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Fante, John; Register, JohnPrologue to "Ask the Dust" with Etchings by John Register (SIGNED COPY)
$125.00
Softcover, ISBN 0876858434
Publisher: Black Sparrow Press, 1990
Softcover 1st Printing of 1000 copies in gray wrappers SIGNED by artist John Register to colophon (not called for), no markings, additionally signed & inscribed to his close friend Shulamite Ash to half-title, a Fine copy; 8vo; unpaginated, illus. (PROLOGUE TO "ASK THE DUST" WITH ETCHINGS BY JOHN REGISTER FANTE, JOHN; REGISTER,)
Nighttown Books
[United States]
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Fante, John. (Text) Register, John. (Etchings)PROLOGUE TO ASK THE DUST.
$350.00
Softcover
Publisher: BLACK SPARROW PRESS., SANTA ROSA, 1990
Fine in grey printed wrappers. (10 1/2" X 7 1/2") Though not called for, SIGNED on the colophon by artist John Register and the author's widow Joyce Fante. 1000 copies printed. It is most unlikely that more than a few copies were ever signed by both. (B) (MODERN FICTION/JOHN FANTE/ART/JOHN REGISTER/205)
WAVERLEY BOOKS ABAA
[United States]
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Fante, JohnAsk the Dust
$600.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0876854447
Publisher: Black Sparrow Press, 1980
1st Limited edition, number 70 of 250 copies signed by John Fante. Very good in boards and fine clear acetate dust jacket. With a preface by Charles Bukowski, who called Fante his "god." Basis for recent film starring Colin Farrell and Salma Hayek.
Bookbid
[United States]
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Fante, John.Ask the Dust. Preface by Charles Bukowski.
$750.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, ., 1980
8vo, black cloth and decorated boards. 165, (3)pp., photograph of the author. Copy number 47 of 250 copies signed by Fante. Acetate dust jacket. A little shelf wear at the bottom edge edge otherwise a fine copy. Originally published in 1939.
Michael Good - Fine and Rare Books, ABAA
[United States]
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Fante, JohnAsk The Dust (SIGNED)
$850.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0876854455
Publisher: Black Sparrow Press, Santa Barbara, 1980
1st Limited Edition Thus. #123 of 250 copies SIGNED by John Fante. Clear acetate jacket lightly rubbed. With a preface by Charles Bukowski. Scarce signed. Also includes laid-in a handwritten personalized thank you card SIGNED and inscribed by Fante's daughter Victoria. Basis for recent flim staring Colin Farrell and Salma Hayek. Also includes laid-in a color picture of film's poster (on bonded paper-folded twice) SIGNED and inscribed by Director Robert Towne. (JOHN FANTE)
Daniel Montemarano
[United States]
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FANTE, John.Ask the Dust.
$850.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow, 1980., 1980
Hardbound in acetate dust jacket. First trade edition, one of 750 copies. Preface by Charles Bukowski. Presentation copy inscribed by the author in the year of publication: "Best wishes to S.P. Grossman John Fante 9/28/80." Fine in slightly rubbed acetate dust jacket. Signed copies, especially contemporary presentation copies, of the trade edition are far scarcer than the signed limited. Especially in this instance since Fante was in the hospital at the time---blind and with his legs... (FANTE, JOHN, CHARLES BUKOWSKI)
Skyline Books, ABAA
[United States]
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John Fante; John RegisterPrologue to Ask the Dust, with etching by John Register
$1,050.00
Hardcover
Publisher: San Francisco: Magnolia Editions / Modernism / Okeanos Press,, 1990
Hardcover book, 23 x 19 inches, bound in dark blue cloth, with matching cloth-covered slipcase. "This previously unpublished manuscript, found by Joyce Fante five decades after its composition, was written by Fante as a condensed preview of the novel for his publisher. It is accompanied in this limited edition by a series of etchings excised in hardground, aquatint, and drypoint by John Register." An edition of 110 copies, of which 75 copies were for sale. This copy is marked "Presentation...
Celery City Books
[United States]
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Fante, John.Ask the Dust. With a Preface By Charles Bukowski.
$1,500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Black Sparrow Press, ., 1980
8vo, silk cloth backed boards. 165, (3)pp., portrait of Fante at rear. One of only 75 copies signed by Fante and Bukowski. Fine copy in a glassine jacket.
Michael Good - Fine and Rare Books, ABAA
[United States]
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Fante, JohnAsk the Dust
$2,250.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Black Sparrow, 1980
SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF 75 COPIES. This copy is SIGNED by both John Fante and Charles Bukowski. The book is in excellent condition and appears to be unread. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are clean. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by Fante and Bukowski. We buy SIGNED John Fante First Editions. (NOISBN)
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC
[United States]
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Fante, JohnASK THE DUST (INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION)
$7,250.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Stackpole Sons, New York, 1939
The extremely scarce first printing of Fante's magnum opus. Book is Fine, tight, square and seemingly unread. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication, "Inscribed to | --- ---with the hope | that she likes | this work - | J Fante | Los Angeles | Nov. 14, 1939." Likely signed at one of the few promotional events. The inscribee has written her name on the front paste-down, otherwise the book is unmarked. The dust jacket is Very Good+, complete and quite bright on the front and rear...
Whitmore Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB
[United States]
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FANTE, JohnASK THE DUST
$7,500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Stackpole Sons (1939), New York, 1939
Fante's much acclaimed first book, made into a movie starring Colin Farrell and Salma Hayek. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper: "Inscribed to -------/with the hope that he/enjoys this book/J. Fante/Los Angeles/Nov. 14, 1939." A scarce book, especially when signed. Spine a bit sunned with three small nicks. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper (SIGNED; FIRST BOOK; JOHN FANTE; MOVIE FICTION; HIGH SPOT; SPOTS; MODERN FIRSTS)
Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB
[United States]
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Fante, John; Register, JohnPrologue to "Ask the Dust" with Etchings by John Register (SIGNED COPY)
$125.00
ISBN 0876858434
Publisher: Black Sparrow Press, 1990
Black Sparrow Press, 1990 Softcover 1st Printing of 1000 copies in gray wrappers SIGNED by artist John Register to colophon (not called for), no markings, additionally signed & inscribed to his close friend Shulamite Ash to half-title, a Fine copy; 8vo; unpaginated, illus.. Signed by Artist. First Edition / Limited. Soft Cover. Fine. First edition. Signed.
Nighttown Books
[United States]
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Fante, John; Bukowsky, Charles (forward)Ask the Dust
$350.00
ISBN 0876854447
Publisher: Black Sparrow Press, 1979
Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1979. Yellow 1/4 cloth binding. This printing limited to 1,000 copies, 250 of which were signed and numbered. Attractive stamped and decorated boards, designed by Barbara Martin . Modest edge wear & bottom edge bumps and very light bumps to bottom tips. Slightly canted possibly with with some gatherings very slightly sprung, or loosening. Mostly unnoticeable except that textblock fore edge is very slightly uneven, and slightly toned to reflect that....
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[United States]
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Fante, John. (Text) Register, John. (Etchings)PROLOGUE TO ASK THE DUST
$350.00
Publisher: BLACK SPARROW PRESS., 1990
SANTA ROSA: BLACK SPARROW PRESS., 1990. Fine in grey printed wrappers. (10 1/2" X 7 1/2") Though not called for, SIGNED on the colophon by artist John Register and the author's widow Joyce Fante. 1000 copies printed. It is most unlikely that more than a few copies were ever signed by both. (B). First Edition.. First edition. Signed.
Waverley Books
[United States]
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Fante, JohnAsk the Dust
$750.00
ISBN 0876854455
Publisher: Black Sparrow Press, 1980
Black Sparrow Press, 1980. Limited SIGNED EDITION . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7 3/4 " - 9 3/4 " tall. # 175 0f 250 numbered and signed copies . Introduction by Charles Bukowski Signed.
Old Erie Street Bookstore
[United States]
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FANTE, JohnAsk the Dust
$850.00
Publisher: Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow, 1980
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow, 1980. Hardbound in acetate dust jacket. First trade edition, one of 750 copies. Preface by Charles Bukowski. Presentation copy inscribed by the author in the year of publication: "Best wishes to S.P. Grossman John Fante 9/28/80." Fine in slightly rubbed acetate dust jacket. Signed copies, especially contemporary presentation copies, of the trade edition are far scarcer than the signed limited. Especially in this instance since Fante was in the hospital at the...
Skyline Books, ABAA
[United States]
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Fante, JohnASK THE DUST (INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION)
$7,250.00
Publisher: Stackpole Sons, 1939
New York: Stackpole Sons, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good +. The extremely scarce first printing of Fante's magnum opus. Book is Fine, tight, square and seemingly unread. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication, "Inscribed to | - - | with the hope | that she likes | this work - | J Fante | Los Angeles | Nov. 14, 1939." Likely signed at one of the few promotional events. The inscribee has written her name on the front paste-down, otherwise the book is unmarked. The...
Whitmore Rare Books
[United States]
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FANTE, JohnASK THE DUST
$7,500.00
Publisher: Stackpole Sons
New York: Stackpole Sons, (1939). First Edition. Hardcover. Spine a bit sunned with three small nicks. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. Fante's much acclaimed first book, made into a movie starring Colin Farrell and Salma Hayek. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper: "Inscribed to -/with the hope that he/enjoys this book/J. Fante/Los Angeles/Nov. 14, 1939." A scarce book, especially when signed. First edition. Signed.
Charles Agvent
[United States]
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FANTE, JohnASK THE DUST
$6,000.00
Publisher: Stackpole Sons
New York: Stackpole Sons, (1939). First Edition. Hardcover. Spine a bit sunned with three small nicks. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. Fante's much acclaimed first book, made into a movie starring Colin Farrell and Salma Hayek. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper: "Inscribed to -/with the hope that he/enjoys this book/J. Fante/Los Angeles/Nov. 14, 1939." A scarce book, especially when signed. First edition. Signed.
Charles Agvent, ABAA
[United States]
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Fante, JohnAsk the Dust (Inscribed First Edition)
$7,250.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Stackpole Sons, New York, 1939
First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Fine/Like New Fine in Very Good jacket. The extremely scarce first printing of Fante's magnum opus. Book is Fine, tight, square and seemingly unread. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication, "Inscribed to |------| with the hope | that she likes | this work-| J Fante | Los Angeles | Nov. 14, 1939." Likely signed at one of the few promotional events. The inscribee has written her name on the front paste-down, otherwise the book is unmarked. The dust...
Whitmore Rare Books
[United States]
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Fante, JohnAsk the Dust
$7,500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Stackpole Sons, New York, 1939
First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good Spine a bit sunned with three small nicks Near Fine lacking the dustwrapper. Fante's much acclaimed first book, made into a movie starring Colin Farrell and Salma Hayek. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper: "Inscribed to-------/with the hope that he/enjoys this book/J. Fante/Los Angeles/Nov. 14, 1939." A scarce book, especially when signed. First Edition
Charles Agvent, ABAA
[United States]
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