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The Open Conspiracy: What America's Angry Generation is Saying, Romm (ed), Ethel Grodzins
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Naked Lunch, Burroughs, William S.
1 Burroughs, William S.
Naked Lunch

Grove Press 1966 Softcover No ISBN Good Condition 
Grove / Black Cat BC-115. Second Printing of the "First Evergreen Black Cat Edition". "With Massachusetts Supreme Court decision and excerpts from the Boston Trial." / A solid but well-read copy. A short (closed) split. to foot of front hinge Some bumping to corners. Damp-stain, mottling to foot of back cover. Pages edge-tanned but supple. 3-4 pages at the back show creases. Previous owner's name inked on first page. Binding square and solid. Second Printing. 256 pages. Inventory No: 024616. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Lustful Summer, Cassill, R. V.
2 Cassill, R. V.
Lustful Summer

Avon New York, NY 1958 Soft Cover No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
(Avon T-281) Attractive, vintage mass market/pocket paperback with colorful GGA painted cover art. Beatnik, counter culture themes. Cover copy reads: "A brilliant and scalding study of a lost, lonely, beautiful Beat Generation girl" / Cover is bright with a reading crease near spine and a small (closed) split at bottom of front hinge. Slight speckling, toning. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. Inventory No: 021638. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Black Opium, Claude Farrère; Samuel Putnam (French); Pierre Louys (preface)
3 Claude Farrère; Samuel Putnam (French); Pierre Louys (preface)
Black Opium
Robert Maguire
Berkley New York, NY 1958 Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Berkley G-120). First thus. Attractive, vintage mass market/pocket paperback with classic Robert Maguire Good Girl GGA painted cover art of nude appearing in the smoke of an opium pipe. Drug use themes. Cover copy reads: "A forbidden world where human bodies find themselves possessed and driven by desires which consume them in the flames of hot-blooded ecstasy." / Cover is bright Showing light bumping to corners and faint creases near bottom corner and spine. 1/4 inch chip/material loss from head of spine. A few small scratches/gouges to back cover. Slight water damage to botton 1/4 of text block visible on edge of text block, inside front cover and faintly on 1st 19-20 pages. A few small dog-earred corners. Otherwise pages very faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. Illustrator: Robert Maguire. Inventory No: 015833. Paperback 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
Black Opium, Claude Farrère; Samuel Putnam (French); Pierre Louys (preface)
4 Claude Farrère; Samuel Putnam (French); Pierre Louys (preface)
Black Opium
Robert Maguire
Berkley New York, NY 1961 Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Berkley Y572). Second Berkley edition. Attractive, vintage mass market/pocket paperback with classic Robert Maguire Good Girl GGA painted cover art of nude appearing in the smoke of an opium pipe. Drug use themes. Cover copy reads: "A forbidden world where human bodies find themselves possessed and driven by desires which consume them in the flames of hot-blooded ecstasy." / Cover is bright but shows a diagonal crease the full height of the cover and smaller creases to front corners and long diagonal crease to back cover. Otherwise pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. Illustrator: Robert Maguire. Inventory No: 019331. Paperback 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
Black Opium, Claude Farrère; Samuel Putnam (French); Pierre Louys (preface)
5 Claude Farrère; Samuel Putnam (French); Pierre Louys (preface)
Black Opium
Robert Maguire
Berkley New York, NY 1958 Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Berkley G-120). First thus. Attractive, vintage mass market/pocket paperback with classic Robert Maguire Good Girl GGA painted cover art of nude appearing in the smoke of an opium pipe. Drug use themes. Cover copy reads: "A forbidden world where human bodies find themselves possessed and driven by desires which consume them in the flames of hot-blooded ecstasy." / Cover is bright but about 1" of chipping and peeling from the bottom edge and a long but faint diagonal corner crease. Light rubbing to edges and bumping to corners. Pages edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. Illustrator: Robert Maguire. Inventory No: 020006. Paperback 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
6 Coxe, Peter M.
Four Heads Are Better Than Two

Eros / Goldstripe / Global Press Wilmington, DL 1970 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
(Eros Goldstripe GN-2). Vintage erotic paperback, sleaze. Photo cover art with 70+ b&w photos throughout. Attractive hippy models. Cover copy reads: "Find out what really goes on in today's middle-class suburbia where everyone is encouraged to do his or her thing!" / Cover is bright showing some long but faint creases. Large but shallow damp stain to foredge of text block, One 2-page spread shows some text bleed onto a photo and a repaired corner. Binding square and solid. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 018104. Paperback 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
The Golden Spike, Ellson, Hal
7 Ellson, Hal
The Golden Spike
Robert Maguire
Ballantine New York, NY 1952 First Edition Paperback No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Ballantine 2) Paperback Original. Attractive, vintage mass market/pocket paperback with colorful Robert Maguire wraparound painted cover art. Drug use, junky, heroin themes. Cover copy reads: "This is a drug addict. He is 16. This angry novel tells his story with truth and compassion" / Cover shows a 3" diagonal crease. Rubbing to hinge. Small bumping and material loss to head of spine. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. Illustrator: Robert Maguire. Inventory No: 021551. Paperback 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Dope Doll / The Bigamy Kiss, Harragan, Steve
8 Harragan, Steve
Dope Doll / The Bigamy Kiss

Universal 1953 First Edition Paperback No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Universal Giant No. 4) Paperback Original. Double novel. No date (c 1953). Attractive, vintage mass market/pocket paperback with colorful Good Girl GGA painted cover art. Drug use and bondage themes, Cover is bright showing faint pencil retail mark and light bumping/creasing to edges. Short closed splits to spine ends. Some rubbing to hinges and creasing to spine. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding solid. Cover copy reads: "Sex and Suspense in a Savage Setting! Breezy Slaughter and Easy Passion! Too Many Dames Can Ruin a Guy!" Inventory No: 012883. Paperback 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
Oh! Calcutta!, Kenneth Tynan; Jacques Levy
9 Kenneth Tynan; Jacques Levy
Oh! Calcutta!

Grove / Evergreen / Black Cat 1969 Second Printing Soft Cover No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
(Grove / Black Cat B-226) Script and photo record of nude musical. Light/moderate reading-wear. Binding solid Inventory No: 014748. Paperback 
Price: 8.50 USD
 
 
Oh! Calcutta!, Kenneth Tynan; Jacques Levy
10 Kenneth Tynan; Jacques Levy
Oh! Calcutta!

Grove / Evergreen / Black Cat 1969 First Printing Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Grove / Black Cat B-226) Script and photo record of nude musical. Cover bright. Reading creases to spine and peeled strip from heel.Binding square and solid. Inventory No: 018126. Paperback 
Price: 8.50 USD
 
 
The Dharma Bums, Kerouac, Jack
11 Kerouac, Jack
The Dharma Bums

Signet 1959 Softcover No ISBN Good Condition 
Signet T 3334. Vintage paperback edition (c 1965 printing) with an illustrated/cartoon cover that I believe was new to this printing. Cover tag line says "By the man who launched the hippie world, the daddy of the swinging psychedelic generation." / Book shows some reading-wear slight soiling and faint creasing. Dampstainn to bottom corner of text block. Some bumping to corners. Pages edge-tanned but supple. A few pages show short nicks. Previous owner's name inked on first page. Binding square and solid. Third printing. 192 pages. Inventory No: 024615. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
The Open Conspiracy: What America's Angry Generation is Saying, Romm (ed), Ethel Grodzins
12 Romm (ed), Ethel Grodzins
The Open Conspiracy: What America's Angry Generation is Saying

Avon New York, NY 1971 Paperback No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
(Avon W244) Vintage paperback. Oblong format. Counter-culture, underground press themes. Gently read condition. Binding square and solid. Small splitting to spine ends. Toning to page edges. Inventory No: 020495. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Black Rice, Sim, Katharine
13 Sim, Katharine
Black Rice

Ace Books Holborn, London 1961 Softcover No ISBN Very Good Condition No Dust jacket 4.25" x 7" 
Ace Books H512. Ace British Edition. Drug use, opium den themes. Cover copy reads: "The opium trade in modern Malaya: A story of the operators who make vast profits from human misery and vice." / Cover bright with some bumping and rubbing to corners. Reading-crease to spine. Binding cocked but solid. Size: 4.25" x 7". 208 pages. Inventory No: 024155. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Speed, William Burroughs, Jr.; Allen Ginsberg (intro)
14 William Burroughs, Jr.; Allen Ginsberg (intro)
Speed

Olympia New York, NY 1970 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Olympia OPS #2) Paperback Original. First edition of author's first book. The ill-fated son of William Burroughs (author of Naked Lunch, Junky, etc) who died of complications related to alcoholism at the age of 33. Cover shows reading wear and several long but faint finger creases. Bumping to corners and spine ends. Some rubbing and small chipping from hinges and spine. Pages lightly edge-tanned but supple. Binding square and solid. Inventory No: 020118. Paperback 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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