Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1986. First Edition. Deluxe issue of one of Bukowski's most substantial collections from the 1980's. Provenance: From the collection of photographer Michael Montfort. Krumhansl 100e. Item #4976
Deluxe Issue, one of seven copies specially designated by the publisher on the colophon, this being marked "Photographer's Copy," signed by the author above a small self-portrait. Octavo (23.5cm); photo-illustrated paper-covered boards and multi-colored patterned cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; 313,pp, with an signed silkscreen print tipped in. Fine in a Fine dustjacket, housed in a custom marbled paper slipcase.