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Large collection of ephemera, chapbooks, broadsides, etc.

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Estimate: US$400 - US$700
Price realised:  US$660
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Title: Large collection of ephemera, chapbooks, broadsides, etc. Author: Bukowski, Charles Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: As Buddha Smiles. 20 small poetry broadsides enclosed in small plastic box. No. 11 of 74 copies. Bottle of Smoke Press, 2003. * Kaja. No. 112/150. Perdido Press, n.d. * Be Cool, Fool. Folding poem broadside. X-Ray Spare Parts Grab Bag No. 1, 2002. * The Sudden Fart of Billy Childish X-Ray Chapbook Series. "Proof" copy of 126 copies. Pneumatic Press, [1996]. * Three Poems by Bukowski. Black Sparrow Press, 1992. * Three More by Bukowski. Black Sparrow Press, 1996. * Dear Friend: A Letter from Henry Miller to Charles Bukowski August 22, 1965. Holiday Greeting. 1 of 250 copies, 1987. * Engraved invitation card to Buffet-Reception on August 18, 1985. * 2 checks from John Martin at BSP made out to Bukowski in 1992 for $3,500 each. * Neon yellow bumpersticker that reads, "I'd Rather be Reading Bukowski" and signed by Bukowski. * Barfly movie invitation flier, signed in ink by Bukowski. * Targets a Quarterly of Poetry. 1987. * Neeli Cherkovski. Pickpocket Series #3. With original painting, signed, plus poem card, signed, housed in small blue envelope. "J" of 26 lettered copies. Sore Dove Press, 2007. * Me and Bukowski. Collection of several poetry chapbooks by A.D. Winans (signed), Pamela Miller, John Thomas (signed), Neeli Cherkovski (signed), etc. Each from a limitation of 100 copies. * Free Thought. Vol. II, Issu II. Free Thought Publications, 2000. Comes with Free Thought Flyer No. 2 in envelope. Both are No. 73/150. * 2 Big Mouth Comic Books. * 2 copies of Charles Bukowski comic book. With Matthais Schultheiss. * 1 Real Stuff comic book (Bukowski comic on rear cover). * Erawan Hotel, Bangkok envelope. With signature of Ralph Steadman on board. * Original ink drawing of Bukowski, in colors on thick paper. Signed at bottom Chinaskivision. 3.16.4. * 2 prints of a Henry Delander portrait of Bukowski, downing a bottle of alcohol. Both signed and numbered. From the Bottle of Smoke Press. * Small group of other posters and advertisements, plus photographs, a few fine press items, a few framed items, post cards, stickers, fliers, matchbooks, 22 small buttons, pill case and lighter, and approximately 15 wall posters (of various sizes) for book publications, or appearances (including those by Hunter S. Thompson), or photograph posters of Bukowski. Nice varied collection of Bukowski ephemera. Lot Amendments Condition: Mostly near fine. Item number: 216790

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 455: Charles Bukowski & His Circle: The Collection of Ross Runfola
Date of the auction: 2 Jun 2011
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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