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BOWLES, Paul.

The Sheltering Sky.

Published: London: John Lehmann, 1949

Stock code: 103199

Price: £2,000

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First edition, first impression of the author’s first novel, and a key title in the development of Beat literature.

Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine gilt on a blue ground. With the pictorial dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, foxed, and faded, light foxing to edges of text block; a very good copy in the jacket that is slightly toned and marked, with somewhat ragged edges.

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