Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1989. First Edition. Collection of decades-long correspondance between Fante and H.L. Mencken, his friend and early publisher. Uncommon in the deluxe issue. Item #3545
Deluxe Issue, one of 26 lettered copies specially bound, this being copy 'S'. Octavo (23.5cm); photo-illustrated paper-covered boards and patterned cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; ,7-172,pp; illus. Trivial wear to extremities, touch of dustiness to lower edge of textblock, else very Near Fine in a Near Fine, lightly rubbed dustjacket.