TAMBOUR: REVUE MENSUELLE, A MONTHLY MAGAZINE - NO.8 (JUNE, 1930) - SIGNED BY PAUL BOWLES. Harold J. Salemson, Paul Bowles, James T. Farrell, Edouard Roditi, Walter Lowenfels, contributors.
TAMBOUR: REVUE MENSUELLE, A MONTHLY MAGAZINE - NO.8 (JUNE, 1930) - SIGNED BY PAUL BOWLES

TAMBOUR: REVUE MENSUELLE, A MONTHLY MAGAZINE - NO.8 (JUNE, 1930) - SIGNED BY PAUL BOWLES

Paris: S.i., 1930. First Edition. Final issue of this fragile and short-lived modernist literary magazine, a bilingual publication under the sole direction of founder and editor Harold Salemson (1910-1988). Only eight issues were published between the end of 1928 through June, 1930. This issue contains Paul Bowles's two-part poem "Moonward" (under the name Paul Frederic Bowles), alongside works by Edouard Roditi, Claude Bordas, Yves Chabauty-Bretagne, James T. Farrell, Ivan Goll, Claire Huchet, Walter Lowenfels, Samuel Putnam, Max Reynolds, Richard Thoma, and others. A facsimile edition was produced by the University of Wisconsin Press in the early 2000's, but surviving original issues are uncommon. Miller C72. Item #5361

One of 250 copies. Octavo (16.5cm); original printed wrappers; 77,[3]pp; illus.; text is in French and English. Signed by Paul Bowles at his contribution on p.19. Wrappers toned and worn, shallow losses to spine ends and lower right corner of front flap, with a few partial splits at spine, tiny tears, and attendant creases; tanning to text edges, with evidence of worming at upper margins (not affecting text); p.17-18 loose but present; a Good, complete copy.

Price: $200.00