New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1970. First Edition. Fante's only children's book, a story set in Mexico about a boy and his burro, who set out on an impossible task to recover his father's prized bull. The scarcest of Fante's books published by a tiny publishing house. A bright, stunning example of a title typically seen well-worn or ex-library. Item #29
Octavo; orange cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in black on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 127pp; illus. Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped dustjacket, with some pinpoint rubbing to extremities and a single tiny tear at upper edge of front panel.
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