Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1969. First Edition. An especially desirable issue of this early collection; the deluxe issue has shown up at auction 4 times in the last 34 years, and is noted as one of Al Fogel's "Top 20 Bukowski Rarities." Krumhansl 32c. Item #2889
Deluxe Issue, one of 50 numbered copies specially bound, signed by the author, each with original artwork tipped in, this being copy no.44. Octavo (24.5cm); printed paper and patterned velveteen cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; 153,pp. Fine in a lightly-rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket, with a few tiny tears and a small nick at crown.