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192 Acosta, Oscar Zeta aka Brown Buffalo The Revolt of the Cockroach People First Edition Hard Cover Image 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 Place Order
162 Ali, Tariq & Watkins, Susan 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Image Simon & Schuster 1998 New York Near Fine Near Fine Marching in the streets. A radical wave swept the world. From Washington to London, Paris to Saigon, Berlin to Lahore, Chicago to Mexico City, people took to the streets demanding emancipation. In Vietnam, the guerrilla armies launched the Tet offensive, which shattered the Untied States' military confidence and changed the course of history. This is well done photographic & textual book that guides us through The single year where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated, Robert Kennedy was killed, riots broke out at the Democratic Convention in Chicago, the Peace Movement came into its glory, and other events that rocked the US to the core. Black & white photographs throughout the entire book. The book is clean and tight with just a hint of shelfwear. The only flaw is a small remainder mark to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, with previous store sticker on the rear panel, covered with a brodart. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0684853604 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
156 Alinsky, Saul D. Rules for Radicals First Edition Hard Cover Image Random House 1971 New York Very Good+ Very Good A pragmatic primer for realistic radicals. This is the distillation of Alinsky's more than forty years as a professional radical, from his early struggles in Chicago's Back of the Yards through his work with John L. Lewis and the C. I. O. to his reccent organizing efforts in the ghettos of Chicago, Rochester, and other American cities. The book is tight with light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and faint spotting to the top page edges. The dust jacket shows minor soiling, with a small chip to the lower spine end, but still striking and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0394443411 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
428 Alinsky, Saul D. Rules for Radicals First Edition Hard Cover Image Random House 1971 New York Very Good+ Very Good+ A pragmatic primer for realistic radicals. This is the distillation of Alinsky's more than forty years as a professional radical, from his early struggles in Chicago's Back of the Yards through his work with John L. Lewis and the C. I. O. to his reccent organizing efforts in the ghettos of Chicago, Rochester, and other American cities. The book is tight with only light shelfwear, and minor bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is price-clipped with light rubbing at the spine ends, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0394443411 Counterculture, Box Z-13 $22.50 Place Order
429 Alinsky, Saul D. Rules for Radicals First Edition Hard Cover Image Random House 1971 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ A pragmatic primer for realistic radicals. This is the distillation of Alinsky's more than forty years as a professional radical, from his early struggles in Chicago's Back of the Yards through his work with John L. Lewis and the C. I. O. to his reccent organizing efforts in the ghettos of Chicago, Rochester, and other American cities. The book is 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. Quite a stunning copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0394443411 Counterculture, Box Z-13 $30.00 Place Order
145 Branch, Taylor Pillar Of Fire First Edition Hard Cover Image Simon & Schuster 1998 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ America In the King Years, 1963-65. Volume 2 in the America In the King Years trilogy. Pulitzer Prize winning author. Black & white photgraphs. The book is clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear, and a short remainder score to the bottom page edges. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0684808196 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
418 Caute, David Frantz Fanon First Edition Hard Cover Image Viking Press 1970 New York Very Good Very Good Part of the Modern Masters series, edited by Frank Kermode. The work of the black Algerian psychoanalyst Frantz Fanon united the special insights offered by psychiatry, sociology, economics, and the tragic history of his country's exploited people. This is a tight very good copy with light shelfwear, and very faint spotting to the fore-edge. The dust jacket is rubbed, with a couple of short closed-tears and a tiny chip to the upper right edge of the rear panel. Minor soiling to the back-side of the dust jacket not visible on the face of it. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Image Counterculture, Box Z-13 $10.00 Place Order
127 Cleaver, Eldridge Soul on Fire First Edition Hard Cover Image 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
431 Clecak, Peter Radical Paradoxes First Edition Hard Cover Image Harper & Row, Publishers 1973 New York Very Good+ Very Good+ Dilemmas of the American Left 1945-1970. Among other things, this author discusses C. Wright Mills, Paul Baran, Paul Sweeny and Herbert Marcuse. The book is tight with only a hint of shelfwear, and faint spotting to the top page edge. The dust jacket is rubbed with light yellowing to the top edge of the rear panel, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0060108193 Counterculture, Box Z-13 $15.00 Place Order
437 Conlin, Joseph The Troubles First Edition Hard Cover Image Franklin Watts 1982 New York Very Good+ Very Good+ A jaundiced glance back at the movement of the Sixties. 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 crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0531098567 Counterculture, Box Z-13 $12.50 Place Order
163 Epstein, Jason The Great Conspiracy Trial First Edition Hard Cover Image Random House 1970 New York Very Good Very Good An essay on law, liberty and the Constitution. The Conspiracy Trial arose from the Events of August 26, 1968 at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The defendants: Abbie Hoffman, Bobby Seale, Rennie Davis, Tom Hayden, Lee Weiner, John Froines, Dave Dellinger & Jerry Rubin. The Prosecution: The US Government. The book is tight with light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and gift inscription on the first endpaper. The dust jacket lightly edgeworn, with creasing/short tears at the spine ends, and a chip to the lower edge of the rear panel. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 394419065 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
167 Farber, David Chicago '68 First Edition Hard Cover Image University of Chicago Press 1988 Chicago, IL, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good++ The 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago: A bloody confrontation between protesters and the forces of law and order broadcast to the nation in living color. Black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is rubbed, but otherwise crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0226238008 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
417 Feather, Leonard The Book of Jazz First Revised Edition Hard Cover Image Bonanza Books 1965 New York Very Good+ Very Good This is a revised up to date edition. Foreword by John Dizzy Gillespie. A guide to the entire field. Its nature and its instruments, its sources and sounds, its development, performers, composers and its future. This is a solid very good copy in dust jacket. The book shows only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is price-clipped with minor scuffing to the rear panel, but still free of chips rips & tears. The dj is attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Image Music, Box Z-13 $20.00 Place Order
391 Feldman, Gene & Gartenberg, Max (eds) The Beat Generation and the Angry Young Men First Edition Hard Cover Image Citadel Press 1958 New York Very Good Good+ Selected writings by: Jack Kerouac, Colin Wilson, Kenneth Rexroth, Norman Mailer, Kingsley Amis, Clellon Holmes, Allen Ginsbert and many others. This is a solid very good copy in dust jacket. The book is tight with a hint of toning to the page edges, and tape residue to the top/bottom corners of the first endpaper. Previous owner bookplate affixed to the inner front board. The dust jacker is quite tattered with bad tape repairs, but still overall complete and the flaws actually lend to the feel of the book. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Image Counterculture, Box Z-12 $20.00 Place Order
233 Feuer, Lewis S. The Conflict of Generations First Edition Hard Cover Image Basic Books Inc., Publishers 1969 New York Very Good+ Very Good+ The character and significance of student movements. Feuer offers an indispensable key for understanding what brings about student rebellions and how best to cope with them. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. There is a minor spot to the top page edge. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Image Counterculture, Arts Case $20.00 Place Order
435 Frankfort, Ellen The Voice Life at The Village Voice First Edition Hard Cover Image William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1976 New York Very Good Very Good An unauthorized account. This is the story of life at the Voice, about what happens when the radical turns bourgeois, about the exploitation of writers, particularly women writers, and about the subtly brutal exercise of power by those who pretend to disdain power. Some black & white photographs. The book is tight with moderate but not severe shelfwear (no fraying) and dust soiling to the top page edge. Pen erasure to the first endpaper leaving shadow. The dust jacket is lightly sunned with minor rubbing, but still free of chips rips & tears. Attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0688030440 Counterculture, Box Z-13 $15.00 Place Order
112 Free Aka Abbie Hoffman Revolution for the Hell of it First Edition Trade Paperback Image Dial Press 1968 New York Very Good Image This is the first paperback printing, still making no reference to Free actually being Abbie Hoffman. Cover photograph by Richard Avedon. Many black & white illustrations and photographs. Among other things, Abbie Hoffman was co-founder of the Yippies (Youth International Party). This is a solid very good reading copy with moderate reading stress. Binding is firm. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Image Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
153 Gold, Herbert Bohemia First Edition Hard Cover Image 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
150 Golden, Harry Only in America Ninth Printing Hard Cover Image World Publishing Company 1958 New York Very Good Very Good Harry Golden is a cigar-chomping, scalpel-wielding liberal, son of an immigrant and product of New York's Lower East Side. Was the editor of The Carolina Israelite. Foreword by Carl Sandburg. This is a solid very good reading copy in dust jacket. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Image Counterculture Case $6.00 Place Order
438 Goldman, Albert Ladies and Gentleman Lenny Bruce Third Printing Hard Cover Image 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 Image Counterculture, Arts Case $15.00 Place Order
250 Goldman, Albert Ladies and Gentleman Lenny Bruce Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Image 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 Image Counterculture, Arts Case $12.50 Place Order
142 Haskins, James & Benson, Kathleen The 60s Reader First Edition Hard Cover Image Viking Kestrel 1988 New York Very Good++ Near Fine This book provides a vivid capsule history of a time that some considered a nation's trial by fire, others the flowering. Bobby Seale, The Beatles, Mario Savio, William Burroughs, Yippie, Martin Luther King Jr., JFK, Malcolm X, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi to name but a few on the roster. Black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and a 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 0670806749 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
132 Hayes, Harold (ed) Smiling Through the Apocalypse First Edition Hard Cover Image McCall Publishing Company 1969 New York Very Good Very Good+ Esquire's history of the sixties as seen by: Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe, James Baldwin, Gore Vidal, William Burroughs, Timothy Leary, Terry Southern and LOADS of others throughout 963 pages. Black & white photographs with credits. The book is tight & firm with moderate shelfwear, and a full scuff to the lower left corner of the rear cover, with board showing through. The dust jacket has a matching chip to the lower left corner of the rear panel, but is otherwise free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 841500029 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
240 Hendrix, Jimi Cherokee Mist The Lost Writings of Jimi Hendrix First Edition Hard Cover Image 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 $20.00 Place Order
110 Hoffman, Abbie The Best of Abbie Hoffman First Edition Hard Cover Image 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
109 Hoffman, Abbie Square Dancing in the Ice Age First Edition Hard Cover Image 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
124 Howard, Clark American Saturday First Edition Hard Cover Image Richard Marek Publishers 1981 New York Very Good++ Very Good This book discusses the murder of sixties radical, black militant George Jackson in San Quentin Prison. The book is tight with only light shelfwear, and faint dusting to the page edges. The dust jacket has a jagged tear/crease to the top edge of the rear panel, covered with a brodart. On the face of it, the dj appears undamaged. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0399901205 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
121 Kaiser, Charles 1968 in America First Edition Hard Cover Image Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1988 New York Very Good+ Near Fine Music, Politics, Chaos, Counterculture & the Shaping of a Generation. Black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and faint spotting to the top page edge & fore-edge. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1555842429 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
235 Krassner, Paul Confessions of a Raving Unconfined Nut Misadventures in the Counterculture First Edition Hard Cover Image 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 $15.00 Place Order
347 Krassner, Paul My Acid Trip with Groucho Marx First Edition Pamphlet Image Blue Angel Inc. 1982 New York Near Fine Image 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 Image Counterculture, Box Z-10 $35.00 Place Order
157 Krim, Seymour Shake it for the World Smartass First Edition Hard Cover Image Dial Press 1970 New York Very Good Very Good Writer's second book. This collection demonstrates a capacity for original thinking that strikingly probes the relationship of the contemporary American writer to his country's political and moral climate. Krim comments on: Norman Mailer, James Jones, Jack Kerouac, Jimmy Breslin, Eldridge Cleaver, Nat Hentoff, Abbie Hoffman, New York publishing, and writing. The book is tight with moderate shelfwear, and minor dusting to the top page edge. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with faint creasing at the folds, and minor shelfwear. The dj is still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Image Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
390 Law, Lisa Flashing on the Sixties First Thus Stiff Wraps Image Chronicle Books LLC 1987 San Francisco, CA, U.S.A. Very Good++ Image Lavishly illustrated with color and black & white photographs. Here are some the photo targets: The Beatles, The Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Timothy Leary, Monterey Pop Festival, Allen Ginsberg, Paul Krassner and loads of others. This is a crisp unread copy with just a hint of shelfwear, and the price has been clipped from the inner flap. Four word gift inscription on the half-title. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0877014655 Counterculture, Box Z-12 $10.00 Place Order
105 Leonard, George Walking on the Edge of the World First Edition Hard Cover Image Houghton Mifflin Company 1988 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good Near Fine A Journey of Discovery Through the Sixties and Beyond. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0395483115 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
135 Liebert, Robert Radical and Militant Youth First Edition Hard Cover Image Praeger Publishers 1971 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ A psychoanalytic inquiry. Foreword by Robert Coles. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and faint dusting to the top page edges. The dust jacket is rubbed, mainly at the spine ends, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 78122091 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
249 Mailer, Norman The Flight First Edition Hard Cover Image Little, Brown & Company 1975 Boston Very Good++ Very Good This is Mailer's book on the legendary Muhammad Ali - George Formeman 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 $30.00 Place Order
122 Marcuse, Herbert Counterrevolution and Revolt First Edition Hard Cover Ex-Library Beacon Press 1972 Boston Very Good Very Good From the jacket: As the mass media proclaim the collapse of the student and black movement in this country, Herbert Marcuse offers his provocative assessment of the chances for significant social change in the United States today. This is an ex-library with a stamp to the top fore-edge, the first endpaper removed, and a stamp to the half-title. Faint tape scar to the edges of the board and matching stain to the facing endpapers. Flaws aside, this is a very nice copy, especially for an x-lib. The binding is firm, and internally the book is clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is rubbed, but still free of chips rips tears and markings, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0807015326 Counterculture Case $12.00 Place Order
165 Matusow, Allen J. The Unraveling of America First Edition Hard Cover Image Harper & Row, Publishers 1984 New York Very Good+ Very Good A History of Liberalism in the 1960's. A volume in the New American Nation Series. A history of the rise and fall of domestic liberalism in the 1960's and the first serious attempt to make sense of those tumultuous years. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and minor dusting to the top page edge. The dust jacket is lightly edge-worn, mainly to the bottom edge of the rear panel, but still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0060152249 Counterculture Case $30.00 Place Order
421 Purdon, Eric Black Company the Story of Subchaser 1264 First Edition Hard Cover Image Robert B. Luce, Inc 1972 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ This is the history of the Subchaser PC 1264 launched April 25, 1944 with a crew of 63, of which 50 were black. During a time when Negroes were not allowed to serve in any capacity other than as mess attendants. Eric Purdon was Captain of this ship. Some black & white photographs. The book is very clean and tight with only a hint of shelfwear. The dust jacket is rubbed but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, with a hint of yellowing to the edges of the inner rear flap. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Image Military, Box Z-13 $20.00 Place Order
166 Rapoport, Roger & Krishbaum, Laurence J. Is the Library Burning? First Edition Hard Cover Ex-Library Random House 1969 New York Good Good A report on American students, student unrest and student power. This is an x-library copy with usual defects. A solid good reading copy in dust jacket. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Image Counterculture Case $10.00 Place Order
158 Rubin, Jerry Growing Up At Thirty Seven First Edition Hard Cover Image 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. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0871311895 Counterculture Case $75.00 Place Order
398 Rubin, Jerry Do it First Printing Trade Paperback Image Simon & Schuster 1970 New York Very Good++ Image 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 Image Counterculture, Box Z-12 $20.00 Place Order
137 Rubin, Jerry Growing Up At Thirty Seven First Edition Hard Cover Image 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
397 Rubin, Jerry Do it Sixth Printing Trade Paperback Image Simon & Schuster 1970 New York Very Good Image 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 Image Counterculture, Box Z-12 $8.00 Place Order
419 Sauter, Van Gordon & Hines, Burleigh Nightmare in Detroit A Rebellion and Its Victims First Edition Hard Cover Image Henry Regnery Company 1968 Chicago Very Good Very Good This book discusses the eight days of riots in Detroit which began July 23, 1967. It began over the unlicensed sale of liquer, and ended with 43 people dead. The book is tight with barely visible spotting to the page edges, and three faint spots to the first endpage and inner front board. The dust jacket lightly scuffed with minor edge-creasing mainly at the spine ends, and some soiling to the back-side of the dj not showing through to the front. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Image Counterculture, Box Z-13 $15.00 Place Order
155 Scheer, Robert Eldridge Cleaver First Edition Hard Cover Image 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 Image Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
108 Seale, Bobby Seize the Time First Edition Hard Cover Image 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 Image Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
312 Thompson, Hunter S. The Great Shark Hunt First Edition Hard Cover Image 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
315 Thompson, Hunter S. & Brinkley, Douglas (eds) Fear & Loathing in America First Edition Hard Cover Image Simon & Schuster 2000 New York Near Fine Near Fine 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. 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 068487315x First Edition Case $20.00 Place Order
314 Thompson, Hunter S.; Brinkley, Douglas (ed) The Proud Highway First Edition Hard Cover Image 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
149 Vassi, Marco The Stoned Apocalypse First Edition Hard Cover Image Trident Press 1972 New York Very Good Very Good+ "It was after the Korean War that Marco Vassi started tripping. In New York he was into marijuana and Marxism, Scientology, and body awareness at the Gurdjieff Foundation. They were the first of many scenes that he would make in search of himself." "In the manner of the picaresque, Vassi now recreates the wildness of these years, giving us a dark but humorous look behind the scenes of the Sixties." Those are the first and last paragraphs of the author info on the dj flaps. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket has a short closed-tear to the lower edge of the front panel, but is otherwise crisp and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 671270850 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
138 Viorst, Milton Fire in the Streets First Edition Hard Cover Image Simon & Schuster 1979 New York Very Good Very Good America in the 1960's. Viorst brilliantly re-creates the entire era through the stories of 14 men interviewed specially for this book: Allen Ginsberg, Tom Hayden, Stokely Carmichael, Jerry Rubin to name but a few. Black & white photographs. The book is in solid very good condition with a tight binding and moderate shelfwear (no fraying). Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is rubbed, with a few short tears to the spine ends, and a hint of yellowing along the edges of the rear panel. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671243233 Counterculture Case $17.50 Place Order
439 Wakefield, Dan New York in the Fifties First Edition Hard Cover Image Houghton Mifflin Company 1992 New York Very Good++ Near Fine This is Wakefield's own pilgrim's progress through the forbidden world of free love, hot jazz, radical politics, Spanish Harlem, and psychoanalysis. Some 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 0395513200 Counterculture, Box Z-13 $15.00 Place Order
141 Whitmer, Peter O. & Van Wyngarden, Bruce Aquarius Revisited First Edition Hard Cover Image MacMillan Publishing Company 1987 New York Very Good++ Near Fine Seven who created the Sixties Counterculture that changed America: William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Ken Kesey, Timothy Leary, Norman Mailer, Tom Robbins & Hunter S. Thompson. With a line-up like that, it's no wonder that the Sixties will NEVER fade away into the shadows of history! Black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and rubbing 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 0026276704 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
430 Wofford, Harris Of Kennedys & Kings Making Sense of the Sixties First Edition Hard Cover Image Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC 1980 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good Very Good+ These vivid recollections and reflections throw new light on the sidties. On John and Robert Kennedy, Coretta and Martin Luther King, and on the national and international politics of that intense period. This is a solid very good reading copy in dust jacket. The binding is firm with moderate rubbing and some fraying. The dust jacket is price-clipped with light rubbing, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0374224323 Counterculture, Box Z-13 $10.00 Place Order
148 Wolfe, Tom Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers First Edition Hard Cover Image Farrar, Strauss & Giroux 1970 New York Very Good Very Good The book consists of two long essays, closely related in theme and substance, both dealing with political stances and social styles in our status-minded world. The courting of Black Panthers, striking grapeworkers and Young Lords by New York's Social Elite. This is a solid very good reading copy in dust jacket. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and faint spotting to the upper board edges. The dust jacket is rubbed with a tiny stain to the bottom spine ends, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 374246009 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order


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