ABBOTT, Keith & BRAUTIGAN, Richard.
Santa Barbara: Capra Press, . Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Signed by the author. Fine in moderately spine-faded dust jacket with a short tear to top of front panel. Item #SKB-9142
ALDRICH, Michael (ed.).
n.p.:n.p., . This issue is dedicated to the Fitz Hugh Ludlow Memorial Library, with an illustration of Ludlow on the cover. Articles on the bust of The Living Theatre, John Sinclair, and cannabis related issues. Illustrated with photographs and graphics. Fine. Item #SKB-979
n.p.:n.p., . The photo shows the outside of the Cafe Bizarre at night with its "spooky" decorations around the door and the huge "Rick Allmen's Cafe Bizzare" banner hanging out front as people walk by on an evening in the Village. The Cafe Bizarre was one of the most conspicuous... Item #SKB-16302
ALPERT, Richard & COHEN, Sidney.
[NY: New American Library, 1966]. 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Sympathetic overview of the LSD controversy, with excellent photographs by Lawrence Schiller documenting various stages of the LSD experience. Inscribed by Lawrence Schiller. Fine in near fine dust jacket with a couple of short tears and a small... Item #SKB-13944
ANDERSON, Chester, GROGAN, Emmett, BRAUTIGAN, Richard; & MOSCOSO, Victor.
[SF]: Privately published by the Diggers, . First edition. Richard Brautigan phoned Moscoso on behalf of the Diggers and asked him to contribute a flyer for the Invisible Circus. "Any job for the Diggers was a donation, and Moscoso, currently working in color, scaled back his palette. He selected a.... Item #SKB-15439
ANDERSON, Chester, GROGAN, Emmett.
[SF]: Communication Company, . 4to. Broadside. First edition. Scheduled to take place at the Glide Memorial Church the Invisible Circus was billed as "a 72-hour environmental community Happening" presented by the Diggers who wanted it to be the best party the Haight had seen. The Communication Company's gestetner machines were... Item #SKB-4825
ANDERSON, Chester, GROGAN, Emmett; & BRAUTIGAN, Richard.
Handbill featuring an illustration by David Hodges of a multicolor circus wagon announcing The Invisible Circus.
[SF: Communication Company, 1967]. Scheduled to take place at the Glide Memorial Church the Invisible Circus was billed as "a 72-hour environmental community Happening" presented by the Diggers who wanted it to be the best party the Haight had seen. The Communication Company's gestetner machines were lugged to the church... Item #SKB-4826
Buffalo: Committee on Public Service of the Advertising Women of Buffalo, ca. 1969. 8vo. Printed on both sides, illustrated. The flyer is aimed at concerned parents who may be worried that their kids are using drugs: "Is Your Child Carrying a Cigarette or MARIJUANA? Aspirin or DOPE?" Advertises "Analysis Anonymous"... Item #SKB-16693
n.p.: n.p., n.d. [ca. 1970's]. Oblong 16mo. Softbound. First edition. Scarce photographic "study" with unintentionally humorous text featuring accounts of people's experiences with this lifestyle. Retro '70s vibe and tame by current standards. A difficult title. A couple of small cracks to spine but binding solid, else near fine... Item #SKB-15878
ARAKI, Nobuyoshi & JEFFREY, Ian & WATKINS, Jonathan.
London: Phaidon, 2005. Thick, small 4to. Hardbound in Japanese silk-covered boards. First edition, deluxe issue. One of 100 numbered copies signed by Araki. Included in a separate, silk-covered, folding chemise is an original silver gelatin print showing a bound, naked woman suspended in the air. The print measures approx. 15"... Item #SKB-13945
n.p.:n.p., . Globular abstract shapes in green printed against a tan background. Issued in the French art magazine XXe Siecle No. 4, Christmas 1938, but here offered separately. Fine in its original state with the edges untrimmed and the publisher's staple holes to left edge (12.5" x 9.75"). Item #SKB-14848
NY: William Drenttel, 1992. Hardbound in cloth and marbled paper-covered boards. First edition. One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author (of a total edition of 450). A handsome production on Zerkall mouldmade paper. As new. Item #SKB-2286
[Barrytown, NY]: Station Hill, . Pamphlet (no hardbound issued). First edition. Signed by Auster. Poems. Thin indentation to front cover (barely perceptible), else fine. Item #SKB-2053
n.p.:n.p., . Very realistic, colorful note created by Banksy with a portrait of Princess Diana on the front and the motto: "I Promise to Pay the Bearer on Demand the Ultimate Price." The back features Darwin's image and the statement: "Trust No One." These were handed out at the preview... Item #SKB-13446
England: Columbia Graphophone, 1960. LP record. The soundtrack for this exploitation film about the British youth rebellion of the '50s starring pop idol Adam Faith and Gillian Hills. The film was later released in America as "Wild for Kicks." This was John Barry's first soundtrack, and it was the first... Item #SKB-16441
NY: Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, 1988. Invite for Basquiat's final exhibition featuring a b&w cover photo of Basquiat holding a copy of Kerouac's The Subterraneans. Fine (few specks of foxing to corner of back cover). Item #SKB-16571
n.p.:n.p., . Handbill for an alternative group show featuring "Art, Politics, Performance & Film." The "exhibition documented the convergence of punk/no wave, wild style, conceptual street work, radical feminism, gay liberation and the burgeoning neo-expressionism that would set the agenda for the dynamic New York art world of the early... Item #SKB-16192
NY: Privately published, 1980. 4to. Handbill for an alternative group show featuring "Art, Films, Store, Some Fashion, Politics and More." The "exhibition documented the convergence of punk/no wave, wild style, conceptual street work, radical feminism, gay liberation and the burgeoning neo-expressionism that would set the agenda for the dynamic New... Item #SKB-14996
n.p.: n.p., ca. 1959. Cardboard box printed with charming drawings of beatniks and beatnik phrases. The box contains 24 folding illustrated notecards. They feature 3 different beatnik-themed drawings, with 8 cards of each design. There are also 8 sheets of red stickers printing beatnik phrases to embellish the 24 envelopes... Item #SKB-16652
n.p.:n.p., . Features a unicorn pulling a snail whose shell is a castle. Signed by Beck and dated 1982. Small soiled spot, else near fine (10.5" x 13"). Item #SKB-13124
BERG, Peter & BULLINGTON, Bryden.
n.p.: Privately published, 1969. A beautifully designed poster by Peter Berg, of the Diggers and San Francisco Mime Troupe, that he published and distributed himself in 1969. The poster prints poetic manifestos regarding the Pacific Northwest and salmon fishing, reflecting some of the bioregional concerns that inform Gary Snyder's work... Item #SKB-16483
BERMAN, Wallace & KUGELBERG, Johan.
NY: Boo-Hooray, 2013. 4to. Softbound (only issued softbound). First edition, deluxe issue with additional material in a pocket in the back. Limited to 300 copies. Reproduces the entire contents of each issue of Semina. Includes a booklet printing essays by Shirley and Tosh Berman, Johan Kugelberg and others. Enclosed in... Item #SKB-15890
BERMAN, Wallace & MELTZER, David.
LA: Black Sparrow, 1973. Hardbound in acetate dust jacket. First edition. Cover art by Wallace Berman. One of 9 specially bound copies (same binding as the 26 lettered copies) signed by Meltzer with an original drawing by him bound-in. This copy is designated "Author's Copy" on the colophon page, and... Item #SKB-16624
BERMAN, Wallace & PARKER, Charlie.
n.p.: Dial Records, 1948. Three-record set of 78rpm records by Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and others enclosed in a gatefold jacket. The cover features a splendid illustration by Wallace Berman, very likely his first published work (Support the Revolution p. 175). Small abrasion to cover not affecting the design, modest... Item #SKB-10788
BERMAN, Wallace, COLLINS, Jess, & HERMS, George.
LA: L.A. Louver, 1992. Exhibition announcement (a single sheet folded in thirds) for a show featuring the works of Wallace Berman, Jess Collins, and George Herms, illustrated in color with one work by each. Sheet laid in for a reading and film screening at Beyond Baroque in conjunction with the... Item #SKB-14823