New York: The East Village Other, Inc., 1965. Offset. 11 1⁄2 x 17 1⁄2 in. Illustrated newsprint wrappers; 4 pp. Very good. Item #6099
The exceptionally rare first issue of the East Village Other, New York’s first underground newspaper of the 1960s, emerging in October 1965, just a few months after the premiere of the Los Angeles Free Press.
Features articles on the Watts Uprising and an impressive image of the Watts Arts Tower, an essay on the Kerista commune, reportage on Bob Dylan, and censorship’s effects on Ed Sanders publishing and the underground lm scene.
A remarkably scarce artifact of the 1960s New York underground.