London: Arcade, 1964 – 1967. Five square 8vos saddle-stapled and offset printed in black and white. Issue no. 1 with a rectangular blue label diagonally affixed to front cover, and a small red and blue sticker diagonally affixed to the back cover. Issue no. 3 with a lenticular mouth affixed to front cover. Issue no. 5 cover offset printed in two colors. Unpaginated. The covers of all five issues also have a small round red ‘3/-’ shilling price label affixed in various places, as well blue ex-library stamps.
A complete and collated run of Leman’s pop art-inspired magazine featuring works by William Burroughs, Georges Sheridan, Stan Peskett, Colin Smith, Mike Forman, Brian Mills, Edward Mace, David Cripps, David Kozubei, Ron Sandford, Rufus Segar, among others. Profusely illustrated with drawings, photographs, and collages, this small-sized publication deals with the visual side of poetry, music, art, sex, politics, and racism. A clear articulation and temperature of London culture in the 1960’s.
Very good with age toning throughout and trace amounds of rubbing including library stamps on the fronts of the covers. Item #51