Counterculture

  • # 35486

    BRASH, Nicholas and WELDON, Leonie

    The Aussie biker culture

    Exclusives with The Hell’s Angels, The Rebels, The Bandidos and others. Sydney : Kevin Weldon &​ Associates, 1984. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, light handling wear, pp. 96, a couple of pages with minimal underlining in biro, extensively illustrated. A very scarce publication which provides an insight into the culture of Australian biker gangs, extensively illustrated with …

  • # 35421

    BURSTALL, Simon

    Simon Burstall. ’93: Punching the Light

    Bologna : Damiani Editore, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 116, illustrated. New copy. The images included in 93: Punching the Light were all shot in Sydney in 1993 when Simon Burstall was just 17 years old. He was very involved with the rave scene and culture at that time and was drawn to capturing the …

  • # 34974

    FOLK, Saskia

    Conform

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2004. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. [144], illustrated. New copy. Photobook of street art in Australia, including works by Banksy, Anthony Lister, and others. City walls and public places provide ready-made surfaces for works by today’s migratory population of graffiti and stencil artists. This social commentary is an innovative art form. Saskia Folk …

  • # 35052

    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, pale stain to upper wrapper, small …

  • # 34960

    CROWLEY, Aleister

    Magick in theory and practice

    Edison, N.J. : Castle Books, 1991. Octavo, boards in dustjacket (spine sunned), pp. xxviii; 426, edges browned, a very good copy. Modern edition of one of Crowley’s rarest occult works.

  • # 35019

    MIZER, Bob (1922 - 1992)

    Physique pictorial. Vol. XVI, No. 1

    Los Angeles : AMG, 66. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (a few pen marks and light stain), pp. 32, black and white photographs. Physique Pictorial, published by Bob Mizer’s Athletic Model Guild (AMG) was the first all-male and all-nude magazine in the United States. It is an example of a ‘beefcake’ magazine which published images of athletic …

  • # 34961

    SUTIN, Lawrence

    Do what thou wilt : a life of Aleister Crowley

    New York : St. Martin’s Press, 2000 (reprint). Octavo, boards in dustjacket, remainder mark to lower edge, pp. viii; 484, light handling wear, illustrated.

  • # 34881

    CROWLEY, Aleister

    The book of lies

    San Francisco : Weiser, circa 2010. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 196. Facsimile of the original 1913 edition.

  • # 34873

    FISCHER, Hal (1950 - )

    Gay semiotics : a photographic study of visual coding among homosexual men

    Los Angeles : Cherry and Martin, 2015. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 56, illustrated. Second edition, the first edition published by NFS Press in San Francisco in 1977. As new copy, sealed in publisher’s shrinkwrap. This is our last copy of the 2015 edition. ‘Hal Fischer’s Gay Semiotics: A Photographic Study of Visual Coding Among Homosexual Men …

  • # 34548

    HOLLEDGE, James

    [SYDNEY] Inside Kings Cross

    Sydney : Horwitz Publications, 1963. First edition. Trade paperback (175 x 115 mm), pictorial wrappers (light wear to corners and spine), pp 129, with numerous b/w photographic plates; light foxing to preliminaries, edges of leaves a little browned; a good copy of this now-scarce publication. ‘Marihuana and music, Sex and sin … All the world …

  • # 34782

    MIZER, Bob (1922 - 1992)

    Physique pictorial. Vol. 12, No. 1 (featuring Tom of Finland)

    Los Angeles : AMG, July 1962. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, pp. 32, black and white photographs. Includes a double page spread illustrated by Tom of Finland, a double page spread illustrated by Spartacus, and the back cover illustrated by Harry Granite. Physique Pictorial, published by Bob Mizer’s Athletic Model Guild (AMG) was the first all-male and …

  • # 34781

    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 …

  • # 34775

    MIZER, Bob

    Young Adonis. No. 1, Feb 1963 : America’s newest and greatest physique magazine

    [Los Angeles : Athletic Model Guild], 1963. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 66, illustrated throughout in colour and black and white with photographs of near fully nude young men in various poses to display their youthful physique. The first issue of one of Bob Mizer’s ‘beefcake’ magazines, which published images of athletic and attractive young men …

  • # 34774

    "BRUCE OF LOS ANGELES" [BELLAS, Bruce] (1909 - 1974)

    The male figure

    Volume thirty-six. Los Angeles : Bruce of Los Angeles, 1966. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp 54, with photographic illustrations. Fine, uncirculated copy. The thirty-sixth volume of a beefcake magazine first published in 1956, dedicated to the male figure by renowned photographer Bruce Bellas, who published under the name Bruce of Los Angeles. Bruce’s distinctive skill in …

  • # 34389

    WARHOL, Andy; DALTON, David; JOHNSON, Phyllis (editor)

    [WARHOL] Aspen : the magazine in a box. Vol. 1, No. 3, ‘The Pop Art Issue’.

    Cover title: Now Aspen in an all new fab issue. Vol. 1 no. 3. New York : Roaring Fork Press, December 1966. Box with colour graphic based on Fab laundry detergent, 310 x 230 x 20 mm (edge wear and splits at corners), containing a flip-book of Warhol’s film Kiss and Jack Smith’s film Buzzards …

  • # 34446

    ZIHERI, Vivian

    The Lip anthology : an Australian feminist arts journal 1976 – 1984

    Edited by Vivian Ziherl. Amsterdam : Kunstverein Publishing and Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, in association with Grazer Kunstverein (Austria), 2013. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 192, illustrated. New copy. Lip Magazine was self-published by women in Melbourne from 1976 to 1984 and stood as a lightning rod for Australian feminist artistic practice throughout the Women’s Liberation …