POST OFFICE - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1972. First Edition. Bukowski's first novel, an autobiographical work based on his years spent as a postal clerk and mail carrier in Los Angeles. He left his job there when publisher John Martin offered him $100 a week for life if he wrote for his fledgling Black Sparrow Press. A cornerstone title for any serious Bukowski collection. Krumhansl 38b. Item #6385
First Printing, one of 250 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy no.126. Octavo (24cm); pictorial paper-covered boards and American flag-patterned cloth backstrip, with title label mounted to spine; ,9-115,pp. Gentle sunning to spine and upper board edges, else Near Fine in a lightly rubbed and cloudy dustjacket.