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Barnes, Djuna.

GALLEYS: Selected Works of Djuna Barnes (in cloth slipcase labeled "Spillway").


Barnes, Djuna. Selected Works. Spillway/ The Antiphon/ Nightwood. New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1962).
8vo.; white paper-covered boards; black cloth spine; photographic dust-jacket, edges lightly frayed, one small chip, some closed tears. In a specially made cloth slipcase.      
First edition, number of copies unknown. Messerli 8. Includes Spillway (a collection of short stories), The Antiphon, and Nightwood. A presentation copy, inscribed to a Greenwich Village friend and neighbor: For Pauline [Turkal] With The Affection of the Author, Djuna New York 1962. We have been unable to locate Turkal, but it is clear from the tender tone of the inscription and Barnes's unusual signature of only her first name that she and Pauline were exceedingly close.

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