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Midnight Mass

By: Bowles, Paul

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Black Sparrow Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition, Limited; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7882

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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 View more info

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The Spider's House

By: Bowles, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 15081

Condition: 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 View more info

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Unwelcome Words: Seven New Stories

By: Bowles, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bolinas, Tombouctou Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Softcover Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15064

ISBN: 0939180448

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Oblivion Seekers

By: Eberhardt, Isabell (trans. Paul Bowles)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Peter Owen: 1988

Edition: First British Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15059

ISBN: 0720606985

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Beach Cafe & The Voice

By: Mrabet, Mohammed (trans. Paul Bowles)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Black Sparrow Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Softcover Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15060

ISBN: 0876854056

Condition: 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 View more info

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Yesterday's Perfume

By: Nutting, Cherie with Paul Bowles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson Potter Publishers: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 15096

ISBN: 0609605739

Condition: 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 View more info

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Music

By: Swan, Claudia (ed.) with Paul Bowles et. al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, EOS Music, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15065

ISBN: 0964808307

Condition: 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" - 7½" tall; 146 pages View more info