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    John Steinbeck. Three Works, including: The Moon is Down [and:] Of Mice and Men [and:] The Long Valley. All in dust jackets. Two later printings (The Moon is Down and Of Mice and Men) and one first edition (The Long Valley). Books in very good condition in good or better dust jackets.

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    The Moon is Down. New York: The Viking Press, 1942. Later printing. Twelvemo. 188 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with silver spine titles and blind-stamped front board. Price-clipped dust jacket. Binding skewed. Moderate wear and abrading to the boards and dust jacket. Dust-soiled textblock edges. Internal contents clean. Very good condition. [and:] Of Mice and Men. New York: Covici Friede Publishers, [1937]. Later printing. Twelvemo. 186 pages. Publisher's beige cloth stamped in terra cotta and black. No price on dust jacket. Moderate shelf wear to book and jacket. Spine ends and corners somewhat frayed. Spine darkened. Otherwise, a very good copy. [and:] The Long Valley. New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First edition. Octavo. 303 pages. Publisher's beige buckram over terra cotta cloth. Original $2.50 dust jacket. Noticeably worn and rubbed boards. Tattered dust jacket with darkened spine, some paper loss, splits, abrasions, and one small hole. Previous owner's signature and scratched-out signature on the front pastedown. Five ink marks on the Contents page. Good condition overall.

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