Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1972. First Edition. Attractive presentation copy of Bukowski's second full-length collection of poems published by Black Sparrow Press. A significant collection, bearing an elaborate contemporary inscription. Krumhansl 41b. Item #3217
First Printing, wrappered issue (2,515 copies). Octavo (23.5cm); printed wrappers; ,11-159,pp. Inscribed on the title page to publisher and Lord John Press founder Herb Yellin: "For Herb Yellin / Charles Bukowski / Sept.25, 1973 / 5 p.m." Along the lower half of the title page, Bukowski has added drawings of a bird flying near the sun, a smoking man, a dog, and a flower. Hint of sunning to spine, faint sticker shadow at upper right corner of front wrapper, else Near Fine.