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1 Mrabet, Mohammed (trans. Paul Bowles) Look & Move On
Santa Barbara Black Sparrow Press 1976 0876852541 / 9780876852545 1st Softcover Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Book has a few very light dings on corners and edges but appears to be unread. A very attractive copy. There was also a hardcover edition and a limited edition of this work. This book is Mrabet's very revealing autobiography. He knew, besides Paul and Jane Bowles, William Burroughs, Tennessee Williams and others either living in or visiting Morocco. Most of Mrabet's fictional work has been produced orally. Bowles taped and translated this work.; B&W Photograph of Mrabet; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 125 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Mrabet, Mohammed (trans. Paul Bowles) Look and Move On
London Peter Owen 1989 0720607566 / 9780720607567 First British Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has only very light shelf wear. Jacket has a ding on the front top spine edge and a quarter-sized chip on the rear bottom spine edge. This book is Mrabet's fascinating autobiography, translated by Paul Bowles. Mrabet is a Moroccan artist and writer with interesting connections to Paul Bowles, William Burroughs, and Tennessee Williams. Much of Mrabet's work has been produced orally. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 125 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Mrabet, Mohammed (trans. Paul Bowles) Marriage With Papers
Bolinas Tombouctou Books 1986 0939180324 / 9780939180325 1st Softcover Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine 
Book is as new and unread. There was also a hardcover limited edition and a limited edition of this work available from the publisher. The book includes the title story and another titled Chico. Mrabet is a Moroccan artist and writer with interesting connections to Paul Bowles, William Burroughs, and Tennessee Williams. Most of Mrabet's fictional work has been produced orally. Bowles translated these two stories.; B&W Photograph of Mrabet; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 79 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Bowles, Paul Midnight Mass
Santa Barbara Black Sparrow Press 1981 1st Edition, Limited; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Book and protective acetate jacket both show minimal wear, if any. Former owner's small blind stamp on ffep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 162 pages; This is a signed and limited edition. It is signed by Bowles on a blank page after the title page and numbered, 329, in the back on a limitation page. Beautiful copy . ; Signed by Author 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5 Swan, Claudia (ed.) with Paul Bowles et. al. Music
New York EOS Music, Inc. 1995 0964808307 / 9780964808300 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine 
Book is new and unread. The book is square and straight. No dustjacket as issued. This book was issued in conjunction with The Music of Paul Bowles Festival in New York City in 1995. It features two essays by Bowles as well as an interview with him on his music along with a number of essays on Bowles' music including two by Virgil Thomson. Very nice apppreciation of Bowles as a composer. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 146 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Bowles, Paul Next to Nothing: Collected Poems, 1926-1977
Santa Barbara Black Sparrow Press 1981 0876855044 / 9780876855041 1st Softcover Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Book is about fine except for a very minor ding at the upper right corner and a couple of other very small blemishes. The book is square and straight. No cracks or creases on spine. It has not been read. This is a nice collection of Bowles poetry. There was also a hardcover edition and a limited edition of this work. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 73 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Mrabet, Mohammed (trans. Paul Bowles) The Beach Cafe & The Voice
Santa Barbara Black Sparrow Press 1980 0876854056 / 9780876854051 1st Softcover Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine 
Book is as new and unread. There was also a hardcover edition and a limited edition of this work. Mrabet is a Moroccan artist and writer with interesting connections to Paul Bowles, William Burroughs, and Tennessee Williams. Most of Mrabet's fictional work has been produced orally. Bowles taped and translated these two stories.; B&W Photograph of Mrabet; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Mrabet, Mohammed (trans. Paul Bowles) The Big Mirror
Santa Barbara Black Sparrow Press 1977 087685367X / 9780876853672 1st Softcover Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Book is as new and unread except for some toning along spine and a stain at the midway point down the spine. See scan. There was also a hardcover edition and a limited edition of this work. Mrabet is a Moroccan artist and writer with interesting connections to Paul Bowles, William Burroughs, and Tennessee Williams. Most of Mrabet's fictional work has been produced orally. Bowles taped and translated this short novel.; B&W Photograph of Mrabet; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 77 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Eberhardt, Isabell (trans. Paul Bowles) The Oblivion Seekers
London Peter Owen 1988 0720606985 / 9780720606980 First British Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Book has only a hint of wear. It presents as new and unread. NF to F. This book is a short novel by Eberhardt who was born in Switzerland but moved to Algeria where she converted to Islam and lived an essentially Arab lifestyle. She died in a flood when she was 27. Most of her writing was published after her death. This translation by the acclaimed Paul Bowles, was, I think, her first major introduction to an English-speaking audience. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 88 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Rosa, Rodrigo Rey (trans. Paul Bowles) The Pelcari Project
Tiburon Cadmus Editions 1997 093227448X / 9780932274489 1st American Edition, Limited; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Leon Golub 
Both book and jacket appear to be as new and unused. This was Rosa's first longer work of fiction, translated from the Spanish by Bowles. This is a signed and numbered 1st American, Limited Edition of 150, signed by both Rosa and Bowles. This is number 24. ; Cover Illustration; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 117 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11 Bowles, Paul The Spider's House
New York Random House 1955 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Some light edge, corner and surface wear with the ghost of a glass or bottle ring on the front. Slight aging but square and securely bound. Sentence on Morocco on the ffep. This is one of Bowles early novels. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 406 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Bowles, Paul Unwelcome Words: Seven New Stories
Bolinas Tombouctou Books 1988 0939180448 / 9780939180448 1st Softcover Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine 
Book is about new and unread. The book is square and straight. No cracks or creases on spine. Lovely copy. This is a nice collection of Bowles' late short stories. There was also a hardcover edition and a limited edition of this work. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Nutting, Cherie with Paul Bowles Yesterday's Perfume
New York Clarkson Potter Publishers 2000 0609605739 / 9780609605738 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Book is as new and unread; jacket is pristine. This large format book captures in words and images the relationship between Nutting and Paul Bowles. It is a kind of diary/journal of their life together in Morocco, featuring unpublished writing by Bowles and many evocative photographs and images. Beautiful copy. Postcard announcement of booksigning for this volume at Rizzoli in San Francisco laid in. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 240 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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