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TAMBOUR: REVUE MENSUELLE, A MONTHLY MAGAZINE - NO.6 (FEBRUARY, 1930) - SIGNED BY PAUL BOWLES by  et al. (contributors)  and Julian Shapiro - Signed First Edition - 1930 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 5360)

TAMBOUR: REVUE MENSUELLE, A MONTHLY MAGAZINE - NO.6 (FEBRUARY, 1930) - SIGNED BY PAUL BOWLES

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TAMBOUR: REVUE MENSUELLE, A MONTHLY MAGAZINE - NO.6 (FEBRUARY, 1930) - SIGNED BY PAUL BOWLES

by Salemson, Harold J. (editor); Bowles, Paul, Witter Bynner, Norman Macleod, and Julian Shapiro, et al. (contributors)

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Paris: S.i., 1930. First Edition. Late 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. Contains two early poems by Paul Bowles - "Hymn" and "America" (published under the name Paul Frederic Bowles) - with contributions by Michel J. Arnaud, Witter Bynner, André Chamson, Vera Fancott, Richard Johns, Leon Lait, Ludwig Lewishon, Norman Macleod, Julian Shapiro, and Joseph Upper, et al. A facsimile edition was produced by the University of Wisconsin Press in the early 2000's, but surviving original issues are uncommon. Miller C57-58. One of 250 numbered copies, this being copy no.111. Octavo (16.5cm); original printed wrappers; 75,[5]pp; text is in French and English. Signed by Paul Bowles at his contribution on p.29. Light wear and a few tiny tears to extremities, two small splash marks along upper edge of wrappers, with subtle tanning to text edges; Very Good.

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Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
5360
Title
TAMBOUR: REVUE MENSUELLE, A MONTHLY MAGAZINE - NO.6 (FEBRUARY, 1930) - SIGNED BY PAUL BOWLES
Author
Salemson, Harold J. (editor); Bowles, Paul, Witter Bynner, Norman Macleod, and Julian Shapiro, et al. (contributors)
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
S.i.
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1930

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