LOVE IS A DOG FROM HELL: POEMS 1974-1977 - THE BINDER'S COPY, SIGNED, WITH AN ORIGINAL PAINTING
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1977. First Edition. The smallest available limitation of this substantial collection of the Bukowski's poetry from the mid-1970's, basis for Dominique Deruddere's 1987 film Crazy Love. Krumhansl 60d; Morrow & Cooney 312e. Item #5543
Deluxe Issue, one of five specially designated copies set aside for the author, publisher, printer, binder, and the publisher's files, this one marked "Binder's Copy" and signed by the author on the colophon. Octavo (23.5cm); illustrated paper and patterned corduroy backstrip, with title label mounted to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; ,15-307,pp. With an original oil painting tipped-in following the front endpaper. Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket.