Lot 70 of 343:
Longshot Poems for Broke Players 1962  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$3,900
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
Longshot Poems for Broke Players

Author:
Bukowski, Charles

Place:
New York

Publisher:
7 Poets Press

Date:
[1962]

Description:
Chapbook. [44] pp. Illustrated from drawings by Bukowski; photo of Buk in the short author biography section in the back. (8vo), original illustrated tan-brown wrappers, cover printed in black. First Edition. Approximately 200 copies printed. Bukowski’s rare third book, containing 26 poems and 5 drawings by Buk. Note the spelling is "Longshot Pomes for Broke Players," and is changed to the correct “poems” on the title page, another example of Buk the unconventional poet spitting in the face of propriety. One of Al Fogel's top 20 Bukowski rarities. Perhaps the finest copy in existence. Dorbin A3; Krumhansl 8; Fogel 7.

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Condition:
Fine.


 
Item number:
217463
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