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    John Steinbeck. Sweet Thursday. New York: The Viking Press,1954. First edition, first issue dust jacket. Octavo. x, 273 pages. Yellow cloth with front cover and spine stamped in blue and red. Top edge stained red. Dust jacket with $3.50 price. Very good.

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    Minor darkening to the spine and the spine is slightly leaning. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed and toned, tiny closed tears to the edges especially the spine ends and spine and edges are darkened. A very good copy of Steinbeck's sequel to Cannery Row.

    First issue jacket points: $3.50 price and lacks the blurb below the photograph of Steinbeck on the rear flap ths is found on second issues jackets.

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