London: Horizon, 1947. First Edition. Well-preserved issue of Cyril Connolly's long-running London-based literature and arts journal. This issue contains the first appearance of Paul Bowles's story "Under the Sky," in which a marijuana addict covets and conquers a young woman from the States while in Central America (it was collected later in both The Delicate Prey and A Little Stone in 1950). Additional contributors include Donald Windham, Gerald Brenan, Benjamin Péret, Diana Witherby, Kenneth Rexroth, and others. Miller C569. Item #5367
Octavo (21.5cm); printed card wrappers; pp.[iv],303-377,. Signed by Paul Bowles at his contribution on p.357. Trivial wear to extremities, hint of sunning to spine; Near Fine.