Lot 96 of 343:
Bukowski's First Published Appearance 1946  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$540
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Portfolio III [With: 20 Tanks from Kasseldown]

Author:
Crosby, Caresse, editor

Place:
[Washington, D.C.]

Publisher:
Black Sun Press

Date:
Spring, 1946

Description:
With all 31 broadsides for Portfolio III by Black Sun Press, numbered one to twenty-eight, twenty-nine ["Book Reviews" by Selden Rodman] unnumbered (as issued), plus "Cover Leaf" and "Foreleaf." Broadsides in various sizes all loose in the original 17x12¼" yellow paper covers (front lettered in red). First Edition, one of about 1000 copies. Includes Bukowski’s first separately published work, "20 Tanks from Kasseldown". His first book was not published until 1960, nearly fifteen years later. Edited by Caresse Crosby. Other broadside authors include: Henry Miller, Kay Boyle, Jean Genet, Harry Crosby, Hans Richter, etc. Krumhansl 1; Fogel 1.

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Condition:
Paper portfolio heavily worn, split nearly completely along spine fold; one leaf (Stephen Spender contribution) with irregular creasing; otherwise broadsides fine, portfolio poor.


 
Item number:
216322
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