Handbill announcing two momentous events in the history of the Lower East Side counterculture of the '60s---the opening night party for Ed Sanders' legendary Peace Eye Bookstore and the world debut of The Fugs.

NY: Fuck You Press, 1965.

Item #SKB-6887

4to. "THE WORLD PREMIER OF THE FUGS! an unbelievable group of singers featuring Tuli Kupferberg on farto-phone, Brillo Box, finger symbols, & various percussion instruments; Ed Sanders on organ, sex-organ, & harmonica...dirty folk spews, rock & roll, poetry, Amphetamine operas and other freak beams..." The ultimate piece of Fugs ephemera and an important item relating to the Peace Eye Bookstore, home of the Fuck You Press, focal point of literary and avant-garde activity in NYC, and the subject of police harassment including a landmark obscenity bust of Fuck You magazine. The handbill also announces publication of one of the most important issues of Fuck You, the "Third Anniversary Mad Motherfucker Issue!" featuring a cover by Andy Warhol showing a sex scene from his banned Couch Movie. Minute tear to left edge, some creasing and toning to right edge, else very good. Rare.

Price: $650.00

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