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Very good in very good dust jacket. 289 p. The third and final volume in Henry Miller's 'Villa Seurat' series, after Durrell's 'Black Book' and Miller's own 'Max and the White Phagocytes'. The book contains three "novelettes"--Djuna, Lilith and The Voice--based round the themes of the relationship between father and daughter and the confessions made directly by patient to psychoanalyst. Wraps in cellophane in good condition. Some wear to spine and corners of spine, evidence of shelfwear, creasing to corner of front wrap, and soiling to rear wrap. Internally clean.
Good+ in Fair dust jacket. Water staining to top and bottom boards. Dust jacket remants visible to bottom of front/back boards. Text not affected and no odor present. Inner pages clean and unmarked. Dust jacket tears to edges and spine. Front flap detached, laid-in to mylar cover. Inscribed by Nin to front free-endpaper. Owner stamp that of noted psychiatrist and LSD researcher Dr. Oscar Janiger.; Signed by Author.
Illustrated by Illus. by Ian Hugo. Good+ 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Signed and Inscribed By Nin to Harold Humes on half-title page: "For Harold Humes Anais Nin". A fantastic association copy signed by Nin to Harold 'Doc' Humes; Founder and creator of the Paris Review as well as being one of the more colorful figures in modern publishing and literature.....Good+ in pictorial wraps 8vo 175pp. (Browning and soilng to outer wraps, Date and place in ink to upper corner of half-title page). Signed and Inscribed By Author.
Hardcover; Very Good rebound in gilt-stamped navy blue full-leather; originally bound in wraps;  no date listed; minor shelf wear to edges and extrems; softening and rubbing to corners and spine ends; light chipping to spine ends; small tear to rear joint at top spine end; both joints have small areas of minor cracking; hinges are very strong; two very small pink paint stains to top and bottom spine ends; pages are browned, particularly at margins; else a very clean and tight copy of this.
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