Young London – Permissive Paradise


Classic book of photographer Frank Harbicht’s images that captured the era of 1960s Swinging London.

The photos show mainly everyday youth and anonymous models, captured in London’s Carnaby Street, King’s Road, Kensington Church Street, and Portobello Road, some of the more famous subjects pictured include Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, Donovan and Lulu.

Born in Hamburg in 1938, Habicht began his career as a photographer in 1960, attending the Hamburg School of Photography, from which he graduated in 1962. As a freelance photographer he was published in magazines including Esquire, Sunday Times and The Guardian.

Copies of  Young London are very hard to find and have become a collector’s item. Originally published by George G. Harrap, London 1969, (4to, full page black and white photos. 92pp, d/w).

Price: £200 post free