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cover of Seventh Heaven (Original printer's proof for the cover of the first edition)

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Boston: Telegraph Books, 1972. Original printer's proof for the cover of the first edition published by Telegraph Books in 1972. Patti Smith's first published collection of poetry. Card stock, 7.5 x 10 inches. Light toning to the extremities, else Near Fine.
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cover of Babel (First Edition, inscribed by the author to Clarissa Dalrymple, with two letters from the author to Glenn O'Brien)

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1978. First Edition. First Edition, softcover, issued simultaneously with the hardcover edition. INSCRIBED by Patti Smith in a contemporary hand on the half title page to noted art curator Clarissa Dalrymple: "+ To Clarissa / My divine supplier of the necessary serums / + Patti Lee." Laid in are two letters from… Read more
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cover of Original poster for a 1976 performance by Patti Smith at Longbranch Saloon

Original poster for a 1976 performance by Patti Smith at Longbranch Saloon

by Patti Smith (performing); Neil Cassidy (photographer)

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Published
1976
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Berkeley: Longbranch Saloon, 1976. Vintage poster printed on pale yellow paper for a February 17, 1976 performance by Patti Smith at Longbranch Saloon, Berkeley. An uncommon poster, featuring a photograph of Smith with an overlaid image of a race horse, made for a single return performance three months after the November 10, 1975 release of Smith's seminal… Read more
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cover of Original 1979 [James Chance and the] Contortions tour poster

Original 1979 [James Chance and the] Contortions tour poster

by [James Chance and the] Contortions (artist)

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Published
1979
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$425.00

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N.p.: ZE Records, 1979. Vintage two-color Contortions poster, a "tour blank," with space at the lower margin on which a venue could add performance date information. The tour was launched to promote the band's debut album, "Buy," released in 1979 on ZE Records. One of the most important and influential musicians of New York's No Wave scene in… Read more
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$425.00
cover of Original poster for the 1985 Stockholm Monsters single, "How Corrupt is Rough Trade?

Original poster for the 1985 Stockholm Monsters single, "How Corrupt is Rough Trade?

by Stockholm Monsters (artist); Trevor Johnson (designer)

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Published
1985
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$450.00

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Manchester: Factory Benelux, 1985. Vintage poster for the 1985 Stockholm Monsters single "How Corrupt is Rough Trade?", designed by Trevor Johnson for Factory Records and released by Factory Records Belgian imprint Factory Benelux. The Stockholm Monsters were an integral but often overlooked part of the Manchester/Factory Records scene of the early 1980s. Their highest charting single "How Corrupt… Read more
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$450.00
cover of Original photograph of Patti Smith in performance in West Germany, 1978

Original photograph of Patti Smith in performance in West Germany, 1978

by Patti Smith (subject)

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Published
1978
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Vintage borderless photograph of Patti Smith performing with the Patti Smith Group in West Germany on September 9, 1978. The show was part of Smith's 1978 worldwide tour in support of her third (and most commercially successful) studio album, "Easter." 10 x 8 inches, on Kodak stock. About Fine.
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cover of Rude Boy (Original photograph from the 1980 film)

Rude Boy (Original photograph from the 1980 film)

by [The Clash] Jack Hazan, David Mingay (directors, screenwriters); Ray Gange (screenwriter); Joe Strummer, Paul Simonon, Mick Jones, Topper Headon (starring)

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Published
1980
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$375.00

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London: Atlantic Releasing, 1980. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1980 film. A blend of fiction and music documentary, featuring extensive footage of The Clash on tour and in the studio, about a young Clash fan who leaves his job at a Soho sex shop to become a roadie for the band. The Clash would later express their… Read more
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cover of More Songs About Buildings and Food (Original jigsaw puzzle issued by Sire Records to promote the 1978 album)

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New York: Sire Records, 1978. Vintage jigsaw puzzle released by Sire Records to promote the Talking Heads 1978 album, "More Songs About Buildings and Food." A 225-piece LP-sized jigsaw puzzle of the Talking Heads iconic album cover art. The cover art, conceived by David Byrne and executed by artist Jimmy De Sana, is a photomosaic of the band created… Read more
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$375.00
cover of Original 1993 Husker Du "In the East" tour poster

Original 1993 Husker Du "In the East" tour poster

by Husker Du

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Published
1983
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$475.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1983. Vintage Husker Du 1983 "In The East" concert tour poster, a "tour blank," with space at the lower margin on which a venue could add performance date information. The tour was taken to promote the band's first studio album, "Everything Falls Apart," released in January 1983, with dates "in the east" taking place in the spring… Read more
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cover of Original poster for a 1978 performance by The Patti Smith Group at Paradiso, Amsterdam

Original poster for a 1978 performance by The Patti Smith Group at Paradiso, Amsterdam

by The Patti Smith Group (performing); Martin Kaye (designer)

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Published
1978
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$2,250.00

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Amsterdam: Paradiso, 1978. Vintage single color silkscreen poster for a March 23, 1978 performance by The Patti Smith Group at Paradiso, Amsterdam, designed by Martin Kaye. The opening act, Cake, was a Dutch reggae pop group, not to be confused with the 1990s alternative rock band from Sacramento, California. In 1978 The Patti Smith Group was touring in… Read more
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cover of Television: The Band to Watch (Original promotional sticker, circa 1977)

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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Vintage promotional sticker for New York post-punk band Television's 1977 debut album "Marquee Moon." 3 inches in diameter. Unpeeled, with backing intact. Near Fine.
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cover of The Heyday (Original cassette interview with the Sex Pistols, 1980)

The Heyday (Original cassette interview with the Sex Pistols, 1980)

by The Sex Pistols (subjects); Judy Vermorei (interviewer); Peter Saville (designer)

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Published
1980
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$950.00

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Manchester: Factory Records, 1980. FACT 30. Vintage cassette containing interviews with members of the Sex Pistols, housed in a vinyl pouch. Designed by Peter Saville. Factory Records' Christmas gift for 1980, despite having never released any music by the band, was a cassette containing a 1977 interview of Sid Vicious and Steve Jones by Judy Vermorei on side… Read more
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cover of Original flyer for three shows by Sixtieth Parallel, 1989

Original flyer for three shows by Sixtieth Parallel, 1989

by Sixtieth Parallel

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Published
1989
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$75.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1989. Vintage flyer advertising three Southern California area shows by local post-punk trio Sixtieth Parallel, at Club Post Nuclear in Laguna Beach on January 26, Bogarts in Long Beach on February 4, and the iconic Scream in Los Angeles on Feb. 9, 1989. The band released a single EP "Into the Bliss" in 1988 on… Read more
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cover of Hot and Cold: Essays, Poems, Lyrics, Notebooks, Pictures, Fiction (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

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New York: Powerhouse Books, 2001. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED by Richard Hell to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page: "For Chris Offutt / From his friend / Richard Hell." From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and… Read more
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$175.00
cover of Original photograph of The Velvet Underground and Nico

Original photograph of The Velvet Underground and Nico

by [The Velvet Underground] Name, Bill

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Published
2014
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$3,750.00

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N.p.: N.p., 2014. Photograph of the Velvet Underground and Nico, shot by Billy Name circa 1967 and struck by him in 2014. SIGNED by Billy Name in silver ink on the recto, and with his stamp on the verso. Name, who had gotten his start in theatre, met Andy Warhol in the early 1960s, and appeared in… Read more
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cover of Oddballs (Original one sheet poster for the 1984 Canadian exploitation film)

Oddballs (Original one sheet poster for the 1984 Canadian exploitation film)

by Miklos Lente (director); Ed Naha (screenwriter); Foster Brooks, many teenagers (starring)

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Vintage Canadian one sheet poster for the 1984 Canadian sexploitation film. A Canadian cult favorite, wherein a group of teenagers set about saving a summer camp from becoming a shopping mall, while having as much sex and wearing as little clothing as possible. Shot on location in Beaverton (!) and Lake Simcoe, Ontario. … Read more
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cover of Jekyll and Hyde...Together Again (Original screenplay for the 1982 film)

Jekyll and Hyde...Together Again (Original screenplay for the 1982 film)

by Jerry Belson (director); Jerry Belson, Michael Leeson, Monica Johnson, Harvey Miller (screenwriter); Mark Blankfield, Bess Armstrong, Tim Thomerson, Krista Errickson, Cassandra Peterson (starring)

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Published
1980
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$475.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1980. Draft script for the 1982 film. Satirical horror farce, based on Robert Louis Stevenson's 1886 novella "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." Jerry Belson's cinematic directorial debut, based on a late-night sketch from ABC's answer to Saturday Night Live, "Fridays," wherein comedian Mark Blankfield played a recurrent cocaine-snorting pharmacist. Belson, most… Read more
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cover of The Forbidden Dance [Lambada The Forbidden Dance] (Original screenplay for the 1990 film)

The Forbidden Dance [Lambada The Forbidden Dance] (Original screenplay for the 1990 film)

by Greydon Clark (director); Menahem Golan, Roy Langsdon, John Platt (screenwriters); Laura Harring, Jeff James, Barbra Brighton, Miranda Garrison (starring)

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Published
1989
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1989. Two different Draft scripts for the 1990 film. Both are working scripts, one with annotations throughout in holograph pencil. Both here under the original title, "Lambada! The Forbidden Dance." After her home in the Amazon rainforest is threatened, a princess (Harring) from an indigenous tribe heads to Los Angeles to express… Read more
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cover of Original flyer for a performance by Bush Tetras

Original flyer for a performance by Bush Tetras

by [Bush Tetras] Pat Place, Dee Pop, Cynthia Sley, Val Opielski

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Published
1980
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Original flyer for a performance by pioneering post-punk band Bush Tetras at the legendary club Hurrah on March 26, 1980. Although mainstream success alluded the female-fronted band, they were mainstays of the New York and college radio scenes, and charted two singles ("Too Many Creeps," (1981) "Cant' Be Funky" (1982)) on the Billboard charts.… Read more
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cover of The New Rock 'n' Roll: The A-Z of Rock in the '80s (First Edition)

The New Rock 'n' Roll: The A-Z of Rock in the '80s (First Edition)

by Stuart and Glenn A. Baker Coupe

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Published
1983
ISBN
9780312572105
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$75.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983. First American Edition, preceded by the UK edition published the same year by Omnibus Press. Heavily photo-illustrated throughout, in both black and white and color. Scarce. Comprehensive biographical dictionary of late seventies and early eighties rock, punk, punk-post, and new waves acts. Written by two Australian music journalists, centered primarily on… Read more
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