New York, The Lantern Press, 1st, 1929, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 118 pages, decorative boards with a floral pattern, black cloth spine. A collection of fantasy short stories with an Asian theme.
Hardcover. Santa Barbara CA, Black Sparrow Press, 1st thus, 1981, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, With a new Preface by the Author. Hardcover, numbered and signed issue, limited to 350 numbered hardcover copies, SIGNED BY PAUL BOWLES [# 65]. A fine copy in fine, unprinted acetate dust jacket. Octavo, cloth spine, paper-covered boards, 162 pages.
Hardcover. Los Angeles, Sun & Moon Press, 1st, 1989, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 213 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. Top edge boards lightly bumped. Crease to dust jacket back flap. Unmarked. Bright and clean, a tight copy.
Paperback. New York , Gargoyle Press, 1951, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 106 pages plus 12 pages of ads in rear. Other stories by William Brown, H.J. Kaplan, Sanora Babb and others. Pulp paper tanning otherwise very good, clean.
Hardcover. New York, Random House, 1st, 1939, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, maroon cloth, 293 pages, Shaw's first book. Copyright page states first printing. Author signed on front fly leaf but incredibly, blacked out with heavy marker. Library bookplate on inside front cover indicating it came from a collection at Dartmouth College.
Hardcover. Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, 1st, 1979, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, slate-gray cloth w/ silver lettering on spine; maroon end papers; 246 pages. 29 articles, essays & stories; black dust jacket with some rubbing leaving a pattern. Flap unclipped with price sticker. Clean, no markings. Essays spanning nearly thirty years. One of his less common books, having been published by a university press that did a small first printing.
Hardcover. Monterey KY, Larkspur Press, 1st, 1994, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 30 pages, a short story originally printed in the New Yorker. Illustrated in b&w line by LaNelle Mason. Previous owner's inscription on front fly leaf. Number 277 of 500 copies.