Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1988. First Edition. Handsome edition of Fante's 1977 novel, rich in family conflict and Catholic guilt. Item #3702
Deluxe Issue, one of 26 lettered copies specially bound by Earle Gray, this being copy 'T'. Octavo (23.5cm); decorative paper-covered boards and floral-patterened cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; [x],178,pp. Pinpoint wear to board edges, with a hint of foxing to upper edge of textblock, else very Near Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket.