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  • LOOKING BACK: A Chronicle of Growing Up Old in the Sixties. by Maynard, Joyce.
    Maynard, Joyce.
    LOOKING BACK: A Chronicle of Growing Up Old in the Sixties.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her first book, a work of non-fiction, written at the age of 18, prior to her romantic relationship/affair with J. D. Salinger. SIGNED on the title page with a self-portrait drawing that reproduces the pose in the photograph on the front cover. 160 pp. ISBN: 0-385-029721.

    Condition: Near fine (name on front endpaper) in a good only dust jacket with overall edgewear, rubbing on the folds, etc (original price of 5.95 still present)

    Book ID: 56090
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  • SPLIT: A Counterculture Childhood. by Michaels, Lisa.
    Michaels, Lisa.
    SPLIT: A Counterculture Childhood.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a story of growing up in California in the 1960s and 70s - "Her father was jailed for antiwar activities, her mother lived temporarily in a commune, she was photographed as a toddler carrying a Vietcong flag. . . this thoughtful memoir doesn't trade in cliches or facile characterizations as it chronicles the years from Michaels's birth in 1966 through her recent marriage." (Wendy Smith) 307 pp. ISBN: 0-395837391.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76704
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  • SEW IT YOURSELF. by Muhlhauser, Marylis.
    Muhlhauser, Marylis.
    SEW IT YOURSELF.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Galahad Books, (1971.) dj. Hardcover first edition - llustrated with photographs and diagrams. While the examples shown in the photographs are very much fashions of the late 1960s (and appealing in that way), this covers the basics for beginners in a timeless way - including how to get started, information on fabrics, altering patterns, with an emphasis on choosing simple designs. 153 pp. ISBN: 0-88365-0355.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54399
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  • NO SIMPLE HIGHWAY: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead. by Richardson, Peter.
    Richardson, Peter.
    NO SIMPLE HIGHWAY: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, (2015). First edition - Published on the band's 50th anniversary, this book attempts to answer the question of why the Grateful Dead became one of the world's most legendary bands. Notes, sources. 353 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64185
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  • MY WISDOM. by Thompson, Jean.
    Thompson, Jean.
    MY WISDOM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Franklin Watts, (1982) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel (her second book - preceded by a collection of short stories), the story of a young woman in the 1960s who is eager to leave her stultifying family and all-too-predictable college and get on with life. As she heads west, she not only has to deal with normal coming of age issues, but a volatile era, influenced by the counter-culture, the war in Vietnam and increasing polarization. SIGNED on the title page. 360 pp. ISBN: 0-531098702.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82923
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  • DOWN SAND MOUNTAIN. by Watkins, Steve.
    Watkins, Steve.
    DOWN SAND MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, (2008). First edition - The author's first book for young readers, set in a small town in 1966, one which deals with issues like race and segregation, the reality of the Vietnam War, abuse, sexuality and even death, in a thoughtful and affecting way. 327 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 65126
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