Lot 96 of 428:
1st edition of John Fante's 1st book  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,800
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Title:
Wait Until Spring, Bandini

Author:
Fante, John

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Stackpole Sons

Date:
[1938]

Description:

Cloth, jacket. First Edition.

First edition of John Fante's first published book - he wrote "The Road to Los Angeles" in 1936, another volume in his "Bandini Quartet," but it was not published until 1985.  Signed "John Fante" on the front free endpaper, but we have not been able to authenticate the signature.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Slight chipping and wear to jacket spine ends and corners; volume leaning a bit, very good or better in like jacket.


 
Item number:
281818
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