Lot 30 of 343:
Confessions of a Man w/orig drawing by Bukowski  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,440
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Title:
Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts

Author:
Bukowski, Charles

Place:
Bensenville, IL

Publisher:
Mimeo Press / Publishers of Ole

Date:
1965

Description:
[47], [5 (blank)] pp. Mimeographed text on various colored paper. 21.5x14 cm. (8½x5½"), original saddle stitched pictorial light pink wrappers. One of 500 copies. First Edition. One of 25 copies with a substantive signed ink drawing by Bukowski on the inside front cover, making this a very rare item. Drawing shows the man smoking, a barking dog stands upon a rug, a potted plant upon a table. Signed with his full name. Unusual but classic Bukowski; played with pen and ink during a drinking session with his buddy Steve Richmond. His first prose work and the first appearance of Buk’s famous reoccurring character, Henry Chinaski (made further famous in Barfly). Dorbin A8; Fogel 17; Krumhansl 17.

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Condition:
Very light soiling to covers; near fine.


 
Item number:
217477
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