19768

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BURROUGHS, William

The Wild Boys: A Book Of The Dead

London: Calder & Boyars, 1972

8vo, pp. 184. Original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First UK edition.

Burroughs' predictably nihilistic foray into science fiction, set in the darkly unknowable future of 1988.

A very nice copy of a book seldom found in such good condition.

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20224

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COCTEAU, Jean

The White Paper

Paris: Olympia, 1957

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20238

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GENET, Jean

The Thief's Journal

Paris: Olympia, 1959

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1070

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[GINSBERG, Allen] [HOFFMANN, Abbie]

The Realist:

New York: Realist Association June 1973

8 pp. stapled periodical. Paper wrappers.

First edition.
Abbie Hoffman was a Yippie leader, and one of the Chicago Seven. In 1973, he was arrested by the FBI and charged... [more]


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DICK, Philip K.

The Game-Players Of Titan

New York: Ace, 1963

8vo, pp. 191. Original illustrated paper wrappers.

First edition. A paperback original.
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CROWLEY, Mart

The Boys In The Band

London: Secker & Warburg, 1969

8vo, pp. 182. Original green boards, lettered in silver on spine.

First UK edition.

Mart Crowley's off-Broadway sensation, filmed in 1970 with the same principal cast by William Friedkin. Overly waspish and limp-wristed for today's tastes, the play nonetheless was a key catalyst for change going in to the 1970s. A key text in the history of both Gay Lit. and Gay Rights.

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[ed. WIERSBE, Warren]

Teenage Rock

Wheaton: Miracle Books, 1959

8vo, pp. 32. Original illustrated stiff paper wrappers.

First edition.
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[pseud, SCHNURRER, Adam] ADAM

Taxi

Amsterdam: Sombrero, 1986

4to, pp. 48. Original illustrated card wrappers. Dutch text.

First edition.
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1951

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[BARAKA, Amira] JONES, LeRoi

Tales

London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1969

8vo, pp. 132. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

First edition of Jones'/Baraka's first collection of stories, and only his second work of fiction.

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CLEAVER, Eldridge

Post-Prison Writings And Speeches

London: Cape, 1969

Octavo, pp. 211. Original blue boards, lettered in gold on spine.

First U.K. edition, preceded by the Random House (U.S.) edition of the same year.

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JOHNSON, Stanley

Panther Jones For President

London: Heinemann, 1968

8vo, pp. 183. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

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LEARY, Timothy

Multilevel Measurement Of Interpersonal Behaviour

Berkeley: Psychological Consultation Service, 1956

Large 8vo, pp. 110.

First edition, with the Interpersonal Check List laid in.
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[Profumo Scandal] DENNING, Lord

Lord Denning's Report

London: HMSO, 1963

8vo, pp. 114. Original pale blue paper wrappers, lettered in black to front and rear panels.

First edition.

'The Circumstances Leading To The Resignation Of The Former Secretary Of State For War, Mr. J.D. Profumo.' These circumstances, as the most cursory reference to the vast amount of literature the scandal generated will tell you, included topless models, a well-connected osteopath, a Russian naval attaché, lies to Parliament, cottages on country estates, nude bathing, and the Minister of State for War.

Probably the main cause of the Conservative Party's defeat at the 1964 general election, the Profumo affair is here the subject of a government inquiry by Lord Denning, with chapter headings every bit as salacious as those you would expect to find in the pulpiest of pulp novels: The Slashing And Shooting, Christine Tells Her Story, "He's A Liar". One of the most enthralling reads ever published by a government.

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[attrib. PETRONIUS]

London Unexpurgated

London: New English Library, 1969

8vo, pp. 286, 2 pp. advertisements. Original illustrated stiff paper wrappers.

First edition.
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[CAJA, Jerome] AVENA, Thomas and KLEIN, Adam

Jerome: After The Pageant

San Francisco: Bastard Books, 1996

4to, pp. 95. Original illustrated boards. No dustwrapper, as issued.

First edition.
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2200

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[ed. SANDERS, Ed]

Fuck You

New York: Fuck You Press, 1964

4to, 55 pink, purple and orange mimeographed leaves, unpaginated, secured by staples running the length of left edge.

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2199

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[ed. SANDERS, Ed]

Fuck You

New York: Fuck You Press, 1963

4to, 46 pink mimeographed leaves, unpaginated, secured by staples running the length of left edge.

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2198

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[ed. SANDERS, Ed]

Fuck You

New York: Fuck You Press, 1963

4to, 35 pale blue mimeographed leaves, unpaginated, secured by staples running the length of left edge.

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