Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1984. First Edition. Item #6375
Limited Issue, one of 400 numbered copies signed by the author and illustrator, this being copy no.52. Quarto (27.5cm); pictorial paper-covered boards and purple polka-dot patterned cloth backstrip, with title label mounted to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; ,7-17,pp; illus. Gentle sunning to board edges (particularly on the front cover), spine label gently sunned; Very Good+ to Near Fine, lacking the original acetate dustjacket. Terrific story about the final act of a washed-up comic, illustrated throughout in Crumb's trademark style. There's No Business was the third of four projects Bukowski collaborated on with Crumb during his lifetime. Krumhansl 87c.