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Lot 20: BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. It Catches My Heart in Its Hands: New & Selected Poems 1955-1963 * Crucifix in a Deathhand.(31 views)
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Description: BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. It Catches My Heart in Its Hands: New & Selected Poems 1955-1963 * Crucifix in a Deathhand. Together, 2 volumes. Illustrated. 8vo and 4to, original printed pictorial wrappers over different colored and sized hand-printed paper, mild rubbing to extremities, second title with publisher's wraparound band. New Orleans; New York: Loujon Press, 1963; 1965
Notes: two signed limited editions from loujon press. Each signed in the year of publication, the first title bearing a 4-line original poem in Bukowski's hand: "Clowns are / closer to / perfect / than / architects." Gypsy Lou Series nos. 1 and 2. Krumhansl 12; 15.