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.
BOWLES, Paul. The Sheltering Sky.
London : 1949First 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
BOWLES, Paul. Next to Nothing.
Kathmandu : 1976First 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