X-Ray FotoProject No. 1. The Previously Unpublished Poem. 13 Colour Photographs 1979-1992.Ventura, X-Ray Book Co., 2003 Stock Code: 140947
NotesFirst edition, first printing, number 42 of 100 copies only. Bukowski's heretofore unpublished poem, Poop, reminisces about his uncomfortable childhood relationship with his parents and its ensuing constipation. It is accompanied by pictures of the writer taken by Michael Montfort over a decade of friendship and drinking, "you should enjoy his work. I do" (Bukowski, Foreword).
13 loose photos (125 x 176 mm), 2 printed sheets of fore- and afterword (same dimensions), and a broadsheet (610 x 122 mm) in the original beige card box (202 x 145 x 35 mm), titles in brown and grey to paper label.
13 colour photographs of Charles Bukowski by Michael Montfort, each individually sleeved and separated by card with a red printed eye design.
The box a little creased and crushed, small closed tear to lid edge, contents fresh and crisp; a near-fine set.
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