Counterculture

  • # 42516

    MIZER, Bob (1922 - 1992)

    Physique pictorial. A very substantial run of 77 issues 1951 – 1991

    Los Angeles : AMG, 1955 – 1991. 67 issues of Physique Pictorial (a very substantial run, the first seven issues from 1951 – 1953 being photocopies reprinted in 1997, the original vintage printings beginning with vol. 5, no. 2, 1955, through to vol. 41, 1990), octavo, pictorial wrappers, each approximately pp. 32, black and white …

  • # 17332

    VAN AMBURGH & CO.

    [BROADSIDE] Great Living Wonders! / Immense Attraction / The Wild Australian Children

    are Evidently of a Cannibal Race! / Judging From Their Natural Proclivities, Their Long Sharp Teeth, etc. / Perhaps the Only Specimen From That Country Now Living … These Wonders of All Wonders were captured about 7 years ago by a party of gold hunters in the mountainous regions of Australia … Can Be Seen In a …

  • # 43143

    AH MEN

    Ah Men Mexican Cruise

    West Hollywood : Ah Men, 1978. Quarto, illustrated self-wrappers, pp. 32, mailing label, order form intact, illustrated, a fine copy. Don Cook founded Ah Men, Shop for Men on Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood in about 1960 (some sources say 1958, the others 1961), the shop successfully trading until the mid 1980s. Located close to the …

  • # 43054

    Robert & Thomas DUNKER

    Horseshit : the offensive review. Number two.

    Hermosa Beach, CA : Scum Publishing Company, 1967. “Fourth printing” (inner lower wrapper). Quarto (280 x 215 mm), original stapled pictorial wrappers, pp. 48, extensively illustrated, and with additional text and illustration on the inner wrappers; a very good copy. Horseshit was a counterculture magazine produced by brothers Robert and Thomas Dunker. Robert was responsible …

  • # 43053

    Robert & Thomas DUNKER

    Horseshit : the offensive review. Number one.

    Hermosa Beach, CA : Gauntlet Press/Scum Publishing Company, 1965. “Fifth printing” (inner lower wrapper). Quarto (280 x 215 mm), original stapled pictorial wrappers, pp. 44., extensively illustrated, and with additional text and illustration on the inner wrappers; a very good copy. Horseshit was a counterculture magazine produced by brothers Robert and Thomas Dunker. Robert was …

  • # 43310

    AUDEN, W. H. (1907 - 1973)

    The platonic blow

    New York : the Fuck You Press, 1965. First separate edition. Quarto, printed wrappers, pp. 12. Limited to 300 copies, 10 additional deluxe editons in three variations also printed. The platonic blow, sometimes known as The gobble poem, is an gay erotic poem which graphically describes an act of oral sex between two young men. Originally composed in 1948, …

  • # 41529

    HILLERSBERG, Lars; SVEDBERG, Lena; DE GEER, Carl Johan, et al.

    Puss. (Complete set, plus prospectus)

    Stockholm : Puss, 1968-1973. A complete set of twenty-five issues; number 1 (January 1968) – number 24, (1973), plus the unnumbered issue and the rare prospectus which advertises the Puss preview presented at the Konsthall, 2-14 December 1967. Quarto (nos. 1-21 and the unnumbered issue, as well as the 4-page prospectus) and folio (nos 22-24); …

  • # 42998

    [LEBER, Sylvie]

    Public petition for Melbourne community radio station 3RRR to reinstate the women’s programme “Give Men-a-Pause”, 1981.

    [Melbourne : s.n., 1981]. Foolscap folio sheet, Xerox-printed recto only; old horizontal fold; fine condition. The 3RRR women’s programme “Give Men-a-Pause” ran from 1979-1981. It was founded and hosted by Sylvie Leber, a Melbourne women’s rights activist who, among many other activities, was involved in the creation of Victoria’s first rape crisis centre and the …

  • # 42991

    WOODS, Tony; PATERSON, Rod; RYAN, Ben, et al. (eds.)

    Super Eight : newsletter of the Melbourne Super 8 Film Group Inc. (Twenty-four individual issues, 1997-2001)

    Fitzroy, Vic. : Melbourne Super 8 Film Group, September 1997 – March 2001. Twenty-four issues (itemised below); uniform format of foolscap folio, self-wrappers, [8] pp., illustrated; all issues in very good condition; from the estate of Virginia Fraser, artist, writer, editor and curator. The Melbourne Super 8 Film Group was an independent co-operative formed in …

  • # 42985

    HAMMER, Barbara (1939- )

    Goddess Films : sales & rentals.

    Berkeley, CA : Barbara Hammer / Goddess Films, [1979?]. Single sheet, 350 x 270 mm, folding to 180 x 90 mm, printed on both sides, photographically illustrated; light creasing and marks to the outer covers when folded, otherwise excellent condition. Important – and very scarce – trade brochure for Goddess Films, the distribution company of …

  • # 42254

    FORMAN, Michael (editor)

    3 Days of Peace & Music. Aquarian Exposition : Woodstock Music & Art Fair

    Official programme for the first Woodstock Music & Art Fair held in Woodstock, New York in August 1969. [Philadelphia?] : Concert Hall Publications, Inc., 1969. First edition, first issue, with the ‘f’ in the word ‘of’ on the upper wrapper overlapping a flower, adjusted for greater clarity in later reprints. Quarto, colour photographic wrappers, pp …

  • # 42993

    [BRAKHAGE, et al]

    Invisible Cinema present Loud Visual Noises. The Musicians Club, 65 Wellington St, St Kilda Thursday 15th July at 7.30 pm.

    [Melbourne] : Invisible Cinema, [1993]. Foolscap folio flyer, photostatted, printed on both sides; some old water staining, otherwise good condition. A combination of the perpetual calendar and the nine-digit phone number allow us to date this obscure Melbourne experimental cinema event to 1993. The flyer is more than likely a unique survivor. The screening comprised …

  • # 42984

    Brion GYSIN; Stuart BRISLEY et al.

    Performance Magazine, No. 11. May-June 1981.

    London, UK : The Performance Magazine, 1981. Folio (295 x 210 mm), pictorial stapled wrappers, pp. 26; photographic illustrations; a very good copy. This issue includes in-depth articles on Brion Gysin, European Theatre of War, Stuart Brisley, and Lizzie Cox-Somerset.

  • # 42986

    [2XX RADIO STATION]

    [CANBERRA COMMUNITY RADIO] XX Communique. Vol. 5 no. 1, March 1981.

    Canberra, ACT : Campus community Broadcasting Association, 1981. Quarto (280 x 205 mm), stapled pictorial wrappers, pp. 32, plus text on inner covers; illustrated; a very good copy. The official magazine of Canberra’s community radio station 2XX, dating to the height of the Australian post-punk era. Contains an in-depth piece on Sydney (originally Canberra) band …

  • # 42987

    [2XX RADIO STATION]

    [CANBERRA COMMUNITY RADIO] XX Communique. Vol. 5 no. 2, May 1981.

    Canberra, ACT : Campus community Broadcasting Association, 1981. Quarto (280 x 205 mm), stapled pictorial wrappers, pp. 32, plus text on inner covers; illustrated; a very good copy. The official magazine of Canberra’s community radio station 2XX, dating to the height of the Australian post-punk era. Contains in-depth pieces on the now legendary Brisbane band …

  • # 43024

    BIONDO, Sam and PUGH, Rohan

    Skins ‘n’ Sharps. The forgotten subculture Melbourne 1971 to 1979.

    Melbourne : Skins ‘n’ Sharps, 2006. Quarto (295 x 210 mm), pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 14 pp (including wrappers), b/w and colour illustrations throughout; an as new copy. Superbly illustrated catalogue produced to accompany a low-key Melbourne exhibition staged in 2006, Skins ‘n’ Sharps. The catalogue contains many original photographs, previously unpublished, documenting the unique …