The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems, 1946-1966. Charles Bukowski.
The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems, 1946-1966
The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems, 1946-1966
The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems, 1946-1966
The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems, 1946-1966
The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems, 1946-1966

The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems, 1946-1966

Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Books, 1988.

First edition, presentation copy with color serigraph print. (One of 16 such copies. This particular copy mentioned in Krumhansl 108e.) Warmly inscribed on page facing title page to Buk's lawyer: "For Arthur Applebaum - A dear man, who watches over me. Hope you find some readability in these early works. [signed] Charles Bukowski [with little cartoon of Buk and a wine jug]. Additionally signed on the serigraph print and dated 2-13-88. Rear limitation page signed as well; holograph notation in red "Presentation Copy," underneath that is a signature and another self-caricature next to a dog.

Paper covered boards with color cloth backstrip. Near Fine in original clear acetate wraps. Lightly worn along bottom edge, a bit of sunning along top edge and to spine label. Acetate jacket lightly scratched. An excellent presentation copy from the L.A. poet to a close associate in his later years. Item #161209007

Price: $1,800.00

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