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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

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THEIR HEADS ARE GREEN AND THEIR HANDS ARE BLUE.

Bowles, Paul.

NY: RANDOM HOUSE.. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1963. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. About fine in close to near fine dust jacket . (Usual light age toning to spine on jacket. Small soil spot at mid-spine on jacket. A few short edge tears & mild traces of shelfwear. ) Travel essays. .

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

BOWLES, Paul

London: Peter Owen. 1985. The second British edition of this title first published in 1963. Inscribed by Bowles: "For Mary Robbins/ with best/ Paul B./ 17/XII/92/ Tangier." Robbins was a friend and neighbor of Bowles's biographer, Virginia Spencer Carr; Robbins accompanied Carr on several trips to Tangier, and she housed Bowles when he traveled to the U.S. for surgery in 1994. Fine in a very near fine dust jacket with a small nick to the rear panel. Hardcover. Fine.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Bowles, Paul

Random House, New York 1963. 1st ed., first printing. 8vo. A collection of nine travel essays. With sixteen pages of monochrome plates. A near fine copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper, now with a slightly browned spine and just a touch of rubbing to the spine extremities and corners

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THEIR HEADS ARE GREEN AND THEIR HANDS ARE BLUE: Scenes from the Non-Christian World

Bowles, Paul

New York: Random House, 1963. The travel pieces in this publication originally appeared in Curtis publications (copyrights 1953, 1955, 1956, 1958, and 1964), the Zero Press (1956), and Kulchur (1959). The titles are Fish Traps and Private Business (Ceylon); Africa Minor (North Africa); Noted Mailed at Nagercoil (South India); Mustapha and His Friends (North Africa); A Man Must Not Be Very Moslem (Istanbul); The Rif, to Music (Morocco); Baptism of Solitude (Algeria); All Parrots Speak (Polypatrial); and The Route to Tassemist (Morocco). 206 (+ ix, + unnumbered Contents) pages, with illustrations, and Glossary; plus an unnumbered page About the Author. Dustjacket is slightly discolored, and a nip at front lower leading corner, and a small chip at rear upper lagging corner; boards and text are clean and near new.. First Printing. Printed Green Linen. Very Good/Very Good. 8 3/8" Tall. Hardcover Travel.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Bowles, Paul (1910-1999)

New York, Random House, 1963. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-torn, dust-dulled, price-clipped dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 206 pages; Description: 206 p. Illus. 22 cm. Subjects: Tropics--Description and travel.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue: Scenes from the Non-Christian World

Paul Bowles

2006-04-08. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

BOWLES, Paul

New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. An engaging collection of nine travel essays, covering Bowles travels throughout the remote locations of the Hindu, Buddhist, and Mohammedan worlds. An attractive copy of an easily-worn title. First Printing. Octavo; teal cloth, with titles stamped in gilt and blue on spine and front panel; blue-green topstain; dustjacket; 206pp, [1]. Subtle fading to topstain, else Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped, with hint of sunning to spine.

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Their Heads are Green and Their Hands Are Blue: Scenes from the Non-Christian World

Bowles, Paul

Random House, 1963. Green cloth, blue/gilt titles & decoration, green topstain. Stated first printing. Photo supplement on matte-finish paper. Book very good plus with some rubbing to titles at spine. DJ also very good with sunning to spine, minor chipping at head of spine. DJ priced $4.95, dated 8/63. 206 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book.

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Their Heads are Green and Their Hands are Blue

Bowles, Paul

New York: Random House, 1963 First edition, first printing. Publisher's bright teal cloth, lettered in blue and silver; in the original white pictorial dust jacket designed by Howard Morris, lettered in black, blue and green. Near fine, with only a hint of toning to the extremities, else bright and clean; price-clipped dust jacket, with some light wear and rubbing to the extremities, bright spine, short closed tears to the top edge of the front panel, a few minor scuffs to the otherwise fresh panels, very tiny piece of tape on the front flap. Overall, a bright and very attractive copy. Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue is a collection of travel essays in which Bowles reflects on his various travels and the cultural differences between Western society and the post-colonial world. Specifically, it includes "Fish Traps and Private Business," "Africa Minor," "Mustafa and His Friends," "Baptism of Solitude," and "All Parrots Speak." The title of this collection references Edward Lear's The Jumblies, in reference to the thumb-sized explorers who "went to sea in a Sieve" in search of uncharted lands; in his foreword, Bowles likens his search for exotic locales unspoiled by European influence to the Jumblies' wanderlust.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue: Scenes from the Non-Christian World

Paul Bowles

2003-06-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Paul Bowles

1984-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue: Scenes from the Non-Christian World

Paul Bowles

Harper Perennial, 2003-06-03. Paperback. Used:Good.

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THEIR HEADS ARE GREEN AND THEIR HANDS ARE BLUE

BOWLES, Paul

NY: Random House, 1963. First printing. 8vo, pp. 206. Illustrated with photographs. VG in worn dj. Nine essays about travel in remote regions of Algeria, India, Central America and other places.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue: Scenes from the Non-Christian World

Paul Bowles

Product details Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Harper Perennial (13 June 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 0061137375

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Their Heads are Green and Their Hands are Blue

BOWLES, Paul

New York: Random House, 1963. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Slight toning on the edges of the boards else near fine in a little age-toned near fine dustwrapper.

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Paul Bowles

2006-04-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The New International Confectioner

France Wilfred (Ed)

London: Virtue & Co. , 1979. 890 pp. Name on front end-paper, dw lightly nicked. Heavy book, extra postage required.. Fourth Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue .

Bowles, Paul

New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. 206 pages. Illustrated. Publisher's green cloth over boards, gilt and blue lettering. Book condition: Near fine, top edge a bit dusty. Dust Jacket Condition: Jacket is clipped with toning to spine and edges else fine.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue: Scenes from the Non-Christian World

Bowles, Paul

New York: Random House, 1963. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. VG/VG, 1st edn, price intact on flap, toning around edges and spine..

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Their heads are green and their hands are blue

Bowles, Paul

Random House. Hardcover. B0007DKOK6 1963 Random House hard cover - 1st edition 1st printing - some underlining on 12 pages of the 1st 39 - some staining to dust jacket - minor staining to cover and page edge - slight wear to edge of dust jacket (now in mylar cover) otherwise binding strong contents fine - enjoy . Very Good.

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Their Heads are Green and Their Hands are Blue - Scenes from the Non-Christian World

Bowles, Paul

NY: Random House. Good with no dust jacket; some wear Ex-Library with Markings. 1963. First Edition. Hardbound. 206 pages .

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Their Heads are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Bowles, Paul.

RANDOM HOUSE.. Hardcover. B0000CLSIL 1963 Random House hard cover - 1st edition 1st printing - label on dust jacket - front and back flap removed - front flap taped to inside cover along with label - tape residue on cover - envelope and glue residue on inside back cover - otherwise cover fine binding strong contents clean - enjoy . Good.

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THEIR HEADS ARE GREEN AND THEIR HANDS ARE BLUE: Scenes From the Non-Christian World

Bowles, Paul

New York: Random House (1963) 208 pp. Original green cloth covers w/ gilt title on spine. Spine ends bumped. DJ lightly soiled and rubbed w/ wear and few short tears to edges; approx. 3 1/2" and approx. 2 1/4" closed tears at bottom edge of front panel. Spine darkened. Illust. w/ b/w photos. Contents very nice.. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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THEIR HEADS ARE GREEN AND THEIR HANDS ARE BLUE

Bowles, Paul

New York: Random House, 1963. A fine copy, but for minimal staining to upper page edges, in a very good dust jacket that would be much better but for some scattered insect nibbling--mostly to spine. Illustrated with photographs.. First Edition (stated). hardcover.

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THEIR HEADS ARE GREEN AND THEIR HANDS ARE BLUE

BOWLES, Paul

NY: Random House, 1963. First printing. 8vo, pp. 206. Illustrated with photographs. Ex library, with stamps and pocket. VG. Nine essays about travel in remote regions of Algeria, India, Central America and other places.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Paul Bowles

New York : Random House, 1963. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1963. 206 pages. White pictorial dust jacket over cloth boards. Ex-libris copy with expected inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Good clean pages with bright copy and firm binding. Light tanning to endpapers and page edges. Boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends. Tanning to spine and edges. Light wear to dust jacket with tears, nicks and creases to spine, edge and corners. With some tanning to spine and edges.

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Bowles, Paul

Ecco, 2006. Paperback. New. 8 x 5.31 cm.

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Their Heads are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Bowles, Paul

NY: Random House, 1963. Boards show mild wear. Small owner's sig at front flyleaf. Dj is edgeworn with slight chipping at top and bottom of spine. A clean and sound copy. Careful packing and fast, efficient shipping including delivery confirmation. International Priority Air Mail shipping available for this item.. First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good+.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Bowles, Paul

N,Y.: Ecco Press, 1984. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Second printing.Soft cover. Fine condition. 192 pages."Bowles, one of the four or five best writers in English in the second half of the twentieth century, embraced the desert as a Christian saint embraces his martyrdom. His self-abnegation and his love of traditional culture made him one of the keenest observers of other civilizations we have ever had in America. Unlike his countrymen he did not brashly set out to improve the rest of the world. For Bowles, Americanization was the problem, not the solution. As these startling, sober travel pieces show, Bowles, because of his powers of negative capability, was able to enter into the inner truth of even the most remote places and peoples." Paul Bowles was born in Queens, New York, in 1910. He began his travels as a teenager, setting off for Paris, telling no one of his plans. In 1930 he visited Morocco for the first time, with Aaron Copland, with whom he was studying music. His early reputation was as a composer and he wrote the scores for several Tennessee Williams plays. Bowles married the writer Jane Auer in 1938, and after the war the couple settled in Tangier. In Morocco Bowles turned principally to fiction. The Sheltering Sky inspired by his travels in the Sahara was a New York Times bestseller in 1950, and has gone on to sell more than 250,000 copies. It was followed by three further novels, numerous short stories, nonfiction, and translations. Bowles died in Tangier in 1999.

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Paul Bowles

The Ecco Press, 1984-04-21. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue: Scenes from the Non-Christian World

Paul Bowles

Very Good. Used book in very good condition. Some cover wear, may contain a few marks. Binding is softcover. 100% guaranteed. 111018

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Paul Bowles

Good. Used book in good condition. Has wear to the cover and pages. Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. 100% guaranteed. 083018

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Paul Bowles

Very Good. Used book in very good condition. Some cover wear, may contain a few marks. 100% guaranteed. 083018

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Their Heads are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Bowles, Paul

RANDOM HOUSE, 1963-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Shelfwear. Library markings. Clean, unmarked pages.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Bowles, Paul

New York, NY: The Ecco Press, 1987. First Edition 3rd Printing. Paperback. Fine. Size=5.5"x8. 16 B/W Photos. (full book description) The Ecco Press, New York, NY, 1987. 1st Edition(PB) 3rd Printing, Fine, Paperback, Size=5.5"x8", 192pgs(Index). 16 B/W Photos. Clean, bright and tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. ISBN 0880010436 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

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THEIR HEADS ARE GREEN AND THEIR HANDS ARE BLUE

Bowles, Paul

RANDOM HOUSE. Used - Very Good. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear.

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THEIR HEADS ARE GREEN AND THEIR HANDS ARE BLUE

Bowles, Paul

RANDOM HOUSE. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Paul Bowles

Harper Perennial, 2003-06-01. Paperback. Good.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Bowles, Paul

New York, New York, U.S.A.": Ecco Pr, 1994. Octavo. Trade paperback; spine uncreased; very slight rubbing to edges of covers.. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.

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Bowles, Paul

Ecco. PAPERBACK. 0061137375 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next! . New.

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Bowles, Paul

Ecco. PAPERBACK. 0061137375 *LIKE NEW* Ships Same Day or Next! . Fine.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Paul Bowles

Ecco (HarperCollins), 1994-12. Paperback. Good.

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Bowles, Paul

Ecco. PAPERBACK. 0061137375 Ships promptly from Texas. . Good.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue: Scenes from the Non-Christian World

Paul Bowles

The Ecco Press, New York, 1987. Paperback. Good.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue: Scenes from the Non-Christian World

Paul Bowles

Harper Perennial, Jun-06. Trade Trade. Used - Good. Satisfaction Guaranteed!!

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Bowles, Paul

New York: The Ecco Press, 1984. Second Printing. Paperback. Very Good. Photogrpahs By the Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Moderate shelfwear, slight creasing to the spine, else a Very Good copy.

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Paul Bowles

The Ecco Press, New York, 1987-01-01. Paperback. New.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Bowles, Paul

New York: The Ecco Press, 1984. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Book is in very good condition. General shelf and handling wear; slight warping to text; tanning to pages. Interior is clean with a tight spine.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Paul Bowles

The Ecco Press. Used - Good. Good condition. Slightly dampstained.

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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

Paul Bowles

The Ecco Press. Used - Very Good. Very Good condition. Short gifter's inscription on inside.

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