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OZ 5th ANNIVERSARY POSTER.

A poster triumphantly announcing Oz magazine's fifth anniversary issue, February 1972 (Oz #40) - "On sale now 25p". Printed in red and purple on white stock. 54.9x37cm. Designed by John Fawcett, and illustrated with a full-length photograph of Sarah Bernhardt alongside a large image of Mickey Mouse in his Wizard's hat from the 1940 Disney movie, 'Fantasia'. The fifth anniversary of Oz was celebrated as a defiant landmark following the obscenity trial and the myriad attempts to close down the underground press. Fine. Provenance: The Felix Dennis Estate.

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