Item #5590 I Am A Lover. Jerry Stoll, Evan Connell Jr.

I Am A Lover

Oakland: Angel Island Publications, 1961. Offset printed. Perfect bound in illustrated wraps. 8 ½ x 11 in. Some edge wear to wraps, corners bumped. Overall very good. Item #5590

Photobook chronicling the San Francisco bohemian and hippie scenes during the 1950’s, inspired by Edward Steichen’s Family of Man. Stoll shot approximately 125 rolls of 35mm film of artists and friends living in Telegraph Hill, San Francisco during a six-month period in 1955, the results of which were. Stoll’s black and white photos are interspersed with texts and quotes selected by Contact editor Evan Connell from various poets and prose writers, including Thomas Wolfe, Langston Hughes, William Blake, others.