Lot 53 of 725:
6 vols about Chicago Democratic National Convention, 1968  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$72
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Title:
Six volumes on the Chicago Seven and the Chicago Democratic National Convention, 1968

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Place:
Various places

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Date:
Various dates

Description:

Includes:

  • Hayden, Tom, et. al. Voices of the Chicago Eight: A Generation on Trial. Wrappers. City Lights Books, [2008]. Inscribed by Tom Hayden and signed on the half title page: "For Rick. In memory of Grant Park Tom Hayden Chicago Aug 7, 2008." Grant Park was across the Hilton Hotel, where the tear gas was deployed by Police men to break up the demonstrators.
  • Schnier, Walter, ed. Telling it Like it Was: The Chicago Riots. As Seen by William Burroughs, Richard Goldstein... Wrappers. First Printing. Signet Book, [1969].
  • Mailer, Norman. Miami and the Siege of Chicago. Wrappers. First Printing. Signet Book, [1968].
  • Levine, Mark L., edited from the official transcript. The Tales of Hoffman. Wrappers. Bantam Books, [1970].
  • Chicago Conspiracy Contempt Briefs [wrapper cover]. White wrappers. Distributed courtesy of The Center for Constitutional Rights, NYC, n.d.
  • Cerf, Christopher and Frith, Michael. The Chicago Conspiracy vs. the Washington Kangaroos: Official Pogrom. 24 pp. with photos and cartoons. Color illustrated wrappers.Domesday Book / A Grove Press Special, 1969.

Six volumes about the protest and Police violence of the Chicago Democratic National Convention in 1968, and the subsequent trial of 7 protestors including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, and Tom Hayden. The first volume is specially inscribed by one of the Chicago Seven, Tom Hayden, on the half title. He inscribes it "in memory of Grant Park," which was across the street from the Hilton Hotel where much of the protest occurred, and where tear gas was deployed by Police men to break up the demonstrators.


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Condition:
A few with light were from handling; very good to fine.


 
Item number:
248612
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