Lot 95 of 428:
John Fante Ask the Dust first edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$3,600
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Ask the Dust

Author:
Fante, John

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Stackpole Books

Date:
[1939]

Description:

(8vo) original tan cloth, pictorial dust jacket. First Edition.

First edition of the author’s masterpiece, a semi-autobiographical novel and his second book. Part of "The Saga of Arturo Bandini" set in Depression-Era California; basis for the 2006 film starring Colin Farrell and Salma Hayek. First issue jacket with $2.00 price on front flap.


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Condition:
Jacket just lightly edge worn; slight separation in gutter at half title; book and jacket near fine.


 
Item number:
284105
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