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    John Steinbeck: First Edition of The Grapes of Wrath with Signed Card Laid In (New York: The Viking Press, 1939), first edition, 619 pages, tan cloth with brown lettering, 8vo (5.5" x 8.25"), first state dust jacket with "FIRST EDITION" on inner front flap. A signature card signed "John Steinbeck" is laid in. The book is near very good, with foxing to the text edges, and a loose front hinge at the title page. The price-clipped dust jacket is in good condition.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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