New York: Gemini Smith/Playboy Press, 1971. 1st Edition. Quarto, publisher's navy buckram, spine and upper board gilt, printed endpapers, original photo-illustrated dust jacket.
Photo-illustrated autobiography by the literary bad boy, published five years before his death. Conceived and compiled by pioneering photojournalist Bradley Smith in conjunction with Playboy Press, the work reproduces Miller’s paintings, manuscripts, and Paris notebooks alongside dozens of photos, including many portraits of the writer alongside wives and lovers from past and present (including Hoki Tokuda and Anaïs Nin), and commentary throughout by the writer himself. Illustrated in color and black-and-white; with index. The endpapers feature a biographical chronology of Miller's life. Gift inscription to front endpaper. Price-clipped dust jacket with light edgewear. Very good. Item #7430