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TROPIC OF CANCER
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TROPIC OF CANCER

by MILLER HENRY

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Paris: Obelisk, 1934. First Edition. (Paris: Obelisk Press 1934). First Edition. Rebound in near contemporary red cloth (with no lettering to indicate the title of the book). Ownership name in ink to both the front and rear end-papers. Original printed front and rear wrappers (featuring a giant crab holding a naked woman in its pincers, designed by Maurice J. Kahan) bound in, wrappers torn and relaid with the inner flaps pasted down. The original spine of the book is missing. Now hailed as an American classic, the author's masterpiece was banned as obscene in the United States for 27 years. One of only a 1,000 copies and genuinely rare. This is the true First Edition of this title with First Published September 1934 on the copyright page
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Tropic of Capricorn [with] Tropic of Cancer ~ BOTH SIGNED (each in a bespoke solander / clamshell...
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Tropic of Capricorn [with] Tropic of Cancer ~ BOTH SIGNED (each in a bespoke solander / clamshell box)

by MILLER, Henry

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1st Edition
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The Obelisk Press, 1938 & 1939 1938. 1st Edition. Tropic of Capricorn, 1939, First Edition, First Issue with 60 FRS printed on the spine, 60 francs printed on the front flap and yellow errata slip tipped in. Publisher's original wrappers printed in red and white and black titles to front panel and spine, 367pp. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author, to the front free endpaper, prior to publication: 'To Audrey Beecham from her well-wisher, Henry Miller 5/5/39.' Although the verso of the half title page states "First Published February 1939", the book was not published until 10th May 1939. The Imprimerie Georges Frere had printed 1,00 copies but Miller, who was solely responsible for proofreading and correcting proofs, had not given his approval to begin printing, hence there was a delay while the errata slip was created and applied to the books. During this period Obelisk received more than 800 pre-orders and so another batch of 3,000 copies was printed with adjustments made to the price.… Read more
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Tropic of Cancer

by Miller, Henry; Karl Shapiro [Introduction]

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First American Edition, Signed Limited Issue
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New York: Grove Press, 1961. First American Edition, Signed Limited Issue. Near Fine. First American edition, signed limited issue. One of only 100 unnumbered hors commerce copies specially bound and signed by Henry Miller. Bound in original marbled boards over brown spine cloth, titled in gilt. Near Fine with rubbing to edges heaviest at corners, former owner rubber stamp to front paste down. The famous novel with a multiple decades-long journey through the courts in different countries. This Grove first American edition triggered a landmark obscenity case that ended in 1964 with it being officially declared "not obscene.
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Tropic of Cancer [with] Tropic of Capricorn - Both signed, located and dated by the Author
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Tropic of Cancer [with] Tropic of Capricorn - Both signed, located and dated by the Author

by Miller, Henry

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London: Calder, 1963-4. Both first edition, first printings published by Calder between 1963-64. Both volumes are very good+ (Capricorn with moderate foxing to the prelims and edges). Both signed on the ffep by the Author and dated and located (London 1969). A bright pair and exceptionally rare to find Miller's masterpiece signed, especially in first edition form.
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Tropic of Cancer

by Miller, Henry

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Beverly Hills, California
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Paris, France: Obelisk Press, 1934. first. hardcover. good. First edition. Preface by Anais Nin. Book is rebound. Book good, copyright page is missing, wear, bookplate attached to front paste-down, front and rear gutter have black tape, verso of front free end paper has previous owner's name and date, parts of pages 321-323 were repaired, verso of title page has a number stamp. Housed in custom-made slipcase.
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Tropic of Cancer

by Henry Miller

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First Edition; First Printing
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E-261: Medusa Press. Fair. 1940. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Medusa Press, Inc, New York (Mexico). 1940. 323 pgs. First Pirated American edition that was printed in Mexico in 1940. Signed and inscribed by Henry Miller on the FFEP. Bound in cloth with heavile faded titles present to the spine. Boards have wear present to the extremities of the boards (spine is barely attached and chipped). Light foxing present to the edges of the text block. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. Shocking banned and the subject of obscenity trials Henry Millers first novel Tropic of Cancer is one of the most scandalous and influential books of the twentieth century. Tropic of Cancer redefined the novel Set in Paris in the 1930s it features a starving American writer who lives a bohemian life among prostitutes pimps and artists Banned in the US and the UK for more than thirty years because it was considered pornographic Tropic of… Read more
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TROPIC OF CANCER

by MILLER HENRY

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Paris: Obelisk, 1935. This is the Reprint from September 1935 (the book was first published in September 1934). A softcover issued in plain wrappers (without a D/W). A VG+ copy. Second Printing of Miller's first and most famous novel. This printing consisted of 500 copies; with most of the first printing confiscated by the censors. Precedes all American first editions. Shifreen & Jackson A9B. Uncommon
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TROPIC OF CANCER - ORIGINAL PROSPECTUS
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TROPIC OF CANCER - ORIGINAL PROSPECTUS

by Miller, Henry

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Stephenson, Virginia
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Paris: The Obelisk Press, 1934. First Edition. Original prospectus for Miller's first novel, which recounted his experiences during his first year in Paris as a struggling writer living on the fringe. "The text for this prospectus was written mostly, if not entirely, by Miller. In the body of the text is a 48 word excerpt from Nin's Preface, which itself is now known to have been written in large part by Miller" (Shifreen & Jackson A8a, pp.3-4). Published in September, 1934; a second edition of the prospectus was issued in 1935, in a smaller format on white paper and lacking the illustration by Kahane, with text printed on recto only. A rare and important Miller 'A' item. Provenance: one of a handful of copies found among the effects of the estate of Karl Karsten, a personal friend of Miller's during the teens-1930's. Broadside (7 7/8" x 6 1/4") printed in black on orange stock; titling and illustration by Maurice J. Kahane on recto; verso printed English and French text in two columns. Faint… Read more
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Tropic of Cancer

by MILLER, HENRY & NIN, ANAIS (Preface)

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Obelisk Press 1935. Scarce in this condition, first reprint of first edition (most of which was destroyed), only 500 copies made, as issued in blank covers, Octavo, blank light card covers, 323pp, VG (moderately heavy browning to covers, light tanning to page edges, light creasing to spine extrems and cover edges)
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Tropic of Cancer.
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Tropic of Cancer.

by MILLER, Henry.

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New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1961. First US edition, first printing, of this seminal event in 20th-century publishing.Written in the slums of a foreign city by a man who was an utter literary failure in his homeland, Tropic of Cancer was first published in 1934 by a pornographer in Paris. Banned in the US, this first and much later US edition triggered censorship battles, and it wasn't until 1964 that the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the book was not pornographic. The stateside publication of Tropic of Cancer made Miller famous in the US, and a steady stream of fans began to visit and write to him at his home in Big Sur. In an attempt to flee the constant attention, Miller moved to Pacific Palisades in 1962 where he lived for the remainder of his life. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth-backed patterned blue boards, spine and front board lettered in silver, top edge blue. With dust jacket. A fine copy in near-fine jacket, a hint of wear to corners but without loss, not price-clipped,… Read more
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TROPIC OF CANCER

by Henry Miller

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1st Edition
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Grove, 1961. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. TROPIC OF CANCER by Henry Miller. First American edition in near fine condition with near fine dust jacket. An important American novel, this book was banned in the USA when it was first published in France in 1934. A US Supreme Court obscenity case decided the book is not pornography, setting a precedent for literary free speech. There is a smudge on the free front endpaper, and a light stain on the fore edge. There are small chips to the dust jacket, and a small discoloration on the DJ front in the white title box. See photos.
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TROPIC OF CANCER

by Miller Henry

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New York: Grove Press, 1961. First authorized and first trade edition issued in America. With a long introduction by Karl Shapiro and a preface by Anais Nin. 8vo., publisher's original cloth backed boards in dustjacket. xxxiii, 318 pp. A handsome, clean and pleasing copy, some light evidence of age or shelving to the dustjacket, the book very fine. FIRST AUTHORIZED AND FIRST TRADE EDITION ISSUED IN AMERICA. Of the book, John Ciardi said, [it] "is a substantial work of art. The violence of Miller's attack on orthodoxy and falseness is indispensable to his human vision of things. In [the book] the test is ferocity, a ferocious and yet naive sincerity that castigates all sham. It cannot fail to be moral finally, because the ferocity is radically moral. And because the author is an artist--a very good one, as the continued 'underground life' of the book attests." Ours is a very nice copy of this classic.
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TROPIC OF CANCER

by Henry Miller

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Pomona, New York
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New York: Grove Press. 1961. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Stain on bottom text block edge. Light bump on spine heel. First printing stated. .
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Tropic Of Cancer

by Miller, Henry

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First American edition
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Bordentown, New Jersey
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New York: Medusa, 1940. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. Octavo in original pale green cloth. The first American edition, privately printed in this pirated edition of 1000 copies by Jacob Brussel (the imprint "Medusa" is assumed ficticious). 323 pp. A tight, internally bright example, spine strip somewhat embrowned and with some modest rubbing to the spine lettering. Precedes the authorized (Grove Press) American edition by more than two decades. (Shifreen & Jackson A9).
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TROPIC OF CANCER

by Miller, Henry

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New York: Medusa, 1940. First U.S. edition of the author's first and most famous book. One of only 1000 copies in the first issue light green boards with gilt spine lettering. According to Shifreen & Jackson, an overrun of 200 to 500 unbound sheets were printed for later distribution, accounting for the nine variants following this one. Spine lettering rubbed but readable, spine and board edges toned to tan, green topstain faded, endpaper cracked at front hinge, spine shaken. Altogether good or perhaps better.
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Tropic of Cancer

by MILLER, Henry

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First
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New York, New York
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Paris: Obelisik, 1939. First. hardcover. fine/fine. With a long introduction by Karl Shapiro and a preface by Anais Nin. Thick 8vo. black cloth backed blue boards. New York: Grove Press, (1961). First Edition. Fine.<br/><br/> First authorized and first trade edition issued in America.<br/><br/>
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TROPIC OF CANCER  (First Edition Library Exact Facsimilie)
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TROPIC OF CANCER (First Edition Library Exact Facsimilie)

by MILLER, HENRY

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First Edition Thus
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CARLSBAD , California
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The First Edition Library, 1983. Exact facsimile, identical to the original 1934 first edition published by The Obelisk Press, Paris, 1934. Bright pictorial wrappers in blue and black with wrap-around paper band stating "Must Not Be Taken Into Great Britain Or U. S. A." Housed in a cream cloth clamshell case with teal leather title and year labels on spine. A 20th century classic, this book was banned for sale in the U.S. until Grove Press won a landmark legal decision to publish in 1961. Book and clamshell case both bright and fine throughout. See photos. . First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. Fine.
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TROPIC OF CANCER

by Miller, Henry

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New York: Medvsa/Medusa, 1940. First Paperback Edition, Variant Binding. Softcover. Octavo, 322 pages; VG-; bound in purple paper wraps, plain spine faded to beige; uneven sun-faded to covers; wrinkling to spine; The first American edition, privately printed in this pirated edition of 1000 copies by Jacob Brussel under the fictitious imprint of 'New York / Medusa.' An overrun of 200 to 500 unbound sheets were printed for later distribution, accounting for the nine variants which followed this first issue. The First Paperback Edition, also the Seventh Medusa Varient. [Shifreen & Jackson A9Q]; Printed in Mexico, it precedes the authorized (Grove Press, 1961) American edition by more than two decades.; shelved case 2. 1313761. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
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Tropic of Cancer

Tropic of Cancer

by Miller, Henry

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Medusa, 1940. Book. Very Good -. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 320pp. Blue cloth, spine lightly sunned, hinges lightened. Very slight warp to front cover. Top edge orange/red stained. Light soil to fore edge. Last page reads Imprenta de Mexico, 1940. First American (pirated) printing, preceding the authorized Grove Press edition by more than 20 years. This is the eighth/ninth variant edition with blue cloth (Shifreen & Jackson A9S)..
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Tropic Of Cancer

by Miller Henry

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First Edition
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New York: Grove Press, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 215x150x30mm. 215x150x30mm+542g . . 500g Postage Incorrect see below for 1kg . . Grove Press. New York. 1961. First Edition. . . Pp316. Black cloth hard boards. Gilt lettering to spine. In original dust jacket. Unclipped. Book near fine, slight browning to endpapers. Jacket, Very Good +, slight wear to top corners, fore-edges, and head and foot of spine, back of jacket shows wear. A notorious book, with respect to the issue of censorship, establishing Miller as a very avant-gard figure. First published in 1934 by a pornographer in Paris, banned in the US, and when this First US Edition was published it caused censorship battles that were not resolved until 1964 when the Supreme Court ruled it was not pornographic. A clean pleasing copy of this reprint edition distributed by Bookthrift New York 1961: Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing… Read more
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