Counterculture

  • # 17926

    ALISON, Crichton

    [TRANSVESTISM] Men in women’s clothes.

    New York ; Toronto : Medical Publishing Company, [c.1950]. Octavo, printed stiff wrappers, stapled, 36 pp; a very good copy. ‘Studies in fetishism and transvestism. Medical aspects of men who feel an irresistible impulse to wear women’s clothes. Case histories of transvestists, strange stories, new discoveries. Treatment techniques.’ (Cover) ‘The truth abouth homosexuals and homosexuality. …

  • # 17491

    Anon.

    [PULP] The man in their lives

    London, U.K. : Woman’s World Library, [between 1950 and 1960]. Series: Woman’s World Library, No. 317. Square octavo, illustrated wrappers, 64 pp; a good copy.

  • # 17925

    UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT. INTERNAL REVENUE.

    Order Forms for Opium, etc.

    [Title from cover]. Washington, U.S.A. : U.S. Internal Revenue, Office of the Commissioner, [1928]. Quarto, original printed stiff wrappers (light central fold line, upper wrapper with a few pale stains), stapled, containing 8 duplicate copies of order forms completed and lodged with Internal Revenue agent William W. Porter, Milford, Michigan, by the United Drug Co., …

  • # 17921

    FERLINGHETTI, Lawrence (b. 1919)

    Unfair arguments with existence. (Signed by Ferlinghetti)

    New York : New Directions, 1963. Sixth printing. Trade paperback, octavo, pictorial stiff wrappers, inscribed on the half-title in pen ‘For [Toronto book collector] Arthur Winter, Lawrence Ferlinghetti’; 85 pp; with an illustrated double title page, and 1 photographic illustration; a fine inscribed copy. Ferlinghetti was one of the most significant figures of the Beat …

  • # 17919

    ROWELL, Earle Albert & ROWELL, Robert

    [MARIJUANA] On the trail of marihuana : the weed of madness

    Mountain View, Cal. : Pacific Press Publishing Association, [1939]. First edition. Octavo, original printed cloth boards, 96 pp, b/w photographic illustrations; a fine copy (as issued, without dust jacket). An early work espousing the evils of marijuana, ‘the killer drug’.

  • # 17922

    COMMUNIST PARTY USA, LACKAWANNA BRANCH.

    Protest Hitler war-acts against Czechoslovakia and the rest of the peace-loving & democratic countries of the world! Street meeting Thursday Sept. 15th 8 pm, corner of Ridge Rd. and Gates Ave.

    Buffalo, N.Y. : Communist Party USA (CPUSA), Lackawanna Branch, 1938. Broadsheet, 275 x 215 mm, roneo printed one side only, illustrated with a lampoon of Hitler as a diabolical monster; old ink inscription bottom right ‘Buffalo, 1938’; age-toning around the edges, but in fine condition. Rallies organised by the CPUSA to protest against the military actions …

  • # 17493

    Men Only and London Opinion. Vol. 60, no. 238, October 1955.

    London : C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., 1955. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, pp 171, [1], photographic and line illustrations, including colour cartoons; a good copy. Not to be confused with the soft-core pornographic incarnation of the magazine published by Paul Raymond Publications since 1971. The title Men Only actually goes back to 1935 when it was founded by C. Arthur Pearson Ltd as …

  • # 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 …

  • # 17297

    AMBASSADOR COLLEGE RESEARCH DEPARTMENT

    New facts about marijuana

    Pasadena, California : Ambassador College Press, 1970. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (rubbed), staple bound, previous owner’s inscription to inside front wrapper, 48 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; a good copy.

  • # 17298

    BRANDON, Joan

    Art of hypnotism (Successful hypnotism)

    New York : Fawcett, 1956. Small quarto, pictorial wrappers (lightly rubbed and creased), 96 pp, illustrated; a good copy. Includes sections on the use of hypnosis in medicine and psychiatry.

  • # 16715

    [SWEDISH UNDERGOUND] Huvudbladet

    Stockholm : Huvudbladet, 1971-1972. Issues 1 – 4 (all published). Folio newspaper, photo montage and comic strip illustrations (some colour), the first issue with large format (390 x 550 mm) insert photographic poster by Hans Esselius of Jimi Hendrix with printed lyrics of Pass it on (Straight Ahead); all issues in fine condition. Rare complete …

  • # 16710

    REGILD, Carsten (1941-1992)

    Nekropolis : Carsten Regild / Moderna Museet

    Stockholm : Moderna Museet, 1972. Catalog of an exhibition held May 6-June 11, 1972 at the Moderna Museet, Stockholm. Oblong quarto, original pictorial wraps, rivet bound, 18 leaves, with a series of tipped-in colour and monochrome illustrations on the left hand pages and roneo printed facing pages; housed in original envelope with artist’s skull-and-cross-bone design stamped …

  • # 16718

    [SWEDISH UNDERGROUND] Bazaar

    Stockholm : Bazaar, 1967. Numbers 1 (March 10-23) and 2 (March 28-April 14) (all published). Folio newspaper, photographic and comic strip illustrations, both issues in fine condition. The only two issues of this Swedish counterculture newspaper to be published. Number 1 contains an interview with Paul McCartney, essays on LSD in Stockholm and the contemporary …

  • # 17210

    [NEVILLE, Richard; SHARP, Martin]

    Oz magazine, Sydney. Issue no. 25. January, 1966.

    Sydney : Oz Publications Ink Limited, January 1966. Quarto, staple bound, printed in black ink, 20 pp, upper wrapper with light staining, otherwise a good copy. The Australian satirical magazine Oz was an important phenomenon of the underground press of the 1960s and early 1970s. Initially edited by Richard Neville, Richard Walsh and the artist …

  • # 12758

    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 (some light wear and creasing), staple bound, [48] pp, illustrated, occasional light foxing; a good copy. A scarce anthology of Sharp’s brilliant, sardonic cartoons from the first half of the 1960s, perhaps the most memorable being those first printed in the Sydney …

  • # 16893

    VRIENDSCHAPSVERENIGING NEDERLAND-CAMBODJA

    [POSTER] Internationale solidariteit met het volk van Cambodja

    [= International solidarity with the people of Cambodia]. Nijmegen : Vriendschapsvereniging Nederland-Cambodja, [1974]. Poster, screenprint, 590 x 410 mm, unbacked; in very good condition. The Netherlands-Cambodia Friendship Society was founded in January 1974, at the height of the Cambodian Civil War. On this poster its aims are stated as being ‘to work with anyone who …