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Specific Object's Quarantine Reading List

For Something Curated we've put together a shortlist of books we're thinking of durning the worldwide quarantine.

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  • recent objects
Moratorium : Wars Will Cease... When Men Refuse to Fight Them!
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Moratorium : Wars Will Cease... When Men Refuse to Fight Them!

Double sided flyer promoting Anti-War Week events and discouraging people from registering for the draft. Events include March Against Death, H.S. Resistance Org., and Citywide Action held on the week of March 16, 1970. ... [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in six, light edge wear and handling marks.
[Object # 26497]
Law and Disorder : The Civil War Libertian View
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Law and Disorder : The Civil War Libertian View

Arthur Miller, William Styron, Wayne Morse, Studs Terkel, Murray Kempton, Hugh Hefner, Bill Mauldin, Huntley & Brinkley, Shana Alexander, David Levine, Paul O'Dwyer, Nelson Algren, I.F. Stone, LeRoy Neiman, James Cameron, Arthur Shay

Press release promoting "Law & Disorder," for a "special one-issue magazine" to be published October 17, 1968 which features work by Arthur Shay. "Cover and contents are expected to raise a storm of controversy between 'law and order' and the civil-libertarian factions of American society. ... [details]

Chicago, Ilinois: n.p.,
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$75.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light handling marks and edge wear.
[Object # 26500]
New Release: The Trial of Jerry Rubin
  • ephemera
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

New Release: The Trial of Jerry Rubin

Jerry Rubin

Vintage xeroxed press release published in conjunction with the trial of Jerry Rubin, detailing his arrest for the possession of marijuana. The trial was scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, December 20, [1968] after his arrest on on June 13, 1968 in his Lower East Stice apartment by three New York narcotics detectives. [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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$250.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded in four, 1 cm. fold at bottom right corner, pencil underline under the date for the trial hearing, light edge wear and handling marks.
[Object # 26501]
Pocket Medic
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • [3] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Pocket Medic

Set of three staple bound sheets documenting how to care for someone who has been injured during a "demonstrations where gasing or more serious trouble is happening" in May 1970. Packet outlines steps to take in case of gas, unconsciousness, broken bones, burns, difficulty of absence of breathing, or severe bleeding. ... [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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$250.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in six, light handling marks and edge wear, discoloration towards edges. Date, MAY 1970, rubber stamped at top right corner of first page.
[Object # 26461]
Second Generation Appliance Spirit #3
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • color
  • 15.5 x 11 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Second Generation Appliance Spirit #3

Dennis Oppenheim

Double sided postcard for" Second Generation Appliance Spirit #3" "From 'The Walker Hill Projects' Seoul, Korea 1988." [details]

n.p., n.p.: n.p.,
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$45.00
Condition:  Fine. Unmailed copy, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 26432]
Second Generation Wine Glasses Dancing Back to Back
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • color
  • 15.5 x 11 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Second Generation Wine Glasses Dancing Back to Back

Dennis Oppenheim

Double sided postcard for "Second Generation Wine Glasses Dancing Back to Back" "From 'The Walker Hill Projects' Seoul, Korea 1988." [details]

n.p., n.p.: n.p.,
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$45.00
Condition:  Fine. Unmailed copy, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 26434]
Second Generation Ghost Toast
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • color
  • 15.5 x 11 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Second Generation Ghost Toast

Dennis Oppenheim

Double sided postcard with sculpture "Second Generation Ghost Toast / From "The Walker Hill Projects" Seoul, Korea, 1988." [details]

n.p., n.p.: n.p.,
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$45.00
Condition:  Fine. Unmailed copy, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 26435]
NEWSPAPER OF THE STREETS / BERKELEY PEOPLE'S PARK / SPACE TO THE SPACED - BUT BE READY TO DEFEND IT
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

NEWSPAPER OF THE STREETS / BERKELEY PEOPLE'S PARK / SPACE TO THE SPACED - BUT BE READY TO DEFEND IT

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Single sided flyer drawn in style similar to Richard O. Tyler promoting Berkeley's People's Park, which would date the flier circa 1969. Text reads, "Our brothers are being shot. National Guard would over 100 of our brothers, one critically, with bird shot. ... [details]

n.p., n.p.: n.p.,
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$175.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in eight, slight discoloration on edges, and light handling marks.
[Object # 26418]
Flower Power Day : Bring Yr Things / Do Your Thing / Blow Their Minds / Not Their Bodies / DIS Armed Forces Day
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 27.7 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Flower Power Day : Bring Yr Things / Do Your Thing / Blow Their Minds / Not Their Bodies / DIS Armed Forces Day

[Yellow Paper]

NY WINSPRUNG

Flyer promoting a march in favor of disarming the armed forces on Flower Power Day held on May 20, [1967]. Flyer design credited to NY WINSPRUNG. [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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$175.00
Condition:  Fair. Folded in four, mild handling marks and edge wear, missing .5 x 1 cm. bottom right corner, inked notations on verso.
[Object # 26369]
Flower Power Day : Bring Yr Things / Do Your Thing / Blow Their Minds / Not Their Bodies / DIS Armed Forces Day
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 27.7 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Flower Power Day : Bring Yr Things / Do Your Thing / Blow Their Minds / Not Their Bodies / DIS Armed Forces Day

[Orange Paper]

NY WINSPRUNG

Flyer promoting a march in favor of disarming the armed forces on Flower Power Day held on May 20, [1967]. Flyer design credited to NY WINSPRUNG. [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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$175.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in four, mild handling marks, pencil notations on verso.
[Object # 26368]
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