Suburbia by Bill Owens
Second Printing, 1974
Signed and Dated by Bill Owens
Very Good Condition
This is the second printing of the cult classic “Suburbia” published by Straight Arrow Books, San Francisco in 1974. The book is an amazing dissection of the Northern California suburban sprawl of the late '60s and early '70s and is truly one of the great American photography books of the last quarter of the 20th Century. This soft cover book in photo illustrated wraps, contains 114 photographs, mostly black and white, but some color, all with classic deadpan captions by Bill Owens. The book measures 10” x 12”.
The book is in Very Good condition with some peeling to the clear plastic lacquer coating of the covers and some rubs along the edges and spine head. The previous owner has written her name and address in small black letters on the front inside cover. Overall, this is a collectible copy of this highly collectible title that has been signed by Bill Owens. The book was selected by Andrew Roth for inclusion in “The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the 20th Century”.
Photograph of the book cover and the signature treatment appear in the photo section of the listing.