Counterculture

  • [PULP] Rockabilly
ELLISON, Harlan
# 14612

    # 14612

    ELLISON, Harlan

    [PULP] Rockabilly

    Greenwich, Connecticut : Fawcett Publications, Inc., 1961. First printing (October 1961). Trade paperback, small octavo, 176 pp; a fine copy. “Stag Preston, idol of millions – whose private life was wilder than any of the songs he sang.” (cover)

  • [PULP] The leather boys
FREEMAN, Gillian
# 14730

    # 14730

    FREEMAN, Gillian

    [PULP] The leather boys

    New York : Ballantine Books (by arrangement with Guild Press, Ltd.), 1967. First Canadian edition (July 1967). Trade paperback, small octavo, pp 155, [5 advertisements]; a fine copy. “Ride hard, die young – England’s motor-bike gangs.” (cover) Freeman’s story is centred around the rocker subculture in London and features a gay motorcyclist. Adapted for the …

  • [SODOMY] Peccatum mutum : The secret sin
SINISTRARI, Ludovico Maria (1622-1701); SUMMERS, Augustus Montague (1880-1948)
# 14631

    # 14631

    SINISTRARI, Ludovico Maria (1622-1701); SUMMERS, Augustus Montague (1880-1948)

    [SODOMY] Peccatum mutum : The secret sin

    Cover title: Peccatum mutum, alias sodomy. A scholarly book by a noted ecclesisastic authority on this unspeakable crime. Contents include: Sodomy – the Mute Sin, The Practice of Sodomy, etc.. Paris : Collection “Le Ballet de Muses”, 1958. Octavo, original printed yellow wrappers, pp 93; includes an introduction by the controversial English clergyman, Rev. Montague …

  • Junkie : confessions of an unredeemed drug addict.
"WILLIAM LEE" (pseud.) [BURROUGHS, William S., 1914-1997]; HELBRANT, Maurice
# 13760

    # 13760

    "WILLIAM LEE" (pseud.) [BURROUGHS, William S., 1914-1997]; HELBRANT, Maurice

    Junkie : confessions of an unredeemed drug addict.

    [with] Narcotic agent. New York : Ace Books, 1953. The Ace Double first edition (D-15); the first edition of Burroughs’ first book. Trade paperback, 165 x 115 mm, illustrated wrappers, 149 pp (Junkie), 169 pp (Narcotic agent); a fine copy.

  • East
BERKOFF, Steven (1937 - )
# 13379

    # 13379

    BERKOFF, Steven (1937 - )

    East

    [Adelaide] : 1978. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated, staple bound. Theatre program from the Australian premiere of Berkoff’s controversial play about the East End of London. First performed in 1975, the 1978 Australian season resulted in a call for its ban by the Liberal Party; the Premier of South Australia refused, and the season was extended …

  • A small collection of “Tijuana bibles” (erotic comic books)
# 13299

    # 13299

    A small collection of “Tijuana bibles” (erotic comic books)

    [U.S.A.] : [various publishers], [c.1930-50, with two later examples c. 1970]. Seventeen titles, all oblong duodecimo, in original stapled wrappers, roneo printed, most [8] leaves, illustrated in comic strip format; occasional wear and marks, but generally in good condition. 1. Corn-Hole Productions presents J. Wellington Wimpy in You bring the ducks 2. Gertie Gulp presents …

  • Protest politics and psychological warfare : the Communist role in the Anti-Vietnam War and
FINDLAY, P.T.

# 7248

    # 7248

    FINDLAY, P.T.

    Protest politics and psychological warfare : the Communist role in the Anti-Vietnam War and

    Anti-Conscription Movement in Australia. Melbourne : The Hawthorn Press, 1968. First edition. Octavo, publisher’s pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 63 pp, photographic illustrations, a fine copy. THP 138. A very scarce and significant contemporary study.