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PAUL BOWLES AT 80


1950s

23
Gordon Sager, Run Sheep Run. New York: The Vanguard Press [1950]. Roman à clef set in the fictional West Indian village of San Pedro, with characters based on Paul and Jane Bowles, written by the American author Gordon Sager, who first met Paul and Jane Bowles in Mexico in 1940.

24
A Little Stone: Stories. London: John Lehmann [1950].

25
The Delicate Prey and Other Stories. New York: Random House [1950].

26
"The Delicate Prey," in The Gent (New York), No. 4 (April 1957).

27
The Lost Trail of the Sahara: A Novel, by R. Frison-Roche, translated from the French by Paul Bowles. New York: Prentice-Hall [1952].

28
Let It Come Down. London: John Lehmann [1952].

29
Après toi le déluge, traduit de l'américain par Marie Viton. Paris: Gallimard [1955]. First French edition of Let It Come Down. No. 45 of 60 numbered copies.

30
Paul Bowles to William Wright, typed letter signed, July 27, 1953, 2 pp. Written while Bowles was in Italy to work on the screenplay Senso for the director Lucchino Visconti.

31
The Spider's House. Typescript and carbon typescript, undated, 450 pp., with the author's autograph corrections and additional pages bearing revisions.

32
The Spider's House. New York: Random House [1955].

33
Yallah. Fotos von Peter W. Haeberlin, Texte von Paul Bowles. Zurich: Manesse [1956].

34
Yallah. Photographs by Peter W. Haeberlin, text by Paul Bowles. New York: McDowell, Obolensky [1957].

35
"The Hours After Noon," in Zero Anthology of Literature and Art, No. 8, edited by Themistocles Hoetis. New York: The Zero Press [1956]. With publisher's wrap-around advertising band. The anthology also includes Bowles's travel piece, "From Notes Taken in Ceylon," and his translation of "The Man and the Woman," by Ahmed Ben Driss el Yacoubi.

36
The Hours after Noon. London: Heinemann [1959]. Advance uncorrected proof.

37
No Exit, by Jean-Paul Sartre, adapted from the French by Paul Bowles. New York: Samuel French [1958].

Yallah

Yallah. Zurich: Manesse, [1956].

 


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