people and some of its leaders." Black & white Symbols and critters crawl throughout the pages of the book, lending a unique quality while reading. This is a beautiful copy in like dust jacket. The book is tight with only a hint of shelfwear, and light bumping at the spine ends. Internally, the pages are clean and free of inscriptions or writing. The dust jacket beautifully designed. The jacket shows light rubbing, with faint edge-creasing ONY at the tips where the flaps fold. The panels are lightly scuffed, as is common with this type of textured dj unless it gets covered with a brodart immediately, which it is now. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 7379837 First Edition Case $50.00 Request Search
000294 Apel, D. Scott (ed.) Philip K. Dick the Dream Connection First Edition Hard Cover Impermanent Press 1987 California Near Fine Near Fine A very rare interview with Philip K. Dick. Contains: The Eye Of Sibyl by Philip K Dick; A Dream Of Amerasia: by Ray Nelson; The Tagore Letter; Theodore Sturgeon on Philip K Dick. This is the ultra-rare first edition of this book. The book itself is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, with barely visible edge-creasing at the spine ends. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1886404038 Science Fiction Case $150.00 Place Order
001774 Ash, Brian Who's Who in Science Fiction First Edition Hard Cover Taplinger 1976 Fine Fine Biographical reference. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Science Fiction $35.00 Place Order
001775 Ash, Brian Who's Who in Science Fiction First Thus Trade Paperback Taplinger 1976 Very Fine No Jacket Biographical reference. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Science Fiction $15.00 Place Order
000534 Bach, Richard Nothing By Chance First Thus Mass Market Paperback Avon Books 1973 New York Very Good A gypsy pilot's adventures in modern America. This book recounts his summer of barnstorming through the American midwest. Black & white photographs. This si a tight very good copy with moderate but not severe reading stress, and just a hint of tinint to the pages. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Misc, First Editions Case $8.00 Request Search
000507 Bach, Richard The Bridge Across Forever First Edition Hard Cover William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1984 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ A True Love Story. Another incredible autobiographical journey with Richard Bach, the author of Illusions & Jonathan Livingston Seagull. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, mainly at the spine ends, but still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0688039170 Fiction, First Editions Case $11.00 Request Search
000404 Ball, Gordon (ed) Allen Ginsberg Journal Early Fifties Early Sixties First Edition Hard Cover Grove Press 1977 New York Very Good Very Good Ginsberg won the 1974 National Book Award. Has black & white photographs. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and faint dust spotting to the page edges. Fading Random House stamp to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is free of chips rips & tears, with light yellowing to the upper edge of the inner rear flap. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0802101348 Counterculture, Box Z-12 $25.00 Place Order
000572 Barger, Ralph Sonny & Zimmerman, Keith and Kent Hell's Angel First Edition Hard Cover William Morrow and Company, Inc. 2000 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Near Fine The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club. Black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light bumping at the spine ends, and a remainder score to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Previous store price label on rear panel (easily removed). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0688176933 Counterculture, Box Z-14 $16.50 Request Search
000542 Barry, Julian (Bruce, Lenny) Lenny First Thus Vintage Paperback Grove Press, Inc. 1972 New York Very Good++ A play based on the life and words of Lenny Bruce. An Evergreen Black Cat Book #B-355. Has black & white photographs. This is a tight copy with light shelfwear, and a hint of sunning to the rear panel. Absolutely NO spine creasing. Preserved in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0394177622 Counterculture Case $15.00 Request Search
000696 Berrigan, Philip Prison Journals of a Priest Revolutionary First Thus Mass Market Paperback Ballantine 1977 New York Very Good Writings of Philip Berrigan, the first American Catholic priest to be imprisoned for the political act of burning draft cards. This is a tight very good copy showing light to moderate stress/wear, with minor scuffing to the covers. Internally, there is a HINT of toning, but it's very light and the pages are still supple and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Counterculture Case $6.00 Request Search
000245 Bowie, Angela & Carr, Patrick Backstage Passes First Edition Hard Cover G. P. Putnam & Sons 1993 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Life on the Wild Side with David Bowie. This is a behind-the-scenes look by his ex-wife. Some black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0399137645 Misc, Arts Case, Storage $15.00 Place Order
000355 Bradbury, Kristen Essential Dali First Thus Hard Cover Paragon Publishing 2001 United Kingdom Near Fine Near Fine Introduction by Dr. Jonathan Wood. Lavishly illustrated in color, with many full-page. This is a new unread copy in dust jacket. The dust jacket is crisp and covered with a brodart. No remainder! Salvador Dali 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0752555162 Art, Box Z-10, Storage $15.00 Place Order
000197 Brant, Marley Southern Rockers First Edition Trade Paperback Billboard Books 1999 New York, NY, U.S.A. Fine The Roots and Legacy of Southern Rock. Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Charlie Daniels. 45 black & white photographs. A new copy with only light shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0823084205 Music, Box Z-7 $20.00 Place Order
000633 Bruce, Lenny How to Talk Dirty and Influence People Sixth Printing Vintage Paperback Playboy Press 1972 Illinois Very Good Playboy #16241. This is Lenny's autobiography, with some great black & white photographs. This is a solid very good copy with light shelfwear and faint creasing to the tight boxed spine. Previous owner name, and two marks internally as though tagging a passage. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Counterculture Case $10.00 Place Order
000594 Buckley, William F. Jr. & Bozell, L. Brent McCarthy and His Enemies First Edition Hard Cover Henry Regnery Company 1954 New York Very Good Very Good The record and its meaning. This book studies the beginning of McCarthyism in 1950. WFB's second book. Prologue by William Sohlamm. The book is clean and tight with moderate but not severe shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket lightly edgeworn with faint staining to the bottom spine end area, but still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Political, Box Z-15, Storage $15.00 Place Order
000246 Buffett, Jimmy A Pirate Looks at Fifty First Edition Hard Cover Random House of Canada, Limited 1998 Mississauga, ON, Canada Very Good+ Very Good++ This book takes us along the remarkable journey Buffet took through the Southern Hemisphere to celebrate his 50th birthday. His 3rd book. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679435271 Misc, Arts Case, Storage $15.00 Place Order
000234 Burroughs, William S. Word Virus The William S. Burroughs Reader First Edition Hard Cover Grove Press 1998 New York Very Good++ Fine Edited by Ira Silverberg & James Grauerholz. Introduction by Ann Douglas. Spoken Word CD still sealed with the book. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and a brief inscription on the first endpaper. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0802116299 Counterculture, Arts Case, Storage $30.00 Place Order
001099 Carrere, Emmanuel (Philip K Dick) I Am Alive and You Are Dead First US Edition Hard Cover Metropolitan Books 2004 New York Near Fine Near Fine A Journey Into the Mind of Philip K Dick. Emmanuel Carrere is a critically acclaimed French writer. Translated by Timothy Bent. This biography spans Phils life from birth to death. This is a tight unread copy with a short tear to the cloth of the lower spine end (minor). Otherwise, a clean copy. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips, rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0805054642 Home $20.00 Place Order
000308 Carroll, E. Jean Hunter The Strange and Savage Life of Hunter S. Thompson First Edition Hard Cover Dutton Books 1993 New York Very Good++ Near Fine A knockout biography in a fictional framework. Two sections of quaity black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only a hint of shelfwear. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0525935681 First Edition Case $20.00 Place Order
000383 Castaneda, Carlos A Separate Reality Reprint Mass Market Paperback Pocket Books 1977 New York Very Good Further Conversations with Don Juan. Book 2 in the Don Juan series. A solid very good copy showing moderate but not severe reading stress. Internally clean and free of markings. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0671804979 Counterculture, Box Z-11, Storage $5.00 Place Order
000384 Castaneda, Carlos The Second Ring of Power Reprint Mass Market Paperback Pocket Books 1980 New York Good++ Book 5 in the Don Juan series. A solid good copy showing moderate but not severe reading stress. There is a faint waterstain to the top-area at the rear of the book. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0671816500 Counterculture, Box Z-11, Storage $5.00 Place Order
000236 Caveney, Graham Gentleman Junkie The Life and Legacy of William S. Burroughs First Edition Hard Cover Little, Brown & Company 1998 Boston Very Good++ Fine A tribute to the life of the founding father of the American counterculture. This is filled with 150 color photos, with the layout similar to Be Here Now. Varying full-page illustrating, with text & photos set over top. This is a beautiful copy with the only flaw being a short remainder score to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is crisp and free of any wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0316137251 Counterculture, Arts Case, Storage $17.50 Request Search
000117 Caveney, Graham Screaming with Joy First Edition Hard Cover Broadway Books 1999 New York Very Fine Very Fine The Life of Allen Ginsberg. Introduction by the author. Filled with black & white photographs. This is a mint copy in dust jacket. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0767902785 Counterculture Case $17.50 Place Order
000405 Charters, Ann Kerouac a Biography First Edition Hard Cover Straight Arrow Press 1973 San Francisco Very Good Very Good Foreword by Allen Ginsberg. Covers 1922-1969. Has a chronology, notes & sources, bibliographical chronology, identity key and some photographs. Front cover photo of Jack by William Eichel, and the rear photo of Jack & Cassady is by Carolyn Cassady. The book is tight with light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and faint dust spotting to the top page edge. Previous owner name to the back-side of the first endpaper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with minor edge-creasing, but still free of chips rips & tears covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0879320559 Counterculture, Box Z-12 $30.00 Place Order
001781 Chauvin, Cy A Multitude of Visions First Edition Wraps T-K Graphics 1975 Maryland Fine No Jacket (as issued) Critical titled: Science & Reality In Philip K Dick by Stanislaw Lem. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Science Fiction $20.00 Place Order
000127 Cleaver, Eldridge Soul on Fire First Edition Hard Cover Word, Incorporated 1978 Dallas, TX, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good The tumultuous life of Eldridge Cleaver, told in his own eloquent words. Black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket has a number of edgetears, with creasing at the folds, but still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0849900468 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
000651 Cleaver, Eldridge Soul on Ice Reprint Mass Market Paperback Dell Books 1974 New York Very Good Dell #8163. A Ramparts Book. Introduction by Maxwell Geismer. This book is largely autobiographical, and was written while he was still in prison. Among other thigns, he touches on James Baldwin, the Vietnam War, Civil Rights and American Culture. This is a solid very good copy showing moderate but not severe reading stress in the form of faint creasing and light shelfwear. Light toning to the inner panels, but the pages are still clean and supple. The binding is firm, and protected in an acid free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Counterculture Case $5.00 Place Order
000243 Cole, Richard & Trubo, Richard Stairway to Heaven Led Zeppelin Uncensored First Edition Hard Cover HarperCollins Publishers 1992 New York Very Good+ Very Good+ Next to The Hammer of the Gods, this is the best thing written on Led Zeppelin. Many black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0060183233 Music, Arts Case, Storage $15.00 Place Order
000587 Collins, Ace Evel Knievel An American Hero First Edition Hard Cover Saint Martin's Press, LLC 1999 New York, NY, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine The definitive biography of Robert Evel Knievel. This is a crisp unread copy, showing near no shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0312243901 Misc, Box Z-15, Storage $17.50 Place Order
000922 Cooper, Stephen Full of Life A Biography of John Fante First Edition Hard Cover North Point Press 2000 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Near Fine This is the first comprehensive biography on John Fante. Includes numerous black & white photographs. This is a clean unread copy in a firm binding showing only a hint of shelfwear. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0865475547 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
002100 Corbin, Helen King of the Ice : Life Story of Alaska's Most Famous Living Bush Pilot Quality Paperback Fox West Publisher 1986 Prescott, AZ, U.S.A. Near Fine Life Story of Alaska's Most Famous Living Bush Pilot, Don Johnson. Numerous black & white photos. This is a clean unread copy with just a hint of shelfwear. No creasing or writing. Fox, Robin (illustrator) 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 1879029014 Outdoors, Box Z-7 $17.50 Request Search
000255 Dali, Salvador Dali on Modern Art First US Edition Hard Cover Dial Press 1957 New York Very Good+ Very Good+ The cuckolds of antiquated modern art. Translated into the English by Haakon Chevalier and including Dali's Original French Text. Many black & white illustrations. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and a scuff to the spine. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is lightly edge-worn & toned with faint staining to the edges. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Art, Arts Case, Storage $50.00 Place Order
000254 Dali, Salvador Diary of a Genius First UK Edition Hard Cover Hutchinson 1966 London Very Good+ Very Good+ Translated from the French by Richard Howard. Appendix I translated by Graham Snell. Foreword and notes by Michel Deon. Many black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear, and a couple of faint dust spots to the top page edge. The dust jacket is price-clipped with noticeable shelfwear, but still attractive and free of chips rips & tears. The dj is covered with a bordart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Art, First Editions Case $50.00 Place Order
000410 Davis, Stephen Hammer of the Gods The Led Zeppelin Saga Second Printing Hard Cover William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1985 New York Very Good Very Good The definitive biography of Led Zeppelin, made up of: Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham. Numerous quality glossy black & white photographs. This is a solid very good reading copy in dust jacket. The book is rubbed with a slight lean to the binding, which is still tight. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is not price-clipped with rubbing and some short edge-tears, still free of chips. There is light bleeding from the cloth to the back side of the dj at the upper & lower spine area. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0688045073 Music, Box Z-12 $15.00 Request Search
001386 Dick, Anne Search for Philip K. Dick 1928-1982 First Edition Hard Cover Edwin Mellen Press 1995 New York Fine No Jacket (as issued) A memoir and biography of the science fiction writer, by one of his wives. Broken in to 3 parts with sub-chapters. <i>Part 1: 1958-1964</i>, <i>Part 2: 1964-1982</i>, <i>Part 3: 1928-1958</i>. Some sub-chapters: <i>Meeting Phil Dick</i>, <i>Honeymoon for Four</i>, <i>Disaster in Point Reyes Station</i>, <i>Fourth Wife Nancy</i>, <i>The Scanner Darkly Years</i>, <i>Vancouver Science Fiction Convention</i>, <i>Death of A Science Fiction Writer</i>, and <i>The Early Years</i>. Also includes an Epilogue, and 2 sections of notes. Some black & white photographs. One of the 2 scarcest biographies on Philip K Dick out there. An unread copy showing only a hint of rubbing to the tips and board edges. The binding is firm and uncracked. Protected in an acid-free bag.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0773491376 Science Fiction Case $200.00 Place Order
001117 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Selected Letters of Philip K Dick 1938-1971 Limited/Numbered/Signed Hard Cover Underwood-Miller 1996 California As New As New Volume 1 in a series of 5. Signed Edition limited to 250 copies, of which this is numbered 65. In dark blue slipcase. Signed by James Blaylock, who also did the introduction. Stunning wraparound jacket art by Ilene Meyer. Included are letters to: Anthony Boucher, James Blish, Frederick Pohl, Terry Carr, Anne Dick, James Pike, Scott Meredith, Roger Zelazny, Donald Wolheim, Harlan Ellison, and many others. As new in like dust jacket and slipcase. The dj is covered with a brodart. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1887424202 Home $65.00 Place Order
000239 Dylan, Bob Tarantula First Edition Hard Cover MacMillan Publishing Company 1971 New York Very Good+ Very Good This is Bob Dylan's first book. Written in 1966, but not published till 1971. The New York Times named Dylan the Poet Laureate of young America. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. The dust jacket is edge-worn, with a split to the rear panel flap at the fold (no separation). Still an overall attractive dj covered in a brodart. Scarce condition of this first edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Music, Arts Case, Storage $75.00 Request Search
000244 Edwards, Henry & Zanetta, Tony Stardust The David Bowie Story First Edition Hard Cover McGraw-Hill Book Company 1986 New York Very Good Very Good This book covers the beginnings and beyond of the amazing musician David Bowie. Contains black & white photographs. This is a solid very good reading copy in dust jacket. There is moderate shelfwear/fading, and bumping at the spine ends. The binding is firm, and internally the book is clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is rubbed with scuffing to the rear panel, but still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 007072797x Misc, Arts Case, Storage $15.00 Place Order
903197 Foster, Hugh W. Someone of Value Limited Edition Signed Hard Cover Trophy Room Books 1992 California Near Fine Near Fine Limited edition #971/1000, signed by Hugh W. Foster. A scarce biography on Robert Ruark. Nice quality black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with no visible shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1882458001 Outdoors, First Editions Case $300.00 Place Order
001398 Friedman, Kinky Scuse Me While I Whip This Out First Edition Hard Cover William Morrow and Company, Inc. 2004 New York, NY, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine Reflections On Country Singers, Presidents, and other Troublemakers. In this insightful read, Kinky shares his encounters with people he's known in life, and his thoughts on those he knows in spirit. He talks about: Willie Nelson, George Bush, Hank Williams, Abbie Hoffman, Jesus, and others. Kinky is currently running for Governor of Texas. This is a tight copy showing just a hint of shelfwear in the for of light bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0060539755 First Edition Case $20.00 Place Order
903243 George-Warren, Holly (ed) The Rolling Stone Book of the Beats First Edition Hard Cover Hyperion 1999 New York Near Fine Near Fine The Beat Generation and American Culture. Black & white photographs throughout. Name included: Douglas Brinkley, William S. Burroughs, Carolyn Cassady, Ann Charters, Ira & John Cohen, Johnny Depp, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Mark Kemp, Annie Leibovitz, Michael McClure, Mellon, Richard Meltzer, Robert Palmer, Hunter S. Thompson and many others. The book is clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. NOT remaindered. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0786864265 Counterculture, Box Z-7 $17.50 Place Order
000400 Gifford, Barry & Lee, Lawrence Jack's Book An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac First Edition Hard Cover Saint Martin's Press, LLC 1978 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good Very Good++ Briefly inscribed & dated year of publication by Barry Gifford. With the voices of the men and woman who populate the Kerouac novels, including: William Burroughs, Carolyn Cassady, Malcolm Cowley, Allen Ginsberg, John Clellon Holmes, Gore Vidal and others. Some black & white photographs. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and dust soiling to the top page edge. The dust jacket is rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0312439423 Counterculture, Box Z-12 $40.00 Place Order
000401 Gifford, Barry & Lee, Lawrence Jack's Book An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac First UK Edition Hard Cover Hamish Hamilton 1979 London Very Good Very Good++ With the voices of the men and woman who populate the Kerouac novels, including: William Burroughs, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Carolyn Cassady, Malcolm Cowley, Allen Ginsberg, John Clellon Holmes, Gore Vidal and others. Some black & white photographs. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and faint spotting to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0241100666 Counterculture, Box Z-12 $25.00 Place Order
000153 Gold, Herbert Bohemia First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1993 New York Very Good++ Near Fine Where Art, Angst, Love, and Strong Coffee Meet. Begin to read Bohemia and you will wander to the Left Bank of Paris in the fifties, where you will linger with William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, Jean Genet and Henry Miller. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and a hint of fading at the spine end. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 067176781x Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
000250 Goldman, Albert Ladies and Gentleman Lenny Bruce Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Random House 1974 New York Very Good Good++ Compiled from the journalism of Lawrence Schiller. Lenny Bruce was a comedian, social satirist, free-speech cursader, and fought the fight till his curtain closed. Black & white photographs. This is a solid very good reading copy. The binding is soft, but not much. There is light shelfwear, and moderate bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is edge-worn, with creasing and a couple of short tears, but still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Arts Case, Storage $12.50 Place Order
000438 Goldman, Albert Ladies and Gentleman Lenny Bruce Third Printing Hard Cover Random House 1974 New York Very Good Very Good+ Compiled from the journalism of Lawrence Schiller. Lenny Bruce was a comedian, social satirist, free-speech cursader, and fought the fight till his curtain closed. Black & white photographs. The book is tight moderatelty rubbed with minor chipping to edges. Previous owner name on the first white page. The dust jacket is rubbed with a few small scratches to the front panels (unobtrusive), and a fold crease to the inner rear flap fold. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Arts Case, Storage $15.00 Place Order
000416 Golson, G. Barry (ed) The Playboy Interviews with John Lennon and Yoko Ono First Edition Hard Cover Playboy Press 1981 New York Very Good Very Good Interviews conducted by David Sheff. The complete texts plus unpublished conversations and Lennon's song by song analysis of his music. The book is clean and tight with moderate but not severe shelfwear (no fraying). Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is rubbed with scuffing to the rear panel, and a minor fold crease to the inner front flap. Still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0872237052 Music, Box Z-12 $15.00 Request Search
000664 Haley, J. Evetts A Texan Looks at Lyndon First Edition Vintage Paperback Palo Duro Press 1964 Texas Very Good A study in illegitimate power. A slanted look at Lyndon Baines Johnson. This is a solid very good copy showing light shelfwear (mainly at spine ends), no creasing, and in a firm binding. Internally just a hint of toning to the edges (which is common), but no brittleness. Protected in an acid-free bag. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Political, Counterculture Case $5.00 Request Search
000637 Harris, John D. The Junkie Priest Father Daniel Egan Tenth Printing Vintage Paperback Pocket Books 1970 New York Very Good Pocket Books #75399. This is the biography of Father Egan, who helped to save women women addicted to the ravages of narcotics and to overcome the ignorance, apathy, and prejudice of the public. This is a solid very good copy with moderate but not severe reading stress. Internally, previous owner name to the inner front panel and stamp to the first page. Otherwise the pages are clean and supple. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Counterculture Case $5.00 Place Order
000120 Harris, Oliver (ed) The Letters of William S. Burroughs 1945-1959 First Edition Hard Cover Viking Press 1993 New York Near Fine Near Fine Introduction by Oliver Harris. Largely letters to Ginsberg, with a smattering of letters to Kerouac and others. A mint copy in dust jacket. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0670813486 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
000669 Harris, Richard Death of a Revolutionary Che Guevara's Last Mission First Thus Mass Market Paperback Collier Books 1971 New York Very Good Collier #07352. Was he hero or psychopath, martyr, or misfit? Harris deals with the essential question: when Che Guevara was killed by the Bolivian Army in 1967, did he die a hero, a martyr, or the victim of his own errors? Black & white photographs. This is a solid very good reading copy with moderate reading stress, in a firm binding. Internally, there is some highlighting, and inking to the upper right corner of the first page. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Counterculture Case $8.00 Place Order
000240 Hendrix, Jimi Cherokee Mist The Lost Writings of Jimi Hendrix First Edition Hard Cover HarperCollins Publishers 1993 New York Near Fine Near Fine Compiled by Bill Nitopi. Appreciation by Noe Gold. Editor's note by Bill Nitopi. Preface by Charles Blass. Introduction by Michael Fairchild. The book consists of photocopied notes and writigs of Jimi, in his own hand. There are even a few doodlings and pieces of art! Black & white photographs throughout. This is a crisp near mint copy with the only noticeable flaw being a short remainder score to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0060169761 Music, Arts Case, Storage $20.00 Request Search
000571 Hill, Lee A Grand Guy First Edition Hard Cover HarperCollins Publishers 2001 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Near Fine Art and Life of Terry Southern. Southern bopped with the Beats, hobnobbed with Sartre and Camus, and called William Faulkner friend. Quality black & white photos. The book is unread with only light bumping at the spine ends, and a short remainder score to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0380977869 Political, Box Z-14 $15.00 Request Search
000109 Hoffman, Abbie Square Dancing in the Ice Age First Edition Hard Cover G. P. Putnam & Sons 1982 New York Very Good+ Very Good++ The Underground Writings of Abbie Hoffman, written while in hiding. Of many figures from the 60's, Abbie is one of the few that remained true up until his death. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and minor dusting to the top page edges. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chip rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0399127011 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
000110 Hoffman, Abbie The Best of Abbie Hoffman First Edition Hard Cover Four Walls Eight Windows 1989 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Selections from: Revolution for the Hell of It, Woodstock Nation, Steal This Book, and new writings. Foreword by Norman Mailer. Black & white photographs. Can't recommend Abbie Hoffman enough! The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0941423271 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
001228 Hoffman, Jack & Simon, Daniel Run Run Run: The Lives of Abbie Hoffman First Edition Hard Cover G. P. Putnam & Sons 1994 New York Very Good++ Near Fine Community organizer, activist, radical, and fugitive, all just scratch the surface of Abbie Hoffman. He stood up to the HUAC, fought to end the war in Vietnam, co-founded the Youth International Party (Yippie!), battled for Civil Rights, and even worked to save the environment under an assumed name while a fugitive for his acts of protest against an unjust government. This man gave his all for what he, and many others, felt was right for the good of all. This very comprehensive biography by his brother is certain to be a source of historical importance. Contains many black & white photographs on quality glossy paper. The book is clean and tight showing only a hint of shelfwear in the form of minor bumping at the spine ends. The binding is firm. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips, rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0874777607 Home $15.00 Place Order
000412 Hopkins, Jerry (Jim Morrison) The Lizard King The Essential Jim Morrison First Edition Hard Cover Charles Scribner's Sons 1992 New York Near Fine Near Fine This is a collection of un-cut interviews by: Jerry Hopkins, Ben Fong-Torres, John Tobler, Bob Chorush, Salli Stevenson, Richard Goldstein and John Carpenter. Numerous black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0684195240 Music, Box Z-12 $15.00 Place Order
001227 Jezer, Marty Abbie Hoffman American Rebel First Edition Hard Cover Rutgers University Press 1992 New Jersey Very Good Near Fine Community organizer, activist, radical, and fugitive, all just scratch the surface of Abbie Hoffman. He stood up to the HUAC, fought to end the war in Vietnam, co-founded the Youth International Party (Yippie!), battled for Civil Rights, and even worked to save the environment under an assumed name while a fugitive for his acts of protest against an unjust government. This man gave his all for what he, and many others, felt was right for the good of all. This very comprehensive biography covers it all. Contains many black & white photographs on quality glossy paper. The book is clean and tight showing moderate shelfwear in the form of bumping to the spine ends and fading to the cloth mainly to the edges surrounding the spine. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips, rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0813518504 Home $15.00 Place Order
000366 Kerouac, Jack Desolation Angels Reprint Trade Paperback Riverhead Books 1995 New York Very Good++ Introduction by Joyce Johnson. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1573225053 Counterculture, Box Z-11, Storage $8.00 Request Search
000365 Kerouac, Jack On the Road Reprint Trade Paperback Penguin Books 1991 New York Very Good++ Introduction by Ann Charters. Part of the Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics series. This is a clean unread & unmarked copy, with just a hint of shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0140185216 Counterculture, Box Z-11, Storage $8.00 Place Order
000183 Koenig, Walter Chekov's Enterprise First Edition Paperback Pocket Books 1980 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good A personal journal of the making of Star Trek The Motion Picture. Star Trek's own Lieutenant Pavel Chekov takes us in close to the off-camera camaraderie while making the greatest film adventure. Black & white photographs. A solid very good copy with moderate (not severe) reading stress. Internally, the pages are starting to tint around the edges, but no brittleness. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0671832867 Science Fiction, Box Z-9 $10.00 Place Order
000235 Krassner, Paul Confessions of a Raving Unconfined Nut Misadventures in the Counterculture First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1993 New York Very Good++ Fine Memoirs of the man People Magazine titled Father of the Underground Press. He founded the underground paper The Realist. Worked for Mad Magazine and Playboy, to name two. Was close friends with Lenny Bruce, and has been a fighter for freedom of speech. This is a captivating book, filled with laughter and insight. An outstanding read! The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumpign at the spine ends. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671677705 Counterculture, Arts Case, Storage $15.00 Place Order
000347 Krassner, Paul My Acid Trip with Groucho Marx First Edition Pamphlet Blue Angel Inc. 1982 New York Near Fine Originally published in High Times under the title: See the Sacred Word and Win $100. Small pamphlet with 9 pages of Krassner, and 2 pages of adverts with photographs & illustrations (one a Robert Crumb). Krassner waxes not only on his acid trip with Groucho Marx, but shares his thoughs and exerpiences with: Tim Leary, Charles Manson, Otto Preminger, Lenny Bruce, Ram Dass, and Jerry Rubin. This is a crisp unread copy with only a hint of rusting at the 2 staples the only notable flaw. Otherwise, pages are clean and free of tears and yellowing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Counterculture, Box Z-10, Storage $35.00 Place Order
000588 Lakey, Andy & Walker, Paul R. Andy Lakey Art, Angels, and Miracles First Edition Hard Cover Turner Publishing, Incorporated 1996 Atlanta, GA, U.S.A. Very Good++ Near Fine Foreword by James Redfield. This book showcases over 100 of Lakey's finest peices, and chronicles this unique six year exploration. Filled with stunning color illustrations. The book is clean and tight with moderate but not severe shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is price-clipped, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 1570362823 Art, Box Z-15 $17.50 Place Order
000639 Leary, Timothy Confessions of a Hope Fiend First Edition Mass Market Paperback Bantam Books 1973 New York Very Good+ Bantam #Y8070. Leary discusses his time in prison, escaping with the assistance of the Weather Underground to Algiers and being captured by Eldridge Cleaver, only to flee to Switzerland and getting caught once again. This is a tight boxed copy with light shelfwear, and a crease to the left edge of the front panel, but NOT down the spine itself. Internally clean and free of both markings and toning. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Counterculture Case $21.50 Place Order
000426 Leary, Timothy & Sirius, R. U. Design for Dying First Edition Hard Cover HarperCollins Publishers 1997 New York Near Fine Near Fine This was published the year after his death. Leary's parting shot pioneers new ways to die and new ways for the living to think about death. The book appears unread with a light bump to the lower spine end the only notable flaw. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 006018700x Counterculture, Box Z-13 $17.50 Place Order
000293 Lee, Gwen & Sauter, Doris Elaine What if Our World is Their Heaven First Edition Hard Cover Overlook Press 2000 New York As New As New The final conversations of Philip K Dick. Foreword by Tim Powers. Gwen Lee was a friend of Phil's, interviewing him during his final time in life at his request. Gwen also makes an appearance in Valis. Doris Elaine Sauter was a close friend of Phil's, who you have probably actually read out in some of his works. This copy is signed by both Gwen Lee and Doris Sauter. A new copy in like dust jacket. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 158567009x Science Fiction, Box Z-20 $125.00 Place Order
000568 Lennon, John In His Own Write First Thus Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 2000 New York, NY, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine This is a quality hardcover re-issue, with a new introduction by Yoko Ono. Beautiful black & white line drawings by Lennon throughout. This is a crisp unread copy in dust jacket, which is covered with a brodart. The only notable flaw is a remainder score to the bottom page edge. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0684868075 Counterculture, Box Z-14 $15.00 Place Order
000569 Lennon, John In His Own Write Reprint Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 2000 New York, NY, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine This is a quality hardcover re-issue, with a new introduction by Yoko Ono. Beautiful black & white line drawings by Lennon throughout. This is a crisp unread copy in dust jacket, which is covered with a brodart. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0684868075 Counterculture, Box Z-14 $15.00 Place Order
000590 Littman, Jonathan The Watchman First Edition Hard Cover Little, Brown & Company 1997 Boston Very Good++ Very Good++ The twisted life and crimes of serial hacker Kevin Poulson, who was the first hacker to be charged with espionage. Some black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0316528579 Political, Box Z-15, Storage $15.00 Place Order
001370 Lupoff, Richard A. Writer At Large First Edition Perfectbound Gryphon Books 1998 New York Near Fine Near Fine Introduction by Michael Kurland. Perfectbound softcover with a dust jacket. This is an autobiography of Richard Lupoff. He writes of his life, writing, and shares his thoughts & experience on the likes of: Philip K. Dick, Robert Heinlein, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Avram Davidson, and others. The book is clean and unread. The dust jacket has a light rub to the upper right corner of the front panel, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1582500096 Home $35.00 Place Order
000053 Mackey, Douglas A. Philip K Dick First Edition Hard Cover Twayne's Publishers 1988 Boston Very Fine Very Fine Twayne's United States Authors Series. Warren French, editor. One of the best biographies on Philip K Dick, and next to <i>Search For Philip K Dick</i> by Anne Dick, the scarcest. Includes a preface by the author, a chronology of Phil's life, notes & references, selected bibliography, and an index. Chapter titles: Dick's Life, The Fifties, The Mainstream Novels, The Early Sixties, The Late Sixties, The Seventies and Eighties, and Toward the Future. I've only seen 4 copies in the years that I've been dealing w/ PKD stuff, and 3 of them are in my possession. Both the book and dust jacket are in mint condition. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0805775153 Science Fiction Case $175.00 Place Order
000249 Mailer, Norman The Fight First Edition Hard Cover Little, Brown & Company 1975 Boston Very Good++ Very Good This is Mailer's book on the legendary Muhammad Ali - George Foreman fight in Zaire, with appearances by George Plimpton and Hunter S. Thompson, who also covered the fight. Mailer has written well over 20 books, contributed loads of articles, and has won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. The book is tight with only light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and faint foxing to the top page edge. The dust jacket is rubbed with creasing at the folds and spine ends, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0316544167 Counterculture, Arts Case, Storage $30.00 Request Search
000650 Malcolm X The Autobiography of Malcolm X Fifth Printing Mass Market Paperback Grove Press 1966 New York Good Evergreen Black Cat Book #B-146. With the assistance of Alex Haley, intro by M. S. Handler, and epilogue by Alex Haley. He rose from hoodlum, thief, dope peddler, and pimp to become the most dynamic leader of the Black Revolution. This is strictly a solid good reading copy only. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Counterculture Case $3.00 Place Order
000195 Matovina, Dan Without You The Tragic Story of Badfinger Revised Edition Trade Paperback Frances Glover Books 2000 San Mateo, CA, U.S.A. Fine Complete discography, live & studio list, and over 280 photographs. This also has the ultra rare 74min CD (opened) not usually found with the book. This is a new copy with only light shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0965712222 Music, Box Z-7 $50.00 Request Search
000591 Mazo, Earl Richard Nixon a Political and Personal Portrait First Edition Hard Cover Harper & Brothers, Publishers 1959 New York Very Good+ Very Good+ This is the first time a political journalist has attempted an intimate, impartial study of one of the most feared, admired, mistrusted, misunderstood and poweerful men in the history of American government. Tipped in is a book review, and an article with the opening quote: If Nixon were to become President of the US, he would be perhaps the hardest-driving chief executive and the most controversial since Theodore Roosevelt. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and a Vromans sticker to the inner front board. Otherwise firm and clean and internally free of markings. The dust jacket is rubbed with a short tear/crease to the uppe right edge of the rear panel. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Political, Box Z-15, Storage $15.00 Place Order
000402 McDarrah, Fred W. Kerouac and Friends A Beat Generation Album First Edition Hard Cover William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1985 New York Very Good+ Very Good++ McDarrah was picture editor of The Village Voice when the Beats first came to Greenwich Village. This book gathers the photographs he snapped during that time, and also gathers the written documents he gathered. Writings by: John Clellon Holmes, Kenneth Rexroth, Diana Trilling, John Ciardi, Mailer, Ginsberg, Corso, Ferlinghetti, Kerouac and others. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and a hint of dust spotting to the top page edge. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0688039049 Counterculture, Box Z-12 $25.00 Place Order
001144 McKee, Gabriel (Philip K. Dick) Pink Beams of Light From the God in the Gutter: The Science-Fictional Religion of Philip K. Dick Limited Edition Stiff Wraps University Press of America, Incorporated 2004 Lanham, MD, U.S.A. Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 100 numbered copies, signed by Gabriel McKee on day of publication. This copy is numbered 81. 84 pages, including: Biographical notes on Philip K. Dick, Works Cited and index. Chapter titles: 1- <i>Anamnesis, 1 Corinthians, and Rocket Ships: Philip K Dick as Religious Philosopher</i>; 2- <i>A Scanner Darkly: Dick As A Christian Theologian</i>; 3- <i>Infinity, Play Again: The Nature and Importance of Dick's Religious Speculations</i>. A new unread copy protected in an acid-free bag. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0761826734 Overstock Shelf $50.00 Place Order
000306 McKeen, William Hunter S. Thompson First Edition Hard Cover Twayne's Publishers 1991 Boston Near Fine Very Good++ Part of the Twayne's United States Authors Series #574. Of the numerous biographies on Hunter out there, this is by far the most rare. The book is clean and tight with just a hint of shelfwear. There is a short pen score to the bottom page edge. Possibly a remainder. The dust jacket shows minor rubbing with a short tear/fold to the top edge of the rear panel. The dust jacket is still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0805776249 First Edition Case $60.00 Request Search
000403 McNally, Dennis Desolate Angel Jack Kerouac, the Beats, and America First Edition Hard Cover Random House 1979 New York Very Good Very Good This book took 6 years of research to put together. Has nice quality black & white photographs. This is a solid very good copy in dust jacket. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. There is a black bleed to the lower left gutter of the front board/endpaper, and also at the lower spine end of the dust jacket. Faint spotting to the top page edge. Aside from the bleed, the dj is still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0394500113 Counterculture, Box Z-12 $15.00 Request Search
000406 Montgomery, John (Jack Kerouac) Kerouac at the Wild Boar and Other Skirmishes First Thus Trade Paperback Fels & Firm Press 1986 California Very Good++ Reminiscences, thoughts, interviews & essays about Kerouac. Contributors are: Ann Charters, John Montgomery, David Amram, Frankie Edith Kerouac Parker and others. Also includes a piece by Jack Kerouac titled Sports Writing. Some black & white photographs. This is a tight unread copy with only light shelfwear, and NO creasing. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 091870406x Counterculture, Box Z-12 $20.00 Place Order
000577 Moorhouse, Paul Dali First Thus Quality Stiff Wraps PRC Publishing 2001 United Kingdom Near Fine This book explores the rich complexity of Dali's imagination and sets him in context as both a scion of the Surrealist movement and a fiercely independent spirit. Fully illustrated in color on every page, with many stunning full-page. This is a new copy showing no wear, protected in an acid free bag. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 1856486117 Art, Box Z-14 $11.50 Place Order
000897 Mullen, R. D.; Csicsery-Ronay, Istvan Jr.; Evans, Arthur B.; Holinger, Veronica (eds) On Philip k Dick 40 Articles from Science-Fiction Studies First Edition Stiff Wraps Terra Haute & Greencastle 1992 New York Very Fine A collection of 40 rare articles on Philip K Dick published by Science_Fiction Studies from 1975-1992. From the introduction: <i>From its first issue in 1973, Science-Fiction Studies had one goal: To study science-fiction through critical approaches that shared a historical perspective and rejected most idealist and formalist approaches.</i> And this collection shows just that. Contributions by: Brian Aldiss, Peter Fitting, Stanislaw Lem, Ian Watson, Patricia Warrick, Gregg Rickman and others. A near new copy showing barely a hint of shelfwear and NO creasing. Protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0963316915 Science Fiction $57.50 Place Order
000573 Muller, Eddie Dark City Dames The Wicked Women of Film Noir First Edition Hard Cover HarperCollins Publishers 2001 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Near Fine Coleen Gray, Jane Greer, Evelyn Keyes, Ann Savage, Audrey Totter and Marie Windsor. These actresses remade the image of the American woman. Numerous black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light bumping at the spine ends, and a remainder score at the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0060393696 Performing Arts, Box Z-14 $20.00 Request Search
000364 Neihardt, John G. Black Elk Speaks Reprint Mass Market Paperback Washington Square Press 1972 New York Very Good+ The legendary Book of Visions of an American Indian. Being the life story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux, as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow). Glossy color illustrations by Standing Bear. This copy appears unread with just a hint of shelfwear, and NO creasing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0671452215 Fiction, Box Z-11, Storage $6.00 Request Search
000310 Perry, Paul Fear and Loathing First Edition Hard Cover Thunder's Mouth Press 1992 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Near Fine The Strange and Terrible Saga of Hunter S. Thompson. Yet another unauthorized biography. Quality black & white photographs, along with an early published essay from high school titled Security. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1560250127 First Edition Case $20.00 Place Order
000103 Platt, Charles (ed) Dream Makers First Printing Mass Market Paperback Berkley Publishing Group 1980 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ The uncommon people who write science fiction. Interviews with: Asimov, Disch, Dick, Spinrad, Delany, Bester, Ellison, Bradbury, and loads of others! Picture at the beginning of each interview. This is a clean unread copy with NO creasing to the spine, and only trace shelfwear. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0425046680 Science Fiction, Box Z-18 $10.00 Place Order
000578 Reid, Aileen Beardsley First Thus Quality Stiff Wraps PRC Publishing 2001 United Kingdom Near Fine The author tells the story of Abrey Beardsley's life, and describes some of the artistic influences which shaped his style. Black & white and some color illustrations thoughout, with numerous full-page. This is a new unread copy with a near invisible crease to the front panel. Protected in an acid-free bag. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 1856486095 Art, Box Z-14 $11.00 Place Order
000819 Rickman, Gregg ( Philip K. Dick ) Philip K Dick In His Own Words First Revised Edition Trade Paperback Valentine Press 1988 California Fine First printing of the Revised Edition, and to my knowledge it was not reprinted. Introduction by Roger Zelazny, and preface by Gregg Rickman. First book of three in this series of extensive interviews with Philip K Dick by Gregg Rickman, conducted in 1982 right before his death. This installment covers: discussion of all his books, including Ubik and The Man In the High Castle, his thoughts on the film Blade Runner, religious beliefs, the Sixties experience including Ellison and the Dangerous Visions ordeal, critics, viewpoints, themes & motifs, and too much more to be mentioned. An absolute must have! A new unread copy, protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0916063011 Science Fiction Case $45.00 Place Order
001168 Rickman, Gregg ( Philip K. Dick ) Philip K Dick in His Own Words First Edition Trade Paperback Valentine Press 1984 California Very Good++ Introduction by Roger Zelazny, and preface by Gregg Rickman. This is the scarce first edition of this title, much lengthier than the second revised edition. First book of three in this series of extensive interviews with Philip K Dick by Gregg Rickman, conducted in 1982 right before his death. This installment covers: discussion of all his books, including Ubik and The Man In the High Castle, his thoughts on the film Blade Runner, religions beliefs, the Sixties experience including Ellison and the Dangerous Visions ordeal, critics, viewpoints, themes & motifs, and too much more to be mentioned. Parts include: 1. <u>Philip K Dick An Introduction</u>, 2. <u>In His Own Words Writing Science Fiction</u>, 3. <u>The Novels One by One</u>, and 4. <u>The Last Year</u>. Includes a 3 part appendix covering novels, short-stories, bibliography, interviews, books on, misc references, and 2 letters written during 1981. An absolute must have! A solid very good++ copy showing no reading stress/creasing, and little to now shelfwear. The binding is firm. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0916063011 Science Fiction Case $75.00 Place Order
000957 Rickman, Gregg ( Philip K. Dick ) Philip K. Dick The Last Testament First Edition Trade Paperback The Valentine Press 1985 California Very Good++ Foreword by Robert Silverberg, and preface by Gregg Rickman. Last in this series of extensive interviews with Philip K Dick by Gregg Rickman, conducted in 1982 right before his death. This installment covers: Early Visions, VALIS 1974, Tagore 1981, The Maitreya 1982, and too much more to be mentioned. An absolute must have! A clean and tight copy showing only light shelfwear and no creasing. Inner front panel also shows a faded store stamp. Protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 091606302x Science Fiction Case $100.00 Place Order
000820 Rickman, Gregg ( Philip K. Dick ) To the High Castle Philip K Dick A Life 1928-1962 First Edition Trade Paperback Valentine Press 1989 Very Fine This scarce biography covers Phil's life from his birth to the age of 32. Gregg Rickman knew Phil, and did extensive research with those who knew him to bring the history of this legendary writer to fruition. Foreword by Tim Powers. This is third in the ultra rare trilogy by Gregg Rickman. This is a new unread copy, protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0916063240 Science Fiction $50.00 Place Order
001129 Rickman, Gregg ( Philip K. Dick ) To the High Castle Philip K Dick A Life 1928-1962 First Edition Trade Paperback Valentine Press 1989 Near Fine This scarce biography covers Phil's life from his birth to the age of 32 (The 4th installment in this series is currently phantom and unpublished). Gregg Rickman knew Phil, and did extensive interviews and research with Phil those who knew him to bring the history of this legendary writer to fruition. Foreword by Tim Powers, with an introduction by Gregg Rickman. Parts include: 1. <u>The Black Iron Prison 1928-1935</u>, 2. <u>The Beings From Earth 1935-1945</u>, 3. <u>Stability 1945-1950</u>, 4. <u>Flame Disc 1950-1958</u>, 5. <u>The Grasshopper LIES Heavy 1958-1962</u>. Four part appendix covering books by Phil, Literary Chronology 1940-1962, early poems & stories, and The Personality Factory Profile Test. Also includes a bibliography, notes, index, and works index. This is third in the ultra rare trilogy by Gregg Rickman. Signed by Gregg Rickman on the title page. This is a clean tight copy with the only flaw worthy of note being a tiny spot on the front cover near the authors first name where the color was peeled away. It's very tiny. Otherwise, minimal shelfwear in a tight & boxed binding. Protected in an acid-free bag. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0916063240 Science Fiction $75.00 Place Order
000413 Robertson, John (John Lennon) The Art and Music of John Lennon First Edition Hard Cover Birch Lane Press 1991 New York Very Good Very Good A comprehensive guide to every John Lennon recording from 1960-1980. Includes: every officially released recording, complete US & UK discography, deom recording from the early Beatles years onward, outtakes, collaborations with other artists, interview material, films, video and promo clips, complete catalog of his writings, artwork and more. This is a solid very good reading copy. The book shows moderate shelfwear mainly to the bottom edges and tips, in a firm binding. The dust jacket is price-clipped with light rubbing, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 155972076x Music, Box Z-12 $10.00 Request Search
000260 Rodriguez, Elena Dennis Hopper A Madness to His Method First Edition Hard Cover Saint Martin's Press, LLC 1988 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good++ Starts with his passion for the art as a child, through his direction of the movie Colors, starring Robert Duvall and Sean Penn. Black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0312021909 Music, Arts Case, Storage $20.00 Place Order
000923 Rolling Stone Magazine Staff Rolling Stone The Decades of Rock and Roll First Edition Hard Cover Chronicle Books LLC 2001 San Francisco, CA, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good++ A monstrous volume of essays chronicling the history of Rock & Roll from the fifties thru the nineties. Essays on musicians & bands like: Led Zeppelin, Ozzy Osbourne, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Grateful Dead, Madonna, The Ramones and others. Contributors include: Kinky Friedman, Kurt Loder, Robert Palmer, J. D. Considine and more. Filled with black & white photographs from the Michael Ochs archives collection. This is a tight unread copy with only light shelfwear, and a short remainder score to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still striking and covered with a brodart. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0811829782 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
000397 Rubin, Jerry Do it Sixth Printing Trade Paperback Simon & Schuster 1970 New York Very Good Scenarios for the Revolution. Introduction by Eldridge Cleaver. Designed by Quentin Fiore. Yipped by Jim Retherford. Zapped by Nancy Kurshan. Written by co-founder of the Yippies (Youth International Party) and close friend of Abbie Hoffman. Filled with captivating illustrations and photographs in a panorama that literally pulls you into and through a powerful period in our history. This is a sold very good reading copy still in a tight binding. Minor but faint staining to the bottom page edge. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Box Z-12 $8.00 Request Search
000398 Rubin, Jerry Do it First Printing Trade Paperback Simon & Schuster 1970 New York Very Good++ Scenarios for the Revolution. Introduction by Eldridge Cleaver. Designed by Quentin Fiore. Yipped by Jim Retherford. Zapped by Nancy Kurshan. Written by co-founder of the Yippies (Youth International Party) and close friend of Abbie Hoffman. Filled with captivating illustrations and photographs in a panorama that literally pulls you into and through a powerful period in our history. This is a beautiful copy with only faint creasing to the spine. Internally clean and free of markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Box Z-12 $20.00 Request Search
000137 Rubin, Jerry Growing Up At Thirty Seven First Edition Hard Cover M. Evans & Company, Incorporated 1976 New York Very Good Very Good Jerry Rubin, co-founder of the Yippie movement and a member of the Chicago Seven, traces his personal odyssey from radical activist of the 60's to a practitioner in the growth potential movements of the 70's. The book is tight with moderate shelfwear (no fraying or chipping), and a remainder score to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is edgeworn and creased at the folds, but still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0871311895 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
000158 Rubin, Jerry Growing Up At Thirty Seven First Edition Hard Cover M. Evans & Company, Incorporated 1976 New York Very Good- Very Good This book is inscribed by Jerry Rubin on the half-title, giving Stew Albert's New York address! Jerry Rubin, co-founder of the Yippie movement and a member of the Chicago Seven, traces his personal odyssey from radical activist of the 60's to a practitioner in the growth potential movements of the 70's. This is a solid very good reading copy in dust jacket, with a majority of the value being in the inscription. The book is tight with moderate to heavy shelfwear (no fraying) to the edges and spine ends. The top page edge is dusted, and internally the book is clean and free of markings, aside from the inscription. The dust jacket is scuffed with light edge-creasing, mainly at the folds, and price sticker remains on the rear panel. Still presentable and covered with a brodart. Inscribed By Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0871311895 Counterculture Case $75.00 Place Order
000181 Sackett, Susan (ed) Letters to Star Trek First Printing Paperback Ballantine 1977 New York Very Good Introduction by Gene Roddenberry. Fully illustrated with lots of photos never before published. A solid very good copy with light shelfwear, and no creasing. Internally clean. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 034525224195 Science Fiction, Box Z-9 $6.00 Place Order
001379 Sallis, James Difficult Lives: Jim Thompson, David Goodis, Chester Himes Second Printing Glossy Perfectbound Wraps Gryphon Books 2000 New York Near Fine The author gives his though on the 3 authors: Jim Thompson, David Goodis, and Chester Himes. Black & white paperback covers throughout. The front & rear panels show 8 color paperback covers. The book is clean and unread. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1582500290 Home $15.00 Place Order
000119 Sandison, David Jack Kerouac First UK Edition Hard Cover Hamlyn 1999 United Kingdom Very Fine Very Fine A Hamlyn History. Filled with photographs & illustrations. Mint copy in dust jacket. The dj is covered with a brodart. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0600597091 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
000155 Scheer, Robert Eldridge Cleaver First Edition Hard Cover Random House 1969 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Post-prison writings and speeches of Eldridge Cleaver. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, mainly at the bottom spine ends. Otherwise, crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
000241 Scully, Rock & Dalton, David Living with the Dead First Edition Hard Cover Little, Brown & Company 1996 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Near Fine Twenty years on the bus with Garcia and the Grateful Dead. Black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is crisp and free of any wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0316777129 Music, Arts Case, Storage $15.00 Place Order
000108 Seale, Bobby Seize the Time First Edition Hard Cover Random House 1974 New York Very Good Very Good The story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton. Written by Bobby Seale, friend and co-founder of the Black Panthers. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and faint dusting to the top page edges. The dust jacket is rubbed with a minor stain to the bottom spine end. Still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
000414 Seaman, Frederic (John Lennon) The Last Days of John Lennon First Edition Hard Cover Birch Lane Press 1991 Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good++ An Intimate Memoir. Frederic Seaman was hired as John Lennon's personal assistant in 1979. Contains numerous black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1559720840 Music, Box Z-12 $15.00 Request Search
000196 Shapiro, Marc The Long Run First Edition Trade Paperback Omnibus Press 1995 New York, NY, U.S.A. Fine The Story of the Eagles. Black & white photographs. Discography. A new copy with only light shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0711948178 Music, Box Z-7 $15.00 Request Search
000180 Shatner, William Shatner Where No Man First Printing Paperback Ace Books 1979 New York Very Good The authorized biography of William Shatner. With the assistance of Sondra Marshak and Myrna Culbreath. Black & white photographs. This is a solid very good reading copy with moderate creasing and a Vulcan Library stamp to the first page. Binding is firm. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0441889751 Science Fiction, Box Z-9 $7.00 Place Order
000409 Solotaroff, Ted (ed) A Discourse on Hip First Edition Hard Cover Wayne State University Press 1991 Detroit Very Good++ Near Fine Selected writings of Milton Klonsky. Introduction by Mark Shechner. From the jacket: ..his essays on the Village exhibit a painter's sensitivity to color and line and an eye for the strange amid the familiar. The book is tight with a bump to the bottom spine end and a short pen score to the bottom page the only notable flaws. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0841319726 Counterculture, Box Z-12 $15.00 Place Order
000267 Steadman, Ralph The Book of Jones First US Edition Hard Cover Harcourt Brace & Company 1997 New York Near Fine Near Fine A tribute to a mercurial, manic, and utterly seductive cat. Jones is a cat Steadman encountered while visiting the infamous Owl Farm, where Hunter S Thompson lives. Steadman and Thompson are close friends and have collaborated over a number of projects over the years. Black and white illustrations throughout. Both the book and dust jacket are near new, showing no visible shelfwear or stress. The dj is covered with a brodart. Ralph Steadman 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0151003092 Fiction, First Editions Case $25.00 Place Order
002063 Stephens, Christopher P. A Checklist of Philip K Dick Wraps Chap Book Ultramarine Publishing Company, Inc. 1991 New York Fine No Jacket (as issued) An excellent portable bibliography for the novice collector! It covers his novels and short-stories, with a title index at the end. Shows editions of each title, and gives points where necessary. Stapled Chapbook measuring 8 1/2in high x 5 1/2in wide, with 50 numbered pages. Suitable to carry in your bag and keep notes in while hunting your local bookstores! A fine unused copy, protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0893661740 Science Fiction $25.00 Place Order
001206 Sutin, Lawrence Divine Invasions a Life of Philip K Dick First Edition Hard Cover Harmony Books 1989 New York Near Fine Very Fine Foreword by Paul Williams. Biography of Philip K Dick, containing many black & white photos. Includes a chronological survey & guide, souces & notes, and an index. I would grade this book very fine but for 2 small faint spots to the first endpaper and mild bumping to the spine ends. The binding is firm, and internally otherwise clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0517572044 Home $25.00 Place Order
001207 Sutin, Lawrence The Shifting Realities of Philip K. Dick First Edition Hard Cover Pantheon Books 1995 New York Near Fine Near Fine Selected literary and philosophical writings of the grandmaster Philip K Dick, edited and with an introduction by Lawrence Sutin. For those who are fans of PKD, this is a must. You get to read his own thoughts on what influenced his novels and catch a glimpse of just what was going on in this mans head. Sections included: Autobiographical writings, Writings on science-fiction and related ideas, Works related to The Man In the High Castle and its proposed sequel, Plot proposals and outlines, Essays and speeches, and Selections from the Exegesis. Unique jacket photograph by Nicole Olivieri Panter. This is a near new copy showing only a light bump to the lower spine end, in a tight binding. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, with light paint spotting to the inner rear flap. This appears to be a publisher flaw and not tru damage to the dj. The dj is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679426442 Science Fiction Case $30.00 Place Order
903192 Swank, Walbrook Davis Battle of Trevilian Station First Paperback Trade Paperback White Mane Publishing Company, Incorporated 1994 Pennsylvania Near Fine The Civil War's greatest and bloodiest all Cavalry battle with eyewitness memoirs. Civil War Heritage series volume 4. Numerous black & white photographs and illustrations. Maps. This is a crisp unread copy with only light shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0942597680 Military, Box Z-7 $14.00 Place Order
000389 Talman, Wilfred The Normal Lovecraft First Limited Edition Soft Cover Gerry De La Ree 1973 New Jersey Very Good++ H P Lovecraft 1890-1937. Previously unpublished illustration by Virgil Finlay on the inner front cover. The inner rear panel carries a copy of the Lovecraft obituary. Also includes Sonia & H. P. L. by L. Sprague de Camp & When Sonia Sizzled by Gerry de la Ree. Special portfolio of drawings by Tim Kirk, and other illustrations and photos. Limited to 600 copies, of which this is number 534. This is a clean and tight unread copy with just a hint of shelfwear. The staples are firm, and there is no rusting. Tim Kirk 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Science Fiction, Box Z-12 $27.50 Place Order
000323 Thompson, Hunter S. Hell's Angels Second Printing Hard Cover Random House 1967 New York Very Good++ Near Fine Author's first published novel. The strange & terrible saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. One of the best book on the Hell's Angels. This is a stunning copy in dust jacket. The book is tight with just a hint of shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is price-clipped, but otherwise crisp and free of chips rips & tears with just a hint of rubbing. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 067960331x First Edition Case $200.00 Place Order
000329 Thompson, Hunter S. Hell's Angels Reprint Hard Cover Modern Library 1999 New York Near Fine Near Fine Author's first published novel. The strange & terrible saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. One of the best book on the Hell's Angels. With a new introduction by Douglas Brinkley. The Modern Library edition is a rare issue of this title. This is a crisp unread copy in like dust jacket. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 067960331x First Edition Case $50.00 Place Order
000312 Thompson, Hunter S. The Great Shark Hunt First Edition Hard Cover Rolling Stone Press 1979 New York Very Good Very Good The Gonzo Papers Volume 1. Strange Tales from a Strange Time. This is a great collection of Hunter's journalistic writing. Among other things, this is very strong in his political coverage: Nixon, McGovern, Carter and his own campaign on the Freak Power Ticket in Aspen. His Jean Claude Killy for Scanlans which caused quite a stink. It also reprints The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved, which also marks the legendary meeting & first collaboration with Ralph Steadman. This is an affordable and still solid very good copy in dust jacket. The book shows moderate shelfwear (no fraying), and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is rubbed with a closed tear to the lower edge of the rear panel. The dust jacket is still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671400460 First Edition Case $50.00 Place Order
000508 Thompson, Hunter S. & Brinkley, Douglas (eds) Fear & Loathing in America First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 2000 New York Very Good+ No Jacket The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist. The Gonzo Letters Volume 2, 1968-1976. Foreword by David Halberstam. Black & white photographs. You gain great insight into the trials & tribulations of Hunter through these letters. This is a solid very good copy WITHOUT dust jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 068487315x First Edition Case $10.00 Request Search
000314 Thompson, Hunter S.; Brinkley, Douglas (ed) The Proud Highway First Edition Hard Cover Villard 1997 New York, NY, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman. The Fear & Loathing Letters Volume 1, 1955-1967. Foreword by William Kennedy. Black & white photographs. You gain great insight into the trials & tribulations of Hunter through these letters. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679406956 First Edition Case $20.00 Place Order
000189 Thompson, Jim Roughneck First Thus Trade Paperback Vintage Books 1998 New York, NY, U.S.A. Near Fine Bawdy, brawling, and profanely funny, here is an American original at his most unfettered. Hard times have never sounded so good. This is an autobiographical journey through the Depression years and beyond. A clean copy with light shelfwear and NO creasing. Internally clean and free of markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0375700331 Mystery, Box Z-9 $8.00 Request Search
000415 Thomson, Elizabeth & Gutman, David (eds) The Lennon Companion Second Printing Hard Cover Schirmer Books 1988 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Twenty-Five Years of Comment. The book is clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still striking and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0028725913 Music, Box Z-12 $20.00 Place Order
000394 Warhol, Andy & Hackett, Pat POPism The Warhol Sixties First Edition Hard Cover Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers 1980 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Andy Warhol gives the story of the sixties as he lived them. Has quality black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with the only noted flaw being a pen score (remainder?) to the top page edge which is no fading. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0151730954 Counterculture, Box Z-12 $20.00 Place Order
000169 Welch, Neil J. & Marston, David W. Inside Hoover's F.B.I. First Edition Hard Cover Doubleday 1984 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good++ The top Field Chief reports. Hoover ran the FBI as his own personal fiefdom and with an autocrat's hand, demanding unswerving loyalty and obedience, as well as constant attention to regulations. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and the bottom page edge has been lightly sprayed. The dust jacket is rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0385172648 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
000256 Weyers, Frank Salvador Dali Life and Work Hard Cover Barnes & Noble Books 2000 New York Fine Fine Filled with photographs and illustrations from front to back. Most color with a few black & whites. This is a new copy in crisp dust jacket. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0760721556 Art, Arts Case, Storage $15.00 Place Order
000595 Whalen, Richard J. Catch the Falling Flag Third Printing Hard Cover Houghton Mifflin Company 1972 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ A Republican's challenge to his party. An intimate, critical portrait of Richard Nixon as campaigner. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is rubbed, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0395137373 Political, Box Z-15, Storage $10.00 Place Order
000309 Whitmer, Peter O. When the Going Gets Weird First Edition Hard Cover Hyperion 1993 New York Very Good++ Near Fine The Twisted Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson. An unauthorized biography. Numerous quality black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. The dust jacket shows minor rubbing, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1562828568 First Edition Case $20.00 Place Order
900565 Williams, Gertrude Marvin Madame Blavatsky Priestess of the Occult Mass Market Paperback Lancer Books 1946 New York Good+ No Jacket The world's most famous female medium and spiritualist. The incredible, bizarre life of the fascinating, eccentric and compelling woman who founded Theosophy in America. This is just a good reading copy. There is moderate reading stress, creasing to the lower edge of the front panel, and browning to the pages. Binding is still solid. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Collectible Paperbacks $8.00 Place Order
001756 Williams, Paul ( Philip K. Dick ) Only Apparently Real the World of Philip K Dick First Edition Trade Paperback Arbor House 1986 New York Very Fine No Jacket This contains original new interview material from tapes and letters between Paul Williams and Philip K Dick, who were close friends. Williams was also the literary executor of the Philip K Dick Estate. Introduction by Paul Williams. Some topics discussed: <i>Vanishing Realities</i>, <i>The Break In</i>, <i>The Three Nervous Breakdowns</i>, <i>The Break In (pt 2)</i>, and <i>Amphetamines and Amnesia</i>. Includes a chronological preface and bibliography. Great cover illustration by G. K. Bellows. This copy appears unread and brand spankin new! 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0877958009 Science Fiction, Box Z-20 $35.00 Place Order
001786 Williams, Paul ( Philip K. Dick ) Only Apparently Real the World of Philip K Dick First Edition Wraps Arbor House 1986 New York Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) This contains original new interview material from tapes and letters between Paul Williams and Philip K Dick, who were close friends. Williams was also the literary executor of the Philip K Dick Estate. Introduction by Paul Williams. Some topics discussed: <i>Vanishing Realities</i>, <i>The Break In</i>, <i>The Three Nervous Breakdowns</i>, <i>The Break In (pt 2)</i>, and <i>Amphetamines and Amnesia</i>. Includes a chronological preface and bibliography. Great cover illustration by G. K. Bellows. A clean tight copy with light reading stress and a previous owner name on the first page. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0877958009 Science Fiction, Box Z-20 $20.00 Place Order
000484 Williams, Paul ( Philip K. Dick ) Only Apparently Real the World of Philip K Dick First Edition Trade Paperback Arbor House 1986 New York Very Fine This contains original new interview material from tapes and letters between Paul Williams and Philip K Dick, who were close friends. Williams was also the literary executor of the Philip K Dick Estate. Introduction by Paul Williams. Some topics discussed: <i>Vanishing Realities</i>, <i>The Break In</i>, <i>The Three Nervous Breakdowns</i>, <i>The Break In (pt 2)</i>, and <i>Amphetamines and Amnesia</i>. Includes a chronological preface and bibliography. This copy is signed by Paul Williams on the title page. Great cover illustration by G. K. Bellows. This is a mint unread copy. Protected in an acid free bag. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0877958009 Science Fiction, Box Z-20 $45.00 Place Order
000887 Williams, Paul ( Philip K. Dick ) Only Apparently Real the World of Philip K Dick Second Printing Trade Paperback Arbor House 1999 New York Very Fine This contains original new interview material from tapes and letters between Paul Williams and Philip K Dick, who were close friends. Williams was also the literary executor of the Philip K Dick Estate. Introduction by Paul Williams. Some topics discussed: <i>Vanishing Realities</i>, <i>The Break In</i>, <i>The Three Nervous Breakdowns</i>, <i>The Break In (pt 2)</i>, and <i>Amphetamines and Amnesia</i>. Includes a chronological preface and bibliography. This copy is signed by Paul Williams on the title page. Great cover illustration by G. K. Bellows. This is a mint unread copy, protected in an acid free bag. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0877958009 Science Fiction, Box Z-19 $35.00 Place Order
000958 Williams, Paul ( Philip K. Dick ) Only Apparently Real the World of Philip K Dick Second Printing Trade Paperback Arbor House 1999 New York Very Fine This contains original new interview material from tapes and letters between Paul Williams and Philip K Dick, who were close friends. Williams was also the literary executor of the Philip K Dick Estate. Introduction by Paul Williams. Some topics discussed: <i>Vanishing Realities</i>, <i>The Break In</i>, <i>The Three Nervous Breakdowns</i>, <i>The Break In (pt 2)</i>, and <i>Amphetamines and Amnesia</i>. Includes a chronological preface and bibliography. This copy is signed by Paul Williams on the title page. Great cover illustration by G. K. Bellows. This is a mint unread copy, protected in an acid free bag. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0934558310 Science Fiction $35.00 Place Order
000989 Williams, Paul (ed.) ( Philip K. Dick ) Philip K Dick Society Newsletter Set Complete PKDS Photocopy Newsletter Wraps Photocopy Philip K Dick Society Near Fine Email me at zack@thephildickian.com for a link to the full issue index. This is the COMPLETE run of the PKDS Philip K Dick Newsletter. Issues 1-30 (9/10 being an audio tape), and the first Pamphlet that was originally limited to very few distributed copies. This is treasure trove of names: Tim Powers, Gregg Rickman, Paul Williams, K. W. Jeter, Tessa Dick & Rudy Rucker, to name but a few. There are plot outlines, old PKD interviews, letters, photographs, POETRY and enough lore to keep you busy for ages! This is a full PHOTOCOPY of the PKDS Philip K Dick Society Newsletter. Each issue is double-sided loose leaf, not stapled. The "Special Pamphlet" and issue Pamphlets have all been folded appropriately but not stapled. Double issue 9/10 was done in audio tape format, and this set includes a tape in case with the original insert. They will come bundled together in acid free protective bags (3-5 issues per bag) with tags marking individual issues. You can view the ENTIRE index at http://www.thephildickian.com/pkds.html. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall $75.00 Place Order
000225 Zolar The Encyclopedia of Ancient and Forbidden Knowledge Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Nash Publishing 1970 Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A. Very Good Very Good The collection of this vast body of knowledge has been a life work of Zolar, the greatest astrologer of our time. One book Split in to 2. Book One: Ancient and Forbidden Knowledge. Book Two: The Art of Prophecy. The book is tight with light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and minor spotting to the top/bottom page edge. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn, with a tiny peel to the edge of the front flap where it folds. The dj is attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Misc, First Editions Case $15.00 Request Search
000140 Zyke, Cizia Oro First US Edition Hard Cover St. Martin's Griffin 1987 New York Near Fine Near Fine Translated by Stanley Hochman. The true story of an adventurer who made his own law in the jungle of Central America, and found a mountain of gold. The book is clean and tight with only a hint of shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0312000936 Counterculture Case $15.00 Request Search


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