Barfly (Signed first edition)

Toronto: Paget Press, [1984].

Signed first edition

(Item #6055) Barfly (Signed first edition). Charles Bukowski.

Barfly (Signed first edition)

Toronto: Paget Press, [1984]. First edition. Trade edition signed by Bukowski on the half-title. A nearly Fine copy in like publisher's acetate jacket. Bound in black paper boards with yellow cloth backstrip maintaining paper label to spine. Text interspersed with humorous printed illustrations by Bukowski. Minor scuffing to edges of boards and with the expected scuffing on acetate jacket. Copy otherwise appears clean and unread.

A semi-autobiographic screenplay following the binge-drinking Henry Chinaski (Bukowski's alter ego) misadventures and the characters he meets at The Golden Horn bar in Los Angeles. The author was commissioned to write the script by director Barbet Schroeder, for a 1987 film staring Faye Dunaway and Mickey Rourke. Bukowski would use this experience for the basis of his book Hollywood (1989).

Krumhansl 90.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. (Item #6055)

Barfly (Signed first edition)
Barfly (Signed first edition)
Barfly (Signed first edition)
Barfly (Signed first edition)
Barfly (Signed first edition)
Barfly (Signed first edition)
Barfly (Signed first edition)
Barfly (Signed first edition)
Barfly (Signed first edition)