Aug 13, 2020 - Sale 2544

Sale 2544 - Lot 196

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Minette: Recollections of a Part-Time Lady.
Photographic reproduction of a movie still of Minette, hand watercolored, numbered 6/10 and signed by Dobbins (loose as issued); photographic reproductions throughout volume. 8vo, stapled wrappers. New York: Flower-Beneath-the-Foot Press, 1979.

Minette was an American transgender performer in clubs and carnivals in the 1950s and 60's. Reprinted here with his illustrations, Dobbins's book reproduces an interview she gave to journalist Steve Watson in 1965 (Chicago: Novel Books, 1965).