Item #5612 FIVE EYES - DELUXE ISSUE, SIGNED. Abdeslam Boulaich, Mohammed Mrabet, Larbi Layachi, Mohamed Choukri, Ahmed Yacoubi, Paul Bowles, stories, translation.


Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1979. First Edition. Item #5612

Deluxe Issue, one of 26 lettered copies specially bound and signed by all contributors (except for Boulaich and Yacoubi, who did not sign), this being copy 'O'. Octavo (23.5cm); pictorial paper-covered boards and patterned cloth backstrip, with title label mounted to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; [6],7-145,[3]pp. Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket. Collection of stories and folk tales told by five native Moroccans, recorded by notebook or on tape and translated by Bowles, who provides "Notes on the Work of the Translator" by way of a foreword. Uncommon in the deluxe issue. Miller A36c.

Price: $350.00