Lot 229 of 455:
Bukowski Another Academy 1/250 signed plus ephemera  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$156
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A selection of Bukowski broadsides and promotional material - one signed


Various places


Various dates.


10 pieces, mostly broadsides and prospectuses of various sizes.

 A selection of scarce Bukowski broadsides and ephemera, including a copy of Another Academy, signed by Bukowski.


  • Another Academy. Folding broadside 25.5x15.2 cm. (10x6"), tipped inside folding golden-yellow covers 13.3x8.9 cm. (5¼x3½") with gray woodcut cover label of an Oscar mounted to front cover. No. 26 of 250 copies. Signed by Bukowski at the colophon. Krumhansl 35. Black Sparrow Press, 1970.
  • What They Want. Single sheet folded to make 4 pages. Stiff cream wove paper, 20x14 cm (8x5½"). First Separate Edition. A single poem, excerpted from "Love is a Dog in Hell," printed "To celebrate the opening of Maurice F. Neville Rare Books". Krumhansl 59. 1977. 
  • Night Work. Broadside. 16.5x11 cm (6½x4½"). Black Sparrow Press, 1981.
  • Prospectus for Horsemeat. Single sheet of stiff cream wove paper, folded once to make a 20x10 cm (5x8") pamphlet. Letter press-printed in three colors, with an original color photograph of Bukowski at the racetrack taken by Michael Montfort mounted at the center of the front panel. One of approximately 50 copies published in the Fall of 1982. Black Sparrow Press, 1982.
  • Playing it Out. Broadside. 19x12.5 cm (7½x5¼"). Black Sparrow Press, 1983.
  • How to be a Great Writer! Illustrated promotional flyer for a one woman show by Mina E. Mina based on the writings of Charles Bukowski. Light horizonal crease at center. [1983].
  • Prospectus for Charles Bukowski Spit in My Face: A Memoir by David Barker (2nd Edition). With an illustration of Bukowski. With a handwritten letter from David Barker to Jack Madigan on the reverse. Light horizontal crease at middle. 1984.
  • Two different prospectuses for All's Normal Here: A Charles Bukowski Primer. One with an order form and illustrated from a photograph of Bukowski. 1985.
  • Prospectus for Pandemonium, a book featuring works and interviews by Bukowski, Burroughs, John Waters, Charles Manson and others. Illustrated from photographs of the contributors. faint horizonal fold. 1985.

Lot Amendments

A few of the prospectuses with light horizonal crease; all pieces otherwise fine, or nearly so.

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