Not Be Essence That Cannot Be

New York: Trobar Books, (1961).

Price: $4,500.00

Hardcover. First edition. Printed stapled wrappers. Near fine with light crease at the corner and by the foot of the spine. The first copy of Owens' first book Inscribed to her by Trobar Books publisher, George Economou, who was also her husband: "1st copy to Rochelle from George & Bob & Joan, August 4, 1954." Also included are the two original hand-cut cardboard stencils used to create the letter on the cover. Trobar began as a poetry anthology founded by Economou and Robert Kelly in 1960 that ran for five issues. This volume from Owens was the first copy of the first title released under the Trobar Books imprint. A wonderful association.

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Not Be Essence That Cannot Be. Rochelle OWENS.
Not Be Essence That Cannot Be
Not Be Essence That Cannot Be