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For sale FLOWER FIST BESTIAL WAIL 1960 signed w/drawing

roni

Over 5000 posts
#1
Bukowski's very first collection of poems (1960) from the collection of Al Berlinski, signed and inscribed to Berlinski (proprietor of Sun Dog Press) with drawing of "little man" and "dog".

Condition:
Very VERY light wear to wrappers, staples oxidized, light bump at heel of spine;
Please note, that the oxidized staples have rusted through the paper as shown in the picture, making the center page Detached!; wich makes this a Very Good copy only, while beside that the whole item is still near fine.

The asked prize is approx 5,000.- USD.
Location of the item is in USA, so that fully insured shipping within the US will be only about 60.- USD.

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Bukowski-Cha...-WAIL-1960-signed-w-drawing-rare/263286313974


"and there it was: Flower, Fist and Bestial Wail, never a baby born in more pain - a beautiful baby, beautiful! The first collected poems of a man of 40, who began writing late [...] It’s a beautiful job, clean and pure, poem arrangement perfect."
(Charles Bukowski to his publisher E. V. Griffith October 14, 1960)

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roni

Over 5000 posts
#2
**BUMP**

The ebay-sale didn't work.
I'm still offering this historic gem.

Even though I'd like to leave it and do need money, I won't be available for undecent offers.
This VERY FIRST book of Bukowski's poetry (1960) has its value and you won't Ever find it at a cheaper prize anywhere.

The item is located in the U.S.
(our bospress is kind enough to help me with this sale by storing the chapbook and sending it inside the US (insured) for only the real cost).

I'm not parting with this great historic collectible delibaretely, but won't give it away for free either.
It's a bargain anyway.
The prize now is 5,555.- USD
 

PhillyDave

“The essential doesn't change.” Beckett
Over 1000 posts
#3
I am broke but hell, if I was a wealthy man that is the kind of thing on which I'd spend my money. Good luck Roni.
 

Pogue Mahone

Officials say drugs may have played a part
Over 1000 posts
#4
You might want to think about $5555.00 in trade. Sometimes It's easier to get rid of 20 signed books instead of 1. You may even make a profit.
 

roni

Over 5000 posts
#5
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