Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame by Charles Bukowski [FIRST EDITION / BLACK SPARROW PRESS]
Burning in Water Drowning in Flame by Charles Bukowski [Selected Poems 1955-1973]
FIRST EDITION PAPERBACK  BLACK SPARROW PRESS
Like a majority of Bukowski's works, this book was published simultaneously in both Hardcover and Softcover first editions by Black Sparrow Press.
9th printing from 1980. Trade paperback.
Book is in very good condition. Binding is tight Cover shows light wear / mild soiling to boards. Reads as new.
An omnibus edition of four early volumes of poems: "It Catches My Heart in Its Hands", "Crucifix in a Death Hand", "At Terror Street and Agony Way", and "Burning In Water, Drowning In Flame" finally.
Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame is poetry full of gambling, drinking and women. Charles Bukowski writes realistically about the seedy underbelly of life. - Bookshop Apocalypse