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Four (4) Volumes of Aspen: The Magazine in a Box, including "The Pop Art" issue designed by Andy Warhol. 1st item: Vol. 1, No. 3, "The Pop Art" issue, edited by Phyllis Johnson, designed by Andy Warhol and David Dalton, 1966. Published by Roaring Fork Press Inc., New York. Contents include: the Ten Trip Ticket Book, the movie flip book, the Guild Instruments flyer, the Folk Music on Vanguard pamphlet, the tabloid newspaper, a cardboard divider, and the 33 1/3 flexi-disc acetate recording containing the song, "Loop" written by John Cale and credited to the Velvet Underground, one of the first commercially available recordings by the band. Additional contributors include Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Ernest Trova, Kenneth Noland, Gerald Laing, Jasper Johns, James Rosenquist, Lou Reed, and Timothy Leary. Also includes subscription form. Does not include the Pop-Art Paint card folder. Housed in a pictorial hinge box designed to look like a box of detergent. Box – 12 1/2" H x 9 1/4" W x 3/4" D. 2nd item: Vol. 1, No. 1, edited by Phyllis Johnson, co-designed by George Lois, Tom Courtos, and Ralph Tuzzo, 1965. Published by Roaring Fork Press Inc., New York. Contents include: Letter from Phyllis Johnson, "Ski-Roaming, Lift-Shunning, Mountain-Touring" booklet with text by Denis Higgins and John Henry Auran, "Jazz: A Cool Duel" booklet with text by musicians Freddie Fisher, Jon Hendricks, and Chuck Israels along with numerous black and white images, "Two Sides of Jazz" record with music on one side by Peanuts Hucko, Yank Lawson, Clancy Hayes, Lou Stein, Lou McGarrity and the Bill Evans on the other side, "A Sanctuary for deer, peacocks, and people" booklet by Peggy Clifford in which she writes about the home/ranch of architect Frederic Benedict, "The Hide-and-Seek Bird of the Timberline" booklet by Timothy Thomas and Tony Gauba about the white-tailed ptarmigan, anthology booklet that contains excerpts from 13 papers presented at the 15 annual International Design conference in Aspen, and "The IBM Pavilion: New York World's Fair 1964-5" booklet. Also includes an ad gallery folder with numerous separate advertisements and a subscription envelope. Housed in a black pictorial card stock hinge box. Box – 12 5/8" H x 9 1/2" W x 3/4" W. 3rd item: Vol. 1, No. 2, "The White Box" issue, edited by Phyllis Johnson, designed by Frank Kirk with Tony Angotti, 1966. Published by Roaring Fork Press Inc., New York. Contents include: "Farewell to a Canyon" by an unnamed author with fourteen (14) loose pages in card folder, "Ski Racing / Edging the Possible" by Martin Luray, single page accordion-folded into card folder, "Scriabin Again and Again." small booklet by Faubion Bowers, "The Adaptable House" by Peggy Clifford, large poster folded into small card folder, "The Young Out's VS the Establishment," small booklet with short essays by Lionel Trilling, Stanley Hirsin, Abby Mann, Norman Corwin, Robert Blumofe, Arthur Knight, John Burchard, David T. Bazelon, Robert Osborn, Albert and David Maysles, Jean Renoir, Carroll Baker, Eva Marie Saint, Dr. Karl Menninger, Jack Garfein, and Richard Dyer MacCann, Music by Alexander Scriabin played by Daniel Kunin, original 33 1/3 acetate flexi-disc recording. Housed in a white hinge pictorial box. Includes original shipping box. Box – 12 7/8" H x 10" W x 7/8" D. Shipping box – 13 1/4" H x 10 1/4" W x 7/8" D. 4th item: Aspen: The Magazine in a Box Vol. 1, No. 4, "The Marshall McLuhan" issue, edited by Phyllis Johnson, designed by Quentin Fiore, 1967. Published by Roaring Fork Press Inc., New York. Contents include: "The Medium is the Massage," poster-sized mosaic of pages from "The Medium is the Massage" by McLuhan and Fiore, "The TV Generation," poster of a color photograph taken at the Tribal Stomp, Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, with texts on verso by Grace Glueck, Ed Ward, and Dropper Ishmael, "Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse," by John Cage, "The Electronics of Music" booklet by Faubion Bowers and Daniel Kunin, "A Recorded Samplers of Electronic Music" original 33 1/3 acetate flexi-disc recording with "In Memoriam of Edgar Varese" by Mario Davidovsky on one side and "Horn" by Gordon Mumma on the other side, "The Braille Trail" booklet by Bob Lewis and Alfred Etter, "Psycles," excerpts from "The Bikeriders" booklet by Danny Lyon, and advertisements and subscription form folder. Housed in a pictorial hinge box with a circuit board with wrap-around text continuing inside the box. Box – 12 3/8" H x 9 3/8" W x 3/4" D. American, mid 20th century. CONDITION: Boxes and items with foxing spots, toning, tears, etc. to be expected from age. 1st item: Foxing spots throughout. 3rd item: 1 1/2" tear to interior flap of "Farewell to a Canyon" folder. Dampstaining/acid burn to "The Adaptable House" poster.