New York: Pirate Editions distributed by Grove Press, (1971). First Edition. Paperback. Duodecimo; pp; xii, 308, appendices, bibliography, index; illustrated with photographs, line drawings & cartoons; original printed wrappers, paperback;. Very good. Item #19194
A driving force behind the social revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, Hoffman inspired a generation to challenge the status quo. Meant as a practical guide for the aspiring hippie, Steal This Book captures Hoffman's puckish tone and became a cult classic with over 200,000 copies sold. Outrageously illustrated by R. Crumb, it nevertheless conveys a serious message to all would-be revolutionaries: You don't have to take it anymore. "All Power to the Imagination was his credo. Abbie was the best." — Studs Terkel Abbie Hoffman was one of the notorious Chicago Seven and founder of the Yippees. He died at age 52 in 1989, a suicide. This is the first printing, with no other printings indicated. A very nice copy.