31 publications of the Bazooka group, a French graphic punk artist collective formed by Kiki and Loulou Picasso, Bernard Vidal, Olivia Clavel, Lulu Larsen, and Jean Rouzaud. Collected by a Dutch connoisseur in private binding by Pau Groenendijk. 44,5:32 cm.
Un regard moderne no 1 – 5 (1978 Libération)
4 Bazooka inserts from ‘Métal Hurlant’ magazine (late seventies)
1952 New York, New Directions Books, first edition, 192p. 21:14,5 cm. Hardcover with dust jacket in fine condition.
Early cult-novel about the hipster community in New York’s Greenwich Village. With signature of former owner on the title page.
Quote from the front flap: “What is a ‘hipster’? The name derives from the jazz term ‘hip’ and denotes a person who possesses ‘superior awareness.’ The ‘hipster’ sees through the shams of conventional attitudes and morality; he patterns his life on a code of personal freedom which has something in common with that of the French Existentialist.
Because ‘hipsters’ are much too smart to work, they live by their wits in a kind of underground which lies half way between neurosis and violence.”