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1 Williams, Tennessee, words by; Bowles, Paul, music by BLUE MOUNTAIN BALLADS: Cabin
New York: G. Schirmer, Inc., (1946). First edition, third issue, with the cover price of $.75. Sheet Music. Fine, as-new, 4-page 9x12 sheet music format, with decorative cover. 
One of four folksy-bluesy songs composed by Bowles, who was well regarded as a musician before SHELTERING SKY secured his literary reputation, to words written by Tennessee Williams. A solo vocal/piano arrangment. 
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2 Williams, Tennessee, words by; Bowles, Paul, music by BLUE MOUNTAIN BALLADS: Lonesome Man
New York: G. Schirmer, Inc., (1946). First edition, third issue, with the cover price of $.75. Sheet Music. Fine, as-new, 6-page 9x12 sheet music format, with decorative cover. A solo vocal/piano arrangment. 
Williams supplied the words, and Bowles the music for a four-song sequence of folk-inflected ballads. Known primarily now for his writing, Bowles was "vigorous, witty, theatrical, and endowed with an uncanny ability to fuse words and music."--pbs. 
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3 Williams, Tennessee, words by; Bowles, Paul, music by BLUE MOUNTAIN BALLADS: Sugar in the Cane
New York: G. Schirmer, Inc., (1946). First edition, third issue, with the cover price of $.75. Sheet Music. Fine, as-new, 6-page 9x12 sheet music format, with decorative cover. A solo vocal/piano arrangment. 
Words by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, music by the author of THE SHELTERING SKY. Bowles, whose literary reputation has perhaps eclipsed his musical accomplishments, has been favorably compared with Copland, Thomson, and Blitzstein. 
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4 (Bowles, Paul). Hibbard, Alan PAUL BOWLES: A Study of the Short Fiction
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1993). 0805783180 / 9780805783186 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. No. 46 in Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction. 
First full-length study of Bowles's short stories. Appends interviews with Bowles, a sampling of critical appraisals (by such noteworthies as Norman Mailer, Tennessee Williams, Joyce Carol Oates, Ned Rorem and Leslie Fiedler), chronology, bibliography. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 (Bowles, Paul). Green, Michelle THE DREAM AT THE END OF THE WORLD: Paul Bowles and the Literary Renegades in Tangier
(New York): HarperCollinsPublishers, (1991). 0060165715 / 9780060165710 First edition. Hardcover. Mild soiling to the edges, else near fine, in a price-clipped, illustrated dust jacket with a photograph of Paul Bowles by Robert Freson to the front panel. 
In the early 60's a group of renegade writers including Paul Bowles, his wife Jane, William S. Burroughs and Alan Ginsberg converged in Morocco--where they wrote some of their most famous works. With photos, notes, sources, and an index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Mrabet, Mohammed; Bowles, Paul, translator and editor THE LEMON
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1972). 0070737436 / 9780070737433 First U.S. edition. SIGNED to the title-page by translator Paul Bowles. Hardcover. Lower shelf edge very lightly soiled, else near fine in bright mustard-colored cloth with black stamped titles in Moghrebi script to the front cover and stamped in English to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of fading to the spine panel. 
Bowles, author of THE SHELTERING SKY, had been a prolific composer and had spent many years in North Africa before moving to NYC and turning seriously to fiction in his mid-thirties. This was Bowles's second collaboration with the Moroccan Mrabet. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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7 Bowles, Paul THE SPIDER'S HOUSE
New York: Random House, (1955). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy; in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket that displays minor nicks and slight rubbing. A superior copy! 
Highly regarded, Morocco-set novel by the American expatriate composer/writer, author of THE SHELTERING SKY and THE DELICATE PREY, and husband of fellow author Jane Bowles. The title is from the Koran. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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8 Bowles, Paul UP ABOVE THE WORLD
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1966). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy; in the illustrated dust jacket displaying a hint of shelfwear. 
Paul Bowles fourth novel "was inspired by the Poe tales and the pulp thrillers that he had devoured when he was a boy. The story of an American couple destroyed by a psychopath whom they meet in Central America."--Michelle Green. An attractive copy! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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