POEMS AND DRAWINGS [IN] EPOS: A QUARTERLY OF POETRY - INSCRIBED TO JOHN WILLIAM CORRINGTON. Charles Bukowski.

POEMS AND DRAWINGS [IN] EPOS: A QUARTERLY OF POETRY - INSCRIBED TO JOHN WILLIAM CORRINGTON

Crescent City, FL: EPOS, 1962. First Edition. Special "Extra Issue" of this Florida-based poetry quarterly, the first such issue published by EPOS dedicated entirely to the work of a single author. A distinguished copy, with a contemporary inscription to poet John William Corrington, with whom Bukowski enjoyed a lengthy, early exchange of correspondance. Bukowski would go on to dedicate Run With The Hunted to him, and Corrington would end up writing the introduction to Bukowski's 1963 volume It Catches My Heart In Its Hands. Krumhansl 7; Dorbin A2. Item #2865

One of 500 copies. Slim octavo (23.25cm); dark yellow card wrappers, printed in green and black; 26,[2]pp. With a contemporary presentation inscription to poet John William Corrington on the first blank page: "To William Corrington / Charles Bukowski." Surrounding his inscription, Bukowski has embellished the page with flowers and stray lines in red paint and blue ballpoint pen. Some trivial creasing to yapped edges at spine ends and upper corners, else Fine.

Price: $3,500.00

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