Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Graphic Arts, 1997. One of the five color illustrations (depicting Bukowski being photographed and interviewed) 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 #6801
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. Fine.