"THANKS FOR SOME GREAT CONVERSATIONS": FIRST EDITION OF FLASHBACKS, INSCRIBED IN THE MONTH OF PUBLICATION BY TIMOTHY LEARY
LEARY, Timothy. Flashbacks. An Autobiographty. Los Angeles: J.P. Tarcher, (1983). Octavo, original half-black cloth, original dust jacket. $700.
First edition of Leary’s colorful memoir, inscribed by him on the front free endpaper: "To Mat, thanks for some great conversations. Let's continue! Timothy Leary. 6/83.”
Timothy Leary famously introduced "many Americans to the psychedelic 1960's with the relentlessly quoted phrase, 'turn on, tune in, drop out… In his long and extravagant public career, Leary was an accomplished clinical psychologist at Harvard University, a dabbler in Eastern mysticism, a fugitive and convict, a stand-up comedian and actor, a writer and a software designer and an exponent of cybernetics… Much of Flashbacks provides a reminder of the good old days of Woodstock" (New York Times). With "First Edition" on copyright page.
Book fine, dust jacket very nearly so.