Item #SKB-11930 1st International Psychedelic Exposition. Timothy LEARY, Art KLEPS.
1st International Psychedelic Exposition.
1st International Psychedelic Exposition.
1st International Psychedelic Exposition.
1st International Psychedelic Exposition.
1st International Psychedelic Exposition.
1st International Psychedelic Exposition.

1st International Psychedelic Exposition.

Millbrook, NY: Kriya Press, 1967.

Item #SKB-11930

Pamphlet. First edition. Program for this little-known but significant hippie convocation held over five days at, believe it or not, the Forest Hills Country Club. The club allowed their grounds to be used for the building of an expansive hippie enclave with teepees, exhibits, and booths set up for the purpose of introducing and disseminating hippie crafts and psychedelic culture to the general public. The program features a long text outlining the goals of the exposition: "Certainly the Psychedelic manifesto of love and peace is a necessary and positive approach to the problems of our times...welcome to the happy, strange, wonderful, colorful, befuddling, changing, clashing, harmonious, happy world of psychedelics...listen to a flute, get high, turn on, tune in..." Also announces the participation of various exhibitors and attendees including a text about each. The participants include: The League for Spiritual Discovery "whose commitment to the psychedelic communal experience has enabled them to suvive the rigors of several Millbrook winters," Art Kleps and The Neo-American Church, Peter Max, The Group Image (multimedia entertainment commune), Meher Baba, The Psychedelicatessen (famous early head shop), The Blue Dome (light show), Sri Ram Ashrama (Yoga community), Peter Stafford "who will play a tape of music and poetry and other material especially selected for people who are tripping," and hippie presidential candidate Louis Abolafia who's "looking for a running mate," among many others. A very hippiesque booklet with accomplished psychedelic illustrations printed with split fountain inks of various colors---a great zeitgeist item. Very good plus, faint dampmarking to bottom of back cover, not visible on the inside of the back cover, or on any pages. A thoroughly attractive copy of a charming hippie rarity.

Price: $650.00

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