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Crucifix in a Deathhand - with additional inscription  

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Crucifix in a Deathhand - with additional tipped-in inscription

Bukowski, Charles

[New Orleans] / New York

A Loujon Press Award Book / Lyle Stuart Inc.



101 pp. With preliminary leaves of various colors and differing widths. Illustrations by Noel Rockmore. 32x21.5 cm (12¼x8¼"), original pictorial wrappers with folding flaps, pages and covers printed on heavy stock paper. One of 3100 copies hand printed on hand-made paper, designed, printed and bound by Louise and Jon Webb. First Edition.

Signed by Charles Bukowski and dated 3-19-65 in red ink on page facing colophon. Tipped in after the signature page is an additional sheet inscribed and signed by Bukowski in red pen: "Beautiful thoughts and beautiful women never last. Charles Bukowski 5-16-67." Gypsy Lou series #2. Krumhansl 15.

Lot Amendments

Some light edgewear and a bit of toning to wrappers; about near fine.

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