Counterculture

  • # 24538

    FLORENCE, Yanni

    Street porn /​ Yanni Florence.

    Melbourne : M.33, 2014. Quarto (350 x 270 mm), linen bound boards with pictorial inlay, pp. [44], illustrated. Limited to 50 copies signed and numbered by the artist. “In this large format book of 26 photographs, Yanni Florence identifies and documents the iterations of a specific and highly charged genre of t-shirts. The photographs position …

  • # 24620

    LEVY, William

    The virgin sperm dancer

    An ecstatic journey, of a boy transformed into a girl for one day only, of her erotic adventures in Amsterdam, magic centrum. Written by William Levy; designed by Anthon Beeke; photographed by Ginger Gordon. The Hague: Uitgeverij Bert Bakker, 1972. First edition. Folio, illustrated wrappers, pp. 72, photographic illustrations, a fine copy. A classic publication …

  • # 24030

    DARE, Eric; LIVERMORE Reg (1938 - )

    Eric Dare proudly presents Reg Livermore in Wonder Woman

    with the augmented Baxter Funt Rock Ensemble and The Reginas. Devised and designed by Reg Livermore. Directed by Peter Batey. Choreographed by Keith Bain. Costumes by The Costume and Ballet Centre, Perth. Produced by Eric Dare. Cover title: Reg Livermore in Reg’s show. [Sydney : Dare Properties Pty. Ltd. and Livermore Nominees Pty. Ltd., 1977]. …

  • # 23821

    [D.B. KERR; MAX HARRIS; PAUL PFEIFFER; DORRIT BLACK, et al]

    [ANGRY PENGUINS] Phoenix : 1935-1950

    [The annual literary journal of the University of Adelaide]. Adelaide : Adelaide University Union, 1935-1948 (publication suspended 1940 – 1945, and not issued in 1947), and Adelaide University Students’ Representative Council, 1950). Eight volumes (of nine, lacking the 1949 issue), a near-complete run of this significant journal. Octavo, illustrated card wrappers (a couple marked and …

  • # 24009

    SHARP, Martin (1942-2013)

    Cartoons : a selection from Oz, The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, Honi Soit, Tharunka, etc.

    [Sydney : Scripts, 1966]. Small quarto, Martin Sharp-designed silver and black card wrappers (extensive silverfish trails), staple bound, [48] pp, illustrated; previous owner’s name inside front cover, pale foxing to inside covers and first and last leaves, else internally very good. A scarce anthology of Sharp’s brilliant, sardonic cartoons from the first half of the …

  • # 23528

    NEVILLE, Richard (1941-2016)

    Play power

    London : Jonathan Cape, 1970. First edition, second printing. Octavo, publisher’s yellow boards with black lettering and publisher’s crest on spine, top edge tinted blue, dust jacket designed by Martin Sharp, 361 pp, with the Headopoly game (so often lacking) contained in rear pocket, in perfect condition; mild spotting to edges, else a fine copy …

  • # 23755

    COLEMAN, Victor (editor)

    Image nation. Thursday, April 15. Vol. 1, No. 3, 1969

    Toronto : Rochdale College, 1969. Quarto, self-wrappers, pp. 12. Literary journal from Toronto in 1969, from the 1970s it was re-formed as a photographic journal.

  • # 22511

    BERNIERE, Vincent and PRIMOIS, Mariel

    Sex Press : the Sexual Revolution in the Underground Press, 1963-1979

    New York : Abrams, 2012. Folio, illustrated wrappers, pp. 240, illustrated. New copy. From 1965 to 1975, an array of journals, magazines, fanzines, and underground presses were the voice of a dramatic sexual revolution. In Europe and the United States, this “sex press” consisted of publications such as Other Scenes, Yellow Dog, Actuel, Suck, The …

  • # 22243

    Anon.

    [MEDICINE; OPIUM] A late nineteenth century manuscript listing a range of preparations for pain relief.

    [U.S.A. : s.n., circa 1890]. Manuscript in ink written recto of single quarto sheet of unruled linen paper (250 x 200 mm); old fold lines, but a very well preserved document. Most likely an apothecary’s handy reference for preparing and dispensing drugs for sedation and pain relief – for both medicinal and recreational use – …

  • # 22228

    [BERCKELMAN, Colin B.]

    The Crisis by Eugene Field.

    Athens [i.e. Sydney], The Vaginal Press, 1938. Edition of 25 copies. Octavo, unbound and unsewn (folded, as issued), pp [iv] (preliminary blanks and title), 18 (last blank), [2] (limitation statement, verso blank); second blank with ex libris of Jean Elizabeth Stone (wife of bibliophile Walter Stone); outer pages foxed and with a couple of rust …

  • # 22147

    BUCKLEY, Jim & PHILLIPS, Mary (publishers); GOLDSTEIN, Al (executive editor)

    Screw. (Volume 1, Issues 1-3)

    New York, NY : Screw (Jim Buckley and Mary Phillips), 1968-69. Volume 1, Issue 1, 19 November 1968; Volume 1, Issue 2, 21 December 1968; Volume 1, Issue 3, 24 January 1969. Three unbound issues, folio newspaper, 420 x 290 mm, pp 12, photographic illustrations; each with a neat horizontal fold, as issued; very well …

  • # 21852

    CAMPBELL, John Gregorson

    Witchcraft & second sight in the highlands & islands of Scotland

    Tales and traditions collected entirely from oral stories. Glasgow : James MacLehose and Sons, 1902. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, front free endpaper and conjoined leaf neatly detached, pp. xii; 314, a very good copy. From witchcraft and the evil eye to the “two sights,” ghosts and the supernatural denizens of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, …

  • # 16898

    ANTI-APARTHEIDS BEWEGING [NETHERLANDS]

    [ANTI-APARTHEID POSTER] Demonstratie : Steun het verzet in Zuid Afrika! Geen steun aan het racisties regime! 28 augustus / 14 uur. Amsterdam. Vertrek: Westermarkt.

    [= Support the resistance in South Africa! No support for the racist regime!]. [Amsterdam] : Anti-Apartheids Beweging, [c1970]. Poster, screenprint, 580 x 410 mm, unbacked; mild creasing at top corners, otherwise in very good condition. Poster advertising a rally in Amsterdam against Apartheid in South Africa.

  • # 21628

    LEUNIG, Michael

    Wild figments

    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.

  • # 21608

    LEVINE, Laura & CHODKOWSKI, Dick

    Mr. Wrong : a guide to the least eligible bachelors in America.

    New York : Pinnacle Books, 1984. First edition, stated first printing. Octavo, pictorial stiff wrappers, pp 91, [1]; 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 …

  • # 21596

    INTERNATIONAL NARCOTIC EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

    Fifty facts about narcotics : morphine, heroin and cocaine.

    Los Angeles, CA : International Narcotic Education Association, [c.1930]. Octavo, [4] 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, …