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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #540253
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$25.00
This approximately 10" x 7.25" journal is in good condition. Published by the Wolfsonian, with color illustrations, paperbound, and more than 272 pages long. Three copies are available, each in the original shrink wrap. (Sorry, no further discounts.) Shipping is an additional $2.50.

Articles are the following:

Narciso G. Menocal, "On Cuban Culture and the Contents of this Issue";

Carlos Venegas Fornias, "Havana Between Two Centuries";

Lohania Aruca, "The Crist...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #540244
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$25.00
This approximately 10" x 7.25" journal is in great condition, essentially new, still in the printer's shrink wrap. Published by the Wolfsonian, this issue was so popular that quickly went out of print (OOP). It is now available from them only in a photocopy version. Here is the color original, paperbound, and more than 260 pages long. Shipping is an additional $2.50.

Articles are the following:

Aracy Amaral, "Stages in the Formation of Brazil's Cultural Profile";

Ped...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #540242
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$25.00
This approximately 10" x 7.25" journal is in good condition. Published by the Wolfsonian, with color illustrations, paperbound, and more than 156 pages long. Shipping is an additional $2.50.

Articles are the following:

Oskar Bätschmann, "Ferdinand Hodler: Historical Painting";

Werner Jehle, "Karl Moser: Two Churches--Two Worlds--One Way of Thinking";

Hans A. Lüthy, "Advertising Switzerland: Giovanni Segantini's Panorama for the 1900 Paris World's Fair";
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #540205
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$25.00
This approximately 10" x 7.25" journal is in good condition. Published by the Wolfsonian, this issue was so popular that it quickly went out of print (OOP). It is now available from them only in a photocopy version. Here is the color original, paperbound, and more than 98 pages long. Shipping is an additional $2.50.

Articles are the following:

Zelimir Koscevic, "Introduction";

Irina Subotic, "Zenit and Zenitism";

Peter Krecic, "Joze Plecnik and Art Deco";
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #540192
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$25.00
This approximately 10" x 7.25" journal is in good condition. Published by the Wolfsonian, this issue was so popular that it quickly went out of print (OOP). It is now available from them only in a photocopy version. Here is the color original, paperbound, and more than 98 pages long. Shipping is an additional $2.50.

Articles are the following:

David Brett, "The Eroticization of Domestic Space: A Mirror by C. R. Mackintosh";

Otto Charles Thieme, "The Art of Dress in t...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #540178
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$35.00
each
This approximately 10" x 7.25" journal is in great condition, essentially new, still in the printer's shrink wrap. Published by the Wolfsonian, this issue was so popular that quickly went out of print (OOP). It is now available from them only in a photocopy version. Here is the color original, paperbound, and more than 272 pages long. Shipping is an additional $2.50. (Two copies available, but no further discount.)

Articles are the following:

Marilyn Martin, "Art Deco Architectur...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1970 item #533310
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$9.95
Title: NUPI: National Underground Press Illustrated
Date: December 26, 1969
Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: New York

Approximate size: 17" x 11.5" and 20 pages
Condition: Good.

Early tabloid, with an emphasis on pop culture. Articles here include "The Great Bra Revolution," "Would they have sent Tom Sawyer to jail for picking... Wild Grass!" "The Day Paul McCartney Died," "Jackie [Onassis]! My Love! Sweetie! First you Broke My Heart--And Now...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #533304
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$7.50
Title: Disco Beat
Subtitle: Greater Cleveland's Dance Music Publication
Date: July 20, 1979
Issue: Volume 1, Number 2
Place of publication: Cleveland, Ohio

Approximate size: 15" x 11.5" and 12 pages
Condition: Good. Some browning. Has been folded in half, but stored flat.

Articles: "Advantage: Disco," "Heading for L.A.: Local dance pair to compete in national contest," "New [radio] jock at 108: A [Len] Cannon in the morning can keep people awake," "Term...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #533303
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$7.50
Title: Disco Beat
Subtitle: Greater Cleveland's Dance Music Publication
Date: June 15, 1979
Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: Cleveland, Ohio

Approximate size: 15" x 11.5" and 12 pages
Condition: Good. Some browning. Has been folded in half, but stored flat. Small tear at bottom edge of front cover.

Articles: "Disco Takes Over," "The Raes Seek Popularity in America: A Little Lovin Helps Make This Act Work," "Disco Dust: Wanna dazzle 'em? T...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #533302
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$14.99
Title: Disco Beat
Subtitle: Greater Cleveland's Dance Music Publication
Date: June 15, 1979
Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: Cleveland, Ohio

Approximate size: 15" x 11.5" and 12 pages
Condition: Good. Some browning. Has been folded in half, but stored flat.

Articles: "Disco Takes Over," "The Raes Seek Popularity in America: A Little Lovin Helps Make This Act Work," "Disco Dust: Wanna dazzle 'em? Then, has Faye got some make-up for you," "...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #533136
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$5.00
Title: Western Reserve Express
Date: Nov. 15 - Dec. 15 [1974]
Premier Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: Columbiana, Ohio

Approximate size: 17.5" x 11.5"and 12 pages long
Condition: Very good.
Original price: Free

Local paper about art, gardening, culture, music, food, etc. in northeastern Ohio.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #533116
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$5.00
Title: THE WANT AD
Date: February 20, 1971
Premier Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: Brecksville, Ohio

Approximate size: 17.75" x 11.5"and 32 pages long
Condition: Very good.
Original price: 20 cents (but the first issue was complimentary)

I assume this was an early version of what is now "Trading Times." Interesting to see what people were selling back then... and for how much.... long before the Internet and ebay.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 2000 item #532915
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$10.00
Title: FREE TIMES
Date: Sept. 30 - Oct. 6, 1992
Premier Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: Cleveland, Ohio

Approximate size: 14-1/8" x 11.5"and 24 pages long
Condition: Very good.
Original price: Free

Still in print as one of Cleveland's 2 free alternative newspapers. This first issue's cover story analyzes a love triangle and divorce involving the creator of the Mr. Hero chain (submarine sandwiches). A column by Don Bianchi "Out of the...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 2000 item #532903
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$10.00
Title: WAR NEWS
Date: March 16, 1991
Second Issue: Volume 1, Number 2
Place of publication: San Francisco & New York

Approximate size: 21.5" x 13.5"and 10 pages long
Condition: Very good.
Original price: $2.00

"Edited and Published by Warren Hinckle."

Headlines are historically interesting, such as "A Huge Yellow Streak Down the Backbone of America" and "PEACE? U.S. Attacks after Iraqis Surrender; Hidden War Goal is Gulf Supremacy / Women...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 2000 item #532890
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$15.00
Title: WAR NEWS
Date: March 2, 1991
Premier Issue: Volume 1, Number 1
Place of publication: San Francisco & New York

Approximate size: 21.5" x 13.5"and 8 pages long
Condition: Very good.
Original price: "NOT FOR PROFIT $2.00"

2 sections. "Edited and Published by Warren Hinckle."

Headlines are historically interesting, such as "Latest Estimate Puts Real Costs of Persian Gulf Invasion at $3.4 Trillion / AIR WAR FAILS / Baghdad Being Bombed ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #532584
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$75.00
This is a rare copy of the 1971 "The Last Supplement to the Whole Earth Catalog," with a color cover and other illustrations by R. "Southpaw" Crumb (of Janis Joplin fame). 128 pages with paper cover too. Loaded with interesting cultural essays, cartoons, and other artifacts.

Just a few examples: many sexual adult-only satirical cartoons and pieces; several autobiographical articles and opinion pieces by Beat Generation writer Ken Kesey ("The Bible," "The I Ching," "Mantras," and "Tools ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Fantasy : Comic Books : Pre 1970 item #532525
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$45.00
This vintage 1970 adult comic book measures 9.75" x 6.75" and is full of illustrations by Gilbert Shelton, who was famously a friend of Janis Joplin. This issue of FEDS 'N' HEADS features the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers, Wonder (The Hog of Steel) Wart-Hog, and other "underground heroes." As the cover says, this offering is "for enlightened adults only!"

There are lots of nude, stoned hippies in these tragicomic tales, which include "The Hog of Steel, WONDER WART-HOG Meets the Elusive,...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Fantasy : Comic Books : Pre 1970 item #532507
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
$15.00
This vintage "Popeye the Sailor" comic book is the standard size, roughly 10-1/8" x 6.75" and is fair to average condition. The pages are a bit yellowed, and there are some minor bends and scuffs to the cover.

The first story is titled "Love-In," and tells what happens when Olive Oyl decides to "find happiness in a world of messy hair, dirty clothes and love-love-love."

The "Swee' Pea!" comic strip is about an alien spaceship disguised as a trash can. There are also Beetle Bai...