Caresse Crosby: From Black Sun to Roccasinibalda. Paris in the 1920s, Anne Conover.

Caresse Crosby: From Black Sun to Roccasinibalda.

Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1989. First Printing of the First Edition. A Near Fine copy in Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with faint stain to bottom edge. Caresse was the wife of the poet and publisher Harry Crosby and together they founded their Black Sun Press in Paris in the 1920s. Their press would become famous for publishing such literary luminaries including Kay Boyle, Hart Crane, Archibald MacLeish, Ernest Hemingway, Robert Duncan, Anaïs Nin, and Henry Miller. This copy is inscribed by the biographer to Helen Simpson Seggerman, the daughter of one of Caresse's closest friends, and who provided valuable information for this book. Helen Simpson was a society girl from Montclair, NJ who was also very active in the Paris arts scene of the 1920s. Item #23893
ISBN: 0884963020

Price: $100.00

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