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    John Steinbeck. Journal of A Novel. The East of Eden Letters. New York: The Viking Press, [1969]. First trade edition, first edition jacket. Quarter navy cloth over turquoise cloth with the spine stamped in silver. Top edge stained turquoise. Facsimile manuscript endpapers. Very good.

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    Octavo. ix, 182 pages.

    Very light rubbing and bumping to the boards. Jacket is lightly rubbed, has minor soiling to the rear panel, very tiny chips to the spine ends and corners and light toning to the inner flap edges. A very good copy of this posthumously published work.

    Dust jacket first edition point: Presence of publication code"1269" on front inner flap.

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