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    With a Lengthy Inscription by Charles Bukowski

    [Black Sparrow Press]. Charles Bukowski. South of No North. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1973. First edition, one of 300 copies signed by Bukowski. This is a presentation copy, inscribed by Bukowski on the dedication page: "For/Bill Whitaker/These Stories were/all paid for, long/ago or sooner. I/hope besides the blood/this stuff puts in/you coffee, you get/some cream and/laughter. O.K./Charles Bukowski/12-26-73". Beneath this inscription is a small original drawing of a man smoking. Laid-in is a "Compliments of the Publisher" card from Black Sparrow Press. Octavo. [190]. With signed limitation page inserted at rear. Publisher's black and red cloth backstrip over printed boards, printed paper label on spine, acetate dust jacket. Jacket with some light chipping and one short tear, some rubbing and sunning to edge of binding. Slightly skewed. Still, fine. From the library of William J. Whitaker, Jr..

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