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192 Acosta, Oscar Zeta aka Brown Buffalo The Revolt of the Cockroach People First Edition Hard Cover Straight Arrow Press 1973 San Francisco Very Good++ Very Good++ Zeta was a close friend of Hunter S Thompson, and the "As your attorney, I advise..." persona in F&L in LV. In life he was a Lawyer for the people. This is his second book, and written in the last part of his life. It takes place during the rise of the Chicano Movement in Los Angeles during the close of the Sixties. From the rear flap: "..an important book, both as a political document and a continuing personal saga. It provides a hitherto unavailable inside perspective on the Chicano movement, its grass-roots people and some of its leaders." Black & white Symbols and critters crawl throughout the pages of the book, lending a unique quality while reading. This is a beautiful copy in like dust jacket. The book is tight with only a hint of shelfwear, and light bumping at the spine ends. Internally, the pages are clean and free of inscriptions or writing. The dust jacket beautifully designed. The jacket shows light rubbing, with faint edge-creasing ONY at the tips where the flaps fold. The panels are lightly scuffed, as is common with this type of textured dj unless it gets covered with a brodart immediately, which it is now. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 7379837 First Edition Case $50.00 Place Order
162 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 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
156 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 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 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 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
223 Ames, Roger T. (trans) Sun-Tzu The Art of Warfare First Thus Hard Cover Ballantine 1993 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good++ New Translation Incorporating the Recently Discovered Yin-Ch Ueh-Shan Texts. 8 pages of quality glossy black & white photographs. A beautifully published edition, from the firm sturdy binding, all the way to the dust jacket design work. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and a minor bump to the lower spine end. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 034536239x Misc, First Editions Case $20.00 Place Order
129 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 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
160 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 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
143 Beal, M. F. Amazon One First Edition Ex-Library Hard Cover 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 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
145 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 $15.00 Place Order
236 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 $17.50 Out of stock - Request search
117 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 $17.50 Place Order
431 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 Counterculture, Box Z-13 $15.00 Place Order
144 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 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
139 Collis, Maurice Foreign Mud First US Edition Hard Cover Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated 1947 New York Very Good Very Good Being an account of the Opium Imbroglio at Conton in the 1830's and the Anglo-Chinese War that followed. {aintings by Thomas Allom, Geo. Chinnery, W.J. Huggins, J. Prendergast illustrating unusual portraits and topographic views of Macao, Whampoa, Canton, Kowloon across to Ho ng Kong, etc. 5 maps and plans. This is a solid very good copy in dust jacket. The book shows moderate shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends (no fraying). The dust jacket is lightly chipped (mainly at spine ends), with edge-creasing. The rear panel shows spots of darkening, but overall the dj is still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $50.00 Place Order
66 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 $15.00 Place Order
114 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 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
159 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 Counterculture Case $50.00 Place Order
443 Dobson, Christopher & Payne, Ronald Counterattack The West's Battle Against the Terrorists First Edition Hard Cover Facts on File 1982 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ The inside story of the strategies, weapons and leadership that are winning the struggle against International Terror. The book is clean and tight with barely visible 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 0871965267 Military, Box Z-11 $10.00 Place Order
136 Ehrenfeld, Rachel Narcoterrorism First Edition Hard Cover HarperCollins Publishers 1990 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ How Governments Around the World Have Used the Drug Trade to Finance & Further Terrorist Activities. A very scarce and probing book on the subject. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and faint dusting to the top page edges. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0465048005 Counterculture Case $50.00 Place Order
163 Epstein, Jason The Great Conspiracy Trial First Edition Hard Cover 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 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
233 Feuer, Lewis S. The Conflict of Generations First Edition Hard Cover 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 Counterculture, Arts Case $20.00 Place Order
112 Free Aka Abbie Hoffman Revolution for the Hell of it First Edition Trade Paperback Dial Press 1968 New York Very Good 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 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
126 Garbo, Norman The Movement First Edition Hard Cover William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1969 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ A novel of a student movement with the highest ethical and spiritual precepts. The book is clean and tight with only minor shelfwear, and light bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is rubbed with some lines of bubbling on the front panel, not interferring with artwork. Still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
115 Gilmore, John Laid Bare First Edition Trade Paperback Amok Books 1997 Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A. Fine A memoir of Wrecked Lives and the Hollywod Death Trip. The author reveals his relationships with such notable as: Lenny Bruce, James Dean, Janis Joplin, Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper, Jane Fonda, Hank Williams, Sal Mineo, Ed Wood Jr., Charles Manson, and others. Black & white photographs, none actually with author AND Personality. Fact? Fiction? Regardless, a fascinating read! I've read this once, but book is mint. Sticker lable, and sticker remains on rear panel. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1878923080 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
150 Golden, Harry Only in America Ninth Printing Hard Cover 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 Counterculture Case $6.00 Place Order
438 Goldman, Albert Ladies and Gentleman Lenny Bruce Third Printing Hard Cover Random House 1974 New York Very Good Very Good+ Compiled from the journalism of Lawrence Schiller. Lenny Bruce was a comedian, social satirist, free-speech cursader, and fought the fight till his curtain closed. Black & white photographs. The book is tight moderatelty rubbed with minor chipping to edges. Previous owner name on the first white page. The dust jacket is rubbed with a few small scratches to the front panels (unobtrusive), and a fold crease to the inner rear flap fold. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Arts Case $15.00 Place Order
250 Goldman, Albert Ladies and Gentleman Lenny Bruce Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Random House 1974 New York Very Good Good++ Compiled from the journalism of Lawrence Schiller. Lenny Bruce was a comedian, social satirist, free-speech cursader, and fought the fight till his curtain closed. Black & white photographs. This is a solid very good reading copy. The binding is soft, but not much. There is light shelfwear, and moderate bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is edge-worn, with creasing and a couple of short tears, but still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Arts Case $12.50 Place Order
427 Goodman, Paul (ed) Seeds of Liberation First Edition Hard Cover George Brazillier 1964 New York Very Good Very Good The commitment to man and the human community in the major political, social and economic issues of our time. Contributions by: Albert Camus, Bertrand Russell, Martin Luther King Jr., Theodore Roszak, Dave Dellinger, James Baldwin, Nat Hentoff and others. Great cover art by Vera Williams. The book is tight with light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and the upper right corner of the first endpage has been clipped. Previous owner bookplate affixed to the inner front board. The dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly edgeworn, but still crisp and attractive, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Box Z-13 $22.50 Place Order
168 Harris, John D. The Junkie Priest Second Impression Hard Cover Coward-McCann, Inc. 1964 New York Very Good++ Very Good+ Religion, narcotics, and prostitution. These are the forces in this dramatic account of the work of Father Daniel Egan S.A. among women drug addicts in New York's underworld. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is rubbed with light edge-creasing, but still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
142 Haskins, James & Benson, Kathleen The 60s Reader First Edition Hard Cover 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 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
64 Henke, James (ed) I Want to Take You Higher First Edition Hard Cover Chronicle Books LLC 1997 San Francisco, CA, U.S.A. Fine Fine The Psychedelic Era 1965-1969. Put out by The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Essays by Charles Perry & Barry Miles. Lavishly illustrated in black & white and color photographs. Both the book and dust jacket are crisp and free of any wear. The dj is covered with a brodart. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 0811817253 Counterculture, Box Z-10 $45.00 Place Order
424 Hicken, Victor The World Is Coming to an End First Edition Hard Cover Arlington House Publishers 1975 New York Very Good Very Good+ An irreverent look at modern doomsayers. Norman Mailer, Eugene McCarthy, Stokely Carmichael, John F. Kennedy, Ton Hayden, Mario Savio, Eldridge Cleaver, Ginsberg, Dick Gregory, and I. F. Stone to name but a few. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends and tips. The dust jacket is rubbed with faint edge-creasing, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0870003038 Counterculture, Box Z-13 $15.00 Place Order
67 Hicks, Michael Sixties Rock First Edition Hard Cover University of Illinois Press 1999 Illinois Fine Fine Garage, Psychedelic and Other Satisfactions. Part of the Music in American Life Series. Has black & white photographs. This is a new unread copy in dust jacket. The dj is covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0252024273 Counterculture $35.00 Place Order
109 Hoffman, Abbie Square Dancing in the Ice Age First Edition Hard Cover G. P. Putnam & Sons 1982 New York Very Good+ Very Good++ The Underground Writings of Abbie Hoffman, written while in hiding. Of many figures from the 60's, Abbie is one of the few that remained true up until his death. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and minor dusting to the top page edges. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chip rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0399127011 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
110 Hoffman, Abbie The Best of Abbie Hoffman First Edition Hard Cover Four Walls Eight Windows 1989 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Selections from: Revolution for the Hell of It, Woodstock Nation, Steal This Book, and new writings. Foreword by Norman Mailer. Black & white photographs. Can't recommend Abbie Hoffman enough! The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0941423271 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
124 Howard, Clark American Saturday First Edition Hard Cover 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
433 Johnson, Joyce Minor Characters First Edition Hard Cover Houghton Mifflin Company 1983 New York Very Good Very Good A memoir of a young woman of the 1950's in the Beat orbit of Jack Kerouac. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and minor dust soiling to the top page edge. Previous owner raised stamp (inkless) to the first endpaper. The dust jacket is lightly edge-creased mainly at the upper spine end, with a short tear to the top edge of the rear panel. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0395325137 Counterculture, Box Z-13 $20.00 Place Order
121 Kaiser, Charles 1968 in America First Edition Hard Cover 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
152 King, Rufus The Drug Hang Up First Edition Hard Cover W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated 1972 New York Very Good Very Good America's fifty-year folly. An up-to-date (as of 1972) history of America's misguided, and ineffective, attempts to control drug abuse by harsh, repressive measures, with constructive suggestions for reform. The book is tight with moderate shelfwear, and heavy rubbing at the tips. Light staining to the bottom page edges. The dust jacket is heavily chipped along the edges (not large chips), with two jagged tears to the rear panel. On the face of it, still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0393010937 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
235 Krassner, Paul Confessions of a Raving Unconfined Nut Misadventures in the Counterculture First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1993 New York Very Good++ Fine Memoirs of the man People Magazine titled Father of the Underground Press. He founded the underground paper The Realist. Worked for Mad Magazine and Playboy, to name two. Was close friends with Lenny Bruce, and has been a fighter for freedom of speech. This is a captivating book, filled with laughter and insight. An outstanding read! The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumpign at the spine ends. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671677705 Counterculture, Arts Case $15.00 Place Order
347 Krassner, Paul My Acid Trip with Groucho Marx First Edition Pamphlet Blue Angel Inc. 1982 New York Near Fine Originally published in High Times under the title: See the Sacred Word and Win $100. Small pamphlet with 9 pages of Krassner, and 2 pages of adverts with photographs & illustrations (one a Robert Crumb). Krassner waxes not only on his acid trip with Groucho Marx, but shares his thoughs and exerpiences with: Tim Leary, Charles Manson, Otto Preminger, Lenny Bruce, Ram Dass, and Jerry Rubin. This is a crisp unread copy with only a hint of rusting at the 2 staples the only notable flaw. Otherwise, pages are clean and free of tears and yellowing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Counterculture, Box Z-10 $35.00 Place Order
157 Krim, Seymour Shake it for the World Smartass First Edition Hard Cover 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 Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
104 Labin, Suzanne Hippies Drugs and Promiscuity First Edition Hard Cover Arlington House 1972 New York Very Good Very Good Translated by Stephanie Winston. The author penetrates the underworld of hippies, drugs and promiscuity. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and foxing to the top page edges. The dust jacket is lightly edge-rubbed, but still crisp and attractive, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0870001566 Counterculture Case $35.00 Place Order
903206 Lamont-Brown, Raymond Kempeitai First Edition Hard Cover Sutton Publishing 1998 United Kingdom Near Fine Very Good++ Japan's dreaded military police. Numerous black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight showing now wear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0750915668 Outdoors,   $22.50 Place Order
263 Leary, Timothy & Metzner, Ralph & Alpert, Richard The Psychedelic Experience Reprint Trade Paperback Carol Publishing Group 1997 New Jersey Very Good++ A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead. Three intruductory tributes to: W. Y. Evans-Wentz, C. G. Jung, and Lama Anagarika Govinda. A clean & tight copy with only light shelfwear, and faint creasing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0806516526 Counterculture, Arts Case $9.00 Place Order
147 Lemke, Gayle The Art of the Fillmore First Thus Stiff Wraps Thunder's Mouth Press 1999 New York Very Fine Published in cooperation with Bill Graham Presents. The Poster Series 1966-1971. Art research editor Jacaeber Kastor. Very comprehensive study of the Posters of the Fillmore East and Fillmore West. Lavishly with over 400 illustrations of hand-drawn posters, handbills, tickets, and adding written history as hear from the artists who created them, and the performers recollecting their early Fillmore gigs. Includes an artist and band index to cross reference the posters with the bands and the poster artistss Fillmore Featured Artists: Wes Wilson, Bonnie MacLean, Stanley Mouse, Alton Kelley, Rick Griffin, Lee Conklin, Greg Irons, Randy Tuten, David Byrd, David Singer & Norman Orr. Largely in color, with a smattering of black & white. A brand new copy. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 1560252421 Counterculture Case $30.00 Place Order
105 Leonard, George Walking on the Edge of the World First Edition Hard Cover 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 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
395 Macedo, Stephen Reassessing the Sixties First Edition Hard Cover W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated 1997 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Near Fine Debating the Political and Cultural Legacy. Foreword by George F. Will. Afterword by Todd Gitlin. The best and brightest of today's social commentators analyze the enduring impact of the 1960s on our collective psyche and our institutions. Contributions by: Anita LaFrance Allen, Walter Berns, Randall Kennedy and others. The book is clean and tight with only light rubbing, and a short pen score to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0393039404 Counterculture, Box Z-12 $12.50 Place Order
249 Mailer, Norman The Flight First Edition Hard Cover 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 Ex-Library Hard Cover 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
65 Marshall, Jim Not Fade Away First Edition Hard Cover Bulfinch Press 1997 Boston Fine Very Good++ The Rock & Roll Photography of Jim Marshall. Filled with photographs of the movers & shakers of the Music World. Aretha Franklin, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Waylon Jennings, everybody! The book is clean and tight with barely visible wear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, but for one tiny short closed tear to the upper edge of the front panel, not even visible with the dj protector. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 0821223623 Counterculture, Box Z-10 $35.00 Place Order
262 Masters, R. E. L. & Houston, Jean The Varieties of Religious Experience First Thus Trade Paperback Delta Books 1967 New York Good++ The first comprehensive guide to the effects of LSD on human personality. A solid very good reading copy with previous owner name on the first page. Binding is slanted but still firm. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Drugs, Arts Case $5.00 Place Order
165 Matusow, Allen J. The Unraveling of America First Edition Hard Cover 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
131 McKenna, Terence Food of the Gods First Edition Hard Cover Bantam Books 1992 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good Near Fine The searcch for the original tree of knowledge. A radical history of plants, drugs, and human evolution. Black & white photographs and illustrations. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Great dust jacket art 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0553078682 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
146 Miller, Henry Tropic Of Cancer First Thus Hard Cover Castle Books 1961 Very Good Very Good Grove Press authorized re-issue. Intro by Karl Shapiro. The book is clean and tight with moderate shelfwear (no fraying), and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is scuffed at the folds, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
350 Neipp, Paul C. Communism is Total Tyranny First Printing Pamphlet Holte Printing & Lito Company Los Angeles Very Good+ This is a religious tract. Fold-out pamplet measuring near 5 3/4 high x 3 1/2. It folds out to a total of 5 panels, printed front & back. While there is no date, this is circa 1958 as it pushes the purchase of Hoover's Masters of Deceit as a way to learn how to combat Communism. Here are some of the headings: Nothing Sacred to the Bolsheviks, Red Liberation, The Defiant Priest, Smoothe Operators, Bloody Butchers, Only A Few Years Left. This is a classic representation of the propaganda from the HUAC days! This is a solid very good copy with a short tear to the right edge of the front page the only real flaw. Expected but faint creasing to the left spine. Protected in an acid free bag. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall Political, Box Z-10 $15.00 Place Order
273 Orwell, George Animal Farm A Fairy Story Anniversary Edition Hard Cover Harcourt Brace & Company 1995 New York Near Fine Near Fine This is the 50th Anniversary Edition, containing the unpublished preface to the original first edition, and the preface for the 1947 Ukranian Edition. Artwork by Ralph Steadman. Lavishly illustrated in color, with some black & whites. Many full page spreads that will blow you away. This copy is boldly inscribed (to me) by Steadman on the title page. Both the book and dust jacket are near new, showing no visible wear or flaws. The dj is covered with a brodart. Ralph Steadman Inscribed By Author 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0151002177 Fiction, First Editions Case $150.00 Place Order
423 Peikoff, Leonard The Ominous Parallels First Edition Hard Cover Stein and Day, Publishers 1982 New York Very Good Very Good Introduction by Ayn Rand. In this remarkable work Leonard Peikoff maintains that the deepest roots of Nazism lie in three philosophic idead: the worship of unreason, the demand for self-sacrifice, and the elevation of society above the individual. The book is tight with minor shelfwear and faint spotting to the page edges. The dust jacket is lightly soiled, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 081282850x Political, Box Z-13 $17.50 Place Order
130 Perry, Charles The Haight Ashbury A History First Edition Hard Cover Random House 1984 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good Very Good The first comprehensive history of the movement that culminated in San Francisco's famous Summer of Love. Containing the hitherto untold, unrecorded, or otherwise outrageous stories of: Richard Alpert, Hunter S. Thompson, Chocolate George, Owlsey (yes, LSD Owlsey), Paul Krassner, Timothy Leary, Jerry Garcia and loads of others. Black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends and corners. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Great cover photo! 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 039441098x Counterculture Case $50.00 Place Order
227 Preston, Richard The Hot Zone Reprint Hard Cover Random House 1994 New York Very Good Very Good++ A terrifying true story. DJ blurb: ...Preston's riveting account of a terrifying scenario has taken a vital issue out of the halls of academia and science and handed it to the rest of the world. This author has won: The American Institute of Physics Award, the A.A.A.S. Westinghouse Award, and the McDermott Award in the Arts from M.I.T. The book is tight with light shelfwear, bumping at the spine ends, and faint spotting to the boards. 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 0679430946 Misc, First Editions Case $15.00 Place Order
900378 Rand, Ayn Anthem First Edition Vintage Paperback Signet 1961 New York Very Good No Jacket A great novelist's proocative story of a fearful society that one man dares to defy. Signet #D1985. This is a solid very good copy. There is a reading crease to the left edge of the front panel right along the spine and light browning to the inner page edges. A tight copy. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Collectible Paperbacks $6.00 Place Order
900380 Rand, Ayn Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology First Printing Vintage Paperback Mentor Books 1979 New York Very Good No Jacket With an additional article by Leonard Peikoff. This is a solid very good copy. There is light softening to the pages, but the binding is clean and tight. There is sticker residue to the rear panel. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Collectible Paperbacks $5.00 Place Order
900379 Rand, Ayn The Fountainhead Nineteenth Printing Vintage Paperback Signet 1943 New York Good++ No Jacket The famous novel that made Ayn Rand a world figure in the fight for America. Signet #Q1995. This is a solid good reading copy. There is browning to the inner page edges, moderate reading stress/creasing, and an owner's name in the inside front panel. Binding is still tight. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Collectible Paperbacks $5.00 Place Order
900382 Rand, Ayn The Romantic Manifesto Third Printing Vintage Paperback Signet 1971 New York Very Good No Jacket A philosophy of literature. Signet #Q4484. This is a solid very good reading copy. There is very light reading stress, faint scuffing to the lower part of the front panel, otherwise clean and tight. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Collectible Paperbacks $5.00 Place Order
900376 Rand, Ayn The Virtue of Selfishness Fifth Printing Vintage Paperback Signet 1964 New York Good++ No Jacket A New concept Of Egoism. For the first time in book form, here are collected articles on the ethics of objectivism, the challenging philosophy that has forged a revolution among today's intellectuals. Signet #P2602. This is a solid good reading copy. There is a chip to the lower right corner of the front panel, minor reading stress and a fold crease to the right edge of the front panel. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Collectible Paperbacks $5.00 Place Order
900375 Rand, Ayn The Virtue of Selfishness First Printing Vintage Paperback Signet 1964 New York Good++ No Jacket A New concept Of Egoism. For the first time in book form, here are collected articles on the ethics of objectivism, the challenging philosophy that has forged a revolution among today's intellectuals. Signet #P2602. This is a solid good reading copy. There is a chip to the right edge of the front panel, moderate reading stress and a fold crease to the upper right corner of the front panel. Browning internally. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Collectible Paperbacks $8.00 Place Order
900381 Rand, Ayn For the New Intellectual Ninth Printing Vintage Paperback Signet 1961 New York Good+ No Jacket Now in one book, the fundamentals of the unique philosophy set forth in such challenging bestsellers as Atlas Shurgged and The Fountainhead. Signet #T3370. This is a solid good reading copy. There is moderate reading stress/creasing, browning to the inner page edges, and a number/price stamp(faint) to the first page. Binding is still tight. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Collectible Paperbacks $5.00 Place Order
166 Rapoport, Roger & Krishbaum, Laurence J. Is the Library Burning? First Edition Ex-Library Hard Cover 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 Counterculture Case $10.00 Place Order
432 Rigney, Francis J. & Smith, L. Douglas The Real Bohemia First Edition Hard Cover Basic Books, Inc. 1961 New York Very Good Very Good A sociological and psychological study of the Beats. This includes a Glossery Beat Terms that will blow your mind. Jack Kerouac, The Tormented Ones, The Lonely Ones, The Angry Young Women and the Beat Madonnas, and much more. The book is tight with light edgewear, and bumping at the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is is lightly edge-creased, with a tape repair to the back-side of the upper spine end. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Box Z-13 $20.00 Place Order
125 Robbins, Kenn Buttermilk Bottoms First Edition Hard Cover University of Iowa Press 1987 Iowa Very Good++ Very Good++ The 1986 Associated Writing Programs Novel Award. Author's first novel. The book is clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0877451699 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
260 Rodriguez, Elena Dennis Hopper A Madness to His Method First Edition Hard Cover Saint Martin's Press, LLC 1988 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good++ Starts with his passion for the art as a child, through his direction of the movie Colors, starring Robert Duvall and Sean Penn. Black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0312021909 Music, Arts Case $20.00 Place Order
151 Rosevear, John Pot A Handbook of Marihuana First Edition Hard Cover University Books 1967 New York Very Good Very Good+ Here is the long and fascinating history of marihuana. How and where the plant is grown. The chemical and psychic properties. The book is tight with moderate shelfwear, and bumping/rubbing at the spine ends. The dust jacket has 2 short tears, both barely visible, and a fold crease to both the front & rear inner flaps. The dj is covered with a brodart. An attractive copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
425 Roszak, Theodore The Making of a Counter Culture Third Printing Hard Cover Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1969 New York Very Good+ Very Good Reflections on the Technocratic Society and its Youthful Opposition. Parts of this originally appeared in The Nation March & April 1968, revised for this edition. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is rubbed with light chipping at the spine ends, and faint yellowing to the rear panel and inner flap edges. The dj is still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Box Z-13 $12.50 Place Order
137 Rubin, Jerry Growing Up At Thirty Seven First Edition Hard Cover M. Evans & Company, Incorporated 1976 New York Very Good Very Good Jerry Rubin, co-founder of the Yippie movement and a member of the Chicago Seven, traces his personal odyssey from radical activist of the 60's to a practitioner in the growth potential movements of the 70's. The book is tight with moderate shelfwear (no fraying or chipping), and a remainder score to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is edgeworn and creased at the folds, but still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0871311895 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
398 Rubin, Jerry Do it First Printing Trade Paperback Simon & Schuster 1970 New York Very Good++ Scenarios for the Revolution. Introduction by Eldridge Cleaver. Designed by Quentin Fiore. Yipped by Jim Retherford. Zapped by Nancy Kurshan. Written by co-founder of the Yippies (Youth International Party) and close friend of Abbie Hoffman. Filled with captivating illustrations and photographs in a panorama that literally pulls you into and through a powerful period in our history. This is a beautiful copy with only faint creasing to the spine. Internally clean and free of markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Box Z-12 $20.00 Place Order
397 Rubin, Jerry Do it Sixth Printing Trade Paperback Simon & Schuster 1970 New York Very Good Scenarios for the Revolution. Introduction by Eldridge Cleaver. Designed by Quentin Fiore. Yipped by Jim Retherford. Zapped by Nancy Kurshan. Written by co-founder of the Yippies (Youth International Party) and close friend of Abbie Hoffman. Filled with captivating illustrations and photographs in a panorama that literally pulls you into and through a powerful period in our history. This is a sold very good reading copy still in a tight binding. Minor but faint staining to the bottom page edge. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Box Z-12 $8.00 Place Order
158 Rubin, Jerry Growing Up At Thirty Seven First Edition Hard Cover M. Evans & Company, Incorporated 1976 New York Very Good- Very Good This book is inscribed by Jerry Rubin on the half-title, giving Stew Albert's New York address! Jerry Rubin, co-founder of the Yippie movement and a member of the Chicago Seven, traces his personal odyssey from radical activist of the 60's to a practitioner in the growth potential movements of the 70's. This is a solid very good reading copy in dust jacket, with a majority of the value being in the inscription. The book is tight with moderate to heavy shelfwear (no fraying) to the edges and spine ends. The top page edge is dusted, and internally the book is clean and free of markings, aside from the inscription. The dust jacket is scuffed with light edge-creasing, mainly at the folds, and price sticker remains on the rear panel. Still presentable and covered with a brodart. Inscribed By Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0871311895 Counterculture Case $75.00 Place Order
903211 Sauers, Wendy Lee and His Generals First Printing Trade Paperback Burd Street Press 2000 Pennsylvania Near Fine The ultimate trivia book. A clean unread copy with no creasing and only barely visible shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1572491965 Military, Box Z-6,   $5.00 Place Order
155 Scheer, Robert Eldridge Cleaver First Edition Hard Cover Random House 1969 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Post-prison writings and speeches of Eldridge Cleaver. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, mainly at the bottom spine ends. Otherwise, crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $25.00 Place Order
113 Scholder, Amy & Silverberg, Ira (eds) High Risk First Printing Trade Paperback Plume Books 1991 New York Very Good++ An anthology of forbidden writings by: William S. Burroughs, Dennis Cooper, Gary Indiana and others. This is a clean unread copy with NO creasing, and barely visible shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0452265827 Counterculture Case $10.00 Place Order
108 Seale, Bobby Seize the Time First Edition Hard Cover Random House 1974 New York Very Good Very Good The story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton. Written by Bobby Seale, friend and co-founder of the Black Panthers. The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and faint dusting to the top page edges. The dust jacket is rubbed with a minor stain to the bottom spine end. Still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
399 Sherman, Allan The Rape of the APE The Official History of the Sex Revolution 1945-1973 First Edition Hard Cover Playboy Press 1973 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ The obscening of America. APE=American Puritan Ethic. An RSVP Document (Redeeming Social Value Pornography. This book attempts to document the decay of American morals. The book is tight with just a hint of 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. A stunning copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture, Box Z-12 $75.00 Place Order
123 Sloman, Larry Reefer Madness First Edition Hard Cover Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. 1979 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ The history of marijuana in America. Black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is edge-creased and rubbed at the folds, but still free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0672524236 Counterculture Case $30.00 Place Order
107 Smith, Bradley F. The Shadow Warriors First Edition Hard Cover Basic Books 1983 New York Very Good Very Good OSS and the origins of the CIA. Some black & white illustrations/photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and minor dusting to the top page edges. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is rubbed with light sunning to the spine, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0465077560 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order
267 Steadman, Ralph The Book of Jones First US Edition Hard Cover Harcourt Brace & Company 1997 New York Near Fine Near Fine A tribute to a mercurial, manic, and utterly seductive cat. Jones is a cat Steadman encountered while visiting the infamous Owl Farm, where Hunter S Thompson lives. Steadman and Thompson are close friends and have collaborated over a number of projects over the years. Black and white illustrations throughout. Both the book and dust jacket are near new, showing no visible shelfwear or stress. The dj is covered with a brodart. Ralph Steadman 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0151003092 Fiction, First Editions Case $25.00 Place Order
903192 Swank, Walbrook Davis Battle of Trevilian Station First Paperback Trade Paperback White Mane Publishing Company, Incorporated 1994 Pennsylvania Near Fine The Civil War's greatest and bloodiest all Cavalry battle with eyewitness memoirs. Civil War Heritage series volume 4. Numerous black & white photographs and illustrations. Maps. This is a crisp unread copy with only light shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0942597680 Military, Box Z-7 $14.00 Place Order
322 Thompson, Hunter S. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Other American Stories (Modern Library Ser.) First Thus Hard Cover Modern Library 1998 New York Near Fine Near Fine This is the second Modern Library release of this title, carrying the artwork for the upcoming moving on the dust jacket. Featuring Ralph Steadman's classic illustrations. This volume also includes 4 additional items: Other American Stories, Jacket Copy for Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, Strange Rumblings in Aztlan, and The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved. This is a crisp unread copy in dust jacket. The dj is covered with a brodart. Steadman, Ralph (illustrator) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679602984 First Edition Case $40.00 Place Order
321 Thompson, Hunter S. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Other American Stories First Thus Hard Cover Modern Library 1996 New York Near Fine Near Fine This edition was put out for the 25th Anniversary of F&L, featuring Ralph Steadman's classic illustrations. This volume also includes 4 additional items: Other American Stories, Jacket Copy for Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, Strange Rumblings in Aztlan, and The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved. This is a crisp unread copy in dust jacket. The dj is covered with a brodart. Steadman, Ralph (illustrator) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679602313 First Edition Case $35.00 Place Order
319 Thompson, Hunter S. Generation of Swine First Edition Hard Cover Summit Books 1988 New York Very Good Very Good++ Gonzo Papers volume 2. Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80s. The book is tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends and corners. The first endpaper is clipped at the lower right corner, and previous owner name neatly penned on the second endpage. The dust jacket is rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671661477 First Edition Case $15.00 Place Order
269 Thompson, Hunter S. Screwjack First Limited Edition Hard Cover Neville 1991 Santa barbara, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) This is a signed limited edition, of which this is numbered 274 of 300. The is boldly signed first/last initial and a full last name. Red cloth with gilt titling to the spine, and a large gilt illustration to the front board, with 38 pages. It consists of an introduction, and 3 short-writings. I met the man who published and helped bring this production to fruition, and the stories he could tell about the encounters would make a great read themselves! This is a crisp near new copy. Protected in an acid-free bag. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Fiction, First Editions Case $1,000.00 Place Order
270 Thompson, Hunter S. Screwjack First Trade Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 2000 New York Fine Fine This is the first trade edition, which was published after 9 years. It was originally limited to 326 copies, and not seen in any other form till now. It consists of an introduction, and 3 short-writings. I met the man who published and helped bring the limited edition production to fruition, and the stories he could tell about the encounters would make a great read themselves! This is a crisp near new copy. The dust jacket is free of wear, covered with a brodart. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0684873214 Fiction, First Editions Case $20.00 Place Order
318 Thompson, Hunter S. Songs of the Doomed First Edition Hard Cover Simon & Schuster 1990 New York Very Good Very Good Gonzo Papers volume 3. More Notes on the Death of the American Dream. Selected writings broken down into the years 1950's thru the 1990's. Front & rear dj photos are classic HST pictures! This is a solid very good copy in dust jacket. The book shows like shelfwear and bumping at the spine ends, and is internallly clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, with a hint of sunning. Still attractive and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671420186 First Edition Case $25.00 Place Order
271 Thompson, Hunter S. The Curse of Lono First Edition Ex-Library Hard Cover Bantam Books 1983 New York Very Good++ No Jacket (as issued) This book was fully illustrated in color (with some black & white) by Ralph Steadman, with the drawings flowing throughout the entire book and text. This is an ex-library copy rebound in sturdy hardcover. Done like this, you lose the front & rear covers, with the book starting with 2 blank endpapers leading into the half-title page. The binding is firm with only faint rubbing, and clear titling on the spine. There is a stamp to the top/bottom/fore-edge, but that is the only marking. Internally clean. This is a nice, unique binding of a ultra-rare Hunter Thompson first edition. Ralph Steadman 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0553013874 Fiction, First Editions Case $75.00 Place Order
312 Thompson, Hunter S. The Great Shark Hunt First Edition Hard Cover Rolling Stone Press 1979 New York Very Good Very Good The Gonzo Papers Volume 1. Strange Tales from a Strange Time. This is a great collection of Hunter's journalistic writing. Among other things, this is very strong in his political coverage: Nixon, McGovern, Carter and his own campaign on the Freak Power Ticket in Aspen. His Jean Claude Killy for Scanlans which caused quite a stink. It also reprints The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved, which also marks the legendary meeting & first collaboration with Ralph Steadman. This is an affordable and still solid very good copy in dust jacket. The book shows moderate shelfwear (no fraying), and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is rubbed with a closed tear to the lower edge of the rear panel. The dust jacket is still presentable and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671400460 First Edition Case $50.00 Place Order
266 Thompson, Hunter S. Mistah Leary he Dead Limited Edition Chapbook X-Ray Book Co. 1996 California As New This is the only way you get your hands on this small eulogy to Timothy Leary by Hunter S. Thompson. This was printed by hand and limited to 300 numbered copies, of which this is 163. There are an additional 26 lettered copies. This consists of 2 pages, printed on the inner sides only. The covers fold into flaps with additional information. Two uniquely designed transparent endpapers separate the inner pages from the flap-folds. Lastly, and definitely worthy of note, is the reproduction of a 1/4-ish sheet of blotter acid, all the way down to the tiny purple stamp of Leary's bust literally covering the sheet (roughly 4 hits per head). At the bottom, the page is additionaly stamped: Caution do not drop. This is an eloquent farewell to a man who shaped (and continues to shape) a time in history, and a must have for both the Hunter S Thompson and Timothy Leary follower. Brand new in protective acid-free bag. 6" High x 4" Wide First Edition Case $300.00 Out of stock - Request search
320 Thompson, Hunter S. Better Than Sex First Edition Hard Cover Random House 1994 New York Very Good++ Very Good++ Confessions of a Political Junkie. Trapped like a rat in Mr. Bill's neighborhood. Filled with black & white photos and copies of handwritten faxes in classic Hunter style! The book is clean and tight with light shelfwear, and bumping at the spine ends. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0679424474 First Edition Case $15.00 Place Order
315 Thompson, Hunter S. & Brinkley, Douglas (eds) Fear & Loathing in America First Edition Hard Cover 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 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
211 Thompson, William Irwin American Replacement of Nature First Edition Hard Cover Doubleday 1991 New York Very Good++ Fine The everyday acts and outrageous evolution of economic life. The book is tight with barely visible shelfwear, and the only flaw is a small remainder dot to the bottom page edge. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0385420250 Misc, First Editions Case $20.00 Place Order
149 Vassi, Marco The Stoned Apocalypse First Edition Hard Cover 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 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
106 Weil, Gunther / Metzner, Ralph / Leary, Timothy (eds) The Psychedelic Reader First Edition Hard Cover University Books 1965 New York Very Good Very Good Selected from the Psychedelic Review. Works by: Alan Watts, Sir Julian Huxley, Timothy Leary, Sanford Unger and others. Some black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear. The dust jacket is edge-creased, but still crisp and covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Counterculture Case $50.00 Place Order
169 Welch, Neil J. & Marston, David W. Inside Hoover's F.B.I. First Edition Hard Cover Doubleday 1984 New York, NY, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good++ The top Field Chief reports. Hoover ran the FBI as his own personal fiefdom and with an autocrat's hand, demanding unswerving loyalty and obedience, as well as constant attention to regulations. The book is clean and tight with only light shelfwear, and the bottom page edge has been lightly sprayed. The dust jacket is rubbed, but still crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0385172648 Counterculture Case $20.00 Place Order
141 Whitmer, Peter O. & Van Wyngarden, Bruce Aquarius Revisited First Edition Hard Cover 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 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 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
140 Zyke, Cizia Oro First US Edition Hard Cover St. Martin's Griffin 1987 New York Near Fine Near Fine Translated by Stanley Hochman. The true story of an adventurer who made his own law in the jungle of Central America, and found a mountain of gold. The book is clean and tight with only a hint of shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0312000936 Counterculture Case $15.00 Place Order


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