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
ANDERSON, Chester & GROGAN, Emmett.
[SF: Communication Company, 1967]. 4to. Broadside. First edition. Prints a long anonymous text (probably by Emmett Grogan) about rebellion against America's consumer culture stating: "the diggers are a rebellion against commodities and the hierarchy of commodity values. Through FREE diggers expose the lie of the oppressive rationality of commodities and... Item #SKB-16461
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
Tokyo: Shobunsha, 2000. 8vo. Hardbound in dust jacket with wrap-around band. First edition, deluxe issue. One of 500 copies with an original, signed Polaroid color print of one of the images from the book. The print is enclosed in a mylar sleeve that is mounted to a board with a.... Item #SKB-13518
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
NY: JMc & GHB editions, 2007. Hardbound in cloth-covered boards. First edition. One of 50 numbered copies signed by Barney. Profusely illustrated throughout. As new in publisher's slipcase (barely perceptible tiny blemish to slipcase). A handsome production. Item #SKB-13850
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
BASQUIAT, Jean Michel.
Rome: Galleria Diacono, 1982. 8vo. Single sheet of tan, wove card stock printed in red letterpress, folded to make four pages. The very first catalog, and the first monograph, published on the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, featuring an extensive text by Mario Diacono. The exhibition displayed a single major work... Item #SKB-14994
NY: Anne Plumb Gallery, 1987. Organized by Steven Harvey, the show ran from Dec. 19th, 1987 to Jan. 23rd, 1988 and included work by Basquiat, Kounellis, Broodthaers, Nauman and Byars. Printed in black on gray stock. Stamped and sent through the mail. Near fine. Item #SKB-16221
Koln: Taschen, 2008. 4to. Hardbound in cloth-covered boards. First edition. One of a small number of signed sets that Peter has embellished by tipping-in original photographs, a small stone, adding his hand and foot prints, paint smears, and various annotations. A wonderful production reproducing Beard's exuberant and intricate scrapbook pages... Item #SKB-15256
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
BENNETT, Chris, OSBURN, Lynn; & OSBURN, Judy.
Frazier Park, CA: Access Unlimited, . Softbound (only issued softbound). First edition. Landmark, comprehensive study of the sacramental and mystical use of marijuana through the ages. Illustrated with photos and graphics. Very near fine and unread (an indentation due to a minor production flaw runs along the spine). Item #SKB-16205
BERELLA, Bern, LEVIN, Marshall; & FLORA, James.
n.p.: n.p., 1969. 4to. Softbound. First edition. Scathing criticism of Nixon and his policies. One of the authors, James Flora, was co-founder of The Little Man Press with Robert Lowry. Trivial soiling to covers, near fine. Item #SKB-16038
[NY: Fuck You Press, 1964]. 4to. Mimeographed sheets, stapled at the edge. First edition. The author's first book, a report from the 1963 Vancouver Poetry Seminar at the University of British Columbia where Ginsberg, Olson, Whalen, Duncan, and others were participants. Fine. Item #SKB-3641
BERMAN, Wallace & DYLAN, Bob.
Untitled offset poster (a.k.a. Retard Para) featuring four variant images of a hand holding a transistor radio with nonsense text at the bottom.
n.p.: Privately published, 1965. Among the images is one of Bob Dylan. Printed in black on yellow stock. (Support the Revolution, p. 172.) Fine (21" x 17"). Item #SKB-12529
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 & WIENERS, John.
Original photograph (vintage print) of John Wieners by Wallace Berman used on the back cover of Dave Haselwood's 1965 publication of Wiener's The Hotel Wentley Poems.
n.p.:n.p., . A head-shot of a turtle-necked young Wieners that the Auerhahn bibliography describes as "a linen weave line screen" photograph---titled in the lower left by Berman "John W. 1959." On the verso in an unknown hand (probably Haslewood's): "Photograph 1959 by Wallace Berman." Included is a copy of the... Item #SKB-14632
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
BERMAN, Wallace, DUNCAN, Michael; & McKENNA, Kristine.
[NY & Santa Monica]: D.A.P. & Santa Monica Museum of Art, . 4to. Hardbound in photo-illustrated boards. First edition. The definitive work on Berman and his influence on the LA art scene of the '50s and '60s. Profusely illustrated with photographs and graphics, including a list of the contents of... Item #SKB-16060
Venice: L.A. Louver Gallery, n.d. [ca. 1990's]. The card is a notification that "The Wallace Berman Estate is Represented Exclusively by L.A. Louver Gallery." Printed on both sides illustrated with works by Berman and prints the phrase "Art is Love is God." Two pieces of clear tape to the verso... Item #SKB-16561
n.p.:n.p., . Mimeo mag from NYC edited by Diane di Prima and LeRoi Jones. Cover by Wallace Berman of four variant hands holding transistor radios. Contributions by Gary Snyder, Michael McClure, Diane di Prima, Lenore Kandel, LeRoi Jones, et al. Small crease and tiny stain to the corner, very near... Item #SKB-1289
Untitled offset poster (a.k.a. CMN/Thumb Poster) featuring four variant images of a hand holding a transistor radio with nonsense text at the bottom.
n.p.: Privately published, 1965. Printed in black on yellow stock. (Wallace Berman: American Aleph, p. 86.) Fine (21" x 17"). Item #SKB-10767
n.p.:n.p., . Features a collage element of a man in a black shirt with a collaged dialog balloon with surreal content over his head above which Berrigan has written: "Tom 'Aql." At the bottom Berrigan has signed "Ted Berrigan '82 / 9 Apr. 82." Done for Berrigan's good friend and... Item #SKB-15474