Clifton, NJ: Lower Third Enterprise, nd. (1976). Folio. Wrps., 20pp. Ed. Rick Jones. Scarce, early text-free photo-magazine documenting the nascent New York punk/new wave scene. Features colour front cover photo of Joey Ramone, with a b/w centrefold of Joey and Dee Dee, plus individual portrait shots of each Ramone. Other photos include Blondie, The New York Dolls, Mick Ronson, Television, Wayne County, Talking Heads, and The Heartbreakers. Foxing to front cover, and slight wear to lower right corner, o/w Very Good plus. More about ALL THE YOUNG DUDES Vol. 1 #6 (stated, though only three issues were published
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Tabloid format (12pp.), printed offset litho on newsprint by Zigzag. The Sex Pistols' fanzine, put together by Jamie Reid, Vivienne Westwood and Sophie Richmond, featuring Ray Stevenson's photograph of Soo Catwoman on the front cover, and the first appearance in a punk context of Jamie Reid's situationist-inspired 'Nowhere' bus on the back. Also contains other graphics by Reid, Stevenson's photos of the Pistols (together with many of those around the band, including Debbie Wilson, who worked in Seditionaries), and a special page by Vivienne Westwood. The magazine was intended for distribution during the Anarchy tour and envisaged as a visual..... More about ANARCHY IN THE U.K. No. 1. London: Glitterbest Ltd., (December) 1976 (all published
One measures 4.5cm., the other 2.5cm. i) Anti Nazi League; ii) Stop the NF Nazis! The ANL, linked to Rock Against Racism, was established in reaction to the rise in racist attacks and increasing support for the National Front in the 1970s. Near Fine. More about Two original ANL badges (c. late 1970s
Each measures 4.5cm. diameter. Design and colours vary. i) Civil Servants Against Nazis; ii) No Plugs For NF Thugs! Nazis Off TV!; iii) Nobble The NF Nazis! Near Fine. More about A group of three original ANL badges (c. late 1970s
28x21.6cm. Illustrated with an image of the Avenger comic book superhero. Before it began hosting punk concerts, the venue was best known as the place where Allen Ginsberg first performed in drag, and as a rehearsal space for Janis Joplin and Jefferson Airplane. Fine. More about Original b/w flyer announcing The Avengers plus Controllers! and The Urge at 330 Grove St., San...
SIGNED by the photographer on the front in the lower right corner, and again on the back, which she has stamped "© Roberta Bayley. This is a work print c. 1977 printed by the photographer and is not part of any edition. robertabayley.com". The so-called Yonkers demos came about after Johnny Thunders and Jerry Nolan left The New York Dolls in 1975 and formed The Heartbreakers with Richard Hell, recently departed from Television (later joined by Walter Lure). During this period they played shows around New York and recorded demos at SBS Studio in Yonkers, before Thunders, followed..... More about A vintage 10x8 b/w photograph by Roberta Bayley of Richard Hell during a recording session at SBS...
SIGNED and captioned by the photographer in the lower margin, with her stamp to the verso. Bayley was sent by Punk magazine to document The Sex Pistols' tour through the South. Years later she told a local reporter that "Sid was just so self-destructive. Going on tour when you're strung out and can't get any drugs must have been miserable. Malcolm couldn't get him any heroin, so he drank heavily. He was just a mess. I think he was a nice guy, but he got caught up in this punk thing and started acting out, doing what he..... More about An original 10x8 b/w photograph by Roberta Bayley of Sid Vicious, pants pulled down, in a Dallas...
SIGNED by Richard Hell and Roberta Bayley. 43x28cm. Prints Bayley's classic 1976 b/w photograph of a shirtless Richard Hell "exuding punk sexuality" (later used on the sleeve of the Stiff Records Blank Generation EP). Near Fine. More about A photographic poster issued to promote the Schirmer Books publication, "Blank Generation...
NY: Schirmer Books, 1997. First edition. Lge. 4to. Wrps., unpaginated. SIGNED by Roberta Bayley and Godlis on the half-title page. Introduction by Lenny Kaye. Foreword by Glenn O'Brien. Cover photo of Patti Smith by Godlis. More than 120 of the most memorable punk images by six photographers who documented the early New York scene - Roberta Bayley, Stephanie Chernikowski, George du Bose, Godlis, Bob Gruen, and Ebet Roberts - featuring everyone from The Heartbreakers and Television to Suicide and The Ramones. Near Fine. More about Blank Generation Revisited: The Early Days of Punk Rock
SF: Last Gasp, 1981. First edition. 4to. Wrps., 128pp. Well-illustrated documentation on the art of SF punk, edited and designed by Belsito, researched by Davis, and written by Kester. Includes work by James Stark; Winston Tong; Raymond Pettibon; Dirksen-Miller; Winston Smith; Penelope Houston; Gary Panter; Edwin Heaven; Sally Mutant; Belsito, and many others. Slight rubbing to spine edges, o/w Near Fine. More about Street Art: The Punk Poster in San Francisco 1977-1981
21.5x28cm. Cream coloured textured paper, printing recording details on one side, and band photo on the other. Near Fine. More about Printed sheet publicising Alan Betrock's unauthorised EP record of early Blondie demos from 1975,...
B/w. 86.5x61cm. Illustrated with a b/w photo of the band. Light edge-wear, with two minor chips along top edge. Overall, Very Good plus. More about Original concert poster announcing Blondie at Theatre 140, Brussels, 1st February (1978
Ed. Greg Shaw. Front cover colour photo of Johnny Rotten ("Man of the Year"). Contents include "England's Screaming!! An In-Depth Report on the British Punk-Rock Scene" (12pp.) by Greg Shaw, with chronology. Also: The Dictators; fanzines; Fred 'Sonic' Smith; The Weirdos; James Williamson; Beserkley; Blondie, including a photo-montage by Deborah Harry (3pp.); reviews, letters, ads., etc. Near Fine. More about BOMP #17 (Burbank, CA: November 1977
Np. (Pasadena, California): AMMO Books, 2007. First edition. 4to. Illustrated boards. 301pp. Profusely illustrated throughout, including many previously unseen photographs, full colour reproductions of the first rock'n'roll 'zine, Mojo Navigator (1966 to 1967), as well as its successors, and reproductions of Bomp fanzine and magazine (1974 to 1979), featuring early coverage of The New York Dolls and The Sex Pistols. Contains original writings by Lester Bangs, Greil Marcus, Ken Barnes, Gene Sculatti, Greg Shaw, and many others, plus the missing Bomp magazine issue #22. Edited and introduced by Mick Farren, with essays by Suzy Shaw, and contributions by Lenny Kaye..... More about Bomp! Saving The World One Record At A Time
NY: Faber & Faber, 1987. First US edition, with a new introduction by Lenny Kaye, and added photos by Bob Gruen and B.C. Kagen. Wrps., 96pp. The authors' first book. Paper slightly age-toned, o/w Near Fine. More about "The Boy Looked at Johnny": The obituary of rock and roll
Stapled booklet. 8pp., including cover. Illustrated. Announces the club's opening dates, which featured Talking Heads (27th December), The Dead Boys (28th December), and Richard Hell and the Voidoids supported by Patti Smith (29th-31st December). The venue was much larger than the original CBGB's, but closed after two years, in part because the adjoining funeral home reportedly felt that having a rock club next door was disrespectful to the dead. Near Fine. More about Original concert bill for CBGB's 2nd Avenue Theater, NYC, opened by Hilly Kristal in December 1977
Santa Monica, CA: Smart Art Press, 1999. Sq. 8vo. Wrps., 96pp. Illustrated in colour and b/w throughout (photographers include Jenny Lens, Donna Santisi, Melanie Nissen, and others). Designed by Steve Samiof (Slash magazine). Published to accompany the exhibition held at Track 16 Gallery. Includes numerous images by photographers on the scene, reproductions of flyers, magazines, record sleeves, posters and other ephemera. Errata slip present. Near Fine. More about Forming: The Early Days of L.A. Punk
B/w. 40.6x50.4cm. Inscribed by the photographer on the verso: "To Jon [Savage], with love, from Kate, May 2, 1986 'James Chance at Radio City' ". Kate Simon later recalled the occasion: "I'd worked with James Chance when he appeared on [early 80s public access cable TV show] TV Party, where I was one of the co-hosts. James came up with the idea of being photographed at Radio City and to his credit cut through all the red tape to make it happen. In the event he and I were the only people in the whole place that day;..... More about Original large-size photograph by Kate Simon of James Chance at Radio City Music Hall, New York...
Printed in black and dayglo pink on off-white stock. 98x75cm. The artwork was adapted from Rosław Szaybo's design for the album's front cover and features Kate Simon's photograph from late 1976 of Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer and Mick Jones standing outside the band's 'Rehearsal Rehearsals' building in Camden Town. Minor discolouration and tiny blemish to lower blank section; some light restoration, o/w Near Fine. Conservation linen backed. More about Original promotional poster for The Clash's eponymous debut album (CBS Records, March/April 1977
Six A4 sheets, printed on both sides, stapled at top corner. Prints a compilation of press cuttings and reviews. Small blemish to lower right corner of front cover; staple slightly rusted, o/w abt. Fine. More about Original promotional booklet for The Clash, issued by CBS International and compiled by their...
Romford, Essex: Anabas Products Ltd., 1977. A good, early shot taken in an unknown location (possibly inside the band's rehearsal space in Camden Town) by an unknown photographer. Traces of old tape removal to lower right corner. Very Good minus. More about A commercially produced 10x8 b/w photograph of Mick Jones, Joe Strummer and Paul Simonon posing...
6.3cm. diameter. A very early badge, possibly American, and extremely uncommon. A few old rust spots, o/w Very Good. More about Original large-size badge featuring 'The Clash' logo in blue and a b/w photo of Mick Jones, Joe...
Printed in black on a white ground. 4.5cm. diameter. The image is the same as the 7" record sleeve, but with the words 'The Clash' replaced with 'Complete Control'. Near Fine. More about Complete Control. Original UK badge (c. September 1977
Original large UK tour poster, with mention of support act "from the U.S.A.: Suicide" (CBS Records, June 1978). Printed offset litho in red, green and black on white stock. 102x76cm. Design depicts the band as seen through the crosshairs of a gun sight. The Specials also played some of the tour gigs as support. Near Fine. Conservation linen backed. More about The Clash on Parole
A promotional item distributed by CBS to the UK music industry to publicise the release of The Clash's second album, 'Give Em Enough Rope' (c. November 1978). Stiff card box (13x20x4cm.), illustrated on the lid with a reproduction of Hugh Brown's record sleeve design in red, black and white (the album cover credits the design to Gene Grief, though he made only minor alterations to Brown's original artwork). The 181-piece puzzle measures 12x12" when completed (one piece is missing from this box). Slight rubbing along the lid's upper edges; three sides slightly sunned; overall, Very Good. Extremely scarce. More about The Clash Jigsaw Puzzle
Original UK double crown size poster for the part fiction, part rockumentary film, directed by Jack Hazan and David Mingay. Offset, printed in magenta and black inks. 76x51cm. Shot in 1978 and early 1979, the film tells the story of a Clash fan who leaves his job in a Soho sex shop to become a roadie for the band. Folded twice. Slight rubbing along folds and light creasing. Very Good plus. More about Rude Boy (1980
Colour offset litho. 83x60.6cm. Illustrated with a b/w photograph of the band. The Clash's tour of the UK began on 13th October 1978 in Belfast and ended with three shows at the Lyceum in London on 28th and 29th December and 3rd January. The tour saw the debut of their cover, 'I Fought The Law', Bobby Fuller Four's 1965 version of which had first been heard by Mick Jones and Joe Strummer on a jukebox at the Automatt in San Francisco in August 1978 where they were recording overdubs for 'Give 'Em Enough Rope'. Old corner pinholes;..... More about Original 'Sort It Out' UK tour poster (1978
Austin, TX: 1980. 4to. Stapled wrps., 28pp. Illustrated. Cover drawing by Carol Siler. Ed. Ellen Gibbs, Stewart Wise & Kathy Darr. Includes interviews with The Foams (then the only all-women band in Austin); E.A. Srere (the Chickadiesels); Margaret Moser (writer and Chickadiesels manager); Lin Keller (singer for Re Cords); Dee McCandless (dancer and member of synth band, Delta); and Lorinda Ash (singer for F-Systems). Plus Lester Bangs on Arto Lindsay; The B52's by E.A. Srere; interview with The Mo-dettes; more. Covers worn and marked, o/w Very Good. More about CONTEMPO CULTURE #4 - Women'n'Music issue
London: Orbach & Chambers/NY: Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1977. First edition. 4to. Wrps., 128pp. Front cover colour photo by Ray Stevenson. The first book on the punk movement by one of its earliest champions. Profusely photo-illustrated throughout, including now-classic shots by, among others, the author, Sheila Rock, Annette Weatherman, Ray Stevenson, Barry Plummer, Richard Young, Eve Dadomo, Kate Simon, Jonh Ingham, Dennis Morris, and EricaEchenberg. Slight rubbing to spine, with small nicks to head and tail, o/w a tight, Very Good plus copy. More about 1988: The New Wave Punk Rock Explosion
4to. Stiff paper wrps. (20pp.), printed dos-a-dos. First combined edition of Savage Pencil's "personal fetishes, phobias, fears and prejudices let loose on the world like a deadly strain of bacillus". Dead Duck as it appears here includes one alternate page, as the original from the first edition had been lost. Creasing to lower right edges, o/w about Near Fine. More about CORPSEMEAT #1/DEAD DUCK (London: Savage Pencil/Shock Publications, 1991
Illustrated with a b/w photo of the band in Max's, where County had long been the resident DJ. 37.5x27.5cm. County's first single was a tribute to Max's and name-checked many of the regulars, including Patti Smith. Faint old creasing and handling wear. Very Good plus. More about Small poster announcing Wayne County & The Backstreet Boys at Max's Kansas City, 28th August,...
London/NY: Serpent's Tail (1995), reprint 1996. Wrps., 186pp. + two 12pp. photo-inserts. A "hilarious, shameless journey from a rural childhood in deepest Georgia through the hippy 60s, Stonewall, Woodstock, punk, gender-bending and resurgence in the drag-dominated 90s" (back cover blurb). Near Fine. More about Man Enough To Be A Woman
Printed offset litho in black on pink stock. 27.5x21.7cm. Illustrated with a photo of Lux Interior. Near Fine. Conservation linen backed. A rare flyer for an early residency by The Cramps. Provenance: Terry Ork. More about Original flyer announcing The Cramps' three-night residency at CBGB's, 12th-14th January (1978
Offset litho printed in black on off-white stock. 28x41.5cm. Illustrated with a photograph of the band by Steven Blauner (a cropped version of the record's picture sleeve). Faint evidence of old corner pinholes, o/w Near Fine. Conservation linen backed. Very scarce. More about Original poster announcing The Cramps' debut single, 'Human Fly'/'Domino' (NY: Vengeance Records,...
91x64cm. Offset lithograph, designed by Cynthia Marsh in vibrant pink, blue and gold inks, featuring retro-horror B-movie typography below a highly-saturated photograph by David Arnoff of the band posing in all their camp glamour. Small corner losses and old pinholes; small chips to upper and right edges, with further chips and small paper loss to left edge. Conservation linen backed. Looks stunning. More about Songs The Lord Taught Us. Original US promo poster announcing The Cramps' debut album (I.R.S....
Printed in black on cream coloured paper. 38.2x25.5cm. Creased, with a few short, closed edge tears. Very Good minus. Possibly handed out at a screening of Mick Duffield's film, 'Autopsy', preceding a Crass performance. More about A small poster/handout featuring a collage by Gee Vaucher and a 19-line text by Penny Rimbaud,...
B/w, 28x21.5cm. At the end of the show Crime announced that they were looking for a new drummer, and Hank Rank, seeing them for the first time, subsequently applied for the position by mail, despite not owning a kit, nor even having played drums before. Fine. More about Original handbill designed by James Stark announcing Crime with Novak at the Mabuhay, SF, 9th May...
B/w, 57x44.5cm. Of two posters produced for this gig, this is the first, advertising Crime's new single 'Frustration'/ 'Murder By Guitar', and printing a large group photo featuring drummer Brittley Black, who had already left the group by this time. A few superficial creases and faint marks. Very Good plus. More about Original James Stark-designed poster announcing Crime and The Skid Marx at the Mabuhay Gardens,...
B/w, 57x44cm. Illustrated with a large group photograph. Light edge and handling wear; one corner crease, o/w Very Good plus. More about Original James Stark-designed poster announcing Crime with The Dils at the Whisky, LA, 4th-5th...
B/w. 28x43cm. Illustrated with a photo of the band onstage. Old central vertical fold; old corner pinholes (and one staple hole), o/w Very Good. More about Original poster announcing Crime with UXA and The Sleepers (20th January) and Negative Trend and...
B/w, illustrated with photo of band members in police uniforms, with eyes blacked out. 28x35.5cm. Fine. More about Original poster announcing Crime with Vktms and Situations at the Mabuhay, SF, 2nd February, 1979
60x44.5cm. Offset litho, illustrated with a b/w photo of The Damned and printing the slogan, 'Young Hot Loud and Stiff'. The record was the first punk record on Stiff, and the UK's first punk single. Old central vertical and horizontal fold lines faintly visible; old corner pinholes, with small loss to upper right corner; some light restoration; o/w Very Good plus. Conservation linen backed. More about Original poster announcing the release of The Damned's debut single, 'New Rose' (London: Stiff...
London: Eel Pie Publishing Ltd., 1981. First edition. Sm.4to. Wrps., unpaginated. SIGNED by the photographer on the first page. A collection of Davies' best photographs (1976-81), including The Ramones, The Clash, Buzzcocks, John Lydon, and many more. Very Good plus. More about Pointed Portraits
London: Millington, 1977. First edition. 4to. Wrps., unpaginated (128pp.). The best of the early books on punk, with good photographs throughout, featuring interviews and live reviews of almost everyone, among them The Clash, Buzzcocks, Patti Smith, Generation X, The Ramones, Siouxsie & The Banshees, The Damned, and X-Ray Spex. Contributors include Jane Suck, Sex Ade, Erica Echenberg, and Charlie Chainsaw. Wrappers and pages lightly age-toned, o/w an unusually clean, tight copy. More about Punk
Amersham, Bucks: Jara Press, 1995. First edition. 8vo. Wrps., 224pp. Illustrated, including a 16pp. photo-insert. A personal interpretation of Death in June, featuring a history from the Crisis era onwards, and photographs and extracts from interviews. Faint reading crease to spine; slight corner creasing; overall, Very Good plus. More about Misery and Purity: A history and personal interpretation of Death in June
London: Big O Publishing Ltd., 1978. First edition. 4to. Wrps., 96pp. Ed Barker-designed photo-book of the short-lived London punk club, featuring The Clash, Buzzcocks, Sid Vicious, Johnny Rotten, The Heartbreakers, The Slits, The Adverts, The Damned, Siouxsie and The Banshees, punk audiences, and more. A Fine copy, exceptionally scarce in this condition. More about Punk Rock… 100 Nights at the Roxy
Greenfield, MI: Book Beat Gallery (1995), third edition (revised), 1997. 4to. Fluorescent pink and silver wrappers designed by Niagara. First published in conjunction with the Destroy All Monsters exhibition held at the Book Beat Gallery, 22nd April-30th May, 1995. Printed and hand-bound in Detroit. 120+ pages featuring hundreds of photographs, with over 25 multi-coloured inks used on 30 different coloured and textured papers. Includes unplayed flexi-disc record, fold-out 'peanut butter motherfucker' poster, and unique spray painting. Compiles all 6 issues of DAM magazine (1975-79), plus history, interviews, news clippings, reviews, texts by Mike Kelley, Cary Loren, discography, and..... More about DESTROY ALL MONSTERS: GEISHA THIS
Brooklyn: Picturebox/LA: Prism, 2011. 4to. Wrps., 312pp. Edited by Mike Kelley and Dan Nadel. SIGNED on the front cover by Niagara (Lynn Rovner), and by Mike Kelley on the half-title page, and Cary Loren and Jim Shaw on the title page. Published on the occasion of an exhibition under the same title, held at Prism in West Hollywood, between 19th November, 2011 and 7th January, 2012. Illustrated with over 300 images in colour and b/w. Essay by Nicole Rudick. "An archive of photographs, drawings, prints, and paintings produced by the Destroy All Monsters collective before, during, and just..... More about Return of the Repressed: Destroy All Monsters 1973-1977
Unofficial LP record (DV 6147). Np.: no label name, nd. (c. 1978/79). Plain white card sleeve, with printed yellow sheet affixed to front cover featuring a photograph of the band in their onesies. Devo recorded live at the Mabuhay, San Francisco, 3rd August, 1977. Excellent sound quality. Includes a great segue of 'Smart Control, Mr DNA'/'Gut Feeling'/'Sloppy'. Unplayed, still in unopened shrinkwrap. More about Clockwork
Unofficial LP record (TAKRL 950). Np. (California): The Amazing Kornyfone Record Label, nd. Printed b/w card sleeve. Live recordings from the Mabuhay, San Francisco, and Cleveland, Ohio. Unplayed, still in unopened shrinkwrap. More about Sing If You're Glad To Be Devo
4to. Side-stapled wrps. (unpaginated). Ed. Thurston Moore. Illustrated. Includes work by Dennis Cooper; Christina Carter; Anne Waldman; Weasel Walter; Richard Meltzer; Lydia Lunch; Savage Pencil; Richard Kostelanetz; Gary Panter; Pauline Oliveros; Byron Coley; Clark Coolidge; Gerard Malanga; TV Smith; Lee Ranaldo; Richard Hell; the editor; and many others. Fine. 300 copies printed. More about ECSTATIC PEACE POETRY JOURNAL #6 (Florence, MA: Summer 2003
4to. Side-stapled wrps. (unpaginated). Ed. Thurston Moore. Illustrated. Includes work by Byron Coley; Christina Carter; Ira Cohen; Richard Hell/David Shapiro; Loren Connors; Richard Meltzer; David Keenan; Lee Ranaldo; Charles Plymell; Richard Krech; Tom Raworth; and many others. Fine. More about ECSTATIC PEACE POETRY JOURNAL #7 (Np: Summer 2006
Ed. Jimmy Johnson and Byron Coley. 4to. Stapled wrps., 130pp. Front cover feature-interview with Savage Pencil (18pp.), "one of the most brutally fucked-up artists to have emerged from the punk-art smack-up", SIGNED by him on the front cover, with an additional small drawing. Also: Glenn Branca interview (12pp.); Lisa Suckdog; Richard Meltzer; Swedish punk by Johan Kugelberg; 'The History of La Monte Young's Theatre of Eternal Music' by Alan Licht (8pp.); record and book reviews; more. About Near Fine. More about FORCED EXPOSURE #16 (Waltham, Mass.: 1990
Offset litho printed in black and pink on white stock. 43.5x60.4cm. Illustrated with a photo-image of a garbage dump. Four days after the gig, Generation X became the first band to appear at the newly opened Roxy Club. Old pinholes and minor wear to corners, o/w Near Fine. Conservation linen backed. Very scarce. More about Original 'New Wave' poster announcing Generation X's first gig, Central Art School (Central...
Np.: Hit & Run, nd. (2001). German bootleg, recorded live on 28th June, 1979. SIGNED on the front cover by Billy Idol and Tony James. Mint in sleeve, as issued. More about Shakin' All Over Osaka! Live Japan 1979
NY: One Ten Records, 1980 (second printing, 1981). Wrps., unpaginated. Illustrated. The first attempt to list every new wave/punk record up to 1980, along with small labels, distributors, record shops, fanzines, radio stations and clubs. A second, larger volume was published two years later, though it lacks some of the entries included in this (scarcer) original edition. Fine. More about Volume - International Discography of the New Wave
SF: Chronicle Books, 2004. First edition. Lge. 4to. 492pp. SIGNED by several of the artists featured in the book, including Frank Kozik (with an additional small drawing), Craig Lima (SpookyKook), Dennis Loren, Ron Donovan, Alan Hynes, Tara McPherson (with an additional small drawing), Chris Shaw, Richie Goodtimes, and five others. A monumental work, featuring 1800+ reproductions, and showcasing posters which fuse the psychedelic aesthetic with the attitude of punk. Among the practitioners included are Mark Arminski; Art Chantry; Coop; the Ames Bros.; Drowning Creek; Emek; Firehouse; Derek Hess; Frank Kozik; Lindsey Kuhn; Scrojo (including dustwrapper illustration); Leia Bell;..... More about Art of Modern Rock: The Poster Explosion
Printed offset litho in black on off-white stock. 21.6x28cm. The Heartbreakers formed in New York in May 1975 after Johnny Thunders and Jerry Nolan quit The New York Dolls in the same week that Richard Hell left Television. Their first gig took place in Queens on 31st May, and these two nights in Elmwood Park probably followed soon afterwards and possibly preceded the addition of Walter Lure to the lineup (the handbill suggests that "If you like the New York Dolls you'll love the Heart Breakers"). Slight foxing along left edge, and minor handling wear. Overall, Very Good plus. More about A very early handbill announcing The Heart Breakers (sic) for two nights at Phase 5, Elmwood...
Illustrated with photographic cut-outs of each band member positioned to resemble the band flying in mid-air. 21.6x35.3cm. Old corner tack holes; small chip to lower edge; strip of old tape residue to left edge; repaired 7cm. closed tear to left edge; o/w Very Good. Originally folded for mailing, with faint postmark visible from verso in top left corner. Conservation linen backed. More about Original handbill announcing The Heartbreakers at Max's Kansas City, New York City, 23rd and 24th...
21.8x32.8cm. Illustrated with a b/w photo-collage of the bands. Faint spot mark; unobtrusive evidence of top left corner corner restoration, o/w Near Fine. Conservation linen backed. More about Original flyer announcing The Heartbreakers, Chelsea and Eater in a St. Valentine's benefit gig...
France: Fan Club Records, 1991. Unofficial LP record (FC 95). The Heartbreakers recorded live at Mothers, NYC, 1976. Cover photo by Roberta Bayley. Near Mint in excellent sleeve. More about Live at Mothers
Sm. 4to. Wrps. Briefly inscribed and SIGNED by Richard Hell (dated by him 'Jan NYC 2001'). A comic featuring four stories: Hell's contribution dates from circa 1979, and was originally published in his East Village Eye column. Fine. More about RAW PERIPHERY #1 (San Jose, CA: Slave Labor Graphics, 1997
Philadelphia, PA: The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, 2014. First edition. 4to. Wrps. (no hardcover issued), 68pp. Illustrated in colour throughout. Foreword by John Krivine, whose cousin, Andrew Krivine, loaned part of his extensive collection for the exhibition in Philadelphia this catalogue was published to accompany. Includes sections devoted to the work of Barney Bubbles, Peter Saville, Jamie Reid, and Arturo Vega, with a further section on fanzines, both British and American. Fine. More about Pretty Vacant: The Graphic Language of Punk
Crouch End, north London: January, March and April [?] 1977). 4to. 12pp., 10pp., + 15pp., printed recto only, stapled at top corner. Ed. Lucy Toothpaste (pseud. Lucy Whitman) - "(Just) Another punk mag for girls." Illustrations in #2 and #3 by Ros Past-It. The second issue features the first interview with The Slits, conducted in the immediate aftermath of the News of the World's 'shocking world of punk rock' story (the band claim that everything they told the paper was made up), and an interview with Nick Cash of Pollocks, a punk clothing store in Brixton. The third..... More about JOLT #1-3 (all published
London: Faber & Faber, 2019. First edition. 8vo. Illustrated boards, with front cover photo by Hermann Vaske. 322pp. SIGNED by the author on the title page. A balanced, intimate and definitive history of the band, assembled and edited from three decades worth of interviews with the principle players in the Joy Division story: Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, Deborah Curtis, Peter Saville, Tony Wilson, Rob Gretton, Martin Hannett, Paul Morley, Alan Hempsall, Anton Corbijn, Lesley Gilbert, Gillian Gilbert, Terry Mason, Anik Honore, and many more. Fine. More about This Searing Light, The Sun And Everything Else. Joy Division: The Oral History
Wolverhampton: Borderline Productions, 2001. First edition. Lge. 4to. Wrps. (no hardcover issued), 552pp. Profusely illustrated throughout, including a 12pp. colour insert. A thorough compendium of punk vinyl, providing an A-Z of artists with discographies, personnel details, band histories and comment on the music, including details of reissues and retrospective compilations, as well as record label discographies. Fine. More about Up Yours! A Guide to UK Punk, New Wave and Early Post Punk
Inscribed and SIGNED by Lenny Kaye on the front cover. Contains 2pp. front cover interview/feature on Lenny Kaye by Charlie Frick and Harry Wasserman, with photographs by Kate Simon. Tabloid newspaper format, folded. Very Good plus. More about OVERTHROW (NYC: May 1979
Paris: Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris/ARC, 2013. First edition. 4to. Colour illustrated wrps. with a cloth tape spine, 144pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w, with some colour plates. Published to coincide with the first retrospective exhibition of Linder Sterling's work, held in Paris and Hannover, representing the full range of her creative output in the fields of art, fashion, music and dance. Includes essays by Fabrice Hergott and Veit Görner, Emmanuelle de l'Écotais, Heinrich Dietz, and Fabienne Dumont, plus a transcript of Linder in conversation with Morrissey (6pp.). Small lower corner bump, o/w Near Fine. More about Woman/Object
14 quarto duplicated sheets, printed recto only, stapled at top corner. The "fanzine by a Clash fan for Clash fans… Conceived, partly photographed, put together, and generally masterminded by Jonh Ingham". Acquired directly from Jonh Ingham, and accompanied by a signed letter of provenance in which he writes: "In December 1976, inspired by Sniffin' Glue…I created London's Burning as a testament to The Clash. (I saw them play 22 of their first 25 gigs). The best photo-copying shop in London was off Shepherds Bush Green… I ran off enough to create 100 copies. My distribution outlet was Rough..... More about LONDON'S BURNING No. 1 (London: January 1977) - all published
35.6x21.7cm. Photo-illustrated. The event featured a screening of John Waters' film, 'Desperate Living' (Massey was one of Waters' Dreamlanders and appeared in five of his films between 1970 and 1981). Edie and the Eggs, named after Massey's egg-obsessed character in 'Pink Flamingos', included Gina Schock (later of The Go Go's) and Ann Collier, guitar player of the all-female Baltimore band, Rhumboogie. Fine. More about An original flyer announcing Miss Edie & The Incredible Edible Eggs at Nuart Theatre, West...
4to. This Could Happen to Your City! The Northern California Underground Uprising of '82. Newsprint booklet (the first appearance of MRR in fanzine form), originally issued with 'Not So Quiet on the Western Front', a compilation double-LP released on Alternative Tentacles. Includes photos of, lyrics by and info on 47 Northern California and Nevada bands. Near Fine. More about MAXIMUM ROCKNROLL (SF: 1982
Large quarto b/w printed card portfolio with 20 loose glossy sheets laid in. B/w illustrations printed on rectos. Each sheet measures 29.4x20.8cm. Contains four works each by Linder Sterling, Jon Savage, George Snow, Ian Pollock, and Edward Bell (from whom David Bowie later commissioned the cover artwork for 'Scary Monsters'). This now legendarily rare artists' publication, featuring monochromic punk-dada photomontages, expresses a visual sense of the dread, boredom and alienation from everyday life articulated in the music of bands such as Wire, Buzzcocks and Cabaret Voltaire. Some age-related rubbing and creasing to folder edges; tiny lower..... More about MIXED MEDIA MONTAGES (London: George Snow, December 1978
NYC: Flower + Cream Press, 2004. First edition of this poetry chapbook, limited to 500 copies numbered and SIGNED by Thurston Moore. 4to. Stapled wrps., with colour xerox front cover. Unpaginated (16pp., printed rectos only). Fine. More about Nice War
Tokyo: Parco Factory, 2011. First edition. 4to. Wrps., 52pp. Illustrated throughout. Dual English-Japanese text. Morris's series of photographs capturing fragments of John Lydon's private life in Jamaica, and the formation of Public Image Ltd (PIL), for whom Morris created the logo and the Metal Box album packaging. As new, still in publisher's plastic sleeve (short tear to upper right corner). More about A Bitta Pil
LA: Test Tube Records, 2011. 7" single, pressed on green vinyl. Two songs from 1979 recorded for the first time in 2010. Engineered and mixed by Paul Roessler, a former member of Nervous Gender and The Screamers. Mint in picture sleeve. More about Gestalt/Green Tile Floors
Beetle was the first magazine to publish a front cover on The New York Dolls, and Bob Dunne's interview with them, conducted at their show at the Victory Burlesque club in Toronto and printed in the December 1973 issue, resulted in their manager, Marty Thau, writing (in Dunne's words) "a nasty little letter to the editor saying 'Yeah, we know, we're commie fag junkies...' or some such. I thought it was a pretty even-handed piece, because although they weren't as good a live band as I had hoped (at least not THAT night), I sure didn't DIS-like them and thought..... More about Lengthy 8pp. colour front cover photo-illustrated interview/feature on The New York Dolls in...
Manchester: Babylon Books, nd. (1981). First edition. 4to. Wrps., unpaginated (44pp.). Illustrated throughout, including several full-page photographs. Features an 11pp. text by Morrissey (with references en passant to Oscar Wilde, Candy Darling, and Paul Morrissey), followed by reprints of contemporary articles and other press coverage. Morrissey's original title for the book was 'Look Jane Look, See Transsexual Junkies'. Wrappers rubbed and lightly soiled/creased; faint glue residue inside front cover; o/w Very Good plus. More about New York Dolls
Ed. Alan Betrock (#1 & #5-11); Craig Gholson, Guillemette Barbet (#2-4); Andrew Schwartz (#12-13). Tabloid newspaper format. Each 20pp.-72pp. A good run of the first 13 issues of this renowned magazine, chronicling the burgeoning scene and the punk explosion. The list of interviewees reads like a who's who: Tom Verlaine; David Byrne; Wilko Johnson; Russ Mael and Cherry Vanilla; Richard Hell; John Cale; David Johansen; The Sex Pistols; Blondie; Vivienne Westwood; Lester Bangs; The Heartbreakers; The Jam; The Diodes; The Ramones; Patti Smith; Jonathan Richman; Howard Devoto; Brian Eno; Lydia Lunch; and numerous others. Many are featured on..... More about NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978