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Dorbins Bibliography of Bukowski 1/50 w original painting  

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A Bibliography of Charles Bukowski

Dorbin, Sanford

Los Angeles

Black Sparrow Press



Illustrated with an original watercolor painting by Bukowski, signed "Buk" tipped in on preliminary leaf. 23.9x14.9 cm (9x6"), decoratively patterned coarse golden linen-backed orange boards, paper spine label, original acetate. No. 18 of 50 hand-bound copies. First Edition.

Signed by Charles Bukowski and Sanford Dorbin in the colophon, contains tipped-in facsimile frontispiece of Bukowski's first separate publication, a broadside printing "His Wife, The Painter." Bukowski's important first bibliography, still an excellent reference for his early appearances (Morrow & Cooney 75.b).

Lot Amendments

Small tear to acetate dust jacket; else fine.

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