Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1979. First Edition. Comprehensive collection of Bowles's short fiction in its most limited state. Desirable in the deluxe issue, this being the only copy we've seen or handled with a contemporary presentation inscription by the publishers. Miller A35d. Item #4805
Deluxe Issue, one of 60 numbered copies specially bound and signed by Bowles and Vidal, this being copy no.5. Octavo (23.75cm); decorative paper-covered boards and teal patterned cloth backstrip, with title label mounted to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; [ii],,15-417,pp. Additionally inscribed by John and Barbara Martin opposite the title page to poet Susannah Risley, around a mounted Moroccan postage stamp: "With all good wishes to Susannah Risley from John and Barbara Martin. 8/13/79." Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket.