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    Grateful Dead Avalon Ballroom "Skeleton and Roses" Concert Poster First Printing FD-26 (Family Dog, 1966). First printing, identified by a rectangular dark blue area to the left of the skull. Designed by Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelley, incorporating an illustration taken from the "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam", a Nineteenth Century publication of Arabian poetry. The poster advertises a series of shows in September, 1966 at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco. "Bindweed Press" notation to the lower left corner. Measures 14" x 19.75". In Very Good Plus condition, with a few tiny pinholes at top and bottom edges, very slight softening and creasing of corners. Please note, there is expert restoration to a small hole to the center of the upper white border, and minor touchups to the red area of the poster.



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