Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1978. First Edition. Attractive copy of this illustrated short story of marital discord, set in a small town in Illinois. For the deluxe issue Bukowski has signed, hand-colored, and extra-illustrated the front cover with different colored markers, a practice he employed with less than a handful of Black Sparrow Press titles. Krumhansl 61b. Item #2874
Deluxe Issue, one of 75 numbered copies signed by the author, who has additionally hand-colored the front cover, this being copy no.66. Small octavo (20.5cm); illustrated paper-covered boards with purple leaf-patterened cloth backstrip and title label applied to spine; orange endpapers; original letter-pressed paper dustjacket; pp; illus. Fine in a Fine dustjacket.