IL RE NUDO
Nos. 0, 1-92 (All Published). Milano, 1970-1980. The first 71 numbers bound in four (not entirely uniform) cloth volumes with title on spine, remainder unbound in the original issues. (Sizes vary 24x33,5 cm, later reducing in size, and the last numbers 29x35 cm). Number 1 is an original issue, untrimmed, loosely inserted in the bound volume, no. 22 was never published. Only nos, 76 and 86 are missing; otherwise a complete set, including the Zero-number. The issues contained in the bound volumes are in mint condition, but have been slightly trimmed., occasionally causing very slight loss of text (max.1 millimeter) on about 50 pages. The unbound issues are in generally good to excellent condition with only occasional light staining. The set includes the supplements to no 11 and 12 (Pantere Bianche, No. 0 and 1), printed in colour, each measuring half the size of the journal). Added: the poster for Il Re Nudo Pop Festival No. 3 (15-17 Giugno) Alpe del Vicere. (33x23,5 cm).
Landmark Italian underground and pop publication, at first directed by Andrea Valcarenghi, with numerous illustrations in colour and photographs, psychedelic illustrations, photocompositions, etc. Deals with countercultural issues, drugs, sexual freedom, Pop Music, (Re Nudo Pop Festival). Close to Situationists and the student activists. Contributions include texts by and features on Timothy Leary, Angela Davis, Dario Fo, G.E. Simonetti, W. Burroughs, L.S.D., SIMA (Droga, La situazione in Italia), Situationsm, John Lennon, etc.