Darmstadt: Joseph Melzer Verlag, 1970. First German edition. Hardcover. 289pp. Octavo [20.5 cm] Black cloth over boards with a white and black printed title label on the spine. In the photographically illustrated dust jacket, with the blurb by Henry Miller on the front inside flap. Very good. The corners of the covers are gently bumped, and there is an indentation along the bottom edge of rear cover. The dust jacket is in good condition, with the plastic coating coming up in areas, mild rubbing, and chipping at the edges. Item #46586
A German translation of Bukowski's collection of Open City newspaper columns.