Item #5542 FACTOTUM - THE BINDER'S COPY, SIGNED WITH AN ORIGINAL PAINTING. Charles Bukowski.
FACTOTUM - THE BINDER'S COPY, SIGNED WITH AN ORIGINAL PAINTING

FACTOTUM - THE BINDER'S COPY, SIGNED WITH AN ORIGINAL PAINTING

Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1975. First Edition. Bukowski's second novel, following his alter-ego Henry Chinaski through post-WW2 America as he blows through a series of dead-end jobs. Basis for Bent Hammer's 2005 film adaptation, starring Lili Taylor, Marisa Tomei, and an appropriately sleazy Matt Dillon. Krumhansl 51d. Item #5542

Deluxe Issue, one of five specially designated copies set aside for the author, publisher, and members within the inner circle of the press, this one marked "Binder's Copy" and signed by Bukowski on the colophon. Octavo (23.75cm); decorative paper-covered boards and red cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; [10],11-205,[7]pp. With an original oil painting tipped-in following the copyright page. Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket.

Price: $3,500.00

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