Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1983. First edition thus. One of 500 cloth trade copies. Octavo (9.25 x 6.5 in.); 265pp; decorative paper boards backed with maroon cloth, in original acetate jacket. Fine, with a few spots of nearly imperceptible foxing to textblock top. Near fine jacket lightly rubbed, with a short split at top front corner. A sharp copy of this reprint edition of Fante's first novel, originally published in 1938. Book design by Barbara Martin.