First Edition of Bill Owens' Suburbia; Inscribed by Him; With a Signed Photograph Laid In
Item Number: 1910
San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1973.
First Edition. Oblong quarto, original photographic stiff paper wrappers. Inscribed by the photographer, “For William Enjoy “William” Bill Owens 2008.” Laid into is a photograph signed by Bill Owens on the verso. In excellent condition with only light wear.
“Suburbia is too sympathetic and too conflicted to be simply another ironic deadpan document… This delicate balance of outsider and insider perspectives turns the resulting book into a critical self-portrait—one that’s almost painfully observant but withholds judgment” (Roth, 224). Roth 101; Parr & Badger II, 24, Open Book, 296.