[Portland]: Nazraeli, . Cloth-covered presentation case containing 24 duotone plates printed on a total of 27 unbound individual sheets of coated, thick stock (each 14" x 11"). Signed by Adams on the title page (though not called for). First edition. As new. Item #JB-16457
ALLMAN, Rick & PHILLIPS, Stevenson.
Greenwich Village's Cafe Bizarre Presents Assorted Madness: Beat Generation Poetry Beat Erotica by the Beat & the UnBeat.
n.p.: Musitron, 1959. LP record. Poetry, bongo playing, folk singing, and Beat sermonizing by "Rafio the Mad Monk," "Ringo Angel," "Seven Beat Sulks," "Ellie Girl," and others, recorded live at the Cafe Bizzare. The Cafe Bizarre, founded in 1957, was one of the most conspicuous and sensational clubs to capitalize... Item #SKB-12915
NY: Cafe Bizarre, ca. 1959. Pamphlet. 8pp. Cover illustration of a demented person exemplifies the "bizarre" concept of this cafe, with a charming map of Greenwich Village bohemian hot spots on the back cover, and more illustrations inside. One of the most popular and sensational clubs to capitalize on the... Item #SKB-16454
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.
[SF: Communication Company, 1967]. 4to. Broadside. First edition. Prints an anonymous poetic statement (in full): "If I am doing it at all, its for love not for oil. I love crusaders! Whoes got the grail! If its full of oil there's a better one made its new and its theory... Item #SKB-16462
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, 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
n.p.: Western Empire, 2016. Pamphlet. First edition. Features previously unpublished photos from the infamous 1964 Labor Day biker run to Monterey. In the course of the weekend two young women were raped, and the resulting headlines started the Hell's Angels reputation for violence and mayhem. Excellent photos by Mother Ruthe... Item #SKB-16467
Portland, OR: Nazraeli / JGS, 2006. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition, deluxe issue. One of 30 signed copies with two original signed numbered color prints. The prints measure ca. 7" x 5" and are mounted on the front and back of a single sheet of heavy archival paper and... Item #JB-16442
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
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
BERNIER, Georges & Rosamond.
NY: Reynal & Co., . 4to. Hardbound in dust jcket. First edition in English. An anthology of material from the magazine L'oeil. Profusely illustrated. Fine in near fine dust jacket with a chip to top of spine and back panel. Item #SKB-16455
[Tucson]: Nazraeli, . Oblong 4to. Hardbound in photo-illustrated boards. First edition. Signed by Boomoon. Fabulous color photographs of the star-filled sky over Sokcho, Korea. As new. Item #JB-13110
BRAUTIGAN, Richard & HOYEM, Andrew.
Handbill announcing the "Le grand farewell appearance by popular demand the poets Richard Brautigan and Andrew Hoyem.''
n.p.: Privately published, 1967. 4to. The event was scheduled to take place at Cal State's Winnett Lounge as part of Brautigan's stay as Poet in Residence, 1967. Printed in black on orange stock. Very fine. Item #SKB-16495
BRAUTIGAN, Richard, ANDERSON, Chester; & GROGAN, Emmett.
Handbill announcing a ''Rockdance-environment Happening Benefit for the Communication Company in Honor of the CIA.''
SF: Communication Company, 1967. This event, also known as Bedrock One, was a concert/Happening presented by the Diggers during the "Summer of Love." Richard Brautigan & the Caped Crusaders, the Diggers, the S. F. Mime Troupe, the Steve Miller Blues Band, The Orkustra, and others, are listed as participants. Lights... Item #SKB-4805
BRAUTIGAN, Richard, FERLINGHETTI, Lawrence; & ANDERSON, Chester.
[SF]: Communication Company, . The event was scheduled to take place at the Glide Church in San Francisco, 1967. Richard Brautigan, Lew Welch, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Andrew Hoyem, Ed Bullins, and others, are listed as participants. Features an illustration of a naked man carrying a sheep over his shoulders. This is... Item #SKB-16459
[SF]: Communication Company, . 4to. Broadside poem. First edition. Short-lived hippie publication that was given away free on the streets of the Haight-Ashbury during the "Summer of Love." Brautigan was active in the Haight hippie community and formed an alliance with the Communication Company who published this and other works... Item #SKB-4732
Handbill announcing a 1960 reading by Andrew Hoyem and Richard Brautigan at the Coffee Gallery in San Francisco's North Beach district.
SF: Privately published, 1960. An exceptionally early piece of Brautigan ephemera. This 1960 reading (where Brautigan received second billing) is the second earliest reading by him that we've ever seen an announcement for. Printed in black on white stock. A fine copy of a scarce, very early handbill. Item #SKB-2942
Handbill announcing the publication of Trout Fishing in America, The Pill versus the Springhill Mine Disaster and In Watermelon Sugar by Delacorte Press, 1969.
Berkeley: Book People, 1969. The event is scheduled to take place at Book People's warehouse in Berkeley where attendees are invited to "Share an afternoon with Richard Brautigan..." Illustrated with a small cartoonish drawing of Brautigan. Printed in black on yellow stock with the text reproduced in holograph. Fine. Item #SKB-4801
Handbill issued by Oar Books announcing publication of their reprint of The Galilee Hitch-Hiker by Brautigan.
SF: Oar Books, 1966. A small signed drawing of a trout by Brautigan is reproduced in facsimile. Printed in black on beige stock. Barely perceptible touch of toning to one edge, else a fine copy of this scarce piece of early Brautigan ephemera. Item #SKB-443
n.p.: n.p., n.d. 4to. Broadside poem. Bootleg facsimile mimeoed in purple ink. This broadside was originally published by the Communication Company in the Haight-Ashbury during the "Summer of Love." Given where this turned up and how long it had been there we're guessing this was done roughly contemporaneous with the... Item #SKB-7638
[SF]: Communication Company, . 4to. Broadside poem. First edition. Evanescent hippie publication that was given away free in the Haight-Ashbury during the "Summer of Love." In our experience, along with Flowers for Those You Love, the scarcest of Brautigan's Communication Company broadsides. Very fine. Item #SKB-4311
n.p.: n.p., n.d. 4to. Broadside poem. Facsimile piracy mimeoed in purple ink. This broadside was originally published by the Communication Company in the Haight-Ashbury during the "Summer of Love." Given where this turned up and how long it had been there we're guessing this was done roughly contemporaneous with the... Item #SKB-7639