MILLBROOK: THE TRUE STORY OF THE EARLY YEARS OF THE PSYCHEDELIC REVOLUTION, by Art Kleps - 1967 [1st Ed]$200.00
Millbrook: The True Story of the Early Years of the Psychedelic Revolution
by Art Kleps
TRUE FIRST EDITION. Burlington, VT: The Neo-American Church, 1967.
Newspaper is in GOOD condition.
- Newspaper is not bound, with pages folded into one another, newspaper style.
- Newspaper is contained in transparent plastic pocket.
- First few pages have damage with some missing pieces, and severe chipping along fold, as well as creasing to lower corners of pages, along with typical edgewear.
- Spine and first pages are dry and brittle.
- Interior is in good condition, showing gentle age-toning and a light damp stain in center of pages, persisting throughout magazine, about 6" long, on either sides of gutter. (See photos)
- Last page displays a damp stain running from head to foot edge, with limit visible about 2" from edge of page.
- Last page displays a stamp from the Neo-American Church, Burlington, VT, with shadow on facing page. (See photos)
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
51 pages. 12 x 8 inches. (when folded in half)
Newspaper features line illustration on front, representing the Hitchcock Estate in Millbrook, NY.
The Millbrook newspaper was part of an effort to legalize the use of psychedelics such as marijuana and hallucinogens, a fight that was ongoing during the author's life. It is written as a collection of comments and anecdotes of the author's personal experiences in that endeavor. It relates the true story of his fight for justifying and defending the use of drugs.
Art Kleps (b.1928) was a drug legalization advocate. Formerly a psychologist, he founded the Neo-American Church to defend the use of marijuana and other hallucinogens, as well as peyote for spiritual enlightenment. Together with Timothy Leary, he endeavored to legalize the use of drugs for their therapeutic potential.
EDITION POINTS: True First Edition, presented in newspaper format.
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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