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    A Fine First Edition of The Grapes of Wrath

    John Steinbeck. The Grapes of Wrath. New York: The Viking Press, [1939].

    First edition. Octavo (8 x 5.375 inches; 203 x 137 mm.). [6], 619, [3, blank] pages.

    Publisher's beige cloth pictorially stamped in brown across the covers and spine and lettered in brown on spine. Top edge stained yellow orange. Pictorial endpapers. Some very slight darkening to the spine at extremities. Some very occasional very minor marginal soiling, small red stain in the outer blank margin of p. 301, tiny crease to the upper corner and tiny abrasion to the upper edge of p. 504. Otherwise a fine copy. In the original color pictorial dust jacket with jacket illustration by Elmer Hader with the $2.75 price and "First Edition" intact on front flap. The jacket is totally untouched, with minimal edgewear and browning, the lower corners very slightly creased at flap folds, with a tiny tear to the front flap fold.

    Goldstone & Payne A12a.


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    June, 2008
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