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The Seed Vol 5 No 8 The Chicago Seed Underground Press Radical Counter Culture Newspaper

Title: The Seed Vol 5 No 8
Year: 1970
One of the top radical press and counter culture newspaper of the era. The mulicolor printing and design set The Seed apart from other newspapers of the era. Check out the center page! This edition is a great and colorful with bold colors.
Condition: Near Fine, Small writing on the front in margin. Please see images for details. Strong and Bold colors and in remarkable condition for the age.
Size: approx. 12” x 19” Open

A Small Bio of Seed (from wikipedia):
“Seed was an underground newspaper launched by artist Don Lewis and Earl Segal (aka the Mole), owner of the Molehole, a local poster shop, and published biweekly in Chicago, Illinois from May 1967 to 1974; there were 121 issues published in all. Disagreements between Lewis and Segal led to its purchase by Harry Dewar, a graphic designer and Colin Pearlson, a photographer, who thought it had commercial potential. Lester Dore took over the art direction when Don Lewis moved to New York to work for Screw magazine. Skeets Millard, a young photographer and community organizer who was publishing the Chicago edition of Kaleidoscope, joined the Seed staff in 1969, at a time when all of the original founders were gone and there was no one working on the paper who had been there more than 12 months; Mike Abrahamson was running the paper in Abe Peck’s absence.[1] Jim Roslof, Karl Heinz-Meschbach, Paul Zmiewski, Skip Williamson, Jay Lynch, Peter Solt, and other 60s artists contributed to what was called one of the most beautiful underground press publications of its time.”


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