Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1973.
First edition. Inscribed in the year of publication to former owner on the dedication page, " To ____, you should see the stories John [Martin] left out! Ah well, these are still socko. Charles Bulkowski 12-26-73" with smoking self-caricature drawn beneath that. Signed by Charles Bukowski on the rear limitation page, #52 of 300 such numbered copies. Krumhansl 45b. 189pp. . Gray papered covered boards with black and red cloth backstrip and paper spine label. Fine in original acetate jacket. A presentation copy of Bukowski's first Black Sparrow short story collection. Item #171016008