Collectible Books

Teddy Boys and Girls were a British rock’n’ roll subculture in the 1950s. Drawing inspiration from British Edwardian-era dandies Teddy Boys wore drape jackets, drainpipe trousers, loose-collared white shirts, Slim Jim ties and suede creepers, while Teddy Girls (or Judies) wore drape jackets, pencil skirts, rolled-up jeans, cameo brooches and clutch bags. The violent and delinquent life-style…
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Ed van der Elsken (1925-1990) was born in Amsterdam, where he was trained as a stonecutter and sculptor until 1944. Inspired by the photojournalistic Picture Post and Weegee’s Naked City he shifted his interest from sculpting to photography in the late 1940s. When he tried his luck Paris in 1950, he took up a job…
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sold outThis 1968 user’s guide for smokers of marihuana and hashish was Jules Deelder‘s first published book. Written under the telling moniker of Julian The Joint and illustrated by his friend and partner-in-crime Rob Peters (Youssouph Ben Houpla), this handsome guide leads the reader through an ABC…

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Roel van Duijn, one of the spearheads of the Dutch countercultural Provo movement wrote this manifesto in 1967, six months after Provo had been carried to its grave. The contents of this handsome little book are still very much in the vein of Provo: subversive, provocative, creative, and humorous. In a playful manner and packaged as an adventure story Van Duijn (here spelled as Van…
€ 45.00

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Jeremiad Chants, subtitled An Absolute Polemic, was published independently by William Levy and illustrator Peter Pontiac in 1979. With a print run of only 500 copies and Fluxus artist Willem de Ridder as a designer, this little book is a true countercultural gem. Levy’s seductively packaged but caustic chapters would…
€ 40.00

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