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Amorous Tales from Peter the Great vol. 1

by Boccaccio

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1965
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£11.09

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New York: The Howard Press, 1965. Paperback. [64p] 7.75x4.75 inches landscape layout, simple sexual cartoons with captions on facing pages, very good humor booklet in stapled red pictorial wraps.
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The Freudian Alphabed

by Vallee, Harpur

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1969
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£14.79

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Ann Arbor: Michigan Music Press, 1969. Paperback. [28p] printed recto-only, suggestive drawings of letters that seem to represent coital acts and genitalia,very good trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Joke book of simple line drawings.
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Where to sin in San Francisco

by Lord, Jack; art by Lloyd Hoff

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1953
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£33.28

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San Francisco: Richard Guggenheim, 1953. 187p., plastic comb binding, mild handling. Illustrated with saucy drawings by Hoff. Guide to bars, restaurants, and a few strip shows and drag clubs, though most of the tourist information is not as salacious as advertised.
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1969 He-Man Daily Diary and Stemwinder Reminder

by Anonymous

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1968
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£18.49

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New York: Arroco, 1968. Paperback. [370p] daily calendar notebook with sex-comics on each day, very good trade paperback original in plain yellow wraps. Straight male sex humor.
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image of Doc Chaos: the Chernobyl effect, or, omnimpotence, being the autobiography of Doctor Unknown Chaos, a record of some notable events in the years between 1950 and 1986 with further consequences

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London: Hooligan Press, 1988. Paperback. 88p., wraps, 5.75x8.25 inches, illus., wraps worn, sticker scar on rear wrap else very good first edition. Described on the rear wrap as "[a] glorious and disastrous love story in which the object and subject of love are chaos-and nukes. The secret autobiography of the Frankenstien of modern science, Doc Chaos. An allegorical satire… Read more
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Evergreen Theatre On Stage: Camille [playbill]

by Ludlam, Charles, The Ridiculous Theatrical Co

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1974
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£33.28

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New York: American Theatre Press, 1974. Four panel playbill/program, 5.75x9 inches, cast, crew, who's who, staff, very good original program for the first production of this Ridiculous show! Cover photo of Ludlam as Marguerite Gautier. Very nice copy.
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Evergreen Theatre On Stage: Hot Ice [playbill]

by Ludlam, Charles, The Ridiculous Theatrical Co

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1974
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£33.28

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New York: American Theatre Press, 1974. Four panel playbill/program, 5.75x9 inches, cast, crew, who's who, poem by Robert Frost, Shakespeare quote, staff, very good original program for the first production of this Ridiculous show! Very nice copy.
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Winston in Wonderland

by Estes, Winston M.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1956
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£22.19

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Harrisburg, PA: Eagle Books, 1956. Hardcover. 167p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, bookstore stamp on free front endpaper else very good first edition in a worn unclipped dj. Retired Air Force Major's humorous memoir of his time at the Pentagon.
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image of Heaven and Earth. Album Leaves from a Ming Encyclopedia: San-ts'ai t'u-hui, 1610

Heaven and Earth. Album Leaves from a Ming Encyclopedia: San-ts'ai t'u-hui, 1610

by Goodall, John A., selection and annotation

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1979
ISBN
9780877731689
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£14.79

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Boulder CO: Shambhala, 1979. 192p., illustrated with 120 images from the Sancai tuhui ( 三才圖會). Reproductions are fullpage, black and white; captioning is in a running numbered text. Archival-grade paper, hardbound in 12.5x9 inch openweave blue cloth boards spine-titled in silverfoil with an onlay cover decoration, and enclosed in the dust jacket. Book is near-mint with just a hint… Read more
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Boyfriend Material

by Jeffrey, Jon

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2002
ISBN
9780758201027
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£8.87

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New York: Kensington Books, 2002. Hardcover. vi, 232p., near-fine first edition, first printing stated in boards and bright unclipped dj. Comic gay novel about friends who work at Throb Magazine.
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Erotic Dirty Comics: Spread out

by Anonymous

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1986
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£18.49

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Wilmington: Tijuana Publishing, 1986. Magazine. [40p] includes covers, 8.5x11 inches, explicit, erotic, misogynist and racist pornographic comics in b&w, magazine in stapled glossy color wraps. Reissue originally published in 1976. Includes a gay Batman & Robin and a very racist-style "Julia" based on the TV character. In the style of the infamous Tijuana Bibles but not as funny. … Read more
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Haw: horrible, horrible cartoons

by Brunetti, Ivan

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2001
ISBN
9781560974352
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£18.49

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Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2001. Paperback. [96p] 5x6.5 inches, b&w crass sexual cartoon book, second printing paperback in pictorial wraps. Transgressive comics. Something to offend everybody Left, Right or Center.
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Against Interpretation and other essays

by Sontag, Susan

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1966
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£184.88

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New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux/Noonday Press, 1966. Hardcover. ix, 304p., a note, toning to text block else very good first edition, first printing stated in boards a lightly-worn, price-clipped dj. The essayist's scarce second book and first collection including the infamous "Notes on Camp" which introduced the concept of Camp into the mainstream.
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image of Free Bricks. Dan Seneres' free bricks no. 1.  It seemed like a good idea at the time

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El Sobrante CA: Smarty Pants Press, 2002. 16p., zine in common zine format, folded stapled copyshop leaves featuring a mangle of image and text. Our consigner writes that Seneres is ethnically one quarter Filipino, we cannot confirm, but that he lives in the East Bay seems unchallenged. He's fond of drawing big-breasted elfin women, also. Very good copy. Includes… Read more
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The Bunny LaRue Poems [signed]

by Mitzel, John aka Bunny LaRue, introduction by Miss Trixie Montclair

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1974
ISBN
9780914852025
Item Price
£55.46

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Boston: Manifest Destiny, 1974. 44p., 5.5x8.5 inches, signed 'with love, Bunny LaRue', first edition chapbook in lightly-worn and soiled tan wraps. Poetry/parody. Young 2240. Bunny LaRue was the main character in several stories and novels by Mitzel. A Drag Alter-Ego.
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A Vegetable Collection; Recipes and Rhymes to conquer kids of all ages

by Linder, Dorothy Perillo

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2008
ISBN
9780975333426
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£14.79

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New York: Sanctuary Books, 2008. Hardcover. Unpaginated, about 120p., numerous pastel sketches in watercolors, kid-sized hardbound in 7.5x5 inch laminated blue boards under a spring-green cloth backstrip. We see no flaw; as new, clean, sound and unmarked.
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image of Countdown to Putsch, ideas for the living and willing to act

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Goleta, CA: Ebullition, 2001. Paperback. 98p., wraps shelf worn else good condition, 8.5x11 inches. Lacks the CD that was issued with this book. Punk music, humor and left politics.
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At Ease" vol. 1: comedy sketches for use exclusively in military & naval establishments edited and compiles by The Writers & Material Committee of Camp Shows, Inc

by Shubert, John, editor, Lester Hammel, Charles B. Maddock, Hal Block, William Bratter, Leon Kellman et al.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1942
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£55.46

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New York: USO-Camp Shows, Inc, 1942. 230p., 6.25x9.25 inches, preface, sketches, lightly-worn script collection in spiral-bound green covers. Block appeared on and wrote for "What's My Line?" until he was fired for being too risque. He also wrote for the BBC and Bob Hope's USO shows. Shubert was a member of the Shubert Broadway theatre family. Some gay humor.… Read more
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Café Guy: for new breed of male #1

by Adams, Raphael, Jeff, Tony Bayarea, the bike messenger

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1990
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£8.87

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San Francisco: Self-published by the author, 1990. [8p] 8.25c10.75 inches, b&w photos, humorous musings, heavily-handled and wrinkled else good 'zine in stapled white pictorial wraps. "The Four Different Cafe Types" "The Lowdown on Playboy" Standup routine by Tony Bayarea.
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Be Your Own Valentine [handbill]

by

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1970
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£14.79

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no place: no publisher, 1970. Single 11x8.5 inch handbill landscape layout illustrated one side only with explicit and pornographic drawing of two heart-shaped genitalia, one female, one male, being manipulated with the owners' hands surrounded by ribbon bearing the statement; "Be Your Own Valentine", light wear and pinholes at top. Anonymous humorous graphic likely produced and photocopied by the… Read more
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