Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1983. First Edition. Scarce lettered copy of Bukowski's strongest collection of short fiction, among his most widely reprinted works from the 1980's. This copy complimented by a superb, full-page oil painting of a dinosaur, covering the entire surface of the page. Krumhansl 80f. Item #3721
Deluxe Issue, one of 26 lettered copies signed by the author, each with an original oil painting (this being copy 'E'). Octavo (23.5cm); printed paper-covered boards and patterned cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; 221,pp. Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket.