[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
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 Features previously unpublished photos from the infamous 1964 Labor Day biker run to Monterey.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
London: Academy Editions, . 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. First British edition (preceding the American). Profusely illustrated throughout with the artist's 19th Century erotic engravings. Bump to top of spine, else fine. Item #SKB-16412
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
LA: Privately published by Wallace Berman, 1957. The second issue of Berman's legendary handmade mixed-media periodical that was produced in various formats for nine issues from 1955-1964. This number is the only one that was bound as a booklet stapled at the spine, and it was published after Berman's first... Item #SKB-11535
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, 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
Pasadena, CA: X-Ray Book Co., 2005. Hardbound in cloth-covered boards (measuring approx. 4.5" x 3"). First edition. One of 26 lettered copies (the entire cloth edition). The first appearance of these previously unpublished poems written by Brautigan in the mid 1950's. Another charming production from Brewton's X-Ray Book Co. As new. Item #SKB-12367
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
SF: Graham Mackintosh, 1968. First edition. Printed folder featuring childhood photos of Brautigan's daughter, Ianthe, with 8 seed packets printing a poem on each packet. One of the most charmingly conceived "books" of poetry very much redolent of the period when Brautigan handed out copies for free on the hippie-filled... Item #SKB-1711
Spinning Like a Ghost on the Bottom of a Top, I'm Haunted By All the Space That I Will Live Without You.
[SF: The Diggers/Free City Collective, 1967]. Broadside poem on a legal-size sheet. First edition. Issued as part of a group of broadsides titled Free City News, No. 1, but here offered separately (also "issued" separately---given away for free in the Haight-Ashbury during the "Summer of Love"). A love poem by... Item #SKB-1754
NY: Roth Horowitz, 2000. Small 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. As new in publisher's cardstock slipcase. Item #JB-13508
n.p.:n.p., . Brewton (using the pseudonym "Skillet Marimba") created this collage for publication in Kut-Uup! No. 1, a periodical designed and published by him devoted to collage art. Features an intriguing image of a seated man in a 40's-style suite with a schematic where his head should be. The image... Item #SKB-16427
n.p.:n.p., . Bukowski has done two paintings, one on each side of a thick sheet of artist's paper. One painting is a bold color portrait of an interracial couple that lived in Bukowski's building in Los Angeles in the '60s. They are shown here standing in their underwear, holding hands... Item #SKB-4987
BURROUGHS, William S. & PELIEU, Claude.
n.p.:n.p., . Premier issue of this magazine of art and literature edited by Jacob Herman and Claude Pelieu. Prints "Word Authority More Habit Forming Than Heroin" by Burroughs. Also Carl Solomon, Ferlinghetti, Pelieu, Kaufman, and others. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Fine. Item #SKB-2845
[Germany]: Steidl, . Oblong 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Essays by Marc Mayer, Ted Fishman, and Mark Kingwell. Excellent color photos with the accent on over population and regimentation in China. As new. Item #JB-13109
CALLE, Sophie & BALDUCCI, Fabio.
[France]: Actes Sud, . 16mo. Hardbound in photo-illustrated boards. First edition. Photographs, texts, and stills from the film Unfinished by Calle and Balducci. As new. Item #JB-13035