On Amphetamine and in Europe: Excerpts from the Anonymous Diary of a New York Youth, Volume 3. Taylor MEAD.
On Amphetamine and in Europe: Excerpts from the Anonymous Diary of a New York Youth, Volume 3.
On Amphetamine and in Europe: Excerpts from the Anonymous Diary of a New York Youth, Volume 3.

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On Amphetamine and in Europe: Excerpts from the Anonymous Diary of a New York Youth, Volume 3.

NY: Boss Books, 1968. First edition. 8vo. Wrps., 251pp.

SIGNED by Taylor Mead on the front free endpaper. The third and final volume in Mead's "Anonymous Diary" series (1962-68), portions of which had earlier appeared in Fuck You, A Magazine of the Arts and Boss.

Cover photograph by John Chamberlain (Mead starred in both of Chamberlain's movies, 'Wide Point' [1960], and 'The Secret Life of Hernando Cortez' [1969], the latter along with Ultra Violet).

In a letter from New York sent by Piero Heliczer to Jeff Keen in 1962, previously sold by this cataloguer, he wrote: "i have access to a printing press and plan a calendar and a book of dirty pictures i have been much in contact with the avantgarde film makers here some great things uncut jewels in masses of shit there are a crop of actors who specialise in starring exclusively in avant garde or shall we say in 16mm movies one always makes me jump and laugh is taylor mead you will undoubtedly see him on cellu some day."

Wrappers lightly rubbed, o/w a tight, Near Fine copy.

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