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The Ubiquitous Roach Clip: Wherein Is Set Down Briefly the Whole Matter of Its History, Utility and Beauty as… by  Charles Willeford - First Edition - 2003 - from Downtown Brown Books, ABAA (SKU: 306730)

The Ubiquitous Roach Clip: Wherein Is Set Down Briefly the Whole Matter of Its History, Utility and Beauty as Art Form and Artifact

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The Ubiquitous Roach Clip: Wherein Is Set Down Briefly the Whole Matter of Its History, Utility and Beauty as Art Form and Artifact

by Willeford, Charles

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[Santa Barbara, CA?]: Pride of Tacoma Press, 2003. First Edition. Fine. A single sheet folded to make four page.

This is a short essay Charles Willeford wrote in 1973 marveling at the rapid evolution of the roach clip (a device for holding a marijuana cigarette when it becomes too small for one's fingers) from a folded match to an ornate piece of jewelry in less than 10 years. It is not clear to your cataloguer if this piece was previously published and if not, what the origin of the text is.

Published in an edition of 150 copies signed by the publisher, Michael Kellner, with a matching envelope. First separate edition or first edition. A fine copy.

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book dealer
Downtown Brown Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
306730
Title
The Ubiquitous Roach Clip: Wherein Is Set Down Briefly the Whole Matter of Its History, Utility and Beauty as Art Form and Artifact
Author
Willeford, Charles
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Quantity available
8
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Pride of Tacoma Press
Place of Publication
[Santa Barbara, CA?]
Date Published
2003
Bookseller catalogs
FICTION; Marijuana;

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