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Ask the Dust by John Fante. Bantam Books. (1954). 1st Printing

Ask the Dust by John Fante. Bantam Books. (1954). "1st Printing......January, 1954" stated with no listing of subsequent printings. 4 1/4" x 7" 138 page Mass Market Paperback. Some wear to extremities. No creasing to covers or spine. There is slight separation after the copyright page. Light tanning to pages, but paper still quite flexible. Otherwise, no previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. In spite of the looseness at the very beginnihg of the book, the rest of the binding is tight with some 'snap'. It is possible this book has never been fully opened, let alone read. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. sIC19b