THE PASSIONATE YEARS. Caresse Crosby.
THE PASSIONATE YEARS

THE PASSIONATE YEARS

London: Alvin Redman Limited, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Memoirs of Caresse Crosby (1891-1970), the literary godmother to the Lost Generation. With her second husband, Harry Crosby, she founded the Black Sun Press, which was instrumental in publishing early works by authors such as Ernest Hemingway, Archibald MacLeish, Henry Miller, Anais Nin, and Kay Boyle. 58 plates, with 4 facsimiles. Octavo. Original black cloth binding, with gilt titles. The dust jacket is somewhat edgeworn, with a two-inch piece missing from the bottom corner of the rear panel and a bit of scuffing to the front; else very good. Very good / Good. Item #69635

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