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MURPHY [Publisher's Copy]

by BECKETT, Samuel

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  • hardcover
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Used - Near Fine without dustwrapper, as issued
Edition
First American Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Grove Press, [1957]. First American Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine without dustwrapper, as issued. Cloth-backed boards. Beckett's first published novel, first published in England in 1938. Copy #22 of only 100 numbered copies SIGNED by the author and specially bound in gilt-stamped brown cloth and tan boards. Grove Press publisher Barney Rosset's copy with the following in his hand on the front endpaper: "publisher's copy/Barney Rosset - GROVE PRESS." Rosset introduced American readers to numerous significant writers, including Beckett, Ionesco, Genet, Pinter, and Stoppard. He led a successful legal battle to publish the uncensored version of D. H. Lawrence's novel LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER, and later was the American publisher of Henry Miller's controversial novel TROPIC OF CANCER. The right to publish and distribute Miller's novel in the United States was affirmed by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1964, in a landmark ruling for free speech and the First Amendment.
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Murphy

by Beckett, Samuel

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  • good
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Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
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Portland, Oregon
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London: George Routledge and Sons, LTD, 1938. First Edition. Good. First edition, first issue binding. Bound in publisher's smooth green cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Good. Covers worn and soiled, lean to binding. Light water staining to rear cover affecting rear endsheet and several adjacent leaves. pages toned, lightly musty, with foxing to prelims and terminals. Former owner bookplate to front pastedown, name and date written to front free endpaper. Rear inner hinge exposed at very bottom. Only about 350 copies of the first issue in a smooth green cloth with spine gilt lettered were issued. The total print run was only 1250 copies and of these almost 900 were remaindered in a second issue binding of coarse green cloth.
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Murphy

by Beckett, Samuel

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Condition
Used - Original printed wrappers, glassine, unopened. Fine
Edition
First French edition, first issue, one approximately 250 copies
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New York, New York
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Paris: Bordas, 1947. First French edition, first issue, one approximately 250 copies in the Bordas wrappers. 201 pp. 8vo. Original printed wrappers, glassine, unopened. Fine. First French edition, first issue, one approximately 250 copies in the Bordas wrappers. 201 pp. 8vo. First issue wrappers, inscribed to Bill and Roslyn Targ. Presentation copy, inscribed on the title-page, "For William & Roslyn Targ/ with all good wishes/ Samuel Beckett." Beckett's first novel, written in English and originally published in 1938. This French translation appeared 9 years later under the Bordas imprint. At the end of 1953 Les Éditions de Minuit acquired some 2750 unsold copies from Bordas, and in early 1954 they reissued them under their own wrappers. Roslyn Targ (1925-2017), was Beckett's longtime literary agent. Her husband, William Targ (1907-1999) was editor in chief at World Publishing and then Putnam's before founding his own imprint, Targ Editions; he was also a noted bibliophile and Beckett collector.… Read More
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Murphy

by BECKETT, SAMUEL

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  • hardcover
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Used - First Edition; publisher’s cloth; second issue binding. A very good copy in a custom cloth clamshell box.
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Hardcover
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Newton, Massachusetts
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London: Routledge, 1938. First Edition; publisher’s cloth; second issue binding. A very good copy in a custom cloth clamshell box.
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Murphy.

by BECKETT, Samuel.

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Slightly cocked; spine very slightly faded; but a fresh, bright copy of a scarce book.
Edition
First edition; second binding.
Binding
Hardcover
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Rochester, New York
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London:: George Routledge,, [1938].. First edition; second binding.. publisher's green cloth, lacking the very scarce jacket., in custom folding box.. Slightly cocked; spine very slightly faded; but a fresh, bright copy of a scarce book.. 8vo,.
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Murphy

by Beckett, Samuel

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Condition
Used - Original printed wrappers; glassine; unopened. Text evenly toned, otherwise fine
Edition
First edition in French, second issue
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New York, New York
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Paris: Bordas / Éditions de Minuit, 1954. First edition in French, second issue. 272 pp. 8vo. Original printed wrappers; glassine; unopened. Text evenly toned, otherwise fine. First edition in French, second issue. 272 pp. 8vo. Inscribed to the Targs. First French edition, second issue. Inscribed on the title page, "For William & Roslyn Targ with all good wishes Sam Beckett." Beckett's first novel, written in English and originally published in 1938. This French translation appeared 9 years later under the Bordas imprint. At the end of 1953 Les Éditions de Minuit acquired some 2750 unsold copies from Bordas, and in early 1954 they reissued them under their own wrappers. Roslyn Targ (1925-2017), was Beckett's longtime literary agent. Her husband, William Targ (1907-1999) was editor in chief at World Publishing and then Putnam's before founding his own imprint, Targ Editions; he was also a noted bibliophile and Beckett collector. The Targs enjoyed a friendly relationship with Beckett and paid him… Read More
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Murphy

by Beckett, Samuel

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used
Edition
1st edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Perth, Western Australia
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London: George Routledge & Sons. 1938. 1st edition, 1st impression in first issue smooth green cloth, 8vo, green library tape to spine with handwritten title and author (misspelt)in white ink, also in same ink a numeral and letter to spine, library label to front paste-down with stamps to fep, title and first page and occasionally thereafter, corners and front lower edge rubbed, otherwise, internally a clean copy. The book was bound by Webb Son and Co. in three batches: Feb 1938, Nov 1941, and April 1942. The first binding was smooth cloth, as here. A ex-library copy of a scarce and important first. One of the original first issue copies bound in smooth green cloth of which only 718 copies issued. 1st edition. Boards.
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Murphy

by BECKETT, SAMUEL

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near fine in original quarter-cloth. Without dust jacket, as issued.
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Asheville, North Carolina
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New York: Grove Press, 1957. First American Edition. Near fine in original quarter-cloth. Without dust jacket, as issued.. Octavo. 5.625 x 8.25 in. [vi], 282 pp. Specially bound, limited edition, numbered 14 of 100 copies and signed by Samuel Beckett on colophon page.
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Murphy

Murphy

by Beckett Samuel

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  • good
  • Paperback
  • First
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
1re Edition Française
Binding
Paperback
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Saint-Lambert, Quebec
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Les Editions de Minuit (Bordas), 1947. Book. Good. Soft cover. 1re Edition Française. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. In-8, broché, Bon Etat, édition originale française, premier tirage de Bordas en 1947 (daté) avec couverture de Minuit de 1950 (non datée) .
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Murphy.

by BECKETT, Samuel.

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  • hardcover
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Used
Binding
Hardcover
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London, London
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New York, Grove Press, 1957. . First American trade edition; 8vo; gift inscription on front free endpaper; publisher's taupe cloth, dust-jacket with design by Roy Kuhlman, spine slightly darkened, rubbed and frayed with slight loss to ends, otherwise a good example.` andy21 An interesting association copy of the first American edition of Murphy by Samuel Beckett, with the contemporary gift inscription on the front free endpaper from the writer, night-club owner, Beat publishing editor and all-round far-out guy Jay Landesman, to the poet Deborah Love who would later marry Peter Matthiessen.
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MURPHY.

by Beckett, Samuel.

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  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
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Santa Monica, California
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New York: Grove Press.. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1957. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First American edition. Fine in close to fine dust jacket. (Couple tiny nicks in jacket. One nearly indiscernible soil mark on front cover of jacket. ) Superb copy. (B); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 282 pages .
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MURPHY.

by Beckett, Samuel.

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
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Santa Monica, California
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New York: Grove Press.. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1957. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First American Edition. Near fine in very good+ dust jacket. (Trace of light offsetting at edges of front end paper. Spine on jacket mildly age toned. A few short edge tears & shelf soiling at edges of dust jacket. ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 282 pages .
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Murphy

Murphy

by BECKETT Samuel

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  • fine
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
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Paris, France
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Paris: Bordas, 1947. Fine. Bordas, Paris 1947, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale de la traduction française, sous couverture de remise en vente aux Editions de Minuit, il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Trois petites taches sans gravité sur les plats, deux ex-donos au stylo bille sur la page de garde, sinon rare et agréable exemplaire. [ENGLISH DESCRIPTION ON DEMAND]
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Murphy

by Samuel Beckett

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  • First
Condition
Used
Edition
First American Edition
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Enfield, New Hampshire
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Fine. A beautiful copy in dust jacket of Beckett's first novel.First American edition with Grove Press stamp "Copyright 1957" on the copyright page
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Murphy: A Novel

by Beckett, Samuel

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
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Garrison, New York
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Grove Press. Unclipped DJ in archival cover, spine sun toned. First printing in America with Grove Press stamp Copyright 1957 on copyright page. . Fine. Hardcover. 1957.
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Murphy

by BECKETT Samuel

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  • fine
  • First
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Used - Fine
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Paris, France
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Paris: Bordas, 1947. Fine. Bordas, Paris 1947, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale de la traduction française, sous couverture de remise en vente aux Editions de Minuit, il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Dos légèrement insolé sans gravité, une petite déchirure recollée en tête du second plat. [ENGLISH DESCRIPTION ON DEMAND]
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Murphy, roman

by Beckett, Samuel

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  • very good
  • paperback
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First printing
Binding
Paperback
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Paris: Bordas / Les Editions de Minuit, 1951. First printing. Paperback. Very Good. First French edition, second issue with the new wraps by Les Editions de Minuit, who re-issued this edition, with the original 1947 Bordas published sheets, in their own wraps in 1951. VG, light tanning to wraps, text shows tanning, bookplate verso of front wrap, nice tight copy of this classic.
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Murphy

by BECKETT, Samuel

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  • good
  • paperback
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Condition
Used - Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Paperback
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LEWES, United Kingdom
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Les Editions de Minuit, Paris, 1947. [printed by] Bordas, Presse Jurassienne, 15 Avril,. Good. 1947. 1st Edition. Soft cover. 1st edition, second issue, paperback, 8vo, 201pp, text in French, pages browned, otherwise clean and sound, no inscriptions, covers foxed and browned, top corners slightly scuffed; Good condition .
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MURPHY

by Beckett, Samuel

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  • Paperback
  • First
Condition
Used - VG
Edition
1st Thus
Binding
Paperback
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WINTERTON, Lincolnshire
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GB: Jupiter (John Calder), 1963. J1. Rear cover lists J1-4. Book is in very good condition with minor signs of wear and/or age. . 1st Thus. Paperback. VG.
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Murphy

Murphy

by Samuel Beckett

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Used
Binding
Paperback
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St. Louis, Missouri
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New York: Grove Press, 1957. Paperback. First Printing. 282pp. Bound in the original publisher printed wraps. VERY GOOD. Shows marginal shelf rubbing along the edges, spine lightly toned and furrowed, otherwise the binding is strong and tight, the text is clean and unmarked, and the covers remain bright and distinct. As pictured.
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