Lot 265 of 725:
3 editions of Jerry Rubin's Do It! revolution book, 1 signed  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Do It! Scenarios of the Revolution - three editions, one signed

Author:
Rubin, Jerry

Place:
New York

Publisher:

Date:
[1970]

Description:

Three editions, including:

  • First Edition (paperback). Simon and Schuster. Signed on the half title, "Yippie! Jerry." 
  • First Edition (hardcover). Cloth, dust jacket. Simon and Schuster.
  • Ballantine Books paperback edition.

Book designed by Quentin Fiore, Yipped by Jim Retherford, and Zapped by Nancy Kurshan. Introduction by Eldridge Cleaver. "In a previous life Jerry was a sports reporter and a straight college student. He dropped out, visited Cuba and moved to Berkeley where he became known as the P.T. Barnum of the revolution, organizing spectacular events such as marathon Vietnam Day marches, teach-ins, International Days of Protest." -Jacket blurb. Along with Abbie Hoffman, Rubin helped created the Yippies, leading the mobilizing efforts to protest at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, 1968. Includes a copy of the scarce hardcover first edition. An iconic 1960s Counterculture book.


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Condition:
Tiny nicks to jacket edges; the signed wrapper bound edition with moderate rubbing at edges; very good.


 
Item number:
245042
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