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000717 Marihuana a Signal of Misunderstanding First Printing Trade Paperback Government Printing Office 1972 Washington DC Very Good First report of the National Commission on marihuana and drug abuse, March 1972. This is a solid very good copy with light chipping to the spine area, in a firm binding. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-29, Counterculture $8.00 Place Order
001474 The American Scholar Autumn 1969 Volume 38 Number 4 First Edition Soft Cover Beacon Press 1969 Massachusets Very Good Revolution on the campus. Dissent, protest, change, renewal. Essays, poems, reflections, and etc. by: J. Bronowski, Daniel P. Moynihan, Michael Lerner, Michael Kazin, Margaret Mead, and others. Also a Letter From Europe by Anthony Burgess. In a famous 1837 Speech to the Phi Beta Kappa Society titled The American Scholar, Ralph Waldo Emerson called for American intellectual and philosophical independence from Europe. The Phi Beta Kappa Society began publishing The American Scholar in 1932, and it is still in curculation today. This is a solid very good copy with light to moderate shelfwear and slight coloring to the cloth softcovers. No creasing to the spine. Still includes the subsctiption insert. It even carries a great ad for the Micro Photo DuoPage book reproduction process. A company that offered over 6000 out-of-print books as print on demand. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-24, Movement $10.00 Place Order
000709 Ackland, Len (ed) Credibility Gap Presumed First Edition Trade Paperback National Peace Literature Service 1972 Pennsylvania Very Good A digest of the Pentagon Papers. Foreword by Anthony Russo. This is a solid very good copy showing moderate but not severe stress in a firm binding. Internally, the first endpaper is clipped at the top right corner, with a previous owner name stamp at lower edge. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-29, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
002148 Acosta, Oscar Zeta The Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo First Thus Trade Paperback Vintage Books 1989 New York, New York, U.S.A. Very Good Introduction by Hunter Thompson and an afterword by Marco Acosta. Oscar Zeta Acosta was a close friend of Hunter S Thompson, and the As your attorney, I must advise persona in F&L in LV. In life he was a Lawyer for the people, and fought for Chicano rights in the 60s. This is his autobiography, written with a clarity and power that will keep you rapt from page to page. This is a solid very good reading copy showing light reading stress. Price marked on the front cover, and there is a slice to the lower right corner of the front panel. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679722130 Box Z-35, Counterculture $7.00 Check Availability
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++ Oscar Zeta Acosta was a close friend of Hunter S Thompson, and the As your attorney, I must 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 ONLY 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 $75.00 Check Availability
002128 Akers, Ronald L. Deviant Behavior: A Social Learning Approach Second Printing Trade Paperback Wadsworth Publishing Company, Inc. 1973 Belmont, California, U.S.A. Very Good This book covers several types of disapproved social behavior: drug-use and addiction, homosexuality, prostitution, white-collar, professional, organized and violent crimes, suicide, and mental illness. I wonder who funded the writing of this book? 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 053400234x Box Z-35, Counterculture $5.00 Place Order
000162 Ali, Tariq & Watkins, Susan 1968 First Edition Hard Cover 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 Box Z-31, Counterculture $25.00 Place Order
000429 Alinsky, Saul D. Rules for Radicals First Edition Hard Cover 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 Box Z-13, Counterculture $30.00 Check Availability
000549 Alinsky, Saul D. Rules for Radicals First Printing Vintage Paperback Vintage Books 1972 New York 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. This is a solid very good reading copy in a firm binding. Now protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0394717368 Counterculture Case $5.00 Check Availability
000129 Anslinger, Harry J. & Oursler, Will The Murderers Second Printing Hard Cover Farrar, Strauss & Cudahy 1962 New York Very Good Very Good Anslinger was the US Commissioner of Narcotics. The shocking story of the narcotics gangs. No story has revealed so fully the political machinations, the techniques of the modern crime syndicate, the world-wide tentacles of the Mafia millionaires. This is a solid very good reading copy in dust jacket. The book is tight with light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and internally the pages are browned but NOT brittle. The dust jacket is edgeworn with creasing at the folds, but overall still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-30, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
000392 Anson, Robert Sam Gone Crazy and Back Again First Edition Hard Cover Doubleday 1981 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good+ Very Good The Rise and Fall of the Rolling Stone Generation. The book is clean and tight with minimal shelfwear, and light bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is crisp with minor sunning to the spine and a short closed tear to the upper spine end. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0385131143 Box Z-12, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
001480 Anson, Robert Sam McGovern: A Biography First Thus Trade Paperback Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1972 New York Very Good An authorized biography written about the 1972 Democratic Nominee for President. Some black & white photographs. This is a solid very good copy showing light to moderate stress in a tight binding. Internally, barely a hint of toning to the page edges, but still clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 003004751x Box Z-24, Political $10.00 Place Order
002125 Aptheker, Herbert Soul of the Republic: The Negro Today First Edition Trade Paperback Marzani & Munsell Publishers, Inc. 1964 New York Very Good Lengthy dedication titled: On the Meaning of Dr. Du Bois. This is a solid very good copy showing moderate reading stress and shelfwear, in a firm binding. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-35, Counterculture $5.00 Place Order
000574 Atkins, Robert Artspeak First Edition Trade Paperback Abbeville Press, Incorporated 1990 New York, NY, U.S.A. Near Fine A Guide to Contemporary Ideas, Movements and Buzzwords. Contains some black & white photographs. This is a crisp unread copy showing no wear or creasing. Previous store sticker remains (easily removed) on rear panel over bar code. Protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1558590102 Box Z-14, Art $12.50 Check Availability
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 Box Z-12, Counterculture $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 Box Z-14, Counterculture $16.50 Check Availability
000160 Barr, Harriet Linton LSD Personality and Experience First Edition Hard Cover Interscience Publishers 1972 Very Good- Very Good- LSD: d-lysergic acid diethylamide. Co-authors: Robert J. Langs, Robert R. Hold, Leo Goldberger and George S. Klein. A volume in the Wiley Series on Personality Processes, edited by Irving B. Weiner. Charts & graphs. The book is tight with light shelfwear, previous owner bookplate to inner front board, and a faint stain to the first endpaper. The dust jacket is edge-worn & toned, but still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0471054038 Box Z-30, Counterculture $25.00 Place Order
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 Check Availability
000143 Beal, M. F. Amazon One First Edition Hard Cover Ex-Library Little, Brown & Company 1975 Boston Very Good Very Good Author's first novel. Winner Of The Atlantic Grant. Amazon One exposes the political reasoning, the private sensibilities, the anger and fear of a group of radical activists convinced that America is the enemy and violence their salvation. Great jacket art by Gerry Hoover. This is an x-lib with expected marks, and the first endpaper has been removed. The binding is still firm. The dj is rubbed but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. A very nice copy, even though it is an ex-library. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-30, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
001747 Beauchamp, Monte (ed.) The Life and Times of R. Crumb: Comments from Contemporaries Second Printing Trade Paperback St. Martin's Griffin 1998 New York Very Good++ Introduction by Matt Groening. Over 40 recollections and musings by: Matt Groening, Terry Gilliam, Paul Krassner, Ralph Steadman, Roger Ebert, Alan Moore and many more. Some black & white illustrations. This is a solid very good copy showing very little shelfwear and no reading stress in a firm binding. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. R. Crumb 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0312195710 Box Z-26, Science Fiction $8.00 Place Order
000705 Becker, Howard S. (ed) Culture and Civility in San Francisco Second Printing Trade Paperback Transaction Publishers 1972 Piscataway, NJ, U.S.A. Very Good Transaction/Society Book #23. Black & white photographs by Michael Alexander. This is a solid very good copy with light to moderate stress, with a penned quote to both the front & rear panels. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0878555684 Counterculture Case $8.00 Check Availability
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 Check Availability
000229 Bierce, Ambrose The Enlarged Devil's Dictionary First Edition Hard Cover Doubleday 1967 New York Very Good Very Good Compiled and edited by Ernest J. Hopkins. Preface by John Myers Myers. With 851 newly discovered words and definitions added to the previous 1000 word collection. This is a solid very good copy in dust jacket. There is moderate rubbing to the edges (no fraying), bumping at the spine ends, and faint dusting to the top page edge. The binding is firm. The dust jacket is price-clipped, with rubbing to the edges. Still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-26, Counterculture $35.00 Place Order
000242 Biskind, Peter Easy Riders Raging Bulls Third Printing Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1998 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good+ Very Good+ How the sex-drugs-and-rock n roll generation saved Hollywood. Includes black & white photographs and a select filmography. The book is tight with moderate shelfwear (no fraying), and bumping at the spine ends. Faint dusting to the page edges. The dust jacket is rubbed with faint creasing at the spine ends, and a short closed tear to the upper edge of the rear panel. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0684809966 Music, Arts Case, Storage $15.00 Place Order
000654 Black Elk The Sacred Pipe Reprint Mass Market Paperback Penguin Books 1982 New York Good+ Black Elk's Account of the Seven Rites of the Oglala Sioux. Recorded and edited by Joseph Epes Brown. Some black & white photographs and illustrations. This is a solid good reading copy showing moderate but not severe reading stress, and faint staining to the inner top page edges. The binding is still firm, and protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0140033467 Box Z-29, Counterculture $7.00 Place Order
000693 Bloomquist, Edward R. Marijuana First Printing Paperback Original Glencoe Press 1968 California Very Good Glencoe #47370. More marijuana disinformation and propaganda by the then leading authority on the abuse of dangerous drugs. Some great black & white illustrations. This is a solid very good copy showing moderate but not severe stress/wear, in a firm binding. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-29, Counterculture $10.00 Place Order
002110 Bloomquist, Edward R. Marijuana: A Second Trip Second Printing Trade Paperback Glencoe Press 1972 California Very Good This book takes on herb, its history and physical/emotional effects. Bloomquist was parroted in Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas as the Know your dope fiend! character. Some black & white illustrations. This is a solid very good READING COPY showing moderate reading stress still in a firm binding. Some soiling to the page edges and first few pages. Otherwise, internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-35, Counterculture $8.00 Place Order
001486 Bollinger, Lee C. Images of a Free Press First Edition Hard Cover University of Chicago Press 1991 Chicago, Illinois Very Good++ Near Fine Written by a well respected First Amendment scholar, this book examines the evolution of our societal concept of Free Press, the strength and weaknesses, and a prophetic look forward. This is a very clean copy showing only a hint of shelfwear. 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 0226063488 Box Z-24, Movement $15.00 Place Order
002115 Boots, Gypsy Bare Feet and Good Things To Eat Fifth Printing Paperback Virg Nover Printer, Inc. 1965 Very Good This is a short biography of and health guide by the health guru Gypsy Boots. Gypsy Boots appeared on the Steve Allen Show over 25 times. Inscribed by Gypsy (to me) on the first page. Filled with both black & white and color photographs. This is a solid very good copy showing light to moderate reading stress and shelfwear. The binding is firm. Internally, aside from inscription, the book is clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. Signed by Author 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-35, Counterculture $30.00 Place Order
000745 Boren, Mark Edelman Student Resistance A History of the Unruly Subject First Printing Trade Paperback Routledge 2001 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Goes back nearly 500 years of student activism, but largely draws on Civil Rights protests in the US, 1968 student riots in Paris, and Tiananmen Square. This is a tight urnead copy with just a hing of shelfwear, NO creasing and minor scuffing to the rear panel. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0415926246 Box Z-11, Counterculture, Storage $17.50 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 Box Z-10, Art, Storage $15.00 Place Order
000677 Braden, William The Private Sea LSD and the Search For God First Thus Mass Market Paperback Bantam Books 1968 New York Very Good Bantam#N3733. What is the new Theology behind the mind-expanding movement? This is a solid very good reading copy showing moderate to severe reading stress, in a firm binding. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-29, Counterculture $5.00 Place Order
000145 Branch, Taylor Pillar Of Fire First Edition Hard Cover 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 $18.00 Check Availability
001629 Brautigan, Richard A Visit From Jake First Limited Edition Pamphlet X-Ray Book Co. 1996 Ventura, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 300 copies, of which this is numbered 296. An additional 26 copies were lettered. This edition was originally published for X-Ray #6. This is an excerpt from A Visit From Jake by Richard Brautigan, which originally appeared in I Watched The World Glide Effortlessly Bye which was in turn limited to only 100 copies in 1996. Stunning blue-ish card-covers with excerpt hand-sewn into folding booklet. Closed, this measures 5 1/2in high x 4 1/4in wide. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. A fine undamaged copy, preserved in an acid-free bag with backing. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall Box Z-34 $50.00 Place Order
001509 Brautigan, Richard Desire In A Bowl of Potatoes Limited Edition Sewn Wraps w/ Card Covers Chapbook X-Ray Book Co. 2005 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 250 numbered and 26 lettered volumes, of which this is numbered 70. This previously unpublished manuscript was originally written sometime in the mid-1950's. This chapbook measures approx 4 1/4in h x 2 3/4in w with with a 2 sided page count of 14 + 2 endpapers. The front cover is letterpressed with the title, author, and small design. The pages are hand sewn into the binding. Design and letterpress by Johnny Brewton. Truly a superb production. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. This is as new and unread. Protected in a thick clear plastic sleeve, in an additional acid-free bag with backing board. Image available upon request. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall Box Z-34 $45.00 Place Order
001240 Brautigan, Richard & Childish, Billy & Brewton, Johnny & Others (Johnny Brewton) X-Ray Number 9 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts Private Press X-Ray Book Co. 2003 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Only 126 produced. 100 numbered and 26 lettered. This is letter H, and signed by all living contributors. Gocco wrapper, found items, photographs, poetry, and many letterpress broadsides!! Upon purchase, I counted 28 pieces not counting film negative used to hold it all together. Of special note: Hunter S Thompson photograph taken by Michael Montfort, a previously unpublished poem by Richard Brautigan titled Please, and a Flex 5 Record Soundsheet collected & edited by Mike Powell. The record plays Sounds of Burning Man & 1941 Shortwave Radio Broadcasts. Signed Inclusions: A piece of art (Oil Monotype on Fabriano Paper) signed by the artist Michael Napper (Los Angeles Artist). It is much in the style of Ralph Steadman, and I had to do a double-take to see that it wasn't his. An illustrated postcard announcing dates for The First International Post-Futurist Exhibition for John Held Jr. Signed by John Held Jr., the mail-art archivist and artist perforator). Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. This volume is as new, and complete in all components all the way down to the clear bag with X-Ray label and limitation number which was used th cover the box. Various Signed Box Z-34 $300.00 Check Availability
002159 Brown, Robert K. (ed.) 150 Questions for A Guerrilla By General Alberto Bayo Second Printing Trade Paperback Cypress Printing Company 1963 Colorado Very Good- The General trained Che Guevara. Translated by Hugo Hartenstein and Dennis Harber. Numerous black & white illustrations. This is a solid very good reading copy showing light to moderate reading stress and faint soiling to the covers. The binding is firm and internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-35, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
000685 Brown, Wenzell Monkey on My Back First Printing Paperback Original Popular Library 1953 New York Very Good- True experiences of young drug addicts. Disturbing cover art showing a young teenager staring at her shooting kit. This is a solid very good reading copy showing moderate to severe reading stress, with tinting (but not brittleness) internally. Protected in an acid-free bag, with a firm binding. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Counterculture Case $20.00 Check Availability
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 Box Z-29, Counterculture $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 Box Z-15, Political, Storage $15.00 Check Availability
001599 Bukowski, Charles Be Cool Fool First Limited Edition Folding Booklet X-Ray Book Co. 2002 Ventura, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) This insert was an extra from a limited pressing the year before. Two-tone letterpress broadside printed by Toxic Coyote, with the design by Johnny Brewton. A soothing textured thick-stock paper, folded twice in to a 3-page poem. Wonderful Bukowski drawing on the front cover. Closed it measures 4 1/2in high x 3 3/4in wide. Opened it measures 11in wide x 4 1/2in high. A superbly unique item. Yet another superb production, provided by the X-Ray Book Co., as an insert in the X-Ray Spare Parts Grab Bag #1 which was limited to 100 bags. Spare Parts was an assorted collection of extras that X-Ray has offered over the years. Most of the original rareties were limited to begin with, and will be found in no other form. Hunter's Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. A fine undamaged copy, preserved in an acid-free bag with backing board. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall Box Z-34 $20.00 Place Order
001645 Bukowski, Charles & Brewton, Johnny & Childish, Billy and Others Bagazine Number 1 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts Mixed Lot X-Ray Book Co. 2005 Pasadena Fine Bagazine issue # 1, limited to 100 copies of which this is numbered 86. A total of 30 unbound pieces inserted in a plastic envelope with a cardboard header and brads closing the whole thing. The inserts include photos, broadsides, chapbooks, buttons, unique labels, and other pieces of conceptual art. The envelope & header measures 10in h x 7in w, and the inserts are an assortment of sizes less than that. Contributors include: John M Bennett, Johnny Brewton, Charles Bukowski, Christian Carter, Billy Childish, Danny Colombo, COOP, Jaime Crespo, Jack Davis, Jason Davis, Steven Dewall, Ben Durham, Mark Faigenbaum, Picasso Gaglione, John Held Jr, Geof Huth, Arthur Jones, Richard Kostelanetz, Richard Krech, Michael Bernard Loggins, Briana Miller, Sexton Ming, Michael Napper, Chris O'Connor, Joe Pacheco, Michael Pilmer, Bill Roberts, Gordon Shepard, Maya Waldman, Jeffrey Weinbert, Molly Weinberg and F. N. Wright. Signed inclusions: Gordon Shepard (art), Jeffrey Weinberg (signed postcard), Richard Kostelanetz (initialed art opening announcement), Geof Huth (artistic booklet), Michael Bernard Loggins (hand printed name on artistic/textual card), F. N. Wright (multi-fold booklet of poetry/story), Bill R Roberts (letterpress broadside poem), Johnny Brewton (signed photo w/ encyclopedic entry for the wild canary Serin), Billy Childish (letterpress broadside poem), Mark Faigenbaum (signed first name/printed last on old Hostess Cake invoice from Contintental Baking Company), John M. Bennett (stream of thought insert), J. Davis (artistic insert discussing the songbird), John Held Jr (biz card size art), Ben Durham (Sexton Ming letterpress broadside hand-set & printed by Durham), Maya Waldman (multi-fold Factorama signed first name), Joe Pacheco (single-fold booklet of interview with Poet O w/ picture on front), Richard Krech & Briana Miller (art card with statement signed by both), Picasso Gaglione (art insert), Molly Weinberg (poetry chapbook), Steven Dewall (signed photograph) and COOP (the largest insert a signed art card). Also an art card which must be signed by Danny Colombo. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. As new. Various Signed By Various Box Z-34 $100.00 Place Order
001647 Bukowski, Charles & Brewton, Johnny & Childish, Billy and Others X-Ray Spare Parts No. 1 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts X-Ray Book Co. 2002 Pasadena, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) Spare Parts No 1: Select Ephemera from past issues of X-Ray, limited to 100 bags of which this is numbered 82. A grab bag containing a total of 32 pieces inserted in a plastic envelope with a cardboard header and brads closing the whole thing. Bag and header measure approx. 12in h x 7 3/4in w. Inserts include booklets, letterpress broadsides, poetry, art cards, stream of thought writing, pamphlets and scads of other items from previous issues of this cult favorite zine of conceptual art. Each grab bag is different. This specific bag has contributions by: Charles Bukowski (5 total pieces including Be Cool Fool), Billy Childish (2 pieces), Dan Fante, Jack Micheline, Brook Dalton, George Albon, Ed Galilg, Ted Purves, Kevin Sampsell, Paul Blake, Ruth Weiss, and Sean Brodrick. SIGNED INCLUSIONS: John Tostado ? (a collage of unique ads and articles), and Mike Dally (signed first name, 2 poems on page with artwork w/ origami paper fold on rear). Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100 numbered copies signed by numerous contributors, with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collection is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. As new protected in an acid-free bag. Various Signed By 2 Box Z-34 $150.00 Place Order
001236 Bukowski, Charles & Childish, Billy & Many Others (Johnny Brewton) X-Ray Number 10 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts Private Press X-Ray Book Co. 2004 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Only 126 produced. 100 numbered, of which this is #75. 26 lettered and signed by contributors. Found items, photographs, poetry, many letterpress broadsides, and all kinds of unique items!! Upon purchase, I counted 27 pieces not counting the wax paper like wrapper and X-Ray letterpress band used to hold it all together. The Vandercook Universal No. 1 Letterpress @ Verdant Press was used to create this item. Of special note: quote by Charles Bukowski, poems by Billy Childish, Thurston Moore and John Bennett, a photo of The 5's, 6's, 7's & 8's playing at the Kill Bill Vol 1 Premier Party, and a unique hand-sewn letterpress booklet titled, WMD: Weapons of Mass Destruction by the Toxic Coyote, and much more. Signed Inclusions: An art card signed by the artist Picasso Gaglione (known artist out of Chicago I believe). A signed (initials) photograph of Thurston Moore playing the guitar, signed by Joe Pacheco the photographer. A black construction paper card with desire written in crayon, and signed by Mark Faigenbaum (see picture displaying bulk of inserts). I realize that the signature looks too short to be Faigenbaum, but I've confirmed the signature with the publisher of this volume. Contributors: John M. Bennettt, Frank Boross, Johnny Brewton, Charles Bukowski, Billy Childish, Jaime Crespo, Mike Daily, Brook Dalton, Jason Davis, Holly Day, End War, Mark Faigenbaum, Connie Fox, Picasso Gaglione, Geof Huth, Richard Krech, Lyn Lifshin, Thurston Moore, Chuck Nevismal, Joe Pacheco, Ross Runfola, Barry Smith, Karen Switzer, and Fred Wright. Box measures approximately 6 1/4 inches long x 5 1/4 inches wide x 1 inch deep. Letterpress card on cover by Jason Davis. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats and etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. This volume is as new, and complete in all components all the way down to the clear bag with X-Ray label and limitation number which was used to cover the box. Preserved in an acid-free bag. Various Signed 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Box Z-34 $150.00 Place Order
001680 Bukowski, Charles & Childish, Billy & Many Others (Johnny Brewton) X-Ray Number 8 Summer 2001 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts in Custom Case Private Press X-Ray Book Co. 2001 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 100 copies, of which this is numbered 47. An additional 26 copies were lettered and specially signed. This is the first issue of this Book as Art zine to be housed in a custom traycase. A total of 27 found items held in a custom traycase, measuring 5 1/4in l x 5 1/4in w x approx 1/2in deep. Red satin ribbon marker used to cradle the inserts for easy inspection. The case slides into a letterpress printed cover. Inserts include: letterpress broadside poems, mini-booklets, unique biz cards, long-lost food recipes, and all kinds of unique found items. Contributors: Richard Brautigan, Giselle Brewton, Johnny Brewton, Charles Bukowski, Billy Childish, Jaime Crespo, Mike Daily, Brook Dalton, Jason Davis, Mark Faigenbaum, Dan Fante, Ed Galig, John held Jr., Dave Holifield, Andy Jenkins, Gerald Locklin, Michael Montfort, Bern Porter, Herschel Silverman, Spo-Dee-O-Dee (aka Michael Napper), Hunter S Thompson, Chris Veltri, A. D. Winans and Mr. X. Of special note in this issue: X Mas In Woody Creek by Hunter S. Thompson, Democracy by Charles Bukowski and Desire In A Bowl of Potatoes by Richard Brautigan (a preview excerpt letterpress broadside of the previously unpublished work, later issued in a more lengthy limited edition in 2005). Signed inclusions: Art insert by Michael Napper, Artistic insert by John Held Jr., found item by Giselle Brewton (first name) and a modified polaroid by Chris Veltri (?). Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100 numbered copies signed by numerous contributors, with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collection is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in aquality custom box. A new copy protected in an acid-free bag. Various Signed 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Box Z-34 $175.00 Place Order
001238 Bukowski, Charles (Johnny Brewton) POOP: The Previously Unpublished Poem X-Ray Fotoproject No. 1 Limited Edition Unbound Photographs in Custom Private Press X-Ray Book Co. 2003 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 100 sets, of which this is numbered 99. This is the first X-Ray Fotoproject designed, assembled, and produced by the gifted Johnny Brewton. Presented in an attractive box which contains 13 photographs taken between the years 1979 & 1992. Each photo is 5" x 7" and individually laminated with support boards separating each. Wrapped around the 13 photographs is the broadside of POOP, which was until now a previously unpublished poem by Charles Bukowski. The broadside and photos are then held together with a stiff paper band which is embossed with X-Ray. Click the image at the left to view the rest of the pictures! Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. This is as new in its entirety. Protected in an acid-free bag. Michael Montfort Box Z-34 $225.00 Place Order
001653 Burner, David Making Peace With the 60s First Thus Trade Paperback Princeton University Press 1998 New Jersey Very Good+ The title pretty much says it all, but here's a peek at the contents: Sudden Freedom, Killers of the Dream, the Cold War Under Kennedy, the Russack Revolution, The Student Rebellion, the Poverty Wars and the Liberals War In Vietnam. Some black & white photographs. This is a solid very good copy showing light to moderate reading stress in the form of a faint incomplete crease to the upper right corner of the front cover and first few pages, and a short minor roll to the laminate at the lower left edge of the front panel. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0691059535 Box Z-31, Counterculture $10.00 Place Order
000706 Burroughs, William S. Cities of the Red Night Fourth Printing Trade Paperback Henry Holt & Company, LLC 1982 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Great wraparound cover art by Pieter Brueghel. This is a solid very good copy showing only light shelfwear and no creasing, in a tight binding. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0805017631 Box Z-29, Counterculture $5.00 Place Order
001217 Burroughs, William S. Photos and Rembering Jack Kerouac Limited Edition Wraps Chapbook White Fields Press 1994 Kentucky Fine Un-numbered edition limited to only 250 copies. All photographs by Allen Ginsberg. Edited by Ron Whitehead and Kent Fielding. Published in Heaven Chapbook Series #46. Stiff card-covers with 10 (20) pages total. Photographs on front & rear panels, and 6 internal photographs. The photographs are of Burroughs doing what he likes, and the Kerouac rememberences come in 2 parts (1 page each). This is a flawless unread copy protected in an acid-free bag with acid-free backing board for support. Allen Ginsberg 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Home $29.99 Check Availability
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
002161 Burroughs, William S. Jr. Speed Second Printing Trade Paperback Overlook Press 1989 Woodstock, NY Very Good An autobiographical novel by the son of William Burroughs. This is a powerful tale of life in the Lower East Side, exploring the horizons of the speed freak's world. This is a solid very good copy showing light shelfwear, with no creasing to the spine, in a firm binding. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0879513144 Box Z-35, Counterculture $5.00 Place Order
000154 Cagin, Seth & Dray, Philip Hollywood Films of the Seventies Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Harper & Row, Publishers 1984 New York Very Good+ Very Good Sex, Drugs, Violence, Rock 'n Roll and Politics. A cohesive analysis of Hollywood's most successful counterculture films of the 1970's. Black & white photographs throughout. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is heavily edge-worn with tearing & creasing, bot still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0060911174 Box Z-30, Counterculture $12.00 Place Order
002163 Caldwell, W. V. LSD Psychotherapy: An Exploration of Psychedelic and Psycholytic Therapy First Printing Trade Paperback Grove Press 1969 New York Very Good A strong history of LSD and its use both personal and theraputic. Includes an appendix, bibliography and index. This is a solid very good copy showing only light shelfwear in a firm binding. No creasing to the spine. Internally, a few pages have notes (in pencil) in the margin, but on the whole a clean copy. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-35, Counterculture $10.00 Place Order
000703 Carey, James T. The College Drug Scene Second Printing Trade Paperback Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1968 New Jersey Very Good Carey seeks to answer whether the drug scene will be driven underground or eventually accepted. Great cover art by Ernest Socolov. This is a solid very good copy with light to moderate stress and sunning to the spine, in a firm binding. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-29, Counterculture $6.00 Place Order
000272 Carrol, Lewis & Steadman, Ralph The Hunting of the Snark Second Printing Wraps Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. Publishers 1976 New York Very Good++ An Agony in eight fits, illustrated with innumerable lines by Ralph Steadman. Black & white illustrations on every page, with many full-page. Introduction by Steadman. This is the centenary edition of the Lewis Carroll poem, with a series of original etchings. This is a tight copy with light shelfwear, no visible creasing, and a tiny green mark to the upper spine end. Ralph Steadman 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 051752399x Fiction, First Editions Case $50.00 Check Availability
000308 Carroll, E. Jean ( Hunter S. Thompson ) 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 Check Availability
000694 Cashman, John The LSD Story First Printing Paperback Original Fawcett Publications, Inc. 1966 Connecticut Very Good Fawcett #R2131. From the front cover: Here is a complete, comprehensive report on LSD and all the amazing hallucinatory pills, plants and chemicals that are creating headlines and causing a revolution in the thinking of an entire generation. This is a solid very good copy showing light stress/wear with a minor ink run to the bottom edge of the rear panel (possible publisher flaw), in a firm binding. A thank you stamp to the inner front panel, but otherwise clean and free of toning and writing. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-29, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
000565 Cassady, Carolyn Heart Beat My Life with Jack and Neal First Edition Trade Paperback Creative Arts Book Company 1976 Berkeley, CA, U.S.A. Very Good An intimate portrait of life off the road with Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady. Black & white photographs. This is a solid very good reading copy with moderate reading stress, and peeling/sticker scars to the lower quarter of the front panel. Still firm, and internally clean & free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0916870030 Box Z-12, Counterculture $15.00 Check Availability
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 Box Z-11, Counterculture, Storage $5.00 Place Order
000521 Castaneda, Carlos Journey to Ixtlan the Lessions of Don Juan Fifth Printing Trade Paperback Touchstone Books 1972 New York Good Third book in the Don Juan series. Nice cover art by Roger Hane. This is a solid good reading copy with a firm binding. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, First Editions Case $5.00 Place Order
000523 Castaneda, Carlos Separate Reality Further Conversations With Don Juan Reprint Trade Paperback Touchstone Books 1971 New York Good Second book in the Don Juan series. Nice cover art by Peter Schaumann. This is a solid good reading copy with a firm binding. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671210742 Box Z-23 $5.00 Place Order
000522 Castaneda, Carlos Tales of Power First Thus Trade Paperback Touchstone Books 1974 New York Good Fourth book in the Don Juan series. Nice cover art by Peter Schaumann. This is a solid good reading copy with a firm binding. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671221442 Counterculture, First Editions Case $6.00 Place Order
000528 Castaneda, Carlos The Art of Dreaming First Thus Trade Paperback HarperCollins Publishers 1993 New York Very Good++ This is ninth in the Don Juan series. This is a tight very good copy with NO creasing, and only light shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 006092554X Counterculture, First Editions Case $10.00 Place Order
000526 Castaneda, Carlos The Fire from Within First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1984 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ This is seventh in the Don Juan series. Great wraparound jacket art by Robert Giusti. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is rubbed but still free of chips risp & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671492055 Counterculture, First Editions Case $25.00 Check Availability
000527 Castaneda, Carlos The Fire from Within First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1984 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ This is seventh in the Don Juan series. Great wraparound jacket art by Robert Giusti. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is rubbed but still free of chips risp & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671492055 Counterculture, First Editions Case $25.00 Place Order
000524 Castaneda, Carlos The Power of Silence First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1987 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Further Lessons of Don Juan, 8th in the series. Great wraparound jacket art by Bob Giusti. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671500678 Counterculture, First Editions Case $20.00 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 Box Z-11, Counterculture, Storage $5.00 Place Order
000525 Castaneda, Carlos The Teachings of Don Juan A Yaqui Way of Knowledge First Thus Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1973 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ First in the series spanning Separate Reality, Journey To Ixtan and a few more. Carlos Castaneda was an Anthropology student who wrote of his Shamanistic Training under Don Juan. He was later granted his Masters and PhD for this journalist accounting. This is a re-issue of the authors first book originally published 1968 by the University of California Press. Great wraparound jacket art by Roger Hane. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and a hint of spotting to the top age edge. The dust jacket is rubbed but still free of chips risp & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-23, Movement $55.00 Place Order
000418 Caute, David Frantz Fanon First Edition Hard Cover 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 Box Z-13, Counterculture $10.00 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 Check Availability
000116 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 Check Availability
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 Box Z-31, Counterculture $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 Box Z-12, Counterculture $30.00 Place Order
002146 Charters, Ann (ed.) The Portable Beat Reader First Thus Trade Paperback Penguin Books 1992 New Jersey Very Good+ This reader gathers the most significant excepts, stories, essays, song lyrics, memoirs, letters, poems, stream-of-thought and more by the Beats, such as: Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady, Charles Bukowski, William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Jack Micheline, Michael Corso, Bob Dylan, Alan Watts, Gary Snyder, Allen Ginsberg and many others. The cover is a photograph of Kerouac and Burroughs from the photo archives of Allen Ginsberg. This is a solid very good copy showing only light sheflwear, and no creasing to the spine. The binding is firm. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. This is a hefty book, so shipping may be a little extra. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0140151028 Box Z-35, Counterculture $7.50 Place Order
001603 Childish, Billy Deaths Head Moth Limited Edition Paper Letterpress Broadside X-Ray Book Co. 2004 Pasadena Fine Edition limited to 126 copies. 26 are lettered, and 100 are numbered. This is number 46, and SIGNED by Billy Childish. A letterpress broadside to commemorate the Exhibition Handing the Loaded Revolver to the Enemy: Homage to Vincent Van Gogh, held in London 2004. Poem by painter, songwriter, and poet Billy Childish. Thicker stock paper, measuring 17inH x 6 3/4inw. Woodblock print by Billy Childish. Yet another superb production provided by the X-Ray Book Co. Most of the original rareties offered by X-Ray are limited to begin with, and will be found in no other form. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. A fine copy preserved in 2 acid-free bags w/ backing boards. Box Z-34 $75.00 Place Order
000744 Churchill, Ward & Vander Wall, James The COINTELPRO Papers First Printing Trade Paperback South End Press 1990 Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. Very Good++ Documents from the FBI's Secret Wars Against Dissent in the United States. Foreword by John Trudell & Preface by Brian Glick. This is a tight unread copy with only light shelfwear and NO creasing. Faint sticker residue to upper spine area. Protected in an acid free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0896083594 Box Z-11, Counterculture, Storage $15.00 Check Availability
001671 Clavir, Judy & Spitzer, John The Conspiracy Trial: The Extended Edited Transcript of the Trial of the Chicago Eight First Thus Trade Paperback Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. 1970 New York Very Good Complete with motions, rulings, contempt citations, sentences and photographs. The Chicago Eight consisted of: Abbie Hoffman, Bobby Seale, Rennie Davis, Tom Hayden, Lee Weiner, John Froines, Dave Dellinger and Jerry Rubin. These eight men were indicted for conspiracy to incite riots at the Chicago Democratic Convention in 1968 where Boss Daley and his cohorts did all they could to deny the demonstration, and then set loose his police force to beat the protestors AND reporters during the convention. This is a monster copy in solid very good condition showing light to moderate reading stress and shelfwear in a surprisingly (for its size) firm binding. Protected in an acid-free bag. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Box Z-31, Counterculture $12.50 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 Box Z-29, Counterculture $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 Box Z-29, Counterculture $5.00 Place Order
002114 Cleaver, Eldridge Soul On Ice Second Printing Paperback Dell Books 1970 New York Very Good Among other things, Eldridge Cleaver was Minister of Information for the Black Panther Party, friend of Abbie Hoffman, staff writer for Ramparts, and a fugitive wanted by the FBI. This was written while he was serving time in Folsom prison in 1965. This is a solid very good copy showing light to moderate shelfwear and reading stress, still in a firm binding. Internally, but a previous owner name neatly penned to the top edge of the first page, clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-35, Counterculture $5.00 Place Order
000431 Clecak, Peter Radical Paradoxes First Edition Hard Cover 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 Box Z-13, Counterculture $15.00 Place Order
000632 Cleese, John; Chapman, Graham et al Monty Python's The Life of Brian Second Printing Vintage Paperback Ace Books 1979 New York Very Good+ Photoplay of the FULL script of the Warner Brothers release. The movie was directed by Terry Jones and designed by Terry Gilliam. Written by and starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin. Filled with stills from the film. This is a solid tight very good copy showing light shelfwear, and no creasing to the spine. Small previous store sticker on the inner front panel. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0441482406 Box Z-29, Counterculture $10.00 Place Order
000144 Cohen, Randy Diary of a Flying Man First Edition Hard Cover Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated 1989 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Author's first novel, made up of 12 short stories. Randy Cohen won 3 Emmy Awards for his writing on Late Night With David Letterman. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0394561244 Box Z-30, Counterculture $20.00 Place Order
000437 Conlin, Joseph The Troubles First Edition Hard Cover 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 Box Z-13, Counterculture $12.50 Place Order
000066 Cooke, John Byrne Janis Joplin A Performance Diary 1966-1970 First Edition Hard Cover Acid Test Productions 1997 Petaluma, CA, U.S.A. Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Introduction by David Dalton. Filled with color and black & white photographs. The is a clean and tight copy with only light shelfwear. Pictorial covers with no dj as issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1888358114 Counterculture $16.50 Check Availability
001652 Cooper, Marc Roll over Che Guevara: Travels of a Radical Reporter First Thus Trade Paperback Verso Books 1994 New York, New York, U.S.A. Very Good+ Multiple award winning journalist, who has written for the like of New Yorker, Playboy, Harper's and Rolling Stone. He also spent 5 years writing for the Village Voice. This collection gathers writings on: Cuba, Iraq, Ecuador, El Salvador, Russia, Los Angeles, the 1992 election, Bush, and more. Includes some black & white photographs. This is a solid very good copy, showing moderate shelfwear in the form of light edge rubbing, page edge scuffing, and a faint crease to the upper right corner of the from panel (very faint). Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1859840655 Box Z-31, Counterculture $10.00 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
000114 Da Free John Scientific Proof of the Existence of God Will Soon Be Announced by the White House First Edition Trade Paperback Dawn Horse Press 1980 California Very Good+ Prophetic Wisdom about the Myths and Idols of Mass Culture and Popular Religious Cultism, the New Priesthood of Scientific and Political Materialism and the Secrets of Enlightenment hidden in the body of Man. Da Free John is one the names of Avatar Adi Da Samraj. This is a solid very good copy with moderate reading stress/creasing. The binding is tight and boxed. Sticker remains on the lower right corner of the front panel. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 091392248x Box Z-30, Counterculture $20.00 Place Order
000543 Da Free John The Four Fundamental Questions Second Edition Vintage Paperback Dawn Horse Press 1980 California Very Good++ Talks and essays about human experience and the actual practice of an Enlightened Way of life. This is a tight copy with only light shelfwear, and NO creasing to the spine. Preserved in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0913922498 Box Z-29, Counterculture $12.50 Place Order
002162 Dahl, Robert Alan After the Revolution: Authority in a Good Society: Authority in a Good Society Reprint Trade Paperback Yale University Press 1972 New Haven Very Good From the rear panel: A mind-stretching book that equips the young and the old suddenly to see an ageless problem of society in a new and exciting way. This is a solid very good copy showing light to moderate reading stress in a firm binding. Internally, there is minor underlining with notes written in the margin. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0300014473 Box Z-35, Counterculture $5.00 Place Order
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 Box Z-26, Science Fiction $50.00 Place Order
001662 Daniels, Patrick How To Grow Herb Hydroponically Reprint Trade Paperback Sun Magic Publishing 1983 Washington Very Good- Introducing the 1000 watt metal halide light. Grow 6 foot plants in 3 months. Filled with black & white photos & drawings. A solid very good growers copy showing moderate reading stress to the exterior. Internally, the first 5 pages are loose. Protected in an acid-free bag. Box Z-31, Counterculture $10.00 Place Order
000013 Dass, Ram Be Here Now Quality Paperback Crown Publishing Group 1971 New York 0517543052 $25.00 Check Availability
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 Box Z-12, Music $15.00 Check Availability
000097 Dawson, Dinky & Alan, Carter Life on the Road First Printing Trade Paperback Billboard Books 1998 New York Fine Foreword by Mick Fleetwood. The incredible rock 'n' roll adventures of Dinky Dawson. An outrageous, rollicking ride through the 60's & 70's music scene, from Fleetwood Mac, The Kinks & Jeff Beck, to Steely Dan, The Byrds & Joni Mitchell, with one of rock's most sought-after audio engineers. Black & white photographs. This is a clean unread copy with NO creasing and only barely visible shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0823083446 Box Z-26, Counterculture $10.00 Place Order
000530 De Mille, Richard Castaneda's Journey the Power and the Allegory First Edition Hard Cover Capra Press 1976 California Very Good++ Very Good+ In this scholarly work, De Mille seeks to distinguish fact from theory, fill the gaps in Castaneda's personal history, and gives a systematic treatment of the books. Black & white illustrations by Frederick A. Usher. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends with a light fray to the top edge, and a hint of spotting to the top page edge. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is scuffed with light edge-creasing mainly at the spine ends, but still overall attractive and covered with a brodart. Small ink spot to the bottom page edge. This is NOT an ex-lib, and a nice copy of a rare title. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0884960676 Counterculture, First Editions Case $75.00 Place Order
000529 De Mille, Richard The Don Juan Papers First Thus Trade Paperback Ross-Erikson Publishers 1980 Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A. Very Good++ In 44 chapters some 30 scholars and laymen celebrate or bemoan Castaneda's influence on scoial science, philosophy, education, psychotherapy, religion, literature, library science, and private lives. Includes an AlleGlossary, index, references and more. Some black & white illustrations. This is a solid very good copy with moderate but not severe reading stress. A small faint stain to the bottom page edge. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0915520249 Counterculture, First Editions Case $15.00 Place Order
001476 De Silva, Peer Sub Rosa: The CIA and the Uses of Intelligence First Edition Hard Cover Times Books 1978 New York Very Good+ Very Good+ De Silva has been couier liason, station chief, Chief of Foreign Intelligence for the CIA, and was in charge of security at Los Alamos for the Manhattan Project. Here he shares his experiences in Moscow, the Cold War, The Gehlen Organization, Vienna, Hungary, Korea, Hong Kong, and Vietnam. The time period covered is roughly 1945-1973. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear and bumping to the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jakcet is lightly rubbed with 2 tiny peel spots to the rear flap fold. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0812907450 Box Z-24, Political $12.50 Place Order
000159 DeBold, Richard C. & Leaf, Russell C. (eds) LSD Man & Society First US Edition Hard Cover Wesleyan University Press 1967 Connecticut Very Good Very Good+ The facts about LSD: its pharmacological characteristics and effects, its impact on the individual and on society, soberly stated and analyzed by nine authoritative scientists. Includes graphs & charts. The book is tight with moderate shelfwear (no fraying), bumping at the spine ends, and faint dusting to the top page edge. The dust jacket shows light shelfwear, with minor chipping to the spine ends & creasing to the spine. The dj is still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-30, Counterculture $50.00 Place Order
001477 Densmore, John Riders on the Storm: My Life With Jim Morrison and the Doors Reprint Trade Paperback Delta Books 1991 New York, New York, U.S.A. Very Good+ Afterword by John Densmore. Filled with black & white photographs. This is a solid very good copy with light shelfwear and no creasing to the spine. Internally, very faint toning to the page edges, but otherwise clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0385304471 Box Z-24, Music $10.00 Place Order
000642 Diamond, Stephen Panama Red First Edition Paperback Original Morrow/Avon 1979 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good+ This is the story of Jacob Light, aka Panama Red, an international outlaw involved in a daring scheme to legalize grass on this planet. Great cover art by Millsap. This is a tight very good copy with light creasing to the spine, and a fold crease to the upper right corner of the front panel. Internally clean and free of markings and toning. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0380452375 Box Z-29, Counterculture $10.00 Place Order
000779 Dierbeck, Jim The Rock Witch First Printing Stiff Wraps Writers Publishing Service Company 1988 Seattle, WA, U.S.A. Very Good From the rear panel: Posession of this book entitles the bearer to claim membership in an outlawed religion as a legal defense in court. Black & white illustrations. This is a solid very good copy with light soiling to the covers, and a split in the binding. Still firmly attached. Protected in an acid free bag. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 091030310x Reference Shelf $50.00 Place Order
002140 Dominick, John The Drug Bust First Edition Trade Paperback The Light Company 1970 Very Good This book lifts the veil of fear of drug law enforcement by informing the reader of the method of operation used by federal & state police. This is a solid very good copy showing light shelfwear in a firm binding. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-35, Counterculture $20.00 Place Order
000643 Donner, Frank J. The Un Americans First Printing Vintage Paperback Ballantine Books 1961 New York Good Ballantine #X-510-K. The first fully documented account of hte notorious House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). For those curious, this is a frightening but absolute must read! This is a solid good reading copy showing moderate to severe reading stress. Protected in an acid-free bag. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-29, Counterculture $5.00 Place Order
002137 Douglas, Michael (aka) Michael Crichton Dealing or The Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lot-Bag Blues First Edition Hard Cover Alfred A Knopf, Inc. 1970 New York Very Good No Jacket Michael Douglas is a pseudonym for Michael Crichton & Douglas Crichton.. The book is tight showing only light shelfwear and bumping to the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-35, Counterculture $12.50 Place Order
002138 Drake, William Daniel Jr. The Connoisseur's Handbook of Marijuana First Printing Trade Paperback Straight Arrow Press 1972 San Francisco Very Good A fascinating book which covers all aspects of marijuana. Filled with great black & white photographs and illustrations. The book is clean and tight showing light to moderate reading stress and shelfwear in a firm binding. Internally, a hint of spotting to the inner panels, but otherwise clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-35, Counterculture $30.00 Place Order
000095 Draper, Robert The Rolling Stone Story First UK Edition Trade Paperback Mainstream Publishing 1990 United Kingdom Very Good The magazine that moved a generation. "This is a king-hell tall-walking bitch of a book and I am proud of Robert for having the solid gold balls to write it." Hunter S. Thompson blurb on front cover. Black & white photographs. A solid very good copy with moderate shelfwear, and some reading stress. A firm copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1851583629 Box Z-31, Counterculture $10.00 Place Order
000698 Du Bois, W. E. Burghardt The Souls Of Black Folk First Thus Mass Market Paperback Fawcett Publications, Inc. 1961 New York Very Good Fawcett #T423. Introduction by Saunders Redding. From the rear panel: The most thought-arresting challenge in the whole racce problem campaign. This is a solid very good copy with light to moderate stress and sunning to the spine, in a firm binding. Toning ot the inner panels, but otherwise the pages are clean and free of markings. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Box Z-29, Counterculture $8.00 Place Order
002145 Durrell, Lawrence (ed) The Henry Miller Reader Seventh Printing Trade Paperback New Directions Publishing Corp. 1969 New York Very Good Although the copyright stops at 1969, this carries an ISBN. With the ISBN and the appearance of the book, I'd say this was published mid to late 70s. This is a collection of stories, portraits of persons and places, philosophical essays and aphorisms, with a brief commentary by Henry Miller for each section. This is a solid very good copy showing light shelfwear and minor reading stress in a firm binding. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. A hefty book, so shipping may be a little extra. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0811201112 Box Z-35, Counterculture $5.00 Place Order
000352 Dwyer, Simon (ed) Rapid Eye 1 Third Edition Wraps Creation Books 1995 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Kathy Acker, William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Derek Jarman, Jim Jones, Aleister Crowley, Austin Spare, Charles Manson, Hubert Selby Colin Wilson, Alchemy, Neoism, Tattoos & Piercing and much more. Many black & white photographs and illustrations. Rapid Eye is touted as being: The finest example of sub-cultural writing to emerge during the Eighties. This is a tight unread copy with no creasing. A tiny red spot to the bottom edge of the front panel, and also to the bottom page edge. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 1871592224 Box Z-10, Counterculture, Storage $15.00 Check Availability
000354 Dwyer, Simon (ed) Rapid Eye 2 Second Edition Wraps Creation Books 1995 San Francisco Very Good++ Richard Kern, Jorg Buttgereit, H P Lovecraft, Paul Mayersberg, Aaron Williamson, Savoy Books, Mondo Movies, Brain Death, Cut Ups, Twilight Language, Mescalin, CIA, Plague Yard: Altered States of America, and more. Many black & white photographs and illustrations. Rapid Eye is touted as being: The finest example of sub-cultural writing to emerge during the Eighties. This is a tight unread copy with just a hint of shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 1871592232 Box Z-10, Counterculture, Storage $16.50 Check Availability
000353 Dwyer, Simon (ed) Rapid Eye 3 First Edition Wraps Creation Books 1995 San Francisco Very Good++ Gilbert & George, Stewart Home, The K Foundation, Alan Moore, Robert Heinlein, William Gibson, Andre Stitt, Kenneth Anger, Freak Film, Maya Deren, A Clockwork Orange, Pornography, Process Church and more. Many black & white photographs and illustrations. Rapid Eye is touted as being: The finest example of sub-cultural writing to emerge during the Eighties. This is a solid tight very good copy with a faint crease from top to bottom of the front panel, and just a hint of shelfwear. Otherwise, no creasing to spine and internally clean and free of markings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 1871592240 Box Z-10, Counterculture, Storage $15.00 Check Availability
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 Check Availability
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