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  • Beck, Julian.
    THE LIFE OF THE THEATRE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1972. First edition - A log of the voyages of the Living Theatre (founded in 1947 by Beck and Judith Malina) in the 60's, followed by troupe's imprisonment in Brazil in 1971.

    Condition: Some toning to the spine and back cover, otherwise fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 12986
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  • [Black Panthers] Cleaver, Eldridge. (Scheer, Robert, editor)
    ELDRIDGE CLEAVER: Post Prison Writings and Speeches.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Random House, 1969. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Edited and with an introduction by Robert Scheer. Includes the Playboy Interview, an open letter to Ronald Reagan, a letter describing Cleaver's first encounter with the Black Panthers and more. Laid in is a newspaper clipping dated 12/7/75 by Kathryn Cleaver on "Why Eldridge Cleaver has come home." SIGNED on the title page by editor Robert Scheer. 211 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (toning to endpaper from clipping, price-clipped dj.)

    Book ID: 14429
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  • [Black Panthers] Cleaver, Eldridge. (Scheer, Robert, editor)
    ELDRIDGE CLEAVER: Post Prison Writings and Speeches.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - Edited and with an introduction by Robert Scheer. Includes the Playboy Interview, an open letter to Ronald Reagan, a letter describing Cleaver's first encounter with the Black Panthers, essays on Stokeley Carmichael, the death of Martin Luther King and more. 211 pp

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 26638
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  • THE PEOPLE'S GUIDE TO MEXICO. by Franz, Carl.
    Franz, Carl.
    THE PEOPLE'S GUIDE TO MEXICO.

    Edition: Fifth edition

    Santa Fe, NM: John Muir Publications. (1983.). A good example of this often reprinted classic counterculture travel guide. Note to this edition mentions that this edition is greatly expanded - almost twice the size, and with more pictures - and also comments on the rapid changes taking place in Mexico. Illustrated. 579 pp plus Index. ISBN: 0-91252815x.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (full color cover now)

    Book ID: 40968
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  • Krim, Seymour (edited by Peggy Brooks).
    WHAT'S THIS CAT'S STORY? The Best of Seymour Krim.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Paragon House, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Posthumous collection of writings which become, in effect, an unofficial history of the rise of the counterculture in New York city. Included is an essay on the Kerouac legacy, another on the influence of the New Yorker magazine, an unpublished excerpt from his prose poem 'Chaos' and more. Foreword by James Walcott. Index, 194 pages. ISBN: 1557784701.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (a tight copy with some shelfwear to the edges, fading and some soiling to the dj.)

    Book ID: 16031
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  • LeVine, Jeff.
    THE DAYS GO BY LIKE BROKEN RECORDS: A No Hope Collection.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    San Francisco: Slave Labor Graphics, 1995. First edition - Includes the first 6 issues of the comic book 'No Hope' (lifesyles of the poor and bored) plus other rare and unpublished comics, including the mini-comics 'Help' and 'Life Makes My Head Hurt.'

    Condition: Near fine in stiff wrappers (black line on bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 14993
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  • THE ULTIMATE GAME: The Rise and Fall of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, by Strelley, Kate with Robert D. San Souci.
    Strelley, Kate with Robert D. San Souci.
    THE ULTIMATE GAME: The Rise and Fall of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh,

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - An insider's account of the Rajneesh movement - the author was the "secretary" to Ma Anand Sheela for most of 1976-1981, and thus she was part of the inner circle controlling the ashram and its financial affairs, This book attempts but does not quite manage to explain the allure of the movement, and, since Strelley was only on the periphery after the move to Oregon, it does not really explain the collapse either. Strelley's final conclusion is that Bhagwan was the center of it all. An interesting look at a phenomena that was very much a part of the times - late 1960s thru early 1980s - but…

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    New York: Harper & Row, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - An insider's account of the Rajneesh movement - the author was the "secretary" to Ma Anand Sheela for most of 1976-1981, and thus she was part of the inner circle controlling the ashram and its financial affairs, This book attempts but does not quite manage to explain the allure of the movement, and, since Strelley was only on the periphery after the move to Oregon, it does not really explain the collapse either. Strelley's final conclusion is that Bhagwan was the center of it all. An interesting look at a phenomena that was very much a part of the times - late 1960s thru early 1980s - but one which still continues to have an influence today from a different perspective than the award-winning documentary "Wild, Wild Country." Review copy with publisher's material laid in. 381 pp. ISBN: 0-062508210.

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    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (bottom edge of textblock slightly bumped).

    Book ID: 73330
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