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PARIS EXPATRIATES

PARIS EXPATRIATES

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1 COWLEY, MALCOLM The View From 80
New York Viking 1980 
First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author: “For David, Malcolm Cowley, June 1981.” Fine fresh copy in a fine bright dust jacket. A collection of pieces on aging, creativity, and work. From the rear panel beneath Cowley's photograph: “To enter the country of age is a new experience, different from what you supposed it to be. Nobody, man or woman, knows the country until he has lived in it and has taken out his citizenship papers. Here is my own report, submitted as a road map and guide to some of the principal monuments.” 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 CROSBY, CARESSE The Passionate Years. An Autobiography
London Alvin Redman 1955 
First Edition - British. Fine in a bright jacket with a couple of small tears and tiny nicks. Harry & Caresse Crosby were key expatriates and founders of the Black Sun Press, and these memoirs include a Who's Who of Paris literary and artistic life in the 1920s. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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3 CROSBY, CARESSE The Passionate Years. An Autobiography
New York The Dial Press 1953 
First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author, Caresse Crosby, to the artist Rosamond Tirana: “For Rosamond Tirana with affection. Caresse, April 1, 1953.” Lightly used and dust soiled copy with some edge wear and rubbing and fading to the spine in a very good dust jacket with some minor darkening to the spine and some small chips and tears. Harry & Caresse Crosby were key expatriates and founders of the Black Sun Press, and these memoirs include a Who's Who of Paris literary and artistic life in the 1920s. Rosamond Tirana (1910 - 1999) was an American painter whose works had been exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, various Washington area galleries as well as galleries in New York and Provincetown, Mass. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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4 HUDDLESTON, SISLEY Back to Montparnasse. Glimpses of Broadway in Bohemia
Philadelphia Lippincott 1931 
First Edition. Illustrated. Very good with some fading to the spine and minor spotting to cloth without dust jacket. A memoir of artistic and theatrical life set in Paris in the 20s with references to the leading ‘bohemians' of the day including Anatole France, Hilaire Belloc, H.G. Wells, Blaise Cendrars, Sinclair Lewis, James Joyce, Kiki, Anita Loos, etc. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 MCALMON, ROBERT Post-Adolescence
Paris Contact Editions 1923 
First Edition. Near fine copy in wrappers. Much better than usually encountered. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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6 MURPHY, GERALD (STEWART, RICK) An American Painter In Paris – Gerald Murphy - By Rick Stewart
Dallas Dallas Museum of Art 1986 
First Edition. Paperbound. As new fresh unread copy. Landmark exhibition of all Murphy's extant paintings done during the expatriate period. Gerald and Sara Murphy were friends to the expatriate colony and knew virtually everyone. Gerald's paintings were praised by both Picasso and Leger. Fitzgerald used the Murphy's as part of the basis for Tender is the Night and Hemingway wrote of Gerald's personal loss in Islands in the Stream. The paintings are beautifully printed in color with an excellent text which is fully expatriate oriented. Important work. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 PAUL, ELLIOT Mit Paris
Copenhagen Strubes Forlag 1958 
First Edition - Danish. Paperbound. Text in Danish. Illustrated by Mads Stage. Fine copy in printed wrappers. One of the Paris expatriates, American writer Elliot Paul (1891-1958) was the co-founder of Transition Magazine and knew very all the key Paris expatriates of the 1920s. Right after the fall of France to the Nazis, he wrote his most famous work, The Last Time I Saw Paris, a memoir of his experience of living amongst the French in a small Paris neighborhood for many years creating the finest work of a twenties expatriate involving himself with the daily lives of the people of Paris. Additionally, Paul wrote novels, stories, mysteries. journalism, documentaries, memoirs, screenplays, film criticism, and a landmark history of jazz. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 WHITLOCK, BRAND Uprooted
New York Appleton 1926 
First Edition. “A novel of Americans abroad - tasting the life of cosmopolitan Paris - some returning home, some permanently uprooted.” Very good in dust jacket. The front panel of the dust jacket is a color paining of an artist painting a portrait of a beautiful woman who is posing for him. Very scarce. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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