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Brummell's Last Riff - First Book in the Mod Troliogy

By: Alan Fletcher

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Nottingham, Chainline: 1995

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 855

ISBN: 0952610507

Condition: 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 wer... View more info

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Mods and Rockers – Teenage Girls Fight It Out - 1964 Press Photo

By: Cleveland Press/UPI

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Cleveland Press/UPI: 1964

Seller ID: 994

Condition: 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) We... View more info

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Mods and Rockers “Battle of Hastings” Press Photo

By: Keystone Press Agency Ltd

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Keystone Press Agency Ltd.: 1964

Seller ID: 860

Condition: 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 s... View more info

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Empire Made: The Handy Parka Pocket Guide to All Things Mod

By: Rawlings, Terry; Keith Badman

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Complete Music Publications, Ltd.: 1997

Seller ID: 2404

Condition: Very Good


Glossy wraps, 13.6 by 25.8 cm, 150 pp., illus. Very good with light corner wear—it doesn’t look like it spent too much time in a parka pocket. A heavily illustrated history of mods—their music, fashion, and fights—with lots of photos, vintage ads, album art, scooters, Minis… Chapters include The Action, Alfie, Geryy Anderson, The Artwoods, The Avengers, Batman, George Best, Marc Bolan, The Birds, David Bowie, Carnaby Street, The Creation, The Eyes, Georgie Fame, The Kinks, The Marquee, Mods & Rockers, Rickenbacker, The Saint, Scooters, Small Faces, The Smoke, Twiggy, The Who, and ... View more info

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Six & Sevens, Issue 1 [1987 Chicago Mod Zine]

By: Reynolds, Andy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rolling Meadows, IL:, Andy Reynolds: 1987

Seller ID: 2405

Condition: Very Good


Issue 1, September 1987. Staple-bound self-wraps, 14 by 21.5 cm, 14 pp., illus. Very good with minor wear and yellowing. First issue (was there a second?) of this later-gen mod zine from the Chicago area. Record reviews, including the Fleshtones and Billy Bragg (“this English chap has a lot of talent”), short updates on the Chicago mod scene, and an interview with The Newts. While mods were lightly scattered among the punks at any midwest show, Chicago had a solid, if short-lived mod scene. First Edition. View more info

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Purple Hearts from Pastures Gone [Mods, Double LP Record]

By: Rutherford, Tilly; Matt Haywood

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Surrey, Precision Records & Tapes Ltd.: 1984

Seller ID: 2772

Condition: Very Good


Catalog no. PRCD 5641. Double vinyl LP in original sleeve. There are a couple pops at the beginning of the first song, otherwise all four sides are VG+. The sleeve is VG with light edge and corner wear. A compilation that will make you want to punch a rocker in the face. Northern Soul and R&B, with some early Kinks, Mitch Ryder, and the Lovin Spoonful thrown in for fun. From Tilly’s clunky sleeve notes: “Gone are the days of the infamous Whiskey-A-Go-Go, Flamingo and Le Discotheque in London and lots of other all nighters around the country which were filled with soul oriented teenage... View more info

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The Who / Quadrophenia Pin-Back Button, 1973-74

By: The Who

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1973-74

Edition: Original

Seller ID: 1118

Condition: 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 parka, this original pin has light yellowing on the front side and no rust. 31 mm (1 1/4-inches) in diameter. (eph) View more info

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All That Mods!

By: Vanda

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Shinko Music/Burrn!: 1998

Seller ID: 2406

Condition: Very Good +


Illustrated wraps in dust jacket, 18.5 by 25.6 cm, 205 (3) pp., illus. Very good with faint shelf wear. A Japanese-language book on the history and evolution of the mod culture and music. Heavily illustrated in black and white, with a 16-page section of color album art from Japanese issues of mod records. Geared towards record collectors, All That’s chapters include sections on the original mod scene, mod classics, the neo-mods scene, Tokyo mod scene, and the “3 Great Faces of Mods,” The Who, Small Faces and The Kinks. The fashion section is detailed with line drawings, photos and v... View more info