Coits jester 25th anniversary celebration

San Francisco: Coits of San Francisco, 1988. Newspaper. 12p., folded tabloid newspaper, photos of the Cotillion drag celebration and other outings, articles, ads, features, history of the Coits, very good on newsprint with masthead and cover illustration of Coit Tower in blue inks and a photo below-the-fold of 6 of the members marching in the Gay Pride Parade with a banner.

The Coits were a homophile group of about 30 men who held outrageous parties at the Russian River and various San Francisco locales and used Coit Tower as their symbol. They published this newspaper as a celebration of their 25th anniversary. This bibliographer knows of only two other issues, the 10th and 15th anniversaries. Only one copy (of the 15th) located in OCLC as of 4/2014.

Cat.No: 186088

Price: $75.00