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Excerpts from the Anonymous Diary of a New York Youth

by Taylor Mead

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
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$300.00

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New York: Self-published, 1962. Original wraps. Very Good. INSCRIBED BY TAYLOR MEAD (possibly to "Tallulah Banks"? --aka Tallulah Bankhead?) on the front free endpaper. (Also includes, just below his signature, his Stuyvesant St. {NYC} address and phone #). A solid, bright copy to boot of the 1962 second printing. Clean and VG in its stapled, pictorial wrappers, with… Read more
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notes pour JAVA HEAD god kiss william burroughs amphetamine IBM -- Lettered Copy

by Patti Smith

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1973
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$1,500.00

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New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1973. Ephemera. Fine. Uncommon 1973 Patti Smith broadside. LETTER 'R' OF 26 LETTERED COPIES SIGNED BY PATTI SMITH at the bottom edge of the single beige sheet. (An additional 125 unsigned copies were printed as well). Crisp and all-but-pristine, with printed handwriting at the margins and below the typed text. A hallucinatory fantasy… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Heroin Traffic in Southeast Asia

by Alfred McCoy

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good +
Item Price
$500.00

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Washington, D.C.: Indochina Resource Center, 1972. Original wraps. Very Good +. The scarce August 1st, 1972 printing of Indochina Chronicle (No. 18). Most notable in this issue (and its centerpiece) is the June 1972 testimony before Congress of Alfred McCoy, a young doctoral student in Southeast Asian History at Yale, who was called in to discuss the… Read more
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The War Is Not Over: Press Clippings on U.S. Covert War in Indochina

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
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$100.00

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Washington, D.C.: The Indochina Resource Center, 1973. Original wraps. Very Good. Uncommon 1973 collection of American press clippings citing the ongoing American covert war in Indochina. Solid and VG to VG+ in its stapled, pictorial wrappers, with light foxing along the spine edges. Internally very clean, with no writing or markings to speak of. Quarto, 59 pgs., including… Read more
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Fight Back! Monthly Newspaper of the Attica Brigade (Vol. 1, No. 1)

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
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$150.00

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Staten Island, NY: Attica Brigade, 1973. Original wraps. Near Fine. The September-October 1973 maiden issue of "Fight Back! Monthly Newspaper of the Attica Brigade, an Anti-Imperialist Student Organization". The front cover of this issue is devoted to an ongoing, massive strike at University of Wisconsin, Madison and the mission statement on pg. 2 declares that the purpose of… Read more
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The Bums Are on the Run--Kick 'Em While They're Down!

by The Revolutionary Student Brigade (Formerly the Attica Brigade

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
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$50.00

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Chicago: The Revolutionary Student Briagde, 1974. Original wraps. Near Fine. The 1974 supplement to "Fight Back! The Monthly Newspaper of the Attica Brigade". The mantle here has been taken over by the Revolutionary Student Brigade, the call for radical "justice" no less impassioned. The commitment to maintain a national student paper of protest and to attack what the… Read more
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Postcard by Edie Kerouac-Parker (Jack Kerouac's 1st Wife) to Herbert Huncke

by Edie Kerouac-Parker

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1981
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$500.00

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Venice, 1981. May 8th, 1981 circular postcard (a panorama) of Venice, written by Edie Kerouac-Parker (Jack Kerouac's first wife) to Herbert Huncke. In the postmarked, handwritten postcard Edie mentions the "Timothy Leary Agency" and an invitation to speak at the University of Vermont, and asks Huncke if he would be interested in joining her. The postcard is clean and… Read more
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Minutes to Go

by William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Brion Gysin and Sinclair Beiles

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$1,000.00

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Beach Books, Texts & Documents, 1968. Original wraps. Near Fine. A remarkable copy of the 1968 1st American edition (following the 1960 original printing out of Paris). SIGNED BY WILLIAM BURROUGHS, GREGORY CORSO AND BRION GYSIN on the title page next to their corresponding printed names. A crisp, very presentable copy to boot. Tight and Near Fine in… Read more
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$1,000.00
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Touch:Ritual:Magnetic North

by J Wozencroft, Ed

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
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$150.00

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London: M Harding, 1985. Original wraps. Fine. Issue #5 of the 1980s British underground magazine "Touch". This issue, called "Ritual", also includes the 90 minute cassette, called "Magnetic North". The magazine is clean and Fine in its pictorial wrappers and the cassette is in pristine condition. Both the cassette and magazine are housed in a pictorial cardboard… Read more
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Drugstore Cowboy

by Gus Van Sant & Dan Yost

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1988
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Item Price
$500.00

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Los Angeles: Avenue Entertainment, 1988. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. The September 10th, 1988 Final Shooting Script of "Drugstore Cowboy", INSCRIBED ON THE FRONT COVER BY THE FILM'S DIRECTOR AND CO-WRITER, GUS VAN SANT. Complete in 97 unbound 8 1/2" x 11" typed pgs. Signed by Author.
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Yoyo Magazine (Issue #00)

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1972
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
Item Price
$100.00

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New York: Yoyo, Inc, 1972. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. Issue #00 of Yoyo Magzine, an adult-only undeground magazine published out of New York in the early 70s. Includes people such as Michael O'Donoghue (soon of "Saturday Night Live" fame) and the illustrator Tomi Ungerer. Clean, solid and VG+ in its pictorial wrappers. Magazine-formatted, 97 pgs.
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Texte Zur Musik (5 Vols.)

by Karlheinz Stockhausen

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
Item Price
$150.00

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Cologne, Germany: Verlag M. DuMont Schauberg. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. 5 separate volumes in the impressive "DuMont Dokumente" series of Karlheinz Stockhausen's "Texte Zur Musik". Bands 1-3 (spanning 1952-1970) and Bands 5 and 6 (spanning 1977-1984). All 5 bands are clean and VG in their original wrappers. Light peeling of the laminate to several of the… Read more
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The Chicago Conspiracy Trial: The Chicago Conspiracy Vs. The Washington Kangaroos --Official Pogrom

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1969
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
Item Price
$50.00

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Domesday Books (Grove Press), 1969. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. The 1969 satirical prograpm ("pogrom") of the Chicago Conspiracy Trial. Edited by Michael O'Donoghue (of early "Saturday Night Live" fame), among others. VG in its stapled wrappers. Quarto, 25 pgs.
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Beat Culture and the New America: 1950-1965

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1996
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
Item Price
$100.00

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The Whitney Museum of American Art/Flammarion, 1996. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A crisp, very sharp copy of this 1996 catalogue. Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Quarto, 279 pgs. Also includes several Allen Ginsberg and Ken Kesey announcements laid-in.
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Tales of Beatnik Glory

by Ed Sanders

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1975
Condition
Fine
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$50.00

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New York: Stonehill Publishing Company, 1975. Original Wraps. Fine. A crisp, fresh copy of the 1975 1st aperback edition, SIGNED BY ED SANDERS on the half-title. Clean and Near Fine in its original pictorial wrappers. Octavo, 274 pgs. Signed by Author.
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Tropic of Capricorn

by Henry Miller

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1939
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
Item Price
$1,250.00

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Paris: The Obelisk Press, 1939. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. A handsome copy of the 1939 1st edition, in its unrecorded variant binding (with 175.00 francs stamped on the rear panel and no price on the spine). Also includes the publisher's "errata" slip. Bright and well-preserved and very presentable. Clean and VG, with mild darkening --and light… Read more
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Assemblage, Environments & Happenings

by Allan Kaprow

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1966
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
Item Price
$300.00

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New York: Harry Abrams, 1966. 1st. Hardcover. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A very sharp copy of the less common 1966 1st hardcover edition. Bright and Near Fine in its coarse brown burlap. And in a clear, Near Fine example of the publisher's thick plastic dustjacket. Square quarto, 341 pgs. Striking gravure photography thruout.
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Dictionnaire Abrege Du Surrealisme

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1938
Edition
1st
Item Price
$200.00

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Paris: Galerie Beaux-Arts, 1938. 1st. Original Wraps. 1938 1st edition of this seminal Surrealist catalogue. Good+ in its fragile pictorial wrappers, with the Yves Tanguy cover art. Wear along the spine and at the front and rear inner hinges, very light chipping to the panel edges. Still though, presentable and sturdy. Octavo, 76 pgs., text exclusively in French.
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$200.00
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Gup

by Robert Lowry

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1942
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
Item Price
$500.00

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Cincinnati: Little Man Press, 1942. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. The 1942 1st edition of this uncommon fine press offering. #43 of only 125 copies issued, EACH SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR JAMES FLORA on the limitation page. Bright and Near Fine in its stapled, pictorial card wrappers. 12mo, beautiful woodcuts by James Flora thruout. The 3 stories featured… Read more
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Doppelganger

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1981
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
Item Price
$50.00

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J. Ryan, 1981. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. Wild 1981 'zine of skillful collage work by J. Ryan. VG+ in its stapled wrappers. 64mo.
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