Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1991. First Edition. Substantial collection of Fante's correspondence, written over a period of 50 years. Item #3620
Deluxe Issue, one of 26 lettered copies specially bound and signed by Cooney and Joyce Fante, this being copy 'C'. Thick octavo (23.5cm); photo-illustrated paper-covered boards and patterned cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; 351,pp, with 28pp of photographs bound at center. A few faint, scattered foxed spots to text edges, hint of a lean, else Near Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket.