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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. Hardcover. 307p., mild toning to endpapers, very good first edition in cloth boards and lightly-edgeworn, unclipped dj. Grier A*. Indicated in Grier as possessing lesbian characters, this book was written while Bowen was living in Oxford. A Commander of the British Empire, Bowen was...
London: Jonathan Cape, 1964. Hardcover. 277p., very good first UK edition in yellow buckram boards and unclipped dj. Grier A*. Indicated in Grier as possessing lesbian characters, this book was written while Bowen was living in Oxford. A Commander of the British Empire, Bowen was the author of several novels...
London: George C. Harrap & Co, 1951. Hardcover. 200p., frontis-portrait of Mrs. Jury, preface, illustrations and photos, index, very good first UK edition in gray cloth, small Ottenberg Books, Seattle, label on endpaper, bright, colorful, price-clipped and edgeworn dj with small chips at head of spine. Bowen's memoir of the...
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1976. Hardcover. 85p., foreword, stories and sketches, play, photographs, six letters, one of 500 hardbound trade copies quarter brown cloth over tan decorated paper boards, paper title lable on spine, smoker's copy with expected scent otherwise very good with mylar jacket.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1966. Hardcover. 223p., very good first edition, ownership signature on fep, lightly edgeworn unclipped dj. Not in Young. Two couples in a hilltop apartment overlooking a Central American capitol. A seemingly casual and pleasanmt encounter rooted in viciousness and horror.
New York: McDowell, Obolensky, 1957. 83p., 8.5x11 inches, profusely illus. with Haeberlin's photographs reproduced in gravure, cloth boards slightly shelfworn, in glossy photographic dj that has a tiny chip in the cover panel and a very large one (1x7 inches) out of the back panel; first US edition.
New York: Sea Horse Press, 1983. Paperback. 95p., very good first edition trade paperback in original pictorial wraps featuring Kevin Bacon as a street hustler. Villager Award-winning play about gay male prostitution by late author of Beirut. His first book, filmed by Paul Morrisseystarring Kevin Bacon who made his stage...