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    John Steinbeck Signed Copy of Speech Accepting the Nobel Prize in Literature Stockholm, December 10, 1962.
    New York: The Viking Press, No date [1962]. First edition, one of 3,200 copies printed for friends of the author and publisher. Signed "John Steinbeck Stockholm 1962" in blue ink on the half-title page. Octavo. 11 pages. Frontis photo portrait of Steinbeck. Original publisher's beige wrappers. Light brown dust jacket with red printed title, "Acceptance Speech John Steinbeck The Nobel Prize for Literature 1962." The award, presented on December 10, 1962, was given to Steinbeck for his "realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keep social perception."*

    Condition: Minor soiling to the dust jacket, else very fine.

    Reference: * "The Nobel Prize in Literature 1962". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 10 Jul 2017. http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1962/


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