Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin, 2004. First edition, first printing. Large octavo, pictorial card covers, pp 153, with vignette illustrations and endpapers by Leunig; a fine copy. Anthology of short pieces of social commentary, philosophy, and flights of the imagination, by Australia’s most original and beloved cartoonist, Michael Leunig.
LEVINE, Laura & CHODKOWSKI, Dick
New York : Pinnacle Books, 1984. First edition, stated first printing. Octavo, pictorial stiff wrappers, pp 91, ; b/w photographic illustrations throughout; a a collection of profiles of extremely uneligible bachelors … a very good copy. ‘This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any …
INTERNATIONAL NARCOTIC EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
Los Angeles, CA : International Narcotic Education Association, [c.1930]. Octavo,  pp, illustration to front; light vertical crease, else fine. Approximate dating from internal references to the Great War and Prohibition. This pamphlet provides a host of medical and social reasons for not taking narcotics, but it is particularly admonitory about the use of cocaine, …
CORSO, Gregory (1930-2001)
Madras & New York : Hanuman Books, 1989. First edition. Number 27 in a series of chapbooks by the publisher. Duodecimo (105 x 70 mm), stiff card wrappers in dust jacket with photographic portrait of Corso by Allen Ginsberg; presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free-endpaper: ‘Here we is again Sly – …
FERLINGHETTI, Lawrence (b. 1919)
New York : New Directions, 1968. Third printing. Trade paperback, octavo, pictorial stiff wrappers, signed by the author in pen on the half-title ‘Lawrence Ferlinghetti’; 48,  pp; a very good inscribed copy. Born March 24 1919, Ferlinghetti was one of the most significant figures of the Beat generation of writers. A poet, painter, and …
Based on “I want to go to school”, a chapter from an autobiographical novel by Kao Yu-pao. Adapted by Hsu Kuang-yu. Drawings by Wang Hsu-yang and Pen Ching-yu. Supplement to China Reconstructs, May 1957. Peking : China Reconstructs, 1957. Oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 56, illustrated. Chinese propogandist literature in the form of a graphic novel …
SOLDATOW, Sasha (1947- )
Chippendale, NSW : Printed by Panacea Press, 2008. Octavo, printed yellow wrappers,  pp, with line illustrations (by the author?); fine. ‘My name is Sasha Soldatow, and I want to have a look at some of the issues being raised at the moment on the subject of the [Sydney] Gay Mardi Gras’ (p. ). Focuses …
A collection of 216 publications mostly dating from the 1960s to the 1990s relating to gay and lesbian themes, including pulp literature, erotic novels, works by notable homosexual authors, and a variety of LGBT issues. Sourced from a single collection, the majority of works are English, American and Australian. A substantial and valuable resource relating …
London : The Aquarian Press, 1968. First edition. Small octavo, publisher’s black cloth over boards, in pictorial dust jacket (rubbed, mild edge wear), pp 64; a very good copy.
VALE, V. "Valhalla" (or Hamanaka)
San Francisco : V. Vale, 1977-1979. Vol. 1, No. 1 – Vol. 2, No. 1. Eleven issues; all first printings. Tabloid folio, folded as issued; newsprint with black-and-white photo-illustrations; some wear to No. 1, else uniformly very good condition. A rare complete run. Despite taking its name from the Stooges’ anthem, this legendary West Coast …
DSMOND, Michael and DIXON, Christine
Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 1995. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 96, illustrated. Prints, posters and protests from the 1960s.
[Chicago? : the artist, 2017]. Octavo, printed wrappers, pp. , illustrated. Artist’s book / zine on the subject of civil disobedience and the protest movement. ‘Jaclyn’s work is driven by political controversies that surround land, communities, and acts of resistance. By framing evidence of those acts, her work recontextualizes how they manifest in public spaces …
HESSE, Herman; JOHANNSEN, Brad
New York : Harmony Books, 1972. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated, psychedelic text and images from the early 70s.
HOPKINS, John (1937- )
Bologna, Italy : Damiani Editore, 2008. Oblong quarto, publisher’s cloth backed pictorial papered boards, 159 pp, b/w photographic illustrations throughout, with essays by Joe Boyd, Val Wilmer, Barry Miles and Addie Vassie; an as new copy. ‘When John “Hoppy” Hopkins first picked up a camera as a youth it never occurred to him that half …
Melbourne : Incorporated Newsagencies Company, 1973. Tabloid newspaper, pp. 1501 – 1532 (complete issue), illustrated. The cover article ‘After the gay pride ball … the pathos of being human’ describes that despite public celebration in Gay Pride Week, homosexuality still remains a criminal offence and there remains community intolerance towards homosexuality. The centrefold spread ‘A …
GIORNO, John (1936 - )
Barton : Something Else Press, 1973. First edition. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (spine sunned, edges a little rubbed), unpaginated, photographic illustrations. Text based poetry by Giorno, former lover of Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, whose poems are influenced by the pop art style of the painters. Giorno’s staccato style repetition is recognised as the …