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Lenny Bruce appeals 1963 obscenity conviction  

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$300 - $500

Collection of legal documents concerning Bruce’s appeal of his 1963 Los Angeles obscenity conviction


Los Angeles




Approximately a dozen vintage photocopies of exhibits and approximately 140 mimeographed pages consisting of a draft of the appeal followed by excerpts from transcripts, affidavits, and exhibits. In a black binder labeled “L.A. Obscenity Appeal”.  38x24 cm (15x9½").

Great content, but clearly not complete and with some mimeographed pages duplicated. Only a few holographic corrections in Bruce’s hand; not significant but clearly establishing provenance.

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Very good condition.

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