octavo, 189 pp. Presentation copy, inscribed and signed by Purdy "For The Devine Master of Invisible House, With love The Author With Berjekey, California September 24, 1975." The Master of the Invisible House was Purdy's friend, Sam Steward. While teaching in Chicago at Loyola and DePaul Universities in 1952 Sam Steward began a career tattooing using the name Phil Sparrow so as to not endanger his teaching jobs. In the 1960s he began writing gay erotica using the name Phil Andros. He and Purdy became close friends. This copy is also signed in full by Purdy on the title page. This 1961 edition contains a new introduction by Dame Edith Sitwell. Spine slightly cocked, wrappers scuffed. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Color of Darkness. Eleven Stories and a ...
Publication Date: 1961
Binding: printed wrappers.
Edition: New Edition..
Book Description Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1961. paperback. Book Condition: Fair. N/A. 1961 Paperback . 189 p. Keystone books, KB25. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP83489127
Book Description Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1961. paperback. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP89605940
Book Description Unknown, 1963. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Published by N/A in 1963. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. May show some slight signs of wear. Bookseller Inventory # BBI1750069
Book Description Lippincott. Paperback. Book Condition: GOOD. Good: Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Bookseller Inventory # 2640427117
Book Description Lippincott, 1961. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. 1961. A good paperback copy with previous owner's markings inside front. Pages are yellowed, but clean. Cover is smudged and yellowed. Corners and edges are bumped and rubbed. No ISBN. Booksavers receives donated books and recycles them in a variety of ways. Proceeds benefit the work of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in the U.S. and around the world. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000197534
Book Description New Directions, 1957. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. Some wear to dust jacket. Library copy with standard marks, labels, pocket, etc. Chipping and discoloration on page edges. Some creasing and light staining to interior. Binding near-split at 22-23 but intact, text clear. Suitable as a reading copy. All proceeds from purchases from BooksKC go to benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization which provides job services, training, and employment to individuals with disabilities. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000030171
Book Description Secker & Warburg, London, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Good tight condition, ink annotations on front end page, blue boards, dustwrapper has some creasing/minor wear and tears. Bookseller Inventory # 005853
Book Description Lippincott. Book Condition: Fair. Acceptable condition. Bookseller Inventory # N00C-00277
Book Description New Directions, New York, 1957. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Spine is sunned. Cover is edge worn and the top of the spine is frayed. Prior owner name. Bookseller Inventory # 055622
Book Description New Directions, New York, 1957. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. Light brown 1/4 cloth, black paper covered boards. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges slightly toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's signature on front flyleaf. Lacks dust jacket. [vii],175 pp. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 032733