Item #5615 A NIGHT WITH JUPITER AND OTHER FANTASTIC STORIES. Charles Henri Ford, Paul Bowles, Henry Miller, Miguel Asturias, contributors.


London: Dennis Dobson Limited, 1947. First U.K. Edition. "A collection of surrealistic material verging on dada, presented in experimental modes...The book is designed with collages, secondary use of 19th century prints, and a few original (though minor) works by Yves Tanguy, Pavel Tchelitchew, Man Ray, Alexander Calder, and Max Ernst" (Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 643). Contents include contributions by Paul Bowles ("Bluey, A Diary"), Henry Miller, Miguel Asturias, Paul Childs, Raymond Roussel, Leonora Carrington, Clay Perry, Ramon J. Sender, Leo Poch, and others. Miller B3.b. Item #5615

First Impression, one of 2,370 copies. Octavo (23cm); blue cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in silver on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [6],7-128pp; illus. Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket, unclipped (priced 8s.6d.), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with a few tiny nicks and tears to extremities, and four small tape mends on verso.

Price: $75.00