Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1974.
Softcover. First edition, the trade issue in wrappers. Octavo. Original printed wrappers. Slightly soiled, tiny tears at ends of spine, a very good or a little better copy. The Dedication Copy of this collection of Bukowski’s poems, Beneath the printed dedication, “for Steve Richmond,” the poet has written: “To the most human and gentle and living person that I know. Charles Bukowski, 6-30-74.” Also signed by Steve Richmond.