Crucifix in a Deathhand, Charles Bukowski
Limited first edition, signed and dated by Bukowski on the page facing the colophon. Printed by Loujon Press in New Orleans in an edition of 3100 copies and hand-fed in single-page impressions to a letterpress on Linweave Spectra paper. Illustrations by Noel Rockmore.
[New Orleans]/New York: A Loujon Press Award Book/Lyle Stuart, Inc., 1965. Original pictorial wraps with folding flaps, pages printed on heavy stock paper, preliminary leaves in various colors and widths, four etchings by Noel Rockmore with tissue guards, pp. 101. Near fine, with the very scarce wrap-around band. Light shelfwear and rubbing to extremities, minor bump to top of spine. A very attractive copy.