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Hunter S. Thompson's Obituary for Timothy Leary

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Title: Mistah Leary, He Dead
Author: Thompson, Hunter S.
Description:


Chapbook. 2 pages of text by Hunter S. Thompson. With a tipped-in simulated acid blotter sheet, scored with several sectioned off tabs, each showing a portrait of Timothy Leary printed in purple and lettered on the bottom “Caution: Do Not Drop,” following the colophon. (16mo), original hand-made and hand-sewn paper light blue-gray wrappers with folded printed flaps, hand-made semi-translucent rice paper flyleaves (at front and rear), Gonzo emblem embossed on rear inside folding flap. No. 276 of 300 copies. Printed by hand at The New Orleans School of GlassWorks and Printmaking Studio. First Edition.



Hunter Thompson’s obituary for LSD advocate and hippy guru, Timothy Leary, originally written by Hunter S. Thompson for Rolling Stone magazine. Front inside covers printed "Woody Creek, Colorado, June 9, 1996."


Heading: Place Published: New Orleans / San Francisco
Publisher: X-Ray Book Co.
Date Published: 1996

Condition

Fine.
Buyer's Premium

22.5%

Estimate $500 – $800
Starting Bid $250
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