"The sky hides the night behind it and shelters the people beneath from the horror that lies above": First Edition of Paul Bowles Masterpiece The Sheltering Sky
The Sheltering Sky.
London: John Lehmann, 1949. First edition of the author's landmark first book. Octavo, original cloth. Some fading to the spine cloth and extremities, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with some chips to the crown and foot of the spine.