Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The White Rabbit and Other Delights: East Totem West, a Hippie Company, 1967-1969” as Want to Read:
The White Rabbit and Other Delights: East Totem West, a Hippie Company, 1967-1969
by Alan Bisbort
In 1967-1968, a small group of talented people in the San Francisco Bay Area came together to form a short-lived but highly inventive poster and notecard company, East Totem West. Its founder, Joseph McHugh, took the poster -- heretofore used primarily as a travel enticement or concert announcement -- to a new, revolutionary place: the poster as art. East Totem West's post ...more
Paperback, 77 pages
Published September 30th 1996 by Pomegranate Communications
(first published September 1996)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-14 of 14)
Superb history of East Totem West, accompanied by all of their psychedelic posters with the stories behind them that many "sixties people" remember quite well. My favorite poster is still "Awakening," by Irene McHugh, which I bought in the spring of 1967 at a head shop on Wells Street in Chicago's Old Town. That was my first psychedelic poster, soon to be followed by about two dozen more, and its classical Indian art references still resonate with me today. If you never read anything else about ...more