Lot 91 of 327:
Bukowski's Ham on Rye, inscribed first edition  

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Ham on Rye

Bukowski, Charles

Santa Barbara

Black Sparrow Press



(8vo), coarse black cloth-backed decorative boards, paper spine label, original acetate jacket. One of 750 copies. First Trade Edition.

Inscribed by Bukowski on blank page at front, along with a drawing of his little man with bottle: "For Nick Altwerger - Charles Bukowski." Laid in the front of the volume is a small sheet of paper with the typewritten message: "Nick, thought I'd send you a personally inscribed copy this time (see p. 7). " A fine, inscribed copy of Bukowski's retelling of his childhood, considered by many to be one of his greatest works. Krumhansl 74.c.

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