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Music, Mod

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Brummell's Last Riff - First Book in the Mod Troliogy, Alan Fletcher
1 Alan Fletcher Brummell's Last Riff - First Book in the Mod Troliogy
Nottingham Chainline 1995 0952610507 / 9780952610502 First printing Paperback Very Good + 
Nottingham: Chainline, 1995. First printing. Very Good +. Nottingham: Chainline, 1995. First printing. Very Good +. Fletcher, Alan. Brummell’s Last Riff. Nottingham: Chainline, 1995, first edition. Wraps, 5 7/8 by 8 5/16-inches, vi, 128 pp. Light wear to the edges and corners of the wraps, just starting to yellow around the edges of the wraps and textblock. A scarce first printing of the first book in Fletcher’s mod trilogy, Riff is loosely based on Mods the author knew and their adventures in the mid-1960’s. From the blurbs: “Portrays the Mods of the 60s as they really were, with the emphasis on outrageous snobbery…,” “the spirit of the 60s distilled in the clothes, the music and the mood of the Mods...”

First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Ben Sherman “The Big Beat” Set of Promotional Pins - Ska, Mod, Skinhead, Punk, Ben Sherman
2 Ben Sherman Ben Sherman “The Big Beat” Set of Promotional Pins - Ska, Mod, Skinhead, Punk
Brighton Ben Sherman 2005 As New 
Brighton: Ben Sherman, 2005 As New Brighton: Ben Sherman, 2005 As New Ben Sherman “The Big Beat” Set of Promotional Pins Brighton: Ben Sherman Co, 2005 A promotional set of buttons from the brutal Ben Sherman/Fred Perry wars of 2005 when both companies were vying for ownership of the Mod legacy – and the marketing opportunities therein Both companies are known for their overpriced shirts, and very dapper overcoats, so loved by mods, skinheads, and tennis players Three pins, “SKA,” “The Ska’s the Limit,” and “Ben Sherman,” on a 6 1/2 by 4-inch backing card Fine, unused condition $1800 (eph)

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Mods and Rockers – Teenage Girls Fight It Out - 1964 Press Photo, Cleveland Press/UPI
3 Cleveland Press/UPI Mods and Rockers – Teenage Girls Fight It Out - 1964 Press Photo
Cleveland Cleveland Press/UPI 1964 Very Good 
Cleveland: Cleveland Press/UPI, 1964 Very Good Mods and Rockers – Teenage Girls Fight It Out Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland Press via United Press International, 20 May 1964 Original press photo, 230mm by 179mm A somewhat grainy image with light crazing and light corner creases Agency stamps and pen notes on verso along with a taped-on UPI caption: “MARGATE, ENG: Two teenage girls fight here, May 17, while another girl stands by during an eruption of violence between two rival gangs – the ‘Mods’ and ‘Rockers’ – in this South Coast resort town during the Whitsun (Pentecost) Weekend The youths fought among themselves and with passersby, terrorized shopkeepers and resisted police Two policemen were injured ad some 40 youths were arrested”

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The Soul Stylists: Forty Years of Modernism, Hewitt, Paolo; Paul Weller, intro.
4 Hewitt, Paolo; Paul Weller, intro. The Soul Stylists: Forty Years of Modernism
Edinburgh Mainstream Publishing 2001 second printing Hardcover Very Good very good 
Hardcover with dust jacket, black cloth with silver spine titles, 16 by 24 cm, 189 pp. Very good with light cover and edge wear, some foxing on the fore edge of the textblock, and the leaves are just starting to yellow; the jacket has light foxing on the verso. From the front flap: “The Soul Stylists is about forty years of Modernism. A world of clothes and music, highly influential but one deliberately hidden away for years from mainstream media. This book explores the enduring relationship that exists between American black music and British working-class style, tracing a Mod tradition that began in Soho just after the Second World War and continues to this day. From Mod to Casual, from Skinhead to Northern Souler, the soul stylists are an amazing family joined together by a tradition of secrecy, exclusivity and absolute indifference towards the outside world. They pass unnoticed because soul stylists always shun the spotlight. To them, attention to detail is far more important than attention seeking. And here in this book, for the very first time, are some of their stories.” No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. Dust jacket present. 
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Mods and Rockers “Battle of Hastings” Press Photo, Keystone Press Agency Ltd
5 Keystone Press Agency Ltd Mods and Rockers “Battle of Hastings” Press Photo
London Keystone Press Agency Ltd. 1964 Photograph Fine 
London: Keystone Press Agency Ltd., 1964. Fine. London: Keystone Press Agency Ltd., 1964. Fine. Mods and Rockers “Battle of Hastings” Press Photo. London: Keystone Press Agency Ltd., 4 August, 1964. Press photo of Mods parading along the center of Hastings, 10 1/8 by 8-inches. Minor wear and rubbing at corners. Verso are Kestone stamps and a mimeo caption glued on: “4-8-64 / The ‘Mods and Rockers’ – Battle of Hastings.. Keystone Photo Shows:… Scene in the centre of Hastings – as ‘Mods and Rockers’ stroll around – they were kept on the move by the Police – to stop them getting into mischief…” A wonderful image of Mods in their Bank Holiday finest, a few parkas in the bunch, and what looks to be two police officers – a situation they will soon be unable to control (see detail of this image on the cover of this list). Called the “Second Battle of Hastings” by the sensationalist press, thousands of Mods, hundreds of Rockers, and overwhelmed police clashed from Brighton to Hastings, forever memorialized in The Who film Quadrophenia. While it’s been revealed that many of the “battlefield scenes” between Mods and Rockers were staged by press photographers with pounds to spend,3 Hastings did have a violent outcome and marked the beginning of the end for the first wave Mod culture.

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The Who / Quadrophenia Pin-Back Button, 1973-74, The Who
6 The Who The Who / Quadrophenia Pin-Back Button, 1973-74
1973-74 Original Very Good + 
1973-74 Original Very Good + The Who / Quadrophenia Pin-Back Button A vintage “Q” badge dating to 1973 or 1974 A perfect fit for any Mod’s Vietnam-era parka, this original pin has light yellowing on the front side and no rust (eph)

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