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Bean News

by Dorn, Edward; Tom Raworth; Michael McClure; Luis Garcia, et al.

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Published
1972
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£167.22

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San Francisco: Zephyrus Image; Hermes Free Press, 1972. Newsletter. 8p., 9x14 inches; printed on bible paper in the style of a newspaper. Cited on page 177 of Alastair Johnston's "Zephyrus Image: A Bibliography." Odd compilation of "news" items from the noted San Francisco press. For example: "Early transplant reveald: In what he described as the first 'macro transplant' ie,… Read more
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Hornito: (my lie life)

by Albo, Mike

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Published
2000
ISBN
9780688174361
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£14.86

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New York: HarperCollins, 2000. Hardcover. 246p., very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and unclipped dj. Humorous semi-autobiographic novel of young gay men in the East Village by the solo performer.
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Hoax! V1.3: Monster Issue

by Quel, John C.S., editor

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Published
nd
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£26.01

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Cymru [Wales]: Aux, nd. Magazine. [50]p., stapled wraps, 8.25x11.75 inches, illus., wraps lightly worn, staples rusted else very good condition. Back cover is printed as a fake cover for the Situationist-influenced magazine "Smile," with the tagline "Irrational Magazine of Multiple Orgasms" subsituted for "Magazine of Multipe Origins." Irreverent zine on pranks and hoaxes, with articles on graffiti, cryptid hoaxes,… Read more
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Who's Next? a novel [signed]

by Baxt, George

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Published
1988
ISBN
9780930330996
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New York: International Polygonics, 1988. Hardcover. 224p., very good first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. Humorous murder-mystery in which various people die horrible deaths befitting their professions. A baritone loses his 'voice' a choreographer loses his legs etc.
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Shameless: a novel

by Burston, Paul

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Published
2004
ISBN
9780446691338
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£8.92

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New York: Warner, 2004. Paperback. 275p., very good first Warner Books Trade Paperback edition, first printing stated in pictorial wraps. "One part 'Sex & the City' one part 'Queer as Folk' with a splash of 'Absolutely Fabulous'" back page blurb.
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[Hawaii?]: Cabin Films/Pat Rocco, 2006. DVD Movie. DVD in case. Pat Rocco moved to Hawaii in the 1980s where he churned out many tapes and DVDs as well as recordings of his singing. Gay Drag films of Ray Harrison. "Always on Sunday" "A Roman Spring on Mrs. Stone" "Spy on the Fly" & "What Really Happened to Baby Jane… Read more
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£33.44
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Salado, TX: Self-published by the author as WLP Prods, 1994. Paperback. 143p., stamped Warning! Mature Adults Only, else very good trade paperback original in yellow pictorial wraps. Raunchy humorous tale of a Black sharecropper born in Georgia who runs off to Chicago and opens a restaurant. No holdings located in OCLC as of 7/2021.
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Gay Men Don't Get fat [signed]

by Doonan, Simon

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Published
2012
ISBN
9780399158735
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£11.15

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New York: Blue Rider Press/Penguin Group, 2012. Hardcover. 254p., signed by the author in red ink on front free endpaper, very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and unclipped dj with a crease to front flap.
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Gay Hearthrobs [aka Heart Throbs] #1

by Fuller, Larry, editor, Bill Plimpton, Rick W. Borg, Wiley Spade et al.

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Published
1976
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£11.15

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San Francisco: Fulhorne Productions, 1976. Comic. 40p., 7x10 inches, b&w guts, very worn comic book in stapled color pictorial wraps with labels affixed front cover. Not THAT Bill Plympton!
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ff magazine November 1990: Homo Patrol

by Lang, Mark, Stephen Maxwell, martijn Smit, Cynthia Donnell, K. L. & Tom Roberts, et al.

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Published
1990
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£18.58

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London: ff magazine, 1990. Magazine. [32p] includes covers, 8.25x11.5 inches, comic strips, ads, personals, services and resourcs, stamped on cover and elsewhere as ex-library copy magazine in stapled black pictorial wraps. Includes several episodes of Tom Roberts cartoon "Homo patrol" from 1988.Centerfold glossy comic strip "Gerbil Love
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Showbill: The Ridiculous Theatrical Company presents Charles Ludlam's Galas: a modern tragedy [program] January 1984; One Sheridan Square

by Ludlam, Charles. Joan Alleman, editor, Christopher Sharp, Bernice Peck et al.

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Published
1984
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New York: Playbill, Inc, 1984. 36p. includes covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, articles, cast bios, ads, very good digest-size program for the play in stapled pictorial wraps. Includes a nice article and photo on the revival of Pinter's "Old Times" starring Anthony Hopkins, Marsha mason and Jane Alexander.
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New, Improved! Dykes to Watch Out For

by Bechdel, Alison

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Published
1990
ISBN
9780932379795
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Ithaca: Firebrand Books, 1990. Paperback. 118p., landscape layout, very good third collection of cartoon strips, trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Lesbian cartoonist "most recent foray into the soap opera of lesbian life" taken from Bechdel's syndicated comic strip.
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We're Still Here: an all-trans comics anthology [inscribed & signed]

by Avery, Tara Madison & Jeanne Thornton, editors Sybil Lamb, Tay J. Solis, HB Klein, Bitmap Prager, Ronnie Ritchie et al.

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Published
2018
ISBN
9780997048773
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£33.44

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Dana Point: Stacked Deck Press, 2018. Paperback. x, 310p., introduction, color comics, authors/artists, personal inscription signed by editor Avery, very good first edition trade paperback original in color pictorial wraps.
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The Sad Saga of Corn-holed Dan McGrew [joke card]

by Anonymous

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no date
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no place: no pub, no date. 3.25x5.5 inch card printed one-side only with a bit of doggerel, toning both sides else good. A parody of The Shooting of Dan McGrew, replacing gunplay with sodomy.
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Darling -- You Are a Devil!

by Kochan, Stano; with descriptive passages by Stephen Fry

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Published
1971
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£11.15

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London: Tandem, 1971. Paperback. 46p., wraps, 8.25x5.5 inches, illus., edges and front and rear blanks foxed, sticker scar on front wrap, previous owner's name in marker on verso of front wrap else good condition. Not the actor Stephen Fry.
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Svejk in the Protectorate

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Published
1940
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London: The Czechoslovak, 1940. 32p., slender paperback, 4x6.5 inches, very good. "Reprinted from an illegal pamphlet circulating in occupied Czechoslovakia." Updates the character of Good Soldier Svejk from WWI, placing him in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, imprisoned by the Gestapo.
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Francis . . . the Army Mule [Christmas remembrance]

by Sterling, Peter

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Published
1945
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Honolulu: Advertiser Pub. Co, 1945. Hardcover. 37p., title vignette of Francis repeated on cover, preface, three Francis the Talking Mule stories bound in boards with paper title label, spine strip peeling, shelfwear. The talking mule went on to inspire several comedy films in the 1950s. Includes "Meet Francis," "Francis and the Golden Brew," and "Francis Unmasked." Only two holdings… Read more
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The Snapdragon Ladies

by Pelham, Philip

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Published
1977
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Franklin Square: Writers Press, 1977. 31p., 5.5x8.5 inches, lightly-used booklet in stapled pictorial wraps. Humorous tale about a pair of oddball ladies who live together in Snapdragon Cottage. Some indication that the "Ladies" are old men and mention of man/boy love.
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Zim

by Kather, Jan Strausser

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Published
1978
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Elmira, NY: Horseheads Historical Society, 1978. Paperback. xi, 44p., wraps, 6x9 inches, illus., title pages lightly foxed, spine sunned else very good condition. Cover subtitle: The Life Story of Eugene Zimmerman, Horseheads Cartoonist. The Swiss-American cartoonist and satirist moved to Horseheads, NY in 1888.
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South Pasadena, CA: Self-published by the author, 1995. Pamphlet. [22]p., stapled wraps, 7.5x9.75 inches, illus., very good condition. Not dated, OCLC gives date of 1995. Humorous text and drawings based on the author's time as an art teacher at the California State University, Los Angeles.
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