(SOLD): BUKOWSKI, Charles. The Cruelty of a Loveless Love.

(New York, NY): Kunst Editions, 2001. First edition. Folio. Foreword by Carl Weissner. Text and photos by Joan Levine Gannij. Beautiful publication presenting 18 previously unpublished Bukowski poems. Consists of 12 leaves, printed on rectos only, and 18 paper folders each containing a mounted monochrome photo with a letterpress poem (in Bukowski’s original typewriter font) on the facing page. The sheets are housed in a Burgundy red Thai silk-covered clamshell case 12 ¼” x 14 ¾”, with a photographic insert of a monochrome photograph of Bukowski on the cover. The book is contained in a black cardboard slipcase. Published in a total edition of 65 copies, this is one of 25 copies, marked H.C. and signed by the photographer.


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