Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Graphic Arts, 1997. One of the five color illustrations (the barroom scene) from the 1997 collection of Bukowski's journal entries from 1991-1993, illustrated throughout illustrated throughout by R. Crumb. Black Sparrow published the book in octavo format the following year, with Crumb's illustrations appearing in black and white only. This example came from a disbound copy from the collection of Earle and Larry Gray, owners of the Earle Gray Book Binding Company, who were responsible for binding most of the Black Sparrow Press books from 1968-2002. Item #6799
Original print, with text and illustrations silkscreened in colors on thick white stock, measuring 27.5cm x 35.75cm (10 7/8" x 14"). Signed by Crumb in pencil at lower right corner. A few spots of faint foxing along lower margin, thin strip of mounting tape along right edge on verso; very Near Fine.