Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1983. First Edition. Short story chronicling the events surrounding a man's visit to his wife in a mental hospital. The second of four projects Bukowski collaborated on with Crumb during his lifetime. Basis for David Morrisey's short film adaptation (2000). Krumhansl 79c. Item #6114
Deluxe Issue, one of four copies specially bound and designated for special use by the publisher, this one marked "Binder's Copy" and signed by Bukowski and Crumb on the colophon. Quarto (27.5cm); pictorial paper-covered boards and patterned cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; 14,pp; illus. Fine in a dustjacket with modest rubbing and some sticker residue to rear panel.