Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1972. First Edition. The smallest limitation of Bukowski's second full-length collection of poems published by Black Sparrow (with exception to a small number of hors de commerce copies). Noted as one of Al Fogel's "Top 20 Bukowski Rarities," and seldom-seen in commerce. Krumhansl 41d; Morrow & Cooney 122c. Item #2305
Deluxe Issue, one of 50 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy no.40. Octavo (24cm); printed cream paper-covered boards with a multi-color threaded cloth backstrip, and printed paper label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; 159,pp. Original five-color pastel drawing with accompanying tissue guard bound in following front endpaper. Fine in a lightly shelfworn acetate jacket.