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
AMRAM, David & KEROUAC, Jack.
NY: Macmillan, . Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Includes reminiscences about Kerouac (with whom he worked on Pull My Daisy) and many others. Illustrated with photographs. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket. Item #SKB-14278
ANDERSON, Chester & KAMSTRA, Jerry.
n.p.: n.p., n.d. [ca. 1960]. Pamphlet. First edition. Introduction by Anderson on "pornography, humor, and the nature of censorship." Limericks by Anderson illustrated with drawings by Jerry Kamstra here appearing under the pseudonyms "Pablo Kamstra," and "Shem the Penman." Anderson went on to head the Communication Company in the Haight-Ashbury... Item #SKB-14660
NY: Phoenix Bookshop, 1979. Pamphlet. First edition. One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author (of a total edition of 126). Published as No. 20 in the Phoenix Bookshop Oblong Octavo Series. Fine. Item #SKB-2926
New Brunswick, NJ: Unity & Struggle Productions, 2001. Pamphlet. First edition. Signed by the author. Fine. Item #SKB-8686
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
n.p.: Maya Quarto, 1970. 4to. Pamphlet. First edition. Title page illustration by Michael Myers. One of 50 numbered copies signed by the author. Published as No. 11 in the Maya Quartos series. Designed and printed by Clifford Burke at the Cranium Press. Fine. Item #SKB-15903
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.: Maya Quarto, 1969. 4to. Pamphlet. First edition. One of 50 numbered copies signed by the author. Published as No. 2 in the Maya Quartos series. Designed and printed by Clifford Burke at the Cranium Press. Touch of fading to spine, else fine. Item #SKB-15910
[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 & HEINECKEN, Robert.
Pasadena: Armory Center for the Arts, 2011. Nicely designed catalog and 38 unbound plates (some in color) reproducing works by these artists enclosed in a cardboard box with printed label. First edition. Published on the occasion of an exhibition exploring the work of these two influential Southern California artists. As... Item #SKB-15741
BERMAN, Wallace & KUGELBERG, Johan.
NY: Boo-Hooray, 2013. 4to. Softbound (only issued softbound). First edition, deluxe issue with additional material in a pocket in the back. Limited to 300 copies. Reproduces the entire contents of each issue of Semina. Includes a booklet printing essays by Shirley and Tosh Berman, Johan Kugelberg and others. Enclosed in... Item #SKB-15890
BERMAN, Wallace & MELTZER, David.
LA: Black Sparrow, 1973. Hardbound in acetate dust jacket. First edition. Cover art by Wallace Berman. One of 9 specially bound copies (same binding as the 26 lettered copies) signed by Meltzer with an original drawing by him bound-in. This copy is designated "Author's Copy" on the colophon page, and... Item #SKB-16624
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
No place, no date [Topanga, 1970]. 1 page on 8vo intentionally torn sheet. Berman, broke, writes Glicksman hoping that he can help sell some work, in full: "Hal---Am tapped here I have many works for sale---all framed---all sizes---anybody you know who might be interested? I dropped Walter a note---thought that... Item #SKB-14942
Berkeley: Privately published, 1979. Features an illustration of one of his verifaxes. Two words underlined in red ink on verso, imperceptible pin hole to two corners, else fine. Item #SKB-3052
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.: Maya Quarto, 1970. 4to. Pamphlet. First edition. One of 50 numbered copies signed by the author. Published as No. 7 in the Maya Quartos series. Designed and printed by Clifford Burke at the Cranium Press. Very near fine (hint of fading to edges). Item #SKB-15906
n.p.: Maya Quarto, . 4to. Pamphlet. First edition. One of 50 numbered copies signed by the author. Published as No. 6 in the Maya Quartos series. Designed and printed by Clifford Burke at the Cranium Press. Fine. Item #SKB-15905
BRAUTIGAN, Richard, SNYDER, Gary; & ALLEN, Don.
n.p.: Don Allen for the S. F. Arts Festival, 1964. Folio-sized folder containing 10 illustrated poetry broadsides created for the San Francisco Arts Festival. Limited to 300 copies signed by both poet and illustrator (except for David Meltzer who refused to sign his, and artist Phyllis Bailey). Includes the broadside... Item #SKB-16173