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BOWLES, Paul.

BOWLES, Paul.

Rare books by Paul Bowles, including first editions and signed first edition copies of The Sheltering Sky, Let it Come Down, and The Spider’s House.

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  1. 130837
    BOWLES, Paul. The Sheltering Sky.

    London : 1949

    First edition, first impression, of the author's first novel, inspired by his time in North Africa. The Sheltering Sky was key title in the development of Beat literature; Norman Mailer commented in Advertisements for Myself (1959) that with this title, Bowles "opened the world of Hip. He let in the murder, the drugs, the incest, the... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 130837

  2. The Sheltering Sky.
    BOWLES, Paul. The Sheltering Sky.

    London : 1949

    First edition, first impression, of the author's first novel, and a key title in the development of Beat literature. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 103199

  3. Next to Nothing.
    BOWLES, Paul. Next to Nothing.

    Kathmandu : 1976

    First and limited edition, number "1C" of 500 copies. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "For Lawrence, So here it is, best, Paul 15/iv/77 - Tangier". It is possible that "Lawrence" is Lawrence Delbert Stewart, author of Paul Bowles: The Illumination of North Africa (1974). Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 103483

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