Hollywood, CA: Michael Montfort, 1987. First Edition. A series of candid photographs of Bukowski, taken by his good friend and collaborator Michael Montfort over a ten year period. Includes an introduction by Bukowski and the text of his poem "Click, Click...". One of the scarcer Bukowski publications (the entire run of the hardcover edition was 26 copies), with excellent provenance: from the collection of Larry Gray, owner of the Earle Gray Book Binding Company, who were responsible for binding most of the Black Sparrow Press books from 1968-2002. Krumhansl 104b. Item #6252
Cloth Issue, one of probably a handful of copies specially bound and designated for the author, publisher, and those within the inner circle of the press, this one marked "Larry's Copy" and signed by Bukowski on the colophon, next to a small drawing. Quarto (27cm); photo-illustrated paper-covered boards and grey cloth backstrip; pp; illus. Some trivial rubbing to covers, else very Near Fine, without dustjacket, as issued.