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John Fante Brotherhood of the Grape - 2 editions  

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The Brotherhood of the Grape - two editions

Fante, John

Various places


Various dates


2 octavo volumes. Includes:

  • Original brown cloth, illustrated dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing to jacket. First Trade Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977.
  • Cloth-backed illustrated boards, acetate jacket; No. 101 of 176 deluxe copies hand-bound by Earle Gray. First Black Sparrow Press Edition. Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1988.


Two issues of Fante's rich Italian-American family drama.

Lot Amendments

A bit of light wear to extremities; both volumes about fine, jacket very good or better.

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