Go in Beauty [Rare Bound Galleys, from the Library of Paul Bowles]

EASTLAKE, William

Published by Harper & Brothers, NY, 1956
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Bound galleys of Eastlake's first book, the first novel in what became (with The Bronc People and Portrait of an Artist with Twenty-Six Horses) his Bowman Family Trilogy. This copy was sent to Paul Bowles: a letter laid in from an editor at Harper's announces the book and solicits comments from Bowles. 6-1/2" x 11-7/16", printed on rectos only and perfectbound in plain wrappers with a label partially removed from the front cover. In a custom clamshell case. A very near fine copy of a scarce proof, dating from an era in which the production of bound proof copies was the exception, not the norm: this is the only copy we've ever seen. With notable provenance, having come from Paul Bowles's library, and with textual differences from the published book. Unless otherwise noted, our first editions are first printings. Bookseller Inventory # 016192

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Title: Go in Beauty [Rare Bound Galleys, from the ...

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, NY

Publication Date: 1956

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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